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Drink matcha tea to enjoy these 6 health-boosting benefits Darrell Miller 4/30/19
Is this cruciferous vegetable the key to brain regeneration? Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Whey protein supports recovery from muscle loss among the elderly Darrell Miller 3/27/19
The CBD Oil Debate: Is It Safe For Your Dog? Darrell Miller 2/22/19
Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia? Darrell Miller 2/14/19
Alpha GPC: the Supplement that Can Boost Memory, Learning & More? Darrell Miller 1/15/19
Study: PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) may prevent and even reverseAlzheimer's Darrell Miller 1/4/19
Turmeric can help ease depression and boost memory in the elderly: Study Darrell Miller 1/27/18
Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis ... Darrell Miller 10/30/17
Probiotic supplementation may ease constipation among elderly, new study suggests Darrell Miller 8/27/17
To Beetroot Juice or Not? Darrell Miller 8/26/17
10 Ways to DETOXIFY your dirty lungs Darrell Miller 7/19/17
Cannabis prevents brain aging Darrell Miller 6/12/17
Increasing use by elders of CBD for anxiety Darrell Miller 5/23/17
Cannabis may help with curing dementia Darrell Miller 5/20/17
Cannabis could boost memory of older people Darrell Miller 5/15/17
9 Habits you Need to Start Today to Stop Dementia and Alzheimer’s Before it Starts Darrell Miller 5/4/17
Magnesium Could Prevent Fractures in Elderly Darrell Miller 4/17/17
Fats, CoQ10 & Antioxidants for Heart Health Darrell Miller 4/7/17
Daily consumption of tea may protect the elderly from cognitive decline, study suggests Darrell Miller 3/23/17
Daily consumption of tea protects the elderly from cognitive decline Darrell Miller 3/20/17
What does a heart attack feel like? Symptoms could be mistaken for indigestion Darrell Miller 2/25/17
Increased Dietary Protein Improves Bone Strength Darrell Miller 2/6/17
Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk? Darrell Miller 2/5/17
Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults? Darrell Miller 2/1/17
Lutein and brain health: Enriched formula leads to selective increases in multiple brain regions Darrell Miller 1/31/17
Mushrooms 'can reduce dementia' by boosting nerves in the brain Darrell Miller 1/31/17
10 Things That Will Happen If You Lack Vitamin D - Health Aim - Health Aim Darrell Miller 1/27/17
CoQ10 — A Nutritional Powerhouse for Mitochondrial Health Darrell Miller 12/27/16
Why wounds heal more slowly with age Darrell Miller 12/1/16
five anti-aging food found in the grocery store Darrell Miller 11/13/16
How much protein you need a day Darrell Miller 11/6/16
Common painkillers linked to increased heart failure risk Darrell Miller 11/5/16
Chamomile can relax and improve mood! Darrell Miller 7/28/16
Does Melatonin Decline As We Age? Darrell Miller 9/22/15
How Does a Collagen Supplement Help With Joint Pain and Also To The Skin? Darrell Miller 7/27/15
Anemia Causes, Prevention And Supplements. Darrell Miller 8/7/14
Ginkgo Biloba A Modular Solution To Boosting Memory. Darrell Miller 8/4/14
L-Leucine as an essential Amino Acid Darrell Miller 5/31/14
Can Vitamin E Cream Sooth The Skin? Darrell Miller 4/28/14
Silica Supplements for Healthy Bones Darrell Miller 4/19/14
Is Hemp Seed A Good Source Of Omega Oils? Darrell Miller 1/31/14
VITAMIN - D3:A reservoiur of benefits to sheenful life Darrell Miller 1/3/14
Sunshine Vitamin Darrell Miller 11/14/13
Shark Cartilage and Its Benefit in Improving Joint Health Darrell Miller 10/29/13
Can Butcher's Broom Help Fight Varicose Veins? Darrell Miller 1/11/13
What Is Vitamin B-2 Riboflavon Good For? Darrell Miller 11/17/12
What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B-12? Darrell Miller 11/6/12
Can D-Mannose Help Fight Bladder Infections? Darrell Miller 11/3/12
Does Calcium Really Strengthen The Bones? Darrell Miller 10/23/12




Drink matcha tea to enjoy these 6 health-boosting benefits
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Date: April 30, 2019 03:51 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink matcha tea to enjoy these 6 health-boosting benefits





Matcha is a powdered form of green tea derived from the Camelia sinensis plant and prized for its health benefits. Matcha is full of antioxidants and catechism that can help protect the health of your heart and arteries while keeping your cholesterol in check. Several clinical trials in both elderly people and the general population suggest that matcha can improve cognitive functioning. Matcha can also help you to lose weight by accelerating the rate at which your body burns calories.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although matcha tea is derived from,the same source as green tea, matcha tea is processed literally into a powder, which is what the name of the tea means.
  • Inflammation and oxidative stress, triggered by free radicals in the body, is significantly minimized by matcha tea, because it contains EGCG.
  • A 2014 University study used elderly participants to show that three months of regular consumption of matcha tea boosted the elderly participant's brain power.

"Matcha can even support a stable metabolism, keep the mind sharp and lift the mood, and purge toxins from the body."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-21-drink-matcha-tea-health-boosting-benefits.html

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Is this cruciferous vegetable the key to brain regeneration?
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Date: April 24, 2019 03:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is this cruciferous vegetable the key to brain regeneration?





Scientists have been researching ways of achieving brain regeneration for decades, but the article suggests that cruciferous vegetables is a method of regenerating the brain. An MIT scientist discovered that the growth of nervous tissue is aided by phyto-substances, which is a nutrient that can be found in common vegetables, like broccoli. A compound found in broccoli also has more positive effects on the body, as it has anti-inflammatory properties. Broccoli is helpful for elderly patients that suffer from degenerative diseases.

Key Takeaways:

  • Toxins that are present in the air, water, and food can significantly interfere with one’s ability to learn, remember, and even communicate.
  • It was formerly believed in the past by scientists and considered a settled issue that brain regeneration was not a possibility.
  • Today, it is being observed by scientists that brain regeneration by cruciferous vegetables is possible. Joseph Altman, an MIT scientist, was the first to make this observation in 1960.

"This natural process of brain regeneration is expedited by certain beneficial phyto-nutrients, and hampered by certain toxic elements."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-09-is-this-cruciferous-vegetable-the-key-to-brain-regeneration.html

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Whey protein supports recovery from muscle loss among the elderly
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Date: March 27, 2019 10:31 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Whey protein supports recovery from muscle loss among the elderly





Whey protein is good for building muscle especially in the elderly. Studies have shown that whey protein can help elderly people build lost muscle from long hospital stays or illness. Lack of strength in the elderly can affect their balance and the ability to perform simple tasks. A controlled study of sixteen men and fifteen women between the ages of sixty-five and eighty, were given whey protein or collagen for five weeks. During the study there was no difference between the two, but after the study, whey proved to recover more muscle than collagen. The right supplements can help keep you healthy when paired with a healthy diet and exercise.

Key Takeaways:

  • Exercise enthusiasts use whey protein to build up their muscle and surprisingly, it has been discovered that this supplement can be beneficial for the elderly.
  • A study on protein supplements employed 16 men and 15 women who were aged between 65 and 80 years to study the effects of these supplements on the elderly.
  • Whey protein is considered a high quality or complete protein because it contains very high amounts of all the essential amino acids and leucine.

"A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that whey protein can help seniors rebuild lost muscle from inactivity linked to illness or long hospital stays."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-26-whey-protein-supports-recovery-from-muscle-loss-elderly.html

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The CBD Oil Debate: Is It Safe For Your Dog?
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Date: February 22, 2019 08:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The CBD Oil Debate: Is It Safe For Your Dog?





