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The Amazing Ayurvedic Adaptogen Ashwagandha Darrell Miller 10/1/20
Curcumin found to be one of the best natural ways to alleviatedepression Darrell Miller 5/15/19
Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authorssuggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes itmedicinally useful for epileptics Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood Darrell Miller 5/9/19
Reduce the effects of chemotherapy with safflower seeds Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Antimicrobial properties of red ginseng make it a great naturalcure for acne Darrell Miller 5/6/19
Anthocyanins from grape skins could potentially be used a colorant Darrell Miller 5/6/19
Comparing the effects of turmeric and turmeric-containing herbal tablets on skin barrier function Darrell Miller 5/3/19
Red ginseng is a natural cure for acne Darrell Miller 4/30/19
CoQ10 can help to stop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, studyreveals Darrell Miller 4/29/19
Exploring the fatty acids that REDUCE your risk of premature death Darrell Miller 4/27/19
Food GOLD: Turmeric is just as effective as 14 pharma drugs butsuffers from NONE of the side effects Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes Darrell Miller 4/22/19
GREAT news: Cannabis found to reduce diabetic neuropathy pain Darrell Miller 4/13/19
Treat psoriasis naturally with vitamin D and zinc Darrell Miller 3/28/19
Science confirms turmeric as effective as 14 drugs Darrell Miller 3/26/19
Systematic review studies the potential of black seed in loweringblood pressure Darrell Miller 2/15/19
Happy news: Curcumin outperforms prozac for reducing symptoms ofdepression Darrell Miller 1/25/19
Industrially processed fructose is just as addictive as alcohol andeven morphine, concludes study VitaNet, LLC Staff 1/10/19
Eating more omega-3-rich food may lower inflammation and arthritispain Darrell Miller 1/5/19
PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain Darrell Miller 12/21/18
A form of vitamin E derived from annato can lessen your risk ofbone loss due to diabetes Darrell Miller 12/19/18
12 Benefits and Uses of Argan Oil Darrell Miller 12/12/18
Beet juice may reduce walking pain with leg artery disease VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/10/18
How does turmeric compare to OTC drugs? Research shows it'ssuperior in every way Darrell Miller 9/25/18
Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population withheart failure Darrell Miller 9/20/18
Stop feeding cancer cells! This is the diet mistake you probablymake that can cause cancer VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/5/18
Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairmentassociated with age VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/3/18
Damiana: The Herb that Can Enhance Mood, Libido & More VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/13/18
Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals Darrell Miller 7/27/18
9 Reasons To Start Washing Your Face With Honey Darrell Miller 7/17/18
CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study Darrell Miller 6/20/18
Anthocyanin Benefits the Brain, Eyes & Immune System Darrell Miller 6/1/18
How exactly does fish oil help the heart? It counteracts the effects of mental stress Darrell Miller 5/28/18
Cannabidiol improves schizophrenia symptoms Darrell Miller 12/22/17
Drink bone broth for better muscle gain and stomach health Darrell Miller 11/16/17
Quinoa is good for heart, say researchers Darrell Miller 9/5/17
Scientists: Children need microbes, not antibiotics, to develop immunity Darrell Miller 8/22/17
6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal Darrell Miller 8/16/17
Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up crew Darrell Miller 8/15/17
Almost half of cannabidiol users stop using over-the-counter medicines, survey says Darrell Miller 8/9/17
Why You Need To Eat Fat In Order To Lose Weight Darrell Miller 7/10/17
Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so Darrell Miller 7/10/17
Plant protein found to reduce reproductive health problems in women Darrell Miller 7/8/17
Is there a difference between fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables? Darrell Miller 7/4/17
Medical marijuana an instant hit for PET HEALTH Darrell Miller 6/30/17
5 Reasons you should NEVER use canola oil, even if its ORGANIC Darrell Miller 6/27/17
Egg White Nutrition Benefits the Skin, Heart, Muscles & More Darrell Miller 6/26/17
Olive Oil Can Help Preserve Memory And Prevent Alzheimer's Darrell Miller 6/24/17
Researchers find that an egg a day can increase growth in young children Darrell Miller 6/21/17




The Amazing Ayurvedic Adaptogen Ashwagandha
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Date: October 01, 2020 02:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Amazing Ayurvedic Adaptogen Ashwagandha

Adaptogenic herbs are special! They can help the body with stress, boost immunity, and promote fast recovery from exercise, to mention a few benefits. One of the world's most effective adaptogen is ashwagandha. This ayurvedic herb can:

  • Strengthen Immune & Respiratory Defense
  • Reduce Reactivity to Stress
  • Promote Daily Energy
  • Bolster Stamina & Endurance
  • Speed Recovery from Exercise
  • Sharpen Focus & Concentration

Daily Energy is from Thyroid support

Ashwagandha helps the body feel more energized through normalized thyroid activity. This herb can boost thyroid hormones T3 and T4 by normalizing the thyroid stimulation hormone (TSH) in as little as 8 weeks.

Bolster Stamina and Endurance

Keeping fit means getting as much out of a workout as one can. Ashwagandha can improve the performance in any workout setting. Cyclists in an 8 week study showed there maximum aerobic capacity the rate at which oxygen is taken up by red blood cells, and respiratory exchange, how much oxygen can be inhaled and carbon dioxide is exhaled. Cyclists found improvement compared to the placebo group studied.

Focus, sharpness, concentration, protect your mind

Adaptogens can help the body adapt to stress, improve energy, and assist the brain in staying more mentally focused. Ashwagandha can protect brain cells even when sleep deprived. It also increases glutathione levels a key antioxidant needed by the liver. One study showed that ashwagandha can slow the decline of memory and mental function in elderly people. An 8 week study showed that this herb can improve working memory and reaction time.

Looking to Improve Memory, Stamina, Endurance, concentration, and energy, give ashwagandha a try for 8 weeks and see the difference.

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Curcumin found to be one of the best natural ways to alleviatedepression
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Date: May 15, 2019 02:07 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin found to be one of the best natural ways to alleviatedepression





Curcumin has been known to be a silver bullet. It can be used to cure a host of diseases and conditions including cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. Now depression can be added to the list according to new research. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) notes that depression affects 16 million Americans every year. Although treatment for it is available, it usually comes with adverse effects. Therefore, there is compelling need for a safer means of treating people. Before this study, it has already been found from multiple studies that curcumin can have an effect on depressive conditions. It was reported to be well tolerated by patients with no adverse side effects. For their current study in Australia, the researchers looked at twenty years of data including current studies on curcumin. They then studied about 342 patients using curcumin and a placebo. From their results, there was a significant reduction in depression after treatment with curcumin compared with the placebo after six weeks of treatment. The researchers then concluded that compelling evidence exists for the use of curcumin in treatment of depression.

Key Takeaways:

  • Curcumin is the main ingredient that is found in turmeric and it has been known to be a silver bullet that can be used to treat several conditions.
  • Along with curing a list of diseases which include diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer, curcumin can now be used to cure depression.
  • Depression affects millions of people in the United States every year but while treatment for the disease exists many people stop the treatments because of adverse effects.

