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(NaturalHealth365) In the United States, cancer – second only to heart disease as a leading cause of death – will claim the lives of over 600,000 people, according to current statistics from the National Institutes of Health. Yet, sadly – to this day, most people remain uninformed about the true power of fruit and veggies to stop cancer cell growth and premature death.
(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. →
(NaturalHealth365). Moringa (Moringa oleifera) is an herb with shocking nutritional content. Boasting over 92 vitamins and minerals and a whopping 46 antioxidants, and 7 essential amino acids, this cancer-preventing, blood-sugar lowering herb has along list of health benefitsyou’ll want to know about.
Packed with nutrition: Many studies have evaluated the nutritional content of Moringa’s leaves, pods, and seeds. In fact, moringa’s leaves have proven to be rich in minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, iron, and manganese, as well as phytonutrients such the flavanols luteolin, kaempferol, quercetin, and apigenin – which are all potent antioxidants that help us fight off illness and infection, as well as avoid debilitating diseases such as diabetes and cancer. →
(NaturalHealth365) You’ve long heard the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Turns out, there’s a lot of truth to what your grandma was saying when she offered you an apple instead of junk food. And, while apples are one of the most widely-consumed fruits in America, they’re often underrated nutritionally. →
If you want a nutritional supplement to enhance your brain function — short-term memory, focus, creativity, mood, or motivation — look for a nootropic. The term nootropic comes from the Greek root words nóos (mind) and tropé (turning). Natural nootropics can help older adults stay sharp, students who want to improve their memory for upcoming exams, or busy workers who need a boost of creativity. →
(NaturalHealth365) Garlic and onions are a big deal – financially and healthwise. For example, did you know that U.S. farmers produce about 6.98 billion pounds of onions – generating $5-7 billion dollars in sales – every year? Garlic, although much lighter, has a total production of about 400 million pounds – every year. Pretty impressive, right? Well, there’s more to tell you about how these foods can help to protect your health. →
(NaturalHealth365) We all know that eating more fruits and vegetables is a good thing. But, do you know why? For starters, foods like, parsley, blueberries and oranges are packed with flavonoids? To clarify (if you’re new to that term), flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals that have been studied for many years. Now, new research is showing that increasing flavonoid intake has the potential to help protect you from cancer and heart disease. →
(Natural News) What you eat plays a very important role in your health, and this goes far beyond simple concepts like “fried food is bad” and “vegetables are good.” Just as certain foods have the power to cause diseases – like sugar and diabetes – some foods can help to fight and prevent illness. UCHealth…..Read more
(Natural News) It’s the start of pomegranate season in the U.S., which means a lot of kitchens (and shirts) in the country are bound to become bloody — thanks to the fruit’s uncanny ability to stain any surface. It’s still no reason to give up on cracking open a fresh pomegranate, given its health benefits…..Read more & video