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Why astragalus is good for your nervous system Darrell Miller 5/13/19
Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation Darrell Miller 4/30/19
The Differences Between Hemp Seed Oil and Hemp CBD Oil Darrell Miller 4/29/19
Cancer patients found to benefit from cannabis; scientific studyanalyzed outcomes of 2,970 cancer patients to confirm results Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Research uncovers brand new benefits of vitamin C Darrell Miller 4/16/19
Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) treats back pain naturally: Research Darrell Miller 4/13/19
Study suggests spices outperform chemo and radiation for treatingcancer Darrell Miller 3/6/19
Curcumin Possesses ability to repair brain damage caused bystrokes Darrell Miller 2/15/19
Homeopathy 101: How autoimmune disorders begin and how to treatthem holistically Darrell Miller 2/1/19
Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera for preventing pressureulcers in hospitalized patients Darrell Miller 1/16/19
Mushrooms and turmeric may help to ward off winter infections Darrell Miller 12/15/18
Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer Darrell Miller 12/7/18
Barley being studied as a potential cure for diabetes Darrell Miller 12/6/18
Goji berry extract found to be an effective treatment for twodeadly tropical diseases VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/13/18
Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating livercancer VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/12/18
Hesperidin, a natural flavonoid in citrus fruit, found to prevent photoaging Darrell Miller 8/1/18
Worse than sugar, this alternative boosts your risk of obesity and diabetes Darrell Miller 7/26/18
CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism Darrell Miller 6/22/18
Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan Darrell Miller 6/2/18
New research finds astaxanthin may help diabetics by lowering blood pressure and improving glucose metabolism Darrell Miller 4/3/18
Simpler CBD Legalization Bill Clears House Committee Darrell Miller 1/28/18
CBD Oil Is Basically A Superfood Now Darrell Miller 1/22/18
Indiana senator files bill to legalize sale, possession of CBD oil Darrell Miller 1/3/18
Cannabidiol Treats My Anxiety Without Making Me High Darrell Miller 12/28/17
NBC: Doctor researching cancer says common plant may hold cancer cure Darrell Miller 12/25/17
Can a cocoa compound delay diabetes? Darrell Miller 12/14/17
Consuming nuts strengthens brainwave function Darrell Miller 11/21/17
Here's The Deal With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Don't Get You High Darrell Miller 11/20/17
4 Groundbreaking Studies on Cannabis and Disease Darrell Miller 11/17/17
Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts Darrell Miller 11/12/17
CBD for Fibromyalgia and Opioid Withdrawal Darrell Miller 11/12/17
A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions About Probiotics/Prebiotics Darrell Miller 11/5/17
Zinc supplements found to protect against esophageal cancer Darrell Miller 10/15/17
New hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health Darrell Miller 9/26/17
Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer Darrell Miller 9/24/17
Unable to develop a new antibiotic drug for decades, new research "discovers" potential in a compound from honeybees, ignoring the fact that natural medicine has used bee pollen for years Darrell Miller 9/23/17
Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped? Darrell Miller 9/22/17
Research pilot explores industrial hemp Darrell Miller 9/7/17
Anti-cancer breakthrough: 52 herbs were tested, and only these three were found to effectively fight cancer Darrell Miller 8/19/17
There is a cure for your child's lack of growth Darrell Miller 8/17/17
Drinking green tea could boost your weight loss and brain function in just 4 months, study claims Darrell Miller 8/3/17
Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells In The Brain? Darrell Miller 7/26/17
Advantages And Disadvantages Of CBD Oil Darrell Miller 7/25/17
Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation Darrell Miller 7/24/17
Top 7 Foods That Fight High Blood Pressure Naturally Darrell Miller 7/23/17
101 Nutrition Tips People Diabetes Darrell Miller 7/17/17
New Study to Explore Benefits of CBD for Veterans with PTSD Darrell Miller 6/28/17
Study uses prebiotic fiber to improve intestinal bacteria profile of children Darrell Miller 6/15/17
More fruits and vegetables can improve health Darrell Miller 6/15/17



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Why astragalus is good for your nervous system
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Date: May 13, 2019 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why astragalus is good for your nervous system





Historically used in ancient Chinese medicine, astragalus extract has a plethora of benefits, including the ability to regrow nerves. This specific benefit was verified by a study conducted in Taiwan, where researchers administered the extract to lab rats in hopes of finding out how well in aided in cell regeneration. The results proved that just three grams of astragalus extract per day can help promote neuronal electrophysiological function, which is directly related to the regeneration of cells.

Key Takeaways:

  • The nervous system which plays an important role in the way the parts of our body communicate with themselves can be helped to do so efficiently by astragalus.
  • When studies were done on astragalus extract, earlier research has shown that the herb can be used as a potential nerve growth-promoting factor.
  • When nerve pain occurs it is either due to damage to the nervous system or a problem with the nervous system and is described as a sharp, burning pain.

"These results, which were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, indicate that astragalus is beneficial for the nerves and inflammation."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-26-why-astragalus-is-good-for-your-nervous-system.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation
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Date: April 30, 2019 04:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation





A new study has revealed that there is an herbal cure for cancer that can be even more effective than traditional treatment methods such as chemotherapy and radiation. Turmeric has the ability to attack the cancer stem cells that cause the production of new cancer cells to form, successfully preventing cancer cells from multiplying and spreading to other areas of the body. This is mainly due to the healing component called curcumin which is naturally found in turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • The thought and mention of cancer strikes fear in many people because it evokes the thought of many years of brutal treatment and death at the end.
  • Patients are starting to have hope in the treatment of cancer with the discovery of treatments involving natural herbs like turmeric.
  • The inflammation fighting properties of turmeric are well known and recently it is found that the existence of a primary polyphenol in turmeric extract is promising for treating cancer.

"This ancient Indian spice has been the subject of many studies in recent years as it continues to demonstrate its strength when it comes to fighting and preventing a host of diseases."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-22-turmeric-is-more-effective-at-killing-cancer-cells-than-chemo.html

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The Differences Between Hemp Seed Oil and Hemp CBD Oil
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Date: April 29, 2019 02:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Differences Between Hemp Seed Oil and Hemp CBD Oil





With the increasing popularity of legalizing marijuana and CBD, along with many sates’ hopes of doing so, it will be imperative for the general public to understand the differences between Hemp Seed Oil and CBD oil. Becky Garrison has compiled a short recap on why consumers need to pay attention to the letters CBD when shopping. Hemp as a general term is more focused on skin care routines, vitamin supplementation and household products, CBD would help more with medical ailments such as pain and anxiety.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hemp seed oil is pressed from the hemp plant's seeds, much like sunflower oil.
  • If you want high quality CBD, it is extracted from the flowers of female-only hemp plants.
  • Hemp seeds do have a number of nutritional benefits, such as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and vitamins A and E.

