Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveal that approximately 52.5 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis, including osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and gout. Arthritic diseases may be mild in some people but can be debilitating in others. Symptoms characterized by joint pain, swelling, and stiffness
What you eat and how much you weigh won’t cause osteoarthritis (OA, the most common form of arthritis) or cure it, but both may have an effect on its symptoms. A substantial body of evidence is making the case that inflammation of joints—or the lack of it—could be associated with
You’re probably painfully aware of the inflammation associated with a twisted ankle or a hammered thumb. But you can’t feel low-grade inflammation, which can operate in stealth mode for years until it reveals its ugly head as cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or heart disease. Fight inflammation with our top nine
New research shows one of olive oil’s polyphenol compounds can help stave off Alzheimer’s, cancer, and arthritis. But not all olive oil contains this compound. Find out which kinds provide the highest level of olive oil health benefits.
Is it possible that just by adding delicious olive oil to your salads you could also be protecting your brain from the development of Alzheimer’s disease? Yes! And, protecting your memory is just one of the many health benefits of olive oil.
Is your extra-virgin olive oil the real deal, or are you paying too much for poor quality oil? Part 1 of this series shows you how fake olive oil dominates the market.