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New From Now Foods Darrell Miller 6/24/21
When will I start noticing results? HRG80 Red Ginseng Darrell Miller 1/27/21
Andrographis Immune Darrell Miller 1/26/21
The Amazing Ayurvedic Adaptogen Ashwagandha Darrell Miller 10/1/20
Hintonia Latiflora Combined With Key Nutrients for Blood Sugar Control Darrell Miller 8/31/20
Zinc supplementation can benefit individuals with erectiledysfunction, reveals study Darrell Miller 5/14/19
Study: Astragalus can improve symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authorssuggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes itmedicinally useful for epileptics Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Benefits of MCT Oil On the Keto Diet Darrell Miller 5/3/19
A species of hawthorn has been found to control abnormally highblood sugar levels Darrell Miller 5/2/19
Cocoa isn’t just delicious – dies show it fights fatigue, too? Darrell Miller 4/30/19
5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia Darrell Miller 4/25/19
How eating bitter herbs can fix digestive system problems Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs? Darrell Miller 4/24/19
What Does Obesity Mean for Your Health, Heart, Thyroid, Diabetes Darrell Miller 4/23/19
How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin Darrell Miller 4/16/19
Omega-3 intake found to substantially slow brain "aging" byboosting nutrient circulation to memory-related brain regions Darrell Miller 4/11/19
Study looks at anti-diabetes properties of a barberry plant nativeto Africa Darrell Miller 4/9/19
Saffron extract found to promote wound healing Darrell Miller 4/8/19
New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome tosuppress colon cancer cell growth Darrell Miller 4/6/19
Eat more artichokes! Their leaves contain powerful compounds thatprotect you from diabetes Darrell Miller 4/4/19
Medicinal benefits of cinnamon Darrell Miller 4/3/19
Elderberries are excellent for everyday health and seasonalwellness Darrell Miller 4/1/19
Supplementing with omega-3 can improve sperm motility and qualityof seminal plasma Darrell Miller 3/28/19
Study shows lutein can boost heart health Darrell Miller 3/27/19
Omega-3 fatty acids can treat male infertility Darrell Miller 3/27/19
Botanical study concludes the antioxidant potential of small nettle Darrell Miller 3/22/19
How MCT oil supports brain health and improves memory Darrell Miller 3/20/19
Higher vitamin D levels associated with an 80% reduction in Type 2diabetes cases Darrell Miller 3/20/19
How to make your own penicillin... just in case Darrell Miller 3/19/19
Reduces homocysteine levels and acts as an Alzheimers bodyguard? Darrell Miller 3/12/19
High levels of vitamin C can significantly lower your risk ofpremature death, researchers find Darrell Miller 3/6/19
BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found toprevent autism in children Darrell Miller 3/4/19
Keto Diet and Diabetes: Do They Work Well Together? Darrell Miller 2/26/19
Top 6 Benefits of CBD Oil Darrell Miller 2/26/19
Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: How to Tell the Difference Darrell Miller 2/20/19
Curcumin Possesses ability to repair brain damage caused bystrokes Darrell Miller 2/15/19
Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia? Darrell Miller 2/14/19
CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Risks Darrell Miller 2/12/19
These natural fixes can prevent heartburn Darrell Miller 2/8/19
Are Alzheimer's and sugar consumption linked? Studies detail thedeadly connection Darrell Miller 2/5/19
Top 8 Health Benefits of Artichokes and Artichoke Extract Darrell Miller 1/23/19
The common causes of candida overgrowth Darrell Miller 1/22/19
Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity Darrell Miller 1/10/19
Ribose Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap? Darrell Miller 1/9/19
Curcumin protects cardiac tissue from combined oxidative stressinduced by diabetes and nicotine Darrell Miller 1/7/19
Chronic Inflammation at the Root of Most Diseases + How to Prevent! Darrell Miller 12/21/18
Has your doctor told you about these natural ways to eliminatekidney stones? Darrell Miller 12/20/18
9 Health Benefits Of Turmeric Darrell Miller 12/20/18
Nutritionists say you should eat more cinnamon if you're diabetic Darrell Miller 12/20/18



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New From Now Foods
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Date: June 24, 2021 05:05 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New From Now Foods

Now Foods has come out with new products Once again, ranging from Immune support for adults and kids to Skin Health hydration supplements. Enjoy!

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When will I start noticing results? HRG80 Red Ginseng
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Date: January 27, 2021 12:28 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: When will I start noticing results? HRG80 Red Ginseng

Clinical studies that featured red ginseng, ashwagandha, and maca individually typically saw results between 8 to 12 weeks. However, the synergistic benefits of having a combination of these ingredients could mean that you may experience benefits before that. The best results for sexual enhancement occur over time with continued use of this safe and effective formula.*

What about toxins and pesticides?

I’ve heard that ginseng is susceptible to picking up toxins or pesticides through its roots. Is this something I need to worry about with your product? No. The HRG80 ginseng that we feature in our red ginseng supplements is hydroponically grown in ultra-clean conditions. Because the ginseng roots are carefully cultivated and provided with optimal growing conditions without the need for pesticides or exposure to soil-borne toxins, the plant thrives and produces the beneficial compounds we look for that make a good supplement. This process cOncentrates the most beneficial compounds – rare noble ginsenosides – to an average seven times higher levels than those found in conventional ginseng, and they are absorbed up to 17 better than classic ginsenosides.††

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Andrographis Immune
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Date: January 26, 2021 04:52 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Andrographis Immune

Powerful immune supplement just at bedtime formula. Contains Zinc 15mg, Selenium 65mcg, Andrographis 300mg, and Melatonin 5mgs.

When you want a powerful immune support supplement and healthy sleep, turn to andrographis EP80 Immune. This supplement supports:

  • Healthy Upper Respiratory Function: Supports sinus, bronchial, and lung health.*
  • Cellular Level Support: Each ingredient works effectively with your immune system to help you feel your best.
  • Better Sleep at Night: Restorative sleep is critical to healthy immune function.*

Andrographis is a powerful adaptogen for immune defense and upper respiratory function. Andrographis EP80 immune delivers a cOncentrated level of androphrapholides, key compounds that make it effective and reliable.

Melatonin is probably the best known for supporting healthy sleep, but what many people may not realize is that decades of research (over 27,000 studies) show that melatonin also plays an intricate and powerful role in immune system activity and our entire metabolic function. It supports the activity of white blood cells - key players in immune function. Plus, naturally occurring melatonin levels can decrease with age, incidence of occasional stress, or extensive screen time and light exposure.

