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|3/14/2016 - After hearing my podcast below, you'll never drink black tea again. That's because black tea is just burned green tea, and during this burning, all the health protecting antioxidants are destroyed (oxidized).
That's what "burning" is from a chemistry point of view: the rapid oxidation of matter under...|
|3/8/2016 - More and more people are learning of the benefits of juicing as a way to manage weight and ensure getting enough of the right nutrients to keep the body running like a well-oiled machine.
But a lot of us have not been properly educated in the best ways to approach juicing. If you're doing it incorrectly,...|
|11/27/2015 - Personal liberty is dissolving in America because the majority roam mindless, accepting anything they hear. The majority, so intoxicated on television and sodium fluoride or hydrofluorosilicic acid, only respond to political sound bites and nice-sounding advertising. People are losing their drive and...|
|9/26/2015 - Most Natural News readers know and understand the health benefits of green tea, but a new kind of "super tea" has been found to have as much as ten times more antioxidant content than regular green tea.
As reported by Fox News, the antioxidants in green teas have long been known to dramatically improve...|
|9/8/2015 - Supermarkets that donate their excess food to people in need, roofs covered in greenery, the private sale of glyphosate banned... Should we expect anything less from a country as committed to strikes and protests as France? Recently, France has been riding a streak of increasingly environmentally and...|
|9/2/2015 - Researchers at Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea are currently testing green tea's ability to lower colon cancer risk. Nearly 200 patients who had benign growths removed will be given either the equivalent of nine cups of green tea in the form of an extract pill or no such treatment...|
|8/13/2015 - What's the cure for an unending, unrelenting season of hotter than average summer weather, especially if you're pregnant? Some of the best foods for a much-needed break from the heat also provide other pregnancy-related benefits. Here are some of the best two-for-one deals that you can nibble on through...|
|7/30/2015 - With nearly two out of every three Americans now considered to be either overweight or obese, it is no wonder that so much research and effort has gone into finding ways to help people who struggle with their weight to shed those unwanted pounds and restore their bodies to health. And it is well-known...|
|7/15/2015 - Green tea has held the equivalent of rock star status in the world of natural health and nutrition for years now. This is largely because new research seems to be coming out all the time that finds yet more ways in which the regular consumption of green tea can benefit the body. So far, science has...|
|6/8/2015 - When you hear about collard greens, you might instantly think of Southern soul food, and it is true that collard greens have been a staple of the Southern diet for many generations. Used in side dishes, soups, stews, and sauteed with onions and rich (and genuine) butter, recipes starring this savory...|
|6/6/2015 - When I was a youngster growing up in Southeast Texas, my family ate a lot of what is considered Southern cooking or "soul food." My father grew up on a Depression-era farm, and he liked to cook a lot of the same foods they grew back then -- foods that were the staples of Southern-style cooking. If you've...|
|5/15/2015 - California's green living delusion is collapsing by the day. As the drought worsens, and lawns everywhere have turned to crispy brown dead zones, desperate residents are hiring companies to spray paint their lawns green.
As the Daily Mail reports:
As California is mired by its fourth year of drought,...|
|3/8/2015 - Shedding new light on the dangers associated with cultivating genetically engineered organisms, which have the potential to spread into the wild, a recent study published in The Biological Bulletin explains how genes can transfer from one species to another and become a permanent part of the other species,...|
|2/28/2015 10:01:42 AM - Metabolism refers to the physical and chemical processes that synthesis energy. These chemical reactions take place within the cells with help from enzymes and hormones. This process converts food and oxygen to the energy needed to run the body. Increasing the metabolism increases energy and enables...|
|2/4/2015 - A teenage boy is admitted to a mental hospital. He screams in fear, begging to be saved from the thousands of spiders climbing up the wall - spiders no one else can see.
A middle-aged woman is anemic.
An elderly man is depressed.
A young woman dreads her monthly cycle, knowing she will become...|
|1/28/2015 - The issue of food waste has becoming a mounting issue, with many people across the globe expressing concern that much of the waste is not only unnecessary, but harming the health of people and the environment. So serious is the issue that the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada has made it illegal...|
|12/23/2014 - Three independent studies have linked leafy green vegetables to reduced health risks associated with obesity, diabetes and heart complications, reinforcing the benefits of consuming a diet rich in such foods.
In particular, the scientists involved in these University of Southampton and Cambridge...|
|12/18/2014 - As oil prices tumble -- some industry experts say prices could collapse to $40 a barrel -- the global economy is being reshaped in ways that are going to be beneficial to economic growth, personal incomes and industrial expansion.
