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Inflammation

Is Gluten-Free the Answer to Clear Skin, Too?

Suki Kramer | Posted 06.16.2013 | Style
Suki Kramer

If you feel like you're already doing everything you can to get clear skin -- eating right and using good-for-you skin care products -- yet... you're still battling blemishes, acne or eczema or other skin issues that just won't die, you could actually have an allergy to gluten.

The Worst Foods For Inflammation

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Read this before you place your next order for Chinese takeout.

What's That Food Doing in There Anyway?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

When we eat highly-processed foods, through a process which is still undefined, they lead to irritation in our bodies, which is termed inflammation. Inflammation is a little difficult to identify, but usually presents itself in various symptoms.

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 ...

The Global Burden of Disease and 'Big Science'

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

The surprising revelation in a recent report is that the rising burden of disease is similar among all countries regardless of socioeconomic status, and these increases are in cardiovascular, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases, which have historically been considered "Western diseases."

Top 5 Foods To Fight Inflammation

Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Mitzi Dulan for U.S. News Health Inflammation is the body's natural response to infection and injury. It is an important defense mechanism that ...

Being in the Dark Is a Good Thing: Darkness and Disease

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Over the past century there has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of depression, sleep disorders and obesity. New data suggest that at least part of this increase could be due to the ever-growing exposure to light at night.

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.

Carbohydrate Density: A Better Guide To Weight Loss

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

On its surface, the cause of the Western world's obesity epidemic seems simple: People are eating too many calories and getting too little calorie-burning exercise; the imbalance manifests as excess fat. But this explanation is too simple.

'I Will Not Be Pleased' -- Your Health and the Nocebo Effect (Part 3)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

One key to an entirely new kind of medicine is suggested by the placebo effect. But for this promise to come true, we need to see placebos as part of a holistic system.

'I Will Not Be Pleased' -- Your Health and the Nocebo Effect (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

You are either preventing or not preventing illness all the time. There is no such thing as benign neglect. The feedback loop is inescapable. Rather than considering that a threat, we can create a new model of well-being that gives you much more control over your health for life.

Does the Ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 Matter?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Do we know everything there is to know about how omega-6 fats affect our health? Of course not. But is the notion of an optimal ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 a myth with absolutely no data to support it? Hardly.

Rates Of This Disease Much Higher Than Previously Thought: What Is It?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

While it isn't nearly as recognizable as its cancerous kin, the lung disease sarcoidosis has become increasingly prevalent in recent years, a new stud...

The No. 1 Health Problem You Haven't Heard Of (And 10 Ways To Beat It)

EatingWell | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Here's the thing: under normal circumstances, some inflammation is a good thing -- it's your body's natural protective response to an illness or injury.

How Sleep Can Protect Your Brain

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

I love the way I feel after a good night's sleep. My body is rested; my mind feels clear and alert; and I am happy to just linger in bed and relax.

The Depression-Inflammation Connection

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

The dramatic rise in depression diagnoses over the last two decades is a great challenge to modern medicine. The reasons for the increase are complex, but one important theory deserves special consideration.

How To Use Ginger To Fight Pain And Inflammation

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Aromatic ginger is a superstar of traditional medicine in Asia, where it has been treasured for thousands of years for its amazing flavors and impressive health benefits.

Lyme/Autism Group Blasts Genetically Modified Foods as Dangerous

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Smith

Stop eating dangerous genetically modified foods! That's the upshot of the Lyme Induced Autism (LIA) Foundation's position paper released today.

Years After Oil Spill, Report Finds Increase in Respiratory Problems & Cancer Risk in Workers

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

In November 2002, the oil tanker Prestige broke apart and sank, spilling about 20 million gallons of bunker oil off the coast of northern Spain. Worke...

You're Appointing Who? Please Obama, Say It's Not So!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

The person who may be responsible for more food-related illness and death than anyone in history has just been made the US food safety czar.

Those With Severe Asthma Offered Radical Treatment

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — People with severe asthma are getting a radically different treatment option: A way to snake a wire inside their lungs and melt off...

Aspirin and Vitamin C Together at Last

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Taking any dose of aspirin on a regular basis can triple your risk of dangerous gastrointestinal bleeding. If aspirin were a new drug, it would have a tough time getting approved by the FDA.

Is Your Digestive System Making You Sick?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There might be something wrong with your inner tube, and it could be making you sick and fat.

The 10 Things You Need To Eat: Beets

Dave Lieberman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Lieberman

here's a good chance that beets aren't the first things that come to mind when planning your week night meals. But there are actually endless ways to work beets into your diet without any trouble.

Are Your Food Allergies Making You Fat?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Today, I'm going to explain the bugs in your digestive tract, why they upset your gut's immune system and how they just might be behind those extra pounds.