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Barley grass is one of the best green super foods for improving gut health Darrell Miller 5/8/19
Is vitamin D a key factor in breast cancer prevention? VitaNet, LLC Staff 5/3/19
Medical News Today: Alpha-lipoic acid: Everything you need to know Darrell Miller 4/17/19
Could eating chili peppers actually help you live longer? Darrell Miller 2/17/19
These natural fixes can prevent heartburn Darrell Miller 2/8/19
The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type2 diabetes Darrell Miller 11/23/18
How A Powerful Type of Salt and An Ancient Spice Can End ChronicPain For Good VitaNet, LLC Staff 11/9/18
Make an INFORMED decision: Everything you need to know about colloidal silver Darrell Miller 6/22/18
CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism Darrell Miller 6/22/18
Selenium, vitamin K2 and nicotinamide riboside ride new research toward roles beyond being ... Darrell Miller 5/26/18
A daily dose of turmeric could lead to improved memory and mood Darrell Miller 1/30/18
Kombucha Tea: Is It Really The Elixir of Life? Darrell Miller 1/29/18
Cannabis bills making headway in the Statehouse Darrell Miller 1/27/18
Cooling Brain Inflammation Naturally with Food Darrell Miller 12/31/17
Kids who consume fish at least once a week may have a sharper IQ: Study Darrell Miller 12/27/17
Eating fish once a week may promote sleep and boost IQ Darrell Miller 12/25/17
Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract? Darrell Miller 12/16/17
Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids Darrell Miller 11/29/17
Drink bone broth for better muscle gain and stomach health Darrell Miller 11/16/17
Anxiety Treatments: Tools to Live With and Control Common Anxiety Disorders Darrell Miller 10/24/17
Contact Dermatitis + How to Soothe Skin Irritation Darrell Miller 10/19/17
Here's Why You Need a Tongue Scraper in Your Wellness Routine Darrell Miller 10/14/17
6 Ways To Remove Earwax from home and naturally!! Darrell Miller 9/29/17
Can You Prevent Picking Up Germs on the Subway? Darrell Miller 9/23/17
What is Okra Good For? 5 Wonderful Benefits of Okra Darrell Miller 9/21/17
Cannabis Terpene Cocktails—Healthy and . . . Herbal Darrell Miller 8/27/17
Give your healthy diet a boost with supplements - USA TODAY Darrell Miller 8/27/17
5 All-Natural Remedies To Treat Eczema Without The Doctor Darrell Miller 8/17/17
How safe are heartburn medications and who should use them? Darrell Miller 8/11/17
Hemp 101: What It Is, And How It Can Save The World Darrell Miller 8/11/17
Could Cannabidiol Be Used to Treat ASIA Syndrome? Darrell Miller 7/28/17
Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You? Darrell Miller 7/27/17
The Health Benefits of Matcha Tea Darrell Miller 7/25/17
Vasculitis: Inflamed Blood Vessels + 4 Natural Treatments Darrell Miller 7/15/17
5 Things You Should Know Before You Take NSAIDs To Relieve Workout Pain Darrell Miller 7/11/17
Probiotics found to protect honey bees from toxic effects of pesticides Darrell Miller 6/25/17
Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study Darrell Miller 6/21/17
France is "decriminalizing" cannabis nationwide Darrell Miller 6/11/17
What Is Taurine? Separating Myth from Reality Darrell Miller 6/3/17
Kudzu Root: Beneficial Herb or Just a Hyped Plant Invader? Darrell Miller 5/27/17
Skullcap Herb: Synergistic Powerhouse & Possible Nootropic Darrell Miller 5/26/17
House passes cannabis decriminalisation Darrell Miller 5/26/17
Natural Recipe To Improve Heart Function!! Darrell Miller 5/24/17
Increasing use by elders of CBD for anxiety Darrell Miller 5/23/17
Take Control of Your Asthma Darrell Miller 5/14/17
How Do Dietary Cholesterol and Sterols Impact Your Cholesterol Levels? Darrell Miller 5/10/17
Stop throwing away this weed; it could help lower your cholesterol Darrell Miller 5/8/17
9 Habits you Need to Start Today to Stop Dementia and Alzheimer’s Before it Starts Darrell Miller 5/4/17
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Barley grass is one of the best green super foods for improving gut health
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Date: May 08, 2019 03:57 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Barley grass is one of the best green super foods for improving gut health





Barley grass — the leaf of young stalks of barley — has lots of health benefits, especially for digestion. Its anti-inflammatory properties may explain why it seems to help prevent the development of ulcerative colitis. Barley grass is an excellent source of multiple B vitamins, as well as vitamins C and K, calcium, potassium and other important minerals. It’s also great for detoxification of the body, thanks to its bountiful supply of a antioxidants and chlorophyll. Barley grass makes a great ingredient to juice mixes or smoothies, and can also be bought as a supplement.

Key Takeaways:

  • When people want to add more greens to their diet, they usually go for the usual like lettuce and kale. But adding barley grass is equally important.
  • Barley grass is important to the diet because it helps the gut in digestion and it supports a healthy gut microbial population.
  • Ulcerative colitis, a bowel condition that is due to the inflammation of the bowel, can be prevented by taking barley grass.

"In addition, barley grass is rich in digestive enzymes, which are substances that can help eliminate toxic and indigestible materials in food."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-31-barley-grass-green-superfood-for-improving-gut-health.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Medical News Today: Alpha-lipoic acid: Everything you need to know
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Date: April 17, 2019 02:34 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Medical News Today: Alpha-lipoic acid: Everything you need to know





Alpha-Lipoic Acid(also known as ALA) may be the next great discovery of how to affect health for the better on a cellular level. ALA is made in the center of a cell, in the mitochondria, and seems to help with weight loss, lessening the severity of diabetes, memory loss, cell degeneration and more. Since humans only make a small amount in their bodies, some supplements are available. However, there have been only limited studies on effectiveness and none at all for children.

Key Takeaways:

  • The powerhouses of human cells, specifically the mitochondria, is where alpha lipoic acid normally resides.
  • One study purported that skeletal muscle energy metabolism improved with the use of alpha lipoic acid, suggesting that improved calorie burning rates could resu!t.
  • Data further suggests that alpha lipoic acid may aid the body in maintaining health cholesterol and sugar levels.

"Since humans can only produce ALA in small amounts, many people turn to supplements to increase their intake."

