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Is ginseng a natural and effective remedy for cancer? Darrell Miller 5/17/19
Bottoms up! The 5 health benefits of ginger water, a naturalanti-inflammatory drink Darrell Miller 5/9/19
Reduce the effects of chemotherapy with safflower seeds Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Study: Curcumin, a polyphenol in turmeric, can selectively targetcancer stem cells Darrell Miller 5/2/19
Stop cancer cell growth with the use of turmeric Darrell Miller 5/1/19
Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation Darrell Miller 4/30/19
Is celery the powerful anti-cancer weapon we have all been waitingfor? Darrell Miller 4/27/19
Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs? Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Understanding the many benefits of cannabis in cancer treatment Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Study suggests spices outperform chemo and radiation for treatingcancer Darrell Miller 3/6/19
Study shows benefits of vitamin C in treating cancer Darrell Miller 2/1/19
Powerful organic compounds in cannabis can slash some cancers by 50%, researchers say! Darrell Miller 1/19/19
7 benefits of glutamine Darrell Miller 1/8/19
Cannabis kills cancer cells Darrell Miller 1/3/19
New research validates using cat's claw to remedy breast cancer Darrell Miller 12/19/18
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
Cannabis extract fights â??incurable formâ?? of Leukemia Darrell Miller 6/20/18
How to beat stage 4 cancer: For one man, going vegan and quitting chemo saved his life Darrell Miller 1/7/18
Turmeric Extract May Help Overcome Chemotherapy Resistance Darrell Miller 9/29/17
Study Shows Cannabidiol (CBD) May Help With Nausea and Vomiting During Chemotherapy Darrell Miller 8/12/17
This spice is able to neutralize cancer cells Darrell Miller 8/6/17
Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells In The Brain? Darrell Miller 7/26/17
Help, and hope: Could cannabis possibly help fight cancer? Darrell Miller 7/21/17
Food nutrients in apples and grapes found to halt the systemic inflammation that causes cancer Darrell Miller 6/28/17
Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study Darrell Miller 6/21/17
Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells Darrell Miller 6/14/17
Cannabis, combined with chemotherapy, effectively destroys cancer cells Darrell Miller 6/9/17
Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors? Darrell Miller 5/26/17
Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer Darrell Miller 4/23/17
This All-Natural Cancer Treatment Is Saving Lives Darrell Miller 4/16/17
fight cancer with raw garlic Darrell Miller 3/27/17
5 uncommon signs of low testosterone Darrell Miller 3/27/17
Treading carefully on medical marijuana Darrell Miller 3/24/17
Food NOT Chemo Holds ‘Cure’ For Colon Cancer Darrell Miller 3/17/17
Vitamin C effective in targeting cancer stem cells Darrell Miller 3/12/17
Cannabidiol (CBD) Inhibits Cancer Growth According to Medical Researchers, Announces Phillip Fry Darrell Miller 3/12/17
7 Reasons You Need CBD Oil in Your Kitchen (and Medicine Cabinet) Darrell Miller 2/17/17
CBD - The Myths And Facts Darrell Miller 1/26/17
Cannabis Use For Pediatric Cancers Darrell Miller 1/25/17
Inositol is a vital nutrient for your body that could prevent and heal cancer Darrell Miller 12/5/16
Brain tumor vanishes in 'Miracle Baby' after family chooses cannabinoid oil Darrell Miller 12/2/16
Reducing Age-Related Decline by Boosting Glutathione Darrell Miller 11/26/16
Ginger root: a homemade remedy for stomach pain and nausea Darrell Miller 11/17/16
Gut bacteria 'may help drugs fight cancer' Darrell Miller 11/17/16
Three Immune Boosting Mushrooms You Can't Ignore Darrell Miller 7/20/15
What are the Health Benefits of Beta-Glucans Darrell Miller 12/22/14
Learn about the prostate Darrell Miller 6/13/14
What Mushrooms Help Fight Cancer? Darrell Miller 5/27/14
EGCG in green tea Darrell Miller 5/10/14




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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Bottoms up! The 5 health benefits of ginger water, a naturalanti-inflammatory drink
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Date: May 09, 2019 02:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Bottoms up! The 5 health benefits of ginger water, a naturalanti-inflammatory drink





In today's health world, the agenda has been hydration, drink more water. While minerals and different things have been added to commercially sold water to enhance flavor, little of it if any helps with health issues. Latest trends have been for people to add their own things, such as whole berries, citrus fruit slices or cucumber. But there is a value to spice, and ginger is gold. Ginger has anti inflammatory properties that can help relieve symptoms of swelling and gout in joints, but so much more. Ginger water can soothe an upset stomach, help balance blood sugars,relieve menstrual cramps, and even help fight off several chronic diseases.

Key Takeaways:

  • To gain more from the benefits that this spice can give, one should drink plain ginger water because adding artificial sweeteners can result in bloating.
  • It has been found that consuming ginger can help improve blood sugar. A study found that it helped diabetic patients with their glycemic indices.
  • Ginger can help patients with chemotherapy because it eases morning sickness and nausea that might be caused by having chemotherapy.

"Ginger is a spice that offers many health benefits and it can be used to enhance the flavor of various dishes."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-31-5-health-benefits-of-ginger-water-anti-inflammatory-drink.html

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Reduce the effects of chemotherapy with safflower seeds
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Date: May 08, 2019 04:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduce the effects of chemotherapy with safflower seeds





Chemotherapy which is often shortened to chemo is the use of drugs to eliminate and reduce cancer cells. Because of its systemic effects and ability to kill cancer cells despite the site they are found, it has been widely used in conventional medicine and oncology to fight cancer. But the treatment is not without risks since it can include long term damage to sensitive organs in the body like the lungs, heart, and kidneys. A recent study that was published in the American Journal of Chinese Medicine took a look at the effect of chemotherapy on the kidneys. They studied the effectiveness of safflower seeds against the side effects of cisplatin, a chemotherapy drug used against cancer. They used animal models and compared the effect on damages to the kidneys. Cisplatin is not only used to treat cancer, it is used to prevent the spread of cancer to other parts of the body. It has some side effects which include nausea, vomiting, hair loss, dry skin, and hiccups. It is advisable that pregnant women and breastfeeding women not take it because it can harm the baby. When safflower seeds effect were studied, there were remarkable results discovered leading to the conclusion that safflower seeds were effective in reducing the effects of renal damage caused by cisplatin.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chemotherapy has a long history and it is often shortened to chemo. It involves the use of drugs in order to kill or remove cancer cells.
  • Chemotherapy is used in oncology and conventional medicine as the primary treatment against cancer because of its systemic effects and its ability to be quick in destroying cancer cells.
  • A study that was published in a Chinese journal looked at the side effects of chemotherapy treatment on the kidneys and ways to reduce the damage.

"The treatment, despite being touted as “effective against many forms of cancer,” isn’t without risk, which can include both acute and long-term damage to organs like the lungs, heart, nerves, and kidneys."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-17-reduce-the-effects-of-chemotherapy-with-safflower-seeds.html

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Study: Curcumin, a polyphenol in turmeric, can selectively targetcancer stem cells
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Date: May 02, 2019 11:57 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: Curcumin, a polyphenol in turmeric, can selectively targetcancer stem cells





According to a study published in the journal Anticancer Research, curcumin can destroy stem cells that cause cancer. Turmeric is a plant that has been used in traditional Asian medicine to treat a variety of conditions. Curcumin, a polyphenol found in turmeric, is the source of turmeric's health benefits. Recent research suggests that curcumin can selectively target and destroy cancer stem cells. Cancer stem cells, which are resistant to chemotherapy and radiation, and can actually be spread by surgery, are the most lethal type of cancer cell.

