Study finds cannabis flavonoids help fight pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer has long been one of the most challenging types of cancer to treat, and its low survival rate makes it one of the deadliest types of the disease. With a five-year survival rate of only 9 percent, it is on track to become the second-leading cause of cancer death among Americans. However, a … Continue reading Study finds cannabis flavonoids help fight pancreatic cancer

Scientists identify 13 flavonoids from traditional Chinese medicine with powerful antidiabetic properties

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders marked by chronically high blood sugar levels. High blood sugar is a condition that happens when the body is unable to produce enough insulin to meet its needs. Approximately four percent of people around the world suffer from diabetes. The management of diabetes symptoms is important due the high … Continue reading Scientists identify 13 flavonoids from traditional Chinese medicine with powerful antidiabetic properties

Study: Curcumin enhances bioavailability of green tea flavonoids

Researchers from Rajarshi Shahu College of Pharmacy and Research in India investigated whether curcumin from turmeric can enhance permeability and bioavailability of EGCG for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Their findings were published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Green tea is rich in polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins. Among the main catechins in green tea — epigallocatechin-3-gallate … Continue reading Study: Curcumin enhances bioavailability of green tea flavonoids

Camu camu: An incredible source of vitamin C and flavonoids

Camu camu, also called camocamo and cacari, is a small tree that grows alongside rivers in the central and western Amazon basin in South America. It bears purple, cherry-sized berries which, due to their extreme acidity, are typically sweetened into jams, jellies, and juices rather than eaten raw. The berries have been utilized for medicinal … Continue reading Camu camu: An incredible source of vitamin C and flavonoids

Flavonoids From Fruits, Veggies Help Halt Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Evidence continues to mount that the family of plant compounds known as flavonoids can help slow or even halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Flavonoids are a family of chemicals that have been widely studied for a variety of health benefits. They are powerful antioxidants and occur in high concentrations … Continue reading Flavonoids From Fruits, Veggies Help Halt Dementia and Alzheimer’s

BREAKING GOOD NEWS: These four herbal extracts reduce viral load and block SARS-CoV-2, influenza, adenovirus

A new study investigates the antiviral activity of four plant extracts. Among the plants studied are: green tea (Camellia sinensis), pomegranate juice (Punica granatum), black choke berry juice (Aronia melanocarpa), and elderberry syrup (Sambucus nigra). These medicinal plant extracts were effective in vitro for stopping viral attachment, reducing viral load, and stopping the spread of infectious SARS-CoV-2, influenza, … Continue reading BREAKING GOOD NEWS: These four herbal extracts reduce viral load and block SARS-CoV-2, influenza, adenovirus

Health Basics: Top 10 REAL ways to avoid Covid and its variants

We all, more than ever before, need to use our common sense, intelligence, and science to verify and re-verify everything we eat, drink, breathe in, and put on our skin. We all, more than ever before, need a strong natural immune function to take on all these newly mutated bacteria, viruses, and pathogens that have … Continue reading Health Basics: Top 10 REAL ways to avoid Covid and its variants

12 Simple ways to reduce your risk of chronic inflammation

Inflammation is a key part of your body’s immune response. It’s an indication that your body is trying to protect itself from harmful agents, such as bacteria, viruses and toxins. Without inflammation, wounds would fester and simple infections would become deadly. Acute inflammation, which occurs in response to tissue injury, is a type of inflammation that resolves in weeks. … Continue reading 12 Simple ways to reduce your risk of chronic inflammation

Pomegranate may help reduce the risk of certain cancers – study

A review conducted to explore the anti-cancer properties of pomegranate has found sufficient evidence that supports its use for the prevention of certain cancers. The review looked at cell culture and animal studies, as well as human clinical trials on the use of pomegranate against certain types of cancers. After compiling and analyzing all the data, the team confirmed that pomegranate could help reduce … Continue reading Pomegranate may help reduce the risk of certain cancers – study

Study presents evidence supporting the use of curcumin as alternative treatment for kidney fibrosis

Renal or kidney fibrosis is a progressive condition that results from the excessive accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins, which can cause structural damage to the kidneys. It signifies a failed wound-healing process and ultimately leads to end-stage kidney disease wherein the kidneys are no longer able to function as they should. In a recent study, Chinese … Continue reading Study presents evidence supporting the use of curcumin as alternative treatment for kidney fibrosis