"Due to this confusion in which "hemp seed oil" is often mistakenly called "hemp oil," consumers should check the label to ensure they are purchasing the correct product for their needs. If you're looking for CBD, hemp seed oil isn't what you want; and if you're looking for hemp-based products for their nutritional content, then you may be disappointed in a hemp oil CBD product."

Read more: https://www.civilized.life/articles/the-difference-between-hemp-seed-oil-and-hemp-cbd-oil/

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Cancer patients found to benefit from cannabis; scientific studyanalyzed outcomes of 2,970 cancer patients to confirm results
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cancer patients found to benefit from cannabis; scientific studyanalyzed outcomes of 2,970 cancer patients to confirm results





Cannabis is routinely used for palliative care in Israel, and Israeli researchers did a study of over 2900 late-stage cancer patients treated with medical cannabis between 2015 and 2017 to evaluate how effective it was as a treatment. Most of the patients complained of sleep disturbances, very severe pain, nausea and weakness. The researchers found that 96 percent of the patients treated with the medical cannabis reported improvements in their symptoms, leading the scientists to conclude that medical cannabis is effective and safe for palliative care.

Key Takeaways:

  • Now counting and increasing, there are now about 34 countries, with an equal number of states in the US who have approved the use of cannabis for treating diseases.
  • Although at the federal level the US has not approved the use of cannabis, but as more and more studies come out, hopefully, that will be the situation.
  • Cancer is a leading cause of death in Israel and palliative care is recommended for cancer patients. The Israeli ministry of health has approved cannabis for palliative care.

"They sorted out which types of cancer the patients had, what main symptoms that required therapy were and how severe the pain was for the patients. Then they evaluated the safety and efficacy of this therapy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-10-cancer-patients-found-to-benefit-from-cannabis.html

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Research uncovers brand new benefits of vitamin C
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Date: April 16, 2019 10:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Research uncovers brand new benefits of vitamin C





Vitamin C remains a common supplement that people take when sick. As an antioxidant, vitamin C helps keep skin, bones, and connective tissue healthy. What's more, a recent study conducted by Deakin University claims that vitamin C also helps those with diabetes. The study included thirty one participants, employed a placebo to test against, and lasted nine months. It's results implied that taking vitamin C twice daily lower blood sugar levels and kept them more stable. Researchers hope to repeat the study with a larger sample size in the future.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many persons tout the benefits of Vitamin C which includes curing the common cold, helping the brain to work better, and making the skin fresher.
  • The study on the relationship between diabetes and diabetes was extended over 9 months and involved about 31 participants who were split into a treatment group and placebo group.
  • The findings which showed that Vitamin C helped reduce blood glucose in the blood by 40 percent could have much implications for people suffering diabetes.

"A study by Deakin University has concluded that a twice-daily dose of 500 milligrams of vitamin C can lower elevated blood-sugar levels across the day and reduce blood-sugar spikes after meals in people with type-2 diabetes."

Read more: https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/wellbeing/2019/02/11/vitamin-c-health-benefits/

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Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) treats back pain naturally: Research
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Date: April 13, 2019 11:15 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) treats back pain naturally: Research





Studies of chronic pain sufferers that have been dealing with pain over a twelve week span have shown promising success by consuming alpha lipoic acid (ALA) supplements. By taking 600 mg per day, patients saw a large decrease in the amount of pain that they were suffering due to the consumption of the ALA pills. Researchers hope that the success of ALA in correlation to chronic lower back pain could give patients the opportunity to rely on more natural methods as opposed to opiates.

Key Takeaways:

  • The International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology reported on lower back pain caused by nerve damage in 2009.
  • The study revealed that alpha lipoic acid, used with other treatment modalities, was helpful to sufferers and a useful adjunct in the restoration of normal function.
  • A more recent study showed data suggesting that the antioxidant has the power to alleviate general back pain, regardless of the source.

"If you suffer from chronic lower back pain, there is hope beyond a life of just taking pharmaceutical painkillers all the time to cope with the agony."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/041571_alpha_lipoic_acid_back_pain_natural_treatment.html

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Study suggests spices outperform chemo and radiation for treatingcancer
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Date: March 06, 2019 05:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study suggests spices outperform chemo and radiation for treatingcancer





While turmeric is a commonly known spice, especially in South Asia, it is also known for its health benefits. Turmeric has been found to be a safe treatment for a variety of conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Turmeric has been proven in many studies to be more effective in treating cancer than traditional cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation. Unlike chemo or radiation, turmeric has the ability to fight cancer for a long period of time. While this data still needs to be investigated, many are hopeful that in the future, turmeric will contribute to the fight against cancer and big pharmaceutical companies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric is a common spice that is useful in worldly cuisines, but is also known for its health benefits.
  • Turmeric can help alleviate symptoms of diabetes, heart disease, cancers, and other inflammatory diseases.
  • Many studies have proven that turmeric can improve longevity and fight against cancers in a more efficient manner than chemotherapy or radiation.

"Glioblastoma is an aggressive, fast-growing form of brain cancer which is usually treated with chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. These overpriced conventional treatments, however, have shown little to no effect in keeping cancer away. In contrary, they may be making it worse."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-01-study-suggests-spices-outperform-chemo-and-radiation.html

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Curcumin Possesses ability to repair brain damage caused bystrokes
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Date: February 15, 2019 05:00 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin Possesses ability to repair brain damage caused bystrokes





Turmeric, a common spice, contains an active ingredient called curcumin. Recent findings are showing curcumin as being beneficial to patients with heart failure. Curcumin is believed to increase skeletal muscle strength, as well as increasing endurance capabilities to allow more exercise. Similar to ginger, another spice also shown to be beneficial, turmeric contains a high amount of antioxidants. Unfortunately, while curcumin is beneficial to heart failure patients, it simply is not a viable option due to the large amount of curcumin necessary to prove beneficial. That being said, turmeric, ginger, and many other high antioxidant substances are beneficial to humans, especially those with heart failure.

Key Takeaways:

  • Heart failure is life altering, because by weakening the heart and affecting its oxygen pumping ability, patients no longer have the ability to participate in activities they once enjoyed.
  • Despite being chronic and incurable, heart failure patients can, by using a change in lifestyle, decrease feelings of fatigue and enhance their mood so as to resume their lives.
  • The study that showed that curcumin from turmeric can help people with heart failure was done using mice although hopefully it can be done on humans.

"For those who appreciate the unique spiciness of turmeric, it’s serendipitous to learn there are several layers of extraordinary health benefits included with the active ingredient known as curcumin."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/curcumin-possesses-ability-to-repair-brain-damage-caused-by-strokes/

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Homeopathy 101: How autoimmune disorders begin and how to treatthem holistically
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Date: February 01, 2019 11:10 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Homeopathy 101: How autoimmune disorders begin and how to treatthem holistically





Autoimmune disorders are caused when the immune system lacks on its main purpose and attacks itself. Many people struggle to find a way to get their immune systems. Studies have shown that homeopathy could shed some hope for people with immune disorders. When a homeopath looks at their patients, they want to know one's symptoms, pains, or sensations that they feel. They treat people as a whole, not one problem at a time, using this way of treatment is actually natural and less harmful than other options.