Selenium and Zinc support upper respiratory health, cellular function, and glutathione levels - one of the body's naturally occurring antioxidants. While these minerals are common, diet alone may not supply the optimal levels for immune system support.*

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The Amazing Ayurvedic Adaptogen Ashwagandha
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Date: October 01, 2020 02:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Amazing Ayurvedic Adaptogen Ashwagandha

Adaptogenic herbs are special! They can help the body with stress, boost immunity, and promote fast recovery from exercise, to mention a few benefits. One of the world's most effective adaptogen is ashwagandha. This ayurvedic herb can:

  • Strengthen Immune & Respiratory Defense
  • Reduce Reactivity to Stress
  • Promote Daily Energy
  • Bolster Stamina & Endurance
  • Speed Recovery from Exercise
  • Sharpen Focus & COncentration

Daily Energy is from Thyroid support

Ashwagandha helps the body feel more energized through normalized thyroid activity. This herb can boost thyroid hormones T3 and T4 by normalizing the thyroid stimulation hormone (TSH) in as little as 8 weeks.

Bolster Stamina and Endurance

Keeping fit means getting as much out of a workout as one can. Ashwagandha can improve the performance in any workout setting. Cyclists in an 8 week study showed there maximum aerobic capacity the rate at which oxygen is taken up by red blood cells, and respiratory exchange, how much oxygen can be inhaled and carbon dioxide is exhaled. Cyclists found improvement compared to the placebo group studied.

Focus, sharpness, cOncentration, protect your mind

Adaptogens can help the body adapt to stress, improve energy, and assist the brain in staying more mentally focused. Ashwagandha can protect brain cells even when sleep deprived. It also increases glutathione levels a key antioxidant needed by the liver. One study showed that ashwagandha can slow the decline of memory and mental function in elderly people. An 8 week study showed that this herb can improve working memory and reaction time.

Looking to Improve Memory, Stamina, Endurance, cOncentration, and energy, give ashwagandha a try for 8 weeks and see the difference.

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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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Zinc supplementation can benefit individuals with erectiledysfunction, reveals study
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Date: May 14, 2019 04:11 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Zinc supplementation can benefit individuals with erectiledysfunction, reveals study





Researchers recommend men having erectile dysfunction to be taking diets and supplements rich in zinc. This is because it has been discovered that the element can improve the proper functioning of the penis. Erectile dysfunction comes about when a man is unable to have and sustain an erection. It is often attributable to chronic health problems like hypertension or a consequence of stress disorders like depression. The treatment for erectile dysfunction takes two conventional approaches. One approach is to concentrate on the health issue that caused the problem. But the drawback of this approach is that it takes time and effort. The other approach is using drugs that will help to start and sustain an erection. One of such drugs is Viagra. The drawback of approaches using drugs is that these drugs can have unwanted side effects. But natural supplements such as horny goat weed and vitamin D supplements have also been found effective in treating erectile dysfunction. It has been found that people who are deficient in zinc are more prone to changes in their physiology and can easily get erectile dysfunction. It can also result in weakening of the immune system. That is why zinc is recommended for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. By the way, it is low risk and high reward form of treatment.

Key Takeaways:

  • When a man has erectile dysfunction, doctors suggest that he takes adequate amounts of zinc in the diet because it can restore the proper functioning of the penis.
  • Two treatment approaches exist for erectile dysfunction and one approach is to treat the health problem that caused the problem in the first place.
  • Pharmaceutical drugs like Viagra that can be used to treat erectile dysfunction are not very good for the body because they often cause side effects.

"It is often a secondary effect of either chronic health problems like hypertension or stress disorders such as depression."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-16-zinc-supplementation-can-benefit-individuals-with-erectile-dysfunction.html

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Study: Astragalus can improve symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension
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Date: May 10, 2019 02:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: Astragalus can improve symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension





Astragalus is known in Chinese medicine because it has been used by the Chinese for centuries as a medicinal herb. Recent researchers have backed up the healing claims of the plant. In a new study that was done in China, Chinese researchers have discovered that polysaccharide extracts from astragalus can be effective against pulmonary arterial hypertension. To carry out the study they fed rats with monocrotaline in order to induce pulmonary arterial hypertension in them. Then they gave the rats 200 milligrams per kilogram of astragalus polysaccharides once in every two days for a period of two weeks. The results were positive. It was found that the polysaccharides of astragalus reduced the hypertension of the pulmonary artery induced by monocrotaline in rats. There were other benefits that were discovered. The treatment with the polysaccharide of astragalus also eliminated oxidative stress, promoted vasodilation, and reduced inflammation in the rats. All these suggest that astragalus lowers the blood pressure in individuals. The findings of the study were then published in the American Journal of Chinese Medicine with the authors stating that astragalus can be used to eliminate symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension in individuals.

Key Takeaways:

  • Astragalus is also known as huang qi and it has been used in Chinese medicine for hundreds of years while its beneficial effects has been backed up by research.
  • In a new study that was published by Chinese researchers, it was found that the polysaccharides in astragalus can be used to help patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
  • In the study the researchers administered monocrotaline in rats in order to induce pulmonary arterial hypertension and then administered astragalus polysaccharides to them for two weeks.

"In China, astragalus is one of the herbs commonly prescribed to help with diabetes management. Research has also shown that the active compounds in astragalus may help in reducing blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes. Lab trials have shown that it improves metabolism, reduce blood sugar levels, and aid in weight loss."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-17-astragalus-improves-symptoms-of-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension.html

Even CBD can help reduce hypertension.

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Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authorssuggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes itmedicinally useful for epileptics
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Date: May 10, 2019 02:17 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authorssuggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes itmedicinally useful for epileptics





Scientific literature on how marijuana works on the body is rapidly expanding. Right now, there are a plethora of studies on how marijuana works on the human brain. Some studies have shown that it can be effective in treating disorders of the brain like epilepsy. Recent tests show that marijuana can increase the risk of dementia because it restricts the flow of blood to the brain. These brain areas are essential for memory development. The area most affected is the hippocampus which can result in Alzheimer’s if prolonged. The researchers for the study used single photo emission computed tomography (SPECT) to measure blood flow to the brain after taking marijuana and they reported that there were very low and abnormal blood flow levels observed. This is when compared with persons who did not take marijuana. 982 patients were selected from a wide variety of data sources that was available to the researchers concerning persons who previously used or were still using marijuana. The results of the study showed that persons taking marijuana were at a risk of dementia due to the low blood flow to their hippocampus.

Key Takeaways:

  • The author notes that the studies regarding the effect of marijuana is increasing and this is particularly so regarding its effect on the brain.
  • Some recent tests show that it can increase the risk of dementia when marijuana is taken because it reduces the blood flow to the brain.
  • When the researchers used single photon emission computer tomography to analyze blood flow to the brain they observed abnormally low flow to the brain with users of marijuana.

"Users were analyzed using a brain SPECT and by conducting mental concentration tests against a sample of 100 people who had not used marijuana to determine whether there were significant differences that arose between users and non-users of cannabis."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-19-marijuana-lowers-blood-flow-to-the-brain-may-be-useful-for-epileptics.html

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Benefits of MCT Oil On the Keto Diet
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Date: May 03, 2019 02:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Benefits of MCT Oil On the Keto Diet





MCT oil is a good companion to a keto diet because the medium chain fatty acids contained in the oil convert more easily to ketones than short- and long-chain triglycerides found in other types of fats. In addition, MCT oil has a thermogenic effect in the liver, which can positively support your metabolism. This is extremely beneficial if you are trying to lose weight. MCT oil can also provide an energy boost during exercise and it is easy to digest. Finally, MCT oil is great fuel for the brain, helping to clear brain fog and boost overall cognitive function.

