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Agave Nectar: A Delicious Alternative
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Date: June 04, 2024 04:57 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Agave Nectar: A Delicious Alternative


Agave Nectar: A Delicious Alternative


In recent years, agave nectar has gained popularity as a natural sweetener, touted for its unique taste and potential health benefits. But what exactly is agave nectar, and how does it stack up against traditional sugar and other sweeteners? In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the uses and nutritional benefits of agave nectar, comparing it to traditional sugar and other sweeteners to help you make an informed decision.

What is Agave Nectar?

Agave nectar, also known as agave syrup, is a sweetener derived from the sap of the agave Plant. The agave Plant is native to Mexico and has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and as a sweetener. The sap is extracted from the core of the agave Plant, then filtered and heated at low temperatures to break down the complex carbohydrates into simple sugars. The result is a sweet, viscous liquid with a taste similar to honey, but with a thinner consistency.

Nutritional Profile of Agave Nectar

Agave nectar is primarily composed of fructose, a simple sugar found in many fruits. Unlike traditional sugar (sucrose), which is made up of equal parts glucose and fructose, agave nectar usually contains about 70-90% fructose and 10-30% glucose. Here is a quick look at the nutritional content of one tablespoon (21 grams) of agave nectar:

  • Calories: 60
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Sugars: 16g
  • Protein: 0g

Uses of Agave Nectar

Use agave nectar in various ways to add versatility to your kitchen. Here are some common uses:

  1. Baking: Agave nectar can replace sugar in baking recipes. It adds sweetness and moisture to cakes, cookies, and muffins.
  2. Beverages: Use agave nectar to sweeten tea, coffee, smoothies, and cocktails. It dissolves easily in both hot and cold liquids.
  3. Cooking: Drizzle agave nectar over pancakes, waffles, or oatmeal. It can also use in marinades, dressings, and sauces.
  4. Topping: Pour agave nectar over yogurt, fruit, or ice cream for a sweet, natural topping.

Comparing Agave Nectar to Traditional Sugar

Caloric Content

Both agave nectar and traditional sugar contain similar amounts of calories per serving, but agave nectar is sweeter than sugar, which means you can use less of it to achieve the same level of sweetness. This can result in a lower overall caloric intake when using agave nectar as a sugar substitute.

Glycemic Index

One of the key differences between agave nectar and traditional sugar is their glycemic index (GI). The glycemic index measures how quickly a food raises blood sugar levels. Foods with a high GI cause a rapid spike in blood sugar, while those with a low GI release sugar more slowly and steadily.

Agave nectar has a low glycemic index, typically between 13 and 30, which is significantly lower than that of traditional sugar (sucrose), which has a GI of around 65. This makes agave nectar a more suitable option for those trying to manage their blood sugar levels.

Fructose Content

While agave nectar's high fructose content may contribute to its low glycemic index, it also raises some concerns. Consuming high fructose intake in large amounts has been linked to obesity, fatty liver disease, and insulin resistance. However, when used in moderation, agave nectar can be a healthier alternative to traditional sugar and high-fructose corn syrup.

Comparing Agave Nectar to Other Sweeteners

Honey

Honey, often compared to agave nectar, provides a natural sweetener option with similar caloric content, allowing interchangeability in recipes. This sweetener has a higher glycemic index than agave nectar, meaning it can cause a quicker spike in blood sugar levels. However, honey also contains antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, which can provide additional health benefits.

Maple Syrup

Maple syrup, like agave nectar, is a natural sweetener with a lower glycemic index than sugar. It also contains some beneficial nutrients, such as manganese and zinc. However, agave nectar is sweeter than maple syrup, so you may need to use less of it to achieve the desired sweetness.

Stevia

Stevia, derived from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant, is a zero-calorie sweetener. It does not affect blood sugar levels and requires only a small amount due to its sweeter taste compared to agave nectar. While stevia is a good option for those looking to reduce their caloric intake and manage blood sugar levels, some people find its aftertaste less appealing than that of agave nectar.

Potential Health Benefits of Agave Nectar

Lower Glycemic Index

As mentioned earlier, agave nectar has a lower glycemic index than traditional sugar, making it a potentially better choice for those managing diabetes or trying to maintain stable blood sugar levels.

Antioxidant Properties

Agave nectar contains some antioxidants, which can help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. While the antioxidant content is not as high as that found in honey or some fruits, it still provides some benefit.

Digestive Health

Fructans, a type of carbohydrate found in agave, can act as prebiotics, promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. This can contribute to better digestive health and overall well-being.

Moderation is Key

While agave nectar offers several advantages over traditional sugar and some other sweeteners, it is essential to use it in moderation. Its high fructose content can pose health risks if consumed in large amounts, so it's crucial to be mindful of your overall sugar intake.

Are You Ready For a New Kind of Sweetener?

Agave nectar is a delicious and versatile natural sweetener that offers some nutritional benefits over traditional sugar and other sweeteners. Its lower glycemic index, antioxidant properties, and potential digestive health benefits make it an attractive option for those looking to reduce their sugar consumption. However, it is essential to use agave nectar in moderation and consider it as part of a balanced diet. By understanding the uses and benefits of agave nectar, you can make an informed decision about incorporating it into your culinary repertoire.

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Stevia: A Zero-Calorie Sweetener
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Date: June 03, 2024 04:15 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stevia: A Zero-Calorie Sweetener


Stevia: A Zero-Calorie Sweetener


In a world where health consciousness is increasingly important, finding the right sweetener can be a game changer. One such alternative that has gained significant attention is Stevia. Known for its zero-calorie content, Stevia offers a natural sweetness without the drawbacks associated with sugar. This article examines the properties of Stevia, how it’s harvested, its sweetness compared to sugar, and its benefits for those managing diabetes.

What is Stevia?

Stevia is a natural sweetener derived from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant, native to South America. Unlike artificial sweeteners, Stevia is completely natural and has been used for centuries by indigenous people in countries like Brazil and Paraguay. The leaves of the Plant contain sweet-tasting compounds known as steviol glycosides, which are the primary components used in Stevia sweeteners found on shelves today.

How Stevia is Harvested

Traditionally, Stevia leaves are harvested by hand. Farmers usually pluck the mature leaves, which are then dried to maintain their sweetness. Once dried, these leaves can be used in their whole form, or they can be processed to extract the steviol glycosides. Modern extraction methods involve soaking the leaves in water and then processing the extract to remove impurities. This results in a highly concentrated sweetener that is hundreds of times sweeter than sugar.

Sweetness Compared to Sugar

When it comes to sweetness, Stevia stands out. Stevia is approximately 200 to 300 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar). This means a very small amount of Stevia is needed to achieve the desired level of sweetness, which also makes it an efficient option for those looking to cut down on sugar intake. However, it’s important to note that Stevia doesn’t have the exact same taste profile as sugar. Some people describe its sweetness as having a slight, licorice-like aftertaste, which not everyone finds appealing.

Benefits for Those Managing Diabetes

For individuals managing diabetes, Stevia can be an invaluable part of their diet. One of the primary concerns for people with diabetes is managing their blood sugar levels. Traditional sugar can cause spikes in blood glucose, making it difficult to control diabetes symptoms. Stevia, on the other hand, does not contain carbohydrates and has no impact on blood glucose levels. This makes it a suitable alternative for those who need to keep their sugar levels in check.

Moreover, using Stevia can help diabetic individuals enjoy sweet foods and beverages without the fear of negatively affecting their health. The zero-calorie aspect of Stevia also contributes to maintaining a healthier weight, which is a crucial factor in managing diabetes.

Nutritional and Health Benefits

In addition to its zero-calorie feature, Stevia also offers several nutritional and health benefits. Some research suggests that Stevia may help in lowering blood pressure and improving cholesterol levels. These potential benefits make Stevia not just a sugar substitute, but a supplement that can contribute to overall well-being.

Antioxidant Properties

Stevia leaves are rich in antioxidants, which help to combat oxidative stress in the body. Oxidative stress is linked to various chronic diseases, including heart disease and cancer. By incorporating Stevia into your diet, you might benefit from its antioxidant content, aiding in the reduction of inflammation and promoting better health.

Culinary Uses

Stevia is versatile and can be used in a variety of culinary applications. It’s available in different forms such as powders, liquid extracts, and even whole leaves. You can use Stevia to sweeten beverages like tea and coffee, baked goods, desserts, and even savory dishes that require a touch of sweetness. However, due to its high sweetness level, it is recommended to start with a small amount and adjust according to taste.

Keep in mind that Stevia might behave differently than sugar in recipes, particularly in baking. Sugar contributes to the texture and volume of baked goods, while Stevia does not. Therefore, recipes using Stevia may require additional adjustments for the best results.

Economic and Environmental Impact

Growing and harvesting Stevia can be advantageous from both economic and environmental perspectives. Stevia Plants require less land and water compared to sugar cane or beet crops, making it a more sustainable option in the long run. Additionally, Stevia farming can provide economic opportunities for communities in developing countries where the Plant is grown.

Are You Ready For a Zero-Calorie Sweetener?

Stevia stands out as an exceptional zero-calorie sweetener, especially beneficial for those managing diabetes and looking to reduce their calorie intake. Its natural origin, coupled with its impressive sweetness and array of health benefits, make it a compelling alternative to traditional sugar and artificial sweeteners. Whether you are looking to alter your dietary habits or manage a health condition like diabetes, Stevia offers a promising solution for a healthier sweetening choice.

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The History of Stevia: From Ancient Sweet Leaf to Global Sweetener
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Date: May 31, 2024 11:05 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The History of Stevia: From Ancient Sweet Leaf to Global Sweetener


The History of Stevia: From Ancient Sweet Leaf to Global Sweetener


Stevia, a natural sweetener that has become globally popular in recent years, boasts a rich history spanning centuries. This article delves into the origins and historical significance of stevia, shedding light on its traditional use by indigenous peoples and its evolution into a mainstream alternative to sugar.

The Origins of Stevia

Stevia, scientifically known as Stevia rebaudiana, originates from South America. This small, green Plant is part of the Asteraceae family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers. The leaves of the stevia Plant contain sweet compounds known as steviol glycosides, which are responsible for its sweetness.

Traditional Use by the Guaraní People

The historical journey of stevia begins with the Guaraní people of Paraguay and Brazil, who have used the Plant for over 1,500 years. The Guaraní referred to stevia as "ka'a he'ê," which translates to "sweet herb." They traditionally used stevia leaves to sweeten beverages like yerba maté, a popular herbal tea, and to enhance the flavor of various traditional dishes.

Stevia wasn't just a sweetener for the Guaraní; it also held medicinal importance. The leaves were used to treat a variety of conditions, including burns, stomach issues, and as a general tonic. This dual use of stevia as both a sweetener and a medicinal Plant highlights its invaluable role in indigenous culture.

Stevia's Journey to the Modern World

Rediscovery by European Explorers

The modern history of stevia began in the 16th century when European explorers first arrived in South America. Spanish botanist and physician Pedro Jaime Esteve (1500–1556) is often credited with the early European studies on stevia, although the Plant was not widely documented until later.

Interest in stevia grew in the early 20th century when it was scientifically studied by Paraguayan chemist Ovidio Rebaudi. Rebaudi analyzed the sweet properties of stevia leaves and confirmed that they were much sweeter than sugar, which caught the attention of the scientific community.

Introduction to Asia and Beyond

In the 1970s, stevia began gaining traction in Japan as the country sought alternatives to artificial sweeteners. Japanese researchers developed methods for extracting and refining steviol glycosides from stevia leaves, making it possible to use stevia as a commercial sweetener. The success of stevia in Japan set the stage for its global acceptance.

Stevia in the Modern Health Movement

Health Benefits and Advantages

Stevia's rise in popularity can be attributed to its myriad of health benefits. Unlike sugar, stevia is calorie-free, making it an attractive option for those managing their weight. Additionally, stevia has a negligible effect on blood glucose levels, which is beneficial for individuals with diabetes or those monitoring their carbohydrate intake.

Moreover, steviol glycosides are stable at high temperatures, making stevia a versatile sweetener suitable for cooking and baking. This thermal stability, combined with its natural origin, has positioned stevia as a preferred option for health-conscious consumers.

Regulatory Approval and Global Adoption

The journey of stevia to becoming a global sweetener has involved rigorous scientific scrutiny and regulatory approval. In 2008, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted stevia the status of "Generally Recognized As Safe" (GRAS), which paved the way for its use in a wide range of food and beverage products.

Following the FDA's approval, other countries, including those in the European Union, Canada, and Australia, also approved the use of stevia in food and beverages. Today, stevia is found in everything from soft drinks to baked goods, reflecting its widespread acceptance and global reach.

Challenges and Future Prospects

Overcoming Obstacles

Despite its many advantages, the path to widespread adoption of stevia has not been without challenges. One of the initial hurdles was the aftertaste associated with some of the early stevia extracts. However, advances in extraction and formulation techniques have significantly improved the taste profile of stevia, making it more palatable for consumers.

Another challenge has been ensuring the sustainable cultivation of stevia. As demand grows, it is essential to implement agricultural practices that support environmental sustainability and fair labor conditions for farmers.

Research and Innovation

The future of stevia holds exciting possibilities as ongoing research continues to explore new applications and improvements. Scientists are currently investigating the potential of stevia extracts in providing health benefits beyond sweetness, such as their antioxidant properties and possible roles in managing certain health conditions.

Innovations in biotechnology are also paving the way for the development of new stevia varieties with enhanced sweetness and improved agronomic traits. These advancements could further solidify stevia's position as a key player in the global sweetener market.

In Summary

The history of stevia is a fascinating journey from the rainforests of South America to the shelves of supermarkets around the world. From its traditional use by the Guaraní people to its rediscovery by European explorers and subsequent global adoption, stevia has proven to be a remarkable sweetener with enduring significance. As the modern world continues to prioritize health and wellness, stevia's natural sweetness offers a much-needed alternative to sugar, promising a future where we can enjoy the sweetness of life without compromising our health.

Are You Ready to Make a Sweet Change?

If you've been searching for a healthier way to satisfy your sweet tooth, the journey of stevia offers a compelling reason to make the switch. With its rich history rooted in traditional use by the Guaraní people, and its scientifically-backed benefits recognized globally, stevia stands out as a truly remarkable sweetener. Free from calories and gentle on blood glucose levels, it's an excellent choice for both weight management and diabetes care. Plus, its versatility in cooking and baking means you won't have to compromise on your favorite recipes.

Join the growing number of health-conscious consumers who are choosing stevia for a naturally sweet life. Explore its various forms—from whole leaves to refined steviol glycosides—and incorporate this natural sweetener into your diet today. Embrace the future of sweetening and enjoy the benefits of stevia for yourself and your loved ones.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Stevia

What is stevia?

Stevia is a natural sweetener derived from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant, which is native to South America. It has been used for centuries by the Guaraní people and is known for being much sweeter than sugar while containing zero calories.

How is stevia used as a sweetener?

Stevia can be used in various forms, including whole leaves, powdered extracts, and liquid concentrates. It is commonly used to sweeten beverages, baked goods, and other foods. Thanks to its stability at high temperatures, stevia can also be used in cooking and baking.

Is stevia safe to consume?

Yes, stevia is considered safe for consumption. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted stevia the status of "Generally Recognized As Safe" (GRAS). It has also been approved for use in many other countries, including those in the European Union, Canada, and Australia.

Can stevia help with weight management?

Stevia can be an effective tool for weight management because it contains no calories. Replacing sugar with stevia in your diet can help reduce overall calorie intake, which may contribute to weight loss or maintenance.

Is stevia suitable for people with diabetes?

Stevia is suitable for people with diabetes as it has a negligible effect on blood glucose levels. This makes it a preferable alternative to sugar for those needing to monitor their carbohydrate intake. However, it is always best to consult with a healthcare provider before making any significant changes to your diet.

Does stevia have any side effects?

Stevia is generally well-tolerated and considered safe for most people. However, some individuals may experience mild side effects, such as digestive discomfort, when consuming large amounts. It is advisable to use stevia in moderation.

What does stevia taste like?

Stevia is known to be much sweeter than sugar, and its taste can vary depending on the form used and the specific product. Early versions of stevia extracts were noted for having a slight aftertaste, though modern formulations have significantly improved the taste profile.

How is stevia cultivated?

Stevia is typically grown in subtropical and tropical climates. Sustainable cultivation practices are essential as the demand for stevia increases. These practices include using environmentally friendly agricultural methods and ensuring fair labor conditions for farmers.

Are there any environmental benefits to using stevia?

Stevia has the potential to be more sustainable than traditional sugar crops. It requires less land and water to produce the same level of sweetness, which can reduce the environmental impact associated with sugar cultivation.

Can stevia be used in baking?

Yes, stevia can be used in baking due to its high-temperature stability. However, because it is much sweeter than sugar, recipes may need to be adjusted to account for its intensity. Many commercially available stevia sweeteners come with specific usage guidelines for cooking and baking.

Are there different types of stevia products?

Yes, stevia products come in various forms, including whole leaves, powdered extracts, and liquid concentrates. Some products are blended with other sweeteners or filler ingredients to better mimic the taste and texture of sugar.

How does stevia compare to artificial sweeteners?

Stevia is a natural sweetener, which sets it apart from many artificial sweeteners. It is derived from a Plant and does not undergo extensive chemical processing. Many consumers prefer stevia because it is perceived as a more natural and healthier option.

What research is being done on stevia?

Ongoing research on stevia explores its potential health benefits beyond sweetness, such as its antioxidant properties and possible roles in managing certain health conditions. Innovations in biotechnology are also working to develop new stevia varieties with enhanced sweetness and other desirable traits.

Where can I buy stevia?

Stevia products are widely available at VitaNet LLC. Stevia can be found in the baking aisle or the section dedicated to natural and alternative sweeteners.

By understanding the benefits and uses of stevia, you can make an informed decision about incorporating this natural sweetener into your diet. With its rich history, proven health benefits, and versatility, stevia offers a compelling alternative to traditional sugar.

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Culinary Uses of Stevia: Sweeten Your Dishes Without Compromising Flavor
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Date: May 30, 2024 12:46 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Culinary Uses of Stevia: Sweeten Your Dishes Without Compromising Flavor


Culinary Uses of Stevia: Sweeten Your Dishes Without Compromising Flavor


Stevia has garnered attention as a natural, calorie-free sweetener that can seamlessly replace sugar in various recipes. Derived from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant, this sweetener is known for its ability to provide a satisfying sweetness without the health drawbacks associated with traditional sugar. In this article, we'll explore creative recipes and practical tips for incorporating stevia into everyday cooking and baking, allowing you to enjoy your favorite dishes without compromising on taste.

