(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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(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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(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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(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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(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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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “estimate” that 14,000 – 36,000 deaths have occurred (due to the flu) since October 2019. Although the CDC does admit: they don’t know exactly how many die because the flu is “not a reportable disease in most areas of the U.S.” →
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(Natural News) The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical fruit that has been celebrated for centuries, thanks to its unique taste and amazing health benefits — a single serving of pineapple chunks can boost immunity, build strong bones and improve digestion. For all its sweetness however, it’s actually great for weight loss, since the fruit is low in calories. →
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(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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(Natural News) Colorectal cancer, as the name implies, is a type of cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated total of 148,040 cases yearly. The society also notes that men have a 4.4 percent of men and 4.1 percent of women will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime. While there are a wide variety of factors that contribute to a person’s risk of developing this cancer, one of the main culprits is poor diet. In the same vein, recent research suggests that following a healthy diet, particularly ones with gut-healthy foods, can help prevent the development of this type of cancer. →
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(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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