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Natural Remedies For The Most Nagging Everyday Ailments

Natural Remedies For The Most Nagging Everyday Ailments

Post-work headache, we will bear you no more. Adaptation has its pros and cons. While we humans often benefit from melding into changing environments, we can also become accustomed to constant daily discomforts. Whether it’s the after-work headache, a cough that you can’t seem to shake, eye strain, achy joints or chapped lips, it could be time to raise the bar of expectation, wave the kitchen spoon, and bear it no more. For quick and easy remedies, here are some…

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You Say Turmeric, I Say Curcumin

You Say Turmeric, I Say Curcumin

Either way, we say healthy Who doesn’t love the flavours and aromas that turmeric imbues our lives with? But we can also thank this delicious spice for some powerful therapeutic properties. Find out what this yellow jewel can do for you. If you’ve eaten curry, you’ve likely consumed turmeric. Not only does this spice lend its flavour and yellow colour to delicious curry dishes; it’s also played an important role in ancient medical practices like Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine….

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Just 1 Gram of This Spice Boosts Memory in Six Hours

Just 1 Gram of This Spice Boosts Memory in Six Hours

One gram of turmeric at breakfast has been shown by a new study to improve memory in people with memory problems. In the study itself participants were given 1 gram of turmeric mixed into their ordinary breakfasts (Lee et al., 2014). Their working memory was tested before and some time after their breakfast, and the results were compared with a placebo-control condition. Professor Wahlqvist, who led the Taiwanese study, explained the results: “We found that this modest addition to breakfast…

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Turmeric Produces ‘Remarkable’ Recovery in Alzheimer’s Patients

Turmeric Produces ‘Remarkable’ Recovery in Alzheimer’s Patients

Written By: Sayer Ji   Monday, June 10th 2013 Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of turmeric daily, taken for three months, resulted in ‘remarkable improvements.’ Alzheimer’s Disease: A Disturbingly Common Modern Rite of Passage A diagnosis of…

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Spices and Herbs With a Huge Impact

Spices and Herbs With a Huge Impact

Medicinal herbs and spices have been used with great effectiveness from ancient times. Find out how these seven spices & herbs can make a huge impact on your daily health. Cloves – Found to have the highes t antioxidant content of all spices an be used as a painkiller and has been used for centuries to treat tooth aches and gum pain. Eases cold and allergies, and oil of clo ves is useful as antiseptic in mouthwash. Oregano – 1/2…

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How Turmeric Reduces Oxidative Stress and Supports Your Brain and Heart

How Turmeric Reduces Oxidative Stress and Supports Your Brain and Heart

June 13, 2013  By Dylan Charles   Mae Chan, Prevent Disease   Waking TimesCurcumin has increasingly come under the scientific spotlight in recent years, with studies investigating its potential health benefits. It has even been found to outperform pharmaceuticals in preventing disease. Curcumin is a compound found in the spice turmeric which gives it a natural pigment. It has been linked to a range of health benefits, including potential protection against prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, protection against heart failure, diabetes, and…

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The 3 Keys to a Healthy Brain

The 3 Keys to a Healthy Brain

Maria Rodale  July 6, 2013 We all have those moments–a forgotten appointment, a name we can’t recall, a word that’s on the tip of our tongue. For the most part, these incidents don’t worry us. However, as we age, they seem to increase in significance. We wonder if we’re losing our edge. With Alzheimer’s disease and dementia constantly in the news, we can find ourselves falling prey to a climate of fear that plays on our worst anxieties about losing…

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Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

26th May 2013     By Sayer Ji     Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. In fact, our five-year long research project on this sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications, as well as 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects. This entire database of 1,585 ncbi-hyperlinked turmeric abstracts can be downloaded as a…

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4 Natural Liver Cleansing Foods

4 Natural Liver Cleansing Foods

by Anthony Gucciardi    May 29th, 2012  Liver health is directly tied to your overall health, and poor liver health could very well be the root cause of many diseases that currently affect millions of people worldwide. Often assaulted with toxic substances like high-fructose corn syrup, which can ‘overburden’ the liver and subsequently lead to complications, it is very likely that your liver has experienced at least some degree of damage due to dietary and environmental factors. In fact, the…

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20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen

20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen

A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO TAKING MEDICATION 20 Painkillers in Your Kitchen Make muscle pain a memory with ginger When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, which prevent the production of pain-triggering hormones. The study-recommended dose: Add at least 1 teaspoon of dried ginger or 2 teaspoons of chopped…

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