Key Takeaways:

  • MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides and is the sort of fat that is found in coconuts but in MCT oil it is more concentrated.
  • The keto diet involves consuming a high amount of fat in the diet and reducing the intake of carbohydrates to low levels.
  • Not all fats are created equal for your information but the type found in MCT oil is the sort your body uses for fuel.

"Increases energy — MCTs are are readily used for energy, less likely to be stored as fat, and can help keep you in a “fat burning” state. Some studies have also shown they can boost exercise endurance and performance."

Read more: https://draxe.com/mct-oil-on-keto-diet/

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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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Cocoa isn’t just delicious – dies show it fights fatigue, too?
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Date: April 30, 2019 04:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cocoa isn’t just delicious – dies show it fights fatigue, too?





A surprising new study presented by the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry suggests that drinking cocoa can offer surprising relief to the fatigue associated with Multiple Sclerosis. Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of MS, and because of the complicated nature of the disease, it is hard to treat this symptom. However, the study found that patients who drank a high-flavonoid blend of cocoa for six weeks reported significant levels of relief. This is one of several recent studies attesting to the benefits of dark chocolate.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cocoa has been found beneficial in helping people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and MS has been linked to toxicity issues like aspartame poisoning.
  • MS is among the diseases that affect the central nervous system and some of its symptoms include numbness, muscle weakness, concentration problems, and chronic pain and fatigue.
  • Since the pain dealing with MS comes with fatigue that is chronic and with many causes no conventional treatment has been found to deal with this problem.

"Turns out that a warm cup of (any drink) flavored with cocoa is more than just a tasty treat. It has some big health benefits, too."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/cocoa-chronic-fatigue-2922.html

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5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia
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Date: April 25, 2019 04:48 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia





Insomnia, which is a chronic lack of sleep, achieved because the insomniac can't seem to enter a state of sleeping, or because the sufferer can't sustain the state once achieved, is a debilitating problem for many. While there exist pharmaceutical interventions for insomnia, there are also more natural ways to combat the problem, specifically food choices that may help. Tryptophan is the hormone that releases the relaxing chemical serotinin, that helps sleep arrive. Hummus has natural tryptophan. Kiwi has specific phtyochemicals and antioxidants that also promote sleep. Healthy carbs tend to make us sleep, which is why corn is a good sleep-promoter. Milk is another healthy carrier of tryptophan. Chewing on basil might help too as it eases mental woes and soothes troubled digestion.

Key Takeaways:

  • A word that can be used to describe insomnia in this our era is habitual sleeplessness and this phenomenon is on the rise.
  • Insomnia when it becomes habitual causes restlessness and anxiety. At night, even though one is exhausted, sleep does not come and one gets fidgety and the mind blurry.
  • Insomnia has treatment or remedies to cure the condition which involves medication, therapies, and soothing products, but sometimes these remedies do not work.

"The sugar level in candies is capable of upsetting your blood sugar levels which leads to the interruption of your sleep. You might sleep well immediately after eating them but after some time, you will wake up irritable. Corn is a healthy carb you should incorporate in your diet."

Read more: https://www.longevitylive.com/live-healthier/5-foods-fight-insomnia/

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How eating bitter herbs can fix digestive system problems
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Date: April 24, 2019 02:01 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How eating bitter herbs can fix digestive system problems





Gastroesophagael reflux disease (GERD) is a common, vexing and potentially serious condition, but bitter herbs can sometimes help reduce its severity. The “bitters” used by herbalists usually include extracts from a variety of different plants. While plants produce bitter tastes to deter animals (including humans) from eating them, that bitterness can also indicate high concentrations of antioxidants and other compounds with valuable health benefits. Bitters can trigger the digestion-stimulating hormone called gastrin, as well as the release of bile and enzymes that break down protein.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a cause of indigestion and heartburn and affects 15-30 percent of the American population but bitter greens can be used to cure it.
  • For a long time ago natural doctors have been using bitters, which is an assortment of extracts from bitter herbs and spices, to treat various diseases.
  • Bitter herbs that exist in plants were used by those plants as deterrents to insects from eating them but humans think they are equated with poisonous qualities.

"However, appropriate amounts of edible bitter greens, spices and herbs can provide important health benefits, and should be included in the diet."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/bitter-herbs-digestive-system-2779.html

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Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs?
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:46 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs?





Turmeric, a spice used in many Indian dishes, contains a high concentration of a substance called curcumin which possesses medical benefits rivaling many pharmaceuticals. Research suggests that turmeric has the potential to replace cholesterol and steroid medications, chemotherapy drugs, and antidepressants. There is even evidence it can be effective in reversing liver damage. Plant-based treatments are now in the process of revolutionizing modern medicine. In the near future, prescriptions for popular drugs such as Lipitor and Prozac could be replaced with prescriptions for Turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric shows great health benefits that include fighting inflammation, diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers.
  • One current problem is that many over-the-counter turmeric supplements come from poorly-vetted Chinese suppliers and are contaminated with lead and other metals.
  • Turmeric holds promise as a complement to or replacement for a variety of antidepressants, anti inflammatory drugs, and other pharmaceuticals.

"Without a healthy fat/oil, curcumin may pass right through the body and not be absorbed into the small intestine and into the bloodstream, where it is most effective. Coconut oil, olive oil, and avocado are great to consume along with turmeric. Curcumin absorption is also boosted by piperine, the principle component found in black pepper."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-01-turmeric-is-just-as-effective-as-14-pharmaceutical-drugs.html

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What Does Obesity Mean for Your Health, Heart, Thyroid, Diabetes
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Date: April 23, 2019 01:50 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Does Obesity Mean for Your Health, Heart, Thyroid, Diabetes





Many people who are concerned in general terms about obesity still have gaps in their knowledge regarding several specific health consequences, according to the Cleveland Clinic Heart Health Survey. The survey indicated that, while most people understand that obesity is bad for cardiac health, they may not appreciate the role of triglycerides or different types of cholesterol. Likewise, relatively few respondents have made major dietary changes to try to lose weight, and my people appear not to understand that even relatively modest weight loss can have significant health benefits.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although many adults are concerned about having excess weight, they fail to make the connection between excess weight and the risk of developing chronic diseases.
  • According to a cardiologist expert, Luke Laffin, MD, it was surprising from a survey that only 22 percent of respondent had ever talked to their doctor about excess weight.
  • Individuals who have hypothyroidism even before the condition is diagnosed have been observed to have the tendency for excess weight gain.

