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Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Here's why...

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10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin Many high-quality studies show that turmeric has major benefits for your body and brain. Many of these benefits come from its main active ingredient, curcumin. Read on to learn what the science says about turmeric and curcumin as well as their benefits. What are turmeric and curcumin? Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color. It has been used in India for thousands of years as both a spice and medicinal herb. Recently, science has started to back up traditional claims that turmeric contains compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds...

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Lupus and Inflammation

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Summary and Quick Facts for Lupus Lupus is an autoimmune disease. Managing inflammation is a primary treatment goal for people with lupus. This protocol summarizes how lupus develops and how it’s diagnosed and treated. Dietary, lifestyle and supplement approaches that complement conventional treatment options will be summarized, as well. When combined with conventional treatments, the dietary and lifestyle strategies outlined in this protocol may help ease inflammation that contributes to lupus symptoms. Vitamin D has been shown in several studies to support a healthy immune system and inflammatory response. What is Lupus? Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease driven by...

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Best Supplements for Diabetics and for Diabetes Prevention

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Diabetes... If you have diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2) taking supplements can be pretty tricky, as even minor changes in a diabetic's diet can lead to fluctuations in blood sugar, which in turn can cause a whole host of other problems. However, seeing as diabetics also must contend with things like blood sugar spikes and inflammation, incorporating supplements into one's daily routine can also be very helpful and may even potentially lessen some of the harmful effects of the disease. For example, there's evidence to suggest that berberine can lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, and there's additional research...

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Understanding and Combatting Chronic Pain

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Summary and Quick Facts for Chronic Pain Chronic pain can drastically reduce quality of life and is often resistant to medical therapies. Opioid medications are addictive and have the potential to ruin lives, if not used very judiciously. Excessive use of NSAIDs like ibuprofen increases risk of many health problems. In this protocol, learn about the risks of long-term pharmaceutical pain management strategies. Also discover that several natural compounds have been shown to target some of the fundamental mechanisms of pain, to provide relief without debilitating side effects. A supplement called palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) has been shown in several clinical trials...

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