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(NaturalHealth365) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a phrase used to describe a group of conditions, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, all of which involve chronic inflammation throughout the gastrointestinal tract. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than three million adults have been diagnosed with the disease, and it’s becoming increasingly common. But, the big question is: what does science tell us about how vitamin D can improve this condition?
(NaturalHealth365) For many years, we’ve been told that taking a small amount of aspirin – also known as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) – can help to prevent heart events like a heart attack or stroke. In fact, many physicians recommend that their patients over age 65 take a “baby” aspirin daily. But, it turns out that taking aspirin daily may have serious consequences.
(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) Greater than 3,000: that’s how many new cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are diagnosed every year in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ALL is responsible for 20% of all cancers in people younger than 20 years old. And, sadly, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute finds that up to 1 in 5 kids who undergo chemotherapy for ALL will relapse – even if they initially receive a complete remission of the cancer. →
(NaturalHealth365) Whether you are fat or thin may be a family trait, but not just through the inheritance of poor eating habits and a tradition of second helpings. But, before you jump to conclusions, this is not your typical story about genetics and if you want to avoid degenerative disease – I suggest you carefully read this story. →
(NaturalHealth365) The evidence is overwhelming, yet rarely addressed properly by Western medicine.Researchers have warned(for years!) that low vitamin D levels dramatically increase your risk of premature death from any cause – especially if your blood levels are lower than 30 mg/nl.
(NaturalHealth365) While most people are aware that sugary drinks aren’t healthy, researchers recently found that fruit juice isn’t really any better. In fact, researchers recently found that drinking these juices regularly is linked to premature death just as much as consuming sugar-sweetened beverages.
(NaturalHealth365) Could something as small as trace minerals really offer that many health benefits? Research strongly indicates yes. For example, selenium levels in your body heavily influence the strength of the immune system and overall well-being.
A recent2018 studypublished in the peer-reviewed Journal of Nutrition Health & Aging reveals exactly how powerful this tiny mineral really is, whether you get it through your diet or in a supplement form.
(NaturalHealth365) We’ve reported many times before about the prevalence of a harmful environmental toxin known as glyphosate – a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide – contaminating everything from orange juice to popular breakfast cereals. And time and again, research has shown this dangerous weed killer ingredient can lead to serious adverse effects including cancerous tumor growth and hormonal dysfunction. Now,…..Read more