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|6/5/2013 - Considering that eggs contain all the nutrients needed to develop healthy chicks, it is unsurprising that studies into their numerous health benefits for humans abound. Eating more eggs has, for instance, been repeatedly linked to reduced LDL cholesterol, a lowered risk of macular degeneration, and...|
|5/21/2013 - Even what conventional medicine might consider a well-managed case of diabetes can be well off the mark of optimal health. Any person with diabetes can tell you that managing this condition -- whether type 1 or type 2 -- requires a great deal of tenacity and awareness. It's a burden that a healthy body...|
|5/18/2013 - The Fourth Amendment to the Bill of Rights has suffered mightily of late, but the U.S. Supreme Court has recently strengthened it in a case involving drunk driving and a little requirement like a search warrant.
In a 5-4 decision, justices ruled that police who are following up on drunk driving investigations...|
|5/17/2013 - A recent study at Harvard Medical School, recorded April 22, 2013 in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), provided an association with low blood level CoQ10 to critical illness.
There were 32 critically ill patients compared to 18 healthy control subjects. The purpose was to...|
|5/16/2013 - Royal jelly is a substance that is secreted from the glands of worker bees to feed their larvae and queens. It is thick in texture, milky-white in color, and has been harvested by humans for centuries for its rejuvenating properties. Indeed, it is a fact that queen bees - which are fed royal jelly their...|
|5/14/2013 - If the proverbial apple-a-day seems too antiquated, then perhaps a change is in order - a handful of fresh, organic blueberries rich in antioxidant goodness, perhaps? Or maybe some nice pecans? How you get them into your diet is your business, but researchers at Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular...|
|5/8/2013 - Nearly one-third of all Americans today are either diabetic or pre-diabetic, which basically means their bodies have lost the ability to properly process sugar. As a result, excess sugar molecules, typically from junk foods, accumulate in the blood and vital organs leading to chronic illness and eventually...|
|5/7/2013 - "There aren't many large well-designed studies lasting longer than a few weeks looking at alternative therapies, yet patients have a lot of questions about their value," said Robert D. Brook, M.D., Chair of the panel and an associate professor of medicine at the University of Michigan. "A common request...|
|5/3/2013 - According to the most recent statistics, about one-third of the entire U.S. population, or more than 100 million Americans, suffers from either diabetes or pre-diabetes, a blood sugar condition that can eventually lead to more serious health conditions and even death. And based on U.S. Centers for Disease...|
|4/30/2013 - Did you know that there are natural ways to lower your blood pressure safely and effectively? Scientific studies have shown that both ordinary tomatoes and the naturally occurring substance CoQ10 can provide benefits to people with high blood pressure.
Tomatoes and lycopeneOne study on the blood...|
|4/26/2013 - According to a new study, a pre-hypertensive condition is one of the major risk factors for serious health threats such as strokes and heart attacks. However, not too many people are aware that simply eating watermelons can be very effective in naturally fighting off pre-hypertension and therefore,...|
|4/25/2013 - According to a new study conducted by an Indian researcher, daily intake of beetroot juice can help lower your blood pressure. Hypertensive people who took an average of 8 oz of beetroot juice on a daily basis, saw their blood pressure drop by about 10 mm Hg.
Researchers, however, said that the preliminary...|
|4/21/2013 - A new study just published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension has found there's a substance that lowers high blood pressure significantly. It's not a new Big Pharma drug and it comes free of side effects. Instead of medication, it's simply a small amount of beet juice.
|4/19/2013 - High blood pressure (BP) or hypertension is considered a high risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as well as kidney failure. Many have high BP, but most don't know as it doesn't usually have its own symptoms.
Blood pressure readings are in two sets of numbers. The top number, systolic pressure,...|
|4/12/2013 - Hibiscus tea can lower blood pressure as effectively as pharmaceutical drugs, numerous studies have shown.
An herbal tea (tisane) made from hibiscus flowers is a popular beverage worldwide. The ruby-colored, tangy drink is known as "jamaica" in Mexico and is the primary ingredient in Red Zinger tea.
|3/29/2013 - Blood sugar causes degenerative disease. Not only diabetes is a concern, but also high blood sugar affects the eyes, kidneys, brain, the heart, and also speeds the aging process. Sugar creates inflammation in the body, and burns the cells by inflammatory oxidation. This inflammatory process is called...|
|3/23/2013 - Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that can slow aging and help grow hair. Research has shown that vitamin E can soften the red blood cells, which increases circulation by improving blood flow. Vitamin E comes in eight forms. Four are tocopherols and four are tocotrienoils. Most Americans' diet is rich...|
|3/22/2013 - A growing body of research is emerging to show that eating chocolate really can lower your blood pressure.
