(NaturalHealth365) Chronic disease is on the rise. Right now, 133 million Americans – nearly half the population – have at least one chronic illness such as diabetes or heart disease. With so much illness prevalent – and with the aging of the population overall – it’s no wonder many individuals are worried about healthy aging. But, could consuming the proper amount of omega 3 fatty acids be part of the solution? →
(NaturalHealth365) Despite what some “gurus” would have you to believe – living a healthy lifestyle isn’t really that complicated. Even if you’re on a limited budget, you don’t need anything that ‘fancy’ to increase your ability to live a longer, happier life.
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
Originally published at mercola.com and reproduced here with permission.
Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body, vital for optimal functioning. For instance, your body uses cholesterol in the construction of cell membranes and in regulating protein pathways required for cell signaling. Without sufficient amounts of cholesterol in your body you may experience a negative impact on your brain health, hormone levels and heart disease risk.
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(Natural News) Obesity has become a global epidemic, affecting more than 650 million people. Poor diet is one of the reasons behind this widespread problem. A study published in The British Medical Journal found that oversized meals served at restaurants and fast food outlets are part of a poor diet, and associated with obesity.
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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 (CDC), 40 percent of children between the ages of 3 and 6 use potentially dangerous amounts of toothpaste.
The CDC and American Dental Association (ADA) recommend using no more than a pea-sized amount for children in this age group, and those younger than 3 should use no more than the size of a rice grain on their toothbrush.
The problem with using excessive amounts of toothpaste has to do with the fluoride it contains. If you look closely, you’ll find fluoride-containing toothpastes have a warning on their label stating that “If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional help or contact a poison control center immediately.”….Read more & videos: “CDC: Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste Poses Health Risk” (0:23) and “Dr. Osmunson On Dental Hygiene Part 1/6” (13:29)
(Natural News) Did you know that the human body is home to a unique one-celled microorganism called Candida albicans? C. albicans is a yeast, and it’s normal for a person to have small colonies of these microorganisms in their body. However, when candida populations swell into an overgrowth, you can develop severe health problems. Common signs of candida…..Read more