“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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The prebiotic fiber inulin offers 3 AMAZING health benefits | NaturalHealth365

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By: Lori Alton – November 18, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Probiotics and prebiotics – substances that encourage and nourish the presence of beneficial bacteria in the body – have grown in popularity as science reveals their many health benefits.  One prebiotic in particular, inulin, is currently enjoying a lot of “buzz” – due to recent research showing that it may improve digestive health and combat obesity.

Inulin, a soluble dietary fiber found in plants, can’t be broken down by the body. While this may sound like a drawback, it is actually a huge “plus.”  To learn why – and to discover the surprising disease-fighting benefits of inulin – keep reading via https://www.naturalhealth365.com/benefits-of-inulin-3629.html

Extra virgin olive oil boosts cognitive function, new trial | NaturalHealth365

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By: Joy Jensen – November 17, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) The Mediterranean diet has long been considered a heart-healthy diet, which consists of legumes, fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, and healthy fats, including olive oil. And it turns out that olive oil could be key in the health benefits it offers.

recent trial found that consuming extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) boosts cognitive function, making a case for using long-term intervention with the oil to boost brain health and performance. What was surprising was how supplementing with EVOO stacked up against following the Mediterranean diet alone.

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Discover the “Mighty Mineral” under-recognized for its lifesaving health benefits | NaturalHealth365

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By: Lori Alton – November 13, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware that certain minerals in the body – such as calcium, potassium, sodium and magnesium – play a vital role in sustaining life and health. Less “top of mind,” though, are essential trace minerals such as manganese, selenium, copper and zinc.  And, although these microminerals are needed in much smaller amounts than the “Big Four,” they also serve indispensable functions in the body.

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Watermelon LOWERS blood pressure: See how to avoid the risk of heart damage | NaturalHealth365

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by: Karen Sanders – November 8, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States with one person dying every 36 seconds from this avoidable health condition.  No doubt, issues like obesity and high blood pressure fuel this ongoing crisis.  Yet, Western medicine remains clueless about the heart protective value of natural foods like, watermelon. (The science is amazing!)

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Discover how eating mixed berries can SUPERCHARGE your brain function | NaturalHealth365

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By: Joy Jensen – Oct, 18, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) You probably know about the popular adage, “you are what you eat.”  Right?  Well, science continues to back that saying up … especially when it comes to your brain function.

Growing research supports the positive (and negative) effects of the foods you eat on your body, mind and spirit – in particular the brain.   That’s especially true of foods containing flavonoids, which are found in many vegetables, fruits, and other plant products.  Rich in antioxidants, they work by powerfully warding off the threat of toxins, as well as other health benefits.

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6 surprising benefits of eating onions | NaturalHealth365

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by: Joy Jensen – October 3, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) There’s a reason you need to get your daily servings of veggies. They’re packed with nutrients essential to your health, and every vegetable has its own unique properties and benefits.  For example, onions – which are in the same family as chives, garlic, and shallots – are well-known for making you cry when you chop them.  But, there’s a lot more to these flavorful, and sometimes tear-inducing, veggies.

A closer look at this superfood finds that the nutrients in onions offer essential immune-boosting, inflammation-fighting, and antiviral properties. For centuries, people have used onions for their medicinal properties, and studies continue to back up the powerful health benefits of this superfood.

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Beets for Better Lung Efficiency | Wake Up World – September 24th, 2020

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

If you have breathing troubles, nitrates — a compound found in beets — may be able to help. Previous studies have shown that nitrates can help improve muscle function by optimizing the way the muscles use calcium. Since the diaphragm is a muscle, researchers from the University of Florida wanted to see if those benefits could be translated to the diaphragm.

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Coenzyme Q10 can help to eliminate low energy, new study | NaturalHealth365 – Sept 23, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to nutrition, we’ve only learned how powerful coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) can be within the past few decades. This antioxidant plays a significant part in your body’s energy levels, and as you grow older, the body produces less CoQ10 – which means you need to get more of this essential nutrient from food or supplementation.

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Garlic supplementation linked to LOWER body aches and discomfort | NaturalHealth365 – Sept 22, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) As many as two percent of the population are affected by rheumatoid arthritis. Characterized by joint inflammation that often causes deformity, many individuals diagnosed with the disease deal with pain, tender joints, fatigue, and additional life-altering symptoms.

Of course, conventionally speaking, there’s “no cure” for rheumatoid arthritis. However, a new study found that taking garlic supplements resulted in reduced body aches and discomfort for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Not only did garlic supplementation result in improvements in pain, it reduce inflammation, fatigue, and disease activity scores, as well.

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