"The study also found that curcumin exhibited significant anti-anxiety properties, based on data from 377 patients."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-11-curcumin-seen-to-be-one-of-the-best-natural-ways-to-alleviate-depression.html

Depression has been linked to inflammation, consider trying CBD to boost mood, reduce anxiety, and reduce inflammation.

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Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authorssuggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes itmedicinally useful for epileptics
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Date: May 10, 2019 02:17 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authorssuggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes itmedicinally useful for epileptics





Scientific literature on how marijuana works on the body is rapidly expanding. Right now, there are a plethora of studies on how marijuana works on the human brain. Some studies have shown that it can be effective in treating disorders of the brain like epilepsy. Recent tests show that marijuana can increase the risk of dementia because it restricts the flow of blood to the brain. These brain areas are essential for memory development. The area most affected is the hippocampus which can result in Alzheimer’s if prolonged. The researchers for the study used single photo emission computed tomography (SPECT) to measure blood flow to the brain after taking marijuana and they reported that there were very low and abnormal blood flow levels observed. This is when compared with persons who did not take marijuana. 982 patients were selected from a wide variety of data sources that was available to the researchers concerning persons who previously used or were still using marijuana. The results of the study showed that persons taking marijuana were at a risk of dementia due to the low blood flow to their hippocampus.

Key Takeaways:

  • The author notes that the studies regarding the effect of marijuana is increasing and this is particularly so regarding its effect on the brain.
  • Some recent tests show that it can increase the risk of dementia when marijuana is taken because it reduces the blood flow to the brain.
  • When the researchers used single photon emission computer tomography to analyze blood flow to the brain they observed abnormally low flow to the brain with users of marijuana.

"Users were analyzed using a brain SPECT and by conducting mental concentration tests against a sample of 100 people who had not used marijuana to determine whether there were significant differences that arose between users and non-users of cannabis."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-19-marijuana-lowers-blood-flow-to-the-brain-may-be-useful-for-epileptics.html

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Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood
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Date: May 09, 2019 02:09 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood





A new study has found that adding fermented shiitake mushroom to rice bran is effective in inhibiting the growth of Salmonella typhimurium. The study was conducted on mouse organs and it was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. This formulation has been hailed as a new antimicrobial food-compatible formulation. The study was conducted on murine macrophage cells and in mice. Before this, it was known that the bioactive compounds in rice brans and in shiitake mushrooms have a lot of potential health benefits in mice, cells, and rodents. When the mycelia cells were compared against non-fermented ones, it was found that the bioactive compounds present in the fermented shiitake mushrooms could not be found in the ones that had not fermented. Further findings showed that the pathogen, Salmonella, was inhibited in infected macrophage cells and in organs in the mouse such as the cecum, mesenteric lymph node, spleen, and the liver. Another finding was that there was increased secretion of the bacteria in the feces in mouse. Overall, this findings show that fermented shiitake mushrooms with rice brans can be used as an antibiotic and antimicrobial food.

Key Takeaways:

  • To carry out the study a team of researchers from Korea and the US tried to understand the effect of shiitake mushroom with rice bran on macrophage cells.
  • The component produced in rice plants are bioactive rice brans and hulls while that produced by mushrooms are bioactive polysaccharides and other compounds.
  • When mushroom mycelia that was fermenting with rice bran cells were inspected it was found that they have bioactive compounds that are absent in the non-fermenting mycelia.

"A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that a formulation of fermented shiitake mushroom with added rice bran can inhibit the growth of Salmonella typhimurium in infected mouse organs."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-16-shiitake-mushrooms-are-a-powerful-medicinal-superfood.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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Antimicrobial properties of red ginseng make it a great naturalcure for acne
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Date: May 06, 2019 03:42 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Antimicrobial properties of red ginseng make it a great naturalcure for acne





Phytotherapy Research recently published new South Korean research indicating the effectiveness of red ginseng extract against acne symptoms. They studied red ginseng ethanol extract and found that it exhibits comparable anti-microbial properties to those of the most common antibiotic acne medications. Red ginseng has been prized throughout Asia for its medicinal properties for many years. It also has other effects that can help fight acne, including boosting the immune system and improving sleep quality and endocrine balance throughout the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • If one is having an acne breakout he should try red ginseng because recent research shows that it improves the symptoms of acne safely.
  • Acne is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin that develops when bacteria begins growing abnormally in hair follicles or skin.
  • Presently, doctors recommend antibiotics to treat acne but due to the rise of bacteria resistance, they are now turning to natural remedies like red ginseng.

"They found that red ginseng ethanol extract exhibited similar, if not even better, antimicrobial activity against Propionibacterium acnes compared to benzoyl peroxide or azelaic acid."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-21-red-ginseng-a-great-natural-cure-for-acne.html

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Anthocyanins from grape skins could potentially be used a colorant
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Date: May 06, 2019 03:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anthocyanins from grape skins could potentially be used a colorant





Commercial food industries have long used artificial colors to enhance the look of their products. With consumers now trending toward wanting more natural ingredients in their food and beverages, natural colors attained from plants is an easy solution. For example, the anthocyanins, which give grape skins their various colors, can be used to make colas several different colors. They also have a beneficial health component, as they contain anti oxidants that are know to aid in several areas of health and nutritional balance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some of the problems food manufacturers cause is using synthetic food to provide color when they make beverages and producing a lot of environmental wastes.
  • Researchers in Brazil wanted to help the environment so they researched on ways to use residues of food processing as colorants in drinks.
  • When they compared their research on grape fruit and kefir, they found that anthocyanins from grape fruit when applied to kefir was sustainable and good for the health.

"Anthocyanins from grape skins can be used as a safe and natural food colorant, according to a study published in the Journal of Food Processing and Preservation."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-29-anthocyanins-from-grape-skins-could-potentially-be-used-a-colorant.html

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Comparing the effects of turmeric and turmeric-containing herbal tablets on skin barrier function
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Date: May 03, 2019 03:55 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Comparing the effects of turmeric and turmeric-containing herbal tablets on skin barrier function





A team from the University California, Davis recently completed a study to see what impact turmeric-containing herbal supplements have on sebum production or transepidermal water loss, and to compare this with the effects of pure turmeric supplements. The 28 volunteers who completed the full test took the turmeric-containing herbal supplement, a supplement with only turmeric, or a placebo for four weeks. While none of the treatments impacted sebum production of the skin, the turmeric-containing supplement did reduce transepidermal water loss, which suggests that it improves the skin’s barrier function.

Key Takeaways:

  • 30 individuals were used in this study and they were given either a placebo, a turmeric supplement, or a herbal supplement that contained turmeric.
  • At the beginning and the end of the study which required the participants to take supplements twice a day, the researchers evaluated facial sebum and transepidermal water loss.
  • It was found that intervention supplements did not result in any side effects but herbal supplements containing turmeric had no effect on facial sebum.

"A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food reported that turmeric-containing herbal supplements can be used to improve skin barrier function."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-29-comparing-the-effects-of-turmeric-and-turmeric-containing-herbal-tablets-on-skin-barrier-function.html

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Red ginseng is a natural cure for acne
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Date: April 30, 2019 04:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Red ginseng is a natural cure for acne





According to a South Korean study published in Phytotherapy Research, red ginseng can be an effective treatment for acne in place of traditional medications with potential negative side effects. In fact, red ginseng performed as good or better than benzoyl peroxide in terms of its effectiveness against fighting acne. Specifically, redness symptoms were significantly reduced with the use of red ginseng. The study concluded that the participants acne improved because of panaxynol and panaxydol, the active ingredients in red ginseng.

