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New CV Science Plus CBD 10mg Gummies Darrell Miller 10/13/20
Omega-3s are a potent way to treat depression without resorting todangerous prescription medications Darrell Miller 5/17/19
Vitamin D And Its Effect On Brain Darrell Miller 4/30/19
Women with acute uncomplicated cystitis can benefit from green tea Darrell Miller 4/27/19
Why a little sun makes us feel so good Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Food GOLD: Turmeric is just as effective as 14 pharma drugs butsuffers from NONE of the side effects Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes Darrell Miller 4/22/19
How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin Darrell Miller 4/16/19
A powerful antioxidant: Curcumin protects your heart from damagecaused by diabetes and smoking Darrell Miller 1/10/19
The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels Darrell Miller 1/8/19
Vegans can improve their omega-3 levels by taking non-animal formsof DHA Darrell Miller 12/8/18
The Cannabis Remedy: Simple Solution For Over 40 Million PeopleSuffering With Anxiety Darrell Miller 11/24/18
Nip it in the bud: Natural remedies that prevent colon cancer VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/10/18
Eating too much processed sugar increases your risk of Alzheimer's VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/26/18
Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/10/18
The Best Vitamins for Men VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/5/18
Alkaline Water: Beneficial or All Hype? Darrell Miller 8/2/18
Worse than sugar, this alternative boosts your risk of obesity and diabetes Darrell Miller 7/26/18
5 Superfoods to get up with energy every morning that could replace even the coffee Darrell Miller 12/18/17
How can I protect my eyes from diabetes? Darrell Miller 11/16/17
7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism Darrell Miller 11/2/17
Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer Darrell Miller 9/24/17
What Exactly Is Monk Fruit, and Why Is It Popping Up Everywhere These Days? Darrell Miller 9/7/17
Top 7 Foods That Boost Serotonin Darrell Miller 9/1/17
Insulin and disease Darrell Miller 8/21/17
Should You Give Up Sugar? Darrell Miller 8/20/17
Potency of superfood nutrients multiplied by certain strains of gut bacteria Darrell Miller 8/18/17
Mice fed tryptophan develop immune cells that foster a tolerant gut Darrell Miller 8/13/17
Foundations in Health Darrell Miller 8/4/17
Ask Well: Should We Be Buying Iodized Salt? Darrell Miller 7/25/17
Natural Ways to Combat Depression Darrell Miller 7/19/17
Green Coffee Bean: Do Benefits Outweigh Risks of This Weight Loss Supplement? Darrell Miller 7/14/17
Not all Vitamins are equal – D3 is better than D2, research finds Darrell Miller 7/11/17
Oolong Tea Benefits the Brain, Heart, Skin & More Darrell Miller 5/14/17
Are the MCT Oil Nutrition and Health Claims Backed Up? Darrell Miller 5/13/17
IT IS CONSIDERED THE MOST DEADLY DRINK IN THE WORLD, IT CAN END YOUR LIFE IN LESS THAN 45 MINUTES Darrell Miller 5/13/17
Eating This for Breakfast Every Morning HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT FASTER THAN YOU EXPECT!! Darrell Miller 5/10/17
Could Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke? Darrell Miller 4/27/17
Cannabidiol Oil Producers Praise New Marijuana Definition Darrell Miller 4/24/17
Cancer Researcher Discovers Radical way that Mushrooms can Destroy Cancer Darrell Miller 3/29/17
These raised bed gardening tricks beat traditional gardening every time Darrell Miller 3/29/17
eat eggs before workout to gain muscle Darrell Miller 3/29/17
In praise of turmeric, the magic yellow spice. Darrell Miller 3/23/17
Will medical marijuana be covered by insurance companies? Darrell Miller 3/22/17
Having Children Increases Longevity Darrell Miller 3/21/17
Here's the beef on gluten, coconut oil and other burning nutrition questions Darrell Miller 3/15/17
How to keep an eye out for eating disorders in loved ones Darrell Miller 3/15/17
7 Awesome Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate Darrell Miller 2/26/17
Study shows the way stress may harm your heart Darrell Miller 1/22/17
Yogurts that ARE good for you and not packed full of sugar Darrell Miller 1/15/17




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

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Omega-3s are a potent way to treat depression without resorting todangerous prescription medications
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Date: May 17, 2019 04:01 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3s are a potent way to treat depression without resorting todangerous prescription medications





One can treat poor mood and depression without using pharmaceutical drugs. One of these approaches involves using omega-3 fatty acid. Foods rich in this fatty acid can help. It has been shown by many scientific studies that the risk of having depression is reduced when one takes foods rich in omega-3 fatty acid. Some of the means that have been identified as the pathways in which omega-3 fatty acids work is that they can make the CNS to release more serotonin, they can reduce the risk of an inflammation and also its severity, and they can stop phosphatidyl-inositol from releasing hormones that make a person to have depressive moods. The way omega-3 fatty acids do this has been found to be similar to the way anti-depressant drugs work. Omega-3 fatty acids have been found to counter the release of serotonin in the brain that trigger depressive moods and they also have effect on the release of cytokines in the heart that relates to lowering the risk of one having coronary heart disease. And fortunately, heart disease is linked to major depressive moods. So, omega-3 fatty acid is a powerful compound that can be used to treat both problems. But what researchers have not agreed upon though is the required dosage of omega-3 fatty acid that a person should take each day to reap these benefits.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many ways in which one can remedy the occurrence of poor moods and depression without the use of pharmaceutical drugs have now been discovered.
  • The risk of having depression have been found to be influenced by eating omega-3 fatty acids and those who take it in large amounts have low risk of depression.
  • Similar to how pharmaceutical drugs help a person with depression, omega-3 fatty acids stop immune cells from releasing cytokines that are pro-inflammatory in the brain.

"The fatty acids achieve their natural antidepressant effects through several means. Omega-3s can raise the activity of CNS seratonin, reduce the risk and severity of inflammation, and stop phosphatidyl-inositol from sending signals that bring about depressive moods."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-15-omega-3s-are-a-potent-way-to-treat-depression.html

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Vitamin D And Its Effect On Brain
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Date: April 30, 2019 09:28 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin D And Its Effect On Brain





Vitamin D has a wide range of vital health benefits for your bones, teeth, heart and endocrine system. Recent research suggests it also has a critical job in brain health and mental health as as well. Vitamin D deficiency — already associated with damage to the immune system and hypertension — may also put you at a higher risk of schizophrenia or cognitive impairment. This is a serious problem, given that there may be a billion vitamin D-deficient people in the world today.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin D, which is sometimes referred to as the “sunshine vitamin,” is important for keeping the bones healthy, for boosting the immune system, and good cardiovascular health.
  • According to findings from research, when one lacks Vitamin D the immune system will be compromised and it can also raise the danger of hypertension.
  • It is well reported that there is a relationship between vitamin D and mental health. A study on rodents showed that vitamin D deficiency resulted in brain damage.

