turmeric and curcumin help control high blood sugar

Over a billion people in the world have diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance. That’s a lot of people this safe, inexpensive, powerful herb could help.

Blueberry supplements in midlife could prevent dementia and Alzheimer's in later life.

If there were a way to avoid the ravages of dementia and Alzheimer’s, that would be amazing. Nature might provide part of the answer packed in the power of a blueberry.

black seed improves free radical damage, inflammation and blood sugar in diabetics on dialysis

As if diabetes were not enough on its own, it is also a leading cause of kidney failure. But a safe, little, super seed  may provide help.

N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) improves sperm motility and count

Sperm count and sperm quality are plummeting. Concerning research shows that sperm count has dropped by over 50% in the past several years. But, not only sperm count, but sperm quality is important. Alpha-lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant that may help both, while, crucially, helping your sperm to swim better.

green tea improves recovery from gastric cancer surgery

Gastric cancer is the fifth most common cancer. Worse, it is the third leading cause of cancer related deaths globally. And gastric cancer surgery is high risk with high rates of disease and death. It would be remarkable if simply drinking green tea could help. And remarkable it is!

plant based diets lower risk of diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has become epidemic with cases more than tripling in the last twenty years. The surge in numbers is being driven largely by lifestyle factors like unhealthy diets. Plant based diets are known to reduce the risk. This new study dove more deeply into that promise.

chamomile and lavender essential oils improve depression, anxiety and stress in seniors

Mental health problems, like depression and anxiety, can diminish self-care and quality of life for seniors. There may be a safe, simple solution.

saw palmetto berry improves lower urinary tract symptoms and frequent urination in women

Saw palmetto berry is the most famous men’s herb. It is as effective as drugs, while being safer, for enlarged prostate and the annoying lower urinary tract symptoms that come with it. This new study suggests, perhaps for the first time, that the great men’s herb helps women with urinary tract symptoms too.

eating avocado reduces risk of cardiovascular disease

One of the oddest looking fruits, avocados are unique and delicious. According to a huge, new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, they are also really good for your heart.

grape seed extract improves blood pressure and cholesterol

We typically eat the fruit and throw away the seed. But that little seed may be valuable for your heart. Emerging research is suggesting that grape seed extract may be important for cardiovascular health.

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