Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant that can slow down the process of aging
(Natural News) Taking vitamin A is not just good for improving and maintaining your eyes. It brings a host of health benefits involving many other important parts of the body. An article in Life Force Homeopathy even dubbed it the “angel vitamin” because it can keep you looking and feeling young. This underrated nutrient spurts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests using black mulberry to naturally treat acne
(Natural News) Acne happens to so many people, it’s often considered a normal part of adolescence. However, there are cases when acne simply cannot be ignored. According to a study, black mulberry, with its antibacterial and antioxidant activity, could be a potential natural and effective treatment for acne. In the study, black mulberry (Morus nigra)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study confirms the powerful antioxidant potential of African lettuce
(Natural News) African lettuce (Launaea taraxacifolia) has been used to treat dyslipidemia and liver diseases, both of which are associated with oxidative stress. A study published in the Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine has suggested that the leaf extract of African lettuce can potentially be used as a therapeutic agent in preventing diseases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maqui berry is an underreported superfood – it shows scientific promise for lowering your blood sugar levels
(Natural News) Maqui berries (Aristotelia chilensis) are considered to be one of the lesser-known superfoods. However, these dark berries come with potent antioxidant and anti-diabetes properties. A Natural Health 365 article shed light on these nutritious fruits, which can rein in blood sugar spikes associated with diabetes. High levels of blood sugar can damage the entire... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CoQ10 demonstrates tremendous health benefits for fighting illnesses like breast cancer and heart disease
(Natural News) It’s widely appreciated for its powerful antioxidant and cell-energizing properties. But the nutrient Coenzyme Q10, also known as CoQ10, does a whole lot more than just clean up free radicals and improve cardiovascular function in humans. Studies indicate that CoQ10 is an amazing anti-cancer nutrient that can help to not only prevent but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glutathione is the body's most important antioxidant
(Natural News) Antioxidants help to protect us from disease, and the most important one in our body is glutathione. It protects our cells from damage, boosts our immune system, and helps with DNA repair. It can also shift metabolism from producing fat to growing muscle. Unfortunately, many of us have very low levels of glutathione... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alpha-lipoic acid: Everything you need to know
Alpha-lipoic acid is a natural compound with antioxidant properties and other potential health benefits. In this article, learn about its uses and side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Groundbreaking study reveals that heart disease is an early indicator of vitamin C deficiency
(Natural News) Heart disease is usually linked to issues with cholesterol, but researchers are increasingly finding that vitamin C plays an outsized role in heart health. This antioxidant nutrient, which the body uses to make connective tissue, has already gotten some buzz for its utility in cancer treatment, but its effects on the heart may... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Good for the heart: A look at Chinese holly
(Natural News) Earlier studies have shown that holly (Ilex) plants contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and protect the brain and the liver. In a study published in the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, researchers found that the Chinese holly (Ilex cornuta) can also protect the heart. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acai found to prevent renovascular hypertension-related abnormalities
(Natural News) Researchers have found a novel benefit from the acai fruit (Euterpe oleracea), as its seeds have been found to prevent and treat renal hypertension and its symptoms. In their study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, the team identified that this benefit may come from the fruit’s antihypertensive and antioxidant properties. For the study, researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eight seasonal ingredients to add to your plate for more peace of mind this autumn
Winter is coming, and for some five percent of the population that means that the fall blues are, too. Dietitian Abbey Sharpe gives her guide to antioxidant ingredients to fight depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A west tropical African plant analyzed to have strong antioxidant properties
(Natural News) A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that the parasol tree (Polyscias fulva) possesses strong antimicrobial and antioxidant effects. This makes the tree a potential agent in treating various diseases. Diseases, for the most part, are a constant problem in any part of the world. As it happens, many of the diseases that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find potential path for countering oxidative stress in a range of diseases
(Scripps Research Institute) Scientists at Scripps Research have made a surprising discovery in their mission to understand how cells stay healthy, uncovering an important connection between a cell's sugar metabolism and its antioxidant response. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists find this traditional Mexican remedy to be effective against hepatitis
(Natural News) Researchers have found that the golden tickseed (Coreopsis tinctoria), a plant used in folk medicine around the world, can protect the liver against injury, thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, examined the hepatoprotective property of the golden tickseed using an acute liver injury mouse... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A plant found in tropical Africa is being studied for its strong antioxidant properties
(Natural News) Beyond turmeric, chia seeds, and goji berries are medicinal plants that have been used since the beginning of human history, which we have yet to explore fully. In a recent study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a team from Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria identified Feretia apodanthera, a plant native to the African continent, to have potent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A popular wild fruit, the Spanish tamarind has many medicinal benefits
(Natural News) The Spanish tamarind (Vangueria Madagascariensis) can potentially be used as a medicinal plant because of its phenolic and flavonoid content and antioxidant capacities, according to a study published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. In the study, researchers from Omdurman Islamic University in Sudan, Sudan University of Science and Technology... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selenium deficiency signs and symptoms: Are you getting enough of this anti-cancer mineral?
