Spices to fight inflammation more effective than drugs?

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Which Spices Fight Inflammation?-Video
“An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity..

6 Foods To Boost Your Sexual Energy
“Did you know that what you eat can truly enhance your sex life?

Consumer Reports Study: Demanding Respect From Doctors May Save Your Life
“A hospital is a dangerous place to visit. Each year more than 400,000 people are killed due to preventable medical errors, which include preventable Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs).”

Scrutiny for Laxatives as a Childhood Remedy
“Laxatives with the active ingredient polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG 3350), the most popular of which is Miralax, are commonly given to children with constipation.”

Vitamin Water good for you right? Wrong!

Mike Adams for the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center exposes Coca Cola’s Vitamin Water. This is advertising at its best or maybe its worst. Here is a lesson in how easy it is to turn something really bad into sounding really good. It’s time to stop being a victim. Give a listen.
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St. Louis Chiropractor/ Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Try a Super-Short Workout

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week! This is a great article especially for those who feel they don’t have time to exercise.
If you find it difficult to fit a long workout into your schedule, then here’s some good news: According to an article on the New York Times Well Blog, researchers continue to find that even very short durations of high-intensity exercise can provide significant health benefits. How short exactly? Shockingly short.

What is your brain doing while you sleep?

Every elite athlete looks for an edge against their competitors to improve their athletic performance but what if that edge was as simple as getting more sleep? Do you want an edge in your performance? Maybe your edge is also more sleep. Listen to what Michael Howell, M.D., a sleep expert has to say about what happens when you sleep. Give a listen.Listen

The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression

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9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails
“Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.

5 Detox Strategies To Greet 2015
“As we welcome 2015, forget the calories and invite in more pleasure, and less crazy-making weighing and counting. It’s time to put away the scales and calculators, and start listening to what our bodies are really asking for: real rest, real fun, and real food.

The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression
“Who doesn’t love the taste of ground nutmeg over a holiday hot chocolate or latte? It’s not only the classic eggnog spice, it’s perfect in spice cookies and other holiday fare. While delicious holiday treats may be enough reason to enjoy nutmeg, research shows that it may help boost moods and help us deal with depression and sadness, which are also unfortunately common this time of year.

Worst Foods Award: Ramen Noodle
“Ramen noodles dominate the diets of many young people, especially college students … a nutrition-free habit that undermines their physical and mental health.”

Even 1 a day may be making you fat!

There is so much evidence that you need to stay away from these, yet most people keep ignoring the facts. This has been featured on every major TV network, every magazine, and every newspaper yet you still see people buying these by the case. The massive advertising campaigns won’t quit and our brains are being manipulated. Give a listen.
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St. Louis Chiropractor/Beautiful, Bountiful Berries

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This great article educates us on how we can enjoy our seasonal fruits all year round!

Savor one of summer’s sublime pleasures all year long with a dash of forethought and a pinch of preparation. Just a few simple steps will preserve some of this season’s jeweled treats to brighten your wintertime meals.

St. Louis Chiropractor/ Alzheimer’s on the Rise: What You Can Do

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This article tells of how living a healthy lifestyle now will help you have a vibrant future. Alzheimer’s disease appears to be a leading cause of death in the US, just behind heart disease and cancer, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology. The study, conducted at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, found that Alzheimer’s disease is underreported as a cause of death. Of the more than 2,500 seniors followed in the study, almost a quarter developed the disease, and it was the cause of death in about 400 people.

St. Louis Chiropractor/ Alzheimer’s on the Rise: What You Can Do

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This article tells of how living a healthy lifestyle now will help you have a vibrant future. Alzheimer’s disease appears to be a leading cause of death in the US, just behind heart disease and cancer, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology. The study, conducted at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, found that Alzheimer’s disease is underreported as a cause of death. Of the more than 2,500 seniors followed in the study, almost a quarter developed the disease, and it was the cause of death in about 400 people.

St. Louis Chiropractor/ Cardiovascular Protection for Stressed Men

Hi all, Dr. Mike here. Here is a great example of why it’s so important to manage your stress!
Stress is well known to play a role in heart disease. Blood vessels are specially designed to respond to the ever-changing blood flow needs in different parts of the body. Healthy blood vessels are elastic, flexible, and strong, but many people unknowingly have low-level chronic inflammation in their blood vessel walls, causing the walls to become thicker and less flexible, and increasing heart attack risk.