Daily serving of leafy greens keeps your brain young

The study, published in the journal Neurology, also suggested that older adults who ate at least one serving of leafy green vegetables had minds that were significantly ‘younger’ than their physical age. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago used a...

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Turmeric shows benefits in lowering LDL cholesterol

Natural Health News — A number of miraculous claims are made for the spice turmeric – a staple for many interested in traditional and natural approaches to health. One of these claims is its ability to help lower cholesterol and therefore aid in the prevention of...

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Which essential oils can help your headache?

Having a headache is a pretty common experience these days. Headaches can come on as a reaction to stress, heat, noise, diet, hormonal fluctuations and more. In fact almost anything can cause a headache in someone, somewhere. As a result – if you rule out going...

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Add green peas to heal gut inflammation

Eating green peas could block several damaging effects of a high-fat diet, according to new research. The researchers from Washington State University note that there is increasing evidence showing that Western dietary and lifestyle habits contribute to an increased...

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Baobab – the newest secret to weight loss?

Adding baobab to your morning smoothie could help you stay fuller for longer – and could help aid weight loss, according to new UK research Excessive weight gain is a factor in many chronic and acute diseases, ranging from type-2 diabetes and congestive heart failure...

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Lutein – it’s not just for your eyes

Lutein, a nutrient found in several highly coloured vegetables and fruits, can benefit the heart by suppressing inflammation, according to a new study A member of the carotenoid family, which also includes beta-carotene and lycopene, lutein is perhaps best known for...

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Fermented red clover eases menopausal symptoms

Red clover is a popular natural herbal medicine to cool the hot flush symptoms and balance out hormonal fluctuations related to menopause. It’s a remedy rich in a type of plant estrogen known as isoflavones, that has been show to work for many – but not all – women....

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Get kids outdoors to prevent nearsightedness

Kids who spend more time outdoors and who play sports are less likely to be near-sighted, according to a recent study. Nearsightedness is more common today in the United States and many other countries than it was in the 1970s. Last year a major study predicted that...

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