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|3/9/2015 - There are many pathways available for the regulation of the production and conversion of thyroid hormones. Consequently, there are a lot of opportunities for things to go wrong. A healthy thyroid relies on many factors, including, but not limited to, a healthy endocrine system, stable hormone levels,...|
|12/7/2014 - Less than 100 years ago, it wasn't necessary for most Westerners to take nutrient supplements. Our soil was rich in essential minerals, our diets were packed with organic and home-grown food, and our environment contained far fewer health-destroying toxins.
Fast forward to the 21st century, however,...|
|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...|
|5/26/2014 - The American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Environmental Health has just announced something that seems totally out of character for conventional doctors: they've said that pregnant women are deficient in iodine and have urged widespread iodine supplementation to protect the development of their...|
|5/7/2014 - Iodine is a trace element that the body needs for the production of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland combines iodine with tyrosine, an amino acid, to manufacture the thyroid hormones. These hormones are needed for maintaining normal and healthy metabolism in all cells in the body. Consequently, a...|
|5/2/2014 - Regular white potatoes are one of the most controversial vegetables from a health perspective. Like many nightshade vegetables such as tomatoes, eggplants and peppers, potatoes are often associated with adverse reactions and can be difficult to find in high-quality form. That they're the main ingredient...|
|4/24/2014 - Creating an optimal hormonal balance is one of the best things one can do for their health. Fully functional hormones will increase energy, improve sleep, reduce anxiety, and much more. Learn to heal hypothyroidism by incorporating these four simple steps.
Foods to eat The most common nutritional...|
|2/18/2014 - By popular request, we've just finished putting together a nascent iodine "preparedness pack" with a seriously extended shelf life for long-term preparedness.
Here's how it works, and here are some facts you need to know about nascent iodine tinctures from any brand:
FACT #1) All the nascent iodine...|
|2/18/2014 - The latest heavy metals analysis by the Health Ranger, editor of Natural News, shows that all liquid iodine supplements tested were remarkably clean of toxic heavy metals including lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury.
Products and brands tested include:
- J Crow's Iodine
- Magnascent Nascent Iodine
|11/8/2013 - Nascent iodine has been in short supply all year due to concerns surrounding Fukushima as well as steady promotion of iodine supplements by a variety of companies. Natural News now has a Health Ranger branded Original Nascent Iodine created using the original, divinely-inspired Edgar Cayce method and...|
|8/5/2013 - Take it with a pinch of salt. All the press about iodized sodium chloride being good for the health of your thyroid is not entirely true. Salt is so vital to life, that without it we would cease to be alive. Muscles would not function properly, your memory would fail you, and there would be no beating...|
|7/14/2013 - If you live on the West Coast of the U.S. or Canada, you may want to reconsider your water filtration method as well as how you select and prepare food. Evidently, the nightmare of Fukushima is far from over - another 16 million years to be exact. Due to the astonishingly long half-life of iodine-129,...|
|7/3/2013 - If you or a woman close to you were advised to have a double mastectomy performed in order to prevent breast cancer, shouldn't another option be available? Medical mutilations have been performed lately on women told they are genetically predisposed to getting breast cancer.
That other option could...|
|5/31/2013 - From cradle to grave, most people are poorly educated about how to avoid cancer, heart disease plus many other degenerative conditions. While extreme dieting techniques and dangerous drugs are popularized in the media, we simply don't hear enough about the healing power of whole (unrefined) organic...|
|2/23/2013 - More than 200 million Americans today are forcibly exposed to toxic fluoride through their public water supplies, and many more are exposed through the general food supply, much of which is made and processed with fluoridated water. And aside from installing a whole-house reverse osmosis water filtration...|
|2/11/2013 - Have you ever heard of a product called Polar Pure Water Disinfectant? If the state of California and the Drug Enforcement Administration have their way, you may never hear of it again.
First, a little history.
According to the company's website, the product was developed in the late 1970s by...|
|1/18/2013 - Did you know that doctors once considered iodine to be one of the most beneficial medicines on the planet? Naturally, this was before the pharmaceutical cartel seized control of conventional medicine.
