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10 Foods That Fight Pain

10 Foods That Fight Pain

1/11 Ginger A staple of traditional medicine, this pungent root is probably best known for its anti-nausea, stomach-soothing properties. But ginger can also fight pain, including aching joints from arthritis as well as menstrual cramps. One study found ginger capsules worked as well as over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen at relieving period pain. 2/11 Blueberries …

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Fights Germs Certain chemical compounds in fresh ginger help your body ward off germs. They’re especially good at halting growth of bacteria like E.coli and shigella, and they may also keep viruses like RSV at bay. 2/12 Keeps Your Mouth Healthy Ginger’s antibacterial power may also brighten your smile. Active compounds in ginger called gingerols keep oral …

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Our Bodies after Age 20

Skin begins to age when you hit your 20s. Read on… After age 40, most of us have a hard time seeing things less than 2 feet away You may first notice it while trying to read a menu. Almost all adults get a vision problem called presbyopia, which means you have trouble seeing close …

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Over 40? These Problems can sneak up on You

1/16 Outsmart Your Age More than 9 in 10 older adults have some type of chronic disease, and almost 8 in 10 have more than one. So chances are, you’ll have one sooner or later. But there are things you can do to live a healthier life. 2/16 High Blood Pressure As you age, your blood …

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Is Turmeric a Health Star?

Turmeric is taking a turn as the latest “super food” to trend. Sales of this pungent spice with a rich yellow hue have risen steadily over the last few years and are expected to keep climbing. Today, turmeric is in everything from supplements to teas, along with claims from supplement sellers and some media outlets …

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3 Reasons Why You Should Never Skip Leg Day

Sexy, sculpted pins are the gift that keeps on giving (and giving).  Leg day: It’s not just an Instagram mantra — it’s the unanimous conclusion of researchers and trainers alike. 1 They Preserve Your Balance Proprioception of knowing where your body is in space, is one of the first things to go as we age. …

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How our Bodies Age

Do you know what to expect as you age? Read this WebMD article to find out how your body changes and to prepare for what’s ahead. After age 40, most of us have a hard time seeing things less than 2 feet away You may first notice it while trying to read a menu. Almost …

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