"New research finds that vitamin D deficiency influences a kind of brain “scaffolding” that supports the neurons."

Read more: https://thestylishmagazine.com/1469/vitamin-d-and-its-effect-on-brain/

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Women with acute uncomplicated cystitis can benefit from green tea
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Date: April 27, 2019 10:12 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Women with acute uncomplicated cystitis can benefit from green tea





The health benefits of green tea have long been praised by scientists and health practitioners, and new research actually adds to the current body of knowledge regarding green tea. Recently, it has been found that green tea can aid in the symptoms of acute cystitis. Acute cystitis is categorized as inflammation in the bladder that is prompted by bacterial infection. Green tea has antimicrobial effects, which can help reduce symptoms of acute cystitis with the exception of blood in the urine. Other health benefits of green tea include weight loss, the prevention of cancer, lowering of stroke risk, and improved memory function.

Key Takeaways:

  • Acute cystitis, which affects many women, is a fast onset inflammation of the bladder, usually the result of a bacterial infection.
  • Recently, the publication, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice printed data linking cystitis with the use of green tea.
  • Green tea's efficacy against cystitis makes sense, because green tea has catechins that have antimicrobial effect against the E-coli bacteria.

"For this study, researchers from Kerman University of Medical Sciences in Iran carried out a blinded randomized trial to assess the efficacy of green tea as adjunctive therapy to standard antimicrobial treatment in women with acute uncomplicated cystitis."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-06-women-with-acute-uncomplicated-cystitis-can-benefit-from-green-tea.html

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Why a little sun makes us feel so good
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Date: April 23, 2019 02:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why a little sun makes us feel so good





Who doesn't like basking in the rays of sunshine on a nice summer day? Since sunlight has the natural ability to raise serotonin levels, it naturally has the ability to regulate and improve your mood. Not getting enough exposure to sunlight on a regular basis can actually lead to the same harmful side effects that are associated with obesity and smoking. UV exposure is especially important for those who are impacted by seasonal affective disorder (SAD), even if it is received in an artificial setting.

Key Takeaways:

  • UVB radiation from sunlight is what causes the human body to synthesize critical vitamin D.
  • Vitamin D propels genes in the human body that aid in regulating the immune system and in releasing neurotransmitters in the brain.
  • One of the neurotransmitters directly impacted by vitamin D is serotonin, the lack of which is highly implicated in an array of mood disorders.

"A recent study, found that underexposure to sun carried significant risks, similar to smoking, obesity, and being sedentary."

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/5-reasons-sunshine-totally-good-health-102319967.html

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Food GOLD: Turmeric is just as effective as 14 pharma drugs butsuffers from NONE of the side effects
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Date: April 23, 2019 01:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Food GOLD: Turmeric is just as effective as 14 pharma drugs butsuffers from NONE of the side effects





According to over 12,000 peer-reviewed studies, the herb curcumin has over 800 preventive and therapeutic uses. It is estimated that the health-enhancing properties of this powerful herb can replace 14 pharmaceutical drugs with no negative side effects. Research published in the journal Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Community shows that curcumin is up to 100,000 times more effective than the diabetes drug Metformin in activating AMPK, which is used to increase glucose uptake. In addition, a 2008 study revealed that curcumin is just as effective as Lipitor in decreasing oxidative stress and inflammation. Research also shows that curcumin compares favorably to Prozac in treating depression without any of the side effects, such as suicidal ideation, tremors, and headaches.

Key Takeaways:

  • This herb is so powerful that it has been at the heart of more than 12,000 peer-reviewed biomedical studies.
  • Researchers believe it works on depression by inhibiting monoamine oxidase, the enzyme that has been linked to depression when it’s present in high amounts in the brain.
  • Curcumin is so effective at addressing such a vast array of conditions that it’s hard to discuss it without sounding like you’re exaggerating.

"Researchers believe it works on depression by inhibiting monoamine oxidase, the enzyme that has been linked to depression when it’s present in high amounts in the brain. It also raises levels of calmness-inducing serotonin and dopamine."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-07-turmeric-is-just-as-effective-as-14-pharma-drugs.html

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Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes
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Date: April 22, 2019 04:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes





A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition analyzed the diets of more than 2,000 men. It specifically sought to find a correlation between protein sources and diabetes. It found that, in general, men with a higher intake of protein from plants were less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. Conversely, men who got most of their protein from processed or unprocessed meats were more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. Several other studies from Harvard have reached parallel conclusions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland looked at the dietary habits of 2000 men to try to learn the impact of protein sources on heart health.
  • Plant-based diets are associated with significant drops in the risk of Type 2 diabetes, even when subjects also are less healthy foods as well.
  • One serving of red meat per day is enough to substantially raise the risk of type 2 diabetes relative to non-meat eaters.

"According to the study, men who had the highest intake of plant proteins were 35 percent less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes compared with those who had the lowest consumption."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-17-plant-proteins-found-to-help-prevent-type-2-diabetes.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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A powerful antioxidant: Curcumin protects your heart from damagecaused by diabetes and smoking
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Date: January 10, 2019 05:00 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A powerful antioxidant: Curcumin protects your heart from damagecaused by diabetes and smoking





Both diabetes and routine engagement in tobacco smoking can raise the risk of cardiovascular damage due to a rise in oxidative stress. While curcumin isn't proven to completely diminish the amount of oxidative stress that is caused as a result of diabetic and tobacco consumption symptoms, it does greatly decrease the amount of oxidative stress that is experienced by each individual which naturally results in the heart being less vulnerable. It is also known to specifically reduce the amount of hyperglycemia-induced oxidative stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been reported that taking curcumin supplements can protect a person from risk to cardiovascular diseases that is caused by diabetes and smoking.
  • This study was conducted at the Kind Saud University in Saudi Arabia. The researchers studied the oxidative stress caused by diabetes and smoking and curcumin’s effects on them.
  • The researchers found that administering nicotine to rats induced oxidative stress in the rats and also increased triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein.

"For the study, the researchers administered nicotine to diabetic rats to determine the effect of the combined oxidative stress of diabetes and nicotine."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-02-curcumin-protects-heart-from-damage-by-diabetes-and-smoking.html

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The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels
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Date: January 08, 2019 09:58 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels





According to the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Arjun Tree extract may have benefits for moderating your blood sugar and also your cholesterol levels. Diabetics are at dramatically higher risk of dying from heart conditions, perhaps because hyperglycemia tends to raise blood pressure and damage the circulatory system. The study in question focused on Wistar rats that received a high-fat diet, and found that Arjun Tree extract improved insulin sensitivity and liver triglycerides, and exhibited a pronounced anti inflammatory effect.

