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What is the Endocannabinoid System? Darrell Miller 5/15/19
What is CBD? Darrell Miller 5/15/19
Study investigates health benefits of different cordyceps variants Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Can sulforaphane help children with autism? Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Licorice root a safe alternative for promoting oral health Darrell Miller 5/9/19
These Essential Oils Beat Commercial Products Hands Down Darrell Miller 5/8/19
This hemp variety from Finland exhibits significant antioxidant properties thanks to its high flavonoid content Darrell Miller 5/7/19
How Does Excess Sugar Affect The Brain? Darrell Miller 5/3/19
A species of hawthorn has been found to control abnormally highblood sugar levels Darrell Miller 5/2/19
4 magical herbs that can help you lose weight faster Darrell Miller 4/26/19
5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia Darrell Miller 4/25/19
How effective is CBD really? Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Cannabis can reverse the effects of alcohol-induced liver damage Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Research says flavonoids can flush out arsenic from the body Darrell Miller 4/20/19
Chitosan: A more environmentally friendly food packaging materialthan plastic Darrell Miller 4/12/19
3 Benefits to using Himalayan salt Darrell Miller 4/3/19
Bombshell study shows aspartame depletes neurotransmitters in thebrain, makes brains vulnerable to chemical damage from food and vaccines Darrell Miller 3/4/19
Top 6 Benefits of CBD Oil Darrell Miller 2/26/19
Broccoli is one of the best detoxifying foods you'll ever find Darrell Miller 2/20/19
Powerful natural medicine in broccoli sprouts found to preventcancer and protect the brain from stroke damage Darrell Miller 2/13/19
Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death Darrell Miller 2/9/19
There is a STRONG link between exposure to endocrine-disruptingchemicals and vitamin D deficiency Darrell Miller 1/22/19
Alpha GPC: the Supplement that Can Boost Memory, Learning & More? Darrell Miller 1/15/19
Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity Darrell Miller 1/10/19
Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile Darrell Miller 1/9/19
Ribose Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap? Darrell Miller 1/9/19
Researchers look at the powerful effect of mulberry fruit extracton insulin sensitivity Darrell Miller 1/7/19
Study: PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) may prevent and even reverseAlzheimer's Darrell Miller 1/4/19
Study finds geranium demonstrates antidepressant and anxiolyticproperties Darrell Miller 1/2/19
A form of vitamin E derived from annato can lessen your risk ofbone loss due to diabetes Darrell Miller 12/19/18
Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies Darrell Miller 12/3/18
The surprising benefits of Fulvic Acid Darrell Miller 11/28/18
Another study finds turmeric and curcumin to be a safe, effectivetreatment for lowering cholesterol and protecting the heart Darrell Miller 11/19/18
Bitter melon can lower blood sugar levels and even prevent cancer Darrell Miller 11/17/18
Your depression may be caused by chronic brain inflammation Darrell Miller 11/15/18
From OCD to depression to anxiety, learn how inositol can preventmany mental health disorders VitaNet, LLC Staff 11/13/18
Rosemary can be used to enhance memory in university students VitaNet, LLC Staff 11/1/18
Natural remedies for dry scalp VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/31/18
Relieve muscle spasms naturally with the pomegranate Darrell Miller 10/12/18
Vitamin K: The Wellness Vitamin VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/18/18
How Nutrient Deficiencies Can Affect Your Mental Health VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/11/18
Natural ways to whiten your teeth VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/11/18
Researchers look at the potential of rice bran in treatingcardiovascular disease VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/31/18
What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B12? VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/28/18
Borage seed oil found to mitigate effects of radiation therapy on the liver VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/19/18
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids Darrell Miller 8/8/18
Gut microbes play a significant role in the central nervous system digestive health is linked to your risk of neurodegenerative diseases VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/7/18
Hemp growing in midstate after outlawed for decades VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/6/18
Can CBD Help with Chemotherapy Treatments? Darrell Miller 7/22/18
The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer Darrell Miller 7/12/18



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What is the Endocannabinoid System?
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Date: May 15, 2019 02:00 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is the Endocannabinoid System?

  • A biological control system embedded in our nerves that is involved with every bodily function
  • ECS consists of E-Receptor sites (mostly CB-1 & CB-2), E-cannabinoids and Enzymes.
  • The Endocannabinoid System was named in 1940 after scientists discovered the chemical similarity between Endocannabinoids (in our bodies) and Phytocannabinoids (from plants) CBD is a Phytocannabinoid that works like a key in the receptors of the human Endocannabinoid System (ECS).
  • CBD helps to create homeostasis (stability/balance) of the internal environment despite fluctuations of the external environment.

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What is CBD?
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Date: May 15, 2019 01:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid

  • Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds found in cannabis plants
  • CBD is the most prominent cannabinoid found in Hemp
  • There are over 100 known cannabinoids found in the various cannabis species
  • CBD is NOT psychoactive & helps offset THC
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the psychotropic cannabinoid found in cannabis that makes you “high”
  • CBD has many health benefits
  • Clinical trials with CBD demonstrate improvements from issues including: anxiety, cognition, pain associated with exercise & movement disorders

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Study investigates health benefits of different cordyceps variants
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Date: May 10, 2019 02:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study investigates health benefits of different cordyceps variants





According to Taiwanese citizens, the cordyceps(mushroom) is a powerful food. They say it can help with the immune system, and fights against tumors, as a start. Though they are hard to grow in large volumes due to a parasitic symbiosis, they are still worth the effort to study and learn from. Taiwanese universities have already studied how fermentation affects this mushroom, and they want to increase their knowledge, especially when it comes to perhaps growing alternatives to meet the demand.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some universities researchers in Taiwan have carried out a comprehensive review that sought to understand the state of cordyceps research in the country.
  • The Taiwanese highly regard the cordyceps for its numerous biological activities which include being an anti-tumor compound, an antioxidant and a pro-sexual agent.
  • Some of the things that the review looked at was on how different methods of fermentation and production can have an effect on the chemical properties of cordyceps.

"In the review, the researchers identified the primary challenge in the mass production of Cordyceps sinensis, which is the difficulty in collecting natural variants with parasitic hosts, coupled with discoveries regarding its pharmacological benefits."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-19-health-benefits-of-different-cordyceps-variants.html

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Can sulforaphane help children with autism?
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Date: May 10, 2019 10:46 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can sulforaphane help children with autism?





Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli have enormous amounts of sulforaphane. Research has even shown that when this compound is taken in large quantities, it can help alleviate the problem of autism in children. Autism is a very important consideration because it affects about one in ten children right now; this is according to experts. New cases are also increasing worldwide. The author states that the recent increases in autism reporting is due to the fact that vaccination schedules in children are increasing and vaccines deliver toxins to the child which can damage the nervous system. Sulforaphane though has been shown to be a chemical that can help in alleviating autism in children even after they have been vaccinated. The research was carried out by scientists at the John Hopkins University who found out that eating foods that have enormous amounts of sulforaphane can help autistic children by enhancing their social skills, verbal communication ability, and their general behavior. The compound, sulforaphane, acts through activating the genes that shield the cells from inflammation, damage to the genetic material, oxidative stress, and other factors that are linked to autism. The study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Key Takeaways:

  • Sulforaphane is a compound that is found in large amounts in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and recent research shows it can help children with autism.
  • The latest estimates on the effects of autism on children shows that the condition now affects about one out of every forty-five children.
  • The rapidly increasing spike in autism cases in children is linked to the increased rate of vaccination in children where the toxins affect their nervous system.