Benefits of Using Stevia

Before diving into recipes, it's important to understand why stevia is a fantastic alternative to sugar. Here are some of the key benefits:

  1. Zero Calories: Unlike sugar, stevia gives you sweetness without adding calories, making it ideal for weight management.
  2. Low Glycemic Index: Stevia doesn't raise blood sugar levels, making it a suitable option for people with diabetes or those watching their carb intake.
  3. Natural Origin: Derived from a Plant, stevia offers a more natural sweetening option compared to artificial sweeteners.

Baking with Stevia

Stevia can effectively replace sugar in many baking recipes, but it's essential to remember that it is much sweeter than sugar. Typically, a teaspoon of stevia extract can replace a cup of sugar, but always refer to specific conversion charts provided by stevia product manufacturers.

Stevia-Sweetened Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon white stevia sweetener (or stevia-sweet chocolate chips) to desired taste.
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup stevia-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, cream the butter and brown stevia sweetener until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  6. Drop by spoonful onto a cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

Cooking with Stevia

Beyond baking, stevia can introduce a hint of sweetness to savory dishes as well. Here are some innovative ways to include stevia in your everyday cooking.

Stevia BBQ Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon stevia sweetener (Kal Sure Stevia Powder) add to desired sweetness
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.
  3. Cook for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally until sauce thickens.
  4. Use immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Drinks and Smoothies

Stevia is also great for sweetening beverages. Whether it’s a refreshing iced tea or a nutritious smoothie, stevia can add the perfect touch of sweetness.

Stevia Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
  • Stevia sweetener to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a pitcher, combine lemon juice, water, and stevia sweetener.
  2. Stir well until the stevia dissolves.
  3. Add ice cubes and lemon slices as desired.
  4. Serve chilled.

Tips for Cooking with Stevia

  • Understand Stevia Varieties: Stevia comes in various forms—liquid, granulated, and powdered. Liquid stevia is excellent for beverages, while granulated and powdered forms are better suited for baking.
  • Adjust Recipes Accordingly: Because stevia is so much sweeter than sugar, you may find that you also need to adjust other elements in recipes such as liquids and flour.
  • Watch for Aftertaste: Some people notice a slight aftertaste with stevia. Combining it with other natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup can help balance this out.
  • Experiment and Taste Test: Always taste test when trying out a new stevia-based recipe. This will allow you to fine-tune the sweetness to your preference.

Stevia opens up a world of culinary possibilities, letting you enjoy the sweetness of your favorite recipes without the drawbacks of sugar. From delectable desserts like chocolate chip cookies to savory innovations like homemade BBQ sauce, the versatility of stevia can enhance all your culinary creations. Remember, the key is to experiment and adapt recipes to suit your taste, making stevia a valuable and enjoyable part of your cooking repertoire.

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Debunking Myths About Stevia: Separating Fact from Fiction
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Date: May 29, 2024 05:02 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Debunking Myths About Stevia: Separating Fact from Fiction


Debunking Myths About Stevia: Separating Fact from Fiction


Stevia has gained significant popularity as a natural sweetener, but with popularity comes a wave of misconceptions and myths. As consumers become more health-conscious and seek alternatives to sugar, it’s essential to separate fact from fiction regarding Stevia. This article debunks stevia myths with evidence-based info to clarify consumer doubts.

Myth 1: Stevia Is Artificial

Fact:

One of the most prevalent myths about stevia is that it is artificial. In reality, stevia is a completely natural sweetener derived from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant. The Plant has been used for centuries by indigenous people in South America for its sweetening properties. Unlike artificial sweeteners such as aspartame or saccharin, stevia is derived from a natural source and processed to extract its sweet components, known as steviol glycosides.

Myth 2: Stevia Is Harmful

Fact:

Another common misconception is that stevia is harmful to health. Scientific studies and regulatory organizations have repeatedly confirmed the safety of stevia. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classifies high-purity stevia extracts as "Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS) for consumption. Furthermore, research indicates that stevia can have health benefits like lowering blood pressure and blood sugar levels, making it a suitable sweetener for individuals with diabetes and hypertension.

Myth 3: Stevia Tastes Bad

Fact:

Some people believe that stevia has a bitter aftertaste, which makes it less appealing as a sweetener. While early formulations of stevia extracts indeed presented a noticeable bitter aftertaste, advancements in processing have minimized this issue. Modern high-purity stevia products are often combined with other natural sweeteners or flavor enhancers to improve taste, making them virtually indistinguishable from sugar in many applications.

Myth 4: Stevia Is Only for Diabetics

Fact:

While it’s true that stevia is an excellent sweetener for individuals managing diabetes due to its zero-calorie and zero-carbohydrate nature, it is not exclusive to them. Anyone looking to reduce sugar consumption or seeking a natural alternative can benefit from using stevia. It is a versatile sweetener that can be used in a variety of foods and beverages, making it suitable for the general population striving for a healthier lifestyle.

Myth 5: All Stevia Products Are the Same

Fact:

Not all stevia products are created equal. The purity and quality of stevia extracts can vary significantly between products. It's crucial to read labels and choose products that contain high-purity stevia extracts, as some products on the market contain added fillers or lower-grade stevia. By selecting reputable brands and scrutinizing ingredient lists, consumers can ensure they are using high-quality stevia that meets their health standards.

Kal Sure Stevia Extract is one of those high-quality brands that stand out in the market. Known for its commitment to purity and potency, Kal Sure Stevia Extract offers a product that is free from fillers and unnecessary additives. The brand’s stringent quality control measures ensure that each batch contains only high-purity stevia extracts, delivering consistent sweetness without the aftertaste. Consumers can trust Kal Sure Stevia Extract as a safe, reliable, and pleasant-tasting alternative to conventional sugar. When choosing a stevia product, it's essential to opt for a brand like Kal Sure stevia to enjoy the full benefits of this natural sweetener.

Myth 6: Stevia Causes Allergic Reactions

Fact:

Some believe that consuming stevia can trigger allergies. However, stevia is generally considered hypoallergenic and does not commonly cause allergic reactions. There have been few documented cases of stevia allergies, and these are typically related to individuals with specific sensitivities. For the vast majority of people, stevia is a safe and well-tolerated sweetener, even for those with common food allergies.

Myth 7: Stevia Leads to Weight Gain

Fact:

The notion that stevia contributes to weight gain is counterintuitive, given its zero-calorie nature. Unlike sugar, which is high in calories and contributes to weight gain, stevia provides sweetness without adding calories. Using stevia instead of sugar can help reduce overall caloric intake, aiding in weight management efforts. Multiple studies have shown that replacing sugar with stevia can be an effective strategy for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

Myth 8: Stevia Disrupts Metabolism

Fact:

Concerns about stevia disrupting metabolism are unfounded. Research indicates that stevia neither affects metabolic rates nor alters insulin sensitivity in a negative manner. On the contrary, stevia has been shown to have a neutral or even beneficial impact on metabolism, particularly for individuals with metabolic disorders like diabetes. It allows for sweetening without the metabolic consequences associated with high sugar consumption.

Myth 9: Stevia Can’t Be Used in Baking

Fact:

There is a misconception that stevia is unsuitable for baking due to its chemical composition. While it is true that baking with stevia requires some adjustments—since it does not have the same physical properties as sugar—it can still be used effectively. Bakers often use stevia in combination with other ingredients to achieve the desired texture and sweetness. Many recipes and commercial products have successfully incorporated stevia, proving its versatility in baking applications.

Myth 10: Stevia Is Expensive

Fact:

Consumers sometimes think that switching to stevia will significantly increase their grocery bills. While high-purity stevia products may be more expensive per ounce than sugar, they are much sweeter. A small amount of stevia goes a long way, which means that even a small container can last a long time. In the long run, the cost of stevia can be comparable to or even less than sugar, particularly when considering the health benefits and potential medical cost savings from reduced sugar consumption. Brands like Kal Stevia 3.5 oz contains 1800 servings per container.

Are You Ready to Sweeten Your Life?

It is crucial to approach any information about stevia with a critical eye and rely on evidence-based data rather than myths. Stevia is a natural, safe, and versatile sweetener that offers numerous health benefits without the downsides of sugar and artificial sweeteners. By debunking these common misconceptions, consumers can make informed choices that contribute to a healthier lifestyle.

Take the Next Step Towards a Healthier Life

Now is the perfect time to reconsider your sweetening choices and embrace the benefits of stevia. With its proven safety, versatility in cooking, and numerous health advantages, stevia stands out as a superior alternative to traditional sugar and artificial sweeteners. Start exploring reputable brands, like Kal Sure Stevia Extract, and experiment with incorporating stevia into your daily routine. By making this simple switch, you can enhance your overall well-being without compromising on taste. Visit your local grocery store or trusted online retailer to find high-quality stevia products and embark on your journey to a healthier, sweeter life today!

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The Role of Vitamin B12 in Energy Production
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Date: May 29, 2024 11:28 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Role of Vitamin B12 in Energy Production


The Role of Vitamin B12 in Energy Production


Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, is crucial for red blood cell production, DNA synthesis, and nervous system health. Among its many roles, one of the most vital is its contribution to energy production and metabolism. This article delves into how Vitamin B12 affects energy levels, with a particular focus on its importance for vegetarians and vegans.

Understanding Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally found in animal products such as meat, dairy, and eggs. It is primarily responsible for converting food into ATP (adenosine triphosphate), which the body uses for energy. B12 is also crucial in the formation of red blood cells, which carry oxygen to every part of the body, and in maintaining the health of nerve cells.

The Science Behind Energy Production

Role in Metabolism

Vitamin B12 is a key player in metabolism, a complex set of chemical reactions in our body that convert food into energy. One of the primary ways B12 contributes to metabolism is through its involvement in the Krebs cycle, a series of reactions that produce ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the body's primary energy currency. During the Krebs cycle, Vitamin B12 helps convert fats and proteins into energy, ensuring that the body has a constant supply of fuel to perform everyday tasks.

DNA Synthesis and Cell Division

Vitamin B12 is also essential for DNA synthesis and cell division. It works closely with folate (Vitamin B9) to synthesize DNA during cell division. Rapidly dividing tissues, such as red blood cells, require an adequate supply of B12. A deficiency in this vitamin can lead to megaloblastic anemia, a condition where red blood cells are larger than normal and not as effective in transporting oxygen, thereby causing fatigue and weakness.

The Challenge for Vegetarians and Vegans

B12 Sources

One of the significant challenges for vegetarians and vegans is getting enough Vitamin B12, as it is predominantly found in animal products. Plant-based diets generally lack this vitamin, putting individuals at risk of deficiency. However, several fortified foods and supplements can help prevent this deficiency.

Fortified Foods and Supplements

Many Plant-based milk alternatives, breakfast cereals, and nutritional yeasts are now fortified with Vitamin B12. For instance, a cup of fortified soy milk can provide about 50% of the daily recommended intake of B12. Additionally, B12 supplements are readily available and can be an effective way for vegetarians and vegans to ensure they get their daily dose. It's crucial to choose a supplement that meets the dietary needs and preferences of the individual.

Symptoms of Deficiency

A lack of Vitamin B12 can result in various health problems like fatigue, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite, and weight loss. In severe cases, it may lead to neurological issues such as numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, balance difficulties, depression, confusion, and memory loss. Given these risks, it's essential for vegetarians and vegans to monitor their B12 levels.

Benefits of Adequate B12 Intake

Enhanced Energy Levels

Adequate intake of Vitamin B12 can significantly enhance energy levels. Since B12 is involved in converting food into ATP, sufficient levels of this vitamin can help ensure that the body efficiently produces and uses energy. Individuals who maintain appropriate B12 levels often report feeling more energetic and less fatigued.

Improved Metabolic Function

By ensuring a sufficient supply of B12, vegetarians and vegans can support their metabolic functions. A well-functioning metabolism is crucial for maintaining body weight, supporting muscle function, and ensuring overall vitality. Improved metabolic function also means better handling of the foods consumed, leading to more stable energy levels throughout the day.

Better Mental Health

Vitamin B12 is essential for producing neurotransmitters that regulate mood. Adequate levels of B12 can help prevent mental health issues such as depression and brain fog, which are often associated with fatigue and low energy levels. Regular intake of B12, either through diet or supplements, can contribute to better mental clarity and emotional well-being.

Optimal Nervous System Function

B12 is crucial in maintaining the myelin sheath, a protective coating around nerves. A healthy nervous system ensures that signals travel efficiently between the brain and the rest of the body. This not only helps in preventing neurological issues but also ensures that the body's energy systems operate smoothly.

How to Ensure Adequate B12 Intake

Regular Blood Tests

For vegetarians and vegans, regular blood tests are an effective way to monitor B12 levels. These tests can help identify a deficiency early on, allowing individuals to take corrective measures before any severe symptoms manifest.

Balanced Diet

A well-rounded, balanced diet that includes fortified foods can help meet the daily recommended intake of Vitamin B12. Incorporating a variety of B12-fortified foods into every meal ensures a steady supply of this vital nutrient.

Considering Supplements

For those who struggle to get enough Vitamin B12 through diet alone, supplements are an excellent option.

Choosing the Right Supplement: Methyl B12

When selecting a Vitamin B12 supplement, methylcobalamin, or methyl B12, is often recommended as the best form. It has superior bioavailability compared to cyanocobalamin, making it easier for the body to absorb and utilize. Methyl B12 doesn't need conversion in the body to be effective, leading to quicker uptake and immediate benefits.

For vegetarians and vegans at higher risk of B12 deficiency, methyl B12 is especially beneficial for maintaining optimal B12 levels effectively. Including this form in your supplement routine can boost energy, mental clarity, and support metabolic and nervous system functions.

Awareness and Education

Raising awareness about B12 is key for vegetarians and vegans to prevent deficiencies. Health programs can educate on maintaining adequate levels through diet and supplements.

Are You Ready For More Energy?

Vitamin B12's role in energy production and metabolism is indisputable. Vegetarians and vegans can struggle to get enough B12 from Plant-based diets, but fortified foods and supplements offer solutions. Understanding B12's importance and taking action can boost energy, metabolism, and well-being. Regular monitoring, a balanced diet, and appropriate supplementation are key strategies to prevent deficiency and maintain optimal health.

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

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

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

What Is In it?

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

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

Why Choose Magma Plus?

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

Some of the key benefits include:

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

Ingredients

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

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

Health Benefits

Magma Plus provides various health benefits:

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

How to Use Magma Plus

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

Customer Testimonials

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

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

Research and Sources

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

Brand Information

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

Are You Looking for Convenience When Consuming Fruits and Veggies?

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

Buy Magma Plus Now!

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Why Kal Enhanced Energy is the Superior Choice for Health Enthusiasts
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Date: May 22, 2024 01:28 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why Kal Enhanced Energy is the Superior Choice for Health Enthusiasts

Why Kal Enhanced Energy is the Superior Choice for Health Enthusiasts

When it comes to maintaining optimal health, choosing the right dietary supplements can make all the difference. For health enthusiasts aged 30-60, Kal Enhanced Energy provides a unique mix of vital nutrients for overall well-being. With lutein, antioxidant herbs, and a rich variety of super foods, veggies, greens, fruits, and berries, this supplement offers exceptional health benefits.

Kal Enhanced Energy stands out thanks to its wide range of raw ingredients that meet your body's needs. Starting with vitamins and minerals, these are crucial for various bodily functions. The inclusion of whole food multipliers means that these nutrients come from natural sources, enhancing their bioavailability and efficacy.

  • Lutein: Known for its powerful antioxidant properties, lutein plays a crucial role in eye health by filtering harmful high-energy blue wavelengths of light.
  • Antioxidant Herbs: These herbs help neutralize free radicals in the body, reducing oxidative stress and promoting longevity.
  • Super Foods: Super foods such as spirulina and chlorella offer a dense concentration of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals that support immune function.
  • Veggies and Greens: Packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals, these Plant-based ingredients help maintain digestive health and metabolic function.
  • Super Fruits and Berries: Rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and natural sugars, these ingredients provide an energy boost and support cardiovascular health.

But that's just the beginning. Lutein, a potent antioxidant, supports eye health and shields vision from blue light's harmful effects in our digital age. Antioxidant herbs work synergistically with lutein to combat oxidative stress, helping to reduce inflammation and prevent cellular damage.

Super Foods

Kal Enhanced Energy includes superfoods such as kale, spinach, acai, and blueberries. Also, packed with nutrients to enhance immunity and energy levels.

One of the standout features of this supplement is its inclusion of digestive enzymes. As we age, our bodies produce fewer digestive enzymes, hindering nutrient absorption. Kal Enhanced Energy supplements these enzymes, promoting optimal digestion for maximum nutrient absorption from your food.

Raw Immune boosters

The formula is boosted with raw mushroom complexes, known to enhance immunity and vitality. Mushrooms such as Organic Turkey Tail, Organic Reishi, and Organic Agaricus have adaptogenic properties, aiding the body in managing stress.

Finally, black pepper extract is added to enhance the absorption of all these powerful ingredients. Black pepper, known for boosting bioavailability, helps your body fully utilize nutrients from this superior supplement.

Recap:

Besides the core benefits from essential nutrients and superfoods mentioned earlier, Kal Enhanced Energy provides other significant advantages:

  • Digestive Enzymes: Support efficient nutrient absorption by enhancing the digestive process, particularly as the body's natural enzyme production decreases with age.
  • Raw Mushroom Complexes: Boost immune function and overall vitality, thanks to the adaptogenic properties of organic mushrooms like Cordyceps, Turkey Tail, Maitake, Reishi, and Agaricus.
  • Black Pepper Extract: Enhances the bioavailability of all ingredients, ensuring optimal nutrient absorption and utilization by the body.

These components form a comprehensive supplement that meets daily nutrition needs and boosts digestive health, immune function, and overall wellbeing.

For health enthusiasts aged 30-60, Kal Enhanced Energy Once Daily provides a convenient way to support overall wellness. Boost your immune system, increase energy levels, and ensure your body gets essential nutrients with this daily supplement.

Ready to take your health to the next level? Experience the benefits of whole foods, super fruits, veggies, berries, and more with Kal Enhanced Energy. Purchase now and fuel your body with the nutrients it needs to thrive!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oxidation and Free Radical Damage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ashwagandha: Your Natural Shield Against Stress

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

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

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

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

Unique Selling Points:

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

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

Here are some additional benefits:

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

Helpful Tips:

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

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


Europharma / Terry Naturally: Ashwagandha EP35 Extra Strength 60 Caps

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

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

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

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

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

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All You Need to Know About Kal brand Stevia: The Natural Sweetener that is Way Better than Sugar!
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Date: August 09, 2023 02:11 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: All You Need to Know About Kal brand Stevia: The Natural Sweetener that is Way Better than Sugar!


For anyone looking to reduce their sugar intake, there are numerous natural sweeteners available in the market. However, there's one that continues in popularity for its potential to offer the sweet taste of sugar, without the added calories, Kal stevia. Stevia is a natural sweetener extracted from the leaves of the South American Plant, Stevia rebaudiana. Kal brand stevia, in particular, has been celebrated for its high-quality taste and reasonable pricing.

