Health

Fight menopausal weight gain with the Mediterranean diet: Research shows this eating pattern reduces weight, symptoms

(Natural News) All adolescent women know the burden of having their menstrual cycles. But the end of these monthly periods is only the beginning when it comes to discomfort. Menopause, a natural biological process, marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles. It is diagnosed after 12 months without a period and usually happens in the late 40s or early 50s. While menopause may sound ....

Tops Foods You Should be Eating

Do you know which foods are the healthiest? If you know which foods they were, would you eat them? Chances are, you know what some of the healthiest foods are but you are not eating them for lack of time. When it comes to dinner, you still won’t use them because you don’t have enough time to figure out what to do with the food item. You really do want to eat healthy but who has time cook ....

Remember, and even control, your dreams with 3 easy steps to lucid dreaming

(Natural News) A study published online in the journal Dreaming has revealed that a combination of several techniques may help increase the likelihood of experiencing lucid dreams. Lucid dreaming is defined as the capacity to remain aware while a dream is occurring and being able to control the experience. A team of researchers at the University of Ad ....

Chuck Norris Sues for MRI Dye Injuring His Wife

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging study that allows your physician to see detailed pictures of your organs and tissues. Raymond Damadian invented the machine and performed the first total body image in 1977.1 This process has been called the one of the greatest medical breakthroughs of the 20th century. The MRI machine uses a large magnet, ra ....

The “childhood immunization schedule” is a protected revenue stream with legal immunity

(Natural News) Have you ever questioned why today’s children are receiving over 75 doses of vaccine, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)? The CDC, owning several vaccine patents, is the vaccine industry enforcement arm and policy guide for pedestrians and hospitals in the U.S. The CDC’s “childhood immunization schedule” is so intense, pediatricians are now ....

Autoimmune disease and gut health: New study reveals how your microbiome regulates inflammation

(Natural News) When you first hear the word “bacteria,” your reaction might be one of disgust. The word brings to mind sickness and gross images of bacteria, but we can also benefit from bacteria — in the gut microbiome, says Dr. Pere Santamaria. A microbiome is a collection of microbes or microorganisms living in an environment and this results in a “mini-ecosystem.” In huma ....

Growing for a better world: The 5 benefits of organic gardening

(Natural News) We can all do our part in helping regenerate the Earth. This can be as small as learning how to garden. Organic backyard farming, or simply gardening, is one of the best ways to start helping our communities and our environment. Commercial agriculture creates only a few jobs, since most commercial farms make use of machinery. In small, developing countries, farmers ....

Soy — Health Food or Not?

It’s a controversial topic in the culinary world today — the perception some have that soy is a health food. Soybeans in the pod, you may know, look a little like short, puffy, green peas with peach fuzz on the outside. Representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just announced a boomerang-like decision on how soy protein should be viewed from now on. In ....

Immune system intelligence: Your biochemistry “morphs” to defend against new parasites

(Natural News) Researchers discovered how the immune systems of certain species evolve to better adapt to new parasitic threats, all the while maintaining critical immune function that remained virtually unchanged for over millions of years, in a study published in the journal Nature Communications. Scientists from the University of East Anglia, U.K. and Dalhousie Univers ....

Black Tea Is Great for Your Gut

A warming cup of tea offers many comforts, especially when the temperature begins to dip, but while the advantages of green tea are many and well noted, there's another type — black tea — shown by recent research to positively impact not only your quest for weight loss but to lead to a healthier gut microbiome in the process. The precise benefit stems from the way black tea (and gre ....

Toxic for generations: Kids born to chemo survivors are increasingly infertile, having 72% fewer children

(Natural News) What are the generational health effects caused by chemotherapy? Precisely, which genes are turned on and off when a cancer patient is inundated with these toxic chemical agents? Do the chemotherapy-inflicted epigenetic changes pass on to the offspring of the patient and how do these changes impact fertility for future generations? Chemotherapy has lasting health ....

“Magic mushrooms” may “reboot” the brain, relieving depression, according to new study

(Natural News)A new study finds that psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” may restart the brain and relieve depression, as reported by The Daily Mail. Researchers from the Imperial College London studied 20 participants with depression, all of whom were unresponsive to traditional antidepressants. They recruited participants from this group to take psil ....

Sometimes, it’s GOOD to be angry, research says

(Natural News) Very few people like to spend most of their time ticked off about something, but a growing body of research indicates that sometimes, just sometimes, getting really angry is actually good for you. As noted by NBC News, most everyone has experienced periods of blind rage — being so angry ‘you can’t see straight,’ as one old saying goes. The reason fo ....

Can Ethanol Kill Tumors?

The lifetime risk for developing or dying from cancer in the U.S. is nearly 50 percent in men and 40 percent in women.1 According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 600,000 people die every year with a diagnosis of cancer. But, many people don't actually die from the disease itself, but rather from the side effects of the treatment or from another opportunistic infection that happens when ....

Folate May Mitigate Pesticide-Related Autism

In the 1980s, the incidence of autism was 1 in 10,000.1,2 As of 2012 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children between the ages of 6 and 17 was 1 in 50.3 It’s highly unlikely that the stratospheric rise in ASD could be traced back to a single culprit.The most logical conclusion is that this wide range of ....

Ketogenic Diet Often Better Than Drugs for the Treatment of Epilepsy

This year marks the 20th anniversary of "First Do No Harm," a film directed by American movie director and writer Jim Abrahams. Based on real-life events, the film relates the successful treatment of one boy's severe case of epilepsy using a ketogenic diet. Prior to the fictionalized family's discovery of the diet, their youngest son, Robbie, was given many pharmaceutical medications, some of ....

How Your Height Might Affect Your Health

Most kids love hearing people comment on how tall they're getting. In some circles, particularly homes where sports like volleyball or basketball are revered and often played, being tall is considered a definite plus. But new research has emerged that suggests being taller — or significantly shorter than average — isn't necessarily better in terms of health and may even pose health risks.Part ....

Scientists closer to unraveling the mystery of how omega-3 fatty acids halt inflammation and prevent disease throughout the body

(Natural News) A new study further adds to the nutritional compendium which proves just how salubrious omega-3 fatty acids are. A team from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) wanted to truly understand just how these fats impacted health — particularly their potency in dampening inflammation in the body. Their medical review suggested that omega-3 fatty acids, which w ....