Medicinal mushroom used in traditional Taiwanese medicine protects the liver from inflammation, fibrosis, and cancer — NaturalNews.com – September 16, 2019

(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. →

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Want to protect yourself from a deadly heart attack? Eat more heart healthy nuts, research says — NaturalHealth365 – September 15, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) The data is in: you can’t make a cookbook full of heart healthy recipes without including nuts. In fact, eating raw nuts have long been recognized as a smart way to reduce the risk of a heart attack – due to the healthy fats, protein, minerals, vitamins, polyphenols and fiber found inside.
But, now, recent research reveals the power of this plant-based nutrition.

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Food Brands Owned By Monsanto — Collective Evolution – September 13, 2019

(Collective-Evolution)  Monsanto is a biotech corporation that was founded in the early 1900s. They produce genetically modified foods (GMOs) and many chemicals that are sprayed onto our food, including several pesticides. A recent study published in the journal Environmental Research titled, “Organic diet intervention significantly reduces urinary pesticide levels in U.S. children and adults” outlined the issue with these chemicals, many of which were actually originally designed by Monsanto as warfare weapons to be used as nerve agents. →

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Ginseng, jujube, gingko and astragalus all found to have antioxidant and anti-tumor effects — NaturalNews.com – September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons

(Natural News) Oxidative stress is known to play a role in the development of diseases, including chronic inflammation and cancer. Emerging evidence suggests that antioxidant therapy can play a crucial role in treating those diseases. A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that medicinal plants – including matrimony vine (Lycium barbarum), ginseng (Panax ginseng), jujube (Zizyphus jujuba), freckled milkvetch (Astragalus lentiginosus), and ginkgo biloba – have antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. →

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13 Lifestyle habits to practice if you want to live longer — NaturalNews.com – September 12, 2019

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. →

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Prostate drugs may increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, warn scientists — NaturalNews.com – September 10, 2019

(Natural News) Almost every major class of prescription drug raises your risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. Taking statins, antihypertensives, immunosuppressants, antipsychotics, antiretrovirals, and/or corticosteroids increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus. Now researchers find that prostate drugs also play a role in the development of Type-2 diabetes. Their research was published in the British Medical Journal. →

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Heart disease risk: 5 ways a vitamin C deficiency can cause cardiovascular damage — NaturalHealth365 – September 10, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease is the leading cause of death for adults in the United States, claiming more lives every year than all forms of cancer combined. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly 735,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack this year – while 640,000 people will lose their lives to heart disease.  Yet, sadly, most people remain uninformed about the dangers of a vitamin C deficiency to the cardiovascular system. →

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