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(NaturalNews) Resveratrol — a natural compound found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants — has been found to promote longevity and health in a variety of ways. For example, scientists have found evidence it prevents heart disease, helps keep weight under control, normalizes cholesterol levels and may prevent diabetes (click here for […]

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First-of-its-kind research suggests cocoa flavanols could be an important part of a healthy diet for people with cardiovascular disease.
New findings indicate that cocoa flavanols may be an important part of a healthy diet for people with cardiovascular disease, which affects more than 80 million Americans, according to research by a team of internationally-renowned researchers, including […]

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By Daniel J. DeNoon
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
WebMD Health News
Popular Supplement Fails to Help Low Back Pain in Clinical Trial
The popular supplement glucosamine doesn’t help people who have low back pain, a clinical trial finds.
The study looked specifically at 250 people with evidence of osteoarthritis (OA) of the spine. All of the patients had at least some […]

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Post image for Vitamin B6 and methionine slash lung cancer risk by 50 percent

(NaturalNews) Lung cancer, which usually develops in the cells lining air passages, will be diagnosed in about 222,520 Americans this year, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In addition, the NCI says nearly half that many people — about 157,300 — will die from the disease in 2010.
Although lung cancer is notoriously difficult to […]

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Post image for Ginger reduces pain after exercise

By Dr. Mercola
Ginger may reduce the pain associated with muscle injury after exercising. This could offer athletes a natural pain reliever.
Both raw and heat-treated ginger reduced pain associated with muscle injury by about 24 percent.
According to NutraIngredients:
“The rhizome of the ginger plant (Zingiber officinale) is a rich source of antioxidants, including gingerols, shogaols, zingerones and […]

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Post image for New research: probiotic found in breast milk benefits nerves in gut, calms digestive disorders

(NaturalNews) Probiotics are beneficial microorganisms similar to the “friendly” bacteria found naturally in the body’s digestive system. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), there’s evidence from a variety of studies that probiotic formulations can help treat diarrhea, urinary tract infections, irritable bowel syndrome and dermatitis (eczema) in children; probiotics may […]

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Post image for Victory Regarding Wall Street Reform Bill (DSHEA)

Congratulations to the natural products industry and everyone who voiced their opinion to their representatives regarding Wall Street Reform bill (S.3217).  The section of the bill that would have undercut the protections of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) has been eliminated.  This is a big victory for those of us demanding unrestricted […]

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Post image for Insufficient vitamin D tied to severe asthma attacks

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Asthmatic children with relatively low vitamin D levels in their blood may have a greater risk of suffering severe asthma attacks than those with higher levels of the vitamin, a new study suggests.
The study, which followed more than 1,000 children with asthma for four years, found those with vitamin-D “insufficiency” […]

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Post image for Lymphocytic leukemia breakthrough: green tea extract halts cancer progression

(NaturalNews) According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a form of cancer that causes the number of white blood cells called B lymphocytes, or B cells, to increase abnormally. Eventually, the cancerous cells can move through the blood to the liver, spleen, and other organs. When CLL spreads, it […]

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