(NaturalHealth365) Probably the single most important property of magnesium in the body is its ability to act as a natural biological antagonist to calcium. As most adults have excess calcium throughout their bodies, it is this reciprocal relationship between magnesium and calcium that makes most people in need of regular magnesium supplementation.
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.
(NaturalHealth365) Half of all Americans over 60 suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension), a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. In fact, research shows that even small increases in blood pressure increase the danger, with every 20/10 mmHg rise over optimal levels (115/75 mmHg) causing heart disease risk to double! And, while conventionally-trained physicians tend to prescribe drugs to reduce blood pressure, these medications can produce toxic side effects.
Fortunately, a variety of vitamins and nutrients can significantly reduce blood pressure. To discover the top 9 natural supplements for blood pressure control, keep reading.
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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Eliminate acne without harmful chemicals
(NaturalHealth365) Acne can be a stubborn problem, challenging to resolve. With hundreds – perhaps even thousands – of acne remedies on the market, it can be frustrating to know where to turn.
We all know that chronic acne can lead to complications, both physically and emotionally, making effective treatment all the more important. Today, we’ll offer a revealing look at what causes acne plus solutions. →
The disease-fighting properties of tart cherries
(NaturalHealth365) While the antioxidant virtues of dark berries and fruits are popularly consumed to help combat disease, food scientists have discovered that the compounds in tart cherries take disease-fighting to a whole new level. They’re even being compared to common pain medication such as acetaminophen – but don’t tell the pharmaceutical industry, it might hurt their bottom line. →
Lower your blood pressure with these 3 natural extracts
(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “about 1 of 3 U.S. adults – or about 75 million people – have high blood pressure.” Another third of the adult population has prehypertension, or is at risk for high blood pressure. With these numbers, it’s clear that most people need to have a better understanding about how to effectively remove the threat of cardiovascular disease from their lives. →
Milk WARNING: Homogenization poses a serious health risk
(NaturalHealth365) Childhood ear infections, digestive diseases, learning disorders and food allergies are just a few of the serious health concerns commonly associated with conventionally produced cow milk products. And, many natural health experts tend to agree, the modern process of high-heat pasteurization and homogenization is largely to blame for these chronic health issues. →
(NaturalHealth365) According to the National Institutes of Health, “a growing body of scientific evidence shows that energy drinks can have serious health effects, particularly in children, teenagers, and young adults.” So, why are these products still being sold – to this day?! After reading this report, you’ll understand why we think these products are a big mistake. →
(NaturalHealth365) Obviously, it’s crucial to have healthy kidney function for overall wellbeing. Unfortunately, too many people pay little attention to daily lifestyle habits that threaten kidney health. And, as a result, millions and millions of people suffer with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
The truth is, one of the biggest mistakes made – that damage the kidneys (day in, and day out) is dehydration. If you’re concerned about your kidney function – there are two essential tests: blood pressure plus, urine albumin and serum creatinine ratio.
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) Spirulina is often referred to as a “superfood” – which is a popular buzz word in the natural health and wellness world. But, you might be wondering: of all the supplements out there being touted as a superfood, which ones are actually legitimate?
Turns out spirulina – a type of blue-green algae that grows in both salt and fresh water – is one of them. And a remarkable study published in the peer-reviewed journal Hypertension just revealed how spirulina offers a specific natural benefit to people living with hypertension….Read more