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L-Theanine - The Relaxing Amino Acid Darrell Miller 11/8/22
Gotu Kola: For Anxiety and Stress, Circulation, and Memory Function Darrell Miller 10/24/22
D-Flame - Herbal Support for a Healthy Response to Stress Darrell Miller 10/7/22
D-Flame - Herbal Support for a Healthy Response to Stress Darrell Miller 10/6/22
5 Ways to Use Carob Powder Darrell Miller 9/26/22
The Consequences of Not Getting Enough Sleep Darrell Miller 9/14/22
How Melatonin Can Support a Healthy Sleep Cycle and More Darrell Miller 5/11/22
Green Tea Extracts: The Best Source of EGCG for Cognitive Health, Cellular Defense, and Mental Well-being Darrell Miller 4/25/22
Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells Darrell Miller 5/8/19
The Amazing Health Benefits of Green Tea Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Study: Taking protein supplements before going to the gym can leadto improved post-workout burn Darrell Miller 5/3/19
Rooibos: Why The World Can’t Get Enough Of It Darrell Miller 5/3/19
Learn how gotu kola reduces stress and anxiety Darrell Miller 2/21/19
These natural fixes can prevent heartburn Darrell Miller 2/8/19
The bedtime mistakes that are making you gain weight Darrell Miller 7/7/18
What To Eat (And Avoid) For Better Skin This Winter Darrell Miller 12/5/17
7 Health Benefits of Matcha You Should Know About Before Brewing a Cup Darrell Miller 11/24/17
7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism Darrell Miller 11/2/17
How Much Green Tea Should I Drink Daily? Darrell Miller 10/28/17
Increasing Rates of Male Infertility + 5 Natural Remedies Darrell Miller 10/2/17
Why you should NEVER hit the snooze button on your alarm clock - and always get 8 hours of sleep! Darrell Miller 9/20/17
5 Reasons to place Matcha with your morning coffee Darrell Miller 9/13/17
5 reasons you might wanna switch from iced coffee to iced tea Darrell Miller 9/4/17
Coffee warning: This important supplement is not absorbed if drunk with caffeine Darrell Miller 8/5/17
The Health Benefits of Matcha Tea Darrell Miller 7/25/17
Drink This To Get Rid Of Your Migraine Darrell Miller 5/20/17
Is Mushroom Coffee Even Better than Regular Coffee? Darrell Miller 5/19/17
Tea drinkers can take comfort in new study about heart benefits Darrell Miller 5/12/17
Can Energy Drinks Cause Hepatitis? Darrell Miller 4/9/17
Top 7 Benefits of Magnesium Darrell Miller 4/5/17
Cinnamon Spiced Coffee with Coconut Milk- Long-Lasting Energy Without the Crash! Darrell Miller 3/29/17
drink caffine in low doses to fall asleep Darrell Miller 3/22/17
Caffeine: How much is too much? Darrell Miller 3/11/17
Antioxidants to Protect Against Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline, Part 2 of 2 Darrell Miller 2/22/17
Your daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study shows Darrell Miller 2/14/17
Hemp is a Wonder Plant Darrell Miller 2/10/17
Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation Darrell Miller 1/24/17
For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods Darrell Miller 12/22/16
For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods Darrell Miller 12/22/16
Is it okay to pair your morning coffee and workout routine? Darrell Miller 12/14/16
Balance your body naturally with these alkaline foods Darrell Miller 12/4/16
How To Preserve Your Mental Health As An Entrepreneur Darrell Miller 11/27/16
Why the Blood-Brain Barrier Is So Critical (and How to Maintain It) Darrell Miller 11/25/16
For an energy boost, do this Darrell Miller 11/19/16
When energy drinks contained real (radioactive) energy Darrell Miller 11/19/16
Medical News Today: What Effect Does Caffeine Have on Depression? Darrell Miller 11/18/16
Reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals by consuming watermelon both at rest and under ... Darrell Miller 11/15/16
Always Tired? Burnout and Adrenal Fatigue Solutions Darrell Miller 11/10/16
Daylight saving time could increase depression Darrell Miller 11/9/16
You Can Repair the Adrenal Glands with the Right Diet Darrell Miller 11/9/16



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L-Theanine - The Relaxing Amino Acid
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Date: November 08, 2022 11:38 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: L-Theanine - The Relaxing Amino Acid

L-Theanine is an amino acid found mostly in tea. It's known for its relaxing properties and has been shown to help reduce anxiety. L-Theanine also has some other benefits like increasing dopamine and GABA levels in the brain, and inhibiting the stimulatory properties of Caffeine. If you're looking for a natural way to relax, L-theanine might be worth trying.

How Does L-Theanine Work?

L-Theanine works by crossing the blood brain barrier and increasing dopamine and GABA levels in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that's associated with pleasure, while GABA is a neurotransmitter that has calming effects. By increasing these levels, L-theanine can help reduce anxiety and promote relaxation.

What are the Benefits of L-Theanine?

In addition to reducing anxiety, L-theanine has also been shown to improve sleep quality, increase alertness, and boost memory and cognitive function. It can also help reduce the negative side effects of Caffeine, such as jitteriness and nervousness.

If you're looking for a natural way to relax, L-theanine might be worth trying. It's generally well tolerated with few side effects. Try taking 200 mg of L-theanine once or twice daily to see if it works for you.

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Gotu Kola: For Anxiety and Stress, Circulation, and Memory Function
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Date: October 24, 2022 03:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Gotu Kola: For Anxiety and Stress, Circulation, and Memory Function

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a small, green plant that has been used by traditional herbalists since prehistoric times. Its wide range of applications has been well documented in Southeast Asia and India for centuries and continues to be used within the framework of modern herbalism. Gotu kola is not related to kola nuts and does not have any Caffeine.

Some of the conditions that gotu kola has been traditionally used to treat include: anxiety, depression, fatigue, impaired memory and cognitive function, poor circulation, and skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. In addition to its use as an herbal remedy, gotu kola is also sometimes consumed as a vegetable or steeped to make a tea.

The Benefits of Gotu Kola

Gotu kola contains a number of compounds that are believed to contribute to its health benefits, including triterpenoids, flavonoids, polyphenols, and saponins. These compounds are thought to possess anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and wound-healing properties. Additionally, gotu kola is a significant source of Asiaticoside—a compound that has been shown to promote collagen synthesis and skin elasticity.

Some of the specific benefits that gotu kola may offer include:

Improved circulation: Compounds in gotu kola can help to improve blood circulation by strengthening blood vessels and promoting the formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis). This improved circulation can in turn help to speed up wound healing and reduce inflammation.

Reduced anxiety and stress: Animal studies have found that compounds in gotu kola can help to reduce anxiety and stress levels by modulating the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain. In one study on rats, it was found thatgotu kola was just as effective at reducing stress levels as diazepam (Valium), without any of the side effects typically associated with Valium use.

Improved cognitive function: Some research suggests that gotu kola may help to improve memory and cognitive function in healthy adults as well as those with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. One study found that gotu kola extract was able to significantly improve memory performance in adults with Alzheimer's disease after eight weeks of treatment.

In Summary: Gotu kola is a small green plant with a long history of use in traditional medicine. It is thought to offer a number of health benefits due to its content of compounds such as triterpenoids, flavonoids, polyphenols, saponins, and Asiaticoside. Some potential benefits of gotu kola include improved circulation, reduced anxiety and stress levels, and improved cognitive function. More research is needed to confirm these potential health benefits.

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D-Flame - Herbal Support for a Healthy Response to Stress
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Date: October 07, 2022 10:26 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: D-Flame - Herbal Support for a Healthy Response to Stress

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. In today's fast-paced world, it's more important than ever to find natural ways to support our bodies in responding to stress. Introducing D-Flame, a carefully crafted blend of herbal extracts that may help to support a healthy response to physiological stress. Read on to learn more about the key ingredients in D-Flame and how they work together to keep your body operating at its best.

The Science Behind D-Flame

D-Flame contains a unique blend of botanical extracts that work together to support the body's natural response to stress. Here's a closer look at some of the key ingredients in D-Flame and how they contribute to its ability to promote a healthy stress response:

Holy Basil Extract - Holy basil is an ayurvedic herb that has been used for centuries in India for its many purported health benefits. Among these is the ability to help the body adapt to stress by supporting the activity of key stress mediators.

Ursolic Acid - Ursolic acid is a type of triterpenoid compound that is found in a variety of plants. It has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which may help to protect cells from damage caused by oxidative stress.

Turmeric Extract - Turmeric is a well-known spice with powerful antioxidant activity. Its active ingredient, curcumin, has been shown to modulate the activity of enzymes involved in inflammation, helping to keep inflammation levels in check.

Ginger Extract - Ginger has long been used as a natural remedy for digestive issues like nausea and indigestion. It also possesses potent anti-inflammatory activity, which may help to reduce pain and swelling associated with occasional overexertion or injury.

Green Tea Extract - Green tea is rich in antioxidants and polyphenols, which may help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. It also contains Caffeine, which has been shown to increase alertness and focus while also reducing fatigue.

