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Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin? Darrell Miller 12/7/23
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L-Tryptophan: The Amino Acid That Encourages Positive Mood and Promotes Restful Sleep Darrell Miller 10/27/22
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Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin?
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Date: December 07, 2023 12:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin?

Did you know that glutathione is not only great for liver health, but it also promotes beautiful, radiant skin?

Glutathione (GSH), often considered as an amino acid but actually a tripeptide, is an antioxidant primarily synthesized in the liver. Composed of cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine, it plays a crucial role in the synthesis and repair of DNA and protein, as well as the synthesis of prostaglandins. With its involvement in various functions like amino acid transport, toxin and carcinogen metabolism, immune system function, prevention of oxidative cell damage, and activation of enzymes, it is undoubtedly the most important tripeptide in the body.

While the benefits of supplementing with glutathione are numerous, two particularly compelling reasons are its positive impact on liver health and beautiful skin, which are the key focus of this article. However, before diving into the specifics of liver health and skin benefits, it's important to review the data on glutathione depletion and absorption.

GSH depletion can occur due to various oxidative stressors such as radiation, v.infections, enviro toxins, household chemicals, heavy metals, surgery, inflammation, burns, septic shock, and dietary deficiencies of GSH precursors and enzyme cofactors. Additionally, research suggests that GSH levels tend to decline with age.

The bioavailability of glutathione as a dietary supplement has encountered challenges in the past. Studies in the 1990s suggested that oral GSH might be inactivated by peptidases in the gut, as the levels of glutathione in the body did not seem to correlate with dietary intake, despite its presence in fruits, vegetables, and meats. Moreover, previous studies showed no significant increase in blood GSH levels when subjects were given high doses of 1,000-3,000 mg. As a result, alternative strategies like supplementation with NAC were used to boost GSH levels.

In 2014, something interesting happened that changed the way we look at the bioavailability of GSH. A groundbreaking study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shed new light on the old research. This study showed that GSH, when taken in its intact form as OPITAC, a yeast-derived glutathione by Kohjin/Mitsubishi, can actually be rapidly transported across intestinal epithelial cells. Once inside, it gets rapidly converted into oxidized glutathione (GSSG) and accumulates in red blood cells and the liver, with only a small presence in plasma. So, although the GSH was indeed absorbed, it didn't show up in blood plasma because it transformed into GSSG and stored in the red blood cells and the liver. The bottom line is, supplementing with GSH is an effective way to boost GSH levels in the body.

This finding was further confirmed in another study that described how OPITAC, as a yeast-derived glutathione by Kohjin/Mitsubishi, is directly absorbed in its electrochemically reduced form in the intestine, then transported in the blood in bound forms, and eventually deposited into the liver in its reduced form.

But here's where it gets even more significant. A six-month randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial involving 54 adults was conducted to investigate the effects of oral GSH supplementation (250 or 1,000 mg/day, as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi) on GSH levels in various parts of the body, including blood, erythrocytes, plasma, lymphocytes, and exfoliated buccal mucosal cells. The results were astounding. After one, three, and six months, GSH levels in blood increased significantly compared to baseline in both dosage groups. At the six-month mark, GSH levels skyrocketed 30-35 percent in erythrocytes, plasma, and lymphocytes, and a mind-boggling 260 percent in buccal cells in the 1,000 mg group (P < 0.05). Even in the low-dose group, GSH levels in blood and erythrocytes increased by 17 and 29 percent, respectively (P < 0.05). This research clearly demonstrates that supplementation with GSH is not only effective for increasing GSH levels in the body but also for maintaining them.

So, to sum it all up, the evidence speaks volumes - supplementing with GSH can have a profound impact on your body's GSH levels, and trust me, that's definitely a good thing!

Liver Health

When it comes to our well-being, the liver is a true superhero. Let's dive into some fascinating details about this essential organ.

Did you know that the liver is not only the largest reservoir of GSH (glutathione) but also a major site of GSH manufacture in the body? Pretty impressive, right? Special cells in the liver work tirelessly to synthesize GSH, which plays a crucial role in detoxification. Speaking of detoxification, the liver is a champion in this field. Its cells have sophisticated mechanisms to break down toxic substances, be it internal or external compounds.

During the detoxification process, the liver attaches or conjugates the toxins to water-soluble substances. This attachment makes the toxic molecules more water-soluble, less harmful, and easier to eliminate via urine or bile. In fact, glutathione conjugation produces water-soluble mercaptates that are excreted via the kidneys, effectively detoxifying acetaminophen and nicotine. Isn't it amazing how this process helps our bodies get rid of harmful substances?

But that's not all. Adequate levels of glutathione are crucial for the elimination of fat-soluble compounds, particularly heavy metals like mercury and lead. What's more, GSH serves as a cofactor for various peroxidase enzymes, aiding in the detoxification of peroxides generated from oxygen radical attacks on biological molecules. It also assists transhydrogenase enzymes in reducing oxidized centers on DNA, proteins, and other biomolecules. Talk about a multitasker!

The practical significance of this liver superhero was demonstrated in a study involving workers exposed to lead. A group of five workers received GSH at 200 mg/day for 30 days, while five others served as the control group. The results were striking. The group receiving GSH showed a significant increase in ALA dehydratase activity (which is inhibited by lead) compared to the control group (p < 0.05). This indicates that GSH could be a valuable solution for treating patients with lead poisoning.

So, let's take a moment to appreciate the remarkable liver and its incredible role in maintaining our health and well-being!

Alcohol Intoxication

Alcohol consumption is widely recognized for its capability to induce hepatic steatosis, also known as fatty liver disease, and disrupt biomembranes due to hepatic lipid peroxidation. This can lead to various lifestyle-related diseases and even hepatic cirrhosis by diminishing hepatic physiological function. Nevertheless, animal studies have shown that hepatic damage caused by alcohol intoxication can be mitigated by glutathione (GSH), a powerful antioxidant found in cells.

To further investigate the impact of GSH supplementation on the effects of alcohol intake, a human crossover comparative study was conducted. The study involved twenty healthy men and women who were grouped into three categories: placebo, 100 mg GSH (as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi), and 30 mg curcumin. The study evaluated laboratory parameters, including breath alcohol concentration at different time intervals (20, 60, 120, and 180 minutes post-alcohol consumption) as measured by an alcohol checker. Additionally, subjective feelings were assessed through a questionnaire. During the study, all participants consumed whiskey in a quantity equal to their body weight multiplied by 1.25 mL, and were instructed to drink the entire sample within 10 minutes.

The results revealed that the breath alcohol concentration in the group supplemented with GSH significantly decreased compared to the placebo and curcumin groups at 20 (p<0.01), 60 (p<0.01), 120 (p<0.05), and 180 (p<0.08) minutes post-consumption. Furthermore, the GSH group reported lower levels of "sleepiness," "headache," and "upset stomach" in the subjective feeling questionnaire. Importantly, the concentration of aspartate aminotransferase (AST), an indicator of alcohol-induced organ damage, was significantly lower in the GSH group after two months compared to the placebo group.

The oral intake of GSH has demonstrated its effectiveness in reducing alcohol consumption-related stress and improving long-term hepatic function. These findings highlight the potential benefits of GSH supplementation in alleviating the detrimental effects of alcohol intoxication on the liver.

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition characterized by the build-up of fat in the liver of individuals who consume little or no alcohol. Unfortunately, NAFLD is quite common, affecting nearly one-third of all American adults. Interestingly, it often presents without readily apparent signs or symptoms, sometimes resulting in complications, and can lead to liver inflammation and scarring as the fat accumulates. Additionally, NAFLD is typically associated with conditions such as insulin resistance, central obesity, reduced glucose tolerance, type-2 diabetes, and elevated triglyceride levels.

Recognizing the substantial role glutathione (GSH) plays in phase 2 liver detoxification, a pilot trial was conducted to examine the therapeutic effects of GSH supplementation in patients with NAFLD. The trial included 29 individuals, and the patients were provided with daily oral supplementation of GSH at a dose of 300 mg (in the form of OPITAC glutathione, from Kohjin/Mitsubishi). The patients' clinical parameters were assessed before and after the GSH supplementation, and liver fat and fibrosis were quantified as well. The primary goal of the study was to determine any changes in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels. The results indicated a significant decrease in ALT levels following the GSH supplementation. Furthermore, triglycerides, non-esterified fatty acids, and ferritin levels also showed a reduction. This pilot study provides promising evidence for the potential therapeutic effects of oral glutathione administration, even at practical doses, in patients diagnosed with NAFLD. However, further investigation through large-scale clinical trials is necessary to validate its efficacy.

In summary, NAFLD is a prevalent condition with potential serious consequences, but studies like the aforementioned pilot trial shed light on potential treatment options such as GSH supplementation. The findings demonstrate the need for continued research in order to provide more conclusive evidence and expand our understanding of NAFLD management.

Beautiful Skin

By activating melanocytes in the skin, there is a notable increase in melanin formation, resulting in various blemishes such as freckles, pigmentation, and UV-induced skin spots, commonly known as age spots or liver spots. This is especially prominent after prolonged sun exposure and tanning. Age spots appear when melanin becomes concentrated or "clumped" in areas that have had years of frequent sun exposure. Luckily, there are materials like glutathione that can prevent or improve such pigmentation-related skin conditions.

Another aspect to consider is skin pigmentation, wrinkles, and pores. In a study conducted with eight women in their 30s or early 40s, each supplemented with 100 mg/day of GSH (as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi) for two months, their skin conditions were evaluated using the Robo Skin Analyzer. Several parameters were analyzed, including skin brightness, the amount and area of skin pigmentation, number of pores, and number of wrinkles under the eyes. It was observed that all subjects' skin brightness improved when measured on the second day of the study. Additionally, over the course of the two months, both the amount and area of skin pigmentation decreased, leading to an improvement in blemishes and pigmentation. Not only did glutathione exhibit a whitening effect, but it also reduced the number of wrinkles under the eyes and minimized pores.

Furthermore, a randomized, double-blind, two-arm, placebo-controlled study was conducted with 60 otherwise healthy medical students. The purpose was to investigate whether supplementing with 500 mg of glutathione daily for four weeks would affect the skin melanin index compared to a placebo. Melanin indices were measured at six different sites on the body. The results demonstrated that melanin indices consistently decreased at all six sites in subjects who received glutathione after four weeks. The reductions were statistically significant compared to those who received the placebo at two sites: the right side of the face and the sun-exposed left forearm (p = 0.021 and 0.036, respectively). This improvement was likewise reflected in the reduction of UV spots. Importantly, both glutathione and placebo were well-tolerated. In conclusion, oral administration of glutathione leads to a lightening of skin color in the tested subjects.

Skin Lightening

Skin lightening is a process that is of interest to many individuals who seek to achieve a more even and radiant complexion. In recent studies, the use of a lozenge containing GSH 500 mg was explored as a means of skin lightening through an open-label, single-arm trial. The focus of this trial was to evaluate the buccal mucosa as a route for GSH administration and its potential in relation to skin lightening. It is worth noting that substances absorbed through the buccal route have the advantage of entering directly into the systemic circulation, effectively bypassing the gastrointestinal tract.

The trial involved thirty Filipino females with Fitzpatrick skin types IV or V who received a daily glutathione-containing lozenge for eight weeks. The results from this trial demonstrated a significant decrease in melanin indices from baseline to endpoint. What is fascinating is that this visible change became evident in as little as two weeks. It is important to highlight that during this trial, there were no recorded serious adverse events, and the laboratory examination findings remained normal. Based on these findings, the researchers concluded that the lozenge containing glutathione was deemed safe and effective in lightening the skin of Filipino women.

In addition to the aforementioned buccal route administration, another interesting approach that emerged from the studies is the topical application of GSH. A double-blind randomized clinical trial35 conducted in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, involved 74 healthy Indonesian women, with an average age of 33.3 ± 5.9 years, to explore the potential benefits of topical GSH. The trial subjects received supervised applications of facial wash twice a day, along with day cream containing sunscreen and night cream. The subjects were divided into three groups based on the active ingredients of the tested products, which included GSH (as OPITAC glutathione, Kohjin/Mitsubishi) at concentrations of 0.1 percent and 0.5 percent, and a control group without GSH.

