Arthritis is an inflammatory condition in the joints, which highlights the importance of reducing inflammation in the body to minimise pain, discomfort and progression thereof. There are several anti-inflammatory foods and spices that may provide significant relief of arthritis symptoms. On the flipside, there is a multitude of pro-inflammatory foods that can worsen arthritis. The […]

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The basic function of any joint is to allow for movement. When joints swell, it’s because fluid has accumulated in the joint. Bleeding in the joints usually follows some form of trauma and micro-trauma can occur due to repeated action of a joint, most frequently the wrist, fingers or elbow. Because joints contain many pain […]

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Hyaluronic acid, sometimes referred to as ‘the fountain of youth’, is known to many of us as a ‘hot’ new ingredient in skin creams. What exactly is it, and does it have other benefits? While researching my article on the oldest living people (‘You CAN live to be 100!’ in our October issue, page 86) […]

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