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Are We Headed Towards a Food Shortage in America? : Essential Vitamins, Minerals, and Protein Powders to Maintain Good Health Darrell Miller 5/7/22
High Fiber Diet May Reduce Risk of Dementia Darrell Miller 4/29/22
Can the Liver Be Repaired Once It Is Damaged? Darrell Miller 4/29/22
Non-Intoxicating Hemp and CBD Darrell Miller 12/3/19
The evidence is undeniable: Green leafy vegetables take the prizewhen it comes to protecting eye health Darrell Miller 5/17/19
Omega-3s associated with a reduced risk of bleeding in surgery, according to a new study Darrell Miller 5/10/19
Irritable bowel syndrome RELIEF: 6 ways glutamine can help, according to a new study Darrell Miller 5/7/19
Men, here's a diet plan for a better memory: leafy greens, darkorange and red vegetables, berries, and a glass of OJ Darrell Miller 4/27/19
Omega-3s found to benefit children diagnosed with behavioraldisorders Darrell Miller 4/26/19
Coenzyme Q10: Research confirms ubiquinone and ubiquinol are nearlyequally-absorbed ... Darrell Miller 4/22/19
Can CBD oil help with pain, and can raisins really help you sleep? Darrell Miller 3/9/19
The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels Darrell Miller 1/8/19
Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people Darrell Miller 11/23/18
6 Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/10/18
Vitamin K: The anti-aging supplement you probably havenâ??t heard about Darrell Miller 6/20/18
What's Legal And Illegal About CBD Oil In Tennessee Darrell Miller 3/17/18
Ask the Expert: What are the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease? Darrell Miller 1/31/18
Help mitigate the toxic effects of traditional cancer treatments with diet: Soy, cruciferous vegetables associated with fewer side effects Darrell Miller 1/4/18
Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract? Darrell Miller 12/16/17
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A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions About Probiotics/Prebiotics Darrell Miller 11/5/17
Is Fluoride Bad for You? It’s Not Just in the Water Darrell Miller 10/19/17
Is Apple Cider Vinegar Safe to Drink? Darrell Miller 10/18/17
Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped? Darrell Miller 9/22/17
Research pilot explores industrial hemp Darrell Miller 9/7/17
To Beetroot Juice or Not? Darrell Miller 8/26/17
Scientists: Children need microbes, not antibiotics, to develop immunity Darrell Miller 8/22/17
Should You Give Up Sugar? Darrell Miller 8/20/17
Ask Well: Should We Be Buying Iodized Salt? Darrell Miller 7/25/17
CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets Darrell Miller 7/21/17
Vitamin B12 shots: Uses, benefits, and side effects Darrell Miller 7/9/17
Organic onions richer in flavonoids Darrell Miller 7/8/17
New Study to Explore Benefits of CBD for Veterans with PTSD Darrell Miller 6/28/17
HONEY found to reduce arterial plaque by an astonishing 30%... could it prevent heart attacks? Darrell Miller 6/18/17
Offal: Are Organ Meats Healthy to Eat? Darrell Miller 6/17/17
Cannabis vs. Kale: Which is Better For You? Darrell Miller 6/15/17
Is C-Reactive Protein Secretly Making You Gain Weight? Darrell Miller 6/8/17
Named the most important vitamins for healthy teeth Darrell Miller 5/27/17
Dr. Sanjay Gupta presents: Weed, Weed 2 and Weed 3 Darrell Miller 5/23/17
Will eating a little dirt help your digestion? Darrell Miller 5/17/17
5 Incredible Ways Beetroot Juice Can Boost Brain and Muscle Performance Darrell Miller 5/13/17
CBD Rescheduling Requested by Father of Marijuana Research Darrell Miller 5/5/17
Turmeric helped control reader's blood sugar Darrell Miller 5/4/17
Diabetes forces some to practice healthier habits Darrell Miller 5/3/17
CBD oil helps autistic boy speak again Darrell Miller 4/30/17
How much good fat is a good amount? Darrell Miller 4/13/17
California Could Become a Sanctuary State — for Marijuana Darrell Miller 4/7/17
Put These 3 Ingredients In Your Coffee. After Just 2 Sips, YOUR METABOLISM WILL BE FASTER THAN EVER! Darrell Miller 3/24/17
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Are We Headed Towards a Food Shortage in America? : Essential Vitamins, Minerals, and Protein Powders to Maintain Good Health
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Date: May 07, 2022 09:33 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are We Headed Towards a Food Shortage in America? : Essential Vitamins, Minerals, and Protein Powders to Maintain Good Health


It's no secret that food prices are on the rise. What may come as a surprise to some, is that we could be headed towards a food shortage in America. There are many factors that play into this, including drought, pests, and disease. The bottom line is that if you want to be prepared for the worst, you need to have a stockpile of essential vitamins, minerals, and protein powders. We will discuss why it is so important to have these supplements, and how they can help you maintain good health even in times of crisis!

What is a food shortage, and why are we headed towards one in America?

A food shortage is a period of time where there is not enough food to meet the demand of the people within a certain region. This can be caused by a number of factors, including natural disasters, war, and economic downturns. In America, we are currently facing a perfect storm of conditions that could lead to widespread food shortages in the coming years. Climate change is resulting in more extreme weather patterns that damage crops, while at the same time, the population is continuing to grow. In addition, many Americans are struggling with financial instability, which makes it difficult to afford healthy food. As a result, we are heading towards a time where there may not be enough food to go around. It is important for everyone to be aware of this issue and take steps to reduce their impact on the problem. One way to do this is to reduce food waste, which will help to stretch our limited resources further. We can also support local farmers and producers who are working hard to ensure that everyone has enough to eat. By taking action now, we can help to prevent a future food shortage from becoming a reality.

The importance of having essential vitamins, minerals, and protein powders

It is essential for the body to have vitamins, minerals, and protein to survive. The body needs these essential nutrients to function properly. Vitamins help the body to produce energy, regulate metabolism, and maintain healthy tissues. Minerals are needed for the proper development and function of the skeletal system and muscles. Protein powders provide the building blocks for the growth and repair of tissues. Without these essential nutrients, the body would not be able to perform its basic functions. As a result, it is essential that people get enough of these nutrients through their diet or supplements.

The benefits of taking supplements during a food shortage

One of the most common questions people ask during a food shortage is whether or not they should take supplements. While there are benefits to taking supplements, it's important to understand that they should never be used as a replacement for real food. Instead, supplements should be viewed as a way to fill in the gaps when you're not getting all the nutrients you need from your diet. For example, if you're not getting enough vitamin C from the fruits and vegetables you're eating, taking a supplement can help ensure that your body gets the Vitamin C it needs. While supplements can't take the place of a healthy diet, they can be a helpful way to make sure you're getting all the nutrients your body needs during a food shortage.

How to store your supplements for long-term use

Supplements are an important part of many people's health regimens. If you want to make sure your supplements last as long as possible, there are a few things you need to do. First, always store your supplements in a cool, dry place. Heat and humidity can cause vitamins and minerals to break down, so avoid storing them in the bathroom or kitchen. Second, keep them out of direct sunlight. Ultraviolet light can also degrade vitamins and minerals, so it's best to keep supplements in a dark closet or cabinet. Finally, make sure the bottles are tightly sealed. Exposure to air can cause supplements to lose their potency, so it's important to keep them well-protected. Supplements generally have expiration dates of 2 - 3 years out, and are still good beyond the best used by date on the bottom of the bottles.

FAQs about food shortages and supplements

Q: What are the causes of food shortages?

A: Food shortages can be caused by a variety of factors, including natural disasters, war, economic instability, war and climate change.

Q: What are the effects of food shortages?

A: The effects of food shortages can be devastating. People may go hungry or face malnutrition, which can lead to health problems and death. Children are often the most affected by food shortages, as they need adequate nutrition to grow and develop properly. Families may also lose their livelihoods if they can't afford to buy food, which can result in poverty and homelessness

Q: What can I do to prevent a food shortage?