Throughout the trial, the effects of the tested products on skin color and pigmentation were measured using colorimetry with Chromameter Minolta for L. Compared to the baseline measurements, there were significant increases in lightness (L) detected as early as week 2 for the group using GSH at 0.1 percent concentration. Interestingly, this increase was significantly higher compared to the group using GSH at the higher concentration of 0.5 percent, as well as the group without GSH. It is important to note that hyperpigmented lesions also showed improvement, particularly in the group using GSH at 0.5 percent concentration, which displayed superiority compared to the other groups at week 8. In conclusion, the skin care products containing GSH at 0.1 percent and 0.5 percent concentrations were found to be effective in lightening facial skin.

The findings from these studies shed light on the potential benefits of GSH in achieving skin lightening, either through buccal administration or topical application. It is worth noting that these studies focused on specific populations and more research is necessary to explore its effectiveness and safety across different skin types and ethnicities.

In summary, the administration of Glutathione sublingual clinically studiedglutathione, whether oral, buccal, or topical, has shown promising results in skin lightening and the improvement of complexion. Studies have demonstrated that glutathione not only enhances skin brightness but also reduces hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and minimizes pores. Moreover, its effects have been evident in as little as two weeks, with a sustained impact over longer periods. These benefits were observed across a range of different skin types and ethnicities. However, it is important to highlight that these findings are based on specific populations, and more research needs to be conducted to confirm the consistency of these effects across a broader spectrum of skin types and ethnicities. The studies have also confirmed that the usage of glutathione is well-tolerated with no serious adverse effects reported.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Importance of Zinc

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

The Best Form of Zinc Is OptiZinc®

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

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

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All You Need to Know About L-Carnitine
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Date: October 28, 2022 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: All You Need to Know About L-Carnitine

L-carnitine is a non-essential amino acid that has a variety of health benefits.* It is found naturally in red meat and other animal products, but the best way to ensure you're getting enough is through supplementation. NOW Foods offers a highly absorbable liquid form of L-carnitine that is vegetarian (non-animal sourced) and clinically tested for purity. Let's take a closer look at the benefits of L-carnitine and why you should consider adding it to your supplement regimen.

What are the benefits of L-carnitine?

As we age, our bodies become less efficient at producing carnitine, which can lead to fatigue, muscle weakness, heart problems, and brain fog.* Supplementing with L-carnitine has been shown to improve these symptoms by facilitating the transfer of fatty acids into the mitochondria for energy production.* In addition, L-carnitine has also been shown to boost cognitive performance, increase exercise recovery times, and protect against age-related cognitive decline.*

Why choose NOW Foods L-Carnitine Liquid?

NOW Foods L-Carnitine Liquid is a pure, vegetarian (non-animal sourced), clinically tested product. It is also one of the most absorbable forms of carnitine on the market - meaning you'll get all of the benefits with less product. No matter your age or fitness level, adding NOW Foods L-Carnitine Liquid to your supplement regimen is a great way to support overall health and vitality.

In Summary:

L-carnitine is a non-essential amino acid with powerful health benefits that becomes more important as we age.* Supplementing with a pure, clinically tested product like NOW Foods L-Carnitine Liquid is an excellent way to ensure you're getting enough carnitine to support overall health and vitality.* Give it a try today!

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L-Tryptophan: The Amino Acid That Encourages Positive Mood and Promotes Restful Sleep
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Date: October 27, 2022 12:10 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: L-Tryptophan: The Amino Acid That Encourages Positive Mood and Promotes Restful Sleep

L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs to function properly, but cannot produce on its own. L-Tryptophan is critical for the production of serotonin and melatonin, which play important roles in maintaining a positive mood, regulating healthy sleep patterns, and supporting a strong immune system. Every lot of NOW L-Tryptophan is rigorously tested to ensure purity and potency.

Serotonin is an important neurotransmitters that help to regulate sleep, mood, and immunity.* When tryptophan crosses the blood-brain barrier, it is converted into serotonin.* serotonin helps to promote feelings of happiness and well-being.* A portion of serotonin is then converted into melatonin.* Melatonin is a hormone that helps to regulate the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle.*

L-Tryptophan is found in many common foods such as turkey, chicken, eggs, milk, nuts, and seeds. However, the amount of L-Tryptophan in food is often not enough to produce the desired effect. Supplementing with L-Tryptophan can be an effective way to increase your serotonin and melatonin levels, and support overall health and wellness.

In Summary:

L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that plays a key role in regulating mood, sleep, and immunity. If you are not getting enough L-Tryptophan from your diet, supplementing with this nutrient can be an effective way to support your overall health and wellbeing.

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Soothing relief for achy muscles and joints
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Date: October 26, 2022 12:33 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Soothing relief for achy muscles and joints

Feeling sore after a workout? You're not alone. Aching muscles and joints are common, especially if you're new to exercise or you've had a particularly intense session. Thankfully, there's a natural way to soothe your soreness and ease your discomfort. NOW® Solutions Joint & Muscle Cream is specially formulated to provide relief for the skin surrounding active joints and muscles. Keep reading to learn more about this product and how it can help you feel your best.

How NOW® Solutions Joint & Muscle Cream Works

This product contains glucosamine, a compound normally found in the articular cartilage of joints. Glucosamine is known for its ability to support healthy joint function and ease occasional discomfort associated with exercise or overexertion. The cream also includes boswellia, capsaicin, and natural methyl salicylate. These three active ingredients are combined for their skin care properties and for conditioning the areas around joints and muscles. Boswellia is an Indian herb that has been used for centuries to support healthy inflammation response. Capsaicin is derived from chili peppers and is known for its ability to temporarily relieve minor muscle pain. Methyl salicylate is a naturally occurring organic compound that gives wintergreen its characteristic fragrance and flavor. It's also used topically for its soothing properties.

When applied to the skin, NOW® Solutions Joint & Muscle Cream penetrates deeply to deliver its moisture-attracting capabilities directly where you need it most. This product is fast-absorbing, non-greasy, and non-staining, making it ideal for use before or after exercise. It's also free of parabens, propylene glycol, synthetic fragrances, dyes, and phthalates. Plus, it's dermatologist tested and safe for all skin types.

If you're looking for a natural way to relieve occasional muscle pain and discomfort, try NOW® Solutions Joint & Muscle Cream. This product contains glucosamine, boswellia, capsaicin, and natural methyl salicylate—all of which are known for their ability to soothe soreness and ease discomfort. The cream is fast-absorbing, non-greasy, and non-staining, making it easy to apply before or after exercise. It's also free of parabens, propylene glycol, synthetic fragrances, dyes, phthalates, making it a good choice for those with sensitive skin. Plus, it's dermatologist tested and safe for all skin types. Give NOW® Solutions Joint & Muscle Cream a try today!

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Introducing Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream—Your New Go-To for Brighter, Tighter Skin
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Date: October 22, 2022 10:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Introducing Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream—Your New Go-To for Brighter, Tighter Skin

Are you looking for a skin cream that can help brighten your complexion and improve your skin’s elasticity? Look no further than Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream. This clinically-tested cream is formulated with Ceramosides® and Aquaxyl®, two powerful ingredients that work together to create brighter, tighter skin. Plus, Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream provides intense moisture and hydration, and it can even help reduce the appearance of skin pigmentation. Read on to learn more about this game-changing skin cream.

How Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream Works

Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream is formulated with Ceramosides®, a Ceramide-like compound that helps strengthen the skin’s barrier function and improve elasticity. Aquaxyl® is another key ingredient in Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream; it helps to intensively hydrate the skin while also reducing water loss. Together, these ingredients work to create brighter, tighter skin.

Benefits of Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream

In addition to brighter, tighter skin, there are many other benefits associated with Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream. For starters, this cream provides intense moisture and hydration. It also helps to reduce the appearance of skin pigmentation, thanks to its contains glutathione—a powerful antioxidant that inhibits melanin production. If you’re looking for a skin cream that can help you achieve a more even complexion, Glutathione Skin Brightener™ Cream is an excellent option.

In Summary:

Glutathione Skin Brightener ™Cream is an innovative new skin care product that combines clinically-tested ingredients to help improve your skin’s appearance. If you’re looking for a cream that can help brighten your complexion, reduce the appearance of skin pigmentation, and provide intense moisture and hydration, look no further than Glutathione Skin Brightener ™Cream. Give this game-changing cream a try today!

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

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

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

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

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

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The Benefits of Now CoQ10 Antioxidant Serum
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Date: October 06, 2022 11:02 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Benefits of Now CoQ10 Antioxidant Serum

The skin around our eyes, mouth, and forehead is often the first to show signs of aging. A loss of elasticity in these areas can make us look tired, stressed, and older than we actually are. But there's no need to despair! Now CoQ10 Antioxidant Serum can help renew your skin's appearance, making you look and feel more youthful.

What is CoQ10?

CoQ10 is a type of antioxidant that our bodies produce naturally. However, production of CoQ10 decreases as we age. That's why it's important to supplement our bodies with this important nutrient, either through diet or skincare products.

How Does It Work?

Now CoQ10 Antioxidant Serum contains both CoQ10 and REVINAGE™, a clinically tested ingredient that has been shown to visibly firm, smooth, and renew skin tone. Together, these ingredients help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while protecting against future damage.

In Summary:

If you're concerned about the appearance of aging skin, give Now CoQ10 Antioxidant Serum a try. This powerful serum can help diminish fine lines and wrinkles while protecting your skin from future damage. So why wait? Start feeling more confident about your appearance today!

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

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

What is Bakuchiol?

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

How Does Bakuchiol Work?

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

What are the Benefits of Bakuchiol?

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

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

In Summary:

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

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Can the Liver Be Repaired Once It Is Damaged?
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Date: April 29, 2022 11:33 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can the Liver Be Repaired Once It Is Damaged?

The liver is a vital organ in the body that performs many essential functions. It can be damaged by a variety of factors, including disease, alcohol abuse, and exposure to toxic chemicals. Once the liver is damaged, can it be repaired? In this article, we will explore the answer to that question. We will also discuss the various ways that the liver can be damaged and how those damages can be repaired.

What is the liver and what does it do?

The liver is a large, multi-functional organ that plays a vital role in the body. Its primary function is to filter the blood and remove toxins, but it also helps to regulate metabolism, store nutrients, and produce bile. The liver is divided into two main lobes, the right lobe and the left lobe. The right lobe is slightly larger than the left lobe and includes the quadrate lobe and caudate lobe. The left lobe contains the left lateral section and the medial section. The hepatic veins drain blood from the liver and pass it through the inferior vena cava to be returned to the heart. The hepatic arteries supply oxygenated blood to the liver tissue, while the portal vein carries nutrient-rich blood from the digestive organs. The bile ducts transport bile produced by the liver cells to the gallbladder, where it is stored until needed for digestion.

The liver is a hardworking organ that performs many crucial functions in the body. By keeping it healthy, we can help to ensure that our entire body remains healthy and functioning properly.

What can damage the liver and how does that damage occur?

The liver is a vital organ that performs many important functions, such as filtering toxins from the blood and producing bile to help digest fats. However, the liver can be damaged by a number of different agents, including viruses, alcohol, and certain medications. Viruses such as hepatitis C and hepatitis B can cause inflammation of the liver, which can lead to scarring and eventually to liver failure. Alcohol abuse is also a major cause of liver damage, as it can lead to fatty deposits, inflammation, and scarring. In addition, certain drugs (such as acetaminophen) can cause toxic damage to the liver cells. If the liver is not functioning properly, it can result in a build-up of toxins in the blood, which can lead to serious health problems.

Can the liver be repaired once it is damaged, and if so, how is that done?