Boswellin® - Boswellin® is an extract of the herb boswellia serrata that has been shown to inhibit the production of pro-inflammatory molecules known as leukotrienes. This action helps to reduce inflammation throughout the body.

Bromelain - Bromelain is an enzyme found naturally in pineapple that possesses powerful anti-inflammatory activity. It works by inhibiting the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, helping to reduce inflammation and pain associated with conditions like joint pain and arthritis.

Baikal Skullcap - Baikal skullcap is an herb native to Southeast Asia that has traditionally been used as a remedy for digestive issues and skin ailments. It also possesses potent anti-inflammatory activity, which makes it ideal for alleviating occasional pain and swelling associated with injury or overexertion.

Resveratrol - Resveratrol is a type of phytonutrient that is found in grapes, berries, and other plant foods. It has strong antioxidant activity and has also been shown to modulate the activity of genes involved in inflammation, making it an effective tool for reducing chronic inflammation throughout the body.*

Berberine - Berberine is a bitter alkaloid compound that is found in a variety of plants including goldenseal, barberry, and Oregon grape root. It has powerful antimicrobial activity against bacteria, viruses, and fungi.* Additionally, berberine has strong anti-inflammatory activity, making it ideal for alleviating occasional pain and swelling associated with injury or overexertion.*

In Summary:

D-Flame is an all-natural blend of botanical extracts that have been traditionally used for centuries to support the body's response to stress.* These herbs work together synergistically to modulate key enzymes and mediators involved in inflammation.* This action helps reduce chronic inflammation throughout the body.* Additionally, these herbs also help protect cells from damage caused by oxidative stress.* If you're looking for an herbal supplement to help support your body during times of stress, look no further than D-Flame!*

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D-Flame - Herbal Support for a Healthy Response to Stress
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Date: October 06, 2022 04:01 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: D-Flame - Herbal Support for a Healthy Response to Stress

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. In today's fast-paced world, it's more important than ever to find natural ways to support our bodies in responding to stress. Introducing D-Flame, a carefully crafted blend of herbal extracts that may help to support a healthy response to physiological stress. Read on to learn more about the key ingredients in D-Flame and how they work together to keep your body operating at its best.

The Science Behind D-Flame

D-Flame contains a unique blend of botanical extracts that work together to support the body's natural response to stress. Here's a closer look at some of the key ingredients in D-Flame and how they contribute to its ability to promote a healthy stress response:

Holy Basil Extract - Holy basil is an ayurvedic herb that has been used for centuries in India for its many purported health benefits. Among these is the ability to help the body adapt to stress by supporting the activity of key stress mediators.

Ursolic Acid - Ursolic acid is a type of triterpenoid compound that is found in a variety of plants. It has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which may help to protect cells from damage caused by oxidative stress.

Turmeric Extract - Turmeric is a well-known spice with powerful antioxidant activity. Its active ingredient, curcumin, has been shown to modulate the activity of enzymes involved in inflammation, helping to keep inflammation levels in check.

Ginger Extract - Ginger has long been used as a natural remedy for digestive issues like nausea and indigestion. It also possesses potent anti-inflammatory activity, which may help to reduce pain and swelling associated with occasional overexertion or injury.

Green Tea Extract - Green tea is rich in antioxidants and polyphenols, which may help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. It also contains Caffeine, which has been shown to increase alertness and focus while also reducing fatigue.

Boswellin® - Boswellin® is an extract of the herb boswellia serrata that has been shown to inhibit the production of pro-inflammatory molecules known as leukotrienes. This action helps to reduce inflammation throughout the body.

Bromelain - Bromelain is an enzyme found naturally in pineapple that possesses powerful anti-inflammatory activity. It works by inhibiting the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, helping to reduce inflammation and pain associated with conditions like joint pain and arthritis.

Baikal Skullcap - Baikal skullcap is an herb native to Southeast Asia that has traditionally been used as a remedy for digestive issues and skin ailments. It also possesses potent anti-inflammatory activity, which makes it ideal for alleviating occasional pain and swelling associated with injury or overexertion.

Resveratrol - Resveratrol is a type of phytonutrient that is found in grapes, berries, and other plant foods. It has strong antioxidant activity and has also been shown to modulate the activity of genes involved in inflammation, making it an effective tool for reducing chronic inflammation throughout the body.*

Berberine - Berberine is a bitter alkaloid compound that is found in a variety of plants including goldenseal, barberry, and Oregon grape root. It has powerful antimicrobial activity against bacteria, viruses, and fungi.* Additionally, berberine has strong anti-inflammatory activity, making it ideal for alleviating occasional pain and swelling associated with injury or overexertion.*

In Summary:

D-Flame is an all-natural blend of botanical extracts that have been traditionally used for centuries to support the body's response to stress.* These herbs work together synergistically to modulate key enzymes and mediators involved in inflammation.* This action helps reduce chronic inflammation throughout the body.* Additionally, these herbs also help protect cells from damage caused by oxidative stress.* If you're looking for an herbal supplement to help support your body during times of stress, look no further than D-Flame!*

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5 Ways to Use Carob Powder
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Date: September 26, 2022 03:41 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Ways to Use Carob Powder

Carob powder is a flavorful and versatile substitute for chocolate. Use in place of cocoa powder in your favorite recipes for delicious chocolate flavor without the fat, Caffeine or theobromine found in chocolate. Carob powder is also a great way to add natural sweetness and flavor to baked goods and snacks.

Here are 5 ways to use carob powder:

  • 1. Add carob powder to smoothies or milkshakes for a delicious chocolate flavor.
  • 2. Substitute carob powder for cocoa powder in recipes for cakes, cookies, brownies or other desserts.
  • 3. Make a healthy hot chocolate by stirring carob powder into milk or almond milk. Add a dash of cinnamon for extra flavor.
  • 4. Sprinkle carob powder on top of oatmeal, yogurt or cereal for a chocolaty breakfast treat.
  • 5. Mix carob powder with nuts, dried fruit and seeds to make your own energy bars or trail mix.

Carob powder is a healthy, delicious and versatile substitute for chocolate. Used in place of cocoa powder, it adds rich chocolate flavor without the fat, Caffeine or theobromine found in chocolate. Carob powder can be used in smoothies, baking recipes, as a sprinkle on top of breakfast foods or mixed with nuts and dried fruit for snacks. Get creative and have fun experimenting with this unique ingredient!

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The Consequences of Not Getting Enough Sleep
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Date: September 14, 2022 04:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Consequences of Not Getting Enough Sleep

Most people know they should be getting around eight hours of sleep per night, but according to the National Sleep Foundation, between 50 and 70 million U.S. adults havea sleep disorder*. That means many of us are not getting the quality sleep we need on a nightly basis. But what does that mean for our health? Let’s take a look.

Short-Term Effects of Sleep Deprivation

There are many short-term effects of not getting enough sleep, including:

* Difficulty concentrating or making decisions * Increased forgetfulness * Moodiness or irritability * Slow reflexes * Increased anxiety * Decreased sex drive * Weight gain or weight loss * Heightened senses * Increased susceptibility to colds and flus

Long-Term Effects of Sleep Deprivation

The long-term effects of sleep deprivation are even more concerning. Some of the long-term effects of not getting enough sleep include:

* High blood pressure * Diabetes * Heart disease * Mood disorders such as depression or anxiety * Memory problems * weakened immune system * Increased pain perception Conclusion: As you can see, there are many short-term and long-term effects of not getting enough sleep. If you think you might have a sleep disorder, talk to your doctor about treatment options. In the meantime, practice good sleep hygiene by avoiding Caffeine before bedtime, establish a regular sleep schedule, and create a calming bedtime routine. Do your best to get seven to eight hours of quality sleep every night so you can wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day!

Need more sleep try melatonin!

What is Melatonin?

Melatonin is a hormone that helps regulate our sleep-wake cycles. It's produced naturally by our bodies in response to darkness and starts to increase in the evening as we prepare for bed.

How Does Melatonin Work?

Many people take melatonin supplements in an effort to improve their sleep quality. And there is some evidence to suggest that it can be helpful. One small study found that melatonin supplements helped people fall asleep faster than placebo pills did. However, the effects were only temporary, lasting for just three days.

Another study looked at the effects of melatonin on people with insomnia due to jet lag. This research found that melatonin supplements shortened the time it took for participants to fall asleep by about an hour on average.

It's important to note that these studies looked at short-term usage of melatonin supplements. There's not much research available on the long-term effects of taking this supplement.

If you're struggling to get enough sleep, you might be wondering if supplements could help. One popular option is melatonin. But what is it, and does it really work? Melatonin is a hormone that helps regulate our sleep-wake cycles which is produced naturally by our bodies in response to darkness.. Many people take melatonin supplements in an effort to improve their sleep quality and there is some evidence to suggest that it can be helpful such as one small study found that melatonin supplements helped people fall asleep faster than placebo pills did.. however the effects were only temporary lasting three days or another study which looked at the effects of melatonin on people with insomnia due to jet lag and found that it shortened the time it took participants to fall asleep by an hour on average...

Give Melatonin a try and sleep better!