But the same collapse in prices won't be universally good, say other...|
|12/17/2014 - One of the most powerful life-giving substances on the planet is chlorophyll. This is the pigment that gives green foods their color. Chlorophyll is the major player in the photosynthetic process which allows plants to obtain energy from light by converting the sun's rays into chemical energy. Dark...|
|12/4/2014 - Many herbal compounds act to reduce inflammation and enhance our body's immune system. Two of the most well-researched anti-inflammatory, immune-strengthening herbs are turmeric and green tea. These are great components to add to your daily regimen to strengthen your immune system and protect against...|
|11/28/2014 - Juicing fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to improve one's health. Juicing is the easiest way to provide mega-doses of powerful vitamins, minerals and living enzymes into the body. It is ideal to include low-glycemic fruit and super hydrating vegetables as the base of a green juice.
|11/7/2014 - Every year, dozens of less-than-reputable companies seek out new ways to capitalize on Americans' desire to lose weight, and the stakes can be huge: In the U.S. alone, consumers spend about $35 million on weight loss programs and products each year, making it a market ripe for scams.
|8/19/2014 - In matters of health and disease prevention, few things strike as much fear for many people as a diagnosis of cancer. This is especially true in the case of pancreatic cancer, a particularly aggressive form of the disease that has a survival rate of less than 5 percent after five years from diagnosis....|
|8/10/2014 - Just 150 miles south of Australia lies the island of Tasmania, one of the few agricultural hotspots in the world not yet tainted by genetically modified organisms (GMOs). However, if the powerful GM lobby and pharmaceutical industry has its way this year, GMOs may ride in, tainting Tasmania's clean,...|
|7/24/2014 - Several years ago, Natural News announced the launch of the world's first online buying club for organic and non-GMO foods, Green PolkaDot Box, which offers healthy foods and consumer products to the public at wholesale prices. Well, now, this pioneer in clean living is unveiling a new concept that...|
|7/13/2014 - Get the most health benefits out of your cup by filling it with green tea. People have been enjoying the benefits of green tea for centuries. Scientists are just now discovering what people all over the world have known for centuries -- drinking green tea has many health benefits. Now you can learn...|
|5/30/2014 - The common green pea, which is the seed of the Pisum sativum plant, has been a staple food across the world for centuries. Indeed, archaeologists have found that peas were regularly consumed as far back as the late neolithic era of modern Syria, Turkey, Jordan and Greece. Immature peas were also a popular...|
|5/27/2014 2:42:48 AM - While many people turn to extreme dieting measures and toxic prescription meds for weight loss, the answer may be as simple as brewing up a cup of green tea. If you're wondering, "Does green tea really help you lose weight?" the answer is a resounding "Yes!" Read on to learn about the many health and...|
|5/25/2014 - In recent years, there have been a lot of news stories about the benefits of green tea in weight loss management. But does it really work, or is it just more hype being promoted by vitamin companies hoping to boost sales? Fortunately, there's no need for conjecture. Lots of scientific studies have been...|
|5/25/2014 - When Michelle Prince, the wife of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Mayor Eddie Francis, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, she was shocked (1). She was a health-conscious, high-spirited, 42-year-old woman who was poised to run the Detroit half-marathon. Such devastating health problems were not supposed...|
|5/23/2014 - Green tea diet secrets are not so secret any more. If you're trying to shed a few pounds, adding green tea to your diet can really help jump start the process. Studies have proven the efficacy of green tea for weight loss. Green tea has been shown to speed up metabolic rates and increase energy expenditure...|
|5/12/2014 - Researchers at China's Sun Yat-sen University have discovered one of the mechanisms by which green tea helps lower cholesterol levels, as well as identified at least two of the specific chemicals responsible for the process.
Green tea has been an important component of traditional Chinese medicine...|
|4/18/2014 - Glaucoma is a condition of the eyes that can have devastating effects, particularly if it is not discovered in time to reverse or stop it. Rather than a single eye disease, glaucoma is a group of conditions that can cause damage to the optic nerve. This damage, in turn, can lead to a loss of vision....|
|4/10/2014 - Many of us know that green tea has many amazing, scientifically backed health benefits (especially in regard to cancer prevention). Add another benefit to the list! A new study out of the University of Basel which was published in the journal Psychopharmacology demonstrated the first known example of...|
|4/9/2014 - The latest industry to "go green," so to speak, is the death industry. That is, increasingly, more funeral homes and cemeteries are offering chemical-free embalming for the deceased, thanks to the efforts of a group dedicated to increasing green burials.
According to The Washington Examiner, it is...|
|3/26/2014 - Many have raved about superfood spirulina's overall health benefits, and there have been studies supporting their claims. One study in Korea focused on type II diabetes patients to determine if spirulina would alleviate diabetes symptoms enough to be considered a valuable functional food, a food that...|
|3/24/2014 1:15:57 PM - One year ago next week, NaturalNews reported on Sergei Boutenko's endeavor to raise support for a documentary that would officially test, for the first time in history, the effect of regularly drinking fresh, organic, raw green smoothies on competitive, high-performance endurance athletes.
|3/11/2014 - Although green and white tea leaves are harvested at different times, they share an important characteristic: they are pan- or oven-dried immediately after harvesting.