Key Takeaways:

  • In health foods, there are common health foods and superfoods that stand head and shoulders above the rest and could be labeled miracle foods.
  • Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Chinese and ayurvedic medicine due to the presence of curcuminoids in it that has power antioxidant properties.
  • Curcumin has several health benefits which include boosting brain power, lowering the risk of brain diseases, reducing the risk of heart disease, and preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

"One of the most well-known of these amazing foods is curcumin, the polyphenol that gives turmeric its beautiful, bright yellow color."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-14-curcumin-polyphenol-in-turmeric-can-selectively-target-cancer-stem-cells.html

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Stop cancer cell growth with the use of turmeric
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Date: May 01, 2019 12:58 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stop cancer cell growth with the use of turmeric





While Western medicine is struggling to find a solution to the threat of cancer, traditional and natural options already exist. One of those options is curcumin, a substance found in the spice Turmeric. It has been long known that cancer is linked to inflammation, and Curcumin has a proven track record of anti-inflammatory effectiveness. It works by combatting free radicals in our bloodstream, and thus preventing the damage of oxidative stress. Turmeric can be cooked in dishes, drunk in juices, or taken in supplement form.

Key Takeaways:

  • The attraction to eliminate the threat to humans that is posed by cancer is high but western medicine cannot provide a solution that is safe and effective.
  • The growth of cancer have been proven that it can be stopped in natural ways and one way this can be done is using turmeric.
  • Because the medical and scientific world is obsessed with their risky surgical procedures, chemotherapy, and radiation, little is heard about the effectiveness of natural treatments for cancer.

"Unlike chemotherapy and radiation, curcumin has a proven track record of success – as an effective, anti-inflammatory agent."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/turmeric-cancer-2826.html

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Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation
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Date: April 30, 2019 04:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation





A new study has revealed that there is an herbal cure for cancer that can be even more effective than traditional treatment methods such as chemotherapy and radiation. Turmeric has the ability to attack the cancer stem cells that cause the production of new cancer cells to form, successfully preventing cancer cells from multiplying and spreading to other areas of the body. This is mainly due to the healing component called curcumin which is naturally found in turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • The thought and mention of cancer strikes fear in many people because it evokes the thought of many years of brutal treatment and death at the end.
  • Patients are starting to have hope in the treatment of cancer with the discovery of treatments involving natural herbs like turmeric.
  • The inflammation fighting properties of turmeric are well known and recently it is found that the existence of a primary polyphenol in turmeric extract is promising for treating cancer.

"This ancient Indian spice has been the subject of many studies in recent years as it continues to demonstrate its strength when it comes to fighting and preventing a host of diseases."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-22-turmeric-is-more-effective-at-killing-cancer-cells-than-chemo.html

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Is celery the powerful anti-cancer weapon we have all been waitingfor?
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Date: April 27, 2019 09:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is celery the powerful anti-cancer weapon we have all been waitingfor?





Celery is known for being a low calorie vegetable that is also a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. However, the biggest (and perhaps most overlooked) health benefit of celery lies in its cancer-fighting properties. Two important antioxidants found in celery - apigenin and luteolin - are the key. Among other benefits, Apigenin has been shown to inhibit the growth of tumors, while Luteolin interferes with cancer cells' replication cycles. Whether you eat it raw or incorporate it into smoothies, soups or stews, celery doesn't just taste good, it can extend your life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Celery has enjoyed status as a natural medicinal treatment modality since the ninth century.
  • Celery is water-rich and hydrating, but also bursting with nutrients, such as fiber, vitamins, enzymes, minerals and antioxidants.
  • Study has shown that apigenin, which is present in celery, inhibits the expression of a protein that normally allows cancer to break down and invade tissue.

"Research has shown that celery contains two important antioxidants, called apigenin and luteolin, which have exhibited some potent chemopreventive effects."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-06-is-celery-the-powerful-anti-cancer-weapon-we-have-all-been-waiting-for.html

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Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs?
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:46 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs?





Turmeric, a spice used in many Indian dishes, contains a high concentration of a substance called curcumin which possesses medical benefits rivaling many pharmaceuticals. Research suggests that turmeric has the potential to replace cholesterol and steroid medications, chemotherapy drugs, and antidepressants. There is even evidence it can be effective in reversing liver damage. Plant-based treatments are now in the process of revolutionizing modern medicine. In the near future, prescriptions for popular drugs such as Lipitor and Prozac could be replaced with prescriptions for Turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric shows great health benefits that include fighting inflammation, diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers.
  • One current problem is that many over-the-counter turmeric supplements come from poorly-vetted Chinese suppliers and are contaminated with lead and other metals.
  • Turmeric holds promise as a complement to or replacement for a variety of antidepressants, anti inflammatory drugs, and other pharmaceuticals.

"Without a healthy fat/oil, curcumin may pass right through the body and not be absorbed into the small intestine and into the bloodstream, where it is most effective. Coconut oil, olive oil, and avocado are great to consume along with turmeric. Curcumin absorption is also boosted by piperine, the principle component found in black pepper."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-01-turmeric-is-just-as-effective-as-14-pharmaceutical-drugs.html

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Understanding the many benefits of cannabis in cancer treatment
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:42 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Understanding the many benefits of cannabis in cancer treatment





Did you know that three out of four doctors claim that they, themselves would not undergo chemotherapy as a form of treatment if they were diagnosed with cancer? It makes you think about what this invasive treatment method really does to the body if physicians will not even take part themselves. Cannabis has the ability to kill cancer cells in many situations, without causing the same weakening of the body that is seen when patients undergo chemotherapy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis kills cancer cells without weakening the body like traditional cancer treatments do.
  • Cannabis prevents cell division and can hinder the possibility of metastasis.
  • Many studies in Germany have shown that cannabis can boost immunity and fight cancer.

"While doctors like to promote the idea that there are no treatments scientifically proven to work besides the usual surgery/chemotherapy/radiation regimen, the truth is there is a strong body of evidence that many natural, non-invasive treatments are effective in the fight against cancer."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-28-benefits-of-cannabis-in-cancer-treatment.html

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Study suggests spices outperform chemo and radiation for treatingcancer
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Date: March 06, 2019 05:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study suggests spices outperform chemo and radiation for treatingcancer





While turmeric is a commonly known spice, especially in South Asia, it is also known for its health benefits. Turmeric has been found to be a safe treatment for a variety of conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Turmeric has been proven in many studies to be more effective in treating cancer than traditional cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation. Unlike chemo or radiation, turmeric has the ability to fight cancer for a long period of time. While this data still needs to be investigated, many are hopeful that in the future, turmeric will contribute to the fight against cancer and big pharmaceutical companies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric is a common spice that is useful in worldly cuisines, but is also known for its health benefits.
  • Turmeric can help alleviate symptoms of diabetes, heart disease, cancers, and other inflammatory diseases.
  • Many studies have proven that turmeric can improve longevity and fight against cancers in a more efficient manner than chemotherapy or radiation.

"Glioblastoma is an aggressive, fast-growing form of brain cancer which is usually treated with chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. These overpriced conventional treatments, however, have shown little to no effect in keeping cancer away. In contrary, they may be making it worse."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-01-study-suggests-spices-outperform-chemo-and-radiation.html

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Study shows benefits of vitamin C in treating cancer
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Date: February 01, 2019 08:50 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study shows benefits of vitamin C in treating cancer





First discovered in 1912, Vitamin C is a crucial nutrient that plays roles in immunity, tissue repair, synthesis of vital neurotransmitters and protection of the body from free radicals as an antioxidant. Cancer Research recently published a new Phase 1 human trial which suggests that adding intravenous Vitamin C to traditional chemotherapy can significantly increase survival rates. This may be related to Vitamin C’s potential benefits in protecting against the stres that chemotherapy drugs put on the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin C has lots of benefits. It was discovered in 1912 and has become the first vitamin that was synthesized in the laboratory.
  • Vitamin C is essential for the repair of tissue damage, the production of specific neurotransmitters, and it aids white blood cells to kill bacteria and other invaders.
  • Intravenous use of Vitamin C in traditional medicine is long known in traditional medicine. What is worrisome about it is its high antioxidant activity.

