Ecotherapy and Social Prescribing for Better Mental Health — Wake Up World – February 28th, 2020

By Nikki Harper

Staff Writer for Wake Up World

How many times have you noticed that your mood improves when you’re outdoors, surrounded by nature? How often have you wrestled with a difficult issue, only to find that the pieces seem to fall into place while you’re taking a walk or sitting on a beach? Many of us instinctively know, and can back up from experience, that being out in nature is good for our mental health. As awareness grows of the need for holistic health solutions, it seems that the medical and scientific establishments are also catching up with what we’ve known all of our lives: interaction with the natural world is good for you. →

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Protect your heart health with quercetin — NaturalHealth365 – February 22, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Flavonoids – compounds found in certain fruits and vegetables – are known for their ability to protect us from toxins, environmental radiation and (ultimately) the oxidative damage that causes disease.  Over the past decade, one flavonoid in particular has been studied for its immune-boosting, heart health and anti-aging benefits, with multiple studies showing quercetin’s ability to increase life span.

Recently, a new meta-analysis dug into the incredible heart benefits of quercetin, finding that supplementation was effective at lowering blood pressure.  But, beyond that, it also offers a number of other health benefits that lower the risk of heart disease, such as reducing excessive amounts of cholesterol and reducing the risk of atherosclerosis. →

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News – NaturalHealth365.com – December 27, 2019

Eliminate acne without harmful chemicals

 

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(NaturalHealth365) Acne can be a stubborn problem, challenging to resolve. With hundreds – perhaps even thousands – of acne remedies on the market, it can be frustrating to know where to turn.

We all know that chronic acne can lead to complications, both physically and emotionally, making effective treatment all the more important.  Today, we’ll offer a revealing look at what causes acne plus solutions. →

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The disease-fighting properties of tart cherries

 

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(NaturalHealth365) While the antioxidant virtues of dark berries and fruits are popularly consumed to help combat disease, food scientists have discovered that the compounds in tart cherries take disease-fighting to a whole new level. They’re even being compared to common pain medication such as acetaminophen – but don’t tell the pharmaceutical industry, it might hurt their bottom line. →

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Lower your blood pressure with these 3 natural extracts

 

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “about 1 of 3 U.S. adults – or about 75 million people – have high blood pressure.”  Another third of the adult population has prehypertension, or is at risk for high blood pressure. With these numbers, it’s clear that most people need to have a better understanding about how to effectively remove the threat of cardiovascular disease from their lives. →

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Milk WARNING: Homogenization poses a serious health risk

 

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(NaturalHealth365) Childhood ear infections, digestive diseases, learning disorders and food allergies are just a few of the serious health concerns commonly associated with conventionally produced cow milk products.  And, many natural health experts tend to agree,  the modern process of high-heat pasteurization and homogenization is largely to blame for these chronic health issues. →

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The benefits of walnuts include slowing down prostate cancer — NaturalHealth365 – October 26, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Despite their high fat content, it’s long been understood that nuts can still have their place in a healthy diet. In fact, we now know that the ‘carb-craze’ of the last few decades had it all wrong.  Healthy fats, like those found in walnuts, are essential for brain and heart function plus improved nutrient absorption. →

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Virgin Coconut Oil Supplementation Improves Diabetic Related Kidney Dysfunction — Prepare For Change – August 17, 2019

By Crystal Lauer,

(Prepare For Change) With Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on the rise, and its clear relationship to unmanaged blood sugar and blood pressure unquestioned, virgin coconut oil is proving a valuable addition to the fight with ameliorate kidney function parameters in suffers of CKD and can even be protective for those at risk for the disease.

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6 surprising health facts about watermelon you don’t know — NaturalHealth365 – July 25, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) There’s something about a cool slice of watermelon that’s a fixture of summertime. Watermelon harvest peaks in July, and it’s one of the most common offerings at backyard barbecues and parties through the warmer months.  Low in calories and packed with nutrients, it’s a snack or dessert that’s really good for you – as you’ll soon see.

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Memory is impaired by prescription blood pressure meds, but pomegranate juice improves blood pressure and cognitive function — NaturalNews.com – July 10, 2019

(Natural News) Struggling to find clinical benefits for statin drugs and blood pressure medications, a team of researchers put two drug protocols to the test to see their effects on human thinking and memory. The research, funded by the maker of the drugs (AstraZeneca), hoped to find cognitive benefits for candesartan and hydrocholorothiazide, rosuvastatin, or a combination of the protocols. The study was published online in Neurology, the medical journal for the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). The AAN represents the world’s largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurological care.

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Real Salt, Celtic Salt and Himalayan Salt — Collective Evolution – June 23, 2019

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This is what real salt looks like—we all know what regular white salt looks like—and we mistakenly think it is real salt when it is not. The fact is that refined white salt, such as commercial table salt is bad, very bad stuff. Unrefined natural salt on the other hand is good, very good stuff providing many health benefits.

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BREAKING: Big Pharma blood pressure drugs found laced with cancer-causing chemical; but FDA says don’t stop taking them — NaturalNews.com – June 18, 2019

(Natural News) For years, we’ve warned that Big Pharma’s business model is a “repeat business” racket that profits from sickness and disease. We also know that cancer is a multi-billion-dollar industry that generates huge profits from the repeat business of cancer “therapies” such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Now comes news that a popular blood pressure drug sold by Novartis has been found to be laced with a cancer-causing chemical known as “dimethylformamide.”

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Easy way to lower your risk of hip fractures up to 44% — NaturalHealth365 – May 20, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Reducing the risk of hip fractures is easier than you might think, according to a Framingham Osteoporosis Study. You can enhance bone health by taking a vitamin you should be taking anyway: vitamin C.

This finding comes out of a 17 year follow-up of the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.  And, the message is quite clear: those taking the highest amounts of vitamin C showed a hip fracture rate that was significantly lower than those taking the least of this powerful antioxidant.

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