"Carrying excess weight worsens glucose tolerance and also increases the risk of developing certain cancers."

Read more: https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/obesity/61589-what-does-obesity-mean-your-health-heart-thyroid-diabetes

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How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin
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Date: April 16, 2019 10:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin





Metabolic syndrome involves a combination of at least three out of five conditions — hypertension, abdominal obesity, low “good cholesterol,” and excessively high fasting blood glucose and serum triglyceride scores. Metabolic syndrome is a major public health concern, given that more than a third of American adults have it. Recent studies suggest that eating too much saturated fat can imbalance the bacteria in the gut. This results over time in oxidative stress and inflammation that can deplete the body’s stockpiles of vitamins C and E, and also make it harder to absorb more vitamin C from food to replace what has been used up. Vitamins C and E play an important role in protecting against oxidative stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Metabolic syndrome can lead to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other serious conditions.
  • The American Heart association defines metabolic syndrome as abdominal obesity, raised serum triglycerides, low HDL, high blood pressure or raised fasting blood glucose.
  • Vitamin C and E are vital to the body's immune system and work to prevent metabolic syndrome through regular consumption of fruits and vegetables.

"Around 35% of the American adult population has metabolic syndrome, with a higher prevalence in older age groups."

Read more: https://www.medicalnewsbulletin.com/poor-gut-health-vitamin-c-e-metabolic-syndrome/

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Omega-3 intake found to substantially slow brain "aging" byboosting nutrient circulation to memory-related brain regions
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Date: April 11, 2019 01:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3 intake found to substantially slow brain "aging" byboosting nutrient circulation to memory-related brain regions





Our brains are the most important thing we could ever possess, so why not take something that helps naturally assist it’s function. Omega-3 is the main focus of this article and centers on new evidence found that an aging brain can be somewhat suppressed by consuming some good ole omega-3. It quickly touches on two specific studies and their findings concerning the size of one part of the brain. Additionally, it outlines a few extra benefits of the vitamin and the importance of striking a good bodily balance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although aging cannot be stopped, but the best thing one can do for himself is to age in the healthiest manner possible.
  • It has been found by researchers in their studies that healthy brain aging can be promoted by consuming omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the right proportion.
  • Because the brain is composed of different complex interconnected parts that age at different rates, some brain structures can deteriorate faster than others.

"The researchers found that people who had higher blood levels of certain omega-3 fatty acids – namely ecosatrienoic acid, stearidonic acid, and ALA – had a bigger frontoparietal cortex and therefore performed better on fluid intelligence tests."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-13-omega-3-intake-found-to-substantially-slow-brain-aging.html

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Study looks at anti-diabetes properties of a barberry plant nativeto Africa
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Date: April 09, 2019 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study looks at anti-diabetes properties of a barberry plant nativeto Africa





Type 2 diabetes is a major health concern, but the drugs healthcare professionals currently turn to are expensive and have negative side effects. As an alternative, researchers in Kenya have found that the spiny evergreen shrub Berberis holstii has anti-diabetic properties. It is traditionally used as a medicine against a wide variety of ailments. The researchers found that, in rats, the plant could reduce blood glucose level. Berberis holstii isn't the only alternative substance that has anti-diabetic properties, other plants/foods include fatty fish, leafy greens, cinnamon, eggs, chia seeds, and turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • To treat type 2 diabetes that is a public health concern around the world, doctors often turn to conventional drugs with adverse effects and which are expensive.
  • The Belberis holstii plant which researches in Kenya discovered can be used for treating diabetes is indigenous to Africa and has been used to treat diseases like malaria.
  • The study found that the root extract of the plant reduced blood glucose in the bloodstream of the rats being studied by about 30 percent.

"This spice reduces hemoglobin A1c, a marker of long-term blood sugar levels. It is also known to reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-06-study-looks-at-anti-diabetes-properties-of-barberry-plant.html

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Saffron extract found to promote wound healing
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Date: April 08, 2019 07:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Saffron extract found to promote wound healing





According to a study in Planta Medica, saffron is effective in overall skin repair and regeneration. Because saffron blooms for only one week out of the year, it's an expensive spice that is associated with many health benefits. It has also been shown to accelerate wound closure in some mice studies. Saffron has potent anti-inflammatory and anti-scarring properties. Other natural remedies that support wound healing include aloe vera gel, calendula, golden rod, gotu kola, and yarrow.

Key Takeaways:

  • Saffron is expensive because it blooms only once a year, makes only three stigmas, and is delicately harvested by hand mid-morning.
  • Saffron, containing crocin, picrocrocin, and safronal, helps with wound closure and the treatment of various diseases.
  • Saffron is said to promote learning, memory, increase vitality, protect against colds, and promote hair growth and possibly fight off cancer.

"A study published in the Planta Medica suggests that saffron can be used to promote skin repair and regeneration and to speed up the wound healing process."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-12-saffron-extract-for-wound-healing.html

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New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome tosuppress colon cancer cell growth
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Date: April 06, 2019 09:26 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome tosuppress colon cancer cell growth





Tree nuts, especially walnuts have been a controversial topic talked about for decades. In a new study, it was found that walnuts can help optimize the way your biology works and possibly suppress colon cancer. It is important to note that this study was done with mice, one group of which was fed a concentration of walnuts and was found to have around 2 times fewer tumors at the conclusion of the study. A quick overview of the nutrient profile of the walnut is also included for reference.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to the latest research, walnuts support the microbiome and contribute to the suppression of colon cancer cells.
  • Many vegans are fond of walnuts because because they contain beneficial omega-3 fatty acids.
  • The phytonutrients in walnuts have a variety of healing properties that target and obliterate cancer cells.

"To date, colon cancer is the third most common type of the disease around the globe."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-10-walnuts-optimize-gut-microbiome-to-suppress-colon-cancer-cell-growth.html

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Eat more artichokes! Their leaves contain powerful compounds thatprotect you from diabetes
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Date: April 04, 2019 09:27 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eat more artichokes! Their leaves contain powerful compounds thatprotect you from diabetes





Diabetes has the harmful potential of damaging the liver, kidneys, and pancreas. Fortunately, research is now showing that the consumption of artichoke leaves can protect your organs from this oncoming threat. This was concluded after a study was performed on rats, giving them a certain amount of alloxan each day which mimicked the effects of artichoke leaves. Once tissue was extracted from their organs, it showed that it was much less damaged than those who were not exposed to the alloxan.

Key Takeaways:

  • The study on artichokes was published in the Journal BMC complementary and alternative medicine. It used alloxan-induced rat models to study the anti-diabetes properties of the plant.
  • Rats were inoculated with alloxan which mimics the effects of diabetes and then were treated with ethanol extracts containing artichokes for about one month.
  • The artichoke extract reduced the level of glucose in the bloodstream by slowing down the conversion of starch into glucose through inhibiting alpha-amylase activity.