"A recent medical study evaluating the effect of adding intravenous vitamin C during chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer demonstrated significant benefits."

Read more: https://www.dailyherald.com/entlife/20181222/study-shows-benefits-of-vitamin-c-in-treating-cancer

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Powerful organic compounds in cannabis can slash some cancers by 50%, researchers say!
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Date: January 19, 2019 10:52 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Powerful organic compounds in cannabis can slash some cancers by 50%, researchers say!

Terpenes is a compound found in citrus fruits, rosemary, frankincense, and cannabis. Because it includes many compounds including THC, ketones, esters, lactones, and THC not found together in the same rate in other plants, it is a better health treatment than anything created by the pharmacy companies. Terpenes also has limonene and pinene, which help with anti-inflammation in healing cancers, and reducing stress. Joy Smith shares a story of having cancer, trying chemotherapy and being given just weeks to live, but attributes cannabis oil to saving her.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many people feel as if there is a stigma that comes with cannabis and it is not a good one.
  • Any type of compound that can help cure cancer is something that is really valuable for the masses.
  • Natural remedies are becoming more and more prevalent in the medicinal world as doctors realize some are useful.

"Medical marijuana is a booming industry, and the use value of cannabis just continues to expand as we learn more about this heavily prohibited, but clearly medicinal, plant."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-23-organic-compounds-in-medical-cannabis-slash-some-cancers.html

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7 benefits of glutamine
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Date: January 08, 2019 08:13 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 benefits of glutamine





Glutamine is just one of several free amino acids that are naturally present within the human body, but glutamine just happens to serve a plethora of benefits that most of us aren't even aware of. Glutamine has the ability to improve cognitive function through helping the production of gamma-aminobutyric acid within the brain. It can also boost our immune systems by building the gastrointestinal wall, which could be due to 70% of glutamine being found in the gut.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although all amino acids are important in the body, but the most important is glutamine because it is the most involved in different bodily functions.
  • Some of the health benefits of having sufficient glutamine in the body involves the promotion of weight loss, maintenance of gut wall integrity, and improving the skin.
  • Glutamine prevents a person from having a leaky gut syndrome because it maintains the integrity of the walls of the digestive tract.

"Cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy are very intense processes that have repercussions on a person’s health. Studies have shown that taking glutamine effectively reduces the complications that therapy has on metabolism while still preventing tumor growth."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-04-7-benefits-of-glutamine.html

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Cannabis kills cancer cells
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Date: January 03, 2019 11:28 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis kills cancer cells





Reputable medical sources such as the British Journal of Pharmacology are finding that cannabis has a direct impact on treating cancer by targeting it from several areas. Although more and more of these studies are being published, it still isn't enough for the medical community to hold the claims above traditional treatments such as chemotherapy that can take a huge toll on the body. This is due to a huge lack of funding when it comes to the anti-cancer effects of cannabis.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chemotherapy was previously thought of as the only and last recourse to the fight of cancer although it destroys the immune system thus counteracting the fight against cancer.
  • The scientific community recently has given cannabis their seal of approval in the fight against cancer because it reduces nausea and helps to slow down muscle wasting disease.
  • Due to the fact that research funding is lacking for cannabis use in fighting cancer cells, the only data to confirm this fact is from laboratory in-vitro studies.

"The big scientific news, however, is that the most researched active cannabis constituents, THC and CBD, have been found to also kill cancer cells."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/cannabis-kills-cancer-cells/

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New research validates using cat's claw to remedy breast cancer
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Date: December 19, 2018 08:03 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New research validates using cat's claw to remedy breast cancer





Scientists and doctors are constantly looking at new ways in which they can combat cancer and all different types of diseases. With that being said, chemotherapy is the main form of treatment at the moment. However, the success rate of it is not the best considering that we are in 2018 and there have been so many technological advances. Now, there have been studies involving cat's claw and what that means moving forward for diseases is very intriguing.

Key Takeaways:

  • The root and inner bark of Cat’s claw, which got its name from its curling vines, can be used as medicine.
  • For a long time, cat’s claw has been touted as a treatment for cancer. In 1920, in Peru, a doctor proved this by giving the plant to a friend.
  • Cat claw’s efficacy in cancer treatment lies in its anti-inflammatory properties. It can turn off inflammation messengers in the body.

"It’s hard to believe that with all the scientific advancements that we have right now, chemotherapy – with its poor efficacy record and very dangerous side effects – is somehow the best treatment option for breast cancer."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-23-new-research-validates-using-cats-claw-to-remedy-breast-cancer.html

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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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Cannabis extract fights â??incurable formâ?? of Leukemia
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Date: June 20, 2018 04:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis extract fights â??incurable formâ?? of Leukemia





Cannabis extract fights ‘incurable form’ of Leukemia

More and more researching is emerging surrounding the benefits of cannabis when it comes to its medicinal properties. A study was shown that involved a 14-year-old girl who was diagnosed with cancer. She had undergone several aggressive treatments such as chemotherapy, and her family wanted to seek out another alternative route. They started seeing a doctor who overlooked her consumption of cannabis for medicinal purposes, and it was shown to have quite a positive impact on her recovery. She ended up passing of causes unrelated to the cannabis use, but it doesn't take away from the success that medicinal marijuana helped her and her family achieve.

Key Takeaways:

  • A 14 year old girl who had a fatal form of cancer found relief when using cannabis instead of harsh treatments
  • Patients can take in the cannabis through cannabinoid oil extracts so they are easier to digest.
  • The girl had undergone 34 months of very aggressive treatments before resorting to the cannabis treatment.

"There are plenty of anecdotal reports of the successful use of cannabis in treating cancer, but few cases occur under conventional medical supervision, and virtually none make it into a peer-reviewed biomedical journal as a case report."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/cannabis-extract-fights-incurable-form-of-leukemia/

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How to beat stage 4 cancer: For one man, going vegan and quitting chemo saved his life
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Date: January 07, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How to beat stage 4 cancer: For one man, going vegan and quitting chemo saved his life





Going vegan has many health benefits, but for this one man it turned out to save his life. He was diagnosed with stage 4, or highly advanced, colon cancer. His body was not reacting to chemo so he decided to take it into his own hands and go vegan. This turned out to be the savior he was looking for. This ties in well to recent recommendations showing that cured meats increase your chances of cancer, so switching to an all plant based diet does make sense when it comes to battling colon cancer.

Key Takeaways:

  • After cancer diagnosis and the first round of chemo left him badly sick and weak, trying to flush the chemicals out of his body, he decided to remove all sugar and processed foods from his diet.
  • His cancer shank by 80% and he's been cancer free for 5 years.
  • He claims that his vegan, raw superfood diet has saved his life.

"He started out vegetarian prior to his first chemotherapy, but with the looming treatments and the way it made him feel, he decided to be vegan “to save his life” and turned to raw superfoods."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-01-05-how-to-beat-stage-4-cancer-for-one-man-going-vegan-and-quitting-chemo-saved-his-life.html

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Turmeric Extract May Help Overcome Chemotherapy Resistance
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Date: September 29, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric Extract May Help Overcome chemotherapy Resistance





Researchers are testing the effectiveness of using a turmeric extract to combat resistance for chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer patients. My mother died from pancreatic cancer and from personal experience I know how difficult battling becomes once chemotherapy ceases to work. This study takes a highly potent extract from turmeric that resets the cancerous cells against immunity from chemotherapy. In doing so it helps to reduce the size of the tumor and make chemo a viable treatment option again.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chemo-resistant cancer of the pancreas has recently been shown, by a study in the Journal of Carcinogenesis, to potentially be benefited by a high-potency herbal element, known as BCM-95.
  • Not only is cancer of the pancreas a lethal disease when left untreated, sufferers often manifest chemo-resistance.
  • Often chemo treatments leave cancer stem cells intact, which go on to multiply even faster, creating recurrent cancer.

