Natural Facts Newsletter

Welcome to the Natural Facts Newsletter page. Below is a collection of the past 3 years of newsletters that provide current research and scientific updates in the field of natural health and medicine. My goal is to keep you informed and inspire you to live a healthier life.  Be well and enjoy!

The Whole Body Benefits of Natural Astaxanthin

“Astaxanthin is the crowned king of antioxidants,” said Dr. Murray. “It is given this title because of its unique benefits and actions in…

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Natural Form of GABA Receives Stronger Health Claims in Japan: New Study Shows PharmaGABA Promotes Muscle Growth!

Natural Form of GABA Receives Stronger Health Claims in Japan: New Study Shows PharmaGABA Promotes Muscle Growth! Japan has a very interesting and…

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Figs Relieve Constipation in Clinical Trial

How crazy is it that Americans spend over $2 billion a year on laxatives to deal with constipation? Here is something else to ponder, studies…

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The Rising Epidemic of Gout

More than likely you are familiar with gout, an inflammatory arthritis triggered by crystallization of uric acid within the joints. It causes severe…

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New Study Shows Avoiding Sun Exposure is as Dangerous as Smoking

Introduction: Conventional wisdom is that we need to avoid sun exposure in order to avoid skin cancer. However, one of the issues with…

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Nutrient Highlight -Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin Introduction There are over 400 different members of the carotene family of pigments in nature. Historically, the potency of a…

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Promoting Satiety is Your Key to Weight Loss

Introduction: The research is quite clear that safe and effective weight loss is not about will power, deprivation, or counting calories.…

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Resveratrol Shows Beneficial Effects in Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction: Resveratrol is a plant compound similar to flavonoids. It is found in the low levels of the skin of red grapes, red wine, cocoa…

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Unexpected Benefit from Furry Pets

Introduction: When most people think of the benefits of having a dog, cat, or other furry animal they would likely associate feelings of the…

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Statistics on ER Visits Due to Dietary Supplements Misleading

Introduction: The media has once again failed to report the whole story or put things into the proper perspective when they reported on a study…

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Move over Paleo and Mediterranean Diet, Here Comes the New Nordic Diet

Introduction The latest “it” diet in medical research is the New Nordic Diet (NND), This diet was created by a group of researchers,…

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The Guilty-Pleasure Food That’s Good For You

It’s not hard to find reasons to love chocolate–and maybe that’s why most people consider it a guilty pleasure. But that perception is changing…

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You’ve Heard Gratitude Is Good For You. Here’s What Science Says

A growing body of scientific work shows that gratitude and kindness are traits that lead to higher levels of well-being. People who are grateful and…

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New Study Adds to the Evidence that Alzheimer’s Disease is “Diabetes of the Brain”

Introduction: The parallel epidemics of Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes share many common features. Chief among them are insulin…

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Vitamin K2 Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Introduction: Just as there has been an explosion of positive science on the importance of vitamin D3, another nutrient, vitamin K2, is showing…

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Are MicroRNAs from Plants the Future of Healing with Food?

Introduction: New research is exploding into scientific journals detailing exciting ways in which foods interact with the expression of our genes.…

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Vitamin D3 is Important in Autoimmune Disorders

Introduction Vitamin D has a well-established role in calcium metabolism and bone health, but recently there has been a great deal of research…

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Acid-Blocking Drugs Increase Heart Disease Risk

Introduction Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of drugs whose main action is blocking the secretion of gastric acid. They are dominant…

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Whey Protein – An Essential Component in a Weight Loss Plan

Introduction: A recent study highlights the value of whey protein in helping to maintain muscle mass during intentional weight loss, an extremely…

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Maybe Nuts are Not a High Calorie Food After All

Introduction Nuts and seeds are rich in nutrients and phytochemicals, but they are also high in fat. So, many people avoid nut consumption out of…

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“Super” Broccoli Lowers LDL Cholesterol

Introduction Many of our modern vegetables were developed from wild plants during the Roman Empire and later-day Italians through traditional…

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Another Study Shows Chocolate Can Help You Lose Weight and Keep it Off!

