Spice Up Your Health: Turmeric

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The main characteristics of turmeric are a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste and golden color. Turmeric is one of the main ingredients in curry and is used in many Indian and Thai dishes. Turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains a wide variety of vitamins and minerals including potassium, calcium, … Read More

3 STEPS: Preventing Colds and Flus

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Cold and Flu season is here!  Time to think about prevention and treatment.  When people think about prevention they often think about getting a flu shot.  However, there are many factors that play a role in whether the vaccine will actually work.  The CDC itself, has stated that the flu vaccine is only effective about 60% of the time.  Great odds when you … Read More

Health Tip: Vitamin D

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Vitamin D has been in the news a lot lately.  Researchers are finding more and more reasons why vitamin D is helpful and integral to our health.  In the old days people would get vitamin D from the sun.  Spending roughly 20 minutes out in the sun with skin exposed at noon time during the summer can start the process, … Read More