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Magma Plus: The Power of Fruits and Veggies in a Drink
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Date: May 24, 2024 02:51 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Magma Plus: The Power of Fruits and Veggies in a Drink

Magma Plus: The Power of Fruits and Veggies in a Drink

Imagine if you could get all your daily fruits and vegetables in just one drink. Magma Plus is a fruit and veggie powder supplement designed to provide natural energy and boost overall health. This drink mix, made from barley grass juice powder and 57 other natural ingredients, is a convenient way to get many essential nutrients all in one go. Magma Plus gives your body the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants it needs for energy, immunity, and more.

What Is In it?

Magma Plus is a dietary supplement that is rich in active enzymes, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll. Dr. Yoshihide Hagiwara discovered that "young barley grass is one of the most nutritionally balanced foods in nature." With this in mind, the creators of Magma Plus added barley grass juice powder along with a blend of other nutritious fruits, vegetables, plants, and herbs to create a potent energy drink.

The product is available in two sizes: 150 grams (16 servings) and 300 grams (33 servings). Each serving contains 1.8 grams of barley grass juice extract, making it a nutrient-dense option for anyone looking to improve their daily nutrition.

Why Choose Magma Plus?

Unlike many energy drinks that rely on sugar and caffeine, Magma Plus is a natural booster that contains important nutrients for energy production. It is packed with various fruit and vegetable extracts, including Siberian ginseng and barley grass. These ingredients energize you without the crash that often comes with caffeinated drinks.

Some of the key benefits include:

  • Healthy Muscles and Nervous System: Gingko biloba, magnesium, and lecithin support the function of muscles and the nervous system.
  • Antioxidant Protection: Beta-carotene, bilberry, and grape seed extract help protect your tissues from damage caused by free radicals.
  • Digestive Health: Ginger root aids in digestion, and milk thistle extract promotes liver health.
  • Immune Support: Echinacea can help enhance the immune system, while Siberian ginseng can reduce stress and boost energy.

Ingredients

Here is a list of the natural ingredients found in Magma Plus:

  • Powdered Juice from Organic Barley Grass: A base of young barley grass juice provides a rich source of nutrients.
  • Mixed Vegetables: Carrot, wheat grass, alfalfa, lettuce, cabbage, daikon radish, bean sprouts, celery, tomato, spinach, and kale.
  • Mixed Fruits: Apple, banana, pineapple, papaya, mango, and raspberry.
  • Herbal Extracts: Chicory root, milk thistle, Echinacea purpurea, Siberian ginseng, American ginseng, aloe vera, green tea, ginger root, licorice root, and more.
  • Additional Nutrients: Lecithin, bee pollen, royal jelly, spirulina, chlorella, vitamins (A, B, C, E, and K), minerals (calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, etc.), and digestive enzymes (lipase, amylase, protease).

Health Benefits

Magma Plus provides various health benefits:

  • Increased Energy Levels: The natural ingredients help produce ATP, your body's primary energy source.
  • Better Digestion: Enzymes like lipase, amylase, and protease aid in breaking down food for better nutrient absorption.
  • Immune Boost: Ingredients like Echinacea and ginseng help keep your immune system strong.
  • Antioxidant Protection: Antioxidants protect your cells from free radical damage.
  • Stress Reduction: Ginseng and other herbs help lower stress levels and promote relaxation.

How to Use Magma Plus

It's simple to add Magma Plus to your daily routine. Just stir three teaspoons into an 8 oz. glass of water or your favorite juice. Be sure not to mix it with hot liquids, as heat can neutralize the active enzymes. For best results, take it once or twice daily on an empty stomach, about 20 minutes before meals.

Customer Testimonials

Don't just take our word for it. Here are what some of our satisfied customers have to say:

  • "I've been using Magma Plus for three months, and I've never felt better. My energy levels are up, and I hardly ever get sick!" - Sarah J.
  • "As an athlete, I need something to help me recover and stay energized. Magma Plus has become a crucial part of my nutrition plan." - Mark R.
  • "I love that it's all-natural and packed with so many good things. It fits perfectly into my busy lifestyle." - Jessica T.

Research and Sources

Scientific studies support the benefits of many of the ingredients found in Magma Plus. Research shows that barley grass is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can help improve health. Studies have also shown the benefits of ginseng, Echinacea, and other herbs in boosting energy and immunity.

Brand Information

Green Foods Corp., the company behind Magma Plus, has been in the health food business for many years. They are committed to providing high-quality, natural products that support a healthy lifestyle. Their gentle, temperature-controlled processing techniques ensure that the nutrients in Magma Plus remain intact and effective.

Are You Looking for Convenience When Consuming Fruits and Veggies?

If you're looking for a convenient, natural way to boost your energy and support your overall health, Magma Plus is an excellent choice. With its unique blend of fruits, vegetables, and herbs, it provides a multitude of nutrients in each serving. Try Magma Plus today and experience the benefits for yourself!

Buy Magma Plus Now!

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Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin?
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Date: December 07, 2023 12:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin?

Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin?

Glutathione (GSH), often considered as an amino acid but actually a tripeptide, is an antioxidant primarily synthesized in the liver. Composed of cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine, it plays a crucial role in the synthesis and repair of DNA and protein, as well as the synthesis of prostaglandins. With its involvement in various functions like amino acid transport, toxin and carcinogen metabolism, immune system function, prevention of oxidative cell damage, and activation of enzymes, it is undoubtedly the most important tripeptide in the body.

While the benefits of supplementing with glutathione are numerous, two particularly compelling reasons are its positive impact on liver health and beautiful skin, which are the key focus of this article. However, before diving into the specifics of liver health and skin benefits, it's important to review the data on glutathione depletion and absorption.

GSH depletion can occur due to various oxidative stressors such as radiation, v.infections, enviro toxins, household chemicals, heavy metals, surgery, inflammation, burns, septic shock, and dietary deficiencies of GSH precursors and enzyme cofactors. Additionally, research suggests that GSH levels tend to decline with age.

The bioavailability of glutathione as a dietary supplement has encountered challenges in the past. Studies in the 1990s suggested that oral GSH might be inactivated by peptidases in the gut, as the levels of glutathione in the body did not seem to correlate with dietary intake, despite its presence in fruits, vegetables, and meats. Moreover, previous studies showed no significant increase in blood GSH levels when subjects were given high doses of 1,000-3,000 mg. As a result, alternative strategies like supplementation with NAC were used to boost GSH levels.

In 2014, something interesting happened that changed the way we look at the bioavailability of GSH. A groundbreaking study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shed new light on the old research. This study showed that GSH, when taken in its intact form as OPITAC, a yeast-derived glutathione by Kohjin/Mitsubishi, can actually be rapidly transported across intestinal epithelial cells. Once inside, it gets rapidly converted into oxidized glutathione (GSSG) and accumulates in red blood cells and the liver, with only a small presence in plasma. So, although the GSH was indeed absorbed, it didn't show up in blood plasma because it transformed into GSSG and stored in the red blood cells and the liver. The bottom line is, supplementing with GSH is an effective way to boost GSH levels in the body.

This finding was further confirmed in another study that described how OPITAC, as a yeast-derived glutathione by Kohjin/Mitsubishi, is directly absorbed in its electrochemically reduced form in the intestine, then transported in the blood in bound forms, and eventually deposited into the liver in its reduced form.

But here's where it gets even more significant. A six-month randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial involving 54 adults was conducted to investigate the effects of oral GSH supplementation (250 or 1,000 mg/day, as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi) on GSH levels in various parts of the body, including blood, erythrocytes, plasma, lymphocytes, and exfoliated buccal mucosal cells. The results were astounding. After one, three, and six months, GSH levels in blood increased significantly compared to baseline in both dosage groups. At the six-month mark, GSH levels skyrocketed 30-35 percent in erythrocytes, plasma, and lymphocytes, and a mind-boggling 260 percent in buccal cells in the 1,000 mg group (P < 0.05). Even in the low-dose group, GSH levels in blood and erythrocytes increased by 17 and 29 percent, respectively (P < 0.05). This research clearly demonstrates that supplementation with GSH is not only effective for increasing GSH levels in the body but also for maintaining them.

So, to sum it all up, the evidence speaks volumes - supplementing with GSH can have a profound impact on your body's GSH levels, and trust me, that's definitely a good thing!

Liver Health

When it comes to our well-being, the liver is a true superhero. Let's dive into some fascinating details about this essential organ.

Did you know that the liver is not only the largest reservoir of GSH (glutathione) but also a major site of GSH manufacture in the body? Pretty impressive, right? Special cells in the liver work tirelessly to synthesize GSH, which plays a crucial role in detoxification. Speaking of detoxification, the liver is a champion in this field. Its cells have sophisticated mechanisms to break down toxic substances, be it internal or external compounds.

During the detoxification process, the liver attaches or conjugates the toxins to water-soluble substances. This attachment makes the toxic molecules more water-soluble, less harmful, and easier to eliminate via urine or bile. In fact, glutathione conjugation produces water-soluble mercaptates that are excreted via the kidneys, effectively detoxifying acetaminophen and nicotine. Isn't it amazing how this process helps our bodies get rid of harmful substances?

But that's not all. Adequate levels of glutathione are crucial for the elimination of fat-soluble compounds, particularly heavy metals like mercury and lead. What's more, GSH serves as a cofactor for various peroxidase enzymes, aiding in the detoxification of peroxides generated from oxygen radical attacks on biological molecules. It also assists transhydrogenase enzymes in reducing oxidized centers on DNA, proteins, and other biomolecules. Talk about a multitasker!

The practical significance of this liver superhero was demonstrated in a study involving workers exposed to lead. A group of five workers received GSH at 200 mg/day for 30 days, while five others served as the control group. The results were striking. The group receiving GSH showed a significant increase in ALA dehydratase activity (which is inhibited by lead) compared to the control group (p < 0.05). This indicates that GSH could be a valuable solution for treating patients with lead poisoning.

So, let's take a moment to appreciate the remarkable liver and its incredible role in maintaining our health and well-being!

Alcohol Intoxication

Alcohol consumption is widely recognized for its capability to induce hepatic steatosis, also known as fatty liver disease, and disrupt biomembranes due to hepatic lipid peroxidation. This can lead to various lifestyle-related diseases and even hepatic cirrhosis by diminishing hepatic physiological function. Nevertheless, animal studies have shown that hepatic damage caused by alcohol intoxication can be mitigated by glutathione (GSH), a powerful antioxidant found in cells.

To further investigate the impact of GSH supplementation on the effects of alcohol intake, a human crossover comparative study was conducted. The study involved twenty healthy men and women who were grouped into three categories: placebo, 100 mg GSH (as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi), and 30 mg curcumin. The study evaluated laboratory parameters, including breath alcohol concentration at different time intervals (20, 60, 120, and 180 minutes post-alcohol consumption) as measured by an alcohol checker. Additionally, subjective feelings were assessed through a questionnaire. During the study, all participants consumed whiskey in a quantity equal to their body weight multiplied by 1.25 mL, and were instructed to drink the entire sample within 10 minutes.

The results revealed that the breath alcohol concentration in the group supplemented with GSH significantly decreased compared to the placebo and curcumin groups at 20 (p<0.01), 60 (p<0.01), 120 (p<0.05), and 180 (p<0.08) minutes post-consumption. Furthermore, the GSH group reported lower levels of "sleepiness," "headache," and "upset stomach" in the subjective feeling questionnaire. Importantly, the concentration of aspartate aminotransferase (AST), an indicator of alcohol-induced organ damage, was significantly lower in the GSH group after two months compared to the placebo group.

The oral intake of GSH has demonstrated its effectiveness in reducing alcohol consumption-related stress and improving long-term hepatic function. These findings highlight the potential benefits of GSH supplementation in alleviating the detrimental effects of alcohol intoxication on the liver.

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition characterized by the build-up of fat in the liver of individuals who consume little or no alcohol. Unfortunately, NAFLD is quite common, affecting nearly one-third of all American adults. Interestingly, it often presents without readily apparent signs or symptoms, sometimes resulting in complications, and can lead to liver inflammation and scarring as the fat accumulates. Additionally, NAFLD is typically associated with conditions such as insulin resistance, central obesity, reduced glucose tolerance, type-2 diabetes, and elevated triglyceride levels.

Recognizing the substantial role glutathione (GSH) plays in phase 2 liver detoxification, a pilot trial was conducted to examine the therapeutic effects of GSH supplementation in patients with NAFLD. The trial included 29 individuals, and the patients were provided with daily oral supplementation of GSH at a dose of 300 mg (in the form of OPITAC glutathione, from Kohjin/Mitsubishi). The patients' clinical parameters were assessed before and after the GSH supplementation, and liver fat and fibrosis were quantified as well. The primary goal of the study was to determine any changes in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels. The results indicated a significant decrease in ALT levels following the GSH supplementation. Furthermore, triglycerides, non-esterified fatty acids, and ferritin levels also showed a reduction. This pilot study provides promising evidence for the potential therapeutic effects of oral glutathione administration, even at practical doses, in patients diagnosed with NAFLD. However, further investigation through large-scale clinical trials is necessary to validate its efficacy.

In summary, NAFLD is a prevalent condition with potential serious consequences, but studies like the aforementioned pilot trial shed light on potential treatment options such as GSH supplementation. The findings demonstrate the need for continued research in order to provide more conclusive evidence and expand our understanding of NAFLD management.

Beautiful Skin

By activating melanocytes in the skin, there is a notable increase in melanin formation, resulting in various blemishes such as freckles, pigmentation, and UV-induced skin spots, commonly known as age spots or liver spots. This is especially prominent after prolonged sun exposure and tanning. Age spots appear when melanin becomes concentrated or "clumped" in areas that have had years of frequent sun exposure. Luckily, there are materials like glutathione that can prevent or improve such pigmentation-related skin conditions.

Another aspect to consider is skin pigmentation, wrinkles, and pores. In a study conducted with eight women in their 30s or early 40s, each supplemented with 100 mg/day of GSH (as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi) for two months, their skin conditions were evaluated using the Robo Skin Analyzer. Several parameters were analyzed, including skin brightness, the amount and area of skin pigmentation, number of pores, and number of wrinkles under the eyes. It was observed that all subjects' skin brightness improved when measured on the second day of the study. Additionally, over the course of the two months, both the amount and area of skin pigmentation decreased, leading to an improvement in blemishes and pigmentation. Not only did glutathione exhibit a whitening effect, but it also reduced the number of wrinkles under the eyes and minimized pores.

Furthermore, a randomized, double-blind, two-arm, placebo-controlled study was conducted with 60 otherwise healthy medical students. The purpose was to investigate whether supplementing with 500 mg of glutathione daily for four weeks would affect the skin melanin index compared to a placebo. Melanin indices were measured at six different sites on the body. The results demonstrated that melanin indices consistently decreased at all six sites in subjects who received glutathione after four weeks. The reductions were statistically significant compared to those who received the placebo at two sites: the right side of the face and the sun-exposed left forearm (p = 0.021 and 0.036, respectively). This improvement was likewise reflected in the reduction of UV spots. Importantly, both glutathione and placebo were well-tolerated. In conclusion, oral administration of glutathione leads to a lightening of skin color in the tested subjects.

Skin Lightening

Skin lightening is a process that is of interest to many individuals who seek to achieve a more even and radiant complexion. In recent studies, the use of a lozenge containing GSH 500 mg was explored as a means of skin lightening through an open-label, single-arm trial. The focus of this trial was to evaluate the buccal mucosa as a route for GSH administration and its potential in relation to skin lightening. It is worth noting that substances absorbed through the buccal route have the advantage of entering directly into the systemic circulation, effectively bypassing the gastrointestinal tract.

The trial involved thirty Filipino females with Fitzpatrick skin types IV or V who received a daily glutathione-containing lozenge for eight weeks. The results from this trial demonstrated a significant decrease in melanin indices from baseline to endpoint. What is fascinating is that this visible change became evident in as little as two weeks. It is important to highlight that during this trial, there were no recorded serious adverse events, and the laboratory examination findings remained normal. Based on these findings, the researchers concluded that the lozenge containing glutathione was deemed safe and effective in lightening the skin of Filipino women.

In addition to the aforementioned buccal route administration, another interesting approach that emerged from the studies is the topical application of GSH. A double-blind randomized clinical trial35 conducted in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, involved 74 healthy Indonesian women, with an average age of 33.3 ± 5.9 years, to explore the potential benefits of topical GSH. The trial subjects received supervised applications of facial wash twice a day, along with day cream containing sunscreen and night cream. The subjects were divided into three groups based on the active ingredients of the tested products, which included GSH (as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi) at concentrations of 0.1 percent and 0.5 percent, and a control group without GSH.

Throughout the trial, the effects of the tested products on skin color and pigmentation were measured using colorimetry with Chromameter Minolta for L. Compared to the baseline measurements, there were significant increases in lightness (L) detected as early as week 2 for the group using GSH at 0.1 percent concentration. Interestingly, this increase was significantly higher compared to the group using GSH at the higher concentration of 0.5 percent, as well as the group without GSH. It is important to note that hyperpigmented lesions also showed improvement, particularly in the group using GSH at 0.5 percent concentration, which displayed superiority compared to the other groups at week 8. In conclusion, the skin care products containing GSH at 0.1 percent and 0.5 percent concentrations were found to be effective in lightening facial skin.

The findings from these studies shed light on the potential benefits of GSH in achieving skin lightening, either through buccal administration or topical application. It is worth noting that these studies focused on specific populations and more research is necessary to explore its effectiveness and safety across different skin types and ethnicities.

In summary, the administration of Glutathione sublingual clinically studiedglutathione, whether oral, buccal, or topical, has shown promising results in skin lightening and the improvement of complexion. Studies have demonstrated that glutathione not only enhances skin brightness but also reduces hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and minimizes pores. Moreover, its effects have been evident in as little as two weeks, with a sustained impact over longer periods. These benefits were observed across a range of different skin types and ethnicities. However, it is important to highlight that these findings are based on specific populations, and more research needs to be conducted to confirm the consistency of these effects across a broader spectrum of skin types and ethnicities. The studies have also confirmed that the usage of glutathione is well-tolerated with no serious adverse effects reported.

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six top-notch supplements that can help you achieve your goals.
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Date: December 06, 2023 04:55 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: six top-notch supplements that can help you achieve your goals.

If you're looking to stay in the game longer and improve endurance while promoting rapid recovery, we've got you covered! six top-notch supplements that can help you achieve your goals.

For most of us, life can feel like quite the balancing act. In an ideal world, we would all have ample time throughout the day to dedicate to our health and well-being. However, reality paints a different picture, where 24 hours can seem like an insufficient amount of time to squeeze in work, school, family, and the countless responsibilities that life throws at us. In recent years, the use of supplements for recovery has gained popularity, becoming more common than ever before.

Our bodies face a barrage of daily stresses, including exposure to environmental toxins, electromagnetic pollution, and the strain of intense physical activity. These factors increase our body's demands for antioxidants and essential nutrients that aid in the process of recovery. While consuming antioxidant-rich foods can certainly make a difference, it can be challenging to meet these requirements solely through our diet. That's where a well-rounded supplement regimen can play a crucial role in promoting optimal health and aiding in recovery. Even with our best efforts to exercise regularly, eat nutritious meals, and get sufficient sleep, life in the 21st century can be incredibly demanding, depleting our bodies on a cellular level.