"The results of their experiment showed that the sulforaphane group demonstrated considerable improvements in social behavior by the time of the fourth week of treatment."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-20-can-sulforaphane-help-children-with-autism.html

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Licorice root a safe alternative for promoting oral health
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Date: May 09, 2019 04:34 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Licorice root a safe alternative for promoting oral health





Licorice has been used in candies for a long time and recently it was found that it can be used for oral health. Although licorice has fallen out of favor for anise oil in use in confectioneries, it is still safe to the health. Some of the ways it has been used in traditional medicine in China and the Middle East is for the treatment of eye problems, cough, gut issues, and problems with the skin. According to new research, licorice has a role to play in oral and dental health. It has been found effective in stopping the spread of gum disease and tooth decay, and several other dental health problems. Licorice has active components that have been identified that aids it in this effect. The most important are licoricidin and licorisoflavan A. They help in stopping the growth of bacteria that aids in reducing the damage to the mouth and gums. To dilute the effect of saliva that makes a compound lose its action, it is recommended that one makes a lollipop of licorice to benefit from its effects.

Key Takeaways:

  • Licorice which used to be used for adding flavor to candy has fallen out of favor and anise oil is used for that instead.
  • The herb has been recommended for the treatment of several ailments like eye problems, cough, issues with the gut, and problems with the skin.
  • Oral health problems could be improved by using licorice. It has been shown that in dental health it could stop gum disease and tooth decay.

"Studies suggested that the dried root of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) can be used as a natural alternative to chemical toothpaste and harsh mouthwashes."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-09-licorice-root-a-safe-alternative-for-oral-health.html

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These Essential Oils Beat Commercial Products Hands Down
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Date: May 08, 2019 01:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: These Essential Oils Beat Commercial Products Hands Down





Mixtures of plant essential oils can be surprisingly powerful cleaning agents that will keep your dwelling pristine without harsh chemicals. Lemon oil excels at cutting grease. Tea tree oil is a powerful antimicrobial that can handle the toughest bathroom germs, and can be mixed with thyme oil to create a superb all-purpose cleaner and disinfectant. Lavender oil can be added into laundry to make it smell fresh and pleasant. Clove essential oil can be mixed with water and rubbing alcohol to make a sprayable air freshener.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nothing packs a powerful punch in cleaning and disinfecting like essential oils. The five recommended essential oils here can give you a germ-free home any day.
  • Although the cleaning powers in individual oils are very strong, they become more powerful and potent when they are mixed with other oils.
  • You can try out mixing ten drops of oil in a bucket of water and then add vinegar, baking soda, and castile soap.

"Essential oils are compounds that are extracted from plants. These oils engulf the plant oil and flavor, which is also called the “essence.” Each oil contains special aromatic compounds that give it a unique essence."

Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/essential-oils-beat-commercial-products-hands-down/

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This hemp variety from Finland exhibits significant antioxidant properties thanks to its high flavonoid content
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Date: May 07, 2019 04:15 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This hemp variety from Finland exhibits significant antioxidant properties thanks to its high flavonoid content





According to a study published in Phytotherapy Research, Cannabis sativa L., otherwise known as the hemp plant, has a wide variety of health benefits. Because it is high in antioxidants, it offers significant protection from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Furthermore, the hempseed is very high in omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids, which make it beneficial for the skin, heart, and joints. Hemp is often mistakenly confused with marijuana. While both plants contain Cannabis sativa, hemp does not have any THC, which is the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that causes a "high". Hemp is also packed with beneficial nutrients and supports optimal brain and GI health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Given its many and varied health benefits, the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, is the most likely contender for the title of miracle plant.
  • In a research published in Phytotherapy Research, a team studied the hemp plant’s antioxidant properties as well as the chemicals that had a huge impact in doing this.
  • When the researchers used finola hempseed oil to test for its effectiveness against oxidative stress, they found positive results from the study.

"In the study, the researchers attribute this biological effect to the presence of flavonoid compounds in hempseed oil, which include flavanones, flavonols, flavanols, and isoflavones."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-14-hemp-from-finland-has-antioxidant-properties-high-flavonoid-content.html

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How Does Excess Sugar Affect The Brain?
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Date: May 03, 2019 04:21 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Does Excess Sugar Affect The Brain?





Excess sugar intake is unambiguously harmful to the body and the brain. In addition to widely understood risks like diabetes and obesity, elevated blood sugar can produce anxiety and interfere with emotions and mood. Eating too much sugar can also impact your brain’s reward-response system in ways that make you hungrier and more prone to overeating. High blood sugar can also constrict blood vessels, contributing to impaired cognitive functioning. Eating more fresh fruit as a substitute for added sugar and DRINKING more water can help reduce sugar levels in the brain.

Key Takeaways:

  • Too much sugar can be addictive to the brain and cause chemical imbalances.
  • Having too much sugar in the system can impair cognitive skills and processes
  • High glucose levels can damage the circulatory system both in the brain and thorough the body

"Excess sugar intake does damages our bodies in more ways than one."

Read more: https://www.longevitylive.com/anti-aging-beauty/excess-sugar-brain/

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A species of hawthorn has been found to control abnormally highblood sugar levels
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Date: May 02, 2019 02:45 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A species of hawthorn has been found to control abnormally highblood sugar levels





A team of researchers from the Middle East have found that a species of hawthorn, Crete hawthorn, has the ability to lower elevated levels of glucose in the blood. They have published their findings in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Along with its effects on blood glucose, called its anti-hyperglycemic property, it also has hyperlipidemic properties, that is, the ability to protect the body against high levels of fat such as cholesterol in the blood. They carried out the study using mice that were induced with hyperglycemia through feeding them alloxan. The mice were then divided into two groups, one group receiving Crete hawthorn extracts and the other given a chemical for control. They also used another animal model to understand its hyperlipidemic properties and to investigate whether the plant had antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. The results of the findings were that Crete hawthorn had important antioxidant properties due to its containing phenols and flavonoids. They also found that it had antimicrobial properties because it acted against bacteria such as E. Coli and Staphylococcus aureus, among others.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers in the Middle East have discovered that a species of hawthorn, scientific name Crataegus azarolus, can be used to lower elevated levels of glucose in the body.
  • The researchers did not only concentrate on the plant’s anti-hyperglycemic properties, but also on its ability to protect the body against levels of fat that were high.
  • The researchers duing their study found that Crete hawthorn had very high antioxidant properties, especially the ethanol extract from the leaf.

"The mice were then divided into groups, with some receiving an ethanol extract from Crete hawthorn leaves while others were given glibenclamide for positive control."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-12-hawthorn-controls-high-blood-sugar-levels.html

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4 magical herbs that can help you lose weight faster
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Date: April 26, 2019 01:34 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 4 magical herbs that can help you lose weight faster





We're constantly met with over-the-counter supplements loaded with chemicals and preservatives that promote claims of being able to shrink your waistline, but what if there were more natural options? Consuming ginseng helps regulate your blood sugar levels, as well as boost your metabolism. Garlic is almost a magical herb in how it is able to help you fight off cravings due to your body being able to sustain levels of fullness for longer periods of time.

Key Takeaways:

  • A popular Asian herb, ginseng may help maintain blood sugar levels and aid in dampening food cravings.
  • Garlic may also suppress appetite triggers and aid in burning off calories already present.
  • Data suggests that the component, carvactrol, found in oregano oil, may aid in weight loss.

"Those 7 days or 1-month weight loss challenges cannot give you a long-term result."