Introduction: A new study published in the International Archives of Medicine adds to the growing data supporting the benefits of dark chocolate…

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New Study Shows Probiotics May Prevent ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Introduction: There is a growing amount of medical research indicating that alterations in the type of bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal…

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Depression

Introduction: Depression is a major public health problem, especially in women. Recent statistics indicate that approximately 63% of American…

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Probiotic Supplementation Promotes Weight Loss

Introduction: Could weight loss be as simple as taking the right probiotic supplement? Based upon a growing body of evidence, the answer is a…

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New Research Shows Special Extract of Ashwaganda Protects Key Area of the Brain

Introduction: Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is one of the most revered plants in Ayurvedic medicine. Because the rejuvenating effects of…

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How to Juice for Healing Power

Juice has gotten a bad rap. We’re often advised to eat whole fruits and vegetables—for the fiber and because they are lower in calories than an…

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Ginger as Effective as Synthetic Drug in Migraine, but Without the Side Effects

Introduction: Migraine headaches are estimated to affect over 28 million Americans. These headaches are caused by excessive dilation of blood…

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“Rainbow” of Fruits and Vegetables

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables is your best bet for preventing virtually every chronic disease. This fact has been established time and again…

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How Much Water Do You REALLY Need? Here’s How To Stay Hydrated

Water is essential for life. It’s essential to stay hydrated to keep your body healthy and strong. The average amount of water in an adult’s…

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CoQ10 Study Yields Important Results and Considerations

Introduction One of the most important nutrients for heart health is coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). Its role in the heart is similar to the role of a spark…

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Another Positive Study on Glucosamine-Chondroitin Reducing Arthritis Pain

Introduction: It seems that when a positive study on natural products comes out in a medical journal that it garners very little media attention.…

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Stroke Recovery

The right nutrients and herbs can help repair damage and improve quality of life Strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in the United…

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Save Your Joints

Hyaluronic acid may hold the key to reversing arthritis Several years ago, ABC News’ Connie Chung reported on a Japanese village called Yuzuri…

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Vision Quest

Five key nutrients for preventing and treating cataracts and macular degeneration Nutritional factors play a key role in the prevention and…

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The Collagen Connection

This unheralded protein plays a key role in keeping us together—literally The most abundant protein in the human body, collagen is also the main…

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Quiet Please

Natural ways to silence the ringing, roaring, and hissing of tinnitus Millions of Americans suffer from tinnitus, a condition more descriptively…

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Quitting Time

Natural products to help kick the smoking habit You’ve heard it before, but to put it simply, if you want good health, you must stop…

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All About Iron

What it does. Why you need it. And more Iron is critical to human life. It plays the central role in the hemoglobin molecule of our red blood cells…

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Fast Times

Rid your body of toxins and boost energy with a simple juice fast Good health is largely determined by our bodies’ ability to…

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Food for Thought

Safe brain boosters for kids Brain cells are the most complex, long-living, and nutritionally demanding cells in the body. Studies show that…

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Saying “No” to Statins

Maintain a healthy cholesterol balance without potentially harmful drugs Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs such as Crestor (rosuvastatin), Lipitor…

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3 Juice Recipes To Help You Enjoy Heart-Healthy Pomegranate

The pomegranate is one of the oldest fruits in recorded history. Native to the area of modern-day Iran and Iraq, the pomegranate has been cultivated…

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7 Time-Management Tricks To Reduce Your Stress

One of the biggest stressors for most people is time. We simply don't feel we have enough of it. In fact, most of us do have enough time — we are…

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Pre-Meal Consumption of Whey Protein Promotes Satiety and Improves Blood Sugar Control

Introduction: Whey protein ingestion has been shown to reduce feelings of hunger and promote satiety making it a valuable aid in weight loss…

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Seven Keys to Achieving New Year’s Resolutions

I absolutely love this time of year. It allows me to fully examine my life and, of course, assess if I achieved the goals that I set for the previous…

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Eat Prunes and Plums for Healthy Bones

Introduction Prunes (dried plums) are most popularly used for their laxative effects, but a growing body of research indicates that prunes offer…

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Tamiflu for Flu Symptoms and Viral Infections? The Emperor has No Clothes!