What is Stevia?

stevia is an all-natural, non-GMO, and calorie-free sweetener made from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant. It's a safe alternative to sugar that doesn't raise your blood sugar levels and has a 0 glycemic index. Its sweet taste comes from steviol glycosides, which are extracted from the leaves and purified. Stevia is commonly used to sweeten drinks, baked goods, and even savory dishes.

How is Stevia Different from Other Sweeteners?

Unlike artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and saccharin, stevia is a natural sweetener that doesn't have any of the negative health effects that come with consuming artificial additives. It's a safer option to sugar that doesn't affect insulin levels, making it beneficial for diabetics or those who are watching their sugar intake. Additionally, stevia has a much sweeter taste compared to traditional sugar, so only a small amount is needed to achieve the desired sweetness.

How to Use Stevia?

Stevia can be used in the same way as sugar when baking or cooking, but with way less quantity. For example, if a recipe calls for 1 cup of sugar, just 1/2 teaspoon of Kal stevia will give the equivalent sweetness. However, it's important to keep in mind that stevia can taste slightly different from sugar and may not always be an exact substitute. Start with smaller amounts and increase as needed and you'll get the hang of it.

Are There Any Side Effects of Stevia?

Stevia has been used worldwide and is found to be one of the safest all natural sweetener on the market. There have been no known negative side effects associated with the use of stevia other than the potential for mild gastrointestinal symptoms if consumed in large amounts. Generally, most don't consume enough to cause any issues.

Stevia comes in powder and liquid forms. Liquid tends to mix instantly and is preferred by most people.

If you're looking to reduce your sugar intake while still satisfying your sweet tooth, Kal brand stevia may be an excellent alternative for you. With its natural origins, numerous health benefits, and delicious taste, it's not hard to see why so many people are switching over to this sweetener over the traditional chemical-laden sugars of the past. Try Kal brand stevia in your next recipe or tea and let your taste buds be the judge!

If your interested, just add to cart for best price!

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The Unsettling Truth About Plastic: Microplastics Found in Human Stool Samples
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Date: July 29, 2023 11:04 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Unsettling Truth About Plastic: Microplastics Found in Human Stool Samples

We all know that plastic pollution is a serious issue, but what we may not be aware of is that we are consuming it. Yes, you read that right. The researchers have recently discovered microplastic particles present in human stool samples, making us ingest the plastic we produced. It is not only our oceans and landfills that are clogged with plastic waste, but even our bodies, and that's alarming.

According to the study, participants from Finland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Austria were tested for ten different types of plastics, and nine types were found in their stool samples. On average, participants had 20 microplastic particles per 10 grams of stool. That's a concerning number.

As we all know, plastic is everywhere, from plastic bags to water bottles, from household items to toys, and the list goes on. A recent study revealed a frightening fact that our food, especially seafood and sea salt, and tap water and bottled water contain microplastics too. It is surprising to know that plastic is all around us, and we are consuming it daily.

Apart from being present in our bodies, research suggests that microplastics may have adverse effects on our gut microbiota. As per a study conducted by the University of Vienna, polystyrene microplastics adversely affected the gut barrier, microbiota, and metabolism of mice. Moreover, it can lead to a bacterial imbalance in our gut, decreasing our immune response.

Microplastics have a size smaller than 5 millimeters and are much smaller than the size we can see with naked eyes. Therefore, our bodies cannot filter them out. As a result, these microplastics can cause inflammation, obstruct our digestive system, and damage our gut lining.

The impact of plastic on the environment and marine life is alarming, but knowing that we, humans, are part of the problem is overwhelming. The amount of plastic waste we produce every year is immense, and if we don't change our ways, it will only get worse.

The Solution to Microplastics in Our Digestive Tract Could Be Psyllium Husk and Inulin.

Psyllium husk is a soluble fiber that is derived from the seeds of the Plantago ovata Plant. It is a powerful colon cleanser that can rid our bodies of toxins, including microplastics. When mixed with water, psyllium husk forms a gel-like substance that bulks up and moves through our digestive tract, trapping and removing microplastics along the way. Psyllium husk is also known to help regulate bowel movements and reduce inflammation in our gut.

Another solution to microplastics in our digestive tract is prebiotics, specifically inulin. Inulin is a type of soluble fiber that feeds friendly bacteria in our gut, promoting gut health. Studies have shown that inulin can strengthen the gut lining, which can reduce the absorption of toxins like microplastics into our bodies. Inulin can also help regulate bowel movements and reduce inflammation in our gut.

In addition to psyllium husk and inulin, there are other steps we can take to reduce our exposure to microplastics. One such step is to avoid plastic packaging and utensils when possible and opt for reusable and sustainable options instead. We can also be mindful of the products we use that contain microplastics, such as cosmetics and cleaning products, and choose more natural alternatives.

It is also important to note that the effects of microplastics on our health are still being studied, and more research is needed to fully understand the extent of their impact. However, taking steps to reduce our exposure to microplastics and improve our gut health can only be beneficial for our overall well-being.

The discovery of microplastics in human stool samples is the harsh reality of the plastic pollution crisis. The studies strongly suggest that it may have severe implications for human health (we haven't even touched on the topic of endocrine disruptors due to plastics), and we must take action to reduce plastic consumption and pollution.

Reducing plastic waste from our daily lives might seem challenging, but it's essential if we want to create a healthier planet for ourselves and the generations to follow. Being more conscious of our daily habits in using plastic, choosing eco-friendly alternatives, and encouraging others to do the same can go a long way in reducing our plastic footprint.

We must work together as a community to reduce plastic waste and promote a sustainable future. The change starts with us, and together we can make a difference. You can get started to better health by adding psyllium husk and inulin to your daily supplement regiment. Your colon will thank you for it!

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Understanding the Benefits of KAL Brand L-Glutathione SR 500mg
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Date: June 15, 2023 02:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Understanding the Benefits of KAL Brand L-Glutathione SR 500mg

When it comes to maintaining optimal wellness, it's essential to prioritize your immune system and liver health. There are many supplements in the market that claim to boost your health, but Kal L-Glutathione holds a unique position in enhancing overall well-being. It is a powerful antioxidant that helps the body to fight toxins and protect against oxidative stress.

A Rich Antioxidant: L-Glutathione is a potent antioxidant that effectively fights free radicals in the body. These free radicals are unstable molecules that can cause DNA damage and contribute to the aging process. L-Glutathione's antioxidant properties help to neutralize free radicals and prevent oxidative stress, which is critical for maintaining good health.

Supports Liver Function: The liver is responsible for breaking down toxins and eliminating them from the body. L-Glutathione plays a crucial role in liver function by assisting in the detoxification process. It helps to eliminate harmful substances like alcohol, pollutants, and heavy metals, which can damage the liver and cause liver disease.

Enhances Immune System: Our immune system helps to fight off viruses and infections. L-Glutathione has been shown to promote healthy immune system response. It does so by stimulating the production of white blood cells, which are responsible for combating harmful bacteria and viruses.

Sustained-Release Capsule: KAL® L-Glutathione 500mg supplement comes in a sustained-release capsule that slowly releases the supplement in the body. A sustained release formula ensures that the supplement stays active for longer in the body. This slow-release mechanism ensures that the body can absorb the supplement in a gradual manner, thus maximizing effectiveness.

In Summary: L-Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that provides several benefits to the body. It offers excellent support for liver function, enhances the immune system, and promotes overall wellness. Additionally, the sustained-release capsule ensures that the supplement stays active for longer in the body, and the vegetarian capsule makes it suitable for those who follow a Plant-based lifestyle. In summary, if you're looking for a supplement that can help you achieve optimal well-being, then KAL® L-Glutathione SR 500mg is the perfect supplement for you.

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Sweeten Your Life Without Risk with Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract
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Date: May 19, 2023 03:11 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Sweeten Your Life Without Risk with Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract

Stevia is a natural sweetener extracted from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Plant. It is a healthier alternative to processed sugar and artificial sweeteners, making it a popular choice for many health-conscious people. However, not all stevia products are created equal. Some stevia sweeteners contain additives or fillers that can be harmful to your health. That's why it's important to choose a high-quality stevia product, like the Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract.

Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract is a zero-calorie natural sweetener with a low glycemic index. This means that it won't cause sudden spikes in blood sugar levels, making it an ideal option for people with diabetes and those who want to maintain a healthy weight. It's also perfect for those who are looking for ways to cut calories from their diet without sacrificing taste.

Unlike other stevia products, Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract is made from pure stevia extract without any additives or fillers. This means that you're getting the full benefits of stevia without any harmful or unnecessary ingredients.

Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract is highly versatile and can be used in a wide variety of dishes and beverages. You can use it to sweeten your morning cup of coffee or tea, your smoothie, or even your baked goods. Its natural and clean taste makes it an ideal alternative to sugar in recipes.

Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract is produced using high-quality standards that are certified by independent labs. The stevia Plants are grown without pesticides and undergo a rigorous extraction process to ensure a pure and natural product. This attention to quality ensures that you are getting the best possible product for your health.

Many customers have reported positive experiences with Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract. They have praised its natural and clean taste, versatility, and health benefits. Many also appreciate the fact that it's an affordable and sustainable option for sweetening their lives.

Choosing a high-quality stevia product like Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract is an excellent way to sweeten your life without risking your health. With zero calories, a low glycemic index, and no additives or fillers, it's the ideal option for those who are looking for a healthier alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners. Its versatility in sweetening and high-quality standards make it a top choice for many health-conscious consumers. If you haven't tried Kal Sure Stevia Liquid Extract yet, we highly recommend you giving it a try today!

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The All-Natural Way To Boost Energy and Endurance
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Date: November 10, 2022 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The All-Natural Way To Boost Energy and Endurance

Tired of feeling exhausted all the time? Looking for a natural way to get a boost of energy? Rhodiola may be just what you need! An adaptogen, Rhodiola comes from Arctic regions and has been shown to increase energy, physical endurance and well-being. Here's everything you need to know about this amazing supplement.

Rhodiola rosea is a perennial flowering Plant that grows in cold, mountainous regions like Scandinavia, Siberia, Iceland, Greece, and Alaska. For centuries, Rhodiola has been used as a medicinal herb in traditional Chinese and Russian medicine. Today, it's gaining popularity in the western world as more and more people are turning to natural remedies to improve their health.

How Does Rhodiola Work?

Rhodiola works by helping the body adapt to stress. It does this by increasing the production of certain chemicals like serotonin and dopamine, which have mood-boosting effects. Rhodiola also helps to regulate cortisol levels. Cortisol is commonly known as the "stress hormone" because it's released when we're under pressure. Too much cortisol can lead to fatigue, anxiety, and poor sleep. By keeping cortisol levels in check, Rhodiola can help reduce stress and promote feelings of well-being.

In addition to its stress-busting properties, Rhodiola is also known for its ability to increase energy levels and physical endurance. Studies have shown that Rhodiola can improve exercise performance and reduce fatigue. For example, one study found that athletes who took Rhodiola had reduced recovery times after exercise and were able to exercise for longer before becoming fatigued.

Rhodiola is also being studied for its potential cognitive benefits. Some preliminary research suggests that Rhodiola may help improve memory and cognitive function in people with stress-related mental disorders like burnout or PTSD.

If you're looking for an all-natural way to boost energy levels, reduce stress, and enhance cognitive function, Rhodiola may be worth trying. This powerful adaptogen has centuries of traditional use behind it and is backed by science! Whether you're an athlete looking for an edge or someone who's just struggling to get through the day, Rhodiola could help you feel your best.

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The Benefits of Zinc Supplements and Why OptiZinc is the best Form!
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Date: November 09, 2022 12:15 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Benefits of Zinc Supplements and Why OptiZinc is the best Form!

Zinc is an essential mineral that is involved in hundreds of processes in the body, including cell growth and function, immune function, and protein synthesis. While it's possible to get zinc from food sources like oysters, beef, and spinach, many people don't get enough from their diet alone and may benefit from taking zinc supplements. OptiZinc® is a patented 1:1 complex of zinc and methionine, the amino acid that is best absorbed by the body. Studies show that OptiZinc® is absorbed better and retained longer than ordinary zinc supplements tested, and resists binding with dietary fiber and phytate, organic compounds that inhibit zinc absorption.

The Importance of Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral that plays a role in hundreds of biochemical reactions in the body. It's involved in cell growth and repair, immune function, fertility, and protein synthesis. While most people can get the zinc they need from food sources like oysters, beef, pork, chicken, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, whole grains, fortified cereals, and dairy products, some people may not get enough from their diet alone and may benefit from taking zinc supplements. Zinc deficiency can lead to a host of problems like hair loss, diarrhea, impotence, eye and skin problems, delayed wound healing, depression, taste abnormalities, and reduced sense of smell.

The Best Form of Zinc Is OptiZinc®

OptiZinc® is a patented 1:1 complex of zinc and methionine that has been shown to be absorbed better and retained longer than ordinary zinc supplements. Unlike other forms of zinc supplementation which can bind with dietary fiber and phytate (organic compounds found in Plant foods that inhibit zinc absorption), OptiZinc® resists binding with these compounds so that your body can more efficiently absorb the zinc. In addition to being better absorbed by the body, OptiZinc® has also been shown to provide antioxidant protection against free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage cells and lead to inflammation. OptiZinc® has also been shown to support healthy immune function.

If you're looking for a quality zinc supplement to help you meet your daily needs, OptiZinc® is an excellent option. This patented 1:1 complex of zinc and methionine is absorbed better by the body than other forms of zinc supplementation and provides antioxidant protection against free radicals. It's also been shown to support healthy immune function. All in all, OptiZinc® is an effective way to ensure that you're getting enough zinc in your diet.

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Support Healthy Gastroinesteinal Tract, Blood Sugar, And Cholesterol With Berberine
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Date: November 08, 2022 05:37 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Support Healthy Gastroinesteinal Tract, Blood Sugar, And Cholesterol With Berberine

Berberine is a substance that has been shown in clinical studies to support multiple body systems. It is found in the roots, stems, and bark of certain Plants and has a long history of traditional use. Berberine supplements are a convenient way to get the benefits of this substance, and they can support gastrointestinal health, healthy blood glucose levels, and healthy blood cholesterol levels.* Let's take a closer look at the benefits of berberine.

Gastrointestinal Health

Berberine has been shown in human clinical trials to support gastrointestinal health. This is likely due to the fact that it can help regulate the growth of certain bacteria in the gut.* In addition, berberine has been shown to stimulate production of mucus, which can help protect the gut lining.*

Blood Glucose Levels

Several clinical trials have demonstrated that berberine can help support healthy blood glucose levels.* This is likely due to the fact that berberine can help improve insulin sensitivity and decrease insulin resistance.* In addition, berberine can help stimulate production of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), an enzyme important for regulating blood sugar levels.*

Blood Cholesterol Levels

Clinical trials have also demonstrated that berberine supplementation can help support healthy blood cholesterol levels already within the normal range.* This is likely due to the fact that berberine can help decrease low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.*

As you can see, there are many reasons to consider adding a berberine supplement to your daily routine. If you are looking for a convenient way to support gastrointestinal health, healthy blood glucose levels, and healthy blood cholesterol levels,* a berberine supplement may be right for you. As always, be sure to talk to your healthcare provider before starting any new supplement regimen.

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How Maca Powder can boost your energy levels
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Date: October 31, 2022 04:10 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Maca Powder can boost your energy levels

You may have seen Maca powder in the grocery store and wondered what it is and what it does. Maca is a root vegetable that is native to Peru and has been used for centuries as a food source and as a general energy tonic. More recent scientific data suggest that "gelatinized" maca may help to support healthy sexual activity and fertility for men. Clinical data indicate that maca does not exert a direct effect on endocrine function. Here are some more potential benefits of consuming maca powder.

Maca Root for improved Energy Levels

Maca Powder is high in several vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin C, Copper, and Iron, which can all contribute to improving energy levels. Vitamin C is a well-known immune system booster, while copper helps the body to produce red blood cells. Iron aids in the transport of oxygen to the cells. All of these nutrients working together can help to improve your overall energy levels.

Maca Root for hormone balance

Maca root is also believed to help with hormone balance due to its high concentration of Plant sterols. Plant sterols are known to mimic the action of human hormones in the body. This property of maca root could potentially help with PMS symptoms, menopause symptoms, and even libido. However, more studies need to be done in order to confirm these effects.

Maca Root as an Antioxidant

Another benefit of consuming maca root powder is that it is a rich source of antioxidants. Antioxidants work by scavenging harmful toxins and free radicals from the body. Free radicals have been linked to several chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Therefore, by consuming foods rich in antioxidants, you can help reduce your risk of developing these conditions.

As you can see, there are many potential benefits to including maca root powder in your diet. If you are looking for an energy boost or want to help improve your hormone balance, give maca powder a try! Just be sure to check with your healthcare provider first if you have any concerns or underlying health conditions.

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The calming, centering benefits of NOW® Lavender - Tea Tree Oil
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Date: October 27, 2022 12:30 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The calming, centering benefits of NOW® Lavender - Tea Tree Oil

For centuries, people have used lavender and tea tree oil to promote feelings of calm and well-being. These two popular essential oils come together in NOW® Lavender - Tea Tree Oil to create an aroma that's soothing, centering and uplifting.

Lavender Oil

Lavender has long been used for its calming, relaxing effects. The Lavandula officinalis spp. Plant is native to the Mediterranean region and has a sweet, floral aroma. Research has shown that lavender can help reduce anxious feelings and promote restful sleep.*

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil comes from the Melaleuca alternifolia Plant, which is native to Australia. Tea tree oil has a fresh, minty scent and is known for its cleansing properties. In aromatherapy, tea tree oil is used to promote feelings of alertness and focus.*

NOW® Lavender - Tea Tree Oil Blend

NOW® Lavender - Tea Tree Oil pairs these two popular essential oils to create an aroma that's both soothing and uplifting. This blend can be diffused or applied topically to help you enjoy the calming benefits of lavender and the refreshing, cleansing properties of tea tree oil.*

In Summary:

NOW® Lavender - Tea Tree Oil is a unique blend of two popular essential oils that offers a variety of benefits. From its calming effects to its refreshing, cleansing properties, this oil can be diffused or applied topically to help you enjoy the benefits of both lavender and tea tree oil.*

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The Benefits of Horse Chestnut Extract
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Date: October 25, 2022 04:43 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Benefits of Horse Chestnut Extract

Horse chestnut extract is a popular ingredient in European herbalism. It has many active constituents, including saponins and flavones, which have been scientifically shown to support the integrity of the vascular system and connective tissue.* Rutin, a powerful free radical scavenger, has been added to complete this formula.* Horse chestnut helps support healthy vascular system.

What is Horse Chestnut?

Horse chestnut is an flowering Plant that is native to the Balkans. The tree can grow up to 30m tall and flowers in early summer. The fruit is a glossy brown nut that contains saponin.

