There are numerous natural, healthful ways to achieve protection against inflammation and issues like atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), with diet playing an especially important role. Just one solution revolves around the spice turmeric and the herb bay leaves, with one recent study finding that combining the two can have remarkable effects on reducing the risk factors for heart disease – reducing plaque buildup and reducing blood sugar.
Dr. Michael Murray, a leading authority on natural medicine, says a compound found in celery seed extract offers promising benefits to people with high blood pressure.
According to a recent study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, active hobbies like yard work and gardening were as good as going to the gym for heart health. Older adults with hobbies like this were able to cut their risk of heart attack or stroke and their chances of dying by 30%.
Synergistic combinations of phytochemicals can greatly reduce cancer, according to a study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. All this means is that eating more WHOLE fruits and vegetables, from apples to dragon fruit, oranges to kale and more, can reduce your risk of a number of diseases, including cancer, stroke, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and even premature aging.
A study published in a recent issue of BioMed Central Cancer and conducted by the Pearlman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has once again revealed the radiation protective properties of flax seeds. The researchers noted that the protection offered by flax seeds even included repair of tissues after exposure.
The overuse of antibiotics has become a modern-day epidemic. These drugs have depleted our natural immunity by killing the good bacteria in our guts and also creating super-bugs that have become resistant to almost any form of prescribed drug around. Instead of making yourself weaker, and depleting your body’s natural ability to cure itself from any number of ailments, try utilizing natural foods and herbs to ditch the Big Pharma meds for good. Here are 8+ foods which harness natural antibiotic properties.
A simple age-old remedy of drinking hot lemon water can not only help you fit into your pants more easily, but will also naturally cleanse the blood, kidneys, bladder, and other organs so that your body can more easily eliminate toxins from the body.
It is well-known that potassium iodide works to protect against damage from radioactive iodine by saturating our body (the thyroid gland, specifically) with harmless iodine, so that our bodies are unable to absorb radioactive iodine from nuclear accidents.
One of the most researched benefits of pomegranates is their to keep your blood vessels free from plaque, the fatty accumulations that can eventually lead to atherosclerosis and heart attacks.
A recent study suggests that exercise could treat several conditions and is just as effective as drugs at preventing death caused by numerous diseases.
Physical activity is being increasingly recognized as an effective tool to treat depression. PhD candidate George Mammen’s has taken the connection one step further, finding that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term.
Researchers have recently discovered that a compound within these vegetables could protect against radiation sickness and the death that usually follows
While treatment is often considered futile for pancreatic cancer, a new study indicates a turmeric extract could provide a reasonable chemotherapy alternative.