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Common Cold and Influenza: Part One

By Andrea Jacobs, Certified Naturopath In our 5-part „Common Colds and Influenza Series“ we will be discussing topics concerning these infectious winter diseases: how they develop, how they spread, how you can protect yourself against them, which natural remedies exist and much more. This week we are starting with our first …

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BLACKCURRANT JUICE: PROMISING WEAPON AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S

Blackcurrant juice may be more than a refreshing and healthy drink. Recent studies show that it may not only help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, but also slow down the disease’s progression in those who already have it. And it’s good for our brains as well. As of 2015, …

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Elderberry human trial: Ifographic representation shows that eIprona AG´s elderberry formula protects from colds
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Respiratory infections plague travellers. What you can do to manage the risk

Respiratory infections are the number one reason why returning travellers seek medical help. The US center for disease control (CDC) estimates the rate of respiratory infections among all travellers at 20%, making them almost as frequent as travellers´ diarrhea. The top 10 busiest airports in the world alone transport about …

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Elderberry, from Traditional Remedy to High End Sports Nutrition Ingredient?

Researchers at the University of Derby have designed a study protocol to determine whether black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) improves exercise performance due to increased nitric oxide output and the modulation of other metabolic processes. Iprona AG, an Italian red fruit processor, is working in collaboration with the University on a …

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Elderberry human trial: Ifographic representation shows that eIprona AG´s elderberry formula protects from colds
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Fight Cold And Flu The Natural Way With Elderberry

By Carl Thompson. News of the upcoming flu season includes an unsettling statistic: as of early November only 39 per cent of the U.S. population had gotten a flu vaccine, according to the Center for Disease Control. One reason is that flu season has been relatively mild so far this …

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2 New Year’s Drinks Packed with Anti-Inflammatory Health Benefits

By Carl Thompson. Along with the pleasures of the season come some possible risks, particularly if you suffer from medical conditions related to inflammation, such as arthritis or rheumatism. The condition can make sugary desserts and sweet holiday drinks worrisome. Some of the ingredients they contain can aggravate inflammation, and …

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Blackcurrant takes center stage in Alzheimer´s research

By Akam Anyangwe Dementia is a loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living, lasting more than six months, not present since birth, and not associated with a loss or alteration of consciousness. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease which accounts …

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Anti-Oxidant Rich Elderberry Can Help with Weight Loss

 By Carl Thompson Effective, safe weight loss is not just about dieting. It’s about maintaining a healthy lifestyle: nutritious meals, and most often, regular exercise. But sometimes the ability to stay active can be hampered by obstacles like injury or fatigue — and one of the main causes of such discomforts …

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With Elderberry’s Promise in Improving Bone Density, Diabetics Have One Less Risk to Worry About

By Carl Thompson There are some 29 million people with diabetes in the U.S. Managing the disease is a perpetual balancing act that often includes eating right, monitoring blood sugar levels, and learning how to inject — or ingest — just the right amount of insulin. Diabetes can also cause a number of …

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European elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) and dwarf elderberry (Sambucus ebulus L.) have a wide range of health benefits
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Skin care and elderberry

A popular natural remedy for colds and influenza might also be able to help you slow the rate at which your skin ages. Elderberry, which has been used as a medicine and as a food for thousands of years1, is one of the richest sources of plant pigments called anthocyanins, …

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