Archive for April, 2008

Health Tips

Tai Chi for Health Purposes

Tai chi (pronounced “tie chee” and also known by some other names and spellings) is a mind-body practice that originated in China as a martial art. A person doing tai chi moves his body slowly and gently, while breathing deeply and meditating (tai chi is sometimes called “moving meditation”). Many [...]

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Health Tips

Can Folic Acid Alter Your Genes?

Can Folic Acid Alter Your Genes?

Folic acid supplements benefit everyone, from the unborn to the elderly. Find out what it can do for you and how it can help you live a longer, healthier life. In 1990, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health launched the Human Genome Project (HGP). The [...]

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Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: Can Hyaluronic Acid Keep You Feeling and Looking Younger?

MEN’S HEALTH: Can Hyaluronic Acid Keep You Feeling and Looking Younger?

Ask anyone with stiff, creaking joints if they feel like the Tin-Man in the Wizard of Oz. They may tell you need “ooooil!” What they really need is adequate amounts of joint-lubricating synovial fluid and flexible cartilage. Hyaluronic acid is an important part of cartilage, and the lubrication necessary to [...]

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Health Tips

An Ancient Chinese Secret — Red Yeast Rice

An Ancient Chinese Secret — Red Yeast Rice

The yeast responsible for giving Peking Duck its red color contains powerful antioxidants and a potent cholesterol-lowering agent. Ever since the Chinese Tang dynasty in 800 C.E. red yeast rice has been used for medicinal purposes, as natural food coloring and as a spice in cuisine. The ancient Chinese pharmacopoeia [...]

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Health Tips

Anti-Aging: Constipation Becomes More Common With Age

Anti-Aging: Constipation Becomes More Common With Age

Constipation happens to almost everyone at one time or another, and is more common as you get older, but when it becomes chronic, painful or worrisome, it’s time to see your doctor. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), people worry too much about having a bowel movement every [...]

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Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Ancient Neti Technique Improves Nasal Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Ancient Neti Technique Improves Nasal Health

Not only are time-tested supplements making a comeback, time-tested techniques are as well. Neti is a very simple technique for cleansing the nasal and sinus passages, which has many benefits for women’s health. Today, if you haven’t yet noticed, there is a wonderful trend occurring in the field of health [...]

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