(Natural News) Selenium is one of the most essential minerals that improve the body’s overall health. With its many health benefits, it is a big question why this powerful antioxidant never gets its well-deserved recognition, as well as the risks associated with inadequate selenium intake. Many people may not be aware that consuming foods grown... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Licorice root is good for the liver
In this study, which was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists look at the anti-diabetes potential of Rhaponticum acaule essential oil
(Natural News) A recent study from the University of Monastir and the National School of Engineers of Sfax in Tunisia has found that the essential oil of the Rhaponticum acaule (RaEO) – an aromatic plant endemic to northern Africa – possesses anti-diabetes properties, as well as potent antioxidant activity. The research, which appeared in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, discussed how RaEO can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can treat sepsis
(Natural News) When it comes to opposing oxidative stress and infections, vitamin C has few equals or superiors. An article in Natural Health 365 stated that the natural antioxidant is a promising means of treating a serious form of blood infection known as sepsis. Sepsis is a complication where the immune system overreacts to the infection... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blueberries contain a specific substance that can prolong your life
(Natural News) The fabled Fountain of Youth might not exist, but a compound in blueberries can have a surprisingly significant anti-aging effect, making them the perfect fruit to consume for longevity. You might have already heard about the anthocyanins in blueberries that give them their blue color and their impressive antioxidant benefits, but the compound... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hot brew coffee has higher levels of antioxidants than cold brew
(Thomas Jefferson University) Comparing the properties of cold- and hot-brew coffee, researchers found similar acidity in both, but higher antioxidant levels in hot coffee. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicinal food: Aronia berry found to have an anti-diabetic effect
(Natural News) Aronia berry, also known as chokeberry, is used as a medicinal food in Europe. This is probably because of its high content of phytonutrients, such as polyphenols, anthocyanins, flavonoids, and tannins. This herbal plant is also known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties. In a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Buckwheat is an underutilized crop that holds great antioxidant potential
(Natural News) The tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum) is a pseudocereal crop often milled into flour. Researchers from the University of Kashmir and Jamia Millia Islamia have also discovered that tartary buckwheat can be utilized for its antioxidant effect. From its beginning in China, tartary buckwheat has now spread through most of the world, from the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hailed as the "king of medicines," the myrobalan supports optimum digestive health
(Natural News) The myrobalan (Terminalia chebula), which is also known as the “King of Medicines,” is a fruit that has many health benefits. In Ayurvedic medicine, myrobalan is used to treat various health complaints, such as asthma, constipation, and mouth ulcers. However, according to a study, myrobalan’s antioxidant and antibacterial properties can also be used to treat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arjuna tree found to have medicinal properties, including antioxidant, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic benefits
(Natural News) Medicinal plants have always surrounded us since the beginning of time. History has shown that our ancestors heavily relied on these plants to treat a lot of ailments. However, with the advent of so-called “modern medicine,” these plants have been left by the wayside, seemingly forgotten by everyone. However, a renewed interest in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eucalyptus essential oil found to help manage diabetes
(Natural News) A study titled “Anti-diabetic and antioxidant potentials of aqueous extract of Eucalyptus globulus in experimentally-induced diabetic rats” analyzed the effects of eucalyptus on diabetic rats. Eucalyptus globules is a member of the Myrtaceae family, along with pohutukuwa, bay rum tree, guava, acca, allspice, myrtle, and clove. It is native to southeast Australia and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bark from a species of rosewood tree found to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that prevent cell damage
(Natural News) These days, folk medicine is relegated to the sidelines due in no small part to the rapid development of modern drug-making and therapeutic procedures. For all the benefits that modern medicine has, it has also brought about a lot of risks. In particular, the adverse effects of certain drugs and opioid addiction have led... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three herbs from Crete, Greece show potential in treating upper respiratory tract infections
