Protect Yourself from Radiation with Flaxseeds

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 (Organic Slant) We are bombarded every day by harmful radiation and, shockingly, nearly half of the radiation exposure in the U.S. comes from medical tests like X-rays and CT scans. The balance comes from radiation in the earth, radon gas and radiation from space.  And many worry about fallout from disasters like the meltdown at […]

Researchers Discover Flaxseed Regresses Cardiovascular Plaque in Animals

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 (Organic Slant) A new study looked at whether flaxseed in the diet of rabbits is capable of regressing atherosclerotic plaque. A promising new study published in the American Journal of Physiology and Circulation Research titled, “The Effects of Dietary Flaxseed on Atherosclerotic Plaque Regression,” looked at whether flaxseed in the diet of rabbits is capable of regressing atherosclerotic […]

Real Cinnamon vs. Fake Cinnamon

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 (Organic Slant) Perhaps surprisingly, many Americans have probably never tasted real cinnamon, which is derived from certain species of trees native to Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon. Ceylon and cassia cinnamon are the most common commercially produced cinnamon varieties. Ceylon cinnamon is often called “true” cinnamon and comes primarily from Sri Lanka. Cassia is also called […]

Scientists discover cinnamon compounds’ potential ability to prevent Alzheimer’s

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(Organic Slant) Cinnamon: Can the red-brown spice with the unmistakable fragrance and variety of uses offer an important benefit? The common baking spice might hold the key to delaying the onset of –– or warding off –– the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. That is, according to Roshni George and Donald Graves, scientists at UC Santa […]

Dandelion: Medical powerhouse or lawn weed

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 (Organic Slant) Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) has a bad reputation as nothing more than a pesky week.  Like most other weeds that people regard as a mere nuisance, dandelion has scientifically-proven medicinal properties. It has been used as a healing and preventative herb for centuries. And currently it’s one of the top herbs being researched by […]

Discover Moringa Superfood Treasure

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Moringa appears to be a medicinal cornucopia.  It is considered to be exceptionally nutritious and is sometimes referred to as the “miracle tree.” The bark, leaves and roots are thought to have medicinal properties and have been used for centuries in folk medicine for a variety of health-promoting purposes. Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated […]

Quinoa ‘Mother Of All Grains’

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Quinoa was a staple of the ancient Incas and means ‘the mother grain’. Quinoa is perhaps one of the most perfect non-animal sources of protein on the planet. Quinoa (the name is derived from the Spanish spelling of the Quechua name kinwa or occasionally “Qin-wah”) originated in the Andean region of Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, where it was successfully domesticated 3,000 to 4,000 years ago […]

Probiotics Help With Digestion And So Much More

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The friendly bacteria that live in our guts are essential for good health. What do these beneficial bugs do? Probiotics are the opposite of antibiotics, which kill bacteria. (There are trillions of them, outnumbering the cells in our body 10-to-1.) They help prevent colitis-related colon cancer, protect you from food poisoning, strengthen the immune system, […]

Hemp Seeds Are Nutritious Superfood

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Though it may be just a small seed, hemp offers huge nutritional content. Hemp seeds are naturally a fantastic protein source: they contain all of the essential amino acids, are highly digestible, and are one of the highest sources of complete protein of all plant-based foods. Hemp is nothing to be afraid of. It’s not […]

Bee Pollen: Nature’s Fountain Of Youth

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Bee pollen can be described as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. It has been referred to as a “Nature’s fountain of youth” because it provides so many health benefits. Bee pollen is often referred to as nature’s most complete food. Human consumption of bee pollen is praised in the Bible, other […]