"The turmeric extract was also able to re-sensitize pancreatic cancer cells to be able to use Gemcitabine — a commonly prescribed chemotherapy regimen that is often resisted — which in turn reduced tumor size."

Read more: http://wholefoodsmagazine.com/news/research/turmeric-extract-chemo-resistance/

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Study Shows Cannabidiol (CBD) May Help With Nausea and Vomiting During Chemotherapy
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Date: August 12, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study Shows Cannabidiol (CBD) May Help With Nausea and Vomiting During chemotherapy





When someone has cancer they can have chemotherapy to try to get rid of it. This is often effective but the therapy itself poses problems. It can cause nausea and many other problems. One of the things which might help is CBD which is found in cannabis products but which is not the same as THC. It doesn't get you high the way THC will. It can make a cancer patient feel a lot better so many use it.

Key Takeaways:

  • The CBD chemical in cannabis is known to help people who suffer from a wide range of illnesses.
  • CBD helps people who are ill to be able to have a healthy appetite again.
  • A chemical found in hemp is known to help people with certain illnesses get better.

"the primary non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), also suppresses nausea and vomiting within a limited dose range"

Read more: http://www.einnews.com/pr_news/397294653/study-shows-cannabidiol-cbd-may-help-with-nausea-and-vomiting-during-chemotherapy

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This spice is able to neutralize cancer cells
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Date: August 06, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This spice is able to neutralize cancer cells





There is a spice that is able to neutralize cancer cells. Turmeric has very incredible properties. Nano particles, which contain turmeric can be a vital component that is able to cure the neuroblastoma. This is a type of cancer that generally attacks children. A rare tumor will develop in children under the age of 5 years old. Researchers think that if this treatment can work, then it will be an excellent alternative to the traditional chemotherapy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Neuroblastoma can be potentially treated with turmeric which has certain properties that help neutralize growth of cancer cells.
  • Turmeric is a promising treatment for neuroblastoma that lacks the negative effects of traditional chemotherapy. treatment.
  • Further laboratory testing is needed to determine the efficacy of turmeric in treating Neuroblastoma.

"It turned out that turmeric neutralizes malignant neuroblastoma cells that had previously shown resistance to other medicines."

Read more: http://micetimes.asia/this-spice-is-able-to-neutralize-cancer-cells/

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Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells In The Brain?
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Date: July 26, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells In The Brain?





Medical Marijuana use is no longer new. Many of us are aware of a loved one that has benefited from the pain-relieving qualities of the drug, even in advanced and serious conditions, like cancer. What may be less well known, or so far understood, is that it appears that Marijuana may be a potent adversary even against aggressive brain cancers.

Recent pharmaceutical research suggests research participants using the drug experienced a significantly prolonged rate of survival over non-users. This intriguing and hopeful research ties in handily with earlier research on rodents that shows the drug as having significant anti-tumor effects, such as inhibiting the growth of the malignancies, besides blocking the growth of new cells and ancillary blood vessels needed by the tumor. Also positive was the discovery that cannabis appears to make the use of chemotherapy more effective for brain cancer patients.

Key Takeaways:

  • Glioblastoma multiforme is an aggressive brain cancer that has an increased survival rate when treated with THC:CBD
  • The positive effects marijuana has in treating cancer has been known since 2006.
  • Sen. John McCain, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, is from Arizona, a state that allows medical marijuans and can receive treatments

"Earlier this year, in what was heralded as a breakthrough for cancer research, GW Pharmaceuticals announced positive results from a study using a combination of cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol to treat an aggressive form of brain cancer."

Read more: https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/can-cannabis-actually-kill-cancer-cells-in-the-brain/

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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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Food nutrients in apples and grapes found to halt the systemic inflammation that causes cancer
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Date: June 28, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Food nutrients in apples and grapes found to halt the systemic inflammation that causes cancer





Chronic inflammation no matter what the cause is damaging to the cells inside of the body and therefore increases the risk of cancer. Inflammation is common and can be caused by many things such as obesity, refined sugar, and pesticides. Fortunately, while bad foods may cause inflammation, eating healthy ones causes the opposite result. It can reverse inflammation and prevent it. Red grapes and apples have inflammation fighting properties that can help a person avoid having to go to the doctor.

Key Takeaways:

  • The cause of inflammation, why it is bad for an individual and how it can become an issue.
  • Eating apples and grapes can help minimize inflammation due to the ursolic acid, which comes from apples, and resveratrol, which comes from grapes. However the skin needs to be on both fruits.
  • Eat healthy fruits in order to prevent disease or to avoid dangerous treatment such as chemotherapy.

"Scientists have found that certain food chemicals can help minimize the inflammation that can lead to cancer"

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-25-food-nutrients-in-apples-and-grapes-found-to-halt-the-systemic-inflammation-that-causes-cancer.html

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Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study
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Date: June 21, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study





Leukemia, which is prevalent in both children and adults, is a bone marrow cancer that results in an abnormal production of white blood cells.As for leukemia treatment, now it’s simply a matter of figuring out the most optimal combinations for greater effectiveness. Cannabis has long been known as having the ability to kill cancer, but the new revelation regarding leukemia is important because the disease is a cancer of bone marrow and other blood forming organs.

Key Takeaways:

  • Certain varieties of cannabinoids can promote cell death, inhibit cell growth, and inhibit tumor-causing blood vessel development
  • Combining cannabinoid therapy with chemotherapy seems to be most effective
  • Smoking marijuana will not have a similar effect, since cannabinoid extracts need to be highly concentrated and purified.

"The study revealed that the cannabiniod varieties cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) eliminated leukemia cells when used alone."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-20-cannabinoids-can-successfully-kill-leukemia-cells-reveals-groundbreaking-new-study.html

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Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells
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Date: June 14, 2017 07:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells





A recent study shows that cannabinoids fight against leukemia cancer cells if administered in the correct order. When the cannabinoids were given to patients after they received chemotherapy it showed cancer cell death, but it didn't show nearly as effective when given before chemotherapy. When cannabinoids are used in conjunction with chemotherapy it can diminish the unfavorable side effects of chemotherapy significantly. There is still more to be learned, but so far the results look promising.

Read more: Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells

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Cannabis, combined with chemotherapy, effectively destroys cancer cells
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Date: June 09, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis, combined with chemotherapy, effectively destroys cancer cells





Researchers in England have found that combining cannabis usage with chemotherapy improves the treatment's effectiveness against leukemia. The inclusion of the cannabis allows for lower dosages of chemotherapy to be used, limited the harsh effects of the treatment.

Researchers have found that application sequence is critical for effectiveness. the active chemicals from the cannabis should be administered after the chemotherapy treatment for best results.

While they stress the need for more testing before such treatment can become commonplace, it represents and exciting development on the cancer treatment front.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids compounds can combine with chemotherapy compounds after the treatment has been administered
  • Because of their successful combination, lower doses of chemotherapy can be used, reducing the harm on other aspects of the patient's body
  • Celebrities such as Olivia Newton-John, are planning to try this treatment

"Scientists say the order the treatments are administered is crucial. Using cannabinoids after chemotherapy killed off blood cancer cells more rapidly."

Read more: http://wqad.com/2017/06/07/cannabis-combined-with-chemotherapy-effectively-destroys-cancer-cells/

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Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?
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Date: May 26, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?





There are studies that have found research that an overall healthy diet and regular exercise can improve survival rate of colon cancer patients. A study was conducted over a seven year time span help to successfully treat stage three colon cancer patients with eating at least two ounces of nuts per week. The researchers accounted for other variables such as patient chemotherapy and alcohol consumption, but overall concluded that tree nuts are beneficial to colon cancer patients in addition to a healthy diet and regular exercise.