Read more: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323738.php

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Could eating chili peppers actually help you live longer?
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Date: February 17, 2019 02:42 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Could eating chili peppers actually help you live longer?





Do you enjoy your food spicy? Well, there is good news. The University of Vermont recently published a study of people who are chili peppers versus those who did not. They discovered that the chili eaters tended to live longer lives. In fact, a surprising 12% was the absolute risk reduction. Chili peppers have long been regarded as containing health benefits. They have been used to treat toothaches or other forms of pain. They are also loaded with antioxidants and vitamins A and C.

Key Takeaways:

  • In a study conducted by the University of Vermont involving 16,000 people over 23 years, people who said they eat hot chilli pepper were found to live longer.
  • Although the actual mechanisms by which hot chilli peppers can make one live longer are still unknown, the results obtained are very encouraging.
  • This study confirms previous studies that show that there is an inverse relationship between eating spicy foods and mortality.

"It may not always feel like you’re going to live longer after you’ve consumed a very spicy meal, but it seems that those hot peppers are doing quite a bit of good."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-10-could-eating-chili-peppers-help-you-live-longer.html

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These natural fixes can prevent heartburn
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Date: February 08, 2019 08:23 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: These natural fixes can prevent heartburn





It’s estimated that 46% of people suffer regularly from heartburn. The good news is that heartburn can be treated through many natural remedies. One way to address heartburn is to improve digestion. The most basic way to do this is to chew your food properly. Quite simply, take smaller bites and chew for what seems like a long time. Also, avoid food triggers such as spicy foods, onions, mint, and carbonated drinks, all of which contribute to acid reflux. Finally, weight loss and decreasing your intake of alcohol and caffeine can also help to ease your heartburn woes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nearly half of the people in the world experience heartburn and experience it on a regular basis.
  • Pharmaceutical options take care of the upset, but fail to address the digestive lack that brought the situation on in the first place.
  • Avoiding caffeine and spicy foods, minimizing stress, even chewing more slowly, are all fixes that can help.

"To reduce the need for over-the-counter medications, here are some tips on how to get rid of heartburn once and for all."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-these-natural-fixes-remedy-a-heartburn.html

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The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type2 diabetes
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Date: November 23, 2018 02:19 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type2 diabetes





Type 2 diabetes is something that is really common in the world today. There seems to be so many people who are struggling from it. Doctors have found ways to deal with it and the people who have it always have to go through a process to maintain healthy sugar levels. However, the emergence of magnesium as a potential factor in the prevention and treatment of the disease is promising. By incorporating more magnesium into one's diet, it can make a big difference.

Key Takeaways:

  • Type 2 diabetes prevalence is rising in America and 30 million Americans are purported to have it. It is one of the leading causes of death in America.
  • Scientists now believe that magnesium can be used to control type 2 diabetes because of its usefulness in several enzymatic reactions.
  • Americans eat less of vegetables, nuts and fruits. It is estimated that of the 12% of vegetables that Americans consume, 6% come from French fries.

"New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has shown that achieving ideal magnesium intake can help prevent type 2 diabetes, as well as improve blood glucose levels in people who’ve already been diagnosed with the condition."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-13-magnesium-prevention-and-treatment-of-type-2-diabetes.html

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How A Powerful Type of Salt and An Ancient Spice Can End ChronicPain For Good
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Date: November 09, 2018 04:51 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How A Powerful Type of Salt and An Ancient Spice Can End ChronicPain For Good





Pain is of course a fact of life, as is the reasonable pursuit to end, or at least mitigate it. But, it's that ending of pain that can prove problematic. Last year Consumer Reports revealed that as many as 4 million plus U.S. citizens bought pharmaceutical interventions of some type in an attempt to deal with a pain. Unfortunately, most pharmaceutical interventions are not without side effects, some of them very serious. Moreover, although these types of interventions can help sufferers cope with symptoms, they can also mask other important symptoms. In general, pharmaceutical pain relievers block receptors that would allow the brain to acknowledge pain. They can also cause a mild euphoria. The most potent type of pharmaceutical pain killers, opioids are also highly addictive. Millions of people abuse prescription drugs and hundreds of thousands die due to overdose every year. There are other options. Alternative forms of holistic treatment have been around for thousands of years, long before many of today's modern interventions. Today, science is discovering that many of them have a right to be considered potent medicine in their own right. Two holistic alternatives to pharmaceutical pain relievers are turmeric and cayenne. Curmerin, the inflammation-fighting component of turmeric, has been proven to fight inflammation-caused pain as well as Ibuprofen. In the same way, the capsaicinoids, which are inherent in cayenne, also work to alleviate inflammation, thereby alleviating pain. Another holistic remedy, Epsom salts, also alleviates pain when users soak in it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although drugs can alleviate symptoms, they also have a tendency to mask other vital symptoms.
  • During 2017, it's estimated by Consumer Reports that drug-seeking U.S. citizens filled a whopping 4.5 million prescriptions.
  • Curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, inhibits pain due to inflammation in a way that makes it on par with the relief users would normally gain from Ibuprofen.

"Big Pharma seems to be working very hard at creating customers, rather than cures. When you take a drug, it often leads to more problems, and ultimately, more drugs."

Read more: https://www.thealternativedaily.com/powerful-type-salt-ancient-spice-end-chronic-pain/

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Make an INFORMED decision: Everything you need to know about colloidal silver
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Date: June 22, 2018 05:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Make an INFORMED decision: Everything you need to know about colloidal silver





Make an INFORMED decision: Everything you need to know about colloidal silver

There is a rich history that goes back for centuries, associating the use of colloidal silver with the treatment of wounds and various illnesses. Today, the FDA does not acknowledge the use of colloidal silver as medicinal, calling assertions by practitioners and users as "unfounded."

Nonetheless, many practitioners and users have found the substance to be of high value, particularly in the treatment of wounds, burns, cuts and infections. Colloidal silver is deemed to be both antiseptic and antimicrobial. Neither is colloidal silver associated with any serious side effects, save one. Unfortunately, the 'one' is a doozy and responsible for much of the foot-dragging, when it comes to accepting colloidal silver.

It seems that it is possible to have the skin turn blue, a condition called, "argyria," with the taking in of too much colloidal silver. However, although the condition is real and not reversible, it is also highly unlikely, considering the normal dose users ingest of colloidal silver is one teaspoon and that dose would have to go up to 48 teaspoons every day, for an entire year to possibly have enough in the system to develop argyria.

