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Natural pain relief: Capsicum, lavender and peppermint essentialoils can help relieve fibromyalgia pain Darrell Miller 5/15/19
Go for the original: Cacao offers more health benefits than regularchocolate Darrell Miller 5/9/19
Reverse cardiovascular disease with cherries Darrell Miller 5/1/19
A healthy gut is a more efficient gut: Prebiotic fiber found tobreak down a high-fat diet better, reducing accumulation and inflammation Darrell Miller 4/26/19
Pregnant diabetic women are encouraged to take propolis Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Omega-3s can improve blood flow in the brain and prevent aging,according to international study Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Why a little sun makes us feel so good Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Long-term consumption of yerba mate found to strengthen yourdigestive system Darrell Miller 1/4/19
How medicinal mushrooms keep you strong even if you're constantlystressed Darrell Miller 12/21/18
9 Health Benefits Of Turmeric Darrell Miller 12/20/18
From OCD to depression to anxiety, learn how inositol can preventmany mental health disorders VitaNet, LLC Staff 11/13/18
Probiotics are the guts' best friends Darrell Miller 5/31/18
This Ancient Plants Newly Discovered Health Benefits That Benefit The whole Body! Darrell Miller 4/19/18
7 health benefits of hibiscus tea (Zobo) Darrell Miller 3/22/18
The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber Darrell Miller 2/19/18
6 Natural Remedies To Cleanse Your Congested Colon Darrell Miller 2/10/18
Diabetes could lead to dementia: Prevent memory loss and high blood sugar - but how? Darrell Miller 1/31/18
7 Amazing Health Benefits of Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) Darrell Miller 11/19/17
Zinc-binding is vital for regulating pH levels in the brain Darrell Miller 10/22/17
This Berry is One of the Top Chinese Longevity Secrets | Natural Cures Darrell Miller 9/6/17
You Might Be Buying the Wrong Cinnamon Darrell Miller 9/2/17
12 Things That Will Happen If You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar Daily Darrell Miller 8/30/17
Drink This Ginger Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again Darrell Miller 6/2/17
Top 13 Benefits Of Vitamin A For Health And Skin Darrell Miller 5/22/17
fight cancer with baking soda Darrell Miller 5/16/17
7 Foods That Boost Your Mood And Lower Anxiety Darrell Miller 3/16/17
Stunning scientific discovery finds that gut bacteria control your brain chemistry, altering moods and more Darrell Miller 2/19/17
Top 5 Selenium Foods to Fight Selenium Deficiency Darrell Miller 2/7/17
Apple cider vinegar can help regulate blood sugar, body fat and more Darrell Miller 1/11/17
Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties Darrell Miller 12/20/16
What Are The Health Benefits of Vitamin B3? Darrell Miller 12/18/16
Health Benefits Of Having Cucumber Everyday Darrell Miller 11/11/16
Curcumin Helps Alleviate Depression Darrell Miller 10/26/16
Maca Root And Your Health Darrell Miller 9/28/16
It's True: Cinnamon Bark Can Help With Blood Sugar Darrell Miller 9/20/16
Adaptogens: Herbs That Can Help In Fighting Stress Darrell Miller 9/6/15
How Does Omega-7 Help Promote Healthy HDL and LDL Cholesterol Levels? Darrell Miller 7/28/15
What are the Benefits of Jiaogulan Darrell Miller 7/10/14
Benefits associated with Argan Oil Darrell Miller 3/11/14
The benefits of sandalwood oil Darrell Miller 2/28/14
Is Flax Seed A Good Fiber Source? Darrell Miller 1/30/14
What Is Beta Alanine And How Does It Improve My Athletic Performance? Darrell Miller 1/16/14
Acerola and its health benefits Darrell Miller 1/12/14
Few reason that tell you why you should consume TMG regularly Darrell Miller 1/11/14
Health Benefits of Vitex Darrell Miller 12/20/13
Benefits of Maca root Darrell Miller 12/15/13
Astaxanthin Protects The Eye And More! Darrell Miller 11/13/13
Probiotics Darrell Miller 11/10/13
Ways to Keep Weight Off With Natural Sugar Regulators Darrell Miller 7/13/13
Can Melatonin Increase Prolactin? Darrell Miller 12/22/12




Natural pain relief: Capsicum, lavender and peppermint essentialoils can help relieve fibromyalgia pain
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Date: May 15, 2019 02:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural pain relief: Capsicum, lavender and peppermint essentialoils can help relieve fibromyalgia pain





Because essential oils can relieve pain and increase cell energy production, researchers believe that these essential oils like lavender, capsicum, and peppermint, can be used to treat fibromyalgia. When one is afflicted with fibromyalgia, he will always have chronic pain, constant fatigue, and regular changes in mood. These symptoms have only few ways to treat them. It has been noted that some supplements, of which essential oils are among them, can be used to treat these symptoms of fibromyalgia. This is because they are already being used to relieve health problems that are similar to fibromyalgia. One example of these is lavender oil. This is used in aromatherapy as a relaxing compound. And it regulates mood responses and the central nervous systems, which symptoms are related to fibromyalgia. Another of these essential oils is peppermint oil. Because it alleviates the pain muscles face by chronic stress and increases stamina, it is a good remedy for fibromyalgia.

Key Takeaways:

  • People who are down with fibromyalgia experience chronic pain, constant fatigue, and changes in their mood that is sharp and treatments for these symptoms are few.
  • Lavender essential oil is used often in aromatherapy because it is a relaxing compound which is involved in regulating the mood and the nervous system.
  • Many participants who participated in a 2012 study reported that they slept better when they slept in a room filled with the vaporized essential oil.

"Given these beneficial effects, researchers believe that the oils drawn from capsicum, lavender, and peppermint could be potential therapies for fibromyalgia."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-02-capsicum-lavender-and-peppermint-essential-oils-relieve-fibromyalgia-pain.html

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Go for the original: Cacao offers more health benefits than regularchocolate
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Date: May 09, 2019 05:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Go for the original: Cacao offers more health benefits than regularchocolate





Regular chocolate is a very tasty snack to many persons, but they fail to realize that it is made from raw cacao. Raw cacao has many health benefits that make it more beneficial than regular chocolate. Some of the health benefits that are outlined are: 1. It is full of important vitamins and minerals. It is estimated to have lots of magnesium which plays a role in regulating blood pressure, blood sugar, and the functioning of the nerves. 2. Raw cacao keeps the heart healthy. This is because it is rich in powerful antioxidants. Some antioxidants such as flavanols and procyanidins are in high amount in cacao and they are good for the heart. 3. It can fight inflammation in the body. Free radicals that are due to stress, environmental toxins, and poor lifestyle habits are easily fought off from causing damage in the body by the antioxidants that are in cacao. There are lots of other benefits that are outlined in the blog.

Key Takeaways:

  • Raw cacao is healthier than regular chocolate because it has not had the nutrients removed in processing.
  • Raw Cacao has been known to improve brain function and fight inflammation.
  • Raw cacao can boost energy, relieve stress, and fight aging due to its powerful antioxidants.

"Raw cacao is rich in magnesium, which is essential for at least 300 different bodily processes."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-06-cacao-offers-more-health-benefits-than-regular-chocolate.html

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Reverse cardiovascular disease with cherries
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Date: May 01, 2019 09:23 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reverse cardiovascular disease with cherries





Cherries are a surprising and tasty option for lowering your risk of heart disease, thanks to their bountiful polyphenols, flavonoids and micronutrients. Like apples and grapes, cherries have lots of quercetin, which can reduce oxidative damage to your body. The deep red carotenoids and anthocyanins in cherries can fight inflammation and act as antioxidants. Cherries may also reduce your levels of C-Reactive Protein, which is associated with cardiovascular disease risk. Cherries and cherry juice are also good for regulating your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you drink cherry juice, you can significantly lower your blood pressure.
  • Cherries can reduce your C-reactive protein, which in turn reduces inflammation and your risk of heart disease.
  • Be sure to consume organic cherries, because they do not contain residue from pesticides.

"In particular, the anthocyanins and carotenoids that give this stone fruit its deep red hue offer anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, and they also help fight obesity and diabetes."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-26-reverse-cardiovascular-disease-with-cherries.html

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A healthy gut is a more efficient gut: Prebiotic fiber found tobreak down a high-fat diet better, reducing accumulation and inflammation
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Date: April 26, 2019 03:23 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A healthy gut is a more efficient gut: Prebiotic fiber found tobreak down a high-fat diet better, reducing accumulation and inflammation





Many of us are aware of fiber being an important nutrient, but what about prebiotic fibers? These are essential when it comes to cleansing the colon and regulating the metabolism, as well as digestion. A study showed that mice who were living on a high-fat diet without the presence of prebiotics showed to have troublesome symptoms such as a slower metabolic rate and less weight loss. This is in comparison to the mice who were given the replica of a high fat diet with prebiotic fibers present.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Cell Host & Microbe Journal published a piece lauding the addition of prebiotic fiber to an otherwise high fat diet.
  • Researchers found that such an addition proved to be a way to potentially avoid or lessen the effects of metabolic syndrome.
  • Researchers gave rodents on an otherwise high fat diet, inulin, a fermentable fiber supplement, to monitor the effects.

