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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Broccoli sprout extracts may help treat type 2 diabetes | NaturalHealth365

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By: Lori Alton – November 16, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) Type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the body’s supply of insulin is insufficient to control blood sugar, affects over 30 million Americans. In addition to raising the risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes can cause nerve damage and kidney disease.  And, while Western medicine attempts to control diabetes with medications such as metformin, these can cause toxic side effects, including kidney damage. Clearly, there is a pressing need for safer treatments – and research shows that broccoli sprouts just might fill the bill.

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Beans, mushrooms and more: Vegan sources of protein and vitamins B12 and D | NaturalNews.com – Aug 15, 2020

(Natural News) Vegans and vegetarians don’t get enough protein – or so people think. In a recent article published online, internal medicine specialist Milton Mills blasted claims from dietitians that ditching meat means missing out on protein, an essential macronutrient.

Plant cells contain protein, Mills argued. In fact, plant-based foods like grains, legumes and nuts are concentrated sources of plant proteins. Therefore, if someone is eating a balanced diet that includes these foods, it is almost impossible to become protein-deficient, he adds.

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Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health? | NaturalNews.com – Aug 10, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. →

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Four tree nuts to help eliminate metabolic syndrome | NaturalHealth365 – July 27, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) The ever-increasing prevalence of obesity nationwide has given rise to a disturbing new statistic. According to the American Heart Association, “metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that affects about 23 percent of adults.”  This health crisis represents a constellation of unhealthy conditions that significantly raises the risk of developing life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease.   Today, we’ll take a closer look at how eating tree nuts can reduce your risk of harm. →

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Nuts, good fats and heart health: Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack and stroke risk | NaturalNews.com – July 15, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts may be small in size, but these amazing superfoods pack a ton of flavor and lots of nutrients in every bite. According to a study presented at ESC Congress 2019 and the World Congress of Cardiology, consuming nuts can also help boost your heart health. →

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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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Exploring the ”gut-heart” connection: Can heart failure be treated by boosting gut microbiota health? — NaturalNews.com – March 2, 2020

(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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Nuts are brain food: Study reveals consuming nuts during pregnancy may help improve brain development in children — NaturalNews.com – November 4, 2019

(Natural News) For expecting mothers, eating nuts while pregnant may improve the brain development of the child, a study finds. Researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health found that nut consumption in the first trimester of pregnancy was linked to better cognitive function, attention capacity, and long-term working memory in children. They published their findings in the European Journal of Epidemiology. →

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Boost your magnesium intake naturally by eating these 10 nuts and seeds — NaturalNews.com – November 2, 2019

(Natural News) Magnesium is an important mineral that has a role in almost 300 biochemical reactions in your body. However, studies show that at least 75 percent of Americans don’t meet the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for magnesium. Prevent magnesium deficiency by taking supplements or eating nutritious nuts and seeds like almonds and Brazil nuts. Why do you need magnesium? →

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