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Healing Garlic Soup

Adapted from The Border Cookbook, by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison (Harvard Common Press, 1995). This is one delicious way to boost your immune system so you can avoid the flu, or to nourish yourself if you’ve caught it. INGREDIENTS * 3 whole heads of garlic * 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, preferably peanut * […]

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Everyday Detox for Liver Health

Five easy lifestyle tips to keep your liver healthy. By H.K. Jones, RD Feeling tired, bloated, and headachy after the holidays? It’s no wonder. Excessive eating and drinking during the gotta-party season can leave your body begging for a detoxifying overhaul. Although some experts recommend periodic, intensive cleansing programs, a daily liver-friendly lifestyle is much […]

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Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Psoriasis

Psoriasis defined as a chronic skin disorder that commonly affects 1% to 3% of the world’s population. Psoriasis is characterized by periodic flare-ups of red patched covered by a silvery and flakey scale typically on the scalp. There are several variations of psoriasis, but the most common plaque psoriasis, but the exact cause of psoriasis […]

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Treating Flu and the Common Cold

All about Flu Influenza, commonly called flu, is a viral infection that usually surfaces during the winter months. People can contract flu many times because the viruses that cause flu are able to mutate (change), making it difficult for our immune systems to keep up. Flu is an airborne infection and is spread in tiny […]

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