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How Melatonin Can Support a Healthy Sleep Cycle and More
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Date: May 11, 2022 12:19 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Melatonin Can Support a Healthy Sleep Cycle and More

Did you know that melatonin is a powerful free radical scavenger? This means that it helps protect the body from damage caused by harmful molecules called radicals. Melatonin is also naturally produced in the pineal gland and is present in high amounts in the GI tract. We will discuss some of the ways that melatonin supports health and wellness.

Melatonin and the body

Melatonin is a hormone that is produced by the pineal gland in the brain. It is responsible for regulating the body's internal clock, or circadian rhythm. The production of melatonin increases at night, and decreases during the day. This hormone is also available in supplement form, and is often used to treat jet lag or insomnia. When taken as a supplement, melatonin works by resetting the body's internal clock, making it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep. Additionally, melatonin may also help to reduce anxiety and improve mood. As a result, this hormone plays an important role in regulating the body's sleep-wake cycle.

How does melatonin support a healthy sleep cycle?

Melatonin is a hormone that help regulate the sleep cycle. The production of melatonin is stimulated by darkness and inhibited by light. As a result, melatonin levels typically start to rise in the evening as the sun sets, and they remain high throughout the night. In the morning, light exposure causes melatonin levels to drop, helping to wake us up and start the day. Melatonin supplements can be used to help people who have difficulty sleeping and staying asleep. This hormone helps to reset the body's natural sleep cycle, making it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep. As a result, melatonin can be an effective way to support a healthy sleep cycle.

What are some of the other benefits of melatonin?

It can help to boost the immune system, protect against cancer, and reduce inflammation. Research suggests that melatonin may also have neuroprotective effects and could be beneficial for people with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease.

Tips for getting a good night's sleep

Most people need about seven to eight hours of sleep a day. However, many people find it difficult to get enough rest. There are a number of things you can do to improve your sleep habits. First, create a regular sleep schedule and stick to it as much as possible. Go to bed and wake up at the same time each day, even on weekends. Second, create a relaxing bedtime routine. This might include taking a warm shower, reading a book, or writing in a journal. Third, create a comfortable sleep environment by making sure your bedroom is dark, quiet, and cool. Fourth, avoid Caffeine and alcohol before bed. Caffeine can make it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep, while alcohol can disrupt your sleep cycle. Finally, try not to use electronic devices in bed. The blue light emitted by screens can interfere with your body's natural sleep rhythm and take melatonin. By following these tips, you can improve your chances of getting a good night's sleep.

Scientific research

Research on melatonin began in the 1950s, and since then, numerous studies have been conducted on its potential health benefits. Some of the most promising research has found that melatonin may help to prevent cancer. In one study, melatonin supplements were found to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence by half. Other research has shown that melatonin may help to protect against colon cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancer. Additionally, melatonin has been shown to boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs and radiation therapy.

While more research is needed to confirm the exact role of melatonin in cancer prevention, the available evidence suggests that it could play a significant role in protecting against this disease. Therefore, it may be worth considering supplementing with melatonin if you are at high risk for cancer or are undergoing treatment for this disease.

References:

  • How Melatonin Can Support a Healthy Sleep Cycle and More. (n.d.).
  • Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep. (n.d.).
  • The Role of Melatonin in Cancer Prevention. (n.d.).
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America. (2017, September 28). Melatonin Shows Promise as Cancer Treatment Adjuvant | Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
  • National Sleep Foundation. (2015, July 29). Melatonin and Cancer Risk - National Sleep Foundation.
  • Mayo Clinic Staff.(2018, March 23). Melatonin: Is it effective?Retrieved from Mayo Clinic: Diseases & Conditions.."Melatonin."

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Green Tea Extracts: The Best Source of EGCG for Cognitive Health, Cellular Defense, and Mental Well-being
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Date: April 25, 2022 04:27 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Green Tea Extracts: The Best Source of EGCG for Cognitive Health, Cellular Defense, and Mental Well-being

Green tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and for good reason. It has a delicious flavor and offers a variety of health benefits. One of the most beneficial compounds found in green tea is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a catechin polyphenol that has been extensively studied for its positive effects on cognitive health, cellular defense, metabolism, and mental well-being. We will take a closer look at EGCG and discuss why it is such an important compound for optimal health.

What is EGCG

EGCG is short for epigallocatechin gallate, a type of polyphenol that is found in green tea. In addition to its potential health benefits, EGCG is also a powerful antioxidant. Studies have shown that it can help to protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. EGCG has also been shown to boost metabolism and reduce inflammation. Furthermore, some research suggests that it may even have cancer-fighting properties. While more studies are needed to confirm these effects, EGCG is a promising compound with a wide range of potential applications.

How does it work in the body

EGCG is a polyphenol compound that is found in high levels in green tea. Polyphenols are a type of phytochemical, which are plant-based chemicals that have a number of health-promoting properties. EGCG is the most abundant polyphenol in green tea, and it is thought to be responsible for many of the health benefits associated with green tea consumption. In the body, EGCG can bind to certain enzymes and proteins, preventing them from performing their normal functions. For example, EGCG has been shown to inhibit the activity of angiogenesis, which is the growth of new blood vessels. This may explain why green tea consumption has been linked with lower rates of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Additionally, EGCG has been shown to boost metabolism and promote fat loss. However, more research is needed to confirm these effects in humans. Overall, EGCG appears to be a potent phytochemical with a wide range of potential health benefits. Further research is needed to fully understand its mechanisms of action and therapeutic potential.

Why is it important for health and longevity

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) is the most active and abundant catechin in tea. It is a polyphenol that has attracted much attention for its potential health benefits, which include cancer prevention, cardiovascular protection, and neuroprotection. EGCG has also been shown to boost metabolism and promote weight loss. In addition, EGCG has been linked with longevity. Studies in both animals and humans have shown that EGCG can increase lifespan and protect against age-related diseases. These findings suggest that EGCG may be an important key to health and longevity.

The benefits of EGCG

  • -EGCG is a powerful antioxidant that can help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals
  • -EGCG has been shown to boost metabolism and reduce inflammation
  • -EGCG may even have cancer-fighting properties
  • -EGCG is a potent phytochemical with a wide range of potential health benefits
  • -Further research is needed to fully understand its mechanisms of action and therapeutic potential
  • -EGCG can increase lifespan and protect against age-related diseases
  • -Incorporating more green tea into your diet or lifestyle may have numerous health benefits.

Below are some FAQs that might help:

Q: How much green tea should I drink per day?

A: It is recommended to drink three to five cups of green tea per day to reap the most benefits.

Q: What are some good ways to add green tea into my diet?

A: You can add green tea to your diet by drinking it as a beverage, taking green tea supplements, or adding matcha powder to smoothies or baking recipes.

Q: What are some of the possible side effects of green tea?

A: Green tea is generally safe for most people, but it can cause digestive issues in some individuals. It is also important to note that green tea contains Caffeine, so it should be consumed in moderation if you are sensitive to this stimulant.

Free Radical Damage and Green Tea

Free radicals can damage cells, which can lead to health problems over time. You know that free radicals are bad for you, but what can you do about them?

Green tea with EGCG is a great way to protect yourself from the damaging effects of free radicals. EGCG is a powerful antioxidant that can help protect cells from damage caused by these harmful molecules.

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Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells
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Date: May 08, 2019 03:07 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells





Many persons drink tea for relaxation, stress relief, and to get a caffeine fix but little do they know that drinking tea can help to inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells. Some researchers in both America and China who worked together have found that drinking tea can lead to DNA damage in the cells of breast cancer. Since this tea can be used to prevent also the progression of a tumor, it is hoped that one day they can be a non-toxic means to prevent the growth of breast cancer. In the USA alone, about 250,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 and about 41,000 are expected to die from the disease. Although there are improvements in the screening for breast cancer, and in treatment, it is noted that more needs to be done to help women. The researchers discovered that tea has long been used in medicinal treatment in China for centuries and reckoned that black tea is used more often than green tea and oolong tea. And although the benefits of green tea in treating cancer has long been known, the use of oolong tea for cancer is not known, so the researchers sought out this tea in their experiment. Using patients from Fujian, China, where oolong tea is grown mainly, they found out that there was a lower incidence of cancer among people who take oolong tea.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many persons drink tea so that it can help them relax or to get their fix of caffeine but they do not know that it can inhibit breast cancer.
  • The lead author on oolong tea and breast cancer observed how it caused morphology alteration and DNA damage in the cells of breast cancer.
  • Over 250,000 women in the USA alone were diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2018 and it is estimated that 41,000 will die from it.

