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What do monosodium glutamate or MSG, and aspartame a.ka. NutraSweet have in common? They belong to the family of compounds called excitotoxins. Combining the terms excite and toxin sounds like an oxymoron right? The Global Healing Center defines these sinister chemicals as what gives foods an umami quality, or that taste that you can’t quite …

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Popping Tums here and there to counteract digestive upset from that giant meatball sub is fine, but did you know that chronically suppressing stomach acid can create bacterial overgrowth, and lead to infection? Many people rely on prescription antacids known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) to treat ulcers, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but lowering …

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Turmeric has been revered for over 5000 years in Ayurvedic, and Chinese medicine. This potent spice known for its deep golden color is used in curry powder, prepared yellow mustard, and is most recognized as a powerful anti-inflammatory. Turmeric contains Curcumin which research suggests may be as effective as taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen. …

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ground ginger (spice) and fresh on a wooden board

With winter time upon us, we will all encounter a bout of digestive distress every now and then whether it’s a bug, or maybe overindulgence in food or drink. Remember being sick as a kid, and your mother would bring a steamy bowl of brothy soup or banana toast? The lady knew what she was …

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group taking part in spinning class in gym

Middle-aged people who do not have the time to exercise for long hours will be happy to hear recent research has indicated that short bursts of intense exercise have many health benefits. Yes, it is true! All you need to do is take three minutes off your busy schedule to do some high-intensity interval training …

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Aside from being a fun, and social opportunity, dancing can also provide a healthy alternative to spending a mundane hour on the treadmill proving fitness can, and should be enjoyable. While the gym has its rightful place in one’s exercise regime, dance is particularly beneficial for older adults to improve cognitive, and physical health. Don’t …

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If you find yourself lying awake, and counting sheep, your late-night snack may be to blame. Don’t let your beauty sleep fall by the wayside because a good night’s rest is critical to stay alert, improve immunity, and nobody likes dark eye circles! Eating the right foods can boost the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin, and have …

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50s woman leaning her head for head and backbone relaxation50s woman leaning her head for head and backbone relaxation

Nothing ruins a good day than a gnawing backache. Chronic back pain can be a major discomfort, and rather debilitating for some, especially for those who are past 55+ age. Your back pain could be because you lifted something heavy in the wrong manner or twisted your back playing golf. It could also be a …

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man and woman, senior couple, having a walk in autumn or fall outdoors, the trees show colorful foliage

Exercise is a major health booster and essential for seniors who wish to lead a healthy life. Yes, it’s true that exercise is good for you whether you are 8 or 80, but at 80 you will realize the benefits it brings to you while when we are young, we hardly realize the need for …

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Salads Fit For A Meal

Including salads into my daily rotation is a necessity, and getting in the kitchen to build my masterpiece is something I truly enjoy. I’m not talking about a side salad of watery iceberg lettuce and some tomato, but a hearty meal sized creation filled with healthy fats, protein, and veggies. Virtually any leafy green can …

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