Key Takeaways:

  • The immune system is human's natural way of protecting itself against toxins and diseases.
  • Some people are more prone to getting sick because of the lifestyles that they live.
  • Homeopathy is about treating each person in a unique manner and not just focusing on the symptoms.

"Autoimmune disorders are prolific in today’s world, and many people who suffer from them are desperate for solutions that just can’t seem to be found."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-26-homeopathy-how-autoimmune-disorders-begin.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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Mushrooms and turmeric may help to ward off winter infections
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Date: December 15, 2018 10:22 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Mushrooms and turmeric may help to ward off winter infections





During the winter season, most people are more prone to getting sick. That is just how it works. It is cold and windy and during this time period, people are catching sicknesses more easily. This has been the way of the world for a long period of time. However, there is hope from doctors that natural methods can lower the chances of you getting an infection. Mushrooms are one method while turmeric is another one that can help avoid these things.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tumeric is a root that contains a bioactive compound called curcumin that fights inflammation.
  • Mushrooms contain a variety of vitamins, including B vitamins, potassium, copper and selenium and are also high in fiber and protein.
  • Mushrooms are also a prebiotic, which means they keep your intestines healthy and functioning well.

"Channeling this frustration, I dove into the realm of holistic health and learned about two of the most potently regarded immune-boosters — turmeric and mushrooms."

Read more: http://www.thegauntlet.ca/mushrooms-and-turmeric-may-help-to-ward-off-winter-infections/

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Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer
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Date: December 07, 2018 04:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer





For people who have family members who have had cancer, they know how much of a toll it takes on people. It rips the whole family apart and it can be incredibly difficult to deal with. It becomes stressful and very cumbersome to everyone that is involved in it. However, there is hope. This supplement mannose is being touted as a sugary one that can potentially help fight cancer. The sugary content of the supplement allows for it to attack the cancer cells.

Key Takeaways:

  • A little extra sugar in your diet has never before been considered something that could fight cancer.
  • Everyone's body is very different and reacts to certain supplements in a different manner.
  • This supplement was first tested on mice who were already suffering from a bout with cancer.

"A nutritional supplement may be able to slow the development of some cancers and enhance the effects of treatment, a study in mice suggests."

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46291919

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Barley being studied as a potential cure for diabetes
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Date: December 06, 2018 10:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Barley being studied as a potential cure for diabetes





Diabetic people really struggle to deal with the upkeep of their everyday lives. It is something that it common in the world today but for the individuals who have never had diabetes, they do not know how hard it is. Every single day requires hard work and upkeep and it is a process that can get a bit grueling. However, there is more hope coming out of medicinal circles as barley is being touted as a potential cure.

Key Takeaways:

  • Diabetes is very common in the world today but it is something that is really hard to manage.
  • The people who suffer from diabetes are ones that know how tedious it can be to maintain the level of commitment for the treatment.
  • Now, barley is getting some fan fare in the diabetic world as it may be a cure for it in the future.

"This is especially helpful since crops with antidiabetic potential can easily be incorporated into a person’s diet. Barley is a cereal grain that is widely consumed worldwide because of its high nutritional content and its many health benefits, which potentially includes antidiabetic activity."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-22-barley-being-studied-as-a-potential-cure-for-diabetes.html

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Goji berry extract found to be an effective treatment for twodeadly tropical diseases
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Date: October 13, 2018 11:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Goji berry extract found to be an effective treatment for twodeadly tropical diseases





Goji berry extract found to be an effective treatment for two deadly tropical diseases

According to a study by two Welsh universities, Goji berries are an effective remedy for fascioliasis and schistosomiasis. It turns out that goji berries contain a compound that is active in fighting the parasites that cause these two life-threatening tropical diseases. Approximately 17 million people around the globe carry fascioliasis infections. And it’s estimated that 600 million people carry schistosomiasis, which is a deadly parasitic illness similar to malaria. Researchers are hopeful that a drug can be developed using a compound in goji berries, which are also beneficial for eye, liver, and kidney health.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to a recently published Welsh study, goji berries contain a compound that is effective in treating two parasitic tropical diseases, fascioliasis and schistosomiasis.
  • Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease similar to malaria that claims up to 300,000 lives per year.
  • Researchers are hopeful that a safe and effective drug can be developed using a compound in goji berries to treat these two diseases.

"Schistosomiasis is spread by a waterborne parasite, while fascioliasis is spread by a foodborne parasite. Both of the diseases are treated with a single drug that’s widely administered to the population where the diseases are widespread."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-16-goji-berry-extract-treatment-for-two-deadly-tropical-diseases.html

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Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating livercancer
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Date: October 12, 2018 03:52 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating livercancer





Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating liver cancer

A recent study done to test the effectiveness of the natural cancer inhibitor paclitaxel with a plant-based polyphenol resveratrol showed to be effective. Supported by the Central South University, paclitaxel improved the human liver cancer cells resulting in limited amounts of cancer fighting substances. The resveratrol's that were given improved the cancer fighting opponents of the paclitaxel. Various tests were given that showed cell growth, cellular apoptosis, mRNA expression, and protein expression in cancer patients. Longer use of this resulted in decreased development in cell growth.

Key Takeaways:

  • The amount of people who have come forth saying that this resveratrol can work is amazing.
  • People who are suffering need a new level of hope for combating the nasty disease.
  • Scientists, and doctors, all around the world are trying to figure out the best ways to help people.

"A Chinese in vitro study tested the efficacy of the natural cancer inhibitor paclitaxel when taken alongside the plant-based polyphenol resveratrol."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-12-resveratrol-improves-the-efficacy-of-paclitaxel-treating-liver-cancer.html

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Hesperidin, a natural flavonoid in citrus fruit, found to prevent photoaging
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Date: August 01, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hesperidin, a natural flavonoid in citrus fruit, found to prevent photoaging





Hesperidin, a natural flavonoid in citrus fruit, found to prevent photoaging

A recent study has revealed a new treatment for skin exposure to UVB rays. Hesperidin is a compound found in many common citrus fruits, like oranges, and has more health benefits besides helping with the impacts of UVB rays. According to the paper, hesperidin also has impacts on wrinkles, aging, and inflammation of the skin. All of these benefits were confirmed through initial testing on mice. Scientists are hopeful for the future of hesperidin in skincare and treatment.

Key Takeaways:

  • A recent study displayed that hesperidin, a compound in citrus fruit, can have important skin benefits.
  • Hesperidin has been shown to help with photoaging, which occurs when skin is exposed to UVB rays.
  • Hesperidin also may help with wrinkles and inflammation of the skin.

