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“Deflaming” with Diet and Nutritional Supplements

We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.”  Unfortunately, this statement is more accurate than most realize.  The human body’s biochemicals are composed of the foods that we ingest.  Subtle biochemical injuries (dietary trauma) occur throughout our body when we eat a diet that is deficient in fruits and vegetables, and contains refined […]

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Reasoning For Seasoning

  “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”- Hippocrates Go ahead and sprinkle anti-inflammatories over your dinner. While non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (Advil, Motrin, Aleve) are associated with gastric bleeding and kidney damage, anti-inflammatory spices have been associated with excellent cuisine for thousands of years.  Turmeric, red pepper, cloves, ginger, anise, fennel, cumin, […]

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Are Pro-Inflammatory Foods Really Harmful?

  We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.”  Unfortunately, this statement is more accurate than most realize.  The human body’s biochemicals are composed of the foods that we ingest.  Subtle biochemical injuries (dietary trauma) occur throughout our body when we eat a diet that is deficient in fruits and vegetables, and contains […]

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