"Like black and green teas, oolong tea contains several vitamins, minerals, and helpful antioxidants."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-11-oolong-tea-inhibits-the-growth-and-progression-of-breast-cancer-cells.html

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Green Tea
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Date: May 08, 2019 01:32 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Amazing Health Benefits of Green Tea





Green tea is a very versatile health food with many different benefits. Green tea can help regulate your weight and your blood sugar. The caffeine and l-theanine it contains can help improve brain functioning and reduce anxiety symptoms. Green tea bags can be used to repair damage inflicted on your skin by free radicals and UV light. Green tea’s powerful anti-inflammatory effects may even help to reduce the damage to the body and brain from conditions like cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • The aging and potentially deadly effect of UV radiation is said to be lessened when the affected are also drinking green tea.
  • To promote eye skin elasticity and remove unsightly eye bags, place boiled, decaffeinated, organic, green tea bags that have been allowed to cool, on the appropriate area.
  • Data suggests that green tea facilitates the function of neurotransmitters in the brain and also boosts metabolism, thereby promoting healthy weight loss.

"“Green tea has been a favorite drink of health enthusiasts for decades,” Dr. Ellen Kamhi, Ph.D., author of the”Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide,” tells Newsmax. “It has also been well studied for its health promoting effects on skin. It’s high in compounds called polyphenols which help eliminate free radical damage and rejuvenate aging skin cells."

Read more: https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/green-tea-health-benefits/2019/03/19/id/907629/

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Study: Taking protein supplements before going to the gym can leadto improved post-workout burn
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Date: May 03, 2019 04:08 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: Taking protein supplements before going to the gym can leadto improved post-workout burn





Recent research published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition indicates that taking your protein supplement before working out can help increase your body’s fat oxidation. In a study of 11 college-aged males who took either whey or casein protein supplements prior to moderate exercise, it was found that both post-exercise fat oxidation and post-exercise energy consumption improved. Casein has more of an impact in this study than whey. This strongly suggests you should take your protein supplement before exercising.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been shown that the timing of when proteins are taken really matters as researchers have realized that taking protein supplements before workout improves post-workout burn.
  • 11 healthy, recreationally active college males were recruited for the study and they did not take any caffeine 30 days before the study.
  • The proteins that the participants took were 25 g of whey protein isolate, 35 g of casein protein, and 25 g of food additive maltodextrin.

"Published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the study looked at the effect of taking protein supplements before exercise on fat oxidation and energy expenditure during and after a bout of moderate-intensity exercise. Previous research has shown that pre-exercise protein consumption may promote fat oxidation, at the same time, minimize protein degradation during exercise."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-26-protein-supplements-before-gym-improve-post-workout-burn.html

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Rooibos: Why The World Can’t Get Enough Of It
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Date: May 03, 2019 04:02 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Rooibos: Why The World Can’t Get Enough Of It





South Africa’s rooibos tea is taking the world by storm, and now the South African Rooibos Council is making a multimillion rand investment into research into rooibos’ health benefits. Rooibos is caffeine-free and rich in antioxidants, including a compound called aspalathin which may help to moderate blood sugar and combat insulin resistance. Rooibos tea may help ease digestive problems and improve heart health as well. Rooibos may help to control your weight in multiple ways, including improved appetite regulation and preventing fat cell accumulation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Rooibos tea provides a caffeine-free alternative for tea drinkers to enjoy.
  • Rooibos tea has many health benefits such as lowering cholesterol and cancer risk.
  • The red tea contains 50% more antioxidants than those found in green tea.

"Native to South Africa, rooibos tea has developed a large following due to the plethora of benefits that it can provide."

Read more: https://www.longevitylive.com/live-better/rooibos-world-favourite/

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Learn how gotu kola reduces stress and anxiety
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Date: February 21, 2019 07:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Learn how gotu kola reduces stress and anxiety





Gotu Kola has been studied and found to increase calm and alertness by one hundred percent in human. After only 60 minutes post ingestion the effects are demonstrated and showed a noteworthy reduction in startle response. A starting dose is three cups of gotu kola tea per day. There are a broad range of other health benefits which include boosts in cognitive function. It was found just as effective as folic acid. Alzheimer patients have also seen an improvement in mood and memory via the compound called triterpenes. Gotu Kola improves circulation and inflammation as well as aiding in restful sleep.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gotu kola despite the name does not contain any stimulant like caffeine rather it is a relaxant herb that can be taken fresh or as a tea.
  • Gotu kola can be used in culinary practice as part of recipes and also as a medicine in alternative medicine.
  • Gotu kola has a lot of health benefits which include being used to treat mental fatigue, depression, memory loss, and insomnia.

"Gotu kola is a popular herbal remedy that has a long history of being used in Ayurvedic medicine due to its healing properties that can promote mental and emotional health."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-15-learn-how-gotu-kola-reduces-stress-and-anxiety.html

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These natural fixes can prevent heartburn
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Date: February 08, 2019 08:23 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: These natural fixes can prevent heartburn





It’s estimated that 46% of people suffer regularly from heartburn. The good news is that heartburn can be treated through many natural remedies. One way to address heartburn is to improve digestion. The most basic way to do this is to chew your food properly. Quite simply, take smaller bites and chew for what seems like a long time. Also, avoid food triggers such as spicy foods, onions, mint, and carbonated drinks, all of which contribute to acid reflux. Finally, weight loss and decreasing your intake of alcohol and caffeine can also help to ease your heartburn woes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nearly half of the people in the world experience heartburn and experience it on a regular basis.
  • Pharmaceutical options take care of the upset, but fail to address the digestive lack that brought the situation on in the first place.
  • Avoiding caffeine and spicy foods, minimizing stress, even chewing more slowly, are all fixes that can help.

"To reduce the need for over-the-counter medications, here are some tips on how to get rid of heartburn once and for all."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-these-natural-fixes-remedy-a-heartburn.html

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The bedtime mistakes that are making you gain weight
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Date: July 07, 2018 05:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The bedtime mistakes that are making you gain weight





The bedtime mistakes that are making you gain weight

Are you one of many people who are trying to lose weight. Here are several bad bedtime habits that might be standing in your way of reaching that goal. Ignore your craving for a late night snack. Some researchers believe that insufficient sleep can affect weight too. That includes staying off any devices, like your phone, laptop or tablet. Avoiding caffeine at night will help you sleep as well. Also, sleep with the light off and get regular exercise to regulate your body for sleep.

Key Takeaways:

  • Eating late at night has been shown to increase insulin levels and cholesterol levels, besides being implicated in weight gain.
  • Two significant hormones that help to regulate appetite are thrown off balance when you don't get sufficient sleep.
  • The blue light on our devices, which are good for increasing focus, are conversely poor for inducing sleep and should be avoided before slumber-time.

"Believe it or not, your bedtime routine may be a contributing factor to your weight gain, but the good news is that by adjusting your routine slightly you can get back on track to reach your desired goal weight."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/the-bedtime-mistakes-that-are-making-you-gain-weight/

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What To Eat (And Avoid) For Better Skin This Winter
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Date: December 05, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What To Eat (And Avoid) For Better Skin This Winter





Winter is a very bad time of the year for our skin. While there are different creams and moisturizers that can help, diet can also play a role in helping our skin. There are certain vitamins and minerals that have an effect on avoiding certain skin conditions. Eating foods that our healthy for the stomach and lungs will have an effect on skin. Eating a diet high in fiber also helps to flush out toxins. Drinking pure water or green tea can also be beneficial. Some things to avoid that will have a negative effect on skin include dairy, bread, cake, caffeine, and alcohol.

Key Takeaways:

  • Food can keep your skin hydrated -- you don't need to depend on creams.
  • Vitamins A, C, and E are important for keeping your skin nice in the winter.
  • The best thing you can do for your skin is drink a lot of water.

"We talked to expert nutritionists, dietitians, and dermatologists to get the lowdown on what we should be stocking our fridges and pantries with for an immaculate complexion."

Read more: https://nylon.com/how-to-eat-your-way-to-better-skin

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7 Health Benefits of Matcha You Should Know About Before Brewing a Cup
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Date: November 24, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Health Benefits of Matcha You Should Know About Before Brewing a Cup





Can you match the health benefits of Matcha? This one of a kind drink is like green tea on steroids. Whatever green tea can do Matcha can do better. Farmers use a different process to create this trendy drink. Matcha comes in powdered form which makes it super concentrated. Matcha has three times the amount of caffeine as a regular cup of tea. With all that caffeine, you can wake up with it or burn the midnight oil. It also may help with weight loss and reduce your risk of developing cancer. However, one must use caution when consuming this potent drink. Too much of a good thing always causes trouble. An overdose of Matcha can lead to pro-oxidative stress. So drink up to reap Matcha's wonderful benefits, just not too much.

Key Takeaways:

  • Matcha undergoes a different process and is more concentrated than green tea leaves.
  • Caffeine content in a cup of matcha is nearly the same as a cup of coffee.
  • The anti-oxidant compounds found in matcha may be helpful in lowering cancer risk.

"Here's the deal: If you're regularly drink soda, juice and sugary beverages, making the switch to unsweetened matcha will absolutely help!"

