The Paradox of Ultraprocessed Foods

The Paradox of Ultraprocessed Foods from Mercola If your diet isn’t made up of fresh, whole foods, you’re doing it wrong. Not surprisingly, a recent studyfound that ultraprocessed foods cause weight gain. People who eat a lot processed food consume more calories (and sugar) compared to those who eat a fresh, whole food diet, which ultimately leads to weight gain. The study included 10 men and 10 women who lived at the NIH’s Clinical Center in in Bethesda, Maryland, for 28 days. Their meals were provided by investigators with the National…

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3 natural pain relievers that are as powerful as drugs, without the side effects

3 natural pain relievers that are as powerful as drugs, without the side effects by: Derek Henry for Natural News Unfortunately, acute or chronic pain is something that everyone in their life experiences at one time or another. Even though this is a powerful reminder from the body that something is either healing or going terribly wrong, a way to manage the pain is often required in order to live a functional lifestyle. The first resort to manage this type of pain has typically been prescriptions or over the counter…

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Antibiotics for 2 Months Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk

Antibiotics for 2 Months Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Using antibiotics for an extended period of time during middle-age or later may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in women. The finding comes from a study published in the European Heart Journal, which revealed women aged 60 and over who used antibiotics for two months or longer had significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke, compared to women who did not.1 According to a press release2 by the researchers, the results…

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Study: Heavily Processed Foods Cause Overeating And Weight Gain

Study: Heavily Processed Foods Cause Overeating And Weight Gain from Natural Blaze People eating ultra-processed foods ate more calories and gained more weight than when they ate a minimally processed diet, according to results from a National Institutes of Health study. The difference occurred even though meals provided to the volunteers in both the ultra-processed and minimally processed diets had the same number of calories and macronutrients. The results were published in Cell Metabolism. This small-scale study of 20 adult volunteers, conducted by researchers at the NIH’s National Institute of Diabetes…

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Millennials besieged by chronic illness: From age 27, it’s all “downhill”

Millennials besieged by chronic illness: From age 27, it’s all “downhill” by Erin Elizabeth for Health Nut News By the Children’s Health Defense Team NOTE: There can be no denying that America’s children and young adults are at a critical juncture. Unless we start admitting what we already know about environmental culprits and become willing to do something about them, children, young adults and our nation are going to continue to get short-changed. Millennials (the generation born between the early 1980s and approximately the mid-1990s) just got some bad news. Health…

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10 Ways to DETOXIFY your dirty lungs

10 Ways to DETOXIFY your dirty lungs by: Russel Davis for Natural News Tobacco smoking remains to be the primary driver in lung disease onset. Other factors that contribute to respiratory disease onset include air pollution, occupational chemicals and dusts, and frequent lower respiratory infections during childhood. With these risk factors at hand, it might prove beneficial to undergo lung detoxto stave off respiratory issues. Here are a few ways to naturally detoxify your lungs: Detoxify your dirty lungs with these natural steps Quit smoking – This should be a number one priority, especially for…

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Why You Should Never Buy Precut Fruit

Why You Should Never Buy Precut Fruit by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Eating more vegetables may be one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health. Just about any vegetable is good for you, but some are better than others. Some fruits, lower in fructose, are also healthy as they contain high amounts of antioxidants. In one study1 from the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found a suboptimal diet was culpable in developing cardiometabolic diseases.2 Good food identified in the study to reduce the risk of cardiometabolic…

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HISTORIC AGREEMENT TO REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE REACHED BY NEARLY EVERY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

HISTORIC AGREEMENT TO REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE REACHED BY NEARLY EVERY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD Elias Marat, TMU for The Mind Unleashed GNN Note – With the UN losing credibility on a daily basis it does not give me hope this will be anything more than an extension and back-door to Agenda 21 / “green new deal” “Paris Accord” nonsense. Carbon tax is nothing more than a way to control the global populace. ****** As awareness increases across the globe about the growing crisis of plastic waste, one would think that it…

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Natural Ways to Reduce Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Natural Ways to Reduce Seasonal Allergy Symptoms By Dagny Taggart for The Organic Prepper Itchy, watery eyes. Stuffy nose. Or, a runny nose. Scratchy throat. Fatigue. Facial pain. Postnasal drip with a side of coughing. All of those symptoms are signs it is that time of year again – allergy season. Allergies are exaggerated immune responses to substances that are generally not considered harmful. When you come into contact with something you are allergic to, your immune system releases a chemical called histamine, which triggers an allergic reaction and all of…

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What you need to know about omega-3, 6 and 9

What you need to know about omega-3, 6 and 9 by: Edsel Cook for Natural News Omega fatty acids are made up of three different types – omega-3s, omega-6s, and omega-9s. Each of these types of fatty acids exert different effects on human health. Although omega-3 fatty acidsare definitely beneficial for humans, large amounts of omega-6s can be unhealthy while omega-9s can be useful but are easily acquired anyway. Most “non-essential” types of fat can be produced by a healthy human body from foods and other fats. But omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are essential fatty acids that can…

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