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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What to Eat

If you have a condition that causes inflammation, it may help to change your eating habits. What to Eat In a nutshell, anti-inflammatory foods are those that any mainstream nutrition expert would encourage you to eat. Inflammation of the digestive system is a problem that many people suffer from and it is caused in the read more…

Sleep: Essential for Muscle Recovery and Injury Prevention

The average adult needs to seven to eight hours of sleep for full body restoration. But many people view rest as optional rather than as a necessary biological function. When running on a time deadline, the first thing to be sacrificed is sleep. Sometimes sleep loss isn’t a choice. Stress, anxiety, or life circumstances can read more…

Acupuncture for Sprains and Strains

A study of 1,200 basketball players with reported ankle sprains was conducted by the Department of Physical Education at Changsha Normal University and in conjunction with the Institute of Sport at Jishou University, to look at the efficacy of acupoint application and acupoint massage in treating these injuries. The participants were treated with routine care, such read more…

Acupuncture and Sports Injuries

In a study conducted by researchers from the Physical Education Institute at Zhengzhou University, Traditional Chinese Medicine was investigated to see how it affected athletes suffering from motor impairment due to injury. Participants in the study suffered from limited range of motion in a number of joints, including the neck, upper and lower limbs. The read more…

Acupuncture may be antidote for allergies

Most people are familiar with acupuncture and how it can help relieve pain in some patients. Based on a recent study as noted on time.com, it may also relieve seasonal allergies as well. Most patients suffering with seasonal allergies tend to use antihistamines and other allergy medications for relief, but alternative treatments like acupuncture, in read more…

Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Cancer

According to a new study, processed snacks, drinks and desserts may be associated with a higher risk of cancer. The research, published in The British Medical Journal, focused on ultra-processed foods – those which tend to be high in fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt. In a past research study, it was found that found that read more…

Is Acupuncture an Effective Treatment for Insomnia?

A study published by the Journal of Sleep Medicine shows acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for insomnia sufferers. The study group was composed of 72 patients with primary insomnia. Acupuncture treatments were given three times a week for four weeks and patients were required to wear sleep monitors, as well as complete regular read more…

Shorten Your Cold With Zinc

According to seven randomized trials with zinc acetate and zinc gluconate lozenges found that the duration of colds were shortened on average by 33%. However, according to a meta-analysis published in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Open, the type of type of zinc lozenges you use doesn’t really matter. Zinc lozenges appear to read more…

Finding the Right Standing Desk for You

In recent years, people are learning more about the consequential effects of sitting all day in an office or desk job setting. To counteract this, many are adapting to the trend of standing desks to increase their productivity and general health. With the increase in popularity, Reviews.com decided to find the best standing desks out read more…

7 Ways To Detox This Holiday Season

Oh the holidays! You either love them or hate them. There is rarely any gray area. But, one thing is almost certain, everybody feels sluggish after the holidays are over. Thanks to all the cookies and milk, cakes and candy. And, most people feel the same way about dieting as they do about the holidays read more…

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