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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Nuts are brain food: Study reveals consuming nuts during pregnancy may help improve brain development in children — NaturalNews.com – November 4, 2019

(Natural News) For expecting mothers, eating nuts while pregnant may improve the brain development of the child, a study finds. Researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health found that nut consumption in the first trimester of pregnancy was linked to better cognitive function, attention capacity, and long-term working memory in children. They published their findings in the European Journal of Epidemiology. →

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Boost your magnesium intake naturally by eating these 10 nuts and seeds — NaturalNews.com – November 2, 2019

(Natural News) Magnesium is an important mineral that has a role in almost 300 biochemical reactions in your body. However, studies show that at least 75 percent of Americans don’t meet the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for magnesium. Prevent magnesium deficiency by taking supplements or eating nutritious nuts and seeds like almonds and Brazil nuts. Why do you need magnesium? →

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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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The antifungal properties of coconut oil extend even to opportunistic pathogens: Study — NaturalNews.com – October 31, 2019

(Natural News) Coconut is a popular health-promoting and versatile medicinal food that provides a variety of  benefits, including boosting heart health, reducing stress, and preventing brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. Now, recent research suggests that coconut, specifically coconut oil, has antifungal properties as well. A study published in the American Society of Microbiology’s journal mSphere found that coconut oil can control the overgrowth of Candida albicans, a type of pathogenic yeast, in mice. This suggests that coconut oil can be used as an alternative to antifungal drugs to reduce the risk of contracting infections caused by this pathogen. →

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What’s the role of food when it comes to treating and preventing cancer? A big one, says research – NaturalNews.com – October 20, 2019

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(Natural News) Each year, a million people are diagnosed with colon cancer globally and half a million die from it. It’s a startling statistic, but there is a silver lining here: It also happens to be one type of cancer where diet can play a huge role in both prevention and treatment. While diet can contribute to anywhere from 20 to 42 percent of all cancers in humans, that range rises to 50 to 90 percent when you look at colon cancer specifically. Perhaps not surprisingly, it’s the unhealthy Western diet that is largely behind this effect. →

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Heart, muscles, mind: Vitamin D helps your body in many ways — NaturalNews.com – October 29, 2019

(Natural News) Compared to other vitamins, vitamin D is unique: One of the best ways to absorb it is by exposing yourself to natural sunlight. Vitamin D is also essential for your brain and heart health. →

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