The Benefits of Horse Chestnut

Horse chestnut extract is rich in saponins, flavones, and tannins, which are all substances that have been shown to support the health of the vascular system.* In addition, horse chestnut extract also contains rutin, a potent antioxidant.* Together, these nutrients work to help maintain healthy circulation and support the structure of connective tissue.*

How to Use Horse Chestnut Extract

Horse chestnut extract can be found in capsules or liquid extracts. For best results, follow the dosage instructions on the product label.

Rutin and its potential benefits

Rutin is a phytochemical that can be found in a wide variety of Plants. Rutin-rich foods include apples, blackberries, buckwheat, chokeberries, cranberries, fonts, grapefruit, lemons, limes, onions, oranges, pineapples, tangerines, and many more. This nutrient is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and has been linked to a number of potential health benefits.

Some of the potential benefits associated with rutin intake include:

  • - Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
  • - Lowered blood pressure
  • - Improved circulation
  • - A stronger immune system
  • - Reduced inflammation
  • - Relief from symptoms of arthritis.

While research on the effects of rutin is ongoing, there is some preliminary evidence to suggest that this nutrient could offer a wide range of health benefits.

If you are looking for an herbal supplement to support healthy circulation and connective tissue, consider horse chestnut extract.* This potent formula contains saponins, flavones, tannins, and rutin—all of which have been shown to support vascular health.* Try horse chestnut extract today and see for yourself how this herb can help you maintain optimal health.

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The Many Benefits of Horny Goat Weed
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Date: October 25, 2022 04:23 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Benefits of Horny Goat Weed

Herbal remedies have been used to treat a variety of ailments for centuries, and horny goat weed is no exception. This Plant has a long history of traditional use in Chinese herbalism, where it is known as yin yang huo. Yin yang huo was thought to "tonify life's gate" - a term used to refer to the "vital energy" in men. Epimedium, the scientific name for horny goat weed, was also used to treat a number of other conditions such as fatigue, memory loss, and pain relief.*

Horny goat weed is still used for many of the same purposes today. NOW® Horny Goat Weed Extract is combined with maca, another herb known for its tonifying properties. This blend can help support libido and vitality in both men and women.* In addition to its traditional uses, horny goat weed has also been shown to provide relief from pain associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Horny goat weed may even help to improve cognitive function in people with Alzheimer's disease.*

How Does It Work?

Horny goat weed gets its name from an unlikely source - goats! According to legend, a shepherd noticed his flock became especially frisky after eating this Plant. While there isn't any scientific evidence to support this claim, horny goat weed does contain compounds that may support sexual function. Icariin is the most well-known compound in horny goat weed. This compound has been shown to improve blood flow and relax smooth muscle tissue.*

In addition to its effects on sexual function, horny goat weed may also help to relieve pain. One study showed that icariin was able to reduce inflammation and pain in rats with osteoarthritis.* Another study found that a different compound in horny goat weed, fabranolide, was able to reduce pain and stiffness in rats with rheumatoid arthritis.* The anti-inflammatory properties of horny goat weed may also be beneficial for people with Alzheimer's disease. One study showed that icariin was able to reduce inflammation and improve cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer's disease.*

If you're looking for an herbal remedy with a long history of traditional use, look no further than horny goat weed. This Plant has a wide range of potential benefits including improved sexual function, increased libido, improved cognitive function, and pain relief. Horny goat weed is available in supplement form or can be consumed as a tea. However you choose to take it, horny goat weed may be just what you need to feel your best!*

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Gymnema Sylvestre - An Herb That Promotes Healthy Glucose Metabolism
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Date: October 25, 2022 02:41 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Gymnema Sylvestre - An Herb That Promotes Healthy Glucose Metabolism

Gymnema sylvestre is an herb that has been used traditionally in India for centuries. Modern research has shown that this herb may help to support healthy glucose metabolism through its ability to promote healthy pancreatic function.* In addition, gymnema exhibits potent free-radical scavenging properties.* NOW® Gymnema Sylvestre Extract is standardized to gymnemic acids, which are the compounds that have been identified as its bioactive constituents.*

Gymnema sylvestre is a woody climbing shrub that grows in the tropical forests of central and southern India. The leaves of the Plant have been used traditionally in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.1 Modern science has validated many of the traditional uses for this herb and has identified several key active components.2-4

Promotes Healthy Pancreatic Function*

One of the traditional uses for Gymnema sylvestre was to support healthy glucose metabolism.5 This effect was thought to be due to the herb’s ability to promote healthy pancreatic function.* The primary active components in Gymnema sylvestre – gymnemic acids – have been shown in animal studies to increase insulin secretion from the pancreas.6,7 In addition, these compounds appear to help maintain healthy beta cell function and architecture.8,9 Maintenance of normal beta cell function is critical for long-term metabolic health since these cells are responsible for producing insulin in response to rising blood sugar levels.10,11

Exhibits Potent Free-Radical Scavenging Properties*

In addition to supporting healthy pancreatic function, recent research has shown that Gymnema sylvestre extracts also possess potent free-radical scavenging properties.*12 These effects were attributed primarily to the gymnemic acids present in the herb.13 This natural free-radical scavenging activity may help support cellular health.*

NOW® Gymnema Sylvestre Extract is standardized to a minimum of 25% gymnemic acids and provides 6:1 extract potency. For easy supplementation, take 2 capsules 1 or 2 times daily with food or water.

In Summary:

Gymnema sylvestre is an herb with a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine. Modern science has validated many of the traditional uses for this herb and has identified several key active components, including gymnemic acids which have been shown in animal studies to increase insulin secretion from the pancreas. Additionally, extracts of Gymnema sylvestre have been shown to possess potent free-radical scavenging properties which may help support cellular health.* NOW® Gymnema Sylvestre Extract is standardized to a minimum of 25% gymnemic acids and provides 6:1 extract potency. For easy supplementation, take 2 capsules 1 or 2 times daily with food or water.

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What is Guar Gum?
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Date: October 25, 2022 02:32 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is Guar Gum?

Guar gum is a food additive that is derived from the guar bean. It is commonly used as a thickening agent, and can be found in a variety of products, such as frostings, ice cream, and sauces. Guar gum is also frequently used when baking with whole grain flours, as it helps to improve the texture and consistency of the finished product.

Guar Gum vs. Xanthan Gum

Guar gum and xanthan gum are both food additives that are derived from Plant sources. They are both commonly used as thickeners, and can be found in a variety of foods, such as salad dressings, ice cream, and jams. Guar gum is made from the guar bean, while xanthan gum is made from fermented corn sugar. Both guar gum and xanthan gum are vegan-friendly and gluten-free.

Xanthan gum is a more versatile thickener than guar gum, as it can be used in both hot and cold dishes. Additionally, xanthan gum has a longer shelf life than guar gum. Xanthan gum is also more effective than guar gum at creating viscosity, or thickness, in liquids. However, guar gum is less expensive than xanthan gum, which makes it a more popular choice for many home cooks and bakers.

If you are looking for a thickening agent for your baking recipes that call for whole grain flour, then guar gum is a good option to consider. Guar gum will help to improve the texture of your baked goods, and can also be used in other dishes such as sauces and frostings. Keep in mind that xanthan gum is a more versatile thickener than guar gum, but it is also more expensive. Ultimately, the decision of which thickener to use will come down to personal preference and budget.

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

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

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

The Benefits of Gotu Kola

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Many Benefits of Glucomannan - Konjac Root
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Date: October 20, 2022 03:19 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Benefits of Glucomannan - Konjac Root

If you're looking for a dietary supplement that can help with everything from maintaining intestinal regularity to promoting satiety, look no further than glucomannan. This soluble, bulk-forming fiber is derived from the konjac root and has a host of potential health benefits. Read on to learn more about glucomannan and how it can help you achieve your health goals.

What is Glucomannan?

Glucomannan is a type of dietary fiber that is classified as a soluble, gel-forming fiber. It is derived from the corm (or bulbous root) of the konjac Plant, which is native to Asia (1). In its natural state, glucomannan is a white, powdery substance that can be dissolved in water. Once it comes into contact with water, it forms a viscous gel. This gel-like quality is what makes glucomannan so effective at promoting satiety and maintaining intestinal regularity (2).

Health Benefits of Glucomannan

In addition to promoting satiety and maintaining intestinal regularity, glucomannan may also offer other health benefits. For example, research suggests that glucomannan can help to support healthy lipid levels already within the normal range (3). Additionally, glucomannan may help to support healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range (4). And because glucomannan can help you feel full after eating fewer calories (5), it may also be helpful as part of a weight management plan that includes a healthy diet and exercise program.

If you're looking for a dietary supplement that has a host of potential health benefits, look no further than glucomannan. This soluble, bulk-forming fiber derived from the konjac root can help promote satiety and maintain intestinal regularity, as well as support healthy lipid and blood sugar levels already within the normal range.* What's more, glucomannan is a convenient addition to any weight management plan that includes a healthy diet and exercise program.* Add this versatile supplement to your routine today and start reaping its many rewards tomorrow.

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New from NOW FOODS, Quercetin supplement
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Date: October 19, 2022 10:17 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New from NOW FOODS, Quercetin supplement

The Many Health Benefits of Quercetin

Quercetin is a nutrient that is found in many Plants and foods. It is classified as a flavonoid and is known for its powerful antioxidant properties. Quercetin has been shown to provide numerous health benefits, including supporting a healthy immune system. Let's take a closer look at quercetin and its many health benefits.

The Health Benefits of Quercetin

As an antioxidant, quercetin scavenges harmful toxins and free radicals from the body. This helps to protect cells and DNA from damage. Free radicals are believed to contribute to the development of chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer. By reducing the amount of free radicals in the body, quercetin can help to reduce the risk of these chronic diseases.

In addition to its antioxidant properties, quercetin also has anti-inflammatory effects. Inflammation is a normal physiological response that helps to protect the body from infection and injury. However, chronic inflammation can lead to the development of various diseases such as arthritis, autoimmune disorders, and cancers. Quercetin's ability to reduce inflammation makes it a potential therapeutic agent for the treatment of these conditions.

Another health benefit of quercetin is its role in supporting a healthy immune system. Quercetin has been shown to increase the production of cytokines, which are proteins that play an important role in immunity. Quercetin has also been shown to improve the function of natural killer cells, which are a type of white blood cell that helps to protect the body from infection. These effects make quercetin an important nutrient for supporting a healthy immune system.

Quercetin is a nutrient that is found in many Plants and foods. It is classified as a flavonoid and is known for its powerful antioxidant properties. Quercetin has been shown to provide numerous health benefits, including supporting a healthy immune system, reducing inflammation, and scavenging harmful toxins from the body. These effects make quercetin an important nutrient for overall health and well-being.

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An Overview of Garcinia Cambogia and its Benefits
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Date: October 18, 2022 03:07 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: An Overview of Garcinia Cambogia and its Benefits

Garcinia cambogia is a Plant native to SE Asia that has been used for centuries by traditional herbalists. Garcinia's primary bioactive constituent, Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), has been extensively studied for its effects on citrate lyase, which is the main enzyme responsible for the cellular synthesis of fatty acids. Scientific studies indicate that in the presence of HCA, cells produce fewer fatty acids from carbohydrates. The active ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia is Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), which is extracted from the fruit’s rind. Hydroxycitric Acid is a natural substance that has demonstrated impressive weight loss results in scientific studies.

How Garcinia Cambogia Can Help You Lose Weight

Hydroxycitric Acid works by inhibiting the enzyme Citrate Lyase, which is responsible for converting unused carbohydrates into fat storage. By blocking this enzyme, HCA prevents unused carbohydrates from being stored as body fat and instead allows them to be used for energy production, which can lead to weight loss. In addition, Hydroxycitric Acid also acts as an appetite suppressant by increasing levels of serotonin, a brain chemical that promotes feelings of satiety and well-being.

The Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

There are many benefits associated with taking Garcinia Cambogia extract, including weight loss, decreased appetite, and increased energy levels. However, perhaps the most impressive benefit of Garcinia Cambogia is its ability to help people lose weight without making any changes to their diet or lifestyle. This makes Garcinia Cambogia an ideal supplement for people who are looking to lose weight but don’t have the time or inclination to make major changes to their habits.

If you’re looking for a natural way to lose weight without making any changes to your diet or lifestyle, then Garcinia Cambogia may be right for you. This supplement has been shown to block the enzyme Citrate Lyase, which is responsible for converting unused carbohydrates into fat storage. In addition, Hydroxycitric Acid also acts as an appetite suppressant by increasing levels of serotonin, a brain chemical that promotes feelings of satiety and well-being. So if you’re looking for an easy way to lose weight without diet or exercise, then give Garcinia Cambogia a try!

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Are you getting enough fiber daily? Add fiber and essential fatty acids with Flax Seeds each day!
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Date: October 14, 2022 04:31 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are you getting enough fiber daily? Add fiber and essential fatty acids with Flax Seeds each day!

Flax seeds are a versatile and nutritious addition to any diet. These small, brown seeds have a mild, nutty flavor and can be added to a variety of dishes, from cereals and pancakes to meatballs and yogurt. Flax seeds are also a good source of essential fatty acids and fiber. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the nutritional benefits of flax seeds.

The Nutritional Benefits of Flax Seeds

Flax seeds are a versatile and nutritious addition to any diet. These small, brown seeds have a mild, nutty flavor and can be added to a variety of dishes, from cereals and pancakes to meatballs and yogurt. Flax seeds are also a good source of essential fatty acids and fiber. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the nutritional benefits of flax seeds.

Flax seeds are an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber absorbs water and turns into a gel-like substance, which helps slow down digestion. This type of fiber is beneficial for those who suffer from constipation or other digestive disorders. Insoluble fiber, on the other hand, does not dissolve in water. This type of fiber adds bulk to stools and helps food move through the digestive system more quickly. Both types of fiber are important for maintaining a healthy digestive system.

Flax seeds are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are considered "essential" because they cannot be produced by the body; they can only be obtained through diet or supplements. Omega-3 fatty acids play an important role in brain function and development as well as heart health. Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce inflammation throughout the body, which is beneficial for those who suffer from conditions like arthritis or Crohn's disease.

Flax seeds are also rich in lignans, which are Plant compounds that have estrogenic properties. Lignans may offer protection against breast cancer and other hormone-related cancers. They may also help reduce hot flashes during menopause andosteoporosisby increasing bone density.

In Summary:

Flax seeds are a versatile, nutrient-rich addition to any diet. These small, brown seeds offer numerous health benefits thanks to their high levels of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and lignans. Adding flax seeds to your diet is an easy way to boost your intake of these important nutrients!

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Support the Cardiovascular System, Promote Health Aging, and Reduce Stress with Resveratrol
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Date: October 13, 2022 03:25 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Support the Cardiovascular System, Promote Health Aging, and Reduce Stress with Resveratrol

Resveratrol is a polyphenol naturally found in the skin of red grapes, certain berries, and other Plants. This substance has received a lot of attention in recent years due to its many potential health benefits. Here's a closer look at some of the ways resveratrol may be able to help support your health.

Cardiovascular Support

One of the most well-known potential benefits of resveratrol is its ability to help support healthy cardiovascular function.* This substance has been shown to help promote healthy blood flow, as well as healthy levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.* All of these factors contribute to a healthy heart and circulatory system. If you're looking for a way to help keep your heart healthy, resveratrol may be worth considering.

Anti-Aging Properties

In addition to its cardiovascular benefits, resveratrol is also best known for its cellular anti-aging properties.* This substance has been shown to help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.* Free radical damage is one of the main causes of cellular aging, so resveratrol's ability to protect cells from this type of damage may help slow the aging process. If you're concerned about aging gracefully, resveratrol may be worth adding to your regimen.

Promotes Healthy Stress Response*

Biological stress is a normal part of life, but it's important to maintain a healthy response to it.* When our bodies are constantly in a state of stress, it can lead to serious health problems over time. Fortunately, resveratrol has been shown to promote a healthy stress response.* So if you're looking for a way to help your body better cope with stress, resveratrol may be worth considering.

Resveratrol is a naturally occurring substance with many potential health benefits. These benefits include supporting healthy cardiovascular function, promoting a healthy cellular aging process, and helping the body maintain a healthy response to biological stress.* If you're looking for a way to support your overall health and wellness, resveratrol may be worth considering. Talk to your healthcare provider today to see if adding this substance to your regimen is right for you.

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All About Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)
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Date: October 11, 2022 03:58 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: All About Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

Echinacea, also known as purple coneflower, is a beautiful perennial Plant that is native to North America and Europe. It was widely used by the Plains Indians for its medicinal properties and is now used by consumers throughout the world. Let's take a closer look at this amazing Plant!

History and Uses of Echinacea

Echinacea has a long history of use, dating back to the Native Americans who first discovered its many medicinal properties. The Plains Indians used it to treat everything from colds and flu to wounds and bites. Today, echinacea is still widely used for its medicinal properties and is taken by millions of people each year in the form of supplements, teas, and ointments.

Health Benefits of Echinacea

Echinacea is most commonly taken to boost the immune system and help fight off colds and flu. However, it also has other health benefits, including reducing inflammation, relieving pain, and stimulating blood circulation. Additionally, some studies have shown that echinacea may help improve cognitive function in people with Alzheimer's disease.

How to Use Echinacea

Echinacea can be taken in many different forms, including supplements, teas, tinctures, and ointments. It is important to follow the directions on the product you are using to ensure you are taking the correct dosage. Generally speaking, echinacea should not be taken for more than eight weeks at a time.

Whether you are looking to boost your immune system or relieve pain, echinacea may be able to help! This versatile Plant has a long history of use and continues to be popular today thanks to its many health benefits. Be sure to follow the directions on any product you use so that you do not take more than the recommended dosage.

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How to Get Rid of Age Spots on Your Face? Try Dark Spot Serum!
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Date: October 08, 2022 10:26 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How to Get Rid of Age Spots on Your Face? Try Dark Spot Serum!

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed dark spots on your face that weren't there before? If so, you're not alone. Age spots are a common skin concern for people over the age of 40. But what are age spots, exactly? Age spots are flat, brown, or black patches of pigmentation that occur when your skin is exposed to too much sun. While they pose no health risk, age spots can be unsightly and make you look older than you actually are.

Fortunately, there are treatments available that can help improve the appearance of age spots. One such treatment is Dark Spot Serum. This serum is clinically tested and shown to significantly improve the appearance of age spots and even out skin tone over a 12-week time period. Dark Spot Serum contains an extract of alpine Plants that is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of age spots. Additionally, licorice extract, vitamin C, and a multi-fruit extract aid in evening skin tone. So, if you're looking for a way to get rid of those pesky age spots, Dark Spot Serum may be just what you need!

Dark Spot Serum is easy to use; simply apply it to your face and neck twice daily after cleansing. For best results, use Dark Spot Serum in conjunction with sunscreen as sun exposure can exacerbate age spot formation. Give Dark Spot Serum a try today and see for yourself how it can help restore your skin's youthful glow!