Read more: http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/a46901/health-benefits-of-matcha/

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7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism
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Date: November 02, 2017 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism





Metabolism is loosely translated as the way your body uses food for energy. Fast and slow metabolisms are blamed for weight loss and gain. There are ways to boost your metabolism naturally from caffeine consumption to sleeping in a colder room. Believe it or not, stress does not burn calories; instead it can raise cortisol which eventually can lead to fat gains. These additions to your diet and lifestyle can help speed up fat burning but exercise and a healthy lifestyle should go hand in hand with them for best results.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to a recent study, lowering the temperature in your home, even slightly, can help you to burn more calories.
  • A number of studies have shown that drinking coffee can help to increase your metabolism.
  • If you body does not get enough rest and sleep it can have a negative impact your metabolism.

"Someone with a super-fast burn can’t stay slim eating junk food and not exercising, while people with slower metabolisms aren’t automatically doomed to an overweight fate."

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/7-ways-naturally-boost-your-metabolism-ncna814626?cid=public-rss_20171028

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How Much Green Tea Should I Drink Daily?
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Date: October 28, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Much Green Tea Should I Drink Daily?





Green tea has long been linked to various health benefits such as reduced risk of cancer and heart disease. Green tea is thought to be good for you do to its concentration of flavonoids and catechins. The antioxidants in green tea also could lower your bad cholesterol. Experts recommend drinking a cup of green tea a few times a day. It is possible to drink too much green tea, and that may block iron absorption or cause irritability from the caffeine.

Key Takeaways:

  • Flavonoids found in green tea help protect body against cell damage (they are antioxidants)
  • Green tea helps regulate cholesterol levels, bringing good cholesterol up and bad cholesterol down
  • Decaffeinated green tea comes with healthy benefits too, to those sensitive to caffeine

"An additional benefit for regularly drinking green tea includes a reduced risk for heart disease."

Read more: http://www.thealternativedaily.com/how-much-green-tea-should-i-drink-daily/

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Increasing Rates of Male Infertility + 5 Natural Remedies
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Date: October 02, 2017 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Increasing Rates of Male Infertility + 5 Natural Remedies





In the last 40 years sperm counts have dropped by 50 percent among men in North America, Australia, Europe and New Zealand. In North America male infertility is currently 4 to 6 percent, accounting for about one third of cases of couples failing to conceive. Successful treatment of male infertility depends on the root cause. However, there are certain lifestyle changes that can positively affect fertility. These include not smoking, reducing stress, and improving diet by avoiding such things as high-fat processed meats, refined sugars and grains, and caffeine and alcohol.

Key Takeaways:

  • The percentage of male infertility in North America is around 4-6%.
  • Smoking is a key contributor to lower sperm count which and can cause infertility.
  • Stress and obesity can also be contributors and lead to infertility.

"While there are a number of male infertility causes, ranging from hormone imbalances and certain medications to infections and chromosome defects, we’re going to focus on environmental and lifestyle factors today."

Read more: https://draxe.com/male-infertility/

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Why you should NEVER hit the snooze button on your alarm clock - and always get 8 hours of sleep!
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Date: September 20, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why you should NEVER hit the snooze button on your alarm clock - and always get 8 hours of sleep!





Getting enough sleep is important. That is when your body recharges. It is good for your physical and mental health to get enough. This will keep you from having to hit your snooze button a lot in the mornings as well, and this will help you get places on time. Not getting enough sleep can hurt your schooling or job since you can't get up and there on time. This is not good for you. You could even be fired over it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Proper amount of sleep is the most important element in maintaining good health, at least 7 hours a night
  • caffeine negatively affects the buildup of adenosine, especially with age, causing difficulty in falling asleep
  • Alarm clocks cause an increase in blood pressure and heart rate and made worse by repeatedly hitting the snooze button.

"Professor Michael Irwin, a sleep scientist at the University of California, Los Angeles, has performed landmark studies revealing just how quickly and comprehensively a brief dose of short sleep can affect cancer-fighting immune cells."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4874174/Why-never-hit-snooze-button.html

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5 Reasons to place Matcha with your morning coffee
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Date: September 13, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Reasons to place Matcha with your morning coffee





There are 5 reasons to place Matcha with your morning coffee. If you are a big coffee drinker, then you are not alone. Most people in America still prefer coffee. It is the morning beverage of choice for people. But, there are some unwanted side effects. Many people crash, or get headaches. If you drink Matcha, then you can increase your mental clarity. It will also help to improve your digestion. You can lose weight with it too.

Key Takeaways:

  • People are leaving the coffee habit behind do to negative side effects;ex. jitters and headaches.
  • Matcha green tea contains more caffeine than a shot of expresso.
  • Has antioxidants and easily absorbable fiber: so it's healthy.

"Not only does making matcha green tea help us slow down, but when coupled with meditation we have found it easier to get into zen, live in the moment, and live with mental clarity."

Read more: http://www.waow.com/story/36292047/5-reasons-to-place-matcha-with-your-morning-coffee

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5 reasons you might wanna switch from iced coffee to iced tea
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Date: September 04, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 reasons you might wanna switch from iced coffee to iced tea





There are five reasons you may want to switch from iced coffee to iced tea. One reason is all the antioxidants that are present in iced tea. The antioxidants that are found in iced tea will help to fight inflammation and it also helps the development of plaque in coronary arteries. There are so many different health benefits that iced tea offers. The people who drink tea regularly have less of a chance of having a stroke.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tea offers more antioxidants than coffee and is heart healthy.
  • Coffee is harder on your body to digest because it is more acidic than tea.
  • Tea contains less caffeine than coffee, which is good if someone is caffeine sensitive.

"Glatter says, “People who drink tea regularly have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke.” He adds, “Tea is also known to improve brain health."

Read more: http://hellogiggles.com/lifestyle/food-drink/reasons-switch-iced-coffee-iced-tea/

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Coffee warning: This important supplement is not absorbed if drunk with caffeine
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Date: August 05, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Coffee warning: This important supplement is not absorbed if drunk with Caffeine





Taking vitamins can be one of many great ways to boost your health and nutrition. Its possible the beverages they are taken with can block many benefits. This informative article will give advice to taking many common vitamins and minerals to get the full benefits. The author explains which beverage is best for iron absorption and which supplements you may want to avoid taking together. Maybe it's not a good idea to take them with that morning cup of coffee.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some common beverages (such as tea and coffee) stop the body from absorbing some of the nutrients in supplements, rendering them basically useless.
  • Other beverages and many foods can help your body to absorb more of the nutrients from supplements
  • Overall, you need to be very aware of what you are eating and drinking when you take a supplement to make sure that you are getting the most from it.

"The HSIS also recommend not taking zinc and copper together, since they compete with each other for absorption pathways."

Read more: http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/836679/coffee-caffeine-calcium-supplements-tea-vitamins-minerals

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The Health Benefits of Matcha Tea
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Date: July 25, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Health Benefits of Matcha Tea





A major tv network has come out with a story about matcha. This is a green tea that has been ground into powder. Matcha has become a favorite with models and is offered at Starbucks. The article explored whether the item is really healthy or just another "in" thing that will fade over time. The article cited a study which showed matcha resulted in higher levels of alertness. Another study found matcha reduced stress in mice. Several photos and links are included.

Key Takeaways:

  • Matcha-infused innovations such as matcha muffins, matcha pancakes and matcha drinks are sweeping the nation…it seems like everywhere you go it’s matcha, matcha, matcha.
  • Another big draw health benefit-wise is that matcha, like green tea, is loaded with antioxidants. A study, published in 2014, found the plant also had antimicrobial properties
  • Though matcha is a “nutritional powerhouse,” Janie Zeitlin, a registered dietitian in White Plains, NY and New York City, says it’s not for everyone, and that pregnant and nursing women should skip it

"Mind you, green tea is caffeinated and matcha is an even more caffeinated form of green tea, containing approximately 34mgs of caffeine where traditional green tea averages at about 30mgs and an espresso has around 60mgs, but the L-theanine in matcha prolongs its mood-boosting effects"

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/much-ado-about-matcha-it-really-healthy-ncna783886?cid=public-rss_20170720

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Drink This To Get Rid Of Your Migraine
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Date: May 20, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink This To Get Rid Of Your Migraine





Preventing migraines through diet involves whole, fresh, organic and unprcessed foods. Instead of reaching for a pill the next time a migraine hits, try one of these natural drinks instead: Ginger (with lemon and raw honey), Caffeine (small amounts can reduce a migraine in early stages), Feverfew Tea (due to presence of parthelonide), Cayenne Pepper in warm water, a Water, Lemon and Himalayan Salt mix (salt to boost electrolytes and enzymes), Peppermint Tea (relaxing nerves and spasms), and pure, raw grape juice, but without added sugar!

Read more: Drink This To Get Rid Of Your Migraine

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Is Mushroom Coffee Even Better than Regular Coffee?
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Date: May 19, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Mushroom Coffee Even Better than Regular Coffee?





There are many coffee alternatives out there and more are developed all the time. They're made from different roots, nuts, herbs, etc. One of them is mushroom coffee. This tells you if it is any good. It might be an option for those who can't have real coffee for health reasons. Some can't handle the caffeine found in real coffee. Others just like to try alternatives out of curiosity or to try finding the best tasting coffee.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mushroom coffee can be a tasty and safer alternative to regular coffee. It holds many health benefits.
  • Health benefits include: anticancer, loaded with antioxidants, decreased oxidative stress, boosted liver health, focus without jitters, and it aids in digestive and diabetic health.
  • Although a healthy alternative, it also does come with risk. Anyone with an autoimmune disease needs to exercise caution.