Researchers have suspected for many years that chocolate may have a beneficial effect on blood pressure, ever since discovering that the indigenous Kuna people of the Central American island...|
|3/19/2013 - Beetroots have long been treasured by health enthusiasts for their sweet taste, distinctive appearance, and nutritional value. Rich in trace minerals, high in dietary fiber, and bursting with antioxidants, they have been linked to lowered cholesterol, blood sugar control, and even treatment for dementia....|
|3/7/2013 - Yesterday, I was scanning through medicalnewstoday.com, catching up on the wacky and highly dangerous world of medicine.
What caught my attention were the story headlines themselves. In the news biz, everything depends on those headlines and what they mean, imply, suggest. They're magnets.
|3/6/2013 - Workers who earn less money are significantly more likely to develop high blood pressure (hypertension) than workers who earn more, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Davis and published in the European Journal of Public Health. The link between low wages...|
|3/4/2013 - Here is a summary of the Japanese study linking low vitamin D to insulin resistance excerpted from Vitasearch.com and sourced below:
A meta-analysis involving a Japanese working population (n=494), aged 20-68 years, found a correlation between calcium levels, low vitamin D status and insulin resistance...|
|2/19/2013 - Eliminating meat and dairy, and including fruit smoothies and orange juice into the diet, has helped one woman normalize blood sugar levels.
"I have diabetes and I was very worried that more carbs and fruit and less protein would mean my blood sugar would be harder to manage," said the senior member...|
|2/6/2013 - This article contains content by Dr. Wes Youngberg.
Everyone wants to be healthy but few of us recognize the underlying causes of our suboptimal health. A proper tune up requires that we first do the right blood tests. But when is the last time we took the time to get a comprehensive wellness evaluation?
|1/31/2013 - Almost everyone loves to be hugged - even those that pretend they don't. Hugging is an immediate way for us to bond with loved ones, and virtually every culture on Earth appreciates the feelings of well-being that arise from a warm physical embrace. According to a new study by scientists at the University...|
|1/21/2013 - Allopathic practitioners and the pharmaceutical giants enjoy promoting natural compounds including resveratrol as worthless, akin to snake oil and frequently attempt to convince the public that they are wasting their money by using these supplements. Naturally, the big medical concerns make huge profits...|
|1/17/2013 - One of the contraindications for taking magnesium is kidney failure. Unfortunately the public and many doctors think that means magnesium should not be taken by anyone with any degree of kidney disease. That's just not true and I'll explain why.
I just completed a CME (continuing medical education)...|
|1/15/2013 7:44:57 PM - With this coming February being American Heart Month and with the holiday gluttony behind us, maybe this is a good time to look at the causes and cure for heart disease.
Heart disease is the number one killer in civilized nations with evidence clearly showing that the incidence of heart disease is...|
|1/14/2013 - If you or someone you know suffers from either diabetes or pre-diabetes, it might come as a surprise to learn that a life of endless insulin shots and blood glucose drugs is not your only treatment option. If you are serious about truly overcoming your diabetic condition, there are actually a number...|
|1/5/2013 - High blood pressure is no longer just an affliction of the elderly, as more than one-third of young people between the ages of 16 and 34 are now said to suffer from some form of hypertension. And a recent study out of California revealed that, if left unchecked, this cardiovascular malady, even in its...|
|1/2/2013 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is recovering from a blood clot located in a dangerous place: in her head, between the brain and the skull. Blood clots so close to the brain can cause neurological damage, but she is now receiving blood thinners and is expected to make a full recovery.
|12/30/2012 - New research confirms what scores of earlier studies have found, that it's possible to lower your blood pressure with omega-3 fatty acids.
A randomized, controlled study by researchers at the Department of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, involving 100 patients...|
|12/27/2012 - It is no secret that chronic high blood pressure, whatever its particular root cause, can lead to heart disease, which is said to be the leading cause of death in America today. But what remains a secret, at least to many people, is how to deal with this condition naturally apart from pharmaceutical...|
|12/20/2012 8:28:27 PM - Probably the most common complaint of people today is fatigue. This is not a disease per se, but rather a major symptom of many disturbances. Unfortunately, fatigue must be dealt with generally as the single most presenting disorder, without much else to help in diagnosis. As you can understand from...|
|12/20/2012 - Recently, there appears to have been a renaissance in allopathy regarding the lymphatic system. While many individuals in the health sciences rely on blood tests to determine patient health, current research suggests that healthcare providers also look more deeply into the lymphatic system for clues.
|12/14/2012 - Following are three powerful practices from ancient oriental medicine that will serve your health and well-being.
1. THE HUMAN BODY POSSESSES A PROFOUND AND POWERFUL REGENERATIVE CHEMISTRY. PRESUME THAT POWER UNDER ALL CONDITIONS
Time and time again serious diseases are suddenly and irrevocably...|
|12/2/2012 9:20:17 PM - Most of us think if we blow-off breakfast we'll lose weight. How would you like to lose 30 pounds within a year?
Let's face it, losing weight isn't easy. But keeping it off is way harder. The people that study weight dilemmas say it can be done with little effort.
