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Anti-Inflammatory Diet Guidelines

To follow up on my previous post about using your diet to promote anti-inflammatory conditions in your body, I have compiled a list of which foods you should enjoy more of, and which foods to try and stay away from: EAT MORE OF THESE…

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Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: The Real Comfort Food

Is all food really nourishing? By definition, yes—eating food is, but the types of food you eat can nourish vastly different parts for us. We may find our 2nd piece of chocolate cake as something comforting, but what’s that food doing at a cellular…

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Nutrition Wellness

Herbs & Pain Series: Time and Expectations

Normally with herbal use, patients see improvement in symptoms within days or weeks. Pain relief is also related to the length of time the pain has been going on. If your pain is persistent or chronic in nature, it may take longer to respond…

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Nutrition Wellness

Herbs & Pain Series: The Role of Herbs

Herbal medicine has an important role in treating persistent or chronic pain. Before discussing specific herbs, the first thing we need to discuss is diet. To get the most out of any herbal preparation you need to reduce chemicals in your diet that may…

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Nutrition Wellness

Curcumin for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Exciting and promising research is being done on the use turmeric in the treatment of acute spinal cord injury. Curcumin is the active substance found in the spice turmeric, which is known for its anti-inflammatory and medicinal properties. This review article looked at 20…

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