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Raw foods may help with urinary tract infections, acne, depression, IBS and more

Posted October 18, 2013

Heather Bhagat was only three years old when she had bladder surgery. From there came a slew of persistent health issues, including chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs) – which she typically had once every month – severe acne, underweight problems and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). They not only negatively affected her body mentally and physically but, because of her waning self-esteem, caused friendships to fall by the wayside.

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Reverse type 1 diabetes with a raw food diet

Posted October 11, 2013

Is it possible to reverse type 1 diabetes (T1D, previously known as insulin-dependent diabetes or IDDM) simply by enjoying a raw food diet? According to Dr. Kirt Tyson, a naturopathic doctor who practices in Arizona, eating a diet that primarily consists of raw foods can dramatically reduce blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetics, perhaps even stopping their insulin dependency.

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Vegetables: Raw and juicing to a healthier life

Posted September 29, 2013

A great way to improve one’s health is to ensure that one eats a lot of fresh vegetables that have been minimally processed and are raw, organic and locally-grown. The problem is that not everybody can eat raw vegetables. To solve this problem, dieticians recommend juicing fresh vegetables. Patients who are improving or restoring their health and cannot eat food directly can instead drink juiced vegetables.

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Seven of the best raw foods to add to your diet now

Posted February 28, 2013

The health benefits of eating certain foods raw are numerous, as raw foods are essentially living foods that contain live enzymes, undamaged nutrients, and alkaline-forming compounds that help nourish and cleanse the body. And you do not necessarily have to take the leap to a completely raw diet to gain the many health benefits of raw foods. Simply incorporating more raw foods into your existing diet can help bring about positive changes that will help you look and feel your best.

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Melatonin Delays Onset, Reduces Deaths in Mouse Model of Huntingtons Disease

Posted April 30, 2012

Melatonin, best known for its role in sleep regulation, delayed the onset of symptoms and reduced mortality in a mouse model of Huntington’s disease, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. Their findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, show for the first time that certain receptors for the hormone reside in the mitochondria, and that there are fewer of them both in affected mice and human brains.

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