A: There are a number of things people can do to prevent a food shortage. Some of the most important include:

  • Eating a balanced diet
  • Becoming more self-sufficient by growing your own food or raising your own livestock
  • Conserving food by using leftovers, buying in bulk, and freezing food
  • Donating food to local food banks or pantries

Q: What should I do if there is a food shortage?

A: If there is a food shortage, the best thing to do is to stay calm and ration the food you have. Try to eat a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein. Don't forget to include essential vitamins and minerals in your diet. You can also try growing your own food or raising your own livestock, If you have to. Store up Food if you see empty shelves at the grocery store.

Q: Are supplements necessary during a food shortage?

A: While supplements can't take the place of a healthy diet, they can be a helpful way to make sure you're getting all the nutrients your body needs during a food shortage.

Q: How can I store my supplements for long-term use?

A: There are a few things you need to do to keep your supplements safe and effective for long-term use. First, always store them in a cool, dry place. Heat and humidity can cause vitamins and minerals to break down, so avoid storing them in the bathroom or kitchen. Second, keep them out of direct sunlight. Ultraviolet light can also degrade vitamins and minerals, so it's best to keep supplements in a dark closet or cabinet. Finally, make sure the bottles are tightly sealed. Exposure to air can cause supplements to lose their potency, so it's important to keep them well-protected. Supplements generally have expiration dates of two to three years out, and are still good beyond the expiration date.

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High Fiber Diet May Reduce Risk of Dementia
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Date: April 29, 2022 03:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: High Fiber Diet May Reduce Risk of Dementia

A high fiber diet may reduce the risk of developing dementia, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. The study found that people who ate the most fiber were 30% less likely to develop dementia than those who ate the least fiber. This is an important discovery, as dementia is becoming increasingly common around the world. There are currently about 47 million people living with dementia, and this number is expected to grow to 135 million by 2050.

What is dementia and what are the symptoms?

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability due to disease or injury. symptoms can vary greatly from person to person, but may include problems with memory, mood, and thinking. People with dementia may have difficulty remembering recent events or familiar faces, and they may become confused about time and place. They may also have trouble completing familiar tasks, such as cooking a meal or getting dressed. As the disease progresses, people with dementia may lose the ability to communicate or take care of themselves. Dementia is not a normal part of aging, and it can affect people of all ages. There is no one test that can diagnose dementia, and doctors often use a combination of medical tests, brain scans, and neurological exams to make a diagnosis. There is no cure for dementia, but there are treatments that can help people manage the symptoms and improve their quality of life.

What causes dementia?

Dementia is a complex neurological disorder with no known underlying cause. While some theories suggest that environmental factors such as exposure to certain toxins or injuries may play a role, the exact mechanisms underlying dementia remain uncertain. Some researchers have proposed that dementia may be related to problems in the functioning of certain proteins in the brain, while others have suggested that chronic inflammation may also be involved. However, there is still much work to be done in terms of understanding the biological mechanisms underlying this debilitating and often devastating illness. Ultimately, identifying the precise causes of dementia will help inform more targeted and effective treatments for this disease, allowing those affected by it to live fuller and healthier lives.

How can a high fiber diet reduce the risk of developing dementia?

A diet rich in fiber has been linked with a reduced risk of developing dementia. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest, and it is found in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Foods high in fiber are known to promote gut health, and some studies have suggested that gut inflammation may play a role in the development of dementia. In addition, fiber-rich foods tend to be high in antioxidants and other nutrients that have been linked with brain health. For these reasons, increasing your intake of fiber-rich foods may help to reduce your risk of developing dementia.

What are some good sources of fiber?

There are many good sources of fiber, including both plant-based and animal-based foods. Psyllium husk, which is made from the soluble fibers found in the seeds of a Mediterranean shrub called Plantago ovata, is a popular option due to its high concentration of dietary fiber and other nutrients. Inulin, meanwhile, is a type of carbohydrate that is naturally found in many fruits, vegetables, and legumes. Both psyllium husk and inulin are excellent sources of nutrition that can help promote good digestive health and overall well-being. Other common sources of dietary fiber include whole grains like oats and barley, as well as beans, lentils, nuts, and seeds. Whether you are looking for plant-based or animal-based sources of fiber, there are plenty of options out there to suit your needs.

How much fiber should you eat each day?

There is no single answer to the question of how much fiber you should eat each day. The amount of fiber that your body needs will depend on a number of factors, including your age, sex, and overall health status. In general, most health experts recommend consuming between 25 and 35 grams of fiber per day. This can typically be achieved by eating a balanced diet that includes a variety of fiber-rich foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes. Furthermore, it is important to remember that fiber needs can vary depending on your symptoms or underlying condition. So if you are experiencing any gastrointestinal issues or other health concerns, it is best to consult with your doctor to determine the right amount of dietary fiber for your body.

Are there any risks associated with eating a high fiber diet?

While fiber is an essential part of a healthy diet, it is important to be aware of the potential risks associated with eating too much fiber. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest, and it is typically found in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. When fiber is not broken down by the body, it can bind to other nutrients and substances in the digestive tract and cause them to be eliminated from the body before they are absorbed. This can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other health problems. In addition, consuming large amounts of fiber can also cause bloating and gas.

How can you prevent dementia from developing?

There is no one definitive cause of dementia, but there are a number of risk factors that have been identified as contributing to its development. These can include things like a genetic predisposition, lifestyle factors like drinking and smoking, and certain health conditions. Because these risk factors can vary widely from person to person, there is no one strategy that will prevent dementia in everyone. However, there are some general measures that anyone can take to lower their risk of developing dementia. These might include maintaining healthy eating habits, staying physically active, and avoiding excessive exposure to environmental toxins. Additionally, early diagnosis and treatment for any existing health conditions can also play an important role in reducing the likelihood of dementia. By taking these proactive steps, it is possible to greatly reduce your risk of developing this debilitating condition.

Vitamins and Dementia

Some studies have suggested that certain vitamins may help to prevent dementia. Vitamin B6, B12, and folic acid are involved in the metabolism of homocysteine, a substance that has been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to protect cells from damage, and it has been suggested that this may help to slow the progression of dementia.

Fruits and vegetables can help the body combat dementia

Recent studies have suggested that diet may also play a role in the development of dementia. In particular, fruits and vegetables appear to offer some protection against the disease. The antioxidants found in these foods help to fight inflammation and damage to cells, both of which are thought to contribute to the development of dementia. In addition, fruits and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals, which are essential for brain health. Thus, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet may help to reduce your risk of developing dementia.

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Can the Liver Be Repaired Once It Is Damaged?
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Date: April 29, 2022 11:33 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can the Liver Be Repaired Once It Is Damaged?

https://vitamins.vitanetonline.com/wp-content/uploads/liver-2934612_1920.png The liver is a vital organ in the body that performs many essential functions. It can be damaged by a variety of factors, including disease, alcohol abuse, and exposure to toxic chemicals. Once the liver is damaged, can it be repaired? In this article, we will explore the answer to that question. We will also discuss the various ways that the liver can be damaged and how those damages can be repaired.

What is the liver and what does it do?

The liver is a large, multi-functional organ that plays a vital role in the body. Its primary function is to filter the blood and remove toxins, but it also helps to regulate metabolism, store nutrients, and produce bile. The liver is divided into two main lobes, the right lobe and the left lobe. The right lobe is slightly larger than the left lobe and includes the quadrate lobe and caudate lobe. The left lobe contains the left lateral section and the medial section. The hepatic veins drain blood from the liver and pass it through the inferior vena cava to be returned to the heart. The hepatic arteries supply oxygenated blood to the liver tissue, while the portal vein carries nutrient-rich blood from the digestive organs. The bile ducts transport bile produced by the liver cells to the gallbladder, where it is stored until needed for digestion.

The liver is a hardworking organ that performs many crucial functions in the body. By keeping it healthy, we can help to ensure that our entire body remains healthy and functioning properly.

What can damage the liver and how does that damage occur?