"People consistently overlook the importance of eating healthy foods, especially fibers which are known to cleanse the colon."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-07-prebiotic-fiber-breaks-down-a-high-fat-diet.html

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Pregnant diabetic women are encouraged to take propolis
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:58 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Pregnant diabetic women are encouraged to take propolis





A recent study took pregnant rats who were suffering from gestational diabetes, and they gave them propolis to see if it had a beneficial impact on regulating their glucose levels. The results showed that propolis did, in fact, help regulate blood sugars, and it also helps in several other areas as well. Taking propolis consistently can also help protect you against hypertension during your pregnancy, as well as promote faster wound healing which is extremely important in diabetic patients.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers from institutes of higher learning in Malaysia and Nigeria have undertaken study regarding the risks of pregnant women with diabetes.
  • Diabetes, which affects more than 600 million people worldwide, can have deadly effect on the kidneys and the cardiovascular system.
  • Pregnant women with diabetes risk cognitive impairment to their newborns should their sugar levels not be maintained.

"Their study, which was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, showed that the superfood propolis not only improves pregnancy outcomes but also placental oxidative stress."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-26-diabetic-pregnant-women-should-take-propolis.html

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Omega-3s can improve blood flow in the brain and prevent aging,according to international study
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Date: April 23, 2019 03:23 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3s can improve blood flow in the brain and prevent aging,according to international study





The inflammation of brain cells, often associated with a decrease in blood flow, can result in several troublesome cognitive symptoms such as not being able to retain memories. Omega-3s actually have the ability to protect cells against related damage, making them highly beneficial in sustaining optimal cognitive function. Not only can it help with brain health, but omega-3s also improve heart health by reducing triglyceride levels while regulating blood pressure. Both of these help contribute to a reduction in heart disease risk.

Key Takeaways:

  • Omega 3s can be gained from certain foods, such as fatty fish, nuts, and seaweed.
  • Omega 3 Vitamins can improve brain function, correcting depression, anxiety, and preventing memory problems.
  • Taking Omega 3s can contribute to better heart health and lower risk of cancer.

"A study published in the journal Nutrients showed how omega-3 supplementation is beneficial for memory decline caused by aging."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-28-omega-3s-can-improve-blood-flow-in-the-brain-and-prevent-aging-according-to-international-study.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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Long-term consumption of yerba mate found to strengthen yourdigestive system
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Date: January 04, 2019 03:13 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Long-term consumption of yerba mate found to strengthen yourdigestive system





Over the past few years, a nutritional drink called Yerba mate has been rising in its popularity levels due to its known health benefits. A new health advantage that Yerba mate has been showing potential in, is its ability to help digestive issues over a long period of time. Yerba mate has been shown to help digestion through regulating insulin levels, and it even can possibly prevent obesity by helping our bodies burn fat at a higher rate.

Key Takeaways:

  • The body obtains the nutrients it needs through digestion which is the process of breaking down the food we eat through gut movement and released enzymes.
  • Sometimes, the things we eat do not get digested. This is not an evidence that your digestion is weak or faulty. They might be processed some other way.
  • When there are signs of bloating or constipation, then one has to take a careful look at his eating habits. They might need to be changed.

"Yerba mate, an herbal drink that’s been going through a surge in popularity over the last few years, is linked to various health benefits, including improved digestion."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-16-yerba-mate-strengthens-your-digestive-system.html

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How medicinal mushrooms keep you strong even if you're constantlystressed
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Date: December 21, 2018 02:23 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How medicinal mushrooms keep you strong even if you're constantlystressed





Mushrooms have long been associated with alternative medicine. The Chinese led the way to mushroom use for treatment of infertility, cancer, and PTSD. Nowadays, people are also turning to mushrooms to help keep bodies healthy during stressful times. Medicinal mushrooms can also regulate cortisol levels. When people have difficulty falling asleep the reishi mushroom can help with that. Chaga can help reduce inflammation. The lion’s mane mushroom can help lift cognitive function during moments of stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mushrooms have a long history of use in medicine that dates back to the Chinese who used it as treatment for post-traumatic stress, cancer, and infertility.
  • Stress in individuals can make them unable to fall asleep and this inability can increase to more stress so the circle continues. Reishi mushroom is effective against this.
  • Reishi mushroom contains nutrients like Calcium and Magnesium, and also antioxidants that help to improve spiritual potency, well being and longevity.

"Something that all medicinal mushrooms have in common is that they possess adaptogenic properties, which primarily involves regulating cortisol levels."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-16-medicinal-mushrooms-keep-you-strong.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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From OCD to depression to anxiety, learn how inositol can preventmany mental health disorders
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Date: November 13, 2018 08:51 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: From OCD to depression to anxiety, learn how inositol can preventmany mental health disorders





Living at maximum wellness constitutes more than having a disease-free body, where all the parts are doing what they should. Mental health is also a key component to overall health. From PMS symptoms all the way to psychotic episodes, more than 40 million U.S. citizens suffer from a mental problem yearly. Although treating these potentially life-clouding conditions with pharmaceutical grade interventions is the norm, these interventions are not without the possibility of potentially hazardous side effects. A B vitamin, inositol is present in the human brain in large amounts. Scientists are considering whether significant supplementation of the vitamin might be a way to treat an array of mental conditions naturally and without side effects. The vitamin has already been shown to have positive effect in some mental conditions, which makes sense, as significant neural transmissions depend on the use of the vitamin. Moreover, it's also been shown that individuals with lesser amounts of the mood-regulating chemicals, serotonin and dopamine, have lower levels of inositol. Although more research needs to happen in some instances, there is promising research to suggest that elevating inositol levels could prove efficacious for an array of mental conditions, including panic attacks, bipolar mood disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and depression.

Key Takeaways:

  • Scientists have been using inositol to treat people who suffer from mental illnesses and shown to be effective.
  • Studies have shown that people with metal illnesses have less inositol in their brains.
  • If considering increasing inositol, certain foods like beans, whole grains, citrus fruits and nuts contain significant amounts of inositol.

"In fact, other major neurotransmitters depend on inositol to relay messages, making it a key component in a lot of chemical systems in a person’s brain, including the ability to handle stress, learning and cognition, mood, productivity, sleep, and addiction."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-06-inositol-can-prevent-many-mental-health-disorders.html

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Probiotics are the guts' best friends
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Date: May 31, 2018 09:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotics are the guts' best friends





Probiotics are the guts' best friends

Probiotics are important not only for digestive health, but also a person's overall health as well. Benefits of probiotics include relief from symptoms of gastrointestinal problems, but can also extend to other parts of the body, such as helping the body better ingest vitamins and minerals. Maintaining a healthy diet can help make sure the body maintains the necessary probiotics; however, some foods are better for consuming probiotics than others. Foods such as yogurt and miso are some of the best sources of probiotics. As part of a healthy lifestyle, reduce stress, eat healthy, and use antibiotics only when necessary to keep the gut a healthy home for probiotics.

Key Takeaways:

  • Probiotics assist the human gut by creating an acid environment, suitable for the absorption of minerals.
  • They can slow down chronic hypersensitivity to various ingestible items, thereby assisting with autoimmune conditions and regulating inflammation.
  • These helpful strains of bacteria also secrete substances that aid in inhibiting the growth of pathogenic substances in the gut.

"Research has shown that either single-strain or multi-strain probiotic or prebiotic supplements can reduce palpitations, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance and discomfort."

Read more: http://www.ejinsight.com/20180525-probiotics-are-the-guts-best-friends/

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This Ancient Plants Newly Discovered Health Benefits That Benefit The whole Body!
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Date: April 19, 2018 02:30 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This Ancient Plants Newly Discovered Health Benefits That Benefit The whole Body!

The Many Benefits of CBD!

Hemp or better known CBD can benefit everybody:

  • Pain Response: Endocanabinoids play a role in regulating pain receptors.
  • Anxiety: the Endocanabinoid System (ECS) regulates neurotransmission, memory and other components that calm the brain.
  • Digestive Function: ECS can help gut transport, it helps control the rate the food moves through the digestive tract and also works with the gut-brain axis, which is the connection between the gut and the brain.
  • Skin Health: the skin has more ECS receptors than the brain, this means it can have an effect directly related to seborrhea, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and age spots.

CBD: Cannabinoids create an anti-anxiety and anti-depressant effect which reduces stress in most any situation. The phytonutrients found in hemp supports the endocannabinoid system and can open the door to a whole new world of well being and better health.

Give CBD a try and feel the difference!

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7 health benefits of hibiscus tea (Zobo)
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Date: March 22, 2018 09:18 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 health benefits of hibiscus tea (Zobo)





7 health benefits of hibiscus tea (Zobo)

Interested in a new natural product with a host of health and wellness benefits? Consider hibiscus tea as your next supplement of focus. This natural product will bring a host of benefits, all in a simple cup of tea. These include lowering cholesterol. serving as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, and protecting the liver. Plus, hibiscus tea can also help you to manage your blood pressure, regulating it without the need for manmade and synthetic drugs.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hibiscus tea has been used in several cultures for many years as a natural remedy.
  • Now, new studies are showing that this simple cup of tea can have significant benefits for human health.
  • So, consider incorporating hibiscus tea into your daily regiment to capture its health boosting powers!

"The health benefits include its ability to treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol, disturbed the digestive and immune system, and inflammatory problems as well."

Read more: http://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/food-travel-arts-culture/7-health-benefits-of-hibiscus-tea-zobo-id8101810.html

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The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber
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Date: February 19, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber





Fiber is one of those things we rarely we get enough of. Often we skip the whole grain food and go right to the processed. On the whole, we are eating 16 grams of fiber per day, but should be eating around 25 grams. Fiber is overall helpful in your diet. Not only does it help you feel full, but it has benefits to heart health and colon health. It can also help cut cholesterol by binding to it before passing out of the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • Most people know about dietary fiber for its important role in benefiting and regulating the digestive system.
  • However, eating fiber can also have another positive effect: slowing the progression of aging.
  • Amongst other benefits, fiber can control cholesterol, keep your weight down, and improve joint health, helping to keep you moving into your later years.

