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Lion's Mane and Cognitive Health Darrell Miller 3/23/22
Is ginseng a natural and effective remedy for cancer? Darrell Miller 5/17/19
Barley grass is one of the best green super foods for improving gut health Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Reverse cardiovascular disease with cherries Darrell Miller 5/1/19
Ashwagandha could be your next workout supplement VitaNet, LLC Staff 4/30/19
Cranberries improve oral health, study concludes Darrell Miller 4/26/19
Elderberries are excellent for everyday health and seasonalwellness Darrell Miller 4/1/19
Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oilsupplements Darrell Miller 2/21/19
Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha Darrell Miller 2/11/19
Sunflower Lecithin: Brain-Boosting Supplement or UnhealthyAdditive? Darrell Miller 12/18/18
Riboflavin Foods: Top 15 Vitamin B2 Foods & Their Benefits VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/22/18
5 natural home remedies to cure common ailments, turmeric for jointpain to lavender oil for insomnia VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/7/18
Will CBD Oil Help Me Sleep? Darrell Miller 5/31/18
Even the World Anti-Doping Agency has warmed to CBDs Darrell Miller 2/18/18
How to care for your gut bacteria when you're taking antibiotics Darrell Miller 2/7/18
Know Why Flaxseeds Are Among The Most Powerful Seeds On The Planet Darrell Miller 2/6/18
7 superfoods to boost immunity during cold and flu season Darrell Miller 1/26/18
Best superfoods: Green tea is 'the best' superfood to detox Darrell Miller 1/2/18
Can a cocoa compound delay diabetes? Darrell Miller 12/14/17
New hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health Darrell Miller 9/26/17
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year Darrell Miller 8/31/17
Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice: 7 Reasons to You Should Drink Aloe Vera Juice Darrell Miller 8/31/17
6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal Darrell Miller 8/16/17
Avocados' awesome aid in digestion (Part II) Darrell Miller 8/13/17
Help, and hope: Could cannabis possibly help fight cancer? Darrell Miller 7/21/17
CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets Darrell Miller 7/21/17
Cannabis compounds found to be SUPERIOR to migraine drugs Darrell Miller 7/16/17
This Plant Surely Has It In Your Yard And Could Save The Life More Than Once!! Darrell Miller 6/11/17
7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK CARROT JUICE. You’ll Love Number 3!! Darrell Miller 4/29/17
You Really Need to Join a Gym Darrell Miller 3/16/17
LOOK WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY AFTER CONSUMING THIS SUPER FOOD!! Darrell Miller 3/4/17
how to relive back pain now Darrell Miller 3/1/17
Families hopeful CBD oil bill will finally pass Darrell Miller 2/21/17
If You Eat Garlic And Honey On An Empty Stomach For 7 Days This Is What Happens To Your Body Darrell Miller 2/11/17
Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes? Darrell Miller 12/24/16
Holiday Survival Tips! Darrell Miller 12/15/16
"Fake" olive oil warnings don't tell the real story: In truth, popular olive oil products are "real" oils which are oxidized, rancid or cut with cheaper oils Darrell Miller 12/13/16
Stop Dieting to Lose Weight Darrell Miller 12/10/16
Where Thanksgiving calories hide -- and how to burn them off Darrell Miller 12/7/16
9 nutrition tips to survive Thanksgiving Darrell Miller 11/29/16
Mediterranean Diet Benefits The Human Brain Thanks To Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fruits And ... Darrell Miller 11/18/16
The fantastic pumpkin seed Darrell Miller 11/2/16
The real -- and growing -- effects of fake pills Darrell Miller 10/31/16
Are Pumpkin Seeds Healthy For Men and Women? Darrell Miller 2/4/14
What Is Agar Powder Used For? Darrell Miller 1/27/14
Sunshine Vitamin Darrell Miller 11/14/13
Wonders Of Elderberry Darrell Miller 10/25/13
What Are A List Of Detox Foods? Darrell Miller 1/3/13
What Is Monolaurin And What Are Its Health Benefits? Darrell Miller 12/29/12
What Are The Health Benefits Of Solaray Avena Sativa? Darrell Miller 12/28/12




Lion's Mane and Cognitive Health
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Date: March 23, 2022 01:05 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lion's Mane and Cognitive Health

If you're interested in keeping your brain healthy and sharp, you may be wondering if lion's mane is right for you. This edible mushroom has a long history of use by traditional herbalists in Asia, and recent scientific research suggests that it may indeed support neuronal health.

Lion's mane contains naturally occurring beta-glucans, which are believed to promote cognitive health. In fact, lion's mane has been shown to improve memory and protect the brain from age-related damage. So, if you're looking for a natural way to support your cognitive health, lion's mane may be a good choice.

Does Lion's Mane Help The Body Produce Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)?

There is some evidence that lion's mane can help the body produce nerve growth factor (NGF), a protein that is essential for healthy nerve function. One study showed that lion's mane extract was able to increase NGF levels in the brain and improve cognitive function in mice. So, if you're looking for a natural way to support your cognitive health, lion's mane may be a good choice. Thanks for reading!

Do Lion's Mane Supplements Really Work?

There is some evidence that lion's mane supplements can improve cognitive function. One study showed that lion's mane extract was able to improve memory and protect the brain from age-related damage. So, if you're looking for a natural way to support your cognitive health, lion's mane may be a good choice. Thanks for reading!

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Is ginseng a natural and effective remedy for cancer?
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Date: May 17, 2019 09:35 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is ginseng a natural and effective remedy for cancer?





When one has cancer and learns that the type he has is treatable, it is a huge relief until they go through the treatment regimen. Thanks to ginseng, there could now be an easier way to treat cancer. Ginseng targets the stem cells that are responsible for causing cancer, or the tumor stem cells. Ginseng is particularly recommended because chemotherapy and radiotherapy have their drawbacks. They can make regular cancer cells that are not active to turn to cancerous cells and thereby increase the risk. It is only recently that it was discovered that a compound in ginseng, ginsenosides, can be used to treat cancer although the herb has been used for treating humans for centuries. It is believed that given its many effects on cancer, ginseng will most likely be recommended by doctors for use to treat cancer. Ginseng can also help cancer patients in other ways. It was discovered that patients who were sluggish and fatigued after treatment were helped to feel better by ginseng. Even if one is not diagnosed with cancer, he can still benefit from ginseng because it has so many health benefits.

Key Takeaways:

  • When people learn that they have cancer, they are usually relieved to learn that the type they have is treatable but astonished at the treatment.
  • Ginseng is good and effective for cancer because research has shown it to target tumor stem cells which are responsible for causing cancer.
  • Radiotherapy and chemotherapy sometimes make regular cells, like the regular breast cells, to turn into cancerous breast cancer cells and this makes them ineffective.

"While you’re certain to be thankful for your life, it’s only natural to wish there was an easier way – and perhaps there could be one soon, thanks to ginseng."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-09-ginseng-a-natural-remedy-for-cancer.html

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Barley grass is one of the best green super foods for improving gut health
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Date: May 08, 2019 03:57 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Barley grass is one of the best green super foods for improving gut health





Barley grass — the leaf of young stalks of barley — has lots of health benefits, especially for digestion. Its anti-inflammatory properties may explain why it seems to help prevent the development of ulcerative colitis. Barley grass is an excellent source of multiple B vitamins, as well as vitamins C and K, calcium, potassium and other important minerals. It’s also great for detoxification of the body, thanks to its bountiful supply of a antioxidants and chlorophyll. Barley grass makes a great ingredient to juice mixes or smoothies, and can also be bought as a supplement.

Key Takeaways:

  • When people want to add more greens to their diet, they usually go for the usual like lettuce and kale. But adding barley grass is equally important.
  • Barley grass is important to the diet because it helps the gut in digestion and it supports a healthy gut microbial population.
  • Ulcerative colitis, a bowel condition that is due to the inflammation of the bowel, can be prevented by taking barley grass.

