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|7/10/2014 - The importance of high quality drinking water is vastly understated. Compromising approximately 75 percent of the body, water is found both inside and outside the cells and is the basis of all body fluids including blood, lymph, saliva, digestive juices, urine, and perspiration. Therefore, an unadulterated...|
|7/10/2014 - The price of centralized healthcare extends far beyond just the costs of providing medical services, as a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) reveals outrageous levels of fraud and corruption that are costing taxpayers billions of dollars. According to data compiled as part of a...|
|7/10/2014 - At 5-feet-4-inches tall and weighing 230 pounds, 29 year-old DeAnna Taylor often dismissed her excess weight as being "top heavy."(1) As a result, she spoke with a doctor about having breast reduction surgery, however, the doctor informed her that because she was morbidly obese, she'd have to lose at...|
|7/10/2014 - We all know the difficulties associated with asthma such as, difficulty breathing, coughing and an inability to perform normal daily activities. Sadly, if you search the internet, conventional medicine wants you to believe there 'is no natural cure' for this dreadful condition. But, that's a lie - and...|
|7/9/2014 - Most Americans are aware that the Texas border is being overrun with illegal immigrants, but they don't have firsthand experience in what it really means for law-abiding citizens. Right now, those who advocate this wave of human migrants are living in a fairytale, denying the very real costs on society...|
|7/9/2014 - Many people are constantly bugged by headaches, and while the commonly sought solution is over-the-counter medications, you could try these simple steps and remedies to obtain much-needed relief.
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache and usually take place when the muscles of the...|
|7/8/2014 - There are a number of different foods that can contribute to heartburn and acid reflux. While they are both uncomfortable conditions, there are also medical reasons for reducing their incidences. For example, repeated episodes of acid reflux can lead to irritation of the esophagus and, eventually, make...|
|7/8/2014 - High blood pressure can have potentially serious, even fatal, consequences. The good news is that there are scientifically proven changes to one's diet which can be made to help deal with this condition. While serious cases (e.g. 160+/115+) may require the attention of a doctor and immediate pharmaceutical...|
|7/8/2014 - Freedom is at the heart of American society, however, they lack one freedom that seems increasingly vital for a truly free society - the freedom to choose the health care of their choice. This freedom is being suppressed by state and federal agencies, as well as vested financial interests of the "medical/pharmaceutical...|
|7/5/2014 - "You have always had the power within you my son," said Jor-el to his son, Clark Kent, on Smallville when Clark was still unable to fly. At that, Clark realized that he just needed to believe in himself and tap into his power. While humans don't have the power to fly without machines, like the fictional...|
|7/5/2014 - When Dr. Alexander Loyd, a Naturopathic Doctor with a PhD in psychology, discovered an unconventional method to permanently heal his wife's struggle with clinical depression, little did he realize at the time that it would be one of the most powerful healing modalities ever known. Thousands have benefited...|
|7/5/2014 - All 12 studies in a May, 2014, meta-analysis found that sugar elevates blood pressure. The study called "Impact of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on Blood Pressure" was published in the American Journal of Cardiology.
Soft drinks easily earn the name "liquid candy," because they contain an average of...|
|7/5/2014 - North Americans are catching on to the benefits of yacon syrup, a traditional South American food that may help prevent or even treat a myriad of digestive and metabolic health conditions.
Yacon syrup is derived from the tuberous roots of the yacon plant (Smallanthus sonchifolius), a sunflower relative...|
|7/5/2014 - Eating a diet rich in almonds improves blood vessel health and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from Aston University and published in the journal Free Radical Research.
"Our study confirms that almonds are a superfood," lead researcher Helen...|
|7/5/2014 - A recently released report by a noted think tank has ranked the United States dead last in the quality of its healthcare system as compared to 10 other Western, industrialized countries, which the group says is the same place the U.S. has occupied in four previous studies.
According to the report...|
|7/5/2014 - The world is backed up, and so much so that a bowel movement every few days is deemed normal. This is undoubtedly due to a lack of hydration, probiotics, enzymes, fiber, EFAs, and key vitamins and minerals that allow properly formed bowel movements to happen smoothly and at least once a day. So if you...|
|7/4/2014 - The benefits of drinking warm water infused with lemon has been touted by many as a healthy way to kick-start the day. Beginning the day in this manner has been embraced in Ayurvedic (literally meaning "life" and "knowledge") philosophy, a way of life that focuses on interconnectedness, balance, and...|
|7/4/2014 - Today, taking care of teeth is about more than going to the dentist every six months. In fact, what a person eats outside of those two visits is essential for oral and overall health.
According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, ". . . nutrition is an integral component of oral health" and...|
|7/4/2014 - In the United States of America, July 4th is a celebration of political independence from tyranny rule, but it's also a holiday in which millions of Americans terrorize their own bodies with barbequed meats, aspartame-laced sodas and toxic sunscreen chemicals.