Reports say that one in five...|
|12/2/2012 - Pasta is a forbidden food on many low-carb diets due to its high starch content. Not only do starches cause weight gain; as they digest, they also cause spikes in blood sugar. Choosing the type of pasta and what toppings to add can actually help you lose weight and lower your blood sugar. Anti-obesity...|
|12/1/2012 - Ever wonder how old your body thinks it is? With new research pouring in about epigenetics and how the environment impacts your health and the health of your descendants, scientists are turning to the genome for more answers. The future of medicine is going to be patient-specific, and fully customized...|
|11/27/2012 - Rapidly changing levels of blood glucose as a response to eating a high carbohydrate meal is now widely recognized as a trigger for many chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease to cancer, metabolic dysfunction and diabetes. Researchers have uncovered a host of naturally occurring compounds that...|
|11/26/2012 2:30:20 PM - Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols, tannins, and anthocyanins. The health benefits of pomegranate juice have been compared to that of red wine, purple grape juice, and black tea. The only potential downside of fresh pomegranate juice is that it is very high in natural sugar....|
|11/26/2012 - Below, I present a lengthy case history as an illustration of a medical system no longer serving the public as it ignores the amazing properties of magnesium that could revolutionize health care. It was sent to me as a testimonial to the miracle-working powers of magnesium.
As Albert Einstein said,...|
|11/17/2012 - Studies in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) trial looked at study participants to correlate the risk for gout attacks when compared to blood lead levels in the body. What they found was that blood levels of lead predisposed gout victims to episodes of gout but that purine...|
|11/2/2012 - Poor blood glucose control is a leading indicator of pending chronic illness, as excess sugars combine with proteins and fats to create advanced glycation end products (AGE's) that damage the lining of arteries throughout the body and block blood flow in the smallest capillaries of the eyes, kidneys...|
|10/28/2012 - There are some 68 million people in the U.S. who are diagnosed with either high blood pressure or mild - stage 1 hypertension. The blood pressure numbers used to diagnose these two conditions are systolic (top number) value of 140-159 and diastolic (bottom number) value of 90-99. This latest review...|
|10/27/2012 - More evidence has emerged debunking the appropriateness of a whole grain-based diet for diabetics, which mainstream health authorities often recommend as beneficial for managing the disease. A new study out of Canada reveals that regularly eating beans, lentils, and other legumes instead of grains can...|
|10/25/2012 - A young child can laugh over 300 times a day whereas an adult will chuckle a fraction of this amount -- often much less, if at all. It's no joke. When life is taken too seriously, we are missing out on one of the greatest health boosting habits around. Feel good endorphins, pain management, lower blood...|
|10/18/2012 - For people flirting with elevated blood glucose levels, the looming threat of having to take insulin shots can truly be frightening. Diabetes has become more prevalent than ever due to the All-American diet consisting of fast junk food, sodas, and the variety of other garbage people consume -- counter...|
|10/18/2012 - Modern medicine may have its place in emergency care, but when it comes to the prevention or management of chronic illness, many conventional treatments are lacking. In the case of diabetes, the battle is loudly proclaimed to be one of blood sugar regulation. "Check your sugar, and take your drugs as...|
|10/17/2012 - Pumpkins are a form of Native American squash and are welcome both as a decorative and edible item in autumn season festivities. While most people associate pumpkins with Halloween, fall festivals, and American Thanksgiving desserts, both pumpkins and pumpkin seed oil pack a serious health- boosting...|
|10/15/2012 - A popular cosmetic procedure in the Asian city of Hong Kong was recently exposed as a potential fraud after one woman died and three others were hospitalized. A beauty chain known as DR has been telling women that getting the procedure, known as DC-CIK, will cleanse their skin, reduce the size of their...|
|10/13/2012 - Every year, thousands of women and their babies get sick and some die from a dangerous condition called preeclampsia, a life-threatening disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period. "Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are a leading global cause of maternal and infant deaths and cost billions...|
|10/6/2012 - A new study has found that a special blend of sesame and rice bran oils have the potential to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol naturally, providing healthcare professionals and patients alike with a natural, non-medicinal option for treating conditions that could become life-threatening.
|9/30/2012 - Refined sugar, which has been found to be four times as addictive as cocaine and as addictive as heroin, has wormed its way into virtually all of the processed foods that make up most of the calories Americans consume. Little wonder, then, that so many are dependent on this dangerous substance just...|
|9/30/2012 - High blood pressure or hypertension afflicts many who may not be aware of it. It is referred to as a silent disease among those without recognizable symptoms. It's estimated that around one in three Americans have high blood pressure (HBP).