"Technically, it isn’t a nutrient because it isn’t broken down and absorbed. But that’s what makes it so beneficial."

Read more: https://www.consumerreports.org/diet-nutrition/anti-aging-benefits-of-fiber/

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6 Natural Remedies To Cleanse Your Congested Colon
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Date: February 10, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Natural Remedies To Cleanse Your Congested Colon





The colon is part of the digestive system whose function is to assimilate the nutrients of food, however, due to poor eating habits, this organ houses a large amount of toxic material that eventually wears it and generates health consequences; In this sense it is very important to consider healthy practices to improve the functioning and restore the health of this vital organ, such as drinking between 10 and 12 glasses of water and if it has a high level of alkalinity, excellent; the consumption of seeds of linanza provides a high content of fiber and omega3, the juice of lemon contributes with its detoxification and the consumption of plums helps its mobility. Finally these simple habits, can improve the health and life of your colon .

Key Takeaways:

  • The colon is one of the most important organs in the body, tasked with regulating digestion and absorbing nutrients.
  • However, many people do not take appropriate levels of take for their colon, allowing high level of toxins and waste to build up.
  • However, there are easy, natural steps that everyone can take to help improve colon health.

"It just so happens that one of the most effective ways to cleanse and detoxify your colon is also one of the easiest: drink more water!"

Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/6-natural-remedies-cleanse-congested-colon/

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Diabetes could lead to dementia: Prevent memory loss and high blood sugar - but how?
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Date: January 31, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Diabetes could lead to dementia: Prevent memory loss and high blood sugar - but how?





Taking control of your diet, specifically your blood sugar, has been known for a long time as a key to long term health. It can help regular your chance for stroke, heart disease and diabetes, but regulating your blood sugar may also help with stopping dementia according to recent research. Focusing on what you take in will be key as you get older. Stick with whole grains and vegetables, and stay away from heavy starches and sugars to help your body maintain itself long into life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Watching what we eat and avoiding smoking are two ways to help our brain stay healthy as we age.
  • Use of the natural components of CuraLin may be one way to regulate sugar levels in the body.
  • Eating some protein with every meal is another nutritious way to prevent sugar binges and keep glucose levels steady.

"DIABETES patients in old age are more likely to suffer from long-term deterioration in their memory and thinking skills than those who have normal blood sugar levels, according to a new study."

Read more: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/911522/diabetes-dementia-symptoms-signs-test

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7 Amazing Health Benefits of Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
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Date: November 19, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Amazing Health Benefits of Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)





Pantothenic acid, also known as vitamin B5, has some surprising health benefits. This super vitamin helps in the formation of red blood cells. Pantothenic acid aids in the breaking down of fats, carbohydrates and proteins to turn them into a turbo boost of energy. It reduces stress and dials up your sex drive to Don Juan status. Zit prone teenagers, balding men and anyone desiring super health benefits should check out this amazing supplement. Live longer, healthier and stronger with Pantothenic acid.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin b5 helps your body break down food into energy giving you a boost
  • B5 improves heart health by lowering blood pressure and regulating cholesterol
  • B5 is an essential nutrient and taking a supplement will improve your overall health

"For a healthy body, it is essential to get your daily dose of pantothenic acid from pantothenic acid-rich foods."

Read more: https://www.ayurtimes.com/pantothenic-acid-vitamin-b5-health-benefits/

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Zinc-binding is vital for regulating pH levels in the brain
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Date: October 22, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Zinc-binding is vital for regulating pH levels in the brain





According to a study from the University of Oslo, Zinc-binding plays a critical role in the regulation and sensing of pH in the brains of humans. This is one of the first studies to link the binding of zinc with bicarbonate transporters. Researchers from the University’s Centre for Molecular Medicine published these findings in Scientific Reports. These results are important because optimal ph levels are very important for our overall health. In fact, low ph levels in infants sometimes leads to brain damage. Lead researcher Preben Morth emphasized that research into zinc’s role in the regulation of ph is important for understanding overall brain health and function.

Key Takeaways:

  • A low ph-level at birth is linked to low oxygen which can lead to brain damage
  • zinc binding is an important element of having a balanced ph level
  • before CO2 is expelled as waste from our body it is part of the process of regulating our ph

"An example of how important pH levels are to our health is demonstrated by the fact that pH levels in blood from the umbilical cord are always tested in newborn babies."

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171017092242.htm

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This Berry is One of the Top Chinese Longevity Secrets | Natural Cures
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Date: September 06, 2017 05:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This Berry is One of the Top Chinese Longevity Secrets | Natural Cures





Goji berries, used in Chinese medicine for centuries, has recently been gaining a lot of attention in the West for it's numerous health benefits. Some of these benefits include regulating blood sugar, boosting your energy, boosting your immune system, and skin improvement. The berry also is low calorie and contains essential nutrients such as Vitamin A, beta-carotene and iron. More and people are realizing the benefits of this berry and it's many uses to help our body function better.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7ZzVTEtUYk&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Goji berries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for a variety of ailments for centuries
  • Goji berries help regulate blood sugar, and are very beneficial for diabetics
  • The high antioxidant content of goji berries can counteract the effects of aging, like loss of vision and skin elasticity

"Goji berries contain higher levels of both beta-carotene and iron than either carrots or spinach"

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You Might Be Buying the Wrong Cinnamon
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Date: September 02, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: You Might Be Buying the Wrong Cinnamon





While cinnamon has been linked to many body benefits, such as regulating blood sugar and lowering cardiovascular risk, it does nonetheless have coumarin, a compound that taken in excess amounts could lead to liver damage. For those that wish to continue to reap the benefits of cinnamon usage, without accruing the liver risks, it’s important to understand that there are two varieties of cinnamon.

Cassia cinnamon, which has a stronger taste, is the variant most usually found in supermarkets, as well as the variant with the highest amount of coumarin. Meanwhile, Ceylon cinnamon, a native of Sri Lanka, which is also more costly than the Cassia cinnamon, has thinner layers than its more universally used counterpart and also up to 18 times less of the liver-damaging compound. Therefore, despite the cost, Ceylon may be the cinnamon health-seekers should look for.

Key Takeaways:

  • Few people know that there are actually two different varieties of cinnamon available to for consumption by consumers.
  • The cinnamon may contain substances harmful to the human body, and the less-common variety of cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, has 18 times less of these harmful substances
  • The lesser-known and less popular Ceylon cinnamon variety may have health benefits to humans that are not existant in the more-popular cassia variety.

"Many studies have overlooked the bifurcated nature of the spice, investigating both Ceylon and cassia cinnamon as one mutual substance."

Read more: https://www.thedailymeal.com/healthy-eating/you-might-be-buying-wrong-cinnamon

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12 Things That Will Happen If You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar Daily
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Date: August 30, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 12 Things That Will Happen If You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar Daily





Diluted apple cider vinegar packs a health punch of which you may not have been aware. There are numerous benefits to drinking ACV, including the following: improved digestion, regulation of blood sugar, stenthened immune system, weight loss, improved skin, and higher stamina. To achieve the benefits provided by ACV it is recommended that people drink it daily, approximately 15 minutes before each meal. The recommended starting dose is 1 teaspoon to start but the dosage can be increased to 2 to 3 tablespoons after a few weeks. To combat bitterness, add Stevia or sugar sweetener.

Key Takeaways:

  • Raw and unpasteurized apple cider vinegar is key for a better body and overall health
  • A tablespoon a day keeps the doctor away with benefits including aiding digestion, heartburn, constipation, immune system boost, and regulating blood sugar.
  • Ladies, it's great for your skin and weight loss. ACV before a meal cuts the fat your body stores and topically can help fight acne.

"The mother is the cloudy strings of naturally occurring pectin and proteins that form during fermentation."

Read more: https://www.healthambition.com/apple-cider-vinegar-drink-daily-better-health/

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Drink This Ginger Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again
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Date: June 02, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink This Ginger Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again





Looking at the picture of this mixture is very appealing. Maybe because of its bright color.The ingredients in the mixture have a lot of health benefits.Such as turmeric which has a lot of benefits such as regulation blood sugar and it is also good for the liver. Ginger is good for the liver and digestion and nausea. The honey would give it a sweet taste. The drink starts out with cocoanut milk which is very popular these days. I was amazed at all the ingredients for this mixture and the health benefits.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6GbyNDrhqs&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric milk is a recipe, presumed to have developed as part of an ancient Indian system of healing, referred to as Aryurvedic Medicine.
  • Turmeric milk is useful for reducing blood pressure and regulating glucose levels in the body.
  • Turmeric is noted for its positive effects against liver disease and respiratory conditions, as well as muscular and joint pain.

"Have you ever heard of golden milk? This mixture of spices and herbs with coconut oil and coconut milk is a tasty drink which is a rich source of nutrient, and offers a myriad of health benefits!"

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Top 13 Benefits Of Vitamin A For Health And Skin
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Date: May 22, 2017 08:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 13 Benefits Of Vitamin A For Health And Skin





Vitamin A, found in a variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and proteins, plays an important part in our everyday lives. Many people know of Vitamin A's existence, but are unaware of its host of benefits. These benefits include improving the immune system (raising lymphocytic responses, maintains moisture of mucus membranes, and improving white blood cell activity), maintaining eye health (through regulating light changes and moisture), keeping skin soft, strengthen teeth and bones (by forming dentin), prevent urinary stones (due to calcium phosphate formation), inhibit muscular dystrophy, may prevent acne and certain cancer, treat measles and cold sores, lower cholesterol, and protect from infection. And, as an added bonus, it's also an anti-aging agent, because of its wrinkle reducing properties! Just be careful that you don't take too much Vitamin A, and speak to a doctor before starting on supplementation.

