Study Shows Red Wine and Chocolate Consumption Linked To Anti-Aging

The journal BMC Cell Biology published research linking the consumption of a compound similar to resveratrol to help with aging. Reservatrol is found in red wine and dark chocolate. This substance which is similar to resveratrol was found to help rejuvenate old human cells. This may slow down the aging process.

Researchers in the United Kingdom at the University of Exeter performed the study.

Splicing factors are often inactive as people age. But when resveralogues were added to aging human cells in the study, the splicing factors were reactivated. As a result, old cells appreared younger and they also started to divide again.

“When I saw some of the cells in the culture dish rejuvenating I couldn’t believe it,” says Dr. Latorre. “These old cells were looking like young cells. It was like magic,” she says.

“I repeated the experiments several times and in each case, the cells rejuvenated. I am very excited by the implications and potential for this research,” Dr. Latorre adds.

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Natural Antibiotics For Bacteria In The Body

The many advancements and benefits of modern medicine increase every day. Overall it’s hard to say how many years it may have added to many people’s lives.

As with most things in life though, it is important to weigh the pros and cons to important decisions.

One possible concern with regular antibiotics is that they may harm the good bacteria in the gut. A reduction in good gut bacteria is not to be desired.

Before modern medicine, finding natural ways to help the body heal was relied on. Some of these may work very well. Others are not as effective. But many natural approaches are often quite safe.

Here are some natural options to deal with bacteria in the body:

“1. Garlic and Onion

Both garlic and onion contain anti-cancer, antifungal, and antibacterial properties.  According to the journal publication Pharmacognosy Reviews, “At the time when antibiotics and other pharmacy products did not exist, a bulb of garlic itself represented a whole pharmacy industry due to the broad spectrum of effects.”

2. Ginger Root

Ginger can be eaten fresh, dried, or powdered.  You can also take it as an extract, tincture, oil, lozenge, or capsule.   It is a potent antibiotic, pain-reliever, and anti-inflammatory agent, capable of relieving motion sickness and nausea, among other things.

3. Coconut Oil

As a natural antibiotic, coconut oil helps cure candida, warts, inflammation, and coughs.    It is also a potent antifungal, antiviral, and antimicrobial agent which prevents dangerous pathogens from entering the digestive system.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, a potent anti-inflammatory. It helps reduce the symptoms of various conditions, including gout, arthritis, and acne.

5. Honey

Honey contains hydrogen peroxide, which is often used to treat cuts and minor injuries.  Amazingly, studies show that honey kills more than sixty different types of bacteria!”



22 Problems That May Be Linked To Low Magnesium

As described in the original article, magnesium plays a role in many bodily functions. If you are low in magnesium there are many possbile symptoms people may experience.

Becoming aware of a magnesium deficiency is not as simple as having a blood test from a medical doctor though. That’s because, as the article explains, only a small percentage of the magnesium in the body is present in the blood. The majority of the magnesium in the body is stored in the organs and bones.

Many people with a low level of magnesium are not aware of this.

It is important to be aware of some of the signs of having low magnesium. Some of these include headaches, low energy and loss of appetite.

“Dr. Dean has studied and written about magnesium for more than 15 years. The latest addition of her book, The Magnesium Miracle, came out in 2014 and in it you can learn about 22 medical areas that magnesium deficiency triggers or causes, all of which have all been scientifically proven. This includes:4

  1. Anxiety/panic attacks
  2. Asthma
  3. Blood clots
  4. Bowel diseases
  5. Cystitis
  6. Depression
  7. Detoxification
  8. Diabetes
  9. Fatigue
  10. Heart disease
  11. Hypertension
  12. Hypoglycemia
  13. Insomnia
  14. Kidney disease
  15. Liver disease
  16. Migraine
  17. Musculoskeletal conditions
  18. Nerve problems
  19. Obstetrics/gynecology
  20. Osteoporosis
  21. Raynaud’s syndrome
  22. Tooth decay”

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Seven Signs Of An Illness Possibly Related To Mold

Without knowing it, many people may be exposed to mold every day. This could cause health probems. Sometimes these problems could become quite serious?

How does someone get exposed to mold? It could come from the air you breathe, something you touch, or something you eat.

Mold could be in food. It could also be hiding behind walls or under floors. Many buildings have had some water damage at some point and that could have led to the creation of mold.

Mold may be the cause behind unexplained health issues.

Some health issues with symptoms similar to mold toxicity include chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and lyme disease.

“Research shows that long exposure to mold toxicity can cause:

  1. Neurocognitive problems such as mood issues, brain fog, confusion, and memory loss

  2. Sleep issues and fatigue

  3. Auto-immune issues

  4. Pain such as headaches, inflammatory problems or joint pain

  5. GI problems, food sensitivities, and weight fluctuation

  6. Numbness and tingling

  7. Blurred vision or sensitivity to light”

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