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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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Resveratol Meta Analysis Shows Anti-Aging Effects

Posted April 30, 2012

Research on resveratrol shows it has anti-aging, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, according to a new meta analysis from the University of Florida. The researchers said those findings were based on studies using purified enzymes, cultured cells and laboratory animal; however, data the effects of resveratrol supplementation on physiological responses in humans is still quite limited.

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Nutrition Research Roundup

Posted April 30, 2012

Advances in nutrition often depend on findings in related fields of science. Lets take a look at some of the more recent advances that impact on nutrition.

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DASH Diet Best Way to Reduce Weight Healthily

Posted April 30, 2012

An expert panel set up by the US News & World Report has recommended the DASH diet to be the best way of reducing weight in a healthy manner. The panel was set up to rate 20 of the most popular diets that not only are effective in reducing excess weight, but do so in a healthy manner. The panel recommended the DASH, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, diet to be the most effective followed by TLC or Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Diet, the Mediterranean Diet, the Mayo Clinic Diet, and the Volumetrics Diet.

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Hand hygiene — clean hands, healthy body

Posted April 30, 2012

Our hands are one of the chief ways we interact with our environment. Think about what you touch daily doors, desks, food, other people, pets. Hundreds or thousands of other people have often touched the things we touch, and most of them have hands that are not sterile. People with colds or sore throats touch their mouth and nose, picking up the infectious agents on their hands. Then they transfer the infectious bacteria or virus to the surfaces they touch. Next we come along and get the germs on our own hands, touch our eyes, nose or mouth and soon are infected ourselves.

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Pure Essential Oils for Different Treatments

Posted April 30, 2012

The main reason that pure essential oils are so important to alternative medicine is that they are used in many different types of treatments that have been proven to have rather positive results. Anyone who wants to try natural or herbal remedies should know all about these essential oils because they are used in various treatments such as aromatherapy and can also be used as massage oils.

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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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