How dietary selenium protects against viral and bacterial infections | NaturalHealth365 – April 4, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Time for the latest coronavirus update as of April 3, 2020: around the world, there are now over a million cases of COVID-19, the viral infection caused by a new type of pathogen called SARS-CoV-2.  In addition, we have seen over 52,000 deaths, with over 6,000 in the U.S. (alone) and growing rapidly.  On the brighter side: well over 200,000 confirmed cases have fully recovered.  But, ultimately, to win this “viral war” – we much focus on better nutritional strategies such as, consuming enough selenium. →

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Magnesium intake linked to lower risk of cognitive impairment | NaturalHealth365 — March 21, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Magnesium is an essential mineral you need large amounts of in your diet for optimal health. Unfortunately, magnesium deficiency isn’t talked about often … even though it is a common problem.

And, here’s the “tricky” part: even if you’re eating a healthy diet packed with magnesium-rich foods, soil depletion means that produce today doesn’t contain as much magnesium as it did several decades ago.   Bottom line, we need to careful about avoiding a deficiency. →

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The Friendly Bacteria That Might Save Your Life [VIDEO] — Collective Evolution – March 4, 2020

(Collective-Evolution)  Millions of people are starting to really understand the importance of good gut health, and it’s leading people to focus more on what they put into their body when they eat. Healing the microbiome can be done in many ways, you can change your diet, fast, use herbs, introduce probiotics and more. But it’s a tricky journey no matter which route you take. Plus, there is another step to this process that many people are missing out on, and it may be slowing down the rebuilding process greatly. →

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Your Mouth Microbiome: Why You Need to Detox Your Mouth — Prepare For Change – March 3, 2020

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Authored by Kathryn Kos, M.Ed., NTP

Mouth Microbiome: As the gateway to your body, the mouth is an incredibly important aspect of health. It is not, however, just a door into the body, and is its own room known as a microbiome. Today we will explore how the oral microbiome can incite health or disease depending on the balance of bacteria found in it, and ways to support the good bacteria and minimize the bad. →

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Can glutathione help combat fatty liver disease? — NaturalHealth365 – March 2, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Glutathione – a powerful antioxidant that’s found within every cell of the body – is made up of amino acids. This antioxidant contributes to a variety of important bodily functions, including vitamin regeneration, breaking down free radicals, immune system support, helping the liver to handle fats, making DNA, and even the creation of sperm cells.  But, unlike many other antioxidants, the body is actually able to make this substance in your liver. → 

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Cruciferous vegetables help to fight fatty liver disease — NaturalHealth365 – February 17, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when your liver becomes “marbled” with fat.  In some cases, this occurs due to unhealthy and improper eating habits, such as consuming too many sugars and “toxic” fats. Unfortunately, if fatty liver isn’t addressed properly, it can lead to serious forms of liver disease like liver cancer or cirrhosis.  And, while a variety of different factors may contribute to NAFLD, it’s significantly more common in obese individuals.  Today, we’ll focus on why eating cruciferous vegetables are so important. →

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Evidence for the Gut-Brain Connection — Wake Up World – February 14th, 2020

By Nikki Harper

Staff Writer for Wake Up World

It has been known for several decades that gut health appears to have an effect on mental health and brain health – the so-called gut-brain axis. For example, autoimmune diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease have been linked with mood disorders, anxiety and depression. However, the precise mechanism by which the gut-brain axis functions has been largely unknown – but now, new research is starting to shed light on this matter. →

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