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Study: Vitamin D deficiency found to increase the risk of fatal coronavirus infections and a deadly “cytokine storm”
People suffering from vitamin D deficiency have a higher risk of contracting a fatal coronavirus infection, a new study has revealed. A research team from Northwestern University conducted a statistical analysis of data gathered from hospitals and clinics across different ...Read More »
Study: Biodynamic preparations could have a positive effect on the chemical compounds of mulberry leaves
White mulberry (Morus alba) is a small tree native to Northern China that produces white-colored berries. Its leaves are well-known not only for their medicinal uses, but also for serving as food for silkworms. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the ...Read More »
Vitamin D identified as the “survival nutrient” against covid-19… could cut mortality rate in HALF, say researchers
For three months, we’ve been urging our readers to pursue sensible nutritional strategies to boost immune function and protect against infections. Now a study carried out by Northwestern University has found that higher vitamin D levels result in lower mortality ...Read More »
Vitamin D is a nutrient needed by the body for the absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. It belongs to a family of cholesterol-derived compounds and has two major forms: vitamin D2, also known as ergocalciferol, and vitamin D3, also called cholecalciferol. Vitamin D ...Read More »
Apples contain about 100 million bacteria, but organic apples are still good for gut health and the environment
A recent study in Frontiers in Microbiology showed that apples can contain as many as 100 million bacterial cells – and that organic apples contained more beneficial bacteria than conventional or store-bought ones. The study also showed that store-bought apples not only lacked these beneficial ...Read More »
Arthritis often causes severe joint pain, which can be debilitating. In some cases, the pain may even put off people from exercising. But a study has found that regular physical activity is key to naturally relieving the symptoms of arthritis. Joint pain ...Read More »
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People suffering from depression and other mental and mood disorders may want to take a closer look at the kratom plant. Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is a tropical evergreen native to Southeast Asia, where it’s used as a herbal remedy for conditions ...Read More »
Four seconds of high-intensity exertion throughout the day can prevent health damage caused by too much sitting
As much of the world remains confined at home due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people are trying to come up with new ways to stay healthy and fit in lieu of being able to go to the ...Read More »
Pseudostellaria heterophylla, also referred to as false starwort or “ginseng of the lungs,” is a well-known traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been used in China for centuries. In TCM, false starwort is used to invigorate the spleen, replenish qi, moisten ...Read More »