Do you have dark spots on your face? If so, Dark Spot Serum may be able to help. This serum is clinically tested and shown to significantly reduce the appearance of age spots and even out skin tone over a 12-week time period. So, if you're looking for a way to get rid of those pesky age spots, give Dark Spot Serum a try today!

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

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

The Science Behind D-Flame

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In Summary:

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

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

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

The Science Behind D-Flame

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In Summary:

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

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The Benefits of NOW Clinical Cardio
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Date: September 30, 2022 12:37 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Benefits of NOW Clinical Cardio

If you're looking for a comprehensive way to support optimal cardiovascular health, look no further than NOW Clinical Cardio. This powerful combination of targeted nutrients and botanicals helps promote healthy cardiovascular structures and functions.* With L-carnitine and CoQ10 to support energy production in the heart, hawthorn and MegaNatural®-BP™ grape seed extract to support blood pressure already within the normal range, and MK-7 to help maintain arterial flexibility, Clinical Cardio offers a broad range of benefits for those looking to maintain a healthy heart.*

How NOW Clinical Cardio Works

NOW Clinical Cardio is a powerful formula that contains a combination of targeted nutrients and botanicals that are known to support optimal cardiovascular health.* The nutrients and botanicals in Clinical Cardio work synergistically to provide a comprehensive approach to maintaining a healthy heart.*

L-carnitine is an amino acid that is synthesized in the liver from methionine and lysine. L-carnitine plays an important role in energy production by transporting fatty acids into the mitochondria where they can be used for fuel.* In addition, L-carnitine has been shown to support healthy heart function and protect against oxidative stress.*

CoQ10 is another important nutrient for energy production, as it is involved in the electron transport chain in mitochondria.* CoQ10 levels have been shown to decline with age, so supplementation may be especially important for older adults.* Like L-carnitine, CoQ10 has also been shown to support healthy heart function while protecting against oxidative stress.*

Hawthorn is an herb that has been used traditionally for centuries to support cardiovascular health. Hawthorn's primary mechanism of action is vasodilation—the widening of blood vessels—which supports healthy blood pressure already within the normal range.* Additionally, hawthorn has antioxidant activity and can help protect the heart from free radical damage.*

MegaNatural®-BP™ grape seed extract is a patented extract of whole red grapes that has been shown in clinical studies to help maintain already healthy blood pressure levels.* MegaNatural®-BP™ contains polyphenols—powerful Plant compounds with antioxidant activity—which may help explain its beneficial effects on blood pressure levels.*

MK-7 is a form of vitamin K2 that is derived from natto, a traditional Japanese fermented food. Vitamin K2 is involved in calcium metabolism and has been shown to promote arterial flexibility by keeping calcium hydroxyapatite out of soft tissues such as arteries.* By promoting arterial flexibility, MK-7 helps maintain healthy blood flow throughout the body.*

Conclusion: NOW Clinical Cardio is a comprehensive formula that contains nutrients and botanicals that are known to support optimal cardiovascular health. With L-carnitine and CoQ10 for energy production, hawthorn for blood pressure support, MegaNatural®-BP™ grape seed extract for antioxidant protection, and MK-7 for arterial flexibility, Clinical Cardio offers a broad range of benefits for those looking to maintain a healthy heart. Try it today!*

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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An Introduction to Castor Oil and Its Benefits
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Date: September 27, 2022 11:40 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: An Introduction to Castor Oil and Its Benefits

Castor oil is an oil derived from the beans of the castor Plant (Ricinus communis). Castor oil has long been recognized as a powerful laxative which may be used for the relief of occasional constipation.* In addition to its laxative effects, castor oil has also been shown to be effective in treating a variety of other health conditions. This blog post will provide an overview of some of the most well-known benefits of castor oil.

Laxative Effectiveness

Castor oil is most commonly known for its laxative effects. Numerous studies have shown that castor oil is an effective treatment for occasional constipation.* The active ingredient in castor oil, ricinoleic acid, acts as a stimulant laxative by increasing intestinal motility.* This increase in motility helps to move stool through the intestine more quickly, thus relieving constipation. Ricinoleic acid also has demulcent properties, which means it helps to soften stool and make it easier to pass.* In addition, castor oil can help to increase the production of bile, which also aids in the relief of constipation.* It is important to have regular bowel movements.

The Importance of Regular Bowel Movements

For most people, going to the bathroom is not a pleasant experience. It can be messy, smelly, and generally uncomfortable. However, having regular bowel movements is a very important part of maintaining good health. In this blog post, we'll discuss why it's so important to have regular bowel movements and offer some tips on how to make the experience as comfortable as possible.

The first reason why regular bowel movements are so important is that they help to remove waste from the body. As we all know, our bodies produce a lot of waste each day. If that waste isn't removed from the body on a regular basis, it can build up and lead to serious health problems. That's why it's important to have at least one bowel movement each day.

Another reason why regular bowel movements are so important is that they help to keep the digestive system healthy. When waste builds up in the digestive system, it can lead to inflammation and other problems. Having regular bowel movements helps to keep the digestive system clean and healthy.

Finally, regular bowel movements can also help to prevent constipation. Constipation is a condition in which the stool becomes hard and dry, making it difficult to pass. This can be very uncomfortable and can lead to other problems such as hemorrhoids. Having regular bowel movements helps to keep the stool soft and easy to pass, which can help to prevent constipation.

As you can see, there are many reasons why it's so important to have regular bowel movements. So, if you're not having at least one bowel movement each day, now is the time to make some changes. There are a few things you can do to make the experience more comfortable, such as drinking plenty of water and eating high-fiber foods. And if you're still having trouble, talk to your doctor about potentially using a laxative or stool softener. Don't wait; take action today and start having regular bowel movements! Now more on Castor oil.

Skin Benefits

In addition to its laxative effects, castor oil has also been shown to be beneficial for the skin. Ricinoleic acid, the main active ingredient in castor oil, has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.* These properties make castor oil an effective treatment for various skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis.* Castor oil can also be used as a moisturizer and can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.*

Hair Benefits

Castor oil can also be used to improve the health of your hair. When used regularly, castor oil can help to stimulate hair growth.* It can also help to prevent split ends and tame frizzy hair.* In addition, castor oil can help to strengthen hair follicles and make your hair look thicker and fuller.

As you can see, there are a variety of benefits associated with castor oil. Whether you are looking for a natural laxative solution or wanting to improve the condition of your skin or hair,castor oil may be a good option for you. As with any new supplement or treatment, it is always best to speak with your healthcare provider before starting use.

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The Many Uses and Benefits of Bromelain
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Date: September 16, 2022 11:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Uses and Benefits of Bromelain

Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme derived from the stem of the pineapple Plant. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine for supporting digestive health, but modern science has also shown that it can provide support for joint comfort and relief from temporary muscle soreness.* Lets explore the many different uses and benefits of bromelain.

Bromelain for Digestive Health

Bromelain has been used traditionally to support digestive health.* When taken with food, it can help to break down proteins, which can aid in the digestion process.* In addition, bromelain may also help to reduce occasional gas and bloating.* If you are looking for a natural way to support your digestive health, bromelain may be a good option for you.

Bromelain for Joint Comfort

In addition to supporting digestive health, bromelain may also help to support joint comfort.* When taken between meals, bromelain can help to reduce inflammation and swelling in the joints.* If you are struggling with joint pain or discomfort, bromelain may be able to help.

Bromelain for Muscle Soreness

Another use for bromelain is relieving temporary muscle soreness that is associated with overexertion or overuse.* If you are an athlete or just someone who enjoys being active, bromelain can help you recover from your workouts more quickly by reducing inflammation and swelling in the muscles.* If you are looking for a natural way to reduce muscle soreness, bromelain may be right for you.

In Summary:

As you can see, there are many different uses and benefits of bromelain. Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme that has many potential health benefits. It can support healthy digestion, promote joint comfort and relieve temporary muscle soreness.* If you are looking for a natural way to support your health and well-being, bromelain may be the perfect supplement for you.

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The Many Benefits of Black Cohosh Root
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Date: September 14, 2022 01:52 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Many Benefits of Black Cohosh Root

Black Cohosh Root is a Plant that has been historically used by Native American women. Current scientific research shows that Black Cohosh Root may help support a healthy response to the natural changes occurring during menopause.* NOW® Black Cohosh Root also includes Licorice Root and Dong Quai, which have enjoyed widespread popularity in Asia for centuries, especially among middle aged women. In this blog post, we'll explore the many benefits of Black Cohosh Root and how it can help support your health during menopause.

Historical Use of Black Cohosh Root among Native American Women

Black Cohosh Root has been used by Native American women for centuries. In fact, it is sometimes referred to as "the female herb" due to its long history of use for supporting female health. Traditional uses of Black Cohosh Root include easing the discomforts associated with menstruation and menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats.*

Current Scientific Research on Black Cohosh Root

Recent scientific research has shown that Black Cohosh Root may help support a healthy response to the natural changes occurring during menopause.* This is likely due in part to the Plant's ability to mimic the effects of certain hormones in the body. Additionally, Black Cohosh Root is a rich source of phytoestrogens, which are Plant-based compounds that may help offset some of the decline in estrogen levels that occurs during menopause. Studies have shown that taking Black Cohosh Root regularly can help reduce hot flashes and night sweats by up to 50%!*

The Many Benefits of Black Cohosh Root

In addition to its historical use among Native American women and current scientific research showing its efficacy for supporting menopausal health, there are many other benefits of taking Black Cohosh Root. For example, Black Cohosh Root has also been traditionally used for relieving anxiety, nervousness, and tension.* Additionally, animal studies have shown that extracts of Black Cohosh Root may help support healthy cholesterol levels already within the normal range.* If you're looking for an all-natural way to support your health during menopause, black cohosh root may be right for you!

If you're looking for an all-natural way to support your health during menopause, black cohosh root may be right for you! With a long history of use among Native American women and current scientific research showing its efficacy for supporting menopausal health, there are many reasons to give black cohosh root a try. Talk to your healthcare provider today about whether black cohosh root is right for you.

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The Health-Supporting Properties of Curcumin
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Date: September 14, 2022 11:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Health-Supporting Properties of Curcumin

Curcumin, the active polyphenolic extract of turmeric, is one of the most scientifically investigated Plant compounds. Curcumin's health-supporting properties depend on its bioavailability. NOW Curcumin Phytosome is a unique form of curcumin complexed with phosphatidylcholine that clinically demonstrates enhanced absorption and bioavailability as compared with standard curcumin extracts. Clinical studies also show that curcumin phytosome is a powerful free radical scavenger, can help to support a balanced immune system response to normal metabolic stress, and can promote healthy joint mobility and flexibility.

The Benefits of Curcumin

Curcumin has been shown to offer a wide range of health benefits, thanks to its potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.* Some of the ways in which curcumin supports health include:

Brain Health: Curcumin has been shown to promote cognitive function and healthy brain aging.* It does this by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress, two factors that are known to contribute to age-related cognitive decline.*

Heart Health: Curcumin has been shown to support cardiovascular health by helping to maintain healthy cholesterol levels already within the normal range.* It also promotes healthy blood vessel function.*

Digestive Health: Curcuin supports a healthy inflammatory response in the digestive tract.* This helps to keep the gut lining healthy and promote regularity.*

In conclusion, curcumin is a powerhouse compound with numerous health-supporting properties. Thanks to its unique formulation as a complex with phosphatidylcholine, NOW Curcumin Phytosome is one of the most bioavailable forms of curcumin on the market today. If you're looking for a supplement to support brain, heart, and digestive health, look no further than curcumin phytosome!*

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

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

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

Berberine May Help To Support Normal Glucose Metabolism*

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

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

May Also Help To Support Lipid Metabolism*

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

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

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The Sweet Taste of Sugar Beets
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Date: September 12, 2022 04:05 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Sweet Taste of Sugar Beets

Most people think of sugar beets as the large, red, ugly root vegetables that farmers grow in fields. But did you know that sugar beets are actually a type of candy? That's right - sugar beets are one of the sweetest vegetables around! In fact, sugar beets have a high sugar content, up to about 20% of the unprocessed Plant root. This makes sugar beets a perfect 1:1 substitute for cane sugar in most recipes. persons with intolerance to refined cane sugar will find beet sugar to be a worthy replacement. NOW Real Food® Organic Beet Sugar is delightfully pure with no added ingredients.

The History of Sugar Beets

Sugar beets have been cultivated for centuries. The first recorded instance of sugar beet cultivation was in 1747 by Andreas Marggraf, a German chemist who discovered that sugar could be extracted from these unusual looking roots. Marggraf's discovery revolutionized the sugar industry and made it possible to produce large quantities of refined Sugar.

How Sugar Beets are Grown

Sugar beets are typically grown in cool climate regions with long growing seasons. They are a hardy vegetable that can tolerate frost and cold weather. Sugar beets are usually Planted in the spring and harvested in the fall. The roots are typically white or cream-colored with reddish-brown skin.

Sugar Beet Nutrition

Sugar beets are an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are also low in calories and fat-free. A 100 gram serving of sugar beets contains only 43 calories and 0 grams of fat.

Whether you're looking for a healthier alternative to cane sugar or you're simply curious about this humble root vegetable, NOW Real Food® Organic Beet Sugar is the perfect choice for all your baking needs! Deliciously sweet and naturally gluten-free, our organic beet sugar is sure to please everyone in your family. Try it today!

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Introducing another great product to the Now Foods Family: Balance Facial Oil
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Date: September 10, 2022 09:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Introducing another great product to the Now Foods Family: Balance Facial Oil

We are so excited to introduce another Now Foods product: Balance Facial Oil. This perfectly blended facial oil leaves the complexion soft, smooth, and hydrated while diminishing the appearance of fine lines through a natural fusion of soothing skin care oils (featuring pure Plant botanicals, essential oils, and fatty acids). Keep reading to learn more about this amazing new product!

How Balance Facial Oil Works

Balance Facial Oil is packed with nutrients that your skin needs to look its best. Shea Butter Ethyl Esters and Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Oil work together to deeply moisturize the skin while simultaneously reducing redness and inflammation. Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil* hydrates and balances the skin, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil (tree nut)* protects against free radicals, and Vegetable Squalene keeps the skin looking plump and youthful. Rosa Damascena (Rose) Absolute, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil (tree nut)*, Jasminum Grandiflorum (Jasmine) Oil, and Tocopherol (Vitamin E) (non-GMO soy) work together to create a radiant, healthy glow. Finally, Rosa Moschata/Rubiginosa (Rose Hip) Seed Oil* helps to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Why You Need Balance Facial Oil in Your Life

If you are looking for a product that will deeply moisturize your skin without feeling heavy or greasy, then Balance Facial Oil is perfect for you! This light-yet-powerful facial oil is quickly absorbed by the skin, leaving you with a hydrated, balanced complexion. In addition to providing long-lasting moisture, Balance Facial Oil also diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a youthful look.

In Summary:

We are so excited to introduce our newest product: Balance Facial Oil. This perfectly blended facial oil leaves the complexion soft, smooth, and hydrated while diminishing the appearance of fine lines through a natural fusion of soothing skin care oils (featuring pure Plant botanicals, essential oils, and fatty acids). If you are looking for a product that will deeply moisturize your skin without feeling heavy or greasy, then Balance Facial Oil is perfect for you! Order now and see the difference for yourself!

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Introducing the Now Foods Bakuchiol Skin Renewal Serum for Fine Lines and Wrinkles!
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Date: September 10, 2022 09:42 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Introducing the Now Foods Bakuchiol Skin Renewal Serum for Fine Lines and Wrinkles!

Have you ever wished you could turn back the clock on your skin? If so, you're in luck! The Now Foods Bakuchiol Skin Renewal Serum is a Plant-based retinol-alternative serum that contains clinically-tested bakuchiol and Pycnogenol to help gently combat the appearance of imperfections and wrinkles. This beauty renewing formula moisturizes and refines for visibly younger-looking skin. Keep reading to learn more about this amazing product!

What is Bakuchiol?

Bakuchiol is a Plant-based compound that has been used medicinally for centuries. It is extracted from the seeds and leaves of the babchi Plant, also known as Psoralea corylifolia. Bakuchiol has traditionally been used to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. More recently, it has gained popularity for its anti-aging properties.

How Does Bakuchiol Work?

Bakuchiol works by mimicking the effects of retinol, a vitamin A derivative that is commonly used in anti-aging products. Retinol works by stimulating collagen production and cell turnover, which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. However, retinol can also cause irritation, redness, and dryness, especially if you have sensitive skin. That's where bakuchiol comes in! Bakuchiol has been shown to provide many of the same benefits as retinol without causing irritation.

What are the Benefits of Bakuchiol?

In addition to reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, bakuchiol has also been shown to improve skin elasticity and firmness. It can also help to even out skin tone and texture. If you're looking for an anti-aging product that won't irritate your skin, bakuchiol is a great option!

The Now Foods Bakuchiol Skin Renewal Serum contains clinically-tested bakuchiol along with other naturally derived ingredients to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also contains Pycnogenol®, a patents pending ingredient derived from French maritime pine bark extract that helps improve skin firmness and elasticity while providing antioxidant protection against environmental stressors. The lightweight formula absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving behind any greasy residue. For best results, apply 1-2 pumps to clean skin every morning and evening.

In Summary:

If you're looking for an anti-aging serum that won't irritate your skin, look no further than the Now Foods Bakuchiol Skin Renewal Serum! This lightweight serum contains clinically-tested bakuchiol along with other naturally derived ingredients to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while improving skin firmness and elasticity. For best results, apply 1-2 pumps to clean skin every morning and evening. Trust us, your skin will thank you!

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Bacopa Monnieri: An Herb with a Rich History of Supporting Brain Health
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Date: September 10, 2022 09:31 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Bacopa Monnieri: An Herb with a Rich History of Supporting Brain Health

Bacopa monnieri is an herb that has been used by Ayurvedic herbalists for centuries. Also known as Brahmi, bacopa is native to India and has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine. In recent years, bacopa has gained popularity in the Western world as a natural supplement for supporting brain health.

Recent scientific studies have shown that bacopa can support nervous system health by supporting the brain’s free radical protective systems. Bacopa is also a natural source of compounds called bacosides, which have been shown to support cognitive function and memory.

The many potential health benefits of bacopa are thought to be due to its unique chemical composition. Bacopa contains several different compounds that are known to support brain health, including beta-sitosterol, brahmine, herpestine, and saponins. Beta-sitosterol is a Plant sterol that supports healthy cholesterol levels and cognitive function. Brahmine is a compound that has been shown to support memory and cognitive function. Herpestine is an anti-inflammatory compound that supports nervous system health. Saponins are Plant compounds that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

Bacopa also contains compounds called bacosides. Bacosides are thought to support cognitive function and memory by supporting the regeneration of nerve cells in the brain. Studies have shown that bacosides can help to repair damage caused by oxidative stress, which is thought to be one of the major contributing factors to age-related cognitive decline.

