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New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients Darrell Miller 5/17/19
Zinc supplementation can benefit individuals with erectiledysfunction, reveals study Darrell Miller 5/14/19
Study: Astragalus can improve symptoms of pulmonary arterialhypertension Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Vitamin D And Its Effect On Brain Darrell Miller 4/30/19
Pregnant diabetic women are encouraged to take propolis Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Fiber reduces inflammation, reducing risk of inflammatory diseasesand the rate of mortality Darrell Miller 4/17/19
How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin Darrell Miller 4/16/19
Systematic review studies the potential of black seed in loweringblood pressure Darrell Miller 2/15/19
Diabetes: Cinnamon (Dalchini) May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels Darrell Miller 1/30/19
PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain Darrell Miller 12/21/18
Does Fiber Lower High Blood Pressure? What to Eat to ReduceHypertension Darrell Miller 11/21/18
Take Indian kudzu if you're diabetic: It keeps your kidneys healthy VitaNet, LLC Staff 11/10/18
Why you need sodium, and how much is necessary? Darrell Miller 9/5/18
Hemp growing in midstate after outlawed for decades VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/6/18
6 Steps to Get Your Cortisol Levels Under Control & Turn Down the Stress Darrell Miller 7/27/18
Eating more fennel keeps your heart healthy â?? especially when consumed regularly Darrell Miller 7/7/18
Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits Darrell Miller 3/28/18
How turmeric can help treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Darrell Miller 1/24/18
Fiber will fight the White Walkers threatening your health Darrell Miller 10/7/17
Taking this Super Breakfast Helps Burn Fat Like Crazy Darrell Miller 10/1/17
Blood pressure can be significantly lowered in just one month with magnesium, study finds Darrell Miller 9/19/17
Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Without Relying on Drugs Darrell Miller 8/28/17
4 Foods to Keep High Blood Pressure in Check and Prevent Heart Disease Risk Darrell Miller 8/25/17
Study: Single Dose Of CBD Shown To Reduce Blood Pressure Darrell Miller 8/25/17
Insulin and disease Darrell Miller 8/21/17
Here's how flaxseeds help in reducing weight Darrell Miller 8/20/17
Top 7 Foods That Fight High Blood Pressure Naturally Darrell Miller 7/23/17
Turmeric (Curcumin),The Healing Root. Darrell Miller 6/6/17
The Benefits of CBD Oil as a Dietary Supplement Darrell Miller 5/20/17
CBD as a Treatment for Anxiety Disorders Darrell Miller 4/27/17
CBD and MS: Can Marijuana Treat Multiple Sclerosis? Darrell Miller 4/26/17
6 Ways to Instantly Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve to Relieve Inflammation, Depression, Migraines and More Darrell Miller 4/4/17
7 Foods That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease Darrell Miller 3/22/17
Drink This In Bed BEFORE Getting Up To Drop Weight, Reduce Inflammation And More Darrell Miller 3/20/17
Medical News Today: Prebiotics could stop stress from harming sleep quality Darrell Miller 3/15/17
Vitamin D plays essential role in health Darrell Miller 3/11/17
EXTENSION CORNER: Stress can make you eat everything in sight Darrell Miller 2/21/17
4 Types of Headaches You Should Never Ignore Darrell Miller 2/16/17
Your daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study shows Darrell Miller 2/14/17
Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation Darrell Miller 1/24/17
Can diet pills help you lose weight? Darrell Miller 1/6/17
Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this Darrell Miller 12/30/16
Benefits of stress management Darrell Miller 11/30/16
Huge study finds a billion people suffer from high blood pressure Darrell Miller 11/29/16
Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead Darrell Miller 11/16/16
The Health Benefits of Grape Seed Extract Darrell Miller 11/14/16
What Are The Benefits Of Purple Tea (Camellia sinensis) Darrell Miller 10/6/16
Tips to Help Fight Breast Cancer Darrell Miller 10/5/16
The Ultimate Solution To Stomach Pains Darrell Miller 9/21/16
Benefits of Chanca Piedra (phyllanthus niruri) Darrell Miller 9/15/16



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New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients
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Date: May 17, 2019 04:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients





Up to a billion people worldwide may not be getting enough vitamin D, and this is a real problem because vitamin D deficiency can increase the risk of cancer, obesity and other health problems. Meta-analysis published by Current Pharmaceutical Design suggests that getting enough vitamin D can decrease fasting glucose and reduce insulin resistance. Vitamin D can also help moderate your bad cholesterol, as well as reducing your levels of C-reactive protein, which is a sign of inflammation.

Key Takeaways:

  • One health problem around the world that is affecting a lot of people is the fact that Vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency is becoming more pronounced.
  • When one is deficient in Vitamin D, some of the health problems that can be encountered are poor glycemic control, obesity, and hypertension.
  • A link has been found between vitamin D deficiency and diabetes and also another study found that the deficiency leads to high blood sugar levels.

"Three of the most significant risk factors for heart disease are high cholesterol, chronic inflammation, and insulin resistance. Researchers wanted to learn more about whether vitamin D supplementation is a way to lower the risk of heart disease or reduce complications in patients who already have it."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/vitamin-d-glycemic-control-2947.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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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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Fiber reduces inflammation, reducing risk of inflammatory diseasesand the rate of mortality
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Date: April 17, 2019 01:45 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Fiber reduces inflammation, reducing risk of inflammatory diseasesand the rate of mortality





Chances are, you or someone you love has dealt with the ramifications of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in some way. While there may not be any way to completely safeguard you and your loved ones from early mortality due to CVD, research is now showing that fiber consumption may play a promising role. A recent study showed that those who consume more fiber are much less likely to face an early demise due to the presence of CVD.

Key Takeaways:

  • While cardiovascular disease is inherently troubling of itsself, those that have it also carry the risk of further complications.
  • Further complications can include a risk of developing chronic hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes.
  • A conjoined research effort, undertaken by the Navarre Health Institute and Navarra University, revealed that subjects that consumed the most fruit and fiber were in a much-lessened mortality bracket.

"A study reports that having a fiber-rich diet lowers the risk of contracting chronic CVDs and Type 2 diabetes, as well as some cancers and inflammatory diseases like rheumatism."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-fiber-reduces-inflammation-reducing-risk-of-inflammatory-diseases-and-the-rate-of-mortality.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Systematic review studies the potential of black seed in loweringblood pressure
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Date: February 15, 2019 10:25 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Systematic review studies the potential of black seed in loweringblood pressure





Blood pressure, that one health problem you always hear about but really don’t have that much knowledge on. In a new study, research published by the journal of hypertension shows that black seed may be a potential aid in helping lower that blood pressure. The article reviews the basics of the study and provides you with uses and common ways to find black seed. It additionally provides you with a few extra foods that can help lower your blood pressure overall.

