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6 Hormone Balancing Powers Of Red Clover

6 Hormone Balancing Powers Of Red Clover

6 Hormone Balancing Powers Of Red Clover

Menopause can seem like torture. Women at midlife suffer with mood swings, stubborn weight gain, hot flashes, and low energy.  At the same time they can develop anxiety, depression, and trouble sleeping. This natural remedy may provide a perfect solution...

The problem is hormones run amuck. 

Cholesterol: It's All Good

Cholesterol: It's All Good

If media, medical, and marketing brainwashing has you convinced there is such a thing as "bad" cholesterol, you've gotten the science all wrong. 

You've heard it repeatedly: there are two kinds of cholesterol: the good high density lipoprotein (HDL) and the "bad" low density lipoprotein (LDL). Now a researcher at Texas A&M University has come to the defense of LDL and says that it may not be so bad after all.  In fact, it helps build muscle. 

According to Steve Riechman, a researcher in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, the study reveals that "LDL is not the evil Darth Vader of health it has been made out to be in recent years."

In a study published in the Journal of Gerontology, Riechman and colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh, Kent State University, the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine examined 52 adults from ages 60 to 69.  The participants were in generally good health, but not physically active, and none of them were participating in a training program.

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

Walnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more.  Here's why you need to eat more of them.

Researchers from the University of California Davis say the U.S. government is wrong when it comes to demonizing high fat foods.  In fact, a new study shows eating high fat whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth.    

6 Proven Reasons To Eat The OTHER Black Berry

 6 Proven Reasons To Eat The OTHER Black Berry

Chances are you can find fresh blackberries pretty easily in your local market. But black raspberries (Rubus occidentalis) are a different story.  And they are worth seeking out. 

All berries are good sources of antioxidants but black raspberries take top prize.  According to Oregan State University Department of Food Science and Technology they contain almost three times the antioxidants of blackberries and more than six times the antioxidants of red raspberries.

Celery Compound May Halt HRT Breast Cancers

Celery Compound May Halt HRT Breast Cancers

Celery Compound May Halt HRT Breast Cancers

More than 100 women in the U.S. die every day from breast cancer. Could something as simple as celery make a difference?

Postmenopausal women who have taken synthetic hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are at increased risk of developing breast cancer. More than 100 women die every day from breast cancer in the U.S. alone.

8 Proven Ways to Prevent and Ease Shingles

8 Proven Ways to Prevent and Ease Shingles

8 Proven Ways to Prevent and Ease Shingles

One in three people will develop shingles (herpes zoster) during their lifetime.  Effective therapy is limited. Here are 8 proven ways to prevent shingles and to ease the symptoms without drugs or vaccines.

7 Healing Uses For Lavender Essential Oil

7 Healing Uses For Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years. Today lavender is the most popular essential oil in the world. Here are just 7 proven uses for this amazing oil. 

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years especially in Traditional Chinese Medicine. 

8 Evidence Based Uses For Echinacea

No Just For Colds: Echinacea's 8 Evidence-Based Uses

Echinacea is a popular herb to shorten the common cold and flu, as well as reduce sore throat, cough, and fever. Science backs up the power of echinacea to treat upper respiratory tract infections and much more. Here are just 8 proven health benefits of echinacea.

Echinacea is a little plant with big healing power.  Its name comes from the Greek word for hedgehog (echinos) because its prickly seed head resembles the spines of angry hedgehog.

19 Foods Proven To Lower Blood Pressure

19 Foods Proven To Lower Blood Pressure

Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.   

Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. Among dietary factors salt has taken the brunt of the blame.  But sugar may be the real culprit in high blood pressure

8 Proven Ways To Relieve Asthma Naturally

8 Proven Ways to Relieve Asthma Naturally

Asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide. It is growing by 50 percent every decade and causes upwards of 180,000 deaths per year. The cause is not well-understood but here are 8 proven ways to help relieve symptoms naturally. 

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