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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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Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: The Wonders of Garlic Oil

MEN’S HEALTH: The Wonders of Garlic Oil

Ethnics the world over have relied on the unique flavor of garlic to enhance their cuisine. Now garlic is gaining an equally wide reputation as an enhancer of men’s health through its unique therapeutic properties. Garlic has been considered medicinal throughout recorded history. Ancient inscriptions in the pyramids of Egypt, […]

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A Glass of Wine and a Salad for Your Heart

A Glass of Wine and a Salad for Your Heart

Do the French know something we don’t know? A salad and a glass of Bordeaux with dinner may be just the thing to improve heart health. Beneficial, plant-based antioxidants (called polyphenols),and the resveratrol in wine, accompanied by the lutein found in greens, may compliment the perfect meal to benefit our […]

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An Unconventional but Realistic Approach to Heart Disease

An Unconventional but Realistic Approach to Heart Disease

An eminent, world-class scientist and an M.D. found the key to unlock the mystery of heart health and disease. The only person in history to win two Nobel prizes, Linus Pauling was one of the most brilliant scientists of the twentieth century. A visionary, activist and chemist he also started […]

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