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The Heart Herbs: Hawthorn and Garlic

Posted February 19, 2014

Joseph has high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels–no symptoms yet, but he’s concerned because his dad died of a heart attack at 52. At 48, he is more fit than his dad was and more conscious about his diet. He eats more whole grains and vegetables, more fish and chicken–red meat only occasionally, and he doesn’t smoke. His downfall, if he were to admit it, is his job.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted February 14, 2014

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted January 29, 2013

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted January 20, 2013

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Natures Pharmacy Provides Visual Clues to Good Health

Posted April 30, 2012

Before we were even born, nature was busy providing us with the essential ingredients we need to keep our bodies healthy and functioning at optimum levels. We have all heard about at least a few homegrown remedies that have been passed down from great-grandparents and grandparents to our own parents for curing ills. But we use what nature provides us to prevent maladies in ways other than applying such old adages as an apple a day keeps the doctor away.

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Policies that Promote Healthy Eating Could Cut Heart Disease Deaths by Half

Posted April 30, 2012

Research by the University of Liverpool has found that intervention policies that promote healthy eating could cut the death rate for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 50%. Professor Simon Capewell from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Well-being found that intervention policies which reduce unhealthy eating habits can have a significant effect on levels of CVD at both an individual and population level.

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Want To Be Healthy? Its Simple Eat Fruits & Vegetables

Posted April 30, 2012

A number of recent research reports confirm, one more time, dump the supplements and eat more fruits and vegetables. Two major studies show no health benefits to routine vitamin and mineral supplement use for healthy people. The key here is healthy. Those with defined nutrient deficiencies can still benefit from supplementation. But, for those of who are healthy, your money would be better spent on another head of broccoli. Why is food better than supplements?

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Research helps shed light on medicinal benefits of plants

Posted April 30, 2012

Scientists at Purdue University and eight other institutions have developed new resources poised to unlock another door in the hidden garden of medicinally important compounds found in plants.

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The Miracle of Goji Berries

Posted April 30, 2012

The Goji berry originated in Asia, it has been eaten by Asians for centuries as they believed it contained nutrients that promote health. The goji berry is orange and red in colour and also is known as the Wolfberry. It is consumed in many forms such as raw, cooked, juice, wine, dried (resembling a raisin), herbal infused teas and as a medicine.

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Just 15 Minutes a Day Can Add 3 Years to Your Life

Posted April 30, 2012

Despite knowing that exercise can improve health and quality of life, many people find the suggested 30 minutes of physical activity daily to be a little daunting. But those people can now breath a sigh of relief to learn that researchers at National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan have found that even just 15 minutes of physical activity a day can extend ones life by up to 3 years.

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