"In addition, barley grass is rich in digestive enzymes, which are substances that can help eliminate toxic and indigestible materials in food."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-31-barley-grass-green-superfood-for-improving-gut-health.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Ashwagandha could be your next workout supplement
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Date: April 30, 2019 04:04 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ashwagandha could be your next workout supplement





The journal Nutrients has recently published a study showing 500 mg of the supplement ashwagandha when taken over the course of twelve weeks enhances upper and lower body strength thanks to its anti-inflammatory, anabolic, and antioxidant effects. The study took place with a sample size of 38 active men, which were split into an ashwagandha group and a placebo group. Those taking the ashwagandha had improvements in both squat and bench press, while experiencing less muscle soreness after workouts.

Key Takeaways:

  • Current studies, regarding the natural supplement Ashwagandha, build on earlier ones, revealing the root to possess, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anabolic properties.
  • To test the premise that the root aids physical endurance, experts found 38 adult, male, human subjects, all of whom were known to be recreationally active.
  • Recruited subjects received either the herb, or a rice flour placebo, and were closely monitored regularly during observed exercise routines.

"Carried out by researchers from the Center for Applied Health Sciences and Lindenwood University, the study looked at the effects of aqueous extract of the roots and leaves of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) on strength training performance – which includes muscle strength, body composition, muscle endurance, power, and recovery."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-05-ashwagandha-could-be-your-next-workout-supplement.html

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Cranberries improve oral health, study concludes
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Date: April 26, 2019 02:10 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cranberries improve oral health, study concludes





According to a study in Nutrition Research, cranberries can contribute to overall oral health by fighting the inflammation caused by gingivitis. If gingivitis goes untreated, it can lead to gum disease and periodontitis. In adults, both periodontitis and gingivitis can lead to tooth loss. To prevent these conditions, experts recommend consuming 750 ml of a cranberry functional beverage daily. Furthermore, according to a study in the European Journal of Oral Sciences, eating a serving of cranberries and blueberries daily can protect your teeth against S. mutans, a bacterial strand responsible for tooth decay.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although cranberries, Vaccinium macrocarpon, are usually eating during Thanksgiving, one should make it a habit to take them regularly due to its health benefits.
  • It has been discovered that cranberries are especially good for oral health. A new study found that it can help fight inflammation due to gingivitis.
  • Gingivitis is caused by the inflammation of the gums due to the buildup of bacteria that form plaque. If left untreated, it develops to periodontitis.

"The study, which was published in the journal Nutrition Research, suggests that cranberries consumed as a functional drink can be used as a safe and natural treatment for gingivitis."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-16-cranberries-improve-oral-health-study-concludes.html

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Elderberries are excellent for everyday health and seasonalwellness
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Date: April 01, 2019 01:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Elderberries are excellent for everyday health and seasonalwellness





If Elderberries aren't a part of your eating habits, it is time to make them. Not only do these tasty berries protect your everyday health,they're also amazing for seasonal wellness. In other words, elderberries work wonderfully to ward off allergies, colds, and perhaps even influenza. It is easy to eat the berries and a lot of fun, too, and thanks to their great taste, you will not mind eating them often, as you should so the health benefits are yours to enjoy!

Key Takeaways:

  • The popularity of elderberries is on the rise globally due to the fact that they contain a vast array of flavanoid and anthocyanins for fighting infections.
  • Some of the conditions that elderberries can be used to treat are the common cold, bladder infections, allergies, and digestive health issues.
  • Elderberries are powerhouses when it comes to nutrients because they contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, calcium, potassium, and iron.

"Elderberries provide a concentrated source of anthocyanins, a particularly powerful class of antioxidant flavonoids that may boost immune health and help protect cells from damage."

Read more: https://www.justvitamins.co.uk/blog/elderberries-are-excellent-for-everyday-health-and-seasonal-wellness/

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Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oilsupplements
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Date: February 21, 2019 02:05 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oilsupplements





There are several cardiovascular benefits that coincide with routine consumption of fish oil supplements, but many are unaware of the cognitive benefits that fish oil also provides. The omega-3 fatty acids that are present in fish oil are vital in our system's ability to maintain structures of nerves and cell membranes that help defeat chronic conditions such as depression and anxiety. The omega-3 fatty acids work as a benefit for our cognitive function as opposed to making them more vulnerable as other harmful fats may do.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although the heart is associated with the benefits of fish oil, but it is also beneficial for maintaining healthy brain function.
  • Many diets and including several health foods do not have fish oil in them although it is essential for the brain.
  • When one has omega-3 deficiency, which is got from fish oil, it leads to depression, anxiety and mood disorders.

"Fish oil supplements are among the most popular dietary supplements, mainly for their ability to lower the risk of heart disease, thanks to the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-14-lift-your-spirits-up-by-taking-fish-oil-supplements.html

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Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha
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Date: February 11, 2019 11:11 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha





Physicians typically prescribe patients mainstream pharmaceutical drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as a way to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but new research is showing that another effective route may be available. Ashwagandha roots can be put into a powdered extract that can be combined with lactose in order to treat symptoms of OCD. A six week trial proved that after 30mg of ashwagandha each day, patients who suffered from anxiety noticed that their symptoms improved at the end of the trial.

Key Takeaways:

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that impels hideous thoughts in the sufferer in which he or she is compelled to act on immediately.
  • The pharmaceutical drugs for treating OCD are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors but they fail to work sometimes and only provide minimal enhancement.
  • Traditional ayurvedic medicine though has solutions in form of herbs for the treatment of problems connected to the nervous system.

"Patients may finally get their obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) under proper control thanks to an ancient Indian herbal remedy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-09-natural-remedy-for-ocd-may-lie-in-ashwagandha.html

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Sunflower Lecithin: Brain-Boosting Supplement or UnhealthyAdditive?
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Date: December 18, 2018 04:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Sunflower Lecithin: Brain-Boosting Supplement or UnhealthyAdditive?





Sunflower Lecithin might be part of the reason some may view it as a super food: it is a fatty natural additive that improves many foods, boosts many parts of physical health(such as digestive health and brain health) and has many vitamins and minerals in it. It has been used in traditional medicine for a long time and can even be used in a vegan diet(unlike other forms of lecithin). Be careful though: overloading on it can cause digestive distress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Lecithin occurs naturally in your body, and can also be found in egg yolks, soy products, sunflower, meat and other dietary sources
  • Lecithin can bring relief to symptoms of gastrointestinal maladies such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease by supporting the mucus layer in the gut.
  • Lecithin from sunflowers can help boost choline, an important neurotransmitter associated with memory, cognition and learning.

"Commonly used as an emulsifier and emollient in both processed foods and cosmetics alike, sunflower lecithin has also begun gaining traction in the supplement world thanks to its powerful health-promoting properties."

Read more: https://draxe.com/sunflower-lecithin/

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Riboflavin Foods: Top 15 Vitamin B2 Foods & Their Benefits
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Date: October 22, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Riboflavin Foods: Top 15 Vitamin B2 Foods & Their Benefits





Riboflavin Foods: Top 15 Vitamin B2 Foods & Their Benefits

When it comes to being healthy and in top physical shape, the new information and vast amount of insight that has become available thanks to the internet has made people more conscious about their health and their prosperity. In doing so, they are often looking for foods with increased nutritional benefits, including foods that have hard to find vitamins such as those with Vitamin B2 and other similar ones that help them maintain a good and positive health.

Key Takeaways:

  • In recent years, people have become more concerned about ensuring their physical health.
  • They are looking for ways to intake vitamins in more efficient and effective manners.
  • Vitamin B2 can be found in a wide array of foods that may have not been considered before.

"Fortunately, getting enough riboflavin in your diet is easy and can be as simple as making a few strategic swaps in your meals."

Read more: https://draxe.com/riboflavin-foods/

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5 natural home remedies to cure common ailments, turmeric for jointpain to lavender oil for insomnia
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Date: September 07, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 natural home remedies to cure common ailments, turmeric for jointpain to lavender oil for insomnia





5 natural home remedies to cure common ailments, turmeric for joint pain to lavender oil for insomnia

As medical advancements have seen immense growth and expansion in recent years thanks to new technologies and capabilities, many people are also learning about some of the downfalls of using pharmaceutical drugs to fix their ailments at every turn. Instead, many people have opted out to choose holistic and natural remedies for many basic ailments or issues, with one of the most popular ingredients being used for many ailments being that of the spice and root turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • When you are sick, you don't have to immediately turn to the pharmacy for help
  • Items such as salt water, lavendar oil, turmeric, cucumbers and apples ease common aches and pains
  • Even though they may be old remedies, their effectiveness is still proven today

"Some common foods found in your pantry can actually work as home remedies that heal common illnesses."

