Tag: antioxidant foods

Why You Should Eat an Extra Helping of Cranberries on Thanksgiving

Why You Should Eat an Extra Helping of Cranberries on Thanksgiving

| Nov 23, 2017

  Chances are you’ve had your fair share of cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving. While this popular dish is appreciated for the sweet and tart addition it makes, it’s not usually regarded as a health food—but studies on cranberries reveal that we’d do well with eat more of these tart little treats. We’ve written in the […]

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How Toxicity Can Lead to Alzheimer’s (And How to Prevent It)

How Toxicity Can Lead to Alzheimer’s (And How to Prevent It)

| Sep 23, 2017

  Alzheimer’s disease is an enormous health issue—and its prevalence continues to increase. It now claims more than half a million American lives every year, making it the third leading cause of death, behind cancer and heart disease.[1] Like cancer, heart disease, and other top killers, the etiology and mechanisms of Alzheimer’s are extremely complicated. […]

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Ginger: The “Natural” Medicine

Ginger: The “Natural” Medicine

| Aug 30, 2017

Ginger is valued for many reasons—as a delicious, pungent spice, a tasty tea ingredient, sometimes even as a natural home remedy—but rarely as a bonafide medicine. This beautiful, golden root of ancient and widespread origin has been used for over 5,000 years in the healing systems of India and China, and yet it has been […]

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Chamomile: Relieves Anxiety (and so much more)

Chamomile: Relieves Anxiety (and so much more)

| Oct 31, 2015

Sometimes it’s the most time-tested and ancient remedies of all that we take for granted. Modern medicine has trained us to view “folk remedies” and plant-based medicine as antiquated modalities developed through superstition and unscientific practices. Anything that doesn’t receive the seal of approval from conventional Western medicine—a system that’s been in practice for barely […]

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Pomegranate: An Ancient and Healthful Superfood

Pomegranate: An Ancient and Healthful Superfood

| Oct 19, 2015

These days, it’s hard to keep track of all the “latest and greatest” miracle foods. As the knowledge base of the natural health world exponentially expands, it’s becoming increasingly clear that we live in a world that is abundantly rich in wildly healthful edibles. More and more people are turning from the questionable integrity of […]

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Antioxidants: The Anti-Aging Solution?

Antioxidants: The Anti-Aging Solution?

| Oct 4, 2015

Most people tend to assume that an erosion of the body’s vitality is an inevitable process that comes with aging. While to an extent this is indeed the case, it’s also true that “aging” in the body is fundamentally just a series of biochemical processes. I find this fact to be incredibly empowering. Here’s why: […]

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Science Proves Turmeric Treats These Conditions Better Than Leading Drugs

Science Proves Turmeric Treats These Conditions Better Than Leading Drugs

| Sep 17, 2015

It’s no coincidence that a traditional Hindu word for turmeric, haldi, literally means “healthy.” A steady flow of continually accumulating research has medical scientists convinced that turmeric really is a wonder spice like no other—thousands of studies have revealed its ability to prevent and treat over 600 different diseases and ailments. Researchers have been astounded […]

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How to Detox Without Even Trying

How to Detox Without Even Trying

| Aug 5, 2015

Despite its growing popularity, detoxing is still commonly associated with relatively fringe health circles. It usually entails the use of “cleanses,” “fasts,” or other extended practices intended to catalyze a massive release of toxins all at once. These practices also usually require a good deal of time, energy, knowledge, and discipline to do safely and […]

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