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Sleep and why you need it!

Improve Your Immune System While Having a Good Night Sleep Did you ever wake up in the morning feeling like a herd of bison romped down your tongue because you slept in late? Well, if that’s the case, we have positive news. You may have beefed up your immune system while you were ‘dead to the world’, and you should be okay after breakfast. We provide lifestyle information here. Consult a professional if you need medical advice Bio-Directional Factors Improving Your Immune System While You Sleep Sleeping habits and immune systems seem like odd couples, but one does affect the other. If we catch a virus, then the inflammatory response can mess with our sleep. However, an inflammatory reaction can...

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How much do you know about inflammation?

Your body is a miraculous thing if you think about it for a minute. It's a self-healing miracle. When you suffer a cut or bruise, or if a disease, allergen, or virus finds it's way to you - your immune system goes to work, sending specialized white blood cells to the affected area. These unique white blood cells can repair the damage, stop the spread of infection or illness, and from time to time, eradicate the intruder. This response is called 'inflammation. "Inflammation is the activation of cells that have the job of fighting invasions, and in some cases just sponging up or clearing out damaged cells." Your body transports its immune cells principally through your blood. And as blood...

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Magic Turmeric Pancakes

These pancakes not only taste wonderful they're a great way to include turmeric in your diet ... mix up how you get your daily dose and put your lab coat on, we're getting all sciencey with these colour changing pancakes! Some people prefer pikelets, some prefer crepes.. but whatever your favourite I think most people know how to make a pancake. But, do you know how to make your pancakes start as a gooey yellow batter and reveal a red-velvet-like finish on the flip? The secret science is in the pH of the mixture. Remember the pH scale refers the ranking of acidity or alkalinity of a mixture? Turmeric is used as an indicator of pH in chemistry classes everywhere....

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Five Benefits Of Turmeric

This fantastic spice packs in a lot of power when it comes to health benefits. Turmeric makes for an effective health supplement and should be part of your regular health and wellness kit. Read on to learn what it can do for you! Number 1. Turmeric helps relieve pain Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory. If you struggle with chronic joint pain, muscle pain, muscle ache from over-exertion, turmeric is the natural way to ease the inflammation and get yourself on track. Low-level inflammation is an underlying cause of many ailments and is often left untreated and, for that matter, undetected. Taking a regular shot of turmeric may help in the reduction of inflammation and give your immune system a well-deserved...

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