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According to a new study, ten days of pre and post exercise Curcumin supplementation was associated with reductions in muscle soreness without affecting muscular power when compared to a placebo. Over 20 people (men and women) in their early 20’s participated in this study.  Participants were randomly assigned to receive either 500 mg of Curcumin standardized to 475 mg of Curcuminoids, or a placebo twice a day for a 10 day period (6 days of pre-exercise, exercise day and 3 days after the exercise test).  On exercise day, the participants were required to do five bouts of 20 drop jumps....

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With the pandemic going on. It is important to make sure to have a healthy immune system a good way to do is making sure you take enough Zinc and Vitamin C

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More evidence of CBD’s benefits—but will the FDA make it available to us at reasonable prices? Action Alert! Researchers have reported that CBD, one of the compounds found in hemp, has shown promise against antibiotic resistant infections such as methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). This is in addition to the other benefits of CBD for pain, anxiety, and a number of other conditions. We must ensure that the FDA does not make CBD a monopoly drug and allows CBD to be sold in supplements at therapeutic levels. The researchers found that CBD was “remarkably effective” at killing a wide range of...

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Did you know that saffron, the world's most expensive spice, is a natural antidepressant agent that has shown efficacy equal to drugs like Zoloft and Prozac, but is much safer? Saffron (Crocus sativus) is so expensive because the threadlike portion of the flower used for cooking, the stigma, must be hand-picked and separated from the flower. To obtain one pound of saffron, a minimum of 50,000 flowers are needed. A pound of saffron will have a price between $500 to $5,000. Thought to have originated in Greece, saffron has been used throughout its history to boost mood, enhance libido and...

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Medicare: Saving Cents Makes No Sense February 13, 2020 Category: Stop Crony Healthcare Maintaining appropriate vitamin D levels is crucial to our health, particularly in warding off viral infections —so why won’t the government health agencies charged with serving the most vulnerable citizens cover vitamin D tests? Action Alert! Medicare and Medicaid cover 118 million people in the US (44 million and 74 million, respectively). This group includes the elderly and the most financially vulnerable citizens. These plans generally cover healthcare services that participating physicians consider “medically necessary”—that is, by conventional medical standards. To get a vitamin D test covered...

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