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Turmeric - A fierce superfood spice that melts away body fat and defeats insulin resistance
Besides garnering attention as a a veritable fountain of youth, cancer tamer and fibromyalgia remedy, turmeric has proven itself to be a formidable weight loss superfood as well.
Wed May 22, 2013
How to fight Alzheimer's disease: Can vitamin B, playing the piano or eating curry really help?
Here are ten of the most significant studies on staving off Alzheimer's, with an expert verdict from the Alzheimer's Society's Jessica Smith That was the claim yesterday from scientists at Oxford University who suggested a daily dose of vitamin B could stave off the condition's devastating progression.
Thu May 16, 2013
Indian curcumin researcher named spice innovator of the year
The Spices Board, the Indian government-approved body that controls all spice-related activities in the country, has named Benny Antony as its Innovator of the Year.
Wed May 15, 2013
Herbs for Arthritis
It can be a debilitating disease but many of the medications used to help with the suffering have side effects may not be much better.
Nine of nature's most powerful traditional multi-use remedies
Herbal medicine has been around for centuries, and it just so happens to have a much more comprehensive track record of success than conventional medicine, which more often than not comes with nasty side effects.
Tue May 14, 2013
Turmeric compounds improve heart health as much as exercise
A chemical that naturally occurs in turmeric root appears to improve heart health as much as moderate aerobic exercise, according to a trio of studies conducted by researchers from the University of Tsukuba in Japan.
Mon May 13, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Screen for disease, not targets
That compound, called J147, was discovered through research beginning with the observation that people in India have a low rate of Alzheimer's, Schubert said.
Might want to sprinkle turmeric on your food
Dr. Cynthia Anderson, a radiation oncologist at Baptist Health, said her favorite spice is turmeric.
Silk Road style vegetarian saffron rice loaf
Chelow is a Silk Road area crusty golden baked rice loaf.To make this saffron rice dish, cook 3 cups of washed, long-grain Basmati brown rice in 8 cups of water.
Sat May 11, 2013
Brain-boosting foods for finals week
If your idea of a study snack is mindlessly shoving Oreos into your mouth as you work through your calculus problems or a quick phone call to Dominos, know this: the foods you choose to eat can have a significant effect on your grades! Certain foods, like the ones listed below, can help you study more efficiently, boost mental alertness, and ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
Pain and Inflammation Tips and Tricks
Inflammation is a hot topic, said to be the possible root cause of many chronic conditions, so what exactly is inflammation and how can we keep it at bay? Inflammation is a natural part of the body's immune response; it is not entirely a bad thing.
Fri May 03, 2013
Seniors: Find better health via your spice rack, part 6
When better health is the objective, it's essential to find more ways to achieve it.
Thu May 02, 2013
More research verifies powerful anti-cancer properties of turmeric
A growing body of research continues to pile up, showing that turmeric and its naturally occurring compounds have potent anti-cancer properties.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Five natural alternatives for banishing fibromyalgia pain and inflammation
Though there is still some debate over whether or not it is an inflammatory or a neurological condition, or some combination of both, most everyone will agree that fibromyalgia is a severely debilitating health condition that robs its victims of their energy, their strength and ultimately their lives.
At the Table: Chunky salsas, creamy sauces enliven drab dishes
Sometimes a recipe is so good, you could eat it three times a week, especially when it's versatile enough to serve in different ways.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
People's Pharmacy: Battling psoriasis with a cup of oolong
Your readers did it again! I've been drinking oolong tea for more than a month now, and the patches of psoriasis have disappeared, along with the flaking.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Why turmeric is the fountain of youth and the key to vibrant health
To the many traditional cultures around the world that have long utilized the spice in cooking and medicine, turmeric's amazing anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cancer benefits are no secret.
Hearty Peanutty Curry Recipe
My family just loves peanuts in any form: roasted, salted, boiled or as peanut butter or in peanut chutneys ... you get the picture! Peanuts are also very commonly used in Maharashtrian cooking.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The spice of life: Sir Michael Caine reveals he eats turmeric to keep his brain sharp
The 80-year-old double Oscar winner says a supplement containing the spice helps him ward off the effects of ageing.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Seniors: Find better health via your spice rack, part 5
The CDC reports chronic ailments like heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes are among the top ten leading causes of death and disability in the United States each year.