Here are five simple put powerful things...|
|7/4/2014 - According to a June 2014 article featured in The Independent (UK), a major study conducted by researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that women who avoid sunbathing during the summer are twice as likely to die as those who sunbathe every day.
The epidemiological study followed 30,000...|
|7/3/2014 - Commenting on other people's articles is easy. Sharing them on social networking is easy. Signing an online petition is easy, and so is forwarding an email. But this Independence Day, I'm asking all the millions of Natural News fans and readers to ask yourself this question: What are YOU doing for freedom...|
|7/3/2014 - How long do you expect to live a healthy life? And, more importantly, what is your vision for those years? If you're like most people - you want: lots of love, great health and financial independence. But, in my opinion, optimal health makes everything else possible.
Take control of your health....|
|7/3/2014 - A young high school student experienced debilitating symptoms of stomach pain, weight loss, inflammation, fatigue and anemia. A young man experienced a persistent cough and repeated upper respiratory infections. A college freshman struggled with fatigue, bloating and dizziness. A practicing nurse suffered...|
|7/3/2014 - The ancient yogis of India recognized long ago that "we are what we eat" and devised a system of guidance to promote the most harmonious state of mind and body. The term "sattva" is the central guiding principle behind a diet which cultivates a sense of love, connection and peace. The foundation of...|
|7/2/2014 - The summer months bring a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables that offer some of the best health benefits. In many areas, the summer time is the only time when these foods are available in their freshest state. By taking advantage of the bounty of goodness offered by these foods, a health-conscious...|
|7/2/2014 - Bugged by ringing in your ears? After doctors have ruled out possible serious causes, for example the presence of a tumor, there is really very little else that they can do for you. Whether the sound in your ear is ringing, whistling, clicking or hissing; loud or soft; intermittent or incessant; mildly...|
|7/1/2014 - Spices are widely used for increased health and well-being. Young adults, the elderly and anyone who is looking to find a healthier way of living can benefit from using spices when they cook meals. Just adding a few tasty spices to a meal is all that it takes. For those who are not likely to cook, or...|
|7/1/2014 - Enzymes are substances that make life possible. They are needed for every chemical reaction that takes place in the human body. Without enzymes, not activity at all would take place. Neither vitamins, minerals, nor hormones can do any work without enzymes. This is what makes enzyme depletion especially...|
|7/1/2014 - The pomegranate is one of the world's oldest known fruits and has long been considered a symbol of health and fertility in its native Persia (modern-day Iran). It is also one of the most interesting fruits to consume: After splitting apart the pomegranate's tough outer layer, a complex chamber of red...|
|7/1/2014 - The pomegranate is one of the world's oldest known fruits and has long been considered a symbol of health and fertility in its native Persia (modern-day Iran). It is also one of the most interesting fruits to consume: After splitting apart the pomegranate's tough outer layer, a complex chamber of red...|
|6/30/2014 - Chronic inflammation at the cellular and systemic level is the major underlying factor in all chronic disease. Fatty acids make up the cell membrane and have an intimate role in the hormonal responses throughout the body. The ideal ratio of essential omega-6 to omega-3 fats is critical to cellular health...|
|6/29/2014 - The federal government's policies of allowing the mass migration of infectious disease-carrying people into the United States while transporting them to America's largest cities is a "perfect blueprint" for seeding a deadly pandemic. Right now, we are witnessing the engineering of a public health and...|
|6/29/2014 - The world is surrounded by magnetic fields generated by the earth, solar storms, changes in the weather and everyday electrical devices. Recently, scientists have discovered that external magnetic fields can affect the body in both positive and negative ways, and the clinical observations are serious...|
|6/29/2014 - An agency whose self-proclaimed mission is to protect citizens from serious illness, injuries and death has failed Pennsylvania residents living near the Marcellus Shale region.
The Marcellus Shale, a region containing more than 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, is expected to be the next site...|
|6/28/2014 - It's a well-known fact that the more colorful a vegetable is, the more healthy it's likely to be. After all, color indicates the presence of carotenoids, which are the antioxidants that give most vegetables their greatest benefits. Consequently, many of us assume that bland-looking vegetables, such...|
|6/28/2014 - Do you ever wonder how most vegetable oils are made? What about cottonseed oil and sunflower oil? Are they as bad as corn oil and soybean oil? Does it matter if it's cold pressed if it's GMO? Do you really know much about safflower oil and how most of it is processed? Canola was invented in a lab by...|
|6/27/2014 - What has the ear got to do with heart health?
There is research to suggest a crease in one's earlobe, also known as the "Frank's sign", can have predictive value when it comes to coronary artery disease (CAD).
What studies showThe association between the earlobe crease (ELC) and CAD was first...|
|6/27/2014 - When the world we live in becomes infiltrated with toxins from every conceivable angle, it's not time to panic, but to become aware of how the body works and how to support the system that eliminates these unwanted agents. A strong understanding and toning of this system could easily be the most important...|
|6/27/2014 - Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group serving as the people's voice in the nation's capital, is accusing HealthFair Health Screening of promoting unnecessary and untargeted screenings to patients.