"Prepackaged or instant mushroom coffee is also said to be lower in caffeine and less acidic than regular coffee"

Read more: https://draxe.com/mushroom-coffee/

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Tea drinkers can take comfort in new study about heart benefits
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Date: May 12, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Tea drinkers can take comfort in new study about heart benefits





Tea is sometimes talked about negatively because some of it contains caffeine but it also has benefits. This talks about a study which links tea drinking to positive affects on the heart. This is important because the heart pumps blood all throughout the body. If drinking tea helps with that many are benefiting without even knowing about it. This will make you feel a bit better if you drink tea and worry about doing so.

Read more: Tea drinkers can take comfort in new study about heart benefits

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Can Energy Drinks Cause Hepatitis?
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Date: April 09, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Energy Drinks Cause Hepatitis?





Energy drinks are known for their high caffeine levels, but they also contain high levels of B vitamins and Niacin. In Erin Elizabeth's article, she claims that a man who drank about 5 of these energy drinks a day ended up in the hospital with acute hepatitis. She claims that the man took in so much niacin, that it built up and became toxic. She encourages her audience to read labels and research a product before consuming it, and know the effects that large quantities of even vitamins can do to the body.

Read more: Can Energy Drinks Cause Hepatitis?

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Top 7 Benefits of Magnesium
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Date: April 05, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 7 Benefits of Magnesium





Magnesium is an essential macromineral that plays a part in 600+ reactions in the body. Magnesium deficiency can lead to a number of serious health issues. Unknown to most, magnesium helps to regulate blood sugar. It is also integral for brain function and mood regulation. Lack of magnesium can lead to depression. According to research, magnesium contributes to the proper functioning of the heart. If these benefits aren’t reason enough to make sure you aren’t magnesium deficient, it can also relieve severe migraines and takes the edge off of PMS symptoms.

Key Takeaways:

  • Magnesium is an important macromineral our body needs on a daily basis to survive.
  • A lot of people suffer from magnesium deficiency due to among other things high stress, fluoride and chlorine in water, and sugar and caffeine consumption.
  • Magnesium deficiency can lead to a host of health problems such as calcium deficiency, poor heart health, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes.

"Magnesium is intimately involved in over 600 reactions in the body including the metabolism of food, the transmission of nerve impulses, the synthesis of fatty acids and proteins, muscle movements, gene maintenance and protein formation."

Read more: http://www.thealternativedaily.com/benefits-of-magnesium/

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Cinnamon Spiced Coffee with Coconut Milk- Long-Lasting Energy Without the Crash!
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Date: March 29, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cinnamon Spiced Coffee with Coconut Milk- Long-Lasting Energy Without the Crash!





That morning cup of coffee is vital for most people in the morning when they wake up. Unfortunately, it can irritate your stomach and make you more tired when it wears off (otherwise known as a caffeine crash). Read this article for a delicious recipe to a spiced coffee beverage that is easy on the digestion and keeps your energy levels up all day without the crash. The recipe is simple to make and its ingredients are not expensive.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cinnamon spiced coffee can give you an all day energy boost.
  • All you need is cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, coffee, vanilla hemp protein powder, dates, and coconut milk.
  • This easy to make blend of coffee will wake you up and keep you going the entire day.

"Every now and then a little caffeine is warranted to wake you up. While straight coffee can cause stomach irritability, jitters and an inevitable crash, adding a few items to it can help it to replenish you, wake you up, and ward off any negative side effects."

Read more: http://www.healthnutnews.com/cinnamon-spiced-coffee-coconut-milk-long-lasting-energy-without-crash/

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drink caffine in low doses to fall asleep
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Date: March 22, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: drink caffine in low doses to fall asleep





You can drink Caffeine in low doses in order to fall asleep. You do not need to take a large amount. This may not work for everyone. But, one person found that they could sleep easier and their life got a little bit better after they had some Caffeine. The only way to know if it works, is to try it yourself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzmBnZye5ec

Key Takeaways:

  • While mainstream media promotes Caffeine as a "pick me up" there is a less-noted and somewhat surprising counter-use for it.
  • It is known that stimulants can in very small doses have an effect that is counter to their purported use.
  • So, while the effect may be different for different people, a very small dose of Caffeine may be able to help an insomniac relax and sleep.

"drink caffine in low doses to fall asleep I feel really backwards. I've been around medicine, worked at a pharmacy, I've heard this before but never believed others who said it cause it seems impossible."

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Caffeine: How much is too much?
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Date: March 11, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Caffeine: How much is too much?





The amount of Caffeine in four cups of coffee, about 400 mg is considered a safe daily intake for an adult. That is also equivalent to 10 cans of cola or 2 energy shot drinks. Caffeine should be avoided in children and adolescents. Signs of too much Caffeine intake include Migraines, fast heart beat, irritability and tremors. You may take too much Caffeine to offset not sleeping enough or because you might take supplements that cause hyper alertness. Cutting back on Caffeine can be safe if done gradually while monitoring all your intake to avoid overdoing it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Caffeine is used daily by millions of people to increase wakefulness, alleviate fatigue, and improve concentration and focus.
  • Although Caffeine use may be safe for adults, it's not a good idea for children. Adolescents should limit Caffeine consumption.
  • How you react to Caffeine may be determined in part by how much Caffeine you're used to drinking.

"Although Caffeine use may be safe for adults, it's not a good idea for children."



Reference:

//www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/Caffeine/art-20045678

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Antioxidants to Protect Against Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline, Part 2 of 2
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Date: February 22, 2017 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Antioxidants to Protect Against Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline, Part 2 of 2





In this article, author Mark Becker highlights in part 2 of his segment about how antioxidants are used to protect against memory loss and cognitive decline and support brain health. Scientists studied the effects on mice in a 2012 University of Illinois study showing that mice exposed to Caffeine were able to form new memories 33% faster than non-caffeinated mice.

Antioxidants to Protect Against Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline, Part 2 of 2

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Your daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study shows
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Date: February 14, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Your daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study shows





New research has shown that coffee may be better for us than we thought. A recent study in Nature Medicine found that older people with lower levels of inflammation had drunk more Caffeine at a younger age. With inflammation being thought to be one of the main causes behind chronic aging and certain diseases, it is no wonder that some are hailing it as an anti-aging solution. The people in the study who had the lowest levels of inflammation had consumed more than five cups of coffee a day.

Key Takeaways:

  • Drinking THIS every day will help you look younger and slow down the ageing process. It’s the age-old question researchers have been arguing over for decades.
  • New research proves we can finally quash those claims as it turns out coffee may be better for us than we thought.
  • A recently study published in the journal Nature Medicine found older people with lower levels of inflammation – the cause of most major diseases – had one thing in common: they were all Caffeine drinkers.

"Inflammation is thought to be a major factor in chronic ageing diseases like diabetes, hypertension, heart problems, cancer, join disorders and Alzheimer’s."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.dailystar.co.uk/diet-fitness/579556/Slow-down-ageing-is-coffee-good-for-you-Caffeine-prevent-ageing&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHK0djcgIwPKmefAXYZf8KGFTNncQ

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Hemp is a Wonder Plant
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Date: February 10, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hemp is a Wonder Plant





Hemp is a really amazing plant. Energy drinks are a huge industry, but most of them are very unhealthy and even illegal to be sold to minors. The government of the United States has outlawed a crop that was cultivated for 10000 years. However, there has been an easing on the restrictions from both the state and federal levels recently.

Key Takeaways:

  • Energy drinks are a multi-billion dollar industry while at the same time one of the most criticized. Energy drinks are thought of as poison by many with politicians and healthcare professionals alike trying to eliminate the industry.
  • Bills have been passed in the EU and the US to ban sales to minors. I’m not sure why. The only thing that ought to scare is the sugar content. That doesn’t change the fact there are growing health concerns, warranted or not.
  • With the power food hemp, its products have ingredients everyone can read and understand right away: carbonated water, beet sugar, citric acid, guarana extract, Caffeine, ginseng extract, and natural flavor. Most importantly, it doesn’t contain high fructose corn syrup.

"As cannabis continues to legalize, hemp is a wonder plant with never ever benefits, and it will continue to integrate in consumer products like RMHB."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.equities.com/news/hemp-is-a-wonder-plant&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmMzNTEwZjgyOWIxNGI2ODg6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEdp0UHLtup3SYAaxSBbYFkCa5TaA

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Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation
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Date: January 24, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation





A study has published that Caffeine could reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors. So Caffeine may actually be more beneficial to you then you thought. In their studies researchers found that the metabolites boosted activity in one of the inflammatory gene clusters. That, in turn, caused the immune cells to produce more IL-1ß. When injected into mice, the substances triggered widespread inflammation and hypertension.

