Anti-inflammatory foods
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The Top Ten Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatory Foods Inflammation occurs when the body’s white blood cells and substances they produce fight infection from bacteria, viruses, and germs. Thus temporary inflammation isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But there are also illnesses like arthritis that produce chronic inflammation even when there are no invading organisms to fight, and unfortunately, chronic inflammation …

Gluten free
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Living the Gluten-Free Life

Can You Live Gluten-Free? More and more people today are making moves to get healthier by being careful of what they eat. For example, some people are focusing on what they eat and drink to help them deal with arthritis. One option that is gaining popularity is giving up gluten. It may seem like an …

Pain and chronic depression
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The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic Pain and Depressions: Definitions Chronic pain is pain that persists beyond the point where one would expect an injury to heal or an illness to pass. Generally, that means it’s lasted more than three months. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness lasting more than two weeks. It can involve feelings of hopelessness and …

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Avoid an Arthritis Flare-Up and Still Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast!

Thanksgiving Day Doesn’t Have to Mean Arthritis Trouble Thanksgiving offers many pleasures, like catching up with family and watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV. But for many of us, if we’re honest, the main attraction is diving into a sumptuous Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. But many of us also know that …

Fibromyalgia and diet
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Fibromyalgia and Diet

What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which sufferers experience widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and mood, sleep, and memory disorders (the so-called “fibro fog.”) Some researchers believe fibromyalgia is essentially a problem with the way the brain processes pain signals. Women are more likely to develop fibromyalgia than men. You’re more likely to get …

Foods to help the immune system
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Foods to Help Your Immune System

What Is the Immune System? The immune system protects the body against harmful bacteria and germs that cause infection as well as pathogens like parasitic worms. When it’s working properly, the immune gets rid of these microscopic invaders. When it doesn’t, you’re more vulnerable to sickness. The immune system is made of various components working …

Foods that combat inflammation
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Foods That Combat Inflammation

Why Does Inflammation Happen? You might be surprised to learn that inflammation has a positive side. It’s one way the body attempts to ward off injury and infection. But if you suffer from chronic inflammation, being told there’s a point to it all is cold comfort. No doubt you’re tired of the pain, and you …

The Keto Diet and Stem Cell Therapy
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The Keto Diet and Stem Cell Therapy

What is the Keto Diet? Keto diet is short for ketogenic diet, a nutritional program gaining in popularity today. Essentially, it’s a high fat but low carbohydrate diet that helps many people lose weight or control their weight. The word “ketogenic” comes from “ketone.” Ketone bodies are one of three water-soluble molecules produced in the …

Foods That Increase Libido
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Foods That Increase Libido

Loss of Libido Loss of libido is far from uncommon. 32% of women report it, and 15% of men say they have a lack of sexual desire. It’s thus fair to say that both men and women can encounter this problem, and they encounter if with increasing frequency as they reach middle age or older. …

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Juicing for Bone Health

What Is Juicing for Bone Health? Juicing is a way of making sure you get exactly the nutrients you need while avoiding excessive intake of calories. It provides essential compounds and minerals that come to you from a natural source. Juicing is potent enough to be used as a therapeutic aid for a number of …