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May

12

2012

Soda consumption dramatically increases risk of stroke and vascular disease

(NaturalNews) Americans drink more than 216 liters of carbonated soft drinks each year, a number that continues to increase at an alarming rate. Many people use low-calorie diet soda in a futile effort to lose weight, yet find that these drinks have the opposite effect leading them to be overweight or obese. The high acid content in most carbonated beverages leaches calcium and other critical...

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May

08

2012

Here are four great reasons to consume organic, grass-fed beef

There are certainly more, but these are a great start. 1.) Beef is full of the fats humans need. Fat can be a good thing! About half the fat found in beef is oleic acid, a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat found in olive oil. The fat in beef that is saturated has been shown to decrease heart-attack risk by lowering bad cholesterol (LDL). Beef is rich...

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May

03

2012
No Deaths from Vitamins

No Deaths from Vitamins

America’s Largest Database Confirms Supplement Safety (OMNS, Dec 28, 2011) There was not even one death caused by a vitamin supplement in 2010, according to the most recent information collected by the U.S. National Poison Data System. The new 203-page annual report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers, published online at http://www.aapcc.org/dnn/Portals/0/2010%20NPDS%20Annual%20Report.pdf, shows zero deaths from multiple vitamins; zero deaths from any of...

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May

03

2012

Clinical trial finds heart-protective benefits for resveratrol

Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The results of a randomized trial published online on April 19, 2012 in The American Journal of Cardiology reveal a benefit for resveratrol in reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors in men and women taking statin drugs. “We have carried out the longest human trial reported thus far using a resveratrol-containing product,” announce researchers Juan Carlos Espín, PhD and his associates at...

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Apr

03

2012

“Bad” LDL Cholesterol May Protect Us against Cancer

LDL cholesterol is demonized, but we’ve told you the other side of the story. Now a new discovery adds to the growing list of health benefits. There may be a link between low levels of “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol—that is, not enough of it—and increased cancer risk, according to new research. Scientists at Tufts University looked at 201 cancer patients and 402 cancer-free patients....

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Mar

22

2012

Why drinking alcohol makes you fat

(NaturalNews) There are many factors that affect weight loss, making the process more complicated than it may seem. The body produces different hormones in response to different types of foods and/or drinks. Losing weight is not only about calorie consumption but also about the types of foods and drinks consumed. Alcohol is one of the worst culprits when it comes to inhibiting weight loss because...

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Mar

20

2012

Heart surgeon openly admits low-fat diets recommended for years by mainstream medicine actually cause heart disease

(NaturalNews) The belief that maintaining a low-fat diet promotes health and prevents disease is perhaps the single biggest misconception responsible for today’s epidemics of high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and early death. In a recent report, Dr. Dwight Lundell, a former heart surgeon with 25 years of experience, admits that low-fat diets are actually responsible for destroying health, and explains why consuming fats in proper...

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Mar

16

2012

Vitamin D anti-inflammatory pathway identified

Writing in the March 1, 2012, issue of The Journal of Immunology, researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver report their discovery of a molecular pathway through which vitamin D inhibits inflammation. Assistant professor of pediatrics Elena Goleva and her associates cultured human white blood cells with varying amounts of vitamin D or no vitamin D before exposing them to lipopolysaccharide, a pro-inflammatory compound. They...

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Mar

02

2012

Vitamin D May Decrease Risk for Crohn’s Disease

March 1, 2012 — Increased intake of vitamin D may significantly reduce the risk for Crohn’s disease (CD) in women, according to an article published online December 12 and in the March issue of Gastroenterology. Investigators led by Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, found that vitamin D–sufficient women were 62% less likely to be diagnosed with CD...

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Feb

29

2012

New study: vitamin D eases menstrual cramps

Women with dysmenorrhea who take a single high dose of vitamin D suffer much less menstrual pain and have no need of pain medications for any reason for up to 2 months, a new study has found. “To our knowledge, this is the first study investigating the effect of a single high dose of vitamin D in primary dysmenorrhea,” wrote the study authors, led by...

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