Understanding the diet-diabetes connection: What you need to know about preventing and managing your risk — NaturalNews.com – January 1, 2020

(Natural News) Type 2 diabetes is a life-threatening illness, but it’s one that you can largely prevent through lifestyle choices. At the Nutrition 2019 conference held in Baltimore earlier this year, several interesting studies were presented that show just how much what we eat – and the way that we eat it – can impact our risk one way or another.

For example, when you think of foods that can affect your diabetes risk, there’s one that comes to mind almost universally: sugar. While it’s true that consuming a lot of sugar can raise your risk, a new study has shown that diet can be just as important when it comes to lowering your risk, especially if you eat a lot of plant-based foods. →

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Can Lowering Inflammation Help Major Depression? — Waking Times – December 27, 2019

Can Lowering Inflammation Help Major Depression?

Dr. Mercola, Guest
Waking Times

It is estimated that 7.1% of the adult population in the U.S. experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017. The highest rates are among those ages 18 to 25 years. Many people believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. This is a theory that has been widely promoted by drug companies and psychiatrists, to the point it is now accepted as fact. →

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Why curcumin and ginger are a winning combination to fight inflammation — NaturalHealth365 – November 12, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Long-term, low-level inflammation is at the root of so many degenerative health conditions currently affecting millions of people.  These potentially life-threatening illnesses include heart disease, cancer (the number one and number two causes of death, respectively, in the United States), atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis and over 100 different forms of autoimmune disorders.  Studies like this one from MD Anderson Cancer Center,  show that the combination of two common nutrients – ginger and curcumin-rich turmeric – may hold the key to quenching chronic inflammation, and fighting the deadly conditions it can trigger. →

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Studies show vitamin D can help reverse diabetes and heart disease — NaturalNews.com – November 1, 2019

(Natural News) Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is important for the health of various organs and plays a role in many biological processes. This essential nutrient can be obtained either through sun exposure or by eating excellent food sources, such as fatty fish, cheese, and egg yolks. Today, vitamin D supplementation is used to prevent various diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, Hashimoto’s disease, and hypertension. Vitamin D is also used to help eliminate depression symptoms. →

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Gut bacteria is a major cause of obesity, research says — NaturalHealth365 – October 30, 2019

(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. →

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Heart, muscles, mind: Vitamin D helps your body in many ways — NaturalNews.com – October 29, 2019

(Natural News) Compared to other vitamins, vitamin D is unique: One of the best ways to absorb it is by exposing yourself to natural sunlight. Vitamin D is also essential for your brain and heart health. →

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The benefits of walnuts include slowing down prostate cancer — NaturalHealth365 – October 26, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Despite their high fat content, it’s long been understood that nuts can still have their place in a healthy diet. In fact, we now know that the ‘carb-craze’ of the last few decades had it all wrong.  Healthy fats, like those found in walnuts, are essential for brain and heart function plus improved nutrient absorption. →

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