Move that Body: The Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Regular aerobic activity, such as swimming, hiking, walking, and jogging, as well as group exercise classes like Zumba, can enhance your quality of life and promote lifelong fitness and good health. Studies show that people who participate in daily aerobic fitness activities . . . decrease their risk of heart disease and chronic illness experience [...]

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Zesty Heart Healthy Salad Dressing

Get out of a rut with your salad dressing by making your own and adding turmeric, a wonderful root herb recognized for anti-inflammatory benefits. The lemon and honey provide a tangy flavor while the combination of garlic, mustard and black pepper give this dressing zest. It's such a magical combination for your taste buds you [...]

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Enhance Your Health With Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Wild-grown and sweet, bilberries are the dark purple cousin of the blueberry. And they have found their way into every imaginable culinary delight: jams, pies, sorbets, liqueurs, and wines. Medicinal use of bilberry dates back to the early Middle Ages. Tea brewed from bilberry leaves was used to treat diabetes. European herbalists used the fruits [...]

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Boost Blood Vessel Health with Bioflavonoids

Bioflavonoids are naturally occurring plant compounds used in natural medicine to help enhance the action of vitamin C, support blood circulation, and treat allergies, viruses, arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. They act as pigments (coloring) in plants and as antioxidants in humans. Bioflavonoids are present in many plant foods and extracts, such as citrus fruits, [...]

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Tasty Turmeric

The bright golden-orange spice in curry and mustard comes from turmeric, a tasty herb with numerous health benefits. Turmeric is an excellent source of iron, manganese and vitamin B6. Additionally, curcumin, an active component in turmeric, is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In traditional Indian and Chinese medicine, turmeric has been used to [...]

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The Network that Fuels Your Entire Body 

The health of your heart - and actually of your entire body - depends upon a strong network of blood vessels. From the womb through old age, healthy arteries, capillaries and veins are essential for optimal functioning of all organs, muscles and nerves. They fuel and cleanse your body in two ways: efficient nutrient delivery [...]

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