Recognizable symptoms include heart palpitations and dizzy...|
|9/27/2012 - The benefits of consuming probiotic-rich yogurt extend a whole lot further than just promoting digestive health, according to a new study presented at a recent medical conference in Washington, D.C. It turns out that people who regularly eat yogurt as part of a healthy diet tend to have a lower risk...|
|9/24/2012 - A recent New York Times article is calling for more people to control their blood pressure (BP). According to the CDC, 67 million Americans have high BP, and 36 million with uncontrolled high BP could greatly add to our healthcare burden. They argue for control of BP through drugs, but diet and exercise...|
|9/18/2012 - Omega-3 fats from foods including fish, chicken, nuts, and seeds are preferentially sequestered after consumption and used for critical functions to maintain optimal brain metabolism and function. These long-chain fats are used to form the highly permeable cell wall membrane of nerve cells, as electrical...|
|9/12/2012 - Increased blood pressure, even before clinically diagnosed as hypertension, is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Elevations of just 3 to 5 millimeters of mercury can dramatically raise the risk of a fatal heart attack or cerebrovascular event. Nearly 30 percent of US adults...|
|9/5/2012 - Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious health problem which impacts nearly 30% of the American population. Its prevalence is growing as is it's cost, and people who suffer from this condition are also likely to experience heart attacks and strokes as well as kidney damage, loss of vision,...|
|8/31/2012 - Cocoa, most commonly found highly concentrated in certain formulations of dark chocolate, has been on the radar of nutrition scientists for more than a decade. Catechins derived from this natural dietary source provide a cascade of benefits that have been found to promote heart health and lower the...|
|8/27/2012 - In the fight against chronic illness, researchers have potentially discovered a new all-natural weapon that can help keep your blood pressure down: Apple peel extracts.
Writing in the journal Food Chemistry, researchers from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Canada said the outer layer of an...|
|8/21/2012 - Record heat and drought conditions across much of the country make it pretty difficult to think about the approaching winter, but once it gets here why not supplement your diet with a little cocoa?
Not only does it taste good, new research shows it could be very good for you as well.
|7/30/2012 - Recent research has scientists concerned that popular dietary recommendations for weight loss may be placing individuals at an increased risk for diabetes-related conditions.
A team from the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center Boston Children's Hospital investigated the impacts of the...|
|7/27/2012 - Citizen journalists are outdistancing everybody on the Batman murders. I'm not even sure I have their names matched up correctly to their reports, so for now I'm not publishing the names, but I'll give you the links to their videos and commentary.
Here's what I'm inferring from their work. First,...|
|7/21/2012 - The EFSA is the European Food Safety Authority, and it considers it okay for a food to promote health benefits based on scientific proof. This is not the attitude of USA's Food and Drug Administration.
Our militantly aggressive FDA has the viewpoint that only large pharmaceutical corporations can...|
|7/1/2012 - Is it possible that the massive rise in diagnoses of gluten insensitivity and Celiac disease is in some way linked to the medications people are taking? A new study published online in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings seems to suggest so, having found that the popular blood pressure drug Benicar...|
|6/27/2012 - If you have ever doubted the truly satanic essence of the infamous Lady Gaga, then you need look no further than her new perfume, which is expected to debut this fall. According to the Boston Globe and various other sources, the new Gaga scent, known as "Fame," was created using a sample of Gaga's own...|
|6/25/2012 - Millions of people in the United States take either prescription medications, aspirin or a combination of those drugs to thin their blood. The problem with prescription blood thinners and aspirin is that they all have a number of side effects associated with them, some of which can be fatal. The good...|
|6/19/2012 - Heart disease and stroke continue to be the leading cause of death in the US, as vascular deterioration and dysfunction result in hypertension and ultimately, an early demise. Elevated blood pressure results in micro-cracks to the delicate endothelial lining of the blood vessels that must be patched...|
|6/13/2012 - A new study published in the journal Lancet, the same journal that in 2010 corruptly pulled Dr. Andrew Wakefield's 1998 study linking the combination measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to bowel disease and autism (http://www.naturalnews.com), suggests that drugging those with "pre-diabetes" may...|
|6/5/2012 - The risk of thrombosis, commonly known as a blood clot, can represent a significant threat to overall health and quality of life. Clots that form and become unstable can break away, blocking blood flow to the brain or the heart muscle. The result can be a fatal heart attack, stroke or debilitating paralysis...|
|5/30/2012 9:54:18 PM - A single-celled, water-grown micro-algae, chlorella is widely known as a powerful "superfood" supplement with extraordinary nutrient density. It is believed to have been around for eons. One of the few edible species of water-grown algae, chlorella is full of chlorophyll. It contains all of the B vitamins,...|
|5/27/2012 - Although it has become just part of the routine, showering has the potential to be not only an enjoyable and invigorating treat but also a revitalizing therapy. By simply alternating the faucets, you can boost your immune system, increase metabolism, enliven healthy circulation of blood and lymph and...|
|5/18/2012 - While most in society believe that coffee is bad for health this is only a half-truth. Pure green-coffee extract has become one of the top selling weight loss products on the market. Green coffee bean extract has some very good health and performance related benefits.
