(Natural News) There is now an even better reason for you to add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet. According to a new study in Cell Reports, the combination of these two — termed “synbiotics” — can be used to modulate the human gut microbiota and treat serious diseases like colorectal cancer. Prebiotics and probiotics: sources and health benefits →
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(Natural News) Antrodia cinnamomea, also known as camphor fungus, is a parasitic fungus that thrives in the inner cavity of Cinnamomum kanehirae, a tree endemic to Taiwan. It is considered a medicinal mushroom and is used by Taiwanese people to treat liver disease, in particular, liver injury caused by excessive alcohol drinking. In a recent study, researchers from National Taiwan Normal University investigated the anti-inflammatory effect of A. cinnamomea, which contributes a lot to its hepatoprotective ability. The researchers also explored the molecular mechanisms underlying this anti-inflammatory activity. The results of their study were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. →
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(NaturalHealth365) Garlic and onions are a big deal – financially and healthwise. For example, did you know that U.S. farmers produce about 6.98 billion pounds of onions – generating $5-7 billion dollars in sales – every year? Garlic, although much lighter, has a total production of about 400 million pounds – every year. Pretty impressive, right? Well, there’s more to tell you about how these foods can help to protect your health. →
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(NaturalHealth365) What does selenium have to do with your health? The answer may surprise you (and motivate you – in a whole new way!)
Let’s start with a discussion about cancer – the second leading cause of death in the United States, right behind heart disease. Experts predict that cancer will soon surpass heart disease as the leading killer of American adults.
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(NaturalHealth365) Those in the medical community who have dismissed natural approaches to prevent cancer would have us believe it’s just ‘wishful thinking.’ Yet, many people are becoming increasingly aware of the growing avalanche of scientific evidence supporting the anticancer benefits of vitamin C.
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(NaturalHealth365) Although many people aren’t familiar with broccoli sprouts – the earliest form of broccoli before it forms its stalks and florets – they are well worth adding to your diet. While they look a bit like bean sprouts, they have a peppery, earthy taste and are packed with various unique compounds that offer some surprising health benefits.
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