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8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Who doesn't love strawberries?  And you don't need any reason other than the pleasure of their sweetness to eat them every day.  But according to researchers from Oklahoma State University, there's lots more to strawberries than the flavor.[i]

Their study was published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition with funding from the NIH and the California Strawberry Commission.  In it the researchers review over 130 studies attesting to the strawberry's status as a "functional food."   

AutismOne Joins With Focus Autism For AutismOne/Focus Autism 2015 Conference

AutismOne Joins With Focus Autism For AutismOne/Focus Autism 2015 Conference

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Curcumin Found To Outperform Pneumococcal Vaccines In Protecting Infants

Curcumin Found To Outperform Pneumococcal Vaccines In Protecting Infants

Originally published on PreventDisease.com

Drum Circle Classes Improve Parkinson's Patients

Drum Circle Classes Improve Parkinson's Patients

A new study published in the journal Movement Disorders Clinical Practice reveals that group drumming improves the condition of those with Parkinson’s disease; a condition largely considered by conventional medical authorities to be irreversible and lethal.  

Herbicide and Pesticide Exposure Linked to Parkinson's Disease

Herbicide and Pesticide Exposure Linked to Parkinson's Disease


A recent study from UCLA has confirmed that exposure to the herbicide Paraquat is linked with a heightened risk of Parkinson's disease. This combines with other research that has found other chemicals used on our foods and landscapes significantly increase the risk of Parkinson's.

The researchers, from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health, studied 357 Parkinson's disease cases along with 754 control subjects - adults from Central California. The researchers determined increased exposure to the herbicide Paraquat through geographic mapping linking their home locations to agricultural use of the chemical on farms. Those living closer to farms that sprayed the herbicide were found to have a 36% increased risk of Parkinson's.

However, those who experienced a head injury combined with increased Paraquat exposure tripled their chances of having Parkinson's disease.

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Researchers from Mexico's Unidad de Medicina Familiar also studied cases of Parkinson's together with exposure to the herbicide Paraquat among Mexican workers. They also found a positive association between exposure to this chemical and Parkinson's disease.

One Form of CoQ10 Treats Parkinson's, Study Finds

'Antioxidant' Treats Parkinson's Naturally, Study Finds

Ubiquinol - a form of CoQ10 - has been found to improve symptoms for some Parkinson's patients, and may well be a candidate for adjunctive treatment according to recent clinical research.

Researchers from Japan's Juntendo University School of Medicine have discovered that one particular form of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) can significantly reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Exposure to Pesticides

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Exposure to Pesticides

A review of research from Belgium's Catholic University of Louvain has confirmed that Parkinson's disease is linked to occupational exposure to pesticides.

The researchers, working with the Louvain Center for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, analyzed studies between 1985 and 2011 that looked at pesticide exposure by workers who handled pesticides. These included farm workers who sprayed pesticides.

The overall conclusion of the research found that those who handled pesticides were significantly more likely to contract Parkinson's disease. In four studies, where the Parkinson's diagnoses were confirmed by neurologists, those handling pesticides had an average of over two-and-a-half times the risk of contracting Parkinson's disease. The increased risk ranged from 46% higher to almost four-and-a-half times higher among the workers.

Parkinson’s Disease and Gut Bacteria: A Proven Link

Parkinson's Disease and Gut Bacteria: A Proven Link

The gut and the brain are pretty far apart, but increasingly scientists are connecting the dots and finding that Parkinson's is truly related to gut bacteria.

Vaccines' Dark Inferno: What Is Not on Insert Labels?

Vaccines' Dark Inferno: What Is Not on Insert Labels?

Originally published on Townsendletter.com

What If A Vitamin Could Have Saved Robin Williams?


What If A Vitamin Could Have Saved Robin Williams?

Robin Williams' health history would have made him a perfect candidate for Hoffer's high-dose niacin therapy. But would this therapy been better than the "best" drugs available to Williams?

Robin Williams' suicide death was shocking and surprising, until his health problems were made public. He'd been diagnosed with depression and Parkinson's disease in addition to having had a history of alcoholism and recreational drug abuse. And he had surgery in 2009 for a heart condition.

Why I Kicked My Keurig to the Curb

Why I Kicked My Keurig to the Curb
Originally published on GetBetterWellness.com