The Benefits of Walking (Hint: It’s the Easiest Exercise)

Television “info-mercials” and countless magazines feature shapely models and beautiful celebrities running, kickboxing, climbing or stretching. We’ve all seen them unless you stay away from the “tube”, which is pretty hard to do. Yet seeing even just a few minutes of these shows you’d think that these people are doing nothing but this stuff all day long, and that if we do it too, we’ll be one of the glamorous people we see endorsing these DVDs, machines, or whatever. The real truth is that all we really need to do is walk — at a brisk pace...

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The Power of Ginger

Ginger is an herb with a complex chemical structure and proven efficacy in treating certain medical conditions. So why don’t we know more about it and use it more often? Millions of people in other parts of the world have been using ginger for more than 200 centuries — it is a common additive and medicinal herb in Chinese and Indian cultures and is readily available. Over the last 20 years, studies have shown the usefulness of ginger in treating any number of conditions. Research suggests that ginger has anti-nausea anti-vomiting,...

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Fighting Pain – Are Meds the Best Relief

There may be as many as 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain at this very moment.  You might be one of them.  And back injuries are the leading cause of such pain, but there are also issues with arthritis, shingles, diabetic nerve damage, post-surgical problems and countless others. The U.S. currently spends nearly $635 billion to treat chronic pain, and still many are left with poor results and continual suffering. Studies show that while there is no magic cure, discovery has been made into how and why the acute and chronic pain...

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