25% OF WOMEN MISDIAGNOSE ONLINE

February 24, 2014 by  
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A study shows that one quarter of women misdiagnose themselves on the internet, with one in ten suffering unpleasant side effects after self-medicating. As a naturopathic healthcare practitioner I have seen the emergence of more serious health problems over the last few years and it is usually due to women self-diagnosing and self-medicating from information […]

DEMENTIA: IS A HIGH-CARBOHYDRATE DIET THE CAUSE?

February 24, 2014 by  
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There appears to be a strong correlation between the onset of dementia and those that consume a high-carbohydrate diet. Carbohydrates increase blood glucose and even in non-diabetic people whose glucose levels meet the ‘normal range’ – they have still been found to be at higher risk of developing dementia if they consume a high-carbohydrate diet. […]

BAN ON UNHEALTHY FATS IN THE USA – AUSTRALIA NEEDS TO FOLLOW SUIT!

February 24, 2014 by  
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The US Food and Drug Administration has taken the first step toward eliminating the use of partially hydrogenated oils — the main dietary source of artificial trans fat — in processed foods, labelling them unsafe. The agency recently made a preliminary determination that the oils “Are not generally recognised as safe for use in food” […]

THE SCIENTIFIC WAY TO STAY SANE UNDER STRESS

January 1, 2014 by  
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Are you sometimes so stressed, you feel as if you’re going insane? Use these 6 tips and science-based tools to keep stress out of your life and away from your business. Setember 04, 2013. As many as four in 10 adults in each region of the U.S. report that their stress levels have increased in […]

GUT BACTERIA LINKED TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

November 20, 2013 by  
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GUT BACTERIA TO BLAME FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS    The onset of rheumatoid arthritis may in part be mediated by gut bacteria, according to a US study that for the first time identifies a link to a specific bacterial species. Using DNA analysis to compare gut microbiota in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and healthy people, researchers […]

TREAT THE FUNGUS AMONG US WITH NONTOXIC MEDICINAL COMPOUND

September 13, 2013 by  
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Sep. 12, 2013 — A Kansas State University microbiologist has found a breakthrough herbal medicine treatment for a common human fungal pathogen that lives in almost 80 percent of people. Govindsamy Vediyappan, assistant professor of biology, noticed that diabetic people in developing countries use a medicinal herb called Gymnema slyvestre to help control sugar levels. […]

DIABETES PREVENTION

June 16, 2013 by  
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A short walk after eating significantly reduces diabetes risk in older people – while watching TV or having a snooze after eating can be dangerous for your health * Study finds quick post-meal walks as effective as one 45 minute walk a day * Lowered blood sugar for up to three hours after eating * […]

A HEALTHY DIET REDUCES THE RISK OF CANCER

May 30, 2013 by  
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A large amount of research that has been conducted on the health benefits of fruit and vegetables has shown that the foods with the highest levels of phenolic compounds (phenolic acids, flavonoids, stilbenes, coumarins, and tannins) offered the most protection from chronic diseases, such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. The following research found that “Among […]

TAKING ANTIOXIDANTS MAY HELP PREVENT SKIN CANCER

May 30, 2013 by  
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NATURAL PHENOLICS IN THE PREVENTION OF UV-INDUCED SKIN DAMAGE. A REVIEW UV skin exposure induces extensive generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS). These can react with DNA, proteins, fatty acids and saccharides causing oxidative damage. Such injuries result in a number of harmful effects: disturbed cell metabolism, morphological and ultrastructural changes, attack on the regulation […]

VITAMIN B6 & B2 REDUCE COLON CANCER RISK BY 20%

April 25, 2013 by  
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Increased intakes of vitamin B6 and riboflavin (B2) are associated with a 20% reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer, says a new study. The study found that, increased intakes of riboflavin and vitamin B6 were associated with significant reductions in the risk of colorectal cancer with stronger associations for tumors in specific regions, and […]

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