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Three reasons why Flaxseeds are the new 'wonder food' VitaNet, LLC Staff 10/20/18
This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found topromote wound healing in diabetics VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/29/18
The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer Darrell Miller 7/12/18
Move over turmeric, mushroom lattes are the new wellness order Darrell Miller 8/13/17
Treat Stomach Ulcers, Acid Reflux and Gastritis with 1 Ingredient Darrell Miller 7/27/17
The sunshine vitamin can impart an all-over healthy glow. Darrell Miller 9/18/06
From kids to grownups, there’s a formula for everyone. Darrell Miller 10/24/05
Mushroom Miracales Darrell Miller 6/18/05




Three reasons why Flaxseeds are the new 'wonder food'
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Date: October 20, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Three reasons why Flaxseeds are the new 'wonder food'





Three reasons why Flaxseeds are the new 'wonder food'

The humble flaxseed could be called an "ancient grain", as it has been eaten in Babylon 3000 years before Christ. And while we don't know if they knew how healthy flaxseed can be for you, scientists now are learning a lot about it and feel that there are still more discovers to be uncovered. So far they know that flaxseed contain Omega 3, lignan and fibre, all of which can help improve heart and gut health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some of these new found foods have been proven to be very helpful to people with issues.
  • There are a lot of different kinds of foods out there that are just now being found.
  • As time goes on, the human body is continuing to evolve and change with the times.

"Flaxseeds are packed with antioxidants, healthy fat, and other essential nutrients that help lower the risk of various conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer."

Read more: https://www.timesnownews.com/health/article/health-benefits-of-flaxseeds-the-new-wonder-food-cancer-diabetes-heart-disease-weight-loss/287693

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This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found topromote wound healing in diabetics
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Date: September 29, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found topromote wound healing in diabetics





This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found to promote wound healing in diabetics

There are a bunch of different methods that pop up for healing purposes all over the world. Depending on where you are from, and who you know, you have definitely heard of a bunch. The fact of the matter is that not all healing patterns work for everyone. Everyone's body is different and it is not indicative of anyone if they are not taken well to a certain healing technique. Find what works for you to heal.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Indian wildlife herbs that are found for healing purposes are incredible.
  • It is difficult to say whether these products actually have a positive effect or none at all.
  • Some people find that it is useful while others feel as if it is all propaganda.

"The asthma plant is known to Indian tribespeople as barokhervi. It is widely used as a medicinal herb. The entire plant is used to treat wounds. Extracts are also used to amend all kinds of illnesses such as the plant’s namesake disease, asthma, as well as bronchial infections and coughing."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-11-this-humble-medicinal-herb-found-in-open-grasslands-found-to-promote-wound-healing-in-diabetics.html

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





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

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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Move over turmeric, mushroom lattes are the new wellness order
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Date: August 13, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Move over turmeric, mushroom lattes are the new wellness order





It is time for turmeric to move over and let mushroom lattes take their place as the new wellness order. Mushroom lattes are the new wellness beverage. Mushrooms have been on the healthy eating menu for many years and they have even been used in Eastern medicine. They pack an incredible health punch. The different types of mushrooms all have their own set of unique benefits. They are all chock full of vitamins. Some have been used int treating cancer.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tumeric drinks have been a staple of the healthy eating industry but the taste can be a turn off.
  • Mushrooms have been used medicinally for years in other regions but haven't yet seen popularity in the west.
  • Mushrooms can easily be mixed with other flavoring culinary items into a healthy beverage to take the place of the tumeric drink.

"Mushroom lattes. That's right the humble 'shroom is the new wellness beverage add."

Read more: http://www.buro247.com.au/culture-lifestyle/health-and-fitness/move-over-turmeric-mushroom-lattes-are-the-new-wel.html

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Treat Stomach Ulcers, Acid Reflux and Gastritis with 1 Ingredient
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Date: July 27, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Treat Stomach Ulcers, Acid Reflux and Gastritis with 1 Ingredient





What's the best natural ingredient to treat acid reflux, ulcers and stomach pain? The humble sweet potato. If you suffer stomach discomfort, you will want to treat the symptoms before you have permanent damage to your stomach lining. Following this simple recipe will keep your stomach healthy and reduce discomfort. The video will show you how to make a sweet potato concentrate that can be taken around mealtimes to get the results you are looking for.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9eLkOIW910&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Sweet potatos are the key ingredient in this recipe for treating ulcers, gastritis and acid reflux.
  • blend a skinned and cut sweet potato with water and strain it.
  • Poor out the liquid, dry the pulp and add water to the powder and drink it before each meal.

"The cure for gastritis and other stomach ailments can be found in nature."

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The sunshine vitamin can impart an all-over healthy glow.
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Date: September 18, 2006 03:42 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The sunshine vitamin can impart an all-over healthy glow.

When papers like the Los Angeles Times write articles with titles like “wonder Pill-really” about a seemingly ho-hum nutrient like vitamin D, attention must be paid. The attention is now forthcoming from researchers who are exploring this humble vitamin’s connection to an astonishingly wide spectrum of health issues. And these scientist are concerned that, dispite fortification of such common foods as milk, many people aren’t getting the D they need for optimal well-being.

