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The evidence is undeniable: Green leafy vegetables take the prizewhen it comes to protecting eye health Darrell Miller 5/17/19
New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients Darrell Miller 5/17/19
Can aloe vera be used to treat sepsis? Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Keep a Jasmine flower in your room to reduce stress and anxiety. Study finds as calming as valium Darrell Miller 5/9/19
Reduce the effects of chemotherapy with safflower seeds Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Cooking with the "stinking rose": The 7 health benefits of garlic Darrell Miller 5/7/19
5 ways aged garlic can slash your risk of heart disease Darrell Miller 5/7/19
Is vitamin D a key factor in breast cancer prevention? VitaNet, LLC Staff 5/3/19
How Can Cannabis Help with Autoimmune Disorders? Darrell Miller 5/2/19
Potassium and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know Darrell Miller 5/2/19
What is liver cirrhosis? (and is alcohol always the cause of it?) Darrell Miller 5/2/19
Reduce your risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, researchersdiscover an effective natural solution Darrell Miller 4/30/19
Milk thistle combats liver disease and offers blood sugar control Darrell Miller 4/29/19
Curcumin stops cancer cell growth, NEW scientific discovery Darrell Miller 4/27/19
5 foods that arthritis patients must include in their daily diet Darrell Miller 4/26/19
Pomegranate can prevent the growth and spread of four common typesof cancer cells Darrell Miller 4/26/19
The many benefits of red raspberry leaf tea Darrell Miller 4/26/19
Cranberries improve oral health, study concludes Darrell Miller 4/26/19
Modified citrus pectin helps to reduce heavy metal toxicity by 74percent, study says Darrell Miller 4/25/19
5 Foods To Help You Fight Insomnia Darrell Miller 4/25/19
Catechins in green tea found to improve symptoms of metabolicsyndrome in obese people Darrell Miller 4/25/19
Why Fibre: The One Effective Macronutrient For Constipation AndWeight Loss Darrell Miller 4/25/19
Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs? Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Cancer patients found to benefit from cannabis; scientific studyanalyzed outcomes of 2,970 cancer patients to confirm results Darrell Miller 4/24/19
Why a little sun makes us feel so good Darrell Miller 4/23/19
Why do I have so much gas? Darrell Miller 4/22/19
Are You Getting Enough Healthy Fats? Darrell Miller 4/22/19
Moms, add more leucine and omega-3s to your diet to boostantioxidant levels in your children's liver Darrell Miller 4/22/19
Probiotics Benefit More Than Just Digestion Darrell Miller 4/21/19
How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin Darrell Miller 4/16/19
6 reasons to care about your gut flora Darrell Miller 4/11/19
This deficiency often leads to brain shrinkage, psychosis and Alzheimer Darrell Miller 4/9/19
Eating more antioxidant-rich foods can reduce your risk of kidney cancer by 32% Darrell Miller 3/14/19
Reduces homocysteine levels and acts as an Alzheimers bodyguard? Darrell Miller 3/12/19
Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oilsupplements Darrell Miller 2/21/19
Following a fiber-rich diet has a positive effect on chronicinflammatory joint diseases Darrell Miller 2/19/19
Is vitamin C the key to fighting pneumonia? Darrell Miller 2/14/19
Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death Darrell Miller 2/9/19
6 foods that are high in B vitamins - Sportskeeda Darrell Miller 2/8/19
Scientists discover the potential use of papaya leaf juice fortreating dengue Darrell Miller 2/6/19
Are Alzheimer's and sugar consumption linked? Studies detail thedeadly connection Darrell Miller 2/5/19
There is a STRONG link between exposure to endocrine-disruptingchemicals and vitamin D deficiency Darrell Miller 1/22/19
Alpha GPC: the Supplement that Can Boost Memory, Learning & More? Darrell Miller 1/15/19
Industrially processed fructose is just as addictive as alcohol andeven morphine, concludes study VitaNet, LLC Staff 1/10/19
Another superfood to add to your pantry: 9 Surprising benefits ofbee propolis Darrell Miller 1/9/19
Congress Finally Frees Hemp From Jail: Big News For Farmers and CBDIndustry Darrell Miller 1/6/19
10 herbs to cure inflammation (and how to grow them yourself) Darrell Miller 1/6/19
New study links negative mood with higher levels of inflammation Darrell Miller 1/5/19
Why you need both probiotics and prebiotics Darrell Miller 1/5/19



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The evidence is undeniable: Green leafy vegetables take the prizewhen it comes to protecting eye health
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Date: May 17, 2019 04:28 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The evidence is undeniable: Green leafy vegetables take the prizewhen it comes to protecting eye health





One consequence of glaucoma is vision loss or blindness. It is estimated that leafy green vegetables like kale, broccoli and other vegetables are full of minerals and vitamins that prevent diseases like diabetes and heart disease. The question the author wants to answer is whether these leafy vegetables can help in preventing glaucoma. The conclusion of the author is that there is a link between leafy green vegetables and prevention of glaucoma. In fact, it can help prevent the disease. This conclusion was based on a recent study that was conducted by researchers at the Harvard Medical school. Glaucoma is a eye disease that can affect one’s vision leading to vision loss progressively. The common glaucoma is primary open-angle glaucoma. It leads to vision loss without any symptoms or sign. It is estimated that three million Americans are affected with glaucoma and 120,000 people will lose their sight due to having glaucoma. But why is glaucoma produced? This is due to an imbalance in the drainage of the aqueous humor. The researchers analyzed people’s diet and came to the conclusion that leafy green vegetables should be used as a treatment option.

Key Takeaways:

  • Eating more green, leafy vegetables can assist in decreasing the risk of developing glaucoma.
  • A key to why these vegetables are effective is that they help with blood flow near the optic nerve.
  • These vegetables also help with lowering other diseases like those that affect the heart and diabetes.

"The study was published in the Journal of American Medical Association Ophthalmology, and it was conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-17-green-leafy-vegetables-improve-eye-health.html

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New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients
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Date: May 17, 2019 04:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New meta-analysis finds that proper vitamin D levels greatlyimprove the health of diabetics and heart patients





Up to a billion people worldwide may not be getting enough vitamin D, and this is a real problem because vitamin D deficiency can increase the risk of cancer, obesity and other health problems. Meta-analysis published by Current Pharmaceutical Design suggests that getting enough vitamin D can decrease fasting glucose and reduce insulin resistance. Vitamin D can also help moderate your bad cholesterol, as well as reducing your levels of C-reactive protein, which is a sign of inflammation.

Key Takeaways:

  • One health problem around the world that is affecting a lot of people is the fact that Vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency is becoming more pronounced.
  • When one is deficient in Vitamin D, some of the health problems that can be encountered are poor glycemic control, obesity, and hypertension.
  • A link has been found between vitamin D deficiency and diabetes and also another study found that the deficiency leads to high blood sugar levels.

