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How aspartame causes negative emotions

Still drinking diet soda?

The results of a study showing the effect of aspartame on the brains of rats, are absolutely stunning:

Aspartame sharply reduced core neurotransmitters in the brain while aggressively increasing chemicals associated with fear and danger.

There was a huge reduction in serotonin and sharp increase in epinephrine.

Serotonin is known as the "feel good" or "happiness hormone" which reduces depression and negative feelings.

Epinephrine, on the other hand, is the “fight or flight” chemical that’s normally associated with fear, uncertainty and danger.

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Obesity Research: Do Obese People Gain Weight Easier?

Fat loss and obesity? New research shows why overweight people do gain weight more easily.

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Foods that Lower Blood Pressure: Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Foods that lower blood pressure for hypertensive heart disease. High blood pressure natural remedy arginine supplement.

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Surprising Dark Chocolate Benefits for Lowering Blood Pressure

Dark chocolate health benefits? How to lower blood pressure with chocolate – best of foods that lower blood pressure.

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Natural Blood Thinners a Treatment for Blood Cots?

How to use natural blood thinners as treatment for blood clots alongside or without your meds as natural remedies for blood clots, to prevent blood clots, dissolve blood clots, and less blood clot risk.

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Natural Blood Pressure Supplement Backed by Science

Try a natural blood pressure supplement for lowering blood pressure without life long medications.

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Chocolate for Blood Pressure AND for Losing Weight?

Researchers say dark chocolate for blood pressure works as well as high blood pressure medication and even for weight loss.

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Home remedies cough better than steroids - prednisone?

You can safely avoid cough medicine for kids and adults, say researchers.

They actually WORK BETTER than cough medicines and even steroids! Why?

Natural remedies like honey are anti microbial and soothe the throat.

And for adults, find out how honey and coffee combined beats the prescription meds!

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How to Use Coconut Oil for Weight Loss & Alzheimers Memory Loss

How to use coconut oil benefits for cooking healthier meals – how to use the health benefits of coconut oil for weight loss -- belly fat loss, and how coconut oil benefits for Alzheimers Disease cure.

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Healthy Eating Activities for Kids Parties & Kids Snack Ideas

Healthy eating activities for kids, healthy snack ideas for kids and getting kids eating healthy. Healthy recipes for kids learning real food & fun healthy snack recipes for kids & kids snack ideas.

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Hypertension Natural Treatment for Blood Pressure Cures

Best Hypertension Natural Treatment? How to lower blood pressure with foods that lower blood pressure and l arginine supplements for hypertension.

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Health Benefit of Red Wine -- Best Red Wine for Health?

The health benefit of red wine is well supported by scientific research. But... there is a fine line between the health benefit, and over consumption and harmful effects. The best red wine for health is – not too much!

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Diet after Angioplasty. Can you Bypass Surgery by Eating Leafy Green Veggies?

University of Pittsburgh researchers showed that bypass surgery and angioplasty actually cause vascular injury.

These procedures can lead to an over-proliferation of the cells of the blood vessels in a way that limits blood flow.

J Clin Invest. 2011 Apr ;121(4):1646-56. Epub 2011 Mar 23. PMID: 21436585

Fortunately they also found that a diet rich in leafy greens protects against such damage.

Their experimental animals eating greens had much less blood vessel injury. Those on a low greens diet had a lot more damage. Which are best for your heart? Leafy greens and root vegetables are good sources for nitrates with beetroot, turnips, celery, spinach, lettuces, carrots and radishes generally having the highest levels.

Best dark greens are kale, broccoli, bok choy, collards, Swiss chard, mustard greens, rabe and escarole. See article on blood vessel healing and clearing plaque in arteries:

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Is there a Natural Treatment for Glaucoma?

Your doctor may not know this, but there is a diet for glaucoma disease prevention!

Scientists found that eating just one serving of KALE or COLLARD GREENS per WEEK could cut your risk of glaucoma by 57 percent.

Other foods shown to reduce glaucoma are:

Oranges

Peaches

Green Tea

Cocoa

Red Wine

Wild caught salmon

Eggplant

Goji Berries

Black currants

Why ADD these to your diet for glaucoma?

There is no medical cure for glaucoma. Drug treatments help to lower pressure in the eye. But that does not always prevent further progression.

So why not eat these foods to prevent or slow progression as a natural treatment for glaucoma!

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Which of These Diseases are Vitamin d Deficiency Effects?

Did you know that people with low levels of vitamin D are much more likely to get these diseases:

•Hypertension and heart disease

•Rheumatoid Arthritis, RA

•Bowel diseases: Crohns and IBS

•Obesity

•Deficiency of Vitamin d mental effects: depression

•Multiple Sclerosis, MS

•Cancers such as pancreatic cancer, lymphoma, bladder cancer, rectal cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer have all been found to be vitamin D deficiency effects.

