(Natural News) Garlic is a common cooking ingredient, famous around the world for its pungent flavor. Used for seasoning food and as a condiment, garlic is also known for its health benefits. In ancient times, garlic was used mainly for its medicinal properties. Garlic can help prevent heart disease, control cholesterol and blood pressure, and even lower the risk of certain cancers, such as prostate, brain, and lung cancer. In a study published in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, garlic was also found to be an effective treatment against lead poisoning.
(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is often used in various home remedies. Why exactly is it good for you? ACV contains acetic acid, probiotics, and other nutrients Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, its key ingredient which has a pH of 2.5. Acetic acid is useful for the transportation of minerals (e.g. calcium), the digestion of protein, and the stimulation of thyroid function.
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(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.
(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
(NaturalHealth365) Those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) cope with a number of troubling symptoms, including painful abdominal pain, bloating and cramping. But research shows enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules – because of peppermint’s calming, relaxing effects on the stomach – can effectively eliminate many of the symptoms of IBS.
(Natural News) Struggling to find clinical benefits for statin drugs and blood pressure medications, a team of researchers put two drug protocols to the test to see their effects on human thinking and memory. The research, funded by the maker of the drugs (AstraZeneca), hoped to find cognitive benefits for candesartan and hydrocholorothiazide, rosuvastatin, or a combination of the protocols. The study was published online in Neurology, the medical journal for the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). The AAN represents the world’s largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurological care.
(Natural News) Nordic people are the happiest people on the planet. They consistently take the top spots in global rankings when it comes to happiness and life satisfaction. And in case you’re wondering, the term Nordic refers to anything that belongs to Norway, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, or Sweden. These Northern European countries are known not only for their cold climates but also for their progressive and wellness-oriented way of life. In fact, these countries practice philosophies such as “hygge,” which means fostering a sense of contentment, “lagom” or doing things in just the right amount, and “friluftsliv” or spending time in nature.