A lack of iodine can make it difficult to properly detoxify the body; create thyroid dysfunction...|
|8/20/2012 - Over 500 days have passed since the disaster at Fukushima and there has yet to be any transparency as to the true depth of the damage to us and our planet. Reports and findings of actual radiation levels and leaks are elusive at best. If the damage stops right now, this is apparently the second worst...|
|7/31/2012 - If you feel sluggish, tired or depressed often with some difficulty losing weight no matter what you try, you may be suffering from hypothyroidism, or simply a sluggish thyroid. It's estimated that at least five percent of the population suffers from hypothyroidism.
Hormones from the thyroid gland,...|
|7/17/2012 - Whether concern stems from the possible exposure to drifting radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan or from every day sources of non-ionizing radiation (i.e., cell phones, computers, Wi-Fi, smart meters, etc.), exposure to radiation is a reality.
The constant exposure to...|
|3/4/2012 - Nori, also known as purple laver or Porphyra yezoensis, may be the most popular seaweed in the United States. Nori is the seaweed most widely used as a wrap for sushi. It is usually sold in large, thin, dried sheets. Traditional Asian cultures have known for centuries of the extremely high mineral content...|
|2/2/2012 - In 2010, almost 1.5 million women (worldwide) were told, "you have breast cancer". Another alarming statistic reveals that nearly 1 in 8 women (age 70 or older) will experience breast cancer - in their lifetime. But, what if I told you, there is a (natural) solution that your doctor never learned in...|
|1/22/2012 - Today I begin to introduce my Batman and Robin Medicine for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Magnesium is Batman and Cannabis is Robin and they do make for a holy medical combination.
In Multiple Sclerosis marijuana can limit the
muscle pain and spasticity caused by the disease,
as well as...|
|1/17/2012 - Red or purple in color, dulse is considered a superfood because of its high iodine and potassium content, plus a long list of micro-nutrients and phytochemicals. Many herbalists prefer dulse over kelp in green superfood recipes because of its bland flavor. Found primarily in cold waters off the Atlantic...|
|12/15/2011 - Despite some controversy over supplementing with iodine, most health writers, nutritionists, and practitioners agree that it is important for proper thyroid functioning and cellular metabolism. The thyroid gland is an important regulator for most of the endocrine system.
Most people tend toward hypothyroidism,...|
|10/15/2011 - Iodine deficiency is thought to be the most common cause of hypothyroidism and the one true cause of goiters. Once researchers realized this many decades ago, health authorities around the world began adding iodine to table salt. But interestingly allopathic medical science is now saying that in countries...|
|10/8/2011 - Most of us today understand the often total madness of allopathic doctors and the institutions that support them. Nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial...|
|8/31/2011 - An anonymous official from the Japanese government recently came forward with the startling results of radiation tests conducted on children shortly after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility. According to www.dawn.com the official revealed that 45 percent...|
|8/13/2011 - Five months ago today, the nuclear crisis began in Fukushima, and the government began lying about the threat and the dangers to its people. Now they are beginning to build a gigantic tent over reactor number one. We do not have any information from Japan about people dying but the plants are dying...|
|7/27/2011 - Lauren Moret told us that, "On the night of June 14, a nuclear incident occurred in the Reactor 3 building in the spent fuel pool when huge bursts of gamma ray fluorescence lit up the night sky and turned the reactor building as bright as the sun, indicating the spent fuel rods and melted uranium and...|
|7/8/2011 - The vegan lifestyle can be quite healthy if the diet is composed of fresh, organic foods. This takes some planning. Vegans also need to avoid heavily processed vegan foods that give the false impression of providing balanced nutrition when they do not.
Studies that compare a balanced vegan diet with...|
|4/25/2011 - Based on the accumulation of information from multiple sources, it is now clear that the true scope of the Fukushima disaster has been greatly downplayed by both the Japanese and U.S. governments. NaturalNews is now urging its readers to begin taking regular, safe doses of three things: Natural iodine...|
|4/20/2011 - Every day the news gets worse. Today it was robots telling us that radiation is so hot inside the nuclear plant in Japan that workers will have a hard to impossible time to work in certain areas to recover the plant from worst case scenarios. Radiation levels are just heading up across the board and...|
|4/11/2011 - Concerns over the Fukushima nuclear power plant explosion in Japan in March 2011 continue to grow. China began reporting traces of radioactive material along its coastline on March 27, 2011. An article in Discovery News dated March 28, 2011 reports that radioactive dust and other materials are falling...|
|4/11/2011 - With the facts about the severity of Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant explosion beginning to trickle in, more people around the world are becoming concerned about nuclear fallout protection. While some experts, such as the Center For Disease Control and Prevention, cautiously recommend potassium...|
|3/29/2011 - Chances are you have been hearing conflicting messages: "Stock up on iodine"; "Don't worry about it; you won't need it"; "It's dangerous and can cause further problems"; "It will protect you from radioactive fallout." It leaves you wondering what to believe.
