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(NaturalHealth365) Colorful, juicy, and highly nutritious berries offer more to your health than you can imagine. Over the last decade, substantial experimental data indicate that consuming berries protects brain health by preventing brain damage and age-related memory loss. The variety of beneficial compounds in berries not only will reduce the risk of many diseases but also prevent conditions such as stress and depression.
(NaturalHealth365) According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 125 men and 1 in 417 women will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. While smoking significantly increases the risk of this potentially deadly disease – which has a 5-year survival rate of less than 50 percent – even people who have never smoked can develop it, especially if they drink a lot of alcohol, have a family history, have chronic acid reflux, or have other recognized risk factors.
(NaturalHealth365) Type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the body’s supply of insulin is insufficient to control blood sugar, affects over 30 million Americans. In addition to raising the risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes can cause nerve damage and kidney disease. And, while Western medicine attempts to control diabetes with medications such as metformin, these can cause toxic side effects, including kidney damage. Clearly, there is a pressing need for safer treatments – and research shows that broccoli sprouts just might fill the bill.
(NaturalHealth365) Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States with one person dying every 36 seconds from this avoidable health condition. No doubt, issues like obesity and high blood pressure fuel this ongoing crisis. Yet, Western medicine remains clueless about the heart protective value of natural foods like, watermelon. (The science is amazing!)
(NaturalHealth365) Vision loss becomes a serious concern as you grow older, and macular degeneration – the top cause of poor eyesight in aging adults – primarily occurs due to aging. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over three million Americans over the age of 40 deal with age-related vision loss, and millions more are at risk for developing this disease. →
(NaturalHealth365)It’s a well-known fact that Americans aren’t eating enough fruit and vegetables. In fact, vitamin deficiency is a growing epidemic – especially as it relates to vitamin D and K, with 92% of the population suffering from some sort of deficiency. Today, we’ll focus on vitamin K. →
(Naturalhealth365)What do brain disorders like autism, Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s have in common? New research reveals a shocking link.
Caring for a loved one with any of these “incurable” brain abnormalities can be heart-wrenching. Whether it’s a parent who can’t remember their child or a child unable to communicate their emotions with a parent, brain disorders have a considerable effect on families and their communities. →
The outbreak is a paper tiger, aggressive in spreading but mild to all but those who have a compromised immune system. “Usually the sick and elderly”. We are not saying there is no virus outbreak or diminishing the death of loved ones, we are saying let’s look at the facts.
There is no evidence to prove social distancing has any measurable impact on the spread of the infection. European countries had a quicker down turn of infections that did not do social distancing or practiced limited social distancing. Herd immunity was responsible for the decline of cases and the rapid downward curve. New evidence as suggested by Governor Cuomo of New York is saying the majority of new cases is from people who stayed at home prolonging the epidemic. →
(NaturalHealth365)Are you eating a vegan (100% plant-based) diet? For many people, this lifestyle can be fantastic – filled with health benefits. But, for others, the poor selection of foods – on a continual basis – can create serious nutritional deficiencies. So, like with any lifestyle decision, you need to be careful.
For example, if your food choices don’t provide enough vitamin A – in other words, not eating enough beta carotene-rich foods or healthy fats to assure we convert that fat-soluble vitamin A to retinol – we could develop severemacular degenerationand, even, blindness! →
(NaturalHealth365)It is estimated that over 40 million adults now suffer some form of eye health issue, often related to our digital devices. As we get older, eye strain actually weakens our vision and can make them much more sensitive to light. As we age, macular degenerationalso becomes a more significant issue. This has many seeking out natural eye health tips and shopping for natural supplements for vision protection. →