Read more: https://www.hindustantimes.com/fitness/5-natural-home-remedies-to-cure-common-ailments-turmeric-for-joint-pain-to-lavender-oil-for-insomnia/story-6i0wNunvys698ARgBY7thJ.html

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Will CBD Oil Help Me Sleep?
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Date: May 31, 2018 05:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Will CBD Oil Help Me Sleep?





Will CBD Oil Help Me Sleep?

Insomnia affects one-third of Americans. That shows many people are not having good sleep quality. CBD oil can help in this regard. It helps you to enter and maintain the non-REM phase of sleep (the deep sleep phase) while reducing the duration of the REM phase (the light sleep phase where dreams take place). The benefits are a marked increase in overall sleep quality and reduction of symptoms of depression and anxiety. So, even if you live in a very noisy environment, CBD oil can help you get that needed sleep. But before you chose on which oil to use, you should go for one that is environmentally-friendly and not made with toxic chemicals. Check whether the manufacturer allows third party lab testing. Also, the higher the price, the higher is the quality.

Key Takeaways:

  • Entering sleep in a fuzzy state, where your exhaustion has depleted your ability to even focus, is actually counterproductive, as the body has difficulty entering the non-REM, or deep sleep.
  • Using CBD oil actually cuts short the Rem sleep cycle, allowing you to enter deep and truly restful non-rem sleep.
  • Judicious use of CBD oil should serve to put your brain on a more focused mode during the day and a more restful one during sleep hours.

"It may sound weird, but CBD is actually known to promote alertness, and thanks to that, it helps us sleep better."

Read more: http://baltimorepostexaminer.com/will-cbd-oil-help-sleep/2018/05/29

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Even the World Anti-Doping Agency has warmed to CBDs
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Date: February 18, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Even the World Anti-Doping Agency has warmed to CBDs





Many government and regulatory agencies around the world are warming up to the important medical benefits of cannabidiol, an oil compound derived from medicinal marijuana. But, even more surprisingly, one of the most strict anti-substance-use agencies in the world is turning its interest to the idea as well. The World Anti-Doping Agency, the arbiter of doping in sport and one of the strictest regulatory bodies around, has been taking testimonials from athletes regarding the potential usefulness of this substance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids are coming to light as serious medical substances with major potential to help with a wide range of compounds.
  • Even the World Anti-Doping Agency, a famously stanch opponent of any sort of chemical enhancement, is beginning to consider CBDs as legal supplements.
  • This decision came in light of a number of testimonies from star athletes and CBD supporters.

"Thanks to the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) decision in September of last year, CBD is no longer a prohibited substance as of this year."

Read more: https://www.inlander.com/spokane/even-the-world-anti-doping-agency-has-warmed-to-cbds/Content?oid=8135746

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How to care for your gut bacteria when you're taking antibiotics
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Date: February 07, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How to care for your gut bacteria when you're taking antibiotics





Gut bacteria are highly necessary for our well being, but what do you do when you take antibiotics to fight other bacteria? One major tip is only take them for as long as you need. This will allow you to still have a gut biota that is health, but maybe a bit knocked down thanks to this antibiotic. Take extra probiotics to seed your guy with good bacteria and maybe even take extra time to heal up and give them time to grow back and make you healthy again.

Key Takeaways:

  • Watch the time you take it to make sure you aren't putting too much in your body
  • Give your gut time to recover and build back up after this round of antibiotics
  • Take probiotics to add in more bacteria to your body and build up the ones you have

"The best way to restore your gut to its pre-antibiotic glory is by eating lots of fibre-rich foods to fuel good bacteria growth."

Read more: https://coach.nine.com.au/2018/01/31/12/29/antibiotics-gut-bacteria-microbiome

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Know Why Flaxseeds Are Among The Most Powerful Seeds On The Planet
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Date: February 06, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Know Why Flaxseeds Are Among The Most Powerful Seeds On The Planet





Flaxseeds, an ancient food and staple used for centuries, is hitting its stride as a health food. It has excellent properties for your body. One major is its high Omega-3 Fatty Acid content. This has been shown to help combat cancer by stopping malignant cells from sticking to each other and therefore spreading throughout the body. It can also help lower cholesterol and even help with hot flashes. Thanks to its antioxidants it may even help with skin health.

Key Takeaways:

  • They help fight high cholesterol in the body and give you good fats
  • The fats can help fight cancer by stopping the cells from sticking together
  • Eating flax seeds daily can help control blood sugar and reverse some pre-diabetic conditions

"Flaxseeds are one of the most powerful plant seeds on the planet."

Read more: http://www.newsworldindia.in/health-diet/flaxseeds-most-powerful-seeds-on-the-planet/287715/

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7 superfoods to boost immunity during cold and flu season
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Date: January 26, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 superfoods to boost immunity during cold and flu season





There is some wisdom in feeding a cold. During this winter season we need to watch what we eat and make sure we put in the right things. Soup is a good place to start. You can get that good variety and make sure there are enough vitamin containing veggies in there to help fight those diseases. Add some garlic to help boost even more. Green tea is perfect to help with inflammation and add honey as a natural antibiotic and you can help fix that sore throat.

Key Takeaways:

  • Soup is a great way to start off, letting you load it up with vitamins and minerals thanks to veggies
  • Honey is great to add to your diet thanks to its throat coating and antibacterial abilities
  • Eating yogurt can aid with adding good bacteria to your body and help fight the bad ones that may invade.

"Green tea is known as a solid wonder food, but it’s the catechins in it that solidify it as an important part of an immunity-boosting diet."

Read more: https://www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/what-to-eat/7-superfoods-to-boost-immunity

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Best superfoods: Green tea is 'the best' superfood to detox
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Date: January 02, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Best superfoods: Green tea is 'the best' superfood to detox





Going into the New Year is a great time to make improvements to a healthy diet and one with many proven benefits is to start drinking green tea regularly. Green tea is chock full of antioxidants which will give a boost to overall health in more ways than one. Green tea has EGCG and other polyphenols that rev up metabolism, boost the immune system, fight cancer, increase alertness and help get rid of the visceral fat around the abdomen. To improve health in one simple step in the new year, give green tea a try, at pennies a cup it won't put a dent in the budget.

Key Takeaways:

  • Green tea, thanks to its antioxidant properties, has been shown to help against cancer and cardiovascular disease
  • The EGCG in green tea, is far more effective than tumeric and easier to prepare since it is part of the tea.
  • Drinking five cups of tea has also been shown to be a great detoxifier and good for the morning after.

"A cup is easy to prepare, costs next to nothing and provides you with a whooping seven per cent active molecules [EGCG], the most of any other drink or food."

Read more: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/897003/detox-superfood-green-tea-health-benefits

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Can a cocoa compound delay diabetes?
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Date: December 14, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can a cocoa compound delay diabetes?





Type 2 Diabetes can be controlled without medication and instead with lifestyle as well as dietary changes. For those that have the condition or are at risk of getting it, there is hope in a new research study that has found a compound in cocoa can naturally lower your blood sugar. Find out here how this compound can help you treat and prevent diabetes as well as other diet and lifestyle changes that can treat and cure the disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • Type 2 diabetes is, in most cases, a curable condition with proper attention to diet and lifestyle and with no medication.
  • The primary role of insulin is to store the extra energy for present and future consumption.
  • Type 2 diabetic is less sensitive to insulin and has to produce more of the hormone,and the beta cells are more susceptible to increased death rates.

