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Got High Cholesterol? Taurine Can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 60%

Got High Cholesterol? Taurine Can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 60%

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If you have high cholesterol, it is likely that you are concerned about developing coronary heart disease (CHD). This worry is justified because CHD accounts for 20 percent of the deaths in the United States each year. This disease is the result of the accumulation of deposits of plaque in the blood vessels, which causes…

The Health Benefits of Valerian

The Health Benefits of Valerian

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Valerian is a dietary supplement prepared from the roots of the plant, Valeriana officinalis. The reported sedative and anxiolytic effects of valerian have been attributed to its activity on the GABA receptor. Other drugs which act on the GABAergic system include the benzodiazepines (BDZs) (valium, lorazepam, etc.) and barbiturates (sodium amytal, sodium pentothal, etc.). Valerian…

Curcumin Unclogs Your Arteries and Improves Blood Circulation

Curcumin Unclogs Your Arteries and Improves Blood Circulation

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Can eating a curry be as good for your heart as exercise? Results of a clinical trial conducted in Japan suggest that curcumin, a popular spice used in curries, may be good for your blood vessels. Ok, so the subjects in the study were given curcumin dispersed with colloidal nanoparticles (you don’t see that on…

The Health Benefits of Echinacea

The Health Benefits of Echinacea

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Echinacea is a popular herbal preparation used by many people to treat mainly colds and flu, although it has been credited with providing relief for more than a dozen different conditions. Here, we talk about some of the indications and precautions for taking Echinacea. What is Echinacea? Echinacea is an herbal preparation derived from the…

Could Cinnamon Help You Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Could Cinnamon Help You Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

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If you are concerned about developing Alzheimer’s Disease or you are caring for a loved one with this debilitating progressive brain disease, you are not alone. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 68 seconds in the United States, a new person develops Alzheimer’s Disease, which robs a person of their memories, leaving them confused and…

Rosemary May Boost Sugar Metabolism to Control Diabetes

Rosemary May Boost Sugar Metabolism to Control Diabetes

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Perhaps surprisingly, the woody perennial rosemary plant with blue flowers and a pleasant, pungent, pine fragrance, is a member of the mint family. Its Latin name, Rosmarinus officinalus, means “dew of the sea.” This is because it needs only the water carried by the sea breeze to survive. A firm favorite in the kitchen paired…

Protect Your Liver from Toxins with Milk Thistle Extract

Protect Your Liver from Toxins with Milk Thistle Extract

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According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100,000 people in the United States suffer are diagnosed with chronic liver diseases, such as cirrhosis of the liver and hepatitis, each year. Additionally, in 2010, more than 31,000 Americans died because of liver disease.1 In order to avoid becoming part of…

Red Wine Compound May Reduce Risk of Bowel Tumors by 50%

Red Wine Compound May Reduce Risk of Bowel Tumors by 50%

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Recent study by the University of Leicester suggests that resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, may help reduce the risk of bowel tumors by as much as 50%. The compound seems to have many other benefits, including preventing diabetes and heart disease. Ten clinical trials have already been conducted, the results of which were…