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January 17, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin and Osteoarthritis
The yellow pigment curcumin in the spice turmeric may work as good or better than anti-inflammatory drugs and pain killers for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
January 13, 2014
Spicing Up DNA Protection
The DNA of those cooking with spices such as ginger, rosemary, and turmeric appears less susceptible to breakage.
January 10, 2014
Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity.
February 27, 2013
Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
July 4, 2012
The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation
A single meal of meats, eggs, and dairy can cause a spike of inflammation within hours that can stiffen one's arteries. Originally this was thought to be the result of saturated animal fat causing...
January 25, 2012
The four most antioxidant-packed natural substances so far tested are cloves, amla (Indian gooseberries), triphala (a combination of amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki fruits), and dragon's blood.
September 17, 2010
Rose Hips for Osteoarthritis
A cheap herbal remedy may significantly reduce the pain associated with both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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