Blood pressure and diabetes WARNING: How medications could be contributing to high COVID-19 death rates | NaturalHealth365 – May 10, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) As current reported COVID-19 cases top 1.3 million in the United States, the pandemic has claimed the lives of over 78,000 Americans.  What the media is not emphasizing is how conditions like, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and heart disease increase the risk of death.  Now, researchers are wondering if high blood pressure medications can raise risk as well.

In a disturbing new article published in the British journal The Lancet, a team of international researchers pondered whether the very medications used to treat chronic conditions could promote infection, and lead to negative COVID-19 outcomes. →

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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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The Great Diabetes Lie — Prepare For Change – February 21, 2020

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Many of us are told that the development of diabetes is a personal failure. New research shows us why this couldn’t be more wrong. Action Alert!

Intriguing research into the diabetes epidemic has shed new light on the main drivers behind this disease. Conventional wisdom tells us that sugar consumption, lack of exercise, and obesity are behind the surge in diabetes. While these are contributing factors, new work in this area implicates environmental toxins as a far more important cause of diabetes, including chemicals like BPA and phthalates that are found in many everyday consumer goods. And while the evidence mounts demonstrating the toll these chemicals are taking on our health, the government is stubbornly refusing to do anything about it. →

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

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(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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Artificial sweetener damages the gut microbiome causing obesity, new research says — NaturalHealth365 – February 16, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) In case you were looking for even more incentive to curb your sweet toothnew research shows 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! →

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Farm raised fish: The “untold” health risk exposed — NaturalHealth365 – February 7, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Head to the seafood counter at your local grocery store and you’re faced with a big choice: farm raised fish or wild caught fish.

You already know that certain types of fish, such as salmon, offer many health benefits. But, there are also the stories of health risks and contaminants that surround certain types of fish.  And, while eating fish is often considered a healthy option, that’s not always true – especially if you don’t pay attention to the type of fish you take home from the store. →

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Soybean Oil Linked to Genetic and Neurological Damage — Era of Light – February 5, 2020

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(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. ⇲

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