Cannabis oil (CBD) is becoming more and more prevalent among adults in order to treat ailments such as anxiety and chronic pain. Many dog owners notice that their canine friends are experiencing similar issues, and begin to wonder if CBD could also be beneficial to man's best friend. Fortunately, research is showing that since CBD contains little to no traces of THC, the odds are pretty high that it is safe for canine consumption within reason.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some dog owners are wary of CBD oil because it comes from the marijuana plant.
  • Owners of elderly dogs report that CBD oil is effective in reducing pain and anxiety in these dogs.
  • CBD oil can replace phenobarbital as a treatment for dogs that have seizures.

"The final product includes very little to no THC trace, giving your dog all the benefits with the least potential for risk."

Read more: https://dogtime.com/dog-health/dog-alternative-health/73881-cbd-oil-safe-for-dogs

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Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia?
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Date: February 14, 2019 09:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia?





As a whole, most individuals in society know that once those cold feels start kicking in, it is time to reach for your Vitamin C, juice, powder, pill, it doesn’t matter. This article, however, highlights the use of Vitamin C to fight pneumonia as well. It provides basic education on what the vitamin does and also lists a few fruits and vegetables the vitamin can be often found in. This general informational blurb will be just the thing you need to learn more about vitamin C and pneumonia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pneumonia, which is common in those with vulnerable immune systems like pregnant women, the elderly and children below two, is treated based on whether it is viral or bacterial.
  • It has been discovered that Vitamin C is a powerful antibiotic for pneumonia and its effects come without the side effects associated with antivirals and antibiotics.
  • Many persons are aware that Vitamin C boosts the immune function and many drugs that are used to fight flu and cold are fortified with Vitamin C.

"Pneumonia, an infection of the lungs caused by either a virus or bacteria, is the leading cause of death from infection in the U.S."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-10-is-vitamin-c-the-key-to-fighting-pneumonia.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-15-ppq-can-prevent-alzheimers.html

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Turmeric can help ease depression and boost memory in the elderly: Study
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Date: January 27, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric can help ease depression and boost memory in the elderly: Study





Turmeric has been a wonder spice over the past few years. Common in traditional ayurvedic medicine, this spice has an ingredient known as curcumin in it that has been showing great possibilities to various diseases and now it is linked to aid in stopping memory loss in the elderly. In taking this, pre-dementia patients all showed slowing off loss over time. This is huge and the possibilities could go to other areas of memory loss including Alzheimer's disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric is a great way to give a person help with their memory.
  • Turmeric helps people with things like losing weight as well as cancer.
  • There is a compound found in turmeric that improves memory and boosts mental health.

"It was revealed in a study last year that turmeric can also prevent osteoporosis. It helps repair bone mass in older people, as per a study by Genoa University, which says it improves bone density by up to 7 percent over six months."

Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.in/turmeric-can-help-ease-depression-boost-memory-elderly-study-758260

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Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis ...
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Date: October 30, 2017 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis ...





It's easy for me to believe that the elderly would benefit from cannabis. Considering the plant is useful for pain management and arthritis pain. While i was in favor of the first point, I wasn't sure of what to think of point two. The usual stereotype for a cannabis user is dad bod at best.

I do wish there was more studies done on the benefits of cannabis over prescription pain relief for elderly. With America going through an opioid epidemic, you can see instant and prolonged benefit from this issue. Younger patients could be introduced to cannabis from a medical standpoint immediately, and not need opioids at age 11 for an appendix surgery.

Endocannabinoids are apparently good for bone strength. Which is great for the elderly.

Again, chronic pain is relieved by cannabis. Dementia can also be treated with cannabis. And can be prevented by smoking as an adult.

Enjoying life doesn't mean smoking cannabis, but smoking cannabis makes life enjoyable.

Key Takeaways:

  • pot use is gradually on the rise for older adults. It is not just a kdi thing anymore
  • there are numerous positive (though unsubstantiated)benefits to using marijuana
  • not meant to be a substitute for medical treatment. One should always consult with their physician.

"Every day, Baby Boomers and seniors are discovering the many benefits of the natural herb, and they’re using it to combat the consequences of age"

Read more: http://www.dopemagazine.com/8-reasons-grandparents-use-cannabis/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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To Beetroot Juice or Not?
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Date: August 26, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: To Beetroot Juice or Not?





Many people question whether or not they should try to drink beetroot juice to help lower their blood pressure. Studies show that a small group of males that drank beetroot juice every day for 15 days had lower blood pressure, dilated vessels, and were able to work for a longer period of time. This, however, was a small study and difficult to use to prove anything, but by drinking the juice and adding more of the beet vegetable in your diet can help you lead a healthier life, and may, in turn make your blood pressure lower.

Key Takeaways:

  • Beetroots have been eaten by people since the middle ages and are also how they are abundant in dietary nitrate.
  • In 2015 a study showed that males taking beetroot juice had lower blood pressure
  • Additional studies on the elderly and those with high blood pressure are even more promising than the study performed in 2015.

"It's always healthy to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. But no one food can do miracles. It takes moderation, variety and balance for a healthy diet."

Read more: https://www.creators.com/read/nutrition-news/08/17/to-beetroot-juice-or-not

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10 Ways to DETOXIFY your dirty lungs
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Date: July 19, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 10 Ways to DETOXIFY your dirty lungs





There is no doubt that smoking tobacco damages your lungs, however, there are many other innocuous ways in which your lungs may become exposed to harmful toxins. Lungs carry the oxygen needed for your body, they should be clean! If you want them to remain healthy, you need to detoxify them! These ten ways to detoxify your lungs will improve your life style and will expand and extend your relationship with fresh, clean, life giving air!

Key Takeaways:

  • World Health Organization said that COPD, asthma and other lung diseases are the most common lung disease in the world.
  • More than three million people die from COPD with most of the fatalities coming from low/middle income countries.
  • There are many ways to help your lungs from quitting smoking, to taking a hot shower.

"Chronic respiratory diseases are among the world’s top medical concerns that affect just about everybody, from little children to the elderly."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-14-8-ways-to-detoxify-your-dirty-lungs.html

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Cannabis prevents brain aging
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Date: June 12, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis prevents brain aging





Cannabis helps to prevent aging in people. Memory performance decreases with increasing age. Cannabis can reverse these aging processes in the brain. If given a low dose, it will help the elderly with their learning as well as their memory. Scientists have demonstrated this in a lab with mice. This is very exciting news and many people can benefit from this information. Researchers have been looking how to reverse the aging process for many years.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids are naturally produced and perform important human brain functions
  • Loss of mental cognition is associated with nonfunctional cannabinoid receptors in the brain
  • Clinical trials may determine if chemicals in hashish and marijuana can aid recovery of cognitive abilities

"Low doses of the active ingredient in cannabis, THC, has the opposite effect on the elderly, reversing brain aging and restoring learning and memory."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/cannabis-prevents-brain-aging/

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Increasing use by elders of CBD for anxiety
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Date: May 23, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Increasing use by elders of CBD for anxiety





Medical marijuana has helped those with issues such as dementia cope with the pain but limiting the side effects of getting 'high'. As an example, a woman named Grace in Oregon began using a strain of this to help with her anxiety. In doing so, she was able to stay more calm vs. normal medication. Various facilities in the area help support this with recommendations and for a nominal fee for those interested in learning more.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is being discovered that medical marijuana can help elderly people with anxiety and sleeping issues. Different ways to administer the marijuana seems to be attracting to people
  • Seniors using marijuana are growing at a very fast rate. Up ten fold from 0.2 to 2.1 percent from 2002-2014
  • It isn't cheap, you will pay up to $400 to gain access to the drug in fees to facilities and the state plus the cost of the marijuana

"If you are living in a facility that accepts Medicare or Medicaid, you cannot use marijuana in any form, even though it’s legal in Oregon."

Read more: http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20170516/increasing-use-by-elders-of-cbd-for-anxiety

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Cannabis may help with curing dementia
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Date: May 20, 2017 08:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis may help with curing dementia





There are many problems which cannabis is supposed to help with. One of these is dementia. This is a condition the elderly often gt. It is hard to deal with because the person who gets it becomes confused and can't take care of themselves. They often need to be watched all the time. If cannabis can help that will be a good thing for many. The arguments surrounding cannabis are constantly raging back and forth because it's not known for certain if it helps as much as claims say.

