Compound in lemon verbena may help normalize lipid metabolism in diabetics

Lippia triphylla, commonly known as lemon verbena or lemon beebrush, is a flowering plant native to South America. It was brought by the Spanish and the Portuguese to Europe in the 17th century, where it is cultivated for its lemon-scented oil to this day. The leaves of lemon verbena can retain their odor for years; hence, they are currently used … Continue reading Compound in lemon verbena may help normalize lipid metabolism in diabetics

Understanding how niacin treats high cholesterol levels

Niacin is a B vitamin commonly used by your body to turn food into energy. It is also known as vitamin B3 and helps keep your nervous system, digestive system and skin healthy. As a supplement, niacin may help ease arthritis, boost brain function and reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, among many other benefits. Studies also show that niacin can improve … Continue reading Understanding how niacin treats high cholesterol levels

Reduce cholesterol and improve heart health with Indian gooseberry

A recent study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine suggests supplementing with Indian gooseberry. It reduces cholesterol and triglyceride levels – both of which are associated with the risk of heart disease. Indian gooseberry supplements help manage blood lipid levels Indian gooseberries are small, nutritious fruits that grow in India, the Middle East, and some countries in Southeast Asia. Known for being extremely sour, … Continue reading Reduce cholesterol and improve heart health with Indian gooseberry

What you eat plays a large role in protecting your heart, protect yourself with Natural News’ latest book release

Heart disease is caused by problems related to the arteries. The narrowing or blockage of these blood vessels, which deliver blood to and from the heart, can cause significant damage and result in heart attack, chest pain, or stroke. Because the cholesterol that builds up along the walls of the arteries comes mostly from food, an … Continue reading What you eat plays a large role in protecting your heart, protect yourself with Natural News’ latest book release

Atlantic salmon found to decrease cardiovascular risk

A study published in the journal Nutrition Research examined the effect of salmon intake on lipoprotein particle size and concentration associated with cardiovascular disease risk. The study was carried out by researchers at Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, the University of Minnesota, and the University of North Dakota. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest eating fish at least twice a … Continue reading Atlantic salmon found to decrease cardiovascular risk

Wild blueberry juice provides cardioprotective effects for people at risk for type-2 diabetes

Blueberries aren’t just for sweet cheesecakes; it can also protect the heart of people who may have had too much of it. A study published in BMC Nutrition revealed that wild blueberry juice has cardioprotective effects which can improve the condition of people with type-2 diabetes. The study, led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and researchers from the State University … Continue reading Wild blueberry juice provides cardioprotective effects for people at risk for type-2 diabetes