Tag Archives: anti-inflammatory

Exploring the fatty acids that REDUCE your risk of premature death

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(Naturalhealth365) Fatty acids can sound like a ‘bad thing’ – especially to those taught that fat causes heart disease.  In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.  How can I say that?! (Hint: research) We know that the sugar industry is behind the false perception that fat is ‘evil.’  In fact, studies reveal that processed (simple) sugars cause more ... Read More »

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5 reasons why burdock root needs to be in your diet today

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(NaturalHealth365) More than two-thirds of American adults are currently obese or overweight, placing them at elevated risk for a variety of serious health problems – including type 2 diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. In light of this national health crisis, recent clinical studies focused on burdock root have scientists hopeful about our future health. Commonly eaten as a ... Read More »

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Special blueberries have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties

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(NaturalHealth365) Blueberries have been on the “superfoods” list for some time. However, recent research out of the Université Laval of Canada has found that blueberries – the highbush variety in particular – have potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. For the study, proanthocyanidins were isolated from highbush blueberries. The effects of this compound were assessed for their effects on Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans ... Read More »

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Baking soda solution offers a safe way to reduce inflammation and fight autoimmune disease, NEW research says

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(Naturalhealth365) For generations, baking soda dissolved in water has been considered a time-honored, safe and effective home remedy for occasional upset stomach, indigestion and heartburn. This familiar kitchen staple is also pressed into service for such mundane tasks as deodorizing refrigerators, cleaning teeth and soothing sunburn. Now, surprising new research shows that baking soda – also known as sodium bicarbonate ... Read More »

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Breast cancer has an increased risk of spreading after surgery, researchers discover why

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(NaturalHealth365) It is an unfortunate medical fact that persons with breast cancer are highly likely to experience a recurrence after surgical tumor removal or a mastectomy. The cancer relapse usually takes place within 18 months of a surgical intervention. However, until now, medical professionals were at a loss as to why. A recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ... Read More »

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Omega-3 supplements provide potent anti-inflammatory effects, study shows

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(NaturalHealth365) Awareness about the benefits of omega 3 fatty acids has risen dramatically in the past decade. Certainly, omega-3 supplements have been shown to help people counter the negative effects of heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and many forms of cancer. Simply put, the health-boosting benefits of omega-3s largely come from its anti-inflammatory properties. Yet, for all the ... Read More »

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Mild exercise found to trigger anti-inflammatory cellular response

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are already aware of the many benefits of exercise. It’s essential for bone, muscle and heart health. It helps with weight control, boosts mood and contributes to immune system functioning and longevity. But, is ‘mild exercise’ good enough? New research is showing that mild (easy-to-do) exercise benefits also include positive anti-inflammatory effects. These findings have exciting implications ... Read More »

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7 safe and natural anti-inflammatory supplements

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(NaturalHealth365) To overcome inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other joint and muscle conditions demands that we eventually adapt healthy dietary changes and the addition of anti-inflammatory supplements (as needed) to help reduce uncomfortable symptoms.  And, while millions of people tend to merely take drugs like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – they are often linked to unwanted side effects. ... Read More »

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Anti-inflammatory herb offers relief from arthritis

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(NaturalHealth365) This is great news for all those suffering with arthritis. Boswellia extract is derived from trees that grow in dry, mountainous areas of the Middle East, Northern Africa and India. This branching tree is well-known in the folk medicine traditions of these areas for profound healing and anti-inflammatory qualities. While there are 25 species of Boswellia, one called Boswellia ... Read More »

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The powerful health benefits of tree nuts

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(NaturalHealth365) Nuts have been an incredible and wholesome source of nutrients for thousands of years. A longtime addition in the Mediterranean diet, nuts have only recently received the spot light for their health benefits in modern medicine. The American Heart Association (AMA) refers to nuts as “petite powerhouses of taste and nutrition.” A common and misguided stereotype of nuts labeled ... Read More »

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Hemp seeds are a natural anti-inflammatory powerhouse

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(NaturalHealth365) Many foods are touted as “super foods,” but hemp seeds have the credentials to back up that claim. In fact, no other plant-based food has such a perfect ratio of all the essential amino (and fatty) acids in such an easily digestible form for human consumption as the hemp seed. Their notoriety as a super food comes primarily from ... Read More »

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Anti-inflammatory superfoods for energy and immunity

(NaturalHealth365) In 2011, over $227 billion dollars were spent (at local pharmacies – alone) on prescription drugs within the United States. In fact, inflammation and pain is the driving force behind many of the best selling drugs in the world. Yet, in reality, most of these medications can be avoided by simply eating superfoods, herbs, exercising and developing a positive ... Read More »

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