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The 7 Proven Health Benefits of CBD Oil Darrell Miller 5/6/19
Omega-3s found to help those suffering from PTSD Darrell Miller 5/6/19
This deficiency often leads to brain shrinkage, psychosis and Alzheimer Darrell Miller 4/9/19
Herbal supplement gingko biloba found to prevent cell death in thebrain, improve recovery from stroke VitaNet, LLC Staff 3/19/19
Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms + 3 Steps to Overcome Them Darrell Miller 2/28/19
Carotenoids may also bolster brain function in older adults: Study Darrell Miller 2/7/19
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
Daily green tea consumption found to slash dementia risk by up to86% Darrell Miller 1/10/19
Study: PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) may prevent and even reverseAlzheimer's Darrell Miller 1/4/19
PQQ is effective in combating neurodegeneration that can affect theaging brain Darrell Miller 12/21/18
Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies Darrell Miller 12/3/18
Vitamins for Brain Function VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/12/18
What Is Pterostilbene? Top 4 Benefits of This Antioxidant Compound VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/15/18
Supplemental nutrition found to treat brain injury better than prescriptions, and may even provide some protection against injury Darrell Miller 7/26/18
7 Surprising Uses For CBD Oil That You Never Would Have Guessed Darrell Miller 7/13/18
The powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin revealed in science study: Stunning 30 percent improvement in memory Darrell Miller 7/1/18
Anthocyanin Benefits the Brain, Eyes & Immune System Darrell Miller 6/1/18
A flavonoid found in guava and Osage orange has antioxidant properties that can reduce inflammation and improve “neurological deficits” Darrell Miller 1/23/18
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says Darrell Miller 1/2/18
Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids Darrell Miller 11/29/17
Women low in vitamin D found to have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis, claims new study Darrell Miller 9/27/17
What Is a Chiropractor? Surprising Facts About Chiropractic Care Darrell Miller 9/5/17
Should You Give Up Sugar? Darrell Miller 8/20/17
Lutein, found in leafy greens, may counter cognitive aging Darrell Miller 7/31/17
Vitamin B12 shots: Uses, benefits, and side effects Darrell Miller 7/9/17
Extra virgin olive oil found to prevent Alzheimer's and protect the brain's memory function Darrell Miller 7/1/17
CBD and Your Brain Darrell Miller 6/14/17
Keto Diet for Women: Benefits, Food List & Tips to Overcome Side Effects Darrell Miller 6/6/17
What Is Taurine? Separating Myth from Reality Darrell Miller 6/3/17
Consuming silicon-rich water or foods can purge your body of up to 70% of the of aluminum in your bloodstream Darrell Miller 4/8/17
What are the Health Benefits and Uses of CBD? Darrell Miller 1/30/17
Scientists discover new mechanism of how brain networks form Darrell Miller 1/15/17
Low levels of manganese in welding fumes cause neurological problems Darrell Miller 1/10/17
Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this Darrell Miller 12/30/16
Even teethers labeled BPA-free may contain hormone-disruptors Darrell Miller 12/26/16
Vitamin C can help reduce toxic levels of lead in the blood Darrell Miller 12/13/16
6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power - Medical Daily Darrell Miller 11/28/16
Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead Darrell Miller 11/16/16
Low vitamin D levels linked to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease Darrell Miller 10/30/16
The Health Benefits of Bilberry Extract Darrell Miller 9/6/16
Importance of Phospholipids and Peptides found in Fish oil Darrell Miller 10/20/15
Health Benefits Of Almond Oil Darrell Miller 3/7/14
What Is Ubiquinol? Darrell Miller 8/23/13
What Are The Health Benefits Of Quercetin? Darrell Miller 4/18/13
Lion's Mane Mushroom A Nerve Stimulant? Darrell Miller 12/21/12
Can our health benefit from supplmenting choline? Darrell Miller 11/18/12
Benefits Of Bacopa Leaf Extract? Darrell Miller 10/15/12
Benefits of Omega-3 Fish Oil in Joint Pains and Inflammation Darrell Miller 8/1/12
The Major Health Benefits Of Hemp Darrell Miller 4/6/12




The 7 Proven Health Benefits of CBD Oil
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Date: May 06, 2019 03:30 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The 7 Proven Health Benefits of CBD Oil





CBD oil has come into the spotlight recently with some amazing health benefits, so much so it is set to be sold in major retail pharmacy's such as CVS inthe very near future. CBD has many uses in the field of medicine, particularly as an over the counter remedy that if needed of long term, is safer than many of the current produces that are used as pain relievers, or that reduce anxiety and depression. One of the incredible things it does is to relieve cancer treatment symptoms, such as nausea and pain. It has also shown to improve neurological health and to stabilize blood sugars for those with diabetes.

Key Takeaways:

  • There has been a huge spike of interest in CBD oil in recent years and as this continues to grow many persons are interested in its benefits.
  • Until recently THC in marijuana received most of the attention due to its psychoactive properties but CBD in marijuana has garnered much interest.
  • Pain relief is among the top reasons that many people are paying attention to CBD oil because it has been shown that it can inhibit neural pain transmission.

"Although the use of medical marijuana is still a politically and emotionally charged topic, research shows that there may be huge benefits of the CBD oil."

Read more: https://www.longevitylive.com/live-healthier/7-proven-health-benefits-cbd-oil/

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Omega-3s found to help those suffering from PTSD
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Date: May 06, 2019 03:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3s found to help those suffering from PTSD





New Japanese research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may help mitigate one of the major psychophysiological symptoms of PTSD: a racing, pounding heart. The researchers divided over 80 survivors of major accidents into a control group and a group that received supplementary omega-3s. The omega-3 group had lower resting heart rates and also lower heart rates after being subjected to imagery related to their accidents. Omega-3s play an important role in brain health and neurological functions, and have already displayed potential utility in the treatment of depression.

Key Takeaways:

  • After a person has witnessed or experienced a traumatic event, he could get the condition called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is a mental health condition.
  • People who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experience symptoms such as a pounding heart and doctors have discovered that omega-3 fatty acids could help them.
  • To determine if fatty acids could help traumatic event survivors, the researchers in Japan recruited 83 persons who have such events and gave them fatty acid supplements.

"supplementation of omega-3s might help prevent psychophysiological symptoms of PTSD"

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-10-omega-3s-help-people-suffering-from-ptsd.html

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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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Herbal supplement gingko biloba found to prevent cell death in thebrain, improve recovery from stroke
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Date: March 19, 2019 02:48 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Herbal supplement gingko biloba found to prevent cell death in thebrain, improve recovery from stroke





Dr. Yun Xu is the head of the neurological department at Nanjing University, and he has made a breakthrough in the data supporting the herb ginkgo biloba and its neurological advantages to those who have suffered from ischemic strokes. By pairing ginkgo biloba with regular doses of Aspirin, Dr. Xu was able to measure the levels of cognitive ability among a large group of patients dealing with post-stroke difficulties. The results showed that those who had ginkgo biloba administered with their dose had improved memory function, attention, language, and more.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been discovered that one of the world’s oldest trees, gingko biloba, may be used to assist in stroke recovery and prevention of death of the brain cell.
  • The study was conducted in China and 348 participants were involved who had suffered from stroke. Some of the participants were given the plant while others were not given.
  • It was discovered that the participants who took the gingko biloba extracts with aspirin were better in neurological functions than those who did not take the plant extract.

"Ginkgo biloba is one of the oldest living species of a tree native to China. It is known to have been used in traditional medicine and as a source of food. The leaves and the nuts of the tree have a high nutrient content, and is best known for its positive effects on the brain and nervous system."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-03-herbal-supplement-gingko-biloba-found-to-prevent-cell-death-in-the-brain.html

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Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms + 3 Steps to Overcome Them
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Date: February 28, 2019 08:47 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms + 3 Steps to Overcome Them





Omega-3s have a wide variety of benefits for your brain and cardiac health, as well as keeping inflammation in check and hormones in balance, so you definitely shouldn’t let yourself become deficient. Omega-3s are an essential fatty acid, meaning the body cannot produce them on its own. A deficiency can cause inflammation, digestive troubles, and pain in muscles and joints, as well as changes in the appearance of skin and hair. Deficiencies can also cause or worsen ADHD symptoms or depression. A lack of omega-3s can even result in poor brain development in children and neurodegenerative symptoms in adults.

