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

Improve blood flow and circulation with these supplements

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Spirulina: A vegetarian- and vegan-friendly source of protein plus other health benefits

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Following a vegetarian or vegan diet may be difficult for some. After all, there are some nutrients that you can only find in animal-based food products. In addition, only a few plant-based foods are capable of providing protein, an essential nutrient that helps build and repair body tissues, among other functions. Fortunately, vegetarians and vegans can rely on dietary supplements to meet their daily protein requirements. One of the best protein sources for people who don’t eat animal products is spirulina.

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Naturally occurring molecule shows potential to treat patients with Parkinson’s

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According to the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) published in 2019, neurodegenerative diseases, which affect the structure and function of the central nervous system (CNS), are the largest cause of disability globally. Parkinson’s disease, the most common of these diseases next to Alzheimer’s, is a progressive movement disorder that remains without a cure.

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Coronavirus — What Are the Best Alternatives for Self-Care?

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STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • Certain pre-existing conditions may make you more vulnerable to coronavirus, including being overweight and having a heart condition or diabetes
  • While there are no proven treatments for COVID-19 yet, some doctors are reporting success with intravenous doses of vitamin C
  • The FDA has given the go ahead for the administration of plasma from previously infected patients to help critically ill people with the virus
  • One way to fight coronavirus and other infections is to boost your microbiome diversity with healthy foods and probiotics and/or certain supplements
  • Learning relaxation techniques and stress management can help, too — studies show that relaxation therapy increases levels of secretory immunoglobulin-A, one of the molecules protecting mucosal surfaces, like those in the lungs, from infection

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Telemedicina Latina Interview with Wendy

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Why the Law Forbids the Medicinal Use of Natural Substances

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According to the FDA’s legal definition, a drug is anything that “diagnoses, cures, mitigates, treats, or prevents a disease”

The problem with this definition is that there are numerous substances, as readily available and benign as found on our spice racks, which have been proven by countless millennia of human experience to mitigate, prevent and in some cases cure disease, and which cannot be called drugs according to the FDA. Continue reading

Foods, Supplements, and Other Lifestyle Strategies That Promote Good Vision

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Foods, Supplements, and Other Lifestyle Strategies That Promote Good Vision

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Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia Confirmed

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Story at-a-glance  Vitamin D can improve a number of brain disorders, including dementia and its most severe form, Alzheimer’s disease Seniors with severe vitamin D deficiency may raise their risk for dementia by 125 percent As many as 95 percent of seniors are lacking in vitamin D Recent findings suggest levels of vitamin D, below 20 ng/ml increases your risk for dementia I believe Continue reading

Health Ranger: I was Poisoned by Chronic Exposure to Toxic Elements Lurking in Organic Foods

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I’d like to thank all the Natural News readers for your support as I’m engaged in intensive laboratory research and not posting very many stories right now. This will continue through early January up until we break our big announcements on food science. Continue reading

Milk Thistle May Prevent Photo-Aging and Skin Cancer

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For more than 2,000 years, a spiky purple plant known as the “liver herb,” has been used in traditional medicine for healing a wide range of conditions from mushroom poisoning to indigestion.  Modern researchers have now added the prevention of photo-aging and skin cancer to the long list of milk thistle’s benefits. Continue reading

New Study Confirms Gingko Biloba Aids Stroke Recovery

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A new study published in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease confirms that extracts of one of the oldest plants in existence today, the ‘living fossil’ known as Gingko biloba, protects against stroke-related neurologic deficits in human subjects.[1] Continue reading

Reversing Leptin Resistance Naturally

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The foods we eat and sedentary lifestyles have left our bodies reeling with a plethora of avoidable ailments and conditions. One such condition is leptin resistance which contributes significantly to weight gain and ultimately diabetes. It most certainly does not have to be like this, however, and once recognized for what it is, reversing leptin resistance becomes a manageable and beneficial endeavor.

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Vitamins Offer Hope for Alzheimer’s

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  • Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million  Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living with it. There is no known cure, and few truly effective treatments
  • Research suggests Continue reading