It’s OK To Mourn The People You’ve Had To Cut Off

It’s OK To Mourn The People You’ve Had To Cut Off by Erin Elizabeth for Health Nut News Bad relationships happen to everyone. You can find yourself facing conflict every day whether it is someone you work with, a romantic relationship, an off-kilter friendship or an overbearing family member. So, it’s not surprising to hear that a recent study by the American Sociology Review found that social networks and power constraints can keep us trapped in toxic relationships with people we find to be difficult or demanding. (1) Although cutting difficult people out…

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Coffee really can make you live longer

Coffee really can make you live longer by: Stephanie Diaz for Natural News The secret to a long life may be your cup of joe. Studies show that regular coffee drinkers have a reduced risk of dying prematurely compared to non-drinkers. Drinking coffee may increase your chances of living a longer life Two studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine looked into the drinking habits of over 700,000 people in the U.S. and Europe. They aimed to investigate the link between drinking coffee and death rates. They found that people with increased coffee consumption have a…

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Intermittent fasting may prevent diabetes

Intermittent fasting may prevent diabetes by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Diabetes is a disease of insulin resistance resulting in high blood sugar.1 Your pancreas secretes the hormone insulin, which is used to move blood sugar across cell walls for energy.2 The number of those experiencing diabetes has risen sharply since 1958, when the CDC3 estimated 0.93% of the population had been diagnosed with it. By 2015 the number had risen to 7.4%. As the population numbers had also increased, the absolute numbers diagnosed were 1.6 million in 1958, rising to 23.4 million in…

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Top pomegranate health benefits

Top pomegranate health benefits by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Pomegranates have been enjoyed for thousands of years and are a symbol of hope and abundance in many cultures. In North America, they’re often overshadowed by more common fruits like apples and oranges, but once you learn how to eat them, pomegranates can add valuable nutrition, including powerful antioxidants, to your diet. Pomegranates contain potent antioxidants Pomegranate’s benefits are primarily attributed to its antioxidant content. Antioxidants are nature’s way of providing your cells with adequate defenses against attack by reactive oxygen species (ROS).…

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Everything you need to know about manuka honey

Everything you need to know about manuka honey By Vicki Batts for Prevention.news You may have heard of manuka honey, but what do you really know about it? This incredible superfood from New Zealand has gotten a lot of buzz, and for good reason. Manuka honey has many health benefits, and also boasts a variety of medicinal uses. While honey in general has received a lot of recognition for its various beneficial properties, manuka honey is unique in a number of ways. One thing that makes manuka honey unique is its…

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Simple stretches for lower back pain

Simple stretches for lower back pain by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Back pain is not a disease, but rather may show up as myriad symptoms with no known cause. It affects people of all ages and races as well as both genders. The World Health Organization1 states it’s difficult to estimate the incidence, as your first episode likely happens by early adulthood and the symptoms of low back pain often recur over time. The lifetime prevalence for anyone experiencing back pain at some point in their lives is estimated to be…

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The fake food race is worth $3 trillion

The fake food race is worth $3 trillion by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola For years, I have advocated for an organic diet to optimize your health, avoid common health problems and help regenerate the environment. Choosing organic foods reduces your exposure to pesticides, herbicides, genetically engineered (GE) foods, synthetic food additives and nano ingredients, many of which do not appear on the food label. In addition to protecting the environment and rebuilding soil, buying organic also supports animal welfare and promotes biodiversity of plants and wildlife. Unfortunately, Americans not only eat a preponderance of…

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Shiitake mushroom improves immunity

Shiitake mushroom improves immunity by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Mushroom lovers will be pleased to know that researchers studying the earthy fungi continue to find benefits for health in them. One of the most popular mushrooms is the shiitake (Lentinus edodes), which grows on decaying hardwood trees such as oaks, maples, chestnuts, hornbeams and ironwoods in their natural environment, but are commercially grown elsewhere.1 Recreating the same environmental conditions has allowed growers in the U.S., as well as Canada, Singapore and China, to proliferate the brown-capped delicacies. According to Market…

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What’s the difference between “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised” eggs?

What’s the difference between “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised” eggs?by: Melissa Smith for Natural News Whenever you buy eggs from the grocery store, you may have wondered why they have different labels, such as “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised.” You may have also noticed that they differ in price. Eggs vary in their nutrition profile as well. But one thing’s for sure – the more expensive the egg is, the healthier it is. Out of the three, pasture-raised eggs are the best. Aside from raising your own chickens, buying eggs labeled as “pasture-raised” ensures that you…

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7 Reasons to eat more ginger

7 Reasons to eat more ginger by: Zoey Sky for Natural News Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a popular ingredient that’s used for savory dishes or desserts like gingerbread cookies. It’s also widely used in medicine for its abundance of health benefits. Here are seven more reasons to add ginger to your daily diet. Ginger root: One-stop shop for your nutrition needs A cup of freshly chopped ginger root contains about 80 calories, less than 18 g of carbohydrates, and at least 2 g of fiber and protein. This superfood also offers vitamins and minerals like vitamin C,…

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