"People who are at risk of diabetes and other metabolic disorders would do well to add artichokes (Cynara scolymus) in their diet to lower their chances of getting the disease, according to researchers from the University of Sfax in Tunisia."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-04-artichoke-leaves-protect-you-from-diabetes.html

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Medicinal benefits of cinnamon
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Date: April 03, 2019 10:08 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Medicinal benefits of cinnamon





Once thought to be sacred and rare, cinnamon is now a common house spice that is used in many dishes and desserts. This spice is commonly used for health. There are relatively few clinical studies that show this, but it is a common conception that there are many benefits to cinnamon consumption. The first is that cinnamon is an antioxidant and can help with improving memory. Cinnamon also can aid in the riddance of acne and other common skin issues. On top of this, cinnamon helps the skin look young and fresh. Finally, cinnamon can help lower blood sugar, specifically those who suffer from type II diabetes. To sum, if you want to stay healthy, young, and fresh, increase your cinnamon consumption!

Key Takeaways:

  • There are two types of cinnamon, Cassia cinnamon which is more common, and Ceylon cinnamon with the cinnamaldehyde being the oily part which is medicinal.
  • Cinnamon in known to boost memory when chewed, such as in natural gums, and also to help clear acne when used to wash the face.
  • The ADA does say that cinnamon can help with blood sugar levels, but not much research exists to support this; additionally cinnamon masks can help keep the skin looking young.

"While there is only a handful of supported clinical evidence that validates the health benefits of cinnamon, there are a lot of small studies which suggest that using the spice offers some advantages."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-02-medicinal-benefits-of-cinnamon.html

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Elderberries are excellent for everyday health and seasonalwellness
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Date: April 01, 2019 01:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Elderberries are excellent for everyday health and seasonalwellness





If Elderberries aren't a part of your eating habits, it is time to make them. Not only do these tasty berries protect your everyday health,they're also amazing for seasonal wellness. In other words, elderberries work wonderfully to ward off allergies, colds, and perhaps even influenza. It is easy to eat the berries and a lot of fun, too, and thanks to their great taste, you will not mind eating them often, as you should so the health benefits are yours to enjoy!

Key Takeaways:

  • The popularity of elderberries is on the rise globally due to the fact that they contain a vast array of flavanoid and anthocyanins for fighting infections.
  • Some of the conditions that elderberries can be used to treat are the common cold, bladder infections, allergies, and digestive health issues.
  • Elderberries are powerhouses when it comes to nutrients because they contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, calcium, potassium, and iron.

"Elderberries provide a concentrated source of anthocyanins, a particularly powerful class of antioxidant flavonoids that may boost immune health and help protect cells from damage."

Read more: https://www.justvitamins.co.uk/blog/elderberries-are-excellent-for-everyday-health-and-seasonal-wellness/

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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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Study shows lutein can boost heart health
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Date: March 27, 2019 02:24 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study shows lutein can boost heart health





Many people consume lutein, either as a supplement in in vegetables containing lutein, because it can provide protection from diseases of the eye. A recent study has shown that lutein can protect the heart as well. Researchers found some correlation between higher levels of lutein in the bloodstream and a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, and metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a medical term for a group of conditions including abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, and high triglycerides. Lutein, a carotenoid, is found in dark, leafy green vegetables.

Key Takeaways:

  • Carrot and kale contain the carotenoid lutein that is useful for good eye health. But it has been shown that this compound is also good for the heart.
  • Lutein, a carotenoid, can both help protect the eyes and improve eye health, while reducing the risk of developing both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
  • To carry out their study, the scientists first concentrated on current research on lutein. They gathered 4,377 studies that were narrowed down to 71 most relevant studies.

"Dr. Elizabeth Leermakers decided to look into “lutein’s positive effects against inflammation and oxidative stresses in the eyes,” and together with a team of researchers, she searched for links between the presence of lutein (or a lack of the carotenoid) and diseases caused by stressors like heart attack, metabolic syndrome, and stroke."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-27-lutein-can-boost-heart-health.html

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Omega-3 fatty acids can treat male infertility
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Date: March 27, 2019 12:08 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3 fatty acids can treat male infertility





Medical experts located in Iran and Australia have been studying the connection between the consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and how it can impact male fertility. The study consisted of 143 men that had their semen tested in order to see if it had appropriate levels of DHA and EPA, which are two main components in active fertile responses in men. After consistently taking in omega-3 fatty acids, a recognizable increase in both DHA and EPA were shown.

Key Takeaways:

  • A systematic review that was published in the Journal of Dietary supplements believes that omega-3 fatty acids can significantly improve sperm motility in infertile men.
  • Some of the sperm parameters that were examined to get the effect of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) were sperm motility, sperm DHA, and total sperm concentration.
  • Omega-3 treatments were found to increase sperm motility and seminal DHA concentration but did not affect sperm concentrations and sperm DHA.

"In conclusion, the findings of the systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that supplementing infertile men with omega-3 fatty acids may significantly improve sperm motility and seminal DHA concentration."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-25-omega-3-can-treat-male-infertility.html

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Botanical study concludes the antioxidant potential of small nettle
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Date: March 22, 2019 03:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Botanical study concludes the antioxidant potential of small nettle





Researchers from the University of Sfax conducted a study on small nettle to determine it’s antioxidant potential. The small nettle plant can improve nutrition, livelihood, and overall health. It is also rich in flavonoids, fatty acids, and vitamins. Small nettle has already been in use for medicinal purposes as it can serve as a natural remedy for allergies, asthma, and bacterial infections. To conduct the study the researchers used extracts from small nettle leaves and watched for antimicrobial activity. They observed antioxidant activity along with high concentrations of flavonoids and shows that the plants are very important for health applications.

Key Takeaways:

  • The small nettle and the painful stinging nettle are both relatives because they belong to the genus Urtica and members of the genus have antioxidant potential.
  • There are plants like the small nettle which might have potential for health, nutrition, livelihood, and ecological sustainability but these are very much underutilized.
  • Antioxidants are among the most sought after compounds in plants because they can neutralize harmful free radicals and thereby reduce the risk of cancers.

"A study conducted by researchers from the University of Sfax in Tunisia was the first to show not just the antioxidant potential of small nettle (Urtica urens) but its antimicrobial activity as well."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-19-botanical-study-concludes-the-antioxidant-potential-of-small-nettle.html

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How MCT oil supports brain health and improves memory
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Date: March 20, 2019 05:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How MCT oil supports brain health and improves memory





MCT oils or Medium-Chain Triglycerides have numerous health benefits. For those with digestive issues, the good news is that they are easily absorbed and metabolized. The body can burn them for fuel as opposed to storing them as fat. They also cause levels of ketones to rise in your blood stream, making them great for weight loss, as a sort of short cut for the keto diet.They help in the development of neurotransmitters so they are great for memory issues. Some recent studies have shown improvement in brain function so they are being studies as a possible route for treatment of cognitive problems such as Alzheimer.