The LA Times reports that the consumer group sent letters to eight hospitals requesting that they...|
|6/27/2014 - The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system and functions as the body's "drainage" system. While it often doesn't get as much attention as the cardiovascular system, it actually plays vital roles in maintaining good health and combating disease.
Parts of the lymphatic system The lymphatic...|
|6/27/2014 - Six-foot one-inch tall Kerry Hoffman used to weigh 343 pounds, have diabetes and frequently indulge in processed, unhealthy foods (1). "I ate anything that tasted good -- wings, pizza, stuffed burgers, tons of sweets and dessert," said Hoffman, whose father passed away from liver disease. Not long after...|
|6/26/2014 - If you've read Natural News for very long, you already know we don't joke around about making history with industry-shaking breakthroughs and discoveries. (See some of our scientific findings published at Labs.NaturalNews.com for examples.) Today I'm announcing one of the most innovative breakthroughs...|
|6/26/2014 - Pro-GMO activists would have us believe that genetically modified (GM) foods are 'perfectly safe'. They claim that GM foods will make agricultural practices more sustainable; increase crop yields, reduce the use of pesticides, provide more nutritious foods and (my favorite) help make farming easier...|
|6/25/2014 - People are catching on to the fact that probiotics are an essential requirement for living a healthy life. With over 100 trillion bacteria in the body, the proper balance of these bacteria is paramount to good health. But what is the most superior source of probiotics, and how much better is it than...|
|6/25/2014 - It's no secret that a nutritious diet is the key to living a healthy life; however, until now, scientists hadn't produced any studies directly linking poor nutrition to the development of multiple chronic diseases over time.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Medicine studied...|
|6/25/2014 - June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. Many foods deservedly stand in the healthy spotlight for their ability to help heal and keep the body functioning at optimal levels, and the artichoke is no different.
Artichoke hearts, which are part of the Cynara genus, provide a host of heath benefits...|
|6/24/2014 1:09:56 PM - Experts are still claiming to have no idea what's causing an increase in neural tube birth defects throughout central Washington, at a rate that's much higher than in the rest of the country.
Since 2010, more than 30 babies have been diagnosed with anencephaly, a "nightmarish neural tube defect in...|
|6/24/2014 - Sure, foods containing trans fat taste great and stay fresh longer, but they are also bad for your health in a multitude of ways, including raising bad cholesterol, lowering good cholesterol and increasing inflammation. Also known as "trans fatty acids" and "partially hydrogenated oils," trans fat is...|
|6/24/2014 - The conventional wisdom recommending individuals decrease calories, increase exercise and then wait for the pounds to fall off is incorrect. A calorie is not a calorie. When one eats sugar or carbohydrates that quickly convert to sugar, fat is produced in the body. In contrast, if one eats healthy fats,...|
|6/22/2014 1:50:48 PM - If you've ever had a bout of insomnia or trouble falling asleep, then you know that it can be a very frustrating experience. Below are seven simple methods to help you fall asleep faster.
1. Make sure that you don't eat anything at least two hours before bed.
Because digestion increases the fire...|
|6/21/2014 - Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) emphasizes the importance of striving for balance and living in harmony with the environment around us. This can be done through nutrition, cultivating healthy emotions, meditation, physical activity and healing therapies such as acupuncture. In order to feel our best...|
|6/21/2014 - One of the first transitions people make when choosing to adopt a healthy lifestyle is making smoothies. They are relatively easy to make, can deliver a serious nutrient punch, and are quite delicious when made properly. However, many people don't know what to combine for good flavor and serious health...|
|6/20/2014 - When it comes to dieting, some people may think that avoiding fat is a good first step. Cut fat, lose weight, right? The truth is, the world of fats is a very complicated one. There are good fats and bad fats, natural fats and unnatural ones. And all of them affect your body in different ways. Some...|
|6/20/2014 - If you're seeking an uncomplicated way to cultivate health, look to the lymphatic system. Working in tandem with the cardiovascular system, lymph fluids help remove toxins from the blood, while also transporting immune system cells. Since the lymphatic system doesn't have an organ like the heart to...|
|6/19/2014 - There are many elements that are useful to the proper functioning of the body, but mercury is not one of them. It has zero value for its proper functioning and should be considered one of the most dangerous toxins that one is exposed to due to its degenerative side effects and indiscriminate prevalence...|
|6/19/2014 - Back in 2700 BC, according to Chinese legend, the emperor Shen Nung -- also known as Chen Nung, considered the Father of Chinese medicine -- discovered the healing properties of marijuana as well as ginseng and ephedra. Throughout history, the use of medical cannabis has been linked to the ancient Egyptians,...|
|6/18/2014 - There are many alternative treatments that have been considered (and still are) as quack medicine by the all-seeing and all-knowing conventional medical model. However, as science and results began to prove their legitimacy, conventional wisdom was forced to acknowledge their efficacy. Acupuncture needles...|
|6/18/2014 - Eucalyptus oil has many properties that make it an attractive solution for many health ills. However, it was not always so popular. Until recently, many people did not know much about its use as an aromatherapy. Today, though, the use of eucalyptus oil continues to grow as more about it becomes known....|
|6/18/2014 - According to the National Headache Foundation, about 37 million Americans suffer from migraine, with approximately one-fifth of them experiencing visual disturbances such as zigzags, flashing lights and blind spots (1). Forty-seven percent of adults have headaches annually (1). In addition to being...|
|6/17/2014 - Pet owners, listen up.