Key Takeaways:

  • VITAMIN A IS A HELPFUL ADDITION TO DIET TO PREVENT ANYTHING FROM ACNE AND COLD SORES TO LIMITING CERTAIN CANCER CELLS.
  • VARIOUS SYMPTOMS OF AGING CAN BE SLOWED WITH THE USE OF VITAMIN A
  • SKIN HEALTH IS AIDED BY VITAMIN A THWARTING INFECTION WHILE ALSO BENEFITING TEETH AND BONES.

"One of the most amazing benefits of vitamin A which ought to be mentioned first is improving your immune system"

Read more: http://vkool.com/benefits-of-vitamin-a/

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fight cancer with baking soda
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Date: May 16, 2017 04:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: fight cancer with baking soda





Baking soda can be used for cancer prevention. Baking soda has natural elements that allow the body to regulate pH levels. Regulating pH levels can help prevent the mutations that may cause cancer to form. Baking soda also has many other properties that can be relied on to detoxify the body. Detoxifying the body can also prevent a host of other ailments that are related to the occurrence of cancer. Few natural substances can be used to prevent cancer like baking soda.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADq64EeExow&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Baking soda helps reduce acid reflux in the body which in turn promotes overall health.
  • Cancer cells thrive in high acid. Baking soda reduces the acid level thus slowing the spread of cancer.
  • Healthy blood VB pH levels is key to over all healthy living. Keeping pH right reduces the chances of getting cancer. Baking soda helps reduce acid restoring this balance.

"Many buffering systems equip the human body with the ability to optimize internal functions for as long a period as possible."

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7 Foods That Boost Your Mood And Lower Anxiety
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Date: March 16, 2017 11:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Foods That Boost Your Mood And Lower Anxiety





If you are not feeling up to your old self and find that you are stressed and anxious, perhaps it is time to look at the foods that you are consuming. If you are not eating a healthy, well- balanced diet, your body suffers in many ways. New evidence suggests that consumption of certain foods lowers the risk of anxiety and helps boost your mood so you always feel at your best. These seven foods should be on your plate regularly.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some studies1 are suggesting that Omega 3 fatty acids may be helpful in the treatment of mild to moderate depression.
  • B12 is needed when forming red blood cells, the same cells that carry oxygen through the body and is an essential part of a healthy nervous system.
  • Vitamin D can also be found in mushrooms fish oils, fatty fish, mushrooms, beef liver, cheese, egg yolks and supplements.

"Iodine is an important mineral that is required to keep the thyroid gland healthy. The thyroid gland controls almost every cell in the body by regulating metabolism so if we are lacking in iodine this can affect brain function, mood and concentration."

Read more: http://rescu.com.au/what-food-will-help-lower-anxiety-and-boost-my-mood/

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Stunning scientific discovery finds that gut bacteria control your brain chemistry, altering moods and more
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Date: February 19, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stunning scientific discovery finds that gut bacteria control your brain chemistry, altering moods and more





It has long been known that things in your body are connected. We don't know all the ways yet but studies are often done about it. This provides information about a new finding. It explains what your gut bacteria can do to the chemicals in the brain and how that affects you in daily life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Studies have shown that the gut microbiome plays a key role in regulating everything from digestion and metabolism to immune function and even mood, but the mechanisms of this action remain largely a mystery.
  • Research has also confirmed that people with IBD have a different gut microbiome composition than healthy people.
  • The human gut alone hosts approximately 100 trillion bacteria and other microbes of many different species.

"Studies have shown that the gut microbiome plays a key role in regulating everything from digestion and metabolism to immune function and even mood, but the mechanisms of this action remain largely a mystery."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2017-01-28-new-study-finds-how-microorganisms-living-in-thehuman-gut-could-affect-your-physiology.html

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Top 5 Selenium Foods to Fight Selenium Deficiency
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Date: February 07, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 5 Selenium Foods to Fight Selenium Deficiency





You may have never heard of the mineral Selenium, but did you know it does wonders for our body? Selenium can be used for making electronic devices and some glass products but a small amount of this mineral can help keep our bodies healthy. Some people may have deficiency to the mineral which can cause many problems. You can find out more about selenium and how is works for us in this article

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamins and minerals are very essential for a healthy body. One such mineral that benefits the human body is selenium. Although this mineral is mostly used in electronics and glass making, a small amount of it is required by the human body as well. Selenium deficiency can lead to many possible health hazards.
  • Studies have revealed that selenium consists of antioxidant properties that improve the health of the cells in the human body. It prevents cell damage, provides defense against various infections, and contributes to the proper functioning of the thyroid gland by regulating the thyroid hormone—thyroxine (T4).
  • The common source of selenium is the soil; therefore, the amount of selenium received through plant-based produce depends on the amount of selenium present in the soil. If the soil is found to be without selenium or in traces, farmers can add selenium fertilizers to the soil to meet the required quantity. Food sources of selenium are red meat, fish, seafood, and Brazil nuts.

"It is important to include selenium in an appropriate amount in the diet."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.foods4betterhealth.com/top-5-selenium-foods-to-fight-selenium-deficiency-29115&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmY4MTYyZmQ1NTMyNTY3NGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNE0JwrJ28ETE4SwIAxCiB8rh4cmfA

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Apple cider vinegar can help regulate blood sugar, body fat and more
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Date: January 11, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Apple cider vinegar can help regulate blood sugar, body fat and more





When it comes to outrageous science hoaxes in general there are ten of the most outrageous science hoaxes that concern apple cider vinegar in general. These outrageous science hoaxes include that it balances the blood sugar and improves diabetes, prevents weight gain, improves digestive health, as well as a few other ones in general.

Key Takeaways:

  • Studies have shown that ACV can regulate blood sugar levels and improve diabetic conditions
  • By boosting metabolism, regulating appetite and minimizing water retention ACV can help with weight loss
  • ACV can improve digestive health as a natural antibiotic and stimulator of "good" bacteria in the digestive tract.

"(NaturalNews) Apple cider vinegar (ACV), the kitchen staple made from fermented apples, has a long history as a folk remedy for numerous conditions ranging from curing hiccups and alleviating cold symptoms to making your hair shine, whitening your teeth, and freshening your breath."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2016-12-28-apple-cider-vinegar-can-help-regulate-blood-sugar-body-fat-and-beyond.html

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Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties
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Date: December 20, 2016 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties





Research has shown that Turmeric has many health benefits. Studies have shown that not only does it have a significant anti-inflammatory properties but it’s compound curcumin has been linked to reducing tumor size and killing cancer cells. Turmeric is also being linked to other health benefits, such as, helping with diabetes, lowering blood sugar and helping with arthritis pains.

Key Takeaways:

  • These investigations have looked at the benefits as an antioxidant, in reducing inflammation, fighting cancer, regulating our immune system and supporting cardiovascular health.
  • Current thought places its first use and cultivation in India about 4,000 years ago, and it is now also grown in the tropical regions of Southeast Asia and China.
  • These benefits have been shown clearly in a number of studies and trials without the side effects often attributed to other anti-inflammatory agents.

"There are many herbs that draw attention in medical literature, one of the most frequently mentioned is turmeric."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.bonnercountydailybee.com/columns/20161214/turmeric_contains_anti-inflammatory_properties&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEG-9Sq-7b9u7OHqa97Fxxw1ZVfqA

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What Are The Health Benefits of Vitamin B3?
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Date: December 18, 2016 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Are The Health Benefits of Vitamin B3?





There are many good reasons you should consider putting more vitamin B 3 into your daily diet. Studys now fins that there are more benefits than we could think when it comes to this very underrated nutrient.Consider adding some to your own diet to increase over all health and performance.

Key Takeaways:

  • The niacin is a vitamin with therapeutic qualities and can help us to treat many complaints and illnesses.
  • If you are a vegetarian, you should eat much larger quantities of nuts, to have no problems with the lack of niacin.
  • Another in a series of positive characteristic of this vitamin is its potential to make even better functioning of the digestive system, and it is known that improving digestion, leads to beautiful skin and shiny appearance.

"It is known that a number of persons who suffer from heart disorders and heart disease are recommended higher dose of niacin, as it helps in reducing and regulating bad cholesterol in the blood. Niacin also helps in the prevention of useful cholesterol levels, which can prevent disease of the artery walls."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//tmjaid.com/what-are-the-health-benefits-of-vitamin-b3/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHPx7GebnIpxrnb8exkGNTKnk32lA

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Health Benefits Of Having Cucumber Everyday
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Date: November 11, 2016 06:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Health Benefits Of Having Cucumber Everyday





Many of us are making a conscience effort the be healthy in our everyday lives. New research shows that an act as simple as eating a cucumber a day can give your body a lot of health benefits. Benefits that range from healthy skin, helping with stomach ulcers, and regulating blood pressure are just a few. So if you are looking to improve any of these issues in your life, grab a cucumber and feel even better that you did.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cucumbers are vitamin-rich, have a high water content, and contain minerals like potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, iron and calcium.
  • Cucumbers are a natural remedy for cleansing kidneys, flushing out debris, and dissolving small kidney stones.
  • When it comes to stomach ulcers, the cooling property of the cucumber does a wonderful job in that the alkalinity helps to heal them.