Key Takeaways:

  • Colloidal silver has a long, rich history as a treatment for wounds, burns, cuts, sprains and infections.
  • Colloidal silver's benefits, which have been observed by both practitioners and users, are undoubtedly the result of its being both antiseptic and antimicrobial.
  • The normal recommended dose used by those that ingest colloidal silver is one single teaspoon, which is far to small an amount to develop argyria, a rare side effect.

"There are are a number of misconceptions about colloidal silver being spread around as “truth,” while the facts regarding its uses and benefits are being obscured — as is the case for so many alternative treatments these days."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-19-everything-you-need-to-know-about-colloidal-silver.html

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CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism
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Date: June 22, 2018 08:10 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism





CBD Oil Proving Beneficial For Individuals With Autism

CBD, that is cannabis, (marijuana-based) or cannabidiol, (hemp-based) oil is already noted for its positive medicinal affects as an anti-inflammatory agent and a mood-booster and as a compound that mitigates the potential of seizures. It is also gaining ground as a supplement that positively affects those with autism.

Unfortunately, however, while both types of CBD appear to be beneficial to autism-sufferers, it seems that in the case of autism the psychoactive element available in the cannabis, or marijuana-based oil, has an edge over the hemp-based product.

Nonetheless, autism-sufferers and parents of autism-sufferers should know that considerable relief may be possibly obtained even with the hemp-based product, which is already legal, or legal with conditions (although not FDA approved) in many of the fifty states and which will hopefully soon be legal in all of them.

Key Takeaways:

  • One high profile case, involving the use of CBD oil, involved a non-speaking autistic 9 yr. old, who became verbal after two days of oil usage.
  • Study suggests that while cannabis and cannabidiol are both effective for autism-sufferers, the addition of the psychoactive substance, THC, may make cannabis the more effective choice.
  • Currently, cannabis oil is not FDA approved and is only legal, or legal under certain conditions, in some states.

"Marijuana (cannabis) and hemp-derived products, including CBD, are known to provide relief from chronic pain, anxiety, inflammation, seizures, fibromyalgia, autism and other related conditions."

Read more: https://www.autismkey.com/cbd-oil-proving-beneficial-for-individuals-with-autism/

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Selenium, vitamin K2 and nicotinamide riboside ride new research toward roles beyond being ...
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Date: May 26, 2018 09:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Selenium, vitamin K2 and nicotinamide riboside ride new research toward roles beyond being ...





Selenium, vitamin K2 and nicotinamide riboside ride new research toward roles beyond being ...

When we're in need of a new multivitamin, we typically just run to the local drug store and take whatever we see on the shelf. Lately, researchers have been digging deeper into what these mainstream pharmaceutical companies are putting into these multivitamin supplements. A good example is a chemical called selenium. Studies by certain commercial corporations claim that it has cancer fighting abilities, but the research seems to be a bit vague and even watered down.

Key Takeaways:

  • Many of the controversial ingredients in vitamin K2 are found originally in fermented products.
  • Fortunately, one benefit of vitamin K2 is that it has been shown to improve the transportation of calcium which improves vascular health.
  • Niacin was discovered all the way back in the 1930's by Conrad Elvehjem, PhD. He was an experienced biochemist.

"New indications for ingredients that have been featured in many multivitamin products have helped to expand their reach into different formulations and even standalone products."

Read more: https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2018/04/24/Selenium-vitamin-K2-and-nicotinamide-riboside-ride-new-research-toward-roles-beyond-being-multivitamin-bit-players

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A daily dose of turmeric could lead to improved memory and mood
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Date: January 30, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A daily dose of turmeric could lead to improved memory and mood





Turmeric spice can have positive effects on the brain, including beneficial effects on memory and mood. Curcumin, a chemical in the spice, also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry conducted a study in which it was proven that mood and memory were were increased. In fact 28% did better on memory tests. Curcumin seems beneficial especially for older people experiencing some memory loss or those with symptoms of alzheimer's disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • Curcumin, a chemical in Turmeric, reduces inflammation. This has many health benefits, including improved memory and mood.
  • A published study that used a small sample of middle aged individuals, found that taking Curcumin twice daily could have health benefits.
  • The study found that those participants who took Curcumin twice daily for 18 months had improved their memory. Some participants saw improvements up to 28%.

"Curcumin, a chemical found in the popular spice, is being hailed by researchers as an anti-inflammatory with antioxidant properties, which, when consumed regularly, could help those suffering with age-related memory loss and mental health conditions."

Read more: https://www.shemazing.net/a-daily-dose-of-turmeric-could-help-improve-memory-and-mood/

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Kombucha Tea: Is It Really The Elixir of Life?
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Date: January 29, 2018 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Kombucha Tea: Is It Really The Elixir of Life?





According to the "natural cures" channel on YouTube, kombucha tea has several therapeutic properties. This probiotic drink is the product of fermentation. It is referred to as the "immortal health elixir" by the Chinese. The drink originated in the East about 2,00 years ago. The gastrointestinal tract seems to respond favorably to this drink. The fermentation and consequent probiotics promote digestive health. "Healthy" bacteria maintain the homestatic balance within the colon. This effect also has a positive impact on the immune system.

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Cannabis bills making headway in the Statehouse
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Date: January 27, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis bills making headway in the Statehouse





Indiana lawmakers are advancing a bill which would allow study of the use of medical cannabis in that state. Last Thursday, they voted 94-0 to advance the bill towards passage. Additionally, they passed a second bill which would allow for the possession and sale of hemp in the state. Simultaneously, a number of other bills are under consideration regarding the use of different types of oils derived from cannabis. Given the different positions and number of bills under review, it seems that it will be some time before there is complete legal clarity on this topic in Indiana.

Key Takeaways:

  • State lawmakers voted 94 to 0 this morning in Indianapolis in favor of a bill to support medical marijuana study.
  • There are also alot of CBD oil bills in the house right now, so things are looking up for pro marijuana citizens.
  • Lawmakers are starting to catch up to consumers when it comes to passing marijuana laws.

"Thursday morning, a House committee, passed a bill legalizing the sale and possession of hemp by a vote of 12 to 0. State Rep. Jim Lucas, a Republican from Seymour, said his House Bill 1137 includes CBD oil."

