Category: Natural Health Remedies

Canadian Prairie Fruits are Powerful Source of Nutrients and Antioxidants

Buffaloberry Researchers working at the University of Saskatchewan have discovered new potential in prairie fruits, in particular, buffaloberry, chokecherry and sea buckthorn, according to a new study published today in the Canadian Journal of Plant Science. Findings showed that these fruits were nutrient-rich and that…

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Exercise Statistically As Effective As Drugs For Heart Disease, Diabetes And Many Other Diseases

By Dr. Marianna Pochelli A recent study published in BMJ found that physical activity is as effective as drug interventions for patients with existing cardiovascular diseases and other chronic conditions such as diabetes. In the few conditions where the life-saving benefits of exercise have been studied,…

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Component of citrus fruits found to block the formation of kidney cysts

Natural Blaze A new study published today in British Journal of Pharmacology has identified that a component of grapefruit and other citrus fruits, naringenin, successfully blocks the formation of kidney cysts. Known as polycystic kidney disease, this is an inherited disorder which leads to the…

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Cholesterol Drugs Linked To Eye Damage, JAMA Study Confirms Anew

By Sayer Ji A new study published in JAMA Ophthalmology titled, “Association of Statin Use With Cataracts: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis,” reveals that the top-grossing, cholesterol-lowering drug class known as statins is significantly increasing the risk of cataracts within exposed populations.[1] Statin-induced eye damage will…

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New research on potential avocado health benefits

Loma Linda University research explores the effects of avocado intake on satiety, glucose and insulin levels in healthy overweight adults. New research findings on avocado consumption, presented as two posters at the IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition, in Granada, Spain suggest that although calorie…

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Researchers find link between fresh fruit and reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

Natural Blaze And fruit juice can increase chances of contracting the disease Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes and apples, is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, with greater fruit juice consumption having an adverse effect, a paper published today on…

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Cinnamon Reduces Blood Pressure while Balancing Blood Glucose

by Case Adams, Naturopath Recent research from the University of Toronto has confirmed that even short-term use of cinnamon can significantly reduce blood pressure – especially among those who are prediabetic or type-2 diabetic. The researchers conducted a systematic review study of clinical trials using…

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Major Study Proves Turmeric Kills Cancer

Virginia Commonwealth University finds that curcumin, found in turmeric, kills cancer. VCU In a laboratory, preclinical study recently published by the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers combined structural features from anti-nausea drug thalidomide with common kitchen spice turmeric…

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MCT’s In Coconut Oil Treat Alzheimer’s and Boost Cognition In One Dose

by Arjun Walia Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are the primary type of fat found in coconut oil. MCT’s have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults suffering from memory disorders like Alzheimer’s. What’s most astonishing about this fact is that brain function is…

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