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Easy Weight Loss Tips, Fresh from the Labs

By |November 11th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Trying to eat a healthier diet and lose weight, but find that your appetite for treats and junk foods sabotages your efforts? There’s some good news – researchers have turned up dependable ways to fight off those cravings. Investigations into how your brain and body control appetite offer some simple methods for outsmarting the hunger [...]

The Best Food to Save You from Going Blind

By |November 4th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

During the second World War, the UK Ministry for Food urged citizens to eat plenty of carrots. The bureaucrats explained that carrots gave fighter pilots superb night vision, and would help civilians see well during blackouts. But for today's over 50s, seeing well in the dark is probably not their biggest eye health worry. The [...]

This Type of Food is Popular – And Toxic

By |October 28th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

A particular type of processed food that’s eaten by most of us may be delicious, but its health effects are so serious you shouldn’t go near it. This type of food has been linked to mental health issues, cancer, premature death, cellular aging, heart failure, asthma… The list is mind blowing. What is this toxic [...]

Being Fat Can Extend Your Life

By |October 21st, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

"These findings created an uproar among my colleagues," explains cardiologist Carl Lavie. The surprising conclusion of his 2003 study was that – under certain conditions – the people who lived the longest were the fattest. Since then, hundreds of scientific papers have confirmed that overweight or even obese people with certain health problems have better [...]

The Wonders Of “Gel Water” — Are They for Real?

By |October 14th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

We used to think there were just three forms of water - solid, liquid and vapor. But a scientist from the University of Washington has discovered a remarkable fourth form of water. If his research is correct, this new type of water could help solve numerous health issues including headaches, low energy, brain fog, and [...]

Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease – A Waste of Time?

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

A nationwide survey of people aged 45 to 75 found almost half the respondents were taking aspirin to ward off heart problems, even though they had no history of cardiovascular disease. Vast numbers of doctors still urge this strategy on their patients. And after all, who wouldn't want to lower their risk of the nation's [...]

Don’t Overlook This Dangerous Blood Pressure Problem

By |September 30th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Nowadays, when you hear about blood pressure you usually hear about high blood pressure. And rightly so. When your blood pressure is continually high, it puts your heart, arteries and other organs in danger. But blood pressure that’s too low can also be risky. Low blood pressure can make you more prone to becoming dizzy [...]

You Need to Protect Yourself from EMF Exposure

By |September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’re like most people, you have a bunch of appliances in your home, like a refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher. And chances are you’re using some kind of electronic device right now to read this. What all these have in common is they emit EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies). So does the smart meter installed by your [...]

Time to Stop Calling HDL “Good” Cholesterol

By |September 16th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

It's one of those myths so well established in the minds of doctors and the public it's almost impossible to shift: The idea that reducing cholesterol has a major impact on heart disease. It's arguable whether it has even the slightest impact, but with so much money and so many medical reputations tied up in [...]

Common Food Additive May Give You Diabetes or Colon Problems

By |September 9th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

Many researchers are now focusing on a food additive that is also used in paint, plastics, and batteries. I’d never heard of it – or at least I never gave it a thought. But it’s shaping up as a serious health danger. Two of the main problems linked to this additive could be affecting you [...]

Newly Discovered Body Organ Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight!

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

I remember when I first saw the pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Suddenly we could see amazing nebulas, the remains of supernova explosions and distant galaxies. They were there all along, but we just didn’t have the technology to see them. New technology is reshaping how we see our bodies, too. We thought [...]

Could a Hamburger Give You Arthritis?

By |August 26th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

If you suffer the pains and aches of arthritis, the bacteria in beef may be the source of your problem. That’s right – research now shows that not only is beef implicated in many cases of rheumatoid arthritis, but what you eat – no matter what kind of arthritis you have – may have plenty [...]

Longer Dreams = Lower Stroke Risk

By |August 19th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Left untreated it can lead to strokes, heart failure and death. Yet atrial fibrillation (AF) -- the most common form of irregular heartbeat -- is forecast to grow to epidemic proportions within the next decade or two as the population ages. One of the risk factors for AF is sleep apnea, a condition in which [...]

A Fun Way to Reduce the Risk of Stroke

By |August 12th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

In Finland, they start taking them in childhood. That's because many families have a unit in their homes. In fact, even with a population of only 5½ million, there are at least one million saunas in use, with most Finns taking at least one bath a week. The sauna is entwined in Finnish national culture [...]

Doctors Say EVERYONE Should Eat This Food Once a Day

By |August 5th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

It's "my idea of a superfood," says Dr. Adam Cunliffe, associate professor in human nutrition at London South Bank University. "Everyone should eat it at least once daily." His sentiments are echoed by Peter Whorwell, professor in medicine and gastroenterology at the University Hospital of South Manchester: "Everyone should be eating it in one form [...]

Is Living Alone the Next National Health Crisis?

By |July 29th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

When you wake up in the morning or when you come home at night, is there anybody with you? Is anyone waiting to greet you? Chances are the answer is no, because single-person households are the fastest-growing category in the United States. More than 34% of us live alone, compared to around 25% in 1990, [...]

These Surprising Foods Make Weight Loss Easier

By |July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

We’ve known for a while now that our bodies need healthy fats. They improve our cholesterol and keep our brain healthy. They also relieve moodiness and depression. And plenty of research now proves eating healthy fat even helps people lose weight. So which fats are healthy? My top recommendations have always been the plant-based ones [...]

This Invasive Weed Stings Like a Jellyfish – But It has a Good Side

By |July 15th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Jonathan Searle couldn’t have been prouder. The teacher walked away from The Bottle Inn as the 2017 winner of the World Nettle Eating Championship. Nettle eating? Really? Really. July seems like a good time to talk about this common weed -- and in a good way, for a change. I have vivid childhood memories of [...]

“Man’s Best Medicine” Cuts Risk of Early Death by 15%

By |July 8th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

The idea originated in Japan in the run up to the Olympic games in Tokyo in 1964. Since then, walking 10,000 steps a day - which would take about an hour and 40 minutes to complete - has become a goal for daily fitness among people worldwide. While it's laudable to aim for this target, [...]

Some of Those “Forbidden” Starches Can Turn into Healthy Super Foods

By |July 1st, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Warmer weather means barbeques and picnics featuring summertime favorites… corn on the cob, ripe juicy tomatoes, and cold potato salad. But a lot of people skip the potato salad. They think it’s bad for them. They’re afraid they’ll pack on pounds that will end up on their hips, belly or thighs. And if that’s what [...]

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