Read more: http://wane.com/2018/01/25/cannabis-bills-making-headway-in-the-statehouse/

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Cooling Brain Inflammation Naturally with Food
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Date: December 31, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cooling Brain Inflammation Naturally with Food





Carbohydrates and oils cause inflammation. Staying clear of certain foods will help cool the brain and prevent inflammation. Processed foods are a likely source of inflammation. Fruits and vegetables are a very good source of foods that prevent inflammation. Brain inflammation seems to be the key to mental illnesses. Eating a healthy diet may improve these conditions and overall health. Refined sugar and oils are known to cause inflammation. More studies need to be done on how to reverse these conditions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Around one in six Americans take medication for various psychological disorders like Anxiety or Bi-polar Disorder
  • It is now thought that inflammation could be the reason for these disorders and food is the logical culprit
  • Carbohydrates from refined sugars cause free radicals to form, and cytokines are released to combat those inflammations.

"As a psychiatrist passionate about the connection between food and brain health, I believe that the most powerful way to correct chemical imbalances in the brain is through food—because that's where brain chemicals come from."

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/diagnosis-diet/201712/cooling-brain-inflammation-naturally-food

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Kids who consume fish at least once a week may have a sharper IQ: Study
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Date: December 27, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Kids who consume fish at least once a week may have a sharper IQ: Study





A new study out of University of Pennsylvania has found a link between brain power, fish and sleep. The omega-3 fatty acids seem to be the real winner here. The link is how they affect sleep. They seem to allow people to sleep sounder. Sleeping better decreases stress levels and allows someone to perform better during the day. The IQ doesn't really increase, but your alertness is better and you are allowed to perform better in school and on these tests and show your skill in the long run.

Key Takeaways:

  • Researchers at MIT have found a link between omega 3 fatty acids and sleep
  • Sleep seems to be key with IQ since it will lower stress and let you focus
  • The focus will allow a kid to study better and learn more in three classroom

"Many health experts have defined fish as brain food and as it turns out, it is more than just that!"

Read more: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/story/kids-eat-fish-higher-iq/1/1116668.html

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Eating fish once a week may promote sleep and boost IQ
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Date: December 25, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating fish once a week may promote sleep and boost IQ





Fish have always been called brain food but now researchers out of University of Pennsylvania have a found a link between them and sleep as well. The key seems to be the Omega 3 fatty acids. Getting extra sleep helps with intelligence due to lack of stress the next day. Your brain is able to function at top levels and one is able to test higher on IQ exams. These findings are still preliminary but seem promising.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fish has been known as brain food, but now it is linked to sleep
  • The mechanism seems to help with sleep which decreases stress and allows you to think clearer
  • The researchers at University of Pennsylvania will need to do more research to find all the links.

"While this may decision may be a joy for the taste buds, you might be robbing yourself from the benefits that occasionally eating fish can give you."

Read more: https://www.belmarrahealth.com/eating-fish-week-may-promote-sleep-boost-iq/

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Drink bone broth for better muscle gain and stomach health
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Date: November 16, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink bone broth for better muscle gain and stomach health





It appears that the article is discussing the benefits and personal use of broth. It seems that it discusses the individual components of broth and how it can be extremely healthy for you in many ways. Uses outside source to back up the writers point and discusses firther the benefits and personal experience with it being used. It then goes into how the cost to benfit ratio is extremely high wich is extremely good compared to other supposed health benefit products.

Key Takeaways:

  • Get additional health benefits from something more familiar than you know.
  • Not just for athletes, but anyone looking to improve their diet should consider this.
  • To get the most benefit of this food, prepare it in the right way and temperature.

"Unlike the astronomical costs of trendy superfoods like coconut oil and avocados, bone broth is cheap to make."

Read more: http://www.thegauntlet.ca/drink-bone-broth-for-better-muscle-gain-and-stomach-health/

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Anxiety Treatments: Tools to Live With and Control Common Anxiety Disorders
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Date: October 24, 2017 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anxiety Treatments: Tools to Live With and Control Common Anxiety Disorders





There are many anxiety treatments out there that can help people. Anxiety disorders can have a terrible impact on your job and your relationships and your quality of life as well. Anxiety disorders are some of the most common issues in the United States. 40 million adults are impacted by anxiety disorders in the United States. There are many different kinds of anxiety disorders. One thing you can do to help cure an anxiety disorder is to stay active.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anxiety is a mental illness that affects many people. This condition is characterized by feelings of unease and fear.
  • Exercise, especially cardiovascular exercise, has been shown to be effective in mitigating the effects of anxiety
  • Meditation has been recommended as well in treating anxiety as research shows it has been as effective as traditional medication

"If it seems like exercise is the cure for everything, that’s because it works wonders for your well-being."

Read more: https://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/anxiety-treatments-tools-to-live-with-and-control-common-anxiety-disorders.html/?a=viewall

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Contact Dermatitis + How to Soothe Skin Irritation
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Date: October 19, 2017 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Contact Dermatitis + How to Soothe Skin Irritation





When an irritant, or something that we have a sensitivity to touches our skin, we can get a very itchy and blistery rash. Most people will contract some form of this sometime in their life. It usually resolves itself without medical intervention. If it persists for a month, then it may need medical intervention. There are around 15 million people affected by this issue every single year. Thankfully, this issue is not something that can spread.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fortunately, for the nearly 15 million people in the United States affected each year, natural contact dermatitis treatments can help to relieve the symptoms
  • One of the things that puzzles researchers is that there seems to be evidence that repeated exposure to certain compounds can increase the risk of the immune system
  • While unsightly and uncomfortable, this skin condition is not contagious. It often heals within two to four weeks with effective home remedies. Plus reoccurrences can often be limited by avoiding the

"Contact dermatitis is responsible for 95 percent of occupational skin diseases and one of the most common reasons to see a dermatologist."

Read more: https://draxe.com/contact-dermatitis/

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Here's Why You Need a Tongue Scraper in Your Wellness Routine
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Date: October 14, 2017 10:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Here's Why You Need a Tongue Scraper in Your Wellness Routine





Why would anyone ever want to scrape their tongue? It is actually good for one's health. You can get a tongue scraper to use. This will make you want one even if the thought of using one seems odd. Many don't own one or even know about them but they do help a great deal. You should get one and add its use to your daily routine. You'll notice a definite difference if you do.

