How Porridge Can Help You Strengthen Your Immunity During the Spring Season

Porridge is renowned in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for its nourishing properties. The famous Chinese physician Sun Simiao said: “The superior doctor should first adjust the patient’s diet and lifestyle.” In TCM, pathogen properties like wind, heat, and dampness are considered to be physical influencing factors, which if allowed to accumulate too much, can affect […]

Help Relieve Joint Problems With Diet

With aging, long-term use, and high-impact stress, articular cartilage can degenerate and wear out over time leading to joint problems. This can cause joint deformation, bone spurs, and a loss of elasticity, also known as osteoarthritis (OA). The resultant joint pain, swelling, and stiffness often lead to decreased function and mobility. Osteoarthritis commonly affects the […]

What’s on the Box? Decipher Food Label Tease

The marketing machine that’s behind the food industry often leads consumers to be confused or misled by their claims. This is why your need to understand how to read a food label properly. Many tease or give consumers a false sense of eating healthy; leading them to eat more processed and packaged foods — which has […]

Rub 8 Parts of Your Body to Slow Aging and Remain Healthy

Rubbing these 8 parts of your body regularly can relieve sore muscles in adjacent areas, promote blood circulation, prevent diseases, and help to slow aging, which is more beneficial than getting a massage. Rub your face to help slow aging  Rubbing your face can promote blood circulation in your hands and face and make your fingers more flexible. […]

5 Causes of Nighttime Leg Cramps

Nighttime leg cramps are painful and incapacitating. They can awaken you out of a sound sleep, and if severe, can leave you feeling sore for days afterward.  If you’re an adult, chances are you’ve experienced nighttime leg cramps. According to American Family Physician, as many as 60 percent of adults and 7 percent of children have […]

Lose These 4 Bad Habits to Stay Healthy and Gain These 3 Good Habits

High-quality sleep is a deep sleep that will produce antibodies and prevent the occurrence of diseases. It can also help the repairability of various organs in the body, which is an important foundation for staying healthy and longevity. There are several bad behaviors that should be avoided before going to bed.  1. Being too active before going to bed  […]

Fitness Activity Trackers: Are They Worth the Money?

Ever since Fitbit was introduced in 2009, the popularity of wearable fitness activity trackers has shot up. Look around and you will see a lot of people from many age groups using these sleek devices. Most fitness gadget users love using the devices as well. Ask someone how he or she has benefited from one […]

Could ‘Leaky Gut’ Be the Cause of Your Food Allergies?

Your intestines are designed to be impermeable (or resistant) to large protein molecules that your body may mistake as “invaders,” leading it to launch an “attack” by producing antibodies, which in turn leads to allergic reactions. The modern diet — especially wheat products — lifestyle, and medications often compromise the permeability and strength of our digestive tract, […]

Healing Power of Ancient Bathing Rituals

A long, hot soak with essential oils and fragrant body wash is the ultimate recipe for relaxation after a tiring day. Today, bathing is a private exercise that helps us de-stress and revitalize. But historically speaking, this is a relatively new development. Throughout history, the activity of bathing was mostly public or else tied to […]

Touching the Surface of Gluten Sensitivity

Gluten is a protein composite found in grains, such as wheat, barley, and rye. This protein can cause reactions in people who have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Gluten intolerance can manifest itself as a wide range of symptoms. Here are some of the most common ones, although the list is by no means […]

COVID-19 Makes the Brain Age 10 Years, So What Can Be Done?

Last October, a large study by the Imperial College London surveyed 84,000 people who had recovered from the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and found that many of the patients were left with significant cognitive deficits. Some of the most severely affected patients in the survey showed brain age deterioration of up to 10 years.  Now, more […]

5 Points to Nourish and Protect the Liver

Modern life is fast-paced and stressful. People are busy with careers, family, friends, and more. As a result, they may consume an unhealthy diet, eat late at night, stay up too late, smoke, and drink alcohol, lifestyle habits detrimental to the liver. To try to compensate, people may take healthcare products indiscriminately, potentially adding to […]

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