(NaturalHealth365) What does selenium have to do with your health? The answer may surprise you (and motivate you – in a whole new way!)
Let’s start with a discussion about cancer – the second leading cause of death in the United States, right behind heart disease. Experts predict that cancer will soon surpass heart disease as the leading killer of American adults.
(NaturalHealth365) Those in the medical community who have dismissed natural approaches to prevent cancer would have us believe it’s just ‘wishful thinking.’ Yet, many people are becoming increasingly aware of the growing avalanche of scientific evidence supporting the anticancer benefits of vitamin C.
(NaturalHealth365) Although many people aren’t familiar with broccoli sprouts – the earliest form of broccoli before it forms its stalks and florets – they are well worth adding to your diet. While they look a bit like bean sprouts, they have a peppery, earthy taste and are packed with various unique compounds that offer some surprising health benefits.
(NaturalHealth365) Conventional (Western) medicine has succeeded in teaching women that their hormones, like estrogen are the cause of their breast cancer – and it has created an industry of anti-hormone suppressing drugs such as Tamoxifen and Anastrozole and countless others in response to this claim.
But, just looking at hormone levels (and nothing else) is a costly mistake.
(Natural News) French researchers can give you a scientifically backed reason for why you should switch to an organic diet. In an epidemiological study, they found that participants who ate plenty of organic foods are less likely to develop certain types of cancers, especially when compared to those who eat little or no organic foods.
In particular, the chances of developing breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and other lyphomas went down. The researchers surmised a connection between this and the reduced amount of synthetic pesticides in the diet of people.
March 19, 2019
[Editor’s Note] This post was originally published in March 2016. It has been updated and republished in March 2019.
Having secured a rich history in many ancient Asian healing practices, medicinal mushrooms have been prescribed and used for countless ailments for thousands of years. As modern medicine rediscovers these ancient superfoods, there is good evidence that mushrooms are among the most powerful functional food in a growing cancer-fighting and cancer-prevention arsenal.
by: March 5, 2019
(NaturalHealth365) If your zinc levels are lower than normal, new reports show you’re at risk for high blood pressure. A recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology found that too little zinc could cause your kidneys to reabsorb salt, causing high blood pressure.
And, here’s an important point: low levels of zinc are common across many chronic diseases. And, it’s already been known to make high blood pressure reading worse. However, it wasn’t until this study that we knew that zinc deficiency on its own can have a a (negative) impact on your blood pressure reading.