Key Takeaways:

  • Something as simple as certain nuts may help stage 3 colon cancer patients survive.
  • Only certain nuts were used in study and they were "Tree Nuts"
  • Healthy fatty acids may help in how the body releases insulin

""Diet and lifestyle can influence both the risk of cancer coming back and can help you live longer,"

Read more: http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=203666

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Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer
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Date: April 23, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer





According to new research, eliminating certain amino acids from the diet of mice can slow tumor growth and increase chances of surviving cancer. Not only were the researches able to slow growth of lymphoma and intestinal cancer, certain cancer cells were able to boost the efficacy of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Some cancers, such as pancreatic cancer, were not effected by eliminating amino acids. The evidence however is promising and the next step would be to repeat the findings in human cancer patients.

Read more: Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer

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This All-Natural Cancer Treatment Is Saving Lives
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Date: April 16, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This All-Natural Cancer Treatment Is Saving Lives





The cure for cancer, the most far reaching, and devastating disease known to man, might be found in cannabis. The THC in Marijuana is the potent that gives the stimulated high. There are other benefits for cancer patients who venture into the world of marijuana. There is still much research to be done, however for some cancer patients after consuming cannabis in it's many form has proven to be beneficial. Cancer cells have been stimulated to commit suicide. However every person is different and should consult with their doctor to see if marijuana might be of benefit to negatively stimulate cancer cells.

Key Takeaways:

  • -It’s well known that cannabis can help to alleviate pain and nausea associated with chemotherapy, but can cannabis oil actually kill cancer cells? A number of studies point in that direction, and the
  • -When cancer patients use cannabis oil to inhibit the growth of cancer cells, they often use the Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) Protocol. The method involves consuming 60 grams of cannabis oil over the course
  • -And should you add cannabis or cannabis oil to your treatment plan? Probably. But rely on it completely to cure cancer? Experts say this isn’t a good idea — yet.

"To date, several studies on humans and animals have solidified the link between cannabis compounds and cancer cell death."

Read more: http://www.thealternativedaily.com/cannabis-natural-cancer-treatment/

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fight cancer with raw garlic
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Date: March 27, 2017 05:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: fight cancer with raw garlic





It is used for medicinal properties for centuries. Certain chemicals in garlic can prevent diseases. Garlic can help destroy things that damage the liver and ultimately cause you to age faster. Consuming raw garlic may be able to help prevent certain cancers but further research is needed. It is also being studied that garlic can stop the growth of cancer and also help reduce the issues people have with chemotherapy. Ingesting garlic may also help reduce cardiovascular diseases.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp6xLQrlafg&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Regular consumption of garlic could reduce your chances of getting some types of cancers.
  • Regular consumption of garlic could keep your bad cholesterol levels within healthy levels.
  • Side effects of garlic are minimal and may include bad breath and upset stomach.

"Used for its medicinal properties as long ago as ancient Egypt, garlic was also believed to have protective properties against plague in medieval Europe."

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5 uncommon signs of low testosterone
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Date: March 27, 2017 04:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 uncommon signs of low testosterone





Signs of low testosterone are numerous and include low libido/low sex drive, loss of energy, reduced muscle mass and increased fat. But, did you know that there are several other signs that indicate that your levels of testosterone might be low? Although uncommon, these are signs that are still important for you to know and spot. These five signs are some of the uncommon signs that you should know that indicate a potential problem with your test levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you are starting to feel like you are lacking masculinity, low testosterone might be the cause.
  • There other other signs of low testosterone that have nothing to do with masculinity, such as heart trouble, numbness, skin issues, and cognitive changes.
  • Be proactive and consult with your doctor about how to keep up with the right testosterone level.

"A study published in Journal of Endocrinology investigated the role of testosterone in repairing nerve damage of the peripheral nervous system caused by diabetes, chemotherapy, or physical injury."

Read more: http://www.belmarrahealth.com/5-uncommon-signs-low-testosterone/

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Treading carefully on medical marijuana
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Date: March 24, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Treading carefully on medical marijuana





Medical marijuana has long been a controversial topic and countries all over the world are slow to make cannabis available for medical reasons. Many people swear by marijuana as an effective treatment for a variety of conditions. Unfortunately, there is limited scientific evidence to support some of these medical claims and proponents of the plant should be cautious when making such claims. This article provides an in-depth explanation of what has been proven in scientific research and what studies some countries are undertaking.

Key Takeaways:

  • In the past few weeks, the government has decided to use marijuana in the treament of childhood epilepsy, cancer patients and multiple sclerosis.
  • There are currently 2 drugs on the market since 1995. They are dronabinol and nabilone. Used for nausea after chemo and weight gain for AIDS patients.
  • All studies have been shown as mostly inconclusive and the studies have not been closely monitored enough to have any impact.

"The calls for legalisation of medicinal cannabis have been shrill and perhaps based on misunderstanding."

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/treading-carefully-on-medical-marijuana-35539393.html

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Food NOT Chemo Holds ‘Cure’ For Colon Cancer
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Date: March 17, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Food NOT chemo Holds ‘Cure’ For Colon Cancer





chemotherapy has long been the chosen therapy for patients suffering from cancer, but if you have colon cancer, perhaps it is not chemo that you should be interested in. Instead, perhaps it is the foods that you are eating that you should consider. How does the food that you eat help with colon cancer?

Key Takeaways:

  • Colon cancer is one of the world’s most prevalent and lethal forms of cancer and is believed to be driven primarily by the Western diet.
  • It has been estimated that one million people around the world are diagnosed with colon cancer, and 500,000 die from it, each year.
  • Given the bleak situation, interest in cancer stem cell targeting therapies of natural origin has increased dramatically in the past few years.

"Colon cancer is one of the world’s most prevalent and lethal forms of cancer and is believed to be driven primarily by the Western diet."



Reference:

//www.healthnutnews.com/food-not-chemo-holds-cure-colon-cancer/

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Vitamin C effective in targeting cancer stem cells
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Date: March 12, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin C effective in targeting cancer stem cells





Cancer research has taken a front seat to many research projects over the years. Scientists have studied many different chemicals and how they can affect cancer cells. Vitamin C, which is an essential nutrient the body needs normally, has been found to be effective against some cancer cells in studies. Vitamin C has been shown before to be effective against cancer, but more research still needs to be done to show the best way to use this nutrient in therapy. Researchers want to use it to make chemotherapy and other drug options more effective.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin C is up to ten times more effective at stopping cancer cell growth than pharmaceuticals such as 2-DG, according to scientists in Salford, UK.
  • Vitamin C has previously been shown to be effective as a non-toxic anti-cancer agent in studies by Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling and was recently shown to reduce mortality by 25% on breast cancer patients in Japan
  • "Our results indicate it is a promising agent for clinical trials, and a as an add-on to more conventional therapies, to prevent tumour recurrence, further disease progression and metastasis

""Vitamin C is cheap, natural, non-toxic and readily available so to have it as a potential weapon in the fight against cancer would be a significant step.""



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170308083940.htm

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Cannabidiol (CBD) Inhibits Cancer Growth According to Medical Researchers, Announces Phillip Fry
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Date: March 12, 2017 04:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabidiol (CBD) Inhibits Cancer Growth According to Medical Researchers, Announces Phillip Fry





More and more, the non-psychoactive marijuana extract called Cannabidiol or CBD is becoming an alternative treatment. Research has existed that pointed to CBD's uses for treating nausea in chemotherapy patients, fighting neurodegenerative diseases and seizures in patients, but the most recent findings could indicate that CBD is more useful than ever imagined. Recent studies have concluded that CBD, which is an extract that doesn't have the psychoactive aspects marijuana is known for, shows significant signs of fighting cancers cells for a number of different types of cancer. The scientific community is publishing a record number of research, much of it pointing to the marijuana extract, CBD, having unknown but possibly lifesaving potential.

