Natural News Archive

Articles are sorted by newest first

September 2014

photo of a woman holding a neural controller for a computer

A novel use for the mental focus achieved through yoga and meditation

Yoga and meditation may help train brain and help people who are paralysed or have neurodegenerative diseases control computers with their minds

29 September, 2014
Photo of aronia melanocarpa berries

Scientists probe the anti-cancer properties of wild North American berry

The wild berry extract known as Aronia, has an anticancer-effect and may even strengthen the effectiveness of cancer drug treatment, say scientists

25 September, 2014
photo of soya beans anad soya milk

Study suggests soya could up breast cancer risk for some

Many women believe soya can help lower their risk of breast cancer, but a new study suggest caution is needed

25 September, 2014
photo of an older woman sleeping

Treating insomnia reduces inflammation & chronic disease risk

Drug-free therapy has been shown to beat insomnia and lower rates of chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease.

24 September, 2014
Photo of a group of people on a nature walk

Walking off depression – finding balance in nature

A large UK study has shown that group nature walks can significantly lower depression and stress and improve mental health and well-being.

24 September, 2014
Photo of a toddler with a cold

Probiotic & vitamin C combo keeps kids well in the winter

A single daily dose of vitamin C and probiotics could reduce coughs, colds and days off school by as much as 30%, say researchers

22 September, 2014
enhanced photo of gut microbiota

Artificial sweeteners trigger glucose intolerance, metabolic disease

Artificial sweeteners – promoted as aids to weight loss and diabetes prevention – may be contributing to the global epidemic of obesity and diabetes

19 September, 2014
Photo of coconut oil

9 fats that should be part of a healthy diet

Fats are often considered the enemy of good nutrition, but when included in a healthy diet they boast many health benefits

19 September, 2014
photo of a fresh mango

Eating mangoes could help reduce blood sugar

Eating just 10 gm freeze-dried mango – equivalent to 100g fresh – has been shown to lower blood sugar levels, especially in obese people

18 September, 2014
Photo of mozarella cheese

More cheese? Dairy foods boost metabolic health, study shows

Dairy foods – a little, not a lot – can have beneficial effects on rates of diabetes, and on the risk of stroke and heart disease, according to new studies

17 September, 2014