In contrast, both black and oolong tea are allowed to sit out in the air for varying lengths of time before being dried. While sitting...|
|2/20/2014 - Is it possible that the simple act of drinking green tea can help protect your brain against Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease? A multitude of studies have looked into the effects that the tea has on neurological health -- and the results are promising.
Shielding brain cells from the ravages of...|
|2/8/2014 - So many people make good health a complicated matter by polluting their bodies with processed foods, irradiated foods, genetically modified foods, gluten, bleached foods, hormone-laden meats and milk, and a host of other toxic products that punish the body instead of rewarding it for doing work for...|
|1/31/2014 - Green tea has received plenty of positive press over the years - and rightly so. Yet, its younger cousin is garnering significant attention as a superior brew in scientific circles. With the highest antioxidant rating of any tea - and the lowest level of fluoride - white tea offers noteworthy protection...|
|1/27/2014 - Although green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the entire world, its consumption has quickly become one of the biggest health trends, and for good reason. By simply consuming more green tea, you can possibly improve your overall health. These six health benefits of green tea may convince you...|
|1/27/2014 - Renewable "green" energy is an admirable goal, and our country should strive to develop it as quickly as possible, but we've got a problem that needs addressing first: a power grid that is simply outdated, aging and in danger of becoming overwhelmed.
Plugging in automobiles by the tens of millions,...|
|12/2/2013 - The myth that high-calorie food like chocolate causes weight gain has been clinically debunked by researchers at the University of Granada. A comprehensive study, funded by the European Union, reveals evidence that greater chocolate consumption actually lowers body mass index and central body fat in...|
|11/22/2013 - We here at Natural News have never understood the wisdom of burning up food supplies, which is one reason why we are vehemently opposed to the addition of ethanol in gasoline.
In 2007, when President Bush signed legislation requiring ethanol to be blended with regular fuel, its usage has only increased....|
|11/14/2013 - For many health-conscious professionals, the thought of having to pull out the juicer or scoff down three or four salads every day just to get enough fruits and vegetables into their diet is a harrowing one, which is why many now opt for convenient, cold-pressed bottled green juices instead. But because...|
|9/22/2013 - The scientific evidence in support of the cancer-fighting benefits of consuming green tea and standardized extracts of green tea polyphenols is overwhelming. The ancient Chinese have known the healing properties of sipping green tea for several millennia, while western nutrition science has been much...|
|9/18/2013 - Green, leafy vegetables are vital for a healthy lifestyle. Filled with vitamins K, C, B and E in addition to magnesium, calcium, iron and potassium and rich in beta-carotene and omega-3, they benefit our bodies in many different ways. Although extremely healthy foods, they do not always have the best...|
|9/16/2013 - Natural health enthusiasts have known for years that a fresh brewed cup of green tea provides an antioxidant punch that lowers the risk of developing many deadly lines of cancer, lowers the risk of developing dementia and can even boost metabolism to assist weight loss efforts. Those same health-minded...|
|9/6/2013 - For centuries, the Chinese have understood the healing nature of green tea. Only recently have we come to understand that the lightly fermented tea leaves used to brew green tea are endowed with a special class of flavonoid known as Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), that has been shown to positively...|
|9/1/2013 - You've heard it before, but it's true: Green tea, one of the most studied substances in recent history, really does help improve your memory.
That is the not-so-new conclusion of Chinese researchers who essentially have reaffirmed that the chemical properties of green tea tend to affect the generation...|
|8/21/2013 - With a few weeks of hindsight to examine the American Taxpayer Relief Act Fiscal Cliff deal, it's become obvious that the deal offers mixed results for green energy options in the 21st century. There are positive endorsements for renewable energy and biofuels interests that are receiving a great deal...|
|8/21/2013 - Alzheimer's disease is characterized by an unnatural accumulation of amyloid plaque aggregates around nerve synapses that block the transmission of electrical and chemical transmitters that allow the brain to retain a high level of cognitive function and to store and retain memories. Millions of middle...|
|8/13/2013 - Weight loss is one of the most talked about subjects today and many are searching for that perfect plan that will take care of all their weight problems. Some people will use expensive diets, extreme exercise, and even surgery. According to PRWeb, weight loss and health products are expected to be a...|
|8/7/2013 - There have been many studies on green tea consumption's health benefits as well as the benefits of green tea extracts. Obviously, drinking green tea has more traditional roots in Asian countries than in western nations.
