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(NaturalHealth365) Approximately 5.4 million Americans are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is expected to triple by 2050. In addition, the rate of children with autism is said to be 1 in 50 throughout the United States. What is happening to our collective brain health?
(NaturalHealth365) Your brain is the most complex organ in your body. It is responsible for not only your physical health but your mental and emotional health as well. When it comes to diet, most people think of the nutrients they need to build muscles, support the immune system, and boost their energy levels.
(NaturalHealth365) By the end of 2021, some experts estimate that $590 – $610 billion will be spent on prescription drugs within the United States. In fact, inflammation and pain is the driving force behind many of the best selling drugs in the world. Yet, in reality, most of these medications can be avoided by simply eating anti-inflammatory superfoods, herbs, exercising, and developing a positive mindset – daily.
Did you know that drugs for pain are a leading cause of accidental death and are completely avoidable? There are plenty of natural foods that can, and will, reduce inflammation, eliminate physical (and emotional) pain, plus prevent disease – without the need for toxic chemicals. Today, we’ll focus our attention on the value of superfood nutrition, herbs, healthy fats, plus much more!
(NaturalHealth365) For years, natural health experts and knowledgeable physicians and nutritionists have advised the Mediterranean diet for its heart-healthy, life-prolonging effects. High in healthy fats, fruits, vegetables, and fish and low in saturated fats, sugar, and red meat, the benefits of this way of eating are backed by an accumulating body of international scientific evidence. Now, a pair of new studies from German and Spanish researchers unveil the connections between the Mediterranean diet and chronic disease risks.
(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.
A 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.
(NaturalHealth365)In case you were looking for even more incentive to curb your sweet tooth, new researchshows that an artificial sweetener found in certain foods and beverages can impair your gut health and increase your risk for weight gain.
Ironic isn’t it – that the food industry’s “healthy” alternative to sugar could likely be one of the world’s most insidious obesity risk factors! →
(Era of Light) Far worse than the biologic damage caused by refined sugar is the molecular havoc caused by processed vegetable oils. Soybean oil in particular has a questionable safety profile for several reasons, and processed foods are positively loaded with it.
Whether partially hydrogenated, organic or genetically modified to be low in linoleic acid, soybean oil can cause dysfunction at a cellular level. Unfortunately, many health authorities have insisted omega-6-rich vegetable oils like soybean oil are healthier than saturated animal fats such as butter and lard, and this myth has been a tough one to dismantle, despite the evidence against it. ⇲
(Natural News) The avocado is a superfood with a rare mix of healthy fats and fibers that nourish and support the body. As long as people don’t overeat the fruit, adding avocado to their diets will help regulate their appetite, thus contributing to weight loss. →