"Your body should be able to burn both sugar and fat for fuel, but most people have lost the ability to burn fat, thanks to eating a diet too high in sugars."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/can-a-cocoa-compound-delay-diabetes/

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New hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health
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Date: September 26, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health





There is new hope for people that suffer from a leaky gut. Probiotics that are spore based have been found to improve gastrointestinal health. They are the answer to leaky gut syndrome. The researchers came to this conclusion thanks to study they did. Leaky gut syndrome can lead to things like fatigue and inflammatory skin diseases as well as food sensitivities. It is very important for people that are suffering from this to get help right away.

Key Takeaways:

  • The effect of the experiment proved to be greater than just placebo.
  • The study has lead to the creation of a immediate treatment of leaky gut.
  • Unfortunately, modern doctors are not up to date and are unfamiliar with new treatments.

"According to the results of the experiment, the probiotic brought about a 42 percent decrease in endotoxin levels, a 24 percent decrease in triglyceride levels, while endotoxin levels rose by 36 percent in the placebo group and triglycerides fell by five percent."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-17-new-hope-for-leaky-gut-sufferers-spore-based-probiotics-found-to-improve-gastrointestinal-health.html

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Finding a market for hemp: More than 2000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year
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Date: August 31, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Finding a market for hemp: More than 2000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year





Growing industrial hemp to harvest for food, fiber and other uses is becoming more common especially in Canada. Now Minnesota wants to begin allowing the cultivation of Hemp. Thanks to legislations, Hemp crops have doubled in Minnesota in the last few years and are continuing to grow. The Ag and Renewable Energy Committee of the Kandiyohi County as well as the City of Willmar Economic Development Commission have been working hard to increase production to help farmers while assuring the public that there is no danger from getting high off this particular type of crop.

Key Takeaways:

  • Thousands of acres of industrial hemp were planted in Minnesota on the year. Find a market for hemp when trying to place a bulk order.
  • New buyers have shown interest in the hemp crop itself over time. These thousands of new acres are a good sign for growers.
  • Minnesota is proud of its agricultural heritage on the whole. Leaders want to make sure that the hemp plants are the right decision.

"According to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, there is a 101-acre field of hemp being grown in Chippewa County."

Read more: http://www.wdaz.com/news/4318205-finding-market-hemp-more-2000-acres-industrial-hemp-planted-minnesota-year

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Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice: 7 Reasons to You Should Drink Aloe Vera Juice
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Date: August 31, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice: 7 Reasons to You Should Drink Aloe Vera Juice





"Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice: 7 Reasons to You Should Drink Aloe Vera Juice", lets us know how important aloe vera juice can be in our everyday life. Helping your skin and hair are the simplest benefits of this plant. Heart health, weight loss and aiding your digestion are more ways aloe vera gives positive effects. Its detoxifying agents help cleanse your mouth and your colon two very important parts of your body that need to stay fresh. It's as simple as adding water to the juice from the plant.

Key Takeaways:

  • Aloe vera has steroids like Lupeol and Campesterol, which gives it an anti-inflammatory feature.
  • Aloe vera affects the immune system and protects the body from diseases caused by changing weather
  • Aloe vera also removes toxins from stomach and intestines, so it would improve your digestion

"Since aloe vera juice is neither sugary nor acidic, it promotes oral health. It helps in curing gum disease, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. It is also believed to treat mouth ulcers."

Read more: http://www.india.com/lifestyle/health-benefits-of-aloe-vera-juice-7-reasons-to-you-should-drink-aloe-vera-juice-2429040/

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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal
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Date: August 16, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal





While most are not aware of the health benefits found in activated charcoal, adherents of the ancient Indian medicinal system of Ayurveda understand the true value of this underrated ingredient. Activated charcoal is excellent at soothing the stomach, as it aids digestive health and can alleviate symptoms of bloating. Activated charcoal also provides benefits to the skin as well. Thanks to its powerful cleansing properties, it can clear up even the most stubborn of breakouts. Adherents of Ayurveda also swear by activated charcoal’s superior teeth whitening potential compared to that of traditional fluoride toothpaste. This versatile ingredient also helps to lower cholesterol, can cure a hangover, and act as a natural filter for your water.

Key Takeaways:

  • Activated charcoal helps to remove toxins from the body, which makes it an excellent treatment for a bad hangover
  • People who suffer from high cholesterol could benefit from adding activated charcoal to their diets
  • For a great natural teeth-whitening treatment, just wet your toothbrush, dip it in activated charcoal powder, and then brush/rinse until clear.

"In other words, activated charcoal can help draw out toxins from your food, water, and body."

Read more: https://www.brit.co/unexpected-health-benefits-of-activated-charcoal/

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Avocados' awesome aid in digestion (Part II)
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Date: August 13, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Avocados' awesome aid in digestion (Part II)





Thanks to its highly nutritious properties and the myriad of health benefits it provides, avocado is known as a superfood. Avocados have anti-inflammatory properties, pack in even more potassium than a banana, assist in digestion, and are filled with anti-oxidants. On top of all this, avocados also improve eye health and strengthen bones. The many vitamins and minerals found in avocados provide a number of beauty benefits as well, as they contribute to healthier skin. Avocados are excellent foods for weight loss as well due to their healthful properties and also because avocados are energy and metabolism boosters. These are only just a few examples of why the avocado is valued as a superfood and a staple of healthy eating.

Read more: Avocados' awesome aid in digestion (Part II)

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Help, and hope: Could cannabis possibly help fight cancer?
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Date: July 21, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Help, and hope: Could cannabis possibly help fight cancer?





Cancer is a deadly condition claiming the lives of far too many people. There are treatments for cancer, but currently there is no cure. But, scientists, researchers, and medical professionals are all looking at cannabis as a potential cure for cancer. Could the time for a cure for cancer be now, all with thanks to an herb that's been illegal for so long now? Find out all the details about the new cannabis research that suggest the cure may be near.

Key Takeaways:

  • The cannabis oils he uses contain concentrated amounts of two plant compounds: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of marijuana that gets you high, and cannabidiol (CBD)
  • The truth is, as much as is known about cannabis and its effects on the human body, little is known regarding its safety and effectiveness in fighting cancer.
  • Confusion about cannabis and cancer is deepened by a lack of scientific evidence, despite wild, anecdotal claims of its curative powers found on the internet.

"The combination of both (CBD and THC) causes apoptosis; cannabis tends to go to cancer cells weakened due to chemotherapy and causes them to kill themselves,"

Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/2017/07/13/cancer-journal-cannabis/

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CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets
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Date: July 21, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets





CBD research is going to happen with dogs in a quest to help pets. This cannabis compound has been hailed for its potential medicinal benefits in people. Thanks to its properties, people wanted to know if it could help put their furry friends as well. But, the scientists and veterinarians in charge have cautioned that the clinical research is lacking because it has many complications. There are many questions that people have about this interesting compound.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis could be life saying for animals and requires in depth research.
  • Side effects could include diarrhea and liver problems which is milder than most prescription medications.
  • It is highly expensive to research medical cannabis but is necessary in possibly saving animals.

"About 30 percent of dogs on conventional anti-convulsant therapies continue to have uncontrolled seizures or experience side effects that are so debilitating that their owners consider it a poor quality of life, she said."

Read more: http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/07/12/cbd-pet-products-dogs-cannabidiol-research/83474/

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Cannabis compounds found to be SUPERIOR to migraine drugs
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Date: July 16, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis compounds found to be SUPERIOR to migraine drugs





Migraines are a terrible affliction for many people around the world. Usually, people go for the Tylenol, Advil, or a similar drug to escape their horrible pain. Recently, studies have confirmed that migraines could be better managed by the cannabis compound. There was a test done with 79 people that regularly suffer from migraines or cluster headaches. It found that many more were receptive to the cannabis compound than typical drugs for their headaches. Marijuana treatment led to fewer and less frequent migraines.

Key Takeaways:

  • Studies show that medications made from cannabinoids reduce amount and intensity of migraines and cluster headache better than traditional treatment options.
  • The traditional treatment option of antidepressant medications has often undesired side-effects that the cannabis-derived treatment avoids.
  • Migraines are among the most common and debilitating diseases, so increased treatment research could help countless across the globe.

