(Natural News) Almost every major class of prescription drug raises your risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. Taking statins, antihypertensives, immunosuppressants, antipsychotics, antiretrovirals, and/or corticosteroids increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus. Now researchers find that prostate drugs also play a role in the development of Type-2 diabetes. Their research was published in the British Medical Journal. →
(NaturalHealth365) A staggering 70 percent of children and 40 percent of adults take antibiotics – every year. They are also given to literally billions of animals that are used for food. But, here’s the real shocker: the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that “30 percent of all antibiotics prescribed in outpatient clinics are unnecessary.”
And, while proper use of certain antibiotics may offer benefits, over 10 percent of users report experiencing adverse antibiotic side effects. In some cases, the use of antibiotics has led to long term health issues and even fatalities.
(Natural News) Adaptogens are natural substances that help your body manage stress. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), a popular adaptogenic herb, offers nnumerous health benefits for your body and brain.
Listed below are 12 of the science-backed benefits of ashwagandha.
(NaturalHealth365) As we all know, blueberries are packed with lots of great nutrients and often celebrated by scientists for their health benefits. But, can they really help lower your risk of heart disease?
That’s precisely what a group of researchers from the University of East Anglia and scientists from Harvard University set out to discover in a recent study. They specifically wanted to find out if eating blueberries regularly could change the metabolic profile of individuals with metabolic syndrome – a group of conditions like high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol levels, and high blood pressure that can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
(NaturalHealth365) The use of refined sugar has skyrocketed in America – and its overconsumption has placed an enormous burden on the immune system. Yet, the news you’re about to read is never mentioned in the lamestream media.
Historically speaking, in the early 1800s, the average American’s sugar consumption hovered at a modest few pounds over the course of an entire year. But, now, yearly sugar intake has soared to 155 pounds! There’s no doubt: this increase is directly connected to horrible health outcomes.
(NaturalHealth365) Obesity is a growing problem in this country, and statistics show that more than two out of three adults are either overweight or obese. But, today, let’s focus our attention on quercetin and how this can help you.
Keep in mind, excessive body weight is not just an adult problem. One out of six children and adolescents in the United States are considered obese. A shocking statistic when you really think about it.
Apple cider vinegar is the most popular type of vinegar in the natural health community. It is claimed to lead to all sorts of benefits, many of which are supported by science.
This includes weight loss, reduced cholesterol, lower blood sugar levels and improved symptoms of diabetes.