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(NaturalHealth365) Who would have thought that the zany cartoons we grew up with could contain accurate nutritional information? Viewers of a certain age might remember “Popeye the Sailor Man,” who gobbled cans of spinach whenever he needed a boost of muscular power to fight the villainous Bluto. As it turns out, Popeye’s strategy was surprisingly sound.
(NaturalHealth365) North Americans are famously deficient in a number of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin D, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, iron, and B vitamins. Fortunately, selenium deficiency is relatively rare in the United States, although an estimated 1 billion people throughout the world are lacking in this important nutrient. Read more:
(NaturalHealth365) Herbs have been used for centuries as a tonic and as a remedy for certain heart conditions. It is only in recent years that scientists have begun to acknowledge the power of herbs in reversing disease. Keep in mind, to improve heart function, these herbs should be used as a part of a heart-healthy diet and lifestyle – not a replacement.
(NaturalHealth365) It seems that every week there is a new “superfood” that promises to support and promote health. And, most nutritionists agree that foods like organic kale, arugula, and berries are really wholesome choices, packed as they are with antioxidants and valuable micronutrients. However, the reigning king of all superfoods may well be among the tiniest. It’s hard to conceive of a food more worthy of the title of “superfood” than chia seeds.
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.
(NaturalHealth365) There’s a reason you need to get your daily servings of veggies. They’re packed with nutrients essential to your health, and every vegetable has its own unique properties and benefits. For example, onions – which are in the same family as chives, garlic, and shallots – are well-known for making you cry when you chop them. But, there’s a lot more to these flavorful, and sometimes tear-inducing, veggies.
A closer look at this superfood finds that the nutrients in onions offer essential immune-boosting, inflammation-fighting, and antiviral properties. For centuries, people have used onions for their medicinal properties, and studies continue to back up the powerful health benefits of this superfood.
Every week, we receive emails from folks who are on the hunt for that one exotic herb that will solve all their problems. Maybe it can only be found in the mountains of Mongolia… or along the shores of the Caspian Sea.
Our first question is always the same. “Have you explored the powerful herbal remedies that are available in your neck of the woods yet?”
(NaturalHealth365) As many as two percent of the population are affected by rheumatoid arthritis. Characterized by joint inflammation that often causes deformity, many individuals diagnosed with the disease deal with pain, tender joints, fatigue, and additional life-altering symptoms.
Of course, conventionally speaking, there’s “no cure” for rheumatoid arthritis. However, a new study found that taking garlic supplements resulted in reduced body aches and discomfort for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Not only did garlic supplementation result in improvements in pain, it reduce inflammation, fatigue, and disease activity scores, as well.