"Results showed that mice that were treated with hesperidin had improved length and depth of wrinkles, as well as inhibited the development of skin thickness and epidermal hypertrophy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-30-hesperidin-prevent-photoaging.html

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Worse than sugar, this alternative boosts your risk of obesity and diabetes
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Date: July 26, 2018 09:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Worse than sugar, this alternative boosts your risk of obesity and diabetes





Worse than sugar, this alternative boosts your risk of obesity and diabetes

Nearly 40 percent of American adults are obese, and although the food industry often presents artificial sweeteners as a solution, they are even worse for your health than the real thing. Artificial sweeteners may raise your risk of obesity and diabetes even more than real sugar, and may cause worse damage to the lining of the blood vessels. Over the long term, artificial sweeteners can change or wear down the cellular “machinery” your body uses to make energy, or even trick your body into breaking down muscle.

Key Takeaways:

  • Artificial sweeteners are not a solution to the out-of-control rates of obesity in America, and may make the problem even worse.
  • Artificial sweeteners can change your body’s processes for making energy and trick your body into burning muscle for energy.
  • Artificial sweeteners can stimulate the appetite, and previous research has strongly associated it with greater weight gain.

"If you’re still holding out hope that science will eventually prove artificial sweeteners to be beneficial, or at the very least harmless, you’re likely to be disappointed."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/worse-than-sugar-this-alternative-boosts-your-risk-of-obesity-and-diabetes/

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CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism
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Date: June 22, 2018 08:10 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism





CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism

CBD, that is cannabis, (marijuana-based) or cannabidiol, (hemp-based) oil is already noted for its positive medicinal affects as an anti-inflammatory agent and a mood-booster and as a compound that mitigates the potential of seizures. It is also gaining ground as a supplement that positively affects those with autism.

Unfortunately, however, while both types of CBD appear to be beneficial to autism-sufferers, it seems that in the case of autism the psychoactive element available in the cannabis, or marijuana-based oil, has an edge over the hemp-based product.

Nonetheless, autism-sufferers and parents of autism-sufferers should know that considerable relief may be possibly obtained even with the hemp-based product, which is already legal, or legal with conditions (although not FDA approved) in many of the fifty states and which will hopefully soon be legal in all of them.

Key Takeaways:

  • One high profile case, involving the use of CBD oil, involved a non-speaking autistic 9 yr. old, who became verbal after two days of oil usage.
  • Study suggests that while cannabis and cannabidiol are both effective for autism-sufferers, the addition of the psychoactive substance, THC, may make cannabis the more effective choice.
  • Currently, cannabis oil is not FDA approved and is only legal, or legal under certain conditions, in some states.

"Marijuana (cannabis) and hemp-derived products, including CBD, are known to provide relief from chronic pain, anxiety, inflammation, seizures, fibromyalgia, autism and other related conditions."

Read more: https://www.autismkey.com/cbd-oil-proving-beneficial-for-individuals-with-autism/

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Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan
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Date: June 02, 2018 05:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan





Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan

Scientists at McGill University were able to significantly increase the life expectancy of Drosophila fruit flies by using probiotics and the prebiotic Triphala mixture, an element of traditional Indian medicine. The experiment was based on the theory of the gut-brain axis, a two way superhighway of communication between the neurons and the digestive tract that helps the body respond to its environment and handle stress. Changes associated with the aging process, such as depletion of beneficial gut flora in the gastric microbiome, can interfere with the body’s ability to handle stress, inflammation and damage effectively. It is thought that the pro- and pre- biotics mixture helped mitigate these changes to the gastric microbiome.

Key Takeaways:

  • The theory of the Gut-Brain Axis (GBA) posits that the digestive tract and nervous system engage in constant and extensive communication.
  • The aging process tends to alter the gastric microbiome in harmful ways as populations of beneficial gut bacteria die off, potentially impacting all parts of the GBA.
  • As the body ages, it becomes more vulnerable to inflammation, oxidative stress and other forms of damage, many of which can be aggravated by the loss of gut bacteria and other changes in the GBA.

"The researchers, headed by Satya Prakash, Ph.D., a professor of biomedical engineering in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, hope that the combination of probiotics and the prebiotic Triphala formulation could help to prevent or treat human disorders ranging from diabetes and obesity, to neurodegeneration, chronic inflammation, depression, irritable bowel syndrome, and perhaps even cancer."

Read more: https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/microbiome-herbal-medicine-and-probiotics-combine-to-extend-lifespan/81255870

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New research finds astaxanthin may help diabetics by lowering blood pressure and improving glucose metabolism
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Date: April 03, 2018 09:17 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New research finds astaxanthin may help diabetics by lowering blood pressure and improving glucose metabolism





New research finds astaxanthin may help diabetics by lowering blood pressure and improving glucose metabolism

Perhaps one of the most widespread and minimally understood illnesses in society today is that of diabetes, especially considering the fact that it impacts so many people, and there has been little headway in identifying a proper cure. However, recent research has provided hope for those who are suffering with the illness, as studies now are finding that astaxanthin may be helpful in lowering blood pressure for those dealing with diabetes, and improving glucose metabolism as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to new research, astaxanthin can be beneficial in lowering blood pressure and improving upon glucose metabolism.
  • Astaxanthin is an antioxidant and also a carotenoid, found in orange-toned foods including lobster, salmon, and algae.
  • Astaxanthin is also beneficial to the skin and is known as an “internal sunscreen” due to its ability to protect against sunburn.

"Now, a new study shows that scientists are just beginning to scratch the surface when it comes to the potential of astaxanthin."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-01-astaxanthin-may-help-diabetics-by-lowering-blood-pressure-and-improving-glucose-metabolism.html

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Simpler CBD Legalization Bill Clears House Committee
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Date: January 28, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Simpler CBD Legalization Bill Clears House Committee





Cannabidiol, or cbd, was recently passed as a legal substance by the Indiana House of Representatives. The bill does have a curious ride that the cbd must contain less than 3% thc, or the active ingredient in marijuana to be legal. There may still be hurdles as it heads to the Senate, but this is clearly good. The best evidence came from a man suffering from ALS, who said it didn't cure him but it did give him better days than without the drug.

Key Takeaways:

  • Indiana legislators have made an important step forward in legalizing cannabis-based medicines.
  • This bill sets a specific limit on the amount of certain substances in a cannabis derivative that can be allowed.
  • The hope is that this will simplify the regulatory landscape for consumers and producers in Indiana.

"A House committee passed legislation Wednesday to legalize cannabidiol, or CBD. The unanimously-approved bill takes a simpler approach to authorizing its use."

Read more: http://indianapublicmedia.org/news/simpler-cbd-legalization-bill-clears-house-committee-138811/

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CBD Oil Is Basically A Superfood Now
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Date: January 22, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil Is Basically A Superfood Now





CBD oil is not your parents marijuana. Unlike the "weed" known to many of yesterday, the oil extracted does not have the euphoric "high" composition of its counterpart, THC, in fact in researching it has been found to assist with many medical problems such as: sleep disorders, inflammation, pain and anxiety. Many are adding this, now called "super food" to coffee, food, cocktails and smoothies in hopes to find ways of promoting better health. If not technically illegal, then wake up to some in your coffee and enjoy its effects, naturally.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD, cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring oil that helps with pain relief, sleep, inflammation, anxiety and among other health issues.
  • New age, superfood concerned people enjoy taking CBD as an oil in their food or in capsule form about three to four times a day.
  • This CBD oil is new, not illegal, and is becoming popular to eat for health concerns.