Key Takeaways:

  • By clearing odor-causing bacteria in the mouth, using a tongue scraper is an effortless way to reduce bad breath.
  • Tongue scrapers made of copper or stainless steel are thought to be the best and most popular options.
  • Gentle, back-to-front scrapping followed by mouth brushing and flossing is the most effective scrapping technique.

"In fact, a 2004 study found that two weeks of tongue scraping greatly reduced tongue coating, while significantly improving taste sensation of bitter, sweet, salty, and sour tastes in participants."

Read more: http://www.organicauthority.com/heres-why-you-need-a-tongue-scraper-in-your-wellness-routine/

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6 Ways To Remove Earwax from home and naturally!!
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Date: September 29, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Ways To Remove Earwax from home and naturally!!





The generally accepted way to remove earwax, cotton swabs, actually is damaging to the ear canal. There are a myriad of healthy ways to remove earwax such as: a few drops of oxygenated water, a few drops of glycerin, a few drops of warmed coconut oil, a few drops of apple cider vinegar, a few drops of warmed almond oil, and a few drops of warmed olive oil. You should let each substance remain in your ear for a 2-3 minutes, then drain it out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz4HlA6jOic&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • When we want to remove the wax from our ears it is very common to use the swabs to do so
  • the problem is that the use of these can damage your ear if it is not executed correctly.
  • it seems to be difficult but it has to be done to get clean.

"Glycerin: This is one of the most used recipes when cleaning the auditory canal."

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Can You Prevent Picking Up Germs on the Subway?
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Date: September 23, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can You Prevent Picking Up Germs on the Subway?





Many people think that measures such as wearing gloves will prevent illness when doing such activities as subway riding. However, germs are on many surfaces and wearing gloves won't prevent the person next to you from sneezing in your direction. Good old fashioned hand washing seems to be about as effective as anything else. And, a word to the wise- you are more likely to pick up an illness while at your doctor's office than a subway or your workplace!

Read more: Can You Prevent Picking Up Germs on the Subway?

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What is Okra Good For? 5 Wonderful Benefits of Okra
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Date: September 21, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is Okra Good For? 5 Wonderful Benefits of Okra





Okra is a versatile plant that can provide both nutritional as well as health benefits. In terms of cooking, Okra can be prepared to your preference through roasting, boiling, frying or stewing. It can also be steamed to extract a gooey substance that can then be further utilized as a thickener in other recipes.

But Okra also has numerous health benefits as well. It is effective at filtering your blood, aiding in the treatment of kidney deisease. It acts as an antioxidant and is particularly useful in protecting you from liver diseases. It also helps regulate blood sugar levels leading to the belief that it is a viable alternative treatment for those affected by diabetes. It also has been shown to be an effective alternative for treating depression.

But perhaps the most exciting application is the possibility it presents in the treatment of breast cancer. This is currently being studied, but so far it seems that extracts gathered from Okra have shown promise in reducing the growth rate of cancer cells, and in eradicating some existing cancer cells. So this is an exciting development that bears further investigation.

Given the vast list of proven and potential benefits previously listed, Okra seems to be a vegetable that we should all be giving serious consideration to adding to our diets.

Key Takeaways:

  • Okra helps to filter blood and create cleaner blood in the body.
  • Okra is an antioxidant so it helps to keep the body away from diseases such as liver disease.
  • Okra helps to fight depression because it is an antidepressant and can help to increase endorphins.

"Okra extracts were used in a study performed to treat human breast cancer cells due to its high lectin content. The treatment both reduced cancer cell growth by 63 percent and killed 72 percent of the cancer cells."

Read more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgEOZOi-2Uo

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Cannabis Terpene Cocktails—Healthy and . . . Herbal
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Date: August 27, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis Terpene Cocktails—Healthy and . . . Herbal





Instead of chilling you out, this Cannabis Terpene Cocktail is meant to act as a mood lifter. As terpenes are legal in all states (not just the ones that have legalized recreational cannabis use) this cocktail can be served anywhere. The mixologists who make this even claim that imbibing could have potential health benefits. It can help with inflammation and work as a muscle relaxer and sleep aid. The terpene derived from cannabis has many positive uses and the mixologists who use it are looking to incorporate it into society in a positive and intelligent way.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are now cannabis flavored cocktails available called Cannabis Terpene cocktails
  • They have been shown to have great health benefits although are not recommended for every day consumption
  • The key benefit seems to be as an anti-inflammatory, which would cover many complaints, illnesses and diseases.

"Terpenes from cannabis have some of the strongest anti-inflammatory properties of any plant, according to proponents, and a good number of doctors are now studying their effects and benefits in replacing opioids."

Read more: http://www.vogue.com/article/cannabis-terpene-cocktails-health-benefits

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Give your healthy diet a boost with supplements - USA TODAY
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Date: August 27, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Give your healthy diet a boost with supplements - USA TODAY





There are many supplements out there. You have to research them so you can get good ones because they aren't all created equal, but there are reasons why taking them is helpful. They help you get the nutrients you need in case your diet is lacking. They can also help you if you are low on something because of a health condition. A good balance of nutrients will help your body to perform at its very best.

Key Takeaways:

  • Older women's bodies do not absorb nutrients as efficiently as they age.
  • Some supplements including calcium vitamin D, Magnesium, Omega 3 Fatty acids, Vitamin B-12, Resveratrol, turmeric, grapeseed oil, coenzyme Q10, and general multivitamins may benefit older women.
  • It is advisable to check with one's doctor before beginning a new supplement.

"It seems as if there isn’t anything that Curcuma longa can’t do."

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/08/18/give-your-healthy-diet-boost-supplements/579373001/

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5 All-Natural Remedies To Treat Eczema Without The Doctor
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Date: August 17, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 All-Natural Remedies To Treat Eczema Without The Doctor





Eczema, a common skin condition that is characterized by red, blotchy skin, often leaves its victim irritated and itchy. The causes of the disorder vary, and have been attributed in part to hereditary genetics, environmental factors, stress, and hormones. There are also numerous classifications of eczema, which vary by body location and the nature of blisters on it. Some natural treatments for eczema include Hemp seed oil, cannabis, Aloe Vera jell, coconut oil, and a chamomile tea bath.

Key Takeaways:

  • Eczema might be hereditary, but it can also be the result of allergies, sensitive skin, or reactions to harsh chemicals, among other things
  • Aloe vera gel is a tried and true remedy for a number of skin ailments and seems to be helpful for treating eczema too
  • Coconut oil, hempseed oil, and cannabis are additional options of natural treatments for eczema

"There’s no cure-all for eczema that works for everybody all the time."