The liver is a amazing organ. It is responsible for so many important functions in the body, from filtering toxins to producing bile to breaking down fats. When it is damaged, it can often repair itself. This is because the liver has a high regenerative capacity. hepatocytes, which are the main type of liver cell, can divide and grow back quickly when necessary. In fact, as long as about 25% of the liver remains healthy, it can regenerate itself completely over the course of a few weeks. There are a number of ways to damage the liver, such as through alcohol abuse or viral infections, but fortunately there are also ways to help it repair itself. Eating a healthy diet, getting enough exercise, and avoiding toxins, take liver supporting supplements like milk thistle and NAC can all support liver health and regeneration.

How can people prevent their livers from being damaged in the first place?

The liver is a vital organ that plays an important role in metabolism. However, the liver can also be easily damaged by alcohol, drugs, prescriptions, and environmental toxins, which are in the foods we eat. To help prevent liver damage, it is important to avoid excess alcohol consumption or avoid it all together, take medication as directed and if you are on medications that cause liver damage to discuss alternatives that do not harm the liver, and eat a healthy diet along with taking liver supporting supplements. Additionally, it is important to get regular exercise, as this helps to keep the liver healthy and functioning properly. By taking these steps, people can help to prevent liver damage and keep their organs healthy.

Are there any lifestyle changes or supplements that can help improve liver function even if it has been damaged already?

Liver damage is a serious concern for many people, as it can lead to a number of health problems. While there is no guaranteed way to reverse liver damage, there are some lifestyle changes and supplements that may help improve liver function. One potential change is to limit alcohol consumption, as alcohol is known to be damaging to the liver, mixing alchol and drugs can enhance the progress of liver damage. Additionally, eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help improve overall liver function. There are also a number of herbal supplements that are thought to be beneficial for the liver, such as milk thistle and dandelion root. However, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplement, as some may interact with other medications.

What are the possible consequences of not repairing a damaged liver?

Liver damage can have serious consequences if left untreated. Depending on the cause, there may be a variety of negative effects that result from an injured liver. For example, if the damage is due to excessive alcohol consumption, then scarring and inflammation of the liver tissue can interfere with its ability to filter toxins out of the blood. This can lead to a host of potentially dangerous health problems, including nausea, chronic fatigue, jaundice, and cirrhosis. You must address the cause before change for the good can happen. In addition, unresolved inflammation can increase one's risk of developing more serious conditions such as cancer or heart disease. To prevent these possible consequences, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after suffering from liver damage. This will allow doctors to properly diagnose the issue and develop an appropriate treatment plan. Addressing the cause is always preferable over simply treating symptoms alone. Ultimately, taking action now can help you protect your health in the future.

How can people find out if their livers need repair and where they should go for help if that is the case?

When it comes to liver health, there are a number of ways to find out if your liver needs some repairs. One method is to get tested for elevated liver enzymes, which are indicative of problems with the organ. You can also watch out for certain symptoms, such as fatigue, bloating or skin discoloration. If you notice any of these markers, you may want to consult with your doctor or a specialist in liver disease, who can help determine the best course of action. Depending on the underlying cause of your liver problem, treatment options may include changes to your diet and exercise habits, medications or even surgery in extreme cases. Whatever route you choose, it is essential that you address any issues with your liver as soon as possible in order to protect your overall wellbeing.

Generally, symptoms only show when liver function has dropped significantly.

Liver damage can often go undetected until it has reached a advanced stage. This is because the liver has an incredible capacity for regeneration and can continue to function even when up to 75% of it has been damaged. As a result, symptoms of liver disease often only become apparent when the organ has been severely compromised. By that point, the damage may be irreversible and serious complications may have developed. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the early signs of liver damage so that treatment can be started as soon as possible. These include fatigue, weight loss, abdominal pain, and yellowing of the skin and eyes.

Fortunately, Supplements like Milk thistle and NAC may help the body assist the liver in its repair.

The liver is a hardworking organ that is constantly exposed to toxins. As a result, it is susceptible to damage. Fortunately, supplements like milk thistle and NAC may help the body assist the liver in its repair. Milk thistle contains silymarin, a compound that helps to protect the liver from damage. NAC is an amino acid that helps to remove toxins from the liver. NAC also helps to replenish glutathione, a substance that plays a key role in liver detoxification. Together, these supplements can help to keep the liver healthy and functioning properly.

Whether you are looking for preventative measures to protect the liver or have an existing issue, it can never hurt to take either milk thistle, NAC, or both to support healthy liver function.

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PlusCBD has come out with a new THC Free CBD Product Line
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Date: February 13, 2021 10:10 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: PlusCBD has come out with a new THC Free CBD Product Line

PlusCBD has a new 0.00% THC CBD Supplement line. Tested down to 50ppm to contain no THC. IF you are afraid of CBD products showing up in drug testing, consider this new CBD only product that contains no THC.

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

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

You will always find quality in CV Science CBD products:

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

try these great flavors and affordable sizes today:

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Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce high insulin levels, and lowerthe risk of breast cancer in the process
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Date: May 15, 2019 02:34 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce high insulin levels, and lowerthe risk of breast cancer in the process





The elevated levels of insulin found in many people with obesity can elevate their risk of breast cancer, but new studies show that omega-3 free fatty acids can help mitigate this risk. Too much insulin can increase Akt and Erk1/2 phosphorylation, but omega-3s can help to reduce this effect. Likewise, omega-3 free fatty acids were able to cut down proliferation of MCF-7 cells. The research sheds some light onto why omega-3s appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer, although more research is needed.

Key Takeaways:

  • While having a high insulin level is considered a significant factor in one having breast cancer while obese, omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of breast cancer.
  • The researcher wanted to explore whether omega-3 free fatty acids (FFA) do regulate the signaling pathway of insulin in order to prevent breast cancer.
  • According to the findings it is suggested that omega-3 free fatty acids (FFA) reduce the proliferation of breast cancer cells mediated by insulin and insulin activated phosphorylation.

"Researchers found a link between consumption of omega-3s and reduced breast cancer risk by lowering insulin levels. The study, which was published in Nutrition Research, tested the ability of omega-3 free fatty acids (FFAs) to reduce insulin-induced breast cancer cell proliferation."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-26-omega-3-can-reduce-high-insulin-levels-breast-cancer.html

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Polysaccharide extract from reishi mushrooms found to have hypolipidemic, antioxidant, and antiapoptotic properties
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Date: May 08, 2019 01:29 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Polysaccharide extract from reishi mushrooms found to have hypolipidemic, antioxidant, and antiapoptotic properties





A recent study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found that some properties of the Reishi Mushroom can fight obesity. The study was conducted by a Chinese research team at Hunan Agricultural University. It involved feeding mice high fat diets and then studying how the compounds of the mushrooms combated the weight gain over the course of a 12 week research project. The mushrooms exhibited helpful properties at both dosage levels that were tested.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been found in a study that is published in the Journal of Medicinal Food that extracts of reishi mushroom has antioxidant properties that work against obesity.
  • The researchers were from China and they wanted to find out the effects of reishi mushroom polysaccharides on lipid metabolism, oxidative stress, and apoptosis in mice.
  • The treatment with reishi mushroom polysaccharide induced apoptosis, substantially decreased the liver and heart, and reduced the small intestine oxidative stress in the mice.

"In mice, treatment with reishi mushroom polysaccharides, in both doses, significantly reduced the body weight increases caused by the feeding with a high-fat diet."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-27-reishi-mushroom-hypolipidemic-antioxidant-antiapoptotic.html

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6 Health benefits to make you love manuka honey (if you don'talready)
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Date: May 06, 2019 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Health benefits to make you love manuka honey (if you don'talready)





Manuka honey is touted as a super food due to its numerous therapeutic benefits. Manuka honey is a strong antibacterial that can strengthen your immune system during flu season and all year-round. Because of its antimicrobial properties, manuka honey is particularly effective in soothing sore throats. Manuka honey is also quite good for oral health and can be used to prevent gingivitis. When purchasing manuka honey, be sure there is a UMF rating on the packaging, which shows that it has been tested for purity. A high UMF rating correlates to strong antibacterial properties and a potent flavor.

Key Takeaways:

  • Manuka honey should always be available in the home because it is important for boosting the immune system due to the various antibacterial properties it possesses.
  • It has been shown by research that Manuka honey is effective against staph infections like MRSA due to its ability to interfere with the cell cycle of the bacteria.
  • Manuka oil can not only fight against the bacteria that is causing sore throat when one has an infection, it acts as a relief to the throat itself.

"Manuka honey is a unique kind of honey from New Zealand. It comes from the manuka tree and has many therapeutic properties."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-07-health-benefits-to-make-you-love-manuka-honey.html

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Oat extract can protect against alcohol-induced liver damage
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Date: May 02, 2019 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Oat extract can protect against alcohol-induced liver damage





Eating oats may prevent liver damage caused by drinking, according to research published in the journal Nutrition Research. Indian researchers tested the effects of oat extract on mice with alcohol-induced liver damage. First, they pretreated mice with phenolic-enriched ethyl acetate fraction of oats at two levels every day for 12 days. Next, they induced liver damage in the same mice with doses of 50 percent ethanol every 12 hours. Their results showed that pretreatment with oat extract at higher dosages decreased the levels of liver injury.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oats, which goes by the scientific name Avena sativa, has been found to be effective in preventing alcohol-induced liver damage.
  • A mice model was used in understanding the effects of oats on liver damage but it is stated that the real pathways for this is not well understood.
  • The research team first gave oats extracts to mice for 12 days then they induced liver damage on them and then they measured the alcohol-induced liver injury.

"Research has found an association between consumption of oats and lower risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and gastrointestinal disorders."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-13-oat-extract-can-protect-against-alcohol-induced-liver-damage.html

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Go nuts with the cancer-protective properties of walnuts
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Date: April 29, 2019 02:48 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Go nuts with the cancer-protective properties of walnuts





Despite some of the negative press that the nut group receives overall, there is some significant proof that incorporating nuts, specifically walnuts into your diet can have positive effects. From assisting with cancer prevention, boosting your mood, weight loss assistance and even strengthen your bones, the benefits could outweigh your negative mindset. Also be aware that the method in which you prepare your walnuts could also change the properties of the un-roasted nut structure. Remaining natural with your nut selection is usually best.

Key Takeaways:

  • One of the widely grown and consumed nuts due to their health benefits are walnuts. They have bioactive compounds such as polyunsaturated fats, polyphenols, and dietary fiber.
  • While walnuts are popularly eaten raw or roasted, it has long been assumed that heat treatment may change them but a study reveals that this is not the case.
  • The study focused on whether roasted walnuts still have their anticancer properties and they tested both raw and roasted walnuts to in vitro digestion and fermentation.

"These results, which were published in the journal Nutrition Research, indicated that walnuts reduce the risk of colon cancer by inducing expression of genes involved in detoxification and by causing growth inhibition and apoptosis in colon adenoma cells."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-14-go-nuts-with-the-cancer-protective-properties-of-walnuts.html

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Does Hemp Oil Have Health Benefits?
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Date: April 24, 2019 03:42 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Does Hemp Oil Have Health Benefits?





Hemp oil is a type of CBD oil that is extracted from the hemp plant and has only trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive substance in marijuana. Because the THC levels in hemp are so low (and legal), it does not give you that high affect. Hemp is high in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and is a known anti-inflammatory. Some claim the fatty acids in hemp oil alleviate anxiety, physical, and emotional pain linked to PMS and other conditions. According to some research, the polyunsaturated fats in hemp oil may decrease cholesterol levels, making it a heart healthy substance. However, most hemp studies have not been conducted on humans and the substance itself has not been thoroughly tested for heavy metals, plastics or pesticides. For these reasons, it may be best to wait until hemp is more closely regulated before making it a part of your daily routine.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many persons seem to have taken on the trend that CBD oil is good for them because it has many health benefits.
  • Many persons think that hemp oil, the sister to CBD oil is good for them, and believe the claims that it is good for anxiety and sleep.
  • The difference between hemp and marijuana is that marijuana contains high amount of THC, the stuff that makes one high in cannabis, while hemp contains low amount.

