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8 Ways To Make Foods Better For You

Beyond the nutritional value of meals, scientists are working to uncover how certain foods should be eaten,

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Try Some Natural Swaps for These Medications

While you may think of prescription medications as being created by scientists in a lab, the truth is that many drugs started as natural products. These plant-derived compounds are refined, isolated, and replicated in a lab where they become the … Continue reading

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Turmeric Is a Top Anti-Inflammatory

Turmeric is a root, like ginger, that has anti-inflammatory properties. Growing up in southeast Asia, I became very familiar with turmeric root. I love its bright yellow-orange color and its zingy flavor. In India, turmeric is used to give curry … Continue reading

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Turmeric Boosts Brain Power

Want to start your day right? Add turmeric to your breakfast. Turmeric is a spice that’s commonly used in Indian dishes. Not only can it perk up your meal, but it may also stimulate your brain due to an antioxidant … Continue reading

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Add Life To the Menu With Spice Mixes

As you probably know from history, North America was discovered by Columbus’ expedition in the 15th century because Europe wanted to find a shortcut to India, with whom they had been trading in valuable spices. Back then, spices were mostly … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Eat and Age Beautifully!

As I’ve been telling my story these past few years about how I developed an anti-aging cookbook based on the food-is-medicine principle called FoodTrients, I’ve expanded my method for creating delicious, comforting recipes designed to keep you young, healthy and … Continue reading

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Turmeric-Garlic Potato Salad

Turmeric-Garlic Potato Salad Potatoes are versatile and packed full of nutrients; a perfect side-dish. Think outside the typical, rich potato salad to create this lightened up, non-traditional version. Unexpected flavors including turmeric and tahini blend together in a fresh sauce … Continue reading

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Whitefish with Turmeric

Whitefish with Turmeric This is another of my cross-cultural wonders. It’s like a veal scaloppini, but substituting fish for meat and marinating it in turmeric juice makes this dish much more healthful. The Omega-3s in the fish are great for … Continue reading

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This Ancient Spice Now Proven To Boost Memory

Have you noticed some “senior moments” occurring here and there?  You forgot what you came into a room for or you draw blanks on someone’s name.  These are all pretty common memory glitches that don’t mean much.  But, I’d like … Continue reading

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Curcumin Could Improve Exercise Tolerance

In an article published on November 21, 2018 in the Journal of Applied Physiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center researchers reported the outcome of a study which suggests that curcumin, a compound occurring in the spice turmeric, could help heart failure patients with … Continue reading

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