Healing herbs: Alternative herbal remedies for hypertension | NaturalNews.com

October 02, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin

(Natural News) Researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the University of Copenhagen have identified a bioactive trait common among many herbs. This trait, researchers say, is responsible for the antihypertensive properties demonstrated by these herbs.

Their finding, detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a promising alternative strategy for treating hypertension, a condition in which blood pressure levels stay high over a long period.

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Micronutrients and macronutrients: 6 Essential nutrients and why you need each one to stay healthy | NaturalNews.com – Aug 15, 2020

(Natural News) Proper diet is crucial to maintaining optimal health, and a huge part of it is ensuring the adequate intake of essential nutrients needed to support important cellular processes.

Scientists agree that there are six primary nutrients that the human body cannot produce. Therefore, people need to get them from a range of foods in order to stay healthy.

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Beans, mushrooms and more: Vegan sources of protein and vitamins B12 and D | NaturalNews.com – Aug 15, 2020

(Natural News) Vegans and vegetarians don’t get enough protein – or so people think. In a recent article published online, internal medicine specialist Milton Mills blasted claims from dietitians that ditching meat means missing out on protein, an essential macronutrient.

Plant cells contain protein, Mills argued. In fact, plant-based foods like grains, legumes and nuts are concentrated sources of plant proteins. Therefore, if someone is eating a balanced diet that includes these foods, it is almost impossible to become protein-deficient, he adds.

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Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health? | NaturalNews.com – Aug 10, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. →

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Nuts, good fats and heart health: Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack and stroke risk | NaturalNews.com – July 15, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts may be small in size, but these amazing superfoods pack a ton of flavor and lots of nutrients in every bite. According to a study presented at ESC Congress 2019 and the World Congress of Cardiology, consuming nuts can also help boost your heart health. →

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5 Reasons to add fiber-rich raw oats to your diet | NaturalNews.com – June 13, 2020

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(Natural News) Oats (Avena sativa) are a widely consumed whole grain. This versatile breakfast favorite can be enjoyed in a lot of ways, and not just for breakfast.

Oats are popular among fitness buffs as an excellent source of soluble fiber, which is responsible for most of the grain’s health benefits. Oats also provide more plant protein than many other grains.

Oats can offer a wide range of nutrients. One cup (81 g) of raw oats contains: →

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Blueberries are more effective at killing cancer than radiotherapy — NaturalNews.com – May 18, 2020

(Natural News) Blueberries are one of the richest natural sources of antioxidants. Current research suggests that one of these antioxidants can effectively inhibit cancer cell growth.

Published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a groundbreaking study found that an antioxidant in blueberries called pterostilbene can prevent radiation-induced cancer cell growth and tumor formation in the liver. →

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Better digestion and a stronger immune system: 10 Health benefits of apple cider vinegar — NaturalNews.com – March 26, 2020

(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a folk remedy that has been used for centuries. Because it is a rich source of antioxidant chemicals, ACV is capable of providing a number of remarkable health benefits, such as improving your digestion, supporting your immune system and helping you shed a few pounds. ACV is also incredibly easy to add to your diet. You can use it to make a homemade salad dressing, add it to your favorite smoothie or mix it with raw honey and turmeric to make a potent immune-boosting shot. Here are 10 health benefits you can enjoy when you add ACV to your diet. →

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Exploring the ”gut-heart” connection: Can heart failure be treated by boosting gut microbiota health? — NaturalNews.com – March 2, 2020

(Natural News) As it turns out, dietary fiber isn’t just good for the digestive system — it’s also good for the heart.

This is according to Cristiane Mayerhofer of Oslo University Hospital in Norway, who proposed that heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria. A healthy gut microbiota is associated with a reduced risk of death or need for a heart transplant

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Studies look into the benefits of blueberries for heart disease, diabetes prevention — NaturalNews.com – February 23, 2020

(Natural News) Blueberries are a well-known superfood, and it looks like their health benefits know no bounds.  Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the U.K. have learned new insights into how blueberries can affect certain health markers associated with diabetes and heart disease. This is on top of another study from Laval University in Canada that has linked blueberries to improvements in physical activity and weight loss. →

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