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Can Your Liver Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

In ground-breaking new research, scientists from Australia have identified one cause of Alzheimer's disease. A toxic protein produced in the liver is carried through the bloodstream and into the brain. Once there it causes cell damage, inflammation, and memory loss. Researchers say the finding is exciting because it offers the potential for new Alzheimer's disease [...]

“Living Medicine” Cures Hospital-Acquired Infections

By |January 16th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

Antibiotic resistant infections are a growing concern, accounting for eight out of ten infections acquired in hospitals. The antibiotic resistant bacteria mostly grow on the surface of medical implants such as catheters, prosthetic joints and cardiac pacemakers, making them especially difficult to kill. As the rate of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) grows, ballooning to 1.7 [...]

Overlooked Nutrient Can Save Your Heart

By |January 2nd, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

When a city’s power grid goes down and everything electric stops working it’s big news and a serious emergency. Unfortunately, your body can sometimes find itself in a similar situation. However, in the body, it’s your mitochondria, the organelles that supply power to your cells that break down. When they do, the resulting malfunction can [...]

Eating Alone Affects Your Health

By |December 26th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Frequent readers of this newsletter are well-informed on the link between good nutrition and health. Indeed, we’ve reported on countless studies showing the significant impact that nutritious food has on well-being and longevity. But have you considered how your dining companions, or lack thereof, may affect you? Now, a new study in the journal Menopause, [...]

High-Tech Noses are Sniffing Out Disease

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s a well-known fact that many diseases have a unique smell or “breathprint” providing an early indicator of the condition. Over the years we’ve heard about dogs and cats who’ve been able to detect these odors and identify illness with their keen sense of smell. Now, modern medicine is turning to a more sophisticated sniffer—an [...]

Do This Every Night and Help Save Your Heart from Disease

By |December 12th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

For a long time, we’ve known that not getting enough sleep can derail your health and increase your risk of diabetes, obesity, depression, immune problems, and other health problems. But now, researchers have uncovered another bedtime habit that can lead to dangerous problems with your heart. I’m talking about going to bed at the wrong [...]

Dairy: Good or Bad for Your Heart?

By |December 5th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

For years, supermarkets have been filled with foods that are supposedly healthier for your heart because they’re “low-fat”—especially dairy products. Now new research takes aim at this low-fat trend and finally provides some answers on dairy products and the health of your heart. When researchers at the George Institute for Global Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg [...]

How Your Eyes Can Warn of Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and More

By |November 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Whether emerging from sadness or joy, tears of emotion also contain the secrets of your true health. Tears can be such a good predictor of one’s health status that NASA has even proposed using tears to monitor the health of astronauts in space. Now researchers believe that the inexpensive, non-invasive and easy-to-collect nature of tears [...]

Which is More Important for Longevity, Exercise or Weight Loss?

By |November 21st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Exercise or weight loss, which is a better bet for health and longevity? We’ve explored the benefits of both in this newsletter. The guidelines for obesity management have long focused on weight loss through dieting and increased physical activity. And in recent years, some scientists have suggested a “fat-but-fit” approach with increased physical activity levels [...]

Important Herb in Chinese Medicine Can Help Your Whole Body

By |November 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When medical researchers investigate plants that have been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years, they get important lessons in the unique ways that herbs can improve health. That’s certainly the case with the herb known as skullcap. It’s a central herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been used to help the body [...]

2,000-Year-Old Aphrodisiac Protects the Body Against Illness

By |November 7th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s a familiar story, but always impressive: When medical researchers take a close look at ancient healing traditions and inevitably find that foods and herbs used for thousands of years have remarkable health benefits. Consider arugula, a green-leafy vegetable popular in salads, which the Greeks and Romans considered an aphrodisiac. Modern day science shows arugula [...]

Watch Out for This Danger in the Doctor’s Office

By |October 31st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Even if you lead a very healthy lifestyle, you’re bound to feel ill every now and then. If your health takes a serious turn for the worse, you’ll probably depend on your healthcare providers to figure out why you’re sick and what to do about it. But how dependable is that expertise? Well, as it [...]

Supercharge Your Antioxidants’ Heart-Strengthening Power with This Simple Secret

By |October 24th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Antioxidant compounds called flavonoids are key to the remarkable health benefits of many fruits and vegetables, and even red wine. For instance, researchers have discovered that flavonoids can fight inflammation and protect your heart. Recently they made another discovery: The heart health benefits of flavonoids may be the result of a process that happens in [...]

Free Time: Too Much of a Good Thing?

By |October 17th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

In our time-crunched world many of us lament our lack of free time, which can lead to burnout and a host of stress-related health issues. However, researchers say there’s a fine balance when it comes to the amount of free time necessary for good mental health and wellbeing. Can too much free time actually [...]

New Research Reveals Even More Health Benefits of this Vitamin (But Chances Are, You’re Not Getting Enough)

By |October 10th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

About 80 years ago, when vitamin research was in its infancy, scientists began studying vitamin C. They discovered a disease called scurvy that resulted from vitamin C deficiency, and wanted to know just how much vitamin C was necessary for prevention. Their early research revealed this ordinary vitamin’s critical importance to human health. Ironically, their [...]

New Health Benefits of an Ancient Aromatherapy Staple

By |October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

An herb that’s been used medicinally since the time of the ancient Greeks and Egyptians is proving its worth in modern labs around the world. And while the ancient Greeks used it for breathing problems and the Egyptians put it in their cosmetics (and mummification chemicals), today the latest research shows that this fragrant herb [...]

How Your Toothbrush and Dental Floss Can Save You from Alzheimer’s

By |September 26th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

New research linking gum disease with Alzheimer’s disease will have you reaching for your toothbrush and dental floss. Let’s dig deeper into the story on this fascinating trigger for Alzheimer’s disease... Gum disease, or more specifically periodontal disease, is a huge concern for older people. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that [...]

Are Onions a Secret Weapon Against Cancer and Other Illness?

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Although onions are members of the Allium family of plants, and are close relatives to garlic, they seem to get a lot less attention for their health benefits than their more celebrated botanical cousins. Nevertheless, onions contain important natural substances for improving health and fighting off chronic disease that should not be overlooked. For example, [...]

Lower High Blood Pressure While You Watch TV?

By |September 12th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Imagine, a blood pressure solution that’s so fast it takes just five minutes a day... so easy you can do it while watching television... and so effective it will cut high blood pressure like prescription drugs, but without the use of prescription drugs or supplements. Researchers say they’ve found it and all you need is [...]

Gain More of This Fat and Burn More Calories

By |September 5th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When you think of maintaining a healthy weight, you might think of losing excess fat. Now new research suggests that the gold standard in healthy weight management may not be trying to lose fat after all… but to gain it. Now, I’m not talking about gaining just any type of fat, but about increasing your [...]

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