Bacopa supplements are typically standardized to contain 50% bacosides. The recommended dosage of bacopa supplements is 300-600 mg per day. Bacopa supplements are generally well tolerated and side effects are rare. The most common side effect of taking bacopa is nausea, which typically goes away after a few days of taking the supplement.

In Summary:

Bacopa monnieri is an herb with a rich history of use in Ayurvedic medicine for supporting brain health.Recent scientific studies have confirmed many of the traditional uses of this herb and shown that it has significant potential for supporting cognitive function and memory. Bacopa supplements are generally well tolerated with few side effects reported. If you are looking for a natural way to support your brain health, consider giving bacopa a try!

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Propolis Extract: Immune System Support for Everyday Wellness
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Date: August 15, 2022 12:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Propolis Extract: Immune System Support for Everyday Wellness

Propolis Extract is a natural supplement that has been used for centuries to support the immune system. It is made from the resin of trees and bees use it to seal up their hives and protect the hive against infection. Propolis Extract contains a variety of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that help keep your immune system functioning properly. Lets discuss the benefits of Propolis Extract and how you can add it to your daily routine!

What is Propolis Extract and where does it come from?

Propolis extract is a natural substance that is derived from the resin of certain trees and Plants. It has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine and other healing modalities for its wide range of therapeutic properties. Propolis extract is known to contain flavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants that help to protect cells from damage. It also contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds, which makes it an effective treatment for a variety of conditions. In recent years, propolis extract has gained popularity as a natural remedy for sore throats, colds, and other respiratory infections. It is also said to boost the immune system and promote wound healing. Propolis extract can be found in many health food stores as a dietary supplement or a spray.

The benefits of Propolis Extract?

People have been using propolis for centuries, and there are many benefits to using it. Some of the key health benefits of propolis include:

  • It is an anti-inflammatory agent, which can help to reduce inflammation throughout the body.
  • It is a natural antibiotic, meaning that it can help to kill harmful bacteria in the body.
  • It is an antiseptic, meaning that it can help to prevent infection.
  • It helps to boost the immune system, helping the body to fight off infection and disease.
  • It has anti-cancer properties, and can help to inhibit the growth of cancer cells in the body.

The benefits of Propolis Extract are vast and varied. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and antiseptic that can help to fight infection and disease. It also helps to boost the immune system, making it a vital part of your daily health routine.

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Quercetin and Bromelain: A Powerful Immune Support Combo
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Date: August 12, 2022 04:28 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Quercetin and Bromelain: A Powerful Immune Support Combo

If you're looking for a natural way to support your immune system, look no further than quercetin and bromelain. Quercetin is a bioflavonoid that helps to maintain healthy histamine levels, while bromelain is an enzyme derived from pineapple stems that supports healthy immune system function. When taken together, these two nutrients offer powerful immunomodulating benefits that can be helpful during times of seasonal discomfort.

Quercetin, supports zinc absorption, immunity, and fights histamine.

Quercetin is a flavonoid found in many Plant-based foods that can support zinc absorption, immunity, and histamine levels. It has been shown to fight inflammation and promote heart health. Quercetin may also help protect the brain from age-related damage.

What are the benefits of quercetin and bromelain?

Quercetin and bromelain are two Plant-based substances that offer a variety of health benefits. Quercetin is a natural antihistamine and can help to improve respiratory function. Bromelain is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and can help to reduce swelling and pain. Together, quercetin and bromelain offer a synergistic effect, providing even more health benefits than either substance alone. Some of the key benefits of quercetin and bromelain include:

  • • Reducing inflammation
  • • Helping to relieve allergies
  • • Boosting respiratory health
  • • Reducing pain and swelling

Facts:

  • 1. Quercetin and bromelain are Plant-based substances that offer a variety of health benefits.
  • 2. Quercetin is a natural antihistamine and can help to improve respiratory function.
  • 3. Bromelain is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and can help to reduce swelling and pain.
  • 4. Together, quercetin and bromelain offer a synergistic effect, providing even more health benefits than either substance alone.
  • 5. Some of the key benefits of quercetin and bromelain include: reducing inflammation, helping to relieve allergies, boosting respiratory health, reducing pain and swelling.

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Curcumin Absorption: How CuraMed Beats Other Supplements
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Date: August 11, 2022 11:15 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin Absorption: How CuraMed Beats Other Supplements

If you're looking for a curcumin supplement that is highly absorbable by the body, look no further than CuraMed. With its patented BCM-95 turmeric essential oil process, CuraMed beats other supplements on the market when it comes to absorption. In fact, studies have shown that CuraMed is up to 10 times more absorbable than regular curcumin supplements! So if you're looking to get the most out of your curcumin supplement, make sure to choose CuraMed.

What is Curcumin and what are its benefits?

Curcumin is a yellow compound that is found in the spice turmeric. It has been used for centuries in Asian cuisine and traditional medicine. Curcumin has many potential health benefits, including reducing inflammation, boosting brain function, and fighting cancer. The anti-inflammatory effects of curcumin have been studied extensively. Curcumin is known to block inflammatory molecules, which can play a role in conditions like arthritis, heart disease, and Alzheimer's disease. The brain-boosting effects of curcumin are also well-documented. Curcumin has been shown to improve memory and increase levels of BDNF, a protein that helps to protect brain cells. Additionally, the potent antioxidant properties of curcumin may help to protect against the development of cancer. Although more research is needed, the potential health benefits of curcumin are very promising.

How is CuraMed different from other curcumin supplements?

CuraMed is a unique curcumin supplement that uses the patented BCM-95 process of manufacturing. This process increases the absorption of curcumin significantly and the turmeric essential oils extends the time at which the curcumin stays in the blood stream, making it more effective and longer lasting than other supplements on the market. In addition, CuraMed does not contain black pepper, which can cause stomach upset in some people. as a result, CuraMed is a more gentle and effective option for those looking to improve their health with curcumin. One can add bioperine which is standardized black pepper to increase absorption further.

How does the BCM-95 turmeric essential oil process increase absorbability?

BCM-95 is a patented process that significantly increases the absorption of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric. Curcumin is notoriously difficult to absorb, so this process is a major breakthrough. BCM-95 uses the essential oils from the turmeric Plant, which further increase absorption. This unique process results in a product that is absorbed up to 10 times better than standard curcumin supplements. In addition, BCM-95 maintains blood levels for up to 8 hours, while standard supplements only last for 2-3 hours. This makes BCM-95 the most effective turmeric supplement on the market today. If you're looking for a turmeric supplement that will give you maximum benefit, look for one that contains BCM-95.

Key Points:

  • CuraMed is a highly absorbable curcumin supplement, due to its patented BCM-95 process.
  • CuraMed does not contain black pepper, which can cause stomach upset in some people.
  • The BCM-95 process increases absorption of the active ingredient in turmeric by up to 10 times.
  • The essential oils in BCM-95 maintain blood levels of curcumin for up to 8 hours, while standard supplements only last for 2-3 hours.

In summary:

CuraMed is a highly absorbable curcumin supplement that uses the patented BCM-95 process to increase absorption by up to 10 times. This patented curcumin BCM-95 formula also help to maintain blood levels of curcumin for up to 8 hours, making it the most effective turmeric supplement on the market today. If you're looking for a way to improve your health with curcumin, CuraMed is definitely worth considering.

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


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

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

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

How does sugar cause glycation?

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

How can you prevent glycation from happening?

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

Should we be worried about sugar intake?

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

What are some healthy alternatives to sugar?

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

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

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Propolis: The Miraculous Healing Medicine of Antiquity
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Date: May 16, 2022 03:10 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Propolis: The Miraculous Healing Medicine of Antiquity

Imagine a natural medicine that is antiviral, antibacterial, and capable of conquering chronic allergies, preventing and treating cancer, and eliminating fungal and parasitic infections. This medicine exists! It is called propolis, and it has been used as a healing remedy for centuries. We will explore the miraculous properties of propolis and how it can benefit your health!

What is propolis and where does it come from

Propolis is a resin-like substance that bees use to build and repair their hives. It is made from a variety of Plant materials, including tree sap, buds, and flowers. Propolis is also known as "bee glue" because of its sticky consistency. bees collect propolis from Plants and then add their own enzymes to it, which helps to cure it. Once cured, propolis is used to seal cracks in the hive and fight off bacteria and other invading organisms. Propolis also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which is why it is often used in natural medicines.

How does propolis benefit your health

This natural substance is also rich in antioxidants, making it beneficial for human health. Numerous studies have shown that propolis can help to boost the immune system, fight inflammation, and improve gut health. Additionally, propolis has been shown to have anti-cancer properties and to be effective against a variety of infections. As a result, this unique substance can be an important part of a healthy lifestyle. While more research is needed to fully understand the potential benefits of propolis, there is no doubt that this natural substance can have a positive impact on your health.

How to use propolis for good health

Propolis is a sticky substance that bees use to build and repair their hives. It is also known for its wide range of health benefits. Propolis has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, making it an effective treatment for wounds and skin conditions. It can also help to boost immune system function and fight off infection. When taken internally, propolis can help to soothe the throat and relieve congestion. In addition, propolis has been shown to have cancer-fighting properties. To get the maximum health benefits from propolis, it should be taken in capsule form or as a tincture.

Are there side effects?

Propolis can cause side effects in some people. The most common side effects include itching, redness, and swelling at the site of application. In rare cases, propolis can also cause an allergic reaction. If you experience any side effects after using propolis, discontinue use.

Propolis FAQ's

Q: Can propolis be used on open wounds?

A: Yes, propolis can be used on open wounds. It has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it an effective treatment for cuts and scrapes.

Q: How long does it take for propolis to work?

A: The time it takes for propolis to work varies depending on the condition being treated. For example, if you are using propolis to treat a skin condition, you may see results within a few days. However, if you are taking propolis to boost your immune system or fight off infection, it may take a week or two to notice any benefits.

Q: Is propolis safe for children?

A: Yes, propolis is safe for children. However, it is important to note that children may be more likely to experience side effects from propolis than adults.

Q: Can I take propolis if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

A: There is no evidence that propolis is harmful to pregnant or breastfeeding women.

As you can see, propolis has a wide range of health benefits. It is a powerful antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent, making it effective for treating wounds and skin conditions. It can also help to boost immune system function and fight off infection. When taken internally, propolis can help to soothe the throat and relieve congestion. In addition, propolis has been shown to have cancer-fighting properties. To get the most out of propolis, it is best to take it in capsule form or as a tincture.

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The Best Natural Over-the-Counter Sinus Remedies: Effective Solutions for Your Sinus Problems
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Date: April 30, 2022 11:04 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Best Natural Over-the-Counter Sinus Remedies: Effective Solutions for Your Sinus Problems

Sinus problems are a common occurrence during the winter months. Cold weather, dry air, and allergens can all contribute to sinus congestion and inflammation. If you are looking for an over-the-counter sinus remedy that will provide relief from your symptoms, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most effective over-the-counter sinus remedies on the market. We will also provide tips on how to choose the right one for you. So don't suffer any longer - read on for information on the best over-the-counter sinus remedies available today!

What are the most common symptoms of sinus problems?

Sinus problems are very common, and the symptoms can vary depending on the severity of the issue. One of the most common symptoms is a feeling of congestion or fullness in the sinuses. This can be accompanied by pain and pressure in the forehead, cheeks, or around the eyes. Other common symptoms include a runny nose, cough, sore throat, and fatigue. In some cases,sinus problems can also lead to fever and difficulty breathing. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to see a doctor so that you can get proper treatment.

What are the causes of sinus problems?

Sinus problems are a common and often frustrating issue, with a wide range of underlying causes. From environmental irritants like pollen and dust to infectious agents like bacteria and viruses, there are an almost limitless number of possible culprits behind sinus troubles. Additionally, certain foods, medications, or other habits can also affect the delicate balance of mucus in the sinuses. Ultimately, understanding the various factors that influence a person's susceptibility to sinus problems is the key to effectively managing these conditions. By identifying any triggers or risk factors one can minimize the impact of sinus issues on everyday life.

What are the best natural over-the-counter sinus remedies available today?

Sinusitis is a condition that affects the sinuses, the small, air-filled cavities located around the nose and eyes. It occurs when these cavities become inflamed, often due to a viral infection. Sinusitis can be extremely painful, causing congestion, headaches, and facial pain. While there are many over-the-counter medications available to treat sinusitis, some people prefer to use natural remedies. One popular natural remedy is steam inhalation. This involves inhaling steam from a pot of boiling water or from a humidifier. The steam can help to loosen mucus and reduce inflammation. Another popular option is saltwater irrigation, which involves using a neti pot or nasal sprayer to rinse the sinuses with warm saltwater. This can help to flush out irritants and ease congestion. Natural remedies are often safe and effective, making them a good option for treating sinusitis.

Luckily, there are a number of effective natural over-the-counter remedies that can help to alleviate symptoms like congestion and inflammation. For example, nettle leaf is a popular herb with a long history of use in naturopathic medicine. Rich in minerals and anti-inflammatory compounds, it can help to clear out toxins from the sinuses while also soothing swelling and reducing pain. Other possible remedies include quercetin, an antioxidant found in many fruits and vegetables that has been shown to have antihistamine effects, and anti-histamine formulas containing herbs or Plant oils that naturally regulate histamine levels. Ultimately, the best remedy for your individual sinus issues will depend on your specific symptoms and preferences.

Nettle leaf to relieve sinus allergy symptoms.

As we have said, allergies are a common problem, affecting millions of people worldwide. They can cause a range of symptoms, from mild sniffling and sneezing to severe congestion and difficulty breathing. Many people rely on over-the-counter medications to alleviate their allergy symptoms, but these drugs can have undesirable side effects. Fortunately, there are natural alternatives that can be just as effective in relieving allergy symptoms. One such remedy is nettle leaf. Nettle leaf has been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, including allergies. It works by inhibiting the release of histamine, which is one of the main compounds that triggers allergy symptoms. In addition, nettle leaf has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to reduce congestion and swelling. If you're looking for a natural way to relieve your allergy symptoms, nettle leaf may be worth trying.

Quercetin and allergies

Quercetin is a potent antioxidant that has been found to be effective in preventing and treating a variety of health conditions, including allergies. Many people are familiar with quercetin as an antihistamine, an effect that is due to its ability to inhibit the production of "histamines" in the body. Histamines are the chemicals responsible for triggering allergic reactions such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching, and sneezing. By blocking their production, quercetin can effectively reduce or even eliminate these symptoms. Furthermore, quercetin has also been found to strengthen lung function by reducing inflammation in the airways and protecting against oxidative damage. Overall, quercetin may be an ideal natural remedy for alleviating allergy symptoms.

Cayenne and Allergies

Cayenne is a popular spice that is prized for its pungent, spicy flavor. In addition to being used in cooking, however, cayenne has also been shown to be an effective remedy for certain allergies. Studies have found that the active ingredient in cayenne, capsaicin, can help to block inflammatory responses in the body and neutralize histamine, the chemical that triggers allergic reactions such as sneezing and watery eyes. As a result, regular consumption of cayenne may help to reduce allergic symptoms and improve overall quality of life for those affected by allergies. Whether through fresh peppers or cayenne powder or supplements, incorporating this powerful spice into your diet may be a great way to treat your seasonal allergies naturally.

Is there a supplement that combines them all? Yes, Solaray Sinus Source?

Yes, there is a supplement that combines all the key ingredients typically found in nature-based sinus cleansers and decongestants. This supplement is called Solaray Sinus Source, and it contains a combination of three active ingredients: nettle leaf, quercetin, and cayenne pepper. Each of these ingredients has been shown to provide natural relief from sinus problems, helping to reduce inflammation, congestion, and other unwanted symptoms. By combining these powerful botanicals into one convenient formula, Solaray Sinus Source provides a safe and effective way to support healthy sinuses. So if you're looking for a natural solution to your sinus woes, look no further than this powerful blend!

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

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

What are seasonal allergies and what causes them?

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

What is quercetin and where can it be found?

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

How does quercetin work to alleviate allergy symptoms?

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

How much quercetin should you take to see results?

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

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

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

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

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

Can allergy medication be safely taken while taking quercetin supplements?

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

The quick answer

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

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High Fiber Diet May Reduce Risk of Dementia
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Date: April 29, 2022 03:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: High Fiber Diet May Reduce Risk of Dementia

A high fiber diet may reduce the risk of developing dementia, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. The study found that people who ate the most fiber were 30% less likely to develop dementia than those who ate the least fiber. This is an important discovery, as dementia is becoming increasingly common around the world. There are currently about 47 million people living with dementia, and this number is expected to grow to 135 million by 2050.

What is dementia and what are the symptoms?

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability due to disease or injury. symptoms can vary greatly from person to person, but may include problems with memory, mood, and thinking. People with dementia may have difficulty remembering recent events or familiar faces, and they may become confused about time and place. They may also have trouble completing familiar tasks, such as cooking a meal or getting dressed. As the disease progresses, people with dementia may lose the ability to communicate or take care of themselves. Dementia is not a normal part of aging, and it can affect people of all ages. There is no one test that can diagnose dementia, and doctors often use a combination of medical tests, brain scans, and neurological exams to make a diagnosis. There is no cure for dementia, but there are treatments that can help people manage the symptoms and improve their quality of life.

What causes dementia?

Dementia is a complex neurological disorder with no known underlying cause. While some theories suggest that environmental factors such as exposure to certain toxins or injuries may play a role, the exact mechanisms underlying dementia remain uncertain. Some researchers have proposed that dementia may be related to problems in the functioning of certain proteins in the brain, while others have suggested that chronic inflammation may also be involved. However, there is still much work to be done in terms of understanding the biological mechanisms underlying this debilitating and often devastating illness. Ultimately, identifying the precise causes of dementia will help inform more targeted and effective treatments for this disease, allowing those affected by it to live fuller and healthier lives.

How can a high fiber diet reduce the risk of developing dementia?

A diet rich in fiber has been linked with a reduced risk of developing dementia. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest, and it is found in Plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Foods high in fiber are known to promote gut health, and some studies have suggested that gut inflammation may play a role in the development of dementia. In addition, fiber-rich foods tend to be high in antioxidants and other nutrients that have been linked with brain health. For these reasons, increasing your intake of fiber-rich foods may help to reduce your risk of developing dementia.

What are some good sources of fiber?

There are many good sources of fiber, including both Plant-based and animal-based foods. Psyllium husk, which is made from the soluble fibers found in the seeds of a Mediterranean shrub called Plantago ovata, is a popular option due to its high concentration of dietary fiber and other nutrients. Inulin, meanwhile, is a type of carbohydrate that is naturally found in many fruits, vegetables, and legumes. Both psyllium husk and inulin are excellent sources of nutrition that can help promote good digestive health and overall well-being. Other common sources of dietary fiber include whole grains like oats and barley, as well as beans, lentils, nuts, and seeds. Whether you are looking for Plant-based or animal-based sources of fiber, there are plenty of options out there to suit your needs.