And there is reason for such confusion...|
|3/24/2011 - The headlines we wake up to Monday morning say: A new column of smoke rising from an overheating nuclear plant in Japan drove workers out of the smoldering site dented hopes for a breakthrough in the post-quake atomic crisis raising the risk of uncontrolled radiation. The World Health Organization said...|
|3/22/2011 - Japan has been reporting for several days that much of the raw milk being produced in the Fukushima province is now radioactive. This raises today's quiz question: If the FDA were operating in Japan, what would they do about this raw, radioactive milk?
Answer: They would seize it because it's RAW,...|
|3/17/2011 - The devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has led to fears of nuclear destruction and an increasing talk about iodine. It is important to understand that not all forms of iodine are the same, and different types of iodine will concentrate in different tissues and glands within the body.
|3/17/2011 - Because of the extremely high demand on all these products due to the possibility of radiation fallout from the Fukushima power plant near-meltdown event, we are now publishing status updates of inventory and ship dates for all radiation-related products offered through the NaturalNews Store.
|3/17/2011 - The protocol: Iodine - Glutathione - Natural Chelation - Clay - Baking Soda. On Sunday, when I first released this protocol I said that it is too early to call everyone in North America to prepare for a radiation cloud streaming down radioactive particles from the accident in Japan. According to the...|
|3/16/2011 - It is an especially important moment for parents around the world to sit up and take notice of what they will need to do to protect their children against the toxicities that are threatening them from many sources. Now we have a nuclear energy plant with four reactors going completely out of control...|
|3/16/2011 - It's happening everywhere now: Potassium Iodide supplements are getting wiped out as people concerned about the possibility of radiation fallout are purchasing them for their own protection. Yesterday evening, we posted a story about an alternative source of iodine -- Nascent Iodine -- and now it has...|
|3/16/2011 - Those looking for potassium iodide to help offset the health-devastating effects of a potentially widespread nuclear fallout may be shocked to discover that many vendors of the product have significantly raised their prices since March 11, the day of the massive 9.0+ Japanese earthquake and tsunami....|
|3/15/2011 - In the aftermath of Japan's nuclear catastrophe and the fear that winds could blow radiation into the west coast of North America, there has been a sudden rush on potassium iodide, which helps protect your glandular system from radiation poisoning if you're exposed. The Japanese government is handing...|
|3/10/2011 - Fluoride is a commonly known product, which is generally understood to be a cavity-fighting ingredient. Those that use this product tend to consider this a gift of modern science. It's in our toothpaste, our drinking water, various bottled drinks, pesticides and pharmaceuticals. It's taken for granted...|
|2/14/2011 - Fluoride is getting a lot of bad press these days, and for good reason: it is a toxic molecule that wreaks extensive, often irreversible, havoc on the body. The thyroid is particularly affected by fluoride exposure because its store of iodine is depleted. Iodine deficiency depresses the thyroid's metabolic...|
|12/28/2010 - A deficiency in minerals can cause hair loss because hair production requires a wide variety of minerals and trace minerals. Numerous systems in the body participate in the production of hair. For instance, hormonal balance is needed in order for hair to grow, and the hair follicles where hair is produced...|
|10/15/2010 - Health authorities in Australia have issued a warning over high iodine levels discovered in certain foods. A case involving twenty-five people affected by excess exposure to iodine has resulted in damages being sought in the Supreme Court.
A popular brand of soy milk in Australia has been found to...|
|10/2/2010 - It has now been widely revealed that the United States conducted medical experiments on prisoners and mental health patients in Guatemala in the 1940's. Carried out by a government-employed doctor working in a psychiatric hospital, these experiments involved intentionally infecting Guatemalans with...|
|11/19/2009 - Breast cancer seems to be on everyone's mind these days: How do you detect it? Prevent it? Reverse it?