"Past research has shown that cannabis can help migraines thanks to its ability to target the cells in the body that are responsible for controlling inflammation and relieving pain."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-05-cannabis-compounds-found-to-be-superior-to-migraine-drugs.html

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This Plant Surely Has It In Your Yard And Could Save The Life More Than Once!!
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Date: June 11, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This Plant Surely Has It In Your Yard And Could Save The Life More Than Once!!





the video spoke about the money plant or crassula, as it is actuallythe named, and the wonderful medicinal properties that it has. it went into detail about several medical conditions a person might have such as, arthritis, tonsillitis, and ulcers,and the proper way to apply the crassula to treat it. lastly it mentioned a warning against digesting too much of the crassula orally as it has a high amount of arsenic so treatments should be brief and not prolonged. the information was presented in scrolling text and recited verbally by and automated female voice as the text moved.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33jmTeuMgLM&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • This plant is known as a "money plant" which makes people believe it will bring money into the home.
  • It has several medicinal benefits if it is consumed on a daily basis.
  • HAving plants in the home helps keep the air in the home clean.

"Having plants in our home is something very beautiful because thanks to our plants the air is purified."

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7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK CARROT JUICE. You’ll Love Number 3!!
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Date: April 29, 2017 05:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK CARROT JUICE. You’ll Love Number 3!!





Carrots are loaded with several healthy vitamins and minerals. They are especially healthy for your immune system as well as eye and bowel function. Drinking carrot juice every day can fight cancer, boost your immune system ,improve your eye health, prevent free radical damage thanks to antioxidants, maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels, burn fat, contribute to heart health, it can keep your skin healthy giving it a healthy glow. Drinking carrot juice along with exercise and proper water intake leads to a healthier you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_XdnKoMyN8&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Carrots are high in various vitamins and minerals as well as fiber.
  • The vitamins in carrots may help prevent cancer, improve eye sight, and promote cardiovascular health.
  • Carrots can prevent skin dryness, improve scars, and reduce wrinkles and skin damage.

"The main reason why carrots are considered as one of the healthiest foods on earth is because they are abundant in B-carotene, vitamin A, C, K and B, and many other minerals like potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus. Due to its high levels of vitamin A, it is vital for your eye health."

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You Really Need to Join a Gym
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Date: March 16, 2017 11:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: You Really Need to Join a Gym





There are those people that love the gym…I bet you’ve even got a picture of them in your minds eye right now. And then, there are those of us who cannot stand it. So much grunting and weight dropping. No thanks. However, according to a new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, club members have a benefit over the rest of us when it comes to getting regular exercise. (Maybe this article will even convince you to join that gym you’ve been driving by every day since January 1st!)

Key Takeaways:

  • Iowa State University scientists recruited 405 relatively healthy adults; half had already belonged to a gym for at least 30 days and half hadn’t been members for at least three months.
  • The team analyzed all the participants responses to figure out which of them met the national recommended guidelines for physical activity.
  • The current recommendation is 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity each week and at least two days of weight lifting

"However, according to a new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, club members have a benefit over the rest of us when it comes to getting regular exercise."



Reference:

//www.healthnutnews.com/really-need-join-gym/

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LOOK WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY AFTER CONSUMING THIS SUPER FOOD!!
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Date: March 04, 2017 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: LOOK WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY AFTER CONSUMING THIS SUPER FOOD!!





After consuming one amazing super food, the effect it has on your body is really amazing. The food is called Quinoa and it is amazing for you. It has a very delicious taste and offers so many different benefits. It is rich in vitamins and minerals that are great for your body.

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

Key Takeaways:

  • Quinoa or quinoa is a super food. This seed comes from the Andes and is rich in vitamins and minerals. Slimming Eating Healthy due its high fiber Content and high protein Quinoa has a low glycemic index.
  • Quinoa helps control blood cholesterol levels by promting the lipid profile in thebody. Thanks to in Fiber content and unsatuarated lipids. This makes it highly recommended for woman who want to loss wait by eating healthy or people with diabetis.
  • Quanoa is composed of large amount of flanonoids, such as quercetin and kaemferol. we Know that these names may sund strange but what is important is what they contribute to our body,these are potent antioxidnts that helps to purity the body and improve our health.

"Quinoa or quinoa is a superfood that can not be missing from your shopping list, not only for its delicious taste but also for its many health benefits."

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how to relive back pain now
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Date: March 01, 2017 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: how to relive back pain now





This grandfather was diagnosed with spinal stenosis. He tried many treatments such as steroidal injections, and anti-inflammatory pills. Then he started doing these exercises from a top notch program and he is feeling much better than before. He can start living his life more freely, running even, now all thanks to this new program.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC68q2q7h_c

Key Takeaways:

  • The program is great for any age, I think, no matter what physical level. I didn’t do physical fitness- I couldn’t even walk.
  • But once I started getting my back muscles really strong, I didn’t need any of that so I like I said, I don’t have to go to any specialist, any other doctor, all you have to do is The Program and my back seems 100% better.
  • . I would say to anybody thinking about this, just do it and just try it. I was very skeptical at first but the proof is in the doing and I would recommend this program to anyone.

"The program is great for any age, I think, no matter what physical level."

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Families hopeful CBD oil bill will finally pass
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Date: February 21, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Families hopeful CBD oil bill will finally pass





A lot of families are hopeful that a CBD oil bill will pass, because it is very important for them. People cannot legally get it and it is something that can help ease seizures. One girl died before she was able to use it, so it is of vital importance to people who are in a similar situation. CBD oil helps people with seizures, so it should definitely be allowed for them.

Key Takeaways:

  • Big changes have been made to the bill that would make it legal to possess a marijuana extract in Wisconsin. Senators heard from families who have renewed hope this will finally pass, thanks to a mother's tireless efforts.
  • The oil is a marijuana extract known to calm seizures. It's low in THC, meaning there's no "high." Sally's daughter Lydia suffered from seizures. Out of options for treatment, Sally pushed to make the oil legal.
  • The bill would make the oil legal to possess with a doctor's certification. It's Racine Senator Van Wanggaard's second attempt to fix Lydia's Law. Last year his bill didn't pass.

"Big changes have been made to the bill that would make it legal to possess a marijuana extract in Wisconsin."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.tmj4.com/news/i-team/big-changes-made-to-cbd-oil-bill&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmM2M2RhZjlmZTVmZDZjMmU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFspn04ITNBwlEUoZQ5itOpfLqoFg

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If You Eat Garlic And Honey On An Empty Stomach For 7 Days This Is What Happens To Your Body
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Date: February 11, 2017 10:19 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: If You Eat Garlic And Honey On An Empty Stomach For 7 Days This Is What Happens To Your Body





Garlic and honey may seem like odd ingredients to put together, but combining them results in an impressive immune-boosting substance that will keep your body healthy and strong. Not only is garlic the perfect choice for adding flavor to a savory recipe it provides a long list of health benefits thanks to its powerful antioxidant properties.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7pTi-Re64M

Key Takeaways:

  • Garlic has antioxidant, anti-microbial, and cancer and high cholesterol fighting components.
  • Honey has many enzymes, vitamins and minerals.
  • By combining the two; honey and garlic, a recipe for garlic-infused honey becomes a recipe for greater immunity and well-being.

"Garlic and honey may seem like odd ingredients to put together, but combining them result in a impressive immune boosting substance."

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Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes?
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Date: December 24, 2016 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes?





With opioid dependence and overdose deaths reaching epidemic levels, athletes suffering from injuries need alternatives to widely prescribed painkillers. Research suggests that components of the cannabis plant, including THC, CBD, and terpenes can play a role in reducing pain and inflammation. Although it is not as powerful a painkiller as opioids, cannabis could be used to help wean athletes off of opioid medication, as well as manage long-term chronic pain.

Key Takeaways:

  • Athletes today are bigger, stronger, and faster than they were just a decade or so ago.
  • Men and women are becoming more competitive thanks in part to technological advancements designed to improve workouts and recovery time.
  • With these innovations, however, come drawbacks.

