3 Proactive Tips to Stay Healthy During Travel

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It’s no secret that traveling can increase your risk of getting sick. But even though you might not be able to avoid every infectious pathogen while you’re on vacation or a business trip, you can lower the odds of becoming ill. Read on for three proactive strategies to prepare your immune system for maximum protection during your trip before you …

Can Curcumin and Zinc Treat Prediabetes?

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The Study Abstract: Karandish M, Mozaffari-Khosravi H, Mohammadi SM, Cheraghian B, Azhdari M. The effect of curcumin and zinc co-supplementation on glycemic parameters in overweight or obese prediabetic subjects: A phase 2 randomized, placebo-controlled trial with a multi-arm, parallel-group design. Phytother Res. 2021 Aug;35(8):4377-4387. Management of prediabetes is a critical step to prevent type-2 diabetes. Curcumin and zinc have been …

Cold and Flu Prevention and Relief

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In the United States alone, viruses account for more than 1 billion colds every year. And up to 20 percent of Americans also get the flu. These viruses replicate in the body and can take over—unless they’re stopped or prevented. Attacking these illnesses isn’t just about vitamin C anymore and it’s no longer just a seasonal concern. Here are some …

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 of the most widely used and most important natural ingredients.   Vitamin: Vitamin C What it is: Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, and is mostly associated with boosting the immune system. …

Surviving Those Midlife Complexion Conundrums

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Skin-friendly supplements when adult acne and wrinkles strike Complexion emergencies were bad enough when you were in high school, but adult acne AND wrinkles?! Just one of those issues can be distressing, but both at once can really start to affect your confidence. Those early signs of aging—fine lines and wrinkles around your eyes and mouth—can feel like neon-sign reminders …

Breaking Bad

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Don’t fall victim to osteoporosis Most people think of osteoporosis as an old woman’s disease. Marked by hip fractures and the distinctive “dowager’s hump,” the statistics for osteoporosis are truly astounding. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. And it just becomes more serious with …

Fall into Wellness

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Give your immune system a lift this season with these 5 powerful nutrients! For many, fall is the busiest time of the year—the kids go back to school, the demands of work pick up, and the holidays loom as the end of the year approaches. And with so much going on, it’s easy to let bad habits take over. Skimping …