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Cherries are an inexpensive natural remedy for pain

Posted April 30, 2012

Pain is a huge problem for individuals, families, businesses and our economy. According to the American Pain Society, at any given time, as many as a third of us are in pain and every year pain drives half of us to a doctor`s office seeking relief. Combined costs of medical care and lost productivity due to chronic pain amount to $150 billion annually. While pain medications are expensive and have serious side effects, a number of natural and herbal remedies for pain relief are available which are good alternatives.

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Ginger root reduces digestive inflammation markers to lower colon cancer risk

Posted April 30, 2012

Since ancient times, ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects. The result of a new body of research published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, demonstrates the specific anti-inflammatory action of the spice on the colon.

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Adding Colors to Plates Make Kids’ Diet More Nutritious

Posted April 30, 2012

Introducing more color to meals can make picky eating kids to consume more nutritionally diverse diets, according to a new study. The study by Cornell University finds that colorful food fare is more appealing to children than adults. Specifically, food plates with seven different items and six different colors are particularly appealing to children, while adults tend to prefer fewer colors only three items and three colors.

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5 Health Benefits of Using Olive Oil

Posted April 30, 2012

Anytime is a good time to consider heart health. After all, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in America, killing over 600,000 people yearly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even making small changes in your lifestyle and diet can add up to big results, over time. One such change that can give people a healthy benefit for the heart and beyond is to make the switch to olive oil.

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SerratioPeptidase is a potent anti-inflammatory enzyme

Posted April 30, 2012

Proteolytic enzymes are specific enzymes that metabolize protein. These enzymes are naturally produced by the human body and other living organisms and help carry out essential functions. Supplementing with these enzymes has shown to have a favorable anti-inflammatory effect on the tissues of the body. A unique enzyme named serratiopeptidase is now emerging as one of the most potent anti-inflammatory supplements.

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Eating Buckwheat May Lower Cholesterol and Inflammation

Posted April 30, 2012

In this double-blind, crossover study, researchers investigated the effects of the intake of common buckwheat (low rutin) and tartary buckwheat cookies (high rutin) on selected clinical markers. Participants were randomly divided into two groups which consumed either low rutin (16.5 mg) or high rutin (359.7 mg) cookies daily for two weeks.

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Miracle food? Cherries can help reverse gout and arthritis inflammation

Posted April 30, 2012

Did you know that cherries can lower levels of inflammation in the body drastically enough to actually alleviate arthritis symptoms and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes? It doesn’t even take a super-powerful extract to feel the effect; powdered cherries alone have produced dramatic results. In at least one study, powdered cherry consumption actually led to a change in the functioning of inflammation-regulating genes in mice.

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Novel Therapy Discovered for Crohn’s Disease

Posted April 30, 2012

The Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML) research team at Virginia Tech has discovered important new information on the efficacy of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in treating Crohn’s disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). CLA is a naturally occurring acid found in meat and dairy products known for its anti-cancer and immune modulatory properties.

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A multi-nutrient supplement reduced markers of inflammation and improved physical performance in active individuals of middle to older age: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Posted April 30, 2012

While exercise acts to combat inflammation and aging, the ability to exercise may itself be compromised by inflammation and inflammation’s impact on muscle recovery and joint inflammation. A number of nutritional supplements have been shown to reduce inflammation and improve recovery.

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5 Natural Remedies for Ear Infections (Acute Otitis Media)

Posted April 30, 2012

Ear infections (acute otitis media) occur in the space behind the eardrum, which is called the middle ear. Ear infections are more likely to occur after a cold or other upper respiratory infection has been present for a few days.

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