Take Charge: Monitor Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been called a silent killer since it has no obvious symptoms, but it can lead to serious health risks. Don’t let problems with blood pressure go undetected. Knowing your blood pressure numbers and understanding how to make better diet and lifestyle choices may help you keep blood pressure risks under control. Continue reading →

Ingredient Spotlight: Turmeric and Curcumin

Also referred to as “Indian saffron” or “Indian solid gold,” turmeric is derived from the rhizome plant Curcuma longa and is immediately associated with colorful Indian and Asian curries. But did you know that turmeric is also responsible for the color of mustard as well as functioning as a clothing dye? Continue reading →