Key Takeaways:

  • Of the different plant-derived extracts used in traditional Indian medicine, Arjunarishta is a medicine that is produced from the Arjun tree is used for treating cardiovascular disorders and diabetes.
  • Type 2 diabetes has been identified as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases because people with it have a higher percentage of getting cardiovascular diseases.
  • Looking for and finding natural products that could be used against diabetes is very important because apart from causing cardiovascular diseases, it can damage blood vessels in the heart.

"In this study, which was published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, the researchers were able to determine that Arjun tree extracts exhibit anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic activity."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-24-arjun-tree-lowers-blood-sugar-and-cholesterol-levels.html

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Vegans can improve their omega-3 levels by taking non-animal formsof DHA
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Date: December 08, 2018 11:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vegans can improve their omega-3 levels by taking non-animal formsof DHA





People who identify as vegans obviously follow a much different diet than other individuals in the world. For some, there are massive benefits to undertaking a vegan diet because of what it means for the environment. However, there are some drawbacks. For example, for someone who is on a vegan diet to be able to improve their omega-3 levels, they must look for substances outside of food. Non-animal forms of DHA are proving to be very helpful.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some necessary fatty acids are hard to obtain when living on a vegan diet.
  • DHA is one polyunsaturated fatty acid, that belongs with the class of omega-3 fatty acids.
  • DHA levels in human beings are especially high in the retina, the brain and in sperm cells.

"In the review, author J.C. Craddock of the University of Wollongong in Australia said that supplementing with algae can raise DHA levels in vegetarians and vegans after combing through various studies that discussed the relationship between the two."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-05-vegans-can-improve-omega-3-levels-with-non-animal-dha.html

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The Cannabis Remedy: Simple Solution For Over 40 Million PeopleSuffering With Anxiety
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Date: November 24, 2018 11:13 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Cannabis Remedy: Simple Solution For Over 40 Million PeopleSuffering With Anxiety





Anxiety is a very prevalent condition, both in the U.S. and worldwide. In fact the National Institutes of Health concur that as much as 33% of the world's population has suffered, or well suffer from some type of anxiety. Besides mentally specific symptoms, such as worry, fretting, inability to focus, nervousness and fearfulness, the condition can create physical symptoms as well, such as clenching, sweating, dizziness, accelerated breathing, pulse and raised blood pressure. At it's worst, anxiety can induce a full-blown panic attack, depersonalization and even a certainty that one is dying. Obviously anxiety is a potentially critical condition, with the ability to disrupt life, even in small ways. As it worsens, anxiety can make it difficult to impossible for sufferers to work or socialize effectively. Though triggers vary, most people are visited by anxiety due to one of three big concerns, namely fears that center around finances, safety, or health. One poll conducted by the American Psychiatric Association concluded that keeping the family safe and bill-paying were huge anxiety triggers that resonated with more than 60% of respondents. The positive news is that many people can experience mitigation, if not complete surcease of these symptoms by using cannabis, which is expected to keep growing as an industry. THC which is the psychoactive component in cannabis, that which makes it illegal if it gets past .3%, is minimal to almost nil in hemp, which is related to, but not the same as marijuana. The THC amount will vary in cannabis products. There is hemp oil, hemp seed oil and CBD oil, which is made from the entire plant, flowers and all, so it may have a bit more THC. Oil products can be taken topically, or sublingually, even smoked. By acting on receptors in the central nervous symptom, the constituents of the oil act to mitigate the symptoms of anxiety. Even beyond pain relief these products have been shown to have efficacy for symptoms of epilepsy, pain and impaired cognition.

Key Takeaways:

  • The National Institute of Health estimates as much as a third of the world suffers from anxiety.
  • Anxiety has the ability to disrupt life, even making it impossible for people to function at work, home or in social capacities.
  • Although anxiety takes many forms, the big three trigger issues for most people revolve around, health, finances and safety.

"The good news is, there are ways to cope, even ways to alleviate anxiety and its symptoms using natural and drug-free solutions."

Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/cannabis-remedy-solution-people-suffering-with-anxiety/

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Nip it in the bud: Natural remedies that prevent colon cancer
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Date: October 10, 2018 03:26 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Nip it in the bud: Natural remedies that prevent colon cancer





Nip it in the bud: Natural remedies that prevent colon cancer

Having natural remedies is something that we have all heard about. The older people in our life all praise the remedies that come from the old timers. It is something that is ingrained in them as it has worked for many years. A lot of remedies are something that resides in the mental capacity of someones brain. People need to believe that something is working. If they believe this, then they will feel much better no matter the circumstance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Colon cancer death in the U.S is increasing but many persons do not know that it can be prevented through healthy diet changes.
  • Some ways to prevent colon cancer is to eat more fiber and fresh vegetables, detox and to also eat fiber-rich foods at the right time.
  • Eating of green leafy vegetables like cabbage can do a lot of good to the gut. It keeps the gut healthy and reduces risk of colon cancer.

"One of the ways to prevent the development of colon cancer is to cleanse your colon at least once a year. This can be done by undergoing liquid fast for three days. Within these three days, you can only drink fresh juices or other liquids to stimulate the decomposition of damaged tissues and deposits in the colon."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-13-nip-it-in-the-bud-natural-remedies-that-prevent-colon-cancer.html

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Eating too much processed sugar increases your risk of Alzheimer's
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Date: September 26, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating too much processed sugar increases your risk of Alzheimer's





Eating too much processed sugar increases your risk of Alzheimer's

According to recent research, people that consume a lot of processed sugars run a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. What happens is the high sugar levels damage a major enzyme called macrophage migration inhibitory factor. Previous research has already shown that people with diabetes are more likely to develop this disease. However, the most recent research looked at brain samples of people with and without this disease and the process of glycation. It showed that glycation damages the essential enzyme which regulates insulin and the immune response.

Key Takeaways:

  • High sugar levels damage a major enzyme called macrophage migration inhibitory factor or MIF which regulates insulin and the immune system.
  • Recent research shows two brain samples with and with out Alzheimer's disease and the process of glycation with in the body.
  • The processed sugars showed to damage the enzyme MIF which therefore resulted in greater risk of having Alzheimer's disease.