"Three of the most significant risk factors for heart disease are high cholesterol, chronic inflammation, and insulin resistance. Researchers wanted to learn more about whether vitamin D supplementation is a way to lower the risk of heart disease or reduce complications in patients who already have it."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/vitamin-d-glycemic-control-2947.html

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Can aloe vera be used to treat sepsis?
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Date: May 10, 2019 10:42 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can aloe vera be used to treat sepsis?





Aloe vera can be used for plenty of skin conditions, but new evidence suggests it could be used for blood infections, because of the metabolites in the plant. A Chinese and Japanese study looked at this using mice, and found that aloe metabolites suppressed inflammation, due to reduced nitric oxide level. This is important because sepsis harms the body's own tissues and organs, and can be fatal. Aloe also has other uses, such as skin care, warding off cancer, treating digestive issues, and lowering blood sugar levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Sepsis though not too common should be seen as a serious condition because it can lead to death or organ failure if the condition is not immediately treated.
  • A team of researchers from China and Japan sought out natural treatment for this disease and found out that aloe vera plant metabolites could be helpful.
  • The trials were conducted in both the laboratory and in animals and the team sought to find out how aloe vera metabolites has anti-inflammatory effects against sepsis.

"After using various tests to determine inflammation, the Chinese and Japanese research team found that aloe metabolites suppressed the expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs). Aloe metabolites also decreased the production of proinflammatory cytokines and nitric oxide."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-17-can-aloe-vera-be-used-to-treat-sepsis.html

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Keep a Jasmine flower in your room to reduce stress and anxiety. Study finds as calming as valium
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Date: May 09, 2019 04:37 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Keep a Jasmine flower in your room to reduce stress and anxiety. Study finds as calming as valium





People who frequently experience bouts of anxiety and frequent periods of stress may find it hard to wind down after a hard day at work. This can then result in the inability to relax and inability to sleep. That is why anxiety and stress are recognized as the two most prominent leading causes of insomnia. Insomnia on the other hand takes a major toll on one’s physical health and mental well-being. What could be the solution? Researchers have found that this could be keeping a jasmine plant in the house. The scent which the jasmine plant releases has been linked to a reduction in anxiety and stress. The author states that the Jasmine plant is a flower that blooms at night with a sweet fragrance and exciting smell. Companies use it to make teas, incense, essential oils, and then perfumes. Its health benefits are immense and it has been used to treat diabetes, hepatitis, and cancer. It can now be proved that it can used to reduce anxiety and stress in individuals. It is estimated that about 40 million adults are affected yearly by anxiety and stress. The author then states the pathways in which jasmine works.

Key Takeaways:

  • People who experience frequent bouts of anxiety at the end of the day or frequent episodes of stress often find it difficult to wind down.
  • Anxiety and stress are two of the leading causes of insomnia and there is nothing like not being able to sleep at the end of the day.
  • The solution to insomnia has been found by several studies to be keeping a jasmine plant in the room that helps to reduce anxiety levels.

"One way to combat a high level of toxins in the air is to keep a jasmine plant nearby. Research concludes a jasmine plant in your room can serve as relief for sleeplessness, anxiety, and stress, among other illnesses. Simply breathing the aromatic scent of the plant can help to significantly calm your anxieties."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/keep-a-jasmine-flower-in-your-room-to-reduce-stress-and-anxiety-study-finds-its-as-calming-as-valium/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells
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Date: May 08, 2019 03:07 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Oolong tea inhibits the growth and progression of breast cancer cells





Many persons drink tea for relaxation, stress relief, and to get a caffeine fix but little do they know that drinking tea can help to inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells. Some researchers in both America and China who worked together have found that drinking tea can lead to DNA damage in the cells of breast cancer. Since this tea can be used to prevent also the progression of a tumor, it is hoped that one day they can be a non-toxic means to prevent the growth of breast cancer. In the USA alone, about 250,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 and about 41,000 are expected to die from the disease. Although there are improvements in the screening for breast cancer, and in treatment, it is noted that more needs to be done to help women. The researchers discovered that tea has long been used in medicinal treatment in China for centuries and reckoned that black tea is used more often than green tea and oolong tea. And although the benefits of green tea in treating cancer has long been known, the use of oolong tea for cancer is not known, so the researchers sought out this tea in their experiment. Using patients from Fujian, China, where oolong tea is grown mainly, they found out that there was a lower incidence of cancer among people who take oolong tea.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many persons drink tea so that it can help them relax or to get their fix of caffeine but they do not know that it can inhibit breast cancer.
  • The lead author on oolong tea and breast cancer observed how it caused morphology alteration and DNA damage in the cells of breast cancer.
  • Over 250,000 women in the USA alone were diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2018 and it is estimated that 41,000 will die from it.

"Like black and green teas, oolong tea contains several vitamins, minerals, and helpful antioxidants."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-11-oolong-tea-inhibits-the-growth-and-progression-of-breast-cancer-cells.html

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Cooking with the "stinking rose": The 7 health benefits of garlic
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Date: May 07, 2019 04:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cooking with the "stinking rose": The 7 health benefits of garlic





Garlic has a wide range of both culinary and health benefits. It can reduce multiple different risk factors for cardiac disease, including the speed of atherosclerotic plaque formation in the arteries, blood pressure, triglycerides and plasma viscosity. Cumulatively, garlic can reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke by close to 50 percent. Garlic also has formidable antimicrobial properties against a wide range of pathogens, and may help control colds. It also helps remove lead from the body, too.

Key Takeaways:

  • Garlic has a wide array of heart benefits, including effects related to arteriosclerosis prevention, plasma viscosity, blood pressure and more.
  • Multiple studies indicate that aged garlic extract can reduce the buildup of white fat around the heart area in favor of the more dynamic brown fat that poses a lower risk of calcification.
  • Garlic also has superb antimicrobial capabilities against a wide range of pathogens, and may even be able to help you kick a cold.

"Moreover, the aforementioned four-year German study revealed that consumption of garlic powder every day reduced the volume of arteriosclerotic plaque by as much as 18 percent."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-23-cooking-with-the-stinking-rose-health-benefits-of-garlic.html

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5 ways aged garlic can slash your risk of heart disease
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Date: May 07, 2019 02:49 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 ways aged garlic can slash your risk of heart disease





Aged garlic may be remarkably effective at protecting you from heart disease, the number one killer of Americans over the last eight decades. Aged garlic extract can help protect your arteries from low-attenuation (or “soft”) plaque, even if you work in a high-stress field. Aged garlic can also help counter and neutralize the effects of C-Reactive Protein and Interleukin, both associated with the inflammation linked to cardiac disease. Aged garlic can also help prevent harmful blood clots, and may also moderate your blood pressure.

Key Takeaways:

  • It is estimated that heart disease has maintained it role as the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States for 80 years.
  • There are a lot of studies on garlic, about 900, that show that garlic can be used as a natural treatment for heart disease.
  • A study that involved 55 participants that were between the ages 40 to 75 was used to discover that aged garlic reduced the amount of soft plaque in arteries.