Introduction Oseltamivir, brand name Tamiflu, was released onto the market in 1999 for the treatment of influenza. Despite is wild popularity –…

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7 Tips For Better Communication In All Of Your Relationships

A major cause of stress for most people is the realm of interpersonal relationships. Whether with your partner, at home with family members, with…

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How Exercise Changes the Way You Look at Food

Introduction: Exercise is a critical component to a health promoting lifestyle and its beneficial impact for weight management is without…

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Why Are Drug Companies Sponsoring Studies on Natural Products? Taking a Closer Look at a Recent Evaluation on Glucosamine/Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis

Introduction: In the late 1990s, St. John’s wort (SJW) extract rocketed to tremendous success in the United States and Europe as a natural…

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Two New Studies Show the Power of Gratitude and Kindness

Introduction One of Plato’s greatest observations was that “a grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.…

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Maitake Extract Produces Beneficial Effects on the Immune System in Patients with Bone Marrow Failure

Introduction For thousands of years mushrooms have been highly respected in Asia for their health promoting properties. One mushroom was regarded…

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12 Signs Your Blood Sugar Is Out Of Whack

Blood sugar, or glucose, is one of the best things Mother Nature ever provided us with. It's one component of your body chemistry that helps you feel…

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Is a Good Night’s Sleep the Best Prescription for Depression and Pain?

Introduction: Depression and chronic pain are two common conditions that are also associated with poor sleep quality. While it is often thought…

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Antidepressant Drugs Blunt Feelings of Love and Sexual Function

Introduction: A recent study raises a new issue with long-term antidepressant use, adding another reason for consumers to seek alternatives. The…

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Fecal Capsules vs. Probiotic Supplements for Clostridium difficile

Introduction Antibiotic use can result in a severe form of diarrhea due to the overgrowth of the bacteria Clostridium difficele. The C. difficele…

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A Breathing Technique that Triggers the Relaxation Response

An important step in fighting stress is learning to calm the mind and body. Among the easiest methods to learn are relaxation exercises. The goal of…

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New Study Shows Vitamin C Does Help Fight the Common Cold

Introduction: It has been over 40 years since Linus Pauling wrote the book, Vitamin C and the Common Cold. Dr. Pauling based his opinion on…

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Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress Hormones

Introduction: Of all the foods available on planet Earth, those produced from the bean of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao) are the most magical,…

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Natural Eggshell Membrane Produces Impressive Results in Relieving Arthritis Pain

Introduction: Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM®) is an innovative nutritional supplement that brings fast relief to people suffering from the pain,…

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Take Advantage of Natural Lighting for a Better Life

Introduction: In a breakthrough study, office workers with more light exposure at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more…

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RDA for Vitamin D is “Grossly Inadequate”

Introduction: A huge and growing amount of research has now shown that vitamin D deficiency is very common (at least 50% of the general population…

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6 Powerful (But Simple!) Tools To Cope With Stress

Whether you're aware of it or not, you have a pattern for coping with stress. Unfortunately, most people have found patterns and methods that do not…

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5 Natural Supplements To Help You Avoid Catching A Summer Cold

Toss your sweaters to the side, because summer is officially here! However, you may be tempted to keep those Kleenex around. After all, a lot of…

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The Minimalist’s Guide To Detoxing Your Body Using Healthy Foods

When you hear the word “detox,” do you cringe a little bit? Many people associate detox diets with fasting, but the best approach may be to…

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15 Simple Ways To Eat More Fruits And Veggies

Take a look at your typical plate of food. Do you have a piece of meat and some potatoes? Or maybe pasta and a hamburger? In other words, is your…

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Create Lucid Dreams for a Better Life

Introduction: If you ever been asleep and aware that you were dreaming you were likely experiencing what is referred to as a “lucid dream.”…

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Resveratrol Shown to Improve Memory and Brain Function

Introduction: Resveratrol is a plant compound similar to flavonoids. It is found in low levels in the skin of red grapes, red wine, cocoa powder,…

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Are Side Effects the Achilles’ Heel of Widespread Use of Statins to Lower Cholesterol?

Introduction: Recently, the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) released new guidelines that increased the…

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Is Activating Brown Fat the Key to Weight Loss?

