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Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Category: Nutrient / vitamin

Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin., and belongs to the B group of vitamins. Niacin helps to release energy from proteins, carbohydrates and fats.

Studies have shown that niacin (vitamin B3) can significantly reduce cholesterol levels, and also reduce the recurrence rate of heart attacks by as much as 30%.

Niacin brings a lot of health benefits, but do not overdo it. Niacin is toxic in high doses (above 100mg)., and can cause depression, nausea, cramps, headaches, and liver malfunction.

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Category: plant food
Nuts are good for you. Even though they have a high fat content (70 – 90 per cent of their calories is from fat), this fat is polyunsaturated. Polyunsaturated fats from nuts have a beneficial effect on cholesterol.

A major study was conducted on 26,000 members of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The study found that those who ate nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, peanuts) at least 5 times a week, had an average lifespan that was 7 years more than the general population, and a substantially lower rate of heart attack.

However, we should scrutinize this a little further, because Seventh-Day Adventist members also do not smoke, drink or eat meat. Their generally healthier lifestyle may be a strong contributing factor to the longer lifespan.

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Nutritional Immunology
Nutritional Immunology is a science pioneered by Dr. Jau-Fei Chen. A multi-award winning scientist. She is based in Utah, USA, and is also the founder of E.Excel International. A company that manufactures and markets nutritional and healthcare products based on the science of Nutritional Immunology.

According to the science of Nutritional Immunology, nutrient-rich foods contribute to a strong immune response, which in turn is able to effectively combat disease-causing germs resulting in the prevention of infections. Nutritional Immunology focuses on looking after overall health and acts as preventive maintenance against diseases.

Dr. Chen has identified various natural plants that contain a high amount of nutrients and anti-oxidants that are able to boost our immune systems.

Some of the main natural plants that are high on the Nutritional Immunology list are:
Ginseng berry
Cactus fruit
Mushrooms (Shiitake, Maitake, Agaricus Blazel Murill, Coriolus Versicolor a.k.a. Yun Zhi mushroom, Ganoderma Lucidum a.k.a. reishi mushroom).