For athletes, consistent training is key to reaching desired performance levels. It's important to understand that the muscle recovery and building process primarily occurs between gym sessions. Developing a comprehensive recovery strategy during this crucial window, through the use of supplements, proper nutrition, and adequate rest, can help athletes perform at their best week in and week out. Failing to make the most of this recovery period may result in free radical damage and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). To maximize the benefits, it's important to prioritize food as the primary source of vital nutrients, while also recognizing the significant role supplements can play in providing the necessary building blocks for muscle repair due to their rapid absorption rate. However, it's essential to ensure that any chosen supplements are clinically validated, demonstrating efficacy and supported by solid scientific evidence.

In today's fast-paced world, there is a growing demand for quick and convenient solutions to jumpstart the recovery process. Nevertheless, when it comes to choosing supplements, it's important to remember that one size does not fit all. The market offers an overwhelming array of options, often leaving individuals feeling bewildered about which products to select.

Before diving into my recommendations for the top six supplements to aid in recovery, I believe it's crucial to emphasize the significance of cellular renewal and its direct impact on the recovery process. This, in my opinion, serves as the key to achieving a quick and effective recovery.

Oxidation and Free Radical Damage

A fundamental key to staying young and maintaining optimal health is cellular renewal and minimizing the damage to cells over time. We all age, but studies have shown that some individuals age better than others. Have you ever wondered why? Well, recent research has linked oxidative stress to the aging process. So, what exactly is oxidative stress? Allow me to explain in simple terms – oxidation occurs when the body produces by-products commonly known as free radicals. It's almost like a machine rusting, but instead of rust forming on iron, our bodies experience the effects of aging and age-related diseases.

Now, our bodies naturally produce free radicals as part of our daily metabolism, and they can also be produced as a result of environmental pollutants from everyday things like air, water, and even sun exposure. As we age, our bodies become more vulnerable to the long-term effects of oxidative stress, which simply means we accumulate too many free radicals and experience increased inflammation at the cellular level.

As interesting as it may sound, the process of oxidation is actually abundant and can be beneficial for our bodies to function properly. But, and this is an important "but," this very process can also cause potential harm. You see, the oxidizing process creates these molecules called free radicals, which are electrically charged. These free radicals interact with our cells, and this interaction can lead to both positive and negative outcomes. For example, our immune system utilizes free radicals to help fight infection. However, when LDL cholesterol (often referred to as bad cholesterol) is oxidized, it can become a concern (cholesterol buildup).

Let's talk about oxidative stress. It occurs when the level of free radicals overwhelms the body's natural antioxidant defense system, resulting in cell damage. As I mentioned earlier, while free radicals serve useful functions in the body, they are highly unstable molecules. If they remain uncontrolled, they have the potential to wreak havoc by causing damage to cells, enzymes, and even our DNA, which ultimately accelerates the aging process. In addition, these free radicals can also contribute to the development of various age-related diseases, including arthritis, cancer, and heart disease

Now, inflammation is triggered by free radical damage, and it is this inflammation that leads to the negative effects of free radicals due to oxidation. The question then becomes, how can we address this in our daily nutritional regimen? The answer lies in the incorporation of antioxidants, which play a vital role in combating oxidative stress and minimizing the damage caused by free radicals in our bodies. You'll be glad to know that there are foods rich in antioxidant content that can help us on this journey. In fact, certain foods contain phytonutrients that, according to many health professionals, hold the potential to unlock the secrets of longevity and overall well-being.

So, my dear friend, let's take a proactive approach, nourish our bodies with antioxidant-rich foods, and strive to minimize the effects of oxidative stress caused by free radicals. It's never too late to make positive choices for our health and age gracefully.

Phytonutrients, also known as health boosters, are substances produced by plants to protect themselves from harmful bacteria and viruses. However, these compounds also offer significant benefits to the human body. Packed with essential nutrients, phytonutrients play an active role in promoting good health. They belong to the antioxidant family, responsible for eliminating harmful free radicals and thus slowing down the aging process. Incorporating a diet rich in high antioxidant foods like fresh fruits and vegetables is crucial as the first line of defense against aging.

While vitamins A, C, and E are commonly known antioxidants, there are other antioxidants available in both food and supplement form. These antioxidant supplements play a vital role in bridging the nutritional gap left by processed foods, lacking the necessary antioxidants and nutrients to combat free radicals effectively.

Let's take a closer look at my top six supplement recommendations, known for their efficacy in fighting oxidative stress and promoting optimal recovery:

Beta Alanine: As an amino acid derivative, Beta Alanine is proven to enhance intramuscular carnosine content, improving the body's ability to buffer hydrogen ions. During exercise, the body accumulates hydrogen ions, contributing to fatigue and lowering pH levels. Beta Alanine supplementation can reduce fatigue, enhance exercise performance, and increase training volume. Whether it's interval training or weightlifting to improve running economy, incorporating beta-alanine can have a positive impact on endurance performance and overall training results.

BCAAs: Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) have become a staple supplement for athletes due to their role in muscle and energy production during exercise. Consisting of three essential amino acids - leucine, isoleucine, and valine - BCAAs have been shown to significantly reduce muscle soreness and expedite the recovery process. Supplementing with BCAAs helps prevent muscle breakdown, as the body does not need to rely on its own muscle tissue for energy. Consequently, protein synthesis remains high, supporting muscle growth and repair.

Creatine, a natural molecule found in muscle cells. When engaging in high-intensity workouts like weightlifting, Creatine helps your body produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP), a vital energy source. This amazing compound improves strength, boosts lean muscle mass, and aids in faster muscle recovery.

Flavonoid Root, a breakthrough extract known for its cardiovascular benefits. This extract is packed with potent antioxidants and acts as a nitric oxide booster, promoting increased endurance during workouts. Studies have shown that it fights against free radical damage and increases the flow of oxygen-rich blood, ensuring optimal cardiovascular health. You can also boost nitric oxide with beet root, and l-citruline.

Speaking of studies, a published research paper in Food and Nutrition Research (April 2016) highlighted the effects of the unique flavonoid root extract on arterial health. The study revealed that after one year of consumption, participants experienced a decrease in artery wall thickness, total cholesterol, LDL levels, and blood pressure. This indicates that the extract may help reduce the risk of oxidation-related cerebral vascular issues and improve overall cardiovascular health

Glutamine. It's the most abundant amino acid in the human body and plays a vital role in muscle recovery and repair. Glutamine aids in preventing muscle soreness, optimizing post-workout recovery, and supporting muscle rebuilding. By facilitating nitrogen transport, regulating acid-base balance, and acting as an antioxidant, Glutamine ensures faster post-workout muscle recovery, giving you the freedom to train harder for better results.

Protein plays a crucial role in replenishing and repairing your muscles after a workout, making it a key nutrient to consume alongside carbohydrates. By opting for a protein shake as a post-workout option, you can efficiently supply amino acids to your muscles, stimulating muscle protein synthesis, enhancing recovery, and promoting growth. It's important, though, to choose a protein shake that contains high-quality ingredients, as prioritizing quality over quantity is key when it comes to protein.

Apart from protein, there are several other supplements that work through various mechanisms to provide natural, broad-spectrum antioxidant and nutrient support, ultimately contributing to optimal health and recovery. Taking preventative measures to protect the health of different body systems is much easier than trying to restore their function after damage has occurred. With this in mind, retailers should suggest a preventive program to their customers, aiming to limit free radical damage and promote recovery. As the adage goes, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," emphasizing the significance of protecting and preserving one's health.

In conclusion, the role of antioxidants, particularly phytonutrients, in maintaining overall health and combating oxidative stress cannot be overstated. These beneficial compounds not only slow down the aging process, but also enhance the body's ability to recover from physical exertion. Various supplements, including Beta Alanine, BCAAs, Creatine, Flavonoid Root, Glutamine, and Protein, each offer distinct benefits in supporting muscle growth, improving athletic performance, and promoting quicker recovery. The incorporation of these supplements into one's regimen can effectively bridge the nutritional gap left by processed foods. A preventive strategy, emphasizing a diet rich in antioxidants and high-quality supplements, holds the key to optimal health and longevity. As the saying goes, 'an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure'.

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Ashwagandha: Your Natural Shield Against Stress
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Date: November 17, 2023 12:27 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ashwagandha: Your Natural Shield Against Stress

Ashwagandha: Your Natural Shield Against Stress

Ashwagandha, a powerful adaptogenic herb, has been a pillar of Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Revered for its restorative properties, it has a rich history in promoting well-being and vitality. Indigenous to India and North Africa, Ashwagandha has been used for over 3000 years, marking it as one of the oldest known medicinal herbs.

Derived from the roots of the Withania Somnifera plant, Ashwagandha functions by interacting with your body's endocrine and nervous systems. It aids in modulating stress responses, regulating hormone levels, and enhancing cognitive function. Moreover, it's proven to lower cortisol levels, the body's primary stress hormone, leading to better stress management.

Withanolides, the biologically active compounds in Ashwagandha, are primarily responsible for the herb's therapeutic effects. They belong to a group of naturally occurring steroids that possess a wide range of biological activities. Withanolides are beneficial in modulating the body's response to stress, enhancing memory, and improving overall mental well-being. Research suggests that they can also inhibit the growth of some forms of cancer, making them a subject of intense study in the field of oncology. The potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of withanolides contribute to Ashwagandha's reputation as a powerful adaptogen, helping to balance various systems within the body and promoting overall health and vitality.

To our valued customers seeking a natural solution to stressful living, Ashwagandha offers a natural path to tranquility. It aids in reducing anxiety and depression, supports cognitive health, and promotes a balanced mood. Further, it enhances physical performance by boosting energy levels and improving sleep quality, making it a holistic solution for a healthier life.

Unique Selling Points:

  • Natural and Organic: Our Ashwagandha is sourced from organic farms, ensuring you receive a product free from pesticides and harmful chemicals.
  • High Potency: We offer high-strength Ashwagandha capsules, ensuring you receive maximum benefits from each dose.
  • Certified Quality: Our product undergoes rigorous quality checks to ensure purity, potency, and safety.

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed is no way to live. With our Ashwagandha, you can harness the power of nature to regain control of your well-being.

Here are some additional benefits:

  • Boosts Immunity: Ashwagandha stimulates the immune system, aiding your body in fighting off illness and infection.
  • Anti-Inflammatory: It possesses anti-inflammatory properties, beneficial for people suffering from arthritis or other inflammatory conditions.

Helpful Tips:

  • Consistent Use: For the best results, take Ashwagandha consistently over a period of time.
  • Pair with Healthy Lifestyle: Combine with a balanced diet and regular exercise for optimal results.

Embrace the power of Ashwagandha and reclaim a life of balance and vitality. This is more than just a supplement; it's a step towards a healthier, happier you. So why wait? Take the first step towards a stress-free life today. Order Now and start your journey towards wellness.


Europharma / Terry Naturally: Ashwagandha EP35 Extra Strength 60 Caps

The power of Ashwagandha is unarguably exceptional, and when it marries the innovation of Europharma / Terry Naturally, the result is nothing short of extraordinary. The Europharma / Terry Naturally: Ashwagandha EP35 Extra Strength 60 Caps stands out with its exceptional formulation that includes a whopping 35% withanolides. These active compounds are the driving force behind the extensive benefits of Ashwagandha.

With 60 high-potency capsules in each bottle, this product offers you a phenomenal dose of nature's stress shield. The heightened concentration of withanolides equates to more potent stress relief, optimized hormonal balance, enhanced cognitive function, and overall improved health and vitality.

This supplement is manufactured under the highest quality standards, ensuring product safety and efficacy. Its natural and organic sourcing further makes it an ideal choice for those seeking a clean and green route to wellness.

We highly recommend the Europharma / Terry Naturally: Ashwagandha EP35 Extra Strength 60 Caps for those seeking a powerful, high-quality Ashwagandha supplement. The high concentration of withanolides in this product offers a fast-acting and highly effective solution to stress management and overall health improvement.

Embrace the strength and potency of this exceptional Ashwagandha supplement. Order now and set your health and wellness on a new, improved path.

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Magnesium Glycinate: An In-Depth Guide
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Date: November 04, 2023 10:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Magnesium Glycinate: An In-Depth Guide

Magnesium Glycinate: An In-Depth Guide



Magnesium is an essential mineral for the body, playing a crucial role in the regulation of blood pressure and numerous other bodily functions. The shortcoming of this nutrient can be addressed through the consumption of magnesium glycinate, a supplement also known as magnesium diglycinate and magnesium bisglycinate.

Key Roles of Magnesium

  • Regulation of muscle and nerve functions
  • Control of blood sugar levels and blood pressure
  • Aids in the production of protein, bone, and DNA

This article delves into the details of magnesium glycinate, looking at its benefits, potential side effects, the recommended dosage, and more.

Benefits of Magnesium Glycinate

The human body needs a significant amount of magnesium for optimal function. Although the best way to obtain nutrients is in their natural form, supplements like magnesium glycinate are available to enhance magnesium intake in individuals with low levels.

Benefits of this supplement include:

  • Helps regulate processes such as blood pressure, blood sugar levels, and muscle and nerve function
  • Unlike other magnesium forms, magnesium glycinate is less likely to cause side effects like an upset stomach or loose stool.

Precautionary Measures

  • People suffering from kidney issues should consult a doctor before taking magnesium glycinate, as kidney problems can inhibit the excretion of excess magnesium.
  • Before taking supplements, a diagnosis of deficiency should be made, as symptoms often associated with low magnesium levels could be due to another health concern.

Conditions that may Benefit from Magnesium Glycinate

  • High blood pressure
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Migraine headaches
  • Depression
  • Insomnia

Sources of Magnesium Glycinate

Nutritional sources rich in magnesium include legumes, nuts, seeds, whole grains, spinach, fortified breakfast cereals, yogurt, milk, and other dairy products.

Recommended Dosage

The amount of magnesium glycinate to be taken can vary. It is advised to consult a doctor before starting a magnesium glycinate regimen.

Potential Side Effects

Magnesium glycinate, like other dietary supplements, can cause side effects such as nausea, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea when taken in large or frequent doses. However, a study from 2013 indicated that magnesium glycinate is less likely to induce diarrhea compared to other magnesium supplements. Extreme doses could lead to magnesium toxicity, resulting in more severe side effects.

Easy Ways to Consume More Magnesium

One effective method of increasing magnesium intake is by incorporating dietary supplements into your daily regime. For instance, Solaray Magnesium Glycinate is a popular supplement that is widely recognized for its efficacy. It is an easily digestible form of magnesium that is gentle on the stomach and less likely to induce diarrhea. Solaray's supplement provides an accessible option for those looking to supplement their diet with magnesium, especially for individuals who might struggle to meet their nutritional requirements through diet alone.

Conclusion

Magnesium glycinate can be a beneficial supplement for individuals with magnesium deficiency. However, caution must be exercised in its consumption, with potential side effects and individual health conditions taken into account. As always, it is best to seek medical advice before starting a new supplement regimen.

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Unlocking the Benefits of Green Tea Extract
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Date: August 10, 2023 10:43 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Unlocking the Benefits of Green Tea Extract

  • Powerful Antioxidant
  • Benefits of these antioxidants in fighting inflammation and chronic diseases
  • The role of bioactive compounds in green tea in improving immune function
  • Promotes Weight Loss
  • Improve Mental Efficiency
  • Green tea extract's impact on the central nervous system
  • How Natures Answer Green Tea Extract can enhance cognitive abilities
  • Promotes Heart Health

With the growing awareness about the health benefits of green tea, it comes as no surprise that it has become a popular health supplement. One potent green tea supplement that has continued to maintain attention is Natures Answer brand Green Tea Extract in an Alcohol-Free Liquid Extract. Packed with powerful antioxidants, this supplement can aid in digestion, weight management, and overall well-being.

Powerful Antioxidant

Antioxidants are substances that inhibit oxidation, a process that can lead to cellular damage. They act as scavengers, helping shield the body from harmful free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can inflict damage to our cells. This is where green tea, and particularly green tea extract, shines. Rich in antioxidants known as polyphenols, green tea plays a significant role in maintaining the body's overall health. Polyphenols, including flavonoids and catechins, are known for their potent antioxidant effects. The most notable catechin in green tea is Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), widely studied for its powerful impact on health. Green tea's antioxidants help neutralize harmful free radicals, reducing oxidative stress, and subsequently lowering the risk of a host of chronic conditions including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even certain cancers. Thus, the antioxidants in green tea aren't just important, they're an integral part of a health-conscious lifestyle.

Boost Immune System

Green tea boosts immunity through its potent bioactive compounds, primarily polyphenols like catechins. These compounds exhibit powerful antioxidant properties, neutralizing harmful free radicals in the body. Additionally, they help increase the body's production of detoxifying enzymes, further enhancing the immune system's efficiency. Green tea also contains a type of catechin called Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), renowned for its immune-boosting properties. EGCG aids in the production of T-cells, the body's first line of defense against infections. Furthermore, green tea fosters beneficial gut bacteria, which play a crucial role in maintaining a robust immune system.

Promotes Weight Loss

Green tea extract works to accelerate weight loss primarily through its active ingredients, one of which is caffeine. Although not as much as coffee, green tea does contain sufficient caffeine that can aid in fat burning and improving exercise performance. More importantly, it is loaded with potent antioxidants called catechins. The most important of these is Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a substance that can boost metabolism. Studies suggest that the combination of EGCG and caffeine in green tea extract can assist in weight loss by helping the body burn more calories, even at rest, and breaking down more fat cells. Additionally, green tea extract is known to increase fat oxidation and improve insulin sensitivity, both beneficial for weight control. While the effects on each individual can vary, when combined with a balanced diet and regular exercise, green tea extract can indeed support and accelerate weight loss efforts.

Impacts Central Nervous System

Green tea extract is known to have profound effects on the central nervous system, primarily due to the presence of caffeine and an amino acid called L-theanine. Caffeine, a known stimulant, works by blocking an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain called Adenosine. This increases the firing of neurons and the concentration of neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinephrine, leading to improved brain function, mood, vigilance, reaction times, and even memory. On the other hand, L-theanine can cross the blood-brain barrier and has been shown to increase the activity of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, which has anti-anxiety effects. It also increases dopamine and the production of alpha waves in the brain. The unique combination of these two compounds in green tea extract is believed to make it an excellent tool for maintaining and enhancing the central nervous system.

Improve Mental Efficiency

Green tea improves mental efficiency through several biological mechanisms. Primarily, it contains caffeine and L-theanine, two compounds known to enhance brain function. Caffeine, a known stimulant, works by blocking an inhibitory neurotransmitter called adenosine, which not only increases the firing of neurons but also amplifies the concentration of other neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinephrine. This results in improved brain function, vigilance, reaction times, memory recall, and mood.

On the other hand, L-theanine is an amino acid that can cross the blood-brain barrier and has psychoactive properties. It promotes relaxation without drowsiness and can work synergistically with caffeine to enhance brain function. Furthermore, L-theanine increases the frequency of alpha waves in the brain, which leads to improved creativity and problem-solving abilities.

