Turmeric: Here\’s how it actually measures up against health claims

Turmeric has been used by humans for more than 4,000 years. In addition to cooking and cosmetics, it has been a staple of the practice of traditional Ayurveda medicine, used to treat a variety of conditions from arthritis wrap. To this day, turmeric remains a popular health supplement. There are many articles and social media … Read more

It\’s time to leave the paleo diet in the past: Recent studies have failed to back up its claims

The Paleo diet prompts us to mimic the food choices of our prehistoric ancestors. In practice, this means avoiding dairy products, grains, legumes and processed sugar and instead consuming vegetables, fruits, nuts, pasture-raised meats and wild-caught fish. Proponents of the paleo diet argue that by eating this way we will lose weight and reduce the … Read more