(NaturalHealth365) Brain health supplements like fish oil and PQQ are quite popular these days among health-conscious consumers. But, we can’t say we’re surprised – especially when you consider that 50 million people (worldwide) have some form of dementia. And, even though the numbers don’t look good – this condition is avoidable.
Everyone knows about vitamin C. It fights the common cold, boosts immunity, and even improves skin. You may know about vitamin D. It fights disease, helps your mood, and regulates calcium. Vitamin A from sweet potatoes and vitamin B from salmon, and even omegas 3-6-9 are relatively well-known. But what about vitamin K?
(NaturalHealth365) Black pepper – sometimes called the “King of spices” – is one of the most commonly used spices in the world. Made by grinding peppercorns, the dried berries that come from the Piper nigrum vine, it offers a mildly spicy, sharp flavor that goes well with a multitude of culinary dishes.
Like many other spices, this spice packs a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant punch
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
Originally published at mercola.com and reproduced here with permission.
Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body, vital for optimal functioning. For instance, your body uses cholesterol in the construction of cell membranes and in regulating protein pathways required for cell signaling. Without sufficient amounts of cholesterol in your body you may experience a negative impact on your brain health, hormone levels and heart disease risk.
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(NaturalHealth365) Could something as small as trace minerals really offer that many health benefits? Research strongly indicates yes. For example, selenium levels in your body heavily influence the strength of the immune system and overall well-being.
A recent 2018 study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Nutrition Health & Aging reveals exactly how powerful this tiny mineral really is, whether you get it through your diet or in a supplement form.
(NaturalHealth365) We often hear that ‘cancer kills’ – but so does stress! While most of us know that cancer is one of the leading killers in the United States, few of us fully realize that chronic stress is strongly linked to millions of deaths, as well.
The prevailing theory is that (chronic – unwanted) stress triggers chronic inflammation in the body. This can damage cells and tissues and ultimately lead to widespread damaging effects and health consequences, including cancer. Now, new research points to some promising data.
It turns out that something as affordable and safe as vitamin C could suppress cancer growth.
(NaturalHealth365) Reducing the risk of hip fractures is easier than you might think, according to a Framingham Osteoporosis Study. You can enhance bone health by taking a vitamin you should be taking anyway: vitamin C.
This finding comes out of a 17 year follow-up of the Framingham Osteoporosis Study. And, the message is quite clear: those taking the highest amounts of vitamin C showed a hip fracture rate that was significantly lower than those taking the least of this powerful antioxidant.