Naturopathy

Soy protein may benefit treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Apr 27 2017 - 5:26am
Soy

Researchers say that consuming soy protein may lessen the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.

The severe diarrhea, pain, fatigue and weight loss which is generally associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be very debilitating and may lead to complications which are life-threaten

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Enteritis can be prevented with aggressive natural measures

Apr 23 2017 - 8:08am
Pathogens in the intestine

Enteritis is a condition wherein there is inflammation of the small intestine. Bacterial or viral infections via ingestion cause this condition and can be prevented with natural interventions.

Enteritis, or inflammation of the small intestine, is a very uncomfortable condition which can be very costly in terms of lost productivity.

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Strawberries hold promise in the fight against breast cancer

Apr 20 2017 - 6:03am
Strawberries

Researchers have said a study on mice has demonstrated the action of strawberries in fighting breast cancer.

The diagnosis of breast cancer is devastating news for afflicted women and their loved ones. Fortunately with aggressive treatment there are many cures.

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The more physical education the better for adolescents

Apr 14 2017 - 6:06am
Playing volleyball

Researchers say that adolescents who have frequent physical education are in better shape and are more informed about the significance of physical activity for health.

Kids in school often initially feel that physical education is a nuisance in their schedule until they begin to feel the health benefits of staying in shape.

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Natural remedies are preferable for nervousness and anxiety

Apr 12 2017 - 4:51am
Relaxing in nature

Nervousness and anxiety are very common in our fast paced world. The drug treatments for these conditions carry with them the risk for serious side effects. Natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of nervousness are therefore preferable.

Nervousness and anxiety are common conditions which can interfere with your daily activities.

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Finding time for green space nurtures a healthy brain

Apr 11 2017 - 4:43am
An urban park

Researchers have determined that green spaces help to nurture a healthy brain.

If you feel as if being locked in a concrete city area for too long without any exposure to green is getting you down you probably aren't imagining anything.

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Diabetics may benefit quickly from high intensity interval training

Apr 9 2017 - 11:14am
Staying in shape

Researchers say that there is a quick improvement in the glucose metabolism of diabetics with high intensity interval training.

Diabetes is a serious disease which undermines the quality of life of sufferers and often leads to premature death.

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Ashwagandha is known as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating properties

Apr 9 2017 - 8:07am
Ayurvedic herb

The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.

Due to growing fears of dangerous side effects associated with the psychiatric drugs natural remedies are preferable.

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Heart attack and stroke risk is decreased with good sleep

Apr 1 2017 - 9:54am
Suffering from insomnia

Researchers say that there is an association between insomnia and an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.

Insomnia can cause more than subjective feelings of tiredness. There is also an association between insomnia and an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.

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A good natural remedy to relax is the sounds of nature

Mar 31 2017 - 2:00pm
Relaxing in nature

Researchers say that it is actually true that the sounds of nature can help us relax.

The modern world brings with it a great deal of tension. The noises alone from traffic, airplanes, helicopters, machines, and elsewhere is enough to create a high degree of anxieties.

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Larger doses of vitamin C may benefit treatment of the common cold

Mar 30 2017 - 3:33pm
Vitamin C

Researchers say that larger doses of vitamin C may be associated with a greater decrease in the duration of the common cold.

The common cold creates a great deal of misery and can be very costly in terms of absence from school and work. It often seems as if the best you can do for a cold is let it run it's course.

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Infants need adequate vitamin B1 for normal development

Mar 30 2017 - 6:45am
Kids

Researchers say that vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency in infants adversely affects their motor functioning when they are preschoolers.

An essential component for the healthy development of children is good nutrition. Lack of vital nutrients can cause serious developmental problems in kids.

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Old recommendations for treatment of jellyfish stings worsens the stings

Mar 21 2017 - 9:12am
Jellyfish sting treatment

Researchers say present jellyfish sting recommendations may worsen stings. They have found vinegar and heat along with Sting No More Spray and Cream works best to treat jellyfish stings.

Jellyfish stings can ruin a nice day at the beach. Following old recommendations to treat painful jellyfish stings seems to only make things worse.

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There's now a brain health food guide from Canada

Mar 16 2017 - 8:38am
Brain healthy sardines

Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.

It is important to treat your brain well to maintain optimal cognitive functioning, particularly as you get older.

