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Top 10 Medicinal Herbs Growing in your GardenSummer is a great time for gardening and boosting anti-inflammatory foods that you grow on your own. Get strategic about which plants you want in your garden this year by including some beautiful aromatic culinary herbs. The top 10 medicinal herbs below can help you add more flavor to your cooking and also offer many health benefits. Some of the top health benefits you can gain by using
Ramp Up Flavor With This Guide to Good-for-You GrainsCultivating grains is what changed our Neolithic ancestors from hunter-gatherers to an agrarian society about 10,000 years ago. In the grass family of plants, grains are a part of the human diet all over the world, providing complex carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, and minerals. I’ve put together a list of grains, some of which you may have heard of and some that may be completely new
The Healthy Benefits Of a Variety Of TeasIn the past few years, many of my patients have begun adding a variety of teas to their daily routine and I couldn’t be happier. As I tell my patients, various teas have been used in Eastern medicine for the treatment of many illnesses and conditions as well as
The 5 Best Foods for Beautiful SkinWinter weather is not kind to our skin. Dryness, redness, flaking or general discomfort abounds as the colder weather continues and we head towards spring. Aside from a slew of lotions and products you are what you eat and your skin is no exception. Foods that are good for your skin, helping to hydrate and guard from environmental damage, have a few things in
Age Not Always a Barrier for SurgeryIrwin Weiner felt so good after heart surgery a few weeks before turning 90 that he stopped for a pastrami sandwich on the way home from the hospital. Dorothy Lipkin danced after getting a new hip at age 91. And at 94, William Gandin drives himself to the hospital for cancer treatments. Jimmy Carter isn't the only nonagenarian to withstand rigorous medical treatment. Very old age is no
How Can I Lose Weight?Ah, it’s the all-American question. Countless articles and books have been written to solve the problem of the unwanted “spare tire” of flab. Here in the USA, companies make billions of dollars from weight loss products and strategies! So how can this article help you, a woman with long days and high-stress environments, lose weight? Review these simple tips for tweaking the way you think about
Got Water? 4 Reasons to Drink More H2OWe all know water is good for us and that we should probably drink more of it. So why, then, do Americans find it so difficult to sip from what is arguably the fountain of youth? Answers vary, but the fact is, one in 10 Americans drinks zero cups of water per day, according to a study by Dr. Alyson Goodman, a medical epidemiologist for the
The Health Benefits of Royal JellyBees are the givers of health and life in more ways than one. In fact, a good deal of planetary life depends upon these small creatures. For example, bees are responsible for 80% of the pollination needed for the existence of fruits and vegetables. The most commonly known bee product is, of course, honey, which has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. But royal jelly deserves
Campbell’s Soup Going Artificial Flavor-FreePress Release--July 28, 2015 The news that Campbell Soup Company will remove artificial colors and flavors from its product lineup is just the latest indication that big food companies are increasingly paying attention to what consumers want – more healthful foods. “From boomers to millennials, consumers are seeking fresher, less-processed foods,” said Campbell CEO Denise Morrison, echoing the theme sounded recently by numerous other food companies such as General Mills,
Garlic Extends Lifespan In Recent StudyThe August 2015 issue of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry published the finding of researchers at Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan of a lifespan-extending effect for an aqueous extract of garlic when given to Caenorhabditis elegans, a roundworm commonly used in gerontological experiments. "Advantages and beneficial effects of garlic (A. sativum) consumption have been widely investigated, eliciting great interests especially for medical researchers," note Chun-Hao Huang
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.