Key Takeaways:

  • Red ginseng with the scientific name Panax ginseng has been found by some South Korean researchers to be effective against acne.
  • In the study which the researchers published in the journal Phytotherapy Research, they compared the antimicrobial activity of ginseng and identified its active ingredients.
  • Acne is a condition that is caused by chronic inflammation of the skin due to the growth of bacteria in hair follicles.

"They recruited 20 participants and treated them with cream that contains 3 milligrams per gram (mg/g) of red ginseng ethanol extract for four weeks."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-12-red-ginseng-is-a-natural-cure-for-acne.html

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CoQ10 can help to stop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, studyreveals
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Date: April 29, 2019 05:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CoQ10 can help to stop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, studyreveals





Fatty liver disease is something that many people struggle with and fear in their lifetimes. Because it is nonalcoholic, it is difficult to rationalize having the disease as it is not intentionally done. Many professionals have attempted to lessen the ability to get the disease, and there is a medication that helps to put a stop to the disease. The medicine is called CoQ10 and it is very effective at halting inflammation in and around the liver.

Key Takeaways:

  • One powerful antioxidant that the body produces naturally is CoQ10 and the problem is that it gets depeleted thereby contributing to liver disease.
  • CoQ10 has been shown to reverse the effects of nonalchoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which is due to the accumulation of fats in the liver.
  • Nonalcholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a big problem in America because 30 percent of adult Americans have it and they have no idea it’s happening to them.

"Those receiving the CoQ10 supplement showed better markers overall after the study period was completed as compared with the placebo group."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/fatty-liver-disease-coq10-2789.html

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Exploring the fatty acids that REDUCE your risk of premature death
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Date: April 27, 2019 09:55 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Exploring the fatty acids that REDUCE your risk of premature death





According to six separate studies published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the regular consumption of fatty acids substantially decreases the risk of premature death in adults. When the fatty acids are derived specifically from fish oil, the risk of death from any cause is reduced by 14 percent, compared to low or no consumption. Specifically, the risk of dying from a cardiac event is reduced by a whopping 47 percent. Unfortunately, because these studies don't appear in medical journals, most doctors do not advise their patients to take fish oil. There is also evidence that suggests fish oil decreases the risk of stroke and has potent anti-inflammatory properties. A word of caution, if you are on blood-thinners, consult with an integrative physician before taking fish oils regularly.

Key Takeaways:

  • The author asserts that the sugar industry is behind the myth that fats is a bad thing for the health while processed sugar is more dangerous.
  • Heart attacks kills millions of people every year but the true story is that premature death is a result of people not being informed about the benefits of fats.
  • A 2017 study that studied the relationship between fish oil that has fatty acids to mortality showed that it produced a 14 percent reduction in risk to death.

"In one study, fish oil was associated with better survival rates in heart attack victims, with researchers finding improved heart function and lower levels of inflammatory markers in people who took high-dose fish oil for six months after suffering a heart attack."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/fatty-acids-nutrition-news-2790.html

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Food GOLD: Turmeric is just as effective as 14 pharma drugs butsuffers from NONE of the side effects
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Date: April 23, 2019 01:53 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Food GOLD: Turmeric is just as effective as 14 pharma drugs butsuffers from NONE of the side effects





According to over 12,000 peer-reviewed studies, the herb curcumin has over 800 preventive and therapeutic uses. It is estimated that the health-enhancing properties of this powerful herb can replace 14 pharmaceutical drugs with no negative side effects. Research published in the journal Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Community shows that curcumin is up to 100,000 times more effective than the diabetes drug Metformin in activating AMPK, which is used to increase glucose uptake. In addition, a 2008 study revealed that curcumin is just as effective as Lipitor in decreasing oxidative stress and inflammation. Research also shows that curcumin compares favorably to Prozac in treating depression without any of the side effects, such as suicidal ideation, tremors, and headaches.

Key Takeaways:

  • This herb is so powerful that it has been at the heart of more than 12,000 peer-reviewed biomedical studies.
  • Researchers believe it works on depression by inhibiting monoamine oxidase, the enzyme that has been linked to depression when it’s present in high amounts in the brain.
  • Curcumin is so effective at addressing such a vast array of conditions that it’s hard to discuss it without sounding like you’re exaggerating.

"Researchers believe it works on depression by inhibiting monoamine oxidase, the enzyme that has been linked to depression when it’s present in high amounts in the brain. It also raises levels of calmness-inducing serotonin and dopamine."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-07-turmeric-is-just-as-effective-as-14-pharma-drugs.html

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Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes
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Date: April 22, 2019 04:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes





A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition analyzed the diets of more than 2,000 men. It specifically sought to find a correlation between protein sources and diabetes. It found that, in general, men with a higher intake of protein from plants were less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. Conversely, men who got most of their protein from processed or unprocessed meats were more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. Several other studies from Harvard have reached parallel conclusions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland looked at the dietary habits of 2000 men to try to learn the impact of protein sources on heart health.
  • Plant-based diets are associated with significant drops in the risk of Type 2 diabetes, even when subjects also are less healthy foods as well.
  • One serving of red meat per day is enough to substantially raise the risk of type 2 diabetes relative to non-meat eaters.

"According to the study, men who had the highest intake of plant proteins were 35 percent less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes compared with those who had the lowest consumption."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-17-plant-proteins-found-to-help-prevent-type-2-diabetes.html

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GREAT news: Cannabis found to reduce diabetic neuropathy pain
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Date: April 13, 2019 11:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: GREAT news: Cannabis found to reduce diabetic neuropathy pain





Scientists from the University of California, San Diego have performed new research indicating that cannabis/marijuana may be highly effective at relieving the pain caused by diabetic neuropathy. The research found that cannabis compounds are an excellent match for the cannabinoid receptors found throughout the human nervous system, and on inflammatory cells. Patients who received cannabis vapors or cannabis smoke in the study reported drastically reduced pain from their neuropathy. More research is needed to fully explore these effects, to include wider use of placebos and a wider range of different dosage arrangements.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many researchers, against the utter nonsense prohibitionist utter, continue to discover new ways that marijuana can be able to reduce pain in people.
  • The research team that found that cannabis can reduce neuropathy pain discovered that healing constituents in cannabis serve as a match for cannabinoid receptors that exist in the body.
  • When compared to those who were in the control group of the study, those with neuropathy pain that were given cannabis had dramatic reductions and euphoria.

"A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego deserves the credit for finding that cannabis has an amazing ability to greatly reduce, and in some cases completely eliminate, diabetic neuropathy pain – and all without the need for dangerous and typically ineffective pharmaceutical drugs."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-13-cannabis-found-to-reduce-diabetic-neuropathy-pain.html

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Treat psoriasis naturally with vitamin D and zinc
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Date: March 28, 2019 05:13 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Treat psoriasis naturally with vitamin D and zinc





Over 7.5 million Americans suffer from Psoriasis, and researchers in Iraq have taken it upon themselves to spot any potential nutrient deficiencies associated with the condition. Physicians took blood samples from Iranian participants, and they surprisingly found that those who had a psoriasis diagnosis were shown to have insufficient levels of vitamin D. These levels were so insufficient, that they were actually 60% less than that of an individual with healthy levels of vitamin B.