Vitamin D generally recognized as calcium’s indispensable little helper, which makes it vital to maintaining bone health. But we now know that D’s benefits extend far beyond calcium control; it plays crucial roles in immunity, blood cell formation and hormone regulation.

Anti-Cancer D-Fense

Scientists believe that vitamin D helps cells differentiate, or mature into specialized roles each is meant to play. That’s important in cancer defense because malignant cells tend to be undifferentiated, primitive types given to reproducing uncontrollably. Cells, both malignant and healthy, have vitamin D receptors on their surface; when d binds to cancer cells, they stop growing.

This may help explain why men with low levels of vitamin D are particularly prone to dying of cancer and why higher rates of prostate cancer occur in climates where exposure to the sun-which powers D creation within the skin—is low. On a more positive note, investigators at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center of San Diego report that taking 1,000IU of vitamin D daily appears to drop the risk of developing breast, colon and ovarian cancer by up to 50% (American Assn for Cancer Research, Ninth Meeting). Other studies suggest that even after cancer develops, D may help hinder disease progression and enhance survival.

Vitamin D does a body good in a number of other ways. For example, the sunshine vitamin lights up both the immune system and production of insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar. In one study women who took the amount of vitamin D generally found in multivitamins (400 IU) and had a 31% reduced fisk of dying from heart disease; in another, D from multivitamins dropped the risk of multiple sclerosis development by 40%. Supplements have also helped stroke victims avoid the muscular wasting that leaks to falls and fractures (Cerebrovascular Disease 7/05). Conversely, low D levels have been linked to poor lung function, unexplained muscle pain and increased obesity risk.

Widespread D-ficiency

Currently, the federal government recommends daily vitamin D intakes of 200IU for people under age 51, 400IU for those 51 – 70 and 600 IU for ages 71 and up. But many prominent scientists believe those levels are two low, especially since so many folks avoid sun exposure to cut skin cancer risk. “I’m 99% sure that vitamin D deficiency is becoming more common,” Harvard nutrition expert Dr. Walter Willett told the LA Times (06/12/06). Deficiencies are more likely among dark-colored individuals (whose skins do not make D effectively), vegans (who avoid dairy) and people with disorders that reduce intestinal absorption, such as Crohn’s disease. Higher dosages should always be taken under practitioner’s watchful eye, especially if a medical condition already exists.

No matter what health hazard you’re trying to illuminate, don’t hesitate to bask in the sunshine vitamin’s warm radiance. –Lisa James.



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From kids to grownups, there’s a formula for everyone.
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Date: October 24, 2005 08:21 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: From kids to grownups, there’s a formula for everyone.

The Mighty Multivitamin From kids to grownups, there’s a formula for everyone.

What’s the top-seller in the supplement world, year after year? You guessed it-the humble multivitamin/ multimineral. Millions of people start their day with multis to help ensure they get all the necessary nutrients that eat-and-run dining doesn’t always provide.

The praise bestowed on multis by the lab-coat crowd is richly deserved. In one study, people who took a multivitamin every day didn’t get as many infections, including reparatory and urinary bugs, as those taking placebos (look-alikes).

Harvard scientists fond that adding a multivitamin to a high-produce diet helps the body fend off such common dangers as heart disease and cancer. Swedish multi takers enjoyed reductions in heart attack rates (21% among men, 33% among women); this effect was not tied to such overall health habits as plentiful produce consumption and adequate exercise. And the American Cancer Society reports that long-term multivitamin use has been linked to a reduced risk of colorectal cancer.

No wonder so many people see multis as a nutritional no-brainer. As a report from the Council for Responsible Nutrition puts it, “Supplements are a proven bridge between what we should eat and what we actually eat.”



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Mushroom Miracales
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Date: June 18, 2005 09:11 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Mushroom Miracales

Mushroom Miracles by Bert Hoffman Energy Times, April 12, 2004

Mention mushrooms and few people immediately recognize these humble fungi as important tools that can be used to boost well-being. More often, folks identify mushrooms as food with a peculiar appeal. But mushrooms' potential impact on health far surpasses their culinary reputation.

You don't have to stretch your imagination too far to understand why mushrooms have been much neglected in the modern, Western medical search for plants that can boost health.

Unable to make chlorophyll, often dependent on the kindness of other nutrient-producing organisms for their survival, these humble fungal denizens of dark, damp spaces seem to prefer an anonymous existence that is out of sight and out of the consciousness of the scientific mind.

However, mushrooms have now assumed a spot in the center of the research spotlight. Because of their potent content of natural chemicals that appear to have a strong influence on human health and well-being, during the past decade mushrooms have been the subjects of intensive studies on how they can be used to reduce the risk of cancer and to treat these diseases.

Appropriately, this recent round of research began in a place that has long revered these diminutive organisms: Japan. Japan and other Oriental countries have traditionally recognized the immense value of mushrooms as both food and medicine.

