Prevention

Green Tea Benefits Memory

Posted by on April 14, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Green Tea Benefits Memory

Green tea can improve your cognitive function, in particular the working memory, a new study by researchers at the University of Basel suggests. Extracts from green tea enhance the brain’s effective connectivity, meaning the influence one area of the brain has over the other. Subjects tested significantly better for working memory tasks after consuming green tea extract.

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Exciting: Spirulina Protects Kidneys, Reverses Toxic Mercury Damage

Posted by on April 13, 2014 in Food and Drink, Healing, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 1 Comment
Exciting: Spirulina Protects Kidneys, Reverses Toxic Mercury Damage

While many countries are doing their best to eradicate the use of mercury, the FDA allows it in your food. Thankfully, a study has recently indicated that the deep sea superfood spirulina is a viable treatment for mercury toxicity. Researchers with the University of Rjasthan, India, say Spirulina fusiformis is able to not only protect the kidneys, but may also be able to reverse the damage done by toxic mercury.

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Autism Prevention: How to Avoid Environmental Toxicity

Autism Prevention: How to Avoid Environmental Toxicity

Newborns typically carry a of burden of nearly 300 neurotoxic and carcinogenic compounds. Brain disorders among the very young and elderly are skyrocketing. To protect your own health, and the health of your family, you must become more vigilant about the chemicals you come into contact with on a daily basis, and this certainly includes the foods you eat.

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The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

Posted by on April 9, 2014 in Fluoride, Health-Wellness, Prevention, Spices, Seeds, Herbs with 4 Comments
The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

A new study published in the Pharmacognosy Magazine titled, “Curcumin attenuates neurotoxicity induced by fluoride: An in vivo evidence,” adds experimental support to the suspicion that fluoride is indeed a brain-damaging substance, also revealing that a natural spice-derived protective agent against the various health effects associated with this compound is available.

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Aloe Vera Found to Stave Off Alzheimer’s, Improve Cognition

Posted by on April 9, 2014 in Healing, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Aloe Vera Found to Stave Off Alzheimer’s, Improve Cognition

Researchers with the University of Miami’s School of Medicine found that a compound from Aloe vera could reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and even increase cognition scores. The study was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and established participants who received a supplement of aloe polymannose for a period of one year saw significant improvements.

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Just 1 Serving Per Day of Legumes Can Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Posted by on April 8, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Just 1 Serving Per Day of Legumes Can Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Eating just 1 serving daily of legumes such as beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas can significantly reduce “bad cholesterol” and the risk of heart disease, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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Milk Thistle Promising for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Milk Thistle Promising for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Mainstream cancer prevention research is targeting milk thistle. Colorectal cancer stem cells thrive in conditions of inflammation. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 shows that the chemical silibinin, purified from milk thistle extract, affects cell signaling associated with inflammation and thus also the formation and survival of colorectal cancer stem cells.

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Top Cardiologist Becomes Grounding Proponent

Top Cardiologist Becomes Grounding Proponent

Leading holistic and integrative physicians Mercola and Sinatra present a commonsense discussion of natural treatments and prevention approaches for the most common serious illnesses.

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Radioprotective Chelator: Apple Pectin Reduces Caesium-137 by 62%

Posted by on April 3, 2014 in Healing, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Radioprotective Chelator: Apple Pectin Reduces Caesium-137 by 62%

Following the Chernobyl incident, children were given pectin powder in order to combat radioactive isotope exposure. The researchers gave 64 children milled apple-extract containing 15-16% pectin, with the average Cs137 load in the group of children being approximately 30 Bq/kg body weight. The pectin was so effective, it reduced the Cs-137 load by up to 62% in just one month.

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Just ¼ Tsp. of Ginger Daily Could Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Markers

Posted by on April 1, 2014 in Food and Drink, Healing, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Just ¼ Tsp. of Ginger Daily Could Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Markers

One of the latest studies affirming the benefits of the easily-found ginger root indicates it may only take about a quarter-teaspoon of the food each day to significantly reduce inflammatory markers associated with Type 2 diabetes.

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Energetic Walking Found to Increase Brain Size, Preserve Cognition

Posted by on March 30, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Energetic Walking Found to Increase Brain Size, Preserve Cognition

Taking a brisk walk just a few times a week could be enough to increase the size of your brain and even help stave off age-related dementia, according to recent research. A new study from researchers with the University of Pittsburgh found those who walked for 40 minutes, three times a week reaped the benefits of a larger hippocampus—the brain’s “memory hub”.

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10 Ways to Reduce Radiation from Cell Phone Use

Posted by on March 30, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Reduce Radiation from Cell Phone Use

Cell phones emit radiofrequency energy, a form of non-ionizing radiation. Our bodies absorb this radiation and have a difficult time processing it – leading to numerous bodily complications. Children are especially vulnerable. Protecting yourself (and your children) from cell phone radiation is more important than ever. Here are 10 tips for reducing exposure.

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Study Finds Green Tea May Heal Neurodegenerative Conditions Like Alzheimer’s

Posted by on March 27, 2014 in Food and Drink, Healing, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Study Finds Green Tea May Heal Neurodegenerative Conditions Like Alzheimer’s

According to the research recently published in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, green tea catechins may be able to assist the brain in healing and potentially even assisting in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s diseases.

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10 Best Stress-Relieving Foods

10 Best Stress-Relieving Foods

Your diet can affect the way your body deals with stressors of all kinds. This list of 10 foods can be easily incorporated into any eating plan.

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How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death

Posted by on March 24, 2014 in Healing, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death

A promising new study published in Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry titled, “Dietary Curcumin Ameliorates Aging-Related Cerebrovascular Dysfunction through the AMPK/Uncoupling Protein 2 Pathway,”reveals the primary polyphenol in turmeric known as curcumin (which gives it its golden hue) may provide what the study authors describe as an “effective therapeutic strategy to reverse age-related cerebrovascular dysfunction.”

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