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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 [...]

Antibiotics Can Stop Your Body from Healing

By |June 24th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Many doctors seem to dole out antibiotics without much thought about their harmful side effects. Unfortunately, the potential side effects of these drugs can be as bad or worse than the original health complaints that prompted the prescriptions. They can lead to life-threatening complications. So the danger of antibiotics is two-pronged: We’re not only reaching [...]

What Fast Food Secretly Does to Your Body

By |June 17th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

When you eat fast food, your taste buds may be happy, but you probably realize you’re expanding your waistline. Pretty much everyone knows that. But gaining weight may be the least of the troubles these processed foods cause. The real danger? What they do to your immune system. That’s right. Your immune system reacts in [...]

High Noise Levels are a Serious Health Problem

By |June 10th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

The noise caused by trains, planes and automobiles is like a heart-threatening toxin that gets into your body. It can’t be measured by a blood test or found in a chemical analysis of your food, the air you breathe or the water you drink. But it’s just as damaging as the more familiar toxins found [...]

This Healthy Snack Lowers the Risk of Common Heart Conditions

By |June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Chips, cookies and crackers. When we think of snacks, unhealthy options are often the first to come to mind. In fact, the word "snack" has acquired a bad taint - even though most people overcome their guilt and snack a lot anyway. Yet some snacks are good for your health. When it comes to the [...]

Eating Canned Vegetables Can Ruin Your Digestion and Eventually Your Health

By |May 27th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

We’d like to think all fruits and vegetables are good for us, but researchers have discovered that certain ones can sabotage your health, not improve it. I’m talking about the ones that you get out of a can. The results of eating these fruits and vegetables can devastate your digestion. That’s why scientists are raising [...]

This Herb Can Improve Your Health Fifty Ways

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

A popular herb that’s been used for cooking since the Pharaohs built the pyramids can fight heart disease, cancer and diabetes. It’s one of the most powerful “medicines” known. A remarkable fact about this herb – researchers recognize that when you cook and consume it, you may ingest any of more than 50 different natural [...]

Olive Oil is Good for You, But This is Even Better

By |May 13th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Why does this ingredient, once harvested from goat droppings (yew!), have master chefs and health researchers so excited? You read that right… it was harvested from goat droppings. But not just any goats… Moroccan goats. Fortunately, it now comes from more appetizing sources. The ingredient is argan oil. And it’s popping up on the menus [...]

Doctors Discover Shocking New Dangers in Common Infections

By |May 6th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Every year five million Americans are admitted to hospital with an infectious disease. Over a third of these are for lower respiratory tract infections. This accounts for the largest proportion in both men and women. As for the rest of these encounters with microbes, men are more likely to find themselves confined to a hospital [...]

Pollution is Linked to Top Three Causes of Death

By |April 29th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

It causes 200,000 premature deaths each year. The highest rate was found in Baltimore, with 21,000 early deaths per year. In the UK, the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, is so concerned by this issue, she made it the subject of her 9th Annual Report released in March. It’s entitled, “Health Impacts of [...]

This Remarkable Nutrient Fights off Allergies, Cancer and Heart Problems

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

Want allergy relief, cancer protection and better heart health all rolled into one inexpensive remedy? A nutrient found in certain fruits and vegetables has now been shown to both relieve the annoying symptoms of hay fever and other allergies AND defend the body from life-threatening conditions like cancer and cardiovascular disease. This nutrient all by [...]

Fennel Reduced Lung Inflammation by 86 Percent

By |April 15th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Fennel is a popular, tasty herb that chefs all over the world use to improve their entrees. And the plant is just as popular in the medicine cabinet as it is in the kitchen. The medicinal use of fennel goes back to ancient times. In a book written in the first century A.D., it is [...]

Millions of People Do This to Lose Weight; It Makes You Fat

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

The American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association are quite clear in their recommendations. Replacing regular sugar in food and drinks with artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, saccharin, sucralose, acesulfame-K, and neotame can help you reach and maintain a healthy body weight and control glucose if you have diabetes. Sounds sensible and reasonable. Problem is, [...]

These Sugary Foods Can Add Years to Your Life

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

Sugary foods have a bad reputation. And they deserve it. Supermarket shelves and fast food joints are filled with processed junk loaded with refined sugar. It comes in brightly colored packages, bears the names of famous food companies and sometimes even screams “Natural!” from the labels. But it can wreak havoc on your blood sugar, [...]

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