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The Power of Herbs and Spices

The Power of Herbs and Spices
Indian Spices by sara marlowe [https://flic.kr/p/ds3fm5] | CC BY 2.0 The great ancient Egyptian physician, Imhotep, would have agreed with the father of Western medicine, Hippocrates, when he said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” While medicine has come a long way in helping with seemingly incurable diseases, herbs and spices are often passed over or dismissed, while all along containing the powers to heal. Learn how to promote a healthy body, while adding great flavors to your food. Talk about hitting two birds with one stone! As many of us are aware, these spices have...
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7 Veggies You Must Have In Your Diet

7 Veggies You Must Have In Your Diet
Vegetables by Martin Cathrae [https://flic.kr/p/4MUXkR] | CC BY-SA 2.0 We all know that veggies are good for us, but how many of us know the benefits of specific vegetables? The old saying goes, let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food. This rings very true when we examine different vegetables and the benefits they offer our bodily functions. Here’s a refresher on 7 vegetables you should include in your daily diet to keep your body strong and in optimal condition. By taking care of yourself from the inside out, you will have more energy to give your...
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11 Foods that fight Stress

11 Foods that fight Stress
As physicians, many of us know all too well that stress is a common feature in the lives of American citizens. This is often due to their career, financial situation or family life. The 3 out of 4 Americans experiencing stress at levels that cause a wide range of stress-related physical symptoms, experience problems such as upset stomachs, insomnia, headaches, elevations in blood pressure, changes in appetite, muscle tension and pain. We see stress in patients every day, but how often do we take a look in the mirror and identify stress in our own lives? When we are feeling run...
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