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Can Gray Hair Be Reversed?

It’s natural for hair to turn gray or white as you age, but if you are finding grays sooner than you expected, it may be offering you clues to a problem with your health. Prematurely gray hair is often associated with celiac disease, endocrine imbalance or pernicious anemia. Nutrition plays a role in all these conditions. In assessing nutritional deficiencies, health experts consider three things: diet, toxic load, and the ability to assimilate nutrients (gut health). A healthy diet is the foundation of your good health. The best diet is…

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Stay Well With Walnuts

All nuts are good for you, and walnuts are a particularly tasty and popular choice. Here are ten health benefits you can gain by eating walnuts on a regular basis: 1. Better Digestion Walnuts are high in fiber, to keep your digestive system functioning well. Many of the sources we rely on for protein, such as meat and dairy, do not offer fiber. Walnuts provide both protein and fiber. 2. Better Sleep Walnuts contain the bio-available form of melatonin, which improves sleeping patterns. Eating a handful of walnuts every day…

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12 Reasons to Take Turmeric

Turmeric is often referred to as “The Queen of Spices,” because of its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging properties. This spice is related to ginger, and is widely used in Indian dishes, where it provides a golden color and and earthy flavor. It also has a long history of use in medicinal applications, from controlling pain to fighting cancer. Turmeric derives its golden color, as well as its health-giving benefits, from curcumin. Curcumin has been the subject of much research, and has been shown to be a powerful antiseptic, antioxidant, and…

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Cannabis and Cancer

In the United States and worldwide, an increasing number of governmental entities are legalizing the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, is a plant that grows all over the world. It has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. The cannabis plant produces a resin with compounds called cannabinoids, active chemicals that function as drugs. They affect both the immune and nervous systems of the body. Some cannabinoids are psychoactive, and they act on the brain, affecting consciousness and mood. Cannabis can be inhaled,…

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Healthy Foods 

Release Negative Emotion to Release Excess Weight

In a recent article, Laurentine Ten Bosch says the emotions most commonly trapped in our bodies are anxiety, grief, disgust, humiliation, overwhelm, worthlessness and conflict. Ten Bosch, who is the filmmaker behind the movies Food Matters and Hungry for Change, says when these emotions are stuck within us, we are vulnerable to chronic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, skin conditions and digestive disorders. We also tend to hold onto excess weight. How do you release these negative emotions? Ten Bosch called on health guru Dr. Deepak Chopra for ideas.…

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Most Popular New Health Tip: Eat a Daily Dose of Chocolate!

A new health study offers what is sure to be everyone’s favorite health tip. The research, published in the BMJ journal Heart, says you can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke by eating 100 grams of chocolate daily. This study builds upon and supports existing data from previous research. The study tracked 25,000 adult participants in Norfolk, England. It examined the long-term health of participants based on questionnaires that surveyed food and lifestyle choices. The researchers also reviewed globally published evidence on the links between chocolate and cardiovascular…

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Heal Yourself with These 8 Superfoods

Many of the foods available on the grocery shelves of America are deficient in basic nutrients. The causes are overworked soil along with genetic engineering and food processing. Here are eight “superfoods” that actually deliver the nutritional boost we need for optimal health: 1. Aloe Vera This plant contains 20 minerals, 12 vitamins, 200 phytonutrients from active plant compounds, and 18 amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Aloe vera also functions as an antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agent. Some benefits of aloe vera are: • Reduces inflammation and arthritic…

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5 Big Health Myths

When we talk about health, we often emphasize eating good food and getting regular exercise. But in a recent article in MindBodyGreen.com, life and happiness coach Alicia Melgoza writes that being healthy also encompasses our “emotional, mental, relational and spiritual well-being.” She cites what she calls the five big health myths, and she recommends better ways to live a healthy, happy life: Myth #1: Fitness comes first. The truth: Research has shown that social ties and relationships may be more critical to our health than exercise. Try planning your workouts…

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