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Potent protein heals wounds, boosts immunity and protects from cancer

Dr. Hans Vogel EurekAlert Special issue on disease fighting properties of lactoferrin Ottawa, Ontario (April 30, 2012)–Lactoferrin is an important iron-binding protein with many health benefits. The major form of this powerful protein, is secreted into human biofluids (e.g. milk, … Continue reading

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Your Organs Are Desperate For These Foods – Make Them Happy

Prevent Disease Water, vitamins, minerals, and cholesterol all need to be absorbed into the organs and tissues for their proper functioning. Foods can confer health benefits beyond their nutritional value. For example, fiber helps prevent colon cancer, and cranberries and … Continue reading

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Study: Most weight loss supplements are not effective

Melinda Manore EurekAlert CORVALLIS, Ore. – An Oregon State University researcher has reviewed the body of evidence around weight loss supplements and has bad news for those trying to find a magic pill to lose weight and keep it off … Continue reading

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The Fruit Extract that Fights Cancer, Aging

Mike Barrett Natural Society You don’t need to resort to harmful cholesterol lowering pharmaceuticals like statindrugs in order to reduce your cholesterol. In fact, something as simple as fruit extracts have been shown to not only lower cholesterol, but provide … Continue reading

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A Dip in the Pool Does an Aging Body Good

Jeremy Singer-Vine Wall Street Journal Swimming reduces blood pressure and improves artery health in elderly adults, according to a study in the American Journal of Cardiology. Previous studies have found similar advantages from walking exercises, but this was the first … Continue reading

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Answers: Ultraviolet (UV) light

These are some answers to the recent reader’s questions regarding the health benefits and harm of using ultraviolet (UV) light. The benefits are: Reduction of cholesterol and blood pressure. Increase of the efficiency of the heart and sex hormones. Improvement … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding children ‘cuts risk of obesity and diabetes in later life’

Source: Daily Mail Breastfeeding may help to cut the risk of children developing diabetes and becoming obese in later life, scientists claim. New research shows that breastfed children follow a different growth pattern than non-breastfed children, which is likely to … Continue reading

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10 Health Benefits of Ginger

Source: Healthy Living Ayurveda gives ginger the status of a virtual medicine chest. That’s because this wonder spice has time-tested digestion-friendly properties, in addition to its numerous other health benefits. In India, we use ginger liberally in our daily life. … Continue reading

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Looking for a fitness buddy? Get a dog

Source: Reuters When it comes to getting fit a person’s best friend just might be a four-legged one. Experts say studies show dog owners walk more, walk faster, and are more likely to enjoy an active lifestyle because of their … Continue reading

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Do you fancy a jelly baby made from human DNA?

Source: The Telegraph We may not have the appetite for human-derived gelatin but it has its health benefits, says Andrew Marszal . Reports last week that researchers could be just six months away from producing the world’s first artificial meat, … Continue reading

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