(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. →
Natural News) Whether you’re 25 or 65, what you eat and how you spend your free time will affect your longevity. If you want to live longer, here are 13 lifestyle habits that will help increase your life expectancy and improve your overall well-being. →
(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.
(Natural News) Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica) are full of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, making them the perfect ingredients for this nutritious breakfast. Berry chia pudding also contains blackberries that boost your brain health.
(Natural News) You might have heard about all the wonderful things turmeric can do for your health, but if you’ve got the genetic odds stacked against you in some way, like a family history of diabetes or cancer, you might be tempted to believe there isn’t much a spice can do for you. If so, we’ve got some good news for you: Research shows that your lifestyle and diet choices have a surprising degree of influence over your health, and turmeric in particular has a compound that can protect you from illness by regulating epigenetic expression.
(NaturalHealth365) Despite what some “gurus” would have you to believe – living a healthy lifestyle isn’t really that complicated. Even if you’re on a limited budget, you don’t need anything that ‘fancy’ to increase your ability to live a longer, happier life.
(Natural News) Losing your eyesight can be a devastating experience, but it’s one that many people could be spared in the future as scientists have found plant compounds that could help prevent blindness.
Researchers from England and the U.S. tested naturally occurring homoisoflavonoids from the Hyacinthaceae plant to see how well they could stop new blood vessel cells from growing in the eye, which can cause several types of blindness. They found that one particular synthetic derivative could be used to develop future treatments.