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New study finds childhood oral infections raise the risk of atherosclerosis in adults

(NaturalHealth365) Most parents are never told how childhood oral infections can affect the health of the arteries.  Today, we’ll explain how this happens and, more importantly, what you can do to prevent damage to your child’s cardiovascular system. Atherosclerosis, a… Continue Reading →

New study finds plant-based diets reduce the risk of heart failure

(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 5.7 million adults within the U.S. are affected by heart failure, and that number is only expected to increase in the future.  Conventionally speaking, current strategies for preventing… Continue Reading →

New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatly improve the health of diabetics and heart patients

(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin D deficiency has become a global health problem, and more than one billion people across the world are either vitamin D insufficient or deficient.  Studies have found that a deficiency in the “sun vitamin” can lead to health… Continue Reading →

New findings show mushrooms protect brain health

(NaturalHealth365) Mushrooms are loved in the culinary world for their rich flavor, but they’re also a nutritional powerhouse packed with antioxidants and other important compounds. In fact, edible mushrooms – both wild and cultivated – provide a lot of protein,… Continue Reading →

Cocoa isn’t just delicious – studies show it fights fatigue, too

(NaturalHealth365) Turns out that a warm cup of (any drink) flavored with cocoa is more than just a tasty treat. It has some big health benefits, too. In fact, a new study published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry found… Continue Reading →

Research links folate deficiency to a wide range of diseases

(NaturalHealth365) Folate, sometimes referred to as vitamin B9 or folic acid, is an essential vitamin found in green leafy vegetables and many fruits. Folate deficiency has been linked to many diseases, such as age-related dementia, cancer, anemia, and mental illness…. Continue Reading →

Common prescription drug for arthritis linked to heart valve problem

(NaturalHealth365) Three years ago, people using the arthritis drug, Celebrex breathed a huge sigh of relief.  But, as you’ll soon see, that was a big mistake. A 2016 study claimed that this arthritis medicine wasn’t any riskier for your heart… Continue Reading →

Magnesium deficiency puts you at risk for peripheral artery disease and depression

(NaturalHealth365) Recent studies show that magnesium deficiency comes with serious risks. Not getting enough magnesium in your diet increases your risk of depression and peripheral artery disease (PAD).  The good news – researchers also found that increasing your magnesium intake… Continue Reading →

New reports link zinc deficiency to high blood pressure

(NaturalHealth365) If your zinc levels are lower than normal, new reports show you’re at risk for high blood pressure. A recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology found that too little zinc could cause your kidneys to… Continue Reading →

ATTENTION Doctors and hospitals: Recent meta-analysis finds antioxidants in your diet reduce mortality up to three decades later

(NaturalHealth365) A recent meta-analysis included in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition determined that eating more antioxidants like vitamin C and vitamin E can reduce mortality rates.  In fact, having more antioxidants in your blood can reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease,… Continue Reading →

LOWER cortisol levels with these all-natural supplements

(NaturalHealth365) Make no mistake – a rapid increase in your cortisol levels can save your life.  Specifically, when you’re under extreme stress – it’s cortisol to the rescue, mobilizing fat and carbs to give you instant energy. The problem –… Continue Reading →

New research reveals: Probiotics offer significant benefits to children with autism

  (NaturalHealth365) Autism affects approximately 1-2% of the world’s population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Yet, conventionally speaking, there’s ‘no definitive cause or cure.’  However, over the past few years, scientists have found some… Continue Reading →

How diabetes medications can put you at GREATER risk for a heart attack or stroke

(NaturalHealth365) Conventionally speaking, diabetes medications are designed to help ‘manage’ blood sugar levels.  But, in reality, certain drugs actually raise the risk of a heart attack and stroke, according to a new study. Published in JAMA Network Open, the study was… Continue Reading →

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