Key Takeaways:

  • It has been shown in numerous studies that omega-3 is very good for the health and some of the benefits include fighting inflammatory diseases.
  • One needs omega-3 for the following reasons: proper cardiovascular function, proper neurological function, cell membrane maintenance, and fetal development.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids are known as good fats and there are three types in the world today.

"“Omega-3s” is another name for omega-3 fatty acids. These fats are found in the human body, as well as in certain foods like oily fish. Essential fatty acids are “essential” because the body cannot synthesize them on its own, therefore humans must get these fats from the diet."

Read more: https://draxe.com/omega-3-deficiency/

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Carotenoids may also bolster brain function in older adults: Study
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Date: February 07, 2019 04:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Carotenoids may also bolster brain function in older adults: Study





Antioxidants and substances with anti-inflammatory properties have long shown to have great advantages on neurological function. Researchers are now finding that carotenoids can provide both of these beneficial properties, and that consuming carotenoids may help aid older adults in maintaining their brain health while preventing certain neurological disorders. The experts found that specifically lutein and zeaxanthin are the two carotenoids that have the most impact on successfully boosting cognitive function in seniors, as well as increasing verbal skills.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers from the University of Georgia have concluded that taking certain carotenoids can significantly improve the brain function of adults who are getting old.
  • Although getting old affects people differently, one common problem with old age is that old people tend to lose their cognitive function.
  • Carotenoids are found in fruits and vegetables as as plant pigments that give these fruits and vegetables their bright red, yellow, and orange hues.

"However, while most studies have looked at the benefits of lutein and zeaxanthin in eye health, it should be worth noting that the two are also found in certain brain regions."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-19-carotenoids-may-also-bolster-brain-function-in-older-adults.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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Daily green tea consumption found to slash dementia risk by up to86%
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Date: January 10, 2019 04:26 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Daily green tea consumption found to slash dementia risk by up to86%





Green tea has long been touted for its many health benefits. It is full of antioxidants that help remove oxidation and free radicals from the body system. New studies reveal that it is also very effective in offsetting the risk factors of developing dementia later in life. Dementia effects the brain's memory system and in later stages the body's neurological system. Green tea helps to break down the plaque like build up of beta amyloid in the brain by over 80% and reducing the risk of development of dementia by over 50% in patient populous with a genetic history.

Key Takeaways:

  • When researchers at the University of Singapore examined seniors on their tea intake, it was discovered that daily tea intake reduced the risk of dementia by 50 percent.
  • The study was undertaken to see how lifestyle changes can be used to treat or prevent dementia because present medications based on drugs have proved ineffective.
  • This is not the first study to show a relationship between regular tea intake and improved neurocognitive functions. A 2014 study showed that it may prove beneficial Alzheimer’s patients.

"Beta-amyloid plaques is shown to trigger the onset of cognitive disorders in patients. Researchers note similar effects regardless of whether the tea was green or black."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-02-daily-green-tea-consumption-found-to-slash-dementia-risk-by-up-to-86-percent.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies
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Date: December 03, 2018 02:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies





According to statistics recently released by the CDC, 66.3% of U.S. citizens are being exposed to fluoride poisoning through the country's public water supplies. The good news is that a study in Pharmacognosy Magazine points to curcumin as a natural solution to this growing problem. According to this Indian study, curcumin can protect our brains from fluoride poisoning. If you cannot afford to install a whole-house water filter in your home, curcumin may be a safe and affordable option to protect your family from the dangerous neurological effects of fluoride.

Key Takeaways:

  • In our bodies, there are so many chemicals that have to work together at any given time.
  • The public water in the United States is causing a large number of people to have fluoride issues.
  • The bottom line is that fluoride chemicals should have no presence in the water that people drink.

"The researchers looked specifically at fluoride-induced toxicity on the mice’s brains, including the chemical’s impact on lipid peroxidation, or rancidity, in brain tissue. They also evaluated markers of malondialdehyde, or MDA, a well-known marker of oxidative stress and oxidative damage, in the brains of mice from each test group."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-26-curcumin-removing-fluoride-from-the-body.html

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Vitamins for Brain Function
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Date: September 12, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamins for Brain Function





Vitamins for Brain Function

Your brain needs good nutrition to be at its best. Vitamin B6 and folate play important roles in neurological and psychological health. The Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA also have vital roles to play, and can be found in seafood, flaxseed and fish and krill oil supplements. B Complex vitamins are constantly used up by the nervous system and must be regularly replenished. Stress and alcohol consumption both increase the depletion rate of B vitamins. Iron and various different minerals also play their own vital roles.

Key Takeaways:

  • While a good quality and nutritional health is linked to health benefits like weight management, healthier digestion and disease prevention, it also leads to long-term cognitive health.
  • Nutritional supplements like vitamins can help to fill any nutritional gap in the diet.
  • Inflammation in the body and gut health have a relevant relationship and it is found that increased inflammation contributes to many diseases.

"The human brain needs the correct nutrition through all stages of life, just like any other part of the body."

Read more: https://www.news-medical.net/whitepaper/20180907/Vitamins-for-Brain-Function.aspx

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What Is Pterostilbene? Top 4 Benefits of This Antioxidant Compound
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Date: August 15, 2018 04:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Pterostilbene? Top 4 Benefits of This Antioxidant Compound





What Is Pterostilbene? Top 4 Benefits of This Antioxidant Compound

Pterostillbene is an antioxidant compound found in blueberries, grapes and cranberries which shows a wide variety of potential benefits for cardiopulmonary and neurological health due to its potency as an antioxidant. It is closely related to resverstrol, but may be easier for your body to process and use. Pterostilbene can help fight against oxidative stress from free radicals, control inflammation, and even inhibit the growth of tumors! Pterostilbene is especially good at protecting the Brian and nervous system from damage.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pterostilbene is a compound related to resberstrol which is found in blueberries, grapes and cranberries.
  • Pterostilbenes can help to protect your body from the oxidative stress caused by free radicals and is especially effective at protecting the nervous system.
  • Pterostilbene have a wide array of other benefits, including a role n preventing diabetes and warding of infections..

"Pterostilbene and resveratrol share many of the same benefits, including fighting oxidative stress, but pterostilbene has been shown to have superior bioavailability."

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

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Supplemental nutrition found to treat brain injury better than prescriptions, and may even provide some protection against injury
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Date: July 26, 2018 08:58 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Supplemental nutrition found to treat brain injury better than prescriptions, and may even provide some protection against injury





Supplemental nutrition found to treat brain injury better than prescriptions, and may even provide some protection against injury

Researchers from Texas Christian Univeristy recently led a research review into whether nutritional supplements can aid in recovery from Sports Related Concussions (SRC). SRCs, sometimes referred to as mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), are caused by biomechanical forces resulting from a direct blow to the head, face or neck. While mTBIs are harder to diagnose than other TBIs, they can become progressively more serious through repeated trauma and the brain’s inflammatory response. The research review decided that Curcumin, Creatine and Omega-3 supplements show potential for promoting recovery from SRCs, but noted that more research is needed.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to findings from Texas Christian University, nutritional supplements can be used effectively to treat brain injuries such as concussions from sports.
  • Specific nutrients can affect a broader spectrum of neurological pathways than mainstream drugs, offering more treatment options for mTBIs.
  • Creatine, omega-3 fatty acids, and curcumin all positively impact the neurometabolic sequelae involved in concussive impacts.

"Mild traumatic brain injuries, however, are not as easily detected as that of a severe TBI. The authors noted that while sports-related concussive and sub-concussive impacts start out as mild, the brain’s inflammatory response to an injury may aggravate it, especially in repeated and prolonged exposures."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-23-supplemental-nutrition-found-to-treat-brain-injury-better-than-prescriptions.html

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7 Surprising Uses For CBD Oil That You Never Would Have Guessed
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Date: July 13, 2018 09:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 7 Surprising Uses For CBD Oil That You Never Would Have Guessed





7 Surprising Uses For CBD Oil That You Never Would Have Guessed

CBD oil is becoming increasingly more popular for the treatment of anxiety, pain, and numerous other issues. However, it can be used for other reasons too. CBD oil can be used to help you stop smoking. Other also use it to treat acne or to help them attain a higher quality of sleep when they struggle with insomnia.Mandy Moore uses it to numb her feet from high heels usage. It has also found use as a treatment for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and more.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD Oil is already a popular treatment for anxiety and pain.
  • CBD Oil can be used in other ways like clearing acne and helping someone quit smoking.
  • Furthermore, it can help you sleep and be used to treat high blood pressure and some neurological disorders.