Why? One reason is the vitamin d immune system link. Find out how much Vitamin D you need to stay healthy!

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Can Apple Cider Vinegar Lose Weight?

Yes, it is possible to lose weight with apple cider vinegar.

Researchers have found that it helps improve blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity.

Taking apple cider vinegar at bed time has been shown to lower next morning fasting blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

This improves heart risk factors and metabolism, so that weight loss should become easier.

And, by helping heartburn, apple cider vinegar can help you avoid life-long, dangerous acid reflux medications!

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AFIB Magnesium Diet and Supplements for AFIB Treatment

How magnesium helps as an AFIB Treatment for heart irregular heart beat. How a magnesium diet and supplements improve survival rates for heart disease and better heart rhythms for AFIB.

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Surprise Finger Joint Pain Causes!

Scientists have found that chronic fluoride intake contributes to degenerative joint disease (DJD).

If you are wondering about finger joint pain causes you may want to drink filtered water if your tap water has fluoride added.

Fluoride toxicity maybe among the unrecognized knee, and finger joint pain causes for many people.

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Prostate cancer PSA tests don't prevent cancer death

New research shows no benefits but lots of risks for PSA tests for prostate cancer.

A recent analysis looked at five different trials with almost nearly 750,000 men.

In 4 of these studies, the results of PSA testing on all causes of death was a benefit of one life saved in every 1,000 men screened.

When all trials were considered, it showed that PSA testing did NOT spare any more men from prostate cancer deaths.

The down side? Quite a few complications from biopsies, such as: one in 1000 men hospitalized for sepsis, and three would get urinary incontinence.

And 25 in 1000 would experience erectile dysfunction.

So a biopsy is not without risk, and maybe not to count on the PSA test either to stay healthy.

Maybe find a good health prostate supplement or a prostate cancer natural treatment:

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Whats The Normal Blood Pressure By Age?

Why get a second opinion of whats the normal blood pressure for you? Many say that the guidelines OVER diagnose, as set by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.

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Supplements against Alzheimers Disease or Alzheimers Meds?

Why Alzheimers natural treatment with supplements against Alzheimers Disease? Because Alzheimers meds cause personality problems and do not do much good.

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Cancer Free Diet: Best Foods for Healing and Staying Cancer Free

Proven simple staying cancer free diet. Scientists find best cancer healing foods, anti tumor nutrition and immunotherapy supplements as simple cancer nutrition for your BEST odds!

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Anti Aging Brain Booster Supplements for Alzheimers Parkinsons

Science for best brain booster supplements anti aging brain health for Alzheimers and Parkinsons

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Are there Vitamins and Foods to Prevent Diabetes?

Having low levels of vitamin D is a predictor of getting diabetes!

Also of becoming pre-diabetic and insulin resistant.

Those with LOW vitamin D blood levels are 5x as likely to become diabetic, or 3x more likely to become pre-diabtic -- according to study.

Researchers were able predict which people would develop impaired insulin sensitivity JUST FROM KNOWING THEIR LEVEL of vitamin D!

(Gao, Y. et al. Vitamin D and Incidence of Prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes. Disease Markers, 2018.)

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Clear Plaque in Arteries High Cholesterol Quiz

High cholesterol Quiz to clear plaque in arteries safely -- with diet, exercise and best natural cures for lowering cholesterol and melting away the dangerous plaque.

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Best Acid Reflux Meals?

Why build "good bugs" in your gut by eating "resistant starches?"

Foods like lentils, green peas, garbanzo beans or chickpeas, white beans "feed" the good bugs called Bifidobacterium spp. and Lactobacillus spp.

Dr. K. Campbell, at Bond University Australia, found that only these "pre-biotic" fibers increase "good bugs."

Why? Better digestion against acid reflux, stronger immunity and protection from IBS and Crohns disease.

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Alternative for Lipitor for Fixing High Cholesterol Naturally

Want a safe alternative for Lipitor? Avoid long term Lipitor side effects - and clear plaque in arteries safely and naturally?

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Preventing Cancer with Diet & Immune Supplements

Preventing cancer with diet -- scientifically proven anti cancer food with best supplements for immune system to greatly increase odds.

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Can Alzheimers be Prevented even Alzheimers Early Stage?

Scientists: can Alzheimers be prevented with diet, vitamins, fish oil and whether Alzheimers early stage can be helped.

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Foods that Prevent Breast Cancer Best say Scientists

What are the best supplements and foods that prevent breast cancer? You will want food breast cancer natural treatment with chemo breast cancer treatment.

