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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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The Heart Herbs: Hawthorn and Garlic

Posted May 13, 2013

Garlic may be the world’s most respected medicinal plant–not only does it have thousands of years of historical medicinal usage, but it has also been the subject of numerous research studies published in 1100 scientific articles, of which there have also been about 258 research studies on the cardiovascular effects of garlic, which represents a major amount of research.

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Give your heart a valentine: Pretty, red Hawthorn berries boost cardiac health

Posted February 6, 2013

There is a health craze that is good for the heart and it’s called the red Hawthorn berries. Hawthorn berries (Crateagus oxycanthus) boosts cardiac health aside from preventing cardiac arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and angina. Having been used for hundreds of years or as far back as the first century, Hawthorn berries have proven to be the leading herb when it comes to heart problems and blood circulatory issues.

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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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Health Benefits of Xylitol

Posted April 30, 2012

Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol that has been recognized by dentists and health professionals worldwide as a great alternative to white sugar. Commonly found in chewing gum and breathmints, Xylitol is known to have a many health benefits associated with its use.

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Know the Wonderful Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Posted April 30, 2012

Benefits of olive oil are varied and many. One of the famous exponents of monounsaturated fat is olive oil. It is also a main component of Mediterranean diet. It is a natural juice, which maintains the taste, vitamins and the properties and aroma of olive fruit. You can find olive in various forms, based on the amount of processing involved.

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Unlock the Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Posted April 30, 2012

The benefits of cayenne pepper might actually be of greater value to your health as a staple in your medicine cabinet rather than in your spice rack. The cayenne pepper, or Capiscum annum, derives its proper name from a Greek word meaning to bite, a clear allusion to the pungent properties of the plant and its seeds. However, its the many medicinal benefits of cayenne pepper that earned it the nickname The King of Herbs.

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Practice Mindful Meditation to Combat Disease

Posted April 30, 2012

The health benefits of meditation, whether secular or spiritual, have long been recognized in the East, and now these benefits have successfully been tested in the rigors of the scientific community with excellent results.

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New Research: Milk-Drinking Teens Reap Health Benefits Through Adulthood

Posted April 30, 2012

Developing healthy habits like drinking milk as a teen could have a long-term effect on a woman’s risk for type 2 diabetes, according to new research in this month’s issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers found that milk-drinking teens, were also likely to be milk-drinking adults a lifelong habit that was associated with a 43 percent lower risk for type 2 diabetes compared to non-milk drinkers. Diabetes affects more than 25.8 million people, or nearly 1 out of 10 Americans.

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Sauerkraut offers a spectrum of health benefits

Posted April 30, 2012

Sauerkraut combines the health benefits offered by all cruciferous vegetables (a category which includes cauliflowers and brussel sprouts as well as cabbage) with the probiotic advantages derived from the fermentation process. Cabbage offers a host of health benefits. It is high in vitamins A and C. Studies have shown the cruciferous vegetables can help lower cholesterol levels. Cabbage also provides a rich source of phytonutrient antioxidants.

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