Eat right and exercise: 5 Natural ways to prevent high blood pressure

(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 75 million Americans, or one in three adults, have hypertension. Unfortunately, many of them don’t even know that they have the condition since it rarely produces any symptoms at its onset. In 2014, the agency reported that high blood pressure was either a primary or contribut [...]

07 February 2020

Improve sleep quality and boost heart health: 7 Reasons to eat nutrient-rich cherries

(Natural News) You know how the saying goes: Big things can come in small packages. This is especially the case for an often-overlooked superfood: cherries. Each cherry you pop into your mouth is packed with essential vitamins and nutrients that can provide a multitude of health benefits. Cherries on top Cherries come in different varieties, many of which can be found all over [...]

07 February 2020

Survival first aid: How to treat spider bites

(Natural News) Spiders, for the most part, are harmless. They will rather hide or run away from a threat than engage in a fight. However, if they feel cornered, they will bite any threat, including humans. Luckily, most spider bites aren’t strong enough to break the skin or be fatal. If you get bitten, try and catch the spider responsible, so that your physician can identify it. I [...]

07 February 2020

Japanese researchers discover novel enzyme from soil fungus that can be used for industrial purposes

(Natural News) A new enzyme has been discovered in a soil fungus previously linked to fruit rot, according to Japanese researchers. The enzyme, identified as a type of glucanase by a group of researchers from Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology and other organizations, may play an important role in soil ecosystems. According to the study, which [...]

07 February 2020

Shaking in your (workout) shoes: Here’s why your muscles shake when you’re working out

(Natural News) It can’t be stressed enough that physical activity, be it mundane walking or an intense workout session, is vital for improving overall health. Regular exercise can bring a wide variety of health benefits, including improved mood, reduced risk of heart disease, increased energy levels and weight loss. But as you exercise, you may notice that your muscles start shaki [...]

07 February 2020

Vitamin K supplementation can help reduce arterial stiffness and improve blood pressure, researchers find

(Natural News) One of the major keys to having a healthy heart is maintaining the health of your arteries. The hardening of arteries, also known as arterial stiffness, is a risk factor for chronic heart diseases like coronary artery disease and even death. This emphasizes the need to find ways to prevent the onset of this deadly disease. Now, recent evidence suggests that dietary su [...]

07 February 2020

How about a short workout… in the sauna? Study reveals a sauna session has physical strain similar to sports activities

(Natural News) Researchers from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Medical Center Berlin are suggesting that spending some time in a sauna can be just as exhausting as moderate exercise. Their study found that a sauna session, contrary to popular belief, actually raises your heart rate and blood pressure, and that once you leave,  [...]

07 February 2020

Foreign affairs minister wants a new 'framework' on Canada-China relations

Canada can no longer do business as usual with China. That's the new foreign minister's take, exactly one year after the arrest of Huawei's Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. In an exclusive interview with Radio-Canada, François-Philippe Champagne said he recognizes that the situation is serious. "I think we have arrived at a critical moment, strategically, where my role is t [...]

14 December 2019

The Politics of Faith: Does a leader’s personal religious practice hurt or help with voters? It depends

November 28, 2019 – The role of faith in Canadian society remains part of an ongoing and unresolved debate. In a country that enshrines freedom of religion in its constitution, but whose populace is increasingly less likely to identify as formally religious, how much does a political leader’s own faith help or hinder them? These are among the questions Canadians themselves are grappli [...]

14 December 2019

Group of premiers band together to develop nuclear reactor technology

The premiers of Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have committed to collaborate on developing nuclear reactor technology in Canada.  Doug Ford, Scott Moe and Blaine Higgs made the announcement and signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday in advance of a meeting of all the premiers.  They will be working on the research, development and building of small modu [...]

14 December 2019

Report: Soy-containing products contain “alarming” levels of phytoestrogens

(Natural News) Many people start eating a lot of soy products when they’re trying to cut their intake of animal-based foods like meat and cow’s milk. We’ve heard a lot about the benefits of a plant-based diet, but when it comes to soy, studies show that great caution is needed. In addition to the fact that much of the soy grown in the U.S. is genetically modified, researchers [...]

26 November 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s $52 trillion “Medicare for All” health care plan would push tax rates above 100% for some

(Natural News) According to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, Americans don’t really need to worry about who’s going to pay for her $52 trillion “Medicare for All” health care proposal because it will only affect a small handful of very rich people. But there’s a bit more to the story than that. The truth is that Warren’s plan would spike the federal tax rate on some billion [...]

26 November 2019

How do you use kudzu in a survival situation?

(Natural News) Kudzu, also known as Japanese arrowroot, is a legume that produces hearty vines and biomass. This plant was exported from Japan in 1876 and was considered an ornamental plant, but was later heavily planted to help stop soil erosion. Kudzu is also a great survival plant. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) Biofuel Kudzu produces more fuel per acre than corn, which tends to take [...]

26 November 2019