Key Takeaways:

  • People wanting to take a more natural approach to blood pressure control should try nigella sativa, otherwise known as black seed.
  • According to a study in the Journal of Hypertension, black seed can lower diastolic and systolic blood pressure.
  • More research is needed to determine the optimal dose of black seed, as well as the treatment duration.

"Ten of these RCTs compared black seed with placebo and one compared black seed with standard treatment. They also looked at the associations between blood pressure reduction and the duration of treatment, dosage of black seed, and type of black seed."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-10-systematic-review-studies-the-potential-of-black-seed-in-lowering-blood-pressure.html

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Diabetes: Cinnamon (Dalchini) May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels
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Date: January 30, 2019 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Diabetes: Cinnamon (Dalchini) May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels





For diabetic patients, food can often feel like the enemy. But what if spices are the answer? Cinnamon has been shown to reduce blood sugar levels in patients that have type 2 diabetes from a fasting state as well as to possess anti oxidant traits. For the American diet, most people associate cinnamon with sweets, thus helping to reduce cravings for those food items from a psychological standpoint. And best of all, it only takes around five grams to also aid in digestive health, which is also important to stabilizing blood sugars.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cinnamon is a very common spice in Hindu culture and known to help manage many different health issues.
  • It is full of antioxidants that reduce oxidative tension and known to manage diabetes.
  • If taken on a regular basis, it will reduce blood sugar levels in fasting people and reduce cholesterol levels.

"Various studies talk about cinnamon as a wonder spice that keeps a check on our blood sugar levels, especially when consumed after meals."

Read more: https://www.ndtv.com/food/diabetes-cinnamon-dalchini-may-help-control-blood-sugar-levels-1961593

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PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain
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Date: December 21, 2018 08:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain





A nutrient called Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) has shown potential for combating the degenerative neurological symptoms of Alzheimer’s, according to research published by Life Extension. Mice that were given a PQQ supplement developed smaller deposits of toxic proteins in their brains compared to the mice that did not, and also demonstrated better recall, memory, motor skills and learning relative to the control group. Other research suggests PQQ may help with Parkinson’s symptoms, and improve blood circulation within the brain.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alzheimer's is said to affect one in every three senior citizens and be a leading cause of death.
  • PQQ research indicates that the supplement protects brains against neurotoxicity.
  • Studies using rodents showed that those subjects dosed with PPQ had better learning capacity and recall.

"But there are many ways in which a person can reduce their risk of neurodegeneration as they age, like healthy eating."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-13-pqq-combats-neurodegeneration-that-can-affect-the-aging-brain.html

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Does Fiber Lower High Blood Pressure? What to Eat to ReduceHypertension
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Date: November 21, 2018 09:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Does Fiber Lower High Blood Pressure? What to Eat to ReduceHyperTension





There are a lot of people out there that struggle with high blood pressure. It is a real problem that affects many people in the world and the people who do not have to worry about it are very lucky. Now, there have always been a couple of set ways to combat high blood pressure. However, now doctors are saying that fiber, and the intake of more of it, can be the key to reduce hyperTension and high blood pressure.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fiber, which is the indigestible portion of a plant is nonetheless crucial to proper nutrition, as it gets swept along the digestive track, in effect cleaning out other detritus as it goes.
  • Experts in nutrition recommend that adult eaters consume 14 grams of fiber for every 1000 calories of food.
  • A sufficiency of dietary fiber lends itself to lowered blood sugar levels, better bowel health and minimal or no constipation.

"The best diet to reduce high blood pressure happens to contain plenty of foods high in fiber."

Read more: https://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/does-fiber-lower-high-blood-pressure-what-to-eat-to-reduce-hyperTension.html/

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Take Indian kudzu if you're diabetic: It keeps your kidneys healthy
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Date: November 10, 2018 09:51 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Take Indian kudzu if you're diabetic: It keeps your kidneys healthy





Diabetes is a serious and chronic condition, which as it progresses can wreak havoc on an array of bodily systems. One potential victim of the havoc is the kidneys. They endure a great deal of oxidative stress in a body that is constantly fighting the effects of diabetes. This ongoing stress overtime does damage the kidneys and can eventually destroy them The condition of oxidative stress endured by kidneys functioning under an ongoing onslaught of diabetic effects is known as diabetic nephropathy. In a worse case scenario it can lead to total renal failure. The organic tuber, Indian Kudzu, is an Aryuvedic medicine staple, besides housing a wealth of antioxidants. Researchers from a Banaras Hindu University recently decided see whether the oxidative power of Indian Kudzu might be able to stand tall against the stress endured by kidneys undergoing diabetic onslaught, thereby protecting them from the ravages of the stress. The study, which used rodent subjects, proved that though oxidative stress in the diabetic rodent subjects was high, the kudzu was able to reduce or reverse some of the damage, due in part to its ability to improve human antioxidant enzyme activity.

Key Takeaways:

  • Diabetes can have many negative effects, including diabetic nephropathy, which can damage and even destroy the kidneys.
  • The condition is caused by oxidative stress, a state that regular consumption of the Indian Kudzu can help slow down and block, making it an effective adjunct to hypertension protocols.
  • The premise that the Kudzu would prove protective was upheld in a study done at A Banaras Hindu University that made use of rodent subjects.

"The tubers are a treasure trove of antioxidants that reduce the effects of oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species related to aging and various ailments."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-06-indian-kudzu-for-diabetics-it-keeps-kidneys-healthy.html

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Why you need sodium, and how much is necessary?
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Date: September 05, 2018 08:52 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why you need sodium, and how much is necessary?





Why you need sodium, and how much is necessary – too much or too little causes health issues

Even though sodium is required for basic survival, over half of Americans consume too much of it, largely because it is so heavily used in processed foods. Too much sodium can cause a number of symptoms, including swelling from water retention, excessive thirst, brain fog, and hypertension. On the other hand, too little sodium (hyponatremia) is also dangerous to your health, especially To cardiac function. To keep your sodium within healthy limits, it’s important to really know what’s in your food, and avoid processed foods as much as possible.

Key Takeaways:

  • The FDA recommends that you consume about a teaspoon of salt every day.
  • Most of the salt we consume comes via processed foods, not from the salt shaker on our tables.
  • If you want to consume less sodium, learn to read labels and be especially careful when ordering food at restaurants.

"It is no secret that most of us consume way more sodium than our bodies need."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-13-why-you-need-sodium-and-how-much-is-necessary-too-much-or-too-little-causes-health-issues.html

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Hemp growing in midstate after outlawed for decades
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Date: August 06, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hemp growing in midstate after outlawed for decades





Hemp growing in midstate after outlawed for decades

Pen State Extension is performing groundbreaking research into the cultivation of five varieties of hemp, marking the first legal cultivation in the area for 80 years. Hemp is a close relative of marijuana, and this was enough to get it banned even though it does not contain psychoactive THC and has a wide variety of legitimate uses. However, a 2014 Farm Bill legalized growth of industrial hemp for research purposes. Penn State Extensions’s researchers will look at how well different varieties will grow, although they note there is not yet a robust supply chain in place for farmers to sell their hemp.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers from Penn State Extension are growing five different varieties of hemp.
  • This hemp does not contain a sufficient amount of the chemical THC to make someone feel high.
  • Lancaster County once had many thriving hemp farms, but the crop was outlawed in 1938.