Drinking green tea has become more popular in western countries, since its health...|
|8/2/2013 - Overcoming coffee addiction can be tough for many people, especially when the headaches, jitters, and other nasty withdrawal symptoms start kicking in. But finding alternative sources of daily energy to replace caffeine with just might be the best thing you ever do for your health. Here are seven alternatives...|
|7/26/2013 - Green tea has competition, and not just of the light kind. The word "rooibos" (roo-ee-bosh) means red bush and is a native South African herb, so rich in antioxidants, it supposedly puts green tea on the run. There is enough research and evidence to show the range of health benefits attributable to...|
|7/16/2013 - By now, almost everybody knows that conventional milk products routinely contain synthetic hormone chemicals, blood and pus. So most people look for alternative milk products, and while soy milk was popular for many years, all the nasty truths about soy (GMOs, deforestation, etc.) have caused a major...|
|6/23/2013 - Green PolkaDot Box, sometimes called "the Amazon.com of online food retailing," continues to expand its product line with amazing new healthy additions.
For those of you new to Green PolkaDot Box, it's an online health food buying club, much like Sam's or Costco. You pay a reasonable membership fee...|
|6/22/2013 - For only "pennies a day," any greenhouse owner can produce CO2 to help increase plant yields in their greenhouses. That's the message on CO2 generators sold by greenhouse supply companies across the United States and Canada. "1,500 ppm [of carbon dioxide] can be achieved... these generators automatically...|
|6/21/2013 - In case you haven't noticed, some of the most recent breakthroughs in terms of battling cancer have come from natural, not traditional medicinal, sources.
That trend is continuing, according to the results of a large new study which found that older women who regularly drink green tea may have less...|
|6/19/2013 - Prostate cancer continues to be one of the most prominent forms of the disease, accounting for more than 235,000 diagnoses each year in the U.S. alone, with nearly 30,000 deaths. As with many forms of cancer, prostate cancer is the result of years and decades of lifestyle transgressions such as smoking,...|
|6/10/2013 - Stroke is a devastating medical event that debilitates more than 800,000 Americans each year and kills nearly 150,000. Along with cardiovascular disease, many people continue to think that vascular diseases are a normal part of the aging process and take the statistics and mortality figures in stride....|
|5/18/2013 - There has been nothing you could call "successful" about President Obama's so-called "green energy" initiatives, but the worst thing of all is the billions in taxpayer dollars he has utterly wasted on failed companies who were trying to push unproven, and ultimately failed, initiatives.
|5/17/2013 - As we pass through spring and go into summer, health oriented foodies can focus on smoothie delights for refreshingly healthy beverages.
In case you're unfamiliar with making your own smoothies, you'll come to realize how easy it is if you have a decent blender that doesn't have to come apart for...|
|4/15/2013 - "If kids grow kale, they eat kale," Ron Finley, a famed guerrilla gardener, asserts during his 2013 TED talk. He also believes that food gardening is a revolutionary move with the ability to change the world. In an act of rebellion against the food desert of South Central Los Angeles, he began converting...|
|4/9/2013 - The first step to green cleaning is to get rid of all the toxic stuff from under your sink. The chemical nightmare that is in many people's cupboards is often highly toxic to humans and pets. Plus, you'd need a round of WHMIS training just to be sure you don't mix the wrong stuff together and cause...|
|4/2/2013 - As advanced as high-performance athletic training has become in the technological era, what effect can green smoothies have on the performance of endurance athletes?
Sergei Boutenko is currently setting out to test the results of adding a regular and substantial intake of green smoothies to the training...|
|3/21/2013 - You may have already heard that green tea is good for your heart, but did you know that it also lowers your cholesterol levels and decreases your risk of disability as you age?
The cholesterol finding comes from an analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials involving a total of 1,136 participants...|
|3/14/2013 - As new cases of Alzheimer's disease are expected to quadruple over the next several decades, Big Pharma researchers are plowing billions of research dollars into finding a synthetic cure for an illness that has its roots deeply seated in poor diet, excess stress and a generally unhealthy lifestyle....|
|2/21/2013 - Perhaps there is no beverage studied for health benefits more than green tea. It has been established as having anti-aging properties, promoting cardiovascular health, protecting against diabetes, reversing chronic fatigue syndrome, and exhibiting anti-cancer properties.
The major active ingredient...|
|2/14/2013 - Chemicals naturally occurring in green tea and red wine can actually put a stop to the process that leads to brain damage in Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
"This is an important...|
|2/9/2013 - Although it is unclear who started the green revolution, the world seems to be recognizing the powerful effects of green foods in helping individuals live longer and healthier. Scientific researchers, health nutritionists, and other experts including the author of the Green Foods Bible, David Sandoval...|
|1/5/2013 - The Feds (federal government) couldn't care LESS about pot smokers, and a bunch of people feeling happy and eating nachos late at night while talking about the universe and maybe a little "green" peace. In fact, the U.S. government only cares about keeping HEMP FARMING ILLEGAL because that, my friends,...|
|1/2/2013 - I want to take a moment out of our hectic investigative journalism schedule to recognize three non-GMO, organic health food companies that deserve top recognition in the new year.