"Not only does hemp oil not have any real health benefits, but it may contain stuff that's actually bad for you."

Read more: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a26630156/hemp-oil-benefits/

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Researchers reveal how the common curry spice turmeric kills coloncancer cells
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Date: April 19, 2019 02:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Researchers reveal how the common curry spice turmeric kills coloncancer cells





Studies are now showing that turmeric, which is a common spice found in curry, can actually help kill off colon cancer cells to help the disease from progressing. They believe that these healing properties are due to the curcumin content that is found within the spice itself. If you're searching for ways to take in adequate amounts of turmeric, try consuming turmeric tea. For a more savory option, turmeric tastes fantastic when sprinkled on roasted produce.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric, a spice, is known for its use in making curry but also for its distinctive taste and use for various pharmacological purposes.
  • It has been confirmed that turmeric has a powerful compound, curcumin, that makes it have a powerful punch against cancer by inducing apoptosis and cell cycle arrest.
  • The third most common cause of deaths related to cancer is colon cancer. It is very difficult to diagnose because the symptoms only appear at the late stage.

"In this study, published in the journal Nutrition Research, the researchers hypothesized that curcumin-induced ROS works against colon cancer by promoting apoptosis and inhibiting the cell cycle. They tested this through in vitro experiments involving Smd4 and p53 mutated HT-29 colon adenocarcinoma cells."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-common-curry-spice-turmeric-kills-colon-cancer-cells.html

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Supplementing with omega-3 can improve sperm motility and qualityof seminal plasma
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Date: March 28, 2019 05:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Supplementing with omega-3 can improve sperm motility and qualityof seminal plasma





Researchers located in Australia and Iran tested 143 men who were facing infertility in order to see if consumption of omega-3 fatty acids could improve their fertility rates. The docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) that is naturally introduced to the body through omega-3 fatty acids was shown to significantly increase fertility levels in the men who engaged in routine consumption, and it also supplemented their levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which is also directly related to adequate fertility rates.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers in both Australia and Iran while working on omega-3 fatty acids and their relation to fertility found that Omega-3 fatty acids significantly improved sperm motility in infertile men.
  • Some of the effects the researchers looked at is on docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation on total sperm concentration and sperm motility.
  • From the treatments carried out on infertile men, they found that there was no effect on sperm concentrations or sperm DHA due to the administration period.

"In conducting the review, they investigated three studies on the supplementation of DHA or EPA, either alone or in combination with other micronutrients, in a total of 147 infertile men. The studies also involved 143 infertile men who belonged to the control group or did not receive any omega-3 fatty acid supplement."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-28-supplementing-with-omega-3-can-improve-sperm-motility.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Take this happy pill: Deficiency in vitamin D is linked todepression among urban Malaysian women
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Date: March 25, 2019 05:48 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Take this happy pill: Deficiency in vitamin D is linked todepression among urban Malaysian women





Vitamin deficiencies are running rampant around the world, impacting a substantial amount of individuals. Over 70% of Malaysian women in urban areas tested positive for a vitamin D deficiency, specifically. The reason so many Malaysian women are prone to vitamin D deficiencies is because they have darker pigmentation, and they are heavily restricted in many forms of clothing. The lack of sunlight exposure due to these characteristics is what potentially contributes to an increase in levels of depression.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is widely known that Vitamin D is linked to calcium and bone growth, but the deficiency has also been linked to depression among Malaysian women.
  • Vitamin D is gotten by the body through skin synthesis when exposed to the sun but these women are deficient through darker skin pigmentation and religious clothing styles.
  • Some of the signs one can perceive when a person is deficient in Vitamin D are back or bone pain, getting sick or infected oftener, and hair loss.

"Based on the study findings, over 70 percent of the urban Malaysian women surveyed were vitamin D deficient."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-21-deficiency-in-vitamin-d-is-linked-to-depression.html

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Mothers can reduce their risk of postpartum depression with saffron
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Date: March 21, 2019 01:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Mothers can reduce their risk of postpartum depression with saffron





Pharmacopsychiatry jouranl recently published the results of a study that indicates Saffron can help new moms reduce their risk of developing postpartum depression, a condition that affects a large percentage of moms after they deliver a baby. The study was conducted over a period of six weeks. However, the results indicated that while the risks of PPD is reduced, Saffron did bring many other side effects and symptoms to the user, which included headaches and loss of appetite.

Key Takeaways:

  • Saffron has been tested on its effectiveness on woman suffering from postpartum.
  • Studies show that saffron is effective and safer than other prescription drugs.
  • Other ways to help post partum is watching intake of fatty acids, Vitamin B12, and even therapy.

"In their study, published in the journal Pharmacopsychiatry, they found that saffron can be used as a safer alternative treatment for improving the symptoms of postpartum depression."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-22-mothers-can-reduce-their-risk-of-postpartum-depression-with-saffron.html

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Why diabetics should drink more tea and eat more cherries
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Date: February 16, 2019 08:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why diabetics should drink more tea and eat more cherries





If you are a diabetic, you should consider drinking more tea and eating more cherries. A recent study done by Brazilian researchers says that both of these can improve diabetes. Tea is a natural antidiabetic treatment used for some time because it boosts the immune system, improves blood flow, and even reduces the risk of cancer. they tested two groups, giving one natural extracts and the other treatments similar to acarbose or miglitol. Phenolic compounds, chlorophyll, and carotenoids appeared to be higher in participants that received the natural extracts.

Key Takeaways:

  • The statistic for diabetes is very worrisome. It affects 387 million people worldwide who are impacted by high sugar in their blood stream.
  • Alpha-glucosidase, an enzyme used in breaking down carbohydrates to glucose, has had a great impact on diabetics, and drugs to mitigate these effects are now available.
  • Recently, because many people are afraid that western medicines have side effects, they are opting more for natural remedies against diabetes.

"This study, published in the journal Pharmacognosy Research, was based on in vitro assays that determined the ability of combined extracts from the two to act as an antioxidant and to inhibit alpha-glucosidase activity."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-13-why-diabetics-should-drink-more-tea-and-eat-more-cherries.html

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Study finds geranium demonstrates antidepressant and anxiolyticproperties
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Date: January 02, 2019 05:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study finds geranium demonstrates antidepressant and anxiolyticproperties





Geranium is most often used as an essential oil, and researchers are finding that it has properties that can fight depression in struggling patients. They had a group of Swiss albino mice that they tested by giving geranium to them routinely through the study. The geranium was able to help produce serotonin, which is one of the leading ways that antidepressants work in aiding in the relief of depressive symptoms. The phytochemicals are what are responsible for this phenomena.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mental illness is perceived as something of a stigma by a lot of people, and it is a source of considerable economic burden for many countries today.
  • The cost of treating mental patients is very high. Safe, and effective remedies that at the same time reduce cost and the burden on patients is being sought.
  • The current drugs for treating anxiety and depression disorders aren’t just costly, they also have side effects like elevated blood pressure, weight gain, constipation, and diarrhea.

"The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that nearly 20 percent of the U.S. adult population is diagnosed with major depressive disorder or anxiety."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-22-geranium-has-antidepressant-and-anxiolytic-properties.html

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Garlic the master medicine: Scientists find a compound in the herbthat can destroy resistant bacteria
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Date: December 14, 2018 09:05 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Garlic the master medicine: Scientists find a compound in the herbthat can destroy resistant bacteria





Garlic is something that is present in many different types of foods on a regular basis. It is very interesting to see how many people like garlic and use it for different things. However, now garlic is being used for something a little bit more new. Within the herb, scientists have found really promising compounds that could help ruin bacteria. This is revolutionary for people who suffer from a lot of bacteria and the results are continuing to come in.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are a lot of doctors, and scientists, out there that are really starting to look more at natural substances for treatment.
  • Garlic is something that can be used for a lot of different reasons in the world today!
  • The more people who are tested with garlic being the medicine, the better the results can be when it comes to figuring out if it works or not.

"The researchers say that they believe their garlic drug could help treat patients whose outlook is otherwise poor. A biotech firm is developing the compound for use against bacterial infections, and human clinical trials are expected to be carried out soon."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-15-garlic-medicine-scientists-find-compound-destroy-resistant-bacteria.html

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Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer
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Date: December 07, 2018 04:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer





For people who have family members who have had cancer, they know how much of a toll it takes on people. It rips the whole family apart and it can be incredibly difficult to deal with. It becomes stressful and very cumbersome to everyone that is involved in it. However, there is hope. This supplement mannose is being touted as a sugary one that can potentially help fight cancer. The sugary content of the supplement allows for it to attack the cancer cells.

Key Takeaways:

  • A little extra sugar in your diet has never before been considered something that could fight cancer.
  • Everyone's body is very different and reacts to certain supplements in a different manner.
  • This supplement was first tested on mice who were already suffering from a bout with cancer.

"A nutritional supplement may be able to slow the development of some cancers and enhance the effects of treatment, a study in mice suggests."

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46291919

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Herbal additives such as cumin oil found to increase shelf life offresh fish fillets
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Date: November 26, 2018 02:52 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Herbal additives such as cumin oil found to increase shelf life offresh fish fillets





Fish is a popular edible. In fact the Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that fish eaters consume up to 163 million tons of the aquatic protein every year. That's a lot of fish to freeze. And, unfortunately, more so than is the case with other popular proteins, fish spoils easily, even when kept on ice. Adding a natural antimicrobial agent, such as the common kitchen spice, black cumin, could be an inexpensive and economy-boosting way to extend the shelf life of vulnerable fish. This premise has actually been tested and proven by researchers at the Firat University in Turkey, where a study that utilized black cumin oil to extend the life of fish fillets proved entirely successful. The study showed that no negative side effects endured from the process. In addition to improving the safety of fish, the researchers noted that the process was environmentally sound as well, as it required less energy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers from the Turkish University, Firat University, have uncovered a use for the common kitchen spice, black cumin, that does not involve direct human consumption.
  • The Food and Agricultural Organization has noted that up to 163 tons of fish are consumed per year, even though the protein is very prone to spoilage, even when refrigerated.
  • The use of a natural antimicrobial agent, such as black cumin, promotes food safety, lowers energy cost and ups the value of the fish.

"The use of natural antimicrobials such as organic acids, essential oils, plant extracts, and bacteriocins could be good alternatives to ensure food safety."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-06-cumin-oil-increases-shelf-life-of-fresh-fish-fillets.html

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Rosemary can be used to enhance memory in university students
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Date: November 01, 2018 10:51 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Rosemary can be used to enhance memory in university students





We all know the stress that college kids go through on a daily basis. Keeping up with their studies while also trying to maintain the life of a normal kid is very difficult. College is the time period where students need to figure some things out about themselves. Also, they need to retain information. Some people have better memories than others and that is evident in so many walks of life. Now, studies show that rosemary helps memory.

Key Takeaways:

  • The study involving Rosemary sought to understand how the plant affected the memory of University students and their quality of sleep among others.
  • The study that was carried out found out that on the scores the students were tested for, Rosemary had significant effects on memory, depression and sleep quality.
  • Rosemary’s effect is attributed to the fact that it is loaded with phytochemicals that interact with neurotransmitters that send signals to the brain.

"Rosemary, known for its distinct fragrance, can also improve memory according to a recent study, proving that the herb’s effects on your brain go beyond making food more appetizing."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-18-rosemary-can-be-used-to-enhance-memory.html

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Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating livercancer
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Date: October 12, 2018 03:52 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating livercancer





Resveratrol improves the efficacy of paclitaxel in treating liver cancer

A recent study done to test the effectiveness of the natural cancer inhibitor paclitaxel with a plant-based polyphenol resveratrol showed to be effective. Supported by the Central South University, paclitaxel improved the human liver cancer cells resulting in limited amounts of cancer fighting substances. The resveratrol's that were given improved the cancer fighting opponents of the paclitaxel. Various tests were given that showed cell growth, cellular apoptosis, mRNA expression, and protein expression in cancer patients. Longer use of this resulted in decreased development in cell growth.

