Brain health WARNING: Excitotoxins linked to obesity and neurodegeneration | NaturalHealth365 – March 23, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that most processed foods contain additives that are known to cause brain damage and place us at risk for neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and dementia?

Unfortunately, these “excitotoxins” (like aspartame) can be found in just about all heavily processed foods, meaning many canned, bottled and boxed foods.  To be clear, the science swirling around about these dangerous substances is pretty grim, as you’ll see. →

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5 potent antifungal herbs for Candida albicans | NaturalHealth365 – March 20, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) For a tiny, single-celled organism, Candida albicans can cause some big problems. This fungus exists normally – and harmlessly – in the eyes, mouth, intestines and genitals – unless an overgrowth occurs, toppling the body’s normal balance of microorganisms.  The key to all of this is to live an antifungal lifestyle. →

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How to avoid dieting mistakes that INCREASE your body weight | NaturalHealth365 – March 17, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365)  No doubt, dieting can be quite stressful.  If you’ve tried some of the many diets out there … I’m sure  you know what I mean.

The fact is that “yo-yo dieting” only lowers the number of calories you are able to ingest and still lose weight with every diet.  It’s a common practice … →

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Turmeric: the definitive guide — Prepare For Change – March 7, 2020

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Author Miriam Ferrer, PhD

Turmeric is one of the most popular supplements in the UK thanks to its anti-inflammatory effects. In this article, we look at the history of the remarkable plant and how you can achieve the best results from taking a turmeric extract.

What is turmeric?

The turmeric plant (curcuma longa) is a herbaceous plant of the ginger family. The original home of the plant is unknown but it is thought to be native to tropical areas of either the Indian Subcontinent or Southeast Asia. →

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5 Reasons Why People Get Thyroid Problems And How To Avoid Them — Humans Are Free – March 3, 2020

5 Reasons Why People Get Thyroid Problems And How To Avoid Them

(Humans Are Free)  The thyroid gland, shaped like a butterfly, sits quietly in the front region of your neck.

Despite its somewhat odd choice of residence, this gland is essential for producing hormones, many of which will affect your overall metabolic rate and your efforts at the gym.

If it doesn’t function well, you’ll shortly notice the signs of thyroid problems.

Thyroid issues are surprisingly common, affecting more than 20 million people in America alone. But what do you need to know about it? →

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Protect your heart health with quercetin — NaturalHealth365 – February 22, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Flavonoids – compounds found in certain fruits and vegetables – are known for their ability to protect us from toxins, environmental radiation and (ultimately) the oxidative damage that causes disease.  Over the past decade, one flavonoid in particular has been studied for its immune-boosting, heart health and anti-aging benefits, with multiple studies showing quercetin’s ability to increase life span.

Recently, a new meta-analysis dug into the incredible heart benefits of quercetin, finding that supplementation was effective at lowering blood pressure.  But, beyond that, it also offers a number of other health benefits that lower the risk of heart disease, such as reducing excessive amounts of cholesterol and reducing the risk of atherosclerosis. →

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10 “Healthy” Foods That You Shouldn’t Eat — Humans Are Free – February 18, 2020

10 “healthy” Foods That You Shouldn’t Eat

(Humans Are Free)  Companies in the food industry are experts of deception. They slap clever wording on their labels like “low fat,” “natural,” or “heart healthy” with the intention of making you believe their product is a healthy choice. But the sad truth is, many foods you find in the grocery store that are advertised as healthy are nothing of the sort.

This makes it exceptionally confusing and difficult for the average person to determine the difference between a true health food and a marketing gimmick.

To sort out fact from fiction, here are 10 popular “health foods” that are, in actuality, horrible for your health: →

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