Moreover, green tea is rich in polyphenols and antioxidants, particularly Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), which has protective effects on neurons, potentially lowering the risk of neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Hence, regular consumption of green tea or its extract can significantly improve mental efficiency.

Promotes Heart Health

Natures Answer Green Tea Extract Alcohol-Free Extract can help you maintain healthy cholesterol levels, reduce high blood pressure, and prevent blood clot formation that can lead to heart diseases. The polyphenol and catechin compounds in green tea extract are known to promote the health of the heart by reducing inflammation and improving blood vessels' function. Green tea maintains healthy cholesterol levels by inhibiting the absorption of cholesterol in the digestive tract and aiding in its excretion. This leads to a reduced level of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the bloodstream, while not affecting the levels of HDL (good cholesterol). Green tea extract can also lower blood pressure. The catechins it contains help to dilate blood vessels, improving their function and allowing blood to flow more easily. This can lead to a significant reduction in blood pressure, especially in cases of hypertension.

Furthermore, studies have shown that the antioxidants in green tea can prevent the oxidation of LDL cholesterol, a process that contributes to the formation of plaques in arteries and blood clot formation. By preventing this oxidation, green tea extract can reduce the risk of heart diseases and strokes.

Lastly, the anti-inflammatory nature of green tea's antioxidants helps in reducing inflammation in blood vessels, a condition that can contribute to heart disease. By reducing inflammation, blood flow improves, and the risk of heart disease decreases. In this way, green tea actively promotes heart health.

In conclusion, Natures Answer Green Tea Extract is an all-in-one supplement that can enhance your overall health and well-being in various ways. The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and weight management properties of this supplement can do wonders for your physical, neurological, and mental health. Incorporating Natures Answer green tea (alcohol free) liquid extract into your daily routine can help you unlock the multiple benefits that this tea has to offer. So, go ahead, give it a try, and reap the benefits of this powerful supplement!

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Why Your Sodium to Potassium Ratio Is Important
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Date: August 04, 2023 02:09 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why Your Sodium to Potassium Ratio Is Important

The typical Western diet is largely comprised of processed foods, which are notoriously high in processed table salt. This results in an imbalance in the sodium to potassium ratio, a significant health concern. Sodium is necessary for a variety of bodily functions; however, too much can be detrimental, leading to hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases. Simultaneously, potassium is often neglected, despite its crucial role in muscle function, nerve signaling, and balancing fluids.

The general dietary advice suggests a potassium to sodium intake ratio of 3:1. However, the reality in diets, particularly those in America, often sees this ratio inverted. The excessive sodium consumption is linked to a myriad of health complications, including high blood pressure and heart disease. Conversely, potassium, a mineral that aids in nerve function and muscle control, is consumed in insufficient quantities. This is a troubling trend that underscores the importance of dietary change towards natural, unprocessed foods.

The importance of potassium is often overshadowed by the emphasis on limiting sodium for reducing chronic disease risk factors. Potassium plays an essential role in maintaining healthy blood pressure levels by counteracting the effects of sodium. Furthermore, the mineral is crucial for other functions like heart and muscle cell functioning, nerve transmission, and maintaining fluid balance.

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine discovered that individuals with the lowest risk for heart complications or death from any cause were those consuming between four to six grams of sodium per day. This is a fascinating discovery, as this intake is significantly higher than the U.S. daily recommended limits. It suggests a need for a reconsideration of current sodium intake guidelines.

Another consideration to balance the sodium-potassium ratio is the type of salt consumed. Unprocessed, natural salts like sea salt and Himalayan salt contain higher potassium levels compared to standard table salt. These natural salts provide a variety of minerals and trace elements that contribute to our overall health and wellness. It's crucial to note that switching to natural salt should be part of a broader shift towards a diet rich in fresh, unprocessed foods.

Why You Should Focus on Increasing Potassium

While it's beneficial to monitor and moderate sodium intake, it's equally important to shift our focus towards increasing potassium consumption. Potassium-rich foods, such as leafy green vegetables, bananas, potatoes, and beans, not only contribute to a well-rounded and nutritious diet but also help in maintaining an optimal sodium-potassium balance in the body. A high potassium intake can counteract the effects of sodium, aiding in blood pressure regulation and reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, an elevated potassium level supports various bodily functions, including nerve transmission, muscle contraction, and fluid balance. Thus, prioritizing potassium intake forms a cornerstone for an overall healthier dietary approach. It is recommended that individuals consume 5 grams of potassium daily and potassium to salt ratio should be 2 to 1. To boost potassium intake, one can take a potassium supplement or add the following foods to their diet or both: Watermelon, Orange juice, Boiled red potatoes, Avocado, Bananas, Cantaloupe, Oranges, Coconut water, Tomatoes, Yogurt, Winter squash, and Wild-caught salmon.

Why Low-Salt Advice Can Be Harmful

Contrary to popular belief, adhering to low-salt advice can sometimes pose risks to certain individuals. While it is true that excessive sodium intake can lead to high blood pressure and heart problems, sodium still plays a vital role in our bodies. It assists in nerve conduction, muscle contraction, and maintaining the body's fluid balance.

In fact, low sodium levels in the body, a condition known as hyponatremia, can lead to symptoms such as headache, nausea, fatigue, and in severe cases, coma or even death. Moreover, a low-salt diet may lead to increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, hormonal imbalances and insulin resistance. This can potentially elevate the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Low-salt diets can also exacerbate the risk of certain health conditions. For instance, individuals with conditions like Addison's disease or certain kidney disorders, where the body struggles to maintain a balance of electrolytes, might find a low-salt diet harmful.

Therefore, it is crucial to balance the intake of sodium, considering both the potential risks associated with too much, or too little, sodium. The key is to consume sodium from natural and unprocessed sources, such as Himalayan salt, fruits, vegetables, grains, and lean meats, which also provide a host of other nutrients necessary for overall health. As with most things in nutrition, moderation and balance seem to hold the answer rather than extreme restriction. The RDA - recommended daily allowance of sodium is 3.5 grams. It is advised to consume 3.5 grams of natural salt each day by way of foods or combination of foods plus Himalayan salt to reach that goal.

The Impact of Excessive Salt Intake on Certain Health Conditions

While moderate salt intake is vital for normal physiological functions, its excessive consumption can have detrimental effects, particularly for individuals with certain health conditions. For instance, endocrine disorders, high aldosterone levels, Cushing's syndrome, and elevated cortisol levels can all heighten the body's sensitivity to sodium, making it even more essential to monitor and limit salt intake.

Endocrine disorders, which involve imbalances in the body's hormone production, can often lead to increased sodium retention, exacerbating issues of water retention and swelling. Similarly, high aldosterone levels, a hormone that regulates sodium and potassium balance, can cause the body to retain excessive sodium, leading to high blood pressure and potential damage to the cardiovascular system.

Cushing's syndrome, a condition characterized by excessive cortisol production, can lead to a host of symptoms, including high blood pressure and rapid weight gain, both of which can be intensified by high sodium intake. The excessive cortisol found in Cushing's syndrome promotes sodium retention, further elevating the risk for hypertension.

Similarly, elevated cortisol levels, even outside of Cushing's syndrome, can lead to heightened sodium retention, contributing to high blood pressure, fluid retention, and an imbalance of electrolytes. Therefore, individuals with these conditions should be particularly mindful of their sodium intake.

In these scenarios, reducing salt consumption can help mitigate the associated health risks and symptoms. Switching to a diet rich in whole, unprocessed foods, and taking conscious steps to limit the use of added table salt can play a crucial role in managing these health conditions. As always, it is essential to seek personalized advice from a healthcare professional, as individual needs may vary.

In summary, while salt is often villainized in the health community, its consumption, especially from natural sources, is vital for maintaining bodily functions like nerve conduction, muscle contraction, and fluid balance. However, excessive or inadequate sodium intake can have adverse health effects, such as hypertension, imbalances in cholesterol and triglycerides, and even hyponatremia in severe cases. Certain health conditions, including endocrine disorders, high aldosterone levels, Cushing's syndrome, and elevated cortisol levels, can also exacerbate these risks, making it crucial for individuals with these conditions to carefully monitor their salt intake. On the other hand, increasing potassium intake can help maintain an optimal sodium-potassium balance, reducing blood pressure and lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases. In a nutshell, moderation and balance are key in sodium consumption, but the emphasis should be on consuming more potassium-rich foods to ensure your potassium intake is higher than sodium levels which will ensure a healthier dietary approach.

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Source Naturals' Ultra Mag: A Balanced Magnesium Blend for Optimal Health
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Date: July 19, 2023 10:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Source Naturals' Ultra Mag: A Balanced Magnesium Blend for Optimal Health

Have you ever experienced muscle cramps or fatigue? These are some of the common symptoms of magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is a vital mineral that plays a crucial role in various body functions. Of the many brands of magnesium supplements available, Source Naturals Ultra Mag stands out due to its balanced blend of different magnesium forms known to have high bioavailability and absorption.

What is Ultra Mag?

Ultra Mag is a magnesium supplement that contains a combination of different forms of magnesium, including magnesium taurinate, citrate, succinate, malate, and chelate(glycinate). This combination provides a balanced source of magnesium to the body with high bioavailability and absorption.

What are the benefits of taking magnesium?

Magnesium plays a crucial role in various body functions, including nerve and muscle function, bone health, and heart health. Ultra Mag helps in producing and storing energy (ATP), allowing muscles to relax, activating over 300 metabolic enzymes, controlling calcium levels in bones and teeth, and regulating electrical activity in nerve cells. Additionally, Ultra Mag supports healthy sleep patterns, helps alleviate stress and anxiety, and supports the immune system.

Is magnesium safe?

Yes, magnesium is safe when taken as recommended. However, as with any dietary supplement. To much magnesium may cause loose stool and it is essential to consult with a healthcare professional before taking it, especially if you have a medical condition or are taking other medications that prohibit magnesium consumption.

Why choose Source Naturals Ultra Mag?

Source Naturals is a well-known and respected brand that guarantees quality supplements. The company uses high-quality ingredients to ensure their products are safe, effective, and most importantly, beneficial to consumers. Additionally, Ultra Mag is free from gluten, soy, dairy, and artificial preservatives. It is manufactured in GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) facilities to maintain purity and quality.

If you're looking for a magnesium supplement to support your overall health and well-being, consider trying out Source Naturals Ultra Mag. Your body will thank you for it!

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Benefits of Taking Magnesium: Why You Need This Amazing Mineral.
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Date: December 27, 2022 10:39 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Benefits of Taking Magnesium: Why You Need This Amazing Mineral.

Magnesium is an essential mineral that many people overlook, but it’s extremely important for the overall health of your body. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than 68% of U.S. adults don’t meet the recommended daily intake of magnesium, which is 350mgs per day. But why should you care about how much magnesium you’re consuming? Magnesium is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions and metabolic pathways in the body, so it plays a key role in our overall health and well being. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of magnesium and why we need to get enough into our bodies every day.

How Magnesium Keeps Us Healthy

Magnesium plays an important role in everything from muscle and nerve function to energy production and blood pressure control. That means if your body doesn't have enough magnesium, you could experience a wide range of symptoms such as fatigue, insomnia, loss of appetite, nausea, depression, anxiety or even headaches. In addition to these uncomfortable symptoms, not getting enough magnesium can also lead to calcification of the cardiovascular system due to calcium deposits in artery walls—a conditionn known as arteriosclerosis—which can increase your risk for heart attack or stroke. So where can we get magnesium?

Food Sources Rich in Magnesium

Fortunately there are plenty of foods that contain high levels of magnesium including dark leafy green vegetables like spinach or kale; nuts and seeds like almonds or pumpkin seeds; legumes like kidney beans or black beans; whole grains like quinoa or brown rice; avocados; bananas; figs; yogurt; dark chocolate; and even coffee! So if you're looking for ways to increase your intake of this essential mineral without having to take supplements every day, try incorporating one (or more!) of these foods into your diet on a regular basis or take a magnesium supplement.

It's can be easy to forget about minerals like magnesium when it comes to our overall health and well-being, we have to keep in mind a well rounded diet is very important because magnesium plays an important role in keeping us healthy! Now that you know how vital this mineral is for our bodies, make sure you're getting enough each day by choosing foods that are rich in magnesium from leafy greens to nuts or by taking a dietary supplement of magnesium. Doing so will help ensure that you remain healthy now and for years to come!

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The Many Benefits of Chromium Amino Acid Chelate
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Date: November 08, 2022 11:58 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Benefits of Chromium Amino Acid Chelate

Though it may not be a household name, chromium is a essential trace mineral with a wide range of benefits. Perhaps most importantly, chromium helps to maintain normal blood sugar levels. Additionally, chromium supports cholesterol levels already in the normal range, and enhances the effectiveness of insulin. In other words, this essential mineral helps your body to burn glucose for fuel. With so many benefits, it's no wonder that chromium supplements are becoming increasingly popular. Read on to learn more about this essential mineral, and how it can improve your health.

What is Chromium?

As we mentioned above, chromium is a trace element, which means that our bodies require only very small amounts of it in order to function properly. Though we only need small amounts, chromium plays an important role in regulating blood sugar levels and supporting healthy cholesterol levels.

Chromium is found naturally in many foods, such as broccoli, grape juice, whole grains, potatoes, meat, and poultry. However, due to modern-day farming practices and processing methods, the level of chromium in these foods has decreased significantly over the years. This means that even if you're eating a healthy diet, you may not be getting enough chromium. And that's where supplements come in.

Benefits of Chromium Supplements

Chromium supplements are an easy and convenient way to make sure you're getting enough of this essential mineral. Chromium supplements have been shown to improve blood sugar control in people with diabetes, as well as reduce “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with high cholesterol.

Additionally, chromium supplements can help with weight loss by reducing food cravings and increasing feelings of fullness after meals. If you're struggling to lose weight or control your blood sugar levels, adding a chromium supplement to your daily routine may be just what you need.

In Summary:

Chromium is an essential trace element with many important health benefits. If you're not getting enough chromium from your diet, consider taking a supplement. Chromium supplements can help to regulate blood sugar levels and support healthy cholesterol levels. Additionally, they may also help with weight loss by reducing food cravings and increasing feelings of fullness after meals. Talk to your doctor about whether or not achromium supplement is right for you.

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How to Know if You Need Long-Lasting Deodorant Protection
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Date: October 29, 2022 09:40 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How to Know if You Need Long-Lasting Deodorant Protection

NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant is scientifically formulated, combining the odor-fighting properties of zinc oxide with the floral notes of rose and ylang ylang. It offers amazing protection that you can count on to feel fresh throughout the day. But how do you know if you need long-lasting odor protection? Here are a few telltale signs:

Body odor that persists even after bathing

Intense body odor that causes people to take notice (and not in a good way) Excessive sweating that leads to chafing and discomfort If any of these sound familiar, then NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant is right for you. Keep reading to learn more about this product and how it can help you feel your best.

What is NOW® Solutions Long-Lasting Deodorant?

NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant is an all-natural, aluminum-free deodorant that uses zinc oxide—a naturally occurring mineral with astringent, antiseptic, and absorbent properties—to help control body odor. Zinc oxide has been used for centuries for its ability to soothe and protect the skin, making it an ideal choice for those with sensitive skin. Combined with the floral notes of rose and ylang ylang, NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant offers a refreshing scent that will leave you feeling refreshed and confident all day long. And because it's aluminum-free, you can rest assured knowing that NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant is safe for your skin.

How Does NOW® SolutionsLong-Lasting Deodorant Work?

The science behind NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant is simple but effective. When applied to the skin, zinc oxide creates a barrier that helps to absorb wetness and inhibits the growth of bacteria—the main cause of body odor. At the same time, the natural oils in rose and ylang ylang work to mask any existing body odor while also providing a pleasant scent. Together, these ingredients offer complete protection against body odor—all day long!

Body odor is never fun—for you or those around you. If you're looking for a natural solution that will keep you feeling fresh all day long, look no further than NOW® Solutions long-lasting deodorant. Formulated with zinc oxide and essential oils, NOW® Solutions long - lasting deodorant provides complete protection against body odor without the use of harsh chemicals or aluminum. So why wait? Give NOW® Solutions long - lasting deodorant a try today!

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The Many Benefits of Graviola(Diabetes, Liver, Parasites)
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Date: October 11, 2022 11:18 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Benefits of Graviola(Diabetes, Liver, Parasites)

Graviola, also known as soursop, is a small, green fruit that grows in tropical climates. The fruit, leaves, and seeds of graviola have been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat a variety of conditions. Today, we know that graviola can help control diabetes and blood sugar problems, cleanse the liver, and remove parasites. These functions help in cases where underlying blood sugar imbalances and immune system weakness are persistent problems. Also, numerous studies of Graviola have shown selective cytotoxicities against several lines of cancer cells. Let's take a closer look at some of the ways graviola can benefit your health.

Graviola and Diabetes

Graviola can be helpful in managing diabetes and blood sugar levels for two reasons. First, graviola helps to increase insulin sensitivity. Second, graviola leaf extract has hypoglycemic properties, which means it can help to lower blood sugar levels. A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that rats with diabetes who were given graviola leaf extract had significantly lower blood sugar levels than rats who were not given the extract.

Graviola and the Liver

Graviola can also help to cleanse the liver and protect it from damage. The liver is responsible for filtering toxins out of the body, so it is important to keep it healthy. Graviola helps to keep the liver healthy by reducing inflammation and protecting it from oxidative damage. A study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences found that graviola was able to protect the liver from oxidative damage in rats with liver disease.

Graviola and Parasites

In addition to its other benefits, graviola can also help to eliminate parasites from the body. Parasites can cause a wide range of problems including fatigue, gastrointestinal issues, and weight loss. A study published in Phytotherapy Research found that graviola was effective at eliminating parasites in rats infected with the parasite Ascaris suum.

In Summary:

Graviola is a small fruit with a big impact on health. It can help to control diabetes, cleanse the liver, and remove parasites from the body. Additionally, studies have shown that graviola has anti-cancer properties. If you are looking for a natural way to improve your health, Graviola may be worth trying!

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Body Odor and the Need for All Natural Deodorant
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Date: October 10, 2022 12:09 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Body Odor and the Need for All Natural Deodorant

Let's be honest, no one likes to talk about body odor. It's an embarrassing topic that most people would rather not think about, let alone discuss openly. However, the fact of the matter is that body odor is a real problem that affects us all. The good news is, there are steps we can take to minimize or eliminate body odor. One such solution is to use an all natural deodorant.

What Causes Body Odor?

There are two main causes of body odor: sweat and bacteria. When sweat mixes with bacteria on the skin, it can produce an unpleasant smell. Some people are more prone to body odor than others due to factors like genetic disposition, diet, health conditions, and medications. Regardless of the cause, nobody wants to deal with unwanted body odor.

The Solution: All Natural Deodorant

One way to combat body odor is to use an all natural deodorant. All natural deodorants are free of harsh chemicals, oils, alcohol, preservatives, and harmful forms of aluminum. Many commercial deodorants contain these harsh chemicals which can actually exacerbate body odor. All natural deodorants work by leaving a thin layer of odor-controlling mineral salts on the skin to offer long-lasting protection against body odors. Mineral deodorant crystals have been proven to be highly effective in protecting against body odors.