"Beyond pain or anxiety, there might actually be some brilliant uses for CBD oil that you never would have guessed that you may want to know more about."

Read more: https://www.romper.com/p/7-surprising-uses-for-cbd-oil-that-you-never-would-have-guessed-9718263

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The powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin revealed in science study: Stunning 30 percent improvement in memory
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Date: July 01, 2018 09:54 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin revealed in science study: Stunning 30 percent improvement in memory





The powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin revealed in science study: Stunning 30 percent improvement in memory

The component found in turmeric that gives the spice its brightly colored appearance is also directly responsible for helping enhance and preserve our neurological development. When given in doses of 90 mg each day, turmeric was shown to help improve memory in those who were suffering from some level of memory loss. The cognitive improvement is due to turmeric being high in curcumin, which makes it a natural aid in alleviating many cognitive deficiencies that happen due to age.

Key Takeaways:

  • Often overshadowed by it's anti-inflammatory characteristics, Turmeric is also a potent neuroprotector.
  • Research has shown that the main ingredient, curcumin, can improve memory.
  • A recent study found that participants given curcumin daily had a 30% improvement in their memory tests and PET scans showed improved signaling in the brain.

"The participants were randomly assigned to a placebo group or a control that took 90 milligrams a day of curcumin twice a day over the course of year and a half. Researchers measured everyone’s curcumin levels in their blood at the trial’s inception and conclusion."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-28-the-powerful-neuroprotective-properties-of-curcumin-improved-memory.html

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





Anthocyanin Benefits the Brain, Eyes & Immune System

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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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A flavonoid found in guava and Osage orange has antioxidant properties that can reduce inflammation and improve “neurological deficits”
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Date: January 23, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A flavonoid found in guava and Osage orange has antioxidant properties that can reduce inflammation and improve “neurological deficits”





There was a study conducted at the Harbin Medical University in China that found that Morin, a flavanoid in guava and osage oranges could lessen inflamation and increase neurological deficits. It also has anti inflamation properties. In labratory mice this flavanoid seemed to reduce inflamation and restored the ability to walk, talk ( which is strange for a labratory mouse.), decreased mental function issues, and decreased loss of balance, and a weakness in the arms and legs. Essentially the study found that the flavanoid morin helped to counter act certain types of strokes, to increase motor functions to the patient.

Key Takeaways:

  • A Chinese research team has concluded a study on the potential benefits of a specific flavinoid contained in guava and other fruits.
  • According to the researchers' results, this compound can have positive impacts on people with neurological issues.
  • The researchers concluded that this particular substance might be of key importance in creating treatments for specific disorders of the nervous system.

"A person who smokes, drinks excessive amounts of alcohol, uses cocaine or methamphetamines, is overweight, or has diabetes is at risk of developing cerebral ischemia."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-01-21-a-flavonoid-found-in-guava-and-osage-orange-antioxidant-properties.html

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Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says
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Date: January 02, 2018 11:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says





High amounts of fluoride can be harmful to the development in children, especially in the prenatal stage of development. Most people get fluoride from their public water. Fluoride is added to water to aid in dental health. Studies have been done in Mexico that links high levels of fluoride intake affect the babies' development. China has also reported a similar study in the past that had similar outcomes. Constant excessive intake of fluoride also can cause yellowing of teeth and skeletal fluorosis.

Key Takeaways:

  • Prenatal exposure to toxins are more detrimental to the child than postnatal exposure.
  • In the United States, the majority of the population are exposed to fluoride when drinking water; therefore, some cities are not partaking in the fluoridation of drinking water.
  • Although the studies show neurological consequences of children's IQ with the high intake of fluoride, fluoride intake can be beneficial with a limited amount.

"The study found a drop in scores on intelligence tests for every 0.5 milligram-per-liter increase in fluoride exposure beyond 0.8 milligrams per liter found in urine."

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/19/health/fluoride-iq-neurotoxin-study/index.html

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Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids
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Date: November 29, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids





Patients suffering from epilepsy have begun being treated with cannabis and its variant cannabinoids with some success. The concentrations for dosing vary by patient but some cannabinoids like THC, THCA and CBC have been used for epilepsy seizure treatments. However, in studies, whole plant use seems to be most effective since it contains more than 80 cannabinoids. There are receptors in the CNS for cannabinoids and there's also a specific uptake in the liver so although safe, it may compete with other medications.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD has been shown to have great links to neurological diseases in a range of age groups.
  • For instance, a five year old boy who had seizures daily, was given a small amount and had a 40% decrease in seizures.
  • The great thing about these cannaboids is their lack of side effects and addiction that other pharmaceuticals have.

"Cannabidiol and several other cannabis components can help patients with seizure disorders, and sometimes it's best to combine CBD with conventional anti-epileptic meds."

Read more: https://www.projectcbd.org/about/patient-experiencesurveys/epilepsy-endocannabinoids-and-phytocannabinoids

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Women low in vitamin D found to have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis, claims new study
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Date: September 27, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Women low in vitamin D found to have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis, claims new study





Women that are low in Vitamin D have been found to have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis. This was claimed by a brand new study. The link between these two things has recently been found in a new study. Checking the Vitamin D levels in the blood can help to determine and assess the risk of this debilitating neurological disease. There have only been a handful of studies done that show how levels of vitamin D can predict risk.

Key Takeaways:

  • young and middle aged women with healthy vitamin d levels are at less risk of debilitating neurological disease
  • more research is needed on the optimal dose of vitamin D for reducing risk of MS
  • vitamin d is best gained from the sun but is also found in milk and various fish.

"According to the findings, published in Neurology, checking vitamin D levels in the blood can help determine and assess the risk of this debilitating neurological disease."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-18-women-low-on-vitamin-d-found-to-have-43-percent-increased-risk-of-ms.html

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What Is a Chiropractor? Surprising Facts About Chiropractic Care
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Date: September 05, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is a Chiropractor? Surprising Facts About Chiropractic Care





In recent years chiropractic services have been gaining a more positive outlook from doctors practicing traditional medicine. Doctors these days are more likely to refer a patient to a chiropractor for many reasons, such as treatment of migraine headaches, pain in the joints to problems with vision. Chiropractors are being more and more recognized as an alternative treatment to prescription drugs. Many people don't realize that chiropractors spend years in training making them a viable alternative for unwanted symptoms. Chiropractors are schooled in a variety of stress relieving treatments, such as herbal and nutritional remedies. Having regular adjustments by a chiropractor is also a good way to do preventative maintenance for your health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chiropractors are not simply concerned with neck and back alignment, their work provides the foundation for overall health
  • Chiropractors are highly trained medical professionals whose level of study rivals that of MD's
  • Chiropractors can take a traditional or mixed approach with their methods but either way they have a whole suite of options to get you feeling better

"Restoring motion and alignment of the spine is the first step in helping the rest of the body to self-regulate, self-maintain and self-restore, due to the spine’s direct neurological influence on the rest of the body."

Read more: https://draxe.com/what-is-a-chiropractor/

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Should You Give Up Sugar?
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Date: August 20, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Should You Give Up Sugar?





Obesity and type 2 diabetes is on the rise, because of this people are trying to quit sugar. Sugar can be as addictive or rewarding neurologically as drugs are, so it's not an easy task. Average consumption of sugars comes to 75 lbs. a year, this begs the question "what is the right does of sugar?". Since this is a recent development, we are only beginning to see the effects of this type of diet. This isn't the only factor however, as we have seen a change in diet toward sugars, we shifted away from fats and cholesterol. In reality while this was a shift intended to reduce the negative effects of those things, we ended up with a trade that wasn't much better. We should all try to find a balance in diet, and avoid unneeded sugars as much as possible. Stopping soda or reducing sugary drinks is a great way to start.

