Spice up your taste buds with healthy spices in your diet!
6. Holy Basil Helps Fight Infections...
The use of herbs and spices has been incredibly important throughout history. Many were celebrated for their medicinal properties, well before culinary use.
- While sitting, prop your heel on a stool or step, keeping the knees straight. Lean forward until...
"If you have lower back pain that is not explained by a spinal problem but is more of a muscle pain, things like obesity, alcohol abuse, smoking and depression, factors that you can affect, can be contributing to it," explained lead...
Adults of all ages have different nutrition and physical activity needs as their lives and bodies change. A strong and healthy body can provide many benefits. As you age, maintaining healthy habits is an important way to lower your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. Make your food and beverage choices a priority and be physically active to feel and look better.
Eat a healthy diet
Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products...
Native to northern Europe and Asia, blackcurrant (sometimes spelled "black currant") is a shrub that produces clusters of tart berries during the summer.
The berries are used in many foods and drinks. Blackcurrants are rare in the United States, however, and growing them was banned for several decades because they can carry a fungus that kills pine trees.
Many of us find ourselves in front of the computer all day and then crashing out on the couch when we get home. What is the best thing we can do for our health? Watch this video and find out.
Keep moving: Modify your exercises instead of halting activity
Swimming is a good fitness choice for just about everyone, especially those who have physical limitations or who find other forms of exercise painful. Water's buoyancy accommodates the unfit as well as the fit. Water cushions stiff joints or fragile bones that might be injured by the impact of land exercises. When immersed to the waist, your body bears just 50% of its weight; immersed to the chest, it's 25%-35%; and to the neck, 10%.
Not only is swimming easy on the body, its a gre...
Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of bones in your joints gradually deteriorates. Cartilage is a firm, slippery tissue that permits nearly frictionless joint motion. In osteoarthritis, the slick surface of the cartilage becomes rough. Eventually, if the cartilage wears down completely, you may be left with bone rubbing on bone.
Do you have an Iodine deficiency?
Iodine Deficiency Disorders are one of the biggest worldwide public health problems. The effects are hidden but profoundly affect the quality of life. Iodine is a trace element essential for the synthesis of thyroid hormones which regulate the metabolic pattern of most cells and play a vital role in the process of early growth and development of most organs.
Iodine deficiency is a significant cause of ment...
Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that's created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. On one hand, you have a conventionally grown apple. On the other, you have one that's organic. Both apples are firm, shiny and red. Both provide vitamins and fiber, and both are free of fat, sodium and cholesterol. Which should you choose? Get the facts before you shop.
Uses for Tart Cherries and Juice
Cherries help ease arthritis pain
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