Key Takeaways:

  • A chronic skin problem that affects over 7.5 million Americans is psoriasis and it can result in complications such as arthritis.
  • A team from a University in Iraq has found that the complications associated with psoriasis can result in a reduction in vitamin D and zinc in affected individuals.
  • To analyze their study, they collected blood samples from persons infected with psoriasis and then compared those blood samples with those of healthy individuals.

"The team found that vitamin D levels in those with psoriasis were at least 60 percent lower than healthy individuals. Similarly, zinc levels of people with psoriasis were lower by a third, compared to those who do not have the condition."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-27-treat-psoriasis-naturally-with-vitamin-d-and-zinc.html

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Science confirms turmeric as effective as 14 drugs
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Date: March 26, 2019 01:45 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Science confirms turmeric as effective as 14 drugs





If you haven’t yet heard, turmeric is the latest super herb that is as effective as at least 14 drugs and is safe to consume in food, as a tea, or in supplement form. A 2008 study in Drugs found that turmeric worked just as well as Lipitor in decreasing blood levels of cholesterol. Another study in Phytotherapy Research found turmeric to be as effective as steroids in the treatment of chronic inflammatory eye disease. Studies conducted over the past twenty years also show turmeric to be a promising alternative to aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, and tamoxifen for its anti-inflammatory and tumor suppressing properties.

Key Takeaways:

  • Curcuminoids from turmeric have been found to compare on equal terms with the pharmaceutical drug, Lipitor, which is used to treat endothelial dysfunction.
  • In the management of chronic anterior uveitis which is an inflammatory eye disease, curcumin from turmeric was found to be as effective as steroids.
  • Curcumin in turmin has also been found to be comparable in function to other steroids such as dexamethasone in protecting lung transplantation-associated injury.

"Have you heard of turmeric but weren’t sure if you should start incorporating it into your lifestyle?"

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/science-confirms-turmeric-as-effective-as-14-drugs/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Happy news: Curcumin outperforms prozac for reducing symptoms ofdepression
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Date: January 25, 2019 10:22 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Happy news: Curcumin outperforms prozac for reducing symptoms ofdepression





Despite the prevalence of depression, drug companies have still failed to come up with a way to address without side effects. The compound curcumin found in the turmeric spice has already been proven popular for it’s health effects but also holds promise in fighting depression. Phytotherapy Research found that it compared well next to Prozac when reducing depression symptoms. Importantly, taking curcumin does not produce the side effects that Prozac creates. To get more of this into your diet, you can purchase organic turmeric root and add to your meals. It is common to add to meats, cereal, granola, eggs, even coffee and tea. With 12.7% of Americans taking antidepressants, using this natural remedy may be a great option.

Key Takeaways:

  • Curcumin is a natural compound found in turmeric spice and is known to be an antidepressant.
  • Curcumin is also known for fighting cancer, helping with memory loss, and even arthritis.
  • One can increase their turmeric intake by adding the ingredient to their meals.

"Lots of people think they either have to live with their negative feelings or accept the possibly deadly side effects that come with antidepressant use, but there are some natural remedies that can be surprisingly effective – and one of the best may prove to be curcumin."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-22-happy-news-curcumin-outperforms-prozac-reducing-symptoms-of-depression.html

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Industrially processed fructose is just as addictive as alcohol andeven morphine, concludes study
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Date: January 10, 2019 04:26 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Industrially processed fructose is just as addictive as alcohol andeven morphine, concludes study





Did you know that over 50 pounds of fructose is consumed annually each year by the average individual? Many people are unaware that this fructose can lead to an addiction that is just as strong as alcoholism. In fact, the Journal of the American Dietetic Association specifically found that there are similar social and metabolic components when you compare alcoholism to someone with an addiction to fructose. This shows just how dangerous everyday exposure to the artificial additive can be.

Key Takeaways:

  • For sweet lovers who would not do without a sweet, it has been found that fructose that is industrially processed is as addictive and damaging as alcohol.
  • Fructose or fruit sugar is healthy when taken from fruits naturally but it becomes unhealthy when the fructose is industrially produced.
  • Fructose and glucose are sugars in the body but fructose is more damaging to the body because it can lead to glycation which causes tissue damage.

"Sweets are well-loved by millions of people across the world, with at least 50 pounds of processed fructose being consumed per year."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-21-industrially-processed-fructose-as-addictive-as-alcohol-morphine.html

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Eating more omega-3-rich food may lower inflammation and arthritispain
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Date: January 05, 2019 11:15 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating more omega-3-rich food may lower inflammation and arthritispain





Foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids are showing promise in the reduction of inflammation and arthritic pain. A study was done where 167 adults who suffered from knee pain were given blood tests in order to evaluate where their levels of omega-3 fatty acids were. Those who had less omega-3 compared to omega-6 were the participants that had the most bothersome symptoms. Omega-6 differs from omega-3 in the fact that these polyunsaturated fatty acids are detrimental to health due to inflammatory responses that they induce.

Key Takeaways:

  • 167 individuals with knee arthritis were assessed for this study and their omega-6 fatty acid ratios were compared to their omega-3 fatty acids.
  • According to the results, individuals with more ratios of omega-6 fatty acids in their blood than omega-3 fatty acids were prone to knee arthritis pain and worse knee function.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids contains compounds that are anti-inflammatory so foods rich in this fatty acid like eggs, salmon, and green leafy vegetables, should be taken regularly.

"Making simple dietary changes can greatly improve your health. Eating more foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fewer foods high in omega-6 fatty acids can reduce inflammation and arthritis pain, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of Pain."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-omega-3-lowers-inflammation.html

CBD can reduce inflammation and works in a different way than Omega-3 fish oil.

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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A form of vitamin E derived from annato can lessen your risk ofbone loss due to diabetes
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Date: December 19, 2018 04:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A form of vitamin E derived from annato can lessen your risk ofbone loss due to diabetes





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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12 Benefits and Uses of Argan Oil
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Date: December 12, 2018 09:09 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 12 Benefits and Uses of Argan Oil





Argan oil is getting a lot of attention in recent years. It is something that is used by a lot of people all over the world. With that being said, there are plenty of countries who do not use it religiously. Some of the benefits of this oil include the moisturizing of your skin and the ability to slow down the aging process for some people. The use of oil is a practice that goes back for many years.

Key Takeaways:

  • As time has gone on, there has been a lot of benefits that come from the use of oil.
  • Cancer is something that spread really quickly but some oils have proven to be helpful.
  • This kind of oil is used in the culinary, medicinal, and makeup fields as it has many substances within it.

"One test-tube study applied polyphenolic compounds from argan oil to prostate cancer cells. The extract inhibited cancer cell growth by 50% compared to the control group (14)."