Key Takeaways:

  • Sugar can have the same rewards and affects on your brain as drugs can
  • Diets often tend towards one extreme, but a balance is needed in the food eaten.
  • Sodas and sugary drinks are an easy thing to eliminate from your diet to reduce your sugar intake.

"Mainly, it’s a source of quick energy that rapidly raises blood sugar"

Read more: http://www.nextavenue.org/stop-eating-sugar/

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Lutein, found in leafy greens, may counter cognitive aging
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Date: July 31, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lutein, found in leafy greens, may counter cognitive aging





A website that reports on science news has an article summarizing a scientific study about lutein. This is a substance found in leafy green vegetables such as spinach and kale. A university study was conducted on subjects in the age 25 to 45 range. The study found that those subjects who had higher levels of lutein were neurologically closer to younger people. The article cited its source and included a link to the study. A photo of an avocado smoothie is included.

Key Takeaways:

  • Spinach and kale can keep you both physically and mentally fit.
  • Lute in, found in green leafy vegetables , is important to get from food sources because it's not naturally found in the body.
  • This study proved lute in helped attention function in older adults but more studies are necessary to assess memory and learning.

"The study, which included 60 adults aged 25 to 45, found that middle-aged participants with higher levels of lutein -- a nutrient found in green leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale, as well as avocados and eggs -- had neural responses that were more on par with younger individuals than with their peers."

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170725122004.htm

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Vitamin B12 shots: Uses, benefits, and side effects
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Date: July 09, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin B12 shots: Uses, benefits, and side effects





Vitain B12 is an iportant vitamin that you should get each day. If you are not, your body suffers. There are supplements offered for those who do not get enough B12 through natural method. But, why is it so important that you have adequate amounts of B12 in the body? Are there any side effects of B12? What are the benefits? if you want answers to thee questions and more, you've come to the right place to find the answers.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin B12 shots are injections that can be prescribed to treat a vitamin B12 deficiency. A deficiency in this essential nutrient can lead to an array of health problems
  • People who are unable to absorb vitamin B12 properly may have pernicious anemia, which is a type of anemia characterized by a lack of intrinsic factor
  • The average daily intake of vitamin B12, as recommended by the Office of Dietary Supplements, is 2.4 micrograms (mcg) for men and women

"Vitamin B12 is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in many functions in the body, including: DNA synthesis energy production nerve cell health red blood cell formation neurological function"

Read more: https://www.healthbreakingnews.net/2017/07/vitamin-b12-shots-uses-benefits-and-side-effects/

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Extra virgin olive oil found to prevent Alzheimer's and protect the brain's memory function
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Date: July 01, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Extra virgin olive oil found to prevent Alzheimer's and protect the brain's memory function





News outlet have recently been sharing the findings of researchers from Temple University who have discovered that extra-virgin olive oil has positive effects on the brain. These effects are beneficial towards Alzheimer’s disease as well as memory loss. The study was performed on mice with induced Dementia that were given food enriched with extra-virgin olive oil before they started to show any symptoms of the disease. Researchers are now interested to see if these issues can be stopped or reversed with olive oil. This is very beneficial as Alzheimer’s and Dementia are prevalent.

Key Takeaways:

  • Olive oil has both benefits for the heart and the brain
  • In mice, EVOO strengthened neurological connections which delayed the onset of Alzheimer's
  • Sometimes, the product on the shelf is not as pure as it claims to be, so make sure you are really getting put EVOO

"Researchers from Temple University have discovered that extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) can not only help protect against memory loss, but it can also alleviate the conditions associated with Alzheimer’s disease."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-28-extra-virgin-olive-oil-found-to-prevent-alzheimers-and-protect-the-brains-memory-function.html

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CBD and Your Brain
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Date: June 14, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD and Your Brain





CBD is found in cannabis sativa otherwise known as marijuana and is useful in treating many neurological disorders such as depression, anxiety and even epilepsy. Unlike THC, CBD has no psychoactive effects. CBD has been found to protect brain cells from harm in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. Best of all CBD has literally zero side effects! Research shows that CBD has opened many doors leading to a cure for depression and anxiety. CBD has been proven to reduce swelling, pain and inflammation caused by injury and arthritis even when applied topically. CBD may not be a medical cure all but it has been proven to be a very useful tool in the treatment of many medical conditions.

Key Takeaways:

  • THC comes to mind when a lot of people talk about cannabis, but CBD is getting quite renowned due to its beneficial effects on the body.
  • The antipsychotic effects of CBD stem from the effect it has on anandamide that is increased in the brain because of the presence of cannabinoids
  • CBD can prevent compounds like THC from binding to CB1 receptors by interacting with the receptors in a specific mannr

"When various brain injuries from animal models were examined, it was found out that CBD boosted a number of viable brain cells."

Read more: https://www.cashinbis.com/cbd-and-your-brain/

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Keto Diet for Women: Benefits, Food List & Tips to Overcome Side Effects
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Date: June 06, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Keto Diet for Women: Benefits, Food List & Tips to Overcome Side Effects





While existing somewhat below the radar, the ketogenic, or keto diet, has been around for almost a hundred years. In a nutshell, it requires the follower to get three fourths of their diet from healthy fat sources, a radical shift from the high carb diet prevalent today. Notable as a good way to shed pounds and avoid complications of aging, such as insulin resistance and neurological impairment, the diet’s statistical backup has so far centered mainly around rodents and male humans. Anecdotal evidence does suggest, however, that the diet is beneficial for women undergoing perimenopause and menopause. One practitioner, in particular, advocates combining a keto diet with an alkaline diet, to avoid some of the discomfort users have when undergoing the radical shift in intake. A more alkaline pH is good for the body. So, the combination is a win/win.

Key Takeaways:

  • An alkaline ketogenic diet combined with intermittent fasting has health benefits for women.
  • The combination diet promotes anti-aging, better sleep,and normalizing blood sugar while reaching and maintaining healthy weight.
  • Combining the alkaline with the ketogenic leads to diminished side effects from eating mainly low carb foods.

"Fasting is a key aspect of a healthy diet and has many anti-aging effects."

Read more: https://draxe.com/keto-diet-women/

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What Is Taurine? Separating Myth from Reality
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Date: June 03, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Taurine? Separating Myth from Reality





Taurine is is an amino acid naturally found in meats and dairy products. If a person consumes a normal balanced diet, they are probably meeting their daily taurine requirements. It is regarded as safe to consume, as long as it is used responsibly in moderation.

It does have numerous health benefits, including improved heart health, sedative effects for those afflicted with neurological disorders, lowering of cholesterol and blood pressure, combating gum disease, and improvement of athletic performance (although there seems to be some disagreement on this point).

A growing source of Taurine is in energy drinks. While usage of energy drinks has resulted in a rise in emergency room visits, the amount of taurine used within should pose no health risk and is not considered a contributing factor.

It should be noted that taurine is not completely understood at this time. Its effects on pregnant/breast-feeding women are unknown at this time, and the safe decision would be to avoid usage. It is also theorized that taurine may be detrimental to those battling bipolar disorders. Only further scientific studies will clarify the benefits/risks associated with taurine.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is confusion and fear surrounding the effects of taurine on the human body.
  • The author attempts to dispel myths regarding taurine and its perceived ill effects.
  • Taurine is an amino acid found in many common foods and is produced naturally by our bodies.

"The only amino acid with its own zodiac sign, it’s falsely been associated with the myth of coming from bull urine or bull semen, probably because its name stems from taurus, meaning bull."

Read more: https://draxe.com/what-is-taurine/

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Consuming silicon-rich water or foods can purge your body of up to 70% of the of aluminum in your bloodstream
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Date: April 08, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Consuming silicon-rich water or foods can purge your body of up to 70% of the of aluminum in your bloodstream





Despite the fact that aluminum is known to be a dangerous substance, it can be found in a large number of our regular items, for example, prepared sustenance, cookware, immunizations, prescriptions, child items, beauty care products, antiperspirants, sunscreens, cleaning items, tap water, and even noticeable all around we relax. The conclusion that drinking silicon-rich mineral water might be the answer for shield your body and mind from aluminum developments and cerebrum harm. Amid the clinical trials, including both solid people and individuals with Alzheimer illness, and found that drinking around one liter of silicon-rich mineral water each day can accelerate the discharge of aluminum by means of the kidneys and pee by up to 70 percent. Drinking silicon water is a non-intrusive approach to expel more aluminum from the body, something which benefits everybody, including immunized kids and individuals with infections, for example, Alzheimer's, dementia, and Parkinson's.