"Cucumbers are vitamin rich, have high water content, contain minerals like potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, iron and calcium."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//asianetindia.com/health-benefits-of-having-cucumber-everyday/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEY1jCS7dz2k8Qd4svIfMYnDVr4kA

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Curcumin Helps Alleviate Depression
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Date: October 26, 2016 08:24 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Curcumin Helps Alleviate Depression

Curcumin is a phenolic acid that can be sourced from the cooking spice turmeric. It acts as a powerful antioxidant in humans and protects the body's cells from dangerous free radicals (harmful by-products that are released into the cells during oxygen related reactions). Provisional studies suggest that it may also have many more health benefits. There is also some evidence that curcumin or turmeric may help alleviate the symptoms of certain skin diseases, viral infections, diabetes, colitis, stomach ulcers, and high cholesterol. Once again, the ancient herbal remedy is being celebrated as a modern wonder drug. But perhaps the most promising results have been seen in the use of curcumin to treat depression.

Curcumin2

Curcumin vs. Prozac

If there's one thing Big Pharma fears more than anything else it's competition from the outside. Because herbal medicines have far fewer and less serious side effects than prescription pills, they would be the logical choice - if only they worked as well. Well, there is now irrefutable, ironclad scientific evidence that an herbal remedy is every bit as effective at treating depression as one of the most popular prescription antidepressants.

When researchers with the Department of Pharmacology of Government Medical College in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India conducted a controlled clinical study comparing the effects of curcumin and Prozac, they didn't expect to make national, even global news. Although the popular herbal remedy is widely used in India, curcumin had never been subjected to rigorous scientific testing for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). The most serious and chronic form of the disease, major or clinical depression affects about 3 percent of population at any given time. The idea that a chemical compound from a popular native spice could compete with Prozac seemed far- fetched to those conducting the study. But after 60 patients diagnosed with MDD were randomly administered curcumin, fluoxetine (Prozac), and a combination of the two, the results spoke for themselves.

With the help of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, 17-item version (HAM-D17), researchers determined that curcumin was just as effective as Prozac at treating serious depression. Because the study utilized the latest research tools and followed strict testing guidelines, it became the first published report that indicated the efficacy of turmeric or curcumin in the treatment of depression. What the report did not take into account, however, were the serious side effects those who take Prozac endure; the most serious of which include anxiety, seizures, racing heartbeat, trouble sleeping, and suicidal ideation.

How Curcumin Treats Depression

Shortly after the results of the aforementioned study made news, researchers started looking for answers. It was not enough for Western scientists to know that curcumin is effective in the treatment depression, they also had to know how. As you might imagine, the how has proved more challenging than the if. This is not at all surprising, since curcumin has diverse biological properties that are difficult to study separately. So, while the mechanism of action is poorly understood, the effects of curcumin intake are well documented, particularly with regard to neurotransmitters.

As their name implies, neurotransmitters send messages to the billions of neurons in the human brain. Some of these neurotransmitters are responsible for regulating brain functions such as mood, memory, appetite, and sleep. Known as "feel-good" neurotransmitters because they help maintain mood balance, dopamine and serotonin play a role in depression. How do we know? For starters, studies have confirmed that people who suffer from clinical depression have consistently low levels of both neurotransmitters.

Once again, we aren't sure how curcumin extract works its magic, but testing has shown that those who take it have higher serotonin and dopamine levels. That fact alone might account for the improved mood those that take the dietary supplement have consistently reported. Although researchers will undoubtedly get to the bottom of this ancient mystery, it enough for most patients to know that curcumin is a safe and effective treatment option.


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Maca Root And Your Health
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Date: September 28, 2016 07:50 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Maca Root And Your Health

Maca, (Lepidium meyenii) also Peruvian herb is a biennial herb indigenous to Andes, Peru. It’s also grown in Brazil and Bolivia. It’s cultivated for its fleshy hypocotyl and tap root which is a root vegetable and a medicinal herb.

Brief history

For over 2000 years, Maca root has been used by the ancient Incan culture for medicinal uses. They highly revered the plant for its legendary ability to offer mental clarity and energy as well as enhancing sex drive.

Today, Maca root is medicinal and health benefits such as:

  •  Hormonal balance to improve menopause and PMS symptoms in women as well as mood and fertility
  •  Improving sperm production, volume, and mobility in men
  •  Reduces enlarged prostates
  •  It’s used as an aphrodisiac to improve sex drive
  •  Increasing bone density especially in women

Maca root and Energy improvement

Maca contains vitamins, fatty acids, proteins, and minerals. These are elements to naturally support energy supporting as well as aid in injury recovery. Those who have used maca root in powder form have testified that it makes them awake, driven and energized. They even prefer it over caffeine as it doesn’t give jitters.

Clinical studies have revealed that maca is useful in maintaining positive energy levels and reducing anxiety and depression. It’s also important in regulating the hypothalamus, which improves the functioning of pituitary glands and thus balancing focus and energy. Researchers believe this is enhanced by balancing blood sugar levels.

Maca root holds many health benefits, if you are over the age of 50, you should be taking maca root daily to help balance hormones and feel better.


Reference URLs

https://draxe.com/top-5-maca-root-benefits-and-nutrition/

//www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/7-benefits-of-maca-root-for-women/

//www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/guide/the-truth-about-maca

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It's True: Cinnamon Bark Can Help With Blood Sugar
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Date: September 20, 2016 10:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: It's True: Cinnamon Bark Can Help With Blood Sugar

Cinnamon and blood sugar


Obtained from the cinnmon tree, cinnamon bark has been put into a broad variety of uses, most commonly as the spice with a powerful aroma and flavoring added foods across numerous cultures in the world. Tucked beneath its appeal as a food flavoring, however, is an important health benefit: it has been shown to reduce blood sugar in the human body, making it an invaluable tool for regulating sugar levels among type II diabetes patients.

Cinnamon also contains magnesium

A strong connection exists between the magnesium contained in cinnamon and reduced blood sugar levels among diabetes patients. Magnesium is an essential element that is needed for over 300 different enzyme processes in the body.  Enzymes are involved in the processing of sugar in the human bloodstream. Increasing the availability of this mineral in the bloodstream, therefore, results in reduced blood sugar levels. Should you choose to try this natural remedy, the best variety according to researchers is Ceylon cinnamon, which despite its higher cost has been shown to be more effective in human body, therefore offering the best alternative to those looking for remedies with no side effects unlike medications your doctor might prescribe. 

If you want to take control of your blood sugar,  give cinnamon bark powder, capsules, and tablets a try!




REFERENCES

  1. //www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/12/30/255778250/cinnamon-can-help-lower-blood-sugar-but-one-variety-may-be-best
  2. //www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-330-cinnamon%20bark.aspx?activeingredientid=330&activeingredientname=cinnamon%20bark
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinnamon
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Adaptogens: Herbs That Can Help In Fighting Stress
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Date: September 06, 2015 09:13 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Adaptogens: Herbs That Can Help In Fighting Stress

It has been proven through various researches that cortisol hormone in your body can cause stress by effecting its physiological system like adrenal glands or thyroid, etc.  The anxiety and irritation caused by the elevation of cortisol can cause a number of health problems including diabetes, weight gain, depletion of energy level and risk of heart problems etc. Most researchers have found adaptogenic herbs as the best and effective natural source of fighting stress caused by the elevation of cortisol in the body. 

A group of plants that can be used for fighting stress caused by the increase of cortisol hormone in the body are known as Adaptogens. They can help in protecting and restoring the body by balancing its hormonal growth. Some of the popular herbs used for this purpose may include Ashwagandha, American Ginseng, Astragalus, Asian Ginseng, Eleuthero, Cordyceps, Maca, Holy Basil, Schisandra and Rhodiola.  


Here's a brief description about these herbs:

Ashwaganda: It is also known as Indian ginseng as Ayurvedic medicine science uses it since thousands of years not only for fighting stress but also for regulating your immune system by lowering the level of cortisol hormone.

Ashwagandha

American Ginseng: This adaptogenic herb is also known as Panax Ginseng as it belongs to the botanical family of Panax. Normally two types of Ginseng are used for relieving stress including American and Asian ginseng.

Asian Ginseng: Researches have proved it to be one of the most popular adaptogens that can help in improving your ability to handle stress along with your mental performance due to its antidepressant and antioxidant properties which can lower the levels of your blood sugar and blood pressure. Though American and Asian ginsengs belong to the same medicinal group, their healing properties are different from each other.

Astragalus: The root of this herb is used in various Chinese medicine to reduce the effect of stress along with boosting your immunity level. It can reduce the receptor binding ability of cortisol, a stress causing hormone.

Astragalus

Eleuthero: It reduces the symptoms of adrenal fatigue due to its Panax Ginseng like properties. It soothes the stimulated adrenal glands producing stress causing hormones cortisol and adrenaline.


Cordycep: It is a kind of fungus which has antioxidant properties to help you in fighting stress along with boosting your immune system.

Cordyceps

Maca: It is a root vegetable that is used to reduce the risk of various health problems like arthritis and diabetes etc. caused due to increased stress along with increasing your libido. Along with wide variety of nutrients, it also provides healthy fiber to your body.

Maca

Holy basil: Tulsi is another popular name of this adaptogenic herb. Along with boosting your immune system it also helps you in fighting stress and regulating blood pressure.

Schizandra: The berries of this adaptogenic herb are used for making various stress relieving medicines and general tonics in China.

Rhodiola: According to various health experts it helps in reducing physical fatigue along with stress related problems like mental stress etc. due to its antioxidant properties.


References

//www.natural-health-and-healing-4u.com/adaptogenic-herbs.html

//draxe.com/7-adaptogen-herbs-to-lower-cortisol

//bottomlinehealth.com/maca-the-super-food-that-helps-with-everything-from-fatigue-to-sex-drive


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How Does Omega-7 Help Promote Healthy HDL and LDL Cholesterol Levels?
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Date: July 28, 2015 03:23 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: How Does Omega-7 Help Promote Healthy HDL and LDL Cholesterol Levels?