Key Takeaways:

  • Non psychoactive cannabis can have an effect of fighting aggressive cancers.
  • CBD has been shown to inhibit cancers in the colon,breast, and prostate
  • The National Cancer Institute recognizers cannabis as a treatment for providing relief

"Chemical components of Cannabis, called cannabinoids, activate specific receptors throughout the body to produce pharmaacologic effects"

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3259779

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7 Reasons You Need CBD Oil in Your Kitchen (and Medicine Cabinet)
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Date: February 17, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Reasons You Need CBD Oil in Your Kitchen (and Medicine Cabinet)





With marijuana now legal in 26 states and the District of Columbia, the cry for more research on cannabis oil has spread. Many are pushing for the use of cannabis oil, which is a potent form of the plant, to treat cancer and seizures. Though the use of the oil to treat symptoms of diseases is not currently supported by the FDA, some cases have shown success in relieving pain, preventing seizures, and slowing down cancer tumors. It’s important to get use a trustworthy source and start with small doses until you know how you will react.

Key Takeaways:

  • Marijuana is now legal for medicinal use in 26 states and the District of Columbia, and for recreational use in seven, but contrary to what some media may have us believe, this doesn’t mean that people are just sitting back and getting high.
  • Cannabis is actually a very powerful medicinal plant that has been used for its health benefits for centuries, and its many long-overlooked powers are finally coming into focus.
  • a nutritional oil more properly known as hempseed oil. Made from crushing hempseed or hemp hearts, hemp oil is very rich in linoleic and alpha-linoleic acids and antioxidants.

"Nausea is one of the most common reasons people turn to medical marijuana; synthetic THC has been administered to battle nausea in the UK since the early 80s, and many cancer patients choose to smoke marijuana to battle the effects of chemotherapy treatments."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.organicauthority.com/7-reasons-you-need-cbd-oil&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGDQfHcI-2Lqlnq6CtGHrWa4OqEVQ

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CBD - The Myths And Facts
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Date: January 26, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD - The Myths And Facts





CDB is a cannabis compound that does not contain any THC, making some believe it is good. There have been some confusing reports recently in the British media about a compound in cannabis called CBD and how it has been reclassified as medicine. There are many facts and myths about it, but most importantly it is not weed, and has many uses.

Key Takeaways:

  • There have been some confusing reports recently in the British media about a compound in cannabis called CBD and how it has been reclassified as medicine.
  • CBD, otherwise known as Cannabidiol, is one of over 100 compounds in the cannabis plant called Cannabinoids. The most abundant is THC, the bit that gets people high, after that comes CBD.
  • Because CBD doesn’t create a high, it’s been labelled ‘the good’ cannabinoid and THC the ‘bad’. But in countries where medical cannabis is legal, THC can be prescribed for cancer patients going through chemo as it eases nausea and improves appetite.

"In the UK it has been possible to buy CBD as a nutritional supplement. But last October, the Medical Healthcare Regulatory Agency decided to recognise CBD’s therapeutic benefits and reclassify it as medicine."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/mary-biles1/cbd-the-myths-and-facts_b_14103666.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGjMixJys5iqFJENZphvCk8mFh5Jg

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Cannabis Use For Pediatric Cancers
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Date: January 25, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis Use For Pediatric Cancers





With the slackening of legislation in some states to allow the use of marijuana, there has been a surge in the research to test the effectiveness of cannabis against various diseases. The most interest has been on treating cancer. Animal cells have shown promise in fighting off cancer in children, but human trials are currently prohibited. There have, however, been some documented cases of parents using cannabis to treat cancer in their children. These few cases just show how much more research we need to apply to the topic.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis is a potentially beneficial treatment for cancer.
  • The author has had some success using cannabis oil alone and cannabis oil in conjunction with chemotherapy with children.
  • If cannabis can be rescheduled from Schedule I to Schedule II, researchers can finally find the desperately needed answers and save many lives.

"Cannabis treatment for children with cancer remains controversial, however, in cases of treatment-resistant cancers and severe side effects from treatment, cannabis must be a readily available option, especially since it is significantly less toxic than most cancer treatments."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2017/01/cannabis-use-for-pediatric-cancers/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGJWMPFT8WJuRqkyEGcVsRckYahQg

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Inositol is a vital nutrient for your body that could prevent and heal cancer
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Date: December 05, 2016 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Inositol is a vital nutrient for your body that could prevent and heal cancer





Many shamans, medicine men, and just plain old grandmothers have used food to heal the body. In the new millennium scientist have been able to look into many different ways of healing. Inositol may be that rare substance found within us and in Mother Nature that could hold the keys to our survival of terminal diseases. Scientist have been able to identify this substance in many foods from legumes to fruits. As long as we can locate these items in nature, there may be hope for a healthier future.

Key Takeaways:

  • a nutrient that is one of several little-known chemo-protective natural substances that have been discovered.
  • This nutrient is said to have positive effects on the brain's neurotransmitters and fat conversion, but in addition to that, it has been steadily showing promise as a fantastic nutrient for preventing a number of different cancers, including both lung and colon cancer.
  • many interested in the substance is that it is effective in maintaining proper brain health by assisting in the healthy function of neurotransmitters, while helping generate a feeling of calm.

"That's why it is promising that researchers are examining the health benefits of inositol, a nutrient that is one of several little-known chemo-protective natural substances that have been discovered."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/056071_inositol_cancer_prevention_nutrients.html

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Brain tumor vanishes in 'Miracle Baby' after family chooses cannabinoid oil
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Date: December 02, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Brain tumor vanishes in 'Miracle Baby' after family chooses cannabinoid oil





The spontaneous disappearance of a tumor is referred to as a vanishing tumor. Most vanishing tumors in the brain are eventually diagnosed as malignant tumors or multiple sclerosis. However, their long-term clinical course remains unclear. This study aims to elucidate the management of vanishing tumors in the brain. Patients with vanishing tumors should be followed up carefully by magnetic resonance imaging for at least 5 years, even after the disappearance of an enhancing lesion.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is nothing quite so horrendous and heartbreaking as a baby with a malignant brain tumor, especially for parents and family.
  • the father of an eight-month-old baby decided he would shun traditional radiation treatment and chemotherapy and instead push for an alternative treatment using cannabis oil.
  • This makes sense, because numerous studies have shown that cannabis has incredible healing qualities, and that is particularly true for cancers.

"At four months the tumor had completely disappeared, and after eight months of treatment, the brain architecture and tissues were completely normal, making the toddler a miracle baby in Courtney's words."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/056022_cannabis_oil_brain_tumors_medical_marijuana.html

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Reducing Age-Related Decline by Boosting Glutathione
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Date: November 26, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reducing Age-Related Decline by Boosting Glutathione





A research team at Oregon State University has determined that glutathione may help ward off toxins that are an underlying cause of aging. Glutathione levels decline with age, which opens the door for a broad range of age-related health issues. High levels of it in conjunction with NAC may help reduce the toxicity of cancer chemotherapies, certain prescription drugs, and treat other health problems. The researchers concluded that Using NAC as a prophylactic, instead of an intervention, may allow glutathione levels to be maintained for detoxification in older adults,

Key Takeaways:

  • Looking at it from this angle, research offers not only some profound insights into why animals health declines with age, but also reveals a specific compound that could help prevent some of the toxic processes involved.
  • The researchers believe that the decline of these detoxification pathways is incidentally linked to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, which are some of the primary causes of human mortality.
  • We might be able to improve the metabolic resilience that we're naturally losing with age."1

"Hagen said that glutathione is such a vital antioxidant that its existence seems to date back as far as oxygen-dependent, or aerobic life itself."



