Why Calcium Isn’t Enough for Strong Bones

Why Calcium Isnt Enough for Strong Bones

Calcium is vital for maintaining strong bones. Calcium is a major building block of your bones, with the skeleton storing 99 percent of your body’s total calcium. The calcium in your bones also acts as a reserve for the calcium needed by your nervous system and muscles. As you age, your body’s ability to absorb…

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Best Foods for Enhancing Cognition

Best Foods for Enhancing Cognition

With age, some level of cognitive decline is to be expected. However, age is the largest risk factor for more serious cognitive issues such as memory loss and dementia. These are defined as cognitive declines that interfere with independent functioning. While normal age-related declines in cognition may be minor inconveniences, dementia is a serious and…

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Best Supplements for Eliminating Joint Pain

Best Supplements for Eliminating Joint Pain

Chronic joint pain, such as in the knees, hands, elbows, and shoulders, is not a rare condition. Often, osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis that affects almost one-quarter of people in the United States, is the culprit. Osteoarthritis is a “wear and tear arthritis” and occurs when the protective cartilage at the ends of…

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Collagen the Age Reducer

Collagen the Age Reducer

Collagen supplements have become increasingly popular, mainly for skin health and appearance. While many people used to inject collagen or apply it externally to the skin, it has now become the norm to ingest collagen, whether in pill, powder, or liquid form. We now know that the collagen molecule is too large to cross into…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric

The Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric

You have probably heard about turmeric, seen it at the store, or even tried it for yourself. Turmeric, and its active component curcumin, have become increasingly popular in the past few years. Turmeric and curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, and many studies have already been, and are currently being conducted. Curcumin has powerful anti-inflammatory…

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Symptoms of a Thyroid Disorder

Symptoms of a Thyroid Disorder

Thyroid disorders affect at least one in eight women, and sometimes men as well. Due to the general nature of thyroid disorder symptoms, over half of the people with a thyroid disorder are unaware of their condition. A poorly functioning thyroid can lead to a variety of diseases and disorders, so identifying your condition early…

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Everything You Need to Know About Thyroid Health

Everything You Need to Know About Thyroid Health

The thyroid gland is considered the master gland, influencing almost all of the metabolic processes in your body. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located at the front part of the neck, and is responsible for making thyroid hormones that are essential for the proper functioning of all of the cells in your…

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8 Tips for Strengthening Your Immune System

8 Tips for Strengthening Your Immune System

The immune system is a complex system of organs, cells, and chemicals that fight infection. Our bodies are amazing and are able to remember each microbe (tiny living things too small to be seen by the naked eye) that has entered the body. If these same microbes ever enter the body again, they are destroyed…

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8 Tips for Reducing Inflammation

Inflammation Joint inflammation concept Medical Report

Inflammation is a hot topic these days. Many foods and products claim to reduce inflammation. But what is inflammation and why are we trying to reduce it? In this article, we will define inflammation, note the difference between acute and chronic inflammation, and share tips for how you can reduce your inflammation. Understanding these concepts…

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11 Delicious Ways to Add More Turmeric To Your Diet

Tumeric has become increasingly popular as both a supplement and an ingredient in various foods. Turmeric is a spice of the ginger family, sourced from the turmeric plant commonly used in Asian food. Turmeric has a warm, bitter taste and is often used in curries, mustards, butters and cheeses. Turmeric’s use in foods has spread…

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