New research presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies indicates that those who share a bed with their furry companions for more than four nights a week have poor sleep quality (1). Specifically, 63 percent of people aren't sleeping...|
|6/16/2014 - New research conducted at the University of Adelaide and published in The Journal of Nutrition has shown that women who consumed a poor diet before conceiving had roughly 50 percent higher risk of having a preterm birth as compared to those who ate a healthy diet. This is the first piece of research...|
|6/16/2014 - With the exception of people who toss a pinch of salt over their shoulder for luck, sodium is typically associated with anything but good fortune. Individuals are often warned to cut back on it, if not avoid it altogether. Not only is voluntarily adding salt to meals frowned upon, but so too is eating...|
|6/15/2014 - More and more people are wondering today why systems of American government and corporate enterprise don't seem to be working. The education system fails to educate, the health care system fails to create good health, and the border patrol isn't even allowed to protect the border. Why are these systems...|
|6/15/2014 - For centuries, ancient peoples have turned to certain foods and drinks for restoring body and mind back to balance. Mother nature truly does provide real miracle gifts for us to use to revitalize our spirit during or following challenging days. Here are some miracles from nature (and one from the hand...|
|6/13/2014 - It is impossible to avoid challenges and adversities in life. Whether it be a health crisis, job loss, death of a loved one, break up or other difficulty, we all must face and confront losses. By using the following guide, difficulties can be faced with greater ease. Stress is associated with several...|
|6/13/2014 - As the price of medical care and health insurance skyrockets, and with mandated health insurance taxes looming, many people are looking to implement healthy lifestyles to prevent sickness and disease. Yoga is growing in popularity, providing positive health benefits that instill good breathing patterns,...|
|6/13/2014 - There are many theories on how an individual should eat, and many diets have been created as a result of these beliefs. Whether a person eats vegetarian, vegan, Paleo or intuitively, it is a very personal decision based on experience and individual needs. However, if someone prefers a more scientific...|
|6/13/2014 - The juicy, tropical flavor of mangos are enjoyed by many, but there are other benefits of eating the fruit beyond its flavor. In fact, June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables month, and according to Mango.org, June is also National Mango Month. All the more reason to hone in on this healthy fruit!
|6/13/2014 - Also known as "liver spots," age spots have nothing to do with health changes to the liver and everything to do with the skin and its exposure to sunlight as well as the natural process of aging. Although the Mayo Clinic says that they "are harmless and don't need treatment," (1) many people seek to...|
|6/12/2014 - According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, "Dental caries (tooth decay) remains the most prevalent chronic disease in both children and adults." In addition, according to the Centers for Disease Control, "One out of every two American adults aged 30 and over has periodontal...|
|6/12/2014 - Cholesterol is a necessary component of the blood. A waxy substance, cholesterol is found in the lipids of blood. The body uses it to build new cells, but having high levels of cholesterol can lead to conditions that threaten good health. Because high cholesterol can cause fatty deposits to build up...|
|6/11/2014 - Butter, the long-demonized fat, has made a resurgence. With the recent recognition that trans fats are unhealthy, educated consumers are using more of this traditional fat. Butter, particularly pastured, organic butter, is high in many essential nutrients. Contrary to popular belief, the saturated fats...|
|6/11/2014 - A study conducted by researchers at William Patterson University in New Jersey has put watercress at the number one spot among a list of top powerhouse fruits and vegetables, all ranked by their levels of key nutrients (1). Rather than deeming a food as a superstar for having a large amount of just...|
|6/11/2014 - Iron is an essential mineral which surprisingly many people could be lacking. Learn about iron's core functions, symptoms and causes of its deficiency, as well as what high-iron foods to consume.
Core functions Iron combines with other nutrients to form blood proteins which are necessary components...|
|6/10/2014 - "Take magnesium LeBron!" was shouted by hundreds of thousands of people, who have read my book The Magnesium Miracle or watched my magnesium videos, when LeBron James collapsed with muscle cramping toward the end of Game 1 of the June 7, 2014, NBA Finals.
