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Can Technology Make Us Healthier? Despite all the news about how blue light, screens, and technology are damaging our health and well-being, it turns out our smartphones and Apple watches may actually be helping in some ways, too. Wearable fitness-trackers and health-focused apps currently make up one of the fastest growing areas of technology. These tools allow us to easily …

Candida Unchecked

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Bacteria, viruses, and fungi—oh my! The world is full of microscopic organisms, living both inside and outside of your body. While some are completely normal and even good for you, others can go unchecked and wreak havoc on your health. Take candida, for example. Candida is a species of yeast (a single-celled fungus) that lives in everyone’s gastrointestinal tract. Most …

Balance Your Blood Sugar

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Here’s a sobering statistic: approximately 1 in every 10 Americans is living with diabetes. Among those, 95 percent have type 2 diabetes. If that doesn’t grab your attention, how about this? While type 2 diabetes used to be known as adult-onset diabetes because it primarily affected people over the age of 45, it’s now affecting a significant number of children. …

Andrographis Inhibits Colon Cancer Cells

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The Study Abstract: Sharma P, Shimura T, Banwait JK, Goel A. Andrographis-mediated chemosensitization through activation of ferroptosis and suppression of β-catenin/Wnt-signaling pathways in colorectal cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2020 Aug 24:bgaa090. Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains one of the leading causes of cancer-related mortality in the USA. As much as 50–60% of CRC patients develop resistance to 5-fluorouracil (5FU)-based chemotherapeutic regimens, attributing the …

3 Tips for Better Doggy Dental Care

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When it comes to your dog’s health, it’s easy to overlook their oral health. Yet according to the American Veterinary Dental College, most dogs show signs of periodontal disease by the age of three. Since your pup needs their teeth to last a lifetime, it’s important to have your vet check his or her teeth and gums at least yearly. …

Boost Your Immunity the Natural Way

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Every day your immune system faces countless potential threats from infectious viruses, bacteria, and other harmful microbes. They can lurk in the food you’re eating, on the surfaces you touch, and in the air you breathe. A healthy immune system neutralizes most of those threats, keeping you safe and healthy. Sometimes, though, your immune system will face a danger it …

Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best—decoding them—can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients. Vitamin: Vitamin D What it is: Vitamin D, frequently called “the sunshine vitamin,” is synthesized by the body after exposure to sunlight. It is available in …

Discover the Power of Berberine

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Berberine—an alkaloid found in herbs like barberry, goldenseal, and Oregon grape—is getting lots of buzz these days. Originally used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines, the benefits of berberine have recently become of the hot topic among researchers. Studies over the past 15 years show that berberine can benefit numerous health conditions. But one of the most …

Finger Food!

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Whether it’s an after-school nibble or movie-night munchies, nothing hits the spot quite like finger food. But don’t settle for nutritionally bankrupt processed foods. Satisfy your snack cravings with our healthy take on family favorites.     Healthy Chicken Fingers with Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce These kid-friendly chicken fingers are nut-free and gluten-free, making them the perfect option for those with …