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
Monday, September 28, 2015
Green tea is a well-known source of antioxidants, but a new "super tea" has been found to have even more health benefits.
Friday, September 25, 2015
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
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
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
Monday, September 14, 2015
Tess Pennington recommends four powerful medicinal mushrooms to add to your home pharmacy.
As the fall approaches we must now focus on some of the things now available to you as wildcrafters and herbal “gatherers” that previously may have been difficult to find. This article entails some facts about medicinal mushrooms and is provided for informational purposes only. The information provided is not meant to, nor does it diagnose, treat, prescribe, cure, or recommend any actions for any disease or illness. Only a licensed physician may do such things; prior to taking any actions pertaining to this article, seek the approval of your licensed family physician.
Mushrooms are greatly available in the wilds toward the end of summer and the beginning of the fall. Mushrooms have many components in their makeup that can be used effectively against many types of diseases. There is one important thing to stress, however, before you go out and begin your attempts to gather mushrooms from your locality:
Mushrooms can be deadly poisonous, and you must be able to identify them 100% with no guesswork prior to utilizing them!
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Friday, September 11, 2015
If you're not always so eager to go to the gym or for a run, it's not totally your fault. Humans are born lazy, according to science. (That doesn't mean you shouldn't still go to the gym or for that run, though.)
It is the perfect excuse to forget that trip to the gym and put your feet up.
Scientists say we are wired to save energy – adapting our movements to make them as streamlined as possible.
In other words, we are born lazy. Read more
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals seven nutrient-dense foods that make calorie counting obsolete.
If you’re seeking to lose excess weight, counting calories is usually less than helpful. In fact, focusing on calories could easily divert you from the real answer, which lies in optimizing your nutrition.
I’ve long advocated against counting calories. Even if you manage to shed a few pounds, you’re not going to get healthier by eating fewer cookies than you did before.
In short, if you really want to lose weight and improve your health, then you must replace empty calories and denatured foods with nutrient-rich ones. Read more
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Carbonated beverages could increase the risk of heart attacks or strokes, according to researchers. This should not come as a big surprise since humans rarely if ever drank carbonated beverages until a century or so ago. They aren't part of our natural diet.
Fizzy drinks may be linked to a higher risk of heart attacks, researchers claim.
They say high consumption of carbonated soft drinks may lead to an increased rate of heart disease and strokes.
Japanese scientists looked at the drinking habits of 800,000 patients who had to be resuscitated after having a cardiac arrest out of hospital during a six-year period. Read more