Unless you’ve been living underground, you have likely heard an overwhelming amount of information related to turmeric this past year. Somewhere along the way it was awarded super-spice status and now can be found almost anywhere you look, from supplements, to grocery store products, to even toothpaste! The benefits of this wonder-spice are mainly anti-inflammatory…

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I’ve been pondering this question ever since reading an article that public health officials in the UK want to start labeling foods with “activity equivalents.”1 While only a proposal at this stage, these depictions would let consumers know approximately the time and types of activity required to burn off the calories in the product being…

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