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The role of herbs throughout time

April 22, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Herbs have played a huge role in healing throughout the centuries, and one of the major contributors has been Egyptian medicine, which has provided some of the oldest documented remedies. From the 33rd century B.C. until the Persian invasion in 525 B.C., Egyptian medical practices were highly advanced for the […]

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Seven steps for back pain relief

February 24, 2013

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by Dr. Julie Gorman —  Pain is your body’s alarm system telling you something is wrong. While medications often can provide temporary relief, they do not address the underlying causes of the pain. In addition, they often have unwanted side effects, such as liver damage and stomach ulcers. Dealing with pain can be difficult, but […]

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Home remedies for insect bites

December 18, 2012

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by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  With the arrival of summer and the monsoon season come the bugs and the occasional unpleasant encounter they bring. Even if you think you have taken all the necessary precautions — bug lights, fly paper, outdoor bug repellent with DEET — there likely will be an unavoidable bite that causes […]

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Facts about mustard

October 14, 2012

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More than 4,000 years ago, mustard seeds were used in Greece and Egypt for flavor and as a medicine. Mustard is a part of the cabbage family. White mustard (Brassica alba or Brassica hirta) is a beige or straw-colored round, hard seed. Its light outer skin is removed before sale. With its milder flavor and […]

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Five spices you should eat often

September 2, 2012

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by Toffler Niemuth —  Spices have been used for millennia for the wonderful flavors they give food and drinks, but only recently have scientists begun to correlate spices with their health benefits. Five healthy spices that you should integrate into your food are ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, coriander and fennel seeds. Ginger — Popular in Asian […]

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Recipes to support prostate health

August 23, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The incidence of BHP (non-malignant enlargement of the prostate) is truly one of the most significant problems facing men in our society. Beginning at age 50, as many as 40 percent of males have BHP. By the time men hit their 80s, the figure reaches 90 percent. Diet is the first […]

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Spices play a role in reduced cancer risk

April 12, 2012

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Spices are one of nature’s tasty secret weapons that can make your cooked foods healthier. The best part is that spices are relatively inexpensive and come in a wide variety of flavors. Adding them to your meat before tossing it on the grill can cut the risk of cancer, long associated with beef cooked at […]

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AZNetNews health updates: Curcumin and sleep

February 24, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the pigment curcumin in turmeric and its effects on cancer and stroke damage, and why we should sleep in a dark, quiet room. The spice that helps prevent cancer and repair stroke damage Curcumin — the pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow-orange color — is a […]

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Health updates: Turmeric and U.S. meat

February 24, 2012

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The following is new information regarding some of the health benefits of the magical medicinal root, turmeric, and drug-resistant bacteria that has been found in meats in the United States. This spice doubles as a powerful anti-inflammatory In cultures that are thousands of years old, there tend to be deep traditions of cooking daily meals […]

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Health updates: Are you being poisoned? and Motrin®

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the role of environmental contaminants in the pathogenesis of obesity, and an effective alternative to ibuprofen for treating knee osteoarthritis. Are you fat because you are being poisoned? Your body is actually the product of your environment, and this includes personal lifestyle choices, such as what you eat, how […]

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