There are two major types of...|
|5/17/2012 - Getting diagnosed with type-2 diabetes can do a lot of things to your perspective: Your life, your priorities, your family and even your food. "What am I supposed to eat now?" is a common question after the initial prognosis. Fortunately, enjoying food may still be possible. Diabetes educator, Kathy...|
|5/11/2012 - The foods you eat bring pleasure to your palate and provide your body with powerful healing substances. Most people probably never consider that their morning grapefruit protects their blood vessels or that eating a handful of raw almonds daily can protect them from cancer. Certain heart-healthy foods...|
|5/9/2012 - Most NaturalNews readers know some of the health values of vitamin D3, which go well beyond the accepted bone health quality. But how much is enough and how little is not enough is a controversial subject. Adding to the confusion is some concern of how much would lead to excessive vitamin D3 intake...|
|4/26/2012 - High blood pressure is an epidemic that is currently sweeping across America. The fast lifestyle of fast food, soda and stress is starting to catch up on the average American, so much so that an estimated one in every three Americans has high blood pressure. This puts them at risk of heart disease,...|
|4/22/2012 - Cinnamon is one of the most anti-oxidant rich herbs on the planet. It has been revered by nearly every culture for centuries for its sweet taste and pleasant aroma. Cinnamon has been shown to have remarkable medicinal qualities that enhance blood sugar signaling, reduce inflammation, stimulate immunity...|
|4/18/2012 - Parsley is considered the world's most popular garnish. Parsley was originally cultivated in Europe and the Middle East but has become a staple in American cuisine. This herb has remarkable healing and blood purifying benefits that classify it as a superfood.
Parsley has been revered throughout history...|
|4/17/2012 - Fruit, bread, cereals and pasta are popular sources of glucose. Also known as blood sugar, glucose is a vital source of energy for the body. It is constantly required by our muscles and brain. For optimum performance, our brain must have a regular supply on hand because it is incapable of keeping a...|
|4/13/2012 - The possibility for chiropractic care to help people with diabetes is an up and coming area of research, and it is an important one. Roughly one out of every three men and two out of every five women born in the year 2000 will suffer from diabetes in their lifetime.
Research points to evidence that...|
|4/4/2012 - The November 2011 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine reports that most emergency hospital visits for the elderly are caused by side effects and overdosing from taking blood thinners to prevent strokes and blood clots. Conventional doctors wait until you're at risk of a stroke or have had...|
|3/24/2012 - Most people have viewed bones as inanimate structures within the body that merely play a role in providing structural integrity to the body. New research is revealing just how dynamic bone structure is to the nervous, immune and endocrine system. A bone released hormone is now considered by researchers...|
|3/15/2012 9:11:27 PM - Vitamins are essential for the body to be able to put the nutrients in food to use.
Because vitamins are not produced by the body, we have to get them through the food that we also eat!
Our bodies only need a certain amount of vitamins, which can be provided by eating reasonable amounts of foods...|
|3/15/2012 9:08:51 PM - An easily burnable form of energy comes to us in the form of sugar or starch.
Carbohydrates have a very bad public image in that they are generally thought of as fattening. This is because most of the carbohydrate consumed in this country has been processed or refined, leaving an empty calorie.
|3/5/2012 - When you think of yoga flexibility, relaxation and maybe meditation come to mind. The application of yoga as a system of healing rarely enters the Western mind. Despite today's widespread reliance on Western medicine (drugs), yoga has been used for thousands of years for concerns like high blood pressure...|
|2/23/2012 - Parsley, that little piece of leafy green garnish that seems to decorate every plate in restaurants all across the U.S., is actually a serious herb which packs a powerful punch. Most people smile and ask sheepishly, "Are we supposed to eat it?" If it is certified organic parsley, then the answer is...|
|2/22/2012 - The vaccine-pushing, disease scare-mongering agency known as the CDC has put out a stunning piece of propaganda attacking fresh milk (raw dairy), claiming it is "150 times more dangerous" than pasteurized milk. This is all part of their anti-American agenda to crush food freedom and criminalize fundamental...|
|2/17/2012 - Nopal cactus, also well known as prickly pear cactus, has been a staple part of Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine for centuries. The green pads of the nopal cactus are cooked and added to tacos, egg dishes, and Mexican salads. Research within the past ten years has caused nopal cactus to be considered a super-food,...|
|1/18/2012 10:02:31 AM - The importance of vitamin D for human health has been the topic of extensive research over the past decade. Suboptimal levels of the prohormone are known to compromise immunity, cardiovascular health, bone health and normal metabolism. The result of a new meta-analysis study published in the European...|
|1/12/2012 4:04:25 PM - Although Big Pharma and mainstream medicine continue to push antidepressants, especially the type known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Paxil and Prozac, the documented risks and side effects of these drugs remain often ignored. While it's true the FDA finally acknowledged...|
|1/7/2012 9:01:12 AM - The popularity of chiropractic care has grown dramatically since the middle of the 20th century. Although most people seek chiropractic treatment to relieve musculoskeletal pain, certain types of pain may be indicative of the patient experiencing a heart attack just before or during treatment.
