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To Relax Your Mind, You Need to Relax Your Body

By Alison Palmer The past year has definitely been unnatural for all of us, and created detrimental effects on everyone’s physical and mental well-being. In fact, many people reported that they have felt more stressed due to their overall health and their personal hardships. Thus, a majority of Canadians have emphasized that they are placing …

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Insight and Approaches on the Health Benefits of Green Tea

By Sandra Nomoto Quality of Tea Guarantees its Place in Pharmacy Camellia sinensis, commonly known as green tea, represents about 20 percent of the dried tea that’s manufactured and consumed annually, mainly in Asian countries. Green tea possesses different classes of chemical compounds: polyphenols, alkaloids, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. Its positive health properties …

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Elixirs as the Antidote to Promote Self-Healing

By Jhena Waring Elixirs Boost the Body’s Capacity to Recuperate Elixirs are not juices or kombucha; they are natural drinks that nurture the body. Antidote Healing is an ethical vegan company selling natural elixirs sourced from the highest grade ingredients. From recyclable packaging to profit kickback initiatives and their remedial plant-based beverages, it’s a business …

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Among Other Benefits, Cannabis Sativa Provides a Vital Source of Protein

By Jhena Waring Here’s Why You Should Consider Adding This Plant-Powered Miracle Crop to Your Diet What Is Hemp? Hemp is a variety of the infamous Cannabis sativa plant, a flowering plant that is cultivated widely due to its varied functions. It’s a source of industrial fibre, seed oil, and is used for recreational and …

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The Role of Plant-Based Diets in Asthma Prevention and Treatment

By Safiyyah Bazemore New Research Cites Benefits of Plant-Based Diets For Asthma Treatment and Prevention Asthma, the chronic disease of the lungs caused by inflamed and narrowed airways, is characterized by symptoms including shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness. The respiratory condition affects over 300 million people around the world, and many suffer …

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Reishi: The Medicinal Mushroom That Promotes Longevity

By Jhena Waring This Healing Fungus Boosts Immunity and is Believed to Help Combat Cancer Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), also known as Lingzhi, is a type of fungus native to the humid soils of Asia. It has been used as a medicinal mushroom for over 2000 years in various medicinal systems, such as Ayurveda and Traditional …

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Kampo: A Modern Japanese Medicinal System with Traditional Chinese Roots

By Jhena Waring What is Kampo? Kampo is a traditional Japanese herbal medicine system, used to treat chronic and acute disease alike. Its guiding principle is the balance of physical and mental health; body and mind. The body and mind are seen as inseparable, and health is achieved by balancing these two entities. Kampo Through …

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What Australia’s Doctors for Nutrition Says About Plant-Based Diets and Kidney Disease

By Dr. Anis Ta’eed, MBBS, FRACP Chronic Kidney Disease Currently Affects Approximately One in Ten Adults Worldwide and Its Burden is Increasing. Maintaining healthy kidneys is often overlooked in the fight against chronic diseases. Yet, chronic kidney disease (CKD) currently affects approximately one in ten adults worldwide and its burden is increasing. By 2040, it …

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Ashwagandha, The King of Ayurvedic Herbs, Fights Stress For Your Body

Commonly Used to Combat Stress, Ashwagandha Provides a Variety of Benefits to Plant-Based Lifestyles By Jhena Waring Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera), is an evergreen plant native to India, the Middle East, and parts of Africa. Often hailed “the king of Ayurvedic herbs,” its usage goes back over 3000 years. Ashwagandha is classified as an adaptogen: a …

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How a Plant-Based Diet Can Prevent and Treat Type 2 Diabetes

By Jhena Waring Research Suggests That the Prognosis of Diabetes Can be Improved on a Plant-Based Diet. Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels. The disease affects an estimated 415 million people worldwide, not accounting for roughly 46% who are undiagnosed. Specific to Canada, one in three Canadians has diabetes …

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