12 Drugless Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu

12 Drugless Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu ​from Mercola An Oregon mother found out firsthand the potentially severe side effects of the flu medicine, Tamiflu, and now wants to warn others, her local station KKTV 11 reported. When her son got sick, Sarah Wells took him to the doctor, where he was prescribed Tamiflu. Her son started experiencing hallucinations, hearing voices and saying that “everything was in fast forward” after taking it for a couple of days, Wells told reporters. The psychological effects of Tamiflu are known side effects and occur…

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Research determines that following the Mediterranean diet helps reduce liver fat and minimizes obesity risk

Research determines that following the Mediterranean diet helps reduce liver fat and minimizes obesity risk By Michael Alexander for Prevention Those looking to lower their hepatic fat deposits may be better off trying a low-carbohydrate Mediterranean diet over a low-fat one, according to researchers. In a study published in the Journal of Hepatology, researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, together with teams from the U.S. and Germany, found that the Mediterranean diet had a greater effect on reducing fat around the liver, heart and pancreas compared to low-fat diets with similar calorie counts. For the study,…

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Shocking: 5 food ingredients you may be UNAWARE cause uncontrollable weight gain

Shocking: 5 food ingredients you may be UNAWARE cause uncontrollable weight gain by: S.D. Wells for Natural News Whether or not your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, one thing is for sure, if you eat all the wrong “food stuff,” it may not matter how often or how hard you work out, because you could be in for a rude awakening. One third of all Americans are considered overweight or “fat,” and at least half of those people who “carry extra luggage” are also considered obese. At least one hundred million Americans are…

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Trans Fats Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s

Trans Fats Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola As noted by neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, author of “Grain Brain” and “Brain Maker,” your diet and other lifestyle factors have major implications for your Alzheimer’s risk. Indeed, according to research1,2 published in the journal Lancet Neurology in 2011, up to half of all Alzheimer’s cases could be prevented by addressing modifiable lifestyle contributors such as physical inactivity, depression, smoking, high blood pressure, midlife obesity and diabetes. Three dietary components shown to promote this neurological degeneration are sugar (especially processed fructose), grains and trans fats. Research3,4 from…

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What Economics Can Teach Us About Dieting

What Economics Can Teach Us About Dieting by Max Gulker for Natural Blaze I’m old enough to remember that when I was a child going on a diet meant something like “eat fewer calories and get some exercise.” The proliferation in the number and approaches of diets since the 1980s has likely resulted from a combination of scientific advancement, fundamental scientific limitations, the internet’s ability to reach people at a low cost, and countless developments across politics and culture. If that seems like a mouthful, consider just how many diets…

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Skip 2 or 3 Meals And Tell Me How You Feel

Skip 2 or 3 Meals And Tell Me How You Feel by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog I want you to try and understand the desperation that will unfold if “the people” were to go hungry. This weekend something happened that made me think of this… We had no breakfast (Mrs.J and I). I normally eat later in the morning (brunch) anyway, so no big deal. We decided to do a supply run over to the town that actually has a few ‘big box’ stores to pick up a few…

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82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet from Humans Are Free Recently, an 82-year-old woman who suffered from dementia, who couldn’t recognize her own son has miraculously got her memory back after changing her diet. When his mother’s condition became so severe that for her own safety she had to be kept in the hospital, Mark Hatzer almost came to terms with losing another parent. Sylvia had lost her memory and parts of her mind, she had even phoned the police once accusing the nurse…

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Prescription drugs aren’t the answer: “Food is medicine” … eating more fresh fruits and vegetables can make you healthier, stronger

Prescription drugs aren’t the answer: “Food is medicine” … eating more fresh fruits and vegetables can make you healthier, stronger  y: Isabelle Z. for Natural News It is becoming increasingly clear that food is some of the best medicine that exists. We know that eating right can prevent many common diseases, and dietary improvements can alleviate illness as well. Have you ever wondered what would happen if people were prescribed healthy foods the way they are prescribed medicine? A group of researchers did, and the answer points to the superiority of…

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The Link Between Fast Food and Teenage Depression

The Link Between Fast Food and Teenage Depression by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola In the U.S., an estimated 3.2 million adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 suffer from depression, defined as having at least one major depressive episode in a year. This accounts for 13.3% of adolescents, who experience a period of at least two weeks with a depressed mood, loss of interest in daily activities and other symptoms, such as problems with sleep, appetite, energy, concentration or feelings of self-worth.1 Depression among adolescents is on the rise,…

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