Let me first summarize an article that made...|
|6/10/2014 - Emil Oprisa describes himself as someone who once was the "embodiment of laziness," not doing much more than eating junk food and taking a taxi just to go to the grocery store down the street (1). Eventually, his six-foot frame was carrying around an unhealthy 328 pounds.
He knew that his health...|
|6/9/2014 - In a study published in The Lancet: Diabetes and Endocrinology, findings suggest that "losing weight at any age can result in long-term cardiovascular health benefits, and support public health strategies and lifestyle modifications that help individuals who are overweight or obese to lose weight at...|
|6/7/2014 - Observe how a baby breathes. With each breath, its abdomen rises and falls - this takes place because the baby is actually breathing with its diaphragm. Most adults, on the other hand, tend to inhale and exhale using only the upper chest. For most people, shallow breathing has become very much of a...|
|6/6/2014 - The activity of a specific pain receptor may be behind the beneficial effects of chili peppers on metabolism, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Berkeley and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif., and published in the journal Cell...|
|6/6/2014 - Bok choy, a Chinese cabbage, may not seem as popular as the cabbage typically found at markets (red, green, etc.); however, it's a health food superstar that has the potential to protect against cancers, reduce blood pressure and more.
Amazing health benefits of bok choy1) Cancer prevention
|6/6/2014 - A radiation leak that occurred at a nuclear waste storage facility in New Mexico back in February is being blamed on organic "kitty litter," according to reports. Officials from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) say at least 57 barrels of nuclear waste filled with the questionable kitty-litter-like...|
|6/5/2014 - First, quinoa. Then teff. Both are amazing superfoods, grains that boost overall health with their outstanding nutrient content. While they still remain supremely healthy choices, another food has the health world buzzing. Introducing freekeh. Freekeh is an ancient grain that's actually been sold for...|
|6/5/2014 - It's been known for a long while that having type 2 diabetes increases the risk of heart disease, but now a study published in Diabetologia shows that women have a 44 percent higher risk than men of experiencing both fatal and non-fatal cardiac events (1). In the study, over 858,000 men and women were...|
|6/5/2014 - Most of the world has awoken to the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), seeking healthier choices such as organic, all-natural and gluten-free. The healthy food movement has burgeoned from a trend to a necessity and, for many, has become a way of life.
Processed foods produced by Monsanto's...|
|6/5/2014 - The amount of chemicals and internal disturbances that are wreaking havoc on brain function are limitless. Whether it is fluoride, GMOs, heavy metals or severe intestinal issues, there is no shortage of things causing our noggin problems. Aside from cleaning up your lifestyle, here are four herbs that...|
|6/5/2014 - Energy executives and government officials want us to believe that this worldwide effort to install 'smart' meters on every home and business are merely to reduce energy costs and protect the environment. By using deceptive terminology like, infrastructure 'upgrades' and 'green' technology, utility...|
|6/4/2014 - With estimates that the body has 10 times more bacteria than cells (approximately 10 trillion), it becomes pretty clear that maintaining a proper bacterial balance is vital for long-term health. An important factor in that balance is plenty of probiotics (good bacteria) in order to keep the optimal...|
|6/4/2014 - Yogurt is a classic example of a food which, despite being healthiest in its natural state, is constantly being tampered with to suit the misguided dietary wishes of consumers. A cursory glance at the dairy aisle of any supermarket, for instance, will reveal an ever-growing array of yogurt products...|
|6/4/2014 - It could be the mood I'm in after watching Enemy of the State last night...
But it's more than obvious that surveillance of private citizens is still on the rise and "mental health" is becoming a more and more prominent means for the governments of the world to invade privacy.
Even though there...|
|6/4/2014 - As the weather gets warmer, the more likely there will be instances of sunburn. It may be enjoyable to stay outdoors for a get-together, but the resulting stings of a sunburn are not fun. While methods such as putting plain unsweetened full-fat yogurt or potato peels on the skin are very effective in...|
|6/4/2014 - While factors such as smoking, elevated blood pressure and high cholesterol are linked to developing dementia (and other health problems of course), a new study has found that having a cynical outlook on life can also contribute to the onset of the memory-robbing disease (1).
In a study that Anna-Maija...|
|6/3/2014 - Much research over the years has shown that a positive emotional state actually has a very strong and profound impact on one's physical health.
Endorphins and the immune system Most people are aware of endorphins, the "feel-good hormones" in the body. Endorphins are a type of natural occurring substance...|
|6/2/2014 - Autism rates have risen from 1:10,000 in 1981 to 1:68 in 2014. Multiple studies have shown that the prevalence of toxins in our environment to which children are exposed during their developmental stages are the main culprit; however, many other factors should be considered as well, including GMOs and...|
|6/1/2014 - Your immune system works hard every day to keep you healthy. Here are six simple ways to give your immunity an immediate and effective boost.
Winding down and relaxing after a long, hard and stressful day does one's physical and mental health a world of good. Taking a walk is one...|
|6/1/2014 - A pair of American hospital workers who got sick after coming in contact with a patient suffering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, have since tested negative for the virus, which can often prove deadly, according to a Florida health official.
