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The adverse effects of smoking tobacco are well known. Here are 70 natural substances proven to alleviate or improve tobacco effects
If you care about aging gracefully, you will want to learn how to protect your telomeres. Like the plastic tip on the ends of your shoelaces, telomeres keep DNA strands from unravelling -- and eating walnuts is a great way to keep telomeres laced up tight
Natural antiviral substances have been used for centuries to fight common infections, but interest has recently grown around elderberries, a purple berry long used for its cold and flu-reducing properties. Researchers believe elderberry’s antiviral properties may be valuable in the widespread prevention and treatment of influenza and other viral illnesses
You may love a cup of warm green tea in the morning, but did you know it may also set you up for a calmer, less anxious mood throughout your day? Research shows your coffee substitute may be a mood-booster as well
The World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General shared five tips to look after your physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The suggestions may not only protect your health in the long-term but could also help you fight COVID-19 if you become ill
If you are one of the millions of women who have suffered from a painful urinary tract infection, a common cause of cystitis, make sure you have green tea in your kitchen cabinet. Science has yielded proof that this delicious drink can help you heal faster and ensure that the antibiotics are effective
Millions of unnecessary pelvic exams and Pap tests have been performed in women prior to the U.S. recommended screening age of 21, despite concerns of adverse effects
The opioid-related death rate is growing in the U.S., and health officials surmise that cannabis may reduce the necessity of opioid prescriptions
While media reports have put the COVID-19 death rate as high as 4.5%, a study at the disease's epicenter in Wuhan found it's actually much lower. The fatality rate of people who develop symptoms of COVID-19 is about 1.4%, and even lower among certain age groups
Serious doubts about the accuracy of COVID-19 testing methods, results, mortality rates, and the supposedly unique and extreme lethality of this virus are starting to appear, even within mainstream media reporting. A recent Italian study found that nearly everyone who was pronounced dead from COVID-19 was elderly and already struggling with serious chronic disease(s).
While the world, at present, appears to be in an accelerating tailspin around the coronavirus outbreak, with very little if any hope provided through conventional medical approaches, the reality is there are natural alternatives worth investigating.
Regenerative fitness is a foundational program that will empower you with simple tools and practices that can be applied to instantly improve health and vitality
Ginger supplements may be the natural substance researchers have been searching for in the prevention and treatment of common inflammatory bowel diseases
To date, the U.S. has experienced unprecedented outbreaks of e-cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury and new research has linked synthetic vitamin E, a thickening agent added to vaping products, to lung injuries
High doses of vitamin C led to improved ventricular function and reduced duration of ICU stay among patients who had just undergone coronary artery bypass surgery, adding more support for vitamin C’s heart-protective potential
If you suffer from ulcerative colitis, hear this: a simple natural food supplement has been shown to significantly enhance well-being and reduce the difficulty of bathroom urgency that often comes along with ulcerative colitis
You’ve heard a lot about the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, but did you know that a diet rich in these natural foods can be key to having a healthy pregnancy?
A study finds that Curcuma longa, more popularly known as turmeric, can alleviate certain symptoms of Type 2 diabetes, namely arterial stiffness and endothelial dysfunction, that can contribute to cardiovascular disease. The findings strengthen scientific evidence that turmeric, used in traditional medicine for thousands of years, has an important place in wellness and healing today
One study highlights the efficacy of Ayahuasca, a native Amazonian plant, as a powerful antidepressant in treatment-resistant depression
Natural remedies can do wonders in treating painful mouth ulcers, stomach inflammation, wounds and infections. When it comes to dealing with these cases, honey is a time-tested treatment to alleviate symptoms and provide relief for patients, whether young or old
Antidepressant medication has been linked to a number of side effects, including sexual dysfunction. Researchers from Slovakia highlighted the potential of the extract from the bark of pine trees -- specifically Pycnogenol, a patented extract from the French maritime pine tree -- as a solution to common bedroom woes
Got a sweet tooth that you just can't squash? Relax! Nature has provided a healthy way to satisfy your sugar cravings. Put down the toxic white stuff and pick up a jar of pure, raw honey. Your heart will thank you for it
In a long-term study, Chinese researchers find that conventional options may not be the only effective treatment for and prevention of gastric cancer. Eradicating Helicobacter pylori -- a known risk factor for this form of cancer -- as well as supplementing with vitamins and garlic emerged as sound therapies to protect against the disease
While Parkinson's disease has no known cause or cure, a number of critical risk factors have been identified and advances have been made in alternative treatment options. Ultimately, increasing quality of life for those with Parkinson's disease is the goal
Researchers discover that ginger, an ancient herbal remedy used for cooking and medicinal purposes, supports the regeneration of cellular mitochondria and may reduce the effects of mitochondrial dysfunction
U.S. health officials find a strong link between early instances of childhood trauma and adult chronic diseases ranging from heart disease and asthma to kidney disease and depression
Research has concluded that a healthy diet rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory natural substances can increase longevity and improve the aging process
If you are one of the millions of women who suffer from polycystic ovaries, there is evidence supporting a simple, natural and delicious remedy: a glass of sweetly tart pomegranate juice, infused with a live probiotic. It’s simple, effective and yielding serious results
Alzheimer's disease is a devastating degenerative brain condition that affects millions of people in the U.S. While pharmaceutical treatments have long lists of side effects, there is a natural food-based intervention that has proven effective in improving key brain functions. The best part is, it's probably in your food pantry right now