In Summary:

If you're looking for a safe and effective way to combat body odor, look no further than all natural deodorant. This type of deodorant leaves a thin layer of odor-controlling mineral salts on the skin to offer long-lasting protection against body odors. So if you're tired of feeling self-conscious about your body odor, give all natural deodorant a try!

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The Many Health Benefits of Chia Seeds
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Date: September 28, 2022 02:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

You may be familiar with chia seeds as the little black seeds that grow on the chia pet. But did you know that these same seeds offer a host of health benefits? Chia seeds are an excellent source of essential fatty acids and fiber, and they can be easily incorporated into your diet. Let's take a closer look at the many health benefits of chia seeds.

Essential Fatty Acids

Chia seeds are a good source of essential fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). ALA is a type of omega-3 fatty acid that is important for heart health. One study found that people who consume a diet high in ALA have a lower risk of heart disease. ALA is also important for cognitive function and brain health. In fact, one study found that people who consume a diet rich in ALA have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Fiber

Chia seeds are also a good source of fiber. Fiber is important for digestive health and can help to prevent constipation. Fiber is also beneficial for blood sugar control and can help to prevent type 2 diabetes. One study found that people who consume a diet high in fiber have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

In Summary:

Chia seeds are an excellent source of essential fatty acids and fiber, two nutrients that are important for overall health. If you're looking for an easy way to improve your diet, consider adding chia seeds to your meals and snacks.

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Caprylic Acid - What is it and what are its benefits?
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Date: September 24, 2022 10:55 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Caprylic Acid - What is it and what are its benefits?

NOW® Caprylic Acid is a naturally derived nutrient also known as octanoic acid. Caprylic acid is a medium-chain fatty acid (MCT) that is naturally found in coconut and palm kernel oil. Caprylic acid feeds friendly bacteria and fights candida. Candida overgrowth can lead to feelings of fatigue, moodiness, headaches, and digestive issues. Taking caprylic acid can help restore balance in the gut and improve overall health.

What is Caprylic Acid?

Caprylic acid is a type of saturated fatty acid that has antimicrobial properties. It occurs naturally in coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and human breast milk. Caprylic acid is also known as octanoic acid. It gets its name from the Latin word for “egg” because caprylic acid was first isolated from egg white in 1807.

Benefits of Caprylic Acid

Caprylic acid has many potential health benefits. It has been shown to fight candida, which is a type of yeast that can overgrow in the body and lead to fatigue, moodiness, headaches, and digestive issues. Caprylic acid also helps to restore balance in the gut microbiome by killing bad bacteria and promoting the growth of good bacteria. Additionally, caprylic acid has anti-inflammatory properties and can help to improve cognitive function and joint health.

How to Take Caprylic Acid

Caprylic acid is available in SoftGel form. It can also be taken as an oil or added to food or beverages. The recommended dosage depends on the form you are taking as well as your age, health, and other factors.

In Summary:

NOW® Caprylic Acid is a naturally derived nutrient with many potential health benefits. It can help fight candida, restore balance in the gut microbiome, improve cognitive function, and reduce inflammation. Caprylic acid is available in SoftGel form. If you're struggling with Candida or other bacterial overgrowth in the intestinal tract, consider using caprylic acid and take back control of your life.

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The Health Benefits of Berberine
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Date: September 12, 2022 04:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Health Benefits of Berberine

Berberine is a natural constituent of herbs such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and barberry. Clinical studies have demonstrated that berberine helps to support already normal glucose and lipid metabolism.* Because berberine is known for its limited bioavailability, this product includes caprate (C10, a medium-chain triglyceride) to promote optimal absorption and maintenance of gastrointestinal comfort during berberine supplementation.*

Berberine has a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda for supporting already normal liver function and healthy digestion.* It is also one of the most well-studied botanicals for already normal glucose metabolism support, with research indicating it may work by activating an AMPK-dependent pathway.*

Berberine May Help To Support Normal Glucose Metabolism*

Berberine is a plant alkaloid with a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine for promoting already normal liver function.* extraction process ensures a consistent level of berberine from batch to batch. In addition, this product provides 500 mg of berberine hydrochloride per vegetarian capsule.

Several clinical studies have demonstrated that berberine can help to support normal glucose metabolism in already healthy individuals when taken at dosages of 900 mg to 1,500 mg per day.* In a placebo-controlled human clinical trial involving subjects with prediabetes who were given 500 mg of berberine two times daily for 12 weeks, researchers observed improvements in already normal fasting blood sugar, HbA1c, and triglyceride levels (as well as increases in HDL-cholesterol) compared to placebo group.*

May Also Help To Support Lipid Metabolism*

In addition to its effects on already normal glucose metabolism, berberine has also been shown to help support lipid metabolism in already healthy individuals. In a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinical trial involving subjects with mild elevations in LDL cholesterol who were given 500 mg of berberine two times daily, researchers noted statistically significant decreases in total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels (along with increases in HDL cholesterol) compared to placebo group.*

Berberine is a potent botanical extract that has been traditionally used for supporting liver function and healthy digestion. Additionally, it is one of the most well studied botanicals for supporting already normal glucose metabolism. Numerous clinical trials show that it can help maintain already normal levels of fasting blood sugar as well as HbA1c and triglycerides. Furthermore, berberine has also been shown to promote already healthy lipid metabolism by supporting already normal levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and HDL cholesterol. Therefore, if you are looking for an herbal supplement to support your overall health and well being, berberine is definitely worth considering.

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Stress, the body, and a possible solution.
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Date: September 09, 2022 04:24 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stress, the body, and a possible solution.

We've all heard of stress, and we all know that it can have an effect on our bodies, but what exactly is stress? Stress is the body's response to any demand placed upon it. When we perceieve a threat, whether it's real or imagined, our body reacts accordingly. The autonomic nervous system kicks into gear, releasing a number of hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones increase heart rate and blood pressure while also boosting energy levels. This "fight-or-flight" response is meant to help us deal with perceived danger, but when it's constantly activated, it can take a toll on our physical and mental health.

The Effects of Chronic Stress

Chronic stress can lead to a number of different health problems, both physical and mental. It can weaken the immune system, making us more susceptible to illness. It can also cause headaches, stomach problems, insomnia, and anxiety. In extreme cases, it can even lead to heart disease or stroke.

Stress management is important for maintaining good health and preventing these problems from developing. There are a number of different ways to manage stress, including exercise, relaxation techniques such as meditation or yoga, spending time with supportive friends or family members, and seeking professional help if necessary.

While some amount of stress is inevitable in life, it's important to keep it under control to prevent it from having a negative impact on our health. If you find yourself struggling to manage your stress levels, don't hesitate to seek out professional help. In the meantime, there are plenty of self-care techniques that can be effective in managing stress such as exercise, relaxation techniques, and spending time with loved ones.

Is there a solution?

Everyone experiences stress from time to time, whether it's from work, school, or personal relationships. When left unchecked, stress can lead to serious health problems like anxiety and depression. Fortunately, there are ways to combat stress before it takes a toll on your health. One of the most effective ways is to take a B-complex supplement. B-vitamins are essential for maintaining a healthy nervous system, and they've been shown to help the body cope with stressful situations. In addition, B-vitamins help to regulate mood and energy levels, which can further help to reduce stress. If you're looking for a natural way to manage stress, a B-complex supplement may be just what you need.

Adding Vitamin C to your diet can help as well

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that plays a role in many different body processes. It is known for its immune-boosting properties, but it can also help to reduce oxidative stress and improve overall stress levels in the body. Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen species and the body's ability to detoxify them. This can lead to cell damage and inflammation, which can contribute to the development of chronic diseases. However, vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps to neutralize reactive oxygen species, protecting cells from damage. Additionally, vitamin C plays a role in the production of adrenal hormones, which helps to regulate stress levels in the body. As a result, adding vitamin C to your diet can help reduce oxidative stress and improve overall stress levels in the body.

No matter what life sends your way, try to stress out and take a quality B-vitamin and Vitamin C can help.

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The Truth About Sugar: How It's Digested, Metabolized, and Why Too Much Can Be Dangerous
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Date: June 25, 2022 10:13 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Truth About Sugar: How It's Digested, Metabolized, and Why Too Much Can Be Dangerous


We've all heard the saying "sugar is sweet, but it's not so sweet when it's in your blood." This is a very accurate statement. Sugar is digested into glucose and fructose. Glucose raises blood sugar levels, while fructose is metabolized by the liver into fat. If too much fructose is consumed, it can result in the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. We will discuss how sugar is digested, metabolized, and why too much can be dangerous!

What is glycation and what does it do to the body?

Glycation is a process that occurs when glucose binds to proteins, lipids, or nucleic acids. This can damage tissues and lead to the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). AGEs are toxic compounds that contribute to the development of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease. The body has mechanisms to prevent glycation, but these become less effective with age. Additionally, certain lifestyle choices, such as smoking and a high-sugar diet, can increase the risk of glycation. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the risks and take steps to protect the body from this damaging process.

How does sugar cause glycation?

Sugar causes glycation in several ways. First, when sugar is present in the bloodstream, it can attach to proteins and lipids, forming new molecules called advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Once formed, AGEs can accumulate in tissues and cause damage. Second, sugar can also indirectly cause glycation by promoting inflammation. Inflammation triggers a release of immune system chemicals that can damage tissues. Third, sugar can also impair the body's ability to regenerate tissues. This is because glycation damages DNA, making it difficult for cells to divide and multiply properly. over time, this leads to a decrease in the body's ability to heal wounds and repair damaged tissues. As a result, sugar plays a significant role in the development of conditions such as diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.

How can you prevent glycation from happening?

There are several ways to help prevent glycation from occurring. First, it is important to control blood sugar levels by eating a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight. Exercise can also help to regulate blood sugar levels and prevent glycation. In addition, antioxidants may help to protect against glycation by scavenging sugar molecules before they can attach to other molecules. By taking these steps, you can help to prevent glycation and the age-related conditions that are associated with it.

Should we be worried about sugar intake?

Sugar is a complex topic, and there is still a lot of scientific research to be done in order to understand all of its implications. However, based on the current evidence, it seems that we should be at least somewhat concerned about our sugar intake. Numerous studies have linked sugar consumption to an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. And while sugar itself is not necessarily bad for you, the truth is that most of us consume far more sugar than we need. The average American consumes over 150 pounds of sugar every year, which is well above the recommended limit. So, while you don't need to eliminating sugar entirely from your diet, it is important to be aware of how much sugar you're consuming and to make sure that you're not overdoing it.

What are some healthy alternatives to sugar?

Sugar is a common ingredient in many processed foods, and it can be difficult to avoid. However, consuming too much sugar can lead to weight gain, cavities, and other health problems. Thankfully, there are a few healthy alternatives that can be used in place of sugar. Stevia is a popular choice, as it is derived from a plant, has no calories, and does not elevate blood sugar levels. Xylitol and erythritol are both sugar alcohols that have a lower calorie content than sugar and do not cause cavities. These substitutes can be found in most supermarkets, and they can help to make healthier choices when it comes to sweetening food and drink.

So, while you don't need to eliminating sugar entirely from your diet, it is important to be aware of how much sugar you're consuming and to make sure that you're not overdoing it. There are a few healthy alternatives that can be used in place of sugar. Stevia is a popular choice, as it is derived from a plant, has no calories, and does not elevate blood sugar levels. Xylitol and erythritol are both sugar alcohols that have a lower calorie content than sugar and do not cause cavities. Try a sugar alternative in your next recipe and see how it tastes! You might be surprised at how good it can be.

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Could quercetin be the answer to your allergies?
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Date: April 30, 2022 10:34 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Could quercetin be the answer to your allergies?

It's that time of year again, when the sneezing and sniffling starts. Seasonal allergies can make life miserable for millions of people. But what if there was a natural way to lessen your symptoms? Quercetin, a flavonoid found in many plants, might be the answer.

What are seasonal allergies and what causes them?

Seasonal allergies, also known as allergic rhinitis, are a type of inflammation of the nose that occurs when the immune system overreacts to airborne particles such as pollen, dust, or mold spores. The most common symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. Seasonal allergies can occur at any time of year, but they are most common in spring and fall. There are a number of different factors that can contribute to seasonal allergies, including genetics, weather patterns, and air pollution. In addition, people who suffer from other conditions such as asthma or eczema are more likely to develop seasonal allergies. treatment for seasonal allergies typically involves avoiding triggers and managing symptoms with medication. In severe cases, allergy shots may be recommended. With proper management, people with seasonal allergies can enjoy symptom-free days.

What is quercetin and where can it be found?

Quercetin is a plant-based flavonoid that has been shown to have potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. It is found in many fruits and vegetables, including apples, onions, and berries. Quercetin supplements are also available. Studies have shown that quercetin can help to reduce the symptoms of allergies, such as hay fever and seasonal allergies. It does this by inhibiting the release of histamine, which is a chemical that triggers allergy symptoms. In addition, quercetin can help to reduce inflammation and swelling. For these reasons, it is often recommended as a natural treatment for allergies.

How does quercetin work to alleviate allergy symptoms?

Quercetin has a wide range of health benefits, including reducing inflammation and acting as an antioxidant. Quercetin also has the ability to block histamine, which is one of the main molecules involved in allergic reactions. When histamine is released, it causes the symptoms of allergies such as runny nose, watery eyes, and hives. By blocking histamine, quercetin can help to reduce these symptoms. In addition, quercetin can also help to reduce the production of inflammatory molecules such as cytokines. This helps to further reduce the symptoms of allergies and inflammation.

How much quercetin should you take to see results?

So, how much quercetin should you take to see results? Studies on quercetin supplementation have used dosages ranging from 500 mg to 1,000 mg per day to start and go up as needed. Generally, the higher doses are used to treat specific conditions, while the lower doses are more typically used for preventative purposes.

Are there any other natural remedies that can help with allergies?

There is no doubt that allergies can be a real nuisance, causing symptoms such as itchy eyes, sneezing, and skin rashes. While medications such as antihistamines are commonly used to manage these symptoms, there may be other natural remedies that can help as well. For instance, researchers have found that medicinal herbs such as nettle and astragalus may help to reduce inflammation associated with allergies. Additionally, changing your diet to include more antioxidant-rich foods may make you less prone to allergic reactions. Overall, while medications can be an important part of managing allergies, there are many other natural strategies that may be helpful as well. By incorporating a variety of these strategies into your treatment plan, you can hopefully minimize the impact of allergies on your life.

How can you reduce your exposure to allergens in your environment?

Allergens are substances that can trigger an allergic reaction in certain individuals. While different allergies manifest themselves in different ways, the main goal for anyone who is trying to reduce their exposure to allergens is to create a healthier environment for themselves and their loved ones. There are a number of tactics you can use to do this, starting with some simple steps that can be implemented at home. These include installing high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters in your HVAC system, thoroughly cleaning surfaces and dusting regularly, and eliminating any indoor plants. Other steps involve avoiding exposures outside of the home, such as limiting time spent in dusty places like construction sites or opting to stay indoors on high-pollen days during allergy season. Overall, by making a few small changes to your lifestyle, you can greatly reduce your risk of exposure to allergens and take back control of your health.

Can allergy medication be safely taken while taking quercetin supplements?

Many people experience the unpleasant symptoms of allergies, such as a runny nose, coughing, or itchy eyes. Fortunately, there are many different medications that can help to relieve these symptoms and allow you to live a more comfortable life. However, for some people, allergy medication does not provide adequate relief. In this case, taking quercetin supplements may be an effective alternative. Additionally, some research has suggested that quercetin may actually enhance the effects of allergy medication. So is it safe to take allergy medication while taking quercetin supplements? The answer is yes, but quercetin can affect the way certain medications are absorbed by the body and should never be taken without consulting a medical professional. By doing so, you can safely reap the benefits of both treatments and enjoy a more comfortable life free from pesky allergies.

The quick answer

Allergy sufferers often have to contend with a host of different symptoms, from itchy eyes and a runny nose to sneezing fits and anxiety. While there are a variety of over-the-counter medications available to provide relief, many people are hesitant to take them on a regular basis due to concerns about side effects. Quercetin is a natural compound that has been shown to be effective in reducing allergy symptoms. It is generally considered safe to take quercetin along with other over-the-counter allergy medications. While there is always the potential for interactions between different substances, quercetin and most over-the-counter allergy medications are unlikely to cause any problems when taken together. As always, it is best to speak with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication regimen while consuming natural vitamin and herbal supplements.

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Curcumin: The Superfood That Fights Inflammation
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Date: April 30, 2022 09:39 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin: The Superfood That Fights Inflammation

Do you suffer from inflammation? If so, you're not alone. Inflammation is a common problem that can cause pain and discomfort in the body. Fortunately, there is a natural remedy that can help: curcumin. Curcumin is a compound found in turmeric that has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. We will discuss the benefits of curcumin and how to add it to your diet.

What is inflammation and what causes it?

Inflammation is a natural process that helps the body heal. It occurs when the immune system responds to an injury or infection. The symptoms of inflammation include redness, swelling, and pain. While inflammation is a necessary part of the healing process, chronic inflammation can lead to serious health problems. Chronic inflammation is often caused by lifestyle factors, such as smoking, obesity, and stress. dietary factors can also contribute to chronic inflammation, including a diet high in sugar. Sugar causes the body to release inflammatory chemicals that can damage tissues and lead to disease. Therefore, reducing sugar intake can help to reduce the risk of chronic inflammation.

What are the symptoms of inflammation?

Inflammation is a natural process in the body that helps to protect us from injury and illness. It occurs when the immune system detects harmful stimuli, such as pathogens or damaged tissue, and triggers a series of reactions which boost the production of white blood cells. However, if inflammation becomes excessive or chronic, it can cause a range of physical symptoms, including redness and swelling at the site of inflammation, increased pain sensitivity, headache, fatigue and fever. Other common symptoms include irritation in the eyes and mouth, digestive issues like diarrhea and nausea, rashes or skin lesions, changes in appetite and mood swings. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms on a regular basis, it is important to take anti-inflammatory supplements to help control inflammation. One such supplement is curcumin.

How can curcumin help to reduce inflammation in the body?

Curcumin is a compound that can be found in turmeric, a bright yellow spice commonly used in cooking. This powerful phytochemical has been shown to have potent anti-inflammatory properties, and can help to reduce inflammation throughout the body. One of the main ways that curcumin achieves this effect is by blocking an enzyme known as cyclooxygenase, or COX. This enzyme is responsible for producing pro-inflammatory compounds called prostaglandins that are often associated with pain and swelling. By preventing their production, curcumin can help to control acute and chronic inflammation in the body, thereby reducing the risk of conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and cancer. In addition to blocking COX activity, curcumin helps to reduce oxidative stress by inducing production of antioxidants like superoxide dismutase. Overall, these mechanisms make curcumin an excellent natural treatment for chronic inflammation and a host of related health problems.

How to add curcumin to your diet?

Adding curcumin to your diet is a great way to reap the many health benefits of this powerful natural compound. There are several different ways that you can incorporate more curcumin into your daily routine, from simply adding it to your favorite recipes to taking a supplement. For example, you can start off by incorporating turmeric into your cooking, as turmeric is one of the richest sources of curcumin in nature. Additionally, there are many curcumin supplements available on the market that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine. Ultimately, by making these simple changes in your diet, you can enjoy all the great benefits of curcumin for overall health and well-being.

