(NaturalNews) Refined and processed foods can trigger an immune response that leads to inflammation. Chronic inflammation can contribute to many diseases and disorders from atherosclerosis to Alzheimer's disease. Some foods can reduce inflammation and protect against chronic inflammation... [...]
(NaturalNews) Inflammation, especially chronic, low-level inflammation, is a problem for people all over the United States. Not only does it manifest itself with problems like rheumatoid arthritis or Crohn's disease but the medical profession is linking it to serious health issues... [...]
(NaturalNews) Vegetables are a well-known source of nutrients containing vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants which are essential for optimal human health and vitality. But did you know that some of your favorite vegetables could be making you sick? Nightshade plants and vegetables... [...]
(NaturalNews) Foods that feed Candida cause inflammation by feeding Candida, but these and many other foods cause inflammation in other ways, too. Some foods have natural, and naturally beneficial inflammatory properties, like many omega 6 fats. But these fats are not "bad," they... [...]
(NaturalNews) Inflammation is a natural, healthy response to cellular damage or a natural, healthy immune response to a perceived threat. The idea that inflammation can persist without serving a purpose is a misnomer that allows the cause of disease to go unchecked and ignored.When... [...]
(NaturalNews) Inflammation is the body's reaction to consuming chemicals, irradiated salt, artificial additives and artificial preservatives. It's the result of drinking water and other beverages that are contaminated with a Chinese industrial waste pollutant known as fluoride, which... [...]
(NaturalNews) Doses of vitamin D equivalent to those from daily sun exposure were able to slow and even cure low-grade prostate cancer in a new study conducted by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina and presented at the annual meeting of the American Chemical... [...]
(NaturalNews) A class of food additives used in nearly all processed foods may be partially to blame for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease, and may also lead to obesity and diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cornell University, Emory... [...]
(NaturalNews) At the root of any serious disease lies chronic inflammation. Normally a beneficial response by the body to heal itself, it becomes problematic when this process is initiated 24-7. Symptoms are expressed in a wide variety of ways, most notably through pain.This has... [...]
(NaturalNews) It's understood that natural outdoor settings, art and music can inspire awe and in turn, make people feel better. Meditation too, has been proven to improve physical and emotional health. All of this is important, because living in a state of chronic stress can lead... [...]
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Spring is here! And with it comes more affordable asparagus. This succulent vegetable has been prized since ancient times for its medicinal benefits as well as its terrific taste. It’s even been a staple in Ayurvedic medicine. Why has it been so popular through the years? Have people used asparagus for cancer? Indeed, asparagus is a potent cancer fighter on a par with broccoli, and many people think it tastes a whole lot better.
Asparagus contains the compounds that have made broccoli and the [...]
(NaturalNews) The standard definition of inflammation is a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection. Can consuming the wrong food be considered an injury? It most certainly... [...]
Inflammation is always present in diseases such as obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, periodontal disease, stroke, and heart disease. Chronic inflammation can greatly affect the function of the immune system and the brain. Dr. Joseph Mercola states that the majority of diseases would not even exist without inflammation. What’s more, most inflammatory diseases originate […]
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Health news gives us the overriding impression that cancer, dementia, stroke, heart disease, and diabetes are things that simply happen to us. But this just isn’t true. While genes may play a role in our health quality, many experts agree that chronic inflammation causes virtually all leading diseases due to a poor diet and lack of exercise.
Deemed the mother of most major chronic disease, chronic inflammation is a silent epidemic; a plague afflicting millions of unsuspecting Americans. It [...]
(NaturalNews) In order for your body to produce the energy that you need to live, your cells must continually take in oxygen, a process that is largely dependent upon proper nutrient intake. Nutrient deficiencies can lead to poor oxygenation, which in turn can cause cell death, inflammation... [...]
By Dr. Marianna Pochelli
A daily glass of tomato juice is known to significantly lower cardiovascular disease, cancer and even osteoporosis. A new study from Taiwan is now showing that it also has a direct effect on waist circumference, cholesterol, and markers of inflammation in women.
Data from 30 women revealed that a daily glass of 280 mL of tomato juice containing 32.5 mg of lycopene was associated with an average reduction in waist circumference of 1.6 cm and more than [...]
(NaturalNews) You may have read how bilberry jam enhanced WWII Royal Air Force pilots' night vision for bombing raids on Germany and in defense against German bombing raids on England. That bilberry attribute was purely anecdotal, of course. Science must make its mark and approve... [...]
(NaturalNews) Earthing, the process of obtaining a sense of connectedness with the earth by honing in on the body's naturally occurring electrical frequencies and those of the earth, is an ideal way to optimize overall physical and mental health. Pioneers in the concept maintain that... [...]
Christopher Vasey is a naturopath and author specializing in detoxification and rejuvenation living in Switzerland. He studied naturopathy in Paris and started his own practice in 1979. In 1981, he organized his own introductory courses to naturopathy and started teaching in various health-oriented associations. Christopher has written several books on natural medicine as well as spiritual themes and lectures regularly in Europe, the USA and Canada. Mr. Vasey joins us to speak primarily on the s [...]
(NaturalNews) Oftentimes, the knee-jerk reaction of the medical community to inflammation is to dole out drugs to reduce it. In fact, there is a whole classification of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, available by prescription and over-the-counter. NSAIDs are associated... [...]
(NaturalNews) Cucumbers seem to have a mixed reputation in the natural health world. A lot of people assume that these cylindrical green fruits, which originated from southern Asia but are now cultivated worldwide, are lacking in the nutrition department because they are comprised... [...]
Researchers at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) have found a surprising health benefit by studying alcohol abuse. In the process, they have stumbled upon a natural solution for preventing brain inflammation and cell death – unwanted processes that cause dementia and other neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The solution? A fatty acid known as DHA.
Research has found that it is primarily inflammation that causes brain cell death, although there are other factors. Loo [...]
(NaturalNews) Agrimony is a plant that is closely related to the rose family and grows in the temperate regions of Asia, Europe and North America. Starting with the early Greek civilization, agrimony has accumulated a long history of being used to treat a wide array of illnesses.... [...]
(NaturalNews) New research conducted by the University of Huddersfield, a public university located in West Yorkshire, England, suggests that a chemical compound found in pomegranates can slow degenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.Alzheimer's disease and other... [...]
(NaturalNews) If you find yourself struggling with low energy, menopause or cardiovascular disease, an extract from the French Maritime pine tree shows promise in alleviating these conditions, plus much more. The benefits extend to ailments like diabetes, impotence, asthma, osteoarthritis... [...]
(NaturalNews) Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel recently published a cannabis study in the Journal of Neuroscience Research. Their findings indicate that low doses of cannabinoids, in particular ultra-low-dose tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), exerts a protective effect against... [...]
More than 20 million people are now practicing yoga in the US, and for good reason. New studies are constantly coming out corroborating the endless benefits of the practice. From boosting brain power, to reducing stress, and even reversing diabetes or heart disease, yoga’s list of benefits grows longer. Now, a recent study led by Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, professor of psychiatry and psychology at Ohio State University, shows how cancer patients can now benefit from yoga, too.
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