Researchers find Boswellia serrata and bromelain extracts as safe and effective tools for reducing pain and inflammation in arthritis patients
Fat has long suffered a bad rap and a long-time association with poor health and disease. One study, however, highlights what happens to your body -- specifically the cardio-metabolic factors in overweight or obese individuals -- when you replace breakfast carbohydrates with fat-rich avocados
Yet another study adds to the growing body of evidence of fluoride toxicity, shedding light on how it potentially contributes to degenerative eye diseases. Findings like this once again put into question the need for fluoride as a protective agent against tooth decay and peel more layers of the substance's toxic and disease-inducing effects
Are you taking or considering taking hormonal birth control? Shocking research potential consequences that aren't yet official, but do you want to take the risks? Read on
Nigella sativa, more commonly known as black seed, is a widely used therapeutic plant around the world, including in Ayurvedic medicine. A study on 60 patients with kidney stones offers evidence of its might and effectiveness in helping treat or reduce the size of painful kidney stones
Curcumin has proven anti-inflammatory effects, and new research confirms that curcumin supplementation is an effective tool for pain management in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Noni fruit, an ancient Polynesian healing remedy, has at least 77 potential health benefits backed by recent scientific evidence
Cinnamon’s anticancer effects are well examined, but recent research suggests that the active ingredients in cinnamon have additional apoptotic effects on cancerous cells
Are aching, swollen joints stifling your activity levels and making life a real pain? Read on to learn how ginger, an inexpensive, herbal wonder, can lead to less pain and inflammation and allow you to do more of the activities you love
Tinnitus is a buzzing or ringing in the ears that has become a chronic nightmare for millions of Americans, causing undue stress, trouble working and even sleeplessness. Research explores yoga -- an age-old practice proven as a stress buster -- as a sound option to help address the stress-related psychological symptoms that come with tinnitus
Low levels of testosterone can come with glaring symptoms such as erectile dysfunction and reduced bone mass. Before opting for hormone replacement therapy and facing the risk of serious side effects, here are five science-backed ways to optimize your testosterone levels naturally
Yoga, a common yet powerful tool, could dramatically ease or put an end to period pain. A new study reveals that curling up in a ball not only floods your system with feel-good hormones and improves circulation, but also provides relief for common menstrual complaints
It's no secret how effective turmeric is for easing temporary joint pain and inflammation. But if you're still on the fence about putting down the ibuprofen and reaching for a nutritional supplement to treat muscle aches and pains, a study on curcumin may prove to be just the incentive you need to stop the harmful NSAIDs forever
Ginger Improves Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis, Enhances Quality of Life Bowel and digestive problems like ulcerative colitis can be among the most discomforting and disruptive affronts to a person's lifestyle and overall well-being. What if adding a healthy dose of ginger to your diet could prevent indigestion, inflamed insides and even protect you from colon and rectal cancers? The evidence says, it can
In an analysis of data on berry intake, mental decline has been slower for women over age 70 who regularly consumed strawberries or blueberries. These findings aren't alone in vouching for berries' longevity-promoting and cognition boosting properties, as previous studies reflect similar therapeutic actions
Dill is chock-full of nutrients and compounds that are widely used for reducing excess gas, aiding in digestion and boosting the immune system. But the perks don't end there: dill also provides strong antibiotic properties
From incurable to a cure for an autoimmune disease - why not make lifestyle changes today that can improve your life and vitality?
It may not be as popular worldwide as ginger, cinnamon and the other heavyweights of the spice world, but cardamom has earned a special place in diet and wellness for its wonderful benefits. In fact, this spice -- a staple in Indian cuisine -- is often regarded as the "queen of spices" where it's widely used. Here are five astounding benefits of cardamom for easily maintaining your health and well-being
It has long been established that gut bacteria are largely connected to immune function and metabolic health. However, researchers have only scratched the surface when it comes to their role in thinking, boosting overall mood, and addressing depression and other mental health conditions. A trio of studies confirms the favorable action of probiotics in tackling the growing problem of depression and anxiety disorders
Pomegranate extract provides a natural way to boost athletic performance, increasing the time to exhaustion by more than 1.5 minutes among a group of amateur cyclists. Could pomegranate give you a similar athletic improvement?
Cumin, a warm, peppery seed found in spice cabinets around the globe, helped overweight individuals lose as much weight as those taking weight loss medication, with added benefits to insulin levels. If you need to shed some extra pounds, cumin may help, naturally
Black Cohosh Better Than Prozac for Menopause Do you feel fear or worry regarding the onset of menopause, either for yourself or someone you love? Before you take medications with serious risks, learn about the incredible results of black cohosh
If you're struggling with heartburn, constipation or other uncomfortable symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), adding fiber to your diet, in the form of psyllium seed, may help
Watching more than two hours of screens a day may harm the structural integrity of white matter in preschoolers' brains, with implications for language and literacy skills. Children under 2 years shouldn't use screens, but even those 2 and over may face lifelong consequences of too much screen time during childhood
The herpes virus afflicts millions of people worldwide, causing painful blister-like sores that are often embarrassing. There is no known cure, and medications have a long list of potential side effects and a "take it forever" prescription. Did you know that there is a clinically proven, natural way to provide relief that is growing right under your feet?

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