"Unlike THC, CBD does not have a psychoactive effect (meaning it won't make you giggle uncontrollably and contemplate the unknown for two hours)."

Read more: http://guestofaguest.com/new-york/health/cbd-oil-is-basically-a-superfood-now

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Indiana senator files bill to legalize sale, possession of CBD oil
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Date: January 03, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Indiana senator files bill to legalize sale, possession of CBD oil





Indiana is hoping to be one of the first states with legal access to CBD oil. Senator Jim Tomes from Wadesville out forth this legislation in hopes that it will open up this promising drug to all. The drug, derived from hemp, instead of the marijuana, is seen to be promising in many of its tests in a wide range of symptoms for its anti-inflammatory properties. The major change would just get rid of CBD from the controlled substance ban list for ease of use throughout the state.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD is an anti-inflammatory drug derived from hemp and not from marijuana.
  • The drug is currently on schedule and this bill would remove it from that schedule.
  • It is currently only legal in states where marijuana has been legalized

"Republican Sen. Jim Tomes from Wadesville hopes to make the product readily available throughout the state."

Read more: http://www.wndu.com/content/news/Indiana-senator-files-bill-to-legalize-sale-possession-of-CBD-oil-467210573.html

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Cannabidiol Treats My Anxiety Without Making Me High
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Date: December 28, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabidiol Treats My Anxiety Without Making Me High





This individual suffered from chronic, severe migraines. These headaches always seemed to be present, as many treatments were ineffective. In the past he has heard about the medical benefits of CBC, a chemical found in marijuana, and how it helped with many ailments. One such being migraines. Initially, he was skeptical having been in AA, and also having used marijuana in the past and not enjoying its side effects, such as intense paranoia. Despite his initial misgivings, he went forward and tried it. He was pleased with its positive effects and had hope that it would also help family members that suffered from various psychological issues. He was unhappy with the cost, but was glad it was effective.

Key Takeaways:

  • You do not need a medical card to acquire CBD, it can be purchased in health stores locally
  • The CBD with a THC strain was preferred and also worked to limit the mental noise while not impairing judgement
  • Taking CBD is anecdotally easier on the system than medically prescribed anti-anxiety pills.

"AA and abstinence is rooted in absolutism, but there really are no absolutes whatsoever when it comes to individuals’ bodies and minds."

Read more: https://www.thefix.com/cannabidiol-treats-my-anxiety-without-making-me-high

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NBC: Doctor researching cancer says common plant may hold cancer cure
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Date: December 25, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: NBC: Doctor researching cancer says common plant may hold cancer cure





A researcher at Stephen F. Austin State University has found a new link between giant salvinia, a pest in Texas waterways, and a reduction in lung and pancreatic cancer. There are no details on what exactly in the plant is causing this decrease but the numbers are clear and hope is out there. This is part of a vanguard of disease and immunological studies to find cures from common plants and this looks to be promising

Key Takeaways:

  • This plant is a weed in Texas wetlands but may be the cute we're looking for
  • It has show positive findings to reducing tumor growth in lab findings.
  • The best links are to pancreatic and lung cancer but no mention of other cancers.

"Dr. Li says they found eight new compounds, with one of them showing anti-tumor activity."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/doctor-researching-cancer-says-common-plant-may-hold-cancer-cure/

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Can a cocoa compound delay diabetes?
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Date: December 14, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can a cocoa compound delay diabetes?





Type 2 Diabetes can be controlled without medication and instead with lifestyle as well as dietary changes. For those that have the condition or are at risk of getting it, there is hope in a new research study that has found a compound in cocoa can naturally lower your blood sugar. Find out here how this compound can help you treat and prevent diabetes as well as other diet and lifestyle changes that can treat and cure the disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • Type 2 diabetes is, in most cases, a curable condition with proper attention to diet and lifestyle and with no medication.
  • The primary role of insulin is to store the extra energy for present and future consumption.
  • Type 2 diabetic is less sensitive to insulin and has to produce more of the hormone,and the beta cells are more susceptible to increased death rates.

"Your body should be able to burn both sugar and fat for fuel, but most people have lost the ability to burn fat, thanks to eating a diet too high in sugars."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/can-a-cocoa-compound-delay-diabetes/

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Consuming nuts strengthens brainwave function
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Date: November 21, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Consuming nuts strengthens brainwave function





A recent study has shown that people who eat nuts on a daily basis have better brain function than those who don't. Different nuts affected different brain frequencies including those involved with memory, learning and cognition. It has been well documented that eating nuts is healthy for you body but this study proves the benefits for brain health as well. Different subjects were given different nuts to eat and brain wave function was measured. This can hopefully lead to further research.

Key Takeaways:

  • Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center's research reveals that nuts can enhance brain function.
  • Adding nuts to your diet can provide a super boost to your brain activity.
  • Nuts strengthen your brain's ability in healing, learning and memory cognition.

"nuts are as good for your brain as they are for the rest of your body"

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171115091809.htm

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Here's The Deal With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Don't Get You High
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Date: November 20, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Here's The Deal With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Don't Get You High





Most people know that THC, found in marijuana, can get you high. There is another compound however, that has been getting attention for it's many supposed health benefits. CBD is a cannabinoid extract that does not have the drug high effects THC has and has only been definitively found to help seizure disorders in children. More research needs to be done. Because of this, CBD extract is not approved for medical treatments meaning you need to be careful what you buy.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD oil is a chemical compound that is found in marijuana.
  • It has many health benefits such as; fighting cancer, preventing seizures, depression, and even pain relief.
  • There are many strong advocates fighting to legalize CBD oil.

"Hopefully, with the new state regulations, there will be a system in place in which the consumer can get the biochemical breakdown of the plant/product"

Read more: https://www.buzzfeed.com/anthonyrivas/cbd-oil-and-marijuana-products-online

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4 Groundbreaking Studies on Cannabis and Disease
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Date: November 17, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 4 Groundbreaking Studies on Cannabis and Disease





Cannabis is becoming more popular for the treatment of many diseases and ailments. It is becoming legal in more places as well due to studies which show its effectiveness. This talks about four such studies. If you are leery of cannabis this might ease your mind. It is often helpful. Many people swear by it as a treatment. It also doesn't tend to have many negative side effects the way medications can. It is safer.

Key Takeaways:

  • Presently, 29 states and the District of Columbia have regulations in place that allow physicians to recommend medical cannabis to patients, however, dosage and treatment information is lacking.
  • There are currently four medical cannabis clinical trials happening in North America, which are assessing the benefits of medical cannabis on Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, and brain tumors.
  • Hopefully, these new studies will help researchers and physicians determine exact doseages and treatment applications for specific ailments.