Key Takeaways:

  • The health benefits of MCT oil, which is an important dietary staple for people in tropical climates, have been well documented.
  • Researchers are excited about MCT oil because it has been discovered that it has the potential for treating dementia and other mental health problems like Alzheimer’s.
  • MCT oil far outshines it nearest cousin, coconut oil, in the concentration of fatty acids. It has a high concentration of medium chain triglycerides.

"MCTs have been shown to decrease fat and increase lean muscle mass, and MCT oil is currently sold to promote weight loss and improve athletic performance and endurance. MCTs are also routinely administered to prevent muscle wasting in critically ill patients."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/mct-oil-brain-health-2816.html

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Higher vitamin D levels associated with an 80% reduction in Type 2diabetes cases
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Date: March 20, 2019 01:47 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Higher vitamin D levels associated with an 80% reduction in Type 2diabetes cases





A cohort study which followed 900 participants over the span of 12 years found that people with higher levels of Vitamin D were at significantly lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes over the course of the study. This study could have huge health implications for the 84 million Americans with prediabetes symptoms, especially in light of past research which suggests that getting enough Vitamin D also plays a role in cardiac health. The best way to get enough Vitamin D is regular exposure to sunlight.

Key Takeaways:

  • A study that included 900 people and took 12 years discovered the role vitamin D plays in preventing Type 2 diabetes.
  • Those with 30 ng/mL of vitamin D had only a third of the chance of developing Type 2 diabetes than those whose levels were lower.
  • Those with 50 ng/mL of vitamin D were five times less likely to develop diabetes.

"If you’re concerned about developing Type 2 diabetes, there’s a good chance you keep your sugar consumption to a minimum."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-21-higher-vitamin-d-levels-reduces-type-2-diabetes-cases.html

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How to make your own penicillin... just in case
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Date: March 19, 2019 08:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How to make your own penicillin... just in case





The concept of growing penicillin in one's home is foreign to most Americans, but with careful attention and consistent patience, it can certainly be done. In order to achieve this, you will need to grow mold on bread or old citrus peels until it is a blue-green hue. Then, you will need to separate the penicillin from the rest of the mold growth by the aid of 500 milliliters of tap water at a cool temperature, and lactose monohydrate, cornstarch, sodium nitrate, magnesium sulfate, and a few other important ingredients.

Key Takeaways:

  • Penicillin discovery, a landmark moment in modern medicine, has been shown to have saved many lives when used as an antibiotic.
  • Although making one’s own penicillin is possible, but it is not the recommended option if one has recourse to a doctor.
  • To make homegrown penicillin, one can put bread or citrus peels in a container to grow mold at around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

"When your fruit or bread starts to develop a gray mold, you’re on the right track, but you need to wait until it turns a bluish-green shade to turn it to penicillin. When it gets to this point, you’ll then need to incubate it in a sterilized flask for about a week."

The easy way to make penicillin, and alternatives below:

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-03-how-to-make-your-own-penicillin.html

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Reduces homocysteine levels and acts as an Alzheimers bodyguard?
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Date: March 12, 2019 01:50 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduces homocysteine levels and acts as an Alzheimers bodyguard?





The prevalence of Alzheimer's is steadily growing, and researchers are growing more and more concerned at the apparent epidemic. Approximately one in six adults will end up experiencing some form of dementia, and this statistic alone is enough to motivate medical experts to find solutions. Some physicians are finding that taking in adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids each day can help prevent the stiffening and inflammation of cells that have the potential to lead to a drop in cognitive function related to dementia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alzheimer’s among seniors is just like autism among children because it is getting to epidemic proportions and evidence suggests that the trend is worsening.
  • The author states that Alzheimer’s is predicated on one’s lifestyle and that there are many strategies that can help one prevent this degeneration from happening.
  • In a new book, “Superfuel,” the author explains that DHA is essential and a structural component of the brain and is highly found in the neurons.

"The influence of marine-based omega-3 fats on physical and mental health has been the subject of intense research for decades, and there’s compelling evidence they can help ameliorate a variety of psychiatric illnesses and degenerative brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/reduces-homocysteine-levels-and-acts-as-an-alzheimers-bodyguard/

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High levels of vitamin C can significantly lower your risk ofpremature death, researchers find
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Date: March 06, 2019 01:34 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: High levels of vitamin C can significantly lower your risk ofpremature death, researchers find





Exactly 473 men and 475 women have been studied in order to see if high levels of vitamin C can help lower the risk of facing a premature death. Although several people did meet an early demise due to heart disease and other common ailments, it was shown that the individuals who were in the top 25 percentile when it comes to their vitamin C levels had a much lower risk in reaching an early death.

Key Takeaways:

  • A 16-year study of almost 1000 Chinese men and women found that those with the highest Vitamin C plasma concentrations were less likely to have died of any cause during the study.
  • Vitamin C’s benefits probably result from its ability to suppress oxidative stress and the resulting inflammation.
  • Kiwis, papayas, chili peppers, red bell peppers, mangos, kale and pineapple are all rich sources of Vitamin C.

"Proper nutrition can be incredibly powerful when it comes to preventing disease and protecting your health, so take a look at your typical diet and try to find new ways to incorporate vitamin C-rich foods to give your longevity a boost."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-13-high-levels-of-vitamin-c-can-significantly-lower-your-risk-of-premature-death-researchers-find.html

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BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found toprevent autism in children
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Date: March 04, 2019 02:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found toprevent autism in children





Autism is a condition that affects thousands of children across the world. It is believed that autism begins during pregnancy. New research suggests that using Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy is a good way to prevent this devastating condition from occurring. It is exciting news for parents who are trying to conceive who want to ensure their baby has a great start from the very beginning. Learn how much Vitamin D to take and the best supplements to begin!

Key Takeaways:

  • In a study which used the popular model of autism in mice, it was found that pregnant mice given Vitamin D during pregnancy bear offspring without autism.
  • What remains to be done is to determine the ideal dose and the timing of Vitamin D supplementation for pregnant women.
  • Earlier studies have shown a relationship between autism and vitamin D supplementation as the result of a study in china showed Vitamin D helped a child with autism.

"Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy can prevent the onset of autism spectrum disorder in children, a recent animal study showed."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-19-vitamin-d-supplements-taken-during-pregnancy-prevent-autism-in-children.html

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Keto Diet and Diabetes: Do They Work Well Together?
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Date: February 26, 2019 03:36 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Keto Diet and Diabetes: Do They Work Well Together?





Some experts say the keto diet works well for people with Diabetes. The Keto diet involves getting your body to burn fat rather than sugar for energy. This involves eating a limited amount of carbohydrates. This works for people with Diabetes because it reduces the need for insulin and takes carbohydrates including sugar out of the diet. This is the most concerning aspect for a normal Diabetic. Multiple studies have shown benefits for people with Type 2 Diabetes and prediabetics.

