Spirulina Helps Boost Immunity

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Spirulina (also called blue-algae) may boost your immune system by increasing antibody production in response to pathogens. These algae was found to increase immune response through enhanced production of the immunoglobulin IgA, interleukin-6 and interferon-gamma. Also, enhances immunity through increased phagocytic activity of macrophages, stimulates production of antibodies and cytokines, increases accumulation of natural killer […]

Spirulina Joins Cancer Fight

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Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae. These algae produces body chemicals that attack tumor cells that cause cancer. Test tube and animal-based studies indicate spirulina may boost the immune system and anticancer effects. Spirulina Cancer Benefits Spirulina strengthens the immune system to fight against the formation of malignant tumors. In a 2002 Japanese study, […]

Grape Seed Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Effects

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Grape seed are waste products of the winery and grape juice industry. A wide variety of phytochemicals, have been shown to possess anti-carcinogenic effects. Among these are the grape seed proanthocyanidins, which are the active ingredients of  GSE (grape-seed extract). Grape seed extract is especially rich in a very strong flavonoid called OPCs (Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins). […]

Grape Seed Strong Antioxidant

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Grape seed extracts (GSE) are rich in antioxidants which have been associated with useful effects on health such as prevention of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. One group of polyphenols found in grapeseed is OPCs (Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins), which help combat free radicals that might increase the risk of disease. Supplements, are usually standardized to have between […]

Cat’s Claw Could Combat Arthritis

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Cat’s claw (una de gato) is a plant from the Amazon River basin that is widely used for inflammatory diseases and was  described as an inhibitor of NF-kappaB. There are two main species of cat’s claw used medicinally; Uncaria guianensis and Uncaria tomentosa. Cat’s claw is thought to have anti-inflammatory properties and has been used […]