Omega 7 fatty acids are an important natural enzyme that help in the development of vital organs. They are also essential for bodily functions and are vital in improving the cardiovascular system. Another little known fact about Omega 7s is that this fatty acid is very useful in controlling cholesterol levels.

So how do Omega 7s help with cholesterol?

  1. One of the major recent findings has been that Omega 7s play a big role in reducing LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels. These are the main causes of high cholesterol. Omega 7 also promotes the production of healthy HDL cholesterol that boost the cardiovascular system. Fat in the liver is also decreased due to this while the body’s ability to handle blood sugar is improved significantly.
  2. Omega 7 has been shown to be a highly active fatty acid when it comes to regulating lipid metabolism. The palmitoleic acid present in Omega 7 helps in regulating insulin action and inhibiting production of SCD1.
  3. Another major cause of high cholesterol is the building up of plaque along the artery walls. Studies have shown that Omega 7 is very effective in inhibiting plaque formation that causes swelling of the arteries. Along with this, Omega 7’s ability to maintain optimum HDL cholesterol levels ensures a healthy cardiovascular system.
  4. Omega 7 has also been shown to greatly reduce the levels of C-reactive proteins in the body. These proteins are an inflammation marker and high levels are a sign of increased vulnerability to stroke and heart attacks.

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As you can see, Omega 7 helps the body in a variety of ways and is highly beneficial in fighting high cholesterol, blood sugar, stroke, heart disease, cancer and diabetes. So what component of Omega 7 is actually responsible for these far reaching healing properties? It is the simple acid known as palmitoleic acid.

What is Palmitoleic Acid?

Palmitoleic acid is a monosaturated Omega 7 fatty acid. It acts as a signaling enzyme that helps in communication between fat and muscle tissues. This function is quite unique and it ensures that the body maintains optimum energy levels. It also plays an important part in effective storage of fat and muscles. Hence palmitoleic acid has far reaching consequences that are highly beneficial to the human body.

Regular consumption of Omega 7 acids reap a number of benefits.  They help the body in many ways.  It is also one of the best options to fight high cholesterol and inflammation.


References:

  1. //www.lef.org/magazine/2014/4/omega-7-protects-against-metabolic-syndrome/page-01?p=1
  2. //omega7.biz/omega-7-benefits/omega-7-improve-cholesterol-health
  3. //www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2014/4/Omega-7-Protects-Against-Metabolic-Syndrome/Page-01

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What are the Benefits of Jiaogulan
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Date: July 10, 2014 08:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What are the Benefits of Jiaogulan

What is a jiaogulan

JiaogulanJiaogulan is also known as Gynostemma pentaphyllum is an adaptogenic herb and the vine from the Cucurbitacea family of plants that grows naturally in Asia, and most specifically in China, Japan as well as in Korea. This plant is related to plants such as the watermelon, pumpkin, cucumber as well as to the gourds. Praised in China as xiancao, the Jiaogulan herb is an incredibly useful life giving plant, the herb of immortality with a powerful adaptogenic capabilities and antioxidant properties. Its adaptogenic capability is derived from its components and substances that aids in revitalization thus bringing the whole body back into balance.

Benefits of jiaogulan

Generally, this plant offers numerous health related benefits with minimal side effects. To Begin with its adaptogenic capabilities, not only helps the body to resist the effects of a stressful conditions, but it also promotes the condition known as homeostasis which helps the body to achieve a state of balance through by regulating various and numerous internal body process. To be more specific, the Jiaogulan herb has adaptogen properties that address both the excess output and the deficiency in the body immune and the endocrine systems. Basically, the adaptogens and the saponins in this plant not only aids the body to regulate itself, which is indeed a key factor in the prevention of diseases and defects such as diabetes, stroke, insomnia, cancer, heart attack, hypertension, atherosclerosis, hormonal imbalance as well as prevention of the high blood pressure, aiding in the proper function of the cardiovascular as well as helping to regulate the cholesterol level in the body among many more.

Additionally, Jiaogulan has some collective chemical compounds known as gypenosides.These gypenosides compounds offer protection against free radical elements and thus against oxidative stress within the brain, which are known to be the main trigger of the Parkinson disease. Their antioxidant capability improves immunity, reduces the effects of aging and speeds the rate of muscle recovery. This herb also has the capability to release nitric oxide, which helps to relax the body blood vessels, its antioxidant compounds ensures you leave free of the radical compound hence your longevity. If you need to build your body mass, muscles,your strength as well as to reduce fatigue, then this herb will be so suitable for you. Finally, the the Gynostemma also has important minerals, vitamins,amino acid and traces of minerals, which of course is generally essential to the body.

Sources

1.//www.jiaogulan.net/benefits.htm:
2.//www.herbslist.net/gynostemma.htm:
3. //getfit.jillianmichaels.com/benefits-jiaogulan-tea-1529.html:
4.//www.livestrong.com/article/283943-what-are-the-health-benefits-of-jiaogulan-tea/

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Benefits associated with Argan Oil
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Date: March 11, 2014 05:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Benefits associated with Argan Oil

Argan oil

argan treeArgan oil has become quite popular in Morocco and across the world owing to the numerous argan oil benefits equally in the field of beautification and nutrition. Argan oil may be taken internally by incorporating it as an ingredient in cooking meals and dishes and likewise it can also be applied externally upon the skin and other areas of the body. This type of oil is important in the maintenance of a vibrant and well-nourished skin. It is regarded as a better moisturizer than commercially-made ones mainly because it's all-natural and safe for anyone, even for youngsters and pregnant women.

Argan oil as moisturizer

The reason why argan oil really is a good moisturizer is mainly because it is rich in fats. It's a nice addition to the beauty regimen of pregnant women mainly because it's safe and it is effective of reducing the possible appearance of stretch scars on the skin. It also presents protection for the skin because it maintains the pH level of the skin keeping it shielded from the harmful radiation of the sun, smoke, dust and pollutants amongst others. One of the most efficient uses of this oil is its potential to maintain healthy skin when it is used on a regular basis.

Some benefits of argan oil

Just one of the many argan oil benefits is its power to actually prevent the incidence of acne and its potential to slow down the aging of the skin. The oil inhibits acne by regulating an oil made by the body called sebum, which when produced on an increased quantity can cause acne breakout. The oil can promote faster renewal of the skin, keeping it hydrated, moisturized and well-nourished. It is present in the beauty regimen of many women simply because it keeps their skin free from wrinkles and young-looking.

The value of argan oil when it comes to excellent nutrition and overall health is also highly noteworthy. It pretty much keeps the body's immune defense strong giving the body great protection against diseases. Not only that, argan oil can be applied as a preventive agent to defend the body from particular types of cancers such as prostate cancer. It can also stabilize the sugar level in the body, hence, it can be used by those who are suffering from diabetes. It also keeps the the circulation of blood going preventing heart attacks, strokes and also other heart problems and keeping the body healthy. It could also actually lower down cholestrerol levels in the body.

There are still numerous argan oil benefits which makes it a popular commodity among the folks of Morocco and the rest of the world. Many are still not educated on the many benefits this oil can deliver to the body but it has been tested by the people of Morocco and by researchers who have conducted a study on the benefits of this miracle oil.

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The benefits of sandalwood oil
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Date: February 28, 2014 10:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The benefits of sandalwood oil

What is sandalwood

sandalwoodSandalwood oil is the extract of the Santalum tree which are mainly found in India and other countries like Australia, Indonesia and South Asia. At first the tree is chopped and the resulting sap is distilled in order to harvest the oil which is then diluted to the appropriate strength which can be used in many places.

Benefits of sandalwood

The essential oil which is present in sandalwood softens the skin by increasing and restoring its ability to restore moisture which helps to reduce the irritation in the skin. The sandalwood oil is also used in many ayurvedic or natural medicines due to its highly beneficial perfume and its antimicrobial properties which helps in fighting skin infection, fungi and irritation. Being antimicrobial it can be used as an antiseptic agent which can be used for preventing injuries, boils, lesion, etc. It also reduces the chance of acne of the skin as well as helps against general problems such as ring worm and athlete's foot.

Sandalwood oil also helps in maintaining the blood pressure of a person under control. The oil contains hypotensive components which helps in regulating ones blood pressure efficiently when consumed. The oil also helps in promoting urination. The essential oil present in the sandalwood has an ability to curb down the soreness of excretory system and induce a cooling effect on it. As a result the passage of urine becomes easier and the amount and frequency of urination gets boosted.

Today sandalwood oil is not only used in soaps but also in moisture reducing talc. Bath and shower gel also includes this as it helps in moisturizing dry skin especially for the people suffering from psoriasis. Many of the skin condition, irritations and diseases can be treated with this oil. In short you can say that the oil offers a total host of benefits.

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Is Flax Seed A Good Fiber Source?
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Date: January 30, 2014 05:47 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Flax Seed A Good Fiber Source?

flax seed plantFlax Seed on Diet

Other than providing you with a great meal, essential fatty acid, and lignans, flax seeds also provide you with content of fiber. So why should have plenty of fiber in your diet anyway? Well, what you need to know is that your diet is never completely balanced minus fiber. Just like proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals are essential to your body so if fiber. Consuming fiber brings so many health benefits to you more than you can imagine and here are some of the reasons why you must ensure that that you don’t miss fiber in your daily diet.

Benefits of Flax Seed

Fiber reduces risks of suffering from constipation and diverticular diseases. Fiber is effective when it comes to absorption of water in the gut. Therefore, when you eat enough flax seed, you boost the level of fiber content in your body, which in return increases the rate of water absorption in your gut. Also, enough water content in the gut eases movement of digestive materials along the gut and makes stooling easier than when the gut is dehydrated. Therefore, you must always endeavor to increase the amount of fiber in your day-to-day diet, otherwise, it will be very difficult is not impossible for you to part ways with constipation and diverticular diseases.