"However, as unlikely as it sounds, an extract from an everyday kitchen staple – garlic – has the potential to drastically cut your odds of becoming a medical statistic."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/reverse-heart-disease-2778.html

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Is vitamin D a key factor in breast cancer prevention?
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Date: May 03, 2019 04:11 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is vitamin D a key factor in breast cancer prevention?





CDC data shows that nearly 41,000 American women died of breast cancer in 2013 alone, making it a leading causing of death among women from all racial groups. However, research indicates a strong association between living in a place with lots of sunshine and lower risk of breast cancer. This is almost certainly due to sunlight’s role in production of vitamin D. Only the type of vitamin D produced by the skin from sun exposure seems to have this kind of strong impact on breast cancer rates.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cancer is an ancient disease that dates back several years with the earliest known writing on it recorded about 1,600 years before Christ.
  • Among all the cancers, the most common and most feared of them all by many women is breast cancer and this is regardless of ethnicity.
  • While many scientists and institutions are battling hard to find a cure for cancer, there is a vitamin, Vitamin D, that can be used to solve the problem.

"In fact, breast cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanic American women, and the second highest cause among white, black and Asian/Pacific women."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-27-vitamin-d-breast-cancer-prevention.html

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How Can Cannabis Help with Autoimmune Disorders?
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Date: May 02, 2019 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Can Cannabis Help with Autoimmune Disorders?





Autoimmune diseases affect nearly 50 million people living in the United States. These diseases can lead to either over-activation, where antibodies may attack otherwise healthy organs, or under-activation, where not enough antibodies are produced to effectively fight off diseases. Using cannabis may be an alternative means of dealing with autoimmune disorders. Cannabinoids have been shown to be able to bind to receptors within the body which appears to be a possible therapeutic key. Studies with hepatitis, psoriasis, fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease, and Multiple Sclerosis have shown cannabis to provide some relief. However, there are some risk of discomfort from side-effects that could occur with using cannabis to treat autoimmune diseases.

Key Takeaways:

  • Autoimmune disorders, which result from a hyper-reactive or under-reactive immune system, affect 50 million Americans.
  • Three well known autoimmune disorders are multiple sclerosis, Crohn's Disease and psoriasis.
  • Evidence suggests that the use of cannabis has given some sufferers of psoriasis relief from the inflammatory effects of the condition.

"In cases of over-activation, the immune system produces antibodies in response to an unknown trigger that attacks the body's own tissues and organs."

Read more: https://news.weedmaps.com/2019/03/how-can-cannabis-help-with-autoimmune-disorders/

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Potassium and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know
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Date: May 02, 2019 12:01 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Potassium and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know





Potassium is vital to the most basic functions of your body, including muscle function and your cells’ ability to take in and release fluids and nutrients. During pregnancy, it becomes even more important by helping to reduce fluid retention and fight unpleasant symptoms like restless legs and cramped, uncomfortable muscles. A potassium deficiency, also known as hypokalemia, is usually the result of a rapid, major loss of fluids, and can product symptoms such as soreness, cramps, stiffness and spasms in the muscles, breathing and digestive problems and more.

Key Takeaways:

  • The vital nutrient, potassium regulates fluid and other minerals in the human body's cells.
  • Potassium also aids in the regulation of blood pressure, the contractors of muscles and the transmission of electric nerve impulses.
  • A severe lack of the mineral can lead to exhaustion, vomiting, nausea and constipation.

"Potassium helps reduce fluid retention, combats electrolyte imbalance, and eases restless leg syndrome and cramps, all of which are major causes of discomfort during pregnancy."

Read more: https://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/potassium-and-pregnancy-everything-you-need-to-know/

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What is liver cirrhosis? (and is alcohol always the cause of it?)
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Date: May 02, 2019 11:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is liver cirrhosis? (and is alcohol always the cause of it?)





Cirrhosis is the advanced scarring of liver tissue. When the liver is injured, it will try repair itself, but this can lead to scarring (a.k.a. fibrosis). Advanced levels of scarring is cirrhosis. Excess drinking is a common cause of liver cirrhosis, but it isn't the only cause. A condition known as Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), actually the most common cause of liver disease in the U.S., can also lead to the disease. People who are overweight are at risk for NAFLD, so maintaining healthy weight is one way to prevent cirrhosis. Avoiding excess alcohol consumption is another. Finally, eating plenty of green leafy vegetables can protect the liver from damage.

Key Takeaways:

  • One disease that is scary because of its implications is cirrhosis of the liver and it is usually associated with drinking too much alcohol.
  • Some of the factors that can lead to short-term and long-term liver damage include excessive drinking, risky sexual behavior, and injuries like vehicle crashes.
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is also a factor in liver cirrhosis and it is estimated that a hundred million Americans have NAFLD.

"Each time that the liver is injured — whether by disease, excessive alcohol consumption, or fat cells that become toxins — it will try to repair itself."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-26-what-is-liver-cirrhosis-and-is-alcohol-always-the-cause-of-it.html

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Reduce your risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, researchersdiscover an effective natural solution
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Date: April 30, 2019 03:57 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduce your risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, researchersdiscover an effective natural solution





Cirrhosis and liver cancer are common diseases that can be easily prevented. There are many ways to reduce the chance of developing these diseases over the course of a lifetime, such as moderate physical activity. Resistance training in particular can help to alleviate symptoms and reduce the likelihood of developing these diseases because it can lower fat levels. Exercise can also lower cholesterol and help manage weight. To sum, healthy lifestyle choices and changes can reduce the risk of cancer associated with the liver and cirrhosis, which will ultimately lead to a positive and healthy life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is estimated to affect about thirty percent of Americans which translates to about a hundred million Americans.
  • Recent research from the University of Liverpool, UK, has shown that physical exercise, particularly resistance training, can reduce the risk of having liver cancer.
  • The liver is an important organ in the body that is involved in a lot of detoxification and it was shown that exercising was more beneficial for obese people.

"At the end of the study period, both liver fat and cholesterol levels were significantly lower."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/fatty-liver-disease-solutions-2916.html

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Milk thistle combats liver disease and offers blood sugar control
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Date: April 29, 2019 02:43 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Milk thistle combats liver disease and offers blood sugar control





As holistic medicines and natural remedies continue to be looked for, especially as more data and evidence shows the immense benefits that many of these can have for an individual, one natural cure that has been looked into is that of milk thistle. Specifically so, milk thistle has been found to be significantly beneficial when it comes to helping with the problems of liver disease, and can be beneficial for those who want to have better control of blood sugar levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Milk thistle is thorny and scrubby in appearance and is considered a weed by many yet it has a whole lot of benefits for individuals.
  • Milk thistle with the botanical name of Silybum marianum has been revered by traditional healers and herbalists for years and used to treat liver problems and blood sugar imbalances.
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which is the liver disease that is more common in the country is known to affect 45 percent of the population in western countries.

