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What are adaptogens and why are they good for us?

What are Adaptogens, Exactly? Adaptogens have been used for centuries in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine, so they’re backed by ancient use as well as recent studies too.  They are becoming increasingly popular, but do they work? Are they safe to use? What does the research say about them, and would you benefit from taking them? Adapt and Survive Adaptogens are natural stress-protective compounds or plant extracts that increase the adaptability, resilience, and survival of organisms.  They are stress-response modifiers...
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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 5 Foods That Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response to an irritant, injury, or infection. It is an effective mechanism for signaling the immune system that something needs to be repaired, or that there is an intruder that should be kicked out. Inflammatory responses are not entirely good or bad. On the one hand, acute inflammation is crucial for defending ourselves against harmful pathogens and healing from injuries. On the other hand, research has shown that chronic or sustained inflammation can...
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