"One possible alternative to prescription painkillers may come from certain components of the cannabis plant. Recent studies have found that cannabis could possibly reduce inflammation, acting almost like Tylenol."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.leafly.com/news/health/can-cannabis-help-athletes-inflammation&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHAJ2F2qAtwCOfBQJ3oxDpQe1n_4g

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Holiday Survival Tips!
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Date: December 15, 2016 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Holiday Survival Tips!





Deprivation does not work. The key to healthy eating is an ample and ready supply of the right foods. The right foods contain nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, protein, and nutrients like essential fatty acids (EFAs), carotenoids, and bioflavonoids, which have gotten so much attention in the nutrition research literature.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you start to feel a bit stressed, stop for a moment and give thanks for what's right in front of you.
  • Follow your regular eating pattern at breakfast and/or lunch.
  • It can be difficult enough to find time and energy to focus on our health during the other eleven months of the year. Sticking to our healthy habits in December might seem downright impossible.

"Appreciate the presence of YOU in your life – your breath, your health, your generosity."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//worldnutrition.net/educat/2921/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjBhMmIxOTgxN2IyMDM3NjI6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFrf6nelUl8nlYIy9sGobgYMcb7iA

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"Fake" olive oil warnings don't tell the real story: In truth, popular olive oil products are "real" oils which are oxidized, rancid or cut with cheaper oils
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Date: December 13, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: "Fake" olive oil warnings don't tell the real story: In truth, popular olive oil products are "real" oils which are oxidized, rancid or cut with cheaper oils





Like cooking with olive oil? You won't believe the real story behind these 8 popular brands! A food scientist explains new data from UC Davis that shows the heavy processing olive oil goes through between tree and table. Learn the secrets behind one of America's most popular cooking oils. And find out where you can get real, delicious olive oil, thanks to Natural News!

Key Takeaways:

  • As a food scientist, I can tell you this report is authoritative. It reveals the numerous methodologies used for assessing the authenticity of popular olive oil brands.
  • Still, as a laboratory scientist, I would strongly prefer scientific data derived from instrument analysis of olive oil samples.
  • Finally, for those who don’t know, olives grow on trees. The fact that so few people know that is yet more astonishing evidence of how disconnected people are from reality.

"As a forensic food scientist and lab science director, I wanted to get to the bottom of this “fake olive oil” news, so I went right to the source:The “Evaluation of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Sold in California” report from the UC Davis Olive Center."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2016-12-07-fake-olive-oil-warnings-real-story-oxidized-food-science-health-ranger.html

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Stop Dieting to Lose Weight
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Date: December 10, 2016 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stop Dieting to Lose Weight





Face it! Have diets really worked for you? How many times have you lost weight through traditional dieting, only to put it all back on? There may be a better way. So say the authors of "Diet! No Thanks, I'd Rather Lose Weight." Husband and wife team Hans Sinte-Maartensdijk and Julia Klöfer show how this possible through simple lifestyle changes and a new mindset. Read more about how you, too, can achieve a healthy weight without depriving yourself.

Key Takeaways:

  • The basic idea is to let go of the many other diets in the market, and learn how to make a lifestyle change to lose weight and boost overall health.
  • Three out of every ten people worldwide want to lose weight. But some studies show that 90 percent of those who lose a few pounds quickly gain it right back.
  • During their research, the authors dug deeper into the psychology of eating, and explored the various ways people tried to lose weight.

"Three out of every ten people worldwide want to lose weight."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//sports.yahoo.com/news/stop-dieting-lose-weight-151000985.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZjNGVlYTM1NDU3YmZmOGU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGDRPySra3YyNue8S79fyrcKdWC6g

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Where Thanksgiving calories hide -- and how to burn them off
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Date: December 07, 2016 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Where Thanksgiving calories hide -- and how to burn them off





Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and that means calories, carbs, and fats galore. But there are some easy ways to make your Thanksgiving spread a little bit healthier for you and your family. Watch your serving sizes, eat slowly, and maybe even get some Holiday exercise, and you might just be able to keep this year's Thanksgiving dinner from ruining your waistline.

Key Takeaways:

  • My advice is to do everything in moderation. Normally, people scoop up mounds of stuff on their plate, and that's where it gets to be a problem.
  • And just because you are going to indulge during that one meal of the day doesn't mean that you have to blow the others.
  • An hour spent clearing and washing dishes will burn about 100 calories. Another hour of mopping up after the big meal can burn more than 100. Cleanup could be the cure for green bean casserole.

"Normally, people scoop up mounds of stuff on their plate, and that's where it gets to be a problem. But if you can handle small portion sizes, then that's fine," said Sara Haas, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics."



Reference:

//www.cnn.com/2015/11/23/health/thanksgiving-dinner-calories-workouts/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_health+%28RSS%3A+CNN+-+Health%29

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9 nutrition tips to survive Thanksgiving
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Date: November 29, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 9 nutrition tips to survive Thanksgiving





Thanksgiving seems to be one of the worst holidays for overeating. It’s important to pace yourself and do everything you can prior to the big day to prepare yourself so you don’t overeat. Get plenty of sleep and eat slowly so your body has time to tell you when it is full. Also, use fresh herbs healthy foods when possible so what you do eat doesn’t harm your body as much. Eat a little at a time and wear regular clothes. Baggy clothes only trick your body into thinking there is more room so you can eat more.

Key Takeaways:

  • Don’t save up for the big meal. Eating right away in the morning will help get your metabolism moving, and prevent you from overeating later in the day.
  • The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great” and specializes in integrating behavior modification to influence positive health outcomes, according to her bio.
  • Drink water throughout the entire day. Nutrient-rich Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a better-for-you alternative to corn and canola oils. It’s naturally trans-fat free and won’t burn as easily as olive oil.

"Don’t save up for the big meal. Eating right away in the morning will help get your metabolism moving, and prevent you from overeating later in the day."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.nhregister.com/general-news/20161114/9-nutrition-tips-to-survive-thanksgiving&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjY3NzEzYzg1MjE0ZjUwYzU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEber7ajg9SCvTq0Qtgksl-fU5o8Q

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Mediterranean Diet Benefits The Human Brain Thanks To Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fruits And ...
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Date: November 18, 2016 05:09 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Mediterranean Diet Benefits The Human Brain Thanks To Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fruits And ...





There are many diets out there that promise to help you lose weight and improve your health, but none of those diets can compete with the Mediterranean diet. This awesome diet is approved by the AHA and with good reason. Not only does it improve the heart health, it also offers a plethora of additional benefits, too.

Key Takeaways:

  • Stress has a significant impact on your overall health and well-being. It doesn’t only contribute to weight gain and poor sleep, but it also affects your memory as well.
  • One of the numerous benefits of adherence to Mediterranean diet is stress management, which is one more reason why you should consider making this eating pattern a part of your lifestyle.
  • Mediterranean diet is the healthiest diet in the world for a good reason.

"Stress has a significant impact on your overall health and well-being. It doesn’t only contribute to weight gain and poor sleep, but it also affects your memory as well"



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.medicaldaily.com/mediterranean-diet-benefits-human-brain-thanks-omega-3-fatty-acids-fruits-and-403698&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFmZmViMTExOGM5Mzg5YTQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHgReWhU3Ye8yOEBTKzd01iC0XxAw

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The fantastic pumpkin seed
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Date: November 02, 2016 10:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The fantastic pumpkin seed

Mention pumpkin and you think Halloween jack o’lanterns. Come Thanksgiving or Christmas, it’s pumpkin pie. Or maybe pumpkin soup. Yet nobody talks of the two powerhouse nutritional part of the pumpkin – pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil. From improving bladder function, easing arthritis to thwarting heart disease and providing anxiety relief, it’s the seeds where the magic of the pumpkin is.

