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Rose Hips

Rose hips can ease your rheumatoid arthritis: Research

Posted October 2, 2013

Clinical research has shown that rose hip powder can significantly reduce the severity of symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. An estimated 1.5 million adults in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a painful and often debilitating autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks and even destroys the body’s joints, cartilage and bone.

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Rose hips protects your heart: Research

Posted August 27, 2013

You’ve probably seen this often on containers of vitamin C, “from rose hips” or “with rose hips.” Then, upon looking more closely, you’ll likely see “vitamin C from ascorbic acid 500 mg” or even 1000 mg and “rose hips 60 mg” (more or less). So, marketing makes it seem as though you’re getting vitamin C from rose hips, but it’s mostly ascorbic acid with a dash of rose hips. You may understandably wonder: what are rose hips anyway?

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The Health Benefits of Rose Hip Tea

Posted July 9, 2012

Rose Hip Tea is easy to make for anyone who grows their own roses. It has a tart flavour and people who drink it claim it has many health benefits.

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Rose hips pack a powerful nutrition punch

Posted July 8, 2012

During World War II, the British discovered that rose hips contain more vitamin C per ounce than citrus. Their analysis also verified a host of other vitamins and minerals within its flesh that led to “rose hips” becoming a popular natural source of vitamin C.

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Rose hips pack a powerful nutrition punch

Posted July 3, 2012

During World War II, the British discovered that rose hips contain more vitamin C per ounce than citrus. Their analysis also verified a host of other vitamins and minerals within its flesh that led to “rose hips” becoming a popular natural source of vitamin C. — In the self-sufficient home garden, there’s a real purpose for the kinds of roses that make good fruit.

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Rose Hips May Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Posted June 13, 2012

A randomized, double-blind, cross-over study enrolling 31 obese individuals with normal or impaired glucose tolerance found that rose hip powder can reduce cardiovascular risk.

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Five of the Most Important Vitamins for Runners

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating a healthy diet is important for everyone, but for runners and other athletes, proper nutrition is crucial to performance. Without it, your body won’t properly function, and running is out of the question. If you hope to improve your runs, or just continue your your program, here are five vitamins you need to be sure are a part of your diet.

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Nutrition, Hydration Tips Can Give Marathon Runners a Leg Up

Posted April 30, 2012

Marathons place heavy demands on the body and runners need to take certain measures to ensure they stay healthy and are able to cross the finish line, according to a nutrition expert. Runners need enough energy to perform at their best and to prevent injuries, advised registered dietitian Brooke Schantz, of the Loyola University Health System.

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