These brands not only provide some of the very best non-GMO organic grocery foods available today; they're also engaged...|
|12/26/2012 - Recently, two studies were performed to measure the potential of green tea in acne treatment and the results give hope for those looking for an alternative. The findings of these recent studies show that when applied to the affected area, green tea can reduce sebum production, inflammation and bacterial...|
|11/27/2012 - Rapidly changing levels of blood glucose as a response to eating a high carbohydrate meal is now widely recognized as a trigger for many chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease to cancer, metabolic dysfunction and diabetes. Researchers have uncovered a host of naturally occurring compounds that...|
|11/13/2012 - Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly diseases out there. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women -- an astounding 14,000 out of 23,000 diagnosed each year, die. Ovarian cancer tends to be aggressive and generally has very few symptoms until it reaches an advanced stage. Fortunately,...|
|11/6/2012 - As idyllic as it might sound in theory, the pumping of billions of taxpayer dollars into green energy programs aimed at decreasing reliance on fossil fuels and foreign oil has not exactly led to the positive advancements in clean energy we were all told it would. According to a recent report by The...|
|11/5/2012 - Many studies have demonstrated evidence of several health benefits from drinking green tea, including lowering the risk of cancer.
A recent large scale statistical survey to determine green tea's cancer prevention potential, first reported by Reuters then published in the American Journal of Clinical...|
|10/2/2012 - A large study was recently carried out in Japan to assess citrus fruit consumption as a means of preventing cancer. The results were surprising: citrus fruit had a markedly lower risk for multiple cancers, but only for green tea drinkers. More importantly, daily citrus consumption provided significant...|
|9/14/2012 - Natural health advocates have understood and demonstrated the potent antioxidant and anti-cancer properties of green tea consumption for decades. The Chinese have brewed the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant for more than 5,000 years to benefit human health. Catechins such as epigallocatechin 3-gallate...|
|9/13/2012 - If you think drinking green tea seems to make your thinking more clear, you probably aren't imagining it. Research just published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research reveals natural properties of green tea actually affect the generation of new brain cells linked to improved memory and...|
|9/6/2012 - With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, new ways to slim down are in demand. Instead of fad diets and strange drinks, try natural green tea and probiotics. Both are found to be exceptionally effective in helping individuals shed extra pounds and maintain healthful weight.
Several studies have...|
|8/22/2012 - With food prices skyrocketing and food supplies looking increasingly questionable for 2013, you'll be happy to know I've selected and assembled a list of recommended storable foods from a trusted discount source. All the foods listed below have a great shelf life, from two years to a decade. In this...|
|8/15/2012 - Good news, folks. We are only weeks away from the opening of our new online store, complete with our own fulfillment center and in-house customer support based in the USA. Our new store will offer competitive prices on selected nutritional supplements, superfoods, storable foods, books and DVDs, and...|
|7/10/2012 - Green tea has always been cited to improve a number of health benefits through its consumption. A recent study targeted LDL, or "bad" cholesterol and brought forth evidence that green tea reduces those levels. The question of how much and whether or not green tea should serve as a medical alternative...|
|7/3/2012 - Probably no other beverage has been studied as much recently as green tea. It seems there is an inexhaustible list of benefits. Most recently, a study has determined that senior citizens who drink green tea have better control of their bodies to remain functional as they age.
The latest study conducted...|
|5/27/2012 - Synthetic household products contain harmful chemicals that react with ozone from the air, creating toxins like formaldehyde. The inside of homes contain around two to five times as many of common chemical pollutants than areas outside of homes, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Considering...|
|5/18/2012 - While most in society believe that coffee is bad for health this is only a half-truth. Pure green-coffee extract has become one of the top selling weight loss products on the market. Green coffee bean extract has some very good health and performance related benefits.
There are two major types of...|
|5/10/2012 - This is good news: The Green PolkaDot Box company is now carrying many of NaturalNews readers' favorite brands! This means significant discounts on the best of the best in the natural products industry because Green PolkaDot Box is a discount buyer's club much like Costco or Sam's Club, but it's focused...|
|5/8/2012 - Before undergoing a fermentation process that turns it into the black tea widely enjoyed by millions of Americans today, green tea, also known as Camellia sinensis, naturally contains a variety of antiviral and anti-cancer compounds with many proven health benefits. And a recent review published in...|
|4/23/2012 - Green tea catechins such as EGCG have effectively been shown to increase metabolism as an aid to weight loss and have demonstrated a long history as a potent tool to fight many different types of cancer. Compounds in green tea act as powerful antioxidants that can promote apoptosis or programmed cell...|
|4/1/2012 - During the 1960s and after, smoothies were presented as a healthy dairy alternative. They were made with milk, yogurt, or ice cream with some fruits and maybe even chocolate or peanut butter. These became popular as tasty items that offered the illusion of drinking something healthy.
|3/15/2012 9:11:27 PM - Vitamins are essential for the body to be able to put the nutrients in food to use.
