turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma longa – the name of the genus, Curcuma, is derived from the Sanskrit kuṅkuma, referring to both turmeric and saffron used in India since ancient times), is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia; Turmeric has been used in Asia for thousands of years and is a major part of Ayurveda, and other traditional medicine. Turmeric was first used as a dye, and then lat

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Frostbite

Stay Safe Prevent Frostbite

What is Frostbite? Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues of any part of the body resulting after excessive exposure to extreme cold temperature. It most often affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, or toes. Frostbite can permanently damage the body and in severe cases can lead to amputation of affected part. Who’s Most at Risk? You may have a greater risk of developing frostbite if you: Have poor blood circulation. Are not properly

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Get Enough Protein, Without Meat

Get Enough Protein Without Mea

Vegetable protein, or any kind of protein, is used by the body for enzymes, structural tissue, hormones, and transplant molecules. Protein wears out at a slow but steady rate and must be replaced. Food is the source proteins in our body. After being digested, proteins provide a new supply of amino acids from which the body continuously rebuilds itself. While meats protein helps to build muscle, repair tissue, provide energy and balance mood, it is by no means necessary. Vegetarian

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Happy and Healthy Winter

Happy and Healthy Winter

We are half way through November and the vivid nip in the air has set the stage for a full blown cold winter season soon. While winter is evidently loved by many, the cold weather can also take a toll on your health. Cold, fever, flu, asthma, body ache, stiffness and all sorts of infections are some of the problems people face in winter. Of course, there are numerous ways to treat them or cure them, but why wait for the problem when it can easily be avoided? As the saying goes, pr

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FRUIT DIET FOR DIABETICS

Fruit Diet for Diabetics

November 14, is observed as World Diabetes Day, Diabetes is one of the most dreaded offshoots of the modern and hectic lifestyles. Fruits play a major role in helping a diabetes patient’s condition from worsening. While there is no such thing as ‘bad fruit’, or ‘good fruit’ diabetics do have to be careful and maintain moderation. Fruits that are high in glycemic index are to be consumed as less as possible and those with a low glycemic index can be eaten regularl

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Alternative Therapy for Allerg

Dr. William E. Berger of the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology have reported that nearly a third of allergy patients think their medications don’t work. Plus, pharmaceutical remedies are often expensive and frequently come with unwanted side effects, such as drowsiness, nasal irritation, impair driving ability and cause a mental disconnects. Natural treatments are used to support and improve allergic symptoms. SUPPLEMENTS, VITAMINS AND MINERALS: Bioflavonoids 

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