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Best Baby Foods: Surprising New Baby Solid Food Guide

Big surprise for best baby foods for starting baby on solid foods with no allergies – even avoiding peanut butter allergies for feeding baby solid foods like shrimp gluten and nuts.

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Best Natural Low Thyroid Treatment?

Want a natural cure for low thyroid?

You could start by eliminating fluoride from your water, food and toothpaste.

Scientists have found that thyroid function becomes impaired due to fluoride in drinking water.

Fluoride negatively impacts human thyroid hormones, especially TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and T3.

This effect occurs even at low levels -- a negative effect was found even in the standard concentration of less than 0.5 mg/L.

Fortunately, you can restore your thyroid to full health, with a natural cure for low thyroid!

Find out which chemicals and foods suppress your thyroid gland, and which help it!

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Dementia Early Signs and Causes of Memory Loss

Know dementia early signs and causes! Brain memory test research show strokes as causes of dementia, so best to improve circulation, prevent blood clots and know and slow Alzheimers symptoms; vascular dementia & lewy body dementia.

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3 Dangerous Warfarin Side Effects Long Term Effects of Warfarin

Warfarin side effects long term? Diabetes and Alzheimers have been added to list of bleeding strokes and calcification of the aorta as long term side effects warfarin causes, researchers find! Here’s warfarin diet rules & Coumadin alternatives.

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Best Way To Lose Weight Stop Self-Defeating Habits

Researchers find best way to lose weight: SURPRISES about Self-Defeating Habits of Highly Successful People - best way to lose weigh with stress relief anxiety relievers and enjoying your food!

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Immune Vitamins Are Overlooked for Most Diseases!

New research on immune vitamins shows vitamin D to be a key player for most diseases, helping Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohns disease, Multiple Sclerosis, MS, cancer and diabetes.

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Getting Fat Kids to be Healthy Kids: Make SMALL Changes!

Researchers give advice for parents of fat kids – small changes in exercise, healthy meals for kids: no more diet soda - healthy snack recipes for kids.

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Underlying Cause of High Cholesterol for Heart Attack & Stroke

Health Discoveries for heart attack stroke prevention -- underlying cause of high cholesterol for better high cholesterol natural treatments.

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Heart Health Breakthrough: Nutrition or Medication?

Do meds or nutrition help heart health best? Heart health breakthrough in diet and natural heart health supplements prevent blood clots, stroke and heart attack as well as the meds without serious side effects.

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Alternative Healing Self Help Backed by Science

Alternative healing self help backed by science for acid reflux, arthritis, sleep and Autoimmune: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Crohn’s, and Tachycardia

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New Peanut Oil Allergy Treatment for Kids

New peanut oil allergy treatments - child allergy treatment advances with immunotherapy, probiotics and best healthy eating for toddlers.

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Side Effects: What Your Doctor Has Not Told You

Common drugs you were told are harmless are actually dangerous long term. Research on prescription drugs their side effects -- increased risk of dementia, cancer, heart attack and stroke, kidney disease, infections, and how they speed up your aging process!

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Is Coffee a Blood Thinner?

No, coffee is not a blood thinner, but it does interact with warfarin. So if you are taking warfarin you may want to limit your coffee.

Apparently, caffeine has the ability to “inhibit the metabolism of warfarin and enhance its plasma concentration,” so it can increase the blood thinning effects of warfarin. (Pak J Pharm Sci. 2018 Mar;31(2(Suppl.)):611-616.)

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Toddlers Eating Healthy: Best No Allergy Healthy Meals for Kids

Experts advise on toddlers eating healthy with healthy eating plan for kids, healthy meal ideas for kids, and best healthy snack ideas for kids and looking for symptoms of autism in toddlers.

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Joint Pain Natural Treatment vs Diacerein Aleve Advil - Research

New Research: Which works better, a joint pain natural treatment or Aleve Advil or Diacerein, pain killers?

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Acid Reflux Meals to Cure Heartburn Acid Reflux Naturally

How to cure heartburn acid reflux naturally with acid reflux meals -- RESEARCH shows how! Avoid dangerous side effects of Nexium medication!

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Cancer Treatment Nutrition as Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment

Scientists are finding cancer treatment nutrition and supplements that can strengthen your immune system for increasing your odds for survival with immunotherapy proteins.

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Is Vitamin D Mental Health Related?

Yes, LOW vitamin D has been related to depression.

We all have gone out into the sunshine and felt good! Taking a high dose vitamin D has been shown to be helpful in decreasing some symptoms of depression.

This is safe and low cost, and well worth a try to chase away the BLUES!

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Coronary Heart Disease Treatments, Magic or Myth?

You have been told that coronary heart disease treatments -- the medications -- are harmless? Short term meds can be MAGIC, but all long term meds for heart disease have SERIOUS long term EFFECTS. Find out how your body can heal naturally!

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