"By the way, you should know that metabolic syndrome – associated with excess consumption of sugars and fats, obesity and a sedentary lifestyle – is a leading cause of NAFLD."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/milk-thistle-liver-disease-2786.html

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Curcumin stops cancer cell growth, NEW scientific discovery
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Date: April 27, 2019 10:10 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin stops cancer cell growth, NEW scientific discovery





Turmeric is hailed for its properties in helping to regulate blood sugar, fighting inflammation and infection, and helping cancer patients. In helping cancer patients, turmeric is able to affect cancerous cells without harming the non-cancerous cells. DYRK2 is inhibited by the turmeric, keeping the cancer from growing. Carfilzomib used with turmeric helped with cancer cell death with minimal affect to the healthy cells. Turmeric also promotes angiogenesis, which stops the growth of new blood vessels which support the growth of tumors, and also doesn't allow development of adhesion which leads to metastasizing of cancers.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric was first cultivated in the SouthEast Asia and India. It is a kitchen spice that is revered for its ability to fight inflammation and regulate blood sugar.
  • New research shows that turmeric has even more potential. Due to its active compound, curcumin, research has shown that it could be used to fight cancer.
  • A new study conducted by researchers in United States and China showed that turmeric can successfully be used to target several aggressive forms of cancer.

"The team used cutting-edge X-ray crystallography to obtain 3D images – in which curcumin could distinctly be seen binding to the enzyme at the atomic level."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/curcumin-cancer-cell-2659.html

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5 foods that arthritis patients must include in their daily diet
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Date: April 26, 2019 03:21 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 foods that arthritis patients must include in their daily diet





Men and women who suffer from arthritis experience daily joint inflammation, stiffness, and pain, which negatively affects their daily routine. While medication is an important piece of treating arthritis, a balanced diet is also critical for optimal daily living. A healthy diet for someone with arthritis should include many foods with anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger is one food source known to reduce inflammation and have pain relieving effects. It can be consumed in tea or part of a syrup. Turmeric is another very powerful anti-inflammatory that also has tissue protection properties. For best absorption, take turmeric with black pepper. Also, berries, olive oil, and fatty fish are all great additions to a healthy and balanced diet of those with arthritis.

Key Takeaways:

  • As a disease that is common in men and women, arthritis affects the joints of the body and the joint inflammation can lead to constant pain.
  • The definite cause for the disease is not yet known, but the two types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, cause inflammation to the joints.
  • One treatment for arthritis which focuses on reducing inflammation is ginger. Ginger is considered very effective in reducing inflammation at the joints.

"Apart from medication and treatment people suffering from arthritis need to maintain a balanced diet and also incorporate some physical activities."

Read more: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/food-news/5-foods-that-arthritis-patients-must-include-in-their-daily-diet/articleshow/68199467.cms

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Pomegranate can prevent the growth and spread of four common typesof cancer cells
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Date: April 26, 2019 02:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Pomegranate can prevent the growth and spread of four common typesof cancer cells





There is a protective enzyme within pomegranate that is known scientifically as paraoxonase-1 (PON-1), and it has the ability to block oxidative stress that promote DNA mutations. These DNA mutations are often what lead to a cancer diagnosis. More research determined that not only does pomegranate help block gene mutations, but it can also stop the replication cycle of cancer cells in which they grow at alarming rates. Not only can it help disrupt this cycle, but it can also kill some cells altogether.

Key Takeaways:

  • The US centers of disease control states that the incidence of cancer is expected to go up by about 24 percent in men and 21 percent in women.
  • There is now the need for more novel and more proactive methods of treating cancer, based on the grim statistics, and pomegranate is one of those promises.
  • Pomegranate benefits does not lie only in the fact that it contains antioxidant polyphenols for combating oxidative stress but also has multiple actions against cancer cells.

"In one study, a cup of day of pomegranate juice lowered inflammatory markers – such as C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 – in diabetic patients."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/pomegranate-cancer-cells-2628.html

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The many benefits of red raspberry leaf tea
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Date: April 26, 2019 02:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The many benefits of red raspberry leaf tea





Red raspberries are a popular fruit, but what many people don't know is that the leaves of its plant can be used to make herbal tea. In fact, people have been doing so for thousands of years. Red raspberry leaf tea contains compounds that help women relax pelvic muscles, leading to shorter labor periods during pregnancy. Well before labor, this tea can help reduce nausea and vomiting during the first trimester. Aside from pregnant women, others can benefit from red raspberry leaf tea's high Vitamin C content and ability to replenish potassium in the blood. These are just some of the benefits to drinking this natural herbal tea.

Key Takeaways:

  • The leaves of the red raspberry, scientific name Rubus idaeus, has been used for millenials by people to create a healthy, herbal tea.
  • The most attention in the red raspberry is given to the bright red fruits although the leaves are considered very important.
  • Red raspberry leaves is used in folk medicine and is prescribed for those who are suffering from colic pain and diarrhea.

"The most common use of red raspberry leaf tea is to provide natural support for pregnant women. Drinking it helps shorten the labor period, prevents complications, and reduces the need for medical intervention during birth."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-12-the-many-benefits-of-red-raspberry-leaf-tea.html

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Cranberries improve oral health, study concludes
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Date: April 26, 2019 02:10 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cranberries improve oral health, study concludes





According to a study in Nutrition Research, cranberries can contribute to overall oral health by fighting the inflammation caused by gingivitis. If gingivitis goes untreated, it can lead to gum disease and periodontitis. In adults, both periodontitis and gingivitis can lead to tooth loss. To prevent these conditions, experts recommend consuming 750 ml of a cranberry functional beverage daily. Furthermore, according to a study in the European Journal of Oral Sciences, eating a serving of cranberries and blueberries daily can protect your teeth against S. mutans, a bacterial strand responsible for tooth decay.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although cranberries, Vaccinium macrocarpon, are usually eating during Thanksgiving, one should make it a habit to take them regularly due to its health benefits.
  • It has been discovered that cranberries are especially good for oral health. A new study found that it can help fight inflammation due to gingivitis.
  • Gingivitis is caused by the inflammation of the gums due to the buildup of bacteria that form plaque. If left untreated, it develops to periodontitis.

"The study, which was published in the journal Nutrition Research, suggests that cranberries consumed as a functional drink can be used as a safe and natural treatment for gingivitis."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-16-cranberries-improve-oral-health-study-concludes.html

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Modified citrus pectin helps to reduce heavy metal toxicity by 74percent, study says
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Date: April 25, 2019 04:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Modified citrus pectin helps to reduce heavy metal toxicity by 74percent, study says





As you may know, heavy metals are everywhere, in our water, food, dental fillings, and air. Fortunately, according to the latest research, modified citrus pectin is a substance that can help to safely remove these toxic metals from the body. The accumulation of heavy metals in the body not only can lead to chronic disease, but it also compromises the body's ability to heal from illness. Some common toxic heavy metals are lead, mercury, and cadmium. To reduce your body's burden of heavy metals, take 15 grams of the product PectaSol three times a day.

