Turmeric and Curcumin: A Primer

Turmeric and Curcumin: A Primer

The History of Turmeric & Curcumin As you probably already know, turmeric and curcumin are huge buzzwords in the nutrition community these days. Traditionally native to Southern Asia and India, turmeric is a root that has spread throughout the world due to its...
Inflammatory Data

Inflammatory Data

Increasingly, diseases once thought disparate in nature are being linked together by the common root of chronic inflammation. Not long ago, an inflammatory joint condition like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was thought to have little to no impact on the risk of developing...
Juicing Supplements-Flax Seeds

Juicing Supplements-Flax Seeds

Flax Seed It is not every day that Dr. Mike and Dr. Oz on the same page. And while eating plain steel cut oatmeal with flaxseed oil every day of your adult life for breakfast sounds more like part of a prison sentence than a delectable brunch menu; we do agree that...
Even a Dried Apple a Day

Even a Dried Apple a Day

Previous posts have reviewed how an apple a day can help keep the doctor, like me, away. Now there is additional data that at least for women, dried apples can also confer a level of benefit.[i] A 1 year study looked at “the effect of dried apple vs. dried plum...

That Same Old Dream….

As we reported on here first,  way back in April, a disruption of sleep appears to increase the risk for the development of diabetes and obesity (Orfeu M et al, Science Translational Medicine). We have discussed here many times that obesity (and its risk for diabetes,...

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