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Using Turmeric to Fight Inflammation An Ancient Herb Gains Modern Respect

Inflammation is quite the buzzword these days and there are good reasons for that. Most modern-day Western diseases are rooted in excess inflammation in the body. This may include diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disorders, asthma, ...

5 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent and Heal Chronic Inflammation

Muscle aches. Joint pain. Gastrointestinal discomfort. Stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia. What do they all have in common? Chronic inflammation.How do we get chronic inflammation? When the body’s first line of healing refuses to turn off due to constant ...

Mimosa Pudica Seeds: Nature’s Gut Cleaner

As many doctors will tell you, the basis of your immune system lies in your gut. After taking long-term antibiotics or other pharmaceuticals (especially steroids), patients can develop severe cases of digestive imbalances, yeast or Candida Albicans overgrowth, ulcers ...

Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine Be Thy Food

Ayurveda, translated as “science of life” is the ancient natural wisdom of health and healing. It’s also the mother of all healing systems. It focuses more on root causes rather than symptomatic treatment. Ayurveda looks at health in terms of physical, mental and subtle ...

Growing Interest in Sustainable Investing: Ethics and Global Concerns Driving Change

With the rise of the conscientious consumer and growing awareness about global warming, it’s no wonder that companies are pivoting toward higher sustainability. Aiming to increase sales by distinguishing their products to consumers, companies are finding sustainability ...

Lowering the Pressure: A TCM Approach for a Common Cardiovascular Issue

Are antihypertensive medicines helping or harming our bodies? Recently, the benefits of treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medicines have been called into question. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicinein October 2018 found that treating mild ...