"For the first time in 80 years, industrial hemp is growing legally in Lancaster County."

Read more: http://www.witf.org/news/2018/08/hemp.php

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6 Steps to Get Your Cortisol Levels Under Control & Turn Down the Stress
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Date: July 27, 2018 02:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Steps to Get Your Cortisol Levels Under Control & Turn Down the Stress





6 Steps to Get Your Cortisol Levels Under Control & Turn Down the Stress

Cortisol is a hormone that is released whenever we are under intense levels of stress. Whenever you are in a situation that causes extreme tension, your brain reacts with what is called a, "fight or flight" response. This response is what contributes to heightened cortisol levels. Elevated cortisol can lead to various health conditions, so it is important to keep it regulated by consuming an anti-inflammatory diet, and by participating in activities that reduce stress such as meditation.

Key Takeaways:

  • To keep your cortisol levels low, switch to a diet that is low in processed foods and high in nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber.
  • Relieve stress with techniques such as meditation, deep breathing exercises, acupuncture, and spending time with nature.
  • Be sure to exercise regularly and get enough sleep to keep your hormones in balance.

"Although most think of cortisol as a bad thing — such as contributing to acne, weight gain or high blood pressure — there’s actually a lot more to cortisol levels than just our stress response and its unwanted symptoms."

Read more: https://draxe.com/cortisol-levels/

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Eating more fennel keeps your heart healthy â?? especially when consumed regularly
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Date: July 07, 2018 09:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating more fennel keeps your heart healthy â?? especially when consumed regularly





Eating more fennel keeps your heart healthy – especially when consumed regularly

If you want to lower your chances of getting cardiovascular disease, exercise will go a long way toward helping you reach that admirable goal. In fact, an active exercise routine can lower hypertension and also other chemicals in your body that are responsible for many chronic conditions, like diabetes. However, for a small few, exercise won't significantly help them fight it so many are turning to fennel for its many benefits including its lowering of antihypertensive in people.

Key Takeaways:

  • Exercise is highly effective against cardiovascular disease (CVD) as well as in controlling chronic conditions like diabetes.
  • The authors of this study were looking at how long-term use of fennel or Nigella sativa (NS) could aid in preventing cardiovascular disease apart from exercise.
  • Although the findings of the study showed that fennel or Nigella sativa could help prevent cardiovascular disease, they concluded that more studies need to be done.

"For this study, the researchers trained their eyes on the fennel or Nigella sativa (NS)."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-05-eating-more-fennel-keeps-your-heart-healthy-especially-if-you-take-them-regularly.html

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Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits
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Date: March 28, 2018 09:17 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits





Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits

While the hibiscus is known as a very ornamental bloom, gracing many gardens, it has an economic role to play as well, serving as a product of high significance in both the food and cosmetic industries. This dual nature of the plant arises from the fact that the hibiscus is both highly nutritious and also the source of a safe coloring agent that can be used even in foods.

The periodical, 'Food Science and Human WellnessWellness', explored the viability of hibiscus-generated food coloring for cupcakes and found the resulting product to be both cost-effective and 'clean, ' with the added benefit of adding necessary flavonoids into the human diet. These anthocyanins, aside from the nourishment they provide, appear to be linked with the easing of numerous health complaints, including, hypertension, inflammatory conditions, coughing and excess weight.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Helwan University of Egypt recently funded a research study to evaluate the hibiscus calyces extract and it's perceived, biochemical and sensory effect on the properties of functional cupcakes.
  • Studies have affirmed that drinkers of Hibiscus tea had decreased blood pressure after a consistent month long use of the tea.
  • Because it has both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial capabikities, hibiscus is an ingredient promoted for the ammelioration of cough and cold symptoms.

"Extracts from hibiscus calyces could be used as a natural food coloring, which can provide health benefits at the same time, according to a study published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-26-hibiscus-extracts-can-be-used-to-provide-natural-food-coloring-with-health-benefits.html

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How turmeric can help treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
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Date: January 24, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How turmeric can help treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)





Turmeric has been used for millennia in Ayurvedic medicine but is finally starting to see its hayday with modern medicine. One of the best things it does is help with inflammation. This leads to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. IBS is disease in which your body attacks itself and breaks down its own cells when irritated, often by trigger foods. By getting rid of the inflammation, a start of the normal immune response, it can help with those symptoms and make an IBS sufferer, suffer less.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric is no long an ancient Chinese secret and can be found in many Western style dishes in America.
  • Tests show that 66 percent of IBS sufferers claim that turmeric has helped their IBS symptoms.
  • Turmeric should only be used under the direction of your local doctor or gastroenterologist who knows your health specifics and can recommend its use.

"Turmeric has been used in traditional systems of medicine like Ayurveda and Chinese medicine for digestive issues, abdominal pain, bloating and distension of the stomach."

Read more: http://www.thehealthsite.com/diseases-conditions/ibs/how-turmeric-can-help-treat-irritable-bowel-syndrome-ibs-k0118/

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Fiber will fight the White Walkers threatening your health
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Date: October 07, 2017 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Fiber will fight the White Walkers threatening your health





Fizer is doing a lot to keep people healthy. A lot of time and money is spent on this. It is good to know a large company like that has your back because health, both mental and physical, is very important. Once it's gone you can't always get it back. Fizer understands this and they are making sure things go well for many people by creating different things they can use to combat their poor health.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you see foods promoting their fiber content like yogurt, snack bars, and ice cream that don’t normally contain fiber
  • you should steer clear. You’re much better off getting your fiber from real food, not man-manipulated food.
  • Blood pressure was slightly reduced by eating the recommended amount of fiber in those with hypertension.

"Your gastrointestinal tract is the most important organ of your immune system, but many people spend too much time feeding their mouth, not their gut."

Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/link/fiber-will-fight-the-white-walkers-threatening-your-health/

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Taking this Super Breakfast Helps Burn Fat Like Crazy
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Date: October 01, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Taking this Super Breakfast Helps Burn Fat Like Crazy





Breakfast is an important meal. It can jump start your metabolism so you will lose more weight. Your body can burn calories faster when your metabolism is fast. This gives you a great breakfast for helping to achieve this. It can be considered a super breakfast. It is a good choice if you want to be healthier or if you're considering a diet. It is not full of fat or sugar the way lots of popular breakfast foods are.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hFEUavoW9s&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • The fat that is accumulating in the body can be the main cause of several diseases like hyperTension, fatty liver, heart disease and diabetes.
  • Foods high in fiber can give us a feeling of satiety more lasting and are recommended for people who have constipation and do not evacuate enough
  • Nice recipe. I do a similar one but no orange. Instead I add cinnamon, also helps with cravings.?

