Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health? | NaturalNews.com – Aug 10, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. →

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Researchers look at the impact of medical foods in Alzheimer’s patients — NaturalNews.com – December 25, 2019

(Natural News) The connection between diet and neurodegenerative diseases has long been the subject of scientific investigations. Today, although much remains to be understood, researchers and clinicians acknowledge the importance of diet in preventing, delaying, or improving the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the most prevalent cause of dementia around the world. This debilitating disease is still without a cure. Hence, scientists continue to search for viable treatments that can stop and reverse its progression. →

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Good health comes in tiny packages: 6 health benefits of pumpkin seeds — NaturalNews.com – November 28, 2019

(Natural News) Pumpkin seeds might look small, but they’re packed with nutritional benefits, such as zinc, iron and magnesium. While these seeds are readily available in stores, you can also harvest them fresh – especially after Halloween. More than its nutritional value, however, pumpkin seeds can give you the following health benefits. →

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Prebiotics and probiotics offer a one-two punch for keeping cancer at bay – NaturalNews.com – November 4, 2019

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(Natural News) There is now an even better reason for you to add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet. According to a new study in Cell Reports, the combination of these two — termed “synbiotics” — can be used to modulate the human gut microbiota and treat serious diseases like colorectal cancer. Prebiotics and probiotics: sources and health benefits →

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Studies show vitamin D can help reverse diabetes and heart disease — NaturalNews.com – November 1, 2019

(Natural News) Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is important for the health of various organs and plays a role in many biological processes. This essential nutrient can be obtained either through sun exposure or by eating excellent food sources, such as fatty fish, cheese, and egg yolks. Today, vitamin D supplementation is used to prevent various diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, Hashimoto’s disease, and hypertension. Vitamin D is also used to help eliminate depression symptoms. →

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Pomegranates are a cancer-fighting superfood: Here are 4 reasons why — NaturalNews.com – November 1, 2019

(Natural News) Cancer is widespread in America, killing thousands of people each year. However, various studies have found that pomegranates have anti-cancer properties, which can be used for the prevention and treatment of this dreaded disease. How pomegranates fight cancer. →

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Oriental herbal medicines found to improve symptoms of nervous system disorders in children — NaturalNews.com – October 4, 2019

(Natural News) In recent years, the use of oriental herbal medicines for the treatment of various conditions has become prevalent in many countries. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), an additional health care system that relies on mind/body practices and natural products, involves the use of these medicinal herbs as well as other forms of natural therapies. CAM is now applied in a wide variety of cases, including pre- or post-conventional cancer treatments, the management or prevention of diabetes and obesity, and when addressing neurological disorders. In an article published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea looked into the potential of oriental herbal medicines to treat pediatric neurological disorders. Their review contains a summary and evaluation of the effects of these herbs, as demonstrated by multiple studies. →

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Traditional Chinese medicine found to prevent and treat liver fibrosis, cirrhosis — NaturalNews.com – September 19, 2019

September 18, 2019 byEvangelyn Rodriguez

(Natural News) Liver fibrosis is a silent condition that only causes symptoms when it progresses to cirrhosis. Fibrosis refers to the buildup of scar tissues caused by chronic inflammation or injury, while cirrhosis means irreversible scarring due to liver conditions or excessive alcohol consumption. The complications associated with liver cirrhosis are severe, hence early treatment and prevention are necessary. →

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Medicinal mushroom used in traditional Taiwanese medicine protects the liver from inflammation, fibrosis, and cancer — NaturalNews.com – September 16, 2019

(Natural News) Antrodia cinnamomea, also known as camphor fungus, is a parasitic fungus that thrives in the inner cavity of Cinnamomum kanehirae, a tree endemic to Taiwan. It is considered a medicinal mushroom and is used by Taiwanese people to treat liver disease, in particular, liver injury caused by excessive alcohol drinking. In a recent study, researchers from National Taiwan Normal University investigated the anti-inflammatory effect of A. cinnamomea, which contributes a lot to its hepatoprotective ability. The researchers also explored the molecular mechanisms underlying this anti-inflammatory activity. The results of their study were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. →

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Ginseng, jujube, gingko and astragalus all found to have antioxidant and anti-tumor effects — NaturalNews.com – September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons

(Natural News) Oxidative stress is known to play a role in the development of diseases, including chronic inflammation and cancer. Emerging evidence suggests that antioxidant therapy can play a crucial role in treating those diseases. A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that medicinal plants – including matrimony vine (Lycium barbarum), ginseng (Panax ginseng), jujube (Zizyphus jujuba), freckled milkvetch (Astragalus lentiginosus), and ginkgo biloba – have antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. →

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