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Wednesday, 15 July 2015 06:00

Video: Top Five Pain Killing Foods

     
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Inflammation is the body’s response to injury, infection, irritation or imbalance causing the symptoms of redness, soreness, heat, swelling and/or loss of function. Chronic inflammation is at the root of most diseases but what you may not know it is the underlying cause of weight gain!  The great news is that we can heal with anti-inflammatory superfoods that help you lose weight without dieting. Tip #1: Balance your blood sugar and avoid eating high allergy foods such as...
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Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:00

The Ancient Power Of Olives

Did you know that the Greeks consume 25 kg of olive oil per year, compared to 5 kg in North America? Greece’s increased consumption of this healthy fat is part of why the Mediterranean diet has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and lowered cancer risk for those who follow it. Lets take a closer look at the benefits of adding olives and olive oil to your diet: 1. They protect against colon, breast and skin cancer:
 Olives and olive oil contain an abundance of...
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In last arthritis blog post we talked about Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a form of arthritis that frequently, affects people under the age 40. Today we will focus on another type of arthritis called Osteoarthritis (OA). This type of arthritis rarely affects people younger than the age of 40 but nearly everyone over the age of 60 will experience it. OA is a degenerative disease of the joints that can develop over time as the result of the everyday activities of life.  This ‘wear and...
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  1 in 5 people suffer from painful Arthritis (joint pain) but what is even more baffling is Rheumatoid Arthritis can strike at any age.  Rheumatoid Arthritis is a disabling inflammatory disorder that affects mainly females and occurs frequently in people under the age of 40 and most commonly between the ages of 30- 60. It often results in swelling, joint stiffness, fatigue, anemia, weight loss, fever and pain.  Rheumatoid Arthritis is an auto-immune disease, meaning the...
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Did you know that 1 in 5 people suffer from arthritis? Why does it affect so many people and how can you reduce the pain and progression? The term 'Arthritis' refers to a group of more than 100 diseases and conditions that cause pain and swelling in the joints.  It is a condition that affects the joints of the body and the connective tissues that surround them. While the exact cause of Arthritis is still being studied extensively, factors such as genetics, autoimmune disorders,...
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