Because vitamins are not produced by the body, we have to get them through the food that we also eat!
Our bodies only need a certain amount of vitamins, which can be provided by eating reasonable amounts of foods...|
|3/9/2012 - The Obama Administration's green energy development program, which has leveraged billions of taxpayer dollars into high-risk green energy startups, is rapidly turning out to be one of the biggest financial scams on the American people in recent history. A new investigative report by ABC News has revealed...|
|3/7/2012 - The good news about the health benefits of green tea just keeps getting better, it seems. In just the last two years, we've published dozens of stories about green tea and its surprisingly wide range of health benefits (see below). And today, one of the most respected superfood companies in the health...|
|2/12/2012 - Green tea has long been hailed as a cardio-protective beverage due to its ability to lower levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol, an established heart disease risk factor. It has also been shown to promote brain health because the active compound, EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) freely crosses the blood-brain...|
|2/1/2012 - Green PolkaDot Box, the new online discount retailer of organic groceries and personal care products, has extended an exclusive offer to NaturalNews readers: Try their membership free for 30 days and see just how much you can save on holistic, natural, non-GMO, gluten-free and other categories of groceries...|
|1/21/2012 - Just a few months ago, FBI agents raided the headquarters of now-bankrupt solar panel company Solyndra, which received more than half-a-billion dollars in federal stimulus funds as part of the federal government's green energy stimulus initiative. But according to a new investigation by CBS News, the...|
|1/19/2012 9:12:13 PM - Green PolkaDot Box, afast-growingonline buyer's club of organic, non-GMO and naturalgroceries and other products, has added three new natural brands to its product line:
Body AmiApple cider vinegar is well-known to deliver a broad spectrum of health benefits, promoting healthy digestion, raising...|
|12/27/2011 - Up is down; war is peace; pasteurized, denatured milk is good for you and raw milk is bad; protest is terrorism; and natural health protections and cures are dangerous. This has become the Orwellian rhetoric of our terrible times.
Get ready to add another: Green is Red. Green is the New Red: An Insiders...|
|12/22/2011 - Billed as the up-and-coming "Amazon.com of the natural food industry," the Green PolkaDot Box company has now opened its (online) doors and is shipping discounted foods, nutritional supplements, natural home care and personal care products straight to consumers at direct-to-consumer prices. Their launch...|
|12/17/2011 - Unlike most store-bought popsicles which contain little to zero nutrition and an over-dose of toxic ingredients like corn syrup and artificial colors, this homemade version packs a nutritional punch! This recipe also provides a convenient and sneaky way to get even the pickiest eaters to enjoy spinach...|
|12/12/2011 - Numerous studies have confirmed the health-supportive benefits of green tea consumption, as the ancient Chinese drink helps to prevent many forms of cancer and lowers the risk from cognitive decline and dementia. The result of a systematic literature search published in the Journal of the American Dietetic...|
|12/3/2011 - If you take green tea to reduce your risk of cancer, are you really getting enough? Up until recently, population studies have had mixed results, making it difficult to give clear-cut guidelines on green tea intake. But now, several new meta-studies have begun to shed light on how much green tea is...|
|12/2/2011 - Green tea hits the spotlight once again, this time as a natural remedy for lowering LDL cholesterol levels. It has already been shown to prevent flu, improve heart health, and fight obesity, and now researchers at Western University of Health Sciences in California say green tea can also shave a few...|
|11/30/2011 - The benefits of drinking green tea are numerous, as various studies have shown that compounds in green tea help to mitigate conditions like obesity, diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and cancer (http://www.naturalnews.com/green_tea.html). And a recent study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic...|
|11/23/2011 - If you want to completely eliminate caffeine from your diet, you will have to add green tea to your list of forbidden foods. However, if you merely want to reduce your caffeine intake, you may want to substitute green tea for coffee as your morning pick-me-up beverage. Consider these facts about green...|
|11/22/2011 - Flu season is now in full swing and seasonal vaccinations are being pushed from every corner. Nonetheless, a recent clinical trial showed that green tea-based supplements reduced the risk of flu by 75%. This is far better than the 60% risk reduction recently reported in the Lancet for vaccinations....|
|11/15/2011 - Green tea (and its less refined cousin, white tea) has been a part of the ancient Chinese tradition for countless generations, in large part due to its rich endowment of bioactive catechins. Many studies over the past decade have shown that green tea is a powerful tool to improve metabolism in a way...|
|11/2/2011 - We all know that our immune system is the first line of defense against a wide array of potentially deadly pathogens, bacteria and viruses. Yet many people take this crucial defense barrier for granted and do little to ensure that they are adequately protected against a multitude of microscopic invaders....|
|10/25/2011 - Reporting in the research journal Obesity, researchers continue to mount crucial evidence to support green tea as an agent in the war against overweight and obesity. Green tea (and its less refined cousin, white tea) is shown to slow weight gain and may be a key tool in the obesity epidemic impacting...|
|10/24/2011 - Scientists at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, working together with the Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research, have recently carried out a new study that looked at how green vegetables influence immunity. Published in the online Journal Cell (a Cell Press publication),...|
|10/18/2011 - Pennsylvania State University researchers have discovered yet another impressive property of green tea - it can slow down weight gain and counter obesity. This recent study analyzed the health development of a test group of obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet mixed with green tea extracts, and...|
|10/7/2011 - Many people are under the impression that it has to cost a lot to go green at home. While fitting solar panels, skylights and LED lights may be an expensive outlay, there are many other ways to go green by simply changing the way you do things around the house.