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Herbs can be used to treat anxiety naturally

Mar 13 2017 - 5:45am
Anxiety

Anxiety is a terribly uncomfortable state of being which can be very costly for your productivity. Tranquilizers to treat anxiety generally cause more harm than good due to side effects. Effective herbal remedies for anxiety are therefore far more desirable than taking pills for this condition.

Anxiety can have devastating effects on your life when it escalates to crippling degrees of severity.

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Yogurt holds promise to help treat depression

Mar 12 2017 - 8:12am
Delicious, nutritious yogurt

Researchers say a probiotic called lactobacillus which is found in yogurt can help to reverse symptoms of depression in mice. They are now planning to investigate if lactobacillus can help treat depression in people.

Depression is a horribly painful state of being which can be very costly for your life and which can even lead to suicide.

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Optimal nutrition is needed to prolong life with major diseases

Mar 9 2017 - 2:58pm
A healthy salad

Researchers say many deaths from diabetes, heart disease and stroke are associated with diet. It is therefore necessary for those afflicted with these conditions to have optimal nutrition to prolong their lives.

In spite of a growing understanding of just how essential good nutrition is to overall good health there remains many people who adhere to very poor dietary habits.

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Why soy foods may be the key to heart health for many people

Feb 22 2017 - 4:00pm
Soy Benefits

Researchers say a micronutrient which is found in soy may have a significant heart protective benefit.

There has been a growing awareness of the connection between diet and the health of the heart. It appears foods with soy may benefit heart health.

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Try a Mediterranean diet and virgin olive oil for fighting heart disease

Feb 15 2017 - 8:15am
Olive oil

Researchers say a Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost your levels of 'good' cholesterol and help fight heart disease.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide. Sedentary lifestyles and poor diets with high levels of bad cholesterol have been associated with heart disease.

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Clean air may help prevent type 2 diabetes

Feb 8 2017 - 9:00am
Clean air and Diabetes

Research shows there is a link between air pollution and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Therefore spending more time in clean air may help decrease the risk for this illness.

Type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of death and rising rates of this serious metabolic disease are being seen.

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Natural highs from fresh air should be encouraged instead of "dripping"

Feb 7 2017 - 7:40pm
Fresh Air

Yale researchers say that "dripping" has been tried by about 25 percent of teen e-cigarette users and this can have terrible health consequences. Teens like everyone else are much better off getting natural highs from fresh air in nature.

In a clever move to attempt to grab some of the profits from the lucrative cigarette industry e-cigarettes are being marketed as somehow being a more sophisticated and safer way to smoke.

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Good sleep is needed for good sex

Feb 2 2017 - 8:32am
Sleep

Researchers say good sleep can lead to good sex. It has been confirmed by research that there is an association between decreased sexual function in postmenopausal women and shorter sleep durations with increased insomnia symptoms.

The frustrations of aging for women are manifold with concerns about appearance and agility of their bodies, the functioning of their minds and their sexual desires.

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Cues may help you beat an obsession with junk food

Jan 30 2017 - 5:52am
Junk food

There seems to be a way out of the unhealthy junk-food eating cycle by using preventive cues.

Eating too much junk food is associated with obesity. It sometimes seems almost impossible to break out of an addiction to junk food. However, it appears cues can help beat this obsession.

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A magic bullet for good school performance may be fitness and nutrition

Jan 29 2017 - 6:07am
A young woman staying in shape

Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.

Ambitious students are often searching for the best ways to improve their performance in school.

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Fruits, veggies, fish and whole grains nurture healthy bones

Jan 27 2017 - 6:34am
fruits and veggies

A new study has suggested that anti-inflammatory diets which are generally high in fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains may enhance the health of bones and prevent fractures in some women.

As women age they are often confronted with the problem of loss of bone health which leads to bone fractures. Research shows that proper nutrition may help alleviate this problem.

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Manipulating the sugar in your diet may lead to better health

Jan 21 2017 - 9:27am
Sugar

Researchers have found the kind of sugar you consume, not just the amount, has an impact on problems with your health. In rats it has been determined fructose consumption for a long time causes more vascular and liver damage than sucrose consumption.

The craving for sugar seems to be addictive in nature. The sweet taste of sugar is loved by men, women and children worldwide.

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