Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group. However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.
You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.
Dial Down Your Holiday Stress From crowded shopping malls to unpaid bills to an onslaught of out-of-town guests, the holidays can cause overwhelming stress. One way to remain calm is to manage unrealistic expectations, experts advise.
Tasty Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Tonic Turmeric is a deep-orange spice that helps reduce inflammation in the body. Popular in Indian cuisine, did you know that you can also add it to drinks? This Turmeric Tonic is a tad peppery, lightly sweet, and super refreshing. Enjoy it regularly for best results.