"The fat that is accumulating in the body can be the main cause of several diseases."

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Blood pressure can be significantly lowered in just one month with magnesium, study finds
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Date: September 19, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Blood pressure can be significantly lowered in just one month with magnesium, study finds





Blood pressure can be lowered a lot in only one month. This can be done with magnesium, according to a new study. The recommended dose worked great on men that took it and they found themselves with lower blood pressure after some time. The flow of blood was boosted as well. People who suffer from, or at risk for high blood pressure can benefit a lot from magnesium and should take some magnesium supplements to help.

Key Takeaways:

  • Blood pressure can rise and fall without much warning for people of all ages. That is a significant risk and one that has affected people everywhere.
  • One study found that blood pressure can be lowered by a significant level too. Magnesium was an important ingredient that was used to manage these symptoms.
  • Blood pressure can be lowered to a surprising degree with the help of magnesium. That is a significant finding and one that could affect the lives of people too.

"The results of the study showed that taking a 300 mg magnesium supplement every day for one month is enough to significantly lower hypertension and improve blood flow."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-12-reduce-blood-pressure-in-one-month-with-magnesium.html

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Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Without Relying on Drugs
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Date: August 28, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Without Relying on Drugs





There are some natural ways to lower your blood pressure without relying on any drugs. If you are relying on drugs to treat your blood pressure issues, then it is important to understand that you do not need drugs. Many classes of hypertension drugs have some very severe side effects. Exercise and meditation are two ways that you can lower your blood pressure. Getting 30 minutes of exercise every day during the week is a great way to start.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are other ways than drugs to control high blood pressure
  • There are many lifestyle changes that can help lower blood pressure
  • Exercise, change in diet, and better breathing will help lower blood pressure

"Engaging in regular exercise, around 30 minutes most days of the week, is key to maintaining a healthy blood pressure, as well as improving your overall cardiovascular heal"

Read more: https://medshadow.org/features/hypertension-blood-pressure-lower/

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4 Foods to Keep High Blood Pressure in Check and Prevent Heart Disease Risk
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Date: August 25, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 4 Foods to Keep High Blood Pressure in Check and Prevent Heart Disease Risk





High blood pressure is not something to take lightly. It can lead to stroke and heart problems if it is prolonged. There is medicine you can take but there is also a dietary way to help lower it. This talks about four foods you can eat to help you get there. Changing your diet is often a good way to control your health since putting good things into your body will help you to get good out of it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pregnant women with hypertension are two times as likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those that did not have hypertension during pregnancy
  • Preventing hypertension through physical activity, diet and regular health checks is key
  • Several foods can help prevent hypertension, such as lemon, garlic, banana, and celery

"This study highlights the need for long-term follow-up of women with a history of hypertension during pregnancy to provide early management of risk factors for cardiovascular disease"

Read more: http://www.ndtv.com/food/4-foods-to-keep-high-blood-pressure-in-check-and-prevent-heart-disease-risk-1739973

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Study: Single Dose Of CBD Shown To Reduce Blood Pressure
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Date: August 25, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: Single Dose Of CBD Shown To Reduce Blood Pressure





A recent study conducted at the University of Nottingham in England has shown that a single dose of Cannabidiol can effectively lower blood pressure for individuals that are suffering from high blood pressure. This is great news, considering Cannabidiol is a non-addictive, natural medication. It is also an amazing breakthrough because this means that it can treat many other cardiovascular disorders, not just hypertension. Cannabidiol is believed to be a neuroprotectant that can help prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, in addition to lowering an elevated heart rate.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD may help prevent cardiovascular disease, specifically by lowering systolic blood pressure.
  • Patients who received one oral dose had an average of 5-7 mmHg drop in systolic blood pressure.
  • CBD may help reduce cardiovascular risk in other ways- like being a vasodilator and protecting neurons that regulate heartbeat.

"Nearly 75 million adults in the United States suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure. That means around 32 percent of the population is at an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. It’s very promising that CBD has the possibility of reducing and preventing certain cardiovascular disorders."

Read more: http://www.cannatech.news/2017/08/21/single-dose-cbd-shown-reduce-blood-pressure/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Here's how flaxseeds help in reducing weight
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Date: August 20, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Here's how flaxseeds help in reducing weight





Flaxseeds have multiple properties filled with many reasons they are an overall great choice in a healthy diet and can aid in weight lose. The soluble fibers in flaxseeds can help to curve your hunger strikes and when you eat less and as a result, you do not put on more weight. The present fatty acids lower the inflammation that can increase weight gain. It only takes a tablespoon a day to get proteins and antioxidants along with a rich and nutty flavor.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ground flaxseeds are more effective than whole flaxseeds when trying to lose weight.
  • In order to lose weight, one tablespoon of flaxseeds per day is recommended.
  • Flaxseeds contribute to healthier skin, hair and can also balance hormone levels and help reduce hypertension.

"Enriched with fibre, Omega 3 fatty acids and anti-oxidants, flaxeeds increase your body's efficiency to lose weight."

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/weight-loss/flax-seeds-for-weight-loss/articleshow/60114327.cms

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





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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yBxbacWL0s&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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Turmeric (Curcumin),The Healing Root.
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Date: June 06, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric (Curcumin),The Healing Root.





A staple of Ayruvedic medicine, practiced in India, besides being a flavoring agent and useful for coloring fabrics, Turmeric is a highly nourishing herb, specifically a rhizome, with antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anticarcinogenic properties, to name a few. Hormonal imbalance, obesity and hypertension are a few other areas that can benefit from Turmeric use. Easy to incorporate into the diet, even small amounts are beneficial. A traditional golden milk, make with coconut milk, is tasty and provides many nutrients. Turmeric is an inexpensive way to boost your health every day and even makes a beautiful addition to the garden, should you decide to grow it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tumeric has been revered in Asia for thousands of years for its health benefits and is starting to make its way west
  • Growing tumeric requires a distinct kind of environment, but there are ways to construct that environment
  • Tumeric, coconut oil, and black pepper can be combined for a drink that is better than coffee's tastes and is much healthier

"it has only been recently that people throughout the rest of world have discovered the many uses turmeric has for health and well being and as a tasty addition to culinary delights. This little root can help our bodies in miraculous ways and also healing our pets."

