April 29, 2016
Genetic Cost of Lost Sleep
The genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout the body are altered after losing just a single night of sleep.
April 28, 2016
Food is Medicine: Japanese diet linked to 15% reduction in mortality rates
(NaturalNews) Japan takes the prize for having the longest life expectancy of any country in the world, but it's not just a matter of genes and dumb luck. According to a recent study, Japanese citizens owe their longevity to dietary guidelines introduced in 2000, which have been linked to a 15 percent reduction in mortality.
Read more about the report here.
April 27, 2016
Decrease Cancer Risk by Increasing Vitamin D: New Study
A new study shows that higher levels of vitamin D - specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D - are associated with a reduced risk of cancer.
April 15, 2016
Decreased Vitamin C Levels Found in Patients Treated for Hematologic Malignancies
An article appearing in Results in Immunology documents the finding of researchers at Maastricht University in The Netherlands of decreased serum levels of vitamin C in patients with hematologic malignancies that include leukemia, multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
April 14, 2016
What Do Doctors Think About Chemotherapy?
(NaturalNews) You may not know this, but there is an interesting – and disturbing – statistic regarding chemotherapy. When it all comes down to it, you might be surprised to know that 75 percent of doctors surveyed in a 2013 report said they would refuse the treatment for themselves.
April 14, 2016
Anti-Aging Benefits of Walnuts
Recent study explores the benefits of walnuts in regards to age-related health issues.
April 13, 2016
Higher serum magnesium levels associated with decreased coronary artery calcification
Research published in Nutrition Journal found a lower risk of coronary artery calcification among men and women with higher levels of serum magnesium.
April 12, 2016
Look to Nature to Lower Inflammation
“Feel good emotions” triggered by enjoying nature’s great wonders may lower a person’s cytokines.
April 12, 2016
PMS Solutions - Balancing hormones in 5 steps
(NaturalNews) Three out of every four women of childbearing age suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in some form or another. Approximately 3 to 8 percent of them will experience symptoms so severe, it will destroy their day-to-day routine. But there are steps women can take to naturally lessen the impact of PMS without drugs or invasive treatments, according to Dr. Andrea Maxim.
April 11, 2016
Sleep inducing food
Whether it's owing to stress, our hectic lifestyle, or any other reasons, lack of good sleep wreaks havoc in our lives. Sleeplessness can cause several health issues and tweaking our diet towards sleep inducing foods is sure to make a difference.
April 8, 2016
Can Vitamin D3 Improve Heart Function?
A recent research project, known as VINDICATE, has declared a daily dose of vitamin D3 improves heart function in the people with chronic heart failure.
Dr Klaus Witte, who led the study, said this is a significant breakthrough for the patients.
"It is the first evidence that vitamin D3 can improve heart function of people with heart muscle weakness - known as heart failure. These findings could make a significant difference to the care of heart failure patients,' he added.
April 7, 2016
What's In Our Bread?
(NaturalNews) Let's face it, we ALL love bread. Well, the large majority of us anyway. But conventionally processed bread can be detrimental to our health for a number of reasons, due to the long list of unhealthy ingredients it contains, including added sugars, chemical preservatives and artificial coloring.
April 6, 2016
Essential fatty acids protect the brain from environmental contaminants
A recent study investigated the lives of 89,000 people living on the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean. The people there consume fish 10 times the amount of populations in Europe and the US. The study followed 1500 mothers and their children. The researchers collected hair samples from the pregnant mothers to determine mercury exposure. The children were then put through several tests at 20 months that looked at motor skills, communication and behavior.
The researchers found out that mercury exposure from fish and other seafood did not affect the children's test scores. Some of the children were followed into their twenties. Still there was no association between fish consumption and neurological dysfunction.
April 5, 2016
Decreased bioavailable and total vitamin D predict greater cardiovascular event risk
Results of a study presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions held in Chicago reveal an association between total vitamin D as well as bioavailable vitamin D levels and a lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events including heart attack, stroke, heart failure, or cardiovascular death.
April 4, 2016
Leafy Greens Support Memory & Thinking
Previously, studies report that vitamin K, lutein, folate and beta carotene are nutrients that may slow cognitive decline typical of aging. Martha Clare Morris, from Rush University Medical Center (Illinois, USA), and colleagues studied 954 participants in the Memory and Aging Project, average age 81 years, who reported their daily food and beverage intake by a standard questionnaire.
April 1, 2016
Organic foods have healthier fats, more nutrients and fewer toxic chemicals than conventional foods
(NaturalNews) We've known for quite some time that there's a huge difference between organic food and conventional products. Organic bashers like Jon Entine might tell you there's nothing to worry about, yet research says otherwise. A recent study performed by England's Newcastle University on ecological agriculture cuts straight to the chase, proving that organic products have healthier fats, more nutrients and fewer toxic chemicals than conventional food.
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