Key Takeaways:

  • Physicians typically recommended limiting the amount of carbohydrates after a diabetic diagnosis.
  • Keto allows the body to utilize fat for fuel as opposed to carbohydrates when a diet is heavy in starchy items.
  • Patients who were getting 40 to 90 units of insulin were able to be weaned off once on the Keto diet.

"Let’s take a look at whether or not the keto diet may be a healthy choice for you and your diabetes management!"

Read more: https://draxe.com/keto-diet-and-diabetes/

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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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Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: How to Tell the Difference
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Date: February 20, 2019 01:17 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: How to Tell the Difference





The thyroid, a small gland at the base of the neck, receives TSH from the pituitary gland. This relationship, whether too active or not active enough, causes many adverse side effects. Too much TSH (hyperthyroidism) can cause: weight loss, cardiovascular irregularities, nervousness, and etc. Too little TSH (hypothyroidism) causes symptoms like: depression, impaired memory, hoarseness, fatigue, weight gain, etc. Currently, no cure exists for either of these conditions, other than individual specific diets targeted at raising or lower TSH levels. As always, one should consult a doctor and get proper blood work done before making any major life changes.

Key Takeaways:

  • The American Thyroid Association asserts that more than 12% of U.S. citizens will experience a thyroid problem.
  • Moreover, an approximately 20 million individuals are currently undergoing thyroid issues, with less than half of those affected even aware that their concerns are thyroid-related.
  • The hallmark of hyperthyroidism is the production of too much thyroid hormone, which an show itself symptom-wise through unplanned weight loss and a significantly elevated pulse.

"Thyroid problems can affect anyone of any age from infancy to the latest years of life."

Read more: https://draxe.com/hyperthyroidism-vs-hypothyroidism/

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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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Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia?
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Date: February 14, 2019 09:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia?





As a whole, most individuals in society know that once those cold feels start kicking in, it is time to reach for your Vitamin C, juice, powder, pill, it doesn’t matter. This article, however, highlights the use of Vitamin C to fight pneumonia as well. It provides basic education on what the vitamin does and also lists a few fruits and vegetables the vitamin can be often found in. This general informational blurb will be just the thing you need to learn more about vitamin C and pneumonia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pneumonia, which is common in those with vulnerable immune systems like pregnant women, the elderly and children below two, is treated based on whether it is viral or bacterial.
  • It has been discovered that Vitamin C is a powerful antibiotic for pneumonia and its effects come without the side effects associated with antivirals and antibiotics.
  • Many persons are aware that Vitamin C boosts the immune function and many drugs that are used to fight flu and cold are fortified with Vitamin C.

"Pneumonia, an infection of the lungs caused by either a virus or bacteria, is the leading cause of death from infection in the U.S."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-10-is-vitamin-c-the-key-to-fighting-pneumonia.html

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CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Risks
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Date: February 12, 2019 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Risks





CBD is currently being touted as a new treatment for a range of health concerns. However, we do not yet fully understand its long term effects. CBD has been shown to effectively treat epilepsy and have some success as an anti-inflammatory medicine. CBD is not considered to be addictive according to the WHO. It also does not have the intoxicating effects that THC has. However, some people do experience side effects including sleepiness, fatigue, and diarrhea.

Key Takeaways:

  • Interest in CBD oil for treating a wide range of neurologic and neuropsychiatric disorders is growing, but its therapeutic effects are ill understood.
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) is one ingredient among the 85 active cannabinoids found in Cannabis sativa. It can be taken via inhalation, orally, or as a spray to the cheek.
  • CBD has lots of useful health benefits for the body due to its ability to interact with lots of cannabinoid receptors in the body.

"CBD oil is thought to have potential benefits for the treatment and management of a wide variety of disorders due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, antipsychotic, analgesic, and muscle relaxing effects, among others."

Read more: https://www.news-medical.net/health/CBD-Oil-Health-Benefits-and-Risks.aspx

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Are Alzheimer's and sugar consumption linked? Studies detail thedeadly connection
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Date: February 05, 2019 04:38 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are Alzheimer's and sugar consumption linked? Studies detail thedeadly connection





Sugar as various effects on the body, and Western diets are full of it in many forms. American consume nearly an entire diet that contains processed food, most of which contains highly concentrated amounts of sugar and or corn syrup. Consumption of these foods is not easy to avoid, as corn syrup is in just about everything, however, studies show that a diet high in refined sugars can lead to brain malfunction. It is not clear yet whether it is the population that is living longer is developing brain disorders such as Alzheimer more, or if there is a correlation between other health related issues from high sugar intake and brain diseases.

Key Takeaways:

  • It should be noted that one should be conscious of his sugar intake because all food products have added sugar and Alzheimer’s rates are on the increase.
  • The belief that blood sugar consumption and Alzheimer’s have a link is still in speculation territory but because of the nature of Alzheimer’s, it should be well investigated.
  • Two doctors have published findings on the standard western diet. They conclude that these diets are linked to various neurological issues and induce smaller brain size.

"However, according to various studies, consuming too much sugar can increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-27-link-between-alzheimers-and-sugar.html

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Top 8 Health Benefits of Artichokes and Artichoke Extract
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Date: January 23, 2019 09:42 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 8 Health Benefits of Artichokes and Artichoke Extract





Artichokes and artichoke extract should both be included in your diet and if they're not it is time to make a change. Consuming each of these items has extravagant benefits to your health and will certainly improve the way that you feel. What are the benefits of eating artichokes and artichoke extract? First, it can help prevent cancer. Second, it can improve your heart health. Third, artichokes and extract improve liver health. These benefits are just some of the perks that come your way!

Key Takeaways:

  • Artichokes, which has several medicinal properties, is a type of thistle although many think it is a vegetable plant.
  • Artichoke extract which is composed of high concentrations of compounds that one can find in the plant is also a supplement.
  • Artichokes are packed with nutrients. They are low in fat but rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

"Its alleged health benefits include lower blood sugar levels and improved digestion, heart health, and liver health."

Read more: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/artichoke-benefits

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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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Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity
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Date: January 10, 2019 08:47 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity





Researchers in India had a problem: fungi in grains that are stored in bulk where making people sick. grains once coated with industrial chemicals to prevent this dangerous fungi from forming prevented the food borne illness, but posed a separate threat to human and animal health in their own right. They decided to try peppermint oil, which possesses anti microbial, anti fungus, and anti oxidative properties to coat the grains for storage as a natural and healthy alternative and have had stellar results in not only repelling the fungi, but vermin as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • The fungi, Fusarium Sporotrichoides, causes the blight that ravages important cereal crops in storage like barley, maize, oats, rice, and wheat.
  • When these blight attacks cereals, they cause the cereals to produce a metabolic product that is toxic to animals and humans.
  • Although synthetic chemicals are used to protect these cereals from contamination by the blight, it has been shown that these chemicals are just as toxic to humans.

"Indian researchers believe the essential oil of the plant can serve as a natural fungicide for Fusarium head blight."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-02-peppermint-essential-oil-powerful-antifungal.html

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Ribose Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap?
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Date: January 09, 2019 09:15 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ribose Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap?





