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The many potential health benefits of curcumin

Table of Contents Studies regarding the benefits of curcumin Sources of curcumin and how you can increase your levels naturally Some considerations before buying a curcumin supplement Keep an eye out for these side effects of curcumin When supplementing with curcumin, use high-quality products only Frequently asked questions about curcumin Spices are one of the… Read More »

Why so Many Cancer Drugs Are Made From Periwinkle

Many modern drugs are derived from purified and concentrated plant compounds (although compared to 20 years ago, few drug companies expend time and money looking at medicinal plant chemistry these days). Rosy periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus), for example, a perennial plant native to Madagascar, is the basis for a number of commonly used cancer drugs that… Read More »

Many older adults don't take prescribed antidepressants

(Reuters Health) – – Older adults who are prescribed medication for depression by primary care physicians often fail to start taking these drugs or to continue using them as directed, a Dutch study suggests. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a packet of the antidepressant drug Prozac, also known as fluoxetine, in Leicester, central England February… Read More »

Public Health: You’d Be Surprised at How Many Foods Contain Added Sugar

You may know there’s added sugar in your Coke or cookies. But did you know that it’s in your salad dressing, pasta sauce and bread? The Food and Drug Administration came out Friday with its new template for nutrition labels. One big change was the addition of a line for “added sugar,” to be placed… Read More »