Traditional Chinese medicine found to prevent and treat liver fibrosis, cirrhosis — NaturalNews.com – September 19, 2019

September 18, 2019 byEvangelyn Rodriguez

(Natural News) Liver fibrosis is a silent condition that only causes symptoms when it progresses to cirrhosis. Fibrosis refers to the buildup of scar tissues caused by chronic inflammation or injury, while cirrhosis means irreversible scarring due to liver conditions or excessive alcohol consumption. The complications associated with liver cirrhosis are severe, hence early treatment and prevention are necessary. →

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Medicinal mushroom used in traditional Taiwanese medicine protects the liver from inflammation, fibrosis, and cancer — NaturalNews.com – September 16, 2019

(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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Ginseng, jujube, gingko and astragalus all found to have antioxidant and anti-tumor effects — NaturalNews.com – September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons

(Natural News) Oxidative stress is known to play a role in the development of diseases, including chronic inflammation and cancer. Emerging evidence suggests that antioxidant therapy can play a crucial role in treating those diseases. A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that medicinal plants – including matrimony vine (Lycium barbarum), ginseng (Panax ginseng), jujube (Zizyphus jujuba), freckled milkvetch (Astragalus lentiginosus), and ginkgo biloba – have antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. →

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Reduce inflammation, reduce disease: These foods can help — NaturalNews.com – August 22, 2019

(Natural News) Inflammation is your body’s natural response to infection or injury. But the same mechanism that protects you from diseases can damage your body if too much of it occurs. Today, your body is exposed to many stressors that can increase inflammation. Prevent this by eating more of these anti-inflammatory foods: →

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Five healthy reasons why ginger should be part of your meals — NaturalNews.com – August 2, 2019

(Natural News) Ginger is a herbaceous plant that’s native to Asia. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine as a treatment for various ailmentsIn Indonesia, people use ginger to address rheumatism and fatigue, while in Burma, ginger is mixed with other herbs to treat the common flu. As food, ginger is a wonderful ingredient to add to dishes. It not only adds a unique flavor to every dish, it also confers a lot of health benefits.

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The amazing power of curry: Why eating this dish is so good for your health — NaturalNews.com – July 13, 2019

(Natural News) Once just a staple in Indian homes, curry has become a worldwide sensation in recent years. From England to Japan — the world is in love with curry, and there are easily dozens (if not hundreds) of ways to prepare it. From its distinct aroma to its unique flavor, the dish has truly found a home in the hearts of culinary lovers.

What is even more amazing about curry is that it has a multitude of health benefits. A study published in Nutrition Journal found that curry can greatly benefit cardiovascular health

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Improving digestion: 11 gut-friendly foods — NaturalNews.com – June 18, 2019

(Natural News) Your digestive tract is crucial to your overall well-being because it is responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste from the body. If you suffer from digestive issues like abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, eating gut-friendly foods like apples and chia seeds can help relieve your painful symptoms.

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