When It Comes To Nutraceuticals, Product Quality Matters
CBC recently aired investigations by Marketplace and the Fifth Estate examining the practices of the supplement industry, and in all fairness the report was slanted and not presented accurately. The reports used U.S. content to confuse the viewers, showing trade show hustling, biased U.S. experts and even U.S. laboratory testing as if to say Canada does not possess experts or quality laboratory testing facilities which certainly is not the case. Several of the companies mentioned in the report have since responded, but the report did shed light on legitimate customer concerns.
Just One Daily Dose of Walnuts Does All Of This
In addition to a valuable source of nutrients including omega-3 fats, copper, manganese and many others, walnuts have incredible health benefits including prevention of cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and even diabetes.
12 Excellent Healing Foods For Sore Throats
Coping with a sore throat is not a particularly pleasant process. Eating is the last thing that attracts you, but specific foods may actually fuel your body and accelerate recovery. Here are 12 healing foods which will give you enough nutrients to fight off not only your sore throat, but almost any complementary symptoms that come along with a cold.
Rhodiola Rosea Significantly Improves Anxiety, Stress, Mood and Protection Against Viral Infections
Daily intake of an extract made from Rhodiola Rosea (also known as arctic root or golden root), improves various measures of mood, anger, confusion, and depression says a new study from England.
These 5 Things Will Influence Your Health More Than Anything Else In Your Life
Most educational and government institutions around the world have a very poor track record when it comes to influencing the practical habits that keep their populations healthy. They say we are destined for disease depending on our genetics and biology without ever addressing some of the most significant determinants that shape our health.
The Power of DMAE For Children Is Turning Heads
Mental clarity is hard enough to find as an adult. Kids growing up with so many distractions (especially electronic) face an uphill battle. For those who struggle with ADHD and autism, DMAE can be beneficial.
Aronia - The Trendy Superfood
The Aronia fruit also known as chokeberries is a fruit filled with phyto-nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. Because of its exceptionally nutritional value these small wild berries recently captured the attention of many nutritionists, food scientists and fitness trainers.
Its Leaves Contain All Essential Amino Acids, More Iron Than Spinach, More Calcium Than Milk And Seeds That Purify Water
Moringa oleifera has an impressive range of medicinal uses with high nutritional value and medicinal benefits. Different parts of Moringa contain a profile of important minerals and are a good source of protein, vitamins, amino acids and various phenolics. It possesses antitumor, antiepileptic, antiinflammatory, antiulcer, antispasmodic, antihypertensive, antioxidant, antidiabetic, antibacterial and antifungal properties and is being employed for the treatment of different ailments in the indigenous system of medicine.
Fruits and Vegetables Reaching An Alarming State of Nutrient Depletion
What if our food has been getting less and less nutritious? What if modern intensive farming methods -- many of which solved malnutrition problems when they were first introduced -- have affected the mineral and vitamin content of what we eat? Could having a constant supply of varied produce and introducing genetically modified foods be compromising nature's goodness?
'Heal All' Herb Used For Centuries For About Every Ailment Known To Man
Prunella Vulgaris has a long history of medicinal use. It shows antiviral and antibacterial properties, and in China it is used as an anti-cancer drug. It can also be used for the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairments associated with Alzheimer's disease or schizophrenia.
Grow Full Size Fruits In a Fraction Of The Area With Bonsai Trees
Bon sai is an art that has been practiced in Asia for many centuries. It isn’t genetically altered to make it smaller. Bonsai trees are grown from the same seeds as trees that grow to full size. They are grown in small containers and trimmed and trained so that they remain small and elegant. In this ancient technique, you typically grow the tree outdoors where it can experience the same growing conditions as a regular tree of the same species bearing full sized fruits in a fraction of the area.
Only One Type Of Olive Oil Has The Therapeutic Potential To Maximize Your Health and It's Raw
The world has been very receptive to the health benefits of olive oil, especially in that last fifty years as more studies and established brands have increased in reputability. However, the olive oil industry is also littered with problems from low quality processing, adulterated oils and toxic extractions. From cancer to cardiovascular benefits, there's only one type of olive oil that maximizes therapeutic potential and it's raw.
Vitamin D Found To Significantly Reduce Cancer, Yet Almost 90 Percent of The World Have Sub-Optimal Levels
There's no doubting the magnitude of scientific evidence showing that the active form of vitamin D shuts down cancer cells. Higher levels of vitamin D are highly correlated with better chances of cancer survival and a new meta-analysis of existing data shows that increasing vitamin D status is associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing lung cancer.
15 Effective Foods For Mood and Happiness
There are many foods that may be hurting your mood, making you sick, and even pushing you toward depression! On the flip side there are many foods that promote your health, give you energy, turbocharge your memory and focus, and improve your mood. These are some of the most effective foods in that category.
7 Amazing Herbs For Sensitive Teeth and Gums
From root canals to bridges and gum disease, there's no end to the myriad of oral health problems caused primarily by modern diets. Prevention is the number one way to avoid sensitive teeth, gums and of course the dentist. Besides great dental care, there are many natural herbs you can use which give your oral health the preventative and restorative medicine it needs.
Can Red Wine and Chocolate Truly Prevent Disease?
Resveratrol is a poweful antioxidant with benefits for muscle strength, anti-inflammatories, metabolism, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even cancer. A new study in Neurology suggests that a chemical in dark chocolate and red wine can slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
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