Ribose is a natural energy-boosting chemical that our bodies produce in order to provide our cells with the appropriate energy levels. It has been shown to support heart health by regenerating the necessary energy levels that can be depleted by cardiovascular disease. Ribose has also shown to help patients who are suffering from left ventricular diastolic dysfunction. Other advantages of ribose include: improved skin health, better workouts due to the energy increase, and aiding in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ribose is also known as D-ribose. It is naturally created by our bodies and provides sufficient energy to the body cells.
  • The sources for D-ribose include plant and animal sources. Sometimes, it can also be obtained as a supplement.
  • D-ribose is unlike every other sugar which can increase blood sugar. People are warned that D-ribose can even lower blood sugar.

"In fact, scientific studies show that D-ribose may help a number of serious health concerns, including heart diseases, fibromyalgia symptoms and chronic fatigue syndrome."

Read more: https://draxe.com/ribose/

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Curcumin protects cardiac tissue from combined oxidative stressinduced by diabetes and nicotine
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Date: January 07, 2019 03:55 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin protects cardiac tissue from combined oxidative stressinduced by diabetes and nicotine





Patients who are diabetic or engage in tobacco smoking can unfortunately face health concerns in regards to oxidative stress that impacts their cardiovascular function. A lot of this oxidative stress is referred to as hyperglycemia-induced, and it is shown to be less prevalent when curcumin is consumed. In one particular study, the administration of the curcumin actually prevented the oxidative stress due to diabetes and tobacco smoking altogether. This could show great promise for those struggling with insulin levels and tobacco addiction.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is well known that diabetes and smoking both cause oxidative stress, and that they are the main factors to consider when there are cardiovascular diseases.
  • To understand the effects of curcumin, researchers from the King Saud University in Saudi Arabia had to give nicotine to diabetic rats to study oxidative stress on them.
  • It was found that oxidative stress was increased in these rats due to the increased production of nitric oxide.

"Research has found that curcumin can protect cardiac tissues from the combined oxidative stress induced by diabetes and nicotine."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-curcumin-protects-cardiac-tissue-from-combined-oxidative-stress-induced-by-diabetes-and-nicotine.html

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Chronic Inflammation at the Root of Most Diseases + How to Prevent!
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Date: December 21, 2018 08:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Chronic Inflammation at the Root of Most Diseases + How to Prevent!





Many people suffer from chronic inflammation and wonder how else to treat their pain. According to Harvard Medical School, chronic inflammation us the main source of problem in patient's suffering from heart disease, asthma, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer's. Symptoms of chronic inflammation include swelling and loss of blood vessels, lose or enlargement of kidneys, or even swelling or loss of muscle function. Eating food that are anti-inflammatory like vegetables, fruits, water, beans, healthy fats, protein and teas could reduce the severity of pain associated with chronic inflammation.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is now being reported that chronic inflammation is at the heart of several diseases in the body including heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, and diabetes.
  • One of the root causes of diseases such as inflammation is being avoided by modern medicine and they concentrate on symptoms.
  • Inflammation is the body’s natural way to fight against diseases and bacteria and then heal itself, otherwise they would infest and cause problems.

"The good news is that there are a lot of ways to avoid or reduce chronic disease-causing inflammation, including an anti-inflammatory diet plus other scientifically-proven inflammation-reducing tactics you can start doing today!"

Read more: https://draxe.com/inflammation-at-the-root-of-most-diseases/

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Has your doctor told you about these natural ways to eliminatekidney stones?
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Date: December 20, 2018 08:50 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Has your doctor told you about these natural ways to eliminatekidney stones?





Kidney stones are both very painful, and frightfully common. One in ten people will experience a kidney stone in their life. There are some natural remedies that can help dissolve kidney stones once they form. One option is pomegranate juice, and a different option is dandelion root. Basil is also known for being good for kidney health. Lemon juice is full of citrate that may help break down kidney stones making them easier to pass.

Key Takeaways:

  • Most persons have found that kidney stones are very painful conditions. Some women equate the pain to that of giving birth.
  • Kidney stones occur naturally in the body and usually are expelled out of the body without any problem. Their presence is shown when expulsion becomes difficult.
  • Some natural remedies that can be used to extract kidney stones from the body include pomegranate juice, dandelion root, magnesium, and basil.

"Citrate found in lemon breaks down kidney stones into smaller pieces so that they can pass more easily. Moreover, this substance also prevents the formation of calcium stones."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-15-natural-ways-to-eliminate-kidney-stones.html

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9 Health Benefits Of Turmeric
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Date: December 20, 2018 08:01 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 9 Health Benefits Of Turmeric





Turmeric has numerous health benefits. One such benefit is it has anti-inflammatory properties due to the presence of curcumin. Therefore, it is no surprise that it helps joint health. The presence of curcumin can also be linked to promoting healthy ageing. It also can help regulate cholesterol levels and supports cardiovascular health. Turmeric can also be linked to helping people lose weight. There are also studies that it can support brain function including improving your memory.

Key Takeaways:

  • Several health concerns such as Alzheimer’s have inflammation as its root cause and turmeric can cure them due to its having curcumin, an anti-inflammatory compound.
  • Because turmeric can prevent inflammation this makes it ideal for regulating blood cholesterol. The main culprits behind rise in blood cholesterol are inflammation and high blood sugar levels.
  • Turmeric saves as a protective herb, protecting the heart from heart disease and improves the lining of the blood vessels as well.

"Turmeric is a spice that has served mankind since ancient times. The herb is now being increasingly used in the form of a supplement as well."

Read more: https://dailywellnesspro.com/9-health-benefits-of-turmeric

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Nutritionists say you should eat more cinnamon if you're diabetic
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Date: December 20, 2018 08:01 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Nutritionists say you should eat more cinnamon if you're diabetic





For people who are suffering from diabetes, it is a really hard thing. There are a lot of people out there that are naive to what it actually means to be diabetic. These people do not have it easy at all and over time, it only gets harder. The process becomes more routine but it does not get any less taxing on the body. Also, cinnamon is something that is recommended by nutritionists for people who are diabetic.

Key Takeaways:

  • One of the greatest concerns about diabetes is that the medications presently used have adverse side effects and the costs in terms of money and lost productivity is high.
  • With the increasing emphasis on plants for scientific research, many useful benefits of plants for medicinal purposes are being understood better than before.
  • Some studies have recognized the relationship between curing diabetes in humans and rats with the cinnamon plant but none has understood its antioxidant properties.

"Now that the holidays are fast approaching, the smell of cinnamon will fill the air once again. This spice, commonly added to baked goods, is well loved around the world because of its delicious taste. In a recent study, a group of Malaysian researchers from the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) University has found more reasons for people to enjoy foods with this spice."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-06-nutritionists-say-you-should-eat-more-cinnamon-if-youre-diabetic.html

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