Fiber protects you from bowel cancer. Because of the presence of fiber contents in flax seed, it is able to protect you from constipation, it is able to reduce the period bowel contents move through the gut, which in turn prevents you from succumbing to any carcinogenic content. In addition, flax seed promotes the growth and development of friendly bacteria in the gut that prevents you from bowel.

Fiber is also integral in maintaining your body weight and regulating your blood glucose level. High fiber contents in flax seeds feel you up all the day. Meaning, you will eat less and less eating results in reduced levels of calories for the body to burn. In this way, fiber regulates the amount of sugars that you consume and helps in weight loss.

References:

  1. www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/263405.php?

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What Is Beta Alanine And How Does It Improve My Athletic Performance?
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Date: January 16, 2014 05:32 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Beta Alanine And How Does It Improve My Athletic Performance?

beta alanineBeta alanine

Beta-alanine is classified under non-essential amino acid; which imply that the body is able to produce.

Amino Acid

Amino acids are the building components of proteins. Beta-alanine is a precursor to the compound carnosine; which, functions by regulating the acidic environment resulting from active muscles. In a case where the cellular environment inside the muscle becomes too acidic, then the muscle ceases to function. To prevent this carnosine slows down or attenuates the development of an acidic environment allowing an athlete to perform better or exercise with more work load.

What is Carnosine

Carnosine is very effective at controlling the hydrogen ions that cause then negative effects of lactic acid. Carnosine is understood to be one of the main muscle buffering substances contained in skeletal muscle. Therefore when carnosine prevents the arising of an acidic environment which characterizes a high-intensity exercise, the athlete is able to exercise at high intensities for a longer period.

When carnosine is ingested directly through the mouth it is rapidly converted into beta-alanine and histidine by the enzyme carnosinase as soon as it enters the blood stream. It is thus ineffective when carnosine is ingested directly. However,separate ingestion of beta-alanine and histidine results in these two compounds re-conversion to carnosine after absorption into the skeletal muscle.

Beta-alanine has great benefit in improving athletic performance and exercise intensity, and the building of lean muscle mass.

Research indicates that beta-alanine is the amino acid that highly affects intramuscular carnosine amount as it is the rate-regulating substrate in this chemical reaction (Dunnett and Harris 1999).

Recommended Use for Beta Alanine

It is highly recommended that beta-alanine be taken in daily dosages in order to be highly effective, with dosage amounts varying from different expert opinions as well as dependant on the athlete preference.

Studies have indicated that 28 days dosage of 4 to 6 g/day of beta-alanine supplementation resulted in an approximately 60% improvement of intramuscular rates (Harris et al. 2005; Zoeller et al. 2007)

References:

  1. //www.humankinetics.com
  2. //www.nutritionexpress.com

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Acerola and its health benefits
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Date: January 12, 2014 01:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Acerola and its health benefits

Vitamin CAcerola:

Acerola cherries, also known as Malpighia emarginata is a small fruit bearing shrub native to central and southern America and West Indies. It is also grown in California and subtropical areas of Asia that is India and is an important source of nutrient for the people living in this area for over hundreds of years. It came into use in 1950 when some of the manufactures found that orange juices are too acidic for infants and could prove to be harmful for them. Acerola is rich in Vitamin C. A Mild portion of Acerola extract in orange juice would be less acidic and full of Vitamin C.

Health benefits:

According to a scientific study done on mice suffering from lung tumours, Acerola helps in regulating the abnormal cell growth. According to researchers, the Anthocyanins present in the fruit are mainly responsible for the action.Therefore, various surveys and studies around the globe it has been found that antioxidants in acerola have disease-fighting agents and thus play a key role in preventing and managing health problems such as cancer, hypertension, bacterial infections, and diabetes. It has free-radicals and anti-fungal agents that prevents skin aging and helps in fighting cancer. Due to the high concentration of vitamin C and unique combination of antioxidants in it, acerola has proven to be an important health supplement. The vitamin C in it has much more anti oxidative power and is readily absorbed due to the presence of ingredients like vitamin A, niacin, vitamin B2, vitamin B1, calcium, phosphorus, protein, and iron. They can be taken in the form of powder, tables, capsules, syrups, or juices and only moderate consumption of Acerola cherries are recommended as over-dosage could cause diarrhea.

Acerola is thus an amazing source of vitamin C. This is a water soluble vitamin and thus it leaves the human body quickly. This is the reason for the necessity of the regular consumption for the optimum health. In order to function properly, every gland and organ in human body needs the vitamin that plays a role in fighting infection and healing body.

References:

  1.  //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malpighia_emarginata
  2.  //www.livinghealthy360.com/index.php/nutritional-benefits-of-acerola-cherries-8-35753/

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Few reason that tell you why you should consume TMG regularly
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Date: January 11, 2014 05:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Few reason that tell you why you should consume TMG regularly

TMG or Trimethylglycine

vitaminsWe all know that vitamins and other nutrients are essential for a healthy life and if we lack any of these nutrients or vitamins we consume it by supplement. However, most of us do not know that many other substances are also there that work like vitamins, but they are different from Vitamin and TMG or Trimethylglycine is one of these substances that help your body work effectively.

Benefits of TMG

If we talk about benefits of TMG or Trimethylglycine it is responsible for proper liver functioning, body detoxification, cellular replication, carinitine manufacturing, protection from diabetes and protection of kidney from any kind of damage. Other than this it can also help you to avoid a lot of genetic problems by regulating the genetic transcription process that is responsible for the creation of all the chemicals in body.

In addition to this many researchers also believe it that TMG can improve the autonomous nervous system of body and if it is unbalanced, then it can help you to restore the system. Since TMG is responsible for cell duplication so if someone is facing problem of cell synthesis TMG can help those people as well in restoration of their regular body structure. In short we can say that TMG is one of the most important substances of human body that is very helpful for proper functioning of body in a very effective manner.

Recommendation

Therefore, it is recommended that if you are lacking for TMG you should take it as a dietary supplement so you can increase its count in your body and you can avoid these health problems and you can restore proper functioning of your body. However, it is also very important that you should take the TMG according to specific guideline suggested by your doctor and if you ever find any problem while consuming it, make sure you communicate your doctor about those problems.

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Health Benefits of Vitex
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Date: December 20, 2013 09:04 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Health Benefits of Vitex

vitex flowerHealth Benefits of Vitex

Taken from a mediterrenian tree, vitex has numerous health benefits in human life especially to women. Taken as alternative medicine, the herb can affect human body in various ways leading to diverse health benefits.

These benefits include;

Menopause alleviation

Women who consume vitex have been found to have longer reproductive life due to delayed menopause. This results from prevention of the women from hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness and weight gain- identified as common signs of menopause. If properly administered, the herb has in addition been found to reduce the effects of hormonal imbalance such as excessive bleeding during menstruation.

Fertility enhancement

Vitex is used to enhance fertility. Studies have established that the herb helps women with irregular periods and consequent irregular ovulation. This has been attributed to the herb's ability to facilitate estrogen regulation in the body as required during the first half of ovulation cycle while enhancing improved levels of progesterone required in maintaining pregnancy.

Maintains pregnancy

Research has established that the use of vitex during the first trimester reduces the chances of miscarriage. This has been established to be effective because the herb contains chemical substances necessary for enhancing and regulating hormonal balance in the body during pregnancy.

Alleviates Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a set of unpleasant signs and symptoms experienced during menstruation. They include severe stomach and backaches, cramps, fatigue among others. Consumption of vitex has been found to alleviate these hormonal based complications. During menstruation, women often suffer hormonal imbalances which lead to differences in their responses to issues as well as strained body and even pains at times. The use of vitex has been found to enhance hormonal stability leading to reduced effects of the disorders associated with hormonal imbalances.

Relieves breast pain

On consumption of vitex, it influences the pituitary glad to produce progesterone hormone leading to reduction in breast pains especially during breast feeding.

References:

  1. //www.herbs-for-menopause.com/vitex/vitex-benefits.htm
  2. //www.livestrong.com/article/95347-vitex-benefits
  3. //hethir.hubpages.com/hub/vitex


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Benefits of Maca root
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Date: December 15, 2013 07:29 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Benefits of Maca root

maca rootsBenefit of Maca root.

Maca root has always been used as a source of food in Peru for many years because of its medicinal functions. This root is normally packed with other nutritionally rich components thus making it a good instrument for balanced diet contribution daily.

Maca Powder

Maca powder strongest health advantages are based on how the root will work in relation to the endocrine system. Endocrine system which is in charge of transition is a system of glands which releases human hormones in the blood system. This powder will energize the body so that it can make hormones. Due to this stimulation of the maca root, very good hormones will be released in your blood stream which will subsequently assist in regulating issues within those hormones.

Maca Root

Maca root is also used for vitality tonic in addition to being used as sport nutrition in libido improvement. This root has exclusive sense of balance of antioxidants, minerals, proteins, vitamins, plant sterols, and carbs which interacts to maintain the whole body at optimum level. Maca root offers energy thus balancing the endocrine system such as pancreatic, adrenals, thyroid and pituitary gland. It usually helps people to retrieve their endurance in addition to assisting in mental balance.

Health Benefits of Maca to Women

In women, the health benefits of this powder will include enhancing the levels of energy, improving sexual libido, increasing capacity of holding up against stress as well as decreasing sweating at night and menopausal flashes. Maca root is an adaptogen which revitalizes the body as whole.

Benefits of Maca to Men

Maca powder has also its benefits on men in that it enhances testosterone or androgenic hormone levels in addition to improving sperm fertility. Some men also experience erection cells reactions increase, a leading known as an organic and natural substitution of Viagra. Finally, this increase in human body hormones can also result in virility which helps in fighting from getting older.

