Study reveals how vitamin E protects skeletal muscles

(Natural News) Aging is a complex biological process, and it’s one that can even lead to several muscular disorders. Recently, scientists from the U.S. and Taiwan focused on how age changes the health of our skeletal muscles and how vitamin E may be used to mitigate those changes. Our skeletal muscles are the most common of the…

Quercetin is a must-have before and after workouts: It protects red blood cells from damage

(Natural News) Exercise, especially when done regularly, is beneficial for both the body and the brain. However, there are cases where strenuous physical exercise can produce excessive reactive oxygen, otherwise known as oxidants. The body’s antioxidant defenses may be overwhelmed in this instance. Fortunately, researchers from the Foro Italico University of Rome found evidence that the regular…

TCM helps patients with mild cognitive impairment reduce some symptoms

(Natural News) Alzheimer’s disease is often presaged by a condition called mild cognitive impairment (MCI). MCI is the stage between the decline of cognition expected during normal aging and the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. MCI has a very common sub-type called amnestic MCI (aMCI). It is characterized by the impairment of episodic memory; but…

Pungent, bitter onion varieties found to beat cancer

(Natural News) Traditional societies have long ascribed the healing properties to fruits and vegetables with strong tastes or pungent odors, such as onions, ginger, turmeric and garlic. Scientists are now beginning to confirm these properties in the humble onion, long a staple of kitchens. Aside from the fibers in onion that prevent heart disease and…

Warning signs and symptoms of magnesium deficiency

(Natural News) Magnesium is an essential element needed by everyone. It is involved in at least 300 chemical reactions in the body because it works as an electrolyte, which is a mineral that carries an electric charge when dissolved in body fluids such as blood. Magnesium is vital for the formation of teeth and bone. It is also…

A basic guide to surviving an EMP attack

(Natural News) In the technology-dependent world we live in today, an EMP attack is one of the worst things that could happen. Surviving one requires a lot of preparation and planning. You need to understand first what an EMP is and what it can affect in our daily lives. Understanding EMP EMP stands for electromagnetic…

Handheld electronic devices found to be a potential source of toxic chemicals

(Natural News) Nowadays, it seems that we are married to our electronic devices — for better or for worse. Maybe for worse, because not only do they affect our personal relationships, but toxic chemicals have been found on them that can negatively affect our physical health. In a study published recently in Environment International, scientists from…