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(NaturalNews) For decades, some natural health advocates have claimed you could actually enhance and improve vision (and sometimes get rid of your glasses) by “training” your eyes to see better. Sound like impossible pie-in-the-sky promises or even quackery? Now there’s mainstream scientific evidence to back up the idea that you can have better sight through […]

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(NaturalNews) How do you eat more while losing more weight at the same time? One of the best answers is to eat “negative-calorie” foods, meaning that these foods actually take more energy to digest than they deliver to your body. While these foods may be an important source of phytonutrients, they are not sources of fat-packing […]

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Post image for Woman who cannot feel fear may help in treating PTSD

Research published in Current Biology showed the woman felt no fear in a variety of scary situations.
These included exposure to snakes and spiders, horror films and a “haunted house”.
The woman feels other emotions but said as an adult, she had never felt afraid.
She is the first known case of someone who is unable to process fear.
Researchers […]

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(NaturalNews) Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have confirmed that omega-3 fatty acids exhibit powerful antidepressant and brain boosting benefits that have not received the high level of attention they deserve. The team, led by Dr. John M. Davis, discovered that eicosapentenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) — two types of omega-3 […]

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Post image for Just Thinking Harder May Help You Lose Weight

by Allison Aubrey
NPR News
If you want to eat less, first imagine eating a lot.
The notion may be counterintuitive, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that imagining what we eat before we take the first bite may help us feel less interested in really chowing down.

To tease out the effect, psychologist Carey Morewedge and his […]

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Post image for Study links cholesterol, nonstick coating chemical

By Julie Steenhuysen
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chemicals used to make non-stick coatings on cookware and to waterproof fabrics may raise levels of cholesterol in children, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
Children in a study with the highest levels of these compounds in their blood had measurably higher levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein, or LDL – […]

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Post image for Swishing with carbohydrates gives an energy boost

(NaturalNews) Many athletes often grab a quick snack or sugary drink to get an extra energy and performance boost during a race or game, but researchers have found that simply swishing a beverage in your mouth that contains carbohydrates triggers the same response. And athletes do not even have to swallow it in order to […]

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Post image for Music trains the nervous system and improves learning ability

(NaturalNews) Researchers from Northwestern University recently published a series of data in the journal Nature Reviews Neuroscience, revealing that music plays an important role in nervous system development. According to various, diverse scientific literature, musical training improves the brain’s overall ability to learn new things.
After poring through data from numerous labs and research centers around the […]

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Post image for Vitamin D may slash Parkinson’s risk: Study

By Stephen Daniells
High blood levels of vitamin D may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease by 67 per cent, compared with low levels of the sunshine vitamin, says a new study from Finland.
Researchers from the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Helsinki analysed data from 3,173 Finnish men and women aged between 50 […]

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