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Anti Inflammatory

Can You Do a Vegan Diet, Paleo Style?

Dr. Amy Shah | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Shah

The problem is, the strict modern definition includes a moderate (to very large) amounts of meat, eggs, etc. in the daily diet -- so it's almost impossible to do a plant-based version of this even if you wanted to try it. But what I started wondering is: Why can't you do an ancestral, plant-based diet?

A New Way of Thinking About Autoimmune Disease

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Denise Nagel

We don't have to choose Eastern or Western -- just what is effective. Now we have a demonstrated scientific underpinning linking the two.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While more scientific evidence is necessary to solidly confirm efficacy of many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies for RA, there are CAM modalities with preliminary data suggesting its benefits as adjunctive therapies in RA management.

6 Foods To Eat For Pain

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Soothing the aches When you get out of bed in the morning do you make a sort of “oyyyyyyy…aaaagggh" groan that...

Plant-Based Meals: Everyone Loves a Quickie

Meg Wolff | Posted 04.28.2013 | Taste
Meg Wolff

The most common question I get about healthy plant-based cooking is this: "Do you have some really quick recipes? I've found some truly healthy recipes that can be easily prepared. Here are a few tried and true "quickies" anyone can easily enjoy. 

3 Powerful Recipes To Juice Or Blend

Matthew Basso | Posted 04.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Instead of buying a juicer, I thought I'd try and use my blender to mix fruits and veggies -- like I do my protein shake. Well, I'm glad I did, because not only do I love the way that it tastes, but I'm also experiencing the benefits of the abundance of anti-inflammatory agents found in vegetables.

The Diet That Will Slow Aging And Prevent Disease

Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty

An anti-inflammatory diet may not help you instantly fit into that size zero dress, but it is a healthy, long-term eating plan that slows the process ...

Anti-Inflammatory Foods And Menu Ideas, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Inflammation is thought to be the root of many diseases, so we asked Ellie Krieger, nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" ...

Boost Your Health With These 11 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Organic Authority.com

On top of their anti-inflammatory properties, these foods also supply us with essential vitamins and minerals that help boost our immune system.

Can We Take Too Much Fish Oil?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients asked me about a recent article she read in a magazine that said that fish oil supplement consumption may lead to increased risk of cancer. She has rheumatoid arthritis, and takes fish oil for help with controlling inflammation in her body.

Our Body's Balancing Signals for Hair Loss and More

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

As a clinician who sees the basic science findings translate into clinical care, it is always exciting to learn more about cellular functioning on a molecular level, because it helps me explain information to my patients about how our body is full of checks and balances.

Using Food as Medicine and Our Ally

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The next time you hear your doctor tell you to eat your vegetables and to avoid fatty processed pro-inflammatory foods, just remember that it's not just your doctor who's telling you that... your body is screaming to you for the same thing as well.

East Indian Cuisine Could Save Your Life

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

As I was researching the literature on cancer prevention and treatment, there was one statistic that struck me as really interesting. East Indians are much less likely to develop cancer. In fact, the numbers are staggering.

7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, but these seven reasons why it is such an important futurefood may just surprise you.

How Thai Food Is Good For You

Neil Zevnik | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

And rather than nutritional, the benefits to be found here are largely medicinal, with ginger and lemongrass (also known as "fever grass") proving to be helpful with combating an array of ailments.

Foods for Ageless Beauty

Renée Loux | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Renée Loux

Here is a look at foods that fortify and foster healthy cells to renew, repair and rejuvenate skin for lasting beauty.

Six Natural Ways to Avoid the Cold and the Flu

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Common sense practices include washing your hands frequently with soap, and wash your face at least twice a day. Here are six more natural strategies to avoid the common cold and the flu.

Curcumin: Spicy Painkiller Finally Delivers on Promise

Joel Brokaw | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Brokaw

Proponents cite exciting research about this powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. They claim curcumin in its optimized form is a healthier and more effective alternative to pain medications like Advil, Motrin and prescription drugs.

Love at First Bite! Dr. Perricone's Top Ten Foods to Enhance Your Sex Life

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

Healthy fats are vital to hormone production, and a healthy sex life is all about the hormones. Here is a short list of some wonderful foods that will go a long way toward enhancing your sex life as well as your overall sense of happiness.

Health Care Reform Begins in the Kitchen

Barry Sears | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Sears

For health care reform to be meaningful, it has to start in the kitchen. If that happens, then you can have basic insurance for everyone without breaking the bank.

The Dieter's Dilemma

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

Maintaining a healthy weight is not about your daily intake of fat -- and it is not about cutting out the carbs!

22 Tips For Navigating The Holiday Table

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

Thanks to indulgence, holidays are a time of accelerated aging. I can't promise you a Benjamin Button experience, but I can help you to enjoy the bounty, preventing a mutiny of the body!