Read more: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/argan-oil

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Beet juice may reduce walking pain with leg artery disease
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Date: October 10, 2018 03:26 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Beet juice may reduce walking pain with leg artery disease





Beet juice may reduce walking pain with leg artery disease

It may be hard to believe but beet juice is being considered as a way to improve the living conditions of someone with leg artery disease. Some may wonder how this is even remotely possible. However, reports are saying that people who suffer from this disease feel as if beet juice reduces some of the pain when walking. This is a massive revelation because, if true, now doctors and scientists have a sort of remedy for something they did not have before.

Key Takeaways:

  • The people who suffer from leg artery disease do not have it easy compared to others.
  • Scientists are always looking for new ways to innovate and help people who are suffering.
  • Beet juice is something that is unusual but it has been reported to help ease people's pain.

"“This makes it an attractive potential therapeutic approach for individuals with PAD who have severely limited blood/oxygen supply to the lower limbs which severely reduces their function and makes everyday tasks require a vigorous effort,” said senior study author Jason David Allen of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville."

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-blood-vessels-legs/beet-juice-may-reduce-walking-pain-with-leg-artery-disease-idUSKCN1LN2JC?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

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How does turmeric compare to OTC drugs? Research shows it'ssuperior in every way
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Date: September 25, 2018 02:01 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How does turmeric compare to OTC drugs? Research shows it'ssuperior in every way





How does turmeric compare to OTC drugs? Research shows it’s superior in every way

Turmeric has earned its reputation as a fantastic natural medicine over the course of thousands of years. Scientists from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) recently added yet another study confirming the healing properties of curcumin, turmeric’s active ingredient, which they found to have unique anti-cancer properties. Other studies show that turmeric shows great promise in the treatment of depression, diabetes and other serious systemic conditions. Best of all, turmeric has no noticeable side effects!

Key Takeaways:

  • Recent University of California at San Diego research suggests turmeric may help suppress the growth of certain cancer variants.
  • A study by Phytotherapy Research indicates that turmeric has great potential for treating depression, completely free of side effects.
  • The anti-inflammatory power of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, can be very helpful for avoiding oxidative stress.

"Even in a world awash with prescription medications and over-the-counter pills, Big Pharma’s worst cocktails cannot even begin to touch upon the healing power of turmeric."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-13-how-does-turmeric-compare-to-otc-drugs-research-shows-its-superior-in-every-way.html

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Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population withheart failure
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Date: September 20, 2018 05:11 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population withheart failure





Higher omega-3s status linked to less depression in population with heart failure

A recent American College of Cardiology study of 108 chronic heart failure patients noted that patients with higher omega-3 index levels as a result of oral supplementation appear to suffer less from depression than the control group. Roughly 20 percent of chronic heart failure patients become clinically depressed. The promising results suggest that increased omega-3 index levels may result in better social functioning and reduced cognitive symptoms of depression as measured by the widely-used Hamilton Depression Scale. More research is needed, however, to better understand the impact of omega-3 indexes on depression.

Key Takeaways:

  • A recent American College of Cardiology study of depression symptoms in 108 chronic heart failure patients compared two omega-3 profile-boosting treatments to a placebo.
  • As measured by the Hamilton Depression Scale, patients with higher omega-3 indices had better social functioning and fewer cognitive impacts.
  • Around 20 percent of chronic heart failure patients get depression symptoms, so this issue certainly merits further research.

"A recent pilot study has linked a higher Omega 3 Index with lessened symptoms of depression in a cohort of subjects suffering from chronic heart failure."

Read more: https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2018/08/22/Higher-omega-3s-status-linked-to-less-depression-in-population-with-heart-failure

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Stop feeding cancer cells! This is the diet mistake you probablymake that can cause cancer
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Date: September 05, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stop feeding cancer cells! This is the diet mistake you probablymake that can cause cancer





Stop feeding cancer cells! This is the diet mistake you probably make that can cause cancer

Although we tend to associate fashion with things like neckties, the truth is scientific ideas go in and out of fashion as well. Various pet theories their have their moment in the sun and then slip quietly below the radar as another more intriguing idea grabs everyone's attention. In the 2000s it was all about genetics and DNA. The Genome project, which would take on the lofty goal of mapping human DNA, thereby aiding scientists in their search to discover the mutations that lead to cancer, or so it was assumed. In actuality the search for causative mutations petered off into almost nothing. Some tumors had no mutations. Nor was there any sort of common DNA factor.

However, it hasn't proven to be a trek back to square one precisely. A Nobel prize winner back in the thirties had a theory that though not conclusive was compelling. This scientist, Warburg, surmised that when the body's mitochondrial cells produced energy as they were supposed to, which is aerobically, the body remains healthy. When energy production became anaerobic, a process that produces lactic acid in the body, then cancer cells would proliferate. To starve these renegade cells, the body would have to re-shift back away from the lactic-acid producing energy style, back to the more positive aerobic method. Some more recent scientists have started to build on Warburg's ideas, even discovering that sugar is a specific for cancer cells, without which they starve. So a best case scenario proposed diet for those with cancer would include high fats, less than fifty percent carbs, and a small amount of protein. Because of the relationship with sugar some diabetes drugs may have secondary use as a way to fight cancer as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Human Genome project, which was to map human DNA and discover all the causative mutations leading to human cancers began around the 2000s.
  • Unfortunately, scientists had not allowed for how random mutations are and no specific genetic cause of cancer could be tracked down.
  • Warburg, surmised that when human cells shifted from an aerobic style of energy production to an anaerobic style, then cancer cells proliferated.

"In 1931, Dr. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine for his discovery that cancer cells have a fundamentally different energy metabolism compared to healthy cells."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/stop-feeding-cancer-cells-this-is-the-diet-mistake-you-probably-make-that-can-cause-cancer/

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Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairmentassociated with age
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Date: September 03, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairmentassociated with age





Vitamins A, C, E plus magnesium may delay hearing impairment associated with age

Many people are told that vitamins are really good for them and the preservation of their health but they do not realize how good they actually are! Vitamins should be an essential part of anyone's diet if they are serious about being healthy. They are great for anyone who is looking to lose weight and to combat potential sicknesses. Overall, many of the things that we are stressed at a young age turn out to be true over time.

Key Takeaways:

  • As you get older, you begin to lose some things like your hearing or your sight.
  • Though people are told from a young age about the benefits of vitamins, few use them.
  • Vitamins are so important for anyone who is trying to lead a healthy lifestyle.

"Three-month-old rats were followed until 14 months of age, with the data indicating that supplementation reduced threshold shifts at the lower and medium frequencies, compared to the control animals. This indicated “an improvement in the auditory thresholds”?, said the researchers."

Read more: https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2018/08/21/Vitamins-A-C-E-plus-magnesium-may-delay-hearing-impairment-associated-with-age

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Damiana: The Herb that Can Enhance Mood, Libido & More
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Date: August 13, 2018 12:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Damiana: The Herb that Can Enhance Mood, Libido & More





Damiana: The Herb that Can Enhance Mood, Libido & More

The damiana herb, used historically throughout Central and South America, has proven health benefits -- ranging from reducing depression to aiding in digestion to raising libido. A member of the plant family Turneraceae, Damiana is a small plant with yellow blossoms. It can be smoked or used to make herbal teas, and has been compared to cannabis in its effects. While safe and beneficial in small amounts, Damiana should not be taken in high dosages, as it could result in dangerous changes in blood sugar levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Damiana is a plant from Centeal and South America that can have a relaxing effect on the nervous and endocrine systems.
  • Damiana’s beneficial effects may include increased sexual performance, lower levels of anxiety and depression, and better digestive health.
  • Damiana, especially in concert with Yerba mate, may help people who are overweight by giving them more energy for physical activity and less anxiety.