Key Takeaways:

  • The amount of people who have come forth saying that this resveratrol can work is amazing.
  • People who are suffering need a new level of hope for combating the nasty disease.
  • Scientists, and doctors, all around the world are trying to figure out the best ways to help people.

"A Chinese in vitro study tested the efficacy of the natural cancer inhibitor paclitaxel when taken alongside the plant-based polyphenol resveratrol."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-12-resveratrol-improves-the-efficacy-of-paclitaxel-treating-liver-cancer.html

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Velvet antler may prevent acute lung injury
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Date: September 19, 2018 08:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Velvet antler may prevent acute lung injury





Velvet antler may prevent acute lung injury

Taiwanese researchers recently published a study indicating that velvet antler, the immature, soft antlers found on certain deer and harvested before they harden and mature, may help protect the lungs against damaging inflammation caused by acute lung injury (ALI). ALI involves the concentration of inflammatory substances and cells inside the lungs, and can deprive the lungs of oxygen. Velvet antler supplements have been used in Asian countries for many years, and the new Taiwanese study suggests that it has substantial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Key Takeaways:

  • To protect your lungs from sustaining acute injury, taking velvet antler as a supplement may help.
  • A velvet antler is a traditional East Asian supplement which is collected before it calcifies.
  • CMU researchers tested the theory on mice and it showed success.

"Taking velvet antler as a dietary supplement can protect your lungs from sustaining acute injuries, reported Taiwanese researchers in a NutraIngredients-USA article."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-23-velvet-antler-may-prevent-acute-lung-injury.html

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CV Sciences, Inc. Announces Landmark Publication on the Toxicology and Safety Assessment of ...
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Date: August 09, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CV Sciences, Inc. Announces Landmark Publication on the Toxicology and Safety Assessment of ...





CV Sciences, Inc. Announces Landmark Publication on the Toxicology and Safety Assessment of ...

The scientific study of the analysis of CBD oil got a major push recently. It's been almost 40 years since the last thorough toxicological safety assessment was run on a CBD oil. However, recently CV sciences had AIBMR Life Sciences Inc. perform a complete array of toxicological studies on Plus CBD oil, the company's consumer-lauded hemp cannabidiol oil. The study attested to the safety of oral consumption of the product.

The study conclusions, which have been shared in a peer-reviewed journal, attest to the fact that the oil was discovered to be non-clastogenic, non-mutagenic and non-genotoxic. A spokesperson for CV Sciences noted that the company was "thrilled" and would encourage all CBD companies to allow such studies to be conducted for their own base materials.

Key Takeaways:

  • CV Sciences Inc hired AIBMR Lifesciences Inc. to perform a full toxicological screening of CV's consumer-lauded CBD oil, specifically an extract from the base raw materials comprising it.
  • A peer-reviewed journal has published the findings, which indicate that the extract tested is non-mutagenic, non-clastogenic and non-genotoxic.
  • A spokesperson for CV Sciences indicated that the company was "thrilled" and also urged other CBD companies to have their base materials tested too.

"The toxicological assessment is the first known published data of its kind since the 1980 Rosenkrantz et al.’s publication with respect to toxicology data on CBD, Cannabichromene and hashish oil."

Read more: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/cv-sciences-inc-announces-landmark-publication-on-the-toxicology-and-safety-assessment-of-base-material-of-its-pluscbd-oil-products-1027104828

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Fermented turmeric prevents memory loss caused by oxidative stress and inflammation
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Date: July 16, 2018 09:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Fermented turmeric prevents memory loss caused by oxidative stress and inflammation





Fermented turmeric prevents memory loss caused by oxidative stress and inflammation

Even without Alzheimer's or dementia, the human brain is apt to experience memory loss over time. Neural cells can die, victims of disease, or inflammation. Simple oxidative stress can be at the bottom of significant loss of cognition.

Study has shown that by boosting a key neurotransmitter, a significant amount of natural damage can be avoided. One specific ingredient with the potential to make this happen has been tested on rodents.

Rodents were injected with an amnesia-creating medication. A percentage of them also received a dose of fermented turmeric, renowned for its anti-inflammatory activity. The mice given the turmeric were proven to be protected against the affects of the amnesia-producing drug.

Key Takeaways:

  • When Tumeric is fermented, it gains probiotic elements which can prevent memory loss.
  • A research group at Keimyung University believes that Tumeric may be used to treat Alzheimer's.
  • Tumeric halts the death of brain cells and it can also increase neurotransmitters.

"Turmeric contains curcumunoids like curcumin, a well-known antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound that shields neurons from damage."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-11-fermented-turmeric-prevents-memory-loss-caused-by-oxidative-stress-and-inflammation.html

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What You Should Know About CBD Oil
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Date: May 25, 2018 07:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What You Should Know About CBD Oil





What You Should Know About CBD Oil

All marijuana strands have two components within them: THC and CBD. THC is the component that has psychoactive effects on those who consume it, but CBD carries the benefits of marijuana without those psychoactive side effects. It has been shown to work well in epileptic patients, along with those who suffer from a long list of other medical ailments. Unfortunately, the tests done to prove these claims were all pre-clinical, which means they were not tested on humans instead of mice and test tubes.

Key Takeaways:

  • All strands of cannabis include over 100 forms of cannabinoids, many of which we have not studied as much as THC.
  • There are over 23,000 scientific papers that support research showing how CBD oil helps medical conditions.
  • CBD oil can also cause changes in appetite, and some other troublesome symptoms such as diarrhea.

"THC can affect the CB1 receptors, and it’s responsible for weed’s high. CBD is a little more complicated; it can affect both types of receptors, but often in indirect ways. The exact mechanisms aren’t fully understood."

Read more: https://vitals.lifehacker.com/what-you-should-know-about-cbd-oil-1825430458

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Psoriasis: 7 Tried And Tested Natural Remedies
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Date: May 22, 2018 09:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Psoriasis: 7 Tried And Tested Natural Remedies





Psoriasis: 7 Tried And Tested Natural Remedies

Psoriasis is a condition in which red, scaly patches of skin appear on the skin's surface. The symptoms of psoriasis can appear in anyone, but those who smoke or are obese and have other related conditions are more prone to developing the skin condition. There are many natural remedies that can reduce the appearance and irritating symptoms that go along with psoriasis such as salt baths, apple cider vinegar, and even aloe vera. While there is no official cure for psoriasis, these remedies can at least help ease the symptoms.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although warm baths can make symptoms worse, soaking in a lukewarm salt bath can help relieve itchiness and other forms of discomfort.
  • It is imperative to moisturize your skin consistently in order to prevent the formation of dry scales.
  • Turmeric has shown to reduce the amount of flare-ups that patients with psoriasis experience.

"Here's a list of the tried and tested natural remedies for treating psoriasis."

Read more: https://doctor.ndtv.com/skin/psoriasis-7-tried-and-tested-natural-remedies-1841466

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Hemp Oil and Arthritis
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Date: November 13, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hemp Oil and Arthritis





Inflammation is associated with a host of diseases including cancer and arthritis. There are compounds in food and natural ingredients that can limit the expression of molecules from immune cells thus reducing inflammation. These include the superfood hemp. Hemp has always been associated with marijuana and has typically been under-advertised. With the latest research, compounds in hemp oil are being tested for use in treating arthritis. Currently some DVMs use the oil in supplements to help arthritic pets. It is likely that in the future, this will hold true for people as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hemp oil is seen as a natural ingredient to help with inflammation.
  • One oil in hemp, dihomogamma-linolenic acid, has been shown to promote interleukin and be anti-inflammatory.
  • All of this can help with arthritis in taking away the inflammation and letting the body heal.

"By replacing hundreds of drugs with one simple natural ingredient, like hemp oil, plus an improved diet, arthritis could become a disease of the past and saving consumers millions of dollars in medical bills."

Read more: https://www.marijuanatimes.org/hemp-oil-and-arthritis/

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Why medicinal mushrooms should be considered a staple in every household across America
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Date: October 30, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why medicinal mushrooms should be considered a staple in every household across America





In a time when stress among people is at an all time high, many are trying to find new ways to reduce it. Medicinal mushroooms are being shown to be a remarkable healing plant that possess a wide array of nutrients that can help improve your daily life. They come in a variety of forms and can be consumed many different ways, including as a pill or poweder or in your tea or a smoothie. They promote almost all of your bodies systems like the immune system and digestive system working in a healthy way. Be wary of some from unknown sources, such as China, which can have heavy metal contamination that could wipe out all the health benefits.

Key Takeaways:

  • Eating mushrooms like reishi, chaga, agaricus blazei, cordyceps, maitake, shiitake, turkey tail, and lion’s mane.whether in powder, capsule, tincture format and in foods can improve your health.
  • Providing support for a healthy immune system,improves heart functions, support proper liver function, builds a healthy cardiovascular system and a healthy digestive system.
  • Buy ultra-clean, lab-tested mushrooms for of B-vitamins, minerals, beta-glucans, antioxidants, polysaccharides, calcium & more. Eat with fruits & veggies. And exercise.

"With unprecedented support for all the key functions of the body, it’s no surprise how medicinal mushrooms can have such an obvious impact"

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-10-23-why-medicinal-mushrooms-should-be-considered-a-staple-in-every-household-across-america.html

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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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What Happens to Your Brain When You Go on a Diet
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Date: September 27, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Happens to Your Brain When You Go on a Diet





People often go on diets because they want to lose weight. A good way to diet is by just substituting what you eat with healthier things. It's not good to eat much less, though, because your body needs certain nutrients and a certain amount of calories. This tells you what can happen to your brain if you do choose to diet. It might make you think a bit before doing so or at least before choosing an extreme one.

Key Takeaways:

  • Body weight is regulated by the brain and this is why diets don't work.When you are on a diet and your weight starts to change, your brain gets this signal and pushes back to maintain the old weight.
  • The hypothalamus in your brain controls your body temperature and acts as a thermostat but it also regulates body fat. Your brain establishes, what is referred to, as a set point weight.
  • To lower your set point weight over time, eat a healthy diet of unrefined, lower calorie and simple foods. Plus, lower stress and exercise. This will help lower and maintain your weight.

"In fact, though the risks of yo-yo dieting have been contested, one 2016 study found that repeatedly going through these starvation cycles prompts your body to gain more weight."

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/what-happens-your-brain-when-you-go-diet-ncna802626?cid=public-rss_20170920

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How one bacteria might help prevent sepsis infections in infants globally
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Date: August 29, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How one bacteria might help prevent sepsis infections in infants globally





Beneficial bacteria has been found in some fermented vegetables, such as Kimchi and a few other food products, which can help counter Sepsis. This would help globally save lives of babies in areas that have higher risk. A study took place and results produced incredible numbers that significantly reduced the amount of children that had a high probability of getting this infection. This bacteria stays in the gut where it can be nourished by every meal eaten. There has also been results of reduction in lung infections and pneumonia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Bacteria can change our immune system to help protect us from diseases
  • Sepsis is a very preventable disease that kills many babies each year worldwide
  • Probiotics can help prevent bad bacteria from getting into our blood system

"However, much like drugs, the probiotics need to be fully tested before they can be used widely."

Read more: https://today.mims.com/topic/how-one-bacteria-might-help-prevent-sepsis-infections-in-infants-globally

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Probiotic supplementation may ease constipation among elderly, new study suggests
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Date: August 27, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotic supplementation may ease constipation among elderly, new study suggests





There is a new study that has suggested supplementation can ease constipation among elderly people. As a person gets older, constipation problems increase because microbiota and gut functioning changes a lot. This is a very important issue in the west because people are living a lot longer. Some researchers have looked at scientific evidence that took a look at the link between microorganisms that are beneficial for gut health. The research was done specifically with elder people.

Key Takeaways:

  • Data shows probiotics may be a game changer in helping those suffering with constipation
  • The studies were carried out on the elderly and it showed that the probiotics and a significant effect.
  • Scientists tested different strains of probiotic and some seemed to produce better results than others.

