Gut Health and Skin: 5 Skin Conditions Related to Your Gut

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Your gut health is linked to your overall health—and that includes the health of your skin. This idea isn’t new. Researchers as far back as the 1930s suspected a link between your gut health and skin—and, of course, they were right. (1)

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Heart attack survivors may benefit more from taking high-dose multivitamins than statins, suggests study

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Heart attack survivors are typically at greater risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event, such as stroke or another heart attack. In a recent study published in the American Heart Journal, researchers suggest that taking high-dose multivitamins may be beneficial for heart attack survivors, provided that they’re not on statins, a type of drug used to lower cholesterol levels and prevent heart attack. Continue reading

Beginner’s Guide to Edible Mushrooms as Medicine

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Although mushrooms get good press as a low-calorie, high fiber, low-cholesterol, low-sodium decoration for your pizza, there is much more to the mushroom story than that. Continue reading

Niacin, Exercise, and Sauna—A Simple and Effective Detox Program That Can Significantly Improve Your Health

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The average person is likely to have more than 500 – 1,000 times higher levels of toxic chemical in the fat compartment of their bodies, which includes all fatty adipose tissues, brain and lipids in blood, Continue reading

The Seven-Cent Cure for High Cholesterol

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A new report from the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service (OMNS), a top research group, claims that niacin — and not dangerous statins — is by far the most effective and affordable cure for keeping your nagging high cholesterol in check.

Niacin — a form of vitamin B3 — has been studied in more than 42,000 scientific papers, Continue reading

A Six Step Drug-Free Approach to Dementia

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Dementia management without drugs

The mainstream doesn’t have a cure for dementia. But that doesn’t keep them from throwing drugs at it to see what sticks. Like, for example, drugging nursing-home patients with off-label antipsychotics Continue reading

Healing Successfully with Nicotinamide Is Changing Breast Cancer Treatment

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If you’ve never had to endure mainstream medicine’s treatment for breast cancer — traumatic surgery an Successfully with doing  months of sickening radiation — I pray that you never will.

Conventional breast cancer treatment is energy-sapping. It’s mood-altering. It’s permanently disfiguring. Continue reading

Camu Camu

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Did You Know…

… that the camu camu fruit has more vitamin C than any other known fruit in the world—and delivers miraculous therapeutic benefits?

Deep within the Peruvian Rainforest originates a berry so potent it can heal chronic diseases, Continue reading

Diet Shift: GMO Food Dangers

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A hallmark of our modern times is the fact that too many of us now eat processed, chemicalized, ersatz food. So it’s no wonder metabolic and digestive problems are on the rise, as are food allergies and obesity. There are real dangers in consuming the standard American diet. It’s time to get back to real food. Continue reading

The Big Benefits of B3

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Vitamin B3 (a.k.a. niacin) hones in on the health benefits that it exerts in our bodies. This goes beyond its many roles, but actually describes the disease- fighting nature of the vitamin. It has much to do with the flow of blood in the body, as we’ll see here. Continue reading

UVB-Exposed Mushrooms Shown To Have Higher Vitamin D Content

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Considering the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the U.S. and abroad, researchers and nutritionists have been working on ways to increase consumption of the vital nutrient. A study that was published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that one solution may lie in fungi exposed to ultraviolet light. Continue reading

Ease Menopausal Symptoms Naturally with Red Clover

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Red Clover (Trifolium Pratense) is a plant which is native to Europe as well as parts of Northwest Africa and Western Asia. The flower of this plant is the most commonly used part. Because of isoflavones that it contains, Red Clover has been used for many years as a remedy for menopausal symptoms including mood swings and hot flushes. This makes it a natural alternative to traditional hormone replacement therapy. Continue reading

These Berries Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

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What could be better than a delicious fruit that is also a cancer-fighting food? Raspberries are an antioxidant food that contains some special compounds called “ellagitannins.” This family of compounds, which are almost exclusive to the raspberry, is reported to have anti- cancer activity.

In recent health news, a study performed at the Ohio State University has found that raspberry extract could inhibit cervical cancer growth.

Cervical cancer is the second most common female cancer worldwide. It is a challenge for doctors to treat this type of cancer. Because of this, the researchers at Ohio University set out to investigate food-based cancer preventative measures — specifically, the raspberry. Three human cervical cancer cell lines were treated with a black raspberry extract for the clinical trial. Various tests Continue reading

Seaweed Shown To Promote Cardiovascular Health

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Americans don’t typically consider seaweed to be a part of everyday meals, but research suggests that it may be a good idea for them to change their mind-set.

A team of scientists at Teagasc, the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority and Memorial University, Newfoundland, reports that seaweed is commonly used in cosmetics and other skin treatments, but that the marine plant is in rich healthy compounds, so people should consider eating more of it.

“Seaweeds are a known source of essential fatty acids, which are thought to reduce thrombosis and atherosclerosis — factors important in the reduction of the risk of heart disease,” said researcher Maria Hayes, Ph.D. Continue reading

8 Beneficial Reasons you should Eat Beets

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Beets are often ignored by shoppers, even if they are available all year round. Perhaps you’re one of those who pass by the beet section looking for other veggies. Understanding the merits of buying, preparing, and consuming beets might make you reconsider and give them a fair trial.

Before getting into the eight health reasons, here is some information on preparing beets.

Purchasing and Preparing

Whole fresh organic beets offer two vegetables in one. The leaves are edible and tasty if steamed and topped with some butter, lemon or lime and your favorite spices. Those greens are similar to spinach in taste and texture and quite nutritious. Simply separate the beets from the leaves and store them until there are enough to steam. Continue reading