The liver is a vital organ that performs many important functions, such as filtering toxins from the blood and producing bile to help digest fats. However, the liver can be damaged by a number of different agents, including viruses, alcohol, and certain medications. Viruses such as hepatitis C and hepatitis B can cause inflammation of the liver, which can lead to scarring and eventually to liver failure. Alcohol abuse is also a major cause of liver damage, as it can lead to fatty deposits, inflammation, and scarring. In addition, certain drugs (such as acetaminophen) can cause toxic damage to the liver cells. If the liver is not functioning properly, it can result in a build-up of toxins in the blood, which can lead to serious health problems.

Can the liver be repaired once it is damaged, and if so, how is that done?

The liver is a amazing organ. It is responsible for so many important functions in the body, from filtering toxins to producing bile to breaking down fats. When it is damaged, it can often repair itself. This is because the liver has a high regenerative capacity. hepatocytes, which are the main type of liver cell, can divide and grow back quickly when necessary. In fact, as long as about 25% of the liver remains healthy, it can regenerate itself completely over the course of a few weeks. There are a number of ways to damage the liver, such as through alcohol abuse or viral infections, but fortunately there are also ways to help it repair itself. Eating a healthy diet, getting enough exercise, and avoiding toxins, take liver supporting supplements like milk thistle and NAC can all support liver health and regeneration.

How can people prevent their livers from being damaged in the first place?

The liver is a vital organ that plays an important role in metabolism. However, the liver can also be easily damaged by alcohol, drugs, prescriptions, and environmental toxins, which are in the foods we eat. To help prevent liver damage, it is important to avoid excess alcohol consumption or avoid it all together, take medication as directed and if you are on medications that cause liver damage to discuss alternatives that do not harm the liver, and eat a healthy diet along with taking liver supporting supplements. Additionally, it is important to get regular exercise, as this helps to keep the liver healthy and functioning properly. By taking these steps, people can help to prevent liver damage and keep their organs healthy.

Are there any lifestyle changes or supplements that can help improve liver function even if it has been damaged already?

Liver damage is a serious concern for many people, as it can lead to a number of health problems. While there is no guaranteed way to reverse liver damage, there are some lifestyle changes and supplements that may help improve liver function. One potential change is to limit alcohol consumption, as alcohol is known to be damaging to the liver, mixing alchol and drugs can enhance the progress of liver damage. Additionally, eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help improve overall liver function. There are also a number of herbal supplements that are thought to be beneficial for the liver, such as milk thistle and dandelion root. However, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplement, as some may interact with other medications.

What are the possible consequences of not repairing a damaged liver?

Liver damage can have serious consequences if left untreated. Depending on the cause, there may be a variety of negative effects that result from an injured liver. For example, if the damage is due to excessive alcohol consumption, then scarring and inflammation of the liver tissue can interfere with its ability to filter toxins out of the blood. This can lead to a host of potentially dangerous health problems, including nausea, chronic fatigue, jaundice, and cirrhosis. You must address the cause before change for the good can happen. In addition, unresolved inflammation can increase one's risk of developing more serious conditions such as cancer or heart disease. To prevent these possible consequences, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after suffering from liver damage. This will allow doctors to properly diagnose the issue and develop an appropriate treatment plan. Addressing the cause is always preferable over simply treating symptoms alone. Ultimately, taking action now can help you protect your health in the future.

How can people find out if their livers need repair and where they should go for help if that is the case?

When it comes to liver health, there are a number of ways to find out if your liver needs some repairs. One method is to get tested for elevated liver enzymes, which are indicative of problems with the organ. You can also watch out for certain symptoms, such as fatigue, bloating or skin discoloration. If you notice any of these markers, you may want to consult with your doctor or a specialist in liver disease, who can help determine the best course of action. Depending on the underlying cause of your liver problem, treatment options may include changes to your diet and exercise habits, medications or even surgery in extreme cases. Whatever route you choose, it is essential that you address any issues with your liver as soon as possible in order to protect your overall wellbeing.

Generally, symptoms only show when liver function has dropped significantly.

Liver damage can often go undetected until it has reached a advanced stage. This is because the liver has an incredible capacity for regeneration and can continue to function even when up to 75% of it has been damaged. As a result, symptoms of liver disease often only become apparent when the organ has been severely compromised. By that point, the damage may be irreversible and serious complications may have developed. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the early signs of liver damage so that treatment can be started as soon as possible. These include fatigue, weight loss, abdominal pain, and yellowing of the skin and eyes.

Fortunately, Supplements like Milk thistle and NAC may help the body assist the liver in its repair.

The liver is a hardworking organ that is constantly exposed to toxins. As a result, it is susceptible to damage. Fortunately, supplements like milk thistle and NAC may help the body assist the liver in its repair. Milk thistle contains silymarin, a compound that helps to protect the liver from damage. NAC is an amino acid that helps to remove toxins from the liver. NAC also helps to replenish glutathione, a substance that plays a key role in liver detoxification. Together, these supplements can help to keep the liver healthy and functioning properly.

Whether you are looking for preventative measures to protect the liver or have an existing issue, it can never hurt to take either milk thistle, NAC, or both to support healthy liver function.

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Non-Intoxicating Hemp and CBD
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Date: December 03, 2019 04:37 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Non-Intoxicating Hemp and CBD

Benefits of Hemp

Non-Intoxicating

Agricultural hemp keeps you healthy, doesn't get you "high."

Nutrient Rich

Hemp contains excellent nutritional value, providing essential nutritional components called Essential Fatty Acids (EFA) that the human body does not product naturally, and must be consumed through the diet. Further, emerging scientific research supports the consumption of CBD from hemp oil for general well-being.

Good for the Earth

Hemp sequesters CO2 and leaves the soil in better condition than before it was planted.

Eco-friendly

Not only is hemp renewable and fast-growing, nearly every part of the plant is useable - for food, fiber, building materials and fuel, with an estimated 25,000 uses!

Agricultural Hemp (Outdoor Grown)

  • Sequesters CO2
  • Environmentally Helpful
  • Requires 80% Less Water
  • Sun Powered Outdoor Grow
  • Textbook Sustainability

The Bad Side of Medical Cannabis (Indoor Grown)

  • Enormous Carbon Footprint
  • Environmentally Harmful
  • Wasteful Water Demands
  • Huge Strain on Power Grid
  • Consequences of Fungicides, Pesticides and Fertilizers
  • Unsustainable

Industrial Hemp based CBD has many uses have you given it a try yet?

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Omega-3s associated with a reduced risk of bleeding in surgery, according to a new study
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Date: May 10, 2019 02:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3s associated with a reduced risk of bleeding in surgery, according to a new study





A new study called the Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Prevention of Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation, also known as OPERA, is calling into question the conventional wisdom that patients who use omega-3 supplements right before surgery are at a higher risk of internal bleeding as a result. The study involved over 1,500 heart surgery patients, and found that those with the highest omega-3 levels in their blood were actually at a lower risk of bleeding. While the exact cause of this is not well understood, it does suggest that more research is needed.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although fish oil are very popular natural supplements that are good for heart health, in cases of surgey, they might cause blood thinning which is dangerous.
  • A new study has shown that the belief that taking fish oil before surgery is wrong is absolutely erroneous but that it reduces the risk of bleeding.
  • The study that discovered this new finding involved a large group of 1,516 persons who were divided into one group taking omega-3 supplements and another taking placebo.

"The exact mechanism behind this effect is still not well understood, but Harris suggested that the anti-inflammatory activity of omega-3s might be contributing to this."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-28-omega-3s-reduced-risk-of-bleeding-in-surgery.html

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Irritable bowel syndrome RELIEF: 6 ways glutamine can help, according to a new study
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Date: May 07, 2019 01:58 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Irritable bowel syndrome RELIEF: 6 ways glutamine can help, according to a new study





Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) doesn't just cause uncomfortable digestive symptoms, but it also can result in intestinal hyper-permeability, which decreases the rate in which your body can absorb vitamins and nutrients that are required to thrive. An amino acid called glutamine can help by reducing the rate in which intestinal hyper-permeability occurs, allowing your system to absorb primary nutrients in a much more effective manner. It also showed to reduce the symptoms of IBS all-around.