Key Takeaways:

  • We have a toxic burden that surrounds us daily. It could be in personal care products, in paints, vaccines, or conventional dental fillings.
  • Western medicine tries to downplay the risk we take due to the toxic burden we carry daily, but traditional medicines emphasizes that it impacts on the health.
  • Even when is still under the conventional threshold for exposure to toxicity, accumulation of heavy metal can impact the health by depleting antioxidants and detoxifiers.

"Mercury, a known neurotoxin, is found in fish such as swordfish and shark, as well as in “silver” dental fillings. The crazy part is: we know that mercury can seriously affect the nervous system, causing tremors, loss of coordination, muscular spasms and even death."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/modified-citrus-pectin-2824.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Catechins in green tea found to improve symptoms of metabolicsyndrome in obese people
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Date: April 25, 2019 04:43 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Catechins in green tea found to improve symptoms of metabolicsyndrome in obese people





Green tea not only tastes good, but it also has very beneficial health factors. Among these factors includes the fact that it contains catechins, which are polyphenols that are a good barrier to diabetes and stress. These catechins can also help with metabolic syndrome, which is a syndrome that causes people to have higher than normal levels of abdominal fat and a slowed down metabolism. This could potentially lead to lowered rates of obesity when consumed by the public.

Key Takeaways:

  • Japanese scientists have recently discovered that a component in green tea, catechins, has the ability to improve metabolic syndrome and reduce abdominal fat in the obese and overweight.
  • It is estimated that more than 34 percent of adults in the US suffer from metabolic syndrome and symptoms include abnormal lipid metabolism and abnormal glucose metabolism.
  • Diagnosing metabolic syndrome early on is very important otherwise it could lead to conditions such as the development of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

"In this study, the researchers wanted to determine if catechins were beneficial for reducing abdominal fat and improving metabolic syndrome."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-catechins-improve-symptoms-of-metabolic-syndrome-in-obese-people.html

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Why Fibre: The One Effective Macronutrient For Constipation AndWeight Loss
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Date: April 25, 2019 04:31 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why Fibre: The One Effective Macronutrient For Constipation AndWeight Loss





Fiber is a critical macronutrient that can help to alleviate constipation by increasing the size and weight of the stool. However, consuming too much fiber can cause discomfort, gas and bloating. The recommended daily intake of fiber for adults is 25 grams for women and 35 grams for men. Unfortunately, most people take in only about 15 grams of fiber per day. It's important to drink plenty of water so that the body can absorb fiber properly without any negative effects. While fiber is not a magic pill, it can aid in weight loss by eliminating toxins, boosting gut health, and balancing blood sugar.

Key Takeaways:

  • Since fiber is an essential macronutrient that the body requires, people who are suffering from constipation can get relief from having it in their diet.
  • Some of the benefits of taking fiber include the smooth movement of bowel through the increase in the weight and size of stool, and for losing weight.
  • Although fiber is good for the body, too much of fiber is unhealthy because it can lead to bloating, gas, and constipation.

"This means that a lack of fibre can invite a host of health problems ranging from plummeting sugar and lipid profiles, overeating which can in turn lead to obesity, constipation and gut dysbiosis which can pave way for even more serious illnesses."

Read more: https://www.ndtv.com/health/why-fibre-the-one-effective-macronutrient-for-constipation-and-weight-loss-2003400

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Cancer patients found to benefit from cannabis; scientific studyanalyzed outcomes of 2,970 cancer patients to confirm results
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Date: April 24, 2019 01:35 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cancer patients found to benefit from cannabis; scientific studyanalyzed outcomes of 2,970 cancer patients to confirm results





Cannabis is routinely used for palliative care in Israel, and Israeli researchers did a study of over 2900 late-stage cancer patients treated with medical cannabis between 2015 and 2017 to evaluate how effective it was as a treatment. Most of the patients complained of sleep disturbances, very severe pain, nausea and weakness. The researchers found that 96 percent of the patients treated with the medical cannabis reported improvements in their symptoms, leading the scientists to conclude that medical cannabis is effective and safe for palliative care.

Key Takeaways:

  • Now counting and increasing, there are now about 34 countries, with an equal number of states in the US who have approved the use of cannabis for treating diseases.
  • Although at the federal level the US has not approved the use of cannabis, but as more and more studies come out, hopefully, that will be the situation.
  • Cancer is a leading cause of death in Israel and palliative care is recommended for cancer patients. The Israeli ministry of health has approved cannabis for palliative care.

"They sorted out which types of cancer the patients had, what main symptoms that required therapy were and how severe the pain was for the patients. Then they evaluated the safety and efficacy of this therapy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-10-cancer-patients-found-to-benefit-from-cannabis.html

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Why a little sun makes us feel so good
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Date: April 23, 2019 02:39 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why a little sun makes us feel so good





Who doesn't like basking in the rays of sunshine on a nice summer day? Since sunlight has the natural ability to raise serotonin levels, it naturally has the ability to regulate and improve your mood. Not getting enough exposure to sunlight on a regular basis can actually lead to the same harmful side effects that are associated with obesity and smoking. UV exposure is especially important for those who are impacted by seasonal affective disorder (SAD), even if it is received in an artificial setting.

Key Takeaways:

  • UVB radiation from sunlight is what causes the human body to synthesize critical vitamin D.
  • Vitamin D propels genes in the human body that aid in regulating the immune system and in releasing neurotransmitters in the brain.
  • One of the neurotransmitters directly impacted by vitamin D is serotonin, the lack of which is highly implicated in an array of mood disorders.

"A recent study, found that underexposure to sun carried significant risks, similar to smoking, obesity, and being sedentary."

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/5-reasons-sunshine-totally-good-health-102319967.html

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Why do I have so much gas?
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Date: April 22, 2019 04:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why do I have so much gas?





Gas and bloating can have a variety of causes. Constipation allows fecal matter to ferment and feed bacteria in the colon, for example. Cruciferous vegetables can also cause excess gas because they contain indigestible raffinose. Carbonated beverages, artificial sweeteners and chewing gum are some additional common causes. People with lactose intolerance can get bloated if they consume dairy products, as can people who consume too much fiber or are too sedentary. In some cases, excess gas can be a sign of an underlying condition like celiac disease or pancreatic insufficiency.

Key Takeaways:

  • When stool sits in the colon, which is the case with constipation, the fecal matter ferments and causes gas.
  • The sugar in dairy can ferment and lead to gas when it isn't broken down by the appropriate enzyme, which is the case with those individuals that are lactose intolerant.
  • The natural sugar in cruciferous vegetables can also cause gas, because the body finds it difficult to digest.

"While gas is usually just a normal part of gut function, it can, rarely, be the sign of an illness. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten, can lead to gas and bloating. Excessive gas can also be the result of pancreatic insufficiency, a disease in which the pancreas doesn’t produce enough of the enzymes needed to digest food."

