(Natural News) Obesity has become a global epidemic, affecting more than 650 million people. Poor diet is one of the reasons behind this widespread problem. A study published in The British Medical Journal found that oversized meals served at restaurants and fast food outlets are part of a poor diet, and associated with obesity.
(Natural News) Gut bacteria might hold the key to alleviating anxiety, depression, and possibly even post-traumatic stress disorder. The latest research suggests that the health of the gut exerts a considerable effect on the brain and mood of a person.
Conducted by McMaster University researchers in Ontario, Canada, the study investigated the potential influence of the gut microbiome on mental health. They found that there is a connection between gut health and how the body reacts to very anxious scenarios.
March 11, 2019 by: Isabelle Z.
(Natural News) Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now add addressing all-too-common conditions like depression and anxiety to its list of accomplishments.
(Natural News) One out of every five Americans has been convinced to take a statin drug in order to lower their blood cholesterol levels and supposedly prevent heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) admit that statin drug use is on the rise; Atorvastatin (Lipitor) is the best-selling prescription drug in the world. The problem with statin drugs is they cause memory loss, learning difficulties, muscle wasting, rapid aging, irritability, and mental health issues. Peer reviewed research also indicates that almost half of all women who religiously take statins ultimately develop diabetes.
(Natural News) Antibiotics have been heavily scrutinized for killing off the “good bacteria” that live in your gut, but it turns out bacteria aren’t the only thing antibiotics can kill. Now, recent research has found there is an even more alarming risk that comes with taking these allegedly innocuous drugs: They stop the growth of new brain cells.
Scientists say that antibiotics strong enough to kill gut bacteria are also potent enough to disrupt the development of new brain cells in the hippocampus region of the brain…..Read more
(Natural News) Depression has become an all too common condition in recent times. Despite its prevalence, however, pharmaceutical companies have failed to come up with a safe and effective way to address it. Lots of people think they either have to live with their negative feelings or accept the possibly deadly side effects that come…..Read more
(Natural News) A lot of blame is passed around when talking about illness. You’ve probably heard a lot of common beliefs about what causes disease – some true and some a bit misinformed. For example, it’s often said that eating too much sugar causes diabetes, spending too much time in the sun causes skin cancer,…….Read more
(Natural News) Many of the health problems facing us today can be traced to nutrient deficiencies. You might have heard about the importance of getting enough Vitamin D or omega 3s, for example, but other nutrients don’t seem to get as much attention. When it comes to brain health and cognition, however, there is one…..Read more
(Natural News) Many people would do anything to become smarter, but it’s actually a lot simpler to achieve this than you might think. By choosing the right foods, you can easily improve your brain health and achieve better memory and focus. Food can either be damaging or beneficial to the brain, and with so many options available, choosing the…..Read more
(Natural News) Recent research has shown that vitamin D supports overall brain health, and that this vital nutrient can even help relieve depression. Estimates suggest that at least one billion people struggle with vitamin D deficiency worldwide, and another 350 million suffer with depression. While it may not be a cure-all, ensuring that you are….Read more & video