How much fiber should you eat each day?

There is no single answer to the question of how much fiber you should eat each day. The amount of fiber that your body needs will depend on a number of factors, including your age, sex, and overall health status. In general, most health experts recommend consuming between 25 and 35 grams of fiber per day. This can typically be achieved by eating a balanced diet that includes a variety of fiber-rich foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes. Furthermore, it is important to remember that fiber needs can vary depending on your symptoms or underlying condition. So if you are experiencing any gastrointestinal issues or other health concerns, it is best to consult with your doctor to determine the right amount of dietary fiber for your body.

Are there any risks associated with eating a high fiber diet?

While fiber is an essential part of a healthy diet, it is important to be aware of the potential risks associated with eating too much fiber. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest, and it is typically found in Plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. When fiber is not broken down by the body, it can bind to other nutrients and substances in the digestive tract and cause them to be eliminated from the body before they are absorbed. This can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other health problems. In addition, consuming large amounts of fiber can also cause bloating and gas.

How can you prevent dementia from developing?

There is no one definitive cause of dementia, but there are a number of risk factors that have been identified as contributing to its development. These can include things like a genetic predisposition, lifestyle factors like drinking and smoking, and certain health conditions. Because these risk factors can vary widely from person to person, there is no one strategy that will prevent dementia in everyone. However, there are some general measures that anyone can take to lower their risk of developing dementia. These might include maintaining healthy eating habits, staying physically active, and avoiding excessive exposure to environmental toxins. Additionally, early diagnosis and treatment for any existing health conditions can also play an important role in reducing the likelihood of dementia. By taking these proactive steps, it is possible to greatly reduce your risk of developing this debilitating condition.

Vitamins and Dementia

Some studies have suggested that certain vitamins may help to prevent dementia. Vitamin B6, B12, and folic acid are involved in the metabolism of homocysteine, a substance that has been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to protect cells from damage, and it has been suggested that this may help to slow the progression of dementia.

Fruits and vegetables can help the body combat dementia

Recent studies have suggested that diet may also play a role in the development of dementia. In particular, fruits and vegetables appear to offer some protection against the disease. The antioxidants found in these foods help to fight inflammation and damage to cells, both of which are thought to contribute to the development of dementia. In addition, fruits and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals, which are essential for brain health. Thus, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet may help to reduce your risk of developing dementia.

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Delta-8 THC Shows Promise in Combating Myocarditis
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Date: April 29, 2022 12:41 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Delta-8 THC Shows Promise in Combating Myocarditis

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, and myocarditis is one of the most common causes. Researchers are constantly looking for new ways to combat this deadly disease, and Delta-8 THC may be a promising treatment. A recent study found that Delta-8 was able to slow down heart rate and reduce inflammation in mice with myocarditis. While more research is needed, these findings suggest that Delta-8 could be a valuable tool in the fight against heart disease.

What is myocarditis and what are the symptoms?

Myocarditis is a term used to describe inflammation of the heart muscle. This can occur for a variety of reasons, including infection or injury, and it can cause a wide range of symptoms. Some of the most common signs of myocarditis include shortness of breath, chest pain, and chest tightness. Other possible symptoms include dizziness, lightheadedness, fatigue, nausea, and weakness. If you experience any combination of these symptoms along with changes in your heart rate or blood pressure, it is important to seek immediate medical attention to determine whether you are suffering from myocarditis. Treatment will depend on the specific cause of your condition, but it typically involves anti-inflammatory medications and rest. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for preventing the progression of the disease and reducing the risk of cardiovascular complications.

What causes myocarditis and how is it diagnosed?

Myocarditis is a condition characterized by inflammation and swelling of the heart muscle. This can lead to a number of symptoms, such as shortness of breath, chest pain, increased heart rate, and cough. There are many possible causes of myocarditis, including infections, autoimmune disorders, metabolic or nutritional disorders, or exposure to toxins or other irritants. In order to diagnose myocarditis properly, doctors will typically perform several different tests. These may include blood tests, scans of the heart using ultrasound or MRI technology, and electrocardiograms to assess heart activity. Ultimately, the treatment for myocarditis will depend on its underlying cause and the severity of symptoms. With proper care, however, most people can recover fully from this condition.

How is myocarditis treated and what are the potential complications?

Myocarditis is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle becomes inflamed. This can be caused by a viral infection, an autoimmune reaction, or other factors. Treatment for myocarditis generally involves addressing the underlying cause, if possible. For example, if the inflammation is due to a viral infection, antiviral medications may be prescribed. Corticosteroids may also be used to reduce inflammation. In some cases, heart surgery may be necessary to repair damage to the heart muscle. Complications of myocarditis can include heart failure and arrhythmias. With prompt and appropriate treatment, however, most people with myocarditis recover fully.

What is Delta-8 THC and how does it work?

Delta-8 THC is a chemical compound that is found in the Hemp Plant. Unlike other forms of THC, which produce psychoactive effects by binding to cannabinoid receptors in the brain, Delta-8 simply activates these receptors without producing any noticeable effects on cognition or perception. While the precise mechanism of action for this compound remains somewhat unclear, scientists believe that Delta-8 works by interacting with specific neuroreceptors in the brain and body, thereby triggering a series of responses that ultimately lead to changes in mood or behavior. Furthermore, research suggests thatDelta-8 may also have antioxidant properties and may be effective at reducing inflammation in certain tissues. Overall, while more research is needed to fully understand the pharmacological effects of this compound, it seems clear that Delta-8 has great potential as a therapeutic agent and may hold benefits for patients suffering from certain mood disorders or neurological conditions.

Delta-8, inflammation and relaxation

Delta-8 is a cannabinoid that is found in hemp Plants. This compound has a similar structure to Delta-9 THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis. However, Delta-8 is much less potent than Delta-9 and does not produce the same psychoactive effects. Instead, Delta-8 provides a more mild physical response that is associated with relaxation and relief from anxiety and pain. Research suggests that Delta-8 may also be effective in reducing inflammation. This anti-inflammatory effect may be due to the ability of Delta-8 to bind to CB2 receptors, which are found in high numbers in the immune system. As a result,Delta-8 may offer a unique combination of anti-inflammatory and relaxant effects.

What are the findings:

The results of recent studies suggest that delta-8, a type of cannabinoid found in cannabis Plants, may play a role in reducing the symptoms of myocarditis. Myocarditis is a condition characterized by inflammation and damage to the heart muscle, which can lead to serious complications such as cardiac arrest if left untreated. Early research has shown that delta-8 may be able to help protect against this deterioration, as it was found to reduce levels of oxidative stress and inhibit pro-inflammatory signaling pathways. As more studies continue to explore the mechanisms underlying myocarditis, it is hoped that delta-8 will become an important tool for managing this deadly disease.

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

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

What is EGCG

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

How does it work in the body

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

Why is it important for health and longevity

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

The benefits of EGCG

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

Below are some FAQs that might help:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Free Radical Damage and Green Tea

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

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

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Polyphenols: The Powerful, Health-Boosting Nutrients in Rainbow-Colored Foods
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Date: April 25, 2022 11:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Polyphenols: The Powerful, Health-Boosting Nutrients in Rainbow-Colored Foods

Polyphenols are a type of nutrient found in a variety of rainbow-colored foods. These nutrients offer a range of health benefits, from boosting your immune system to protecting your heart. Polyphenols are especially beneficial for promoting good health and preventing disease. In this blog post, we'll discuss what polyphenols are, where you can find them, and some of the health benefits they offer.

What are polyphenols and what do they do for the body?

Polyphenols are a type of micronutrient that are found in Plant foods. They're known for their antioxidant properties, meaning they help to protect cells from damage. Polyphenols can also help to reduce inflammation and promote heart health by reducing cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Some research has also shown that polyphenols may help to prevent certain types of cancer. The body needs polyphenols for several different functions, making them an important part of a healthy diet. Most people consume adequate amounts of polyphenols through their diet, but those who don't eat many Plant foods may want to consider taking a supplement.

Polyphenols and cancer prevention

Research has shown that polyphenols may play a role in cancer prevention. One mechanism by which polyphenols may protect against cancer is by inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. Polyphenols may also help to protect DNA from damage, which can lead to the development of cancer. Additionally, polyphenols can induce apoptosis, or cell death, in cancer cells. Some studies have also suggested that polyphenols may help to reduce inflammation, which has been linked to the development of cancer. While further research is needed to better understand the role of polyphenols in cancer prevention, the existing evidence suggests that consuming polyphenol-rich foods may help to reduce the risk of developing cancer.

Polyphenols and heart health

Polyphenols are known for their antioxidant properties and have been linked to a number of health benefits, including heart health. Some studies have shown that polyphenols may help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing inflammation and improving blood vessel function. Polyphenols may also help to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, two key risk factors for heart disease. While more research is needed to confirm these benefits, consuming foods rich in polyphenols is a simple way to support heart health. Good sources of polyphenols include fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and vitamin supplements. Including these foods as part of a healthy diet is a good way to ensure that you're getting adequate levels of this important micronutrient.

Polyphenols and brain health

While they are sometimes necessary in small quantities for human health, recent research has suggested that they may also have beneficial effects on brain health. One study found that polyphenols may help to improve cognitive function in older adults, while another found that they may help to reduce the risk of dementia. Additionally, polyphenols have also been shown to protect neuronal cells from damage and death. As a result, consuming foods rich in polyphenols may help to protect the brain from age-related decline.

The benefits of polyphenols for overall good health

  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Heart health
  • Cancer prevention
  • Brain health
  • Polyphenols can also help to improve gut health by promoting the growth of healthy bacteria and reducing inflammation. In addition, polyphenols have been shown to boost the immune system and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes. Given their wide range of health benefits, it is no surprise that polyphenols are sometimes referred to as the "supernutrient." However, more research is needed to determine the optimal intake of polyphenols for human health.

    How to get more polyphenols in your diet

    Polyphenols are a type of micronutrient that has been shown to offer a variety of health benefits. They are found naturally in bright colored fruits and vegetables, but the best way to get a high concentration of polyphenols is through a supplement. If you want to spare your self the calories of consuming large amounts of fruits and vegetables, one can take a supplement like Source of Life Red Lightning, which contains 30 whole foods and super fruits, its packed with antioxidants and polyphenols.

    Polyphenols have been shown to improve heart health, reduce inflammation, and boost cognitive function. In addition, they are believed to play a role in cancer prevention. While more research is needed to confirm these health benefits, there is no doubt that polyphenols can have a positive impact on overall health. If you are looking for a way to improve your health, consider adding a polyphenol supplement to your diet.

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    Astaxanthin can boost your health
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    Date: April 22, 2022 04:19 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Astaxanthin can boost your health

    Astaxanthin is a nutrient that has tremendous potential for improving human health, but it's not well known.

    Most people have never even heard of astaxanthin, let alone know how beneficial it can be for their health.

    Astaxanthin is a uniquely powerful nutrient that can improve your health in ways you never imagined. It's hundreds of times more potent than some of the world's strongest nutrients at stopping oxidative stress, and it offers a wide range of other benefits as well.

    There are a variety of natural astaxanthin sources. The most well-known source is the microalgae haematococcus pluvialis, which is often used as a dietary supplement. Other natural sources include shrimp, lobster, and crab. Salmon, trout, and other red-fleshed fish get their pink color from astaxanthin, which they acquire by eating krill and other small crustaceans. Astaxanthin is also found in certain Plants, including spirulina and chlorella. In addition, some fungi produce astaxanthin, and it is sometimes added to poultry feed to provide a healthy pigment for the flesh. Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant that has a range of potential health benefits. It is thought to protect against heart disease and cancer, and it may also help to reduce inflammation.

    • -Unique antioxidant that helps protect from oxidative stress
    • -Even shown to reduce risk of cancer
    • -Powerful enough to be used in supplements and as food colorings
    • -Non-toxic and safe for long term use

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    What is Curcumin ?
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    Date: August 06, 2021 03:34 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: What is Curcumin ?

    Curcumin is a yellow pigment found in the turmeric Plant of the ginger family, a popular spice used in curry. It is a polyphenol with anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to increase the amount of antioxidants produced in the body. Curcumin and its curcuminoids are contained in turmeric extracts, which are produced to supplement the high efficacy of the spice.

    Turmeric is a herb from the ginger family and is used in India, Asia and Central America to enhance the color and flavor of foods. Turmeric has various medical benefits associated with its active ingredient curcumin.

    One of the main claims of turmeric is that it is used to combat inflammation, but most of its anti-inflammatory power is attributed to curcumin. Curcumin is used in many different forms and has several potential health benefits. Below we outline some of the many potential benefits of turmeric and turmeric. It is the safe and effective alternative to OTC drugs.

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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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    New CV Science Plus CBD 10mg Gummies
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    Date: October 13, 2020 04:21 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: New CV Science Plus CBD 10mg Gummies

    CV Science just came out with new 10mg CBD gummies that taste great. These gummies contain True hemp with not only CBD but the minor cannabinoids and terpenes giving a full spectrum of benefits from the hemp Plant. Each gummie is pre measured to contain 10 mgs of CBD. great tasting flavors, Mango and Citrus, these pack a punch in an easy to consume square cube.

    You will always find quality in CV Science CBD products:

    • no artificial sweeteners
    • gluten-free
    • non-GMO Plants raised from EU-certified hemp seeds
    • always third-party tested

    try these great flavors and affordable sizes today:

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    CBD comes from Cannabis Sativa
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    Date: October 09, 2020 10:17 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: CBD comes from Cannabis Sativa


    Cannabis Sativa is an herb that has been well documented (used) in history for thousands of years. it is extremely unique in the fact that it contains the perfect profile of phytocannabinoids. In order to get the full benefits of cannabinoids, a perfect Plant is needed.

    When looking for quality CBD, one must stick with known name brands like CV Science (PlusCBD), Hempceutix by Natures Plus, Leaf Therapeutics by Solaray, and Smart Organics.

    Unfortunately, it can be confusing choosing a CBD product because at the moment there are more than 400 brands of CBD.

    Inferior quality hemp products may:

    • Use poorly grown or inactive hemp, with little or no cannabinoids.
    • Use harmful solvents and other harmful extraction methods.
    • Use isolated, individual cannabinoid compounds.
    • Use synthetic cannabinoids, which are actually dangerous and can cause injury.
    • Be Difficult to absorb.
    • May not contain the potency they claim.

    Sticking with name brands that are known to be effective and hold to supplement industry standards are important, the above mentioned brands use CO2 extraction to preserve all the active ingredients found in the Cannabis Sativa Plant. Consuming a full spectrum CBD is important!

    A Quality Hemp derived CBD can help improve ECS Function:

    • Improve the natural release of cannabinoids each cell makes in the body.
    • Can Directly adhere to the endocannabinoid receptors in our body's.
    • Increase the amount of available cannabinoids in the body.
    • Promote or increase endocannabinoid receptor sensitivity and function in the body.

    Researchers have discovered 180 different cannabinoids found naturally in hemp, each are able to work in a different way in the body. Only a select few brands provide the full spectrum cannabinoids we need for better health.

    If you are looking to ease pain, reduce anxiety, improve sleep, and balance the body, consider using a full spectrum, Name Brand CBD product and feel the difference it can make in your life!

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    Turmeric Vs Curcumin?
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    Date: September 18, 2020 02:50 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Turmeric Vs Curcumin?

    Turmeric "Curcuma longa" is the Plant that has been a part of Indian and Asian cuisine and medicine for thousands of years. Turmeric rhizomes like the root of the Plant contain compounds called curcuminoids. This family of compounds is called (Curcumin), and has been shown to have powerful benefits for the brain, heart, cellular immune response, and healthy inflammation response in numerous clinical studies around the world.*

    So in a nutshell, Turmeric is the "whole Root" and Curcumin is a compound in the root that does all the heavy lifting to fight inflammation, improve immunity, benefits the heart and brain, ect. Look for a supplement that is standardized to the curcumin to ensure bang for the buck.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Curcumin Must Be Absorbed To Be Useful

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

    Curcumin Makes Chemo More Effective

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

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

    Curcumin Protects The Body During Cancer Treatment

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

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

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

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    Feel Our CBDifference - Fast-Absorbing CBD Relief Gel
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    Date: June 24, 2020 04:33 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Feel Our CBDifference - Fast-Absorbing CBD Relief Gel

    Feel Our CBDifference - Fast-Absorbing Relief Gel

    Your sking will thank you

    New Leaf Therapeutics Fast-Absorbing Relief Gels combine the moisturizing effects of our all-natural, Plant-based hydrogel with the beneficial effects of CBD, which help support the body's healthy inflammatory response, and may provide the right topical combination to help support healthy skin and active bodies. Our 4 Unique Topical Formulas are expertly blended with 375mg of broad spectrum CBD per tube to support the endocannabinoid receptors found on the skin.

    Features

    • Fast-absorbing HydroGel
    • Broad Spectrum CBD Extract
    • All-Natural, Plant based formula
    • 4 topical support blends
    • Non-greasy, non-sticky formula with no alcohol

    Benefits

    • Hydrates skin on contact without leaving any oily or sticky residue
    • Muscle joint cool formula provides a long lasting cooling sensation on the skin
    • Fragrance free skin soothe formula aids in the appearance of dry, itchy, irritated skin.
    • Sleep calm blend aids in the appearance of sking while the light scent or lavender helps provide a calming and relaxing sensation.
    • Muscle Joint Warm formula provides a long lasting warming sensation on the skin.

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    The Goal is Balance (Body System Balance) and CBD
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    Date: January 22, 2020 09:36 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: The Goal is Balance (Body System Balance) and CBD

    Since its discovery in 1992, researchers have been investigating the existence of a central regulatory system called the Endocannabinoid System (ECS).

    The ECS is made of cannabinoid receptors, endogenous (Self-made) cannabis-like compounds and enzymes that create an inactivate them. The ECS is one of the most important physiologic systems involved in establishing and maintaining human health.

    Phytocannabinoids like CBD, of which well over 100 have been found to exist, are Plant derivatives that “talk” to just about every major organ system in the body via the ECS, helping restore normal balance and physiologic homeostasis.

    Endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the body. In each tissue, cannabinoids perform different tasks, but the goal is always the same: homeostasis, maintaining a stable internal environment despite fluctuations in the external environment.

    So, why is CBD important for the ECS? Because CBD modulates endocannabinoid tone and may help keep healthy people healthy.

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    Non-Intoxicating Hemp and CBD
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    Date: December 03, 2019 04:37 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Non-Intoxicating Hemp and CBD

    Benefits of Hemp

    Non-Intoxicating

    Agricultural hemp keeps you healthy, doesn't get you "high."