|12/22/2011 - Sweet foods and starches are not genetically congruent to eat on a regular basis. Our ancestors looked at these as rare delicacies. Most people in our society today are raised on a steady diet of sugars, grains and other starches. Here are the best strategies to lower the blood sugar/insulin response...|
|11/18/2011 - Vitamin C is made naturally in almost all living animals except humans, primates and guinea pigs. Dogs and cats produce their own vitamin C from ingested food that have metabolized into glucose. Humans must consume vitamin C from its food sources, or they risk severe health problems. There is an intimate...|
|11/17/2011 - Researchers reporting in the journal Neurology have found that elevated blood pressure as we age contributes to stroke risk and memory loss associated with cognitive decline. Stroke is the fourth leading killer of adults in the US, and loss of cognitive abilities leading to dementia ranks in the Top...|
|11/11/2011 - While doctors may be quick to write a prescription for blood pressure medication if your numbers are a little high, research shows coconut water is a highly effective natural remedy for lowering blood pressure in patients with hypertension.
A study published in the West Indian Medical Journal looked...|
|11/8/2011 - Metabolic syndrome is a well studied and documented group of biomarkers and physical observations that are known to preclude many chronic and potentially life-threatening diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Researchers reporting in the Journal of Proteome Research have uncovered...|
|11/7/2011 - Instead of advising their patients to use natural and safe progesterone to treat menopause symptoms, many conventional doctors prescribe synthetic drospirenone instead. And a recent report issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found that women, who take birth control drugs containing...|
|9/30/2011 - It is no surprise that the medical community cannot establish a root cause for Raynaud's, referring to it as either idiopathic, or more commonly, a phenomenon.
Also known as RS, Raynaud's is a vasospastic disorder, or constriction of blood vessels, which severely decrease blood supply to the extremities,...|
|9/23/2011 - Judging by the huge numbers of high blood pressure medications being prescribed today - especially to older adults - high blood pressure seems to have reached epidemic proportions. The catch is that these medications do not promote healing nor do they prevent heart attacks and strokes. Due to serious...|
|9/20/2011 - Just in case you needed more proof that low blood levels of vitamin D represent a significant health concern, researchers publishing in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition demonstrate that small increases in the sunshine vitamin can add precious years to your life. For nearly a decade scientific...|
|9/14/2011 - More than 20 years after the end of the Gulf War, tens of thousands of US veterans are still complaining of a host of symptoms developed during or after their tour of duty.
They suffer from memory and concentration problems, chronic headaches, widespread pain, depression, balance disturbances, gastrointestinal...|
|9/3/2011 6:41:36 PM - A new study conducted by chemistry professor Joe Vinson at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania has revealed that spuds may be suffering from an undeserved, ill reputation as a fattening, nutritionally empty food. Although they rank high on the glycemic index, potatoes are mistakenly considered...|
|8/25/2011 - Are you one of the many people that have the challenge of never being able to identify what your true health issues are, so you try your best to treat yourself through guesswork, without knowing for sure?
With the help of Dr. Williams and Kevin Gianni, NaturalNews has compiled a series of audio and...|
|8/16/2011 - Yoga is now widely recognized as a complementary health care tool in reducing stress, anxiety and depression and in lowering blood pressure. So, what is it about yoga that helps as an aid with these conditions? It`s the breath. While there are many different styles of yoga today, there is one thing...|
|8/10/2011 - It feels like a horrific tale about barbaric medical practices from ancient history: people with a life threatening heart condition are subjected to bloodletting until they become anemic. But this is no joke and it is happening right now. According to new research, hospitals are routinely subjecting...|
|7/24/2011 - Contrary to popular belief, diet soda and other foods and beverages made with artificial sweeteners like aspartame are not healthy, and they do not bring about weight loss.
A landmark new study out of Texas confirms this, having found that not only do diet sodas not help with weight loss, but they...|
|7/11/2011 - The CDC has estimated that by 2050, as much of thirty percent of the American population could suffer with diabetes. New studies show that diabetics, in addition to coping with the effects of their disease, also have nearly double the risk of cancer compared to the rest of the population.
|7/6/2011 - Strawberries are shown to be a potent source of antioxidants in a body of research published in the journal Food Chemistry. In vivo studies confirm that regular consumption of the flavorful fruit raises antioxidant blood saturation levels. This can help to lower the risk of chronic diseases ranging...|
|6/17/2011 - Poorly controlled blood pressure damages the kidneys and vascular networks resulting in heart attacks, stroke, & kidney failure. Over 1000 deaths are attributed to high blood pressure every day in the US. It is estimated that blood pressure issues account for over 40 million doctor visits each year....|
|6/4/2011 - Dracula had it right. The blood IS the key to longevity. In this age of global contamination and health care meltdown, the practice of blood cultivation must be rightly understood by anyone interested in health self sufficiency and longevity.
