5 Germ-Filled Places and How to Stay Healthy in Them

5 Germ-Filled Places and How to Stay Healthy in Them from Mercola You may think you can’t escape germs that are everywhere, but an MSN News report pointed out several precautions you can take to ensure you and your family remain in good health when in unhealthy environments. Your best bet when fighting germs is to beef up your immune system by eating whole, natural foods, eliminating processed foods and sugar, getting enough sleep and practicing some form of stress management. If your immune system is in tip-top shape, you’ll have a…

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Uncovering the DANGERS of vegetable oil: What are better alternatives?

Uncovering the DANGERS of vegetable oil: What are better alternatives? by: Grace Olson for Natural News Vegetable oil – despite having the word “vegetable” in it – isn’t really healthy. Unfortunately, many people seem to think it’s a healthy option, even as more and more health professionals and nutritionists say otherwise. The problems with vegetable oil Before picking up a bottle of vegetable oil in the market, consider these things: 1. It has too many things mixed in The term “vegetable oil” is a misnomer: The oil is made using different kinds of seeds, including sunflower seeds, rapeseeds, and soybeans,…

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin K?

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin K? by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin with significant health influence that many don’t get enough of. Your body stores very little of it, so it’s rapidly depleted without regular dietary intake. Common drugs can also deplete vitamin K, making elevated intake even more important. There are many vitamin K-dependent proteins in your body, which are involved in things like blood coagulation, bone metabolism and mineralization of your blood vessels. As you’d suspect, that means vitamin K plays a particularly…

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10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Coffee

10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Coffee by Natural Blaze Coffee might seem to have become the premier symbol of our modern fast-paced lifestyle. Often used as a quick wake-up, midday pick-me-up, or to get through a late-night cram session for school or work, coffee as a beverage is only increasing in popularity. Coffee’s history as a beverage that made its way from the Arabian peninsula into Europe and beyond is indeed an interesting one. However, the use of coffee in its entirety is being studied more closely and could place coffee in a whole…

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Hibiscus for High Blood Pressure

Hibiscus for High Blood Pressure by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola The news about the effects of hibiscus on high blood pressure continues to grow, offering promise to those looking for natural ways to control this common condition. I’ve written previously about the positive ways this plant can help your heart and overall health; now new research suggests that its effectiveness may be even greater than what’s been reported. I’ll explain the history, discuss the uses of the colorful flower and share tips on how to incorporate it into your overall…

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The 12 Best Foods You Can Eat For Optimal Digestion

The 12 Best Foods You Can Eat For Optimal Digestion By New Leaf Chiropractic via Natural Blaze Are you tired of experiencing bloat, poor digestion, fatigue, and mental fog? Then it’s time to improve your gut by drinking more water, exercising regularly, and eating more nutritiously. Put the principle of making “food your medicine” in motion by adding more of the following foods to your regime: Vegetables Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, arugula, carrots, kale, eggplant, beetroot, Swiss chard, spinach, ginger, mushrooms, and zucchini Roots and Tubers Potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, carrots, squash, and turnips…

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Eating Organic Cuts Cancer Risk

Eating Organic Cuts Cancer Risk by up to 25% from Humans Are Free Everyone knows that organic is the healthier choice. Now, new evidence sheds even more light on just how important it is to eat organic food. A groundbreaking study suggests that you can significantly cut down your risk of cancer just by eating organic. While organic food tends to be more expensive, this landmark study may just change your mind if you’re on the fence about spending the extra money. Cancer statistics are scary, to say the least.…

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The Best Foods That Heal Knee Pain and Build Cartilage

The Best Foods That Heal Knee Pain and Build Cartilage by For Knees Diet and Health: You Are What You Eat Your diet can have a big impact on your health, but did you know it can also affect the level of your knee pain? Whether you’re suffering from chronic knee issues, or you’re an active athlete who puts a strain on their knees, it’s important to consume the best foods to keep your knees healthy and avoid pain.   The best foods for your knees can help sprains, arthritis,…

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The antifungal properties of coconut oil extend even to opportunistic pathogens: Study

The antifungal properties of coconut oil extend even to opportunistic pathogens: Study by: Darnel Fernandez for Natural News Coconut is a popular health-promoting and versatile medicinal food that provides a variety of  benefits, including boosting heart health, reducing stress, and preventing brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. Now, recent research suggests that coconut, specifically coconut oil, has antifungal properties as well. A study published in the American Society of Microbiology’s journal mSphere found that coconut oil can control the overgrowth of Candida albicans, a type of pathogenic yeast, in mice. This suggests that coconut oil can be used as an alternative…

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