(Natural News) For thousands of years, the natives of the Greek island of Crete used local aromatic plants as herbal remedies for the common cold. Three of those herbs – dictamnus, sage, and thyme – have drawn attention for their antioxidant properties. The three herbs were used to make a new herbal extract that could treat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glutathione is your body's premier antioxidant and detoxifier
(Natural News) The combination of our modern nutrient-depleted diet, a lack of exercise, high levels of obesity and low levels of a vital enzyme known as glutathione have combined to create a toxic environment perfect for the development of the many lifestyle diseases plaguing humanity today. Over 125 million Americans have at least one chronic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nux vomica: Uses and risks
Nux vomica is a natural remedy that some people believe can treat high blood sugar, relieve pain, and have antioxidant effects. We look at the research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

The leaves of the arrowleaf dock prove useful in treating liver fibrosis
(Natural News) Confronted by the threat of liver fibrosis, Pakistani researchers looked for antioxidant treatments that could amend part of the damage to the liver. They reported that the leaves of the arrowleaf dock (Rumex hastatus) contain compounds that could prevent the onset of the serious condition. Liver fibrosis ensues when the organs sustain damage from toxic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin targets aggressive and lethal forms of cancer while leaving noncancerous cells unharmed
(Natural News) The fact that turmeric can help to fight cancer isn’t exactly news, but a recently published study underscores its superiority by demonstrating the Asian spice’s potential to target some of the deadliest types of cancer while leaving healthy cells undisturbed. Curcumin, the most active constituent in turmeric, is a powerful antioxidant and is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nature's pharmacy: Use the South American Surinam cherry to disinfect wounds and relieve swelling
(Natural News) A recent study has found that a cherry native to Brazil contained multiple health benefits that validate its use in folk medicine as a treatment for various conditions. Findings from this study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, suggest that the leaves of the Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora) possessed antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and analgesic activities based... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South African herb demonstrates multiple health benefits, including antibacterial, anticancer, and antioxidant properties
(Natural News) The use of medicinal plants to treat skin conditions is a common practice in many cultures. Plant medicines have been proven to be effective skin treatments when applied topically, thanks to their potent antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. However, the precise mechanism of cure is not always understood. One plant in particular became the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Certain seeds, like chia and flax, tend to hog the nutritional spotlight. But the less-trendy sunflower seed has plenty of qualities worth highlighting. Here are the health benefits of sunflowers seeds, according to dietitians. Are sunflower seeds healthy? Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons (one to two thumb-sized portions.) They’re particularly high in healthy fat: A serving delivers 14 grams of fat with a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “The mono- and polyunsaturated fats in sunflower seed...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Buckthorn, known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, found to protect against acute lung injury
(Natural News) Researchers have found an ingredient found in buckthorn that is capable of reducing acute lung injury, based on in vivo studies. Rhamnazin, a flavonoid found in the buckthorn plant, has already been known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. However, researchers from Changzhou Jintan District People’s Hospital in Jiangsu, China had also discovered that rhamnazin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural mouthwashes made with mango kernel address halitosis symptoms effectively
(Natural News) Got bad breath? This mango oil-based mouthwash could be the solution. A study published in the International Journal of Green Pharmacy discovered that a mouthwash made from the extracts of mango oil can be used as a powerful treatment for halitosis. In the study, the researcher first compared the antioxidant, antibacterial, and hemolytic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new study indicates the possibility to monitor the progression of Alzheimer's Disease by monitoring major brain antioxidant levels using noninvasive techniques
