March 16, 2019 by: Amy Goodrich
(Natural News) Tropical rainforests such as the South-American Amazon are the world’s most precious medicine cabinets. Today, more than 120 commonly used prescription drugs are derived directly from rainforest plants. As antibiotics start to fail, widespread antibiotic resistance is becoming a real thing. Now more than ever, people are returning to nature to find answers to combat their modern health issues.
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March 11, 2019 by: Isabelle Z.
(Natural News) Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now add addressing all-too-common conditions like depression and anxiety to its list of accomplishments.
Read more: Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find — NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Turmeric has proven itself to be an outstanding candidate for the treatment of cancer. In a study by researchers from Guangdong Medical University and the University of Macau in China, this superfood showed potent anticancer properties against chemo-resistant cancer cells.
Chemotherapy is one of the most commonly used conventional treatments for cancer. This drug-based approach aims to prevent cancer cells from dividing and growing by killing them. Unfortunately, chemotherapy has very low efficacy and many cancer cells are able to survive it. To make things worse, the cancer cells that survive can develop resistance to the treatment used, which makes it even more difficult to get rid of them. Moreover, chemotherapy doesn’t just target cancerous cells but healthy cells as well. This leads to side effects like nausea, vomiting, hair loss, fatigue, low white blood cell count, bleeding, anemia, loss of appetite, and mental health problems…Read more
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(Natural News) Even though we’ve made tremendous advances in science in recent years, some of the best medicine you can find today comes from plants and trees. Case in point: broccoli. It’s always been considered a health food, but now, a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that this cruciferous vegetable has the power to protect against liver cancer.
It’s an important finding as obesity – which has been linked to liver cancer – is skyrocketing in the U.S., due largely to the poor American diet. This unhealthy way of eating sees more sugar and saturated fat stored in the liver and converted to body fat, placing people at risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, which leads to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Obesity places men at a five times higher likelihood of developing this deadly cancer….Read more
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(Natural News) A respiratory illness is never fun, and if you’re older, a sickness like pneumonia could very well threaten your life. Treating such problems can be difficult, which is why it is best to do everything in your power to prevent respiratory illness in the first place. Thankfully, one tool that can help is as accessible as it is affordable: vitamin D. Read more
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(Natural News) Experts suggest that the most effective way to lower cancer risk is by making healthy lifestyle changes. To boost your overall well-being, maintain a healthy weight and eat anti-inflammatory foods that can also help lower your risk of developing breast cancer.
According to Alexandra Rothwell, a registered dietitian and a specialist in oncology nutrition, being overweight is one of the main risk factors for breast cancer. Since inflammation is also associated with both breast cancer and being overweight, eating anti-inflammatory foods can help you maintain your blood sugar levels and minimize inflammation.
The foods included in the list below aren’t just nutritious. They can also help reduce inflammation and prevent breast cancer……Read more
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(Natural News) Septicemia, or sepsis, is a frighteningly common infection that claims the lives of nearly 700 Americans each day. It occurs when an infection that you already have – for example, in your lungs, urinary tract, or elsewhere – spurs a chain reaction that spreads through your body. When it’s not treated quickly enough,…..Read more
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(Natural News) Our bodies need vitamin C for proper tissue growth and repair. It also promotes a healthy immune system. However, because our bodies can’t produce vitamin C on their own, it has to come from an outside source such as the food we eat. Without adequate vitamin C, we could succumb to scurvy, which can be identified by………Read more
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(Natural News) Saffron might not be a spice you find yourself reaching for very often, but perhaps it should be as research shows it can attack cancer cells at every stage of the disease. Chinese traditional medicine has long been aware of the virtues of saffron, which has played a vital role in healing for……Read more
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(Natural News) A new study confirms that taking large doses of vitamin C can significantly reduce the duration of the common cold. Researchers from the University of Helsinki suggest that taking up to eight grams of vitamin C at the first signs of a cold can reduce the sick period by nearly 20 percent. These…Read more
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