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18 Healthy Reasons to Sip Kombucha

18 Healthy Reasons to Sip Kombucha

Kombucha is the rage among health food lovers.  Now researchers have gathered 75 studies attesting to its proven health properties. 

Fermented tea known as kombucha has been rapidly growing in popularity among health food lovers.  But it's actually been around for thousands of years.  It originated in China in the third century B.C.  Then it made its way to Russia, India, and Japan where it became a staple among Samurai warriors.  Today it is also popular in Poland, Germany, Bulgaria, Indonesia and many other cultures. 

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Over 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.  Another 10,000,000 suffer with severe dementia and Parkinson’s. Even more struggle with age-related mild cognitive impairment.  Here are 7 natural ways to defend your brain.   

6 Hormone Balancing Powers Of Red Clover

6 Hormone Balancing Powers Of Red Clover

6 Hormone Balancing Powers Of Red Clover

Menopause can seem like torture. Women at midlife suffer with mood swings, stubborn weight gain, hot flashes, and low energy.  At the same time they can develop anxiety, depression, and trouble sleeping. This natural remedy may provide a perfect solution...

The problem is hormones run amuck. 

Cholesterol: It's All Good

Cholesterol: It's All Good

If media, medical, and marketing brainwashing has you convinced there is such a thing as "bad" cholesterol, you've gotten the science all wrong. 

You've heard it repeatedly: there are two kinds of cholesterol: the good high density lipoprotein (HDL) and the "bad" low density lipoprotein (LDL). Now a researcher at Texas A&M University has come to the defense of LDL and says that it may not be so bad after all.  In fact, it helps build muscle. 

According to Steve Riechman, a researcher in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, the study reveals that "LDL is not the evil Darth Vader of health it has been made out to be in recent years."

In a study published in the Journal of Gerontology, Riechman and colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh, Kent State University, the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine examined 52 adults from ages 60 to 69.  The participants were in generally good health, but not physically active, and none of them were participating in a training program.

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

Walnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more.  Here's why you need to eat more of them.

Researchers from the University of California Davis say the U.S. government is wrong when it comes to demonizing high fat foods.  In fact, a new study shows eating high fat whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth.    

6 Proven Reasons To Eat The OTHER Black Berry

 6 Proven Reasons To Eat The OTHER Black Berry

Chances are you can find fresh blackberries pretty easily in your local market. But black raspberries (Rubus occidentalis) are a different story.  And they are worth seeking out. 

All berries are good sources of antioxidants but black raspberries take top prize.  According to Oregan State University Department of Food Science and Technology they contain almost three times the antioxidants of blackberries and more than six times the antioxidants of red raspberries.

Celery Compound May Halt HRT Breast Cancers

Celery Compound May Halt HRT Breast Cancers

Celery Compound May Halt HRT Breast Cancers

More than 100 women in the U.S. die every day from breast cancer. Could something as simple as celery make a difference?

Postmenopausal women who have taken synthetic hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are at increased risk of developing breast cancer. More than 100 women die every day from breast cancer in the U.S. alone.

19 Foods Proven To Lower Blood Pressure

19 Foods Proven To Lower Blood Pressure

Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.   

Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. Among dietary factors salt has taken the brunt of the blame.  But sugar may be the real culprit in high blood pressure

8 Proven Ways To Relieve Asthma Naturally

8 Proven Ways to Relieve Asthma Naturally

Asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide. It is growing by 50 percent every decade and causes upwards of 180,000 deaths per year. The cause is not well-understood but here are 8 proven ways to help relieve symptoms naturally. 

12 Proven Natural Therapies to Prevent and Relieve Migraines

12 Proven Natural Therapies to Prevent and Relieve Migraines

Every year nearly one in five Americans experience some form of migraine attack.  One in 25 will have headaches lasting at least 15 days per month.  Here's what to do when a disabling migraine strikes you. 

 

The World Health Organization in 2007 estimated that migraine headaches are responsible for more lost years of healthy life in the U.S. than multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, ovarian cancer, and tuberculosis combined.[i]

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