(IOS Press) In a breakthrough human study, anti-oxidant, glutathione (GSH), which protects the brain from stress, has been found to be significantly depleted in Alzheimer's patients compared to normal subjects. As GSH is a very important anti-oxidant that protects the brain from free radicals, the findings give us another measure to use when diagnosing potential for the advancement of Alzheimer's disease or recognizing those that are in the throes of Alzheimer's advancement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Largely ignored, the Himalayan snowberry contains a vast number of healthful nutrients
(Natural News) Research shows that a fruit native to the higher and colder regions of the Himalayas has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, indicates that the Himalayan snowberry (Gaultheria trichophylla) could be used as functional food and alternative medicine, thanks to its nutritional values and bioactive properties. “The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The common St. Paul's wort is a powerful natural cure for gout
(Natural News) A recent study validates the use of the common St. Paul’s wort (Siegesbeckia orientalis) in traditional medicine as a treatment for gout and arthritis. The findings, which appear in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, evaluated the phytochemical components of the plant – especially flavonoids and other phenolic compounds which demonstrate antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. “The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glutathione holds the key to managing over 100 autoimmune diseases known today
(Natural News) Autoimmune diseases are on the rise, with more than 23 million people living with an autoimmune disease today in the U.S. alone. Because they involve the immune system essentially attacking the tissues and cells in a person’s body, they’re notoriously difficult to treat. However, scientists have found that one disease-fighting antioxidant, glutathione, could... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red wine and purple grape juice have high antioxidant activity: Study
(Natural News) Drinking grape juice and wine in moderation is known to be good for you because of their antioxidant properties. However, there are many types of grape juice and wine, and all these contain different levels of antioxidants. In order to determine which type of wine and grape juice are best to consume, researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Traditional Chinese Medicine herb, HuaJiao, found to be a powerful antioxidant
(Natural News) Traditional Chinese medicine prescribes numerous herbal remedies such as Hua Jiao. Made from the seeds of several species of prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum), Hua Jiao was evaluated by a Chinese study that wished to determine its potential as a source of natural antioxidants. There are more than 200 species of prickly-ash in the world. Of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Athletes who eat bee bread while training have higher running endurance
(Natural News) Studies have shown that consumption of honey improves athletic performance. However, there is no study yet on the potential benefits of bee bread on sports performance. Therefore, researchers from the University Sains Malaysia in Malaysia carried out a study on this and discovered that bee bread can improve running performance and antioxidant status... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil is a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in food preservation
(Natural News) Another study has proven that coconut oil is indeed healthy. In a study published in the journal Food Science and Technology, coconut oil cake was found to be a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in preserving food. There have been no studies as of yet that looked into the utilization... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An uncommon plant found in East Asia shows potent antioxidant properties
(Natural News) The golden valerian (Patrinia scabiosaefolia) hails from East Asia. It is a pretty flowering plant that can be consumed as food and is used as a traditional medicinal herb. Recent research showed that the essential oil of this plant can potentially stop the growth of cancerous tumors, protect brain cells from damaging inflammation,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds a potential cancer cure in... wine?
(Natural News) Andean berry (Vaccinium meridonale), commonly used in winemaking, is also rich in antioxidants. A group of researchers from the National University of Colombia and University of Antioquia has discovered that, in addition to its antioxidant properties, Andean berry wine also has potential use in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Antioxidants are substances that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The sandbox tree offers an effective natural cure for edema
(Natural News) This unusual-looking evergreen tree could be the solution to edema prevention and treatment, according to a new study. The study, published in the European Journal of Medicinal Plants, discovered that the sandbox tree (Hura crepitans L.), also known as possumwood, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that could help treat edema. A team of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news