Key Takeaways:

  • Human trials have not been conducted. However the results in mice give a lot of hope.
  • Studies show that THC in cannabis help older mice have more agile minds.
  • Studies are being done in the UK to see how cannabis impacts the brain on a molecular level.

"Research on cannabis use by adolescents has found compelling evidence that regular, heavy use can impair the memory."

Read more: http://appsforpcdaily.com/2017/05/cannabis-may-help-with-curing-dementia/

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Cannabis could boost memory of older people
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Date: May 15, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis could boost memory of older people





The cannabis debate is still going strong even though benefits are discovered all the time. There are some who champion it while others feel it is unhealthy in any form and want it to remain illegal. This outlines one more possible benefit related to cannabis for the elderly. It can apparently help boost their memories. They often have issues remembering so this ciykd ve good for them. It's always important to weight benefits against negative outcomes, though.

Read more: Cannabis could boost memory of older people

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9 Habits you Need to Start Today to Stop Dementia and Alzheimer’s Before it Starts
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Date: May 04, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 9 Habits you Need to Start Today to Stop Dementia and Alzheimer’s Before it Starts





Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are two conditions prominent in elderly patients. There is no cure, and while treatments are available, it seems the conditions are more progressive than science. Preventing these conditions before they occur is your best option. Doing this isn't as difficult as you might think for it to be. In fact, there are habits you can stop doing right now that will lessen the risk that these conditions are going to affect you later in life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alzheimer's and Dementia are not just part of getting older and there are steps people can take to try to avoid these things from setting in.
  • A proper diet with suppliments can decrease the chances of dementia.
  • Keeping your mind active and "exercising" it is important to strong mental health later in life.

"Though they have not shown to be effective in the later stages of dementia, studies have shown that supplementation early on in dementia may improve symptoms, and diets high in omega-3s or that have been supplemented early on in life can decrease your chance of developing the disease."

Read more: http://www.healthnutnews.com/9-habits-need-start-today-stop-dementia-alzheimers-starts/

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Magnesium Could Prevent Fractures in Elderly
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Date: April 17, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Magnesium Could Prevent Fractures in elderly





Calcium and Vitamin D are widely known to improve your overall skeletal system health and prevent bone breaks and fractures. However, a new mineral supplement has emerged to help Vitamin D and calcium help with the skeletal system. Whether you take magnesium as a supplement or in increased amounts of your diet, you should do whatever you can to try and increase your magnesium intake to help improve your skeletal system health and prevent breaks and fractures.

Read more: Magnesium Could Prevent Fractures in Elderly

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Fats, CoQ10 & Antioxidants for Heart Health
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Date: April 07, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Fats, CoQ10 & Antioxidants for Heart Health





Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and is not just a disease the effects the elderly. While nutrition and exercise is important, so are cholesterol levels. Good cholesterol is needed in the body. Natural fats, like omega 3 and Vitamin C, are better than trans fats for the body. Keeping antioxidants healthy is also a major part of keeping the heart healthy. By understanding and implementing some of these techniques, people can lower the risk of heart disease.

Read more: Fats, CoQ10 & Antioxidants for Heart Health

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Daily consumption of tea may protect the elderly from cognitive decline, study suggests
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Date: March 23, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Daily consumption of tea may protect the elderly from cognitive decline, study suggests





A recent study of almost a thousand Chinese seniors aged 55 and over strongly suggests that drinking tea daily can help reduce the risk of cognitive decline by at least fifty percent, and as much as eighty-six percent in some. Starting in 2003, the seniors' tea drinking habits were tracked for two full years. Then their cognitive function was assessed every two years, ending in 2010. Possible confounding factors were controlled carefully. At this point in time, scientists believe this finding is due the bioactive compounds in tea.

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Daily consumption of tea protects the elderly from cognitive decline
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Date: March 20, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Daily consumption of tea protects the elderly from cognitive decline





The daily consumption of tea protects elderly people from cognitive decline. It reduces the decline by 50 percent and as much as 86 percent for people who have a genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease. New research has come to this conclusion. The saying is that a cup of tea a day can help keep dementia away.

Key Takeaways:

  • A cup of tea a day can keep dementia away, and this is especially so for those who are genetically predisposed to the debilitating disease.
  • The neuroprotective role on cognitive function is not limited to a particular type of tea -- so long as the tea is brewed from tea leaves, such as green, black or oolong tea.
  • The tea compounds exhibit anti-inflammatory and antioxidant potential and other bioactive properties that may protect the brain from vascular damage and neurodegeneration.

""A cup of tea a day can keep dementia away...""



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170316093412.htm

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What does a heart attack feel like? Symptoms could be mistaken for indigestion
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Date: February 25, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What does a heart attack feel like? Symptoms could be mistaken for indigestion





Most forms of cardiovascular disease are due to a buildup of fatty deposits in arteries. This prevents the body from getting oxygen to the heart, which can cause a stroke or heart attack. Many have heard that a heart attack presents with pain in the left arm, but not everyone has the same symptoms. Most often, there is tightness in the chest that can spread to the neck, shoulders, and jaw. If a person with diabetes has a heart attack, however, nerve damage can cause less of the pain to be felt and they shrug it off as indigestion.

Key Takeaways:

  • The most common symptom of a heart attack is an uncomfortable tightness or heaviness in the chest, rather than a sharp stabbing pain.
  • elderly people and those living with diabetes can often experience quite vague symptoms, similar to indigestion.
  • Excessive alcohol consumption can directly damage your heart and also increase blood pressure.

"The most important thing is to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and be physically active. I recommend doing some form of exercise for at least 30 minutes at a time, ideally five times a week."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/771194/heart-attack-chest-pain-symptoms-seven-questions&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjM5ZjM5OTY2MWYzZGRiYzA6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHLPOeL4HPGlWapvpNFblsxWXlrFg

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Increased Dietary Protein Improves Bone Strength
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Date: February 06, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Increased Dietary Protein Improves Bone Strength





Many people have low bone density or brittle bones. This especially prevalent among the elderly but is not limited to them. This tells how eating more protein can increase your bone strength. This will cut down on fractures and other problems so should not be ignored. Diet can affect many things about your health and this is just one more way.

Key Takeaways:

  • Protein from animal products is best for bone strength.
  • A diet high in protein is often used to combat or slow osteoporosis.
  • Bone strength and microstructure are both affected by and linked to a protein diet.

"While no link has been established between dietary protein and bone strength, it is also unclear whether the protein source has an effect on bone strength and structure."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.medicalnewsbulletin.com/increased-dietary-protein-improves-bone-strength/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmU0N2NhMzY3ZTc4ODMzY2U6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH687C2pomkWVp-Fzrl6s1I03-gnA

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





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

Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?

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Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
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Date: February 01, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?





According to a new study by Daniel Clark, obesity can alter your memory intake, especially in elderly people. They conducted a study of elderly people around 74 years old and watched them for 10 years, their results show that people with obesity have a lower memory function. The kicker is they can not find a direct correlation between the weight gain and the brain function activity. Looks as if their next study will be about how to keep weight off while losing weight and the effects.

Key Takeaways:

  • Memory training is far less effective in older adults who are obese than those who aren't, a new study finds.
  • Obese participants gained only one-third of the benefit of memory training compared with those who weren't obese, the study authors said.
  • However, the study didn't find any differences by weight in the benefits from training in reasoning and problem-solving, or in thought-processing speed.

"Clark suggested that researchers need to focus on effective ways to prevent weight gain, as well as to lose weight."



