Fight Joint Inflammation with Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is the golden-orange spice that gives curried foods pizzazz. In Traditional Chinese and Indian Medicine, turmeric is used to treat allergies, digestive ailments, and pain. The active chemical component of turmeric is curcumin, known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Today, research is focused on the role curcumin plays in diseases where the underlying [...]

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The Anti-inflammatory Power of Cat’s Claw

Native to the Amazon rainforest, Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) gets its name from the inch-long hooked thorns that allow this tropical climbing plant to anchor itself to trees and wind its way up 100 feet or more into the forest canopy. As they have for centuries, indigenous people and herbalists use the roots, leaves, and [...]

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Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Kale & Rice

Delight friends and family with this perfect summer picnic supper or lunch entree. The crimson flesh of red pepper gives bright contrast to kale's deep green. Chopped onion and minced garlic combine with lemon and herbs to bring an aromatic flavor to the brown rice. Delicious, filling, and vegan friendly, too! Ingredients 3 medium red [...]

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The Red Bell of the Ball!

Crisp, sweet red bell peppers are versatile and packed with nutrients. They're loaded with the antioxidants Vitamin C and A, which support immunity and help the body fight free radicals - molecules implicated in inflammation and many disease processes. That beautiful red color is attributed to the nutrient lycopene, another antioxidant. Vitamin B6 and folate [...]

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Healing Rheumatoid Arthritis with Natural Medicine

People living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) compare the pain and inflammation to a fire raging out of control. RA is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease causing swelling, stiffness, and pain in the joints. It can result in joint deformity and damage to other organs, including the nerves, heart, and lungs. Approximately 1.5 million Americans have [...]

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