Are These the New Superfoods?

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In this week's natural health headlines, find out about some big health benefits that are coming from some of the smallest of foods. Also more encouraging news about Alzheimer's and is the fountain of youth actually within us?

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HI AND WELCOME TO THIS WEEK’S EDITION OF NATURAL HEALTH HEADLINES ON IHEALTHTUBE…

AS YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR HOLIDAY MEALS… YOU MIGHT WANT TO THINK ABOUT A NEW INGREDIENT… RED CABBAGE MICROGREENS

THAT’S RIGHT… MICROGREENS ARE THE TENDER, IMMATURE PLANTS THAT TAKE ONLY A WEEK OR TWO TO GROW… BUT RECENT TESTS ARE SHOWING SOME IMPRESSIVE HEALTH BENEFITS…TESTING HAS SHOWN RED CABBAGE MICROGREENS HELPED LOWER THE RISK FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND REDUCED WEIGHT GAIN IN MICE THAT WERE FED A HIGH-FAT DIET….  

IT’S PART OF A GROWING BODY OF RESEARCH SUGGESTING THAT MICROGREENS COULD OFFER MORE HEALTH BENEFITS THAN THEIR MATURE COUNTERPARTS…

SOMETHING COMMON THIS TIME OF YEAR COULD PLAY A ROLE IN FIGHTING ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE….

A STUDY OUT OF M-I-T FOUND THAT EXPOSING MICE TO STROBE LIGHTING STIMULATED BRAIN WAVES CALLED GAMMA OSCILLATIONS… THOSE ARE KNOWN TO BE DISTURBED IN ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS.  BOOSTING THIS ACTIVITY SEEMED TO PROMPT THE BRAIN’S IMMUNE CELLS TO ABSORB THE AMYLOID PROTEINS THAT ARE ONE OF THE MOST VISIBLE INDICATIONS OF AN ALZHEIMER’S PATIENT’S BRAIN.

THE AUTHORS OF THE STUDY THOUGH ARE QUICK TO POINT OUT THAT REPLICATING THE FINDINGS IN HUMANS WAS A ‘BIG IF’.

PEOPLE HAVE SEARCHED FOR A FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH FOR CENTURIES… BUT COULD THE ANSWER LIE IN OUR OWN CELLS?

A RECENT STUDY FROM THE SALK INSTITUTE SUGGESTS THAT THE EXPRESSION OF CERTAIN GENES CAN REVERSE SIGNS OF OLD AGE… THE PROCESS PROMPTED HUMAN CELLS IN A DISH TO LOOK AND BEHAVE YOUNG AGAIN… AND RESULTED IN THE REJUVENATION OF MICE WITH PREMATURE AGING DISEASE.  THAT’S A LOOK AT WHAT’S MAKING HEADLINES IN NATURAL HEALTH THIS WEEK… MAKE SURE TO GO TO IHEALTHTUBE DOT COM TO STAY UP ON THE LATEST IN THE NATURAL HEALTH WORLD.