Reference:

//www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=201180

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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



Reference:

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

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Mushrooms 'can reduce dementia' by boosting nerves in the brain
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Date: January 31, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Mushrooms 'can reduce dementia' by boosting nerves in the brain





Dementia is a serious issue for the elderly. There isn't too much known about it. Here one option for possibly lessening the chances of it is mentioned. Mushrooms can help. They help the nerves in the brain. It's definitely work a look, especially if dementia runs in your family or if you are just concerned about it in general.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mushrooms 'can reduce dementia' by boosting nerves in the brain.
  • A study of eleven types of mushrooms - some already used for medicinal purposes - found they increased grey matter by raising production of a chemical called NGF (nerve growth factor.)
  • "Regular consumption of the mushrooms may reduce or delay development of age-related neuro-degeneration."

"Current drug therapy for neuro-degenerative diseases is ineffective with many side effects - and it only provides a short-term delay in progression."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/758722/Mushrooms-help-reduce-dementia-by-boosting-nerves-in-brain&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFmZmViMTExOGM5Mzg5YTQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFKkUPQAS0fxPVxghLoPas720UHqA

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10 Things That Will Happen If You Lack Vitamin D - Health Aim - Health Aim
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Date: January 27, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 10 Things That Will Happen If You Lack Vitamin D - Health Aim - Health Aim





Over 40% of the population is deficient in vitamin D. Vitamin D plays an important role in keeping a person healthy. Without it, there's a greater risk for acquiring many health ailments, including but not limited to diabetes, obesity, heart disease, dental problems, depression, and cancer. Fruits, vegetables, and supplements can be great sources of vitamin D and help keep these ailments at bay and help keep a person healthy.

Key Takeaways:

  • In a 2009 study published in PubMed, people with low Vitamin D levels have a higher risk of heart failure. Additionally, these people were three times likely to die from heart disease
  • Vitamin D deficient people have more severe symptoms of eczema. As a result, healing time also increases if a person has a low vitamin D diet.
  • A study in JAMA Neurology measured levels of Vitamin D in elderly people. Researchers found that those with low levels had higher cognitive decline.

"Here are 10 diseases associated with lack of Vitamin D."



Reference:

//www.healthaim.com/10-things-that-will-happen-if-you-lack-of-vitamin-d/71539

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CoQ10 — A Nutritional Powerhouse for Mitochondrial Health
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Date: December 27, 2016 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CoQ10 — A Nutritional Powerhouse for Mitochondrial Health





coenzyme Q10, which is referred to as CoQ10 is gaining popularity in the supplement marketplace. The number of Americans who are using this supplement has risen to twenty-four million people. This is good news as research shows its benefits. New research shows it keeps the mitochondria healthy, allowing for oxygen to be converted to energy.

Key Takeaways:

  • At present, at least 1 in 4 American adults over the age of 40 are taking a statin — ostensibly to protect their heart health.
  • This is the enzyme inhibited by statin drugs. This means that, in addition to lowering your cholesterol, the drug also compromises your body's ability to benefit from a healthy and cleaner-burning fuel (fat).
  • Recent research found that taking CoQ10 in combination with selenium improves heart function and cuts cardiovascular mortality by nearly 50 percent in elderly people.

"Between 2000 and 2016, the number of Americans using CoQ10 increased from an estimated 2 million to 24 million, and the number of brands featuring CoQ10 has increased from 18 brands to 125."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.prohealth.com/library/showarticle.cfm%3Flibid%3D29771&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFStHXdUv1oYIMpcXavYYI0sc130w

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Why wounds heal more slowly with age
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Date: December 01, 2016 06:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why wounds heal more slowly with age





Our bodies undergo many changes when we age. Once potentially problematic change is that our bodies take longer to heal when we are older. This phenomenon has been observed since WWI. Recent studies at Rockefeller University have focused on observing young and elderly mice to determine why this happens. It has been discovered that our immune cells stop communicating effectively in old age, which leads to them not doing their jobs as quickly as when we are young.

Key Takeaways:

  • Yet until now, researchers have not been able to tease out what age-related changes hinder the body's ability to repair itself.
  • Both skin cells and immune cells contribute to this elaborate process, which begins with the formation of a scab.
  • The scientists hope the same principle could be applied to developing treatments for age-related delays in healing.

"Recent experiments at The Rockefeller University explored this physiological puzzle by examining molecular changes in aging mouse skin."



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161117151059.htm

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five anti-aging food found in the grocery store
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Date: November 13, 2016 06:46 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: five anti-aging food found in the grocery store





The choices we make at meal time affect how we age. By choosing healthy options, some of the common symptoms of old age can be reversed, removed, or masked. Many vitamins and nutrients prevent diseases that are mostly diagnosed during old age and maintain a healthy body. Eating correctly is essential to preserving our youth.

Key Takeaways:

  • One of the keys to aging gracefully and healthfully is eating healthy food.
  • Dark green leafy vegetables are rich in vitamin C, zinc, and beta-carotene which can help protect your eyesight from macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the elderly.
  • Fiber can lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes and can keep your blood vessels in peak condition.

"Tomatoes, eggplants, blueberries, blackberries, and other colorful fruits are packed with antioxidants. These help combat free radicals that damage healthy cells and suppress the immune system."



Reference:

//www.pep.ph/lifestyle/food/34175/five-anti-aging-food-found-in-the-grocery-store?ref=latest

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How much protein you need a day
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Date: November 06, 2016 10:09 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How much protein you need a day



According to dietician Robbie Clark, there is a certain amount of protein that each person should consume each day. The amount does depend on several different factors, such as gender, age, weight, health status, and physical activity. The general rules are that women should have 0.75 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight and men should have 0.84 grams per kilogram of body weight. Children vary according to their age and weight, and pregnant women should have at least 1 gram per kilogram of weight. Physically active and elderly people require more protein than others.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you’ve been hitting the gym (well done, firstly) it's more than likely you've been on the receiving end of someone's unsolicted opinion on how much protein you need, when you should eat it and in what form it should be consumed.
  • There are multiple factors that play a role in determining how much protein you need in your diet.
  • The RDI is the amount of a nutrient you need to consume to meet your basic nutritional requirements.

"There are multiple factors that play a role in determining how much protein you need in your diet."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.bodyandsoul.com.au/nutrition/nutrition-tips/this-is-actually-how-much-protein-you-need-a-day/news-story/713d7b98f68ba34bcdaaf2cf5e6b392a&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjBhMmIxOTgxN2IyMDM3NjI6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHYDavFkoRK-PSvqreFN0Ahd_uLKw


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Common painkillers linked to increased heart failure risk
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Date: November 05, 2016 05:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Common painkillers linked to increased heart failure risk



Naproxen is a common pain killer found sitting on the shelves of most pharmacies. But new reports indicate that painkillers such as this one could be linked to an increased risk of heart failure and shouldn't be used by these patients. to learn more, read this important article on the topic.

Key Takeaways:

  • Painkillers linked to increased heart failure
  • Dealing with the root cause of inflammation is more important.
  • It's more beneficial to use natural antiflammatory substances that works with the body's healing processes.

"When elderly patients with joint problems start taking common painkillers such as ibuprofen and naproxen, their risk of heart failure increases"



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/055837_heart_failure_pain_management_antioxidants.html


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Chamomile can relax and improve mood!
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Date: July 28, 2016 04:17 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Chamomile can relax and improve mood!

Chamomile is an age old remedy with many benefits. 

  1. Relaxation
  2. Positive mood
  3. Antioxidant protection
  4. Longer life span when consumed daily

Chamomile has a pleasant taste and can be enjoyed by all ages from young on up to the elderly. 

If you need to relax after a hard day at work and reduce nervous tension, consider trying a nice warm cup of chamomile tea after your evening meal and before bedtime.


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Does Melatonin Decline As We Age?
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Date: September 22, 2015 01:00 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Does Melatonin Decline As We Age?

Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal glands.  The circadian production of melatonin is tied to the day/night cycle. Light through the retina signals the pineal glands to suppress its production. Lack of light stimulation (at night) results to increased production of melatonin. The increased hormone production at night is associated with a good night’s sleep. According to a study, melatonin significantly reduces sleep latency and increases sleep efficiency. It has thus been used to treat insomnia.

