Once Valued More Precious Than Gold, Cinnamon is the Epitome of Natural Medicine

Once Valued More Precious Than Gold, Cinnamon is the Epitome of Natural Medicine

Valued in ancient times as currency and once considered more precious than gold, cinnamon — one of the world’s oldest known spices — has one of the highest antioxidant values of all foods and its use in medicine treats everything from nausea to menstruation and energy to diabetes. It’s the bark of the cinnamon tree…

Pea-Brained Nation: New Study Reveals Many Common Drugs that Cause Brain Shrinkage

Pea-Brained Nation: New Study Reveals Many Common Drugs that Cause Brain Shrinkage

A recent study implicates a common class of drugs in causing brain atrophy and reduced cognition in the elderly. A group of common drugs used to treat allergies and other chronic health issues increase the risk of Alzheimers and dementia, according to a new study by the University of Indiana School of Medicine. The study…