"This study will allow researchers to better understand the potential risks and benefits of cannabis use among veterans with PTSD and aid in cannabis-based decision making among patients and their physicians."

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/4-groundbreaking-studies-on-cannabis-and-disease.html

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Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts
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Date: November 12, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts





Walnuts are being examined by Indian researchers for their health benefits. Well known to have MUFAs and Omega-3 fatty acids, these nuts are heart healthy and can help lower triglycerides. Indian researchers are looking into the benefits of nuts to help with the rise of obesity on the subcontinent. As the wages have gone up in cities, so have the waistlines. By researching and hopefully introducing more healthy options to people's diets, they are hoping to have an impact on the subcontinent as a whole.

Key Takeaways:

  • Walnuts, which contain higher amounts of omega-3 than other nuts, can help prevent serious diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, etc.
  • Walnuts can also improve cognitive function, limit the effects of ageing, and delay the start of dementia, among other benefits.
  • The claims are supported by nearly 200 research papers published in the last 30 years, though it is not clear whether they were prepared or sponsored by the industry o legitimate scientific entities.

"Eating a diet rich in walnuts may help prevent several diseases prevalent in India such as cardiovascular disorders, cancer and diabetes, according to an international team of researchers."

Read more: http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/eating-walnuts-may-help-ward-of-several-diseases-experts-4915514/

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CBD for Fibromyalgia and Opioid Withdrawal
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Date: November 12, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD for Fibromyalgia and Opioid Withdrawal





CBD is an alternative to the THC seen in marijuana plants, coming with all of the pain relief but with none of the psychoactive properties. It has been shown that this can help with opioid withdrawal. The author is a 70+ woman who used it daily as a tincture in olive oil to combat her dependence on opioids. It allowed her to kick that habit and develop healthier habits through the use of CBD and her pain management techniques.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD is being debated for its medical uses in some settings too. It can be used to aid in the treatment of fibromyalgia over time.
  • Even opioid withdrawal could be minimized if the patient opts to use CBD. That is drawing attention towards the utility of CBD for medical reasons.
  • Doctors and other personnel are waiting to evaluate the true effects of CBD. Some research is hinting at its uses and may help get it approved.

"I hope the efficacy of CBD in aiding opiate withdrawal becomes more commonly known. It’s truly incredible."

Read more: https://www.projectcbd.org/science/patient-experience-surveys/cbd-fibromyalgia-and-opioid-withdrawal

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A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions About Probiotics/Prebiotics
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Date: November 05, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions About Probiotics/Prebiotics





Probiotics and prebiotics are both good bacteria your child's body may need more of. These do not make you sick the way some bacteria will. They occur naturally in your body already but this can be thrown off by many things such as a poor diet. This gives info straight from pediatricians so you'll know if you need to give more of these to your child in the form of supplements or in their food.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are two kinds of substances or supplements that will help the good bacteria in our intestines. Probiotics and then Prebiotics
  • They can be safe for children but kids with immune system issues should talk to their doctors.
  • They can help with stomach bugs, diarrhea and a number of other things. But there's lot to learn about these supplements. From a pediatrician's perspective.

"As we learn more about the normal bacteria that live in our intestines and how variation of the amount and type might contribute to disease, I’m hopeful that we’ll continue to see conditions for which probiotics are safe and effective."

Read more: http://www.checkupnewsroom.com/a-pediatrician-answers-5-questions-about-probioticsprebiotics/

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Zinc supplements found to protect against esophageal cancer
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Date: October 15, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Zinc supplements found to protect against esophageal cancer





esophageal cancer is yet another kind of cancer which can have major negative effects on the body, but there is hope. Zinc supplements could make a difference, and there are other treatments as well. If you have this cancer you should at least try zinc. It's natural and is safer than many cancer medications. It won't hurt even if you don't notice a huge difference, but many are happy with the results from their trials of it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers at UTA found zinc supplements slow the growth rate of esophageal cancer cells.
  • Cells can not function without zinc, and this leaves the body more prone to cancer.
  • The RDA of zinc is 8mg for adult women, 11mg for pregnant women, 12 for lactating women, and 11mg for men.

"It now appears that zinc and calcium can have a cross talk, meaning that they can be linked."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-10-08-zinc-supplements-found-to-protect-against-esophageal-cancer.html

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New hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health
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Date: September 26, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New Hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health





There is new hope for people that suffer from a leaky gut. Probiotics that are spore based have been found to improve gastrointestinal health. They are the answer to leaky gut syndrome. The researchers came to this conclusion thanks to study they did. Leaky gut syndrome can lead to things like fatigue and inflammatory skin diseases as well as food sensitivities. It is very important for people that are suffering from this to get help right away.

Key Takeaways:

  • The effect of the experiment proved to be greater than just placebo.
  • The study has lead to the creation of a immediate treatment of leaky gut.
  • Unfortunately, modern doctors are not up to date and are unfamiliar with new treatments.

"According to the results of the experiment, the probiotic brought about a 42 percent decrease in endotoxin levels, a 24 percent decrease in triglyceride levels, while endotoxin levels rose by 36 percent in the placebo group and triglycerides fell by five percent."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-17-new-hope-for-leaky-gut-sufferers-spore-based-probiotics-found-to-improve-gastrointestinal-health.html

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Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer
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Date: September 24, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer





Colon cancer is like other cancers because if you catch it early eough you can treat it in many cases. Probiotics are a great thing to add to your diet because they could help. These can be found in yogurts and other foods. They are healthy bacteria. They aid digestion as well so cancer treatment is not the only reason to eat them. You can also get probiotic supplements instead of eating the foods which contain them.

Key Takeaways:

  • Inactive strains of L. reuteri, which were HDC-deficient, did not exhibit any protective effects.
  • The researchers also noted that the probiotic (its active strain) was effective in reducing the inflammation stimulated by the chemicals
  • the team hopes that probiotics that help to convert L-histidine into histamine could eventually be used to aid colorectal cancer treatment

"The researchers found that L. reuteri stimulated the production of HDC and raised the levels of histamine in the colon."

Read more: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319401.php

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Unable to develop a new antibiotic drug for decades, new research "discovers" potential in a compound from honeybees, ignoring the fact that natural medicine has used bee pollen for years
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Date: September 23, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Unable to develop a new antibiotic drug for decades, new research "discovers" potential in a compound from honeybees, ignoring the fact that natural medicine has used bee pollen for years





The University of Chicago has recently announced findings that bee pollen has antimicrobial properties, something that practitioners of natural medicine have known for years. It fights bacteria in a different way than conventional antibiotics and with the rising prevalence of antibiotic resistant microbes, this is potentially a game changer. The potential is great but also precarious as pesticide use has drastically decreased the bee population in the last few years. Hopefully science realizes just how important natural remedies are before it is too late.

