Monthly Archives: July 2014

Beyond Children’s Multivitamins: 3 Other Supplements to Protect Kids’ Health

kid-healthChildren need good food and excellent supplemental nutrition to achieve their full potential. Nature’s Sunshine Products provides high potency supplements that are safe and effective for children. Sunshine Heroes ensure maximum nutrition in a chewable product line formulated specifically for children.

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Cayenne pepper makes herbs up to 75% more effective, aids weight loss, offers pain relief, improves circulation and heals ulcers

CapsicumCayenne pepper, also known as capsicum, adds flavor to your food and has some impressive health benefits. Cayenne stimulates blood flow and can help burn body fat. It also fights inflammation and stimulates digestion, which helps break down food for better nutrient absorption. Cayenne is also a warming herb that has the power to significantly reduce pain.  

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This Herb Cures Migraines & Menstrual Cramps

FeverfewUsed by ancient Greek physicians to reduce inflammation and treat menstrual cramps, new research is shedding light on this perennial herb’s migraine fighting ability. It’s terrific news for those who suffer from the common condition. Several scientific studies have proven that it can reduce or eliminate migraines in more than 70% of users!

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Health Benefits of Rhubarb [infographic]

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The top 15 healing actions of herbs

herbal-remedies-1A great deal of pharmaceutical research has gone into analyzing the active ingredients in herbs to find out how and why they work. In some cases, the action is due to a specific chemical present in the herb or it may be due to a complex synergistic interaction among various constituents of the plant.

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10 Nutritional Deficiencies That Cause Depression and Mood Disorders

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Depression and mood disorders are devastating health problems today. When you go to your doctor, their answer is often a prescription for one of the various popular anti-depressant drugs. Many doctors do not investigate for metabolic or nutritional deficiencies that may be the ‘real problem’ for your depression.

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Mangosteen fruit shown to kill breast cancer cells without causing harm

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A tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia has been shown in a new study to protect against breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences’ (UCAS) College of Life Sciences found that the pericarp of the mangosteen fruit, which is commonly grown in Thailand and Malaysia,

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An introduction to potassium and why it is essential for our bodies

Combination PotassiumPotassium is an essential mineral whose ions are vital for the functioning of all living cells. It accumulates in plant cells, meaning that many fresh vegetables and fruits — most famously bananas — are rich in it. Dissolved potassium is also found in sea vegetables such as kelp,

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The importance of pure drinking water and recommendations to optimize hydration

The importance of high quality drinking water is vastly understated. Compromising approximately 75 percent of the body, water is found both inside and outside the cells and is the basis of all body fluids including blood, lymph, saliva, digestive juices, urine, and perspiration. Therefore, an unadulterated source of pure drinking water and learning how to optimize hydration is one of the most fundamentally important things one can do for their health.

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Boost energy with these top 3 superfoods

SpirulinaWhile many superfoods exist, and all are beneficial for health along with a diet that includes fresh, whole foods, there are three that are ideal for their ability to boost energy. According to experts, spirulina, maca, and turmeric are the top three foods that can help give the body a much-needed energy boost in addition to providing a host of other healthy benefits.

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Who Set Those Radicals Free ? (part 1) 

breaking freeFree radicals have received a lot of publicity in recent years, because modern medical research has identified free radical damage as an underlying cause of premature aging and many chronic and degenerative diseases. Overall, free radicals have been implicated in the pathogenesis of at least 50 diseases.

Antioxidants are compounds that neutralize free radicals.

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Curcumin BP

CurcuminBPCurcumin is a pigment from the Indian spice, turmeric, which gives curry its yellow color. Turmeric has been used as both food and medicine in Asia for thousands of years. Recent research has made the herb increasingly popular in Western herbalism as an anti-inflammatory remedy for conditions like arthritis and as a remedy for digestive and liver problems.

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