5 Reasons to add fiber-rich raw oats to your diet | NaturalNews.com – June 13, 2020

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(Natural News) Oats (Avena sativa) are a widely consumed whole grain. This versatile breakfast favorite can be enjoyed in a lot of ways, and not just for breakfast.

Oats are popular among fitness buffs as an excellent source of soluble fiber, which is responsible for most of the grain’s health benefits. Oats also provide more plant protein than many other grains.

Oats can offer a wide range of nutrients. One cup (81 g) of raw oats contains: →

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How dietary selenium protects against viral and bacterial infections | NaturalHealth365 – April 4, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Time for the latest coronavirus update as of April 3, 2020: around the world, there are now over a million cases of COVID-19, the viral infection caused by a new type of pathogen called SARS-CoV-2.  In addition, we have seen over 52,000 deaths, with over 6,000 in the U.S. (alone) and growing rapidly.  On the brighter side: well over 200,000 confirmed cases have fully recovered.  But, ultimately, to win this “viral war” – we much focus on better nutritional strategies such as, consuming enough selenium. →

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Exploring the ”gut-heart” connection: Can heart failure be treated by boosting gut microbiota health? — NaturalNews.com – March 2, 2020

(Natural News) As it turns out, dietary fiber isn’t just good for the digestive system — it’s also good for the heart.

This is according to Cristiane Mayerhofer of Oslo University Hospital in Norway, who proposed that heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria. A healthy gut microbiota is associated with a reduced risk of death or need for a heart transplant

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Reasons to eat chia seeds, the fiber-rich superfood — NaturalNews.com – August 2, 2019

(Natural News) Chia seeds are popular among health buffs for a reason. This superfood is tiny but packed with many vitamins and minerals. Eating chia seeds can also boost your heart health.

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The Nordic diet vs. the Mediterranean diet: What you need to know — NaturalNews.com – July 9, 2019

(Natural News) Nordic people are the happiest people on the planet. They consistently take the top spots in global rankings when it comes to happiness and life satisfaction. And in case you’re wondering, the term Nordic refers to anything that belongs to Norway, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, or Sweden. These Northern European countries are known not only for their cold climates but also for their progressive and wellness-oriented way of life. In fact, these countries practice philosophies such as “hygge,” which means fostering a sense of contentment, “lagom” or doing things in just the right amount, and “friluftsliv” or spending time in nature.

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Improving digestion: 11 gut-friendly foods — NaturalNews.com – June 18, 2019

(Natural News) Your digestive tract is crucial to your overall well-being because it is responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste from the body. If you suffer from digestive issues like abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, eating gut-friendly foods like apples and chia seeds can help relieve your painful symptoms.

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How olive oil reduces your risk of a heart attack and stroke — NaturalHealth365 – May 26, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Anyone who’s ever researched how to improve their health has almost certainly heard of the Mediterranean diet. Originally considered the “poor man’s diet” back in places like traditional Greece, Italy, and Morocco, this heart healthy diet is a popular modern day option for people looking to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease – the consequences of which include a heart attack and stroke.

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NEWS for diabetics: Common mineral LOWERS insulin resistance and improves blood sugar control — Natural Health 365 – February 8, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) A stunning 100 million Americans currently have diabetes or prediabetes – elevated blood sugar that can progress to diabetes if unchecked.  But, thankfully, we have some great news – especially for diabetics.

Many natural health experts believe that widespread deficiencies of an essential mineral – magnesium – are driving the skyrocketing national rates of diabetes.  In fact, even the National Institutes of Health (NIH) warns that ‘diabetes is frequently associated with a magnesium deficiency.’

The fact is, almost half of all Americans are low in magnesium (and, for seniors, the picture is even bleaker – 80 percent of adults over age 70 are deficient).  If you think you may be deficient in magnesium, keep reading to discover how restoring healthy levels – whether accomplished by increasing dietary intake, or taking magnesium supplements – can benefit you……Read more

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Reduce heart disease and stroke risk up to 60 percent with the Mediterranean diet — Natural Health 365 – November 18, 2018

(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States, claims over 600,000 lives per year. But, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as 200,000 of these deaths can be avoided by making ‘healthier’ lifestyle decisions – which includes eating a Mediterranean diet. This should be……Read more

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Walnuts Improve Gut Bacteria Improving Health — May 12, 2018

Researchers are convinced–more than ever before–about the nutritional benefits of walnuts when consumed in whole form, including the skin. According to a new study from the University of Illinois, the way walnuts impact the gut microbiome-the collection of trillions of microbes or bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract-may be behind some of those health benefits. Diets…Read more

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