Read more: https://www.today.com/health/why-do-i-have-so-much-gas-t150006

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Are You Getting Enough Healthy Fats?
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Date: April 22, 2019 04:19 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are You Getting Enough Healthy Fats?





If you have been trying to remove all fat from your diet, you've been making a mistake. The human body needs fat to function. You just need to make sure you are getting the right fats. When it comes to your health, unsaturated fats are beneficial, trans fats are detrimental, and the jury is still out on saturated fats. Failure to consume enough healthy fats can lead to cognitive fatigue, dry skin, joint pain and other ailments. To ensure your body gets enough good fat, fill your diet with seeds, fruits, nuts and fatty fish.

Key Takeaways:

  • Beneficial fats should be a regular part of your daily diet for both heart and brain health.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids are the perfect brain food and have been shown to prevent ADHD and enhance cognitive function.
  • Healthy fats have been shown to help alleviate joint pain, support good vision, and improve anxiety and mood swings.

"Your skin is what you eat and good skin always starts from the inside. Aside from collagen and elastin, healthy fats also help to keep your skin moisturized and supple. As our skin cells are surrounded by them, low levels of fats in the body can lead to dry, flaky and irritated skin (4)."

Read more: https://www.longevitylive.com/anti-aging-beauty/getting-enough-healthy-fats/

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Moms, add more leucine and omega-3s to your diet to boostantioxidant levels in your children's liver
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Date: April 22, 2019 04:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Moms, add more leucine and omega-3s to your diet to boostantioxidant levels in your children's liver





When you have an imbalance of antioxidants within your system, this often leads to oxidative stress. An increase in oxidative stress unfortunately leads to many forms of cancer. Research has emerged that showed leucine and omega-3's have the ability to fight off this oxidative stress by increasing the amount of antioxidants that are found in the liver. Both of these can be found in the form of a nutritional supplement at most mainstream health and wellness stores.

Key Takeaways:

  • Every year more than 8 million people die of cancer, a disease that stems in part due to oxidative stress.
  • Nearly a quarter of those that succumb to cancer suffer from a wasting syndrome known as cachexia.
  • Cachexia sufferers endure draining weight loss, because the disease depletes carbohydrares, lipids and proteins in the body.

"Expectant mothers need a wide range of nutrients for them and their child to stay healthy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-moms-add-more-leucine-omega-3s-to-your-diet.html

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Probiotics Benefit More Than Just Digestion
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Date: April 21, 2019 09:09 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotics Benefit More Than Just Digestion





Everyone has heard that probiotics can help us stay regular, but they can do a lot more than that. Taking probiotics can help to boost your immune system. Pro-biotics can lower blood pressure and cholesterol level. They can help you stay hydrated and fight inflammation, both of which can improve the condition of your skin. It has become apparent also that the mind and the gut are interconnected. Therefore, taking probiotics for a healthy gut will support greater mental health.

Key Takeaways:

  • We are constantly being advised to take probiotics because they can help in making us healthy, but there are many more things they can help us in.
  • An unhealthy gut can lead to weight gain because one has constipation and is not able to digest food properly while a healthy gut leads to weight loss.
  • Two factors that can contribute to a sick heart are blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It has been shown that probiotics can reduce both of these.

"A healthy gut means stronger immunity, and when you feed your gut probiotics, it can go a long way in boosting your immune system. We can all use an extra immune boost this time of year."

Read more: https://www.belmarrahealth.com/probiotics-benefit-more-than-just-digestion/

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How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin
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Date: April 16, 2019 10:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How does poor gut health affect vitamin C and E in metabolicsyndrome? - Medical News Bulletin





Metabolic syndrome involves a combination of at least three out of five conditions — hypertension, abdominal obesity, low “good cholesterol,” and excessively high fasting blood glucose and serum triglyceride scores. Metabolic syndrome is a major public health concern, given that more than a third of American adults have it. Recent studies suggest that eating too much saturated fat can imbalance the bacteria in the gut. This results over time in oxidative stress and inflammation that can deplete the body’s stockpiles of vitamins C and E, and also make it harder to absorb more vitamin C from food to replace what has been used up. Vitamins C and E play an important role in protecting against oxidative stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Metabolic syndrome can lead to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other serious conditions.
  • The American Heart association defines metabolic syndrome as abdominal obesity, raised serum triglycerides, low HDL, high blood pressure or raised fasting blood glucose.
  • Vitamin C and E are vital to the body's immune system and work to prevent metabolic syndrome through regular consumption of fruits and vegetables.

"Around 35% of the American adult population has metabolic syndrome, with a higher prevalence in older age groups."

Read more: https://www.medicalnewsbulletin.com/poor-gut-health-vitamin-c-e-metabolic-syndrome/

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6 reasons to care about your gut flora
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Date: April 11, 2019 08:12 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 reasons to care about your gut flora





Gut flora is made up of the bacteria that resides in our intestines and stomach. While we are born with some of this, the rest can be affected through our diets. Having good bacteria helps eliminate what is not good and there are several examples. First, there is a link between good bacteria in the gut flora and our overall mental health. There is a lot of bacteria already identified, with some of the benefits not known yet and a deepening understanding is important. Bad bacteria can cause a number of diseases, but being healthy and eating appropriately can decrease the need things like probiotics, which people may needlessly use while on antibiotics. Finally, prebiotics found in foods that promote good gut flora can lead to a decrease in blood pressure.

Key Takeaways:

  • Because the microbiome in the gut has been linked to various physical and mental health situations, we have to be interested in what is going on there.
  • The microbiome is made up of good bacteria that reside in our intestines that help us when we want to digest food.
  • The bacteria in our gut is partly what we were born with (that is from our mother) and partly from our lifestyle and dietary choices.

"With probiotics, fermented foods and kombucha all trending in recent years, we wanted to find out what all the fuss was about when it comes to our gut health."

Read more: https://www.dw.com/en/6-reasons-to-care-about-your-gut-flora/a-47429707

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This deficiency often leads to brain shrinkage, psychosis and Alzheimer
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Date: April 09, 2019 10:21 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This deficiency often leads to brain shrinkage, psychosis and Alzheimer





There are serious health consequences associated with being deficient in vitamins B3, B6 and B12, including many with neurological or psychiatric elements. B vitamins are very important to healthy brain function, and can also play a role in whether and how quickly diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s develop. Specifically, being deficient in these vitamins can increase levels of homocysteine, which is associsted with sharply increasing the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Getting enough of the most important B vitamins can suppress homocysteine and help keep your brain healthy.

Key Takeaways:

  • A strong nutritional foundation is critical to preventing Alzheimer’s and optimizing overall cognitive function.
  • B vitamins, especially vitamins B3, B6, and B12, all play a role in cellular functioning, energy production, and overall brain health.
  • According to Dr. Michael Greger, high levels of homocysteine indicate a strong risk factor for developing dementia and Alzheimer’s.

