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The Potential Dangers Of St John’s Wort

The popular herbal medicine St. John's Wort, commonly used in the treatment of depression, has been found to cause the same adverse reactions as prescription antidepressants in a new study conducted by the University of Adelaide in South Australia. According to the research, published this month in the journal Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, St. John's Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as fluoxetine, and serious side effects can occur when the two drugs are taken together. University of Adelaide pharmacology Ph.D. student Claire Hoban warns that St John's Wort, like all herbal medicines, is a drug and can, therefore, cause serious side effects. The study found that St John's Wort caused dangerous increases in body temperature and blood pressure. "There is a common belief that because...

Report Flags Toxins/Carcinogens in Your Toothpaste

The latest report by The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog, uncovers serious problems in cosmetics industry regulations. Regulatory weaknesses and loopholes allow for the use of questionable, even harmful ingredients in personal care products, such as toothpaste, that could negatively impact the health of the users. Behind the Dazzling Smile:  Toxic Ingredients in Your Toothpaste, describes how the quality of “natural” toothpaste varies significantly between brands and how these personal oral care products commonly include nonessential ingredients that may be harmful. “The cosmetics industry is no different, and may be worse, than leading food companies when it comes to gimmicky ingredients and misleading health claims,” asserts the report’s lead author Jerome Rigot, Ph.D., a policy analyst at The Cornucopia Institute. “However, we have created a useful...

Less Than A Teaspoon Of This Food Could Help You Breathe Easier

By CAROLINE PRADERIO You know olive oil comes with an array of health benefits, including slashing cancer risk, lowering blood pressure, and fighting wrinkles, to name a few. Now, new evidence published in Environmental Health Perspectives shows that it can also protect your body from the effects of air pollution. Researchers at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recruited three groups of middle-aged people to test whether eating different types of oil could fight the health risks linked to air pollution—a real concern since breathing polluted air can increase blood pressure, impair blood vessel function, and even trigger strokes and heart attacks in people with heart problems. The first group in the study supplemented with three fish oil pills daily, the second swallowed three olive oil capsules (the equivalent of...

Enzo Organic Matcha: The Surprising Benefits of Matcha

Organic Matcha began as medicine in ancient China it grew into a traditional ceremonial beverage loved and revered by the Japanese. Worldwide research points to green tea's antioxidant polyphenols for its potent beneficial properties. Researchers at the University of Kansas found antioxidant levels of green tea 100 times more effective than vitamin C and 25 times better than vitamin E. The Benefits of Enzo Matcha Stronger immune system Antioxidant power Type-2 diabetes Cardiovascular health Energy enhancer Detoxification Mental alertness (Focus) and calming effect Protection from infections Protection against HIV Gastrointestinal health Cancer prevention Culinary usage What I love best about Enzo Organic Matcha Enzo Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder can be used to create a latte; smoothie or you can include it as one of your ingredients when...

Purgenics Resveratrol 1200mg Maximum Strength

Premium supplements with a focus on purity and quality Did you know…? This unique antioxidant has been called a fountain of youth for its effectiveness against a variety of age-related diseases. What are the health benefits of Resveratrol? Promotes Anti-Aging Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals produced during everyday bodily functions, such as eating and exercise. Free radical damage is accelerated due to poor lifestyle habits like smoking, eating an unhealthy diet, and in response to environmental pollution and toxicity. If left unchecked, free radicals can damage cells and are thought to be a cause of life-threatening diseases and earlier death. Cancer Prevention It inhibits the spread of cancer, especially prostate cancer.  According to research published by the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Seville in Spain,...

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