"Different strains of probiotics induced beneficial effects in chronic constipation among the elderly, researchers from the University of Valencia found."

Read more: http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Research/Among-elderly-probiotic-supplementation-may-ease-constipation-woes

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Anti-cancer breakthrough: 52 herbs were tested, and only these three were found to effectively fight cancer
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Date: August 19, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anti-cancer breakthrough: 52 herbs were tested, and only these three were found to effectively fight cancer





Natural herbs have been used medicinally for centuries. Ancient civilizations have used them to cure many minor and major ailments. These herbs are now being studied to treat strains of cancer. Scientists from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have reviewed the high contrast image screening of 52 herbs to test their properties that may affect cancer. In all of these 52 herbs three have showed promising results. They all originate in the middle east and include Citrullus colocynthis, Anastatica hierochuntica, and Juniperus phoenicea. More testing is necessary. With the discovery of these herbs' possible treatment powers, more people are hopeful to discover new herbs in such places as the Amazon Rainforest. Although recent deforestation is an issue.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers recently identified three plants that have properties that could help cure cancer.
  • The three plants identified by researchers had active compounds that could potentially be broken down to create anti-cancer chemicals.
  • Many other plants, such as some growing in the diverse Amazon rainforest, should be investigated in the search for anti-cancer medicines, but many of these plants are threatened by human activity.

"The three plants that showed a lot of promise were Anastatica hierochuntica, Citrullus colocynthis, and Juniperus phoenicea. All of these had potent anti-cancer substances known as topoisomerase inhibitors that could potentially be used to develop anti-cancer inhibitors."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-15-anti-cancer-breakthrough-52-herbs-were-tested-and-only-these-three-were-found-to-effectively-fight-cancer.html

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Probiotics a possible treatment for jaundice in newborn babies
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Date: August 17, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotics a possible treatment for jaundice in newborn babies





Probiotics are being tested as a possible way to treat babies born with potentially fatal jaundice. Studies are still inconclusive as more research and follow up remains necessary. Some babies were noted to experience adverse side effects, while others were not. This disease is rather common, hence adding to the benefit of finding an effective treatment. This study was being done by researchers at Sichuan University. Improvements will be needed for additional research and studies of treating with probiotics.

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Prostate cancer breakthrough: Combination of three plant-based nutrients found to MELT AWAY prostate cancer cells
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Date: July 03, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Prostate cancer breakthrough: Combination of three plant-based nutrients found to MELT AWAY prostate cancer cells





A study by the University of Texas, Austin, has found that there is potential for treatment of prostate cancer using compounds found in common foods. ursolic acid, commonly found in apple peel, curcumin, found in the spice tumeric, and resveratrol, found in red grapes. These three compounds were tested together as a new combination approach to creating treatments. Working together, these compounds caused shrinkage of tumor cells and changed the way the cancerous cells metabolized nutrients that allow them to grow out of control.

Key Takeaways:

  • In a recent study it has been determined that three plant based nutrients can help prostate cancer
  • The nutrients can be found in apple peels, red grapes and tumeric
  • The Experiment shows that the nutrients help kill cellsprostate cancer

"A fascinating new study published in Precision Oncology has found that a combination of three plant-based nutrients “melts away” prostate cancer cells."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-30-prostate-cancer-breakthrough-combination-of-three-plant-based-nutrients-found-to-melt-away-prostate-cancer-cells.html

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Compounds in Turmeric, Red grapes, Apple Peels, & Berries May Help in Treating Prostate Cancer
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Date: June 28, 2017 07:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Compounds in Turmeric, Red grapes, Apple Peels, & Berries May Help in Treating Prostate Cancer





Scientists have some lab-tested evidence showing that certain natural foods, especially eaten together, have an effect in stopping the growth of cancer cells in the prostrate and elsewhere in the body. More specifically, turmeric, red grapes, and apple peel contain compounds that, when taken together, can starve cancer tumors in the prostrate. These ingredients were tested successfully in mice and may apply to the human body as well. Researchers encourage a greater intake of turmeric, red grapes, apples, and berries, which are already healthy foods for the body.

Read more: Compounds in Turmeric, Red grapes, Apple Peels, & Berries May Help in Treating Prostate Cancer

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What Happens to Our Bodies in Space?
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Date: June 20, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Happens to Our Bodies in Space?





Space travel could become a real viable option for most people in the very near future. But, you may ask, what kind of health problems can arise from traveling in outer space? Well, nutrition for one, could be an area of concern in space travel, since most food would consist of re-hydrated food pouches. Fresh foods during space travel are rare, so vitamins are a must to ensure proper health is maintained. Another health concern for a space traveler may be hygiene. While on board a space flight, water is limited. Showering and changing clothes daily may not be an option. Water is precious and even urine is recycled and reused. In addition, a person's mental health will certainly be tested from being in such a small confined area during the journey. Sleeping, as well, takes a little more thought, since falling asleep without being tethered could cause one to be injured or even float away! Lastly, the main health concern would probably be radiation exposure which could lead to cancer or "space brain," a condition that causes brain damage. These areas of health concern would need to be considered before deciding if boarding the next spacecraft is the right choice for your one of a kind vacation in the near future. Happy travels!!

Read more: What Happens to Our Bodies in Space?

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Curcumin Study Shows Improved Bone Density
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Date: June 01, 2017 07:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin Study Shows Improved Bone Density





A pilot study that took place in Milan, Italy has made some remarkable findings. In this study a group of individuals were split into groups. One had the additional supplement of Curcumin added to their daily regime. After a period of time they were tested and it was found that the group that consumed the Curcumin had increased bone density. The test sites were the jaw and fingers. This is great news for people who suffer with bone density issues and more studies are underway.

Read more: Curcumin Study Shows Improved Bone Density

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You won't believe what turmeric is being used for
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Date: May 31, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: You won't believe what turmeric is being used for





Turmeric has many known benefits. It can reduce inflammatory receptors in our body, and also reduce pain and swelling. It also has been tested to lower sperm motility. This was found out when sperm was mixed with the spice. The spice can also chances of heart disease by improving blood flow in the body. You can have too much turmeric though. Overuse can cause headaches, rashes, fever and different digestion habits. Turmeric is a good supplement used in moderation.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is a very good idea to include curcumin in my diet because it has many beneficial traits.
  • curcumin can be used to avoid the development of cancer since it is an antioxidant
  • Natural ingredients such as curcumin have many diverse benefits, even contraception.

"The evidence shows that curcumin offers strong anti-inflammatory benefits via targeting multiple steps in the inflammatory pathway."

Read more: http://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/nutrition/nutrition-tips/you-wont-believe-what-turmeric-is-being-used-for/news-story/80d6f9d28dd57246107db9903f4422f0

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Co-Q10 Could Have Significant Inflammatory Lowering Effects
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Date: May 30, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Co-Q10 Could Have Significant Inflammatory Lowering Effects





A website owned by a health supplement company has reproduced a summary of a report published in a medical journal about the enzyme Co-Q10. The summary tested the enzyme on some indicators of inflammation. It concluded that Co-Q10 did reduce inflammation. The website noted in a foreword that some physicians have recommended using Co-Q10 to treat Lyme disease symptoms. website posted the source of the summary, including an embedded link for the full study. Ten people shared the website story.

Key Takeaways:

  • The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of CoQ10 by analyzing published randomized controlled trials.
  • CoQ10 had greater effects on subjects with a higher baseline IL-6 levels.
  • study concluded that CoQ10 signifigantly lowered CRP, IL-6, & TNF.

"results should be interpreted with caution because of the evidence of heterogeneity and limited number of studies"

Read more: http://www.prohealth.com/library/showarticle.cfm?libid=30257

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Bioperine: Powerful Synergistic Compound
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Date: May 29, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Bioperine: Powerful Synergistic Compound





Bioperine is an extract found in many pepper plants. It is related to the turmeric family. It has been tested in animals to possibly lower cancer rates in humans. It can also possibly boost your metabolism and encourage weight loss. It is easier to introduce in the market as a food rather than a pharmaceutical supplement. The product can also warm internal body levels and improve digestion which helps your body absorb more nutrients. Bioperine is a relatively safe product.

Key Takeaways:

  • standardized ingredients are important for supplements so that you receive the same results with each use.
  • Piperine has been shown to reduce weight by 20% and have strong anti-cancer actions in animal studies.
  • Adherence to quality is the most important quality to look for in a supplement because under the FDA's guidelines, one could simply use table pepper and sell it as piperine extract.

"This novel compound is one of several bio-active alkaloids found in these plants, and offers a slew of remarkable health benefits"

Read more: https://www.organicnewsroom.com/bioperine/

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Medicinal Value of Cannabichromene (CBC)
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Date: April 30, 2017 02:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Medicinal Value of Cannabichromene (CBC)





A health fan blogger has written a feature touting the medicinal benefits of Cannabichromene (CBC). CBC is found in cannabis. The writer states that CBC relieves pain, reduces depression, fights bacterial and fungus infections, and can bring down levels of anxiety. It also acts an anti-inflammatory agent. The blogger backs up her statements with references to medical publications. The piece has a photo of the formula for CBC, plus a video about cannabis and its components.

[video mp4="//www.healthnutnews.com/medicinal-value-of-cannabichromene-cbc/"]

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabichromene (CDC) is a cannabinoid synthesized in the marijuana plant and its presence is less common than THC or CBD.
  • The chemical has been tested on laboratory mice and has been shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-tumor effects.
  • CDC is a cannabinoid often overlooked by patients when determining which medication to use, but can provide many benefits to them due to its effects and prolonged life in the body.

"Studies have shown it safely and effectively provides a variety of therapeutic benefits, including improving pain, reducing inflammation, relieving depression and anxiety and inhibiting fungus growth."

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Living near nature linked to longer lives, says study
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Date: April 20, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Living near nature linked to longer lives, says study





Researchers at Harvard along with Brigham and Women's Hospital have released a new study finding that women who live near green areas have better mental health and live longer. They propose that women in greener areas have less depression, socialize more , are more physically active and are exposed to less air pollution. The researchers state that several of women tested live in Urban areas and just having any increased vegetation around can be very beneficial.

Read more: Living near nature linked to longer lives, says study

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Why You Should Test Your Tap Water Immediately (And How To Do It)
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Date: April 10, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why You Should Test Your Tap Water Immediately (And How To Do It)





We often think that the water in our home is safe. There are many people in the world that do not have access to clean water. Even if you live someplace that is consider safe for water you still need to have it tested. You should have your water tested for things like fluoride, lead, chlorine, PCB, DDT, and more. Its not hard to have your water tested. Simply call your city and see what you need to do.

Read more: Why You Should Test Your Tap Water Immediately (And How To Do It)

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Tea found to play a major role in the fight against dementia
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Date: April 05, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Tea found to play a major role in the fight against dementia





Scientists have found that drinking tea may reduce the risk of dementia. The benefits aren't dependent on a certain type of tea. The polyphenols in tea leaves help cognitive health along with other anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ingredients. It is recommended to relieve stress and anxiety. 2500 people were studied and tested on their cognitive abilities. Those that drank tea performed better on the test. In testing, tea also performed better than coffee, though coffee does have benefits as well.

Read more: Tea found to play a major role in the fight against dementia

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CDC confirms lemon eucalyptus oil as effective as toxic DEET for repelling bugs
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Date: March 23, 2017 04:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CDC confirms lemon eucalyptus oil as effective as toxic DEET for repelling bugs





Those in mosquito prone areas may not have to use toxic DEET to repel the bugs because the CDC has confirmed that lemon eucalyptus oil works just as well as an insect repellent and doesn't carry the neurotoxins that DEET does. Two recent scientific publications concluded that oil of lemon eucalyptus was as effective as repellents with small levels of DEET. This is good news for those who are looking for a less toxic alternative to protect them from bug bites.