"It should come as no surprise that nutrition is a foundational consideration to optimize and maintain cognitive function."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/this-deficiency-often-leads-to-brain-shrinkage-psychosis-and-alzheimers/

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Eating more antioxidant-rich foods can reduce your risk of kidney cancer by 32%
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Date: March 14, 2019 02:28 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating more antioxidant-rich foods can reduce your risk of kidney cancer by 32%

Want to know the secret to reducing your risk of kidney cancer by 32%? It's not as difficult to conquer this secret as you might think. To reduce your risks, simply add more antioxidant rich foods to your diet. These foods are great additions to your diet and with so many choices, it is easy to eat a variety of foods that taste great and that you love that also keep you health and reduce kidney cancer risks!

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been demonstrated from research that eating foods rich in antioxidants can be a good remedy against cancer.
  • The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has reported that it is possible to cut the risk of kidney cancer by 32 percent through eating antioxidant-rich foods.
  • Anti-oxidants which are plentiful in fruits and vegetables can prevent the effects of oxidation on the cells which can lead to kidney cancer.

"Now, a new study review has shown that antioxidants are especially potent against kidney cancer."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-02-eating-more-antioxidant-rich-foods-can-reduce-your-risk-of-kidney-cancer-by-32.html

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Reduces homocysteine levels and acts as an Alzheimers bodyguard?
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Date: March 12, 2019 01:50 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Reduces homocysteine levels and acts as an Alzheimers bodyguard?





The prevalence of Alzheimer's is steadily growing, and researchers are growing more and more concerned at the apparent epidemic. Approximately one in six adults will end up experiencing some form of dementia, and this statistic alone is enough to motivate medical experts to find solutions. Some physicians are finding that taking in adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids each day can help prevent the stiffening and inflammation of cells that have the potential to lead to a drop in cognitive function related to dementia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alzheimer’s among seniors is just like autism among children because it is getting to epidemic proportions and evidence suggests that the trend is worsening.
  • The author states that Alzheimer’s is predicated on one’s lifestyle and that there are many strategies that can help one prevent this degeneration from happening.
  • In a new book, “Superfuel,” the author explains that DHA is essential and a structural component of the brain and is highly found in the neurons.

"The influence of marine-based omega-3 fats on physical and mental health has been the subject of intense research for decades, and there’s compelling evidence they can help ameliorate a variety of psychiatric illnesses and degenerative brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/reduces-homocysteine-levels-and-acts-as-an-alzheimers-bodyguard/

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Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oilsupplements
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Date: February 21, 2019 02:05 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oilsupplements





There are several cardiovascular benefits that coincide with routine consumption of fish oil supplements, but many are unaware of the cognitive benefits that fish oil also provides. The omega-3 fatty acids that are present in fish oil are vital in our system's ability to maintain structures of nerves and cell membranes that help defeat chronic conditions such as depression and anxiety. The omega-3 fatty acids work as a benefit for our cognitive function as opposed to making them more vulnerable as other harmful fats may do.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although the heart is associated with the benefits of fish oil, but it is also beneficial for maintaining healthy brain function.
  • Many diets and including several health foods do not have fish oil in them although it is essential for the brain.
  • When one has omega-3 deficiency, which is got from fish oil, it leads to depression, anxiety and mood disorders.

"Fish oil supplements are among the most popular dietary supplements, mainly for their ability to lower the risk of heart disease, thanks to the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-14-lift-your-spirits-up-by-taking-fish-oil-supplements.html

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Following a fiber-rich diet has a positive effect on chronicinflammatory joint diseases
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Date: February 19, 2019 07:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Following a fiber-rich diet has a positive effect on chronicinflammatory joint diseases





A diet that is high in levels of fiber as well as short-chain fatty acids can improve many areas of your physical health. For those looking to lose weight, diets high in fiber helps you fill up faster, and it also helps you stay fuller for longer periods of time. This naturally leads to a reduction in body mass. Over 22 studies have also documented how these high-fiber diets can promote heart health by reducing cardiovascular risk by nine percent.

Key Takeaways:

  • A diet high in fiber and short-chain fatty acids was shown to increase muscle mass and bone density.
  • When following a diet that is bacteria-friendly, a reduction in inflammatory symptoms will most likely follow.
  • Over 19 studies have shown that by eating a diet high in fiber, you dramatically reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes.

"A study published in Nature Communications revealed following a fiber-rich diet has a positive effect on chronic inflammatory joint diseases like arthritis, resulting in stronger bones."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-14-fiber-rich-diet-for-chronic-inflammatory-joint-diseases.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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6 foods that are high in B vitamins - Sportskeeda
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Date: February 08, 2019 04:33 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 foods that are high in B vitamins - Sportskeeda





The eight vitamins of the B Complex are water soluble nutrients which play a critical role in many organ systems and biological functions. Luckily, there are many foods that provide a rich supply of B Vitamins. Eggs are a great source of both vitamins and complete protein, while milk helps promote strong bones and teeth and spinach provides a wide variety of nutrients without too many carbohydrates mixed in. Other good dietary sources of Vitamin B include lentils and chicken.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Vitamin B Complex includes eight different water-soluble vitamins needed for a wide variety of organ systems and functions.
  • Eggs are a good source of complete protein, as well as Vitamins A and D, and can help prevent cardiovascular disease and even heart attacks.
  • Spinach, milk, lentils and chicken are all good sources of a wide variety of vitamins and minerals, including B Vitamins.

"Not consuming the required quantities of B vitamins could turn out to become counterproductive and could lead to severe health conditions, including anaemia, fatigue, weakened immune system and muscle weakness."

Read more: https://www.sportskeeda.com/health-and-fitness/6-foods-that-are-high-in-b-vitamins-ss

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Scientists discover the potential use of papaya leaf juice fortreating dengue
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Date: February 06, 2019 02:38 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Scientists discover the potential use of papaya leaf juice fortreating dengue





Dengue is an infection of the immune system that lowers platelet counts in the blood, causing a variety of issues, including clotting disorders and anemia due to the viral born illness. Papaya leaf juice has immune boosting properties, one of which is it encourages platelet production. It is also used to help treat jaundice and other liver related diseases due to its detoxification value. Papaya leaf juice can also aid in digestion, lower cholesterol, lower and help maintain blood insulin levels, and finally , due to its high vitamin A and C levels, improve skin appearance and health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Dengue is a disease borne by a virus and it affects millions of people worldwide, especially people in tropical countries like the Philippines.
  • Dengue infections can be mild and last only a week. But it can also be severe that leads to severe bleeding and reduction in the count of platelets.
  • Papaya leaves have been used for treating dengue in many practices because it can help to increase the platelet count and prevent liver damage arising from the virus.