Read more: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/food-news/heres-4-magical-herbs-that-can-help-you-lose-weight-faster/articleshow/68283825.cms

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5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia
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Date: April 25, 2019 04:48 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia





Insomnia, which is a chronic lack of sleep, achieved because the insomniac can't seem to enter a state of sleeping, or because the sufferer can't sustain the state once achieved, is a debilitating problem for many. While there exist pharmaceutical interventions for insomnia, there are also more natural ways to combat the problem, specifically food choices that may help. Tryptophan is the hormone that releases the relaxing chemical serotinin, that helps sleep arrive. Hummus has natural tryptophan. Kiwi has specific phtyochemicals and antioxidants that also promote sleep. Healthy carbs tend to make us sleep, which is why corn is a good sleep-promoter. Milk is another healthy carrier of tryptophan. Chewing on basil might help too as it eases mental woes and soothes troubled digestion.

Key Takeaways:

  • A word that can be used to describe insomnia in this our era is habitual sleeplessness and this phenomenon is on the rise.
  • Insomnia when it becomes habitual causes restlessness and anxiety. At night, even though one is exhausted, sleep does not come and one gets fidgety and the mind blurry.
  • Insomnia has treatment or remedies to cure the condition which involves medication, therapies, and soothing products, but sometimes these remedies do not work.

"The sugar level in candies is capable of upsetting your blood sugar levels which leads to the interruption of your sleep. You might sleep well immediately after eating them but after some time, you will wake up irritable. Corn is a healthy carb you should incorporate in your diet."

Read more: https://www.longevitylive.com/live-healthier/5-foods-fight-insomnia/

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How effective is CBD really?
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How effective is CBD really?





The underlying health benefits of a chemical found in Cannabis known as Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, has potential to relieve pain, treat sleep irregularities, and even potentially treat mood disorders. While it is a cannabinoid, CBD is not psychoactive. Some of the health benefits include assisting in metabolizing serotonin to improve anxiety or depression, lowering blood pressure, improving quality of sleep, and there are even potential treatments using the compound to treat different kinds of seizures.

Key Takeaways:

  • Very often lots of people are quick to jump to a conclusion without carefully analyzing the facts and this arises when cannabis is the issue.
  • The cannabis plant is becoming more popular as its health benefits are coming to light. It is very important for relieving pain and treating mood disorders.
  • Due to the fact that different states are legalizing medical marijuana, one compound in cannabis, CBD, has been brought into the limelight.

"CBD is totally opposite to THC; it is not psychoactive and can be valuable to you by providing various health benefits, including as pain relief and sleep regulation."

Read more: https://bulawayo24.com/index-id-lifestyle-sc-health-byo-157353.html

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Cannabis can reverse the effects of alcohol-induced liver damage
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Date: April 23, 2019 02:27 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis can reverse the effects of alcohol-induced liver damage





Even though they refer to both types of cannabis, it should be noted that the two types are not interchangeable and have only a slightly different chemical compound. The study showed that active cannabis use provides a profound protective effect against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, independent of other known metabolic risk factors. Unfortunately they haven't yet uncovered how precisely how it provides benefit to the patient in need, it does provide a reduction in pain.

Key Takeaways:

  • A large study of patients with a history of alcoholism showed that cannabis use can lower the odds of liver diseases, including cancer.
  • Hemp, though it doesn't have enough THC to get patients 'high', still has medicinal properties.
  • Smoking cannabis has been shown to be over 100 times safer than drinking alcohol.

"The study found that using cannabis correctly significantly lowered the odds of various liver diseases such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, and even hepatocellular carcinoma, a type of liver cancer."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-01-cannabis-can-reverse-the-effects-of-alcohol-induced-liver-damage.html

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Research says flavonoids can flush out arsenic from the body
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Date: April 20, 2019 11:36 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Research says flavonoids can flush out arsenic from the body





Thru environmental and food processes, we are exposed to many chemicals that are either ingested or absorbed thru respiration or through the skin. These toxic materials can be gotten rid of thru the foods we eat. A nutritional component called flavornoids, which are found the colors of various fruit and vegetables. The brighter the color, the more they contain. Flavornoids can not only help to rid the body of organic toxins, but inorganic as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • People encounter a lot of harmful substances that get into the body throughout their lives which the body detoxifies, but sometimes these substances interfere with detoxification.
  • When toxins are not detoxified, they can cause damage to the body but there are fortunately many nutrients that can boost the body’s ability to detoxify toxins.
  • Flavonoids are pigments that one can find in fruits and vegetables with about 6,000 varieties. Researchers have realized that these flavonoids have several health benefits.

"In a study published in the journal Nutrition Research, scientists from the U.S. and Mexico found that these nutrients help eliminate a toxin called inorganic arsenic from the body."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-research-says-flavonoids-can-flush-out-arsenic-from-the-body.html

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Chitosan: A more environmentally friendly food packaging materialthan plastic
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Date: April 12, 2019 04:08 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Chitosan: A more environmentally friendly food packaging materialthan plastic





Itsaso Leceta, an academic researcher from the University of Basque Country has developed a biodegradable polymer, hoping to change packaging standards. Chitosan, made from crustacean chitins, prevents fungi and bacteria from infecting whole foods. It does not, however, block gas, water, or vapor. On the plus side, this new environmentally conscious food packaging is completely biodegradable, even edible. Everyone can make a difference, and consumers can start by choosing alternative means in their lives, like Chitosan.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although fruit is often coated in plastic films to protect it from contaminants, these plastics pollute the sea, and their productions involves the use of hazardous chemicals.
  • Chitosan is produced by processing the material that makes up crustaceans’ exoskeletons, and it has antimicrobial properties that make it a good potential coating for fruit and vegetables.
  • You can help reduce the impact of packaging materials on the environment by bringing your own bag when you buy produce, and by buying from local farmers.

"It is a biodegradable, biocompatible (not harmful to living tissue) polymer that can be used to wrap vegetables and fruits. Its purpose is to prevent bacteria and fungi from infecting whole foods, and prolonging their shelf life."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-17-chitosan-environmentally-friendly-food-packaging.html

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3 Benefits to using Himalayan salt
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Date: April 03, 2019 10:05 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 3 Benefits to using Himalayan salt





Many enjoy salt, but too much of it can be damaging to your health. Himalayan pink salt, on the other hand, can provide many nutritional benefits that regular table salt cannot. First, Himalayan pink salt contains more than 80 minerals to help keep you healthy, and contains overall less sodium chloride than regular table salt. Himalayan pink salt also goes through less chemical processing, which is why it is tinted pink in color. It also does not contain any food additives, unlike its table salt counterpart. Finally, many claim that Himalayan pink salt contains a saltier and bolder flavor, which is an added bonus for cooking because those who use it consume less of an amount. In sum, if you want to reduce your sodium intake, Himalayan pink salt is a great alternative.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pink Himalayan salt does not undergo as much chemical processing as white table salt.
  • Himalayan salt lacks the food additives that are present in regular table salt, such as ferrocyanide.
  • Some people find that Himalayan salt has a more pronounced salty taste than regular table salt.

"If you want to cut down on your sodium intake, you might want to consider switching over to Himalayan pink salt as a healthier natural salt alternative for your body’s salt needs."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-05-3-benefits-to-using-himalayan-salt.html

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Bombshell study shows aspartame depletes neurotransmitters in thebrain, makes brains vulnerable to chemical damage from food and vaccines
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Date: March 04, 2019 02:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Bombshell study shows aspartame depletes neurotransmitters in thebrain, makes brains vulnerable to chemical damage from food and vaccines





A recent study looked at the effects of aspartame on brain functions in rats. The results were impressive. The results showed a direct correlation between the dose of aspartame and the destruction of neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are required for the function of your brain's neurons. The rats who were fed the aspartame had a reduction of Serotonin and an increase in Epinephrine. Epinephrine is associated with your flight or fight reactions. This study reminds us that although an ingredient might be approved by the FDA, it could have long term effects.