Fortunately, preventing breast cancer is easy, and iodine is one of the key nutritional strategies for accomplishing precisely that.
Here, we bring you an extremely informative collection of...|
|11/2/2009 - Goiter is the medical name for the swelling of the thyroid gland and surrounding tissue (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goiter). The root cause of goiter eludes conventional medicine, but most naturopathic nutritionists agree that in many cases, it's prompted by a severe imbalance in thyroid function...|
|1/15/2009 - Oprah's body weight challenges have brought thyroid function into the minds of many, but few people still understand the importance of iodine for supporting the thyroid and enhancing proper metabolism. Based on the information I've been learning from people like Dr. David Brownstein (www.DrBrownstein.com),...|
|10/21/2008 - Iodine may just be the most overlooked mineral, yet its importance to overall health and well being cannot be overstated. Iodine is critical for the formation of thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland. People who have difficulty losing weight even though they eat small portions of health promoting foods...|
|10/3/2008 - Mike: Many of you reading this may have heard about some of the benefits of plants from the ocean and, in particular, brown seaweed. You may have seen some of the recent news stories about the specific constituents of brown seaweed helping get rid of excess body fat, or you may have read about them...|
|9/11/2008 - Transdermal medicine delivers medications to the exact site of injury/pain. Transdermal medicine is ideal for pain management as well as sports and pediatric medicine. In fact it is one of the best ways of administering medicines quickly and effectively. Transdermal methods of delivery are widely used...|
|4/25/2008 - Naturally occurring iodine is a rare trace element that was discovered in the 1800's by a French chemist. It was found to be effective in the treatment of goiter (swelling of the thyroid gland), and in 1924 the United States initiated its use as an additive to common table salt to address the high incidence...|
|4/3/2008 - This article is a chapter excerpt from the new book Winning The War On Cancer by Dr. Mark Sircus AC., OMD. It offers some very clear and personal experiences we can have with many of the basic substances in the IMVA cancer protocol. Meaning salt water, magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, iodine...|
|3/10/2008 - Eventually antibiotics are going to be seen as one of the worst things to ever come out of pharmaceutical science because in the end, they have made us only weaker in the face of ever increasingly strong super bugs that are resistant to all the antibiotics doctors have at their disposal. When we look...|
|3/10/2008 - Western medicine treats the body as a collection of parts instead of as a synergistic organism. When it comes to treating broken bones and injured body parts, mainstream Western medicine is unequaled. When this same approach is used to treat illness and disease - fixing or repairing the parts where...|
|12/14/2007 - Think U.S. health authorities have never conducted outrageous medical experiments on children, women, minorities, homosexuals and inmates? Think again: This timeline, originally put together by Dani Veracity (a NaturalNews reporter), has been edited and updated with recent vaccination experimentation...|
|11/21/2006 - Early last year, a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panel concluded its review of research on the health effects of perchlorate, an inorganic anion and component of rocket fuel known to inhibit the thyroid’s ability to absorb iodine from the bloodstream, by recommending a new reference dose. The NAS...|
|8/4/2006 - A British man who received radioactive iodine treatments for an overactive thyroid was recently detained at the Orlando airport and strip-searched after he set off an airport alarm.
After the 46-year-old man was extensively questioned by security guards, he remembered the medical treatments he'd...|
|3/6/2006 - Introduction by the Health Ranger: The United States claims to be the world leader in medicine. But there's a dark side to western medicine that few want to acknowledge: The horrifying medical experiments performed on impoverished people and their children all in the name of scientific progress. Many...|
|10/12/2005 - Like September 11, 2001, the 2005 terrorist attacks in London once again reminded the Western hemisphere that even the countries that wield tremendous military power are not immune to terrorism. Though the London attacks did not involve nuclear weapons, there is always the chance that future terrorist...|
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|6/25/2005 - If adjusting your diet and exercising more hasn't helped you reach a healthy body weight, you may have hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland. In addition to weight gain, other symptoms of hypothyroidism include a bad complexion, fatigue, forgetfulness, loss of sex drive, impotence, irritability...|
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