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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Nuts, good fats and heart health: Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack and stroke risk | NaturalNews.com – July 15, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts may be small in size, but these amazing superfoods pack a ton of flavor and lots of nutrients in every bite. According to a study presented at ESC Congress 2019 and the World Congress of Cardiology, consuming nuts can also help boost your heart health. →

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5 Reasons to add fiber-rich raw oats to your diet | NaturalNews.com – June 13, 2020

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(Natural News) Oats (Avena sativa) are a widely consumed whole grain. This versatile breakfast favorite can be enjoyed in a lot of ways, and not just for breakfast.

Oats are popular among fitness buffs as an excellent source of soluble fiber, which is responsible for most of the grain’s health benefits. Oats also provide more plant protein than many other grains.

Oats can offer a wide range of nutrients. One cup (81 g) of raw oats contains: →

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Blueberries are more effective at killing cancer than radiotherapy — NaturalNews.com – May 18, 2020

(Natural News) Blueberries are one of the richest natural sources of antioxidants. Current research suggests that one of these antioxidants can effectively inhibit cancer cell growth.

Published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a groundbreaking study found that an antioxidant in blueberries called pterostilbene can prevent radiation-induced cancer cell growth and tumor formation in the liver. →

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Better digestion and a stronger immune system: 10 Health benefits of apple cider vinegar — NaturalNews.com – March 26, 2020

(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a folk remedy that has been used for centuries. Because it is a rich source of antioxidant chemicals, ACV is capable of providing a number of remarkable health benefits, such as improving your digestion, supporting your immune system and helping you shed a few pounds. ACV is also incredibly easy to add to your diet. You can use it to make a homemade salad dressing, add it to your favorite smoothie or mix it with raw honey and turmeric to make a potent immune-boosting shot. Here are 10 health benefits you can enjoy when you add ACV to your diet. →

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Exploring the ”gut-heart” connection: Can heart failure be treated by boosting gut microbiota health? — NaturalNews.com – March 2, 2020

(Natural News) As it turns out, dietary fiber isn’t just good for the digestive system — it’s also good for the heart.

This is according to Cristiane Mayerhofer of Oslo University Hospital in Norway, who proposed that heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria. A healthy gut microbiota is associated with a reduced risk of death or need for a heart transplant

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Studies look into the benefits of blueberries for heart disease, diabetes prevention — NaturalNews.com – February 23, 2020

(Natural News) Blueberries are a well-known superfood, and it looks like their health benefits know no bounds.  Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the U.K. have learned new insights into how blueberries can affect certain health markers associated with diabetes and heart disease. This is on top of another study from Laval University in Canada that has linked blueberries to improvements in physical activity and weight loss. →

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Why are fermented foods so great for your gut health? — NaturalNews.com – February 11, 2020

(Natural News) Fermented foods like yogurt and kimchi are popular health foods. While many studies have found that they offer plenty of health benefits, the science behind how they do so is not well-understood. →

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Understanding the diet-diabetes connection: What you need to know about preventing and managing your risk — NaturalNews.com – January 1, 2020

(Natural News) Type 2 diabetes is a life-threatening illness, but it’s one that you can largely prevent through lifestyle choices. At the Nutrition 2019 conference held in Baltimore earlier this year, several interesting studies were presented that show just how much what we eat – and the way that we eat it – can impact our risk one way or another.

For example, when you think of foods that can affect your diabetes risk, there’s one that comes to mind almost universally: sugar. While it’s true that consuming a lot of sugar can raise your risk, a new study has shown that diet can be just as important when it comes to lowering your risk, especially if you eat a lot of plant-based foods. →

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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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