    Nutrient Rich

    Hemp contains excellent nutritional value, providing essential nutritional components called Essential Fatty Acids (EFA) that the human body does not product naturally, and must be consumed through the diet. Further, emerging scientific research supports the consumption of CBD from hemp oil for general well-being.

    Good for the Earth

    Hemp sequesters CO2 and leaves the soil in better condition than before it was Planted.

    Eco-friendly

    Not only is hemp renewable and fast-growing, nearly every part of the Plant is useable - for food, fiber, building materials and fuel, with an estimated 25,000 uses!

    Agricultural Hemp (Outdoor Grown)

    • Sequesters CO2
    • Environmentally Helpful
    • Requires 80% Less Water
    • Sun Powered Outdoor Grow
    • Textbook Sustainability

    The Bad Side of Medical Cannabis (Indoor Grown)

    • Enormous Carbon Footprint
    • Environmentally Harmful
    • Wasteful Water Demands
    • Huge Strain on Power Grid
    • Consequences of Fungicides, Pesticides and Fertilizers
    • Unsustainable

    Industrial Hemp based CBD has many uses have you given it a try yet?

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    Facts About Hemp / Many Uses of Hemp
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    Date: November 30, 2019 12:11 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Facts About Hemp / Many Uses of Hemp

    • Hemp is one of the earliest known domesticated Plants, cultivated by civilizations for thousands of years.
    • Agricultural hemp comes from the Cannabis Sativa L. Plant.
    • Agricultural hemp grows differently than THC-containing cannabis, and looks similar to bamboo.
    • Hemp has little potential to produce high-content THC when pollinated.
    • Cannabidio, or CBD, is the second most prominent compound found in the hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) Plant.

    Many Uses of Hemp

    The Stalk

    • Textiles
    • Paper
    • Organic Compost
    • Rope
    • Animal Bedding
    • Concrete
    • Construction Materials
    • Automotive Interiors
    • SkinCare Products
    • Beverages

    Roots of The Hemp Plant

    • Organic Compost

    Hemp Seeds / Flowers

    • Cooking Oil
    • Flour
    • Dairy Products
    • Dietary Supplements
    • Beverages
    • Bakery
    • Body Care Products
    • Animal Feed
    • Granola
    • Fuel
    • Protein Powder
    • Paint
    • Lubricants/Solvents

    Hemp Leaves

    • Tea
    • Animal Bedding
    • Mulch/Compost
    • Recreation

    As you can see there are many uses of the Hemp Plant. Aside from the uses of CBD.

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    Argan Oil Benefits
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    Date: May 28, 2019 11:07 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Argan Oil Benefits





    Moroccans have been using argan oil for centuries because it has a good, nufty flavor but also many health benefits. This has made the oil, derived from the fruit of the argan tree, very popular worldwide although it is native to Morocco. It is widely known and used for culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal purposes. The author suggests some 12 uses of argan oil in the blog. One of the uses is that it contains essential nutrients which are usually fatty acids like oleic and linoleic acid. These fatty acids are good sources for the health and also it contains a rich source of vitamin E. Another usefulness of argan oil is that is has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Some of its compounds that make this possible are vitamin E, CoQ10, melatonin, and plant sterols. The author states that more research is needed though to fully understand how argan oil is antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Another good reason to use argan oil is that it boosts heart health. This is due to the omega-9 fatty acid, oleic acid, it contains. Other reasons to use argan oil are found in the blog.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Argan oil has been used in Moroccan cooking for centuries because of its flavor and health benefits.
    • Argan oil is a healthy fat that is good for the hair, skin, and eyes.
    • Because argan oil is high in anti-oxidants, it has promising benefits for heart health and diabetes.

    "Although native to Morocco, argan oil is now used across the globe for a variety of culinary, cosmetic and medicinal applications."

    Read more: https://www.ecowatch.com/argan-oil-2634443123.html

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    Myrrh oil is worth more than gold when it comes to the healthbenefits it provides
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    Date: May 17, 2019 04:24 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Myrrh oil is worth more than gold when it comes to the healthbenefits it provides





    Essential oils are used for aromatherapy but that is just one of their myriad uses. They have been used by Chinese medicine and ayurvedic medicine for centuries due to their numerous health benefits. Now, science has backed many of the claims on health benefits. One of these oils is myrrh. Myrrh is produced from a steam distillation process by extracting the reddish brown sap from the Commiphora myrrha tree. The oil is amber in color and has an earthy aroma. It has a lot of healthy benefits. One of them is that it is used to eliminate harmful bacteria. Ancient Egyptians used this oil to embalm their dead and mummies because it slows down the process of decay. This is due to the antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of myrrh oil. Another advantage of this oil is that it can eliminate some parasites. Myrrh oil has been reported to cure infections such as trichomoniasis and giardiasis. Myrrh oil can also support oral health. It has been used by researchers to treat mouth sores with complete relief for the patients. Other benefits of this wonderful oil are highlighted in the blog.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Myrrh is gotten from the plant, Commiphora myrrha, and is its reddish brown dried sap that was extracted using a steam distillation process.
    • One of the many benefits of myrrh which is amber color to the eyes is that it eliminates harmful bacteria from the body.
    • Myrrh was used by traditional Egyptians for the dead to embalm bodies which did not only make them not to smell but to delay decay.

    "In fact, myrrh essential oil, which is often used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine, has many science-backed health benefits."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-17-myrrh-oil-is-worth-more-than-gold.html

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    Broccoli is a powerful anti-aging food that you should be eatingevery day
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    Date: May 17, 2019 04:00 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Broccoli is a powerful anti-aging food that you should be eatingevery day





    Broccoli is loaded with anti-aging ingredients such as antioxidants and collagen. Broccoli is known for its nutrition as it is packed with vitamins A and C as well as calcium and iron. The body uses vitamin C to produce collagen, which affects the outward appearance of people. The plant's antioxidants can work as an anti-inflammatory for the body, and they also get rid of free radicals which helps lessen the risks of oxidation in your cells and tissues.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Broccoli is a superfood that contains antioxidant and collagen to prevent aging.
    • Collagen maintains your hair, skin, and nails and requires a lot of Vitamin C, which is one of the main nutrients in broccoli.
    • For the maximum amount of Vitamin C, you should eat raw broccoli, or steam cook it if you want it hot.

    "A member of the cruciferous vegetable family, broccoli is completely edible from the crowded clusters of dark green florets at its top to the very tip of its stem. It provides a lot of nutrition, being filled with vitamin A and vitamin C, and containing large amounts of calcium and iron."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-15-broccoli-is-a-powerful-anti-aging-food-that-you-should-be-eating-every-day.html

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    Study identifies a natural preservative in the arjun tree
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    Date: May 17, 2019 03:56 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Study identifies a natural preservative in the arjun tree





    Terminalia arjuna has been studied closely by researchers from India and New Zealand. Commonly known as the arjun tree, this plant was used on chevon sausages to test the properties of preservation. The study suggest that the it produced significantly lower values for total plate count, psychrophilic count, yeast and mold count, and free fatty acid values. The results showed an improved lipid oxidative stability and storage quality while refrigerated, thus suggesting that the arjun tree can be a novel natural meat preservative.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Chevon sausages were used as a model in the research and the researchers used various sorts of Terminalia arjuna extracts some in 0.25, 0.50, and 0.75 percent.
    • When the extracts were examined under refrigerated conditions, they looked at the effects on lipid oxidative stability and storage quality parameters.
    • There were lower values in total that were noted during the study for total plate count, psychrophilic count, counts of yeast and mold, and free fatty acid values.

    "Researchers from India and New Zealand explore the potential of Terminalia arjuna as a novel natural preservative in meat products."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-09-study-identifies-a-natural-preservative-in-the-arjun-tree.html

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

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

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    What is CBD?
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    Date: May 15, 2019 01:54 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: What is CBD?

    Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid

    • Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds found in cannabis Plants
    • CBD is the most prominent cannabinoid found in Hemp
    • There are over 100 known cannabinoids found in the various cannabis species
    • CBD is NOT psychoactive & helps offset THC
    • Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the psychotropic cannabinoid found in cannabis that makes you “high”
    • CBD has many health benefits
    • Clinical trials with CBD demonstrate improvements from issues including: anxiety, cognition, pain associated with exercise & movement disorders

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    Understanding the Hemp Plant?
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    Date: May 15, 2019 01:49 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Understanding the Hemp Plant?

    Cannabis Sativa

    • Lighter, Thinner Leaves
    • Usually higher in CBD
    • Low in THC (psychotropic)

    Hemp = Cannabis

    Two Primary Species of Cannabis(though there are hybrids)

    Cannabis Indica

    • Darker, Thicker Leaves
    • Usually higher in THC (psychotropic)
    • Low in CBD

    The DEA classifies Marijuana as any Cannabis Plant grown with more than .3% THC.

    Cannabis Sativa grown with <.3% THC is legal in the United States, and has many industrial uses including dietary supplements.

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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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    Can aloe vera be used to treat sepsis?
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    Date: May 10, 2019 10:42 AM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Can aloe vera be used to treat sepsis?





    Aloe vera can be used for plenty of skin conditions, but new evidence suggests it could be used for blood infections, because of the metabolites in the plant. A Chinese and Japanese study looked at this using mice, and found that aloe metabolites suppressed inflammation, due to reduced nitric oxide level. This is important because sepsis harms the body's own tissues and organs, and can be fatal. Aloe also has other uses, such as skin care, warding off cancer, treating digestive issues, and lowering blood sugar levels.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Sepsis though not too common should be seen as a serious condition because it can lead to death or organ failure if the condition is not immediately treated.
    • A team of researchers from China and Japan sought out natural treatment for this disease and found out that aloe vera plant metabolites could be helpful.
    • The trials were conducted in both the laboratory and in animals and the team sought to find out how aloe vera metabolites has anti-inflammatory effects against sepsis.

    "After using various tests to determine inflammation, the Chinese and Japanese research team found that aloe metabolites suppressed the expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs). Aloe metabolites also decreased the production of proinflammatory cytokines and nitric oxide."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-17-can-aloe-vera-be-used-to-treat-sepsis.html

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    Keep a Jasmine flower in your room to reduce stress and anxiety. Study finds as calming as valium
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    Date: May 09, 2019 04:37 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Keep a Jasmine flower in your room to reduce stress and anxiety. Study finds as calming as valium





    People who frequently experience bouts of anxiety and frequent periods of stress may find it hard to wind down after a hard day at work. This can then result in the inability to relax and inability to sleep. That is why anxiety and stress are recognized as the two most prominent leading causes of insomnia. Insomnia on the other hand takes a major toll on one’s physical health and mental well-being. What could be the solution? Researchers have found that this could be keeping a jasmine plant in the house. The scent which the jasmine plant releases has been linked to a reduction in anxiety and stress. The author states that the Jasmine plant is a flower that blooms at night with a sweet fragrance and exciting smell. Companies use it to make teas, incense, essential oils, and then perfumes. Its health benefits are immense and it has been used to treat diabetes, hepatitis, and cancer. It can now be proved that it can used to reduce anxiety and stress in individuals. It is estimated that about 40 million adults are affected yearly by anxiety and stress. The author then states the pathways in which jasmine works.

    Key Takeaways:

    • People who experience frequent bouts of anxiety at the end of the day or frequent episodes of stress often find it difficult to wind down.
    • Anxiety and stress are two of the leading causes of insomnia and there is nothing like not being able to sleep at the end of the day.
    • The solution to insomnia has been found by several studies to be keeping a jasmine plant in the room that helps to reduce anxiety levels.

    "One way to combat a high level of toxins in the air is to keep a jasmine plant nearby. Research concludes a jasmine plant in your room can serve as relief for sleeplessness, anxiety, and stress, among other illnesses. Simply breathing the aromatic scent of the plant can help to significantly calm your anxieties."

    Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/keep-a-jasmine-flower-in-your-room-to-reduce-stress-and-anxiety-study-finds-its-as-calming-as-valium/

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    Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood
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    Date: May 09, 2019 02:09 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood





    A new study has found that adding fermented shiitake mushroom to rice bran is effective in inhibiting the growth of Salmonella typhimurium. The study was conducted on mouse organs and it was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. This formulation has been hailed as a new antimicrobial food-compatible formulation. The study was conducted on murine macrophage cells and in mice. Before this, it was known that the bioactive compounds in rice brans and in shiitake mushrooms have a lot of potential health benefits in mice, cells, and rodents. When the mycelia cells were compared against non-fermented ones, it was found that the bioactive compounds present in the fermented shiitake mushrooms could not be found in the ones that had not fermented. Further findings showed that the pathogen, Salmonella, was inhibited in infected macrophage cells and in organs in the mouse such as the cecum, mesenteric lymph node, spleen, and the liver. Another finding was that there was increased secretion of the bacteria in the feces in mouse. Overall, this findings show that fermented shiitake mushrooms with rice brans can be used as an antibiotic and antimicrobial food.

    Key Takeaways:

    • To carry out the study a team of researchers from Korea and the US tried to understand the effect of shiitake mushroom with rice bran on macrophage cells.
    • The component produced in rice plants are bioactive rice brans and hulls while that produced by mushrooms are bioactive polysaccharides and other compounds.
    • When mushroom mycelia that was fermenting with rice bran cells were inspected it was found that they have bioactive compounds that are absent in the non-fermenting mycelia.

    "A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that a formulation of fermented shiitake mushroom with added rice bran can inhibit the growth of Salmonella typhimurium in infected mouse organs."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-16-shiitake-mushrooms-are-a-powerful-medicinal-superfood.html

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    Here is why cannabis oil is being used more and more in beauty products
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    Date: May 08, 2019 03:52 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Here is why cannabis oil is being used more and more in beauty products





    Cannabis oil is increasingly being used in health products. Political decisions have made it easier to research cannabis. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-psychoactive drug that is found in the cannabis plant with only a little amount of THC, which is the ingredient that is known to make people high in marijuana. Studies have shown that CBD can actually help those dealing with acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, and dry skin due to it's ability to lessen sebum production.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The writer ponders over the fact that the recreational use of cannabis is a criminal activity yet it is used extensively in oils, serums, masks, and moisturizers.
    • Cannabidiol (CBD) products are having a huge impact on the market because recent legislative changes have allowed them to experiment more on the benefits of cannabis.
    • Cannabidiol oil, according to experts, is a non-psychoactive compound in the hemp plant and it is extracted from the seeds and leaves.

    "“Cannabis, which until not too long ago was taboo, has now started to emerge as a significant element in the medical and wellness sectors,” says Hugh Winters, CEO of Australian skincare company MGC Derma."

    Read more: https://www.lep.co.uk/health/here-is-why-cannabis-oil-is-being-used-more-and-more-in-beauty-products-1-9719868

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    These Essential Oils Beat Commercial Products Hands Down
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    Date: May 08, 2019 01:35 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: These Essential Oils Beat Commercial Products Hands Down





    Mixtures of plant essential oils can be surprisingly powerful cleaning agents that will keep your dwelling pristine without harsh chemicals. Lemon oil excels at cutting grease. Tea tree oil is a powerful antimicrobial that can handle the toughest bathroom germs, and can be mixed with thyme oil to create a superb all-purpose cleaner and disinfectant. Lavender oil can be added into laundry to make it smell fresh and pleasant. Clove essential oil can be mixed with water and rubbing alcohol to make a sprayable air freshener.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Nothing packs a powerful punch in cleaning and disinfecting like essential oils. The five recommended essential oils here can give you a germ-free home any day.
    • Although the cleaning powers in individual oils are very strong, they become more powerful and potent when they are mixed with other oils.
    • You can try out mixing ten drops of oil in a bucket of water and then add vinegar, baking soda, and castile soap.

    "Essential oils are compounds that are extracted from plants. These oils engulf the plant oil and flavor, which is also called the “essence.” Each oil contains special aromatic compounds that give it a unique essence."

    Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/essential-oils-beat-commercial-products-hands-down/

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    This hemp variety from Finland exhibits significant antioxidant properties thanks to its high flavonoid content
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    Date: May 07, 2019 04:15 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: This hemp variety from Finland exhibits significant antioxidant properties thanks to its high flavonoid content





    According to a study published in Phytotherapy Research, Cannabis sativa L., otherwise known as the hemp plant, has a wide variety of health benefits. Because it is high in antioxidants, it offers significant protection from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Furthermore, the hempseed is very high in omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids, which make it beneficial for the skin, heart, and joints. Hemp is often mistakenly confused with marijuana. While both plants contain Cannabis sativa, hemp does not have any THC, which is the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that causes a "high". Hemp is also packed with beneficial nutrients and supports optimal brain and GI health.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Given its many and varied health benefits, the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, is the most likely contender for the title of miracle plant.
    • In a research published in Phytotherapy Research, a team studied the hemp plant’s antioxidant properties as well as the chemicals that had a huge impact in doing this.
    • When the researchers used finola hempseed oil to test for its effectiveness against oxidative stress, they found positive results from the study.

    "In the study, the researchers attribute this biological effect to the presence of flavonoid compounds in hempseed oil, which include flavanones, flavonols, flavanols, and isoflavones."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-14-hemp-from-finland-has-antioxidant-properties-high-flavonoid-content.html

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    Researchers find that consuming blended protein supplements canimprove energy malnutrition, muscle mass in leukemia patients
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    Date: May 06, 2019 03:28 PM
    Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
    Subject: Researchers find that consuming blended protein supplements canimprove energy malnutrition, muscle mass in leukemia patients





    Because cancer can quickly accelerate the deterioration of a person’s body, some researchers in China wanted to find out how soy-whey protein blend can help patients with leukemia by considering its effects on protein energy absorption and muscle mass. This is because leukemia patients often experience a decrease in muscle mass and severe protein-energy malnutrition (PEM). Earlier studies have shown that soy-whey protein can promote muscle protein synthesis, so the present researchers wanted to know if it can help leukemia patients before they undergo bone marrow transplant. The patients used in the study were 24 in number and they were divided into two groups. One group took natural diet with soy-whey blended protein (BP) while the second group only took natural diet. From the data it was observed that there was a decrease in protein and energy intake of all the 24 participants. But in the group without the soy-whey diet, there was a significant decrease in muscle-related indicators in half of the patients while 60 percent of the patients who ingested the soy-whey blend protein had muscle mass increase in the arm area.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Researchers in China who investigated the effects of leukemia on patients wanted to know how ingesting soy-whey protein can blend in with protein-energy absorption and muscle mass.
    • The researchers used about 24 patients to test their hypothesis that soy-whey protein can aid leukemia patients and they also used a natural diet only (ND) group.
    • From all the patients about 68 percent who ingested the soy-whey protein before transplantation showed increased improvements in the arm muscle area.

    "In the ND group without the BP intervention, the researchers observed a significant reduction in muscle-related indicators (i.e., anthropometric variables, muscle strength and serum protein) in more than 50 percent of the patients."

    Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-02-blended-protein-improves-energy-malnutrition-muscle-mass-leukemia-patients.html

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