Key Takeaways:

  • About 45 million Americans have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and they know this can be really upsetting because sometimes they have constipation and diarrhea with it.
  • The journal Gut contained a 2018 study that could be of help to people with IBS because it assessed the effectiveness and safety of an oral glutamine supplement.
  • Glutamine is an amino acid, among millions of amino acids produced by the body and that can also be found in food which are building blocks for protein.

"In the quest to find natural solutions for IBS or digestive upset, adding a glutamine supplement to a well-balanced diet could be the next key step."

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/glutamine-gut-health-2785.html

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Men, here's a diet plan for a better memory: leafy greens, darkorange and red vegetables, berries, and a glass of OJ
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Date: April 27, 2019 10:00 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Men, here's a diet plan for a better memory: leafy greens, darkorange and red vegetables, berries, and a glass of OJ





According to a recent Harvard University study, the optimal diet for men who want to maintain strong cognitive health consists of eating leafy green vegetables, berries, orange and red vegetables, and orange juice. Researcher Changzheng Yuan studied 28,000 men over the course of 20 years, tracking their dietary habits and periodically testing their cognitive skills. The group that consumed the most vegetables, about six servings per day, performed better on thinking skills tests than the group that ate half that. There was also a positive association found between eating fruits and overall brain health.

Key Takeaways:

  • One study, centering on cognition, set out to track nearly 3000 men for two decades.
  • All the study participants were human adult, male professionals in the health field.
  • Every participant was questioned about specific food usage upon their entry and at four year intervals thereafter.

"Yuan noted that participants who ate all these fruits and vegetables at the start of the study – 20 years ago – enjoyed better cognitive and memory skills."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-05-a-diet-plan-for-a-better-memory.html

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Omega-3s found to benefit children diagnosed with behavioraldisorders
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Date: April 26, 2019 03:15 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3s found to benefit children diagnosed with behavioraldisorders





It is common knowledge that omega-3s can promote heart health, but now studies are showing that they can also help children who are suffering from behavioral disorders. A study was published within the Journal of Dietary Supplements that showed kids aged six to twelve showed great improvement in regards to their overall health status and quality of life when they were given doses of omega-3s on a regular basis. The study evaluated exactly 942 children, so the findings are quite consistent.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although Omega-3 fatty acids are well known for their health benefits on the heart, a recent study has shown that it gives good results on mental health.
  • When Omega-3 fatty acids was used on children with behavioral disorders, it was found that it helped improve their mental health and quality of life.
  • 942 children in Spain with behavioral disorders were used for the study and they were given omega-3 fatty acids for a three month period.

"To evaluate the effectiveness of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation, the researchers used the Kidscreen-10 and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaires (SDQ). The SDQ examines 25 positive and negative attributes, which are divided among five scales: emotional symptoms, conduct problems, hyperactivity or inattention, peer relationship problems, and prosocial behavior."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-17-omega-3-benefits-children-with-behavioral-disorders.html

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Coenzyme Q10: Research confirms ubiquinone and ubiquinol are nearlyequally-absorbed ...
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Date: April 22, 2019 04:29 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Coenzyme Q10: Research confirms ubiquinone and ubiquinol are nearlyequally-absorbed ...





Many Coenzyme Q10 products have labels that indicate that their product is better absorbed due to longtime beliefs surrounding ubiquinol (reduced Coenzyme Q10) being hard for the body to absorb. Many brands instead market ubiquinone, which is redox Coenzyme Q10 instead, since studies have been more supportive about this form being easier for the body to absorb. New research, however, is concluding that both of these forms are equal when it comes to the ability to be absorbed through the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to Coenzyme Q10 expert Dr. William Judy, there is very little difference in the absorption rates of ubiquinol and ubiquinone.
  • Both forms of CoQ10 contain antioxidants and are critical for overall mitochondrial health.
  • CoQ10 can be beneficial for those suffering from Parkinson's disease and has been shown to provide headache relief in adolescent and pediatric populations.

"Marketing terms such as “better absorbed” should be questioned unless the absorption or bioavailability is actually stated. Only when the actual absorption has been verified can the better absorbed product be determined."

Read more: https://wholefoodsmagazine.com/columns/vitamin-connection/coenzyme-q10-research-confirms-ubiquinone-and-ubiquinol-are-nearly-equally-absorbed-compounds-the-physical-form-and-companion-ingredients-make-the-bioavailability-and-absorption-difference-in-coenz/

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Can CBD oil help with pain, and can raisins really help you sleep?
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Date: March 09, 2019 09:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can CBD oil help with pain, and can raisins really help you sleep?





1.There is scientific support for the use of cannabis-based medicines to manage chronic pain. However, medicinal marijuana is not availabe in all states. Where it is not available, some are using CBD oil as an alternative. CBD is cannabidiol, a compound derived from cannabis. 2.Hot compresses are sometimes prescribed to treat a condition called blepharitis, which affects the eyelids. It can be difficult to keep a hot compress hot for more than a short time. Hand warmers and reheatable Dry Eye Relief Masks are a good alternative. 3.Eating a handful of raisins before bedtime can reduce the number of bathroom trips during the night.

Key Takeaways:

  • The one who asked the questions said that he was taking gabapentin for his pain and they all vanished.
  • He is also taking marijuana oil for pain at night now that he is 88 years old and it is proving effective.
  • Marijuana is well known for its pain relieving properties. But in states where marijuana is illegal, many are taking CBD oil, a byproduct of marijuana.

"I live in an upscale retirement community, and a large number of people here are using marijuana oil to relieve pain without side effects."

Read more: https://www.seattletimes.com/life/wellness/pharmacy-marijuana-senior-citizens/

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The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels
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Date: January 08, 2019 09:58 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels





According to the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Arjun Tree extract may have benefits for moderating your blood sugar and also your cholesterol levels. Diabetics are at dramatically higher risk of dying from heart conditions, perhaps because hyperglycemia tends to raise blood pressure and damage the circulatory system. The study in question focused on Wistar rats that received a high-fat diet, and found that Arjun Tree extract improved insulin sensitivity and liver triglycerides, and exhibited a pronounced anti inflammatory effect.

Key Takeaways:

  • Of the different plant-derived extracts used in traditional Indian medicine, Arjunarishta is a medicine that is produced from the Arjun tree is used for treating cardiovascular disorders and diabetes.
  • Type 2 diabetes has been identified as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases because people with it have a higher percentage of getting cardiovascular diseases.
  • Looking for and finding natural products that could be used against diabetes is very important because apart from causing cardiovascular diseases, it can damage blood vessels in the heart.

"In this study, which was published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, the researchers were able to determine that Arjun tree extracts exhibit anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic activity."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-24-arjun-tree-lowers-blood-sugar-and-cholesterol-levels.html

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Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people
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Date: November 23, 2018 08:51 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people





Almonds are a versatile, portable, tasty and nutritious snack food. However, new research suggests that the salad topper may also have more to impart to eaters, particularly if the eaters in question number among the millions struggling under the burden of type 2 diabetes. Of the more than 400 million who struggle with the disease, worldwide, nearly 80 million cases can be found in the country of India, alone. One study, using Indian subjects with type 2 diabetes and elevated cholesterol levels, discovered some interesting results. The subjects were given whole un-roasted almonds in place of 20 calories in an otherwise balanced eating plan. The subjects heart health showed marked improvement. Another study used Chinese participants and allowed 60 grams of almonds a day. Blood sugar levels and cardiovascular aspects were not affected by this study's regime. However, for some subjects with otherwise well-controlled type 2 diabetes, blood sugar serum levels dropped. Almonds may improve inflammation, which is a factor in cardiovascular disease. They also provide vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Key Takeaways:

  • For the people who have diabetes, they have a lot of work to do to deal with it everyday.
  • Understanding the effects of diabetes and what it does will allow people to realize how stressful it could be.
  • There are a lot of studies coming out that indicate almonds to be good for the heart for people who are diabetic.

