Compounds in yam have vasodilating and antioxidant properties
(Natural News) Wild yam joins the roster of heart-healthy foods, as a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food reveals that a compound called diosgenin in the Dioscorea species of yam has vasodilating effects that may boost cardiovascular health. Researchers from Brazil looked at the effects of diosgenin on the cardiovascular health of rats. They... (Source:
Source: - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of wild yam?
Traditional medicine practitioners use wild yam to treat a variety of conditions, including menopause symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and muscular cramps. In this article, we examine the evidence supporting these medicinal uses as well as how to take wild yam and its safety and side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news