Read more: http://uk.blastingnews.com/health/2017/06/turmeric-curcuminthe-healing-root-001741961.html

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The Benefits of CBD Oil as a Dietary Supplement
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Date: May 20, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Benefits of CBD Oil as a Dietary Supplement





An entertainment website has a feature on the good uses that Cannabidiol, or CBD, has. The feature states that CBD is legal although it is derived from cannabis. The writer alleges the federal government has not acknowledged CBD as a supplement for diet because of the association with an illegal substance The writer states that CBD is good as an aid for sleeping and digestion, can reduce anxiety, and is a pain reliever. The story concludes that this substance should receive FDA approval.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD oil has many health related benefits that have been proven with scientific research.
  • The FDA will not recognize CBD oil as a dietary supplement because certain types of cannabis are illegal.
  • CBD oil works many things, including a digestive aid, a pain reliever, a sleep aid, an anxiety aid, and can also help eating disorders.

"Any type of cannabis is still illegal on a federal level and although CBD is not the psychoactive compound in the plant and is legal for sale, there is that tension that needs to be resolved prior to accepting the validity of CBD research."

Read more: http://ppcorn.com/us/2017/05/15/benefits-cbd-oil-dietary-supplement/

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CBD as a Treatment for Anxiety Disorders
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Date: April 27, 2017 10:29 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD as a Treatment for Anxiety Disorders





Anxiety is a condition that affects thousands of people. It is one that is oftentimes treated with medications and lifestyle changes, but now, people suffering from this condition have another treatment option. CBD is now recommended as an anxiety treatment option. It is all natural, and offers outstanding results. CBD may provide the answer that you have been searching for if you're dealing with an anxiety order that makes it difficult to maintain your lifestyle.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anxiety disorder can be safely treated with CBD because it contains low to no levels of THC.
  • THC in marijuana provides the 'high' and can cause anxiety as a side effect. CBD does not have that effect.
  • CBD relaxes the body and eases paranoid thoughts, nervousness, and muscle tension.

"Ancient doctors prescribed it for everything from pain to childbirth. It is safer than most prescribed pills, and not addictive like Xanax and Valium."

Read more: https://www.greenrushdaily.com/2017/04/17/cbd-treatment-anxiety-disorders/

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CBD and MS: Can Marijuana Treat Multiple Sclerosis?
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Date: April 26, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD and MS: Can Marijuana Treat Multiple Sclerosis?





Although cannabis is still illegal on a federal level, more states have been passing laws to make this miracle plant available to those in medical need (and some even recreational). Cannabis has been shown to greatly help people who are suffering with MS by treating some of the symptoms (inflammation, pain, sleep deprivation, and even depression). It has also been noticed to have a preventive factor when it comes to protecting the eyesight of the patient.

Key Takeaways:

  • MS affects the central nervous system, the brain, the spinal cord and the optic nerve.
  • CBD can stop MS from progressing and induce healing of MS symptoms.
  • CBD also helps with inflammation, sleeplessness, and depression. Furthermore it helps with the pain and releases muscle tension.

"As the many benefits of marijuana continue to be discovered across the country, more and more states are deciding to legalize the plant for both recreational and medicinal use. One of the disorders that is considered treatable by medical marijuana is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)."

Read more: http://www.marijuanaresources.com/cbd-and-ms-can-marijuana-treat-multiple-sclerosis/

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6 Ways to Instantly Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve to Relieve Inflammation, Depression, Migraines and More
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Date: April 04, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Ways to Instantly Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve to Relieve Inflammation, Depression, Migraines and More





The vagus nerve is the longest nerve strand in the body. This nerve performs many necessary functions. The tone of the vagus nerve is essential to the functioning of your nervous system. High vagus tone improves overall body functioning. Low vagus tone is associated with serious health conditions like stroke and hypertension. Inflammatory conditions, including autoimmune disorders, are also reported to be caused by low tone in the vagus nerve. There are several easy ways to improve vagus nerve tone and overall body functioning and immune health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Stimulating the vagus nerve can relieve inflammation especially from debilitating rheumatoid arthritis.
  • The vagus nerve is the body's longest nerve reaching from the brain to the digestive system, liver, spleen, pancreas, heart, and lungs.
  • An increased vagal tone has a positive health impact on your body.

"If you suffer from digestive complaints, high blood pressure, depression or any inflammatory condition, please read on."

Read more: http://www.healthnutnews.com/6-ways-instantly-stimulate-vagus-nerve-relieve-inflammation-depression-migraines/

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7 Foods That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease
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Date: March 22, 2017 08:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Foods That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease





Eating healthy has been shown to not only manage weight but also reduce heart disease. There are seven super foods that are especially beneficial to people's hearts. These super foods are: oatmeal, blueberries, nuts (especially pecans, walnuts and almonds,) fruits, vegetables, garlic and oily fish. Studies have shown that these super foods do wonders for heart health. Aged garlic, for example, can reduce hypertension without the use of prescription medicines. Most of these foods are easy to eat and keep on hand for snacking.

Key Takeaways:

  • If high blood pressure is a concern, two foods that may help are blueberries and garlic.
  • Antioxidant-rich and fiber-dense goodies, like fruits, veggies, oats and nuts can keep coronary disease at bay.
  • To reduce cholesterol and blood pressure even more, add fish rich in omega 3 fatty acids and avoid heavily processed, salty foods.

"We all know we need to eat a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise but some foods, in particular, can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease."

Read more: http://rescu.com.au/foods-that-prevent-heart-disease/

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Drink This In Bed BEFORE Getting Up To Drop Weight, Reduce Inflammation And More
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Date: March 20, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink This In Bed BEFORE Getting Up To Drop Weight, Reduce Inflammation And More





If you drink one thing in bed before getting up to drop weight, you can reduce inflammation and more. If you have very rushed mornings, then it can be quite a challenge to slow down and take care of basic things like hydration. If you want to try this amazing recipe, then you will make it before you go to bed.

Key Takeaways:

  • Slowing down and drinking a morning elixir before you even got out of bed could improve your morning routine, your mood and your waistline.
  • If you’re trying to lose weight, lemon has appetite-suppressing properties to give you a helping hand.
  • If you’re feeling frequent hunger pangs or Tension headaches, you may actually be dehydrated.

"But what if slowing down and drinking this elixir before you even got out of bed could improve your morning routine, your mood and your waistline?"



Reference:

//www.thealternativedaily.com/drink-lemon-water-to-lose-weight/

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Medical News Today: Prebiotics could stop stress from harming sleep quality
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Date: March 15, 2017 02:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Medical News Today: Prebiotics could stop stress from harming sleep quality





Anyone who has ever gone through a stressful time in life knows that it is almost impossible to turn off the tension at the end of the night and get a good night’s sleep. There’s good news though. Researchers believe they have a new finding which will help you. In a study, some rats were given prebiotics, a non-digestible food component found in celery, artichokes, onions, and other vegetables. The rats fed the prebiotic diet experienced more rapid eye movement sleep than the group that ate the control diet. REM is associated with speedier recovery from stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Adults should get between 7 and 9 hours sleep each night for good health.
  • Studies have shown that stress can alter gut bacteria and interfere with going to sleep and waking up.
  • A diet rich in prebiotics beginning in early life can help the sleeping patterns.