"While the almond diet offered better overall nutritional quality, neither diet with or without almonds improved blood sugar status, nor most cardiovascular risk factors as was expected. However, researchers found that among a subset."

Read more: https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/almonds-may-boost-heart-health-in-diabetic-people-5444785/

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6 Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin
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Date: September 10, 2018 05:52 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin





6 Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin

It is hard to imagine what the actual health benefits of things like turmeric and curcumin are. These are two substances that the average person has definitely not heard of. With that being said, many people would question if these things actually have the health benefits that are mentioned. However, it is proven that turmeric helps people maintain bodily composition and as a result, it helps fight illness. We all know the massive importance of that!

Key Takeaways:

  • Being able to get all the vitamins, or nutrients, you need is so important for anyone.
  • There are many health benefits of things that people do not realize have these benefits.
  • Being able to distinguish what is healthy and what is not is so important for everyone.

"One of the things that may make it medicinally beneficial is curcucim, a compound in turmeric. Curcumin is believed to be anti-inflammatory, has been used as a pain reliever, and is considered a very strong antioxidant."

Read more: https://www.mommyish.com/turmeric-and-curcumin-health-benefits/

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Vitamin K: The anti-aging supplement you probably havenâ??t heard about
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Date: June 20, 2018 04:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vitamin K: The anti-aging supplement you probably havenâ??t heard about





Vitamin K: The anti-aging supplement you probably haven’t heard about

The yen to look younger than our actual years can be seen in the veritable arsenal of age-fighting cosmetics on the retail market. But, the search doesn't end there. The quest extends to supplements and other organic elements. One factor that can be a potent ally in the fight to stay younger looking may be easily overlooked. That element is vitamin K.

It's probable that vitamin K gets overlooked because most people think of vitamin K as the blood-clotting factor, which it is, one type. The fact is there is a second type of the vitamin that works to prevent excessive buildup of calcium in the epidermis. This prevents wrinkles and boosts skin elasticity. Japanese women were the subject of a study wherein this was conclusively shown.

The Japanese population studied consumed a lot of traditional fermented soy beans. Fermented foods are the primary source of the calcium-constraining vitamin, just as leafy greens are the usual food sources of the blood-clotting variant of the vitamin.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin K2 is a water-soluble vitamin found in fermented foods that promotes healthy absorption and distribution of calcium, including preventing too much from building up under the skin.
  • Vitamin K helps promote production of metric GLA protein, which directs calcium into the bones and away from arteries and helps prevent varicose veins.
  • You can find Vitamin K in chicken, egg yolk, butter, cheese and natto, a common Japanese dish of fermented soybeans.

"But epidemiological evidence suggests that diet has more influence on how we look than we realize"

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-13-vitamin-k-the-anti-aging-supplement-you-probably-havent-heard-about.html

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What's Legal And Illegal About CBD Oil In Tennessee
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Date: March 17, 2018 10:15 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What's Legal And Illegal About CBD Oil In Tennessee





What's Legal And Illegal About CBD Oil In Tennessee

Several retail venues were recently closed for selling confections with an ingredient found in hemp. While hemp and marijuana both come from the cannabis plant, they are not the same. The hemp ingredient found in the confectionary product is not from an intoxicant plant, as it's lookalike, plant relative, marijuana, is known to be. Not is it illegal to sell, or buy items made with hemp in Tennessee. Some of the plant's ingredients are even getting a name as pain assuagers and sleep aids. Nonetheless, the plant's are similar loooking, easy to confuse, and still the source of legal snafus.

Key Takeaways:

  • 23 establishments in a Tennnessee county were closed when venues were found to be selling confections that had hemp as an ingredient.
  • Hemp is a different part of the cannabis plant than its lookalike relation, the intoxicant marijuana.
  • Expert on CBD oil, Elliott Altman, was called upon to testify and explain the difference between hemp and marijuana to the presiding judge.

"Questions surrounding the closure of multiple Rutherford County businesses have continued; so NewsChannel 5 found out what is legal and illegal about CBD oil in Tennessee."

Read more: https://www.newschannel5.com/news/whats-legal-and-whats-not-when-it-comes-to-cbd-oil-in-tennessee

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Ask the Expert: What are the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease?
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Date: January 31, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ask the Expert: What are the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease?





A question about the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease is asked. The person asking the question is unknown, the expert answering is Dr. Brian Behm a gastroenterologist. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is defined as chronic inflammation of the intestines.

The difference between Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis is discussed.

No cure is available. Lifestyle changes and diet modification can control the inflammation. These are not completely successful.

Treatment options are steroids, immunomodulators biologic medicines and aminosalicylates.

Key Takeaways:

  • As of now there is no cure for ibd only treatment options, such as medication or diet modification
  • Ulcerative colitis only affects the colon where Crohn's disease can happen anywhere in the intestine
  • Since it is chronic, symptoms may flare up from time to time including things like bleeding and diarrhea

"The two main types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease."

Read more: http://www.dailyprogress.com/lifestyles/ask-the-expert-what-are-the-symptoms-of-inflammatory-bowel/article_316678e6-0218-11e8-96d9-579ea5f1643b.html

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Help mitigate the toxic effects of traditional cancer treatments with diet: Soy, cruciferous vegetables associated with fewer side effects
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Date: January 04, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Help mitigate the toxic effects of traditional cancer treatments with diet: Soy, cruciferous vegetables associated with fewer side effects





Food may be a great way to help you fight cancer. A recent study has shown that eating more cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli and kale, as well as soy can help breast cancer survivors as well as menopause sufferers. The study found that the symptoms of both were decreased with a diet higher in these nutrients. Oddly they only found this with in Caucasians. Asian women were shown to have no effect from this diet, leading the researchers to have more questions about the exact pathway.

Key Takeaways:

  • A large study found a link between cruciferous vegetable and soy to fighting breast cancer
  • The study found that the effect was greater in caucasians over Asian women
  • The link is unclear and they need to do more studies to see why it is isn't as positive for all groups.

"Choosing organic soy products is the easiest way to avoid genetically modified soy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-12-28-help-mitigate-the-toxic-effects-of-traditional-cancer-treatments-with-diet-soy-cruciferous.html

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Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract?
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Date: December 16, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract?





Thomas McDermott, a Democrat and the Mayor of Hammond, Indiana, brought up the legality of using cannabidiol oil (CBD) for treating his Labrador retriever's arthritis at the BGD Legislative Conference in Indianapolis. At the conference was Republican Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill who last month stated that the use of CBD was illegal in most circumstances in his state after a bill passed to allow epilepsy patients to legally use the oil for seizures. McDermott questioned Hill using a story about his dog that suffered from arthritis, noting that his vet recommended using CBD oil to treat the pain. He mentioned that the oil allowed his dog to move around more easily, had more energy, and had improved appetite. McDermott thought aloud that Hill was "grandstanding" on CBD, but Hill simply stated he was following the law as it was written. When McDermott asked if his dog was breaking the law, Hill responded that the Mayor himself was breaking the law - not the dog. McDermott was upset afterwards that Hill accused him for being a criminal for treating his dog with CBD, and he has no plans to change the therapy for his dog.

Key Takeaways:

  • The owners dog currently used CBD and that is restricted in Indiana for use.
  • The dog is currently on it due to arthritis and it seems to cure his condition.
  • The final conclusion was that the owner was breaking the law, not the dog since the dog has no agency.

"The question Thomas McDermott wanted answered Wednesday doesn’t get asked often during policy discussions in Indiana: Could his Labrador retriever be breaking the law by using a pain remedy extracted from cannabis?"

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/12/13/can-your-dog-arrested-using-cannabis-extract/949429001/

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CV Sciences, Inc. to Exhibit at the 25th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine in Las ...
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Date: December 16, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CV Sciences, Inc. to Exhibit at the 25th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine in Las ...





The American academy of Anti-Aging (A4M) is having it's annual world conference in Las Vegas and CV sciences, for the fourth year in a row, will be exhibiting there. CV Sciences specializes in natural treatments, using CBD oil to treat the effects of aging naturally, something researchers around the world have been focusing on lately. The CV Sciences booth will have experts available to answer any questions as well as discounts on products for attendees.

