Boost your gut health with a single avocado a day | NaturalHealth365

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by: Sara Middleton, staff writer | January 4, 2021

(NaturalHealth365) The avocado, aka the “alligator pear,” might be one of the most popular additions to a brunch spread, Mexican dish, or smoothie thanks to its rich flavor and creamy texture.  Yet, in spite of its widespread popularity, many people still doubt if avocados are really good for us.

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Slash your risk of cancer by eating more of this type of fruit, according to research | NaturalHealth365

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By: Sara Middleton, staff writer | December 16, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 125 men and 1 in 417 women will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. While smoking significantly increases the risk of this potentially deadly disease – which has a 5-year survival rate of less than 50 percent – even people who have never smoked can develop it, especially if they drink a lot of alcohol, have a family history, have chronic acid reflux, or have other recognized risk factors.

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“It’s in the diet:” How to LOWER the risk of cancer cell growth and brain damage | NaturalHealth365

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By: Lori Alton | November 20, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Cancer – second only to heart disease as a leading cause of death in the United States – claimed over 600,000 lives in 2019 alone.  And Alzheimer’s disease, now the sixth leading cause of death, currently affects over 5 million Americans – a number that the Alzheimer’s Association predicts will skyrocket as the population ages, potentially tripling by the year 2050.

While these statistics are bleak (conventionally speaking), we are not helpless in the face of these two dreadful health conditions.  In fact, scientific research supports the ability of a plant-based diet to help alleviate and even prevent both cancer cell growth and brain damage.

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4 surprising reasons to eat chickpeas | NaturalHealth365

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By: Lori Alton – November 11, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Chickpeas, a familiar staple at salad bars, are customarily used to accent and complement a bowl of mixed greens. But these plump, beige little legumes shouldn’t be thought of as merely a garnish to be tossed into salads.

Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas are gaining credibility as a true “superfood” – with research revealing that they are packed with disease-fighting micronutrients.

In fact, the diversity and power of the health benefits of chickpeas may surprise you. Here are four reasons to give chickpeas a regular place on your plate.

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Effective solutions for heavy metal detoxification | NaturalHealth365

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by: Karen Sanders – October 26, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Toxic heavy metals – generally defined as a group of dense compounds with adverse health effects – are found virtually everywhere: in food, water, soil and even within the air we breathe.  So prevalent are these unwanted substances that researchers tell us that we all carry a certain amount of these metals in our bodies – depending on age, health and exposure.  So if you’re dealing with any serious health issue … considering a heavy metal detoxification program may be a wise choice.

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Can Lowering Inflammation Help Major Depression? — Waking Times – December 27, 2019

Can Lowering Inflammation Help Major Depression?

Dr. Mercola, Guest
Waking Times

It is estimated that 7.1% of the adult population in the U.S. experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017. The highest rates are among those ages 18 to 25 years. Many people believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. This is a theory that has been widely promoted by drug companies and psychiatrists, to the point it is now accepted as fact. →

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Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease — Wake Up World – June 6th, 2019

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

Originally published at mercola.com and reproduced here with permission.

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body, vital for optimal functioning. For instance, your body uses cholesterol in the construction of cell membranes and in regulating protein pathways required for cell signaling. Without sufficient amounts of cholesterol in your body you may experience a negative impact on your brain health, hormone levels and heart disease risk.

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