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Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Astragalus: Cancer-Fighting Herb Shows Promise

Could an ancient Chinese secret hold the answer for people debilitated by a very modern disease? That’s the promise of this herb that’s been used for millennia by practitioners of Chinese medicine and other traditional healing systems. In fact, the Chinese view it as the most important of all tonic herbs.  Often combined with other plant-based remedies, this humble root is said to strengthen the immune system, protect against the effects of stress, and treat various health conditions. But recent scientific research suggests another benefit: Taken in supplement form, his herb may be a useful therapy for people with cancer. […]

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L-theanine: A Better Alternative to Coffee?

Here in the West, most of us don’t feel fully awake without a trip to the coffee machine or our local Starbucks. Millions of people rely on a cup – or five ­– of Joe to feel awake, alert, and stimulated all day long.  Others prefer to get their oomph in a can, downing energy drinks such as Red Bull like they’re water. But there may be an even better way to get your buzz. In fact, there’s an intriguing substance found in the leaves of a simple plant – one that promises a gentle energy boost, combined with feeling […]

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Rhodiola: Nature’s #1 Stress Buster

If you were to draw back the Iron Curtain of the Soviet Union during the 1960s to 1980s, you would find scientists with their noses to the grindstone, intent on making the advances that would cement this nation’s spot as an international superpower. One of their focuses was the hunt for adaptogens, substances that have the purported ability to help us resist the harmful effects of stress and fight fatigue. And their search paid off: In the wilds of Eastern Europe and Asia, they discovered a plant that promised to help fortify Soviet athletes, cosmonauts, soldiers, and others racing to […]

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Nature’s Most Potent Stress Buster?

It sounds like something out of National Geographic: On a remote South Pacific island, villagers form a circle. Some members of the group chew small pieces of a root, spit them into a bowl, and then add coconut milk. After the brew has been strained, it’s poured into another bowl and passed around the circle, where villagers sip its contents. This sacred ceremony has taken place for thousands of years, a ritual that encourages relaxation and bonding. And now, research suggests that the stress-busting benefits of the mystical root involved in this ceremony may be as close as your supermarket’s […]

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It’s a familiar morning routine for most of us: Roll out of bed and drag ourselves straight to the coffee maker. And with an estimated 90 percent of the world’s population consuming it daily, it’s no surprise that caffeine isn’t just an occasional treat for most people – it’s a habit. I’m not exaggerating when I say that a lot of us rely on caffeinated coffee for a jolt – and many people claim they can’t make it through the morning without it. Even if you’re getting plenty of sleep, you probably still have a diet rich in caffeine, whether […]

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