Sleep

Aging and Insomnia

Insomnia is commonplace among the elderly. As we age, sleep problems which include difficulty in falling asleep and maintaining the sleep are so rampant. This is so because melatonin production declines with age. With age comes the disruption of the circadian rhythms associated with the production of melatonin. To this end, melatonin supplements come handy to the elderly in maintaining a good night’s sleep.


Aging and Alzheimer's Disease

There is more to this hormone than a good night’s sleep and normal aging. There are evidences that melatonin suppresses Alzheimer’s disease. AD is the leading cause of dementia among individuals older than 65 years. Lack of sleep is a common symptom among AD patients and feels bad but sundowning (worsening of symptoms during evening hours) is worse. According to Netherlands Institute of Brain Research, the declining production of melatonin among the elderly not only affects the circadian rhythms but also enhances the development of Alzheimer.


Melatonin as an Antioxidant

Melatonin production starts to decline at age 60. This is the onset of diseases like AD which leads to increased production of free radicals in the brain. According to a review paper written in 2000, there is a lot of pathological changes among AD patients’ autopsied brains as a result of free radical activity. Melatonin carries antioxidant properties which fight the free radicals and protect the brain neurons.


Melatonin Supplements

Melatonin is a powerful hormone. Its function in sustaining optimal human health is crucial. New discoveries are being made on this versatile hormone. The fact that its production starts to decline at 60 only means that you need to use supplements and not fret over the onset of AD or insomnia. It is clear that besides being harmless and natural in treating insomnia, Melatonin is the most effective way of averting deleterious aging effects.



References

www.life-enhancement.com/magazine/article/1025-melatonin-can-reset-your-biological-clock

www.quora.com/Why-do-we-sleep-less-as-we-age

www.biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/56/1/B21.full

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How Does a Collagen Supplement Help With Joint Pain and Also To The Skin?
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Date: July 27, 2015 06:45 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: How Does a Collagen Supplement Help With Joint Pain and Also To The Skin?

Collagen is said to be the most abundant available protein in the body of humans.  It forms fibers which are found in ligaments, cartilages, tendons and bones.  It's a vital kind of protein in all mammals and it's about 30% the total amount of proteins in the body.  Collagen fibers are responsible to ensure flexibility of the skeletal system.  As ages increase as per from 25 years, collagen level decreases.  This is the main reason why elderly people develop wrinkles which is a result of elasticity loss of the skin due to the decreased collagen level.  Brittling of the nails, hair loss, stiffening of joints are also things that happen due to decreased collagen level.  This makes collagen supplement very essential because it can prevent all that.

Clinical related studies done over many years have shown clearly that collagen supplements is not only effective in stimulating the natural production of new collagen but also it does replace any missing collagen. Supplementation of collagen helps in maintaining and improving the health of the skin, arthritis, nails and hair and also relieving the joint pains.

The collagen supplements mainly for joint pain and also arthritis are available in two major types: type II collagen and type I collagen.  The type I collagen mainly helps to rebuild the cartilage in the joints.  These will result in reduction of stiffness and pain which is majorly as a result of breakdown of these vital tissues.  Presence of adequate cartilage will ensure improvements in joint movements.  When it comes to type II collagen, it is actually the main protein which is lost during the aging process. People tend to prefer this supplement since it the collagen itself.

Collagen is very important in joint health, although many people have thought of it as a wrinkle kind of treatment. Specific types of arthritis may cause the cartilage in joints loose elasticity and after sometime cause wearing of in areas that moves the most. This area are such as ankles, knees and wrists. With no collagen, there is not enough cartilage. Therefore, ligaments and tendons stretch to fill any missing cartilage which cause tremendous pain.

You can always find collagen at any local or internet store, and be sure you will reap its benefits.

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Anemia Causes, Prevention And Supplements.
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Date: August 07, 2014 05:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anemia Causes, Prevention And Supplements.

foord for anemiaWhat is an anemia?

Anemia is the most widely recognized issue of the blood. It is a condition in which the blood is: inadequate in red platelets or lacking in hemoglobin. Both of these conditions can result in an absence of oxygen to be conveyed to all parts of the body. Bringing about symptoms, for example, weakness, frosty hands, loss of voracity, whiteness and shortcoming. Below are illustration of causes of anemia, prevention measures and iron supplements that can help.

Causes of anemia

Causes include loss blood, unreasonable destruction of red platelets or inadequate creation of red platelets.

Insufficient creation of red platelets is the most widely recognized class of pallor, and poor sustenance is the most well-known reason. The most successive sorts of supplement inadequate sickness are those identified with an insufficiency of iron, folic corrosive (vitamin B9), copper or vitamin B12.

Iron insufficiency pallor is frequently seen in babies more youthful than two years of age, adolescent young ladies, pregnant ladies and the elderly. This kind of weakness incorporate elements connected with poor dietary admission of iron, an expanded requirement for iron, diminished iron assimilation, blood misfortune or a consolidation of these circumstances.

Folic corrosive is the most as often as possible discovered vitamin lack on earth. The gatherings of individuals well on the way to have folic corrosive insufficiency are dipsomaniacs, individuals with mal-ingestion conditions or perpetual loose bowels and pregnant ladies. A folic corrosive insufficiency can likewise cause despondency, the runs and a swollen, red tongue.

Copper inadequacy is exceptional, be that as it may, it can happen in individuals who take a zinc supplement without expanding their copper admission in light of the fact that zinc can meddle with copper ingestion.

anemia symptomsHow to prevent anemia?

To avoid you have to consume overall adjusted dinners including iron rich nourishment. In the event that you have weakness, keep away from refreshments and sustenance holding juice, it meddles with the body's capacity to ingest iron. Maintain a strategic distance from tannins, they additionally hinder iron ingestion and nourishment high in oxalic acids; which incorporate almonds, asparagus, beans, beets, cashews, chocolate, kale and rhubarb.

While most instances of pallor are created by straightforward nourishment lacks, it can additionally be an indication of a more genuine restorative issue. The best way to get a clear judgment of sickness is to get a blood test. In the event that you think you have iron deficiency, don't start a supplement program until you have a finding from your doctor.

Supplements

Iron - helps avert iron insufficiency weakness. Take 30 milligrams fumarate, gluconate or succinate press twice a day between dinners. In the event that this reasons stomach trouble, switch to 30 milligrams with suppers three times each day.

Folic corrosive (vitamin B9) - aides anticipate iron deficiency brought about by folic corrosive inadequacy. Take 800 to 1,200 micrograms three times every day.

Vitamin B12 - aides anticipate vitamin B12 inadequacy pallor. Take 2,000 micrograms sublingual (set under the tongue) three times every day for 30 days, then 1,000 micrograms methylcobalamin (the dynamic type of B12) once a day, in addition to folic corrosive.

Vitamin C - helps the body assimilate iron. Studies have demonstrated that you can almost twofold your ingestion of iron from plant sources by devouring vitamin C with the iron. Take 1,000 milligrams 3 times each day with dinners.

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic corrosive) - assists with the creation of red platelets. Take 100 milligrams every day.

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) - assists with the creation of red platelets. Take 50 milligrams 3 times each day.

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Ginkgo Biloba A Modular Solution To Boosting Memory.
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Date: August 04, 2014 08:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ginkgo Biloba A Modular Solution To Boosting Memory.

ginsengMemory Loss

Memory loss occurs when one loses the ability to remember information and events that you would normally be able to recall. It is usually distressing for the person affected and the family members.

Gingko Biloba Benefits

Ginkgo biloba is effective for memory aid as it improves blood flow to the brain. It can help with memory problems caused by dementia or Alzheimer's disease. It helps to prevent the progression of dementia symptoms. It also helps in the improvement in cognitive function. Taking ginkgo biloba leaf extract by mouth seems to improve thinking skills in elderly people with mild moderate age related memory loss or thinking problems. It improves short-term visual memory and speed of mental processing in non-demented people with age related memory loss and it can improve memory and speed of mental processing in people without memory loss.