"Research has found that a high intake of processed sugar can raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-12-eating-too-much-processed-sugar-increases-your-risk-of-alzheimers.html

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Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness
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Date: August 10, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness





Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness

Anandamide is a natural endocannabinoid produced in your body and found in certain foods that stimulates the same pleasure receptors as psychoactive THC. Anandamide and other endocannabinoids can help protect the brain from stress and damage, and encourage balanced moods and better consolidation of memories. The only two foods with large amounts of anandamide are (famously expensive) black truffles and chocolate, especially cacao powder and nibs, which are less processed. Several other foods, including black pepper, olive oil, grapes, broccoli, spinach and others can also raise your anandamide levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anandamide stimulates the same pleasure receptors that the main cannabinoid in marijuana does.
  • Endocannabinoids can shield the mind against major depression and PTSD.
  • A lack of sufficient endocannabinoids may play a significant role in diseases like Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis.

"The “bliss molecule” is a natural neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid that creates a sense of happiness, an article on Be Brain Fit stated."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-08-anandamide-is-a-natural-way-to-stimulate-a-sense-of-happiness.html

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The Best Vitamins for Men
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Date: August 05, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Best Vitamins for Men





The Best Vitamins for Men

Many Western men suffer from at least one dietary deficiency, with significant consequences for their health. Vitamin deficiencies can negatively impact almost every system in your body, from your brain to your muscles to your sex drive. Vitamin D3 deficiency increases the risk of heart attack or stroke, and is especially common in indoorsy men or those from cold areas. Even though on paper most men get enough B12, several common medications can interfere its absorption and cause B12 deficiency symptoms like fatigue.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin D3 deficiency is especially common in men who spend a lot of time indoors or live in Northern climes, and can cause a variety of symptoms, including raised risk of stroke and heart attacks.
  • While many men get enough B12 in their diet, a variety of medications, including common heartburn medications, can prevent it from being absorbed properly.
  • Vitamins A, C, and E are water-soluble, antioxidants vitamins that fulfill a variety of critical purposes in the body and are found in foods like spinach and kale.

"Many people assume vitamin or mineral deficiencies are mostly a third-world problem in the 21st century, but in fact research tells us that even in developed nations, the best vitamins for men aren’t consumed enough."

Read more: https://draxe.com/best-vitamins-for-men/

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Alkaline Water: Beneficial or All Hype?
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Date: August 02, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Alkaline Water: Beneficial or All Hype?





Alkaline Water: Beneficial or All Hype?

More and more celebrities such as Lebron James are endorsing alkaline water in order to raise awareness as to how important it is to have a buffer to various acids within your system. Highly processed foods and other risky products can cause our pH to be out of balance, making it hard for our bodies to process important things such as potassium and calcium. Having alkaline water in your system will serve as the much-needed buffer in order to keep your vitamins and minerals in check.

Key Takeaways:

  • When there is too much hydrogen ion content in water, it dilutes its abilities to be used as an acidic buffer.
  • Alkaline water is simply a water that is higher in pH balance so it can help balance the vitamins and minerals in your body.
  • Some other benefits of alkaline water are the reduction of bone loss, as well as a boost in metabolism.

"Alkaline water has gained rapid popularity in recent years among everyone from health enthusiasts to professional athletes, whether they’re following an alkaline diet or just trying to get more out of their hydration."

Read more: https://draxe.com/alkaline-water/

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





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

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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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5 Superfoods to get up with energy every morning that could replace even the coffee
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Date: December 18, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Superfoods to get up with energy every morning that could replace even the coffee





5 foods are introduced as super foods, packed full with enough energy to replace coffee. Avocado is the first introduced super food, with very high potassium, though a very high calorie count. After avocado, coconut water is recommended due to its high potassium content and the importance of hydration. The third super food is spinach, another food recommended due to its high potassium content. Potato is then pRaised as being also high in potassium, while the roots of sweet potatoes contain important proteins. Lastly, fat free yogurt is recommended as it is high in potassium and will assist in muscle growth.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdkF5jtwWJI&rel=0

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How can I protect my eyes from diabetes?
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Date: November 16, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How can I protect my eyes from diabetes?





With the rising in numbers of the disease diabetes, there are more people at risk for becoming blind. Diabetes causes a high risk for blindness, but there are preventative ways in which people can protect themselves from this risk. They need to maintain blood sugar levels, talk to their doctor about overall well-being such as diets, physical activity, and medications. They should not miss appointments with the doctor! A missed appointment could mean missed information. They should refrain from using any kinds of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco, as the chemicals can increase risk for damage to the eye. As long as the diabetic person lives a healthy lifestyle and maintains it, they can help prevent or reduce the risk of becoming blind in the future.

Key Takeaways:

  • High blood-glucose levels are responsible for all forms of diabetic eye disease. See your doctor regularly for help with medications, proper eating habits, etc.
  • There are currently 51 million people living with diabetes. India leads the world in prevailance of diabetes, and is expected to worsen by 2030.
  • Astain from alcohol and stop smoking. The harmeful chemicals raise the risk of eye damage which leads to diabetic retinopathy.

"When a person is diagnosed with diabetes, it becomes imperative that one has annual vision tests and eye fundus examination."

Read more: http://www.thehealthsite.com/diseases-conditions/diabetes/how-can-i-protect-my-eyes-from-diabetes-b1117/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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What Exactly Is Monk Fruit, and Why Is It Popping Up Everywhere These Days?
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Date: September 07, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Exactly Is Monk Fruit, and Why Is It Popping Up Everywhere These Days?





A fruit from Southeast Asia called monk fruit has been popping up in all types of common foods, such as yogurt, as a natural sweetener. Monk fruit can be up to 200 times sweeter than sugar, but it contains zero calories. Since it does not raise sugar levels in the body it is popular among diabetics. While monk fruit is a good sugary substitute, it can lead to craving sugary foods, the same as using any sweetener. It is wise to limit monk fruit intake for this reason. It is a good alternative but can lead to higher sugar consumption if overused.

Read more: What Exactly Is Monk Fruit, and Why Is It Popping Up Everywhere These Days?

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Top 7 Foods That Boost Serotonin
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Date: September 01, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 7 Foods That Boost Serotonin





Serotonin helps regulate body temperature, mood, sleeping patterns and aids in digestion, among other benefits. It's common for those that have low levels of serotonin to experience depression and many antidepressant medications raise serotonin levels to combat depression. If you want to raise your serotonin levels naturally(or tryptophan a serotonin precursor), without the side effects involved with prescription medications, you may want to try adding these foods to your diet. They include frits, vegetable, eggs, meats and even chocolate

Key Takeaways:

  • Serotonin, also known as 5-HT, is a neurotransmitter released by the pineal gland of the brain.
  • Foods that boost serotonin include: kiwi, dark chocolate, seeds, nuts and vitamin D-rich foods
  • Some foods contain tryptophan, which is a precursor to serotonin, but these are only effective when consumed with a high-carb, low-protein diet

"Serotonin plays an important role in controlling our circadian rhythms - our body’s internal clock."