When doing laundry, ensure that you...|
|9/21/2011 - Green tea consumption has been shown to benefit many health issues ranging from help with weight management to cancer prevention and treatment. New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition explains that the natural extract from the Camellia sinensis plant has a powerful effect on cholesterol...|
|9/11/2011 - If watercress is served as a garnishment In a restaurant, don't throw it out. Eat it with the food served. It will help you digest your meal and provide many more health benefits than most know about. As a matter of fact, you'd be wise to mix it in salads or juice it with other veggies often.
|8/31/2011 - Something significant is happening in the organic foods industry: There's a new player on the block, and its name is Green PolkaDot Box. It's a new online organic store that's launching in just a few weeks, and it has the potential to save organic and non-GMO consumers thousands of dollars a year on...|
|8/4/2011 - Details are still sketchy on this, as we're breaking this news straight from the front lines in the aftermath of the government raid on Rawesome Foods in Venice, California (http://www.naturalnews.com/033220_Rawesome_Foods_armed_raids.html), but NaturalNews is now being told that the LA County District...|
|8/3/2011 - The famous cartoon character of the 1930's, Popeye the sailor man, would frequently find himself being handily beaten by his nemesis, Bluto. In those dark and desperate moments, Popeye would heartily devour several cans of spinach and subsequently attain superhuman powers. In a gravelly voice and careless...|
|7/21/2011 - The United Nations may soon announce that merely by changing the color of its soldiers' helmets from blue to green, it can intervene in the business of sovereign nations under the guise of so-called "climate change peacekeeping."
As you consider this, keep in mind that the current bombing of infrastructure...|
|7/18/2011 - While most acne solutions focus on surface treatments, truly clear skin comes from treating acne from the inside out. Like the rest of the body, the skin needs nourishment and nutrients in order to heal and cleanse itself. One of the most powerful foods for clearing acne is the green smoothie. This...|
|7/17/2011 - Results of the passage of S. 510, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, are beginning to come into play -- and in this case the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), rather than the FDA, has decided to take the helm.
A recent Action Alert posted by the Cornucopia Institute (CI) warns that current...|
|7/13/2011 - Over the past few years, many people have started drinking daily green smoothies and want to continue. But those same people are noticing that the greens can be the most expensive ingredient in the green smoothie. Plus, the prices of fresh produce are rising at tremendous speeds. Here are some ways...|
|7/12/2011 - A lot of people are realizing the importance of upgrading their diets, but sometimes it's the change part where people get a little stuck. If that's what is going on with you, why not start adding green smoothies to your diet as a first (or second) step in the right direction.