The benefits of taking curcumin regularly

Curcumin is a compound found in the spice turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, and it has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine. Recently, curcumin has begun to gain recognition in the Western world as well. A growing body of research suggests that curcumin may have a wide range of health benefits, including the ability to improve cognitive function, reduce inflammation, and even ward off cancer. Curcumin is generally well tolerated, but it can interact with certain medications. However, for many people, taking curcumin regularly can be a safe and effective way to improve overall health.

To fight inflammation, reduce sugar consumption and take curcumin

To help reduce inflammation in the body, it is important to reduce your sugar intake and take curcumin supplements. These steps are vital because chronic inflammation has been linked to a wide range of health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. Additionally, sugar consumption can also worsen inflammation by triggering the release of inflammatory chemicals like cytokines and free radicals.

One of the best ways to fight against inflammation is to take curcumin supplements on a regular basis. Curcumin is a natural anti-inflammatory agent found in turmeric, a spice that is commonly used in Indian cooking. Research has shown that curcumin can be just as effective as anti-inflammatory drugs in reducing levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), a potent inflammatory chemical released by cells. Furthermore, studies have also shown that taking curcumin regularly may benefit overall health and prevent certain age-related diseases like Alzheimer's.

Overall, reducing your sugar intake and taking curcumin supplements are two effective ways to fight inflammation and improve overall health. By following these simple steps, you can help protect yourself from the many negative effects of chronic inflammation.

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The Kidneys and Your Health: Everything You Need to Know
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Date: April 29, 2022 03:10 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Kidneys and Your Health: Everything You Need to Know

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that sit in the lower back, on either side of the spine. They play a vital role in your health, filtering toxins from the blood and regulating fluid balance in the body. We will discuss everything you need to know about the kidneys, including common kidney problems and how to keep them healthy!

What are the common kidney problems

The kidneys are a pair of organs that filter waste products from the blood and excrete them in urine. They are also responsible for regulating fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. Kidney problems can range from mild to severe, and can be acute or chronic. Common kidney problems include kidney stones, urinary tract infections, and Nephrotic Syndrome. Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form in the kidney when there is an imbalance of minerals in the urine. Urinary tract infections occur when bacteria enter the urinary system and multiply. Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney disorder that causes the body to excrete large amounts of protein in the urine.Kidney problems can often be treated with medication, but in some cases, surgery may be necessary. Early diagnosis and treatment is important to prevent serious complications.

Acute renal failure

Acute renal failure is a sudden onset of kidney failure that can be life-threatening. The kidneys are responsible for filtering waste from the blood and balancing fluids in the body. When they are not working properly, waste can build up in the blood and cause serious health problems. Acute renal failure can be caused by a number of factors, including dehydration, infection, and certain medications. Symptoms include decreased urine output, swelling, fatigue, and confusion. If left untreated, acute renal failure can lead to coma and death. Early diagnosis and treatment is essential for a successful outcome.

Chronic renal failure

Chronic renal failure, or CRF, is a serious medical condition that affects the kidneys. In this condition, the kidneys become damaged and unable to function properly. As a result, toxins can build up in the body, causing a variety of symptoms. Some of these symptoms may include fatigue, bloating and swelling, nausea, diarrhea or constipation, poor appetite, changes in urination frequency or color, and anemia. Diagnosing CRF involves examining several factors like blood test results and overall medical history. Treatment for the condition typically involves managing any associated symptoms with medication or dietary changes. In some cases, dialysis may also be necessary to support patients with severe CRF. Overall, chronic renal failure is a serious but manageable condition that requires careful monitoring and management by patients and their healthcare providers.

Renal artery stenosis

Renal artery stenosis refers to a condition in which one or more of the arteries that deliver blood to the kidneys becomes narrowed or blocked. This can lead to a number of adverse health effects, including increased blood pressure, chronic kidney failure, and possibly even heart attack or stroke. While there are a number of possible causes for this condition, including genetic factors, certain lifestyle choices such as smoking can also increase the risk of developing renal artery stenosis. Fortunately, treatments are available for this condition, including medications and medical procedures like angioplasty. For those who are diagnosed with renal artery stenosis, early and effective treatment is essential for maintaining overall health and wellbeing.

Renal cancer

Renal cancer begins in the kidneys, which are a pair of bean-shaped organs that filter waste from the blood and produce urine. The most common type of renal cancer is clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC), which accounts for about three-quarters of all cases. RCC typically affects middle-aged adults and is more common in men than women. Other types of renal cancer include papillary renal cell carcinoma, chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, and collecting duct carcinoma. Treatment for renal cancer may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or immunotherapy. The type of treatment will depend on the stage of the cancer and the patient's overall health. Early diagnosis and treatment is essential for the best possible outcome.

Polycystic kidney disease

Polycystic kidney disease, or PKD, is a complex condition that affects the kidneys and other organs in the body. This disorder occurs when small cysts grow in the kidneys, gradually interfering with their ability to filter waste products from the blood. As these cysts start to expand, they can cause a number of severe symptoms such as high blood pressure, chronic pain, nausea and fatigue. In some cases, PKD also results in serious complications such as renal failure or a stroke. However, there are treatments available that can help people manage this disorder and slow its progression over time. By working closely with a medical team and making lifestyle changes to support kidney health, it is possible for people living with PKD to have long and healthy lives.

Urinary tract infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that can occur in any part of the urinary system, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. UTIs are most commonly caused by bacteria, but they can also be caused by fungi or viruses. Symptoms of a UTI may include pain or burning during urination, increased frequency or urgency of urination, cloudy or blood-tinged urine, and pelvic pain. If left untreated, a UTI can lead to serious complications, such as kidney damage or sepsis. Early diagnosis and treatment is essential for preventing serious health problems. UTIs are typically diagnosed through urinalysis, which can detect the presence of bacteria or other organisms in the urine. Treatment usually involves antibiotics to kill the infection-causing bacteria. In some cases, hospitalization may be necessary to treat a severe UTI. Additionally, drinking plenty of fluids and emptying the bladder frequently can help to flush out bacteria and prevent reinfection. Wiping from front to back after using the restroom can also help to reduce the risk of UTI development. Avoiding masturbation devices would good idea if you get frequent urinary tract infections because they can introduce new bacteria into the urethra.

UTI and D-Mannose

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is a common medical condition that can cause symptoms such as painful urination, abdominal discomfort, and sometimes even fever. While conventional treatments typically involve antibiotics, these medications often come with unwanted side effects like nausea and diarrhea. Fortunately, there is another alternative in the form of D-Mannose, a naturally-occurring sugar that has been shown to help treat UTIs by eliminating bacterial biofilms and relieving symptoms. Unlike antibiotics, which can damage gut health by killing off beneficial bacteria along with the harmful ones, D-Mannose does not disrupt this critical ecosystem. As a result, D-Mannose is becoming an increasingly popular treatment for UTIs, offering an effective and safe alternative to antibiotics.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones are one of the most painful medical conditions to experience. These small, hard deposits form when there is an imbalance in the levels of certain minerals in the body. As they grow larger, kidney stones can cause severe pain as they move through the urinary tract. Treatment typically involves drinking plenty of fluids and taking pain medication. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to remove the kidney stone. Prevention is the best way to avoid kidney stones, and maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle is the best way to do this. Drinking plenty of fluids, especially water, and eating a diet high in fiber can help to prevent kidney stones from forming.

Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a serious kidney condition that occurs when the tiny filtration units in the kidneys, known as glomeruli, become inflamed and damaged. This can disrupt normal kidney function, causing a buildup of waste products in the bloodstream, resulting in numerous symptoms such as swelling and joint pain. While there is no cure for glomerulonephritis, treatment options can help to reduce inflammation and manage symptoms. These may include medications to control blood pressure or reduce harmful inflammatory chemicals, along with lifestyle changes to support overall kidney health. With proper medical care and close monitoring, many people with glomerulonephritis are able to live healthy lives despite this chronic condition.

Kidney disease is a serious condition that can lead to a variety of health problems. If you have kidney disease, it is important to monitor your symptoms and seek medical treatment as soon as possible. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing kidney disease, but by working with your healthcare team and following their recommendations, you can help improve your health and quality of life. Remember, knowledge is power, so be sure to educate yourself about kidney disease and its treatment options. With the right information and support, you can live a full and productive life despite this serious condition.

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A Healthy Endocannabinoid System ECS Properly Regulates The Following:
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Date: October 09, 2020 10:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A Healthy Endocannabinoid System ECS Properly Regulates The Following:

Understanding the ECS

Some Endocannabinoids tell out body how much inflammatory messenger molecules to release or with hold. Others tell how fast to move food through the gastrointestinal tract. Still others tell the brain to release or hold neurotransmitters to calm the brain.

  • Stress
  • Memory
  • Mood
  • Inflammation
  • Energy
  • Sleep
  • Metabolism
  • Appetite
  • Appetite
  • Pain response
  • Immune function
  • Nerve signaling
  • Muscle control

Age does Matter!

Aging is a major contributor to a unhealthy ECS function. Lifestyle choices such as diet, exercise, exposure to toxins and stress impact and contribute to a declining ECS.

  • These factors cause us to product fewer endocannabinoids.
  • Contribute to fewer enzymes known to liberate endocannabinoids in the body.
  • Then, Endocannabinoid receptors loose sensitivity and don't respond well.

Any age can consume CBD and benefit from a balanced ECS. Take the plunge and try CBD today!

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HempCeutix has come out with a few more great products.
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Date: September 10, 2020 03:08 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: HempCeutix has come out with a few more great products.

HempCeutix has come out with new strengths and flavors, a new mint 1500mg cbd, 3000mg cbd, 6000mg cbd, and a 3000mg cbd cream.

If you struggle with painful inflammation, HempCeutix can help.

  • Supports Balanced Mind and Body*
  • Promotes Healthy Relaxation*
  • Natural Antioxidant Activity*
  • Promotes Positive Stress Control*
  • Full-Spectrum Profile
  • Eco-farmed Cannabis Sativa
  • Small batch, CO2 Extraction
  • Independent 3rd Party Testing

You cant get a better quality CBD product then Natures Plus HempCeutix products!

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Curcumin and Grapeseed
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Date: September 01, 2020 11:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin and Grapeseed

Smoking, Chemical exposure, pesticides, nutrient deficiencies, to much sun exposure, and over the counter drugs and prescriptions can cause cancer. In the news, there are forever chemical roundup found in our water supply, it is no wonder we are laden with cancer as a society.

Fortunately, a healthy cancer preventing diet along with natural plant compounds can be far more effective and cost a lot less than conventional care alone.

Two top suggested natural medicines available right now are curcumin and grape seed extract. These two herbs are an amazing pair, curcumin is a fat soluble herb to fight oxidation on the fatty oil side in the body and grape seed extract is water soluble, making it a great antioxidant to fight oxidative stress on the water side of a cell. Cells in the body are made up of oil(fats) and water. The impact of both together on your health is virtually miraculous.

Curcumin neutralizes unstable free radicals that take electrons from nearby molecules, and stop them from creating a cascade of damaged cells. It also reduces inflammation reduces inflammation markers in the body to prevent prevent tissue degradation.

Curcumin has been shown to stop the changes that happen from free radical damage causing normal cells to become cancerous, and tumorous formations, and can even stop cancer from metastasizing or migrating to other parts of the body. Published studies anticancer activity have found that it can suppress breast, prostate, liver, skin, colon and lung cancer cells.

Curcumin Must Be Absorbed To Be Useful

One of the challenges or using curcumin for cancer prevention and treatment is that not all curcumin extracts are easily absorbable into the body. Blending curcumin in Turmeric essential oil enhances absorption and provides the additional benefits of ar-turmerone, a compound in the oil.

Curcumin Makes Chemo More Effective

There is big potential for curcumin when used with conventional treatment. BCM-95 curcumin, through research, has shown to sensitize human colon cancer cells to chemotherapy treatment where it would otherwise be resistant to this form of treatment. In some cases tumor recurrence rates can be as high as 60% but when treated with curcumin while under conventional treatment, curcumin boosted the effectiveness of the chemo drug 5-fluorouracil against cancer stem cells.

Curcumin has great potential in conjunction with conventional cancer treatment and recovery. It has been found that as chemo treatment progresses, cancer cells become resistant to the chemo treatment and the dosage has to be increased as the treatment continues increasing the toxic side effects. Fortunately, curcumin taken in conjunction with conventional cancer treatment can improve the effectiveness of chemo and so the dosage can be lowered reducing the toxic side effects for individuals. This is good news!

Curcumin Protects The Body During Cancer Treatment

In a clinical study with curcumin, it showed to alleviate side effects of one of the most common treatments of prostate cancer known as external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) where the doctor uses radiation to destroy tumorous cancel cells. This sort of therapy has many side effects making it a difficult therapy for most men. I often causes sexual dysfunction, digestive problems, urinary tract pain and loss of control. The higher the radiation dosage the more effective the treatment is but this causes significant discomfort, that is why most doctors lean towards lower dosages which makes the treatment less effective.

The clinical study administered 3000mg of BCM-95 curcumin that is 1000mg x 3 per day or a placebo one week before therapy started and during the treatment length. Each capsule of curcumin contained curcuminoids, curcumin, demethoxycurcumin, bisdemethoxycurcumin, and essential oil of turmeric, this is a full spectrum curcumin supplement.

At the end of the treatment which lasted 20 weeks the most dramatic difference between the two groups in the study was urinary symptoms. The curcumin group said a 50% decrease in symptoms or side effects of the radiation. Also, researchers noted that the curcumin did not reduce the efficacy of the EBRT.

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Hintonia Latiflora Combined With Key Nutrients for Blood Sugar Control
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Date: August 31, 2020 12:36 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hintonia Latiflora Combined With Key Nutrients for Blood Sugar Control

Type 2 diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate. With certain life style changes, exercise, along with Sucontral D, one can reduce blood sugar.

Hintonia latiflora combined with key nutrients for blood sugar control can:

  • Lower A1c levels by 10%
  • Improve fasting and postprandial blood sugar by 23% and 24% respectively.
  • Balance total cholesterol and reduce triglyceride levels
  • Prevent hypoglycemia - undesirable drops in blood sugar
  • Reduce or eliminate the need for medication in nearly half the patients

The CDC reports that 84 million Americans have pre diabetes which is higher than normal blood sugar levels but not yet considered type 2 diabetes. It is said there is an additional 30 million type 2 diabetes and roughly 24% do not know they have high blood sugar levels.

Hintonia has been clinically studied in Europe for decades, 60 years to be exact, clinically studied to help bot pre- and type 2 diabetes. By the end of these studies, participants in the studies experienced an average of 10.4% improvement in their A1C, and 23.3% improvement in their fasting glucose levels and 24.9% on their postprandial glucose levels. This is quite significant indeed.

In conclusion, the clinical studies proved Hintonia improved blood glucose levels. out of 114 patients 45 were able to reduce their medication and 10 were able to eliminate their medication all together.



Reference:Hintonia concentrate for the dietary treatment of increased blood sugar values: Results of a multicentric, prospective, non-interventional study with a defined dry concentrate of Hintonia latiflora. Schmidt M, Hladikova M Naturheilpraxis, Feb. 2014 (Translated).

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Common Causes of a Zinc Deficiency
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Date: July 31, 2020 01:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Common Causes of a Zinc Deficiency

A decreased intake and absorption of zinc can happen when you have the following going on:

  • Inflammation or Acute Infections
  • Cirrhosis of the Liver,/li>
  • Alcoholism
  • Anorexia
  • Burns
  • Post Trauma from accidents or surgery
  • Protein Deficiencies
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Starvation - long term no food

The following can cause decreased absorption:

  • Alcoholism - consumption of to much alcohol to often
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic blood loss
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • To high fiber diets
  • High Dietary Calcium to zinc ratio
  • High dietary Iron to zinc ratio
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Resection
  • Liver diseases
  • Pancreatic insufficiency disease

Other causes of deficiencies:

  • Old age - Elderly
  • pregnancy and or lactation
  • Oral Contraceptive use (birth control)
  • Growth spurts such as puberty
  • If you fall into any of these categories, consider taking a zinc supplement to help improve absorption of zinc and maintain good immunity.

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    14 vitamins help manage fibromyalgia
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    Date: May 18, 2019 10:44 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: 14 vitamins help manage fibromyalgia





    Fibromyalgia is a widespread medical condition and everyday new vitamins and supplements are discovered that can help alleviate it. Fibromyalgia causes pain and depression. Its pain is usually felt in the musculoskeletal system. It also causes depression in the brain and many other symptoms. That is why very few therapies have been discovered to use for treating this condition. Supplements are being recommended to patients. Some of them are essential oils that can help with pain relief and improving sleep, energy boosters that increase the level of energy in the body, and fish oils that can reduce the inflammation it causes. Fibromyalgia can be triggered by a deficiency in some minerals in the body, so one needs to avoid this. The essential vitamins and minerals that are needed in the body to prevent fibromyalgia are calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, and vitamin D. Therefore, one needs to take active measures to have these essential vitamins and minerals in his body to prevent fibromyalgia. They are very important, especially increasing the intake of Vitamin D through sunlight.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Supplementing with vitamins and minerals is critical in controlling the pain and depression associated with fibromyalgia.
    • Vitamin D supplementation is generally recommended in fibromyalgia patients, especially those that are menopausal or pre-menopausal.
    • According to Korean researchers, low levels of magnesium, calcium, and manganese are related to fibromyalgia.

    "Everyday vitamins and minerals take on a whole new level of importance if a person is afflicted with fibromyalgia."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-14-vitamins-help-manage-fibromyalgia.html

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    New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients
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    Date: May 17, 2019 04:03 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients





    Up to a billion people worldwide may not be getting enough vitamin D, and this is a real problem because vitamin D deficiency can increase the risk of cancer, obesity and other health problems. Meta-analysis published by Current Pharmaceutical Design suggests that getting enough vitamin D can decrease fasting glucose and reduce insulin resistance. Vitamin D can also help moderate your bad cholesterol, as well as reducing your levels of C-reactive protein, which is a sign of inflammation.

    Key Takeaways:

    • One health problem around the world that is affecting a lot of people is the fact that Vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency is becoming more pronounced.
    • When one is deficient in Vitamin D, some of the health problems that can be encountered are poor glycemic control, obesity, and hypertension.
    • A link has been found between vitamin D deficiency and diabetes and also another study found that the deficiency leads to high blood sugar levels.

    "Three of the most significant risk factors for heart disease are high cholesterol, chronic inflammation, and insulin resistance. Researchers wanted to learn more about whether vitamin D supplementation is a way to lower the risk of heart disease or reduce complications in patients who already have it."

    Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/vitamin-d-glycemic-control-2947.html

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    Curcumin found to be one of the best natural ways to alleviatedepression
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    Date: May 15, 2019 02:07 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Curcumin found to be one of the best natural ways to alleviatedepression





    Curcumin has been known to be a silver bullet. It can be used to cure a host of diseases and conditions including cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. Now depression can be added to the list according to new research. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) notes that depression affects 16 million Americans every year. Although treatment for it is available, it usually comes with adverse effects. Therefore, there is compelling need for a safer means of treating people. Before this study, it has already been found from multiple studies that curcumin can have an effect on depressive conditions. It was reported to be well tolerated by patients with no adverse side effects. For their current study in Australia, the researchers looked at twenty years of data including current studies on curcumin. They then studied about 342 patients using curcumin and a placebo. From their results, there was a significant reduction in depression after treatment with curcumin compared with the placebo after six weeks of treatment. The researchers then concluded that compelling evidence exists for the use of curcumin in treatment of depression.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Curcumin is the main ingredient that is found in turmeric and it has been known to be a silver bullet that can be used to treat several conditions.
    • Along with curing a list of diseases which include diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer, curcumin can now be used to cure depression.
    • Depression affects millions of people in the United States every year but while treatment for the disease exists many people stop the treatments because of adverse effects.

    "The study also found that curcumin exhibited significant anti-anxiety properties, based on data from 377 patients."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-11-curcumin-seen-to-be-one-of-the-best-natural-ways-to-alleviate-depression.html

    Depression has been linked to inflammation, consider trying CBD to boost mood, reduce anxiety, and reduce inflammation.

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    What is the Endocannabinoid System?
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    Date: May 15, 2019 02:00 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: What is the Endocannabinoid System?

    • A biological control system embedded in our nerves that is involved with every bodily function
    • ECS consists of E-Receptor sites (mostly CB-1 & CB-2), E-cannabinoids and Enzymes.
    • The Endocannabinoid System was named in 1940 after scientists discovered the chemical similarity between Endocannabinoids (in our bodies) and Phytocannabinoids (from plants) CBD is a Phytocannabinoid that works like a key in the receptors of the human Endocannabinoid System (ECS).
    • CBD helps to create homeostasis (stability/balance) of the internal environment despite fluctuations of the external environment.

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    Experts find that vitamin D can soothe symptoms of COPD
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    Date: May 13, 2019 04:23 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Experts find that vitamin D can soothe symptoms of COPD





    European scientists recently published new research in the journal Thorax which indicates that correcting a vitamin D deficiency can mitigate breathing and lung problems caused by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD symptoms include chronic bronchitis, asthma that cannot be reversed and persistent difficulty with breathing. However, the benefits only apply to people who have a deficiency of the vitamin. Vitamin D can help augment the immune system while reducing harmful inflammatory responses. Good food source of vitamin D include several species of fish, as well as eggs and mushrooms l.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Not specifically one disease, COPD refers to an array of chronic, serious and non-reversible lung conditions, such as emphysema.
    • COPD sufferers with low levels of vitamin D may curb symptoms by consuming bitamin-D rich foods, like salmon, beef liver and egg yolks, so suggests data.
    • The data arises from a review of four randomized controlled trials that used more than 500 overall participants.

    "Carried out by a team of researchers from Europe, the study revealed that supplementing with regular doses of vitamin D safely and significantly reduced the symptoms of COPD."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-02-vitamin-d-can-soothe-symptoms-of-copd.html

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    Cooking with the "stinking rose": The 7 health benefits of garlic
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    Date: May 07, 2019 04:22 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Cooking with the "stinking rose": The 7 health benefits of garlic





    Garlic has a wide range of both culinary and health benefits. It can reduce multiple different risk factors for cardiac disease, including the speed of atherosclerotic plaque formation in the arteries, blood pressure, triglycerides and plasma viscosity. Cumulatively, garlic can reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke by close to 50 percent. Garlic also has formidable antimicrobial properties against a wide range of pathogens, and may help control colds. It also helps remove lead from the body, too.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Garlic has a wide array of heart benefits, including effects related to arteriosclerosis prevention, plasma viscosity, blood pressure and more.
    • Multiple studies indicate that aged garlic extract can reduce the buildup of white fat around the heart area in favor of the more dynamic brown fat that poses a lower risk of calcification.
    • Garlic also has superb antimicrobial capabilities against a wide range of pathogens, and may even be able to help you kick a cold.

    "Moreover, the aforementioned four-year German study revealed that consumption of garlic powder every day reduced the volume of arteriosclerotic plaque by as much as 18 percent."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-23-cooking-with-the-stinking-rose-health-benefits-of-garlic.html

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    This Delicious Sweet Fruit Is Called The Fruit Of The Angels:Weight Loss And Other Benefits - Doctor NDTV
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    Date: May 07, 2019 04:07 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: This Delicious Sweet Fruit Is Called The Fruit Of The Angels:Weight Loss And Other Benefits - Doctor NDTV





    The papaya fruit has been called the "fruit of the angels" because of its nutrients which are needed for your body to function normally. Papaya has enzymes in them which are often included in dietary supplements and chewing gum. These enzymes can also help reduce inflammation. Papaya also has antioxidant nutrients such as carotene, flavonoids, and vitamins C and K. The fiber in papaya can aid you in weight loss and also can help control your appetite,

    Key Takeaways:

    • Papaya has been called the “fruit of the angels,” because of the many nutritional and health benefits that it contains for the body.
    • The papaya fruit can be eaten in various forms. It can be taken as a smoothie, a milkshakes, in salads, or as a vegetable.
    • Some of the constituents of papaya which makes it ideal for making supplements is that it is rick in Vitamins C and K, and has antioxidants like carotene.

    "Papaya is a natural source of essential vitamins and minerals which are required for the normal functioning of the body."

    Read more: https://doctor.ndtv.com/living-healthy/this-delicious-sweet-fruit-is-called-the-fruit-of-the-angels-weight-loss-and-other-benefits-1981442

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    Omega-3s found to help those suffering from PTSD
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    Date: May 06, 2019 03:18 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Omega-3s found to help those suffering from PTSD





    New Japanese research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may help mitigate one of the major psychophysiological symptoms of PTSD: a racing, pounding heart. The researchers divided over 80 survivors of major accidents into a control group and a group that received supplementary omega-3s. The omega-3 group had lower resting heart rates and also lower heart rates after being subjected to imagery related to their accidents. Omega-3s play an important role in brain health and neurological functions, and have already displayed potential utility in the treatment of depression.

    Key Takeaways:

    • After a person has witnessed or experienced a traumatic event, he could get the condition called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is a mental health condition.
    • People who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experience symptoms such as a pounding heart and doctors have discovered that omega-3 fatty acids could help them.
    • To determine if fatty acids could help traumatic event survivors, the researchers in Japan recruited 83 persons who have such events and gave them fatty acid supplements.

    "supplementation of omega-3s might help prevent psychophysiological symptoms of PTSD"

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-10-omega-3s-help-people-suffering-from-ptsd.html

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    Natural home remedies for burns
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    Date: May 06, 2019 03:02 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Natural home remedies for burns





    In an emergency, there are some home remedies that can help mitigate the effects of burns. The first step is always to cool the burn by running it under cool water for at least 10 minutes. Aloe Vera can be applied to burns to help promote quicker healing and control inflammation. Bathing in oatmeal can help to reduce itching, especially when the burn begins to heal. Raw honey may also have antibacterial properties, while the tannins in witch hazel can reduce swelling and help repair your skin.

    Key Takeaways:

    • When one has burns and injuries, they should be treated and given full attention quickly and immediately otherwise there is the risk of infections.
    • The first treatment to give to a burned area is to cool the wound under running water for ten to fifteen minutes.
    • Aloe vera is good for treating burns. It acts as a natural remedy and can easily be found because it can be grown indoors in pots.

    "The injured skin is traumatized and using ice on the patient’s skin will constrict blood vessels and decrease blood circulation to an area that desperately needs it."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-31-natural-home-remedies-for-burns.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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    L-theanine is one of the best ways to combat stress and reduce yourheart rate
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    Date: May 02, 2019 03:02 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: L-theanine is one of the best ways to combat stress and reduce yourheart rate





    L-theanine is an amino acid that scientists have recently found can decrease overall stress levels, as well as the heart rate, which can be beneficial for many individuals. Because l-theanine suppresses the sympathetic nervous system, it can have a positive affect on those faced with anxiety or stressful situations. Researchers have also found that l-theanine can decrease a person's immunoglobulin levels, which is helpful in supporting the immune system. L-theanine can also be used to control high blood pressure and to support good quality sleep.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical center stress the fact that stress is harmful to the body because it can increase the risk of certain health conditions.
    • The researchers stressed that stress management is important in every person’s life and this can be achieved by positive diet and lifestyle changes.
    • In a study where participants were given L-theanine, the researchers discovered that L-theanine helped reduce both stress levels and heart rate in those participants.

    "During the course of the study, researchers increased the stress levels of 12 volunteers by instructing them to solve a mentally stressful task in four double-blind trials."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-13-l-theanine-can-combat-stress-reduce-your-heart-rate.html

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    A species of hawthorn has been found to control abnormally highblood sugar levels
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    Date: May 02, 2019 02:45 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: A species of hawthorn has been found to control abnormally highblood sugar levels





    A team of researchers from the Middle East have found that a species of hawthorn, Crete hawthorn, has the ability to lower elevated levels of glucose in the blood. They have published their findings in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Along with its effects on blood glucose, called its anti-hyperglycemic property, it also has hyperlipidemic properties, that is, the ability to protect the body against high levels of fat such as cholesterol in the blood. They carried out the study using mice that were induced with hyperglycemia through feeding them alloxan. The mice were then divided into two groups, one group receiving Crete hawthorn extracts and the other given a chemical for control. They also used another animal model to understand its hyperlipidemic properties and to investigate whether the plant had antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. The results of the findings were that Crete hawthorn had important antioxidant properties due to its containing phenols and flavonoids. They also found that it had antimicrobial properties because it acted against bacteria such as E. Coli and Staphylococcus aureus, among others.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Researchers in the Middle East have discovered that a species of hawthorn, scientific name Crataegus azarolus, can be used to lower elevated levels of glucose in the body.
    • The researchers did not only concentrate on the plant’s anti-hyperglycemic properties, but also on its ability to protect the body against levels of fat that were high.
    • The researchers duing their study found that Crete hawthorn had very high antioxidant properties, especially the ethanol extract from the leaf.

    "The mice were then divided into groups, with some receiving an ethanol extract from Crete hawthorn leaves while others were given glibenclamide for positive control."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-12-hawthorn-controls-high-blood-sugar-levels.html

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    Caprylic acid is an effective weapon against candida overgrowth andbiofilms
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    Date: May 02, 2019 02:15 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Caprylic acid is an effective weapon against candida overgrowth andbiofilms





    Candida albicans can form biofilms — very thin, very sticky coatings of microbes — if it becomes too abundant in your system. These overgrowths of Candida can cause brain fog, a wide variety of digestive complaints, weight gain, joint pain, sores and a panoply of other symptoms. These overgrowth can be caused by everything from antibiotics and stress to dietary factors. Caprylic acid is a compound found in coconut oil which may be able to help control Candida overgrowth by eliminating embedded biofilms.

    Key Takeaways:

    • When one has a stubborn candida albicans fungal growth it can result in symptoms like joint pain, brain fog and depression that wreaks havoc on his health.
    • Candida infections form two biofilms on the skin with thin adhesive layers of microbes and the challenge is to find antibiotics against them without any side effects.
    • In a new study, researchers have found that caprylic acid, which is a component found in coconut oil, can be used against candida albicans biofilms.

    "Insufficient sleep, chronic stress, exposure to environmental toxins and a diet high in sugar and refined flours can also set the stage for candidiasis."

    Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/caprylic-acid-food-news-2630.html

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    Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals
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    Date: April 30, 2019 02:17 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals





    Fatty Liver Disease is becoming a real issue and may impact up to 1/4th of the United States population. Thankfully there appear to be means of combating this disease. Probiotics have already contributed in reducing acetaminophen-caused liver disease particularly with lowering of the oxidative stress. Positive gut health and bacteria is also important in maintaining a healthy immune system and can contribute to further protecting the body against Fatty Liver Disease. Eating the right foods, including fermented varieties, helps promote good gut health.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is affecting a lot of people in the US and the number is increasing. Experts put its number at 25 percent of the population.
    • When NAFLD is left untreated for a long time, it can develop into more serious problems such as liver inflammation, scarring, cirrhosis, liver failure, and then liver cancer.
    • Now it has been discovered that gut bacteria has a good effect on liver health and probiotics can be used to halt liver disease.

    "The team found that the supplemented mice experienced significantly less liver damage than the control group."

    Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/probiotics-nutrition-news-2623.html

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    9 Health and Nutrition Benefits of Oat Bran
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    Date: April 29, 2019 04:14 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: 9 Health and Nutrition Benefits of Oat Bran





    Oat bran can provide benefits such as helping with blood sugar, producing healthy bowels, lowering cholesterol, and lowering blood pressure. Oat bran offers more protein and fiber than regular oatmeal, and has antioxidants that can help in reducing inflammation and chances of diseases such as cancer. It also has a soluble fiber that may help with prevention of heart diseases and control of blood sugars. Oat bran will also help relieve constipation and produce healthy stools, while lowering inflammation, and may aid in weight loss since it makes you feel full.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Oat groats and steel-cut oats contain bran, but oat bran can also be purchased on its own.
    • Oat bran is rich in nutrients and antioxidants, giving it numerous health benefits related to the heart, blood sugar levels, and weight loss.
    • Oat bran can be cooked with water/milk, honey and cinnamon, incorporated into dough or batter, or just added raw to yogurt or smoothies.

    "Oat bran is linked to many health benefits, such as improved blood sugar control, healthy bowel function, and lower blood pressure and cholesterol."

    Read more: https://www.ecowatch.com/oat-bran-health-benefits-2632264462.html

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    Milk thistle combats liver disease and offers blood sugar control
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    Date: April 29, 2019 02:43 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Milk thistle combats liver disease and offers blood sugar control





    As holistic medicines and natural remedies continue to be looked for, especially as more data and evidence shows the immense benefits that many of these can have for an individual, one natural cure that has been looked into is that of milk thistle. Specifically so, milk thistle has been found to be significantly beneficial when it comes to helping with the problems of liver disease, and can be beneficial for those who want to have better control of blood sugar levels.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Milk thistle is thorny and scrubby in appearance and is considered a weed by many yet it has a whole lot of benefits for individuals.
    • Milk thistle with the botanical name of Silybum marianum has been revered by traditional healers and herbalists for years and used to treat liver problems and blood sugar imbalances.
    • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which is the liver disease that is more common in the country is known to affect 45 percent of the population in western countries.

    "By the way, you should know that metabolic syndrome – associated with excess consumption of sugars and fats, obesity and a sedentary lifestyle – is a leading cause of NAFLD."

    Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/milk-thistle-liver-disease-2786.html

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    Protect yourself properly this cold season with oregano oil, plus 6other natural remedies
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    Date: April 26, 2019 03:18 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Protect yourself properly this cold season with oregano oil, plus 6other natural remedies





    CDC statistics indicate that most adults will get hit by the common cold at least a few times a year, but the antimicrobial properties of oregano oil may be able to help reduce your symptoms. A 2011 study, for example, found that an oregano oil throat spray could help control many cold symptoms. When combined with an overall healthy lifestyle, oregano oil can give your immune system an important boost. Ginger, probiotics, drinking herbal tea with honey and staying hydrated can also help.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The U.S Centers for disease Control estimates that among adults the possibility of catching a cold is about 2 to 3 times per year.
    • Many persons, including adults and children, catch colds several times because they are generally uninformed about how to naturally prevent and treat bacterial and viral infections.
    • It has been scientifically proven that oregano is a natural remedy for alleviating cold and flu symptoms, and it can also help you prevent a cold in the first place.

    "Be sure to look for a high quality oregano oil supplement (such as wild P73 oregano oil, which stands for “polyphenol 73%” and indicates a medicinal grade quality). To use, mix 3 to 10 drops of oregano oil in a tablespoon of water, swish it around your mouth for 30 seconds, then swallow."

    Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/cold-natural-remedy-2811.html

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    Can choline be used as an alternative treatment for Alzheimer'sdisease?
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    Date: April 26, 2019 02:48 PM
    Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Can choline be used as an alternative treatment for Alzheimer'sdisease?





    While we don't what causes Alzheimer's disease, new research from Arizona State University points to choline as a promising treatment for the condition. When mice consumed large amounts of choline, they showed positive improvements in spatial memory. Furthermore, these positive benefits were evident in their offspring, even though they did not supplement directly with choline. Researchers believe that choline helps to control brain inflammation and neuron death, processes that both contribute to Alzheimer's. Experts recommend that adults take 550 milligrams of choline daily for optimal brain health

    Key Takeaways:

    • Although modern medicine has made advancement in several areas, there are some conditions that it is still trying to control without success and one of them is Alzheimer’s.
    • Although there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s, recent research from the Arizona State University shows that choline has some promise.
    • Mice who were bred to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s were used in the research and promising results were obtained when these mice were fed high amount of choline.

    "In other words, choline could help protect against this illness across several generations. It was the first time researchers have been able to show the transgenerational benefits of choline supplementation."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-11-choline-a-natural-treatment-for-alzheimers-disease.html

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    Pomegranate can prevent the growth and spread of four common typesof cancer cells
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    Date: April 26, 2019 02:26 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Pomegranate can prevent the growth and spread of four common typesof cancer cells





    There is a protective enzyme within pomegranate that is known scientifically as paraoxonase-1 (PON-1), and it has the ability to block oxidative stress that promote DNA mutations. These DNA mutations are often what lead to a cancer diagnosis. More research determined that not only does pomegranate help block gene mutations, but it can also stop the replication cycle of cancer cells in which they grow at alarming rates. Not only can it help disrupt this cycle, but it can also kill some cells altogether.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The US centers of disease control states that the incidence of cancer is expected to go up by about 24 percent in men and 21 percent in women.
    • There is now the need for more novel and more proactive methods of treating cancer, based on the grim statistics, and pomegranate is one of those promises.
    • Pomegranate benefits does not lie only in the fact that it contains antioxidant polyphenols for combating oxidative stress but also has multiple actions against cancer cells.

    "In one study, a cup of day of pomegranate juice lowered inflammatory markers – such as C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 – in diabetic patients."

    Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/pomegranate-cancer-cells-2628.html

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    Exotic spice saffron found to be safer, more effective thanantidepressants
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    Date: April 23, 2019 02:51 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Exotic spice saffron found to be safer, more effective thanantidepressants





    Saffron has been used for centuries in treating various ailments both mentally and physically. Recent studies are showing support in the fact that this exotic spice can do wonders for those who are suffering from depressive symptoms. In fact, a recent control group proved that when people take adequate amounts of saffron on a routine basis, it has the ability to alleviate their symptoms just as much as mainstream antidepressants such as Prozac and other serotonin inhibitors.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The number of Americans reported to be suffering from depression is reaching record numbers and in 2015 it was recorded that over 16 million Americans had one depressive episode.
    • Some 11 percent of Americans take some form of antidepressant for their condition and these antidepressant most have side effects with taking them.
    • As people continue to search for alternative treatments to treat their depression it was discovered that a spice, saffron, could be useful.