Ingredients of Gingko Biloba

The active ingredients in ginkgo biloba are ginkgolides, bilobalides and flavonoids. It works by delaying the symptoms of dementia. Adding ginkgo biloba supplements may help battle cognitive impairments and memory loss associated with dementia since it encourages the growth and development of neural stem cells. It protects the neurons from oxidative damage by potentially preventing the progression of tissue generation in patients suffering from dementia. Ginkgo biloba extracts promotes growth in brain regions.

Due to its benefit of boosting memory, most doctors prescribe ginkgo biloba as the treatment choice for dementia and for age related memory dysfunction. It has been approved for symptomatic treatment of deficits in memory impairment, concentration difficulties and depression from organic brain disease. In conclusion, it is evident that ginkgo biloba extracts helps to stabilize and improve memory loss in several measures of social functioning and cognitive functioning in mixed or vascular dementia patients and Alzheimer's Disease. It might also improve memory and speed of mental processing in people without memory loss.

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L-Leucine as an essential Amino Acid
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Date: May 31, 2014 06:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: L-Leucine as an essential Amino Acid

amino acidIntroduction

L-Leucine is a a-amino acid with the chemical formulae HO2CCH(NH2)CH2CH(CH3)2. It is a hydrophopic amino acid to its aliphatic isobutyl side chain. L-Leucine is an essential amino acid since the human body can’t synthesize it, and it therefore must be ingested.

What is an essential amino acid

These are the amino acids that can’t be synthesized by the body of the organism hence it must be supplied in the diet. These amino acids is important not because they are important than others, but simply because the body can’t synthesize them.

Phenylalanine, L- Leucine, Valine, Tryptophan, Threonine, meyhionine, iso - Leucine, lysine and histidine are some of amino acids regarded as essential for humans beings.

The main difference between essential and non-essential amino acids is somehow since some proteins can be synthesized from others. The sulfur containing amino acids such as L-Leucine may sometimes be referred to as an essential amino acid.

Effects of L-Leucine deficiency

Majority of amino acids are important in the human diet. An experiment carried out by William Cummings Rose showed that lack of L-Leucine results to symptoms of exhaustion, nervousness and dizziness. Results further showed that these symptoms were encountered to lesser extent whenever human subjects were deprived of an essential amino acid.

In plants and other micro-organisms, L-Leucine is synthesized from pruvic acid by several enzymes. These enzymes include:

· a-Isopropylmalate synthase

· L-Leucineaminotransferase

· a-Isopropylmalate isomerase

· Acetolactate synthase

· Acetohydroxy acid isomeroreductase

· Dihydroxyacid dehydratase

Importance of L- Leucine

L-Leucine is used by the adipose tissue, liver and the muscle. In muscle tissue and adipose L-Leucine is used in the formation of sterols. Ironically the combined usage of L-Leucine in the muscle and adipose is seven times greater than its use in the liver.

L-Leucine is also used in stimulation of the muscle protein synthesis. In dietary , L-Leucine is used in to slow down the degradation of muscle tissue by increasing the synthesis of muscle proteins in aged rats however this does not work in elderly men. L-Leucine helps you lose weight and spare muscle when dieting.

However L-Leucine can’t be associated as the main reason in muscular growth for the entire populatin. L-Leucine activates the mammalian target that regulates the growth cells in rats.

Negative effects of L- Leucine

L-Leucine cause neurologic complications which may be fatal if not control in time.

Studies also show that over activity of the liver is caused by taking L-Leucine supplement, excess L-Leucine may also cause pellagra, whose symptoms include dermatitis, diarrhea, dementia and eventually death.

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Can Vitamin E Cream Sooth The Skin?
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Date: April 28, 2014 06:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Vitamin E Cream Sooth The Skin?

Vitamin E can do

skinVitamin E cream has been accustomed to bring ease for a long time for some diverse conditions and Vitamin E Cream soothe the skin. In a large portion of these cases, the patients have been content with vitamin E cream and what is accomplished for them. At one time, the cream was utilized just by dermatologists and plastic specialists. Regardless they utilize it today as a preoperative and post-agent medicine to counteract wounding and swelling, accelerate the mending and reduce the scarring.

Vitamin E benefits

Quite a while, individuals needed to hold up until the wounding was gone before they could stress over the scarring, and frequently it was past the point of no return. Numerous wounds are presently maintained a strategic distance from utilizing vitamin E cream instantly. Despite the fact that we all wound occasionally, some wound faster and less demanding than others do. The cream helps the wounding go away faster.

The vitamin E cream is exceptionally famous by elderly individuals that regularly wound simpler. They are additionally more inclined to straight forward mischances in the process of a day. The utilization of the cream disposes of the wound faster, as well as helps wipe out the possibility of scarring. What numerous individuals like about the cream, particularly the elderly, is that it is accessible without a remedy. This engages a large portion of the elderly who cannot generally bear the cost of an office visit with their specialist.

You've heard about the profits of this Cream for wounds. To numerous individuals, the cream is a marvel cream. One condition that vitamin E creams extremely useful with is insect veins. For a long time individuals have been tormented and disturbed by arachnid veins, feeling there was no assistance or alleviation accessible until they were acquainted with Vitamin E cream. Right away they are thankfully disposing of these terrible imprints with the assistance of it. Contrasted with the cost of numerous different medicines, the cream is an extremely economical cure.

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Silica Supplements for Healthy Bones
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Date: April 19, 2014 05:36 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Silica Supplements for Healthy Bones

Silica

bonesFor a long lasting, the part of silica in the body was not known. Right away, it is around the paramount minerals. It can luckily be found in the vast majority of the vegetables and apples and oranges. Analysts have named silica as of late into the class of the most essential minerals for the body. Nutritionists assess that a grown-up might require 20 to 30 mg for every day.

Health benefits of silica

This mineral helps the body to develop the bones, the teeth, the cartilages, the tendons and the hair, giving further safety. Silica additionally gives the skin suppleness and the vascular dividers versatility. An eating regimen rich in silica can avoid osteoporosis, atherosclerosis (thickening of blood vessel dividers), skin wrinkling, diminishing and balding, broken nails and tooth rot. It makes the teeth, the nails and the hair to sparkle. Silica exists in lung tissue, so it is prescribed for the re-mineralization handle in tuberculosis patients. Since it serves to develop bone and cartilage, this mineral must not be absent from the eating methodologies of pregnant women and kids experiencing rickets. Additionally it helps acclimatize phosphorus, which is exceptionally imperative for the cerebrum wellbeing.

Silica sources

Luckily, silica is found in numerous nourishments we consume regularly, and particularly in leafy foods. A percentage of the wealthiest sources are the entire grains, the pieces of fruit and oranges, lemons, grapes, raisins, almonds, peanuts, nuts, grains by and large, cabbage, carrots, squash, green beans, cucumbers, mushrooms, onions, leeks, parsnips, weeds and radishes. From these, the entire grains hold a type of silica, which is not difficult to absorb. Corn shelled and results of it (white bread, for instance) do not hold silica. Besides, all refined or prepared items lose their supplements, including silica. Lager and nectar have additionally a substantial amount of this mineral in their creation. It exists even in water in diverse amounts, depending from on the land zone. Around the creature sustenance sources, fish is the particular case that holds silica. Since the nourishments holding this mineral are such a large number of, we can give our body, for the most part without issues, the everyday necessity. Silica lack is uncommon. It happens in individuals who consistently consume foods grown from the ground and the elderly, because the mineral is more troublesome to absorb with age.

The vicinity of silica in the body is exceptionally imperative. The mineral is fundamental for calcium ingestion especially in the early phases of bone development, additionally for supporting skeletal wellbeing all around life. It is included in framing collagen and that is the reason it is vital for the strength of nails, skin and hair. Silica is additionally important to keep the adaptability of corridors, and assumes a real part in averting cardiovascular illnesses. It animates the insusceptible framework and deferrals the maturing procedure of tissues. The level of this mineral in the body diminishes with age. In this way, more seasoned individuals require a higher admission of silica, contrasted with ones that are more youthful.