Key Takeaways:

  • lemon-eucalyptus oil confirmed by CDC as effective insect repellent.
  • DEET is a neurotoxin and is found in most chemical insect repellents
  • chemicals found in DEET can be highly toxic to certain people

"when oil of lemon eucalyptus was tested against mosquitoes found in the US it provided protection similar to repellents with low concentrations of DEET"

Read more: http://www.healthnutnews.com/cdc-confirms-lemon-eucalyptus-oil-effective-toxic-deet-repelling-bugs/

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Health Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom
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Date: March 20, 2017 02:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Health Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom





Lion's mane mushrooms have been used for their health benefits for ages in China and Japan. Scientists are now studying these mushrooms and are learning that there are many health benefits. These include increasing brain function and memory, aiding in digestive health and boosting the immune system. These mushrooms show much promise also in cancer treatments. Most studies have been in test tubes or on animals so it needs to be further tested on humans. Lion's mane extract has been used for centuries in the far east with great results.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Lion’s Mane Mushroom is good for your health. It's medicinal benefits have been discovered by the Chinese centuries ago.
  • The Lion’s Mane Mushroom boosts the immune system and lowers cholesterol.
  • Among other health benefits the Lion’s Mane Mushroom also boosts neurotrophic activities and the Nerve Growth Factor.

"Treating cell culture with an extract of Lion’s Mane Mushroom allows the cells to display greater movement against the bacteria rather than controlling them."

Read more: http://www.worldhealth.net/news/health-benefits-lions-mane-mushroom/

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Are you secretly part of a medical experiment?
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Date: March 19, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are you secretly part of a medical experiment?





According to a news article by natural news, which is a highly suspicious source, a study was performed that essentially tested oxygen levels on premature babies. Too much oxygen in premature babies can cause blindness and other effects. The researchers apparently altered the monitors so that they would not reflect the actual oxygen levels in the babies, and then they tested optimal oxygen levels without parents consent. This is highly suspicious, and should be verified by a credible source.

Read more: Are you secretly part of a medical experiment?

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Dietary prebiotics improve sleep, buffer impacts of stress, says study
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Date: March 12, 2017 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Dietary prebiotics improve sleep, buffer impacts of stress, says study





a couple of researches experimented with rats in order to see if probiotics helped as a sleeping aid, they tested this experiment with rats and found that the rats while being on the probiotics spent more time in non rapid movement which is restful. According to the researches these isn't enough evidence to state that probiotics improve sleep.

Key Takeaways:

  • We found that dietary prebiotics can improve non-REM sleep, as well as REM sleep after a stressful event
  • lesser-known gut-health promoters called prebiotics -- which serve as food for good bacteria inside the gut -- can also have an impact, improving sleep and buffering the physiological impacts of stress.
  • it is possible that a diet rich in prebiotics started in early life could help improve sleep, support the gut microbiota and promote optimal brain/psychological health," the authors wrote.

"Prebiotics are dietary fibers found naturally in foods like chicory, artichokes, raw garlic, leeks and onions."



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170225102123.htm

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What a Guy Who Doesn’t Shower Can Teach Your Kid About Cleanliness
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Date: March 08, 2017 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What a Guy Who Doesn’t Shower Can Teach Your Kid About Cleanliness





While many parents are learning to stop using hand sanitizer, a man named David Whitlock, who has not showered in 10 years, has created an after-cleansing spray called Mother Dirt designed to replenish helpful bacteria. When the majority of bacteria is removed from our bodies, what comes back is the "bad" kind, unlike what is naturally there. Soap and detergent can do more harm than good, as most children need little more than tap water, and things like disinfectants in dishwashing soap or overwashing hands can be equally dangerous. Even so, nature can be dangerous, and the healthiest dirt comes from rural areas, and farm animals are still dangerous to immunocompromised childen. The five second rule seems to be scientifically proven, and tested frequently, by Mr.Whitlock.

Key Takeaways:

  • If your child gets muddy and dirty, it is actually a good thing, especially for your child's immune system.
  • It's not healthy to sterilize everything, and to scrub everything off your body with antibacterial soap.
  • Exposure to dirt builds up the kind of bacteria we need to stay healthy leading to less sickness and allergic reactions.

"A lot of what keeps the nasty stuff away is having the good and friendly stuff on your skin."

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/what-a-guy-who-doesnt-shower-can-teach-your-kid-183347435.html

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HEART ATTACKS CAN BE PREDICTED MONTHS BEFORE AND YOUR HAIR CAN WARN YOU! HERE’S HOW!!
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Date: March 05, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: HEART ATTACKS CAN BE PREDICTED MONTHS BEFORE AND YOUR HAIR CAN WARN YOU! HERE’S HOW!!





There are many people in America who suffer from heart attacks. It is one of the number one killers in both men and women. There are the obvious signs that a heart attack may be approaching, but one unique sign may save the day. Your hair may give signs months in advance if a heart attack is coming. There is a very good chance that balding or thinning of your hair is a real way to tell if something is about to happen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwJS1itskQE&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • High cortisol levels can predict a heart attack months before.
  • Marriage, financial or work related issues can increase chance of heart attack.
  • Cortisol levels can be tested thru urine, saliva, and blood.

"Heart attacks can be predicted months before and your hair can tell you."

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Tree nuts literally fight cancer in the human body
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Date: February 21, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Tree nuts literally fight cancer in the human body





People who eat nuts in their adolescence may have a better chance of fighting off breast cancer later in life, according to data from the Harvard Nurse’s Study. A follow-up study involving the daughters of the nurses corroborated the findings. Those eating more peanut butter, nuts, beans, lentils, soybeans, or corn were found to have just a fraction of the risk for fibrocystic breast disease, which places one at higher risk of cancer. The protective effects were found to be strongest for those most at risk, such as those with a family history of breast cancer.

Key Takeaways:

  • Over the last decade, R.D.s and nutritionists have revealed that nuts and seeds are on top of the heap of whole foods you should be eating everyday.
  • The two enzymes, catalase and superoxide dismutase, slowed the growth of colon cancer cells and increased programmed cell death in the cancer cells by up to 8% when the nuts were artificially digested in test tubes.
  • Up next is research to find out whether roasting nuts has any affect on the cancer cell-killing properties of the nuts initially tested, said the study authors, since most nuts are eaten roasted and not raw.

"Eating nuts consistently (and consciously) is perfect for pumping up heart protection, warding off obesity, and keeping clear of diabetes."



Reference:

//www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/what-to-eat/tree-nuts-literally-fight-cancer-human-body

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Reduce Depression with Posture
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Date: February 15, 2017 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduce Depression with Posture





Can posture really help with depression? It's an interesting idea because posture would be such an easy thing to change in our lives. It could be easily tested. Depression is a problem for so many people. Many of them try meds which can have harmful side effects. Posture wouldn't have any at all so would be preferable every time if it really worked.

Reduce Depression with Posture

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Link between dietary restriction, longevity examined
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Date: February 09, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Link between dietary restriction, longevity examined





The link between dietary restriction and longevity has been examined. Research has been done and shows that cutting back on calories can actually expand the life span of roundworms. This is important because it shows that we can enhance our health and not have to put huge dietary restrictions on ourselves.

Key Takeaways:

  • Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory have published research which improves the understanding of the mechanisms by which the lifespan of roundworms can be lengthened by cutting back on calories.
  • In a paper recently published in the journal “Aging Cell,” MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Aric Rogers shed light on an important genetic pathway underlying this process, raising the possibility that therapies can be developed that prolong the healthy years.
  • The identification of a mechanism underlying the protective effect of dietary restriction could lead to therapies for age-related diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, that are associated with diminished cellular quality control.

"The life-prolonging effects of dietary restriction, or calorie restriction, occur in just about every animal tested."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.mdislander.com/maine-news/link-dietary-restriction-longevity-examined&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFlMTFjYzBlYzAwOTU4NjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHv80aLt3s3LZ1GHocgqfIfw3hrEw

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Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?
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Date: February 05, 2017 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?





Recent research studies indicate a link between high levels of air pollution and an increased risk of Alzheimer's Disease. Studies tested mice exposed to air pollution and found that it led to an increase of the protein clusters associated with dementia and Alzheimer's. Another study found that elderly women in areas with above average pollution were also at a greater risk.

Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?

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Should Vegans Take DHA to Preserve Brain Function?
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Date: February 05, 2017 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Should Vegans Take DHA to Preserve Brain Function?





Ever since recent studies uncovered that patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids and DHA, the question has been whether supplementing our diets with these nutrients will help fend off cognitive diseases. What really needs to happen are long term studies where the same patients are tested throughout the study to find out if the cognitive decline or nutritional deficiency comes first. Some more recent studies have shown that lower levels of DHA correlates to smaller brain size. So the question is, should we be supplementing with DHA to hold off cognitive decline?

[video mp4="//nutritionfacts.org/video/should-vegans-take-dha-to-preserve-brain-function/"]

Key Takeaways:

  • Omega 3's aid in brain function
  • Low levels of DHA can cause lower brain function
  • DHA can improve red blood count

""While normal aging results in overall brain shrinkage, having lower long chain Omega 3's may signal increased risk"."

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Lutein and brain health: Enriched formula leads to selective increases in multiple brain regions
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Date: January 31, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lutein and brain health: Enriched formula leads to selective increases in multiple brain regions





Lutein has been tested in more primates than humans and its link to brain and ocular health is fairly significant. Scientists have noted an increased need in lutein among babies- in utero and also after they are born. Lutein can be added to and consumed in infant formula. Lutein is a strong antioxidant and can be very useful for developing babies.

Key Takeaways:

  • "Lutein has both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects in vitro and in vivo. Considering that infants can be at special risk of oxidative stress, lutein's role as an antioxidant may be essential in early life," wrote the researchers.
  • "Lutein is most commonly associated with eye health, but numerous studies with data from primates, children, middle-aged people, and the elderly now support the importance of lutein in brain health."
  • "In conclusion, in our small pilot study we found that increased early exposure to dietary lutein leads to enhancement of lutein tissue deposition."

"All of the brain regions examined – the prefrontal cortex, the occipital cortex, the superior temporal cortex, the striatum, the cerebellum, and the hippocampus – all displayed selective increases in lutein deposition, with the highest amounts in the occipital cortex."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Research/Lutein-and-brain-health-Enriched-formula-leads-to-selective-increases-in-multiple-brain-regions&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFmZmViMTExOGM5Mzg5YTQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHAnfzo7Wbbr0mwXMUC4018H7n11g

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A New Marijuana To Relieve Pain Without The High
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Date: January 19, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A New Marijuana To Relieve Pain Without The High





The pure medical value of marijuana is apparently being isolated without getting the user high, LatinosHealth reports. The two main molecules in marijuana are THC (which contains the "high"), and CBD, which does not get the user high, but can relieve pain. Efforts are being made to isolate the CBD side of marijuana for pure medical use.

Key Takeaways:

  • The medicinal value of the intoxicating plant Marijuana has often been contested because of its side effects but a recent study claims it can be successfully used as a pain reliever and that too without getting high!
  • According to the Washington Post marijuana consists of two main molecules, one is an intoxicating agent called tetrahydrocannabinol or THC a mind altering substance and the other cannabidiol or CBD which does not get the user high.
  • Another New York University neurologist Orrin Devinsky and his colleague Daniel Friedman observed that patients receiving CBD apart from their usual medicines had 39 percent lesser convulsive seizures than others.