Read more: http://www.thealternativedaily.com/all-natural-remedies-to-treat-eczema/

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How safe are heartburn medications and who should use them?
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Date: August 11, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How safe are heartburn medications and who should use them?





Heartburn medications that are currently prescribed might not be the most effective in treating heartburn. Many people suffer from heartburn and many of those people are prescribed what is known as "protein pump inhibitors." These medications prevent stomach cells from producing stomach acid, which causes heartburn. However, these medications often need to be taken for long periods of time and may lead to early death. While studies show proton pump inhibitors are effective at reducing heartburn, one study found a small increased risk of early death for those taking these medications and other studies have linked negative side effects, like vitamin B12 deficiency, to proton pump inhibitors. Nevertheless, the benefits outweigh the risks. Yet, it seems as though too many proton pump inhibitors are being prescribed than are necessary. Therefore, only those suffering from extreme heartburn should be prescribed proton pump inhibitors, as they can be very beneficial to treating their condition.

Key Takeaways:

  • Acid reflux is classified in two types, one with clear erosions and non-erosive.
  • Protien pump inhibitor doses of 5 mg a day were effective in significantly improving symptons in non-erosive reflux.
  • Protein pump inhibitors should not be used for extended time periods and only when necessary, as many are over prescribed and used indefinitely.

"A study found these drugs were very effective for treating reflux disease, with eight weeks of therapy with standard (once daily) dosing healing acid damage in more than 80% of patients."

Read more: http://theconversation.com/how-safe-are-heartburn-medications-and-who-should-use-them-80809

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Hemp 101: What It Is, And How It Can Save The World
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Date: August 11, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hemp 101: What It Is, And How It Can Save The World





Many people believe that hemp and marijuana are the same substance, but they are more like cousins than brother and sister. This is important to note since the uses of hemp are many and the effects on our environment and economy could be great. In the attached article, the author provides an overview of the historical and current uses of the hemp plant, describes the misunderstanding of its properties and details the legal and political obstacles its use has met. The author recommends that US farmers and manufacturers continue to work toward removal of growing restrictions and increased use of hemp in industrial and commercial applications.

Key Takeaways:

  • Although hemp and weed are from the same cannabis species, hemp actually contains less than 1% of THC.
  • Hemp has many environmental benefits and its products can compete with the plastic industry.
  • If we educate our legislators on the benefits of hemp, we have the potential to save the Earth.

"Hemp won’t get you high, after all, but it seems to carry the same controversy as weed does."

Read more: http://weeddaily.net/hemp-101-save-world/

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Could Cannabidiol Be Used to Treat ASIA Syndrome?
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Date: July 28, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Could Cannabidiol Be Used to Treat ASIA Syndrome?





Auto immune disorders are on the rise worldwide. While many are of unknown origin, one such disorder - ASIA syndrome, seems to be brought on by the use of adjuvants, which are compounds that are added to vaccines to boost their effectiveness. This allows you to use a lesser amount of the vaccine substance, but can cause other problems. One solution that is being explored is the use of cannabidiol (and other cannabis related products. Cannabis related compounds seem to suppress the production of cytokines common to immune reactions, which in turn helps suppress the immune response.

Key Takeaways:

  • Autoimmune disorders are on the rise, one of which is ASIA Syndrome.
  • Research indicates that CBD's are a safe way to treat ASIA Syndrome because of its anti-inflammatory treatment abilities.
  • Because it is successful as an anti-inflammatory treatment with ASIA Syndrome cannabis studies should be done to see if CBD's would be successful in treatment of other autoimmune diseases.

"Cannabidiol (CBD) is known to safely treat a huge array of ailments and disorders, the most recent being ASIA Syndrome, an autoimmune disease that is steadily increasing in developed countries."

Read more: http://www.cannatech.news/2017/07/19/could-cannabidiol-be-used-to-treat-asia-syndrome/

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Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?
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Date: July 27, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?





Systemic inflammation can be a mixed bag. On the one hand, inflammation can help you during a period of injury. On the other inflammation can indicate that you are high risk for a variety of illnesses including heart disease. A test for C-reactive protein can be valuable in determining inflammation in your system, but one must be cautious as it cannot tell you what is causing said inflammation. To deal with excessive systemic inflammation, a healthy program of diet and exercise can be very helpful

Key Takeaways:

  • One theory is that "bad" cholesterol deposits injure blood vessel walls, setting off an inflammatory response that can lead to the formation of blood clots that cause heart attacks.
  • But the blood test for the hs-CRP marker isn't specific, which means it can tell you there's inflammation going on, but not why it's happening
  • For a healthy person with no troubling symptoms or heart disease risk factors, it's not clear what a test to measure inflammation would add to the lifestyle advice you already know to follow

"Chronic, low-level inflammation seems to play a role in a host of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer and even depression. And even though the science on inflammation and disease is far from settled, tests and treatments are being promoted that claim to reduce that risk."

Read more: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/07/21/538377221/is-inflammation-bad-for-you-or-good-for-you

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The Health Benefits of Matcha Tea
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Date: July 25, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Health Benefits of Matcha Tea





A major tv network has come out with a story about matcha. This is a green tea that has been ground into powder. Matcha has become a favorite with models and is offered at Starbucks. The article explored whether the item is really healthy or just another "in" thing that will fade over time. The article cited a study which showed matcha resulted in higher levels of alertness. Another study found matcha reduced stress in mice. Several photos and links are included.

Key Takeaways:

  • Matcha-infused innovations such as matcha muffins, matcha pancakes and matcha drinks are sweeping the nation…it seems like everywhere you go it’s matcha, matcha, matcha.
  • Another big draw health benefit-wise is that matcha, like green tea, is loaded with antioxidants. A study, published in 2014, found the plant also had antimicrobial properties
  • Though matcha is a “nutritional powerhouse,” Janie Zeitlin, a registered dietitian in White Plains, NY and New York City, says it’s not for everyone, and that pregnant and nursing women should skip it

"Mind you, green tea is caffeinated and matcha is an even more caffeinated form of green tea, containing approximately 34mgs of caffeine where traditional green tea averages at about 30mgs and an espresso has around 60mgs, but the L-theanine in matcha prolongs its mood-boosting effects"

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/much-ado-about-matcha-it-really-healthy-ncna783886?cid=public-rss_20170720

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Vasculitis: Inflamed Blood Vessels + 4 Natural Treatments
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Date: July 15, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Vasculitis: Inflamed Blood Vessels + 4 Natural Treatments





Vasculitis is a technical term for inflamed blood vessels. This condition can cause an array of symptoms such as fatigue, neuropathy, confusion, mouth sores, ear infections, skin rashes, weight loss and nausea. It can also lead to more serious problems due to a lack of blood going to organs. It can also lead to strokes so it can be fatal. Luckily, there are both medical treatments available as well as lifestyle changes that can address vasculitis.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vasculitis has a variety of symptoms which can be found in other diseases making Vasculitis hard to be diagnosed.
  • The medical treatment for Vasculitis seems way more harmful as opposed to the natural way to treat Vasculitis.
  • The cause to Vasculitis is still unknown even though scientist can speculate to the cause. Giving me the idea this is newly discovered disease.