Introduction: Not all fat in the human body is the same. One of the major differentiators is based upon the concentration of mitochondria – the…

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Asthma Rates Reaching Epidemic Proportions; the Role of Antibiotics, Probiotics, and Fish Oils

Introduction: Asthma is a breathing disorder characterized by spasm and swelling of the bronchial airways along with excessive excretion of a…

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Freeze-Dried Strawberries Significantly Lower Cholesterol Levels

Introduction: The consumption of flavonoid sources such as strawberries, blueberries, apples, dark chocolate, and red wine have all been shown in…

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How to Boost Energy Naturally

The "up" side of caffeine Vibrant natural energy is truly a wonderful feeling that too few people experience on a consistent basis. The number of…

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Breathe

Remedies for sinus congestion, bronchitis, asthma, and COPD Virtually all of us take the ability to get a good breath of air for granted. For people…

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Brain Power

How to protect the brain against memory loss and Alzheimer's disease Is memory loss and decreased brain power inevitable as we age? Many people in…

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Yes, It is True – Dietary Fiber Reduces Heart Disease

Introduction There is considerable scientific evidence linking many health conditions to a lack of dietary fiber especially a number of factors…

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Don’t Waste Money on the Wrong Green Tea Supplement for Weight Loss

Introduction: The many benefits of green tea are fairly well known and are attributed to compounds known as polyphenols. However, one little known…

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New Study Shows Melatonin Makes Old Bones Stronger

Introduction Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland, a small pea-sized gland at the base of the brain. Melatonin is critically…

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For Vascular Health, Boost Your Flavonoid Intake

Introduction: Flavonoids are a group of plant pigments that are responsible for many of the health benefits of fruits, vegetables, juices, and…

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The Radiation-Proof Diet & Supplement Plan

Protect yourself from daily toxins, environmental hazards, and even radiation exposure with this antioxidant-based health regimen Earlier this…

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EPA and DHA Levels are Dangerously Low in Vegans and Vegetarians

EPA and DHA Levels are Dangerously Low in Vegans and Vegetarians

Introduction: As humans, we all have some basic and essential nutritional needs whether we choose to be omnivores, vegetarians, or vegans. Is one…

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Pycnogenol® Improves Psoriasis

Introduction: Psoriasis is a painful and visible inflammatory skin condition that affects nearly 8 million people and often leads to embarrassment…

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Stitch in Time

Understanding your genetic clock and how to slow it down For many years, it was thought that cells were immortal if provided an ideal environment.…

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Magnesium for Chronic Low Back Pain

Introduction Low back pain (LBP) affects roughly 25% of North Americans within any three-month period and is the major cause of pain and worker…

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Omega-3s & Immunity

You know all about fish oil and heart health, but that's just the tip of the iceberg for these healthful fats A recent study showed that women who…

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Breaking News: Statins Make You Fat!

Introduction: A new study highlights the false hope that consumers place in statin drugs to lower cholesterol levels. Results of the 10-year…

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Burn Out

A rational approach to indigestion The term indigestion is often used to describe heartburn as well as feelings of gas or bloating after eating,…

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Fish Oils Prevent Brain Atrophy Due to Aging

Introduction A key goal to boosting brain function and fighting degenerative brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease is to bathe the brain in…

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Osteo Advice

Why collagen may be more important for bones than calcium Bones are made up of dynamic living tissue that requires a wide range of nutrients—not…

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7 Questions To Ask Yourself Every Day For A Better Life

You will be amazed at how powerful questions can be in your life. Let's look at the following example: an individual is met with a particular…

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Fire Extinguishers

Natural approaches to whole body inflammation Inflammation occurs as a reaction to injury or infection. It's characterized by pain, redness,…

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Fish Oil Supplementation Improves Periodontal Health

Introduction: Periodontal disease is an inclusive term used to describe an inflammatory condition of the gums (gingivitis) and/or support…

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Rejuvenate Your Brain

PQQ a new wonder supplement may be able to help your brain fire on all cylinders no matter your age A recently discovered, vitamin-like compound…

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Feeling Stressed? Try Ginseng

Nature provides us with several plants that can help our body fight the effects of stress. These beneficial botanicals are often referred to as…

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Radical Health

The importance of plant-based antioxidants The terms “antioxidants” and “free radicals” have become pretty common in recent years. Loosely…

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3 Fresh Juices for Arthritis Pain

Many of us, especially as we get older, experience the aches and pains of arthritis. Fortunately, there are several things we can do to help reduce…

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Dietary Flaxseed Intake Produces a Potent Antihypertensive Effect

Introduction Elevated blood pressure (high BP) or hypertension is a major risk factor for a heart attack or stroke. More than 60 million Americans…