    "Along with the growing rates of depression, the use of antidepressant medication has continued to skyrocket. Some 2013 estimates from the CDC reveal that usage of these drugs increased by upwards of 400 percent in just 25 years."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-exotic-spice-saffron-safer-more-effective-antidepressants.html

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    Coconut oil studied for its potential to reverse Alzheimer's
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    Date: April 22, 2019 04:31 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Coconut oil studied for its potential to reverse Alzheimer's





    A recent study that was conducted by scientists in Spain has shown that extra virgin coconut oil can actually result in the reversal of Alzheimer's symptoms. A controlled group was given 40 mL of olive oil each day while receiving cognitive evaluations by the researchers in order to determine how their cognitive functioning was coming along. The results showed an increase in this functioning when it came to those who were taking in the extra virgin coconut oil on a regular basis.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Currently, Alzheimer’s disease is recognized as the most common form of dementia all over the world and it does not have any cure.
    • As people grow older, their likelihood of getting Alzheimer’s tends to increase so it is expected that this increase will increase the number of people having Alzheimer’s.
    • Estimates currently making the rounds is that about 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and that one in three seniors will die from dementia.

    "Some research has indicated that it very well could be a natural way to boost cognition, and possibly even reverse the effects of this dreaded disease."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-coconut-oil-to-reverse-alzheimers.html

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    GREAT news: Cannabis found to reduce diabetic neuropathy pain
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    Date: April 13, 2019 11:16 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: GREAT news: Cannabis found to reduce diabetic neuropathy pain





    Scientists from the University of California, San Diego have performed new research indicating that cannabis/marijuana may be highly effective at relieving the pain caused by diabetic neuropathy. The research found that cannabis compounds are an excellent match for the cannabinoid receptors found throughout the human nervous system, and on inflammatory cells. Patients who received cannabis vapors or cannabis smoke in the study reported drastically reduced pain from their neuropathy. More research is needed to fully explore these effects, to include wider use of placebos and a wider range of different dosage arrangements.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Many researchers, against the utter nonsense prohibitionist utter, continue to discover new ways that marijuana can be able to reduce pain in people.
    • The research team that found that cannabis can reduce neuropathy pain discovered that healing constituents in cannabis serve as a match for cannabinoid receptors that exist in the body.
    • When compared to those who were in the control group of the study, those with neuropathy pain that were given cannabis had dramatic reductions and euphoria.

    "A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego deserves the credit for finding that cannabis has an amazing ability to greatly reduce, and in some cases completely eliminate, diabetic neuropathy pain – and all without the need for dangerous and typically ineffective pharmaceutical drugs."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-13-cannabis-found-to-reduce-diabetic-neuropathy-pain.html

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    Fight diabetes with dark chocolate: Compounds in cocoa found tohelp cells release more insulin
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    Date: April 02, 2019 02:04 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Fight diabetes with dark chocolate: Compounds in cocoa found tohelp cells release more insulin





    Millions of people are affected by Type II diabetes, a condition that leaves them unable to enjoy life the way they should. There is no cure for diabetes, but there are many different options sufferers have to battle the condition. Dark chocolate is one of the treatments that researchers say has a plethora of benefits, since the compounds inside release more insulin that the body needs to ward off the symptoms of the conditions! Eat up!

    Key Takeaways:

    • A published study shows that hormones used to control blood sugar, epicatechin monomers, can help diabetes patients and make beta cells in the body stronger.
    • Researchers at Virgina Tech first discovered that when rats where fed with a high-fat diet and given the compound from cocoa, their level of obesity reduced.
    • According to the study authors, what the compounds do is to protect the cells by increasing their ability to deal with oxidative stress.

    "These compounds, known as epicatechin monomers, can aid the body release more insulin and respond to increased blood glucose better."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-03-fight-diabetes-with-dark-chocolate.html

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    Cocoa has profound healing properties, beating even acai andblueberries
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    Date: April 02, 2019 02:02 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Cocoa has profound healing properties, beating even acai andblueberries





    Cocoa is not only delicious, but also has healing properties. Cocoa is rich in antioxidants which are also found in berries, tea and wine. The antioxidants are known to help inflammation and blood pressure levels. Flavanols are also found in cocoa. These are correlated to improved heart function by controlling the levels of nitric oxide in your blood. Cocoa may even help with side effects of Type II Diabetes, brain health and reducing your risk of cancer.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Cocoa is rich in polyphenols, which are beneficial antioxidants that contribute to decreased inflammation, increased blood flow, and lowering blood pressure.
    • Cocoa also contains flavonols, which contribute to neutralizing damaging free radicals and shield the body from oxidative stress.
    • Cocoa powder can also support heart health by optimizing nitric oxide in the blood, which lowers your risk of heart failure and stroke.

    "While cocoa does possess anti-diabetic properties, it does not mean that eating more chocolate will provide even more anti-diabetic properties. To a certain extent, the intake of cocoa can improve glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-29-cocoa-has-profound-healing-properties.html

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    Supplementing with omega-3 can improve sperm motility and qualityof seminal plasma
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    Date: March 28, 2019 05:16 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Supplementing with omega-3 can improve sperm motility and qualityof seminal plasma





    Researchers located in Australia and Iran tested 143 men who were facing infertility in order to see if consumption of omega-3 fatty acids could improve their fertility rates. The docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) that is naturally introduced to the body through omega-3 fatty acids was shown to significantly increase fertility levels in the men who engaged in routine consumption, and it also supplemented their levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which is also directly related to adequate fertility rates.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Researchers in both Australia and Iran while working on omega-3 fatty acids and their relation to fertility found that Omega-3 fatty acids significantly improved sperm motility in infertile men.
    • Some of the effects the researchers looked at is on docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation on total sperm concentration and sperm motility.
    • From the treatments carried out on infertile men, they found that there was no effect on sperm concentrations or sperm DHA due to the administration period.

    "In conducting the review, they investigated three studies on the supplementation of DHA or EPA, either alone or in combination with other micronutrients, in a total of 147 infertile men. The studies also involved 143 infertile men who belonged to the control group or did not receive any omega-3 fatty acid supplement."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-28-supplementing-with-omega-3-can-improve-sperm-motility.html

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    Whey protein supports recovery from muscle loss among the elderly
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    Date: March 27, 2019 10:31 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Whey protein supports recovery from muscle loss among the elderly





    Whey protein is good for building muscle especially in the elderly. Studies have shown that whey protein can help elderly people build lost muscle from long hospital stays or illness. Lack of strength in the elderly can affect their balance and the ability to perform simple tasks. A controlled study of sixteen men and fifteen women between the ages of sixty-five and eighty, were given whey protein or collagen for five weeks. During the study there was no difference between the two, but after the study, whey proved to recover more muscle than collagen. The right supplements can help keep you healthy when paired with a healthy diet and exercise.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Exercise enthusiasts use whey protein to build up their muscle and surprisingly, it has been discovered that this supplement can be beneficial for the elderly.
    • A study on protein supplements employed 16 men and 15 women who were aged between 65 and 80 years to study the effects of these supplements on the elderly.
    • Whey protein is considered a high quality or complete protein because it contains very high amounts of all the essential amino acids and leucine.

    "A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that whey protein can help seniors rebuild lost muscle from inactivity linked to illness or long hospital stays."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-26-whey-protein-supports-recovery-from-muscle-loss-elderly.html

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    Honey: Its benefits for health and skin
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    Date: March 10, 2019 05:56 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Honey: Its benefits for health and skin





    Most people are aware that honey is exceptionally good for your health with particular benefits for your skin. For example, it can remove acne scars and prevent more acne is used consistently. However, it has so many other health benefits as well. Honey can lower a person's cholesterol level if consumed on a regular basis. Honey is also a great weight loss tool in that it can relieve those pesky bouts of craving sugar. It also boosts your energy and increases your metabolic rate.

    Key Takeaways:

    • If you apply honey to your skin, its antibacterial and antiseptic properties can treat a number of skin problems.
    • Honey can help you lose weight because it reduces your cravings for sugary foods.
    • The methylglyoxal compound in honey can boost your immune system as well as your energy levels.

    "Many studies have proved that honey can help control high cholesterol levels."

    Read more: https://www.newsnation.in/lifestyle/food/honey-honey-bee-impressive-benefits-for-health-and-skin-article-203786.html

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    Health benefits of inulin.
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    Date: March 08, 2019 08:02 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Health benefits of inulin.





    Fiber can improve digestion and promote a healthy gut. Inulin is a type of soluble fiber that is found in plants and contains a variety of health benefits, such as acting as a critical source of prebiotic bacteria in the digestive system. On top of this, inulin can support weight loss, help prevent bowel disorders such as IBS or colon cancer, and has the potential to control blood sugar. Side effects of inulin are incredibly rare- so be sure to fill up on inulin-rich foods, such as leeks, asparagus, wheat, or oats to get your daily fix.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Inulin is a form of soluble fiber that is beneficial for weight loss, digestion, and stabilizing blood sugar levels.
    • Inulin acts as a pre-biotic in the large intestine, providing the good bacteria with food to grow.
    • Garlic, asparagus, bananas, onions, and leeks are all rich in inulin.

    "Here, learn everything you need to know about inulin fiber's health benefits, where it’s found naturally in food, and how to incorporate more into your diet."

    Read more: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/inulin-foods-and-benefits

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    Top 6 Benefits of CBD Oil
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    Date: February 26, 2019 08:02 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Top 6 Benefits of CBD Oil





    The immaculate benefits that CBD offers are becoming more apparent as more research is conducted concerning the chemical. So far, we are certain that CBD has the healing powers to treat dozens of health conditions small and large. But there are some benefits that are bigger and better than others. The six listed here, such as the ability to reduce anxiety and the ability to reduce pain, are among the biggest and best benefits that CBD can bring.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Unlike most anti-anxiety medicatios, CBD oil relieves anxiety without side effects.
    • CBD oil contains anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects that can help treat arthritis and other pain disorders.
    • CBD oil provides a natural way to control your blood pressure, which prevents heart disease.

    "The richness of CBD oil in vitamins, nutrients, minerals, volatile acids, and antioxidants makes it a pain reliever."

    Read more: https://thefrisky.com/top-6-benefits-of-cbd-oil/

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    Double-blind clinical trial validates cinnamon as natural treatmentfor primary dysmenorrhea
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    Date: February 18, 2019 08:50 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Double-blind clinical trial validates cinnamon as natural treatmentfor primary dysmenorrhea





    According to recent studies by Iranian researchers, cinnamon may be an effective natural remedy for symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea, the painful and sometimes debilitating lower abdominal cramps that some women get in association with their periods. The researchers performed a double-blind, randomized study in which women were given either a placebo or 1000 mg cinnamon capsules during the first three days of their periods. The group that got the cinnamon showed a much higher decrease in their dysmenorrhea symptoms, suggesting that cinnamon holds promise as a form of relief.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Researchers from two research institutions in Iran have found that women who have dysmenorrheal can find cinnamon to be of great relief to them.
    • Primary dysmenorrheal is referred to as the pain that many women experience before or during their menstrual period which pain can be severe or mild.
    • The researchers created two groups and it was found in the treatment group who were given cinnamon that they had greater improvement in treatment than the placebo group.

    "The Iranian researchers carried out a randomized, double-blind clinical trial to determine the effect of cinnamon on dysmenorrhea. In conducting the study, they divided their women participants into two groups: a treatment group and a control group."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-13-double-blind-clinical-trial-validates-using-cinnamon-as-natural-treatment-for-primary-dysmenorrhea.html

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    Systematic review studies the potential of black seed in loweringblood pressure
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    Date: February 15, 2019 10:25 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Systematic review studies the potential of black seed in loweringblood pressure





    Blood pressure, that one health problem you always hear about but really don’t have that much knowledge on. In a new study, research published by the journal of hypertension shows that black seed may be a potential aid in helping lower that blood pressure. The article reviews the basics of the study and provides you with uses and common ways to find black seed. It additionally provides you with a few extra foods that can help lower your blood pressure overall.

    Key Takeaways:

    • People wanting to take a more natural approach to blood pressure control should try nigella sativa, otherwise known as black seed.
    • According to a study in the Journal of Hypertension, black seed can lower diastolic and systolic blood pressure.
    • More research is needed to determine the optimal dose of black seed, as well as the treatment duration.

    "Ten of these RCTs compared black seed with placebo and one compared black seed with standard treatment. They also looked at the associations between blood pressure reduction and the duration of treatment, dosage of black seed, and type of black seed."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-10-systematic-review-studies-the-potential-of-black-seed-in-lowering-blood-pressure.html

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    Top 8 Vegan Omega-3 Sources: How to Get Vegan Omega-3 Into the Diet
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    Date: February 11, 2019 12:50 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Top 8 Vegan Omega-3 Sources: How to Get Vegan Omega-3 Into the Diet





    Omega-3s have a wide variety of health benefits, from controlling inflammation to improving brain health. For vegans who wish to avoid fish-based omega-3 sources, a number of good vegan sources exist. Brussels sprouts are a superb source of omega-3s, as well as many other nutrients, as are walnuts. Algal oil — derived from algae — is another good source, and makes an excellent substitute for fish oil. Other good vegan sources include chia, flaxseed, hemp seed and spirulina.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Omega-3 plays a lots of roles in maintaining health and some of it include reduced inflammation, decreased bone loss, and better bone function.
    • Some of the animal sources of omega-3 is fish, cod liver oil, salmon, and tuna while the sources of vegan omega-3 are limited.
    • For vegan hoping to get omega-3, Brussels is one good source. It contains omega-3 as well as other nutrients like fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K.

    "Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to get a good amount of all three forms of omega-3 fatty acids into a plant-based diet, including docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)."

    Read more: https://draxe.com/vegan-omega-3/

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    Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha
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    Date: February 11, 2019 11:11 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha





    Physicians typically prescribe patients mainstream pharmaceutical drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as a way to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but new research is showing that another effective route may be available. Ashwagandha roots can be put into a powdered extract that can be combined with lactose in order to treat symptoms of OCD. A six week trial proved that after 30mg of ashwagandha each day, patients who suffered from anxiety noticed that their symptoms improved at the end of the trial.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that impels hideous thoughts in the sufferer in which he or she is compelled to act on immediately.
    • The pharmaceutical drugs for treating OCD are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors but they fail to work sometimes and only provide minimal enhancement.
    • Traditional ayurvedic medicine though has solutions in form of herbs for the treatment of problems connected to the nervous system.

    "Patients may finally get their obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) under proper control thanks to an ancient Indian herbal remedy."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-09-natural-remedy-for-ocd-may-lie-in-ashwagandha.html

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    HIV-1 people can boost their immune system with Korean red ginseng
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    Date: February 11, 2019 11:11 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: HIV-1 people can boost their immune system with Korean red ginseng





    Korean red ginseng may have critically important for people infected by HIV. HIV, which weakens the immune system by targeting T helper cells, can be controlled by antiretrovirals, but these can grow less effective over time. Patients who consumed Korean red ginseng had slower annual loss of T helper cells, and these patients had a longer survival duration as a result. Dosage levels had no real impact, but taking Korean red ginseng for longer periods of time enhanced the benefits.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Korean red ginseng, which is also called Panax ginseng, has a long history of use as a supplement for longevity.
    • HIV targets the the body's T cells, causing an ongoing drop in the supply, which ultimately weakens and destabilizes the immune system.
    • Research revealed that HIV-infected study subjects given Panax ginseng experienced a smaller loss of T helper cells.

    "The herb displays anti-inflammatory activity and helps manage the immune system. It also contains saponins that exert adjuvant actions against inflammatory disease."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-05-hiv-1-people-can-boost-their-immune-system-with-korean-red-ginseng.html

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    8 essential oils which may help in rheumatoid arthritis
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    Date: February 09, 2019 10:05 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: 8 essential oils which may help in rheumatoid arthritis





    If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, there are some essential oils that may help relieve the discomfort. This autoimmune disease causes inflammation and joint pain. It can cause swelling, joint stiffness, or loss of joint function completely. Since there is no cure, some natural oils may help with symptoms. Eucalyptus and Frankincense oil help reduce inflammation, swelling and pain. When inhaled, lavender oil can help with pain, anxiety, and depression. Evening primrose oil is also an anti-inflammatory and can reduce the stiffness in the joints.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition, which causes those afflicted to experience excruciating joint pain.
    • Because inflammation is at the root of the swelling and pain of rheumatoid arthritis sufferers, essential oils with anti-inflammatory properties may provide comfort.
    • Some useful anti -inflammatory essential oils include, frankincense, evening primrose, ginger and eucalyptus.

    "No cure is available to give relief from this problem, but a proper treatment can help in managing the pain and control the inflammatory response."

    Read more: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/photo-stories/8-essential-oils-which-may-help-in-rheumatoid-arthritis/photostory/67093015.cms

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    Diabetes: Cinnamon (Dalchini) May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels
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    Date: January 30, 2019 10:59 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Diabetes: Cinnamon (Dalchini) May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels





    For diabetic patients, food can often feel like the enemy. But what if spices are the answer? Cinnamon has been shown to reduce blood sugar levels in patients that have type 2 diabetes from a fasting state as well as to possess anti oxidant traits. For the American diet, most people associate cinnamon with sweets, thus helping to reduce cravings for those food items from a psychological standpoint. And best of all, it only takes around five grams to also aid in digestive health, which is also important to stabilizing blood sugars.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Cinnamon is a very common spice in Hindu culture and known to help manage many different health issues.
    • It is full of antioxidants that reduce oxidative tension and known to manage diabetes.
    • If taken on a regular basis, it will reduce blood sugar levels in fasting people and reduce cholesterol levels.

    "Various studies talk about cinnamon as a wonder spice that keeps a check on our blood sugar levels, especially when consumed after meals."

    Read more: https://www.ndtv.com/food/diabetes-cinnamon-dalchini-may-help-control-blood-sugar-levels-1961593

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    The common causes of candida overgrowth
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    Date: January 22, 2019 04:39 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: The common causes of candida overgrowth





    Candida albicans is a form of yeast that is present in small colonies across the human body. Unfortunately, when these clusters grow to an abnormal size, the heightened populations can cause some serious health concerns such as mouth ulcers, gastrointestinal issues, and even psychological symptoms. Researchers are now finding links between the overgrowth of Candida albicans and potential triggers such as: fermented foods like pickles, contraceptives, the overuse of antibiotics, and several other contributing factors.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Candida albicans is common in the human body but common signs of candidiasis or candida overgrowth include bloating, diarrhea, fatigue, flatulence, and joint pain.
    • Contraceptives or birth control pills, and intrauterine devices can kill good bacteria and encourage the growth of yeast in the human body.
    • Although fermented foods like kimchi, pickles and sauerkraut, are good for the gut bacteria, they can also encourage candida overgrowth so it is wise to eliminate them.

    "However, when candida populations swell into an overgrowth, you can develop severe health problems."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-25-the-common-causes-of-candida-overgrowth.html

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    Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liverdisease
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    Date: January 16, 2019 12:13 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liverdisease





    There are a lot of liver diseases that are a possibility for people who do not take care of their bodies. If you drink a lot of alcohol, or put other toxins into your body, you will find that your liver does not react very nicely. It is hard to put into words how important your liver is. Therefore, this new finding of Omega-3 acids being able to control certain liver diseases that do not relate to alcohol is very riveting.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Non-alcoholic liver disease affects nearly 100 million individuals and includes those who never touch alcohol.
    • Although no age group is immune, the disease is especially prevalent among individuals between 40 and 50, who carry extra weight.
    • A characteristic of non-alcoholic liver disease is that the cells of the liver are abnormally high in their levels of fat.

