Garlic: Roto-Rooter for the Arteries?

One of the most common kitchen staples could prove to also be one of the most effective natural treatments for heart disease
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The Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors

Reviewed by Dr. Richard Foxx, MD—Many seniors look at traditional yoga poses as something they simply cannot do. They may not have the balance or have suffered an injury that hampers movement. Perhaps they are just uncomfortable or lacking confidence in their ability to do it. If any of these apply to you, then chair yoga may be the solution. Continue reading

The Avocado Oil Fraud

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • A new report warns that the purity and quality of avocado oil sold in the U.S. is questionable at best, and that standards to protect consumers and genuine producers are urgently needed
  • A majority of commercially available avocado oils labeled as “extra virgin” and “refined” are adulterated and of poor quality; 82% were found to have gone rancid before their expiration date
  • Three of 22 oils were not even avocado oil but most likely soybean oil
  • The low quality of avocado oil is likely due to improper or prolonged storage, using damaged or rotten fruits, and/or extreme and harsh processing
  • Health benefits of authentic avocado oil include anti-inflammatory effects, detoxification and enhanced collagen production

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