Key Takeaways:

  • CV Sciences will be exhibiting for the fourth time at the A4M conference in Las Vegas
  • One of the most predominant topics at A4M this year will be the use of CBD oil and it's benefits in aging patients
  • Cv Sciences will have professionals available to explain the benefits of their products to anyone who visits their exhibit.

"2017 marks the first year A4M has dedicated a specific education track related to cannabis as a modality."

Read more: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/CV-Sciences-Inc-to-Exhibit-at-the-25th-Annual-World-Congress-on-Anti-Aging-Medicine-in-Las-Vegas-NV-December-14-16th-2017Company-Continues-to-Expand-Its-Distribution-Network-to-Health-Care-1011085942

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A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions About Probiotics/Prebiotics
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Date: November 05, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A Pediatrician Answers 5 questions About Probiotics/Prebiotics





Probiotics and prebiotics are both good bacteria your child's body may need more of. These do not make you sick the way some bacteria will. They occur naturally in your body already but this can be thrown off by many things such as a poor diet. This gives info straight from pediatricians so you'll know if you need to give more of these to your child in the form of supplements or in their food.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are two kinds of substances or supplements that will help the good bacteria in our intestines. Probiotics and then Prebiotics
  • They can be safe for children but kids with immune system issues should talk to their doctors.
  • They can help with stomach bugs, diarrhea and a number of other things. But there's lot to learn about these supplements. From a pediatrician's perspective.

"As we learn more about the normal bacteria that live in our intestines and how variation of the amount and type might contribute to disease, I’m hopeful that we’ll continue to see conditions for which probiotics are safe and effective."

Read more: http://www.checkupnewsroom.com/a-pediatrician-answers-5-questions-about-probioticsprebiotics/

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Is Fluoride Bad for You? It’s Not Just in the Water
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Date: October 19, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Fluoride Bad for You? It’s Not Just in the Water





The benefits and risks of fluoride has been a subject of much contention since the 1960’s when it was added to the public water supply in the US and several other countries, though no studies have been shown to prove this fact. . According to the CDC, fluoride helps prevent cavities. Those against fluoride maintain that fluoride is dangerous, and can cause damaging effects to living organisms. This claim is supported by the fact that the type of fluoride in drinking water, sodium fluoride, was considered as industrial toxic waste.

Key Takeaways:

  • There has been a debate going on since the 1960s over whether or not fluoride is safe when added to public water supplies and/or as a dental product.
  • The Centers of Disease Control claim that fluoride added to community water supplies is largely responsible for a significant decrease in cavities in the U.S.
  • According to a study by the National Research Council, infants and young children may be receiving too much fluoridated water on a daily basis for their body weight.

"But when we look at the studies that have been done, we found that many of these questions are unsettled and we have much less information than we should, considering how long this [fluoridation] has been going on. I think that’s why fluoridation is still being challenged so many years after it began. In the face of ignorance, controversy is rampant."

Read more: https://draxe.com/is-fluoride-bad-for-you/

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Is Apple Cider Vinegar Safe to Drink?
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Date: October 18, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Apple Cider Vinegar Safe to Drink?





Apple Cider Vinegar a new health trend? The drinking of apple cider vinegar for dietary reasons has been a growing trend in the United States as of late. However, critics are beginning to question if the the health benefits out weigh the consequences. Individuals should consult a doctor if they have experienced stomach problems in the past before beginning this dietary trend. Further, moderation is key with this dietary supplement and it is highly recommend that the individual dilutes a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to achieve desired results.

Key Takeaways:

  • Drinking apple cider vinegar for weight loss, digestive health, and other positive health effects is a growing trend.
  • Drinking apple cider vinegar without dilution is unsafe: the vinegar is too acidic for the inner lining of the gut.
  • Some people, including those with ulcers and other digestive conditions, should avoid drinking apple cider vinegar entirely, even when diluted.

"Drink a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar diluted in an 8-ounce glass of water about 10 minutes before eating meals to help boost digestion and reap its health benefits. And, if you’re not sure if apple cider vinegar is safe for you based on any health conditions you may have, check with your doctor first."

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/is-apple-cider-vinegar-safe-to-drink.html

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Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped?
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Date: September 22, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped?





Gut microbes and their role in physical as well as mental health has received a lot of attention in the past few years. Researchers are claiming that some day probiotic medicines can be taken to combat disease, both mental and physical. his is not just hype. Serious research is being done to learn how these microbes work on the human body with the hopes of creating probiotic like medications someday. Read here about these recent research advances.

Key Takeaways:

  • Though historically microbial entities have been pointed at as a source of disease, the assumption is not accurate, as only a fraction are truly harmful.
  • Trillions of beneficial, potentially integral to human life, microbes live in the human abdomen in environments scientists call microbiomes.
  • From these internal environments emerge chemicals that influence brain function and development, potentially influencing diseases, like Parkinson's.

"The gut microbiome does indeed show huge potential, but the research is still in its infancy, and many of the big questions remain unanswered."

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/07/gut-microbes-panacea-brain-probiotic

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Research pilot explores industrial hemp
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Date: September 07, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Research pilot explores industrial hemp





Although the Washington state legislature has allowed hemp to once again be grown in the state, there are still some questions and uncertainties about growing the product. For now, those growing hemp are doing it for research purposes to monitor what the future growers will need it to do in order to create an industrial hemp harvest. Despite the four different types of licenses being granted, there is still some caution because of the plants close relationship it to marijuana. Hopefully some restrictions will change and beneficial aspects of the hemp can be produced, such as CBD oil.

Key Takeaways:

  • New Washington state law has made hemp growing for industrial use possible.
  • Hemp is the stalk of a marijuana plant and can be used for a variety of purposes.
  • Washington State Department of Agriculture provides hemp seeds for licensed growers.

"Hector Castro, Olympia-based communications director for the WSDA, says although the program is new, it’s generated a lot of interest from farmers and others who see potential in harvesting hemp."

Read more: https://www.spokanejournal.com/local-news/research-pilot-explores-industrial-hemp/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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





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

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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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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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Ask Well: Should We Be Buying Iodized Salt?
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Date: July 25, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Ask Well: Should We Be Buying Iodized Salt?





The question has been raised and it asks if we should be buying iodized salt. There have been tests done that have come to the conclusion that were are sufficient in the United States, when it comes to our iodine consumption. Most people from America get enough iodine, even if they do not use any iodized salt in their meals. They have a very small risk for having an iodine deficiency, which can lead to them getting goiters.

Key Takeaways:

  • While statistics indicate that most US citizens are iron sufficient, some pregnant women are at risk and could need supplementation.
  • Though iodine is used in some cow feeds and as a wash for cow udders, the concentration is considered mild and harmless.
  • An unlikely source of iodine, dairy, exists, because iodine is present in soil, which yields grass, in turn consumed by cows and therefore present in milk.

"Most Americans who eat a varied diet get enough iodine even if they don’t use iodized salt. They are at little risk of iodine deficiency, which can lead to goiters (swollen thyroid glands in the neck) and dwarfism and is a leading cause of mental impairment worldwide."

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/well/eat/should-we-be-buying-iodized-salt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets
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Date: July 21, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets





CBD research is going to happen with dogs in a quest to help pets. This cannabis compound has been hailed for its potential medicinal benefits in people. Thanks to its properties, people wanted to know if it could help put their furry friends as well. But, the scientists and veterinarians in charge have cautioned that the clinical research is lacking because it has many complications. There are many questions that people have about this interesting compound.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis could be life saying for animals and requires in depth research.
  • Side effects could include diarrhea and liver problems which is milder than most prescription medications.
  • It is highly expensive to research medical cannabis but is necessary in possibly saving animals.

"About 30 percent of dogs on conventional anti-convulsant therapies continue to have uncontrolled seizures or experience side effects that are so debilitating that their owners consider it a poor quality of life, she said."