Key Takeaways:

  • Caffeine may help reduce the type of inflammation that's linked to cardiovascular disease risk factors,
  • David Furman, Ph.D., of the Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues studied data on healthy participants ages 20 to 30 and another group older than 60.
  • "Our results show an overall up-regulation of specific inflammasome genes in older humans and identify two distinct immune states corresponding to chronically inflamed individuals with dysregulated nucleotide metabolism, high levels of oxidative stress,

"Caffeine may help reduce the type of inflammation that's linked to cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in Nature Medicine."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/pb/69298&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFDdT9sZaJZ1owK89gxvIfdRbR7BQ

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For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods
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Date: December 22, 2016 06:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods





There is probably no person in this world that hasn’t been under stress at some time in their life. Different people have different responses to stress. Things such as exercising are actually good for the body, whereas eating comfort foods can be very harmful. If you must munch on something when under stress, try instead to eat superfoods such as broccoli, leafy greens, nuts, oily fish, and fermented foods. Anything with high amounts of vitamin C will do, since it has been found that the supplement prevents spikes in cortisol. Sugary or Caffeine-filled foods can have the opposite effect.

Key Takeaways:

  • The top superfoods that are recommended to munch on when feeling anxious are kale, broccoli, leafy greens, celery, nuts, oily fish like salmon, fermented foods like kimchi, herbs and spices, and organic berries high in vitamin C.
  • In animal studies, vitamin C fed to rats who were undergoing stress both prevented an increase in cortisol levels and ... known signs of physical and/or emotional stress like losing body weight.
  • Animals that didn't receive the vitamin C had three times the level of cortisol in their bodies,

"Many of these 'superfoods' also work to boost glutathione in the body: an amino acid in charge of detoxification. So superfoods nourish and detoxify, and in this way, they combat stress."



Reference:

//www.cnn.com/2016/12/15/health/foods-to-reduce-stress-anxiety/index.html

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For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods
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Date: December 22, 2016 06:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods





There is probably no person in this world that hasn’t been under stress at some time in their life. Different people have different responses to stress. Things such as exercising are actually good for the body, whereas eating comfort foods can be very harmful. If you must munch on something when under stress, try instead to eat superfoods such as broccoli, leafy greens, nuts, oily fish, and fermented foods. Anything with high amounts of vitamin C will do, since it has been found that the supplement prevents spikes in cortisol. Sugary or Caffeine-filled foods can have the opposite effect.

Key Takeaways:

  • The top superfoods that are recommended to munch on when feeling anxious are kale, broccoli, leafy greens, celery, nuts, oily fish like salmon, fermented foods like kimchi, herbs and spices, and organic berries high in vitamin C.
  • In animal studies, vitamin C fed to rats who were undergoing stress both prevented an increase in cortisol levels and ... known signs of physical and/or emotional stress like losing body weight.
  • Animals that didn't receive the vitamin C had three times the level of cortisol in their bodies,

"Many of these 'superfoods' also work to boost glutathione in the body: an amino acid in charge of detoxification. So superfoods nourish and detoxify, and in this way, they combat stress."



Reference:

//www.cnn.com/2016/12/15/health/foods-to-reduce-stress-anxiety/index.html

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Is it okay to pair your morning coffee and workout routine?
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Date: December 14, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is it okay to pair your morning coffee and workout routine?





The views on Caffeine are mostly negative. However, a recent study is giving the chemical a little positive light. Research published in the British Journal of Sports Science showed that people who drank some coffee before performing their exercise routine were happier and completed their tasks 4.2 seconds faster, on average. It is important to keep in mind that black coffee is preferred and you should always drink plenty of water during your routine also. This minimizes the amount of sugar you ingest and keeps you from getting dehydrated.

Key Takeaways:

  • Research has shown that downing a cup of coffee before you break a sweat can boost your performance significantly.
  • One study found that people who had a cup of coffee before their workout ate 72 fewer calories later in the day and had an easier time keeping cravings at bay.
  • Go for coffee that’s been third-party tested for mold, which can be high in some beans. If you go for decaf, try ones that are decaffeinated with Swiss water process, which is nontoxic.

"Research has shown that downing a cup of coffee before you break a sweat can boost your performance significantly."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2016-12-08-is-it-ok-to-pair-your-morning-coffee-and-workout-routine-together.html

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Balance your body naturally with these alkaline foods
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Date: December 04, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Balance your body naturally with these alkaline foods





According to the alkaline diet theory, an acidic environment in the body lets toxins build up – and that can cause disease and ill health. So the idea is to avoid foods that have an acidic effect on the body like dairy, meat, refined grains, Caffeine, alcohol and refined sugar. The bulk of food, the theory suggests, should be alkaline foods like flax, spinach, cabbage, olive oil and melons.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chemically acidic foods like lemons could actually have an alkaline effect on the human body as it lowers your internal pH.
  • While some of the healthier acidic foods do not need to be avoided entirely, they should only make up about one fifth of your overall dietary intake.
  • The bulk of your diet should be made up of alkaline foods. The good news is that a lot of foods fall into this category.

"The bulk of your diet should be made up of alkaline foods. The good news is that a lot of foods fall into this category"



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/056070_alkaline_food_cancer_pH_balance.html

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How To Preserve Your Mental Health As An Entrepreneur
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Date: November 27, 2016 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How To Preserve Your Mental Health As An Entrepreneur





Life is stressful. It can be even more so when you are an entrepreneur with a lot of responsibilities. If you want to keep your sanity while running your own company, it is important to take some time for yourself. By having some quiet time right away in the morning, you are able to store up your energy and get yourself organized. You should also give yourself a break periodically and give your body energy in the form of food and Caffeine regularly. You must also be able to walk away when others around you get upset instead of reacting.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to a 2012 study in the British Medical Journal, people with even mild mental health problems may have a lower life expectancy.
  • Caring for the mind is as important and crucial as caring for the body.
  • The morning silence yields the invisible push which will be noticed in the later part of your routine. Not only does it generate peace of mind but also it prepares you for the upcoming hurdles and flim-flammery

"What’s the difference between a normal mind and a stressed mind? You would probably know if you are an entrepreneur trying to keep your cool nature wherever you go and behave consciously whenever you are distressed. Here are few tricks and tips to uphold your mental health as an entrepreneur."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://inc42.com/entrepreneurship/preserve-mental-health-entrepreneur/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFmZmViMTExOGM5Mzg5YTQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH4dIEfQsa6gF7HJDMxelKXKbUL5w

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Why the Blood-Brain Barrier Is So Critical (and How to Maintain It)
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Date: November 25, 2016 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why the Blood-Brain Barrier Is So Critical (and How to Maintain It)





It’s imperative to maintain a health blood-brain barrier. This serves as a guard for our brains letting in important things like glucose, amino acids, nutrients, and ketones while warding off toxins and pathogens. Ways to promote BBB health include taking vitamin B, drinking tea/coffee for Caffeine, eating prebiotic fiber, upping magnesium intake, and sleep, just to name a few.

Key Takeaways:

  • The job of the gut lining is to be selectively permeable, allowing helpful things passage into the body and preventing harmful things from getting in.
  • A similarly dynamic barrier lies between the brain and the rest of the body: the blood-brain barrier.
  • Some pathogens even wield chemical weaponry that blasts open the blood-brain barrier, giving them—and anything else in the vicinity—access to the brain.

"The job of the gut lining is to be selectively permeable, allowing helpful things passage into the body and preventing harmful things from getting in."



Reference:

//www.marksdailyapple.com/why-the-blood-brain-barrier-is-so-critical-and-how-to-maintain-it/

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For an energy boost, do this
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Date: November 19, 2016 12:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: For an energy boost, do this





We have all felt the 2 o’ clock energy slump. What can we do to prevent it? Most people think that loading up on Caffeine during the day to keep them awake is the answer. In reality, this can create a never-ending cycle that is bad for us. The best things we can do are eat a balanced diet rich in calcium and B vitamins and get the right amount and quality of sleep. Just eating healthier is not enough, however. It is also best to eat smaller, more frequent meals to keep us powered throughout the day.

Key Takeaways:

  • An energy-optimal meal or snack includes a mix of high-quality carbohydrates for energy with some lean protein and healthy fat for staying power.
  • Pick slow-digesting carbohydrates (“slow carbs”) like whole grains, whole fruits, vegetables or beans for a steadier supply of energy.
  • It’s not just what you eat, but how often you eat that matters. Eating every three to five hours also supports steady energy by encouraging gentle rises in blood sugar (the body’s energy source) instead of a few large spikes.

"An energy-optimal meal or snack includes a mix of high-quality carbohydrates for energy with some lean protein and healthy fat for staying power."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//gulfnews.com/leisure/health/for-an-energy-boost-do-this-1.1926151&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNG4kMrRDZnLaR_ACFF7FdDYL-kKUA

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When energy drinks contained real (radioactive) energy
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Date: November 19, 2016 08:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: When energy drinks contained real (radioactive) energy





When you grab an energy drink you expect it to provide you with an uplifting mood and alleviate tiredness for the next few hours. It isn't actual radioactive energy that you think about, but what if your drink actually contained traces of this substance? What you learn in this article might shock you but it is important to know.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ultimately, in the interest of protecting public health, the federal government closed down the Bailey Radium Laboratories (PDF) -- the company that made RadiThor -- and radium-containing energy drinks disappeared from the consumer market by 1932.
  • Today, the energy drink market is occupied by drink formulations that rely on the stimulant Caffeine to invigorate their customers and provide them with the enhanced "energy" that they seek.
  • Caffeine -- the commonplace ingredient in coffee, tea, chocolate and cola -- may not be as exotic as radium, but it actually is a stimulant, so customers do feel energized, and it isn't very dangerous to health.

