Turmeric is touted as a superfood and miracle spice. It’s delicious, and one of its “active ingredients” curcumin has been studied like crazy. It has antioxidant properties, anti-inflammatory properties, and many other great health benefits.
In this week’s post I go over:
● The difference between turmeric and curcumin.
● Turmeric’s amazing health benefits.
● How to get the most out of your turmeric.
● Things to consider before running out to buy yourself curcumin supplements.
Not to mention my weekly whole-food dairy- and gluten-free recipe! Can you guess which famous turmeric recipe I’ve created my version of?
Most nutrition and health practitioners agree that protein is critical for health. Protein is essential for muscles, bones, organs, enzymes, hormones, etc.
So how much do you need to eat?
While there may be “standard” recommendations, they don’t apply to everyone. There are at least three different groups of people who need more than the standard recommendation. Are you one of those people?
In today’s post, I talk about protein recommendations and list the amount of protein in many common foods. Then I have a fantastic recipe for tonight’s dinner.
In the past, exercise was believed to be potentially associated with reduced immunity, due to the so-called “open-window theory” (where your immune function was thought to decline immediately after exercising, thus providing an “open-window” for pathogens to proliferate). Over the recent years, this theory has been largely challenged, and a growing number of scientists now acknowledge the beneficial impact that acute and chronic exercise has on immune health.