Read more: http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/07/12/cbd-pet-products-dogs-cannabidiol-research/83474/

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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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Organic onions richer in flavonoids
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Date: July 08, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Organic onions richer in flavonoids





Many studies have tried and failed to successfully prove whether organically grown foods are truly healthier then conventionally grown produce. A six year long study showed that onions grown organically consistently have ten to fifty percent more flavonoids then the conventionally grown onions, however, the difference in the amounts of flavoniods could have been caused by diffences in soil type, pest control or many other variables. Although higher in flavonoids, the studies still are inconclusive whether the higher amount makes the organically grown produce healthier then conventionally grown onions.

Key Takeaways:

  • The team’s analysis attributed the flavonoid content increase in the organic onions primarily to the differences in soil management and pest control practices
  • Rai points out that the study’s findings align with a major 2012 meta-analysis that found no nutritional differences between organic and conventional produce
  • Pinning down whether the increase translates to real health benefits is difficult, however. “That’s the million-dollar question,” says Rai. Thunder Jalili, a nutritional scientist

"Consistently higher levels of individual flavonoids were also present in the organic onions, and the extracts had higher antioxidant activity in two assays that measure radical scavenging activity."

Read more: http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/web/2017/06/Organic-onions-richer-flavonoids.html

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New Study to Explore Benefits of CBD for Veterans with PTSD
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Date: June 28, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: New Study to Explore Benefits of CBD for Veterans with PTSD





There is a Cannabidiol (CBD) study that involves veterans suffering from PTSD, and the effects that the CBD has on them and their trauma. The study is taking place in Florida, under the guidance of Wes Clark jr., a veteran who is passionate about assuring veterans that they can have safe access to cannabis. It is being funded by Alternative Health. Together they hope to bring easier access to CBD as well as sharing their findings with the medical community.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is a study being done to explore the use of CBD on veterans with PTSD.
  • The study will explore alternate delivery systems such as tablets that dissolve under the tongue and transdermal patches.
  • Clinical trials are necessary to change the thinking around using CBD in medicine.

"It is unquestionable that veterans receive comfort and relief from cannabis and CBD"

Read more: http://terpenesandtesting.com/new-study-explore-benefits-cbd-veterans-ptsd/

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HONEY found to reduce arterial plaque by an astonishing 30%... could it prevent heart attacks?
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Date: June 18, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: HONEY found to reduce arterial plaque by an astonishing 30%... could it prevent heart attacks?





Honey has been found to reduce arterial plaque by an astonishing 30 percent. People may wonder if it could actually help to prevent heart attacks. This is a very good question. There is a natural sugar that is found in honey that can actually help reduce the presence of arterial plaque by up to thirty percent. This is good news for people that enjoy honey in their diets. This natural sugar can also be found in mushrooms.

Key Takeaways:

  • Honey has a number of health benefits to our health.
  • Injected trehalose has more positive results than oral dose of trehalose.
  • Honey may have more benefits to offer that have not been discovered yet.

"New research has found that a natural sugar found in honey, known as trehalose, can help to reduce the presence of arterial plaque by up to 30 percent."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-15-honey-found-to-reduce-arterial-plaque-by-an-astonishing-30-could-it-prevent-heart-attacks.html

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Offal: Are Organ Meats Healthy to Eat?
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Date: June 17, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Offal: Are Organ Meats Healthy to Eat?





People might question whether or not organ meat is actually healthy to consume. It has been a largely controversial topic as of late. People wonder if it is part of a super food group, or something to be avoided like the plague. Offal is another term for organ meat. Most of American's diets are about eating the muscles of other animals. There are a lot of beliefs on the subject and it's hard to discern the truth in this area by relying on what people say.

Key Takeaways:

  • Though not widely accepted, offal is a healthy, nutrient dense food.
  • Offal should be eaten from animals with a species appropriate diet.
  • Eating offal may help with various health conditions such as anemia and infertility.

"Liver is good for you, just like most organ meats for most people."

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

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Cannabis vs. Kale: Which is Better For You?
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Date: June 15, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis vs. Kale: Which is Better For You?





Cannabis and kale are both officially super foods but they have different properties which begs the question, which one is healthier? Kale is pack with nutrient vitamins and minerals. Cannabis can be eaten as a vegetable, it has cancer fighting properties as well as anti-inflammatory compounds. When comparing the two, cannabis is richer in nutrients, including protein and has more beneficial properties than those found in eating kale. When compared head to head, cannabis wins.

Read more: Cannabis vs. Kale: Which is Better For You?

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Is C-Reactive Protein Secretly Making You Gain Weight?
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Date: June 08, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is C-Reactive Protein Secretly Making You Gain Weight?





C-reactive protein or CRP is something that your liver increases production in when your body has increased inflammation as a result of high levels of stress, a lack of sleep or other symptoms. Inflammation is a direct cause of weight gain and in some cases, obesity. When inflamed, your body does things to deal with it, including storing more calories and slowing down your metabolism. Scientists found a common link between c-reactive protein and obesity, mostly in women.

Key Takeaways:

  • C-reactive protein levels are often included in physician-requested blood work, as they are indicative of cancer and heart disease risk.
  • C-reactive protein is manufactured in high amounts by the liver, when the body is experiencing lots of inflammation.
  • Because the protein acts to remove dead cells, it's a super marker for inflammation, also linked to weight gain and obesity.

"Here, we've asked experts to break down what's to blame for c-reactive protein in your blood, what it says about your weight, and what you can do to fight back."

Read more: http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/c-reactive-protein

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Named the most important vitamins for healthy teeth
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Date: May 27, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Named the most important vitamins for healthy teeth





This is, in essence, a list of vitamins and minerals needed for healthy teeth and gums.It lists vitamins and minerals, a brief description for how the body uses them and various symptoms when they are absent and/or in deficient amounts. Also included within this list are numerous sources where the vitamins and minerals in question can be found. The list is brief yet makes for a good reference and also includes various links to related articles which is helpful.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vitamin a is most often associated with good vision, but he also needed to maintain healthy mucous membranes covering the gums and cheeks.
  • Due to lack of vitamins B12 and B2 (Riboflavin) on the tongue, gums and soft tissues of the mouth sores can develop.
  • Vitamin D is very important for the health of the mouth, because it absorb calcium.

"According to the American Academy of General dentistry, a deficiency of a certain vitamin or mineral can cause problems with oral health."

Read more: http://micetimes.asia/named-the-most-important-vitamins-for-healthy-teeth/

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta presents: Weed, Weed 2 and Weed 3
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Date: May 23, 2017 04:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Dr. Sanjay Gupta presents: Weed, Weed 2 and Weed 3





Throughout all the times people have been exposed to and experimenting with weed, marijuana, there are times now where the plant has been legalized in a couple states, as opposed to the full legalization of the plant in some countries, the medical use was prepared for however when it comes to recreational use there are all types of worries. Thinking about the fact that the plant is used medically, it does lead to question the recreational purposed of the plant because of the existence of it medically.

[video mp4="//www.healthnutnews.com/dr-sanjay-gupta-presents-weed-weed-2-weed-3/"]

Key Takeaways:

  • Dr. Sanjay Gupta believes the government has lied to us about the use of marijuana
  • the medical establishment is working to get marijuana in the mainstream to treat seizures and cancer
  • it has been proven that thc can help stunt tumor growth and cancer

"Actually, I really believe I can be cancer free for a long time."

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Will eating a little dirt help your digestion?
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Date: May 17, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Will eating a little dirt help your digestion?





When you think about what you are going to eat, is dirt one of the items that you crave? Most people will make a smirk at the simple question, let alone say that they've ever one considered eating dirt (with the exception of the childhood year, maybe.) But, could it be that eating dirt could aid in your digestion system? Many people are weighing in on the issue, and it is time that you learned, too!

Read more: Will eating a little dirt help your digestion?

