Turmeric Proven Health Benefits

What is turmeric? Turmeric is a bright yellow-orange  spice.  It is from the stem of a plant that  grows in Asia.  Some curry powders are made with this spice. Turmeric is used to add color and flavor to a variety of dishes, and for its medicinal properties.  The Indian culture has consumed it for thousands of  years in its cuisine and as an herbal medicine.  However, in recent years, the...
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5 Simple Ways to Achieve Better Health!

 5 Simple, Yet Effective Tips to Help You Achieve Better Health! Every New Year, many Americans resolve to achieve better health. This is evident in the increase of gym and weight loss program memberships every January.   Unfortunately, by the end of January many have already given up.  To achieve better health, you don’t have to spend hours in the gym or eat a very restrictive diet.  It...
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Type 2 Diabetes: Are You at Risk?

What is Type 2 Diabetes? According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), Type 2 Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are above normal. When a person has Type 2 Diabetes, their body doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t properly use the insulin made by the body.  It is the most common type, and accounts for about 90%-95% of diagnosed...
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10 Superfoods that Improve Brain Health

What to Eat for a Stronger,  Healthier Brain Whether you’re looking to combat brain fog or wish to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia, consuming a healthy diet should be your first line of defense. In recent years, research has revealed a host of powerful “superfoods” which both improve everyday brain function and protect against age-related cognitive decline,...
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Keep Your Heart Healthy 365 Days a Year!

Simple Lifestyle Choices Can Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease In the United States, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women and men. According to the CDC, about 600,000 Americans die of heart disease annually. This represents almost 25% of all U.S. deaths. To raise awareness of this disease, February has been recognized as “American Heart Month” since 1963. While much...
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How Much Sleep Do We Really Need to Stay Healthy?

Research suggests there’s a clear correlation between sleep and optimal health—but the exact relationship may surprise you. When it comes to the relationship between sleep and health, myths abound; many people assume that our sleep needs correlate directly to our age—with babies needing the most sleep and elderly people needing the least—and that some people have an almost miraculous...
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