Time and time again, people do not heal at the core of...|
|5/29/2011 - Contrary to widely-held belief, sustained high levels of estrogen in women via hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not necessarily a good thing, as the hormone can create excess amounts of superoxide compound in the brain. According to new research out of Michigan State University (MSU), buildup of...|
|5/28/2011 - Celery contains a high level of calcium, magnesium, potassium and active compounds called phthalides, which have been found to lower blood pressure and promote a healthy circulatory system. Celery is best eaten raw and the juice is especially useful for overall good health. Celery leaves, seeds and...|
|5/18/2011 - Increasing incidence of high blood pressure continues to be the most significant factor in death from a heart attack and advancing cardiovascular disease. Elevated blood pressure readings cause thickening of the coronary arteries as micro-cracks develop that the body attempts to correct with deposits...|
|5/18/2011 - Adults aged 55 and older face a risk of developing elevated blood pressure greater than 90%, accounting for more than 40 million doctor visits each year and taxing an already overburdened healthcare system. Uncontrolled blood pressure slowly degrades the vascular system throughout the body and takes...|
|5/16/2011 - A new study out of the University of Washington (UW) provides even more evidence that taking over-the-counter painkillers can kill you. Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the study explains that taking acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, for extended periods of time can increase...|
|5/15/2011 - The biotechnology industry's house of cards appears to be crumbling, as a new study out of the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, recently found Bt toxin, a component of certain genetically-modified (GM) crops, in human blood samples for the first time. Set to be published in the peer-reviewed journal...|
|5/10/2011 - Over the past 13 years, huge numbers of people have likely been treated for a blood clot in the lungs (known as a pulmonary embolism, or PE) that didn't need treatment at all. As a result some have suffered serious and potentially deadly side effects from blood thinning drugs, in addition to being exposed...|
|5/6/2011 - A new European study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association defies conventional wisdom concerning salt intake and heart health, suggesting that high salt consumption does not always lead to high blood pressure and heart disease.
Researchers from the University of Leuven...|
|5/2/2011 - Some heavy metals, in trace amounts, are beneficial to the body; these include iron, zinc, copper and manganese. Other heavy metals can be poisonous or toxic to the human body; these include arsenic, lead, mercury, cadmium, iron, and others. These metals manifest themselves within the soft tissues of...|
|4/28/2011 - The human body doesn't exist in separate, unconnected parts. Simply put, if you take a drug directed at one particular organ or problem, it doesn't mean that medication will only zero in on one symptom or function. It may impact other processes, cells and organs or even the immune system.
|4/26/2011 - Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common for many of us from time to time and it has often been the practice of doctors to treat high blood pressure by prescribing dangerous statin drugs. Now, researchers have found that healthy watermelons can do just as good of a job without all the nasty...|
|4/18/2011 - Critical research into the importance of vitamin D on vascular health was carried out at the Emory University School of Medicine and reported to the American College of Cardiology. Researchers provided evidence that increasing levels of vitamin D circulating in the blood is essential to improved cardiovascular...|
|4/17/2011 - An Iranian study has found yet another way natural way by which diabetics can help keep their blood sugar levels in check. Researchers from the National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute in Iran discovered recently that when given extra vitamin D as part of their daily diets for several...|
|4/15/2011 - What does radiation do to us? It burns the cells, kind of like burning down a house. It is well known that radiation burns our cells by creating too much free radical damage. Now of course this is like talking Greek to medical officials and professors because if they knew this they would be on the bullhorn...|
|4/15/2011 - If you suffer from hypertension, a sweeter and juicier way to keep your blood pressure under control may be in the horizon. A recent study by Florida State University (FSU) found that subjects who took six grams of an extract derived from watermelon for six weeks had an increased aortic blood flow and...|
|4/14/2011 - While reading Blinded by Science, an amazing book that you can download for free on the internet at http://www.blindedbyscience.co.uk/ until April 30, 2011, I realized that most of the work I've done for the past 30 years has been ignored by science. I beat my head against the brick wall of medical...|
|4/11/2011 - People everywhere, struggling to pay the bills, are getting a little extra (tax-free) cash in return for "donating" plasma: an act that is widely purported to be harmless, and necessary to save lives. In reality though, practically all of these donors are unaware of the importance of this portion of...|
|4/7/2011 - Juniper trees are found mainly in Asia, North Africa, Europe and North America. Mostly known for their flavouring agents that are used in gin, these berries or seeds have a great deal of health benefits as well. They are known to aid digestion, lower blood sugar levels and even promote and maintain...|
|4/5/2011 - Ongoing research shows that eating dark chocolate exerts beneficial effects throughout the whole body. High quality chocolate delivers disease-zapping antioxidants, lowers blood pressure and protects your heart and liver, all in one fell crunch.