"Some people compare damiana to cannabis due to its relaxing and simultaneously stimulating effects."

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

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Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals
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Date: July 27, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals





Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals

Consuming chilled yerba mate can enable humans to burn over 50% more calories than they would without drinking it! This boost in energy expenditure not only relates to more fat loss, but it also helps regulate and improve the cardiovascular system. A study that included 23 participants concluded these findings, showing just how beneficial the consumption of chilled yerba mate is much more useful to the body than simply consuming hot varieties of herbal teas.

Key Takeaways:

  • A drink needs to reach your body's natural temperature in order to digest it as is. When something is colder, it burns energy while digesting the product.
  • Not only can yerba mate help decrease body fat when you have it cold, but it also contains much less sugar than other tea drinks.
  • The antioxidant properties that are present within yerba mate will still be contained when it is in a chilled form.

"Data from the study showed that iced yerba mate tea produced over 50 percent more energy expenditure, or calorie burning, versus hot tea, or 8.3 percent compared to 3.7 percent."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-14-drinking-chilled-yerba-mate-can-help-you-achieve-your-weight-loss-goals.html

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9 Reasons To Start Washing Your Face With Honey
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Date: July 17, 2018 09:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 9 Reasons To Start Washing Your Face With Honey





9 Reasons To Start Washing Your Face With Honey

Honey may be made up of 80% sugar, but that does not take away from its amazing benefits when it comes to cleansing and protecting your skin. Honey can be much more gentle when compared to over-the-counter cleansing products, and it has natural defenses such as antibacterial compounds that cause it to be a great way to avoid potential breakouts. Honey is also full of antioxidants such as polyphenols which will help you avoid any oxidative damage that you may experience.

Key Takeaways:

  • Honey contains antioxidants that have the ability to protect you against various forms of oxidation.
  • Natural antibacterials that are found in honey can help aid your skin in avoiding breakouts.
  • Honey is made up of 80% sugar, and 18% water, but this doesn't deter consumers from its amazing benefits.

"It doesn’t matter what type of skin you have — whether it’s dry, oily, acne-prone, sensitive, inflamed, aging — there’s no one who can’t get better skin with honey."

Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/9-reasons-to-start-washing-your-face-with-honey/

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CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study
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Date: June 20, 2018 04:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study





CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study

Humans have what is called a electrochemical system that can be directly impacted by substances referred to as endocannabinoids. One of these is cannabidiol (CBD). CBD oil was given to 30 participants in a 2013 study, and it showed that it helped them successfully reduce the amount of cigarettes that they smoked by 40%. More studies have to be done to determine a direct correlation, but this is good news for those who are continuously struggling to find natural ways to quit.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids in marijuana can trigger an electrochemical signaling system, the endocannabinoid system, in the body which can also be activated by natural cannabinoids.
  • Using 30 nicotine-dependent smokers, some given a placebo and others CBD, the researchers sought to find out if cannabidiol (CBD) influenced tobacco cravings or withdrawals.
  • The study showed great promise but more research needs to be done to fully explore cannabis effectiveness as an aid to helping smokers stop.

"In 2013, a study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors found that smokers who were given a CBD inhaler reduced their cigarette consumption by around 40% compared to those given a placebo."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/cbd-may-help-smokers-quit-cigarettes-finds-new-study/

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Anthocyanin Benefits the Brain, Eyes & Immune System
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Date: June 01, 2018 05:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anthocyanin Benefits the Brain, Eyes & Immune System





Anthocyanin Benefits the Brain, Eyes & Immune System

Anthocyanins happen to be a widely discussed antioxidant, more talked about than most. Did you know that anthocyanins are responsible for the color of many of your favorite fruits? They make your blueberries blue and your grapes red. Eating food that is packed with this ingredient can help shield your body from catastrophic issues, like cancer, cardiovascular disease, and even some neurological issues. Additionally, people who eat extra volumes of it have been shown to have lower blood pressure than the average person.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anthocyanins can be found in many of your favorite fruits and vegetable and are responsible for the color of those items as well.
  • The depth of a fruit or vegetable's color is widely dependent on exactly how strongly or weakly it is saturated with anthocyanins.
  • Anthocyanins might even help prevent some of the biggest health issues plaguing the world right now, such as, cancer, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular issues, and more.

"Experts believe that most people who eat a varied, healthy diet probably consume nine times the amount of anthocyanins compared to other dietary flavonoids."

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

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How exactly does fish oil help the heart? It counteracts the effects of mental stress
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Date: May 28, 2018 05:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How exactly does fish oil help the heart? It counteracts the effects of mental stress





How exactly does fish oil help the heart? It counteracts the effects of mental stress

A study was recently done in which one half of the participants received fish oil, and the other half received olive oil as a placebo. When the participants were relaxing with a resting heart rate, there didn't seem to be any change between both groups of participants. However, when the group members were put into distressing situations, it was shown that those who had the fish oil had much lower levels of mental stress than those who received the placebo.

Key Takeaways:

  • The study performed included 67 adults who got their overall health assessed by researchers beforehand.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids that were included in the fish oil had the ability to increase the rate in which their bodies absorbed calcium.
  • Due to the improved calcium absorption, the fish oil also aided into helping patients with joint-related ailments such as arthritis.

"Participants who took fish oil exhibited blunted heart rate reactivity while they were stressed compared to those who took olive oil."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-20-how-exactly-does-fish-oil-help-the-heart-counteracts-effects-of-mental-stress.html

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Cannabidiol improves schizophrenia symptoms
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Date: December 22, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabidiol improves schizophrenia symptoms





Schizophrenia can be hard to treat. It causes many troubling symptoms such as visual and auditory hallucinations. It can be very hard to live with these things. Cannabidiol is one of the things which may help. If you are suffering or if a loved one is you should look into this because it can improve quality a life a great deal. The symptoms often make working or being around people difficult so quality of life diminishes.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD oil has been touted as a great treatment for many disorders. It is possible for CBD to improve symptoms of schizophrenia over time as well.
  • There was a study done on CBD that compared its effects to that of a placebo. The CBD was found to be much more effective than the placebo overall.
  • Patients appreciate a drug that can get results with their schizophrenia symptoms. Doctors are pleased with the results that they have observed so far as well.

"Adjunct treatment with cannabis-derived chemical cannabidiol (CBD) improved symptoms compared with placebo."

Read more: https://www.univadis.com/viewarticle/cannabidiol-improves-schizophrenia-symptoms-574419

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Drink bone broth for better muscle gain and stomach health
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Date: November 16, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink bone broth for better muscle gain and stomach health





It appears that the article is discussing the benefits and personal use of broth. It seems that it discusses the individual components of broth and how it can be extremely healthy for you in many ways. Uses outside source to back up the writers point and discusses firther the benefits and personal experience with it being used. It then goes into how the cost to benfit ratio is extremely high wich is extremely good compared to other supposed health benefit products.

