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Berberine is an alkaloid that plays an essential role in metabolic and cardiovascular health

If you are looking for effective traditional natural treatments, berberine could be a good start. This orange-yellow alkaloid has been used by both Native Americans and European colonists, as well as practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, for its healing benefits on the digestive and cardiovascular systems. Berberine is found in several

Naturally manage your blood cholesterol with fenugreek seeds

Having hyperlipidemia, or abnormally high cholesterol levels, can raise the risk of stroke and heart disease. These are the leading causes of death in the U.S. Apparently, some people rely on drug medications to manage their cholesterol levels because they believe these can help. In reality, there are many safer

Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk in women by 22%

Following a proper diet has many health benefits, such as preventing various diseases and improving your overall well-being. According to a study by researchers from Scotland, following a certain kind of diet can also help reduce your risk of having a stroke. Dietary habits and stroke risk Data from the

Black raspberries found to improve heart health in patients with metabolic syndrome

A Korean study suggests people with metabolic syndrome to eat more black raspberries to improve their heart health. The results of the study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, highlight the importance of nutrition in naturally improving health, especially those already diagnosed with a potentially debilitating condition. Those with metabolic syndrome

Blue maize extract can improve blood pressure

Blue maize may help in attenuating the symptoms of metabolic syndrome. The researchers induced metabolic syndrome (MS) in rats by feeding them with either a high-sucrose diet (HC) or a high-cholesterol-high-sucrose diet (HS+C) for 12 weeks. For four weeks, blue maze extracts were administered to the rats by orogastric cannulation.

Research shows that eating citrus fruits can reduce stroke risk

Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, which can help strengthen the immune system. But according to study, citrus fruits can also help lower your risk of stroke. Earlier research has determined that certain orange phytochemicals can even help protect against intracerebral hemorrhage and significantly improve blood flow in the brain. The study,

Not ALL fats are bad: Consuming good fats can actually prevent stroke

Fat has become the enemy over the past few decades. These days, foods proudly proclaim their low-fat status on their packaging, acting as though they’re “health food” even if they’re devoid of nutrients and full of other chemicals that make up for the flavor lost by removing fat. While there’s