Key Takeaways:

  • In this study on the effects of aspartame on the brain, rats were fed aspartame for 10-40 days then they were decapitated and the brains analyzed.
  • The study found that there was a relationship between the consumption of aspartame and the destruction of neurotransmitters that was dependent on the dose given.
  • The result was that aspartame significantly reduces important neurotransmitters in the brain while increasing aggressively the chemicals that initiate a fight or flight reaction.

"A bombshell scientific study reveals that aspartame may be one of the most damaging vectors for the widespread “dumbing down” of humanity."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-17-bombshell-study-shows-aspartame-depletes-neurotransmitters-in-the-brain-5g-pesticides.html

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Top 6 Benefits of CBD Oil
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Date: February 26, 2019 08:02 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Top 6 Benefits of CBD Oil





The immaculate benefits that CBD offers are becoming more apparent as more research is conducted concerning the chemical. So far, we are certain that CBD has the healing powers to treat dozens of health conditions small and large. But there are some benefits that are bigger and better than others. The six listed here, such as the ability to reduce anxiety and the ability to reduce pain, are among the biggest and best benefits that CBD can bring.

Key Takeaways:

  • Unlike most anti-anxiety medicatios, CBD oil relieves anxiety without side effects.
  • CBD oil contains anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects that can help treat arthritis and other pain disorders.
  • CBD oil provides a natural way to control your blood pressure, which prevents heart disease.

"The richness of CBD oil in vitamins, nutrients, minerals, volatile acids, and antioxidants makes it a pain reliever."

Read more: https://thefrisky.com/top-6-benefits-of-cbd-oil/

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Broccoli is one of the best detoxifying foods you'll ever find
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Date: February 20, 2019 01:17 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Broccoli is one of the best detoxifying foods you'll ever find





Broccoli can really help your body’s ability to expel harmful toxins that you ingest or breathe in According to recent research, post-menopausal women who ate lots of cruciferous vegetables like broccoli showed a substantially lower risk of breast cancer, perhaps because broccoli improved their livers’ ability to detoxify their bodies. Likewise, a 12-week Johns Hopkins University study of almost 300 people in a heavily polluted part of rural China found that broccoli made their bodies much more efficient at excreting dangerous compounds like benzene and acrolein.

Key Takeaways:

  • One major study found that post-menopausal women who ate lots of broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables had a lower chance of breast cancer.
  • A 12 week Johns Hopkins University study in a heavily polluted region of China found that broccoli improved excretion of harmful chemicals like benzene and acrolein.
  • Broccoli can also promote better cardiac health, regulate your blood sugar and improve your immune system.

"These detoxifying benefits of broccoli can be attributed to the presence of phytonutrients called glucoraphanin, gluconasturtiian, and glucobrassicin."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-12-broccoli-is-one-of-the-best-detoxifying-foods.html

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Powerful natural medicine in broccoli sprouts found to preventcancer and protect the brain from stroke damage
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Date: February 13, 2019 09:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Powerful natural medicine in broccoli sprouts found to preventcancer and protect the brain from stroke damage





Sulforaphane is found in broccoli and contains an enzyme that actually helps protect the brain. This is particularly valuable as it appears to assist in coping with strokes. It is possible that taking this enzyme in pill form could decrease stroke chances or lesson any damage caused by one. It is actually just one of the many reasons why broccoli is such an amazing vegetable. Not only might it help with strokes, but it has been shown to aid in brain health, decrease the chances of some cancers, and can even assist with losing weight.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to a King’s College study, Sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli sprouts, can prevent certain types of cancer.
  • The phytochemical sulforaphane has also been found to protect our brain’s from the debilitating effects of a stroke.
  • For years, health and wellness experts have touted that certain foods like broccoli have disease fighting properties.

"The isolation of this compound could potentially mean that thousands of at-risk individuals could take a simple pill to reduce their risk of a stroke, or for those who have already had one, minimize damage."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-08-broccoli-sprouts-prevent-cancer-stroke-damage.html

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Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death
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Date: February 09, 2019 10:05 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death





Cancer can be slowed down or perhaps even prevented with a proper diet containing anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. Now research has shown that pomegranate juice is a strong anti-cancer agent. It contains strong chemical compounds that heal, like ellagic acid and luteolin which combine to prevent the growth of cancer cells, in particular in regards to prostate cancer. Pomegranate juice is beneficial in other ways too because it is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, helps aid digestion, supports and promotes heart health.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been found that cancer can be prevented or slowed when supplementing the diet with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents. One such agent is pomegranate.
  • One of the most common cancer types that affect one in nine men is prostate cancer. It is one of the leading causes of death in men.
  • It was discovered by researchers that exposing cancer cells to pomegranate induces cancer cell death or apoptosis, programmed cancer cell death.

"According to research, pomegranate juice and pomegranate extract contain powerful healing chemical compounds such as luteolin and ellagic acid that effectively work together to help prevent cancer cell growth, particularly prostate cancer cells."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/compounds-in-pomegranate-juice-found-to-trigger-cancer-cell-death/

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There is a STRONG link between exposure to endocrine-disruptingchemicals and vitamin D deficiency
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Date: January 22, 2019 04:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: There is a STRONG link between exposure to endocrine-disruptingchemicals and vitamin D deficiency





Endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as BPA are a group of over 80,000 manufactured chemicals that are present within the products that we use on a consistent basis. These chemicals can unfortunately lead to many health implications such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Studies have even shown that those who are exposed to higher levels of EDCs are more prone to developing Vitamin D deficiencies. All of these harmful health risks show just how dangerous these man-made chemicals can be to our bodies.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been revealed that countless times Big businesses can make the government to approve their toxic chemicals and their true sinister nature is known after a long time.
  • As a nutrient, Vitamin D has a lot of uses for the body. It promotes bone health, and benefits the brain and immune system.
  • After conducting 1300 studies on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC), the endocrine society has found that these EDCs can contribute to infertility, obesity, diabetes, and neurological problems.

"But recent research has shown that the hazards of BPA and other endocrine disruptors can even cause vitamin D deficiency — which can cause a whole host of other health issues."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-22-strong-link-endocrine-disrupting-chemicals-vitamin-d-deficiency.html

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Alpha GPC: the Supplement that Can Boost Memory, Learning & More?
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Date: January 15, 2019 04:38 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Alpha GPC: the Supplement that Can Boost Memory, Learning & More?





Alpha glycerylphosphoryl choline (alpha GPC) is source of choline that is considered a fatty acid. Alpha GPC has the potential to help cognitive function, as well as aid the body in necessary muscle contraction. Neurologists have found that not only does alpha GPC aid in promoting optimal cognitive function, but it can also help treat memory impairments associated with Alzheimer's and dementia. The muscle-related benefits also lead to higher athletic performance due to an increase in overall muscle strength.

Key Takeaways:

  • Because A-GPC or alpha GPC works to stimulate an important neurotransmitter to the brain when it releases choline, it is an important chemical for brain health.
  • Elderly people who have symptoms of dementia and want to improve it as well as athletes who want to improve their endurance and power can take alpha GPC.
  • Alpha GPC is a molecule that releases choline in the brain. It is found in soy lecithin and other plants as a fatty acid.