Read more: https://www.healthambition.com/foods-boost-serotonin/

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Insulin and disease
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Date: August 21, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Insulin and disease





Many health problems, and especially cancer and heart disease are caused by an imbalance of insulin, due to poor diet. We eat far too much sugar and too many carbohydrates. This leads to insulin resistance, which, in turn, leads to heart disease, high triglycerides, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, and diabetes. It also raises blood pressure because when we are insulin resistant our bodies cannot store magnesium, which is needed to relax the walls of the blood vessels. Dr. Michael Cutler has written a book, "The Insulin Factor" which explains how to get your insulin back in balance, through diet. This will help us to live longer, healthier lives.

Key Takeaways:

  • Excessive eating disrupts the body’s metabolic system and produces conditions which can lead to cancer and cardiovascular disease
  • Insulin problems lay at the root of most serious health conditions, including cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and more.
  • Insulin problems are directly related to the problems associated with aging, and determine how our bodies age over time

"Centenarian studies show no health consistency at all except that all the centenarians have relatively low insulin (sugar) for their age and they all have low triglycerides for their age."

Read more: https://personalliberty.com/insulin-and-disease/

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Should You Give Up Sugar?
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Date: August 20, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Should You Give Up Sugar?





Obesity and type 2 diabetes is on the rise, because of this people are trying to quit sugar. Sugar can be as addictive or rewarding neurologically as drugs are, so it's not an easy task. Average consumption of sugars comes to 75 lbs. a year, this begs the question "what is the right does of sugar?". Since this is a recent development, we are only beginning to see the effects of this type of diet. This isn't the only factor however, as we have seen a change in diet toward sugars, we shifted away from fats and cholesterol. In reality while this was a shift intended to reduce the negative effects of those things, we ended up with a trade that wasn't much better. We should all try to find a balance in diet, and avoid unneeded sugars as much as possible. Stopping soda or reducing sugary drinks is a great way to start.

Key Takeaways:

  • Sugar can have the same rewards and affects on your brain as drugs can
  • Diets often tend towards one extreme, but a balance is needed in the food eaten.
  • Sodas and sugary drinks are an easy thing to eliminate from your diet to reduce your sugar intake.

"Mainly, it’s a source of quick energy that rapidly raises blood sugar"

Read more: http://www.nextavenue.org/stop-eating-sugar/

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Potency of superfood nutrients multiplied by certain strains of gut bacteria
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Date: August 18, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Potency of superfood nutrients multiplied by certain strains of gut bacteria





Do you enjoy red wine a chocolate? Did you know these products have been praised for having flavonoid content? Read this blog to learn more about what that means. But if you enjoy the taste of a deep red wine and dark chocolate you should really read this blog. This blog discusses some of the potential healthy side effects of those things and more. The blog discuss a recent study that shows the red wine and dark chocolate actually may influence how your body fights the flu.

Read more: Potency of superfood nutrients multiplied by certain strains of gut bacteria

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Mice fed tryptophan develop immune cells that foster a tolerant gut
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Date: August 13, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Mice fed tryptophan develop immune cells that foster a tolerant gut





Tryptophan is a fundamental building block of protein. A study was conducted on genetically identical mice that were separated and raised in different environments, which led to the finding that environmental factors were a high contributor in regards to developing an immunity to irritable bowel disease. Bacteria highly affects the immune system because the mice that were raised in sterile conditions grew the immune cells. Doctor Luisa Cervantes-Barragan conducted the study. Tryptophan is common in both mouse and the human balanced food diet.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tryptophan ingestion in mice leads to formation of micros that fight IBS
  • Humans suffering from IBS can benefit diets high in tryptophan
  • Foods high in protein such as eggs , chocolate, and cheese have these compounds.

"People have the same tolerance-promoting cells as mice, and most of us shelter L. reuteri in our gastrointestinal tracts."

Read more: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-08-mice-fed-tryptophan-immune-cells.html

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Foundations in Health
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Date: August 04, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Foundations in Health





The key to a house that will last for a long time is a strong foundation. The same goes for your health. In nutritional therapy, there are five pillars of foundational health. When these pillars are very weak, opportunities for many different degenerative conditions are introduced. Through this lens, taking charge of your overall health becomes a lot more accessible. If you ignore the foundation, that will lead to relying on pharmaceuticals or other conventional therapies.

Key Takeaways:

  • The best and most nutrient-dense diet is of no consequence if your ability to digest it is impaired.
  • While evolution has favored humans with many innate ways to raise low blood sugar, the need to lower it is a modern concern for which our bodies are unprepared.
  • Problems with the liver and gallbladder can lead to incomplete break-down of food, which sits in the intestines, causing inflammation.

"The five pillars of foundational health are digestion, blood sugar balance, mineral balance, fatty acid balance and hydration. Holding these essential components together is a whole foods diet."

Read more: https://www.echoak.com/2017/08/foundations-in-health/

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Ask Well: Should We Be Buying Iodized Salt?
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Date: July 25, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ask Well: Should We Be Buying Iodized Salt?





The question has been raised and it asks if we should be buying iodized salt. There have been tests done that have come to the conclusion that were are sufficient in the United States, when it comes to our iodine consumption. Most people from America get enough iodine, even if they do not use any iodized salt in their meals. They have a very small risk for having an iodine deficiency, which can lead to them getting goiters.

Key Takeaways:

  • While statistics indicate that most US citizens are iron sufficient, some pregnant women are at risk and could need supplementation.
  • Though iodine is used in some cow feeds and as a wash for cow udders, the concentration is considered mild and harmless.
  • An unlikely source of iodine, dairy, exists, because iodine is present in soil, which yields grass, in turn consumed by cows and therefore present in milk.

"Most Americans who eat a varied diet get enough iodine even if they don’t use iodized salt. They are at little risk of iodine deficiency, which can lead to goiters (swollen thyroid glands in the neck) and dwarfism and is a leading cause of mental impairment worldwide."

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/well/eat/should-we-be-buying-iodized-salt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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Natural Ways to Combat Depression
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Date: July 19, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural Ways to Combat Depression





19 million Americans suffer from depression, most of these people are women. Serotonin is the main chemical when it comes to how happy or depressed a person is. Exercise increases your level of serotonin, this is one way to raise the level. Changing your diet and watching how many carbs you eat may also help, as carbs raise insulin levels, which can cause weight gain. Sometimes people need SSRI's / medications like Prozac because diet and exercise are not enough.

