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Why You Should Add Turmeric To Your Diet + A Delicious Golden Milk Recipe!

Turmeric, that golden spice that gives curry its yellow colour, has hit the nutrition world by storm. It has become one of the most extensively studied foods, and new research is constantly emerging on its powerful health benefits. There are over 6000 published, peer-reviewed articles proving turmeric’s renowned benefits!   Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin, which is what many of the studies of turmeric have focused on. Curcumin is an incredibly healing compound, and is largely responsible for many of turmeric’s benefits. For this reason, many studies use curcumin supplements.   Curcumin is well known for its anti-inflammatory effects. Taking a curcumin supplement can be especially helpful for those with inflammatory conditions like arthritis. However, many of us have...

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Let’s Practice Moderate Sun Exposure This Summer

  I recently made an online purchase and, when it arrived, there was a 4-page flyer in my package completely devoted to natural sunscreens. It’s that time of year! The time of year when many of us have to start thinking about how to avoid sun burns while still enjoying outdoor summer activities.   Sunscreen has been widely promoted as a way to reduce the risk of skin-cancer for quite some time now, but, despite this increased awareness, the incidence of melanoma continues to rise.   The reasons behind this increase are complex. What’s important to note is that, while we should take action to prevent sunburns, moderate sun exposure is important to our health for many reasons.   Here’s...

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