"Studies suggest that alpha GPC is one of the best nootropic brain supplements on the market."

Read more: https://draxe.com/alpha-gpc-the-supplement-that-can-boost-memory-learning-more/

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Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity
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Date: January 10, 2019 08:47 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity





Researchers in India had a problem: fungi in grains that are stored in bulk where making people sick. grains once coated with industrial chemicals to prevent this dangerous fungi from forming prevented the food borne illness, but posed a separate threat to human and animal health in their own right. They decided to try peppermint oil, which possesses anti microbial, anti fungus, and anti oxidative properties to coat the grains for storage as a natural and healthy alternative and have had stellar results in not only repelling the fungi, but vermin as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • The fungi, Fusarium Sporotrichoides, causes the blight that ravages important cereal crops in storage like barley, maize, oats, rice, and wheat.
  • When these blight attacks cereals, they cause the cereals to produce a metabolic product that is toxic to animals and humans.
  • Although synthetic chemicals are used to protect these cereals from contamination by the blight, it has been shown that these chemicals are just as toxic to humans.

"Indian researchers believe the essential oil of the plant can serve as a natural fungicide for Fusarium head blight."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-02-peppermint-essential-oil-powerful-antifungal.html

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Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile
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Date: January 09, 2019 10:39 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile





When choosing a coconut oil to stock up on, it is important to know which kind of oil you are getting. Coconut oil has many health qualities and helps to boost immune system. It is also multi purpose. It can be used to clean, cook with, used as a fuel or in soap making, the only limit is one's imagination.It also kills several virus, fungi and bacteria that which causes gum disease as well as promoting skin health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Refined and unrefined coconut oil are two of the different types of coconut oil. Refined coconut oil is separated by heat while unrefined coconut oil is raw coconut oil.
  • Refined coconut oil has a long shelf life that can go from 18 months to 2 years and it can be used for frying.
  • Expeller pressing is the oldest method of extracting refined coconut oil. In this method, a machine physically presses out the oil without the use of chemicals.

"Aside from being a shelf stable product, coconut oil is a nutritious substitute for cooking oil. Additionally, coconut oil has various survival uses."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-06-why-coconut-oil-should-be-a-part-of-your-survival-stockpile.html

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Ribose Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap?
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Date: January 09, 2019 09:15 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ribose Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap?





Ribose is a natural energy-boosting chemical that our bodies produce in order to provide our cells with the appropriate energy levels. It has been shown to support heart health by regenerating the necessary energy levels that can be depleted by cardiovascular disease. Ribose has also shown to help patients who are suffering from left ventricular diastolic dysfunction. Other advantages of ribose include: improved skin health, better workouts due to the energy increase, and aiding in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ribose is also known as D-ribose. It is naturally created by our bodies and provides sufficient energy to the body cells.
  • The sources for D-ribose include plant and animal sources. Sometimes, it can also be obtained as a supplement.
  • D-ribose is unlike every other sugar which can increase blood sugar. People are warned that D-ribose can even lower blood sugar.

"In fact, scientific studies show that D-ribose may help a number of serious health concerns, including heart diseases, fibromyalgia symptoms and chronic fatigue syndrome."

Read more: https://draxe.com/ribose/

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Researchers look at the powerful effect of mulberry fruit extracton insulin sensitivity
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Date: January 07, 2019 03:36 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Researchers look at the powerful effect of mulberry fruit extracton insulin sensitivity





One of the main chemicals in mulberry fruit is rosiglitazone, and studies are showing that mice given rosiglitazone had much lower insulin readings than those who were not given the substance. The mulberry fruit was able to accomplish this by improving the amount of a certain chemical called 'plasma membrane-glucose transporter 4'. This is what helps plasma enter the skeletal muscles. They think that this could potentially provide relief to those suffering from hyperglycemia or insulin resistance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Just as silkworms utilize the mulberry tree, humans can utilize it to treat the body’s sensitivity to insulin and glycemia.
  • The mulberry tree is native to China and is cultivated mainly for the silkworms in order to produce cotton. Yet, the fruit can be eaten raw as food.
  • The mulberry tree has been used in Chinese medicine for a long time to treat the premature graying of hair, and to cleanse the blood and restore its balance.

"The researchers constructed an animal model with a strain of mice that simulated the symptoms of diabetes in humans. The lab animals were divided into three groups according to the treatment they received."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-18-mulberry-fruit-extract-on-insulin-sensitivity.html

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Study: PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) may prevent and even reverseAlzheimer's
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Date: January 04, 2019 08:12 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) may prevent and even reverseAlzheimer's





Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PPQ) is a microbe that is derived from plants, and it is showing to have neurological benefits that are associated with the prevention of Alzheimer's progression. This particular microbe is able to reduce inflammation in the brain, which can lead to several neurological conditions. It also helps patients in post-stroke recovery because it is able to reduce the area of the brain that is impacted by stroke activity. Most importantly, it helps in the prevention of Alzheimer's due to how it can neutralize levels of oxidative stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • In the elderly, Alzheimer’s symptoms are gradual loss of memory while at the same time the body is getting weak.
  • The definitive cause behind Alzheimer’s disease that was discovered at the turn of the 20th century is still unknown.
  • One of the most reliable ways of delaying Alzheimer’s disease is by eating foods that are rich in antioxidants.

"Glutamate is an important chemical in the brain, but too much of it results in excitotoxicity, a risk factor in both stroke and neurodegenerative disease. PQQ protects the brain from overstimulation by glutamate and the resulting death of brain cells."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-15-ppq-can-prevent-alzheimers.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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A form of vitamin E derived from annato can lessen your risk ofbone loss due to diabetes
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Date: December 19, 2018 04:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A form of vitamin E derived from annato can lessen your risk ofbone loss due to diabetes





Tocotrienols, a chemical grouping that belongs to the vitamin E family, has been shown by research to have efficacy in reducing blood sugar levels and inhibiting bone loss. The most recent research came in the form of two studies, both of which made use of a tropical fruit, known as the annato. A pre-diabetic state and osteoporosis was induced in rodent subjects for both of the studies. One of the studies, conducted in Malaysia, showed that the rodent subjects had better parameters for a number of metabolic syndrome indicators, such as fasting blood glucose and triglycerides. In the case of the Malaysian study, the rodents either received a dose of tocotrienols commensurate with normal human supplementation or a diet stripped of tocotrienols. A Texas-based research study compared the tocotrienols with Metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetic medicine. Results showed that the tocotrienols in higher doses was better than the medicine in instituting bone growth. A third study, also in Malaysia, used human subjects with type 2 diabetes. Markers for the human subjects were also improved for the subjects that consumed tocotrienols.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are so many people in the world today that are suffering from diabetic disorders.
  • Understanding how to use vitamins to combat your disease is a great method to use.
  • You should do everything in your power to reduce the risk of losing density in your bones as you get older.

"Studies have shown that tocotrienols may help inhibit bone loss and regulate blood sugar levels. The tocotrienols used in the studies were derived from the red-orange tropical fruit known as annatto."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-30-vitamin-e-lessens-bone-loss-risk-due-to-diabetes.html

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Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies
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Date: December 03, 2018 02:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies





According to statistics recently released by the CDC, 66.3% of U.S. citizens are being exposed to fluoride poisoning through the country's public water supplies. The good news is that a study in Pharmacognosy Magazine points to curcumin as a natural solution to this growing problem. According to this Indian study, curcumin can protect our brains from fluoride poisoning. If you cannot afford to install a whole-house water filter in your home, curcumin may be a safe and affordable option to protect your family from the dangerous neurological effects of fluoride.