References:

  1. //macapowderbenefits.net
  2. //www.all-smoothie-recipes.com/maca-root.html
  3. //www.menstruation.com.au/menstrualproducts/macasupportfertility.html


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Astaxanthin Protects The Eye And More!
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Date: November 13, 2013 02:52 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Astaxanthin Protects The Eye And More!

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid that is commonly found in the marine environment. It is naturally found in salmon, krill, trout, crayfish, shrimp, crustaceans and yeast. It is the chemical that is responsible for the red color in cooked shellfish and salmon meat. The algae Haematoccus has the richest natural source of astaxanthin.

Astaxanthin can also be produced synthetically, but due to the synthetic product consisting of different steriosmers it is not preferred to be used in some cases.

Unlike beta-carotene it has two more oxygenated groups on each of its ring structure, these additional functional groups make it a highly potent antioxidant and give it a configuration that is more polar than that of other carotenoids. Vitamin E has been known as the strongest antioxidant both in topical use in cosmetics and in internal use, but research has shown that astaxanthin has a greater antioxidant strength than Vitamin E. For example in the quenching of singlet oxygen it has an antioxidant strength five hundred times stronger than Vitamin E.

Unlike many other antioxidants it has the ability of crossing the blood-brain barrier and enter into the eyes, brain and central nervous system (CNS). Most diseases of the CNS and eye are caused by increased generation of free radicals or by a decrease in the ability to remove free radicals from the body. Some of the diseases that are caused by problems with inflammation and oxidation include Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Huntington’s disease. These can be prevented by taking astaxanthin.

It has anti-inflammatory properties that are related to its strong antioxidants properties. It suppresses some of the inflammatory mediators such as, prostaglandin E-2 (PGE-2), tumor necrosis factor –alpha (TNF-a), and nitric oxide. Unlike other anti-inflammatory drugs like acetaminophen that can damage the liver and aspirin that may cause stomach bleeding, astaxanthin doesn’t have any side effects.

In people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome it has the ability of reducing pain. Studies have shown that it is able to reduce pain in rheumatoid arthritis by 40% after 8 weeks of continuous use.

It prevents Ultra Violet induces oxidative stress of the skin and prevents the photo aging of the skin. It prevents UV induced formation of wrinkles and collagen degradation in the skin. It may be applied on the skin or taken orally.

In people participating in sports it eliminates the soreness of joints after exercise, and reduces the pain caused by inflammation. This enables athletes to train harder and as a result increase their endurance, skill, and strength. This is through its ant-inflammatory and ant-oxidant effects in the mitochondria (energy producing organelle).

It strengthens the immune system, research by scientists has shown that it causes increase in production of T cells, stimulates the proliferation of lymphocytes, amplify the cytotoxicity of natural killer cells, decrease damage of DNA, and increases significantly delayed type hypersensitivity syndrome.

It prevents heart disease and reduces the risk of people already suffering from heart disease form getting a stroke or heart attack. It improves the blood lipid profiles by increasing HDL (high density lipoprotein) and decreasing LDL (low density lipoprotein).

The liver main function of the liver and kidney is the detoxification and removal of harmful substances in the body. These activities lead to the formation of free radicals. Astaxanthin being a strong antioxidant helps by destroying these free radicals hence it eliminates their oxidative effects.

As a result of its immune benefits Astaxanthin also has anti-tumor properties and as a result it prevents the development of cancer. Its prevention of cancer is also caused by its antioxidant properties and by it regulating gene expression.

References

1. //www.peakhealthadvocate.com/2826/astaxanthin-benefits-include-eye-heart-health/

2. //articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/02/10/cysewki-discloses-astaxanthin-benefits.aspx

3. //www.lef.org/magazine/mag2013/apr2013_Astaxanthin-Provides-Broad-Spectrum-Protection_01.htm

4. //www.vitguide.com/astaxanthin-benefits/

5. //www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/astaxanthin-supercharged-health-benefits

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Probiotics
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Date: November 10, 2013 09:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotics

What is Probiotics?

probioticsProbiotic are microorganisms that offer health benefits to the host. These types of microorganisms can be found in different foods. Probiotics play important roles in regulating proper digestion and intestinal function by balancing intestinal microflora. They are normally consumed in fermented foods that have live cultures such as yogurt. Probiotics are also available in supplement form such as chewable, liquid and capsules. There’re many different strains of probiotics in the world today. But the common ones are Bifid bacterium and Lactobacillus

These friendly bacteria have a number of important roles as listed below:

  1. Producing vitamins
  2. Improving your digestion
  3. Preventing the overgrowth of bad bacteria
  4. Detoxifying chemicals
  5. Relieving symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
How does bifidus and acidophilus boost digestion?

Bifidus and acidophilus are important bacteria that live naturally in your intestine. The two bacteria work together in order to balance your digestive system and also increase your immunity. Bifidus and acidophilus supply your body with essential nutrients and vitamins. They produce vitamins B, lactase enzyme, vitamins K. An effective dose should contain 10 billion colony forming units. They work together in order to improve immunity and decrease diarrhea & other digestive problems.

Sources of these microorganisms Yougurt

Fresh & unpasteurized yogurt contains bifidus and acidophilus. Pasteurized milk and yogurt will not have these bacteria since the process kill them. Therefore, it is important to opt for those brands that have active and live cultures since they will provide a healthy dose of bacteria.

Acidophilus kefir and milk

This is supplemented or fermented milk that have cultures. Kefir is a type of fermented milk drink that is often found flavored or mixed with fruits. These are just a few sources of these microorganisms.

Conclusion

To sum up, taking a probiotic supplements everyday will promote a good health and also help you in preventing diseases. Nevertheless, not all probiotic supplements are made equally. They have different effect in your body.

References:

  1. www.medicalnewstoday.com
  2. www.mayoclinic.com

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Ways to Keep Weight Off With Natural Sugar Regulators
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Date: July 13, 2013 10:06 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ways to Keep Weight Off With Natural Sugar Regulators

gymnema plant

Weight loss

Some of you might think that to lose weight, you simply have to burn more calories than what you take in. This is actually true, but within the body are different processes that affect the fat burning capacity of the body. A good example of this is the level of insulin. As you all know, the food you take in is converted into glucose, which is the body's source of energy. In order to transport the blood sugar to the various cells in the body, the pancreas creates a hormone called insulin to do the job.

Therefore, the more glucose you have in your blood, the higher your insulin levels would be. This insulin surge is a bad thing, since it signals the body that there is more than enough energy reserves in the body, thus, it can stop burning fat and instead start storing it. Another bad effect of this insulin surge is that once the blood sugar has been transported, the levels of blood sugar and insulin will drop down significantly causing a slump that makes individuals feel hungry.

As you can see, no matter how you good you are at counting the calories you take in and the calories you burn, your blood sugar levels have a major impact at how fat is stored in your body and also on your appetite. It is important, therefore, that you regulate the amount of sugar in your blood, and these natural compounds will be extremely helpful.

Chromium

Chromium is a mineral that enhances the function of insulin in the body. This means that when you have chromium supplement in the body, your pancreas do not need to produce high levels of insulin to transport the blood sugar to your cells. Hence, your body will continue burning fat because it is not getting any signal of an occurrence of an insulin surge. The good thing with chromium is that it works well in regulating blood sugar levels from both end of the spectrum, instead of just focusing at driving sugar levels to one direction. Therefore, whether you are experiencing a low or high blood sugar levels, chromium will normalize your insulin functions so that you end up having normal blood sugar levels. Chromium can be found in broccoli, but it is available in diet supplements as chromium picolinate.

Gymnema Sylvestre

Gymnema is a herb that is commonly found in Southern and Central India. It is best known to treat diabetes, thus it helps regulate blood sugar levels. According to studies, it has a sugar blocking property, which comes from the Gymnemic acids present in it. This acid, as they say, behaves like glucose, thus, when it attaches to the intestinal receptors, the absorbance of sugar from your meal is regulated. In effect, the production of insulin is also regulated. Today, there are Gymnema tablet supplements available in the market.

Inulin

Another way to regulate blood sugar levels is by taking in some soluble fiber. Although classified as a carbohydrate, fiber is not digested or broken down by the body, thus, it does not contribute to the blood sugar levels. It also helps slow down sugar absorption of the body, keeping the blood sugar levels stable. Prebiotic inulin is a good source of soluble fiber. It is extracted from plants, such as chicory, garlic, dandelion, onion, and cornflower.

Make sure you eat foods low in the glycemic index to reduce sugar spikes in the body.  Maintaining a steady sugar level will help keep weight off and reduce binge eating.


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Can Melatonin Increase Prolactin?
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Date: December 22, 2012 11:28 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Melatonin Increase Prolactin?

What Is Melatonin?

Melatonin chemically known as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine is a naturally occurring compound normally found in microbes, plants and animals. Many of the biological effects that are associated with this product are usually produced via activation of the melatonin receptors. However, there are others which are as a result of its powerful and pervasive antioxidant nature.

Melatonin and Sleep

Melatonin also plays a vital role in maintaining natural cycle of wakefulness and sleep. There are some controversies over whether melatonin can increase prolactin or not.

Can Melatonin Increase Prolactin?

Studies that have been conducted recently by medical experts have shown that melatonin can cause an increase in the level of prolactin. Prolactin refers to a hormone which usually plays a vital role in regulating menstrual cycle and in producing milk. It is thus advisable that women who normally experience mood changes or who are in depression related to menstruation should avoid it.

In conclusion, it is my sincere hope that the question on if melatonin can increase prolactin has been answered.

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