Turmeric has its historical roots in ancient Southeast Asia. For more than 4000 years the spice has been used in foods, for religious ceremonies, and for medicinal purposes. Its brilliant yellow color gives it its nickname, “Indian Saffron”, although the compound is referred to by dozens of different names in various regions around the world.
“Body burden”, “biomonitoring”, “xenobiotics”, and “persistent bioaccumlative toxicants”…These are just a few of the terms being bantered about when talking about detox and the many substances that assault our body every day. But are we really at risk with exposure to chemical toxins? The answer is a resounding YES! A Chemical Nation—The Need for Detox
Weight and Obesity—Where’s It All Going? With two-thirds of Americans either overweight or obese, weight has become a national crisis of epidemic proportions. And it’s not only about the way we look and feel, it’s the serious health risks we take every day hauling around extra weight that stresses our heart, arteries, liver, pancreas and
According to the American Cancer Society, one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Most will not die from the disease, however treatment can render a man impotent or incontinent. Depending on the persistence or severity of cancerous tumors, hormone therapy may be a viable option for some males. Whether
In 2017, the projected number of new prostate cancer cases is estimated to be 161,360. Of those individuals, 26,730 will die from the disease. Not a big number compared to other deadly cancers…unless of course it happens to you, or someone you love. Every day in the United States, prostate cancer changes lives. Fortunately for