Reference:

//www.worldhealth.net/news/reducing-age-related-decline/

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Ginger root: a homemade remedy for stomach pain and nausea
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Date: November 17, 2016 05:41 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Ginger root: a homemade remedy for stomach pain and nausea

A fragrant homemade remedy for an upset stomach is ginger. There are several properties that make ginger root a stomach pain soother. Researches have shown that ginger root has proved effective in getting rid of nausea while pregnancy. It is more effective than any anti inflammatory drug. Ginger root can alleviate the pain and discomfort in your abdomen in many ways. One gram of ginger taken in the form of tea, ale, salad, juice or soup is as efficacious as the anti-nausea drug, dimenhydrinate because it has lesser side effects. Ginger root is a better cure for nausea than vitamin B6. Ginger has reduced nausea due to chemotherapy in many cases.

The healing spice, ginger has anti-inflammatory properties which helps it in increasing the digestive juices, neutralizing the stomach, thus soothing the stomach pain. Ginger helps in the secretion of some digestive juices and enzymes that neutralize the stomach. The root of ginger contains two chemicals: gingerols and shogaols. These are antioxidants that reduce the free radical production, thus protecting the body from them. 

When we use ginger root to treat stomach pain, these two chemicals soothe the intestinal tract, in order to prevent motion sickness and relieve the person from vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea and nausea. As the intestinal tract gets relaxed, the person is instantly relieved of pain. It causes elimination of any extra gas from the intestinal tract. Ginger root help in the quick flow of food in the stomach through the digestive tract by facilitating better absorption of nutrients. It aids in the production of bile, saliva and other gastric juices for better digestion and prevention of gas. The muscles are relaxed because of the phenols present in ginger root, that act like a sedative. Any over activity of stomach is prevented. The stomach cramps are prevented because ginger reduces the food from backing up in the digestive system. These phenols also help in quick movement of food and toxins in intestine and digestive system. Besides, ginger root helps in improving blood circulation and decreasing inflammation.


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Gut bacteria 'may help drugs fight cancer'
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Date: November 17, 2016 12:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Gut bacteria 'may help drugs fight cancer'





A study by the University of Texas has found that people with a more diverse population of bacteria in their gut tend to respond better to cancer treatments. Fecal transplants are already used to treat some diseases, but now research is being done to determine if incorporating healthier bacteria into those undergoing chemotherapy would be beneficial. It is believed that the people with a healthier diet with more fruits and vegetables is what causes the healthier gut bacteria.

Key Takeaways:

  • Immunotherapies - which harness the body's own defences to fight tumours - can clear even terminal cancer in a small proportion of patients.
  • However, a small study by the University of Texas found those harbouring a more diverse community of gut bugs are more likely to benefit.
  • The human body is home to trillions of micro-organisms - estimates suggest our own tissues are so heavily outnumbered that our bodies are just 10% human.

"The human body is home to trillions of micro-organisms - estimates suggest our own tissues are so heavily outnumbered that our bodies are just 10% human."



Reference:

//www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37874918

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Three Immune Boosting Mushrooms You Can't Ignore
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Date: July 20, 2015 01:32 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Three Immune Boosting Mushrooms You Can't Ignore

Mushrooms are plants that belong to the fungi kingdom.  These plants are not classified as vegetables, they provide essential and vital nutrients to our bodies. It is a common knowledge that the key to building strong immune systems and getting enough minerals and vitamins in the diet is by supplementing a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, the more the color the better.  This knowledge has however left mushrooms, which offer a wide variety of nutrients and antioxidants to our bodies, in the dark.  In many cases, foods are only considered to be nutritious if they are colored. However, this is not true for mushrooms.

Let's take a look at three most common mushrooms that positively impact the overall immune system and how they make it happen.

Maitake Mushroom

Maitake

Maitake mushrooms are common in Asian countries.  This mushroom subspecies has shown effectiveness in the treatment of cancer. They can also be used to treat some side effects that are commonly associated with various chemical treatments such as chemotherapy for cancer. It is also used in the other conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, high cholesterol, hay fever, weight loss, diabetes, hypertension and infertility due to poly cystic ovary syndrome.

How it works

This species of mushroom contains chemicals that might stimulate the immune system and help fight tumors. There is also evidence that it can also be used as an effective regimen in efforts to lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, improve cholesterol levels. Studies have also shown that it is effective in weight loss management.

Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi mushrooms are a type of fungi that some people describe as "woody" and "tough". The fruiting body of this plant and the filaments connecting a group of mushrooms has been used greatly as medicine. The plant is also used to boost the immune system, lung conditions including bronchitis and asthma, viral infections such as swine flu, influenza and avian flu, heart disease.

It is also effective in maintaining other contributing conditions such hypertension, high cholesterol, liver disease and cancer. Other conditions where Reishi mushrooms are used are insomnia, stomach ulcers, chronic fatigue, herpes pain and poisoning.  In combination with other forms of herbs, they are also used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

How it Works

Reishi mushrooms contain a wide variety of antioxidants and chemicals that have potential benefits and effects on the immune system and activity against tumors.

Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake

An extract made from this mushroom is used as medicine. Although it is used widely as medicine, it is also consumed as food. Shiitake mushrooms are used to lower blood cholesterol levels, boost t-cells and as an anti-aging agent.

How it Works

This type of mushroom contains chemicals that help in lowering cholesterol levels. It contains chemicals that keep cancerous tumors from getting bigger.

References:

1. //www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/278858.php

2. //www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-560-maitake%20mushroom.aspx?activeingredientid=560&activeingredientname=maitake%20mushroom

3. //www.healthline.com/health/reishi-mushroom-key-to-immortality#2

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What are the Health Benefits of Beta-Glucans
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Date: December 22, 2014 04:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What are the Health Benefits of Beta-Glucans

mushroom beta-glucan

What are Beta-glucans?

Beta glucan is a biological response modifier that nutritionally activates the immune response through the Dendritic, Macrophage and other immune cells to produce various therapeutic effects.

Beta-glucans are sugars found in the cell walls of algae, fungi, lichens, bacteria, yeasts, and plants, such as oats and barley. They can be use as medicine.

Benefits of beta-glucan

Beta-glucans are use for cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high cholesterol. Beta-glucans are also use for boosting the immune system in people whose body defenses have been weakens by emotional or physical stress, chronic fatigue syndrome or by treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation. Beta-glucans are also used for ulcerative colitis, hepatitis, multiple sclerosis, aging, H1N1 flu, Lyme disease, allergies, fibromyalgia, ear infections, rheumatoid, asthma and crohn's disease.

Beta-glucans is applied to the skin for wrinkles, dermatitis, burns, eczema, bedsores, radiation burns, wounds and diabetic ulcers.

Beta-glucans can be given by injection into the muscle or intravenously to boost the immune system in people with HIV/AIDS and related conditions and to treat cancer. Beta glucans are also given intravenously to prevent infection in people who have undergone surgery.

Beta-glucans can be given by subcutaneously for reducing the size of skin tumors or for treating them.

In the food industry, beta-glucans are used as an additive in products such as cheese spreads, frozen desserts, salad dressings and sour cream.

Adding beta-glucans to your diet either in form of foods that contain the compound or in form of food supplements plays a significant role in boosting your immune system to help your body fight diseases.

How does beta-glucans work?

When taken by mouth, Beta-glucans lower blood cholesterol by inhibiting the absorption of cholesterol from food in the intestines and stomach. Beta-glucans stimulate the immune system by increasing chemicals that prevent infections when given by injection.

Studies by leading scientists and medical experts have shown that Beta-glucans act as immunomodulator agents by triggering events that regulate and increase the efficiency of the immune system. Beta-glucans stimulate the activity of immune cells that attack and ingest invading pathogens.

Immune cells such as Macrophages release cytokines that are chemicals that enable immune cells to communicate with each other. In addition, Beta-glucans increase the activity of white blood cells that bind to viruses or tumors, and release chemicals to destroy it. Beta-glucan is a biological response modifier that nutritionally activates the immune response through the Dendritic, Macrophage and other immune cells to produce various therapeutic effects.