Key Takeaways:

  • Aluminum is stored in your body and causes many health problems including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis (MS), and other neurological and autoimmune diseases.
  • Christopher Exley determined that people suffering from Alzheimer's who drink silicon-rich water show a cognitive improvement.
  • Silicon water increases the rate at which aluminum is removed from the body through the kidneys and urinary tract.

"Today, aluminum is so abundant in our surrounding environment that it is practically impossible to avoid. Therefore, Dr. Exley has dedicated over two decades of his life to researching the effects of aluminum toxicity."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-04-04-consuming-silicon-rich-water-or-herbs-can-purge-your-body-of-up-to-70-the-of-aluminum-in-your-bloodstream.html

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What are the Health Benefits and Uses of CBD?
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Date: January 30, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What are the Health Benefits and Uses of CBD?





The recent legalization of marijuana in many states has lead to the investigation of the health benefits of the drug and other parts of the plant that makes it. CBD oil in particular has been talked about as a possible treatment for diseases such as cancer and seizures. So far, it has been found to be anti-inflammatory, a painkiller, and a neurological stabilizer. Much of the controversy is over the fact that CBD comes from the same plant that gives us marijuana. However, CBD oil does not have the psychoactive properties that marijuana has.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD is a chemical found naturally in the cannabis plant which has been linked to dozens of health benefits and potential cures for a range of medical disorders.
  • While the known benefits of CBD are well documented, there are still many medical studies underway.
  • CBD is an amazing medical compound which can be used to treat patients while reducing the number of harmful prescription pills.

"While there has been opposition from multiple groups over the legalization and use of CBD based products, the claims made by these groups are founded out of ignorance and are commonly funded by large pharmaceutical companies."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3209572&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmM2M2RhZjlmZTVmZDZjMmU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGXK1_VSr2BfzHawqz9dgDEYpnczg

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Scientists discover new mechanism of how brain networks form
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Date: January 15, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Scientists discover new mechanism of how brain networks form





As long as neurological disorders have been diagnosed, scientists have tried to determine how the brain works in order to better treat them. One thing we do know about the brain is that it creates maps of experiences that help us learn. As we learn, these maps are altered to adapt to our surroundings. Excitatory neurons in the brain have been found to narrow their scope upon learning new information. Inhibitory neurons, conversely, have recently been found to get broader when learning. This new understanding of neurons will go far in efforts to repair brain tissue.

Key Takeaways:

  • Scientists have discovered that networks of inhibitory brain cells or neurons develop through a mechanism opposite to the one followed by excitatory networks.
  • Excitatory neurons sculpt and refine maps of the external world throughout development and experience, while inhibitory neurons form maps that become broader with maturation.
  • Knowing how the normal brain works is an important step toward understanding the nature of neurological conditions and opens the possibility of finding treatments in the future.

"Scientists have discovered that networks of inhibitory brain cells or neurons develop through a mechanism opposite to the one followed by excitatory networks."



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161226211235.htm

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Low levels of manganese in welding fumes cause neurological problems
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Date: January 10, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Low levels of manganese in welding fumes cause neurological problems





Recently a new study has found that welders that are exposed to airborne manganese at some estimated levels that are under safety standards set by federal law have developed neurological problems. In general the current standards that are set for safety might not be adequate enough to protect welders from the dangers that come with it.

Key Takeaways:

  • This is the first study that shows clinically relevant health effects that are occurring at estimated exposures that are an order of magnitude lower than the OSHA limit.
  • Each participant also underwent at least two standardized clinical evaluations of motor function spaced a year or more apart and using the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale.
  • The evaluations were performed by trained neurologists looking for signs of neurological damage such as muscle stiffness, gait instability, reduced facial expressions and slow movement.good

""We found that chronic exposure to manganese-containing welding fumes is associated with progressive neurological symptoms such as slow movement and difficulty speaking," said Brad A. Racette, MD, a professor of neurology and the study's senior author."



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161228171126.htm

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Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this
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Date: December 30, 2016 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this





According to a study by the University of Illinois, eating foods rich in lutein like many leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables, for example, will help promote a healthy aging brain. The study did not specify the amount of lutein that is needed for ultimate brain protection and only concluded that more levels of the vitamin meant a better chance at brain health preservation. If your brain health is poor, Collingridge says it could lead to other serious neurological conditions like developmental disorders right through to dementia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Research also shows that lutein accumulates in the grey matter of brain regions known to underlie the preservation of cognitive function in healthy brain again.
  • The University of Illinois study looked at 122 healthy people between the ages of 65 and 75. They were asked to solve problems and answer questions on a standard test of crystallized intelligence.
  • The study did not specify the amount of lutein that is needed for ultimate brain protection and only concluded that more levels of the vitamin meant a better chance at brain health preservation.

"Smoking can cause illnesses that contribute to memory loss, including stroke and hypertension. Smoking also constricts the blood vessels to the brain, depriving it of oxygen and possibly harming neurons."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.newstalk770.com/syn/123/26315/26315&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVkYjY3ZDViNDdiNGM3ZTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNESxHH5S1J4AycwHpsmiBf7YG9eNg

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Even teethers labeled BPA-free may contain hormone-disruptors
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Date: December 26, 2016 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Even teethers labeled BPA-free may contain hormone-disruptors





A recent report in the journal Environmental Science and Technology states that 59 different teething devices they tested all came up positive for BPA, which is a known endocrine-disrupting chemical. They also found other dangerous chemicals present in some, but this is one of the most concerning. These chemicals disrupt normal hormone function and can cause abnormal growth and development in children. The real problem is that all of the products were marked as BPA-free. Obviously, stronger measures need to be put in place to make sure companies are properly advertising their products.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some baby teething toys marketed as non-toxic might contain chemicals that could interfere with hormones involved in normal growth and development, a study suggests.
  • All of the products tested positive for one such chemical, bisphenol-A (BPA), even though most of the teethers were marketed as BPA-free, researchers report in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.
  • In animal studies, endocrine-disrupting compounds such as BPA, parabens and antimicrobials have been shown to interfere with hormones and have harmful developmental, reproductive and neurological effects.

"In lab tests for the current study, researchers found BPA as well as a range of different parabens and the antimicrobials triclosan and triclocarban in most of the teethers."



Reference:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/even-teethers-labeled-bpa-free-may-contain-hormone-193030007.html?ref=gs

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Vitamin C can help reduce toxic levels of lead in the blood
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Date: December 13, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin C can help reduce toxic levels of lead in the blood





Vitamin C is known for its many health properties. You know when you are sick and your mom would tell you to drink orange juice? Well she was right. It has the ability to reduce toxicity levels in the blood which is important to keep you healthy and cancer free.

Key Takeaways:

  • However, there has been a strong indication that vitamin C may be even more powerful than previously thought.
  • Lead toxicity can lead to neurological damage in both children and adults. In high doses, vitamin C can lower the lead content of the blood.
  • The researchers were able to identify a direct correlation between higher vitamin C content in the blood and lower levels of lead.

"Vitamin C is also highly regarded for its protective benefits, such as the prevention of illnesses like the common cold. Some studies have even suggested that vitamin C can help to prevent cancer; it’s a potent antioxidant nutrient that blocks damage from free radicals."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2016-12-07-vitamin-c-can-help-reduce-toxic-levels-of-lead-in-the-blood.html

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6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power - Medical Daily
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Date: November 28, 2016 06:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power - Medical Daily





Every day, we understand more and more about how the human body works. No other organ has required more research than the brain. It is a highly complex organ that uses a balance of essential vitamins and minerals to function properly. If you want your body to perform at its best and help prevent neurological disorders, consuming the proper amount of vitamins such as thiamine, folic acid, and vitamin C is very important. Calcium, magnesium, and zinc are the main minerals that are very important for brain function.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders, age-related cognitive decline, and developmental disorders.
  • On the other hand, both human and animal studies show that increased intake of brain-supporting nutrients improve various aspects of cognitive functioning such as learning and memory.
  • Scientists don’t know what role zinc plays in the maintenance of brain health, but its deficiency is associated with different neurological and psychological impairments.

"Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders, age-related cognitive decline, and developmental disorders."



Reference:

//www.medicaldaily.com/6-vitamins-and-minerals-boost-brain-power-396091

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Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead
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Date: November 16, 2016 06:49 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Low vitamin C levels linked to higher blood levels of lead





In addition to the many health benefits we already know vitamin C helps with, it seems it may also help reduce levels of lead in our blood. With the shocking reports coming in from all over about lead contamination in our water supplies, it is good to know that we have a readily available vitamin that will help.

Key Takeaways:

  • Lead toxicity can lead to neurological damage in children and adults.
  • Vitamin C supplementation helps to produce profound health benefits.
  • At least 1,000 mg daily vitamin C required to reduce lead levels and produce other benefits of Vitamin C.

"The benefits of vitamin C are many, and include protection and treatment for cancer, infections, scurvy, hypertension, stroke, heart disease, cataracts, and the common cold."



Reference:

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Low vitamin D levels linked to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease
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Date: October 30, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Low vitamin D levels linked to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, & multiple sclerosis have become more prevalent over the years. Recent neurological studies are showing that these conditions can be prevented by supplementing more vitamin D in the diet. Many people just don’t get enough sunlight to provide the needed amount of vitamin D each day. It has been recommended to get at least 600 to 800 IU of the vitamin per day, but some are suggesting that we may need up to 8,000 IU per day in order to prevent disease, depending on our current health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Getting enough vitamin D is crucial to numerous health functions, while low vitamin D stresses the immune system and raises the risk of illness.
  • Research has shown that vitamin D supplementation brings a range of vitamin D benefits including disease prevention.
  • Studies have confirmed that major illnesses like Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis can be prevented by raising vitamin D levels

"Adequate vitamin D blood levels help to ensure protection and support of these crucial systems to prevent the onset and progression of these diseases."

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The Health Benefits of Bilberry Extract
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Date: September 06, 2016 10:02 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: The Health Benefits of Bilberry Extract

Bilberry supports better vision. 

The main benefit of bilberry extract is for reducing the risk of macular generation and the other age-related eye diseases; glaucoma, cataracts and poor night vision. These advantages are due to the antioxidants phytonutrients the berries contain.

In other third world countries, the most essential vitamin needed is vitamin A.  Lack of vitamin A during childhood can lead to blindness. In fact, hundreds of thousands of malnourished children go blind each year due to a lack of vitamin A in the diet.

Vitamin A deficiency occurs mainly in undeveloped and developing nations. It has not been a problem in developed countries, such as the US, since the introduction of fortified cereals and the commonplace use of multi-vitamins for children. Vitamin A can be toxic in large doses so a beta-carotene supplement is safest for both children and adults.  Beta-carotene is converted by the body to vitamin A on an as-needed basis.

Unfortunately, bilberry extract is not a source of beta-carotene. It is a source of another antioxidant called anthocyanin.

Anthocyanins are found in many kinds of berries. In a 2007 symposium on the health benefits of berries, researchers said there was enough evidence to demonstrate potential benefits in:

  • · Cancer Prevention
  • · Aging (such as the age-related eye diseases mentioned above)
  • · neurological diseases
  • · Inflammatory diseases
  • · Diabetes
  • · Depression
  • · Anxiety

Bilberry extract has the highest eye supporting anthocyanins, of all the berries. If you want to support good eye sight, consider taking bilberry daily!



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Importance of Phospholipids and Peptides found in Fish oil
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Date: October 20, 2015 06:21 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Importance of Phospholipids and Peptides found in Fish oil

The demand for fish in the world keeps on increasing as a result of health advantages associated with fish oil. Fish oil is the oil extracted from the tissues of the oily fish, and this oil is known to have some benefits and one of them being the reduction of inflammation in the body. Although fish oil doesn’t contain the omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil supplements contain these acids that are essential in the body.

Peptides found in fish oil are organic compounds that are groups of amino acids. The peptides have various medicinal benefits that include the following.

The fish peptides found in fish oil help reduce vasoconstriction that gets defined as the narrowing of one’s blood vessels as a result of contraction of the muscular wall. These fish peptides also help to reduce the thickness of the inner walls of the blood vessels that will affect blood circulation. Lastly, fish peptides found in fish oil always inhibit the aggregation of blood.

Fish peptides work in various ways. In their circulatory pressure function, the peptides inhibit the angiotensin converting enzyme. When the formation of angiotensin II gets inhibited, fish peptides help relax arteries and reduce fluid volume hence improving circulation.

When one combines fish oil together with fish peptides, it provides higher cardio-protective advantages than using pure fish oil.

Fish Oil

The advantages of the fish oil supplement like krill oil revolve around their natural composition. It’s bioavailable as it has omega-3 fatty acids always attached to phospholipids. It, therefore, makes the supplement more effective and enables the body in absorbing more omega-3. The krill oil that contain phospholipids has several advantages. It always promotes one’s cardiovascular health. The main omega-3 fats include EPA and DHA that help to combat inflammation mainly in the blood vessels. In a way, it also helps to lower blood pressure and to some extent prevent strokes and heart attacks.

When taken in large quantity during pregnancy, the omega-3 found in these supplements helps a lot in improving neurological development in the newborns. They will help in the child’s development of the eyes, central nervous system and the brain.

The phospholipids that contain omega-3 fatty acids are said to be water dispersible. As a result, this makes them gentler on one’s stomach, hence, the body absorbs them more easily. These phospholipids are also natural and important parts of the cells compared to other marine oil omega-3s.

They help in both the heart and brain health. As a result of proper blood circulation, it ensures that oxygen is also well supplied within the body. They also have the advantages of a healthy inflammation and play a major role in women’s health. Lastly, phospholipids are safe for taking into the body as they are natural supplements.

Phospholipids are absorbed into the body at a faster rate compared to triglycerides found in fish oil. They have a superior absorption rate, and they are more effective in the body. The other reason you should go for phospholipids is that they aren’t chemically altered and are therefore safe for consumption.

In conclusion, the benefits of peptides found in the fish oil and phospholipids include protection of one’s brain from oxidative damage, improve focus as well as mental agility and reduce any depression symptoms. They also strengthen the blood vessels and the arteries.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_oil

https://www.metaponik850.com/en/fishoil.html

//www.iffo.net/benefits-marine-ingredients

//www.foxnews.com/health/2015/06/30/health-benefits-krill-oil-5-ways-supplement-trumps-regular-fish-oil/

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Health Benefits Of Almond Oil
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Date: March 07, 2014 04:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Health Benefits Of Almond Oil

What is almond

almond fruitAlmonds are fruits of deciduous trees that are originally found in North Africa and Asia. There are two varieties of almonds, sweet and bitter. Sweet almonds can be used to produce essential oil, and extract. Almond extract is often used as an alternative to vanilla extracts in diabetic safe recipes. Bitter almonds contain a toxic amount of prussic acid that can be converted to cyanide during refining, consequently prussic acid has to be leached out, before it can be suitable for human consumption.

Both bitter and sweet almond oil can be produced from two different almond trees. From the sweet almond tree, we produce sweet almond oil and an emulsion. From the bitter almond tree we produce the essential oil of almonds (it is nearly pure benzaldehyde), a less amount of fixed oil, and an emulsion that yields cyanide, and glucose.

Health Benefits Of Almond Oil

1.   Skin- The two oils have different health benefits to the skin. Sweet almond oil is a good lubricant and is beneficial for sensitive, dry skin. It is composed of olein, glucosides, and linoleic acid. It also contains minerals, vitamins and protein, as a result it nourishes and revitalizes the skin. It is used as a carrier oil in face serums.

      Its other benefits include:

  1. It retains glow and improves complexion.
  2. Reduces skin inflammation.
  3. Lightens dark circles.
  4. Moisturizes and nourishes the skin.
  5. Cures body rashes.

Bitter almond oil as mentioned above is nearly 100% benzaldehyde, it does not contain any cyanide. It isn’t used in any direct way for skin care. It is used mainly because of its wonderful almond flavor or scent.

2.   Hair- Sweet almond oil contains omega 6 fatty acids, which stimulates hair growth. It strengthens hair, nourishes the hair follicles, moisturizes the scalp, and prevents dandruff. It also makes hair thicker and stronger, as well as smoothing and nourishing hair cuticles.

