Friday - Sep 21, 2018

Health

  • Household cleaning chemicals decrease lung function over time

    Household cleaning chemicals decrease lung function over time

    by RJ Jhonson      Being clean may do wonders for your health, but how you do it may leave you worse off. As has been suspected by researchers for a long time, the use of cleaning products can harm your lungs and you may not even know it.    A study from the University of Bergen in Norway looked

  • The many health benefits of eating organic strawberries

    The many health benefits of eating organic strawberries

    by Michelle Simmons      Strawberries are more than just their delectable taste. This fruit, particularly its organic versions, offer many health benefits. Here are some of them:    Strawberries are an excellent source of antioxidants: Strawberries are rich in antioxidants because of their flavonoid content. Because of their antioxidant capacity, they ward off free radical damage to

  • Drinking yam bean root or guava juice can improve your heart health

    Drinking yam bean root or guava juice can improve your heart health

    by Michelle Simmons    In Thailand, there are a lot of fruits available. Yam bean (Pachyrhizus erosus, L.) and guava (Psidium guajava, L.) are two of the most commonly consumed fruits in Thailand. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers from Mahidol University in Thailand evaluated the heart health benefits of yam bean root juice and

  • Superbug genes are floating around in the air of 19 global cities, warn scientists

    Superbug genes are floating around in the air of 19 global cities, warn scientists

    The next global pandemic is already in the making by Vicki Batts For many cities, air quality is a major public health concern — and new research has shown that it’s not just exhaust fumes people need to be worried about. For at least 19 global cities, genes from antibiotic resistant bacteria present a unique

  • Ten herbs that will annihilate cold and flu viruses naturally

    Ten herbs that will annihilate cold and flu viruses naturally

    by Lynn Griffith Common colds are the main reason why children and adults miss school an work. Adults get an average of 2-3 colds per year and children often have more. Colds are commonly shared in the winter and the spring but are possible to get any time of year. Four out of ten adults

  • Seven herbs that lower blood pressure

    Seven herbs that lower blood pressure

    by Sandeep Godiyal Reducing blood pressure helps ensure that people do not suffer any of the devastating side effects that can occur when it gets too high. Hypertension, as high blood pressure is often called, is responsible for an increased risk of kidney disease, heart attack, vision problems, heart failure, stroke and many other life

  • Eating fish once a week cuts risk of sudden cardiac death by half

    Eating fish once a week cuts risk of sudden cardiac death by half

    by RJ Jhonson Heart disease remains among the world’s top killers, causing one in every four deaths in the U.S. alone. A paper suggests that to reduce your risk of succumbing to the disease, one of the best things you can do is eat fish. The study examined the risk of sudden death caused by

  • The link between potassium deficiency and cancer

    The link between potassium deficiency and cancer

    by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers You may have heard of natural medicine maverick Max Gerson, MD, and his pioneering work around cancer and metabolism in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. If so, you may also know that one of the conditions Gerson focused on in preventing and healing cancer was potassium deficiency. Gerson discovered that

  • Baking soda can be used to treat various autoimmune diseases

    Baking soda can be used to treat various autoimmune diseases

    by Vicki Batts (Natural News) Baking soda is a kitchen necessity, there’s no doubt about that. Whether you use it for baking, as a natural scrub for pots and pans, or as a deodorizer –the list of ways you can use baking soda in and around the home is truly an endless one. But did

  • Turmeric is an ideal drug alternative for treating Type 2

    Turmeric is an ideal drug alternative for treating Type 2

    by Isabelle Z. If you’re diabetic, you’ve probably had it hammered into your head already that you need to eat a low-glycemic diet and exercise regularly, but there is one very powerful tool that can help you in this fight that doesn’t get nearly as much attention: turmeric. This root, which comes from the same