"A recent study by researchers from Jamia Hamdard University in India revealed that extracts from papaya leaves have potential use as a natural remedy for dengue since they exhibit immunomodulatory activity and promote the production of thrombocytes, also called platelets."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-21-papaya-leaf-juice-for-dengue.html

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Are Alzheimer's and sugar consumption linked? Studies detail thedeadly connection
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Date: February 05, 2019 04:38 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are Alzheimer's and sugar consumption linked? Studies detail thedeadly connection





Sugar as various effects on the body, and Western diets are full of it in many forms. American consume nearly an entire diet that contains processed food, most of which contains highly concentrated amounts of sugar and or corn syrup. Consumption of these foods is not easy to avoid, as corn syrup is in just about everything, however, studies show that a diet high in refined sugars can lead to brain malfunction. It is not clear yet whether it is the population that is living longer is developing brain disorders such as Alzheimer more, or if there is a correlation between other health related issues from high sugar intake and brain diseases.

Key Takeaways:

  • It should be noted that one should be conscious of his sugar intake because all food products have added sugar and Alzheimer’s rates are on the increase.
  • The belief that blood sugar consumption and Alzheimer’s have a link is still in speculation territory but because of the nature of Alzheimer’s, it should be well investigated.
  • Two doctors have published findings on the standard western diet. They conclude that these diets are linked to various neurological issues and induce smaller brain size.

"However, according to various studies, consuming too much sugar can increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-27-link-between-alzheimers-and-sugar.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Another superfood to add to your pantry: 9 Surprising benefits ofbee propolis
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Date: January 09, 2019 03:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Another superfood to add to your pantry: 9 Surprising benefits ofbee propolis





You are what you eat and that's why it is so important to include healthy, nutritious foods on your menu. Superfoods are especially beneficial to add to your diet, particularly bee propolis. If you've never heard of this food before, it's time to learn the many reasons it should be included in your pantry items. The nine reasons here, such as its ability to remove warts from the skin or perhaps the ability to lower the blood pressure, should convince you to make the addition.

Key Takeaways:

  • The caffeic acid phenethyl ester in bee propolis prevents the inflammation that leads to bone deterioration.
  • Bee propolis can be applied topically to get rid of plantar warts.
  • The antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties in bee propolis boost the immune system, preventing colds and infections.

"They don’t just play a crucial role in pollination, they also produce various nutrient-rich substances such as honey and the lesser known bee propolis."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-01-surprising-benefits-of-bee-propolis.html

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Congress Finally Frees Hemp From Jail: Big News For Farmers and CBDIndustry
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Date: January 06, 2019 04:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Congress Finally Frees Hemp From Jail: Big News For Farmers and CBDIndustry





The Farm Act that was recently passed by Congress allows farmers across the nation to freely grow hemp as they please. Unfortunately, there are still restrictions set on the production of CBD products, which leaves a grey area in terms of what is acceptable and unacceptable. CBD oil is becoming more and more prevalent in treating psychological symptoms without the psychoactive effects that marijuana has. Industry leaders suspect that this bill passing is the first step in the CBD industry ultimately exploding.

Key Takeaways:

  • Since 1970, hemp has had the black label on the Schedule 1 drug. But recently, congress gave it its freedom and legalized it.
  • Despite the passing of the bill on hemp, the status of CBD by the food and drug administration is as an illegal substance.
  • Hemp does not take much to grow. It requires little water, is excellent for the soil and does not require pesticides.

"At any rate, the passing of the Farm Bill is sure to have implications on the growing CBD industry."

Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/congress-frees-hemp-from-jail-news-farmers-cbd-industry/

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10 herbs to cure inflammation (and how to grow them yourself)
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Date: January 06, 2019 04:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 10 herbs to cure inflammation (and how to grow them yourself)





Dealing with chronic inflammation can lead to many troublesome symptoms such as joint stiffness and joint pain. Many natural herbs such as green tea and chili pepper have the ability to reduce inflammation, helping patients avoid these life-impacting symptoms. Green tea has been shown to not only help those suffering from arthritic pain, but it can also reduce the inflammation in the digestive tracts in those suffering from ulcerative colitis or Crohn's Disease. Chili peppers actually contain something called capsaicin which has been shown to reduce inflammation on its own.

Key Takeaways:

  • Green tea has been well researched and found to be effective against heart disease and cancer. It is also found effective against inflammation of the digestive tract.
  • Chilli pepper contains capsaicin which makes the pepper hot and also this compound has an anti-inflammatory effect in the human body.
  • Piperine is a compound in black pepper that gives it the distinctive flavor. This compound has been found to prevent cancer and suppress the perception of pain.

"Recent studies have shown that green tea can effectively treat inflammation, especially in the treatment of arthritis."

Read more: https://rekordnorth.co.za/136842/10-herbs-cure-inflammation-grow/

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New study links negative mood with higher levels of inflammation
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Date: January 05, 2019 02:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New study links negative mood with higher levels of inflammation





New research from Penn State University has shown that being in a negative mood can be linked with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal of poor health. Inflammation is a contributing factor to many diseases such as diabetes and cancer. These negative emotions include sadness, anger, and depression. 220 participants reported on their moods and blood samples were taken to measure the inflammation present in the body. This was the first study to research how the two are linked. The long-term goal of the researchers is that the information will eventually lead to insights into how interventions can improve mood and ability to cope with stress. That will in turn help break the cycle of disease associated with inflammation.

Key Takeaways:

  • This study involved 220 participants and was carried out by researchers from Penn State University. Participants were required to record their mood five times a day.
  • Apart from recording negative or positive moods, blood samples were also taken from the participants to measure the levels of C-reactive proteins and 7 inflammatory cytokines.
  • According to the study there was a relationship found between moods and levels of inflammatory biomarkers. The more negative the mood, the higher the levels of inflammatory biomarkers.

"New US research has found that a negative mood, such as feeling sad or angry, may be linked with higher levels of inflammation and may be a sign of poor health."

Read more: https://www.malaymail.com/s/1705392/new-study-links-negative-mood-with-higher-levels-of-inflammation

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Why you need both probiotics and prebiotics
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Date: January 05, 2019 10:12 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why you need both probiotics and prebiotics





The importance of prebiotics is to help feed the probiotics that are already present in our systems. Since probiotics have the ability to provide us with numerous health benefits, ensuring that they are well-nourished is critical in their ability to thrive. Probiotics do not just have a plethora of physical benefits that they provide, but they also have some mental health advantages as well. Researchers have found that routine consumption of probiotics can lead to a reduction in anxiety, depression, OCD, and even memory loss.

Key Takeaways:

  • Probiotics are pro life in that they aid in the following: in promoting proper digestion, improving nutrient absorption, and making the immune system to function well.
  • There are about 500 bacteria in the gut and some are good bacteria while the others are bad bacteria.
  • What is required is balance of the bacteria in the gut. Having too few good bacteria or too much bad bacteria will result in diseases like cold and flu.

"Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that live in our digestive tracts. Prebiotics are the food that these friendly bacteria eat. When taken together, they can work in tandem to provide a number of useful health benefits."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-why-you-need-both-probiotics-and-prebiotics.html

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