By Brian Clark Howard, Olive oil has many valuable uses beyond cooking, from personal care to home improvement, natural remedies and beyond. Also see money-saving uses for ketchup, vinegar and vodka. Olive oil is more than a cartoon character, historic symbol of peace and glory or food staple of the much-vaunted Mediterranean diet. It is [...]
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By Sheryl Walters, Our bodies and immune systems are constantly fighting off foreign things such as pollution, bacteria and viruses. Stress from our fast paced lives is a leading cause of the further weakening of our body’s ability to combat illnesses. Using drug substances, that act as an antibiotic, can actually weaken our immune systems [...]
I started with badly scuffed hardwood floors. From years of rolling office chairs back and forth, first the typewriter on the desk, then the computer. The wood had worn down to its bare, raw wood condition. Without sanding and staining the old 1950s hardwood floors, I took a dampened sponge mop, spilled a half cup [...]
If you find yourself fishing for happiness, maybe it’s time to look to the obvious. A new study performed at the University of California-San Francisco shows the omega-3 healthy fats abundant in cold-water fatty fish such as salmon, anchovies, sardines and mackerel can help prevent depression in heart patients. The UCSF study of nearly 1,000 [...]
Olive phenols contain biologic response modifiers that can help reduce the inflammation associated with arthritis.
IN Malaysia, an estimated 60% of the population will have some form of arthritis by the age of 60, particularly osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), on the other hand, affects a smaller percentage of our population and can affect all age groups. Osteoarthritis (OA), the most widespread type of arthritis, is a degenerative disease of the [...]