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Is Hemp Seed A Good Source Of Omega Oils?
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Date: January 31, 2014 06:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Hemp Seed A Good Source Of Omega Oils?

What is hemp seedhemp plant

Exceptional health is the most imperative part of one's life. Individuals who do not consume healthy food are inclined to serious body illnesses, for example, heart ailments, high cholesterol & pulse, diabetes and so on. To forestall these health issues; one must take balanced diet and nutritive dietary substance. As per the nutritionists, hemp seeds are the complete diet and individuals must consume its seeds to stay hale and healthy.

Heath benefits of hemp seed

According to the hemp seeds sustenance facts, they have key vitamins, fats, and minerals that are crucial for a human body. The fatty acids found in them are useful for the health of heart. Other than this, individuals who consume hemp nourishment can pick up a control over fluctuating pulse and avoid cardiovascular ailments. The mixes of fatty acids are useful for patients experiencing joint inflammation.

Hemp is a rich origin of minerals and vitamins

It has a lot of phosphorous, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, and magnesium. Regarding the matter of vitamins, it holds vitamin E, A, D, C, and B-6. Hemp diet furnishes arginine also. The vitamin is used for removing lethal substances, for example, alkali, utilizes this vitamin. It helps in unwinding the veins and subsequently counteracts coronary course infirmity.

Hemp seed protein is not difficult to process.

The protein content in this sort of nourishment is more than what is found in meat, eggs, and other non-veggie lover suppers. These seeds are the best protein item for everyone. By consuming hemp sustenance, you can satisfy protein requirements of your physique framework.

Individuals who are managing stoutness and weight issues can most likely increase profits by expending hemp seeds. Fitness masters have distinguished the favorable circumstances of consuming this sort of nourishment. They say individuals who consume seeds of this harvest in breakfast, lunch, and supper can lose up to thirty pounds of weight in a month. With this, they should likewise polish physical exercises to addition brawny adaptability and quality. Notwithstanding it, stout individuals are suggested to stay far from high-calorie sustenance substance and drinks. By taking after this tracking, one can shed overabundance weight and increase an exceptional form shape.

The individuals who feel tired constantly must have seeds of this marvelous plant. The seeds keep you loaded with vigor throughout the day. Be it children, moms, men or elderly individuals, hemp seeds are handy for all. Because of its aforementioned health profits, individuals call it complete nourishment.

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VITAMIN - D3:A reservoiur of benefits to sheenful life
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Date: January 03, 2014 05:29 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: VITAMIN - D3:A reservoiur of benefits to sheenful life

Vitamin D3 Sources

d3 food sourceA handful of sunshine everyday is what our body requires to retain its sheen and keep our health problems at bay. Human skin when exposed to ultraviolet rays of the sun manufactures vitamin D-3 orcholecalciferol for its consumption. It is recommended that lighter skin individuals receive 10 to 15 minutes of sunlight daily. Darker individuals, on the other hand, should receive almost double the amount of sunlight, up to 25 to 30 minutes daily. Other best natural food source for vitamin- D3 is fish products, such as: cod liver oil, tuna, salmon and sardines.

Apart from the tablets or liquid vitamin D-3 supplements, fortified milk, breads, cereals and eggs are lesser vitamin D3 sources.

Lists of health benefits for Vitamin D-3:

  1. VITAMIN D-3 is not only a boon to children's healthy teeth and bones, it is one such nutrient that work as a miracle to treat osteomalacia which causes muscle and bone weakening in adults. It may also reduce major medical risks in elderly if taken in high doses and improves immune system.
  2. It promotes calcium absorption thereby preventing loss of bone mass and treating several bone disorders.
  3. It lowers the risk of colon, breast, and prostate cancers.
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis is improved with vitamin D3.
  5. It not only prevents but also help treats rickets which later leads to bone deformities, post menopausal osteoporosis, hypoglycemia and the development of Type 1 diabetes.
  6. It also plays a significant role in slowing the degenerative process in multiple sclerosis and Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency.
  7. Vitamin D-3 and curcumin synergistically clears brain tangles to help prevent depression and Alzheimer's dementia. There are multitudes of vitamin D receptors in the brain therefore it is believed to maintain and enhance mental health.
  8. It prevents PRE-Eclampsia which occurs during pregnancy and produces protein in urine, high blood pressure and edema. It leads to pre-mature labor and is the main cause of death during pregnancy.

References:

  1. //voices.yahoo.com
  2. //www.naturalnews.com/vitamin_D3.html
  3. //www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/vitamins-minerals/health-benefits-of-vitamin-d3.html

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

Sunshine Vitamin

Introduction

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

What does Sun Can Do

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

What are the Benefits on the Sun

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

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

Conclusion

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

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Shark Cartilage and Its Benefit in Improving Joint Health
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Date: October 29, 2013 10:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Shark Cartilage and Its Benefit in Improving Joint Health

shark

Benefits of Shark

Shark cartilage is derived from the dried and powdered skeletons of sharks caught in the Pacific Ocean. The part of the skeleton that is used is known as cartilage, which is the tough but elastic part of the skeletal tissue that provides support to the body much like bones. This tissue is rich in calcium as well as other substances thought to have a variety of benefits in health and fitness.

Bodybuilders and fitness experts around the world are currently showing a lot of interest in this product because it has number of effects that can be of benefit to joint health. Depending on the manner in which shark cartilage is harvested and formulated, product can be used to treat cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis and skin disease (psoriasis).

How Does It Work?

As already been mentioned, shark cartilage is rich in calcium. It contains in its formulation other compounds including glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin sulfate and camphor. All these compounds are essential to joint health. When applied topically on the skin covering the joints, shark cartilage is absorbed into the synovial fluid where it produces its effects.

The glucosamine sulphate, the chondroitin sulfate and the camphor have anti-inflammatory properties and therefore helps with treatment of the common inflammatory disorders of the joints especially osteoarthritis and arthritis and repair of joint damages. When used orally as a dietary supplement, it has the effects of promoting calcification of the bones preventing osteoporosis.

The Uses of Shark Cartilage

Shark cartilage is not only used in joint health. It is also used in the treatment of a variety of cancers (prostate, colon, breast and lungs), psoriasis, eye complications and wound healing. However, there is only limited scientific evidence that shark cartilage can produce these effects.

Those who have used products derived from shark cartilage on the other attest to the efficacy of these supplements especially in improving joint health. Bodybuilders and the elderly who usually suffer from a variety on deteriorating joints can benefit from shark cartilage.

References:

  1. //www.bodybuilding.com/store/shark.html
  2. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shark_cartilage
  3. //www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-909-SHARK%20CARTILAGE.aspx?activeIngredientId=909&activeIngredientName=SHARK%20CARTILAGE

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Can Butcher's Broom Help Fight Varicose Veins?
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Date: January 11, 2013 12:36 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can Butcher's Broom Help Fight Varicose Veins?

Varicose Veins are abnormally thick veins that are twisted and enlarged. This problem occurs mostly in the leg and thigh veins. The thickened and twisted veins are called varicose veins. They can occur anywhere, but they mostly form in the legs because the legs work against gravity. Standing all day can increase the pressure on leg veins and cause varicose veins.

Causes

The normal function of veins is to carry blood from the outer body parts to the heart and lungs. The veins are provided with one-way valves, which prevent the blood from flowing backward within the vein. Defective or damaged valves are the main reason for varicose veins, as they allow the blood to flow backward, when it should be actually flowing up towards the heart. As the muscles contract to empty the veins, pressure builds up and this causes in the flow of more blood in the wrong way. Thus the pressure on the veins is increased and this causes varicose veins.

Factors that Aggravate Varicose Veins

  • * Pregnancy: During pregnancy, the blood volume increases and the growing uterus adds to the vein pressure in the legs, moreover, estrogen and progesterone relax the vein walls. All this lead to varicose vein formation during pregnancy
  • * Standing for long
  • * Obesity
  • * Straining: Any bodily condition, such as chronic cough, chronic constipation or urinary retention, which may cause strain can increase the chances for varicose veins.
  • * Age: Mostly elderly people are more prone to varicose vein occurrence.
  • * Surgery or trauma: Surgery can sometimes interrupt in the normal flow of blood.