Key Takeaways:

  • With Halloween around the corner, people will be carving pumpkins into Jack-o-lanterns
  • While most people only think of pumpkins on Thanksgiving or Halloween, the seeds of this fruit offer an impressive cocktail of health enhancing and disease fighting compounds
  • Among its unique multitude of health benefits, pumpkin seeds stand out for their ability to effectively treat an overactive bladder

"a condition characterized by a sudden urge to urinate that may lead to an involuntary loss of urine Researchers estimate that 16 percent of men and women suffer from overactive bladder symptoms such as urination urgency as well as frequent daytime and night urination."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.saipantribune.com/index.php/fantastic-pumpkin-seed/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmU0N2NhMzY3ZTc4ODMzY2U6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGB2b3ERQb91MSNOO6G4Al543UJPw

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The real -- and growing -- effects of fake pills
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Date: October 31, 2016 01:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The real -- and growing -- effects of fake pills

Many people are aware of a placebo and the placebo effect. A placebo can have true effects on the body all thanks to how our psychology works, even when the patient is told that the pill will do nothing for them. While this may seem like a benefit, the placebo response is also diminishing the effect of actual drugs leading to longer and more complicated studies in an effort to avoid triggering human psychology.

Key Takeaways:

  • Most of us think of a placebo as a simple psychological trick -- a fake pill might give us hope, but it produces no real effects.
  • Yet, recent research has shown an increase in the placebo response over the past couple of decades.
  • Just last week, the results of a new study published in the journal Pain suggest that a placebo can have real

"Yet, recent research has shown an increase in the placebo response over the past couple of decades. Just last week, the results of a new study published in the journal Pain suggest that a placebo can have real, even profound, physical benefits."



Reference:

//www.cnn.com/2016/10/27/health/placebo-effect-back-pain/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_health+%28RSS%3A+CNN+-+Health%29

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Are Pumpkin Seeds Healthy For Men and Women?
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Date: February 04, 2014 06:45 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are Pumpkin Seeds Healthy For Men and Women?

Pumpkin seed

pumpkin seedPumpkin seeds have been gaining traction around health circles in recent months and all for the right reasons. These greenish flat-shelled seeds that pumpkin lovers have been throwing away for years have been proven through tests to contain a whole lot of nutrients.

These nutrients include: 

1. magnesium
2. manganese
3. zinc
4. protein
5. iron 
6. copper
7. phosphorus
8. Vitamin E & K

According to www.menshealth.com pumpkin seeds are among the top 10 best foods that go uneaten.As you can see, these seeds are packed with nutrients vital for improved health in men and women These wonder seeds can be consumed in a manners of ways including raw, roasted, shelled or unshelled.One can also purchase them or prepare at home from a pumpkin. Either way they are bound to improve your health as follows:

Anti-diabetes effects:

According to www.whfoods.com, tests showed improved insulin regulation helping reduce prevalence of diabetes thanks to the various unique protein types in pumpkin seeds

Prevents certain forms of cancer:

Pumpkin seeds are rich in omega 3 fats that help prevent BPH - Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy a condition where the prostrate gland becomes enlarged.They also contain cancer-fighting compounds known as cucurbitacins that kill cancer cells.According to www.health.yahoo.net , recent research has shown that eating pumpkin seeds lowered risk of breast cancer in post menopausal women by 23%.

Induces sleep:

Pumpkin seeds contain tryptotophan that converts various amino-acids to serotonin which is known to improve sleep and lower depression

Anti-oxidation:

Thanks to the zinc, manganese and various types of Vitamin E, pumpkin seeds are also great anti-oxidants for the body for both men and women of all ages.

Improve blood flow:

According to www.healthyeating.sfgate.com, pumpkin seeds improve blood flow in the body by thinning blood due to its vitamin E elements and also helps in blood clotting and bone development due to vitamin K.

Other health benefits include:

1. Rich in magnesium which aids in heart-related ailments
2. Rich source of fiber
3. Have anti-inflammatory compounds that help fight athritis.
4. Reduce risk of osteoporosis due to their zinc elements

And there you have it, next time you're preparing that pumpkin be sure not to throw away the pumpkin seeds.

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What Is Agar Powder Used For?
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Date: January 27, 2014 09:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Agar Powder Used For?

agar agarWhat Is Agar Powder Used For?

Agar, also known as agar agar or kanten, is a gelling agent that comes from a South East Asian seaweed. This natural additive has excellent gelling properties. It is often used by vegetarians as a vegetable gelatin as the true gelatin comes from calf’s feet.

The product is also used for scientific purposes.

For instance, biologists use it as filler in paper sizing fabric. Biologists also use it as a clarifying compound in brewing. Additionally, agar can be used as a laxative, thanks to its high fiber concentration. Better yet, the product can be used as an appetite suppressant.

Agar is also an exceptional culinary ingredient. It is quite popular among vegetarians. They often use it to thicken soups. Further, agar can be used as a preservative for ice creams, fruits and other desserts.

The product is also sought for its tremendous health benefits.

People who desire to lose weight fast may find agar useful. It has no calories, no fat, no carbs, and no sugar and is loaded with fiber. As a matter of fact, 80 percent of agar is comprised of nothing but fiber.

Another great benefit associated with agar is that is assimilates glucose in the stomach. Additionally, agar agar passes via the digestive tract pretty fast and prevents the body from absorbing and retaining excess fat. It also has excellent water absorption properties. These properties allow it to assist the body in the elimination of wastes. It is also worth noting that agar has the capacity to absorb bile; in this way, it helps the body to dissolve more of bad cholesterol.

It is of value to reiterate that agar, also known as agar agar or kanten, is a vegetable gelatin. It has excellent gelling properties. It is mainly used by vegetarians as a substitute for the true gelatin.


References:

  1. //www.barryfarm.com/nutri_info/thickeners/agar.htm
  2. //notenoughcinnamon.com/2012/08/02/everything-you-need-to-know-about-agar


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Sunshine Vitamin
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Date: November 14, 2013 09:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Sunshine Vitamin

Sunshine Vitamin

Introduction

Vitamin D is a nutrient used to regulate phosphorous and calcium needed for formation and growth of strong bones. The body through a chemical reaction acquires this vitamin when one is exposed to direct sunlight for about five to fifteen minutes. This vitamin is rarely found in foods, and therefore, if you fail to get direct sunlight, you can supplements that are used to boost vitamin D levels. Therefore, if you stay indoors most of your time, you may lack this important nutrient and you are at risks of suffering from osteoporosis, hearth diseases, multiple sclerosis, and rickets due to vitamin D deficiency. In addition, vitamin D has been known to improve the body immune system and prevents autoimmune and cancer diseases.

What does Sun Can Do

Vitamin D3, also known as sunshine vitamin, is stored in the body when sunlight is exposed to the skin for about 15 minutes. Sun has Ultraviolet B (UVB) light, which when it strike the skin, a natural chemical reaction is initiated which converts cholesterol under the skin to yield vitamin D3. When exposure is done continuously for 6 days, the body can get enough of this vitamin for the next 49 sunlight-free days. However, you are warned against long periods of time sunlight exposure, as this has been known to cause skin cancer.

What are the Benefits on the Sun

As stated earlier, there are various benefits of this vitamin. The following are the major:

  • It prevents rickets condition among children
  • It prevents osteoporosis
  • It lowers the risk of getting type 1 diabetes
  • It prevents pre-Eclampsia during pregnancy
  • It helps to prevent and fight cancer
  • It lowers the risk of getting depression and Alzheimer’s (during elderly stage)
  • It helps to maintain mental health

Conclusion

Since this vitamin is acquired at no cost, it is advisable to spare a few minutes of your busy daily schedule to get this valuable body vitamin that will improve your health and keep your body fit at all times. Thanks.

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Wonders Of Elderberry
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Date: October 25, 2013 07:56 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Wonders Of Elderberry

 Elderberry

 Elderberry fruitThe bushy like appearance, which characterizes this elderberry tree is what makes it noticeable in and around Britain. Its name means fire, which is because of a certain goddess happened to consider this tree sacred and after she passed on, it was believed that her soul continued to reside in the tree.


With this belief, the residents used to grow the Elderberry around their homes and farms, as they believed that it had powers that could protect them from all kinds of evil things. For protection to be accorded to them, they had to offer sacrifices and prayers to it so as to be assured that they would be covered. Shrines were also made in regards to the tree, where all individuals would converge and offer thanksgiving prayers to it.

The Healthy Benefits of Elderberry

There are many health benefits associated with this wonderful tree and they go on to offer medicinal value as well as ensuring a general sense of well being in the body. It is seen as helping in the chest and nose congestion, which is evident in individuals who have all sorts of allergies. This is especially important for them because it enables them have temporary relief before getting medication from the doctors.