Food and Medicine

As an ancient Chinese saying notes, "food and medicine share a common origin." And one of the very earliest Chinese medical books, Shen Noug's Herbal (Shen Noug Pen Ts'ao Jing), first noted the extraordinary beneficial effects of eating mushrooms 2,000 years ago, back in the first century.

More recently, but still well ahead of Western medical experts, in 1575, Pen Ts'ao Kang Mu (a Chinese compendium of medicinal therapies), written by Li Shi Zhen, outlined the medical benefits of about 20 mushrooms.

Nowadays, modern researchers believe mushrooms' usefulness stems from the fact they contain a wealth of antioxidants. But these aren't just any antioxidants. Scientists think that some of these chemicals can potentially drop your risk of cancer, significantly lower blood pressure, help the body fight diabetes, offer protection for the liver, alleviate some of the ill effects of inflammation, lessen the chance of blood clots and help the body's immune system fend off viruses and other microbes. Quite a collection of benefits for these lowly beings!

The 10,000-Year Mushroom

Through the ages, the reishi mushroom (also known variously as the Mannetake, or 10,000-year mushroom, and the Immortality Mushroom) has been the most popular mushroom in Chinese, Korean and Japanese cultures. The reishi mushroom is frequently depicted in a wide variety of traditional Oriental artwork and even puts in an appearance in Chinese royal tapestries.

To some, reishi's power goes beyond the natural and include the supernatural. Originally grown on aging plum trees, reishi is also sufficiently well regarded to be employed by the Japanese as a good luck charm. But you don't have to believe in the supernatural to be superbly impressed with reishi. The beneficial natural substances in reishi include steroids, lactones, alkaloids, triterpenes and polysaccharides.

Large Molecules

Of these chemicals, polysaccharides (complex chains of sugars) in particular have intrigued researchers looking into the way mushrooms help health. These polysaccharide macromolecules are very large (for molecules) and complex, a complexity that leads researchers to believe they are capable of conveying a huge amount of biological information that help the immune system stop cancer in its early stages. The differences in the benefits of various polysaccharides stems from their intriguing geometrical shapes.

Distinctive Differences

Even though two distinctive polysaccharides may contain the same number of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms, their three-dimensional differences-the way they are structured and branch off in different directions-can endow them with very different health benefits.

Though they all share a basic structure (usually, these molecules consist of a main chain of atoms with various side chains), the slight variations of the side chains changes their effects.

By deciphering the microscopic structures of these molecules, scientists think they are beginning to uncover which ones are most effective against cancer. For instance, in isolating a particularly useful polysaccharide called beta-D-glucan from reishi, researchers have found that this substance fights tumors in lab experiments (Chem Pharm Bull 1981; 29: 3611).

Maitake Benefits

Meanwhile, beta-D-glucan and other extracts taken from the maitake mushroom have also been shown to possess powerful anti-cancer effects in lab experiments (Immunopharm Immunotox; 19:175).

In one instance, researchers in the laboratory who were trying out various substances on prostate cancer cells found that applying extracts of maitake results in a kind of programmed self-destruction (apoptosis) of these undesirable cancer cells (Molec Urol; 4:7). In addition, another substance known as maitake d-fraction has been shown to strongly fight cancer in lab animals-in one study, their liver cancer growths were reduced by up to 90% (Ann NY Acad of Sci; 833:204).

At the same time, research in China on people has demonstrated that maitake may help reduce tumors and alleviate the effects of leukemia (Alter Comp Ther 12/98; 420).

According to A.S. Daba and O.U. Ezeronye (Afr Jrnl Bio 12/03; 672), "Mushroom polysaccharides offer a lot of hope for cancer patients and sufferers of many devastating diseases.

" [These substances support]...a fundamental principle in Oriental medicine...[they help] regulate homeostasis of the whole body and... bring the diseased person [back] to his or her normal state."

The Activity of Active Hexose Correlated Compound Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC), an extract taken from shiitake and other mushrooms, is a relatively new substance that is also being researched for its anti-cancer benefits.

Studies on AHCC began in Japan in the 1990s when scientists looked at how it could potentially help people recovering from liver cancer. In those tests, researchers found that giving people AHCC apparently helped them survive longer.

In the future, scientists feel certain that they will uncover even more anticancer uses for mushrooms and the chemicals they contain. A key advantage to these natural substances is their lack of side effects. For instance, in research on an anti-cancer chemical called lentinan, taken from shiitakes, investigators have found that less than one percent of people experience the kind of discomfort that make them discontinue treatment. (This chemical has been used to treat stomach cancer.)

But a long list of beneficial mushroom substances are probably still waiting to be discovered. More evidence of mushrooms' benefits: A study of mushroom workers in a part of Japan called the Nagano Prefecture found that these farmers enjoyed a significantly lower cancer rate than other inhabitants of that part of the country.

In the rest of Japan, about one in six hundred people dies of cancer. But that rate death rate drops to about one in a thousand for mushroom raisers who eat a diet heavy in mushrooms.

John Smith, PhD, from the University of Strath-Clyde, notes that "...increasing evidence [shows] mushrooms offer a remarkable array of medicinally important compounds that have yet to be evaluated by Western medical scientists." Mushrooms offer the best of both worlds: good health that tastes great.



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