Key Takeaways:

  • In our bodies, there are so many chemicals that have to work together at any given time.
  • The public water in the United States is causing a large number of people to have fluoride issues.
  • The bottom line is that fluoride chemicals should have no presence in the water that people drink.

"The researchers looked specifically at fluoride-induced toxicity on the mice’s brains, including the chemical’s impact on lipid peroxidation, or rancidity, in brain tissue. They also evaluated markers of malondialdehyde, or MDA, a well-known marker of oxidative stress and oxidative damage, in the brains of mice from each test group."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-26-curcumin-removing-fluoride-from-the-body.html

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The surprising benefits of Fulvic Acid
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Date: November 28, 2018 09:56 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The surprising benefits of Fulvic Acid





Fulvic acid provides many positive health benefits that help detox your body in such a suprising way. Your body is able to absorb fulvic acid which helps your body dispose of waste. This is because fulvic acid is high in moleculer oxygen. It can also help with low testosterone levels and sperm count in a more natural way. Nature's miracle molecule provides natural alternatives for many heatlth issues with minimal side effects. Fulvic acid is suprisingly beneficial.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fulvic acid is the direct result of plant decomposition, what is normally called Humic Szale.
  • The shale is a storehouse of an array of nutritional minerals, derived from the decomposing organic matter.
  • Since Fulvic acid is useful for detoxifying, it is good for arthritis sufferers, who have an abundance of waste matter causing inflammation in their joints.

"Not only is Fulvic Acid able to treat a number of ailments, but it is also loaded with a number of essential minerals our body needs. These minerals help sustain the bodily function that in turn keep us in a healthy shape. Normally, we are not able to receive some important chemical compounds from the food supply we follow."

Read more: https://tophealthjournal.com/3252/the-surprising-benefits-of-fulvic-acid/

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Another study finds turmeric and curcumin to be a safe, effectivetreatment for lowering cholesterol and protecting the heart
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Date: November 19, 2018 09:36 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Another study finds turmeric and curcumin to be a safe, effectivetreatment for lowering cholesterol and protecting the heart





Turmeric and its much-lauded, health-giving component, curcumin, have had a health buzz about them for a long time. The health benefits to those that use turmeric and consequently curcumin, have long been noted. But, though its benefits for a wide array of bodily systems, including the cardiovascular, are not disputed, it has heretofore not been understood if turmeric, or more specifically curcumin, does some of its wonders by lowering lipid levels. The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University has now performed a meta-analysis of available data, surrounding turmeric and curcumin, as a means of filling the knowledge gap. The researchers began by filtering the data, searching for studies revolving around turmeric, cholesterol and triglycerides. To ensure the data was all the more compelling and germane, the researchers trimmed down the parameters even more, allowing for only those tests that involved subjects laboring under the effects of metabolic syndrome or type 2 diabetes. In these cases possible negative effects to the heart would prove particularly relevant. The meta-analysis revealed that turmeric and curcumin had positive effects to impart on the levels of serum triglycerides apparent in its user-subjects. The two components also positively impacted the low-density lipo-protein cholesterol levels of the user-subjects. The researchers theorized that positive chemical activity was initiated by the components, thereby causing the beneficial aspects. Other cholesterol and lipid markers were not affected. In general, turmeric and curcumin have been shown to limit oxidative stress and inflammation as well as benefit the blood vessel lining, all of which can prevent a serious cardiac event.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are a lot of effective ways in which you can help lower your high cholesterol.
  • There are plenty of natural remedies out there that allow you to control your health.
  • These new substances are natural and have been proven to work on numerous different occasions.

"Turmeric and curcumin are two substances most known for their wide array of health benefits."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-12-turmeric-and-curcumin-safe-effective-treatment-for-lowering-cholesterol.html

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Bitter melon can lower blood sugar levels and even prevent cancer
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Date: November 17, 2018 09:51 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Bitter melon can lower blood sugar levels and even prevent cancer





It is important to pick foods on more qualifiers than simply what tastes good. Bitter melon is quite literally bitter, but has lasting health benefits. Bitter melon can help to lower your blood sugar and even fight cancer. A recent study shows that bitter melon can fight pancreatic cancer. In order to make the vegetable more palatable, once can cook bitter melon with more mild vegetables such as carrots. If it is really not edible to you, consider taking it in capsule form.

Key Takeaways:

  • Bitter melon should not be discarded because it tastes bad. It has been known for its medical value for centuries.
  • Some research has added to the understanding of bitter melon’s medical properties. A recent university research suggests that it can be used to treat pancreatic cancer.
  • Bitter melon contains a number of phytochemicals. It has been discovered that it has the ability to reduce blood sugar by increasing insulin production.

"When it comes to choosing healthy food, you must not decide based solely on taste."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-11-bitter-melon-can-lower-blood-sugar-and-even-prevent-cancer.html

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Your depression may be caused by chronic brain inflammation
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Date: November 15, 2018 12:51 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Your depression may be caused by chronic brain inflammation





Depression is something that a ton of people in the world today suffer from. It is not an easy thing to deal with. However, if you are someone who has it, then you must find how you can cope with it. It may be hard but there is always something that you can do to help yourself. Understanding where depression comes from is difficult as well. However, some doctors say that it can be caused by some brain inflammation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some neurologists believe that depression is caused by brain inflammation and these inflammations are not readily noticed because the brain doesn’t have pain receptors.
  • People with chronic inflammation are at higher risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease because it causes inflammation of the brain, making the amygdala smaller.
  • The brain chemical deficiency model of depression is the model that scientists have been working on for very long time and it fuels Big Pharma producing harmful chemicals.

"Chronic inflammation is largely caused by unhealthy lifestyle habits such as poor diet, lack of physical exercise, and inadequate sleep, among others. These behaviors, while seemingly inconsequential initially, fuel the inflammation response long after it stops being helpful."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-09-your-depression-may-be-caused-by-chronic-brain-inflammation.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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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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Natural remedies for dry scalp
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Date: October 31, 2018 08:51 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural remedies for dry scalp





Dry scalp may sound like a ho-hum problem, but it can quickly become an irritating and all-consuming affair should the dryness lead to intense itch and dead skin amassing on the scalp, before descending as mortifying flakes. Though there are chemical-laden options available to consumers at pharmacies and groceries, it behooves the natural-minded consumer to consider some options that use organic ingredients. Aloe vera gel is one specific that can be used as a stand-alone on the scalp. Simply apply and leave on for an hour, repeating a couple times a week. A slightly more complicated approach incorporates olive oil, dressed up with a few drops of lavender oil. The combination deeply nourishes the scalp and leaves a light fragrance.

Key Takeaways:

  • To moisturize a dry scalp, thereby alleviating itchiness and embarrassing flakes, try a mixture of olive oil and several drops of lavender essential oil.
  • Leave the mixture in place, on your scalp for an hour for best results and repeat the process two times a week.
  • Aloe vera gel, which can also be applied topically, makes another good alternative treatment to combat dry scalp itch and dandruff.