"There are approximately 20 different disorders that are classified as vasculitis."

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

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5 Things You Should Know Before You Take NSAIDs To Relieve Workout Pain
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Date: July 11, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Take NSAIDs To Relieve Workout Pain





Although taking ibuprofen for every ache and pain, especially after exercising, seems safe, it's actually a pretty bad idea. Too much can lead to high blood pressure and A-fib to name a few which can cause blood clots. It can also cause kidney and muscle damage from fluid retention and too much sodium caused by the fluid buildup. Try massages to help sore muscles instead. A hot bath maybe. Try to think about how much you have had to drink that day since dehydration can cause muscle soreness. Be sure to stretch as well. For continuous pain consider physical therapy.

Read more: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Take NSAIDs To Relieve Workout Pain

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Probiotics found to protect honey bees from toxic effects of pesticides
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Date: June 25, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Probiotics found to protect honey bees from toxic effects of pesticides





Honeybees are necessary for our agriculture they provide an air replaceable service when they cross pollinate crops. Unfortunately, the population of bees has been decreasing and human made a pesticide are a major reason. Studies conducted in fruit flies and early studies and honeybees show that a probiotic can be used to negate the effects of pesticides. Just stopping pesticide use seems a simple solution but crops could also be devastated, that's why the study into probiotics is so important.

Key Takeaways:

  • Bees pollinate about 35% of the world's food crop, therefore, they are essential to our survival.
  • Honeybee mortality has been rising every year, due to direct (pesticide directly killing the bee), or indirect contact (bee carries pesticide back to hive, affecting the whole colony)
  • The probiotic, lactobacilli, can improve immunity, and may help honeybees live longer after pesticide exposure.

"According to a recent study from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, probiotics can protect honey bees from the fatal side effects of pesticides that people use to protect their crops."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-22-probiotics-found-to-protect-honey-bees-from-toxic-effects-of-pesticides.html

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Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study
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Date: June 21, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study





Leukemia, which is prevalent in both children and adults, is a bone marrow cancer that results in an abnormal production of white blood cells.As for leukemia treatment, now it’s simply a matter of figuring out the most optimal combinations for greater effectiveness. Cannabis has long been known as having the ability to kill cancer, but the new revelation regarding leukemia is important because the disease is a cancer of bone marrow and other blood forming organs.

Key Takeaways:

  • Certain varieties of cannabinoids can promote cell death, inhibit cell growth, and inhibit tumor-causing blood vessel development
  • Combining cannabinoid therapy with chemotherapy seems to be most effective
  • Smoking marijuana will not have a similar effect, since cannabinoid extracts need to be highly concentrated and purified.

"The study revealed that the cannabiniod varieties cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) eliminated leukemia cells when used alone."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-20-cannabinoids-can-successfully-kill-leukemia-cells-reveals-groundbreaking-new-study.html

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France is "decriminalizing" cannabis nationwide
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Date: June 11, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: France is "decriminalizing" cannabis nationwide





France appears poised to change the way it punishes cannabis users. While it seems France will continue levying fines against citizens found guilty of cannabis use, the prison elements will likely be removed soon. There are several reasons supporters of the change tout in their advocacy for the change. One, cannabis use is widespread among the populace. Two, many citizens feel the government should not mandate what they do or not do with their bodies. Three, cannabis has the potential to provide several medicinal benefits and research into these benefits would be aided by the move to destigmatize its use by removing the criminal aspect. Four, cannabis use has a low potential for abuse. And finally, it has been estimated a cannabis arrest consumed up to six hours of police office and magistrate time. By removing the criminal aspect of cannabis use, it would free the country's law enforcement to pursue other matters of greater risk to the populace.

Read more: France is "decriminalizing" cannabis nationwide

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





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

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

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

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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Kudzu Root: Beneficial Herb or Just a Hyped Plant Invader?
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Date: May 27, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Kudzu Root: Beneficial Herb or Just a Hyped Plant Invader?





Originally native to Asia, the kudzu root has had a divided perception in the United States. Used for many years in Chinese medicine, the kudzu has instead been seen as a harmful plant for many Americans. However, further research shows that the kudzu root does indeed has beneficial properties if used the right way. Whether it be fighting disease by reducing inflammation, easing an upset stomach, or even treating alcoholism, the kudzu root has been looked at a bit more favorably on the side of one's health. It is not without its drawbacks, however, as not only is the plant itself seen as a yard pest, but ingesting the root while on birth control can weaken the effects of the birth control and as it slows blood clotting, it could be a danger to those who are already on blood clotting medication. Regardless of the studies that have been shown, it is still clear that more research needs to be completed on kudzu root before a final verdict can be made on whether it is truly beneficial or just another yard pest.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Chinese cook it in many dishes for both medicinal purposes and flavor, but in the United States, it has a bit of a pesky reputation as an invader that takes over telephone poles, yards and trees.
  • Kudzu root has been given the honor of helping reduce the painful effects of a hangover, though it seems that if overused, it could be more harmful than good.
  • The Preventative Medicine Center (PMC) suggests kudzu as a remedy for an upset stomach caused by digestive issues.

"The Preventative Medicine Center (PMC) suggests kudzu as a remedy for an upset stomach caused by digestive issues."

