12 Incredibly Useful Properties of Turmeric That Will Make Your Life Easier

12 Incredibly Useful Properties of Turmeric That Will Make Your Life Easier

Turmeric is one of the most well-known spices. In addition to its excellent taste, it possesses a number of other extremely useful qualities. We put together a selection of unexpected ways you can make use of turmeric. Source: BrightSide Preview photo credit: Depositphotos Share This:

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How to Counter the Inflammation of Aging

How to Counter the Inflammation of Aging

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness […]

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4 Steps to Heal Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disease

4 Steps to Heal Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disease

Leaky gut syndrome is a rapidly growing condition that millions of people are struggling with and don’t even know it. From the sound of it, you might think leaky gut syndrome only affects the digestive system, but in reality it can lead to many other health conditions. According to research, the cause of your food allergies, low energy, joint pain, thyroid disease, autoimmune conditions and slow metabolism could […]

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12 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

12 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Most people think only diabetics have high blood sugar levels. Yet this isn’t so. Any person can suffer from this and may not notice the harm being done to nerves, blood vessels, and organs. We are sure that in order to prevent complications, it’s important to recognize worrying symptoms in time and take appropriate measures. Constant hunger © mollicart/depositphotos   © Zhyk1988/depositphotos High blood sugar prevents glucose from entering cells. […]

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70-year-old hasn’t eaten sugar for 28 years, looks incredible

70-year-old hasn’t eaten sugar for 28 years, looks incredible

If you’ve ever contemplated whether going sugar-free is worth it, then here’s a little inspiration for you. Carolyn Hartz gave up the white stuff almost 30 years ago after years of being ‘addicted’ to sweets. And today, the 70-year-old has a body most women half her age would kill for – which she puts it down to following a no-sugar diet. ‘I have been sugar-free […]

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High-Fiber Diet Tied to Less Knee Arthritis

High-Fiber Diet Tied to Less Knee Arthritis

Researchers have found yet another benefit of a high-fiber diet: It is associated with a reduced risk for arthritis of the knee. Knee osteoarthritis, which is common in aging populations, can be both painful and debilitating. Researchers used data from two long-term observational studies, one with 4,796 subjects and the other with 1,268. The new analysis is in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. As […]

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How Should You Get Your Daily Source of Fiber?

How Should You Get Your Daily Source of Fiber?

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness […]

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Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Janice Stanger, PhD, author of The Perfect Formula Diet, is a health and wellness expert who has worked with employers and individuals for thirty years. She communicates the science of whole-food, plant-based nutrition in a way that consumers can easily understand and use to make healthier choices. Janice has a Ph.D. in Human Development and Aging from University of California, San Francisco, an MBA from […]

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From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 38 years old, my doctor told me that I was on my way to an early death. He also threatened to hospitalize me if I didn’t make an effort to improve my health. I walked out of the doctor’s office in defeat, but I knew he wasn’t exaggerating. My cholesterol and triglycerides were off the charts (literally). My blood pressure was 255/115. […]

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Calgary woman credits plant-based diet for reversing chronic lung disease, restoring sight

Calgary woman credits plant-based diet for reversing chronic lung disease, restoring sight

WATCH ABOVE: Several years ago, Kate McGoey-Smith relied on oxygen and was legally blind, today, she’s in much better health and as Heather Yourex-West explains she says food has been the fix. Eight years ago, Kate McGoey-Smith spent most of her days at home, reliant on oxygen and unable to see. “I had been diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, a very rare disease with no […]

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