"Dryness is among the most common skin issues that affect the scalp – one which, if left unaddressed, can easily become an annoying problem."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-16-natural-remedies-for-dry-scalp.html

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Relieve muscle spasms naturally with the pomegranate
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Date: October 12, 2018 07:52 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Relieve muscle spasms naturally with the pomegranate





Relieve muscle spasms naturally with the pomegranate

Research shows that pomegranate can reduce muscle spasms which also allows it to be treated for spasm related conditions including diarrhea. The rind of a pomegranate has chemicals which relieve muscle spasms, but research is still being done as to a safe dosage of this chemical. Other home remedies that can reduce muscle spasms include water, electrolytes, tea, massages and rest. If the situation is more severe, you should go visit a health professional immediately.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pomegranate is not only good for a sweet fix. It has been found to have the ability of soothing muscle spasms.
  • To test the exact mechanism of pomegranate’s action on muscle spasms, some researchers used in vitro examination of rabbits’ jejunum.
  • Smooth muscle spasms can occur in the stomach for the following reasons: gas, constipation or muscle strain.

"Past research has confirmed the spasmolytic properties – the ability to reduce or cease spasms – of pomegranate rind, but the exact mechanism was not made clear."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-28-relieve-muscle-spasms-naturally-with-the-pomegranate.html

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Vitamin K: The Wellness Vitamin
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Date: September 18, 2018 03:31 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin K: The Wellness Vitamin





Vitamin K: The Wellness Vitamin

Vitamin K isn't actually one specific vitamin. There is a whole grouping of fat-soluble cofactors that are intricately involved in the creation of protein in human beings. This grouping is called vitamin K in layperson speak and for everyday purposes. There are actually four cofactors in the K grouping, which has a designated K because of its well-know ability to coagulate human blood.

K1 is an important part of the chemical process that leads directly to clotting. The other organic K variant, specifically K2 (MK-4) and K2 (MK-7), are used by the body to transport calcium. They have a profound affect on human bone density and in preventing calcium plaque formation on blood vessel walls. K3 is a synthetic variant with possible cancer applications which are being investigated.

K1 is available to eaters through a wide array of fruits and vegetables and beans and margarine. The K2s can be found in an array of cheeses and in egg yolks,chicken and beef and other non-meat proteins.

Because it has such an important role to play vis a vis calcium use in the body, it stands to reason that K is significant in the possible prevention of both osteoporosis and cardiac disease. It is becoming clear to scientists that K may also have a role to play in cognition and in increasing insulin sensitivity, thereby ameliorating the effects of diabetes.

Key Takeaways:

  • The original term vitamin “K” comes from the letter “K” in the word “Koagulation”
  • Scientific research over the past few years has pointed towards the importance of K vitamins in osteoporosis, vascular calcification, osteoarthritis, diabetes and cognition.
  • Vitamin K is essential for good bone health due to its ability to improve bone density.

"Vitamin K is a name given to a group of fat-soluble vitamins which are considered essential cofactors in humans for the production of various proteins involved in coagulation homeostasis and calcium homeostasis."

Read more: https://www.healthaid.co.uk/healthaid-blog/vitamin-k-the-wellness-vitamin

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How Nutrient Deficiencies Can Affect Your Mental Health
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Date: September 11, 2018 05:52 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Nutrient Deficiencies Can Affect Your Mental Health





How Nutrient Deficiencies Can Affect Your Mental Health

We often separate who we are into two separate parts, specifically body and mind, acting a if we are some odd hybrid creature. But, the truth is that the brain is as much a part of the body as the fingers, muscles and hair are. We all expect our diet to affect our waistline, and strength, our energy and our hair's luster, or lack thereof. In reality, since our brains are as much affected by our diet as any other part, it stands to reason that our mind's ability to handle stress, emotions and mental load are very much affected too. All of which is born out by data which shows that diets that are imbalanced and overloaded with sugar, unhealthy fats, and chemical additives are apt to contribute to disease symptoms, like ADHD, depression and anxiety.

When the body lacks specific nutrients, like sufficient protein, it can hamper the body's ability to create needed brain chemicals that aid in our ability to handle emotions and stress. In fact, the brain is comprised of a great deal of fat. So, healthy a diet that has sufficient good quality fatty acids is important fro brain health. Brain health and stamina is affected by an array of nutrients that come from food, including magnesium, vitamin B12, zinc and vitamin D. Their lack can cause or hasten mood and behavior shifts that can become problems.

Key Takeaways:

  • How levels of omega-3 fatty acids can lead to depression, anxiety, and attention difficulties.
  • If you are a vegetarian or a vegan and you are suffering from depression, you may want to make sure you are getting enough Vitamin B12.
  • Foods rich in protein, including nuts, meat, and eggs, contain amino acids which regulate your serotonin levels.

"But the foods we eat also play a role in how we feel mentally as well, and an imbalanced diet can mess with our heads just as much as our stomachs."

Read more: https://www.bustle.com/p/how-nutrient-deficiencies-can-affect-your-mental-health-11194369

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Natural ways to whiten your teeth
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Date: September 11, 2018 08:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural ways to whiten your teeth





Natural ways to whiten your teeth

If you are considering whitening your teeth, there are many natural ways you can accomplish this without resorting to chemically based products. Swishing around edible oil in your mouth 2 to 3 times a day can help. Baking soda is another trusted stain remover when combined with water and made into a paste.Rubbing tumeric on your gums and teeth can also provide good results. Finally, apple cider vinegar works well to topple plaque and to keep your teeth white.

Key Takeaways:

  • White teeth can improve your appearance significantly, and you don't need chemicals to do so.
  • Make a paste out of baking power and apply regularly to remove teeth stains
  • You can also use apple cider vinegar or turmeric over a longer period of time to see improvements in teeth health

"Fortunately, you don’t always have to visit a dentist or rely on chemicals to get pearly whites!"

Read more: https://www.femina.in/beauty/natural-ways-to-whiten-your-teeth-100905.html

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Researchers look at the potential of rice bran in treatingcardiovascular disease
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Date: August 31, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Researchers look at the potential of rice bran in treatingcardiovascular disease





Researchers look at the potential of rice bran in treating cardiovascular disease

Malaysian and Chinese researchers recently published a study in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine that explores the potential of rice bran to reduce the platelet aggregation that contributes to harmful blood clots in people with atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases. The rice bran policosanol extract used in the study significantly reduced both aggregation induced in response to a mixture of adenosine diphosphate (ADP), arachidonic acid and collagen, as well as adhesion of platelets to surfaces. More research is needed to explore whether this could be beneficial to a variety of cardiac conditions

Key Takeaways:

  • Malaysian and Chinese researchers recently published a study on whether rice bran can reduce harmful blood clots.
  • The researchers found that rice bran made platelets less adhesive and reduced clotting in response to chemically-induced aggregation.
  • Rice bran is a highly nutritious food, rich in Vitamin B and fiber, with potential far beyond its traditional use as animal feed.

"Research has found that rice bran can potentially be used as an alternative treatment for cardiovascular diseases."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-29-rice-bran-treating-cardiovascular-disease.html

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What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B12?
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Date: August 28, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B12?





What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B12?

The array of array of nutrients that comprises B complex includes B12, a water-soluble vitamin, which is also called Cobalamin. The vitamin comes in many chemical forms. Nutritionists advocate getting the vitamin in its natural state through eating vitamin B12-rich foods, or through the use of supplements. As far as foods go, vitamin B12 is only available in animal form through animal products, such as dairy foods, beef, liver and chicken.

Once eaten, vitamin B12 converts complex carbohydrates into glucose, making the vitamin an essential component in providing energy. Vitamin B12 is also important to the human brain as it boosts cognition and impedes psychological disturbances. B12 also helps the body replicate DNA and create healthy red blood cells.

Key Takeaways:

  • Because Vitamin B12 only occurs in animal-based foods, vegans are more likely to have a Vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • Vitamin B12 protects the myelin sheath in the nerves and helps prevent and manage nerve-related disorders.
  • Vitamin B12 boosts the body's production of red blood cells, thereby preventing anemia.