"Approximately 47 percent of adults in the United States report a lack of sleep due to stress, and 21 percent report that poor sleep further exacerbates their stress."

Read more: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/316098.php

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Vitamin D plays essential role in health
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Date: March 11, 2017 03:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin D plays essential role in health





Are you getting the D? Vitamin D plays a critical role in your good health and well-being, and a lack of this nutrient can impede your lifestyle in so many ways. It is time to learn the importance of Vitamin D and how amazingly it works to keep you in the best of health possible. If you're not getting enough of the D, it is time to change that. After you learn the benefits, you'll be excited to make these changes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin D keeps bone dense, fights depression, reduces the frequency of headaches, also has protective effects against diseases such as cancer, hypertension, diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
  • The recommended daily intakes of vitamin D is 2,000 I.U. Our body can make Vitamin D by skin from sunlight. We need 10 minutes a day of midday sun exposure.
  • Good food sources are salmon, sardines, egg yolk, and shrimp. Too much vitamin D causes poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, weakness, frequent urination and kidney problems.

"Various benefits are touted, some appearing quite outlandish, and their exaggerated claims often have no scientific backing."

Read more: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.miningjournal.net%2Flife%2F2017%2F03%2Fvitamin-d-plays-essential-role-in-health%2F&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGba_nWcdt4N_0QAfF46Q8-hksvig

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EXTENSION CORNER: Stress can make you eat everything in sight
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Date: February 21, 2017 05:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: EXTension CORNER: Stress can make you eat everything in sight





Stress eating can effect the you in many adverse ways. Stress causes nervousness and increased heart rate that can be worsened by eating bad foods. Having foods that are healthy and low in fat promote brain and heart function which can physically alleviate stress. Eating soup is a good way to do this with healthy ingredients and a water which is hydrating, soup can help you cope with stress. It's good to have healthy whole grain foods, fruits, vegetables and soup around when experiencing stress.

EXTension CORNER: Stress can make you eat everything in sight

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4 Types of Headaches You Should Never Ignore
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Date: February 16, 2017 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 4 Types of Headaches You Should Never Ignore





We all get headaches from time to time. Sometimes they are self-induced through stress, diet or lack of movement and other times they signal that something else is might be going on inside our bodies. Do not ignore your beaches if they are sharp pains or take place in certain parts of the head

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVpCCFbT5XY

Key Takeaways:

  • Tension headache is most common type of headache caused by stress and fatigue.
  • cluster headache are rare affecting only 1% of the population and they tend to occur everyday at the same time and are most common in smokers.
  • Sinus headache happens as a result of accute sinus infection.

"We all get headaches from time to time. Sometimes they are self-induced through stress, diet or lack of movement and other times they signal that something else is might be going on inside our bodies."

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Your daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study shows
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Date: February 14, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Your daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study shows





New research has shown that coffee may be better for us than we thought. A recent study in Nature Medicine found that older people with lower levels of inflammation had drunk more caffeine at a younger age. With inflammation being thought to be one of the main causes behind chronic aging and certain diseases, it is no wonder that some are hailing it as an anti-aging solution. The people in the study who had the lowest levels of inflammation had consumed more than five cups of coffee a day.

Key Takeaways:

  • Drinking THIS every day will help you look younger and slow down the ageing process. It’s the age-old question researchers have been arguing over for decades.
  • New research proves we can finally quash those claims as it turns out coffee may be better for us than we thought.
  • A recently study published in the journal Nature Medicine found older people with lower levels of inflammation – the cause of most major diseases – had one thing in common: they were all caffeine drinkers.

"Inflammation is thought to be a major factor in chronic ageing diseases like diabetes, hyperTension, heart problems, cancer, join disorders and Alzheimer’s."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.dailystar.co.uk/diet-fitness/579556/Slow-down-ageing-is-coffee-good-for-you-caffeine-prevent-ageing&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHK0djcgIwPKmefAXYZf8KGFTNncQ

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Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation
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Date: January 24, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation





A study has published that caffeine could reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors. So caffeine may actually be more beneficial to you then you thought. In their studies researchers found that the metabolites boosted activity in one of the inflammatory gene clusters. That, in turn, caused the immune cells to produce more IL-1ß. When injected into mice, the substances triggered widespread inflammation and hyperTension.

Key Takeaways:

  • Caffeine may help reduce the type of inflammation that's linked to cardiovascular disease risk factors,
  • David Furman, Ph.D., of the Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues studied data on healthy participants ages 20 to 30 and another group older than 60.
  • "Our results show an overall up-regulation of specific inflammasome genes in older humans and identify two distinct immune states corresponding to chronically inflamed individuals with dysregulated nucleotide metabolism, high levels of oxidative stress,

"Caffeine may help reduce the type of inflammation that's linked to cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in Nature Medicine."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/pb/69298&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFDdT9sZaJZ1owK89gxvIfdRbR7BQ

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Can diet pills help you lose weight?
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Date: January 06, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can diet pills help you lose weight?





There is a small minority of people that find diet pills helpful along with a diet and exercise program. When it comes to diet pill options, some of the limited prescription options include two drugs that are FDA approved for longer term use for weight loss in general. Some of the over counter remedies include Ephedrine, Chitosan, as well as a few others. However when it comes down due it while drugs offer an answer to part of the weight loss problem, exercise is also a crucial part of weight loss.

Key Takeaways:

  • Everyone knows that a combination of diet and exercise is the best way to lose weight. But many of us have tried this, over and over again, without lasting success.
  • The Food and Drug Administration treats obesity drugs differently than it does other drugs.
  • People report they feel full and more energetic. Because it can increase blood pressure, it must not be used in people with hyperTension, and blood pressure must be regularly monitored while using the medication.

"Everyone knows that a combination of diet and exercise is the best way to lose weight. But many of us have tried this, over and over again, without lasting success."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://knowridge.com/2016/12/can-diet-pills-help-you-lose-weight/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZjNGVlYTM1NDU3YmZmOGU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHIF55eQ_C9EIgUiAdApZsdBCgIsw

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Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this
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Date: December 30, 2016 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this





According to a study by the University of Illinois, eating foods rich in lutein like many leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables, for example, will help promote a healthy aging brain. The study did not specify the amount of lutein that is needed for ultimate brain protection and only concluded that more levels of the vitamin meant a better chance at brain health preservation. If your brain health is poor, Collingridge says it could lead to other serious neurological conditions like developmental disorders right through to dementia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Research also shows that lutein accumulates in the grey matter of brain regions known to underlie the preservation of cognitive function in healthy brain again.
  • The University of Illinois study looked at 122 healthy people between the ages of 65 and 75. They were asked to solve problems and answer questions on a standard test of crystallized intelligence.
  • The study did not specify the amount of lutein that is needed for ultimate brain protection and only concluded that more levels of the vitamin meant a better chance at brain health preservation.