Common infections in women such as yeast are also catered for when it comes to the Elder tree as it constitutes the required substances that are responsible for taking care of the yeast infections.

It also builds up the immune system, which helps the body to be able to fight against diseases that cause the body harm. Antioxidants are also present in the elder tree and they are at high levels, which allow the individual to choose whether to get the antioxidants from it or from modern medicine.

It is believed that every part of this tree has medicinal value, so embracing the many benefits of this tree is important because it is all rounded.

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What Are A List Of Detox Foods?
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Date: January 03, 2013 12:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Are A List Of Detox Foods?

A quick search online will undoubtedly result in you managing to come across a list of detox foods that various experts claim will help you to just cleanse your body of various toxins in an entirely natural way. There are clearly a number of health benefits associated with doing this, but prior to starting you do need to have a firm understanding as to which foods or herbs are the best and indeed some of these will now be discussed below.

Eating practices

First on the list is fruit in general and you should look at eating several pieces every single day in order to really get the benefit from them. The reason why they are so good is due to the amount of liquid that is contained within them and this helps the body to flush out those toxins and when you combine this with the number of vitamins, fiber, antioxidants and nutrients, then you get a powerful food that can do you a lot of good.

Greens:

Another food group that deserves to be on a list are your greens and the reason why the likes of spinach, kale, and chard are so good is thanks to the amount of chlorophyll that is contained within them. Chlorophyll is great as it boosts your digestive system, but more than that it has been shown to help your liver to detox itself and this is key since the liver plays a central role in your system due to it filtering waste and toxins and processing them correctly. You will also find that chlorophyll helps your body to clear out various environmental toxins that we breathe in on a daily basis and this alone can really improve your body.

One type of food that deserves to be mentioned on its own is garlic and you should certainly look at eating more of it on a regular basis due to the positive effects it has on your body. It is so important because it entices your liver into producing more of the correct enzymes that will lead to your body being able to detoxify itself and in particular to help remove those toxins from the digestive system, so do add it to your recipes as much as you can and you will certainly benefit from doing so. 

Raw Vegetables:

Other types of foods that you may wish to consider include some raw vegetables and you may wish to juice them and have them that way rather than simply eating them. The main ones to look at include:

  • onion
  • carrots
  • cabbage
  • beet
  • asparagus
  • kale

As with other things listed above they work by helping your liver to deal with the various toxins in your system. These vegetables are also good because of their naturally high levels of things such as glutathione and sulphur, so consider just eating them as nature intended to really benefit from doing so.

Finally, you should also consider using more herbs if you wish to detox and there are several that should play a key role due to their various properties. Two that you will have heard of are ginger and turmeric and they will tackle your immune system and your digestion process and by balancing them out it helps your body when it comes to getting rid of the toxins.

Others that should be included are gymnena due to it being good for your blood sugar levels, neem due to it helping to purify your blood, guduchi as it will cleanse your liver, and mangistha as this will boost your lymphatic system and since this is linked to your immune system you are going to need to have both working perfectly if you want your body to cleanse itself.

What has been attempted here is to point you in the direction of certain types of foods that can help you to detox rather than simply listing one after the other. You are advised to try to include as many as possible when going through the detox process and by doing so you will feel the benefit that comes from removing those toxins from your system and enjoy the increase in health and energy that comes with it.

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What Is Monolaurin And What Are Its Health Benefits?
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Date: December 29, 2012 10:38 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Monolaurin And What Are Its Health Benefits?

Get An Immune Boost:

Man has made a big leap as far as science and pharmacology are concerned, but there are still a lot of substances useful to human health that are waiting to be discovered. There are also those substances naturally occurring but whose pharmacological properties have not yet been explored. Monolaurin, for instance, is a naturally occurring substance whose use in human health has only been lately discovered.

Monolaurin, also called glycerol monolaurate and glyceryl laurate, is a 12-carbon fatty acid as well as a monoglyceride. Although it is a derivative of coconut oil, it is most commonly prepared as a lauric acid mono-ester. Aside from coconut milk, it is also present in human breast milk, which is known to function as an immune protection passed on from mother to child after childbirth. The potency of breast milk as an immune barrier is evidenced by the stunted growth and frequency of infections seen in infants deprived of breast milk. But, all this is old information.

What's new about monolaurin?

Known Uses of Monolaurin:

Before we get to new information, it's important to look into the discovery of monolaurin. Way back in the 1960's, then University of Detroit professor Jon Kabara made an important discovery - that the combination of lauric acid and glycerol can be used in fighting germs. First marketed as a dietary supplement called Lauricidin, it was soon marketed by other pharmaceutical companies, but Lauricidin remains its most potent and purest form.

Since its discovery, it has been used as symptomatic treatment (and prevention) for the common colds, flu, herpes, and many other infections.

Working similarly to breast milk, it helps protect the immune system from infections and other ailments. Some Lauricidin users also claim that the substance is useful against Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and even autism. As for viruses, it has proven to be a useful supplement against HIV, Measles, Herpes Simplex, Epstein-Barr Virus, and Cytomegalovirus, to name a few.

Studies:

Recent studies have shown its in vitro antibacterial and antimicrobial activity, at least as far as superficial skin infections are concerned. Carpo, Verallo-Rowell and Kabara (2007) demonstrated the effectiveness of monolaurin versus common antibiotics in battling both gram positive and gram negative infections such as Staphylococcus and Enterococcus. Older studies have explained Monolaurin's mechanism of action - it inserts itself into the cell membrane, disturbs the cell membrane integrity of Gram positive bacteria, and therefore blocks cell replication.

Aside from medicinal uses, it is also used for other purposes as well. It is a common ingredient in many deodorants, thanks to its antimicrobial activity; body odor, as you may know, is caused by the presence of certain bacteria. It is also present in other products such as shampoo, detergents, soap, and even in certain foods such as ice cream and margarine.

Side Effects and Drug Interactions

As far as side effects are concerned, there is still a lot to be known. Some users may experience the Herxheimer Reaction, a complicated term that indicates the presence of fatigue, body ache, irritability and fever that may worsen before the medication takes effect. Use during pregnancy and breast feeding is contraindicated, given that not enough is known about its potential effects during this period. Dosage ranges from 0.75 to 3 grams, 2 or 3 times a day, and is taken after meals.

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What Are The Health Benefits Of Solaray Avena Sativa?
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Date: December 28, 2012 12:52 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Are The Health Benefits Of Solaray Avena Sativa?

Avena Sativa is a botanical that is used for food and as medicine. Commonly known as groats or oats, the plant is available as tea or as a liquid extract. Over the years, Avena Sativa has been used as medicine for improving the functions of certain body organs. This plant is beneficial in so many ways. Let us look at some of its benefits.

Calms the Nerves

Avena serves as a remedy for anxiety, stress and depression. It helps to calm the nerves and may be taken by an individual who finds it difficult to concentrate. It can also be used to relieve insomnia associated with stress and nervous irritation.

Improves heart health

Medical experts have revealed that Avena Sativa can help to lower the “bad” low density lipoprotein and cholesterol level. It contains ingredients such as beta glucan, a soluble fiber which is very beneficial to the body. Further more, Avena sativa helps to treat palpitation and various heart problems. Such benefits help to strengthen the heart and make it healthy at all times.

Fights Inflammation

Avena Sativa helps to fight inflammation, thanks to a molecule called avenanthramides. This molecule helps to reduce the levels of inflammatory cytokines. When the levels of cytokines are high they raise the risk of chronic illnesses like heart diseases and diabetes.

Natural Sex Booster

Dr. Ray Sahelian, the author of “natural sex boosters, identified avena sativa as a mild sex enhancer. Hence, its impact on the libido cannot be pushed aside. As you can see, Avena Sativa has lots of benefits. It can boost hormone levels and stimulate cell growth. Since it is rich in minerals, it may help an individual who is suffering with the thyroid glands.

Meanwhile, you can opt for the Solaray avena sativa available at VitaNet (R), LLC

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