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
Sometimes a mammogram detects breast cancer. Other times, you or your physician discover a lump. No matter how you find out you have it… it’s always a shock. One in eight U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. One in 37 will die from the disease. Many women however, will find
This year, nearly 253,000 U.S. women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Many will successfully beat the disease. For more than 40,000 families however, finding a way to live without their daughter, sister, mother or friend will become their reality. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cancer in