Chemistry Central Journal brings even more good news...|
|4/2/2011 - New research out of the U.K. adds to the growing body of evidence highlighting the dangers of antipsychotic drugs. Data gathered from tens of thousands of patient records reveals that popular antipsychosis drugs like AstraZeneca's Seroquel, Eli Lilly's Zyprexa, Johnson & Johnson's Risperdal and Bristol-Myers...|
|3/30/2011 - The impact of high blood pressure places millions of Americans at significantly increased risk from cardiovascular disease and sudden death from a heart attack. Big Pharma and modern medicine are quick to prescribe a vast assortment of pharmaceuticals that fill the coffers of the drug giants and have...|
|3/17/2011 - Potassium and magnesium are two essential minerals that provide a powerful shield against age-related arterial stiffness and elevated blood pressure readings. Despite our best dietary efforts to eat plenty of fresh vegetables, nuts and fruits, some may still be deficient in circulating levels of this...|
|3/16/2011 - A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University has shown that daily consumption of beetroot juice can promote brain health in older adults - a finding that could have great potential for combating the mental decline common in the elderly. The new findings add to a growing list of healthy benefits...|
|3/8/2011 - New research just published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association concludes that soda and other drinks sweetened with sugar are associated with higher blood pressure. And the more sugar as well as sodium (also found in abundance in most sodas) people consumed, the higher blood pressure...|
|3/3/2011 - The reign of censorship and suppression against vitamin D is now coming to an end. Even though the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and many institutions leading the cancer industry (including the ACS) have intentionally tried to downplay the ability of vitamin D to prevent cancer, a new study appearing...|
|2/18/2011 - One of the most revered herbs in Western Herbology is the herb burdock root. Indeed burdock root, as attested to by many natural practitioners, is a most effective blood cleanser or blood purifier. It is extremely beneficial to make a tea out of the root and to drink 2-3 cups per day to help purify...|
|2/2/2011 - Studies have shown that cinnamon, the common kitchen spice frequently sprinkled on breakfast oatmeal and included in sweet potato pie, lowers blood glucose levels. Along with the benefits that it brings to this area, additional testing and folklore say that cinnamon also has fat-burning properties that...|
|2/2/2011 - High FSH levels are a sign of poor ovarian reserve, poor egg quality and a symptom of failure to ovulate (or anovulation).
A recent American study of 560 women who sought fertility treatments at the Yale University IVF program and the Montefiore Institute in New York revealed that blood type may...|
|1/20/2011 - Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Harvard University have discovered that eating blueberries helps to prevent the development of high blood pressure. According to their report, which will be published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating at least one serving of...|
|1/19/2011 - Our body did not evolve to metabolize the large amount of carbohydrate calories consumed by many individuals today. High levels of blood glucose are a significant underlying factor that leads to the development and proliferation of many age-related diseases. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer and...|
|1/15/2011 - During the holiday season, people are desperately searching for foods that will satisfy their sweet tooth without adding extra inches around their waistline. Stevia could very well be the answer not only for weight loss and maintenance, but also for many other health problems.
The natural sweetener,...|
|1/4/2011 - Slowly rising blood pressure as we age places millions of Americans at increased risk for heart attack and stroke. Medical practitioners and Big Pharma think the answer is to prescribe a host of different pharmaceuticals until a magical number is achieved artificially. Research has rapidly emerged to...|
|1/1/2011 - The results of a new study published in the journal Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry shows the impact of beetroot juice on brain health. Researchers already know that beetroot juice is beneficial to heart health as it effectively lowers blood pressure. A new study demonstrated the extract could be...|
|12/24/2010 - Amino acids found in watermelon have been shown to lower blood pressure. In addition to healthy vitamins and minerals, watermelon contains two amino acids, L-arginine and L-citrulline, that reduce hypertension.
Other Natural Blood Pressure Lowering Foods
Other foods have also been shown to lower...|
|12/23/2010 - Take a deep breath because there is something you need to know. Ongoing research has shown that proper breathing can be an intelligent way to respond to chronic fatigue, high blood pressure, stress and other ailments - no health club membership required.
Each one of us takes about 20 000 breaths...|
|12/16/2010 - Stroke is a debilitating and often deadly condition that strikes more than 800,000 people each year and ranks as the third leading cause of death. A stroke is caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain from either a clot or blood vessel constriction. The condition is largely the result of poor...|
|12/15/2010 - Mega dosing with Vitamin C has proven to be beneficial in curing diseases and viruses - from the common cold to cancer. Many books by Linus Pauling and thousands of patient cases by Dr Levy, Dr Cathcart and Dr Klenner have proven Vitamin C to be miraculous in its ability to help the body heal. However,...|
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|12/4/2010 - Many people don`t give a second thought to their blood glucose levels until a physician indicates a problem with sugar regulation or there is a diagnosis of diabetes. At this point, a cascade of metabolically mediated events is taking place that paves the road toward chronic disease and an early demise....|
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