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Why Curcumin Deserves to be Called the “King of All Spices”

Think this "King of All Spices" is just for inflammation and brain health? Think again. Here's more about all of the clinically-backed health perks curcumin boasts. (Prepare to be impressed.)

FDA Warns NSAIDs Increase Heart Attack Risk—Should You Reach for These Herbs Instead?

Turmeric, ginger and boswellia are three herbs that have the anti-inflammatory properties found in "non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs” (NSAIDs), but without the negative side-effects.

Anti-Inflammatory Supplements: Here’s 10 That Really Work

Inflammation can become a chronic condition. Luckily, a few anti-inflammatory supplements can help save the day.

Can a New Checklist Help Identify Cognitive Decline?

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million people in the United States live with dementia. However, a new analysis out of John Hopkins Medicine reveals that nearly 60 percent of older adults with probable dementia are either undiagnosed or unaware of their diagnosis. “If dementia is less severe and people are better able...

Common Disinfectant Linked to Antibiotic Resistance

Triclosan and other ingredients found in many anti-bacterial household products, are building up in the environment, which can change the ecosystem and fuel bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

Here’s More Proof That Exercise is Medicine – Even for Your Gut

A new study shows that, in addition to boosting heart health and keeping you slim, exercise may also improve the ratio of beneficial bacteria in your gut microbiome. This is a major breakthrough because the composition of “bad” versus “good” microbes in your gut are linked to many of today’s common health problems. This...

Jujubes Cause Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

New research found jujubes — the fruit, not the candy (sorry) — can program cancer cells to self-destruct. According to scientists from the Royal Society of Chemistry in the U.K., jujubes, more commonly known as red dates, likely cause cancer cell death by stimulating “internal stress” in tumors. In the study published in the...

Want to Protect Your Vision? An Orange a Day May Do The Trick

Australian scientists found that people who eat oranges regularly have a dramatically lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) than those who don’t. AMD is one of the top causes of vision loss in people age 50 and older: reports the National Eye Institute. The disease damages the macula, a small structure in the...

Eating Raspberries May Help Reduce Heart Disease Risk

A study led by King's College London, which included scientists from Germany and Spain, found raspberries may help prevent cardiovascular disease.