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Probiotics Fight Diabetes, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research

Probiotics, the “good” bacteria in your stomach, are widely known for aiding digestion. Research shows they also can boost your immune system, prevent eczema, and even fight depression.1

Now you can add another health problem to the list. Probiotics reduce blood sugar, lowering diabetes risk, a new study finds.

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This Is Your Brain on Diet Soda…

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by INH Research

Diet soda is one of the worst things you can put in your body. Research links the artificial sweeteners in it to cancer. That’s on top of the other carcinogens they contain, like caramel coloring and sodium benzoate…  And low-cal soft drinks double your diabetes risk and make you gain weight—not lose it.

Now, research reveals yet another reason to avoid diet soda.… Read More

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Steroid Drugs Are Far More Dangerous Than Your Doctor Thinks

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief by Ambar Jones

Millions of Americans go to the doctor every year for back pain, a cough, allergy symptoms, or some other routine kind of inflammation… And they come home with a week’s worth of prednisone or another steroid drug.

Harmless, right?

A major new study finds these frequently prescribed medications are far more dangerous than previously believed.

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Why Eating Organic Helps You Sleep Better

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research

Health Watch readers know we’re big fans of eating organic. We’ve told you about research showing chemical-free food is more nutritious, fights cancer, and lowers the risk of Parkinson’s and autism.

Now, a new study finds another reason to go organic… Insecticides on conventionally raised fruits and vegetables can keep you awake at night.1

Researchers from the University at Buffalo looked at the effects on the human body of two chemical insecticides: carbaryl and carbofuran.… Read More

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One Word You Never Want to See on Your Shampoo Label

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by INH Research

If you look at the labels of personal care products like shampoo, deodorant, or soap, you’ll see a list of ingredients that is very specific. All the items in the product are disclosed…except one.

For decades, federal regulations have let companies hide nasty chemicals by using the catch-all term “fragrance.”

The Food and Drug Administration exempts manufacturers from having to be more specific, even though the “fragrance” in a product might contain synthetic, toxic, or allergy-provoking substances you should know about.… Read More