Treatment

There are different types of treatments available to shrink varicose veins and to improve circulation, from simple home remedies to surgeries or medications for severe cases. Natural supplements like Butcher's broom are considered to be a very effective treatment for varicosities.

Butcher's Broom

Butcher's broom is a small, clump-forming evergreen shrub with tiny green flowers. It is an aromatic, diuretic and mildly laxative herb that helps reduce inflammation, increase perspiration and constrict the veins. The whole plant, young shoots and roots are used medically. Young shoots can be eaten like asparagus. It grows commonly in woodlands and hedgerows, and also on coastal cliffs. It is widely grown from Iran to the Mediterranean and the United States.

Its scientific name is Ruscus aculeatus, but it is commonly known as butcher's broom because butcher's used the stiff twigs to clean their cutting boards. The herb has been used for nearly 2000 years, but its medicinal uses have become common only from the last century. Investigations conducted in the 1950s indicated that butcher's broom can induce vasoconstriction and thus might be useful in treating circulatory diseases.

How It Works?

The two primary chemicals in butcher's broom, ruscogenin and neoruscogenin, can cause the blood vessels to narrow or constrict. Their anti-inflammatory properties help improve blood circulation in legs by preventing pooling of blood and reduce swelling.

  • * The flavonoids and ruscogenins in butcher's broom cause the vessels to constrict, reduce blood collection and protect the capillaries. It strengthens blood vessels and improves circulatory health.
  • * Butcher's broom helps the blood vessels to release the accumulated blood, and thus reduces the size of the veins.

Therapeutic Uses

Butcher's broom is used internally to treat venous problems that vary from varicose veins to hemorrhoids. It is also used to strengthen the veins and capillaries. Butcher's broom may be the best natural solution for varicose vein treatment, because it helps with blood flow and circulation.

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What Is Vitamin B-2 Riboflavon Good For?
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Date: November 17, 2012 02:11 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Vitamin B-2 Riboflavon Good For?

Vitamin B-2 is one of the B-complex, water soluble vitamins that is required for the proper functioning of the human body. They can be found in different dietary sources including but not limited to eggs, dairy products, grains and cereals, green vegetables, mushrooms, oily fish and meat. 

A B-2 Deficiency:

It is concluded that the deficiency in this vitamin can disrupt the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and protein. Symptoms of deficiency includes high sensitivity to light, inflammation the mouth, sore tongue, anemia, skin rash and fatigue, and it affects mostly malnourished people like alcoholics and the elderly.

Benefits of vitamin B-2 Riboflavin.

Apart from helping to increase the level of body metabolism, the vitamins is also useful in helping to prevent and treat diseases e.G. Riboflavin deficiency states and newborn jaundice. It can also help for the prevention of cataracts of the eyes and reduce migraine headaches intensity. Riboflavin plays a major role in the development of reproductive organs. It also help to support the growth of body tissue like the skin, nervous system, mucous membranes and the connective tissue. vitamin B-2 helps to improve the body immunity by energizing the body's natural defense and disease suppressing systems. Known to be very helpful as a natural supplement in the treatment of nervous system conditions like Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.

Constant intake of vitamin B-2 will help in the digestion of carbohydrates, fats and protein so that the body cells can derive more minerals and vitamins from them, for utilization. Absorption of other vitamins and minerals like folic acid, vitamin B1, Iron and vitamin B6 is also made very possible.

To have stress free digestion you'll need to have a digestive system with functioning mucus membranes. Riboflavin is helpful in making the mucus membrane in the digestive track work at optimum levels. Recent research also suggests that vitamin B-2 can help improve the body's response to iron therapy, which is a method used to boost red blood cell production in sickle cell anemia patients.

So my question to you is, are you getting enough B-2 in your daily diet?

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What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B-12?
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Date: November 06, 2012 04:46 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Are The Health Benefits Of Vitamin B-12?

This water-soluble vitamin has a lot of use for the heath of the body. First of all, it helps in the maintenance of healthy nerves and blood cells.

Some people require Vitamin B-12 supplements more than others do. Some of these include pregnant women, smokers, drinkers, elderly, and even those who have strict vegetarian diet and tendencies.

In other cases, our own bodies hinder the absorption of the vitamin. The most common reasons for this include when you have celiac disease, anemia, bacteria growth, crohn's disease, etc. Those that find themselves in this situation need not fret for there is way to handle the Vitamin B-12 deficiency.

B-12 vitamin deficiency

These include weight loss, memory reduction, fatigue, weakness, appetite loss, asthma, eyesight issues, sore mouth, etc. This lack of adequate Vitamin B-12 in your body is of course not a very common occurrence. Why? Well your liver acts as a store of the vitamin for your body. Health benefits of vitamin B 12:

Assists in the conversion of carbohydrates to glucose needed for energy

Aids in regeneration of nervous system

Has effects on the reduction of stress, fatigue, depression and even brain shrinkage

Used in maintaining healthy skin/hair and nails.

Protection against cancer cells (breast, colon, prostate, lung) The best foods for you to get the Vitamin B-12 from are in variety of fish, milk, cheese, liver. These foods should be incorporated into your diet to keep your vitamin levels up.

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Can D-Mannose Help Fight Bladder Infections?
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Date: November 03, 2012 11:48 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can D-Mannose Help Fight Bladder Infections?

D-Mannose

Mannose is a naturally occuring sugar found in cranberries, blueberries, and apples. It works by keeping bacteria in urinary area from adhering to the walls of the bladder. In supplement form (D-mannose) is used for treatment of bladder infections. It is absorbed much slower than other sugars. It travels directly to the bloodstream from the upper gastrointestinal tract ridding the body of E. coli. which is known to stick to the bladder and urinary areas. It is considered a safe alternative to antibiotics and can be used by children and adults (including pregnant women, the elderly and diabetic patients).

Symptoms of a bladder infection include foul smelling urine and frequent and/or burning sensation during urination. If any of these symptoms occur, it is a good time to begin taking a D-mannose supplement.

The recommended dose of D-mannose in supplement form is 500mg in capsule form or one teaspoon of powder mixed in a glass of water or juice. The dosage should be repeated approximately every three hours over a five day period. Urinary tract and bladder infections caused by E. coli. that are treated with D-mannose are generally gone in as little as 48 hours. However, it is advised to continue to do the full five day treatment to be sure the infection is eliminated. The advantage of taking the supplement over drinking cranberry or other juices containing mannose is avoiding the fructose often causes health problems and weight gain.

It is strongly advised to see a physician if symptoms do not improve within 48 hours of taking D-mannose. This is because it is likely the symptoms are not cause by E. coli. and require medical treatment.

D-mannose along with other preventative measures such as drinking plenty of fluids (especially water), emptying the bladder frequently, and wearing cotton underwear (allows ventilation) are all key components in avoiding future bladder infections.

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Does Calcium Really Strengthen The Bones?
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Date: October 23, 2012 07:12 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Does Calcium Really Strengthen The Bones?

Does it? Definitely, yes.

Calcium, principally, is a fundamental component of the bones. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body; however, aside from its role to keep the bones healthy, it plays other different vital roles - for normal heartbeat; for muscle contractions and relaxation; for nerve and hormone function; and for blood pressure regulation. Since it has many purposes, calcium is always in demand.

The bones are good calcium storage. When the body runs out of this mineral, the body will tend to use the bone as a reserve. The bones are broken down to release the needed calcium. However, eventually, it will need to redeposit calcium to strengthen the bones. If the body is not able to replace this, the bones cannot be rebuilt that will result to bone-related diseases.

Most commonly, this results to osteoporosis for the elderly, a condition where the bones become breakable and weak. In children, on the other hand, calcium deficiency can develop to Rickets syndrome, which is the softening of bones that can potentially lead to fractures and deformity.

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