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Slumber Party

When you can't sleep, the temptation to pop a sleeping pill is strong. But did you know you could be risking your life? There’s a large body of…

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More Evidence that Celery Seed Extract Lowers High Blood Pressure

Introduction: Elevated blood pressure (high BP) or hypertension is a major risk factor for a heart attack or stroke. In fact, it is generally…

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Strawberry Intake Produces New Mechanisms for Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease

Introduction Consumption of fruits and vegetables is linked to a decreased risk for virtually every chronic degenerative disease. In particular,…

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Nutritional Supplementation Improves ADD/ADHD in Adults

Introduction It is often amusing reading news accounts of nutritional research or the benefits of natural therapies. For most rational minded folks…

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Fish Oils for Dry Eye Syndrome

Introduction: Dry eye syndrome (DES) or reratoconjunctivitis sicca is a very common eye disease characterized by eye dryness caused by either…

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New Study Shows Vitamin E Slows Alzheimer’s Disease

Introduction Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disorder associated with progressive deterioration of memory and cognition. In North…

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3 Immune-Boosting Juices for Cold & Flu Season

According to the latest CDC Influenza Surveillance Report, flu is widespread in 25 states so far this season. As for the common cold, the CDC…

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Stroke Recovery

The right nutrients and herbs can help repair damage and improve quality of life Strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in the United…

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Rejuvenate Your Brain

PQQ a new wonder supplement may be able to help your brain fire on all cylinders no matter your age A recently discovered, vitamin-like compound…

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7 Common Misconceptions About Juicing

Juicing has been around since countertop appliances became popular in the 1950s and '60s. Today, raw juice bars are everywhere, and lots of people…

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4 Herbs & Spices To Boost Your Juice’s Healing Power

Many fruits and vegetables have powerful healing properties for specific illnesses, and for boosting immune function in general. However,…

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Simple Tips To Detoxify Your Body

Detoxification of harmful substances in the body is a continual process, and it doesn't have to be unpleasant. Actually, the best approach may be to…

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Save Your Joints

Hyaluronic acid may hold the key to reversing arthritis Several years ago, ABC News’ Connie Chung reported on a Japanese village called Yuzuri…

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WOW – Editorial in Medical Journal Promotes Propaganda Against Multiple Vitamin Formulas

Introduction The latest issue (December 17, 2013) of the Annals of Internal Medicine featured a damning editorial titled: Enough Is Enough: Stop…

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Get a Grip on Anxiety

If you think prescription medications are the only option for anxiety and panic attacks, you'll be happy to know about these very effective natural…

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The Revised Complete Book of Juicing

Introduction The quality of your life begins with the quality of the foods that sustain it. The surest path to a healthier, more energetic, and…

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Tomato Juice Reduces Inflammation

Introduction Tomatoes have received a lot of recent attention because of their lycopene content.  This red carotene has been shown to be extremely…

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Vision Quest

  Five key nutrients for preventing and treating cataracts and macular degeneration Nutritional factors play a key role in the…

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Do the New Guidelines for Statins Make Sense?

Introduction The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) released four new guidelines dealing with the prevention…

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The Collagen Connection

This unheralded protein plays a key role in keeping us together—literally The most abundant protein in the human body, collagen is also the main…

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How to Eliminate Food Cravings

Despite what you may have heard, overcoming food cravings has nothing to do with willpower Oxygen, food, and water are the three main things we…

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Health Benefits of the Avocado

Introduction: While many people are somewhat afraid of eating avocados because of their high fat content, research shows many health benefits being…

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Omega-3s May Help Treat Depression, Osteoarthritis and Prostate Cancer

Another Study Shows the Importance of Fish Oils to Brain Health

Introduction The long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA found in fish and fish oil supplements are absolutely critical to optimal brain…

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Quiet Please

Natural ways to silence the ringing, roaring, and hissing of tinnitus Millions of Americans suffer from tinnitus, a condition more descriptively…

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Celery Seed Extract Lowers High Blood Pressure in Human Study

Introduction: Elevated blood pressure (high BP) or hypertension is a major risk factor for a heart attack or stroke. In fact, it is generally…

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Clot Busters

Natural ways to keep blood vessels clear One of the primary causes of heart attacks and strokes, atherosclerosis is the hardening of artery walls…

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A Great Strategy for Weight Loss: Use a Smaller Plate

