Survival

Fight the Flu With Licorice Root

…saline injections. After 21 days, all the animals given glycyrrhizin were still alive. There were no survivors in the saline group, and their average survival time after infection was 10.5 days. Further evaluation of the licorice extract revealed that it had no effect on stopping or slowing the replication…

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The Health Benefits of Chia

…Aztecs, chia was an integral part of their diet, as well as a key component in their religious ceremonies. Their warriors also utilized it as a survival ration. Historical records indicate that chia has been used as a food as far back as 2500 BC. Up until a couple of decades ago it was grown only on…

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Stop the Flu With Resveratrol

…tested the effects of resveratrol on mice. Animals given the compound following inoculation with the influenza virus had a 40 percent increased survival rate compared to those not given resveratrol. And six days after the infection, the mice given resveratrol had 98 percent lower pulmonary viral antibody…

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A Honey of a Cure for Burns

…honey on nine different pathogenic organisms found in burn wounds. One was Pseudomonas aeruginosa. When cultured, none of the organisms was able to survive a 30-percent concentration of the honey. Another study found that honey was effective against 17 different strains ofPseudomonas aeruginosa even at…

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The Best Probiotic Foods for Digestive Relief

…Consider a supplement if you can’t get enough fermented foods in your diet. Look for one with controlled-release technology, which is formulated to survive stomach acid and offer the best release of live bacteria throughout the digestive tract. My favorite of these supplements are ones that use the BIO…

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The Superpowers of Fermented Foods

…obesity, and prevent food allergies. Just the sheer numbers of bacteria in fermented foods can be astronomical, which ensures large numbers will survive the trip through the digestive tract. Fermented foods also contain enzymes and other nutrients that allow the bacteria to continually multiply. When…

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Probiotic Benefits to Boost Immune System Health

…flooding the market with probiotic products that may very well be worthless. The problem is most of the beneficial bacteria in these products may not survive long enough to reach you—or, more specifically, your gut. That’s why it's crucial that you look for a probiotic supplement with a delivery technology…

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