The Tragic Leading Cause of Death for Ohio Preteens

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STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • In Ohio, suicide is the leading cause of death for children aged 10 to 14, according to a report from the Ohio Department of Health
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15- to 34-year-olds in Ohio
  • In Ohio, from 2007 to 2018 the number of suicides among youth ages 10 to 24 increased by 56%, while the suicide rate increased by 64%
  • Some have suggested that Congress should create a “psychologist general,” an office that would be dedicated to Americans’ mental health, similar to that of the surgeon general for physical health needs
  • If you notice someone showing signs of contemplating suicide, it’s recommended that you ask them directly if they’re having suicidal thoughts; doing so won’t increase the risk of suicide but may help to open up a conversation that can help

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11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

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11 common nutrient deficiencies include vitamins D, K2, B12, E, and A, omega-3, magnesium, iodine, calcium, iron, and choline  Continue reading

Migraines Linked to Certain Heavy Metals and Mineral Deficiencies

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Migraines%20Linked%20to%20Certain%20Heavy%20MetalsDiscovering the cause of a migraine can be tricky. Triggers are not only difficult to find but often lead nowhere. A new study finds that certain heavy metals are linked to migraines, along with deficiences in certain minerals.

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The Vegetables that Can Hydrate You more than a Glass of Water

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Crunch time: Celery is 96 per cent water – but is also rich in minerals

A new study had found that some fruit and vegetables may hydrate the body twice as effectively as a glass of water – making them a refreshing snack option during the hot summer months. Continue reading

Food as Medicine: Rooibos Shines as a Potent Defense against Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Hypertension and More

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If you are a fan of green, black or white tea you may want to rethink your beverage of choice. Rooibos (Aspalathus linear) trumps all three with its substantial health enhancing features. Even if you are not an ardent tea drinker, a second look at this red hued nectar is worth your while for the sake of disease-free living. Continue reading

Iron in Your Blood

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Story at-a-glance

  • While iron is essential for human life, too much iron can cause heart disease      and cancer. This is actually far more common than iron deficiency
  • Checking your iron levels is one of the most important tests that everyone should have done on a regular basis as part of a preventive, Continue reading

Chaga Mushroom

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Did You Know…

… that chaga mushroom can strengthen the immune system, help prevent cancer, reduce high blood pressure, and soothe an aching stomach?

The Siberians call this humble tree fungus a “Gift of God” and the “Mushroom of Immortality.” The Japanese have nicknamed it “The Diamond of the Forest.” The Chinese refer to it as “King of the Plants.” And thousands of centuries of use attest to this mushroom’s healing and strengthening properties. Continue reading

Can A Spoonful of Honey Reverse Allergies?

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This is a FACT.

As the seasons change, allergy sufferers brace themselves. If you’ve been searching for a natural allergies remedy you might want to consider local honey.

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Heal Your Body One Sweet Bite at a Time with Cacao

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Once used by ancient civilizations as offerings to their gods, cacao has a long and colorful history. Cacao beans – which are actually the seeds of the Theobroma cacao tree – are native to South America and the West Indies.

The raw beans have been used in beverages and foods for more Continue reading

Macca the Peruvian Ginseng

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Did You Know…

…that a versatile Peruvian superfood boosts energy, libido and sexual function, improves fertility, and balances hormones? Continue reading

Prevent Wrinkles and Repair Your Skin with Beet Juice

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The benefits of beet juice have been backed by countless studies, but it seems most people are unaware of its nutritional power.

These bright red root vegetables pack a variety of vitamins and minerals rarely found in such high concentrations within one food.

Beets became popular around the world in the 19th century when it was discovered they could be used to make sugar; the very first beet sugar plant was built in Poland. Continue reading

Fact or Myth: Can Umeboshi Reverse a Gallbladder Attack?

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This is a FACT.

The digestive health benefit of umeboshi – pickled plums – has been used in Asian culture for hundreds of years.

The ume plum is closely related to the apricot and is part of the Prunus mume family. Continue reading

Ten Natural Ways Grow Hair and Reduce Hair Loss

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Vitamins and lifestyle changes have been shown to encourage hair to grow and reduce hair loss. Balding is a genetic trait but good nutrition can play a part in hair growth. Hair products, such as masks, shampoos and leave on conditioners can also prevent hair loss and restore healthy, vibrant hair. Adding nutrients will help regrow hair. Continue reading

Poor Diet Linked to Poor Sperm Count

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Correlations between lifestyle and male fertility have been made in numerous studies over recent years. Some show that well fed sperm cells are most likely to achieve successful fertilization, while others confirm what most of us already suspected: that bad diet and lifestyle choices are an important cause of male infertility. Continue reading

Fact or Myth: Can Food Combinations Supercharge Your Health?

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This is a FACT.

Some foods are simply known for their nutritional benefits. As stand-alone items, certain fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes have proven time and again to be excellent choices for total body wellness as they boost immunity, burn fat and help your body operate at peak. Continue reading