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Cancer-Killing Curry

According to the BBC, "an extract found in the bright yellow curry spice turmeric kills cancer cells." Tests released by a team at the Cork Cancer Research Centre show turmeric can destroy gullet canc…

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9 Healing Herbs to Cook With

By Sara Novak, Planet Green We've been told time and time again to eat our veggies but more often than not we tend to forget that herbs can be just as crucial for adding nutritional density to th…

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13 Foods That Fight Allergies

There are many naturally-occurring plant compounds called phytonutrients that assist with allergies. The main ones include: anthocyanin, curcumin, hesperetin, and quercetin in your diet. Donít worry a…

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Turmeric: The Golden Spice

It is among earthís first-known spices, also one of its most beneficial. Turmeric, a relative of ginger, boasts a staggering range of qualities that make it a must-have in your spice box. Besides, thi…

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The Heart-Healthy Mix of Fat and Spice

Americans just canít seem to find that crucial equilibrium when it comes to eating a diet of healthful and enjoyable foods. We have become adherents to the idea of nutritionism, a reductionist concept…

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Turmeric: More Than Just a Stainmaker

With the beginning of each year brings forth the culinary trend projections of the year to come. Last year was likely the year of the meatball and the French macaron, and this year, in an effort to cl…

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Herbal Remedies: Prevent Illness, Boost Energy, Fight Stress

It's the depths of winter, and if your office is anything like mine, that means a cacophony of coughs and sniffles and many empty desks as entire departments succumb to colds and flus. It may also mea…

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Spice Nixes Pain, Inflammation, Brain Disease

If you've ever eaten an Indian curry, you're probably familiar with turmeric.† It is the yellowish spice commonly used in Indian cuisine.† While it adds delicious flavor to your meals, it also offers …

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6 Herbs for the Mind

When it comes to brain health and mental acuity, few people think of herbs.† †While Mother Natureís herbal medicines humbly lay upon the earth in her rainforests, wilderness, and jungles devoid of a…

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This Powerful Herb Can Combat Cancer

The role of epigenetics in health and disease is becoming ever clearer, and I firmly believe this field of study will eventually supplant the current medical paradigm. The conventional belief has …

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