Introduction One of the key reasons why the average American eats more than 500 calories per day in 2013 than in 1970 is increased portion sizes.…

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Quitting Time

Natural products to help kick the smoking habit You’ve heard it before, but to put it simply, if you want good health, you must stop…

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Nutrients for Teenage Skin

Nutrition isn’t a priority for most teens, even though the onslaught of hormones and stress of a growing body make good nutrition a must for a…

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Beauty from Within

How olives, green tea, hyaluronic acid, and silicon can make your more beautiful Radiant and vibrant hair, skin, and nails have long been…

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Lack of Quality Control in Herbal Products is Rampant

Introduction Quality control refers to processes involved in maintaining the quality or validity of a product. Regardless of the form of herbal…

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B Vitamins Help Prevent Progression of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Introduction A previous newsletter highlighted the failure of so-called cognitive enhancing drugs were shown to provide no benefit in cognitive…

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Please Stay Away from These Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

Introduction The research is quite clear – oral medications to treat type 2 diabetes do not alter the long-term progression of the disease. While…

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B12 Benefits, Adrenal Fatigue, pH-balanced Diet, and Optimal Juicing

I’m hearing about more and more people getting vitamin B injections, but then I read that this is appropriate only for people with a deficiency.…

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4 Natural Ways To Promote Healing From Sports Injuries

After a sports injury or sprain, immediate first aid is very important. The acronym RICE summarizes the approach: Rest the injured part as soon…

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For Impaired Memory and Mental Function, Don’t Follow the Drug Approach

Introduction Is memory loss and decreased brain power inevitable as we age? Many people in their 40s, 50s and beyond are told that it is and there…

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How to Use Lemons to Fight Cancer

Introduction Lemons, especially their peels, are an excellent source of terpenes such as d-limonene. The term terpene probably conjures up images of…

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5 Reasons to Eat & Drink More Celery

As far back as the 9th century B.C.E., celery leaves were used for medicinal properties. The use of celery as a food, however, took root in Europe in…

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Nut Consumption Reduces Mortality; Walnuts Cut Cancer Risk

Introduction Nuts and seeds are rich in nutrients and phytochemicals. But, they are also high in fat. So, many people avoid nut consumption out of…

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Eating Strawberries and Blueberries Cut Heart Attack Risk In Women

Fruit Consumption REDUCES Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Introduction While fruits are rich in fiber, antioxidants, and phytochemicals that provide considerable beneficial health effects, they also contain…

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Carnitine Improves Daytime Alertness in Narcolepsy

Introduction Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy (sudden loss of muscle tone in response to…

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Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Risk for Breast Cancer

Introduction: More than 60 million Americans have high blood pressure (high BP) including more than half (54.3%) of all Americans age 65 to 74 years…

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Natural Remedies for Indigestion

Beat acid reflux with these home remedies By Jane Wilkens Michael | Posted August 20, 2013  on SPRY Acid indigestion is not normally considered…

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Does Tylenol Help Or Hurt You?

When most people think of Tylenol (acetaminophen), they consider it a gentle pain reliever — safe enough for their children to take. Here’s the…

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Diet has Profound Impact on Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology

Introduction Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disorder associated with progressive deterioration of memory and cognition. In the…

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How to Detox from Anesthesia

Easy ways to bounce back quickly… Most adults are familiar with that woozy state that occurs after undergoing anesthesia for surgery or even a…

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Prevent Muscle Mass Loss as You Age

Aging is associated with many physical changes. One of the most obvious and preventable changes is the loss of muscle mass and strength. The…

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Is Sugar a Drug? How Refined Carbs Can Trigger Food Addiction

Introduction Addiction is linked to activity within a special area deep in the center of the brain known the nucleus accumbens. Sometimes called the…

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Breast Cancer

Introduction: The recent controversial study on omega-3 fatty acids and prostate cancer risk (click here to read my comments) has led to a lot of…

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Omega-3s May Help Treat Depression, Osteoarthritis and Prostate Cancer

Does Fish Oil Really Boost Prostate Cancer?

On July 10, 2013, the media jumped on news that too much fish oil might boost prostate cancer risk. As someone who has studied the many benefits of…

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9 Natural Ways To Treat Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory condition of the gums and support structures in the mouth. It causes bad breath and bleeding of the gums when…

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