"Earlier researchers were of the opinion that CBD had no use in the human body while THC was used to treat pain, nausea, loss of appetite and other problems but that notion has changed as CBD has been used in the treatment of diseases like epilepsy, anxiety, schizophrenia, heart disease and cancer."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.latinoshealth.com/articles/22451/20170106/new-marijuana-relieve-pain-without-high.htm&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNF3P1maud1n4GwSlTDPPTgnFqgDXQ

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Even teethers labeled BPA-free may contain hormone-disruptors
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Date: December 26, 2016 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Even teethers labeled BPA-free may contain hormone-disruptors





A recent report in the journal Environmental Science and Technology states that 59 different teething devices they tested all came up positive for BPA, which is a known endocrine-disrupting chemical. They also found other dangerous chemicals present in some, but this is one of the most concerning. These chemicals disrupt normal hormone function and can cause abnormal growth and development in children. The real problem is that all of the products were marked as BPA-free. Obviously, stronger measures need to be put in place to make sure companies are properly advertising their products.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some baby teething toys marketed as non-toxic might contain chemicals that could interfere with hormones involved in normal growth and development, a study suggests.
  • All of the products tested positive for one such chemical, bisphenol-A (BPA), even though most of the teethers were marketed as BPA-free, researchers report in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.
  • In animal studies, endocrine-disrupting compounds such as BPA, parabens and antimicrobials have been shown to interfere with hormones and have harmful developmental, reproductive and neurological effects.

"In lab tests for the current study, researchers found BPA as well as a range of different parabens and the antimicrobials triclosan and triclocarban in most of the teethers."



Reference:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/even-teethers-labeled-bpa-free-may-contain-hormone-193030007.html?ref=gs

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5 Sure Fire Ways to Know if You Have Hashimoto’s
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Date: December 22, 2016 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Sure Fire Ways to Know if You Have Hashimoto’s





Hashimoto’s disease is a hypothyroid disorder that is caused by an immune attack on your thyroid. This leads to a generally fatigued and weak feeling that persists longer than expected. It can also affect the health of your hair, your weight, and how you respond to cold environments. So, if you have been feeling rundown for a while and just generally down in the dumps with any of the other above symptoms, it may be time to talk to your doctor to get tested.

Key Takeaways:

  • A tipping point occurs when thyroid gland tissue can no longer produce thyroid hormones.
  • As your thyroid gland weakens, symptoms gradually appear. At first, you may feel tired without reason. You might even wake up tired.
  • If you complain to your doctor about fatigue – the main symptom of hypothyroidism – you will likely get clinical screening tests for anemia and hypothyroidism.

"Hashimoto’s is the most common autoimmune thyroid disorder. For a variety of reasons, your immune system sets out to attack your thyroid gland. Over time, the thyroid gland is slowly destroyed"



Reference:

//renegadehealth.com/blog/2016/12/02/5-sure-fire-ways-to-know-if-you-have-hashimotos

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Is it okay to pair your morning coffee and workout routine?
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Date: December 14, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is it okay to pair your morning coffee and workout routine?





The views on caffeine are mostly negative. However, a recent study is giving the chemical a little positive light. Research published in the British Journal of Sports Science showed that people who drank some coffee before performing their exercise routine were happier and completed their tasks 4.2 seconds faster, on average. It is important to keep in mind that black coffee is preferred and you should always drink plenty of water during your routine also. This minimizes the amount of sugar you ingest and keeps you from getting dehydrated.

Key Takeaways:

  • Research has shown that downing a cup of coffee before you break a sweat can boost your performance significantly.
  • One study found that people who had a cup of coffee before their workout ate 72 fewer calories later in the day and had an easier time keeping cravings at bay.
  • Go for coffee that’s been third-party tested for mold, which can be high in some beans. If you go for decaf, try ones that are decaffeinated with Swiss water process, which is nontoxic.

"Research has shown that downing a cup of coffee before you break a sweat can boost your performance significantly."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2016-12-08-is-it-ok-to-pair-your-morning-coffee-and-workout-routine-together.html

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High-dose vitamin C reduces inflammation in cancer patients, study shows
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Date: December 07, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: High-dose vitamin C reduces inflammation in cancer patients, study shows





It is was the first time this type of treatment was tested and studied specifically for its effects on inflammation in cancer patients. The results found indicate great promise for the use of high-dose intravenous vitamin C treatments to help reduce inflammation in cancer patients, which is one of the major factors of cancer and its progression. A range of cancers has been proven to benefit from vitamin C treatments, including cancers of the prostate, breast, skin, bladder, lung, pancreas, thyroid, and B-cell lymphoma.

Key Takeaways:

  • Now, another study is confirming its effectiveness against inflammation in cancer patients, one of the primary markers.
  • High levels of inflammation seem to indicate a higher risk of cancer as well as a less hopeful prognosis for healing and recovery.
  • The current amount of inflammation in the body can actually predict the chances and length of survival time for numerous types of cancer.

"High levels of inflammation seem to indicate a higher risk of cancer as well as a less hopeful prognosis for healing and recovery."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//beforeitsnews.com/health/2016/11/high-dose-vitamin-c-reduces-inflammation-in-cancer-patients-study-shows-2685671.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNG6cmuxsW-aHmxvEVt_iv91-ZQBYw

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Study shows low vitamin D levels linked to increased risk of bladder cancer
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Date: December 02, 2016 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study shows low vitamin D levels linked to increased risk of bladder cancer





After reviewing seven separate studies, researchers have come to the conclusion that low vitamin D levels can cause bladder cancer. The theory is that vitamin D activates the immune response within the transitional epithelial cells of the bladder. The immune cells are then able to identify and destroy cells before they can become cancer. If vitamin D levels are low, the immune response is negatively affected. This research counteracts the previous theory that bladder cancer is genetic.

Key Takeaways:

  • The researchers went further and tested a specific kind of cell that lines the bladder: transitional epithelial cells.
  • If a relative has bladder cancer, we are told that we will get it too because of genetic predisposition.
  • When it comes to cancer, we have learned to fear our own DNA and accept that we will inherit our family's health problems.

"The researchers went further and tested a specific kind of cell that lines the bladder: transitional epithelial cells. The researchers found that these cells respond to vitamin D and activate an immune response."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/056033_vitamin_D_cancer_prevention_endocrine_system.html

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Saturated fats and refined sugar linked to brain damage, encourage overeating
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Date: November 23, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Saturated fats and refined sugar linked to brain damage, encourage overeating





You probably already know about the three basic types of food, what they're used for, and how these sources of energy can affect your body. and you probably already know that certain things are bad for you -- like saturated fats and refined sugar. But do you know just how bad for you these two are? In "Saturated fats and refined sugar linked to brain damage, encourage overeating", this article assesses the dangers...

Key Takeaways:

  • For some people, losing weight is a no-brainer – eat less and move more, right? It turns out that if you've been eating a diet full of refined sugar and fat, you could actually be suffering from brain damage that stunts your ability to determine how much you should eat.
  • In a study that was published in Physiology & Behavior, trained rats were granted limited access to low-fat food and then tested on two types of problems – one that tested their memory abilities and learning dependent on the hippocampus, and one that did not.
  • Davidson believes that the damage caused by such a diet does become permanent, although he concedes that he can't say precisely when that occurs. Losing weight, therefore, does not mean that a person will get that lost brain function back.

"When it comes to weight loss, it's important to realize that saturated fats and refined sugar do more than just pack on the pounds."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/055746_sugar_overeating_saturated_fats.html

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Reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals by consuming watermelon both at rest and under ...
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Date: November 15, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals by consuming watermelon both at rest and under ...





Watermelon is being tested as a new tool in the fight to lower blood pressure. There are already some really great ways to help reduce blood pressure. Quitting smoking and cutting down on alcohol and caffeine consumption can really help lower blood pressure, and exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can also help. In addition, cutting down on salt and lowering our sugar intake are some of the first things doctors prescribe to help fight high blood pressure. It seems watermelon may now be another tool to add to the arsenal.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you are over 40, or have a family history of high blood pressure, limit your salt intake to about 1,500 mg a day
  • Thousands of studies have identified sugar as the main culprit for high blood pressure
  • Because watermelon is mainly water, it fills you up without the added calories, leading to weight loss

"A study has shown that blood pressure in overweight individuals can be reduced by consuming watermelon both at rest and under stress"



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.belmarrahealth.com/reduce-blood-pressure-overweight-individuals-consuming-watermelon-rest-stress/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZjNGVlYTM1NDU3YmZmOGU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNF3nTbpbTp-y3xlJAQRQ961_C7htA

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Did you know that cinnamon can boost intelligence?
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Date: November 01, 2016 06:09 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Did you know that cinnamon can boost intelligence?

cinnamon has a flavor that you either love or you hate. If you happen to be someone that enjoys the taste, you're in luck! did you know that cinnamon consumption may work to boost your intelligence? The next time someone questions how smart you are, pull out the cinnamon and thank them for noticing!

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers have found that consuming Cinnamon might enhance learning skills.
  • Scientists at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that increased ingestion of cinnamon significantly improved the memory of "poor learning" mice.
  • When they tested the mice again after one month of cinnamon feeding, the researchers found that the mice determined to be poor learners had significantly improved their memory and learning skills. They could find their target hole twice as fast.

"Scientists at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that increased ingestion of cinnamon significantly improved the memory of "poor learning" mice."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/055813_cinnamon_intelligence_Parkinsons_disease.html

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Boost Immunity With Source Naturals Wellness Formula
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Date: October 06, 2016 05:30 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Boost Immunity With Source Naturals Wellness Formula

Trust the number one formula: Source Naturals Wellness Formula

Combining over 30 vitamins and time-tested herbs, this powerhouse formula goes beyond single-action products to provide comprehensive support to the multiple systems important to immune health.

Wellness Formula gives your body antioxidant defense, respiratory, and immune system support.  That's why Wellness Formula continues to win awards year after year.  Millions of people trust Source Naturals Wellness Formula. 

You Should Too!

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Cranberry Juice Can Help Prevent UTI's In Women
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Date: September 26, 2016 05:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Cranberry Juice Can Help Prevent UTI's In Women

A new study done by the Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. has found that drinking cranberry juice can help prevent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI's) in women. Women are generally more prone to UTI's than men, because bacteria is easier to spread in their urethra. It can be painful, with symptoms like a burning feeling and pressure in their urinary tract.


The study tested how healthy women react to drinking cranberry juice daily. They tested a group of 373 women, and some drank a glass of cranberry juice everyday for 6 weeks, and others were given a placebo.

These were the main findings of the study:

- The women that drank cranberry juice experienced fewer symptoms of urinary infections- Cranberry juice generally is high in sugar, and the juice used in this experiment had reduced sugar-

If you are prone to UTI's, consider taking a cranberry daily to reduce the risk of infection.  Also, taking a supplement will eliminate the carbohydrates and sugars found in juice. 




Read more about the study here://www.nhs.uk/news/2016/06June/Pages/Cranberry-juice-useful-for-women-with-recurring-UTIs-claims-study.aspx

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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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Celery Seeds: blood pressure, cancer, and cholesterol
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Date: September 10, 2016 09:38 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Celery Seeds: blood pressure, cancer, and cholesterol

Celery is actually a marshland plant whose botanical name is Apium graveolens. Since ancient times, the plant has been cultivated as a vegetable.


Surprisingly, not many people are aware of the health benefits of these seeds. Below are some of the most notable ones.


1. Manages High Blood Pressure


The seeds can reduce hypertension. In one study, about 88% of the patients tested had a significant reduction in their high blood pressure. This was after an intake of the seeds. The beneficial compound known as 3-n-butylphthalide is the compound responsible for lowering hypertension.


2. Prevents Cancer


Another essential health benefit of the seeds is fighting cancerous tumors. The seeds contain antioxidants that prevent development of tumors.


3. Relieves Pain


The seeds have compounds that help in alleviating pain. The seeds have been in use as an analgesic since AD 30.


4. Reduces Cholesterol Levels


It is common to find herbalists utilizing the seeds in treatment of problems related to the circulatory system. This is because Cholesterol increases heart problems by blocking arteries and celery seed can help the body keep cholesterol in check.


5. Celery seeds are very nutritious.

The many vitamins contained in the seeds include vitamin K, Folate (Bg), Vitamin B6, Riboflavin (B2), and vitamin C among others. Important minerals such as Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorous are found in the seeds. All these nutrients enhance your body's health.


References:

  1. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celery
  2. //www.bewellbuzz.com/wellness-buzz/top-10-celery-seeds-health-benefits/
  3. https://www.healthbenefitstimes.com/health-benefits-celery-seed/

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