Key Takeaways:

  • New research has discovered potential from a compound derived from honeybees. But that ignores the fact that natural medicine has used bee pollen for some time.
  • Years have passed since natural medicine has used bee pollen initially. That has seen the development of new approaches to medicine on the whole.
  • The new antibiotic drug has been in use for some time now too. That has opened up new potential for a market for the antibiotic drug.

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have labeled antibiotic resistance as one of the most pressing public health issues in the world as illnesses that used to be easy to treat become deadly."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-14-unable-to-develop-a-new-antibiotic-drug-for-decades-new-research-discovers-potential-in-a-compound-from-honeybees.html

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Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped?
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Date: September 22, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped?





Gut microbes and their role in physical as well as mental health has received a lot of attention in the past few years. Researchers are claiming that some day probiotic medicines can be taken to combat disease, both mental and physical. his is not just hype. Serious research is being done to learn how these microbes work on the human body with the hopes of creating probiotic like medications someday. Read here about these recent research advances.

Key Takeaways:

  • Though historically microbial entities have been pointed at as a source of disease, the assumption is not accurate, as only a fraction are truly harmful.
  • Trillions of beneficial, potentially integral to human life, microbes live in the human abdomen in environments scientists call microbiomes.
  • From these internal environments emerge chemicals that influence brain function and development, potentially influencing diseases, like Parkinson's.

"The gut microbiome does indeed show huge potential, but the research is still in its infancy, and many of the big questions remain unanswered."

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/07/gut-microbes-panacea-brain-probiotic

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Research pilot explores industrial hemp
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Date: September 07, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Research pilot explores industrial hemp





Although the Washington state legislature has allowed hemp to once again be grown in the state, there are still some questions and uncertainties about growing the product. For now, those growing hemp are doing it for research purposes to monitor what the future growers will need it to do in order to create an industrial hemp harvest. Despite the four different types of licenses being granted, there is still some caution because of the plants close relationship it to marijuana. Hopefully some restrictions will change and beneficial aspects of the hemp can be produced, such as CBD oil.

Key Takeaways:

  • New Washington state law has made hemp growing for industrial use possible.
  • Hemp is the stalk of a marijuana plant and can be used for a variety of purposes.
  • Washington State Department of Agriculture provides hemp seeds for licensed growers.

"Hector Castro, Olympia-based communications director for the WSDA, says although the program is new, it’s generated a lot of interest from farmers and others who see potential in harvesting hemp."

Read more: https://www.spokanejournal.com/local-news/research-pilot-explores-industrial-hemp/

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Anti-cancer breakthrough: 52 herbs were tested, and only these three were found to effectively fight cancer
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Date: August 19, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anti-cancer breakthrough: 52 herbs were tested, and only these three were found to effectively fight cancer





Natural herbs have been used medicinally for centuries. Ancient civilizations have used them to cure many minor and major ailments. These herbs are now being studied to treat strains of cancer. Scientists from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have reviewed the high contrast image screening of 52 herbs to test their properties that may affect cancer. In all of these 52 herbs three have showed promising results. They all originate in the middle east and include Citrullus colocynthis, Anastatica hierochuntica, and Juniperus phoenicea. More testing is necessary. With the discovery of these herbs' possible treatment powers, more people are hopeful to discover new herbs in such places as the Amazon Rainforest. Although recent deforestation is an issue.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers recently identified three plants that have properties that could help cure cancer.
  • The three plants identified by researchers had active compounds that could potentially be broken down to create anti-cancer chemicals.
  • Many other plants, such as some growing in the diverse Amazon rainforest, should be investigated in the search for anti-cancer medicines, but many of these plants are threatened by human activity.

"The three plants that showed a lot of promise were Anastatica hierochuntica, Citrullus colocynthis, and Juniperus phoenicea. All of these had potent anti-cancer substances known as topoisomerase inhibitors that could potentially be used to develop anti-cancer inhibitors."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-15-anti-cancer-breakthrough-52-herbs-were-tested-and-only-these-three-were-found-to-effectively-fight-cancer.html

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There is a cure for your child's lack of growth
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Date: August 17, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: There is a cure for your child's lack of growth





There is an actual cure for your child's lack of growth. Growth issues are not given a lot of attention because they are not life threatening conditions. But, they can still be treated. There are many different people out there that can get help. But, they are not getting that help. People lack awareness and just give up all hope that they can fix their condition. One notable person who had a height issue is Lionel Messi.

Key Takeaways:

  • Unfortunately, because many people don’t perceive short height as a problem, many people whose stature could be treated don’t end up receiving any treatment
  • Children grow from the moment of birth until their growth plates are replaced by bone, which usually ends up being 16 years of growth for females and 18 for males
  • Growth hormone therapy and other treatments can be used to help some with short stature but only if the intervention occurs before their growth period ends

"There are a lot of metabolic effects from the lack of growth hormone – this person is not just short, but also not well."

Read more: http://www.star2.com/health/wellness/2017/08/13/there-is-a-cure-for-your-childs-lack-of-growth/

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Drinking green tea could boost your weight loss and brain function in just 4 months, study claims
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Date: August 03, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drinking green tea could boost your weight loss and brain function in just 4 months, study claims





Drinking green tea can help boost your weight loss and brain function in only 4 months. This is the claim of a new study that has recently come out. There was a compound found in green tea, that helped get rid of fat in mice. Many tea brands boast about green tea and its benefits. The beverage has lonmg been a favorite of many different dieters. EGCG is the compound that works the magic on people.

Key Takeaways:

  • A new study has proven that drinking green tea can aid in weight loss and increase brain function in just a few months.
  • Researchers hope green tea will be considered as a safer alternative to taking medications.
  • Mice given the the active compound in green tea has a loess body fat and performed better in a maze test than other mice not given the compound .

"Results reveal that the mice fed just a high fructose diet had significantly higher body fat than those who were also given EGCG or a standard diet."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4746508/Green-tea-help-weight-loss-brain-function.html

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Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells In The Brain?
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Date: July 26, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells In The Brain?





Medical Marijuana use is no longer new. Many of us are aware of a loved one that has benefited from the pain-relieving qualities of the drug, even in advanced and serious conditions, like cancer. What may be less well known, or so far understood, is that it appears that Marijuana may be a potent adversary even against aggressive brain cancers.

Recent pharmaceutical research suggests research participants using the drug experienced a significantly prolonged rate of survival over non-users. This intriguing and hopeful research ties in handily with earlier research on rodents that shows the drug as having significant anti-tumor effects, such as inhibiting the growth of the malignancies, besides blocking the growth of new cells and ancillary blood vessels needed by the tumor. Also positive was the discovery that cannabis appears to make the use of chemotherapy more effective for brain cancer patients.

Key Takeaways:

  • Glioblastoma multiforme is an aggressive brain cancer that has an increased survival rate when treated with THC:CBD
  • The positive effects marijuana has in treating cancer has been known since 2006.
  • Sen. John McCain, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, is from Arizona, a state that allows medical marijuans and can receive treatments

"Earlier this year, in what was heralded as a breakthrough for cancer research, GW Pharmaceuticals announced positive results from a study using a combination of cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol to treat an aggressive form of brain cancer."