3.   Body- Sweet almond oil contains antioxidants that are useful in eliminating free radicals and toxins from the body. It assists digestion, aiding the assimilation of nutrients, and can be used to cure constipation. It contains mono-saturated fats and antioxidants that help in preventing heart disease. Sweet almond oil helps in maintaining the proper level of cholesterol by decreasing the level of LDL, and increasing the level of HDL in the body. It contains folic acid, which is important in preventing birth defects in pregnancy. It also contains phenylalanine and riboflavin that improve neurological function.


     Sources

  1. //www.healthguidance.org/entry/16097/1/Almond-Oil-Health-Benefits.html
  2. . //kayus4321irka.hubpages.com/hub/The-Amazing-Health-Benefits-of-Sweet-Almond-Oil



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What Is Ubiquinol?
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Date: August 23, 2013 02:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Is Ubiquinol?

Coenzyme Q10 (Co10) is a naturally-occurring chemical compound in the body which fuels cell growth and enhances enzyme functions. It exists in three forms; ubiquinone (fully oxidized), semiquinone (partially reduced), and ubiquinol (fully reduced). So, ubiquinol is basically a reduced form of Co10, it is a strong antioxidant that can neutralize free radicals. Free radicals refer to a reactive and unstable atom that can trigger many medical conditions such as cardiovascular issues, weak immunity and even cancer.

Ubiquinol is found in almost every organ, tissue and cell in mammals. This lipid-soluble benzoquinol can be acquired through supplementation, biosynthesis and from diet (in small amounts). Ubiquinol plays an integral role in transferring electrons within the body, thereby leading to ATP synthesis. The antioxidant property of ubiquinol is very essential in the functioning of the cellular systems.

Ubiquinone is naturally converted into ubiquinol by the body to produce energy for the cells. The failure of this process can lead to insufficient energy levels in the body. The ability of the body to generate Coenzyme Q10 reduces with age and so does the ability to convert ubiquinone into ubiquinol. Therefore, older people should use ubiquinol supplements to boost their energy levels. Apart from older people, those who suffer from neurological, cardiovascular, diabetes and liver conditions may also have low ubiquinol levels.

There are many health benefits associated with ubiquinol. First, it offers a sufficient amount of energy which the heart needs to work well. It's also a strong antioxidant that protects the heart, and other vital body organs from free radicals. When it comes to energy, ubiquinol is an essential component in 95 percent of the energy produced in the body. Daily intake of ubiquinol supplement can help reduce fatigue and muscle pains; the common symptoms of insufficient Coenzyme Q10 in the body. Since ubiquinol is a strong fat soluble antioxidant, it can protect the body from oxidation, thereby providing an anti-aging benefit.

Do you feel fatigued, run down with no energy?  Consider Ubiquinol as a natural safe energy boosting supplement.

References

  1. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubiquinol
  2. //products.mercola.com/coq10-ubiquinol/
  3. //www.kanekaqh.com/benefits-of-ubiquinol.html

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What Are The Health Benefits Of Quercetin?
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Date: April 18, 2013 07:37 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What Are The Health Benefits Of Quercetin?

Quercetin is a bioflavonoid found in grains, leafy greens, vegetables and fruits, and has proven beneficial in the recent years. Plants often generate this flavonol to preserve vitamins and guard themselves against cell injury, bacteria and parasites. Onions, red wine, tea and apple skins are particularly rich in quercetin, which can render several health benefits. Most of these benefits can be attributed to the antioxidant properties of quercetin.

Here are the health benefits of quercetin.

Heart Disease: The antioxidant properties of quercetin can reduce the risks of plaque development in the arteries, which is also referred to as atherosclerosis. Moreover, its anti-inflammatory properties can also prevent damage associated with LDL cholesterol; one of the major causes of heart disease. Since this antioxidant is naturally found in fruits and vegetables, regular intake of quercetin will help in enhancing heart strength. Hypertension or blood pressure can also be controlled with adequate consumption of quercetin.

Protection against Allergies: The anti-inflammatory properties of quercetin have proven quite effective against many allergic reactions like allergic cough, hay fever, hives and asthma among others. It achieves this by inhibiting the production of histamine and other related inflammatory mediators. Therefore, it can reduce the risks of getting infected with various allergic conditions and help in speeding up recovery from these allergies.

Possible Cancer Protection: Just like most antioxidants, quercetin has cancer inhibiting properties. The antioxidant properties of quercetin shield the cells against free radicals by reducing their growth and neutralizing their negative effects in the body. Some in-vitro studies have proven that it can control cancer cells development and may reduce the chances of contracting prostate, colon, ovarian and breast cancer. It can also help people suffering from chronic interstitial and prostatitis cystitis because it acts as an effective mast cell inhibitor.

Cataracts: Quercetin can block the type of sugar which triggers the development of cataracts on your eye. Smokers or those who expose their eyes to excessive UV rays without wearing protective glasses may consider quercetin intake to reduce the risks of cataract formation. Improve Arthritis: Just like most anti-inflammatory drugs, quercetin can help people suffering from arthritis. It is believed that quercetin can reduce the pain and swelling that affects joints due to arthritis. According to some studies, change of diet from the normal western diet to a diet that focuses on vegetables and fruits with high quercetin can alleviate the symptoms of arthritis.

Athletic Ability: Some studies show that consumption of quercetin twice every day enhances oxygen capacity and endurance in active women and men. The athletic ability improvement is attributed to the positive effect of quercetin on the cell energy processors, mitochondria. This effect coupled with the antioxidant properties of quercetin can boost the immune system and might lead to general health improvement.

Other Heath Benefits: Some studies show that quercetin acts as a neutrotoxin hence can help in getting rid of neurological diseases. Since quercetin can help in free radicals control, it can also offer skin care benefits. It can also boost your immune system.

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Lion's Mane Mushroom A Nerve Stimulant?
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Date: December 21, 2012 12:50 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lion's Mane Mushroom A Nerve Stimulant?

Natural sources of nutrition and medication are the only secret to live a energetic, cheerful and long life. Still, the modern day pharmaceutical industry stands in front of this trend as it has to make money by extracting the natural ingredients and selling them back to people. Ancient herbalists had done enough research in finding out medicinal properties within our surroundings.

Mushrooms are one of these potent fungus and such a promising fungus is Lion's Mane Mushroom. It is identified by the botanical name Hericium erinaceus. One Beneficial role is in benefiting the nervous system. Our body secrets a nerve stimulating factor, known as NGF; standing for nerve growth factor. It is responsible for new nerve production. Lion's Mane Mushroom does the same thing (by stimulating NGF secretion) because it heals neurological disorders.

Terrific disorders like Parkinson's disease can be managed with the intake of this mushroom. Children who are given this mushroom with their meals are seen to be more active mentally than any other normal child. They also adapt, accommodate, improvise and decide faster even under stress. As far as other additional benefits are concerned, Lion's Mane Mushroom boosts the immune system. This is a common property of mushrooms though.

So, if you are thinking of adding mushroom dishes to your meals or supply your family with mushroom extracts, that's a smart idea. As these ancient treatment techniques aren't easily accepted by people and benefits of mushrooms are not discussed quite often in public, people don't get to know how powerful & medicinal mushrooms can be.

Who knows, few medicinal properties of mushrooms might not have been identified yet?

Few more benefits of Lion's Mane:

  • Regulates blood sugar level, hence helps in controlling diabetes.
  • It fights against all possible biological reason for Alzheimer's disease.
  • Heals ulcers too.
  • Enriches your memory bank.

Digestive system functions better.

Just get started with this healthy fungus cause you might not want to miss seeing yourself healthy and active till death.

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Can our health benefit from supplmenting choline?
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Date: November 18, 2012 11:01 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can our health benefit from supplmenting choline?

Discovery

Choline, discovered in 1864 by the German chemist, Adolph Strecker, is an essential nutrient, usually grouped under the vitamin B family. While the human body does synthesize small amounts of choline, dietary consumption is a must in order to maintain a healthy body. Deficiency of choline can lead to a number of serious health issues including neurological problems, insomnia, accumulation of fat in the liver, damage to the kidneys and also cardiovascular disease. There are a range of important functions that choline performs in the body.

