22 Oct '11, 11pm

The Hidden Time Bomb Within You: By Paula Spencer, senior editor A key biochemical process i...

The Hidden Time Bomb Within You: By Paula Spencer, senior editor A key biochemical process i...

By Paula Spencer, Caring.com senior editor A key biochemical process inside every one of us, inflammation is the cornerstone of health and healing — and yet — unless you learn the secrets to managing it – it will also probably eventually kill you. The good news: As scientists slowly but surely uncover how the inflammatory response works, they’re learning how we can influence it to our benefit. Here, five surprising — and life-changing — facts: Inflammation: It’s All in the Diet Inflammation surprise #1: Inflammation is both your body’s best friend — and its worst enemy. Inflammation is what happens when a bee stings, a paper cut slices your skin, or pollen or a virus land up your nose. Your body reacts. More specifically, your white blood cells issue a short-term response to defend your body against the assault and help it heal. So far, so good. Unfortunately, sometimes th...

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Considering that monosodium glutamate, or MSG as it is more commonly known, is linked to many serious health conditions, i...

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care2.com 23 Oct '11, 5pm

Communication has taken on a new era with computers, smart phones, texting, and email. When was the last time you actually...

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I hurt for these poor animals that faced terrible death. How this man - stupid, ignorant, and greedy - was ever allowed to...

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care2.com 21 Oct '11, 2pm

A health clinic in California is using a unique approach to helping people stop taking antidepressants. Their gluten intol...

5 Sources for Meat-Free Protein

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you are certainly not allergic to everything! The article lists a wide range of types of foods, you are not obliged to eat...