Key Takeaways:

  • Olive oil improves your bone health especially with menopausal women. As well as helpful for the skin.
  • Olive oil improves overall heart health because of the Omega Fatty Acids and LDL and HDL Levels in check.
  • Olive oil antioxidants can less your chances of getting cancer.

"Find something, anything, that you enjoy, that will elevate your heart rate, and make it a weekly habit. This will benefit both your body and your brain."

Read more: http://fitcommerce.com/2017/07/14/natural-ways-to-combat-depression/

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Green Coffee Bean: Do Benefits Outweigh Risks of This Weight Loss Supplement?
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Date: July 14, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Green Coffee Bean: Do Benefits Outweigh Risks of This Weight Loss Supplement?





Anything for weight loss should be used carefully. Losing too much too fast is bad for you, and these supplements often raise the heart rate as well. Green coffee bean has risks like any other supplement. This discusses whether the benefits are greater than these. It will help you decide whether or not you want to use it. If you do you should do so responsibly. Do your own research before using any diet supplement.

Key Takeaways:

  • Study after study has shown that coffee drinkers may be at a lower risk for several serious problems.
  • The green coffee bean has recently appeared as a popular supplement for weight loss.
  • Green coffee beans can have several positive side-effects in addition to weight loss, including blood sugar moderation and anti-aging.

"This study shows that the major CGA compounds present in green coffee are highly absorbed and metabolized in humans."

Read more: https://draxe.com/green-coffee-bean/

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Not all Vitamins are equal – D3 is better than D2, research finds
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Date: July 11, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Not all Vitamins are equal – D3 is better than D2, research finds





Not every single vitamin is created equal. The vitamin known as D3 turns out to be better than D2 and research can back this up. Researchers took a look at the health benefits of of veggie containing Vitamin D2 and D3, that is provided by animals. Research done from the University of Surrey found that D3 is 2 times better for you than D2. Vitamin D is very important for our bodies and not to be underestimated.

Key Takeaways:

  • Health authorities are being urged to change their advance on vitamin D after new research found animal sources such as eggs and oily fish are much better for you than vegetable sources
  • Those who consume D3 through fish, eggs or vitamin D3 containing supplements are twice as more likely to raise their vitamin D status
  • Researchers examined the vitamin D levels of 335 South Asian and white European women over two consecutive winter periods, a time when the nutrient is known to be lacking in the body

"Research from the University of Surrey found that D3 is twice as good for you as D2."

Read more: https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/health/not-vitamins-equal-d3-better-d2-research-finds/

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Oolong Tea Benefits the Brain, Heart, Skin & More
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Date: May 14, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Oolong Tea Benefits the Brain, Heart, Skin & More





In the article “Oolong Tea Benefits the Brain, Heart, Skin & More” It shows that there are many benefits for using Oolong Tea, which is made in China. Some benefits are that can prevent cancer, it can decrease causes for heart diseases. They can also reduce your chances of being obese, of getting diabetes, and in both inflammation and oxidative stress. You will also have a raise in cognitive function, and healthy organs like healthy skin, and healthy bones.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oolong tea helps promote healthy weight loose. It is a great drink for those trying to loose weight.
  • Oolong tea can be used to help prevent type 2 diabetes.
  • Oolong tea has a wide range of health benefits ranging from increased brain function to liver support.

"On a large scale, the consumption of oolong tea is associated with a decreased risk of death from heart disease"

Read more: https://draxe.com/oolong-tea-benefits/

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Are the MCT Oil Nutrition and Health Claims Backed Up?
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Date: May 13, 2017 08:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are the MCT Oil Nutrition and Health Claims Backed Up?





Coconut oil has experienced a huge increase in sales and taken the media bystorm in recent years. coconut oil can be found not only in specialty health food stores, but at most local grocers as well. Diets high in MCTs (65% of coconut oil's makeup) have been shown to improve glucose tolerance and reduce body fat accumulation when compared to diets high in LCTs. MCFAs have also been shown to preserve insulin action in, and insulin resistance in rat studies. When compared with other fats, coconut oil contains 2.6% fewer calories. Keep in mind however that all high-fat foods and oils are calorically dense and simply adding in more calorically dense food to a diet already ample in calories is not likely to result in weight loss.According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, virgin coconut oil has potential antioxidant properties due to certain plant nutrients it contains called phenolic compounds.

Key Takeaways:

  • The four types of MCTs are caproic acid, caprylic acid, capric acid and lauric acid.
  • Medium chain fatty acids are metabolized differently by the body than long chain or short chain fatty acids.
  • The calories in MCTs are quickly processed for instant energy in the liver.

"MCT oil is associated with a whole host of health claims including weight loss, decreased risk of metabolic syndrome, lowered abdominal fat, lowered inflammatory markers, decreased triglyceride levels, and the ability to raise HDL (good) cholesterol."

Read more: http://www.organicauthority.com/are-the-mct-oil-nutrition-and-health-claims-backed-up/

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IT IS CONSIDERED THE MOST DEADLY DRINK IN THE WORLD, IT CAN END YOUR LIFE IN LESS THAN 45 MINUTES
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Date: May 13, 2017 04:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: IT IS CONSIDERED THE MOST DEADLY DRINK IN THE WORLD, IT CAN END YOUR LIFE IN LESS THAN 45 MINUTES





I have heard something similar to this article before. All lot of the drinks we consume in our bodies do contain a lot of sugar. Being a diabetic I know that is not good for me and most people. Also what it does to the liver is also very disturbing. I did not know about the blood pressure element. I think from now on when I drink or eat something that is not healthy, I also need to consider the damage that is being done to my internal organs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2ih3_W2hAE&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Drinking soda is dangerous to your health in more ways that you ever thought.
  • Just drinking a can of soda can Raise your blood pressure, and your blood sugar to almost diabetic level.
  • Instead of drinking soda, you should stick to organic fruit juice.

"Our diet is based on many processed products that contain artificial dyes, preservatives and chemicals that can really take a toll on our health."

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Eating This for Breakfast Every Morning HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT FASTER THAN YOU EXPECT!!
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Date: May 10, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating This for Breakfast Every Morning HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT FASTER THAN YOU EXPECT!!





