Health

Greens, legumes and unsaturated fats: How to reverse diabetes with food

(Natural News) In a Daily Mail article, Dr. Michael Greger explained that switching to a vegetarian diet can ease or even reverse the ill effects of diabetes. The dietary change is so effective that improvements can be felt within a matter of hours. Diabetes is a medical condition where your blood sugar levels far exceed the norm. The disease has two forms: type-1 sets in if y ....

Synthetic Opioids Flooding Into US Via Postal Service

According to U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50.1 Preliminary data for 2016 reveals the death toll from drug overdoses may be as high as 65,000,2 a 19 percent increase since the year before, and the largest annual increa ....

The 'Hot' Health Benefits of Chili Peppers

Known for their hot flavor, chili peppers (Capsicum annuum) are primarily used for culinary purposes, as a spice added to various dishes and sauces.1 The chili is a fruit pod of the capsicum pepper plant belonging to the nightshade family (Solanaceae). Cayenne, jalapeno, habanero and serrano peppers are some of the most popular varieties of chili peppers.....

How to beat heart disease with diet and lifestyle

(Natural News) You can prevent heart disease — eating a healthy diet, such as a plant-based diet, and making healthy lifestyle changes are just some of the steps you can make. Cholesterol is the greatest risk factor for coronary heart disease. It increases in levels because of poor diets. Most people who were raised on a conventional Western diet, a plaque rich in cholestero ....

Antibiotic Resistance: Onions to the Rescue

As a close relative to onions, shallots provide some of the same benefits, including anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Now, researchers have determined certain antibacterial molecules from the Persian shallot, a staple of Iranian cooking, have the potential to combat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).1 If you suffer fro ....

Vitamin D Insufficiency Linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Sports Injuries

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the U.S. An estimated $1.6 billion is spent on treatments each year.1,2 Depending on the source, data suggests anywhere from 10 to 25 percent of Americans struggle with this condition.3,....

Turns out you are NOT always what you eat

(Natural News) The general populace is just beginning to realize that food is a major factor in determining their overall health. This common sense has eluded many for decades thanks to the diligent brainwashing done by Big Pharma and their white coat salesmen. However, now that you do know nutrition plays a significant part in your health, all you need to do is eat a healthi ....

How to Grow Stevia

The herb stevia is one of my favorite options for an occasional sweetener. It's a safe, natural plant that has been around for more than 1,500 years. Stevia is up to 200 times sweeter than sugar and does not spike your blood sugar, making it an ideal substitute for diabetics and dieters alike. Stevia is often a better choice than honey, maple syrup and molasses. Particularly if y ....

Special Alert: The Alarming Reason Some People Die From the Flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season appears particularly virulent. Influenza activity increased significantly in December, with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating, and in a December 27 notice, the agency noted that “In the past, A(H3N2) virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalization ....

Give Up Soda

One of the most straightforward steps you can take to improve your health in the New Year is to give up soda, and with that I’m talking about both regular and diet varieties. The problem with soda stems from its high sugar content — particularly the liquid high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) variety — and, in the case of diet, its artificial sweetener content, among other issues. ....

Can Mouthwash Give You Diabetes and Increase Blood Pressure?

Halitosis, or bad breath, is bothersome and embarrassing. It affects nearly 50 percent of the general population1 and may originate either from your mouth or a non-oral source. Mouthwash has become the treatment option many turn to in order to relieve their symptoms. Interestingly, early historical documents show the Romans would import bottled Portugues ....

Non-urgent health care services being put on hold across the UK as state-run health care nightmare edges toward collapse

(Natural News) The National Health Service in New England has put a hold on non-urgent health care services, as the state-run healthcare system edges toward collapse. State officials have instructed hospitals across the country to delay non-emergency procedures and only deal with emergency patients first. About 55,000 operations are to be put on hold in January as England’s health syst ....

Top 8 ways to HEAL America from cancer – when every US hospital goes 100% ALL NATURAL with therapy

(Natural News) Cancer starts from the mutation of the DNA of one cell due to the consumption of carcinogens – the main fuel for cancer. In order for the cancer to survive, grow, spread and continue mutating, the abnormal cells must receive more fuel. Though most people think cancer tumors are bad, they’re actually the way your body attempts to contain the harmful cells and keep them localized ....

How Castor Oil Can Simplify Your Beauty Regimen

Castor oil is a translucent vegetable oil with a yellow tint that is derived from the seeds of the castor plant. It is an unsaturated omega-9 fat well-known for having a distinctive, nauseating taste. Depending on your age, you may remember being forced to drink castor oil, perhaps to relieve constipation, which some thought was associated with a child’s unpleasant mood. Despite ....

Incorporate the Nitric Oxide Dump

Do you have three or four minutes, one to three times a day, to devote to your health? By using that time to engage in one of the best high-intensity exercises out there — the Nitric Oxide Dump — you can improve your mitochondrial health, slowing down age-related muscle decline. The fact is, if you live in the U.S. and work full time, you sit an average of 13 hours a day, then sleep ....

Ouch, that’s hot! 5 tips for healing a mouth burn from hot food or drink

(Natural News) There’s nothing better than a piping hot mug of chocolate to calm the nerves in a cold winter’s day. Feeling too lazy to cook? You can always make a bowl of hot soup to warm you up inside. If you’re feeling fancy, you can melt cheese, so you can dip everything in that fondue. Still, there’s a danger lurking behind those hearty bowls, especially when consume ....

Blood Pressure Treatment Linked to More Disease

What you eat and drink, how much exercise you get and even how you breathe every day has a compound effect on your overall health. Making even small changes to your lifestyle can pay big dividends in the coming months and years. The same is true of the small decisions you make that aren't healthy. One soda in your lifetime doesn't have an effect, whereas several sodas a week have a sig ....

Mammograms Are a Tragic Lie

There are a significant number of drawbacks to having consistent mammograms. Although your doctor may say that having a mammogram may reduce your risk of dying by 20 percent,1 you'd be surprised by how that percentage is calculated. As explained by Dr. Andrew Lazris and environmental scientist Erik Rifkin, Ph.D., for every 1,000 women who do not get ma ....