By Dr. Edward F. Group
Guest Writer for Wake Up World
You may have heard that taking extra vitamins can improve your memory, protect against Alzheimer’s disease, or help you ace that test. Are “brain vitamins” really a thing? In reality, a debate exists over whether vitamins can boost your brain health. You may see wild claims that one vitamin or another may make you smarter, wiser, or delay aging. Others say they do not actually improve your brain’s functioning and make you smarter but do support an already-healthy brain. →
Read more via Vitamins: The Top Vitamins and Minerals for Your Mind — Wake Up World
(NaturalHealth365) One of the most promising areas of personalized medicine is the continued research of gut microbiology and its pivotal role in human health and longevity science – especially as it relates to Parkinson’s disease.
For example, groundbreaking research at The University of Helsinki Institute of Biotechnology in Finland published findings in EBioMedicine that the gut microbiology of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients is significantly correlated with disease progression. Compared to the control group of relatively healthy persons, those with PD have vastly different gut bacteria. →
Read more via Gut bacteria linked to Parkinson’s disease, study says — NaturalHealth365
By Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
How are you feeling? Could your mental state use an uplift? What you are putting in your body could be contributing to the way you feel. I’m sure you have heard the famous quote from Hippocrates, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This saying is something to live by. Before running off to the doctor, maybe ask yourself can I find something from nature that can heal me. →
Read more via 6 Foods to Boost Your Mood — Wake Up World
(Natural News) In one of the most disturbing supplement findings this year, a dietary supplement made with oxidized lignite coal — yes, coal — has been found to contain so much lead that it exceeds California Prop. 65 heavy metals limits by 600%. (See the original science report and video by Natural News here.)
Read more via “Prescript-Assist” probiotic supplement marketed by “Safer Medical of Montana” contains so much lead, it exceeds Calif. heavy metals limits by over 600% — NaturalNews.com
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Editor’s Note: Enjoy this throwback to our A Global Quest 9-part series! In this short interview with Suzanne Somers, we discuss toxic chemotherapy, the pros and cons of fiber-filled veggies, and the power of coconut oil.
Video & transcript via Suzanne Somers on Chemotherapy, Kale, and Coconut Oil… — The Truth About Cancer
(Natural News) The human stomach, the saliva, and the large and small intestines are like a rain forest, teeming with more than five thousand living species of bacteria. These bacteria cells outnumber human cells 10:1. Every moment of every day, several trillion bacteria cells interact with one another and coordinate vital functions inside the body. Together, these bacterium regulate the gastrointestinal tract and create metabolites for proper digestion and hormone regulation. They help eliminate waste and protect the blood from toxins. They respond to outside threats and initiate immune responses.
Read more via Good gut health comes from “good” bacteria… do you need BOTH probiotics and fermented foods? — NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Inflammation is a normal occurrence in your body. It is your immune system’s response to threats. However, there are cases in which the immune system impartially attacks healthy tissues and organs, thereby leading to autoimmune diseases.
About 700 million people around the world suffer from an autoimmune disease, and up to 23.5 million people in the U.S., becoming one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the country.
Read more via What to eat and what NOT to eat to avoid autoimmune disease and fight chronic inflammation — NaturalNews.com