"Smoking can cause illnesses that contribute to memory loss, including stroke and hyperTension. Smoking also constricts the blood vessels to the brain, depriving it of oxygen and possibly harming neurons."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.newstalk770.com/syn/123/26315/26315&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNESxHH5S1J4AycwHpsmiBf7YG9eNg

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Benefits of stress management
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Date: November 30, 2016 01:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Benefits of stress management

Mental Health can be overlooked in our everyday lives but it plays a huge role in our health. Our mental state can affect us in many ways both positively and negatively. This article will be discuss the importance of Mental Health with a concentration on stress management. Stress is a significant cause of mental illness today and although we can't eradicate it, we can manage it It is important to understand that not all stress is negative. Stress may occur prior to weddings, graduations, or even social gatherings, but no matter the source of stress, your bodies respond the same. Also, some stress is good for you in order to manage skills needed for survival such as fight or flight.

Experts suggest a combination of physical, social, environmental, and psychological approaches to managing stress. When we are stressed, we encounter General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS). GAS is your complex physiological responses that happen as a result of the stress and has three phases. The first phase of GAS is the alarm phase. The alarm phase occurs when we sense there is a stressor present (Body doesn't sense whether it is a good or bad stressor), everything becomes heightened and hormones respond. The seconds phase of GAS is called the resistance phase. During the resistance phase your body resists stress to get your it back to homeostasis. If you can't rid the stress you move into exhaustion The last phase, exhaustion, occurs when your body is tired and can't fight anymore to get it back to homeostasis. Physical or emotional Tension is often a good indicator of stress.


Below is a short list of symptoms from stress.

  • Tension and irritability
  • Fear and anxiety about the future
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Being numb to one's feelings
  • Loss of interest in normal activities
  • Loss of appetite

We all experience some level of stress on a regular basis but as I mentioned before, too much can be harmful to your body. Below I have listed ways in which you can deal with and reduce stress levels.

Take Care of Yourself


Taking care of yourself seems self-explanatory for many but as we enter the exhaustion phase our attention to self-care begins to decline. Eat a healthy diet, get plenty of sleep, treat yourself, and maintain your normal routine.

Stay Active


It is often said that exercise is the most underused stress reliever and this is 100% true. Working out forces you to take your mind off of the stressors and focus on what you are doing and nothing else. Get in a gym or go for a run to lower your stress levels.

Social Support


Being able to talk to someone during stressful times is very important. Connect with a friend or family member that you will listen to what you want to get off your mind. This can be very helpful for stress reduction.

Avoid Alcohol or Drugs


People often turn to drugs and alcohol in times of stress but fail to realize they only provide temporary relief. Once your "high" or "buzz" wears off, you will more than likely feel worse than before. Alcohol and drugs add to stress and do not help to reduce its impact. I hope this information helps you to recognize when you are stressed and how to handle it Stress is a serious issue that we tend to overlook. Stress is usually a catalyst for other illnesses such as anxiety to occur.

In conclusion chamomile will help you zap stress and unwind and have healthy life.


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Huge study finds a billion people suffer from high blood pressure
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Date: November 29, 2016 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Huge study finds a billion people suffer from high blood pressure





High blood pressure, or hyperTension, is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease due to strain being put on the blood vessels and major organs of the body. Forty years ago, the main population to have the condition was the rich. These days, the poor make up a majority of the population with hyperTension. This is believed to mainly be due to poor diet. It is estimated that just over 1.1 billion people today have the condition, which is double that of 40 years ago.

Key Takeaways:

  • The number of people with high blood pressure has almost doubled in 40 years to over 1.1 billion worldwide, scientists said on Wednesday.
  • The increases are especially significant in Africa and South Asia, the researchers said, and could be partly due to poor nutrition in childhood.
  • The condition is caused by a number of factors including having a diet high in salt and low in fruit and vegetables, and not taking enough exercise.

"The increases are especially significant in Africa and South Asia, the researchers said, and could be partly due to poor nutrition in childhood."



Reference:

//www.reuters.com/article/us-health-bloodpressure-idUSKBN13A2Y3?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FhealthNews+%28Reuters+Health+News%29

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Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead
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Date: November 16, 2016 06:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead





In addition to the many health benefits we already know vitamin C helps with, it seems it may also help reduce levels of lead in our blood. With the shocking reports coming in from all over about lead contamination in our water supplies, it is good to know that we have a readily available vitamin that will help.

Key Takeaways:

  • Lead toxicity can lead to neurological damage in children and adults.
  • Vitamin C supplementation helps to produce profound health benefits.
  • At least 1,000 mg daily vitamin C required to reduce lead levels and produce other benefits of Vitamin C.

"The benefits of vitamin C are many, and include protection and treatment for cancer, infections, scurvy, hyperTension, stroke, heart disease, cataracts, and the common cold."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.naturalhealth365.com/vitamin-c-lead-2028.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFUwd0qyS5A-QCj8dq_pyaz5M89_A

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The Health Benefits of Grape Seed Extract
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Date: November 14, 2016 10:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: The Health Benefits of Grape Seed Extract

Grape seed extract is most commonly a waste product produced by the grape juice and winery industry. This is because grape seed extract doesn't go into finished drinks. Grape seed contains a wide variety of health-enhancing ingredients like protein, carbohydrates and lipids (healthy fats).

Immune system


A study done on healthy volunteers found that grape seed considerably increased the levels of antioxidants in the blood. So, another one of the benefits of grape seed is it helps boosts the immune system to fight against harmful compounds which may reduce the risk of chronic diseases including breast, stomach, colon, prostate and lung cancer.


Vascular Endothelial Health


Grape seed extracts have been tied to the prevention of cardiovascular diseases partly due to the long association of grape wines with low prevalence of heart diseases among the French. Besides, there is a growing literature devoted to the health potential of grape seed concerning their positive effects on vascular endothelial growth factor, a type of protein that signals the development of new healthy blood vessels and improves the circulation of oxygen to tissues that suffer oxygen deprivation.

High Blood Pressure


Due to its antioxidant activity that may protect the blood vessels, grape seed extract could theoretically benefit people with high blood pressure. The UMMC points out that study in animals indicate that it's useful for this purpose. However, there are no human studies that have looked at grape seed extract's effect on hyperTension.

High Cholesterol


The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center states that one study suggests that grape seed, when taken with chromium, may lower "bad" blood cholesterol. The UMMC describes grape seed extract's effects on blood cholesterol as "promising"; however, more research is needed to see if grape seed is beneficial for this purpose.

