Olive leaf can treat type 1 diabetes according to medical research. Scientists have determined that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin sensitivity and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas.
Category: Plant Medicine Research
The use of alternative and natural therapies in cancer care may be considered taboo among conventional medicine, but many cancer patients do not concur, new studies find.
Most of us knew that breakfast was good for us. But new research finds a breakfast – especially breakfast with fiber – can also reduce the risk of diabetes among children.
While conventional dentistry is pouring chemicals into our mouths, ancient Ayurveda has been preventing gum diseases like gingivitis and periodontal disease for thousands of years.
ADHD has been linked to eating the Western diet. Find out what the Western diet is and how it can produce ADHD.
Research from Denmark’s National Food Institute has concluded that eating too much protein causes early mortality and a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes and possibly more kidney diseases.
Certain foods provide natural forms of melatonin, which have been shown to raise melatonin blood levels naturally and significantly aid sleep. Learn which foods boost melatonin levels naturally.
Plant sterols, nuts, soy and fiber have been proven to reduce bad cholesterol, LDL-c.
Research confirms that the fungus that causes ringworm is inhibited by certain essential oils. Find out which oils work on ringworm.
Clinical and laboratory research confirms that Chamomile is not only soothing and relaxing, but can significantly treat clinical anxiety and depression.
Researchers have found that Silymarin extracts from the Milk thistle herb inhibit the growth of the Human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1). This makes milk thistle a possible treatment against AIDS.
Research has confirmed that brown seaweed safely slows glucose release from the gut, while other research has shown that brown seaweeds increase insulin sensitivity and helps balance and normalize insulin levels and blood glucose levels.
Soy intake reduces breast cancer risk, even among those with a breast cancer genetic trait. But is this effect only found among Asian women? Find out why this is also applicable to non-Asian women.
Something we already probably know but remained to be proven – research from Swedish medical researchers has determined that eating a plenty of fruits and vegetables will extend our lifespan.