Eating breakfast every day gives you energy and accelerates you metabolism for the day to come. A study done on men and women was done with some eating oatmeal, while others ate cornflakes or just drank water. Findings showed that eating oatmeal for breakfast have long lasting effects on cravings for more food and maintaining healthy, steady glucose levels resulting in taking in fewer calories during the day. Oats provide fiber which can keep you full, help digestion and lower your cholesterol. Oatmeal also fight heart diseases and various cancers, it's the best breakfast food you can eat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yyqws8dTKGM&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • If you are trying to lose extra weight, you should never skip the breakfast, as that will simply boost the unhealthy cravings during the rest of the day.
  • Oatmeal stays longer in the stomach, while cornflakes Raise blood glucose levels, and then the individual experiences a sudden drop in sugar.
  • Numerous studies have confirmed the same findings, and it has been found that oatmeal for breakfast helps weight loss and reduces the calorie intake by 31-50%, and its effects are long- lasting.

"The most important meal of the day is undoubtedly the breakfast, so you should always make sure it is healthy and nutritious. This meal provides the needed energy for the day and accelerates the metabolism."

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Could Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke?
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Date: April 27, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Could Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke?





Diet sodas are not a healthy choice for those dieting. New studies have shown that people who drink them are not experiencing health benefits and are at a three times higher risk of experiencing dementia and stroke. The study did not discern which artificial sweeteners were consumed. People that drink sugary beverages did not have the same risk factors but those who drank sugary risks had a higher risk of memory loss and accelerated brain aging. Experts agree drinking water and coffee are healthier alternatives.

Read more: Could Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke?

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Cannabidiol Oil Producers Praise New Marijuana Definition
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Date: April 24, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabidiol Oil Producers PRaise New Marijuana Definition





The State of Oklahoma has a new definition for marijuana and it now includes cannabidiol. The new classification made by the Governor is a move greatly supported by the medical companies producing cannabidiol or medical marijuana oil. One of the companies in Oklahoma City has been producing cannabidiol with no THC, the ingredient that leads to a high. Company official believe their product could become used nationwide. Lawmakers made the change in the classification after seeing the important medical benefits in a young patient.

Key Takeaways:

  • While Marijuana itself remains illegal in Oklahoma, CBD oil is now legal.
  • State lawmakers made this possible after taking up "Katie's law", named after little Katie Dobson who found seizure relief using CBD oils.
  • CBD oil producer Can-Tek lab believes this decision will make Oklahoma a valuable market for pharmaceutical-grade cannabis products.

"I think it puts Oklahoma on a map for a viable source for pharmaceutical-grade cannabis products"

Read more: http://www.news9.com/story/35182039/cannabidiol-oil-producers-praise-new-marijuana-definition

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Cancer Researcher Discovers Radical way that Mushrooms can Destroy Cancer
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Date: March 29, 2017 12:29 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cancer Researcher Discovers Radical way that Mushrooms can Destroy Cancer





Dr Ranahan has worked in cancer research for quite sometime. He had a moment where he thought of mushrooms break down whatever they grow up, is there a way for them to attach to cancer cells so that the cancer cells would be broken down. After finding out no study had been completed like this one, he raised the money needed to do the study. The study was successful, however research is still going on.

Key Takeaways:

  • Dr. William Ranahan did a study on how mushrooms reacted to cancer cells.
  • The mushroom used a compound or a mix of compounds to break down the cancer cells.
  • The next step will be to identify the compound or mix of compounds.

"We’ve taken mushrooms and trained them to destroy, eat, live off of cancer cells."

Read more: http://www.healthnutnews.com/cancer-researcher-discovers-radical-way-mushrooms-can-destroy-cancer/

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These raised bed gardening tricks beat traditional gardening every time
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Date: March 29, 2017 11:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: These Raised bed gardening tricks beat traditional gardening every time





Raised bed gardening methods involves preparing crops in a variety of ways using elevated garden beds. Benefits of raised garden beds include better drainage as well as better retention of moist soil. This makes raised beds particularly effective in rainy environments. In addition to better drainage, raised beds also provide better aeration. Raised beds allow effective use of the loose soil such as air circulation and nitrogen being converted to useful minerals. Other benefits include better weed control, pest control, and improved mobility.

Read more: These raised bed gardening tricks beat traditional gardening every time

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eat eggs before workout to gain muscle
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Date: March 29, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: eat eggs before workout to gain muscle





For those who are trying to build more muscle mass, this video is for you. Hitting the gym and working out are not the only things you should be doing to increase muscle. Diet is important too and eggs are a food that should not be overlooked before your workout. Eggs contain high-quality protein that is absolutely vital to a muscular physique. Watch this video for an in-depth look into eggs and how they will compliment your morning workout.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TRR0icvEZw&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Protein is extremely important in muscle function , development, and the deposition of new muscle mass, particularly important for body-builders.
  • Eggs contain a significant amount of protein, vitamins, and essential amino acids, all essential for building muscle mass and function.
  • In addition to protein, minerals, and nutrients, eggs also contain fat, although only a small amount of bad fat, saturated fat (in the yolk) and do not Raise cholesterol.

"It has a valuable role in providing a healthy diet for all and especially bodybuilders."

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In praise of turmeric, the magic yellow spice.
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Date: March 23, 2017 02:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: In pRaise of turmeric, the magic yellow spice.





For those who pursue optimum health, Turmeric is a spice that should not be overlooked. Turmeric boasts a myriad of wonderful health benefits including it's anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Turmeric can be added to a great many meals and can also easily be added to smoothies if you want to find ways to incorporate it into your diet. Read on to find out more creative uses of turmeric, and how to make it more easily absorbed in the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • A study attributed Japan's residents life span has increased due to the ingestion of tumeric 3 times a day
  • Curcumin is the key compound of tumeric and this is where it's healing powers are derived from
  • The preferred way, is to use in a smoothie or brew w/ tea. Also, black pepper will mask the odd 'taste'. Studies show it helps with headaches, IBS & prevention /treatment of cancer.

"The magic is in the Curcumin which is the potent compound within turmeric."

Read more: https://www.lorrainepascale.com/in-praise-of-turmeric-the-magic-yellow-spice/

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Will medical marijuana be covered by insurance companies?
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Date: March 22, 2017 02:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Will medical marijuana be covered by insurance companies?





Medically prescribed cannabis is being proven to be a good substitute for the standard opiods that are often prescribed to people in pain. Opiods are known to cause dependency whereas medical marijuana does not have that effect on it's users. Studies even find that there are a lot of opiod-related deaths, but this wouldn't be an issue if doctors were more likely to prescribe medical marijuana in these instances. The hope of many medical marijuana users is that it will be removed from the list of banned substances, so that the costs of medical marijuana will soon be covered by health insurance providers. With the new presidency, they hope this will soon be the case.