Reuters and other news agencies reported...|
|6/1/2014 - One of the consequences of Obamacare is that health insurance company profitability is soaring, causing corporate CEOs of health insurance companies to pocket millions of dollars in annual salaries and bonuses. This is what happens when a government colludes with private industry to force the entire...|
|5/31/2014 - Nearly one-third of all people hospitalized in California have diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles, with support from the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.
"For far too many families, diabetes has become a common and painful...|
|5/31/2014 - This generation binges on and is addicted to refined sugars. Fructose, glucose, dextrose, sucrose (table/white sugar) and high-fructose corn syrup are some very common food components today. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of just how harmful to health the various types of sugar can be, particularly...|
|5/30/2014 - It is often difficult for people to completely drop old health compromising habits and pick up completely new ones, even if it is a better choice for their health. Due to that fact, transition is an important strategy. Here are 10 upgrades to transition to in order to reach that next level of health.
|5/30/2014 - A diet high in plant foods could reduce the risk of hip fractures and prevent chronic diseases, according to a study conducted by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and published in the Journal of Nutrition.
The researchers focused on...|
|5/30/2014 - Most people in industrialized society consider a real tattoo to be an ink-based, permanent etch. The art of modern day tattooing has evolved into full body displays and personally meaningful symbols, intricately displayed almost anywhere on the body. As this body art becomes more popular, it carries...|
|5/30/2014 - Can donuts and processed foods like them be causing people to become depressed? Researchers say the evidence suggests that is the case.
We already know that the average lousy American diet can cause obesity, which then can lead to diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and some cancers. But...|
|5/30/2014 - Like reaching vines, radioactive waste particles can find a way to disperse from their decades-old storage, spreading into the environment. Sprawling through the soil, silently underfoot, decades-old radioactive waste can meander its way to the surface. Clinging like thorns, these radioactive particles...|
|5/30/2014 - One of the most precious things about living on a ranch and taking care of animals is getting to witness life unfold right before your very eyes. The miracles of nature are ever-present at my ranch, and they're a limitless source of inspiration.
If you read Natural News, you probably know I raise...|
|5/29/2014 - Variety is the spice of life, and the more different types of nutritious foods that can be worked into a healthy lifestyle the better. However, there are often times where certain foods and herbs would be very beneficial to take on a daily basis based on the current challenges in public health.
|5/29/2014 - The saying goes that "no man is an island." While the fact that humans are social creatures is well-known and accepted, the effect that social relationships could have on physical, mental and emotional health could well be very much underestimated by most people.
Social relationships influence physical...|
|5/28/2014 - Research carried out by psychiatrists at the University of Oxford and published in World Psychiatry has suggested that serious mental conditions could cut life expectancy by as much as 10 to 20 years. This makes the negative health impact of mental conditions as strong as, or even stronger than, cigarette...|
|5/28/2014 - In March 2011, Teena Henson carried 332 pounds on her 5-foot-4 frame. Today, she's down 166 pounds, has participated in several 5K walks and most recently set her personal best finish in 46 minutes.
So, the burning question: how did she do it?
Weight loss tips from Henson1) Choose healthy, whole...|
|5/28/2014 - There has been a great deal written about cholesterol in the media for a number of years now. With so many acronyms and so much information floating around, it can be difficult to keep all the facts straight. With the overwhelming amount of information available, the average person might not know how...|
|5/28/2014 - Almost 15 percent of American adults have high levels of cholesterol, putting them at risk for stroke, heart disease and other serious health issues that can significantly increase the risk of mortality. (1) For many, cholesterol-controlling drugs called statins have become a mainstay, yet despite the...|
|5/27/2014 2:43:44 AM - There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 usually appears in childhood, and its symptoms can be quite abrupt and severe. Type 2 diabetes is more common, and its symtoms present more gradually. It can develop at any age and is considered preventable. Early symptoms of the disease can include fatigue, unexplained...|
|5/27/2014 - For those seeking more practical and more affordable health insurance policies, here are five that can be implemented daily for real health care reform in one's own life.
One: Clean waterDrink an adequate amount of water that is mostly free of fluoride, heavy metals, pesticides and pharmaceuticals....|
|5/27/2014 - Good quality sources of protein are widely available, and many of them come from outside the animal kingdom. It's time to identify the top sources of highly digestible plant protein with the most benefits for your health.