Read more: https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/can-cannabis-actually-kill-cancer-cells-in-the-brain/

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of CBD Oil
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Date: July 25, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Advantages And Disadvantages Of CBD Oil





There are some advantages and disadvantages of CBD oil. CBD oil is a derivative of cannabis. The origin of this oil is the marijuana plant. It does not intoxicate anyone that uses it. There have been several controversies that have emerged because its parent plant is used for recreational use. But, there are many indications of the health benefits it offers. Marijuana consists of some quantity of CBD. One of the benefits of CBD oil is decreased anxiety.

Key Takeaways:

  • In one study, it has been indicated that using CBD in a dose of 600 mg helps people overcome social anxiety and make them capable of public dealing.
  • CBD is a potential way of improving epileptic attacks. According to the American Epilepsy Society, cannabidiol can offer hope to the people suffering from seizures and epileptic disorder.
  • Many researchers are of the view point that using CBD oil can actually help people suffering from neurodegenerative disorders. This possibly happens by the effect of CBDD on a specific brain receptor

"CBD oil can help in managing anxiety attacks by changing the response produced by brain receptors towards serotonin."

Read more: http://reportshealthcare.com/advantages-disadvantages-cbd-oil/

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Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation
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Date: July 24, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation





A medical news website reports that the body produces molecules that have the sane anti-inflammatory traits as marijuana. These molecules come from fatty acids found in meat and fish. These molecules are labeled as endocannabinoids, meaning they are naturally made within the body. An equation is included. The article explains how these molecules fight inflammation. They can also help with blood vessel issues. The article concludes with the hope that scientists can use this information to fight inflammation without using marijuana, which has mind altering qualities.

Key Takeaways:

  • Scientists have discovered a new group of molecules produced in the body that have anti-inflammatory properties similar to those of marijuana
  • Although the medicinal uses of cannabis, or marijuana, have been documented in records that go back 4,700 years, it was not until 1964 that we found out how it worked.
  • Since then, it has been shown that THC mimics a natural brain chemical, one of many "endocannabinoids" - that is, cannabinoids that are produced naturally in the body.

"Some cannabinoids, such as THC in marijuana or endocannabinoids can bind to these receptors and elicit anti-inflammatory and anti-pain action"

Read more: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318528.php

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Top 7 Foods That Fight High Blood Pressure Naturally
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Date: July 23, 2017 05:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 7 Foods That Fight High Blood Pressure Naturally





High blood pressure can be dangerous. Hypertension is when it gets really high and that's a real concern for many. This gives examples of foods which can help fight it, though, so there's Hope. High blood pressure can be caused by stress. Many people have it for this reason. It would e easy enough to add these foods to your diet even if you can't do much about your stressers. All you have to do is find recipes you like which contain the ingredients, but watch your salt intake since that is counterproductive.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Some of the common risk factors for high blood pressure include excessive red meat intake, excessive alcohol use, smoking, sedentariness, and living a high stress lifestyle.
  • Unfortunately, although hypertension is common and dangerous, it can be hard to detect, as its symptoms are not highly visible or recognizable
  • There are many foods we can eat to help keep our blood pressure under control, such as bananas, pumpkin and watermelon seeds, garlic, onions, yogurt, and potatoes

"For millions of people, blood pressure can reach dangerously high levels."

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101 Nutrition Tips People Diabetes
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Date: July 17, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 101 Nutrition Tips People Diabetes





There are 101 nutrition tips that can help people with diabetes. Having diabetes is something that has impacted the lives of many people in the world. It makes people wonder where to turn and can fill them with a lot of doubt. But, there are things that people can do that will help them deal with their condition. It can help them lead a healthier life and can make them happier. There is always hope.

Key Takeaways:

  • This information is available in a PDF file, which is downloadable, once you have created your free account.
  • This offering has achieved a 4.4/5 star rating, taken from 1714 votes.
  • This site has garnered many satisfied customers, including Jenny Martin, Lisa Doran and Markus Jensen.

"This guide offers the inside track on the latest tips techniques and strategies on nutrition 101 nutrition tips for people with diabetes amer diabetes assn."

Read more: http://lawu.today/3010aa/101-nutrition-tips-people-diabetes.pdf

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New Study to Explore Benefits of CBD for Veterans with PTSD
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Date: June 28, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New Study to Explore Benefits of CBD for Veterans with PTSD





There is a Cannabidiol (CBD) study that involves veterans suffering from PTSD, and the effects that the CBD has on them and their trauma. The study is taking place in Florida, under the guidance of Wes Clark jr., a veteran who is passionate about assuring veterans that they can have safe access to cannabis. It is being funded by Alternative Health. Together they hope to bring easier access to CBD as well as sharing their findings with the medical community.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is a study being done to explore the use of CBD on veterans with PTSD.
  • The study will explore alternate delivery systems such as tablets that dissolve under the tongue and transdermal patches.
  • Clinical trials are necessary to change the thinking around using CBD in medicine.

"It is unquestionable that veterans receive comfort and relief from cannabis and CBD"

Read more: http://terpenesandtesting.com/new-study-explore-benefits-cbd-veterans-ptsd/

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Study uses prebiotic fiber to improve intestinal bacteria profile of children
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Date: June 15, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study uses prebiotic fiber to improve intestinal bacteria profile of children





Certain intestinal bacteria is important. Not all of it is bad and needs to be gotten rid of. Some kinds aid in digestion. This shows how children's bacteria levels are being improved with prebiotic fiber. This is important because you can hopefully get some if you think your own child needs it. If your levels are wrong you can suffer from gas or other problems which can be painful or embarrassing. The good bacteria helps keep things going.

Key Takeaways:

  • Adding fiber supplements into a child's diet can help overweight children maintain a healthier weight if used daily.
  • During a study, children who got the placebo rather than the fiber supplement were continuing to gain weight.
  • It appears that those children that have a healthy digestive system, have a healthier outcome with weight.

"After taking the supplement for four months, the children between the ages of seven and 12 years had a decrease in body fat and the fat around their abdomen, which increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes or heart disease. The fiber also decreased the amount of triglycerides in their blood by 19 per cent. Triglycerides are a type of fat that could increase the risk of heart disease"

Read more: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20170607/Study-uses-prebiotic-fiber-to-improve-intestinal-bacteria-profile-of-children.aspx

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More fruits and vegetables can improve health
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Date: June 15, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: More fruits and vegetables can improve health





Even though fruits and vegetables have been shown to improve health and ward off cardiovascular disease and stroke, 10% or less of American adults and children eat the daily recommended servings of 4.5 cups. During June, there is a campaign called Healthy for Good, and it is being offered to educate and encourage people to eat healthy. Poor diet was the leading factor in premature death in 2010. Healthy for Good hopes to spread the word about fruits and vegetables, sharing facts and recipes, so attitudes and eating habits will improve.

Read more: More fruits and vegetables can improve health

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