Greens are important...|
|7/7/2011 - Consumers worldwide have begun to realize that most conventional cleaning products contain harmful chemicals that put their health, and their family's health, at risk. It is no surprise that shoppers have started reaching for so-called 'green' products, which they expect to contain significantly less...|
|6/27/2011 - New research published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence that potent epicatechin flavonoids from extracts of green tea and cocoa lower the destructive effects of high blood sugar. This can effectively prevent damage that ravages the major organs and especially the coronary arteries lining...|
|6/21/2011 - The Chinese have known the healing power of green tea for generations. Many believe that the unprocessed tea leaves can help to prevent or even cure many chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer and dementia. Volumes of scientific evidence now provide compelling proof that the active polyphenol...|
|6/17/2011 - I've been wanting to write a story on this subject for at least two years now, but until recently there wasn't any study to cite which would back up my position on this. But now a study has come out and it's time to go public with information that will shock a lot of home buyers and homeowners: "Green"...|
|6/10/2011 - How many times have you heard to eat fruits and vegetables? Well, there is a good reason to start as fruits and vegetables are at the top of the healthy foods list. Mother Nature has packed them with hundreds of different nutrients designed to keep our bodies in top working order. Nearly all fruits...|
|6/7/2011 - The Japanese government has banned exports of green tea from four agricultural regions of Japan after leaves there tested positive for high levels of radioactive cesium. According to reports from the UK's Telegraph, green tea leaves from parts of Tochigi, Chiba, and Kanagawa, as well as from the entire...|
|6/3/2011 - As a company, Apple has become a household name in such a way that one would be hard-pressed to find many people in the Western world who aren't at least somewhat familiar with the words "ipod" and "iphone". However, what you might not know is that Apple has found a place at the bottom of a list compiled...|
|5/9/2011 - In just a few short months, we've witnessed people power in action. From the Middle East to the Midwest, movements have risen up to overturn tired dogma and challenge entrenched power. Many of us were inspired by these events. And many of us were surprised. Perhaps we were growing skeptical that people...|
|4/20/2011 - Compelling evidence presented in the journal Nutrition Research makes the irrefutable connection among green tea consumption, lowered body weight and reduced levels of dangerous belly fat. Drinking between 5 and 8 cups of green tea each day was shown to lower body weight by 5.6% and to decrease abdominal...|
|4/15/2011 - Would you drink a beverage that has repeatedly been shown to fight cancer initiation and proliferation, prevent damaging genetic mutations and negate the effects of free radicals that cause the outward signs of aging? Green tea and members of the tea family including black and white teas have passed...|
|2/27/2011 - Collards, kale, parsley - you can be sure anything green of the plant world is most likely going to benefit the body in extraordinary ways. Yet should we smoothie or should we juice? Now that is the question. It seems like some are standing strong in their corner for their quest to gain the largest...|
|2/15/2011 - The healing capacity of green tea has been understood and cultivated by the Chinese for more than 5,000 years. Western medicine has been very slow to embrace the many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea, as it has been with many super foods known to lower the risk of chronic disease. Researchers...|
|2/3/2011 - Systemic inflammation is a significant factor known to accelerate the aging process and is an underlying mechanism behind most chronic illnesses including cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. Low grade inflammation increases body temperature and initiates degradation of the delicate endothelial...|
|1/12/2011 - For years, NaturalNews has covered the mounting research linking green tea and its extracts to a host of disease-fighting benefits -- from halting the progression of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (http://www.naturalnews.com/029055_leukemia_green_tea.html) and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease...|
|1/3/2011 - Italian researchers have confirmed that diets rich in leafy green vegetables and olive oil are vital for heart health. Dr. Domenico Palli from the Cancer Research and Prevention Institute in Florence and his colleagues discovered that women who eat at least one serving of leafy greens a day are 46 percent...|
|12/19/2010 - It`s flu season again. During this time of year, flu shots and over the counter drugs seem to be lurking around every corner. However, many are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with relying on Big Pharma for their flu prevention and treatment needs. Fortunately, research continues to demonstrate...|
|12/16/2010 - Gold nanoparticles, so incredibly tiny they can't be seen by the naked eye, are used in electronics, healthcare products and as pharmaceuticals in some cancer treatments. Unfortunately, the positive applications of gold nanoparticles come with a downside -- producing the nanoparticles requires extremely...|
|12/2/2010 - A diet high in green leafy vegetables can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Leicester University in the United Kingdom, and published in the British Medical Journal.
The researchers analyzed the results of six prior studies that examined the relationship...|
|11/30/2010 - For those who are already familiar with Vitamineral Green from Healthforce Nutritionals, you'll be more than excited to hear about this special. If you don't know what Vitamineral Green is, it's one of the most respected superfood formulations in the natural health community -- it's used by vegetarians,...|
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|11/20/2010 - Christmas is associated with an abundance of food and gifts. Many gifts are not truly appreciated by the receiver (when last did you wear that purple and orange sweater that great-aunt Maude gave you)? So often, gifts are given merely for the sake of giving, and little thought goes into giving something...|
|11/18/2010 - The list of superfood products I consume on a daily basis is a very short list, and the quality of products on that list keeps getting better each year. You probably already know that when I blend up a superfood fruit smoothie, I add a scoop of Rejuvenate Berries & Herbs, which is an extremely delicious,...|
|11/1/2010 - Go green, eat green, drink green, be green, and live green. This is the anthem of a new generation of conscientious people who desire to live healthy and in harmony with nature. Living green means living closer to nature and the abundance it provides. The term 'green' in relation to food encompasses...|
|10/31/2010 - Online auction giant eBay has introduced a new "simple green shipping" box that the company claims will help reduce waste and preserve precious environmental resources. The eBay Box, which comes in three sizes, was unveiled at the recent eBay: On Location event in San Jose, Calif., and, according to...|
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|10/8/2010 - An extract from green tea may slow the progression of the most common form of leukemia, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Mayo Clinic and presented at the annual meeting of the "American Society of Clinical Oncology."
The study was conducted on 42 patients suffering from early-stage...|
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