"Today, the energy drink market is occupied by drink formulations that rely on the stimulant Caffeine to invigorate their customers and provide them with the enhanced "energy" that they seek. Caffeine -- the commonplace ingredient in coffee, tea, chocolate and cola -- may not be as exotic as radium, but it actually is a stimulant, so customers do feel energized, and it isn't very dangerous to health."



Reference:

//www.cnn.com/2016/11/10/health/energy-drinks-radioactive/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_health+%28RSS%3A+CNN+-+Health%29

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Medical News Today: What Effect Does Caffeine Have on Depression?
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Date: November 18, 2016 07:09 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Medical News Today: What Effect Does Caffeine Have on Depression?





If you are suffering from depression, Caffeine may have an effect on this condition. Do you know how Caffeine may affect the condition? If not, you owe it to your health (and peace of mind) to find out without delay. You may be able to learn something that changes your life and this condition forever.

Key Takeaways:

  • The medical world is divided, however, when it comes to the benefits and risks of Caffeine. Its impact on mental health is hotly debated.
  • This article will seek to look at both sides of the debate while also looking at the effects of other foods on depression.
  • Medical studies of the relationship between Caffeine intake and depression, particularly when consumed in coffee in tea, often show that Caffeine can reduce the incidence of depression.

"The medical world is divided, however, when it comes to the benefits and risks of Caffeine. Its impact on mental health is hotly debated."



Reference:

//www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/313988.php

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Reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals by consuming watermelon both at rest and under ...
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Date: November 15, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals by consuming watermelon both at rest and under ...





Watermelon is being tested as a new tool in the fight to lower blood pressure. There are already some really great ways to help reduce blood pressure. Quitting smoking and cutting down on alcohol and Caffeine consumption can really help lower blood pressure, and exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can also help. In addition, cutting down on salt and lowering our sugar intake are some of the first things doctors prescribe to help fight high blood pressure. It seems watermelon may now be another tool to add to the arsenal.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you are over 40, or have a family history of high blood pressure, limit your salt intake to about 1,500 mg a day
  • Thousands of studies have identified sugar as the main culprit for high blood pressure
  • Because watermelon is mainly water, it fills you up without the added calories, leading to weight loss

"A study has shown that blood pressure in overweight individuals can be reduced by consuming watermelon both at rest and under stress"



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.belmarrahealth.com/reduce-blood-pressure-overweight-individuals-consuming-watermelon-rest-stress/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZjNGVlYTM1NDU3YmZmOGU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNF3nTbpbTp-y3xlJAQRQ961_C7htA

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Always Tired? Burnout and Adrenal Fatigue Solutions
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Date: November 10, 2016 05:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Always Tired? Burnout and Adrenal Fatigue Solutions

Do you often feel run down and fatigued during the day? So tired you could sleep? Do you crave and use salty and sweet foods as well as Caffeine to get you through the day?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions it is likely that you may be suffering from Adrenal Fatigue or "Burnout." It's a very common problem which often goes unnoticed. It affects significantly more women than men. The number of people suffering has rocketed since the recession - money worries and job worries causing major stress.


What is Adrenal Fatigue?

Adrenal Fatigue is a term used to describe when the adrenal glands are exhausted. Adrenal fatigue is very commonly associated with stress levels. The adrenal glands release Cortisol in response to all stress, cortisol is your natural anti-inflammatory and reduces stress and inflammation levels when needed.

Your adrenal glands are located just above the kidneys and are the size of walnuts. They have a very important function within the body, they secrete over 50 different hormones which your body needs to survive. As well as cortisol some of the other hormones that the adrenal glands secrete include testosterone, estrogen, epinephrine, and progesterone.

People can live with this all their life and think it is just normal. This fatigue cannot simply be relieved by a good night's sleep. An estimated 80% of people at some point experience some form of adrenal fatigue and the physical symptoms associated with stress.

It is unlikely that a doctor will immediately diagnose you with adrenal fatigue, in my research I read about a female sufferer of adrenal fatigue who saw 27 different doctors before having her problem identified as adrenal fatigue! This is an extreme case.


Symptoms and negatives effects of adrenal fatigue

Adrenal fatigue can really wreck the life you live, in extreme cases, it can be so bad that you are only able to stay awake and move around for a couple of hours a day. Changes are made in your carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance is affected as well as your heart, cardiovascular system and sex drive as a result of adrenal fatigue.

The main symptoms of adrenal fatigue are:

  • You feel unusually tired a lot of the time 
  • You feel run down and have no energy
  • You struggle to wake in the mornings despite what time you went to bed the night before 
  • You struggle for energy in the afternoon 
  • It is only really about 10am when you wake up properly despite being up for several hours 
  • 'Wake up' again after around 6pm 
  • Illness and stress hit you hard and you struggle to get rid of it 
  • You have cravings for sweets, salty snacks and Caffeine 
  • Increased PMS or menopausal symptoms 
  • Slight depression 
  • You feel weak a lot of the time, tired and weak at the top of stairs 
  • Low sex drive 
  • Increased allergies 
  • Dizziness and feeling light-headed after standing up


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Daylight saving time could increase depression
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Date: November 09, 2016 02:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Daylight saving time could increase depression





Setting our clocks back every winter can have its benefits, like gaining an extra hour of sleep. However, a recent study has revealed that gaining an extra hour could also lead to depression due to it getting dark an hour earlier in the evening. Psychiatric hospitals in Denmark reported over a 17-year period, 11 percent of new cases decreased after the time change. Dr. Oexman has recommended that we decrease how much alcohol or Caffeine we drink this weekend in order to keep our circadian rhythms in check.

Key Takeaways:

  • Depression cases at psychiatric hospitals in Denmark increased immediately after the transition from daylight saving time, the study says.
  • An analysis of 185,419 severe depression diagnoses from 1995 to 2012 showed an 11% increase during this time period. The cases dissipated gradually after 10 weeks.
  • Researchers from the departments of psychiatry and political science at the universities of Aarhus, Copenhagen and Stanford were well aware of the negative effects associated with daylight saving time, such as the increased heart attacks and stroke risk.

"Depression cases at psychiatric hospitals in Denmark increased immediately after the transition from daylight saving time, the study says."



Reference:

//www.cnn.com/2016/11/04/health/fall-back-time-transition-depression/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_health+%28RSS%3A+CNN+-+Health%29

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You Can Repair the Adrenal Glands with the Right Diet
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Date: November 09, 2016 01:32 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: You Can Repair the Adrenal Glands with the Right Diet

Bored with trips to the doctor or naturopath and the costs involved as you attempt to restore the functionality of your adrenal glands? If yes, then embrace an adrenal-supportive diet plan. Apart from reducing the costs you incur to treat adrenal fatigue; you will enjoy several other benefits that come with eating right. Basically you will have to take nutritious whole foods, eat at the right time, and avoid foods that you have intolerances to. Apart from the above, you will have to reduce stressing your mind and body, eliminate toxins and embrace positive thinking at all times. The details below will give you a proper guide towards your recovery.


The Adrenal Fatigue Diet

Since the problem is already here, you have to start by removing toxins and hard-to-digest foods from your diet (embrace a Paleo or Primal diet). This means you have to eliminate legumes, grains, vegetable oils, Caffeine, microwaved and processed foods, and refined sugar.

After that, take foods that help replenish the energy of your adrenal glands. They include avocado, olives, Cruciferous vegetables, coconut, Fatty fish, turkey and chicken, seeds (like flax, chia and pumpkin), seaweed and kelp, Himalayan or Celtic sea salt, nuts (like almonds and walnuts), and food fats. These foods have low sugar levels, they are nutrient-dense, and contain healthy fiber and fat.


Taking the Required Adrenal Fatigue Recovery Supplements

Remember that if these supplements are taken in their whole-food form, the symptoms of your adrenal insufficiency could greatly be improved. The supplements to take include Holy basil, Vitamin B5, fish oil (DHA/EPA), Ashwagandha, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Zinc, Vitamin D3 and Vitamin B12. Where your adrenal fatigue is severe, get an experienced doctor to prescribe the correct levels of Pregnenolone, DHEA, Progesterone, B6, Licorice Extract, and L-tyrosine

Once you follow the above and embrace good lifestyle changes to promote your recovery you will now have a solution to the full recovery of your adrenal glands. Good lifestyle in this case, means you sleep regularly or about 8-10 hours a night, exercise, rest whenever you feel tired, reduce relational and work stress, laugh and have time to relax. Also, always ensure that you are eating regularly. You can now live a happy and fulfilling life with your adrenal glands working perfectly.

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