Monday, October 5, 2015

The Staggering Health Costs of Drinking 1-2 Cans of Soda Daily

Soda may taste good, but it isn't good for you. Amy Capetta examines the health costs of drinking even 1-2 cans of soda daily.
Just in case you haven’t heard enough about how bad soda is for your health, researchers from Harvard have released a report pinpointing the health risks of gulping down even one sugary drink a day. Read more

Friday, October 2, 2015

5 Foods to Boost Your Mood

What you eat plays a role in your mental health. These five foods can boost your mood, says Kristina Martin.
Studies find that what you eat plays a huge role in lowering your anxiety and boosting your mood. The more you choose a healthy, whole-food treat over a nutrient-empty, quick fix, the more you'll reap the benefits - both now and later.

Here are a few snacks that can bring you the boost you're looking for. Read more

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Managing Diebetes: Lose Weight and Control Blood Sugar

If you have diabetes and are considered overweight, you can improve the management of your diabetes and your overall health by losing weight. It may seem like a daunting task if you have tried to lose weight in the past and have failed, but there are steps you can take and support you can use to help you reach your weight loss goals.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Super Tea Has 10X the Antioxidants of Regular Green Tea

 Green tea is a well-known source of antioxidants, but a new "super tea" has been found to have even more health benefits.
Most Natural News readers know and understand the health benefits of green tea, but a new kind of "super tea" has been found to have as much as ten times more antioxidant content than regular green tea.

As reported by Fox News, the antioxidants in green teas have long been known to dramatically improve heart health and brain function, but now researchers have found that matcha, a powder made from young green tea leaves that are placed in shade two to four weeks before harvesting, contain several times more antioxidants. Read more

Friday, September 25, 2015

How to Feed Good Bacteria and Fight the Bad

Bacteria play a major role in our lives, both good and bad. Here's how to feed the good bacteria and fight the bad.
Bacteria play a central role in our lives, shaping much of the world around us, as well as the world within us.

We’ve long regarded bacteria as something to be feared – agents of illness and death – but, increasingly, it’s understood that many bacteria are, in fact, harmless and even beneficial.

Bacteria in our gut, for example, help us produce vitamins, such as folic acid, while others help us to absorb important metals, such as calcium, from our food. Read more

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Dietary Supplements for Your Brain

Margaret Durst lists the best supplements to keep your brain healthy.
BRAIN and NERVE function are important. Preserve them and make them better with supplements and lifestyle changes.

Some of the KEYS to long-term health for brain and nerves involves keeping insulin, blood sugar, inflammation, and toxicity at low levels.

HIGH BLOOD SUGAR and high insulin can damage the fine tissues of the brain and nervous system. You do not have to be diabetic to experience this. Eating a low glycemic diet is important. If you want more information, a good book is “The Glycemic Load Diet.”

TOXICITY is also an issue in terms of brain and nerve health – especially heavy metal toxicity. All heavy metals act as neuro-toxins. Avoid unnecessary chemicals when possible – this includes pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, cleaning products, smoking, etc. Read more

Monday, September 21, 2015

Get Rid of Gingivitis Naturally

Edward Group reveals how to get rid of gingivitis and gum disease naturally.
According to the CDC Division of Oral Health, nearly 50% of American adults and more than 70% over the age of 65 suffer from gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease. Gum pain and the effect it has on eating aren’t the only concerns. Studies have shown gum disease is linked to heart and vascular disease. But, there’s good news! You can effectively support your oral health at home and avoid suffering from gum disease. Read more