Read more: https://draxe.com/kudzu-root/

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Skullcap Herb: Synergistic Powerhouse & Possible Nootropic
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Date: May 26, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Skullcap Herb: Synergistic Powerhouse & Possible Nootropic





Skullcap is a small, perennial herb that offers many little-known health benefits. Also known as the "mad-dog" herb, skullcap was historically used to treat rabies centuries ago. Now, skullcap is being recognized as an incredibly beneficial plant: it seems to be able to treat everything from certain cancer cells to anxiety. It can be found in herbal teas or tinctures, and has fairly limited, benign side effects. Overall, it merits more research and widespread use by those interested in natural remedies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Homeopathic medicine can often be more effective than prescribed pharmaceuticals.
  • Treating fevers is one of the main benefits of taking the skullcap herb.
  • There are two types of Skullcap herbs one is American and the other Chinese.

"Both Chinese and American Skullcap varieties have been known for centuries to offer health benefits when taken in proper doses."

Read more: https://www.organicnewsroom.com/skullcap/

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House passes cannabis decriminalisation
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Date: May 26, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: House passes cannabis decriminalisation





Decriminalization is not quite the same as legalization but it means the police won't really bother with it. This talks about cannabis being decriminalized. This debate has raged for a long time. Many believe this plant has medical benefits. They say it can help with everything from anxiety to cancer. Others want cannabis to be illegal because it is bad for the lungs and alters mood. No one seems to agree on whether it helps or harms.

Read more: House passes cannabis decriminalisation

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Natural Recipe To Improve Heart Function!!
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Date: May 24, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural Recipe To Improve Heart Function!!





Beginning with a message prompting the viewer to check the "warning" section on the channel description, as well as a disclaimer regarding the information presented, the video details a natural remedy for heart health consisting of boiling herbs, oils, and lemon juice into a concoction for daily use. The recipe is given in a bulleted list, though at some points the English seems broken. It ends with a recommendation to like the video and subscribe to the channel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5XKtIF5sTY&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Dried rosemary, stevia liquid, lemons and water are the ingredients of a mixture purported to alleviate symptoms of heart disease.
  • Eight tablespoons of crushed, dried rosemary and eight cups of water are simmered concurrently in a pot, until the water evaporates to leave about one liter.
  • At this point, three peeled and sliced lemons and two teaspoons of stevia liquid are added and further simmered, in order to finish creating the health concoction.

"You want to keep your heart healthy, Today's recipe is simple and can help you reduce any disorder due to a certain heart disease."

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Take Control of Your Asthma
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Date: May 14, 2017 10:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Take Control of Your Asthma





Do you have problems with your asthma? Well I think you will find out how to help monitor your asthma, even when you think it seems like it is being managed properly. Asthma can easily be monitored without a doctor using the easy steps provided in this article. Such as avoiding secondhand smoke in public areas and at home. Ways to tell if you actually have your asthma under control are by monitoring how much you use your inhaler twice a week or more.

Read more: Take Control of Your Asthma

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How Do Dietary Cholesterol and Sterols Impact Your Cholesterol Levels?
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Date: May 10, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Do Dietary Cholesterol and Sterols Impact Your Cholesterol Levels?





The Medical News Bulletin addresses the issue of cholesterol and its impact on the body. Many of the cholesterol levels in the human body can be attributed to the diet habits a person has on a daily basis, as well as plat sterols. As many people already know, cholesterol levels can be significant indicators of overall cardiac health among adults and controlling it seems to be key in longevity. According to the author of the article, the use of plant sterols assist greatly in reducing cholesterol levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Certain plant sterols can help lower cholesterol for a healthier body.
  • Cholesterol absorption and synthesis can be differentiated in patients under certain circumstances.
  • cholesterol absorption or synthesis is not affected by the type or amount of food eaten.

"A new research study by Canadian scientists revealed that variations in cholesterol absorption and synthesis at an inter-individual level have a significant influence on plasma lipid levels in healthy individuals."

Read more: https://www.medicalnewsbulletin.com/dietary-cholesterol-vs-plant-sterol-intake-cholesterol-metabolism/

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Stop throwing away this weed; it could help lower your cholesterol
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Date: May 08, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Stop throwing away this weed; it could help lower your cholesterol





Round up the Purslane! Turns out this formally thought of pesky weed is rich in several antioxidants and carotene along with minerals that are great for skin health and the fleshy leaf contain the highest amounts of omega fatty acids of any leafy green plant. But it doesn't stop there. It also helps with the glycemic index in diabetics, which is critical for blood sugar controls and weight lose in people with diabetes type 2.

Key Takeaways:

  • It seems that Purslane could be used as a form of supplement in many ways with i containing the highest levels of omega-3.
  • Another takeaway would be how common this plant is and little to none know what it looks like nor what has with in.
  • Last takeaway is that pursplane how proven in a few studies to reduce cholesterol levels and blood pressure.

"With its astonishing medicinal profile, it might prove useful to grow your own purslane."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-05-01-stop-throwing-away-this-weed-it-could-help-lower-your-cholesterol.html

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





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

Key Takeaways:

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

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

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

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Air pollution may directly cause those year-round runny noses, according to a mouse study Johns ...
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Date: April 27, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Air pollution may directly cause those year-round runny noses, according to a mouse study Johns ...





Are you one of those who always seems to have a runny nose? There are kids who go around like this a lot as well. You may be wondering what causes it. You probably think it's a cold or some sort of sinus infection that needs medications but you could be wrong about. This can also be caused by air pollution according to recent studies. Air pollution causes many problems and this is just another one.

Read more: Air pollution may directly cause those year-round runny noses, according to a mouse study Johns ...

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fight heart disease with a plant-based, oil-free diet
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Date: April 24, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: fight heart disease with a plant-based, oil-free diet





Diet has a lot to do with how your heart responds and functions. Many have looked at how a plant-based, oil-free diet work towards positive outcomes. It can be said that lowering saturated fats is very important, and there is a lot of evidence that the Mediterranean style diet, which emphasizes fish and poultry, along with fruits, vegetables and olive based oils, is a good way to go. Diets must provide good taste in order for people to stick to them long-term. The Mediterranean Diet seems to provide the health benefits and the taste in a much more positive way then the American Heart Association Diet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAQ40dVt8CM&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • A study that included 198 concluded that 175 people stuck to the diet for 4 years and only one had cardiovascular problems.
  • The recommended diet for heart disease is less red meat and starches and sugars and more vegetables.
  • It is not necessary to avoid all oils and fats. Some vegetables like avocados contain healthy fats and oils.

"Small studies suggest that this eating pattern can shrink the amount of cholesterol-clogged plaque in your arteries, the main culprit in cardiovascular disease."

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