"For many ailments, experts recommend taking vitamin B12 rich foods or supplements."

Read more: https://www.epainassist.com/vitamins-and-supplements/what-are-the-health-benefits-of-vitamin-b12

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Borage seed oil found to mitigate effects of radiation therapy on the liver
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Date: August 19, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Borage seed oil found to mitigate effects of radiation therapy on the liver





Borage seed oil found to mitigate effects of radiation therapy on the liver

Borage seed oil is typically used to treat the following health problems, rheumatoid arthritis, chest congestion, cough, depression, premenstrual syndrome, and menopausal symptoms. It is often used for hair and skin conditions such as hair loss, eczema, and Acne. borage oil contains a powerful anti-inflammatory compound known as gamma-linolenic acid however, borage oil is unique in that its GLA content is remarkably high.Also known as starflower, borage (Borago officinalis) is an herbaceous flowering plant.As a common herbal treatment in traditional medicine practices for hundreds of years, borage oil has numerous uses ranging from treating skin flare-ups to lowering pain.The most beneficial aspect of using borage oil either topically on the skin or internally in capsule form is it has strong anti-inflammatory effects.Borage oil is becoming increasingly popular as a natural anti-inflammatory supplement because it has one of the highest amounts of GLA of all seed oils.GLA is one type of omega-6 “essential” fatty acid that the body cannot make on its own, so we must get it from outside sources.The mechanisms of [borage oil] that provide protection against gamma-irradiation-induced toxicity may be explained by its antioxidant activity, inhibition of MDA, and prevention against GSH depletion due to its high content of GLA. Therefore, [borage oil] may be used as a beneficial supplement for patients during radiotherapy treatment.Borage can be helpful for treating a wide range of both short- and long-term illnesses like Bone loss and osteoporosis,skin disorders,Rheumatoid arthritis pain,managing diabetes,Dealing with stress, Hormonal imbalances, including adrenal insufficiency,respitory distress like bronchitis, colds, coughs and fevers,Alcoholism,preventing heart diseases and Inflammation causing pain and swelling. Borage oil is often used along with evening primrose oil supplements to further increase the anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing effects.

Key Takeaways:

  • Borage has a high amount of gammalinolenic acid, which is a strong anti-inflammatory agent.
  • A team of Middle-Eastern scientists decided to test the plant's efficacy against the effects of gamma radiation.
  • Indicators of liver disease, or damage caused by radiation, were notably less among those rats that had been given borage oil.

"Also known as starflower, borage (Borago officinalis) is an herbaceous flowering plant most known for being the source of borage oil."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-17-borage-seed-oil-found-to-mitigate-effects-of-cancer-treatment-the-supplements-antioxidant-activity-reduces-damage-to-liver-from-chemicals-according-to-study.html

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids
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Date: August 08, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids





Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids

Animal tissue trials suggest that humans can convert Omega 3 Fatty Acids into endocannabinoid compounds that fight inflammation without causing a high. These chemicals are distant relatives of the euphoria-inducing THC in marijuana. Enzymes in your body can process omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids into compounds that bind to the cannabinoid system to boost immunity and fight inflammation. This results in the same medical effects as marijuana without the high. More research is needed, as the cannabinoid system may end up being one of the major endocrine systems in the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • Foods such as eggs, meat, nuts, and fish contain omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that the body can convert into endocannabinoids.
  • The body has two cannabinoid receptors, one in the nervous system and another in the immune system.
  • In 1992, scientists discovered that the body naturally produces endocannabinoids and other endocannabinoids have been identified since that time.

"Cascading chemical reactions were revealed in animals tissues studies that convert omega-3 fatty acids into cannabinoids with anti-inflammatory benefits and lacking in psychotropic highs, as published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."

Read more: https://www.worldhealth.net/news/omega-3-fatty-acids-fighting-inflammation-cannabinoids/

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Gut microbes play a significant role in the central nervous system digestive health is linked to your risk of neurodegenerative diseases
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Date: August 07, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Gut microbes play a significant role in the central nervous system digestive health is linked to your risk of neurodegenerative diseases





Gut microbes play a significant role in the central nervous system digestive health is linked to your risk of neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimers are becoming more and more common in the United States, and pose an increasing risk to aging populations. A recent study has identified gut microbes as one of the causes of these diseases - a huge breakthrough in the field, and one with significant implications for how we view our brain's health. These microbes release chemicals that can change the nature of the brain. It's a finding that shows that caring for our digestive health can be one of the most important steps to preventing diseases like Alzheimers, later on.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alzheimers and other neurogenerative diseases are becoming some of the biggest challenges aging populations are facing.
  • A recent study established a link between gut microbes and neurogenerative diseases.
  • Our digestive health, then, plays a much bigger role in our brain's health than previously thought.

"They reached their conclusions after examining gut microbes and changes in mouse models of multiple sclerosis. They discovered the compounds produced by the breakdown of tryptophan cross the blood-brain barrier and activate an inflammatory pathway that can limit neurodegeneration."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-30-gut-microbes-play-a-significant-role-in-the-central-nervous-system.html

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





Hemp growing in midstate after outlawed for decades

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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Can CBD Help with Chemotherapy Treatments?
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Date: July 22, 2018 11:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can CBD Help with Chemotherapy Treatments?





Can CBD Help with Chemotherapy Treatments?

The potency of chemotherapy has long been considered a mixed blessing for cancer-sufferers, because while it can obliterate cancer cells, sometimes very effectively, it also has the effect of annihilating healthy cells along the way. Because of the unintended second effect, users often experience nasty side issues, including nausea, hair-loss, swelling of the extremities, and diarrhea.

Canabidiol is a derivative from the hemp plant. Unlike oil culled from its relative, marijuana, the hemp derivative is not an abundant source of THC, the psychotropic element that gives marijuana its buzz. Good news for cancer sufferers undergoing chemo, because study suggests the oil can mitigate many of the bugbears affiliated with chemo use. Gains were seen across the side-effect spectrum, in fact. Study showed nausea was ameliorated, swelling contained, weight loss prevented, pain mitigated, and a better mood induced.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chemotherapy is known to kill off healthy and cancer cells effectively and without discrimination.
  • This capability can lead to an array of side effects for chemo-recipients, including hair loss, nausea and swelling of extremities.
  • CBD oil has been shown to positively impact many of these side effects, including weight loss, depression, nausea and swelling.

"Fortunately there are studies which suggest that cannabidiol (CBD), one of the chemicals derived from cannabis plants , can actually help manage the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy."

Read more: https://sectorhealthcare.com/can-cbd-help-with-chemotherapy-treatments/

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The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer
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Date: July 12, 2018 05:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer





The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer

Researches have discovered that the hemp plant has anti-cancer effects, so you might see it used more often in natural medicinal treatments. In a recent study, hemp extract was discovered to significantly cause a drop in the migration of cancer cells. Furthermore, KY-hemp also slowed down the discharge of interleukin IL-beta, which are chemicals that been linked to the elevation of cancer. Researchers feel that the hemp plant extract is just as effective as cisplatin, a drug used in chemotherapy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers say that the hemp plant has been found to have anti-cancer elements in it.
  • The hemp plant is also just as effective as some chemotherapy drugs.
  • Hemp seeds pack all of the necessary amino and fatty acids.

"New research has shown that the humble hemp plant has anti-cancer effects so profound that it can slow down the progression of ovarian cancer — and can stop cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body, too."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-10-hemp-slows-the-progression-of-ovarian-cancer.html

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