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Omega-3s and Breast Cancer
According to statistics at breastcancer.org, 1 in 8 American women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. While there are many factors…
Curcumin Keeps Your Vision Clear
The National Eye Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, estimates that 5 million Americans will have reduced vision and that…
Keep Calm and Keep Living Well
Feelings of anxiety and bouts of depression can seem like they exist only in our heads, but their effects are much more far reaching than that.…
Artificial Sweeteners? Not so Sweet for Your Health.
Sugar in our blood can be a blessing or a curse. As a means of fueling our bodies when brought into our cells by insulin, it is fine. But when…
Vitamin D is a Strength Trainer
Vitamin D is frequently called “the sunshine vitamin” because it is naturally synthesized by the body after skin exposure to sunlight.…
Can Curcumin Stop Viruses?
When viruses are at a certain stage of development, they acquire an “envelope” made of the tissue of their infected host. This skin…
No Sleep = More Pain
When it comes to sleep loss, we normally think that pain is the problem. If we simply had less pain during the day, we’d sleep better…
Mediterranean Diet for Strength, Wisdom, and a Long Life
For several years, the Mediterranean diet has been considered one of the healthiest, and for good reason. It’s emphasis on healthy fats,…
Chemicals Cost Us Our Health
There’s no doubt that there are many blessings brought about by technology and chemistry. But there’s a not-so-hidden cost, too,…
Andrographis Foils the Flu
The Ayurvedic adaptogen Andrographis paniculata isn’t the most popular herb in America yet, but chances are, it will be soon. That’s…
Is Black Tea More Effective for Weight Loss than Green Tea?
One the subject of weight loss and tea, green tea generally comes to mind first. But black tea, the fermented version of Camellia sinensis,…
Gum Bacteria isn’t Just About Dental Health
Keep your teeth clean doesn’t only freshen your breath and prevent tooth decay – it might actually save your life. The bacteria…
The Amazing Attributes of Adaptogens
Botanical adaptogens have a long history of use in traditional medical practice for virtually every possible aspect of health. These herbs can…
Ayurvedic Herb Protects the Heart
According the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) almost 650,000 Americans die of heart disease every year. It is still the leading cause of death…
Could Grape Seed Treat High Blood Pressure?
Hypertension – high blood pressure – is commonly referred to as “the silent killer” because the condition can be symptom…
Need Better Focus? Try Red Ginseng!
According to the National Safety Council, about 43 percent of Americans are stressed in some way. Over time, that stress – whether occasional,…
Boswellia and Diabetes: Fighting Inflammatory Damage
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata)—sometimes known as frankincense—is already a highly regarded anti-inflammatory, stopping 5-lipooxygenase…
Keep Your Immune System Strong: Kick Stress to the Curb
Stress is more than a feeling – it can put your health at great risk. Too much stress, too often, boosts blood pressure, creates mental…
Dark Chocolate May Prevent Depression
Dark chocolate is a great source of polyphenols and typically lower in sugar compared to milk chocolate. Because of this, many people—especially…
Blueberries Give Your Brain a Boost
As one of nature’s most delicious fruits, blueberries score big when it comes to their taste. They also have great potential for keeping…
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