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For centuries, people have used spices to increase their immune function.

Three Immune Boosting Spices

There are many natural alternatives that can give your immune system the boost it needs to combat cold and flu season. For centuries, people have used spices to increase their immune function.

Studies on curcumin have shown improvement in many conditions including depression and anxiety, pain related to osteoarthritis and more.

Four Health Benefits of Curcumin

Curcumin is a yellow pigment found primarily in turmeric, a flowering plant of the ginger family best known as a spice used in curry. It’s a polyphenol with anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to increase antioxidant levels...

Four Ways to Improve Cognitive Function

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.  Since 1983, the number of people with Alzheimer’s has more than doubled according to the Alzheimer’s Association.  While there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s, there are things...

Joint Pain Relief in Cold Weather

Joint Pain Relief in Cold Weather

As the seasons change and colder temperatures approach, people suffering from joint pain and arthritis can find themselves hurting even more.  Scientists are yet unsure of the exact reason for this, but there are a...

Oxidative stress from free radicals is constantly attacking our bodies.

The Dangers of Free Radicals

Oxidative stress from free radicals is constantly attacking our bodies. Free radicals have been associated with cancer, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and more. They also may be linked to aging. So, where do...

Several studies over the last few years have suggested that seaweed has significant heart health benefits.

Heart Health Benefits of Seaweed

Several studies over the last few years have suggested that seaweed has significant heart health benefits and we should be doing more to include sea vegetables in our diets. Cardiovascular disease is the leading...

Healthy Seafood Options

With the ocean accounting for over 70% of the Earth’s surface, it’s no wonder they say there are plenty of fish in the sea. However, not all seafood is created or harvested equally. Healthy...