Health and Nutrition: August 26, 2008
My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. (21) Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. (22) For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
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Onions, Garlic Linked to Lower Cancer Risks
“On the other hand, they note, animal studies and lab experiments with cancer cells have found that certain compounds in onions and garlic may inhibit the growth of tumors. Sulfur compounds found in garlic and antioxidant flavonoids in onions are among the potentially protective substances.”
The medical benefits of onions and garlic have been known for years. Garlic is great for your blood and immune system
Garlic Supplements Lower Blood Pressure
“Garlic supplements may lower blood pressure just as effectively as some drugs used to treat hypertension can, according to a new research review. “Supplementation with garlic preparations may provide an acceptable alternative or complementary treatment option for hypertension,” Dr. Karin Ried and colleagues from The University of Adelaide in South Australia write.”
There are natural ways to lower your blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, please research this and get off the medication if you can.
Vitamin E Lowers Diabetic Heart Risk
“Vitamin E supplements can significantly reduce the risk of heart attacks and related deaths for Type 2 diabetics who carry a particular version of a gene, according to researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Clalit Health Services in Israel”
Vitamin E lowers heart risk for ALL people! Remember, you want to take natural Vitamin E as the synthetic is worthless.
New Reasons To Avoid Grapefruit And Other Juices When Taking Certain Drugs
“The study provides a new reason to avoid drinking grapefruit juice and these other juices when taking certain drugs, including some that are prescribed for fighting life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, cancer, organ-transplant rejection, and infection, the researcher says.”
This is a very important study if you are taking certain medications.
Remember, that you alone are responsible for your health: act now!