Pancreas


In one study, patients with chronic inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), grape seed extract showed promise. It appeared to significantly reduce the frequency and intensity of symptoms such as abdominal pain and nausea. This occurred even after conventional medications failed to help. These results are very preliminary and further studies will be needed to confirm these findings.


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What Are The Benefits Of Purple Tea (Camellia sinensis)
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Date: October 06, 2016 01:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: What Are The Benefits Of Purple Tea (Camellia sinensis)

Currently cultivated in the Kenyan rich volcanic mountain soils is the rare purple tea that has a pleasant aroma. It is known for not only its health benefits but is also said to have beautifying properties. Purple tea has a sweet taste that gives it a stronger flavor and provides a rare thirst quenching element compared to other teas.

Purple tea health benefits include:

  • - Purple tea has a high antioxidant content that provides for anti-cancer benefits.
  • -It contains anthocyanins which help reduce the risks of cardiovascular diseases and hyperTension.
  • -Its' lower caffeine content enhances the blood sugar metabolism, improves vision and cholesterol.
  • -Regular consumption of its extracts has been said to aid in weight reduction (reduce obesity).

 It also promotes good digestion and an increased metabolism rate that may lead to weight loss. Purple tea will enhance women's' looks. Its extracts have beauty benefits such as; prevention of hair loss, anti-ageing properties and enhances skin tone. It is simple to prepare and the results are visible after a short time making the body feel less tired, look better and feel healthier.

Try Purple Tea for Your Self!

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Tips to Help Fight Breast Cancer
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Date: October 05, 2016 05:38 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Tips to Help Fight Breast Cancer

For women, breast cancer is a well know villain. Medical doctors and specialists continue the long fight on all types of melanoma. Until a cure is found, women must maintain to fight the fight. These holistic remedies have showed promise in the fight against cancer.

Eat Your Broccoli - Yes, consuming broccoli may help lessen your uncertainties of getting breast cancer. It is stated to be one of the best veggies that battle many diseases due to its high sulfur content.

Work That Body - Help aid the prevention of breast cancer by working out to control excessive estrogen. The study suggests that exercising for about three to five hours weekly cut your risk in half of breast cancer, simply by decreasing tumor-promoting estrogen in your bloodstream.

Demolish Bad Fat From Your Diet - Cut virtually all harmful fats. Women eating a lot of trans fats tend to be two times as prone to suffer from breast cancer as women who consume the least.

Enjoy Soy - Investigation shows that utilizing soy may slightly lower your risk.

Munch on Walnuts - Research suggests 2 Servings of walnuts each day might keep cancer at bay. By only eating on 2 oz. of delicious nuts, you can squash errant cells because of the anti-cancer compounds found in nuts.  A serving every day could prevent breast cancer exTension up to 50%, based on the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Beans are Good For you Too - Women who consume beans and lentils have a substantial decrease of developing breast cancer compared to women who rarely eat them, based on a study in the International Journal of Cancer.

You are what you eat, by making healthier choices, one can fight back against cancer.

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The Ultimate Solution To Stomach Pains
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Date: September 21, 2016 02:47 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: The Ultimate Solution To Stomach Pains

The Omega-7 fatty acids, also known as Palmitoleic acid, are unsaturated fatty acids found in sea Buckthorn berry oils. Though not popular among many people, Omega-7 fats are miraculously beneficial to your health, especially the stomach.  Buckthorn plant and your health:

Health conditions related to the human digestive system

The human digestive system which lies in the center of the body spans over 100sq meters; right from the mouth to the anus. It’s specifically known for its vital role in the absorption of water, nutrients, and electrolytes necessary for maintaining life. Additionally, it’s crucial in barring pathogens, toxins, and allergens from harming the body. Recent studies have also shown that the gastrointestinal tract helps in immunity, cholesterol metabolism, detoxification, and emotional balance.

Unfortunately over 65 million people around the world are suffering from digestive related illnesses like ulcers, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). All these diseases share a common feature; inflammation and damage of the mucous membranes.

If you are one such person,  Omega-7 is your solution.

Omega-7 and the Gastrointestinal Tract

The Omega-7 fatty acids are well-known for their ability to nourish and lubricate the mucous membranes in the digestive tract.  Omega-7 has anti-inflammatory properties that can ease intestinal aches and pains. 

Besides treating digestive related conditions, Omega-7 has been found to help in;

  • o Weight management,
  • o Skin, hair and nail treatment, and
  • o Cardiovascular treatment


Reference URLs

//omega7.biz/omega-7-benefits/omega-7-soothes-the-gastro-intestinal-tract

//www.seabuckthorninsider.com/omega-7/sea-buckthorn-omega-7/

//www.seabuckwonders.com/education/omega-7-health-benefits/

//www.lifeexTension.com/Magazine/2014/4/Omega-7-Protects-Against-Metabolic-Syndrome/Page-01

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Benefits of Chanca Piedra (phyllanthus niruri)
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Date: September 15, 2016 02:07 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Benefits of Chanca Piedra (phyllanthus niruri)

Chanca piedra also known as phyllanthus niruri and whose common names are stonebreaker, seed-under-leaf or gale of the wind is a tropical plant, indigenous to Amazon Rainforest in South America and India. It is a highly regarded plant, familiar to naturopaths. Read on to find why?

For centuries, the indigenous people of Amazon have used Chanca piedra to treat and remove kidney gallstones. In fact, the name Chanca piedra is a Peru word for “stone breaker”. In addition to curing gallstones, the plant has diuretic qualities which, is why over 300 studies have been done since the 1960s to ascertain its healing abilities.

From this research, the plant has been found to cure a number of diseases. These include;

Gallstones, and Kidney Stones – Chanca is believed to hold the most promising treatment for kidney stones, not only among the indigenous people but also, in the Ayurvedic medicine.

Preliminary studies indicate that the plant has the potential to protect the kidney from kidney stones by simply increasing the secretion of bile and reducing the formation of any obstructions in the kidneys and the gall bladders. The extra bile secreted enhances digestion and increase absorption fats, like fat soluble vitamins. 

Chanca piedra and the Liver – the herb contains a protein which research has shown that it protects the tissues of the liver against oxidative stress by simply increasing antioxidative defense.

Antioxidant Activities – Chanca piedra has also been found to contain phenolic content which reflects antioxidant activities when tested. The antioxidants support optimal blood pressure levels in addition to supporting balanced blood sugar levels.

Defense against harmful organisms – water extracts from this herb have indicated toxic activities against several organisms that are harmful to human body. Additionally, Chanca piedra has been found to defend the body against;

  • · viral infections
  • · colds and flu
  • · bacterial infections
  • · herpes
  • · asthma,
  • · diabetes
  • · malaria,
  • · hyperTension
  • · HIV, and
  • · bronchitis & colic


References:

  1. //www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/benefits-of-chanca-piedra/
  2. https://jonbarron.org/herbal-library/herbs/chanca-piedra


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