Some of the key health benefits of choline are:

Maintenance of brain health: The neurotransmitter or the messenger molecule, acetylcholine, that transmits signals from the brain to the muscles and various organs in the body such as the liver, heart, lungs etc, is synthesized using choline. Thus, it plays a very important role in memory and muscle control. Research also suggests that choline has a calming effect on the brain and helps reduce panic and anxiety attacks.

Maintenance of cell membranes: The integrity and flexibility of cell membranes depends on the presence of satisfactory amounts of choline thus making it a prerequisite for appropriate cell metabolism.

Maintenance of Liver health: Choline is responsible for preventing the accumulation of cholesterol and fat deposits in the liver hence preventing hepatosteatosis, a condition more commonly known as fatty liver.

Anti inflammatory benefits: Studies have revealed that inflammatory markers such as Interleukin-6, C-reactive protein, Homocysteine, etc., which are associated with various illnesses such as Diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, Cardiovascular disease, Osteoporosis and also various cancers, show reduced levels if adequate amounts of choline are consumed in the diet. 

Food Sources

Apart from those stated above there are many more health benefits of choline and hence it is very important to consume foods that are rich in this nutrient. In addition to seafood and meat, foods that have high choline content include, Dairy and poultry products like Skim milk and Egg yolk, peanut butter; Vegetables such as Cauliflower, broccoli, tomatoes, Asparagus, Green beans and Fruits like Bananas and Oranges. Soybeans, due to their high lecithin content, are also a fantastic source of choline. Seeds like flax seed, sesame seeds and grains like corn, barley and oats are also rich in choline content.

Maintenance of adequate levels of choline is imperative in order to maintain optimal health. It is therefore very important to have periodic health checkups so that any deficiencies are identified and addressed as soon as possible.

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Benefits Of Bacopa Leaf Extract?
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Date: October 15, 2012 11:30 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Benefits Of Bacopa Leaf Extract?

Bacopa Leaves

Bacopa, a medicinal herb, is commonly found in marshy locations in India. Ayurvedic health practitioners use the stems and leaves of bacopa for the preparation of extracts, which is an ayurvedic medicine. In India, the bacopa leaf extract is used for curing a number of diseases for the past 1,500 years. Bacopa is also called brahmi, sambrani chettu, water hyssop, etc. The bacopa leaf extract is highly effective for treating mental problems, epilepsy, asthma, etc. It is also useful for getting relief from depression, anxiety, systolyc blood pressure, palpitation, insomnia, nervousness, memory span, mental fatigue, etc.

Bacopa Leaf Extract and Dementia

Studies show that bacopa leaf extract is highly effective for people with dementia. These patients experience memory problems, impaired movement, difficulty to speak, etc. Bacopa leaf extract is effective for improving cognitive and neurological functions, and memory.

Bacopa Leaf Extract and Parkinson's Disease

As per the findings of University of Maryland Medical Center, bacopa leaf extract can be used for treating people with Parkinson's disease. This disease mainly affects chemicals in your brain. Therefore, it creates problems such as depression, cognitive impairment, etc. By improving the blood circulation to the brain, bacopa leaf extract helps to enhance cognitive function, neurological function and mood.

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Benefits of Omega-3 Fish Oil in Joint Pains and Inflammation
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Date: August 01, 2012 08:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Benefits of Omega-3 Fish Oil in Joint Pains and Inflammation

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are derived from fish oil and are an essential fatty acid necessary for the human health. Human body cannot produce them so they have to be derived from food products like fish, nuts and some plants. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in abundance in certain fish varieties like the salmon, tuna, sardines, mackerel, herring, krill and halibut. One needs to consume these varieties of fish at least twice a week to enjoy the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids. Fish oil has a number of health benefits some of them are neurological benefits, preventing heart diseases, and improving the health of joints.

Health Benefits of Omega-3 fish oil:

Omega-3 fish oils are also known as polyunsaturated fats (PUFA). Fish oil supplements are made from salmon, mackerel, tuna and herring varieties. The polyunsaturated fats in the fish oil have substantial anti-inflammatory properties and suppress the production of inflammation. They also help in reducing the risks of arthritis, cancer, and heart diseases. Omega-3 fish oil helps in brain growth and improves the operation of the brain memory and performance. Babies who are deprived of omega-3 fish oil are born with possible nerve and vision problems.

Deficiency of omega-3 fish oil can lead to dry skin, tiredness, heart problems, and mood swings. People consuming food rich in omega-3 fish oils are less likely to develop heart disease.

Benefits of Omega-3 fish oil in joint pains and inflammation:

Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the major causes of joint pains and inflammation in many people making their life difficult. This type of arthritis can affect young as well as old alike. The body's immune system attacks the joints of the body by causing stiffness, and swelling of the area. People suffering from this condition have found a lot of relief from inflammation due to joint aches after regular consumption of fish supplements or consuming fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Some of the benefits of omega-3 fish oil relating to joint pains are:It helps reduce tenderness of the jointsIt reduces the enzymes that destroy the cartilageDecreases the need to use painkillersReduces stiffness of the joints especially in morningsImproves the strength of joints

Increase in Omega-6 fatty acid which is also a type of essential fatty acids causes inflammation of the joints. They are found in abundance in corn, sunflower and canola oils. These are found in packaged snacks, processed foods and in margarines. Omega-3 fish oil is a natural anti-inflammatory, which reduces joint pain and inflammation. According to researches our body helps convert omega-3 fatty acids into compounds which protect our joints and is thousands of times stronger than the original omega-3. These compounds are named Resolvins. These Resolvins slows and stops the production and flow of chemicals that are responsible for causing pains.

Conclusion:

Studies have shown there should be a proper balance of Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. Omega-3 fish oils can also be consumed in the form of supplements for people who do not consume fish. These supplements are an affordable choice to lessen joint and tendon pains. Omega-3 fish oil is considered to be very healthy in treating many other health conditions and improves the overall health just by consuming them on a regular basis.

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The Major Health Benefits Of Hemp
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Date: April 06, 2012 07:47 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Major Health Benefits Of Hemp

Hemp Protein

Hemp is the only food with the largest amount of protein available on earth. It is easily digestible and it is the only food with a wide range of proteins. These include important fatty acids and amino acids. It is the only food that supplies the human body with all dietary needs at once. Thus, it is the only food that is capable of sustaining human life alone without other nutritional supplements.

Apart from being a good source of proteins, hemp supplies the body with important minerals and vitamins. However, the most important component of this food is the essential fatty acids. These include the alpha-linolenic (omega 3) and linoleic acids (omega 6). These two categories of fat are important in the body because human body is not capable of manufacturing them. Therefore, they have to be consumed in the daily meals. The ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 in hemp is 3:1. This is close to the 4.0 on average as the optimum recommendation of the world health organization for a human diet.

It plays an important role in various organs of the body including:

Heart health

Hemp has important nutrients are that are essential for the good health of the human heart. These are the essential fatty acids which play a very important role in ensuring the health of the heart. Several studies have revealed that substituting saturated fats with healthy polyunsaturated reduced risk of cardiac arrest. Such fats are found in hemp and are important in preventing sudden cardiac arrhythmia. They also reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood. Hemp has important fats that also decrease build-up of cellular in the arteries. This is very important as it is associated with a condition known as atherosclerosis. Phytosterol contained in hemp plays an important role in reducing cholesterol in the blood by about ten percent.

Brain health

Human brain has a large portion that includes essential fat acids. Since hemp supplies the body with these fats, it becomes essential for brain health. It is also vital for proper memory function. Diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's are preventable with consumption of hemp. The Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids also help in delaying or reducing neurological effects that come with these diseases. This improves the kind of life led by individuals with such diseases.

Skin health

Essential fatty acids play an important role in ensuring healthy skin. Perhaps, this is why hemp seed has been used as an ingredient in various cosmetic products. The Lipids allow the acids to permeate via the skin. Hemp component in the cosmetic products help to nourish the skin directly. Hemp is also very beneficial to people with psoriasis and eczema skin conditions.

These are just the major benefits of hemp in the human body. Others include increasing of metabolic rate and energy levels, improving immunity and organic function, among others. Hemp is also crucial in the prevention of degenerative diseases and this proves why it is crucial for positive human health. This food provides a lasting solution to various health complications and you may as well try it and enjoy its benefits.

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