Slow the Physical and Mental Aging Process

Slow the physical and mental aging process

When you take a cow hide and tan it, you stiffen the skin into usable leather.  A similar process occurs when we have too much sugar in our bloodstream…we “cook” our internal organs and accelerate the aging process.  Overcooked foods contain advanced glycation end products (AGES) that cause havoc throughout the body. In this article, […]

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9 Reasons to Avoid Inflammation in Your Body

Throughout human history, injuries led to inflammation.  Inflammation is a natural part of the healing process and should subside once healing is complete.  In the 1950s corticosteroids were developed which reduced the inflammation associated with injuries and surgery…but the healing also stopped because these steroids shut down the immune system.  Inflammation is an essential part […]

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How to Fix Your Iodine Deficiency Through Diet

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The most common micronutrient deficiency in the world is iodine, eventually leading to goiter, or enlarged thyroid gland.  Over 1.5 billion people are earth are affected by iodine deficiency with 650 million suffering from clinical iodine deficiency.  Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of mental retardation in the world, leading to cretinism.  Even in […]

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How Dancing Can Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Former President Ronald Reagan was a dynamic human with accomplishments as actor, father, governor of California and President of the United States.  However, this great man spent the last 10 years of his life requiring continuous nursing care for his Alzheimer’s disease, finally dying at the age of 93.  There is nothing pretty about Alzheimer’s […]

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Curcumin Health Benefits

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Curcumin is the biological active constituent of turmeric spice. It has potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are found beneficial in preventing and reversing neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, epilepsy, cancer, diabetic neuropathy and other related problems.         Turmeric, the yellow spice that gives colour to curry, is the powdered […]

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Importance of Electrolytes for Regulating Muscle and Nerve Function

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Your body consists of about 60 trillion tiny batteries, which is what a cell is.  These batterier generate their electrical charge via electrolytes, or minerals dissolved in solution.  Electrolytes are vitally important for regulating muscle and nerve function. An electrolyte is composed of dissolved, electrically charged ions. The charge is either positive (+) or negative […]

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How Exercise Can Slow Down Cancer

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While cancer patients have traditionally been advised to reduce their physical activity during treatment; recent research shows that exercise can slow down cancer. How this works is not fully understood. But we all know that exercise improves physical fitness and boosts immunity. Studies have also led to the conclusion that physical activity helps in recovery […]

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