Blueberries Increase Immunity and Reduce Blood Pressure

blueberries_immune_heartA recent study finds that blueberries are even healthier than ever imagined. Learn what just six weeks of daily blueberries can do.

If we review the landscape of health issues, two that lie at the root of a variety of health conditions are a lack of immune cells and Continue reading

EFT is an Effective Tool for Anxiety

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Chronic anxiety, like stress, is very damaging to your mental and physical health, temporarily shutting down your immune system

Long-term anxiety raises your risk for depression, Continue reading

8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

StrawberryWho doesn’t love strawberries?  And you don’t need any reason other than the pleasure of their sweetness to eat them every day.  But according to researchers from Oklahoma State University, there’s lots more to strawberries than the flavor.[i]

Their study was Continue reading

The Science of Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is an ancient holistic health care system still widely practiced in China

Each year, millions of Americans also turn to acupuncture to relieve chronic pain, Continue reading

Documentary Examines How Stress Kills

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The documentary “Stress: Portrait of a Killer” illustrates how prolonged exposure to stress can ruin your health in a multitude of ways

You are more vulnerable to the adverse effects of stress if you feel like you have no control, Continue reading

Improving Your Sleep May Be Key for Preventing and Treating Metabolic Disorders

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According to recent research, poor sleep could have a significant bearing on metabolic disorders such as obesity, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes

The authors suggest that addressing your sleeping habits may be key for both the prevention and treatment Continue reading

Neuroplasticity; Improving Brain Function with Chiropractic Care

Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. Many people are familiar with negative neuroplasticity which causes increasing brain fog and memory loss, declining mental clarity and dementia. However, positive neuroplasticity can Continue reading

7 Natural Alternatives Better than Drugs for Health and Healing

Natural medicine is an amazing field, full of inspiring stories and an ever-accumulating body of scientific research to support its increasingly popular view of health.  

In fact, at GreenMedInfo.com we specialize in dredging up from the National Library of Medicine’s 23-million citation deep, Continue reading

Garlic Beats Best-Selling Blood Pressure Drug In New Study

A groundbreaking new study published in Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences has revealed that garlic is at least as effective as the blockbuster blood pressure lowering drug atenolol in reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients diagnosed with essential hypertension, a condition linked to the #1 cause of death in Continue reading

Certain Fruits May Be Linked to a Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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There’s compelling evidence supporting the notion that high-fructose diets are responsible for most chronic disease; insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and obesity in particular

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Miso Protects Against Radiation, Cancer and Hypertension

miso_health_benefitsWhen the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9th, 1945, 21 healthcare workers were attending 70 tuberculosis patients in a hospital 1.4 km from ground zero.  None of them suffered from acute radiation poisoning. 

Dr. Tatuichiro Akizuki, a physician at the hospital, credited this miracle to the fact that everyone was consuming daily cups of miso soup garnished with wakame seaweed.   

In a new comprehensive review of both epidemiological and experimental studies, Japanese researcher Hiromitsu Watanabe from Continue reading

Cinnamon Reduces Blood Pressure while Balancing Blood Glucose

cinnamon_blood_sugar_pressureRecent research from the University of Toronto has confirmed that even short-term use of cinnamon can significantly reduce blood pressure – especially among those who are prediabetic or type-2 diabetic.

The researchers conducted a systematic review study of clinical trials using cinnamon between Continue reading

Food as Medicine: Rooibos Shines as a Potent Defense against Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Hypertension and More

rooibosIf you are a fan of green, black or white tea you may want to rethink your beverage of choice. Rooibos (Aspalathus linear) trumps all three with its substantial health enhancing features. Even if you are not an ardent tea drinker, a second look at this red hued nectar is worth your while for the sake of disease-free living. Continue reading

In Defense of (Raw) Milk

rawmilkThere is plenty of clinical and nutritional evidence that milk, this hailed “natural” drink, is the source of numerous immunological, gastrointestinal and perhaps neurological disorders. While it is important to acknowledge these facts, it is equally necessary to remember that the milk we are talking about is a highly processed industrial product that only remotely resembles the natural variety.

Depending on the pasteurization method, raw milk can be heated at 161 F up to 212 F Continue reading

The Evidence For and Against Birth Induction

birthAbstract: Smith (2003) found unexplained stillbirth occurs once in 2000 births (0.5/1000) after 34 weeks among low risk second pregnancies, following a first vaginal birth in the absence of induction for postdates.  If induction for postdates could prevent stillbirth by expediting the deliver, one would expect to save 0.5/1000.   Four systematic reviews performing meta-analysis of the data regarding the effect of induction for postdates draw three different conclusions.  Cochrane (2012) concludes that inducing at 41 weeks can prevent 1 stillbirth/perinatal death for Continue reading