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5 Incredible Ways Beetroot Juice Can Boost Brain and Muscle Performance
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Date: May 13, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Incredible Ways Beetroot Juice Can Boost Brain and Muscle Performance





Have you had your Beetroot juice today? Most people will answer that question with a no fairly quickly, but perhaps it is time that you become the oddball of the bunch, and answered yes. Drinking Beetroot regularly has a phenomenal number of benefits, and can even boost the muscle performance and the performance of the brain. Here's five ways that it can help you get the boost that you need. Drink Beetroot juice without delay!

Key Takeaways:

  • The benefits that beetroot juice has for older adults comes from its high nitrate concentration.
  • Drinking concentrated beetroot juice can increase muscle power in patients with heart failure.
  • Nitrate-rich beetroot juice can help combat the symptoms of altitude-sickness.

"Researchers found that older adults who consumed beetroot juice prior to engaging in moderately intense exercise demonstrated greater connectivity in brain regions associated with motor function."

Read more: http://food.ndtv.com/health/5-incredible-ways-beetroot-juice-can-boost-brain-and-muscle-performance-1683720

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CBD Rescheduling Requested by Father of Marijuana Research
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Date: May 05, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Rescheduling Requested by Father of Marijuana Research





Jessica Leone summarizes the Institute of Cannabis Research in Colorado’s first conference. The newly formed organization held a three day conference, that included 550 people from 21 states and 551 countries. Topics of this conference include discoveries made related to marijuana in the medical, business, industrial, legal, economic and social realms. The principal guest of the conference was Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, who is known as the father cannabis research. According to Leone, there were be an annual Mechoulam lecture, which will feature various guests.

Read more: CBD Rescheduling Requested by Father of Marijuana Research

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Turmeric helped control reader's blood sugar
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Date: May 04, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric helped control reader's blood sugar





According to the patient asking the question, they are claiming that turmeric has helped stabilize their blood sugar. After being recently diagnosed with diabetes, the patient experimented with various diet changes to see what would help control their blood sugar so that they could have some stability. After adding turmeric to their diet, the patient claims that their blood sugar remains at levels that are consistently good. Additionally, the patient noticed a difference in how they feel on a day-to-day basis.

Read more: Turmeric helped control reader's blood sugar

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Diabetes forces some to practice healthier habits
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Date: May 03, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Diabetes forces some to practice healthier habits





To eat or not to eat, that is the question most diabetics face. Low or spiking blood sugars can happen in an instant and can leave to diabetic in a sticky situation that is not so sweet. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 is often seen in juveniles, but can be late onset in adults. This is more of a pancreas issue and function. Type 2, until the last 20 years was seen in adult populations where one may be overweight or obese. Patients with this type of diabetes tend to benefit more from regular exercise and diet changes as well as medication. It is important to follow a prescribed regimen for ones' specific needs and consult a doctor.

Read more: Diabetes forces some to practice healthier habits

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CBD oil helps autistic boy speak again
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Date: April 30, 2017 02:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD oil helps autistic boy speak again





A Puerto Rican family has successfully treated their son's severe autism with the help of CBD oil derived from hemp. Kalel Santiago, the boy in question, survived cancer in his infancy, but as he grew his parents noticed symptoms of autism. An official diagnosis wasn't far behind. However, with the help of CBD oil, Kalel's symptoms have improved, and he's even begun to speak full sentences at school when he was previously silent. Despite the abundance of anecdotal evidence surrounding the benefits of CBD oil, scientists aren't evaluating its potential.

Read more: CBD oil helps autistic boy speak again

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How much good fat is a good amount?
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Date: April 13, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How much good fat is a good amount?





We all know that good fat is an important and necessary part of the diet. This is true for people of all ages, including children. In fact, Omega 3 fatty acids can lower blood pressure and increase HDL cholesterol in children from ages 8 to 15. But how much good fat is too much? How do you know what the right amount is? This article provides some answers to these questions along with suggestions of how to determine the right amount to eat. Read on for more details.

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California Could Become a Sanctuary State — for Marijuana
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Date: April 07, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: California Could Become a Sanctuary State — for Marijuana





With a new bill proposed in California, the state could soon go against the federal marijuana prohibition. The bill would require a court order to take actions against a person suspected of marijuana use. This also prohibits law enforcement from responding to federal request for personal information or providing information on individuals with a license for marijuana. In addition, the bill also prohibits the transfer of an individual to federal law enforcement for anything marijuana related. The bill has been met with some opposition, especially from law enforcement groups, citing it would limit the effectiveness of their job.

Key Takeaways:

  • California's Assembly Bill 1578, if passed, would stop cooperation between state and federal law enforcement, when it comes to the state's marijuana policy.
  • The law is also aimed at protecting legal marijuana businesses as long as they operate within the state's laws and regulations.
  • Several states have approved marijuana use for at least medicinal purposes. Federal legislation has yet to be passed.

"The proposed law is essentially an attempt to strengthen California’s already existing laws, which conflict with federal policy on the plant."

Read more: http://www.healthnutnews.com/california-become-sanctuary-state-marijuana/

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Put These 3 Ingredients In Your Coffee. After Just 2 Sips, YOUR METABOLISM WILL BE FASTER THAN EVER!
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Date: March 24, 2017 04:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Put These 3 Ingredients In Your Coffee. After Just 2 Sips, YOUR METABOLISM WILL BE FASTER THAN EVER!





The search for faster metabolism is an ongoing quest for those that haven't been blessed with it. Well, there is good news in this area for coffee drinkers- coffee speeds up metabolism and boasts a variety of other health benefits. There is even better news for coffee lovers, and that is that there are three ingredients you can add to your coffee that will further boost your metabolism. This video discusses these ingredients and the best way to prepare them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkQvAhnj9lM&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Coconut oil contains 'good' saturated fat. Classifed as MCT - breaks down the large fat molecules to be processed - it also helps you stave off hunger.
  • use honey - high in natural sugar and many minerals - use natural honey, increases your energy as well
  • cinnamon reduces blood sugar levels and helps in reducing high cholesterol levels

"We all love our hot cup of coffee, especially at the beginning of the new day. Yet, not all of you are aware that its consumption also brings various health benefits."

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Drug testing and CBD: Can a cannabidiol user test positive for marijuana?
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Date: March 23, 2017 01:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drug testing and CBD: Can a cannabidiol user test positive for marijuana?





Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is known to have a myriad of health benefits and is becoming increasingly used to treat a variety of health conditions. It's even being used to treat pets for a growing number of conditions. It's also not intoxicating like many products with marijuana. For the many people who are wondering if CBD products will show up on a drug test, this article consults with a drug expert to find answers to this common question.

Key Takeaways:

  • its possible there are trace amounts of THC in cannabidiol to increase the effectiveness
  • the fda notified companies in 2015 & 2016 CBD labels were incorrect however they have still neglected the issue
  • The most responsible thing to do to insure the pass of a drug screen is to research the label of the mfg of the CBD to verify the potency/safety

"Both experts agree: As long as there is no THC in the CBD products, then a urine test would not yield a positive result for THC metabolites."

Read more: http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/03/10/marijuana-drug-test-cbd-cannabidiol-positive/74014/

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Lack of sleep linked to behavioral problems in kids
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Date: March 19, 2017 01:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lack of sleep linked to behavioral problems in kids





Not surprisingly, researchers have linked a lack of sleep to behavioral problems in kids. Specifically, a lack of sleep effects the executive functions in children, making simple tasks more challenging for them in school. These children would benefit from sleeping longer, and they would perform better in school. It is important for parents to see the the recommended amount of sleep for kids in their age brackets, and ensure their kids are getting enough sleep.

Key Takeaways:

  • Numerous cognitive functional difficulties, commonly observed by educational staff, among young children, have their roots in poor sleeping patterns, suggests a new study.
  • The survey used questionnaires, aimed at parents, to determine if young children were getting sleep amounts that fit the determined norms for optimal health.
  • Some things parents can do to optimize children's sleep times and quality, include eliminating distractions, keeping to a schedule and paying attention to individual children's needs.

"Children who aren’t getting the recommended amount of sleep have more difficulties with attention, with emotional control, with reasoning, with problem-solving, and also have behavioral problems."

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-sleep-children-behavior-idUSKBN16N2XS?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

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