The potential side effects of Beta-glucan when taken by mouth are unknown. When used by injection, Beta-glucans can cause fever, pain at the injection site, chills, vomiting, headache, nausea, dizziness, rashes, diarrhea, back pain, joint pain and low blood pressure.

Where does Beta-glucan come from?

The body does not produce Beta-glucan naturally; you can only get it from outside sources such as shiitake mushrooms, baker’s yeast and cereal grains such as wheat, oats, barley and rye.

The most potent form of beta glucan is extracted as a purified isolate from the yeast cell wall of Baker's yeast with harmful yeast proteins removed by a process that prevent clumping or reaggregation after exposure to water during digestion. Research has shown that Beta- glucan is a safe and potent immune potentiation isolate.


URL references

  1. //www.rxlist.com/beta_glucans/supplements.htm
  2. //www.med.nyu.edu/content?ChunkIID=104429
  3. //www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17895634
  4. //www.healthline.com/health/beta-glucan-heart-healthy

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Learn about the prostate
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Date: June 13, 2014 09:25 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Learn about the prostate

serona repens berriesIntroduction:

The human prostate is a walnut-sized gland that is located between the bladder and the penis. It is just in front of the rectum with the urethra running through the center from the bladder to the penis, letting out urine off the body. The prostate gland secretes fluid that is useful in nourishment and protection of sperms. The prostrate squeezes this fluid into the urethra during ejaculation and it comes out with sperms as semen.

Article Body

However, the prostate is faced by some conditions that lead to its dysfunctions. Some of the main conditions are.

Prostate cancer:

This is one of the major cancers affecting men and it kills one in every thirty-five men. Some of the treatments used to treat it are, chemotherapy, surgery, radiation and hormone therapy.

Prostatitis:

This is inflammation of the prostate, which is caused by infection. It is usually treated with antibiotics.

Enlarged prostate:

This usually affects older men above the age of fifty. Its signs are difficulty in urinating that increases with age. It can be treated through medication or surgery. This usually affects older men above the age of fifty. Its signs are difficulty in urinating that increases with age. It can be treated through medication or surgery.

It is of much importance to keep the prostate healthy due to its major functions. The general function of the prostate is to secrete a slightly alkaline fluid that is white in color constituting 50-70% of the semen volume together with spermatozoa and seminal fluid. The prostatic fluid is expelled in the first ejaculate fractions together with most of the spermatozoa. Maintaining good health of the prostate for example by taking foods rich in lycopene mainly found in tomatoes lower the risk of developing prostate cancer.

The pygeum africanum is made from the bark of the African palm tree while the saw palmetto is made from ripe berries of the plant serenoa repens. They are both used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Pygeum may reduce symptoms such as nighttime urination, urinary frequency and residual urine volume. But despite that the pygeum is also proposed for prostatitis, impotence and male infertility. This makes it better than saw palmetto. Saw palmetto has mineral selenium and vitamin E while pygeum africanum has zinc.

Sources

  1. //www.webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/picture-of-the-prostate
  2. //www.med.nyu.edu/content?ChunkIID=21851
  3. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_palmetto_extract

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What Mushrooms Help Fight Cancer?
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Date: May 27, 2014 09:51 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Mushrooms Help Fight Cancer?

What is a mushroom?

edible mushroomMushrooms are commonly found on dead and decomposing plants. Over the years, human kind has used mushrooms for the purposes of boosting their immunity. Mushrooms are known to have the power to prevent illnesses and diseases. Today, there are some medical mushrooms that have been known to be the most potent immune boosters. Scientists have discovered that most potent mushrooms target the cancerous cells in your body while at the same time boosting the healthy cells. One of the most potent of them all is perhaps the Agaricus Blazei mushroom, commonly found in Brazil. The mushroom has been used as a major supplement for herbal manufacturers who credit it with the success in the treatment of major diseases around the world, such as cancer.

Benefits of mushroom

Shitake Mushroom

Another easy-to-find type of mushroom is the shiitake mushrooms, which scientists have discovered that is contained essential mineral and vitamins which enhances immune functions. The minerals occur in chemical compound and ancient civilization used the mushroom for various purposes such as a health tonic. Currently, it is used in the prevention of growth of cancerous cells and development of tumors. It is also used in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. Besides improving the immune system, the shiitake mushroom also lowers body cholesterol. This is important as it also helps to prevent high blood pressure, resisting viruses and even prevent heart conditions.

Maitake mushroom

The Maitake mushroom is another type of mushroom that most people consume on a daily basis in an effort to super-charge their immunity. Just as the maitake mushroom also reduces high blood pressure risks besides preventing against other illnesses such as diabetes as well as stroke. It has also been used in immunotherapy complementing radiotherapy, surgery as well as chemotherapy.

There are thousand of edible mushrooms that contain chemical compound essential in the treatment of various diseases. Some other common types of mushrooms that boost immunity include Reishi, Cordyceps Oglossoides, Coriolus Versicolor and even the Phellinus Linteus mushrooms.

Sources

  1. //blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/3-mushrooms-and-their-big-immunity-benefits
  2. //www.naturalnews.com/023633_cancer_mushrooms_health.html


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EGCG in green tea
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Date: May 10, 2014 07:38 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: EGCG in green tea

Green tea benefits

green tea leavesGreen tea is made from the leaves of Camellia Sinensis, which is recognized for its health benefits. The nonfermented product is obtained by leaf desiccation that contains potent, polyphenolic antioxidants, with a flavanolic structure referred to as green- tea catechins, including epigallocat-echin-gallate (EGCG). Studies have shown that drinking EGCG prevents carcinogenesis in rodent organs. Studies have shown it had a significant chemoprotective effect against DMBA-induced mammary tumorigenesis in rats. Human breast cancer cell proliferation inhibition by green tea appeared mediated in part by (CKI). Mutagenesis was inhibited at concentration levels equivalent to human daily consumption.

Using human umbilical vein endothelial cells, it was demonstrated that green tea extracts reduced expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors forms-like tyrosine kinase and fetal liver kinase. Kinase insert domain containing receptor. Because of the antiangiogenic property of its extracts, they have therapeutic potential in preventing the development of new microvascular networks (angiogenesis) needed for tumor growth. It was also found that green- tea polyphenols inhibited angiogenesis by reducing vascularization of chicken chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) by an angiogenin-like protein isolated from goat serum.

EGCG effectively inhibited bladder-tumor implantation growth in rats, pointing to its potential as an intravesical chemotherapeutic agent. Inhibition of platelet function is a factor in reducing the risk of coronary artery disease. EGCG was reported to inhibit platelet aggregation, by possibly involving inhibition of cytoplasmic calcium increase. EGCG was proven to be the most effective in reducing thrombin-induced aggregation of washed human platelets. The ability of green- tea catechins to inhibit adenovirus infection and adenain, the human adenovirus 2 endopeptidase, was reported. EGCG proved the most potent inhibitor of four green-tea catechins tested. The viral protease adenain appeared to be the target of EGCG, so it is possible that all adenoviruses are sensitive to its action.

The Chinese have known about medicinal qualities of green tea since ancient times, treating everything from headaches to depression.

The three "Es"

  1. enjoyment (soothing)
  2. energy (caffeine)
  3. essential health benefits (antioxidants)

Provides support for a healthy weight loss program, gives the energy needed to maintain an active lifestyle, health, and longevity. The appetite suppressor, Vanadium, reduces calorie intake. Thermogenesis, or fat metabolism, is increased, because of the EGCG/caffeine combination, therefore burning fat.

EGCG fights free radicals. Fatty acids and lipids in the brain are susceptible to the effects of free radical perodixation. Much of the aging of the brain is attributed to perodixation. The EGCG helps to keep us young, alert, and able. Researchers have found that EGCG has inhibited tumor growth in both skin and gastrointestinal tracts. EGCG may fermented be able to obliterate cancer cells, without harming neighboring tissues.

 

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