Key Takeaways:

  • Get additional health benefits from something more familiar than you know.
  • Not just for athletes, but anyone looking to improve their diet should consider this.
  • To get the most benefit of this food, prepare it in the right way and temperature.

"Unlike the astronomical costs of trendy superfoods like coconut oil and avocados, bone broth is cheap to make."

Read more: http://www.thegauntlet.ca/drink-bone-broth-for-better-muscle-gain-and-stomach-health/

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Quinoa is good for heart, say researchers
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Date: September 05, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Quinoa is good for heart, say researchers





Researchers in Australia have discovered that eating Qunioa can improve heart health by lowering levels of tricylcerides in the blood, a fat linked to heart disease. The study was broken into three groups, individuals who consumed 50G of Quinoa, another consuming 25G of quinoa and another following their normal diet. At the end, the group consuming 50G of quinoa showed a markedly lower level of trigylcerides when compared with the other two groups. Researchers believe that the findings demonstrate that people should eat more quinoa.

Key Takeaways:

  • Study shows eating at least 50 grams of quinoa daily can reduce your risk for vascular disease.
  • Triglyceride levels may be reduced more than 12% by eating quinoa daily.
  • Findings from a recent study show that substituting quinoa for rice can improve your cardiovascular health.

"Whether quinoa is a 'superfood' is still up for debate, but we can now confidently say it does deliver health benefits."

Read more: http://www.9news.com.au/health/2017/09/03/03/07/quinoa-is-good-for-heart-say-researchers

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Scientists: Children need microbes, not antibiotics, to develop immunity
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Date: August 22, 2017 05:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Scientists: Children need microbes, not antibiotics, to develop immunity





To vaccinate or not to vaccinate… that is today’s question. You will not find a more polarizing discussion in today’s world. Not even Trump can compare to this question. Parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, etc pick one side and one side only. Have you ever tried having a simple educated conversation on this topic? Attacks and attacks only are the product of that debate not doubt. Check out this video for a very interesting point of view. It challenges the notion that immunity can be created by microbes. Think about that for a moment, a totally new way for us to think about immunity.

[video mp4="https://www.healthnutnews.com/scientists-children-need-microbes-not-antibiotics-to-develop-immunity/"]

Key Takeaways:

  • Microbes are needed in the human body to help program our immune systems to fight off diseases.
  • Use of hand sanitizers and certain soaps has killed microbes in the human body resulting in an immune system that is weakened and unable to fight disease.
  • Humans are not born with any microbes but rather they come into contact with them over time.

"While we’ve known for decades that hand washing is important, for some reason, about a decade ago people started freaking out about dirt and started over sanitizing everything."

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up crew
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Date: August 15, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up crew





Many people in today's modern climate are looking for a new way to destroy and reverse the effects of their unhealthy eating habits. One major thing to look into is how to reverse cholesterol problems. HDL cholesterol is considered the "good" cholesterol, and therefore should be emphasized. One way of doing this that scientists have found, is to eat almonds. In a study, 48 adults had controlled for eating a small amount of almonds, and those that had them were found to return to healthy levels of HDL.

Key Takeaways:

  • A study compared high density lipoprotein values in two different groups of participants, one of which consumed almonds, while the others had a muffin.
  • Members on the almond regime experienced improved high density lipoprotein values and functionality.
  • While low density lipoproteins are detriment in the body, increasing the risk of heart attack, high density lipoproteins are the exact opposite.

"Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body, according to researchers."

Read more: http://news.psu.edu/story/476734/2017/08/10/research/almonds-may-help-boost-cholesterol-clean-crew

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Almost half of cannabidiol users stop using over-the-counter medicines, survey says
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Date: August 09, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Almost half of cannabidiol users stop using over-the-counter medicines, survey says





This article deals with a study about a substance in marijuana and hemp called CBD. It states that half of the people that used this substance were able to stop taking traditional medicine. It also compares the CBD that comes from the hemp plant to the CBD taken from marijuana. It states the CBD taken from hemp is less expensive but less effective. This article is pro CBD and makes good points in favor of the substance.

Key Takeaways:

  • About half of people who use CBD have stopped using traditional medicines
  • Most people can tell the difference between marijuana and non-marijuana derived CBD products, and they prefer marijuana derived products
  • Most users prefer vaping CBD, and vaping CBD is the most efficient method for quick relief

"Users said that the pros of using CBD products were medical relief of their conditions without having the “high” effects caused by THC."

Read more: http://gearsofbiz.com/almost-half-of-cannabidiol-users-stop-using-over-the-counter-medicines-survey-says/621

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Why You Need To Eat Fat In Order To Lose Weight
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Date: July 10, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why You Need To Eat Fat In Order To Lose Weight





When losing weight, you'd think that avoiding fat is the ideal way to accomplish success. However, the truth of the matter is that you need fat to lose weight. Without some fat, you are doing your body a major injustice. Read this article if you'd like more information about the fat that your body needs to help lose weight. What you learn might surprise you but it will also help you achieve great results and the body that you want.

Key Takeaways:

  • Decreasing your carb intake and replacing it with healthy fats can improve your insulin sensitivity, reduce inflammation, and support your metabolism.
  • There’s nothing worse than eating a lower calorie diet that leaves you hungry all the time. Eating high healthy fat foods will fill you up for longer.
  • At the end of the day, the body will adapt to what fuel source it is given, there is no decline in performance if you’re on a high fat diet as compared to a high carb diet

"Our quality of life is determined by the quality of our thoughts, how we choose to fuel our bodies, and how well we move"

Read more: https://www.dmarge.com/2017/07/good-fats-to-eat.html

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Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so
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Date: July 10, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so





So many people suffer from the excruciating pain of a migraine headache and look for ways they can eliminate the issue from their life once and for all. o far, many people are unable to find such a product. But now, new evidence shed light on cannabis as the cure-all for migraine headaches and those who are suffering from the headaches. What do you need to know about cannabis and migraine headaches? The information is here.

Key Takeaways:

  • It was concluded that the combination drug of THC-CBD reduced the number of cluster headaches by 40.4 percent
  • Lead researcher of the study, Dr. Maria Nicolodi, said, “We were able to demonstrate that cannabinoids are an alternative to established treatments in migraine prevention.
  • This study adds to the body of research which shows a positive relationship between medical marijuana and the reduction of migraine symptoms

"New research further validates the efficacy of cannabis in the alleviation of migraine symptoms. Researchers have found that a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol-cannabidiol (THC-CBD) was effective in reducing the severity and number of cluster headaches and migraines compared to prescription medicine"

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-05-is-cannabis-the-cure-all-for-migraines-scientists-think-so.html

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Plant protein found to reduce reproductive health problems in women
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Date: July 08, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Plant protein found to reduce reproductive health problems in women





Proteins are the building blocks of life. Every cell in the human body contains protein. The basic structure of protein is a chain of amino acids. You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones. Protein is also important for growth and development in children, teens, and pregnant women. Amino acids are found in animal sources such as meats, milk, fish, and eggs. They are also found in plant sources such as soy, beans, legumes, nut butters, and some grains (such as wheat germ and quinoa). You do not need to eat animal products to get all the protein you need in your diet.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vegetable proteins may stop early menopause according to researchers of the University of Massachusetts.
  • Between 5% and 10% of American women will experience early menopause.
  • Women who get their protein primarily from red meat have an increased chance of early menopause by 12%.