Chlorella is garnering more and more attention as a superlative...|
|5/26/2014 - Recent revelations that VA hospitals kept veterans on secret "waiting lists" to deny them care are shocking, if not downright despicable. If the moral integrity of any government is measured by how well it treats its own veterans, the current U.S. government has almost no morality at all. We owe it...|
|5/26/2014 - Would you knowingly eat rat poison or drink gasoline? Obviously not, as it will harm and perhaps kill you. Yet many people today are consuming the poisonous foods I list in this article without giving it a second thought. They are doing this because they've been successfully deceived by the media, the...|
|5/26/2014 - Olives are much more than a tasty side dish to be enjoyed as an appetizer. They pack a punch when it comes to health, and as such, are ideal to add to meals like salads. In fact, studies have found that olives have compounds that help fight cancer, specifically of the colon and breast (1).
|5/26/2014 - It's widely known that the traditional American diet, with the high consumption of processed and other junk foods, is not healthy.
However, new information from a report completed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture demonstrates just how destructive the eating habits of Americans truly are (1)....|
|5/25/2014 - When Michelle Prince, the wife of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Mayor Eddie Francis, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, she was shocked (1). She was a health-conscious, high-spirited, 42-year-old woman who was poised to run the Detroit half-marathon. Such devastating health problems were not supposed...|
|5/24/2014 - Entire healthcare facilities may soon be dubbed "no handshaking zones."
As "smoke free zones" become more accepted today, so too could "no human contact zones."
Touching is now being proven to be more dangerous than smoking, as deadly super bugs like the MERS virus spread.
Hospitals may begin...|
|5/23/2014 - Do you remember the 2009 "Swine Flu Pandemic" - which supposedly threatened millions of unvaccinated people? Naturally, if we ask the pharmaceutical industry, the Swine Flu vaccination campaign was a 'huge success'. Unfortunately, according to the National 2009 H1N1 Flu Survey, an estimated 46 million...|
|5/22/2014 - A Danish pig farmer has admitted on national television that Monsanto's Roundup Ready soybeans harmed his herd and he is now calling for a ban on all transgenic feed treated with glyphosate. Ib Borup Pedersen says his pigs grew ill, lost their appetite and developed diarrhea, among other symptoms, after...|
|5/22/2014 - There have been more problems with the Affordable Care Act's (a.k.a. Obamacare) ability to live up to its name than anticipated. That first enrollment slowed considerably, "to a crawl," is what some headlines stated. Then enrollments surged as more were caught in the squeeze of not having insurance...|
|5/21/2014 - It is common knowledge that eating vegetables and fruits is part of a sensible diet, and yet millions of otherwise health-conscious people ignore this advice and continue to nosh on a variety of processed junk foods placing them at considerable risk to succumb to the leading killer of men and women...|
|5/21/2014 - Fiddleheads, which are included in many Asian dishes, are also a popular springtime health food in Canada and New England thanks to their powerful anti-inflammatory and hormone-regulating abilities. The vegetable, appropriately named for its resemblance to the neck of a violin, is actually part of a...|
|5/21/2014 - Magnesium is a very important mineral, the second-most abundant within human cells. Some 60% of it in the human body is contained within the bones, over 25% in the muscles and the rest in soft tissue and body fluids. Learn about the important functions of this essential mineral and some warning symptoms...|
|5/20/2014 - Honeydew melon is more than a mildly sweet, refreshing melon typically enjoyed during the warmer months; it's also a highly nutritious food that can help maintain a healthy weight, fight colds, keep blood pressure in check and keep nervous system health functioning well.
Here's a closer look at the...|
|5/20/2014 - Amino acids are foundational molecules that play a very key role in human and animal physiology. When one is deficient in a certain amino acid due to dietary restriction or metabolic problems, it can lead to very serious health issues. Getting the proper amino acid testing can reveal the underlying...|
|5/20/2014 - There are numerous herbs which are known, both through traditional knowledge and modern scientific research, to benefit the immune system. Typically, such herbs work by directly attacking and destroying disease-causing pathogens, increasing the numbers and/or activity of immune cells in the body, or...|
|5/20/2014 - The sky is falling! The sky is falling! When it comes to infectious disease pandemics, one thing you can always count on is that the World Health Organization will be sounding the alarm whether it's justified or not. Case in point? The WHO's new declaration that polio is a "Public Health Emergency of...|
|5/19/2014 - Methylation is a critical process that happens trillions of times in every cell each minute. It is one of the most essential metabolic functions of the body and is dependent upon a variety of enzymes. Adapting to stress and the challenges of life is an aspect that methylation provides the body. Without...|
|5/18/2014 - Inflammation is the body's natural way to fight infection and respond to harmful organisms, irritants, damaged tissue or toxic overload. However, this natural response to temporary problems should result in a system-wide "all clear" within a few days or weeks. If it doesn't, you could be suffering from...|
|5/18/2014 - Feeling stressed, anxious, or just low? It's common in these fast-paced and busy times. Here are 3 excellent herbs for lifting, improving and balancing one's moods.
