Tag: herbal supplements
One of the fastest-growing segments of the dietary supplement industry is the market for products claiming to protect your memory or “boost” your brainpower. These range from mega-doses of vitamins your body does actually need (though not necessarily in such quantity) to novel concoctions such as Asian herbal remedies or
Flavor Your Plate
If you’d like to add a bit of pizazz to healthy, nutrient-dense whole foods such as vegetables and legumes, be creative and sprinkle on some spices and herbs. These seasonings generally cost only pennies per serving and can help you cut back on the fat, sugar, and salt
When you have a chronic health condition or are at increased risk of a chronic disease, such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, or celiac disease, it’s natural to focus on foods you should limit or avoid. However, you’ll likely find eating more enjoyable if you shift your attention to substituting
Q: Do those nasal strips and over-the-counter sprays that claim to stop snoring really work?
A: There’s no shortage of products that claim to stop snoring. Some work, some don’t. It all depends on why a person snores. The sound is created when something blocks air from freely flowing. Inflamed sinuses,
If you suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) you’ll want to know about this compelling research showing the effectiveness of two specific nutrients in bringing relief.
Oats Improve Several Heart Disease Markers
Most research on oats has focused on how oats impact LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, which can build up in blood vessels and narrow the arteries. Now, a meta-analysis suggests that oats can also reduce two other markers of cardiovascular disease: non-HDL cholesterol (total cholesterol minus the
When you receive a medication guide or information leaflet with a new drug from your pharmacy, do you toss it in the recycling bin without reading it? This approach is not in your best interest, even if it can be tiresome to work your way through the minutiae.
“You need to
Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, but it is often most noticeable when it affects the hands. While it can be painful and functionally limiting, self-help strategies and medication can help ease the symptoms.
OA or RA? The most common type of arthritis in seniors is osteoarthritis (OA), in