"Researchers of the study found that women whose daily calorie intake consisted of 6.5 percent of vegetable protein lowered their risk of experiencing early menopause by 16 percent, compared to women whose daily intake of vegetable protein amounted to only four percent of calories."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-02-plant-protein-found-to-reduce-reproductive-health-problems-in-women.html

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Is there a difference between fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables?
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Date: July 04, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is there a difference between fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables?





People might wonder of there is a difference between fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables. It was believed previously that frozen fruits and veggies do not have as much nutritional value as their fresh counterparts. It was also believed that during freezing, essential vitamins and minerals depleted. There was an article posted at The Guardian's website that stressed today's newer techniques that involve blanching before flash freezing have greatly improved nutrient retention in frozen fruits and veggies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Produce begins to lose essential nutrients as soon as it is harvested, but some studies suggest freezing can preserve produce's nutritional and health value longer.
  • A study examining eight kinds of produce compared fresh and frozen and found no difference in nutritional or mineral content, though some had varying levels of vitamins and riboflavin.
  • Experts have said that frozen and canned vegetables have been processed when most nutritious, while fresh produce can take days or weeks to be cooked and lose more nutrients.

"However, an article published in The Guardian‘s website stressed that today’s newer techniques involving blanching prior to flash freezing have significantly improved nutrient retention in frozen fruits and vegetables."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-01-is-there-a-difference-between-fresh-or-frozen-vegetables.html

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Medical marijuana an instant hit for PET HEALTH
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Date: June 30, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Medical marijuana an instant hit for PET HEALTH





Growing Medical Marijuana use has been the recent trend, however the FDA has not approved Medical Marijuana for use on pets. Despite this many pet owners are administering Medical Marijuana to their pets to alleviate some of the symptoms and side effects caused by traditional pet medications. Treating a variety of ailments ranging from pain, anxiety seizures and inflammation. Pet lovers would rather use a natural remedy like Medical Marijuana than traditional medications which can be damaging to the liver and kidneys.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many owners are perfectly happy with prescribing their pets with medical marijuana instead of all the medicines
  • Many owners of pets preferably use marijuana as a treatment for pets due to the low cost compared to prescribes meds behind the counter
  • This is used to treat many animals for several different illnesses, but it can be harmful for some of them

"It would seem that cannabis shows real promise for the safe, natural treatment of pets."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-26-medical-marijuana-an-instant-hit-for-pet-health.html

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5 Reasons you should NEVER use canola oil, even if its ORGANIC
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Date: June 27, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Reasons you should NEVER use canola oil, even if its ORGANIC





Canola oil is a popular cooking oil that is attractive to customers and the restaurant industry. Canola oil is believed to have benefits such as a smaller waistline and a cleaner environment. It is now believed that Canola oil may not be as healthy as once thought. Canola oil must undergo many chemical processes in its original form before it can be converted into Canola oil. Also, since the Canola plant is one of the first plants that was genetically modified, it may be subject to exposure by a large amount of pesticides.

Key Takeaways:

  • Even though canola oil has been viewed as "healthy", it's not as healthy as we think
  • The process to manufacture canola oil is quite lengthy and completely changes the original product
  • While some believe it aids in cardiovascular health, studies show this may not be true

"Even canola oils deemed organic still undergo various production processes, and may not have a healthier fatty acid profile compared with commercial varieties."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-24-6-reasons-you-should-never-use-canola-oil-even-if-its-organic.html

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Egg White Nutrition Benefits the Skin, Heart, Muscles & More
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Date: June 26, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Egg White Nutrition Benefits the Skin, Heart, Muscles & More





Eggs are all-natural and provide one of the highest quality proteins of any food available. Eggs are super health foods and they have been a breakfast staple from the unknown period of time throughout the world. eggs contain all the daily vitamins and minerals that are needed to produce energy in all the cells of the body. The egg whites are good to have as healthy low diet as compared to the yolk portion. Egg white protein is classified as high quality and valuable protein.

Key Takeaways:

  • The nutritious qualities in egg whites can be applied in many ways, from cooking and baking to beauty and skin care.
  • Egg whites are a filling food that help reduce appetite that could lead to obesity, build muscle, and support electrolyte levels.
  • As eggs age, carbon dioxide escapes the white and it becomes more transparent, so the cloudier the white, the fresher the egg.

"Egg whites are very low in calories, have pretty much zero cholesterol, are high in protein and provide amino acids that our bodies cannot produce, making them a great choice for most anyone."

Read more: https://draxe.com/egg-white-nutrition/

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Olive Oil Can Help Preserve Memory And Prevent Alzheimer's
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Date: June 24, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Olive Oil Can Help Preserve Memory And Prevent Alzheimer's





Alzheimer's disease affects nearly 44 million people worldwide. According to a study done by researchers at Temple University in Pennsylvania, olive oil can help preserve memory and essentially prevent Alzheimer's disease. Dominico Pratico, lead researcher of the study, stated that olive oil helps reduce inflammation and activates a process in the brain called autophagy. Autophagy is a way that the cells in the body break down and clean out unwanted debris in the body. Mice were given olive oil in the study, and the mice that received the olive oil showed signs that the olive oil made their memory improve and lessened the signs of Alzheimer's. The researchers from this study plan to continue researching the effects of olive oil and Alzheimer's in older mice to see if they can eradicate the disease in mice altogether.

Key Takeaways:

  • Olive oil, a key ingredient of the Mediterranean diet and a healthier medium of cooking than regular oil can also preserve memory and prevent Alzheimer's disease, new study says.
  • The oil is a key ingredient of the Mediterranean diet, which is popular for a variety of health benefits, including a lower dementia risk
  • Adding extra-virgin olive oil is better than eating fruits and vegetables alone, and as a monounsaturated vegetable fat it is healthier than saturated animal fats.

"When the team studied the brain tissue from both groups of mice, they noticed "dramatic" differences in nerve cell appearance and function. As compared to the mice that didn't consume the oil, the brain cells of rodents in the oil group showed a dramatic increase in nerve cell autophagy activation."

Read more: http://doctor.ndtv.com/news/olive-oil-can-now-help-preserve-memory-and-prevent-alzheimers-1715610

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Researchers find that an egg a day can increase growth in young children
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Date: June 21, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Researchers find that an egg a day can increase growth in young children





Eggs have the potential to contribute to reduced growth stunting around the world.Poor nutrition is a major cause of stunting, along with childhood infections and illnesses.eggs were great food for young children with small stomachs.Eggs contain a combination of nutrients, which we think is important.Children in the treatment group had higher dietary intakes of eggs and reduced intake of sugar-sweetened foods compared to control.They theorized that getting very young children to eat eggs might have an impact.

Read more: Researchers find that an egg a day can increase growth in young children

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