ChamomileChamomile calms the body and helps to sooth different types of irritation. This herb helps to relieve allergies and inflammation...|
|5/18/2014 - "There's been a biological attack on New York City" was a line I heard from a promotional trailer for a movie that came out a few years ago. The name of the movie is irrelevant, but what is relevant is that, thankfully, up to this point there hasn't been a biological attack like that on New York City...|
|5/18/2014 - Nails, much like skin and hair, can be external indicators of health. Dry skin or brittle, thinning hair can shed light on underlying health issues and so too, can nails. According to the Mayo Clinic, nails with a yellow, discolored tinge may indicate an upper respiratory infection such as chronic bronchitis,...|
|5/18/2014 - Oxidative stress is a constant force in our everyday life. When our body is able to handle and adapt effectively to the oxidative stressors we are able to get stronger and healthier. However, when the stressors become too much for our body to adapt to, we get weaker and sicker.
|5/17/2014 - The garbanzo bean resembles, to some degree, the head of a ram. This gave rise to its Latin name, Cicer arietinum, which means "small ram." Another common name for garbanzo beans is chickpeas. These beans come in several different colors, including beige, green, black, brown and red. Garbanzo beans...|
|5/16/2014 - Increasingly, healthcare providers, and especially physicians, are feeling as though they are under attack by their own government and are increasingly choosing to opt out of "the system" as much as possible, in order to save their practices and better serve their patients.
As onerous as Obamacare...|
|5/16/2014 - Having some degree of stress is normal and, sometimes, actually useful. Modern life, however, has elevated stress to much higher levels and created situations of prolonged chronic stress, which can lead to exhaustion and serious diseases.
Types of stress
Sources of positive stress exist as do...|
|5/16/2014 - Licorice has a very pleasing sugary taste mainly thanks to a compound called glycyrrhizic acid which is roughly 50 times sweeter than sugar. The licorice root does have many known health benefits and has been used for a very long time to treat a variety of medical conditions such as chronic exhaustion,...|
|5/16/2014 - Stevia is a natural sweetener extracted from the stevia rebaudiana plant. This plant grows in Brazil, Paraguay, Japan, Korea, China and Thailand. The Guarani Indians in Paraguay have, for centuries, used stevia leaves to sweeten teas and healing potions. They have also chewed it just for pleasure. In...|
|5/15/2014 9:29:02 PM - It is common knowledge in alternative medical circles that the sun, far from being the enemy to health that Western medicine has made it out to be, is really our best friend when it comes to health, healing, immunity and even strengthening our eyesight. How can this be? Well, in this article we're going...|
|5/15/2014 - You can now watch the full episode of the Doctor Oz show that's making huge waves across the natural products industry. In this episode, watch the Health Ranger and Doctor Oz reveal shocking truths about toxic heavy metals found in rice protein and other organic products.
Click here to watch the...|
|5/15/2014 - The Affordable Care Act is gutting the US economy, inadvertently knifing out chunks of multiple millions of dollars from the private sector, as the unintended consequences of crony government intervention take hold. As the new system is set up, wasted energy and wasted money is funneled into propping...|
|5/15/2014 - Dirty electricity, also called electrical pollution is caused by an interruption of 60 Hz alternating current - commonly used to power household appliances and business equipment. If you own a television, computer or cordless phone - you are being exposed to dirty electricity. Even solar power generators...|
|5/15/2014 - It's no secret that added or unhealthy sugars can wreak havoc on the body. For example, the large quantities of sugar in sodas contribute to the obesity epidemic and throw blood sugar levels out of whack. Plus, the dangerous ingredients in artificial sweeteners are toxic to the body and can negatively...|
|5/14/2014 - It has become very clear that avoiding heavy metals is not a simple process. They are now showing up in significant levels in organic food formulations, and are lurking in places that one probably has not even considered. Know the exposure points, physical signs of bodily contamination, and how to start...|
|5/13/2014 - Pregnancy is the most important time in a woman's life. The state of a woman's body has direct relation to her ability to conceive as well as on the health of her growing baby. A woman's choice prior to getting pregnant has lasting effects on the health and development of the baby. Preparing the body...|
|5/13/2014 - When it comes to purchasing protein supplements, buyer beware! As Natural News has now exhaustively documented, rice protein products sold right now across health food stores like Whole Foods are contaminated with toxic heavy metals.
This story is now going global, with mainstream media now picking...|
|5/13/2014 - A depressed immune system lowers the body's ability to fight off all sorts of diseases, from the simple common cold to cancer. A body with a weak immune system is more susceptible to infections and diseases; infections and diseases then cause further damage to the body and its immune system; this results...|
|5/12/2014 2:33:51 AM - Joint inflammation can accompany a wide variety of health conditions, including arthritis, gout and lumbar spinal stenosis. (1) Inflammation is an immune response, but it can become a problem itself when it becomes continuous. With inflammation, you can experience redness, pain, swelling and other sensations...|
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|5/12/2014 - By popular demand, I've just published a new video showing more details of the Natural News Forensic Food Lab, including proof that the lab isn't a "video set" but rather a fully-functioning analytical laboratory. This is where I am spearheading the research on heavy metals contamination in foods, superfoods...|
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