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An Herbal Treatment That Lowers Cholesterol

Posted February 13, 2014

It’s the job of your liver to get rid of toxins. That means all of the stuff you ingest in the air you breathe, such as car exhaust, cigarette smoke, or fossil fuels, is handled by your liver. Ditto for the toxins that inadvertently make their way into your drinking water supply or the foods you eat. How does the liver accomplish this complicated task?

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Mulberry extracts show weight management potential

Posted July 17, 2013

Anthocyanin-rich extracts from mulberry may prevent weight gain associated with a high fat diet, suggests new data from a lab animal study.

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Five powerful herbal tinctures to boost your immune system

Posted December 17, 2012

The beauty of the natural world extends far beyond just the aesthetic characteristics that make plants and shrubs visually appealing. Some of the most powerful healing and immune-boosting agents in existence can actually be found growing unassumingly in fields, forests, and jungles around the world — and many of them have yet to be fully realized for their therapeutic potential. Still, there are plenty of herbs we do already know about that have demonstrable, scientifically-proven health benefits you can begin taking advantage of today.

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Therapeutic effects of Radix Dipsaci, Pyrola Herb, and Cynomorium Songaricum on bone metabolism of ovariectomized rats

Posted May 28, 2012

It is not yet determined whether herbs can be used as alternative medicines for therapy of osteoporosis. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of herbal medicines, such as Radix Dipsaci (RDD), Pyrola Herb (PHD), and Cynomorium songaricum decoction (CSD), on osteoporotic rats induced by ovariectomy (OVX).

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Krill Oil Reduces Ill Effects of High-Fat Diet

Posted April 30, 2012

Superba krill oil reduced damaging metabolic effects of a high-fat diet in a recent study from researchers in Australia and Italy. The study found Superba helped to normalize the endocannabinoid system, which is dysregulated in obesity, better than two other krill oil formulations.

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Antioxidant Spices Reduce Negative Effects Of High-Fat Meal

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating a diet rich in spices, like turmeric and cinnamon, reduces the body’s negative responses to eating high-fat meals, according to Penn State researchers.

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