    "The researchers recommended that children with NAFLD be given a minimum of 250 milligrams of DHA each day, while adults should take no less than 3 grams of both EPA and DHA daily."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-15-omega-3-fatty-acids-control-non-alcoholic-fatty-liver-disease.html

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    Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera for preventing pressureulcers in hospitalized patients
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    Date: January 16, 2019 07:55 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera for preventing pressureulcers in hospitalized patients





    Researchers at Arak University of Medical Science in Iran, performed a study to show that aloe vera works on treating people with pressure ulcers. Many people staying in hospital settings acquire pressure ulcers, or more commonly known as bed sores. Researchers created a treatment and control group. All patients were treated for bed sores and had two treatments a day. One group was treated with aloe vera and the other group was treated with a placebo. They concluded that the patients treated with aloe vera had less swelling, redness, and pain than the other patients.

    Key Takeaways:

    • During to the prolonged pressure of staying in a specific position for a long period of time, pressure ulcers or sores develop in patients.
    • The study was conducted in Iran and patients in an orthopedic ward were used to assess the effectiveness of using aloe vera to prevent pressure ulcers.
    • The conclusion of the study was that aloe vera is effective in preventing pressure ulcers due to its effectiveness and being cheaper.

    "A new study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found a natural way of treating and preventing these ulcers using aloe vera gel."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-11-aloe-vera-in-prevents-pressure-ulcers-in-hospitalized-patients.html

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    Magnesium for Women's Health
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    Date: January 04, 2019 03:13 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Magnesium for Women's Health





    Did you know that magnesium is responsible for over 300 vital functions in our bodies? These include nerve reactions, muscle contractions, and much, much more. There are many ways that this powerful compound works that specifically impact the body of women. One of these ways is how it can help combat restless sleep by taking in natural forms of magnesium such as avocados and black beans. Magnesium also aids in women's heart health and insulin control.

    Key Takeaways:

    • One of the most important and abundant nutrients in our body is magnesium which is needed for about 300 functions.
    • Because less than one percent of body magnesium is in the blood, it is very difficult to determine from analyzing the blood.
    • Some of the signs that someone has magnesium deficiency are inability to sleep, irritability, muscle cramps, and anxiety.

    "The reason why this topic is so important is that, interestingly enough, more than half of Americans are deficient in this key nutrient."

    Read more: https://www.jewishlinknj.com/features/28454-magnesium-for-women-s-health

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    PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain
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    Date: December 21, 2018 08:53 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain





    A nutrient called Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) has shown potential for combating the degenerative neurological symptoms of Alzheimer’s, according to research published by Life Extension. Mice that were given a PQQ supplement developed smaller deposits of toxic proteins in their brains compared to the mice that did not, and also demonstrated better recall, memory, motor skills and learning relative to the control group. Other research suggests PQQ may help with Parkinson’s symptoms, and improve blood circulation within the brain.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Alzheimer's is said to affect one in every three senior citizens and be a leading cause of death.
    • PQQ research indicates that the supplement protects brains against neurotoxicity.
    • Studies using rodents showed that those subjects dosed with PPQ had better learning capacity and recall.

    "But there are many ways in which a person can reduce their risk of neurodegeneration as they age, like healthy eating."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-13-pqq-combats-neurodegeneration-that-can-affect-the-aging-brain.html

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    Should You Try CBD for Your Pet?
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    Date: December 19, 2018 08:03 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Should You Try CBD for Your Pet?





    CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid compound, is now legal for use in humans in 47 states, but neither science nor the law has dealt extensively with CBD use for veterinary purposes. Only California explicitly allows vets to talk to clients about CBD as a veterinary medicine, and hard research on its effects in animals remains sparse. Despite this, pet owners across the country have been experimenting with the use of CBD to address problems like anxiety, pain, arthritis and other conditions in their four-legged friends.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Although still banned by the federal government, CBD is not psychoactive, and can be legally used in 47 states.
    • Most state-level CBD laws do not cover veterinary use, and only in California are vets explicitly allowed to discuss it.
    • While anecdotal reports suggest CBD may have a variety of applications in treating pain and anxiety in pets, research is very scarce.

    "But recently, Powers says he has found a way to control his dog’s noise anxiety: cannabidiol—aka CBD, a compound that can be extracted from cannabis, which includes marijuana and hemp."

    Read more: https://www.consumerreports.org/marijuana/should-you-try-cbd-for-your-pet/

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    Stevia leaves: Health benefits and uses for diabetes
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    Date: December 18, 2018 04:04 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Stevia leaves: Health benefits and uses for diabetes





    Stevia, a sweet extract from the plant Stevia Rebaudiana, has been used as a sugar substitute for years. Roughly 40 times sweeter than sugar but low in calories, Stevia can help in weight loss and blood sugar control. Stevia leaves also contain antioxidants, including kaempferol, which can, according to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, lower the risk of pancreatic cancer by 23%. Stevia has also been reported to lower blook pressure, and is used in Brazil to treat diabetes. Stevia plants can be grown at home. The leaves can be stored like other herbs.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The plant from which Stevia is culled nails from Paraguay and Brazil.
    • Stevie has an array of glycoside compounds, making it 40 times sweeter than ordinary sucrose.
    • Because stevioside's glucosides are not carbohydrates, they need not be avoided by diabetics or the obese.

    "Stevia is low-calorie, and much sweeter than sugar. If used as a substitute, it helps in weight-loss and controlling blood sugar levels, which may be beneficial for people with diabetes."

    Read more: https://www.timesnownews.com/health/article/stevia-leaves-health-benefits-and-uses-for-diabetes/331510

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    12 Benefits and Uses of Argan Oil
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    Date: December 12, 2018 09:09 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: 12 Benefits and Uses of Argan Oil





    Argan oil is getting a lot of attention in recent years. It is something that is used by a lot of people all over the world. With that being said, there are plenty of countries who do not use it religiously. Some of the benefits of this oil include the moisturizing of your skin and the ability to slow down the aging process for some people. The use of oil is a practice that goes back for many years.

    Key Takeaways:

    • As time has gone on, there has been a lot of benefits that come from the use of oil.
    • Cancer is something that spread really quickly but some oils have proven to be helpful.
    • This kind of oil is used in the culinary, medicinal, and makeup fields as it has many substances within it.

    "One test-tube study applied polyphenolic compounds from argan oil to prostate cancer cells. The extract inhibited cancer cell growth by 50% compared to the control group (14)."

    Read more: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/argan-oil

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    The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type2 diabetes
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    Date: November 23, 2018 02:19 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type2 diabetes





    Type 2 diabetes is something that is really common in the world today. There seems to be so many people who are struggling from it. Doctors have found ways to deal with it and the people who have it always have to go through a process to maintain healthy sugar levels. However, the emergence of magnesium as a potential factor in the prevention and treatment of the disease is promising. By incorporating more magnesium into one's diet, it can make a big difference.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Type 2 diabetes prevalence is rising in America and 30 million Americans are purported to have it. It is one of the leading causes of death in America.
    • Scientists now believe that magnesium can be used to control type 2 diabetes because of its usefulness in several enzymatic reactions.
    • Americans eat less of vegetables, nuts and fruits. It is estimated that of the 12% of vegetables that Americans consume, 6% come from French fries.

    "New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has shown that achieving ideal magnesium intake can help prevent type 2 diabetes, as well as improve blood glucose levels in people who’ve already been diagnosed with the condition."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-13-magnesium-prevention-and-treatment-of-type-2-diabetes.html

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    Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people
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    Date: November 23, 2018 08:51 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people





    Almonds are a versatile, portable, tasty and nutritious snack food. However, new research suggests that the salad topper may also have more to impart to eaters, particularly if the eaters in question number among the millions struggling under the burden of type 2 diabetes. Of the more than 400 million who struggle with the disease, worldwide, nearly 80 million cases can be found in the country of India, alone. One study, using Indian subjects with type 2 diabetes and elevated cholesterol levels, discovered some interesting results. The subjects were given whole un-roasted almonds in place of 20 calories in an otherwise balanced eating plan. The subjects heart health showed marked improvement. Another study used Chinese participants and allowed 60 grams of almonds a day. Blood sugar levels and cardiovascular aspects were not affected by this study's regime. However, for some subjects with otherwise well-controlled type 2 diabetes, blood sugar serum levels dropped. Almonds may improve inflammation, which is a factor in cardiovascular disease. They also provide vitamins, minerals and fiber.

    Key Takeaways:

    • For the people who have diabetes, they have a lot of work to do to deal with it everyday.
    • Understanding the effects of diabetes and what it does will allow people to realize how stressful it could be.
    • There are a lot of studies coming out that indicate almonds to be good for the heart for people who are diabetic.

    "While the almond diet offered better overall nutritional quality, neither diet with or without almonds improved blood sugar status, nor most cardiovascular risk factors as was expected. However, researchers found that among a subset."

    Read more: https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/almonds-may-boost-heart-health-in-diabetic-people-5444785/

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    Reduce your risk of developing an autoimmune disease withglutathione
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    Date: November 21, 2018 12:15 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Reduce your risk of developing an autoimmune disease withglutathione





    The 50 million Americans living with some kind of autoimmune disease share a deficiency of “master antioxidant” glutathione. Glutathione helps control and moderate the immune system, and reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, but lifestyle issues like lack of sleep, dietary factors, obesity and inadequate exercise can cause you to developed a glutathione deficiency. Supplements like N-acetyl-cysteine can help increase the amount of glutathione in your cells, while alpha-lipoic acid promotes recycling of oxidized glutathione. You can also address glutathione deficiency by eating a better diet and moderating your blood sugar.

    Key Takeaways:

    • If you think that you are in danger of suffering from suffering, change what you are doing.
    • Some people do not believe that something can happen to them until it does happen!
    • Understanding how to treat certain diseases is so key in your adult life.

    "Research has shown that people with an autoimmune disease are always deficient in this antioxidant."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-24-glutathione-reduces-risk-for-autoimmune-disease.html

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    Another study finds turmeric and curcumin to be a safe, effectivetreatment for lowering cholesterol and protecting the heart
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    Date: November 19, 2018 09:36 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Another study finds turmeric and curcumin to be a safe, effectivetreatment for lowering cholesterol and protecting the heart





    Turmeric and its much-lauded, health-giving component, curcumin, have had a health buzz about them for a long time. The health benefits to those that use turmeric and consequently curcumin, have long been noted. But, though its benefits for a wide array of bodily systems, including the cardiovascular, are not disputed, it has heretofore not been understood if turmeric, or more specifically curcumin, does some of its wonders by lowering lipid levels. The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University has now performed a meta-analysis of available data, surrounding turmeric and curcumin, as a means of filling the knowledge gap. The researchers began by filtering the data, searching for studies revolving around turmeric, cholesterol and triglycerides. To ensure the data was all the more compelling and germane, the researchers trimmed down the parameters even more, allowing for only those tests that involved subjects laboring under the effects of metabolic syndrome or type 2 diabetes. In these cases possible negative effects to the heart would prove particularly relevant. The meta-analysis revealed that turmeric and curcumin had positive effects to impart on the levels of serum triglycerides apparent in its user-subjects. The two components also positively impacted the low-density lipo-protein cholesterol levels of the user-subjects. The researchers theorized that positive chemical activity was initiated by the components, thereby causing the beneficial aspects. Other cholesterol and lipid markers were not affected. In general, turmeric and curcumin have been shown to limit oxidative stress and inflammation as well as benefit the blood vessel lining, all of which can prevent a serious cardiac event.

    Key Takeaways:

    • There are a lot of effective ways in which you can help lower your high cholesterol.
    • There are plenty of natural remedies out there that allow you to control your health.
    • These new substances are natural and have been proven to work on numerous different occasions.

    "Turmeric and curcumin are two substances most known for their wide array of health benefits."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-12-turmeric-and-curcumin-safe-effective-treatment-for-lowering-cholesterol.html

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    5 Important Minerals and Vitamins all Crossfitters Need to beEating
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    Date: November 10, 2018 09:51 AM
    Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: 5 Important Minerals and Vitamins all Crossfitters Need to beEating





    If you are someone who exercises a lot, or participates in CrossFit, then you must know how important your diet is. Too many people disregard their diet and do not think anything of it long term. It is something that can really affect the way that people live their life for a variety of different reasons. You are the only one who controls what goes into your bodies. Therefore, these minerals and vitamins are so important for active individuals.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Your body is like a car in that you need to fuel it with the right stuff for it to function properly.
    • Understanding how to have minerals and vitamins incorporated into your diet can be really useful.
    • If you are someone that does crossfit, you must understand that diet is so important to maintaining your strength.

    "Vitamin C helps to strengthen the immune system, assist the rate at which we can absorb iron and is an important antioxidant that regenerates other antioxidants within the body."

    Read more: https://www.boxrox.com/minerals-vitamins-crossfitters-need-to-be-eating/

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    Glutathione holds the key to managing over 100 autoimmune diseasesknown today
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    Date: November 02, 2018 01:51 PM
    Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Glutathione holds the key to managing over 100 autoimmune diseasesknown today





    There are many people out there that are suffering with some form of disease. For someone who has been healthy all of their life, and never had any issue, this is very foreign to them. They do not know how it feels nor do they understand the amount of work it takes for regular treatments. However, it is important to know that there are some simple fixes to many autoimmune diseases out there in the world today.

    Key Takeaways:

    • There are so many diseases out there that someone can catch or be susceptible to.
    • Making sure that you are taking the necessary steps to be illness free is crucial.
    • Though many may not realize, there might be a simple fix to your potential sickness that you have.

    "However, scientists have found that one disease-fighting antioxidant, glutathione, could be the key to keeping these types of illnesses under control."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-11-glutathione-holds-the-key-to-managing-over-100-autoimmune-diseases.html

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    Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population withheart failure
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    Date: September 20, 2018 05:11 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population withheart failure





    Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population with heart failure

    A recent American College of Cardiology study of 108 chronic heart failure patients noted that patients with higher omega-3 index levels as a result of oral supplementation appear to suffer less from depression than the control group. Roughly 20 percent of chronic heart failure patients become clinically depressed. The promising results suggest that increased omega-3 index levels may result in better social functioning and reduced cognitive symptoms of depression as measured by the widely-used Hamilton Depression Scale. More research is needed, however, to better understand the impact of omega-3 indexes on depression.

    Key Takeaways:

    • A recent American College of Cardiology study of depression symptoms in 108 chronic heart failure patients compared two omega-3 profile-boosting treatments to a placebo.
    • As measured by the Hamilton Depression Scale, patients with higher omega-3 indices had better social functioning and fewer cognitive impacts.
    • Around 20 percent of chronic heart failure patients get depression symptoms, so this issue certainly merits further research.

    "A recent pilot study has linked a higher Omega 3 Index with lessened symptoms of depression in a cohort of subjects suffering from chronic heart failure."

    Read more: https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2018/08/22/Higher-omega-3s-status-linked-to-less-depression-in-population-with-heart-failure

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    Pumpkin seeds, mostly eaten during Halloween, contain an impressivearray of vitamins and minerals that support heart health
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    Date: September 15, 2018 08:52 AM
    Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Pumpkin seeds, mostly eaten during Halloween, contain an impressivearray of vitamins and minerals that support heart health





    Pumpkin seeds, mostly eaten during Halloween, contain an impressive array of vitamins and minerals that support heart health

    Why You Should Be Eating a Handful of Pumpkin Seeds Everyday. You can eat pumpkin seeds raw, toasted and spiced, or salted and in their shell. ... Pumpkin seeds are loaded with vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B, E, and K, magnesium, and iron.these seeds are consumed during hallowen they are usually scraped out of the pumpkin in making jack-o-lanterns. They are rich in essential fatty acids and tryptophan, which make them an effective tool in improving heart health and preventing diseases, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, bladder dysfunction, and anxiety.To support heart health, pumpkin seeds work by increasing high-density lipoprotein while decreasing low-density lipoprotein or “bad” cholesterol levels.Pumpkin seeds are good for the bones because of their high magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc content. In addition, pumpkin seed oil helps relieve inflammation linked to arthritis and related conditions.Another benefit of pumpkin seeds has to do with bladder health. Up to 16 percent of aging adults are affected by overactive bladder, which can greatly affect their quality of life. An overactive bladder causes sudden urges to urinate and can cause involuntary urination. Recent study by researchers from the University of Tennesse have shown that pumpkin seed oil and extract are effective in improving these symptoms and helping to bring back bladder control,the high tryptophan content of pumpkin seeds help improve anxiety. In the brain and also improve mood.

    Key Takeaways:

    • People do not realize that pumpkins, and their seeds, actually are very healthy for you.
    • Pumpkins should be put into everyone's diet as they are full of nutrients and vitamins.
    • Do not be afraid to try new food as there are so many people who are like that!

    "However, these nutty seeds and their byproduct pumpkin seed oil should be consumed more often because they contain a variety of vitamins and minerals that are good for the heart."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-16-pumpkin-seeds-vitamins-and-minerals-heart-health.html

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    Keep your blood sugar levels in check with these naturalsupplements
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    Date: September 13, 2018 05:52 PM
    Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Keep your blood sugar levels in check with these naturalsupplements





    Keep your blood sugar levels in check with these natural supplements

    If you are focusing on keeping your blood sugar levels low, there may be natural supplements to help you. A active ingredient found in turmeric roots called curcumin has shown to reduce glucose levels and prevent pre-diabetes from developing. American ginseng has shown to be the best to decrease postprandial glucose levels. Berbine is a popular ingredient in some medicines already and can be found in the stems and roots of barberry, goldenseal, Organ grape and tree turmeric. Other natural remedies include fenugreek, psyllium, magnesium, cinnamon, white mulberry, milk thistle, inulin, and Vitamin D3.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Active ingredient in turmeric roots called curcumin has shown to reduce glucose levels and prevent pre-diabetes.
    • There are three different forms of ginseng but the american ginseng has shown to be the best to decrease postprandial gluclose levels
    • Other natural supplements include fenugreek, psyllium, magnesium, cinnamon, white mulberry, milk thistle, inulin, and Vitamin D3.

    "In fact, there are so many natural supplements that can help control blood sugar that it may be possible for countless people to avoid the need for medication or possibly even avoid developing diabetes in the first place."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-12-keep-your-blood-sugar-levels-in-check-with-these-natural-supplements.html

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    Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairmentassociated with age
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    Date: September 03, 2018 05:53 PM
    Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairmentassociated with age





    Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairment associated with age

    Many people are told that vitamins are really good for them and the preservation of their health but they do not realize how good they actually are! Vitamins should be an essential part of anyone's diet if they are serious about being healthy. They are great for anyone who is looking to lose weight and to combat potential sicknesses. Overall, many of the things that we are stressed at a young age turn out to be true over time.

    Key Takeaways:

    • As you get older, you begin to lose some things like your hearing or your sight.
    • Though people are told from a young age about the benefits of vitamins, few use them.
    • Vitamins are so important for anyone who is trying to lead a healthy lifestyle.

    "Three-month-old rats were followed until 14 months of age, with the data indicating that supplementation reduced threshold shifts at the lower and medium frequencies, compared to the control animals. This indicated “an improvement in the auditory thresholds”?, said the researchers."

    Read more: https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2018/08/21/Vitamins-A-C-E-plus-magnesium-may-delay-hearing-impairment-associated-with-age

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