What Is an Adaptogen? Making Stress Less Stressful
Wellness
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Wellness
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What Is an Adaptogen? Making Stress Less Stressful

Kurtis Frank - October 5, 2013

What is an Adaptogen? An Adaptogen refers to anything that can “increase nonspecific stress resistance in an organism”. In other words, stress as a general concept is perceived…

Garlic, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Cognitive Decline
Home Health
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Home Health
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Garlic, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Cognitive Decline

Kurtis Frank - September 28, 2013

There are many traditional medicines for promoting longevity and life extension. Although we can measure their direct effects, its more holistic influence is a bit more tricky…

Potential Weight Loss Pill Not Worth the Risk: Hoodia Gordonii
Wellness
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Wellness
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Potential Weight Loss Pill Not Worth the Risk: Hoodia Gordonii

Kurtis Frank - September 21, 2013

Hoodia is the common word used to refer to the plant hoodia gordonii and is a common ingredient in diet pills and weight loss treatments. The term…

Home Health
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Garlic: Pleiotropic Health Benefits from a Toxic Gas

Kurtis Frank - September 14, 2013

Garlic, a supplement and a food that is known for a few things: tasting good on a pizza, giving you bad breath, warding off vampires, and being…

Home Health
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Rooibos Tea Health Benefits: Antioxidants Plus Anti-Diabetic

Kurtis Frank - September 7, 2013

What is Rooibos Tea?Rooibos is the marketing friendly term for the tea that is made from the genus of plants known as Aspalathus, although almost always the…

Geriatrics
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Vitamin D and Bone Health for Active Adults

Kurtis Frank - August 31, 2013

Out of all the benefits of vitamin D, the ones that stand out most are those related to bone health, immune system effects and possible benefits to…