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Chili peppers and marijuana may be key to reducing gut inflammation

Chili peppers and marijuana may be key to reducing gut inflammation, according to the latest research from UConn Health School of Medicine. The researchers found that capsaicin – the ingredient that makes chili peppers hot – targets a receptor in the gut that produces a compound called anandamide, which is […]

by April 27, 2017
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Blood pressure lowering spirulina banana smoothie

This blood pressure lowering spirulina banana smoothie takes advantage of some amazing and highly nutritious superfoods. Spirulina is often mistaken as an herb because of its nutritional benefits, but it is a cyanobacteria, which is a blue-green algae found in freshwater lakes, ponds, and rivers. It is packed with potent […]

by April 26, 2017
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Can spirulina lower your blood pressure?

Can spirulina lower your blood pressure? Let’s take a closer look at the nutrition behind this miracle food and how it can help. Spirulina is often mistaken as an herb because of its nutritional benefits, but it is a cyanobacteria, which is a blue-green algae found in freshwater lakes, ponds, […]

by April 25, 2017
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Lemon and garlic allergy-relieving tonic

This lemon and garlic allergy-relieving tonic is a great natural way to give your immune system the help it needs to fight those sniffles and sneezes. Spring is here and with it comes allergies. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimates that around 40 million people in the United […]

by April 24, 2017
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Antibiotics can cause bowel cancer

Antibiotics can cause bowel cancer, according to the latest research from Harvard University. The list of antibiotic risks keeps growing. The overuse of antibiotics is now an epidemic in the United States and it is creating antibiotic resistance. They are prescribed for almost everything. The issue with taking too many […]

by April 23, 2017
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Is soda damaging your brain?

Is soda damaging your brain? Researchers from Boston University took a closer look at the health risks of drinking these deadly sugary beverages. Soda has been a controversial subject lately, causing the world’s leading health experts to plead for a tax on the sugary, health detrimental drink. Soda has been […]

by April 22, 2017
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Beetroot juice before exercise makes older brains perform younger

Beetroot juice before exercise makes older brains perform younger, according to the latest research from Wake Forest University. According to the scientists at Wake Forest, drinking beetroot juice before working made aged brains function more efficiently, mirroring a younger brain. “We knew, going in, that a number of studies had […]

by April 21, 2017
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Olive oil may reduce the damage from a high fat diet

Olive oil may reduce the damage from a high fat diet, according to the latest research from the University of Chile in South America. Olive oil has been recognized for many years as a healthy oil, full of important health benefits, healthy fats, and for good reason. It is often […]

by April 20, 2017