Key Takeaways:

  • Acknowledgement of medical marijuana's effectiveness in treating certain ailments has found more and more support, even in courts.
  • Medical marijuana is more effective and much safer than prescription opioids.
  • As states start to decriminalize the use of medical marijuana the notion that health insurance should pay for medical marijuana has been raised.

"While recreational consumption remains against federal law, some hope the Trump administration will remove marijuana from the Schedule I list of banned substances."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-03-17-will-medical-marijuana-be-covered-by-insurance-companies.html

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Having Children Increases Longevity
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Date: March 21, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Having Children Increases Longevity





A study of over one million Swedish men and women found that those who raised children could expect to have a longer lifespan than their childless counterparts. Researchers posited that the increased longevity may be caused by a number of factors including the consumption of healthier foods and engagement in pro-social activities as compared to their childless counterparts. In addition, as individuals aged, those with children also tended to have a greater network of socialization and physical / logistical support than those without. This additional support slowed the physical decline of adults in their senior years, especially amongst men.

Read more: Having Children Increases Longevity

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Here's the beef on gluten, coconut oil and other burning nutrition questions
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Date: March 15, 2017 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Here's the beef on gluten, coconut oil and other burning nutrition questions





It has been 10 years of the free nutrition Expo at Dallas's Cooper Fitness Center, which starts Monday, March 6 from 8 AM to 3 PM. The Expo Brims wide ranges of interesting events including the opportunity to learn all sorts of things about nutrition. Here the author wrote some nutrition related topics with the advice of Meridan Zerner, the registered dietitian who got the Expo started. Regard to gluten, for most of us some food with gluten have valuable nutrients. Coconut oil contains high saturated fat although it has HDL-boosting effect. Ms. Zerner recommends other oils with higher qualities. We need minimum amount of protein each day and should choose it wisely. Regarding weighing daily, better do body fat measurement. Ms. Zerner said the best eating plans are tailored to your life style and try some tasty new foods, such as sorghum, seaweed or various greens.

Key Takeaways:

  • About 1 percent of the population has to avoid gluten because they have celiac disease, which is a serious auto-immune disorder
  • By completely eliminating gluten, you can cut out foods that have valuable nutrients and might end up adding more calories and more fat to your diet
  • Coconut oil is 90 percent saturated fat, which is higher than butter (64 percent), beef fat (40 percent) and even lard (40 percent). Too much saturated fat raises the LDL (a.k.a. "bad") cholesterol le

"About 1 percent of the population has to avoid gluten because they have celiac disease, which is a serious auto-immune disorder."

Read more: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dallasnews.com%2Flife%2Fhealthy-living%2F2017%2F03%2F02%2Fbeef-gluten-coconut-oil-burning-nutrition-questions&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjY3NzEzYzg1MjE0ZjUwYzU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHiv6oNJ2diyfQaIDK4tYrnI7SFJg

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How to keep an eye out for eating disorders in loved ones
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Date: March 15, 2017 04:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How to keep an eye out for eating disorders in loved ones





It can be very hard to determine if someone you know has an eating disorder. It may not be able to be noticeable with obvious signs, sometimes its the things you least expect. As much as you want to look out for your loved ones when it comes to an eating disorder, they are going to be as discrete as they can be. This s why this article presents a list of things one should to watch out for eating disorders, that way if you see certain signs you will know what to do.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you notice signs of an eating disorder, raise your concerns with that person when you have enough time and space to have a good conversation
  • Individuals who struggle with eating disorders feel a lot of shame about their illness
  • You don't want to ignore it, but if you try to push too much, it can lead to more control issues

"Hundreds of South Africans have eating disorders, but it can be difficult for family and friends to detect these problems in loved ones, a doctor warns."

Read more: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.health24.com%2FDiet-and-nutrition%2FHealthy-diets%2Fkeep-an-eye-out-for-eating-disorders-in-loved-ones-20170303&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZjNGVlYTM1NDU3YmZmOGU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEX1cAzXEB4qfyGZgH85ST6LZmXDg

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7 Awesome Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
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Date: February 26, 2017 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Awesome Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate





This video reviews the health benefits of dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has the following health benefits: Lower Body Mass Index, boosts brain power,improves eyesight, reduces inflamation, it can protect your skin, it lowers blood pressure, Raises good cholesterol. Overall, dark chocolate can provide many health benefits that can lead to a healthier well-being.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZlDx1ccWPM

Key Takeaways:

  • Dark chocolate can lower body mass index.
  • Dark chocolate boosts brain power.
  • Dark chocolate improves eyesight.

"Eating dark chocolate can give your brain a short-term boost by increasing your alertness."

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Study shows the way stress may harm your heart
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Date: January 22, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study shows the way stress may harm your heart





Psychological stress has been proven to have a huge impact on the health of your heart, as well as your blood pressure levels. During the trial period, they found that several testers who had PTSD suffered heart problems and even stroke during the follow-up period. Amygdala has been discovered to increase cardiac problems and Raise chances of having a cardiac episode. Doctors will continue to research this and decide what measures to take in the future to help keep heart conditions and stress levels under control

Key Takeaways:

  • Scientists may have uncovered a biological explanation for the long suspected link between stress and heart disease: the amygdala in the brain.
  • Those who reported the highest stress levels had the highest levels of amygdala activity along with more signs of inflammation in their blood and the walls of their arteries.
  • With increasing numbers of people suffering from job or social stress, doctors may have to include it when they assess an individual's risk for cardiovascular disease.

"Given the increasing number of people suffering from job or social stress, doctors may have to include it when they assess an individual's risk for cardiovascular disease, she said."



Reference:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/study-shows-way-stress-may-harm-heart-083325746.html?ref=gs

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Yogurts that ARE good for you and not packed full of sugar
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Date: January 15, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Yogurts that ARE good for you and not packed full of sugar





Are you one of many that are trying to watch their weight? Eating your favorite low calorie yogurt? Well watch out because some of your favorite yogurts could contain a high amount of sugar! The public health of England was drawing concerns about some yogurt brands containing high amounts of sugar.

Key Takeaways:

  • Public Health England recently Raised concerns about the huge amounts of sugar in some of our favourite flavoured yoghurt brands.
  • Whole-milk yoghurts (made with goat or cow's milk) tend to be more nutritious than those made with skimmed and semi-skimmed milk.
  • Natural yoghurt without any sweetening and served with fresh fruit is the healthiest option.

"Public Health England recently Raised concerns about the huge amounts of sugar in some of our favourite flavoured yoghurt brands."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4070974/Watching-weight-Revealed-yogurts-good-not-packed-sugar.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEQdPMXW1BV6Gvp7JF_X57RnzUMMA

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