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No, a Plant-Based Diet is not ‘Elitist’
Refusing to participate in industries that contribute to climate change and pollute our environment is about as far from elitist as I can imagine.
3 Ways Apple is Actually Supporting the Environment
Say what you want about Apple's new product lineup - it's at least a move in the right direction for the environment.
7 Health Benefits of Rose
Shakespeare wrote: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” The fragrant and floral scent of rose transcends words. But, roses, or the resulting rose water (also sometimes called a rose hydrosol) or rose essential oil, derived from the stunningly beautiful flowers, offer more than a momentary blissful inhalation. Rose offers many health […]
SIBO and IBS: Cutting-Edge Findings with Gastroenterologist Dr. William Chey
There’s a lot of confusing information available on managing small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). Even gastrointestinal experts can’t seem to agree on the best way to approach their diagnoses and treatment. To update myself with the latest research in this area, I spoke with Dr. William Chey, a leading gastroenterologist researcher at the University of […]
Daily Cute: This Turtle LOVES Lettuce
May we all enjoy our salads with as much gusto as this little buddy.
How to Get Over a Fear of the Dentist
A phobia is an extreme and possibly unreasonable fear. And according to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 9.1 percent of U.S. adults experience specific phobias that impact their lives. Maybe it’s a fear of flying or a type of social anxiety. Maybe you have a form of claustrophobia that prevents you from using […]
7 Need to Know Fall Prevention Tips
September 22nd may be the first day of fall, but it also marks the ten year anniversary of National Falls Prevention Awareness Day and its mission to keep our older loved ones (65+) independent longer. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in conjunction with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) urge Americans to […]
Not so Fast, BPA-Free Products are Just as Harmful
The same researchers who discovered that BPA was unsafe 20 years ago have found that BPS and other BPA alternatives may be just as unsafe.
9 Habits for Healthy Kidneys
Your kidneys are powerful organs that serve many functions. They reduce the toxic burden in your body by filtering out toxins to which you are exposed during your daily life. Then, they excrete those toxins in urine to ensure waste products are eliminated from the body. They regulate water and mineral balance to ensure the […]
15 Helpful Tips to Stop Binge Eating
There are plenty of simple strategies you can try to effectively prevent binge eating. Here are 15 tips to help you stop binge eating and gain back control.
What are the Different Types of Fasting, and are They Safe?
Let's take a look at the different types of fasting, including intermittent fasting, along with some of their main health benefits and risks.
IGF-1: Miracle Hormone or Health Hazard?
Could a hormone produced in the body be the key to weight loss, increased muscle mass, health and longevity? Some believe this could be the case with IGF-1, but others argue that supplementing with it comes with several harmful side effects. This article explains what IGF-1 is, how it might affect our health, and whether […]
Humans are Hardwired for Laziness
Struggling to get to the gym? New research shows that our brains have to work harder to avoid idleness.
10 Habits for a Healthy Liver
With over 500 functions to perform, your liver is one of the most overworked organs in your body. So, it is imperative to support your liver with its many functions to ensure great liver and overall health. Here are 10 simple things you can do today to give your liver a boost: Quit the Habit […]
12 Quick Vegan Recipes for Dinner
Eating vegan certainly can mean cooking elaborate meals, but it doesn't have to. Try these quick vegan recipes to get dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.
Here’s Why Your Shelter Dog’s Breed Is Probably Wrong
If you adopted your dog from an animal shelter, odds are shelter staff took a guess at its breed. But a new study shows just how inaccurate those breed labels can be. Here’s why your shelter dog’s breed is probably wrong — and why breed labels aren’t such a positive thing anyway. The most common […]
80-Year-Old ‘Super Agers’ Have the Brains of 30-Year-Olds
"Super agers" don't lose brain power as they age the way regular people do.
7 Health Benefits of Cloves
Who doesn’t love the pungent and sweet smell of cloves in mulled cider, gingerbread cookies or just about anything during the holiday season? But the holidays aren’t the only time of year to show cloves a little love. Their many health benefits are reason enough to incorporate ground cloves, whole cloves, or clove essential oil […]
6 Emotions People Confuse with Depression
Rather than label yourself as "depressed" every time you're in a bad mood, try to name what you're really feeling. Here are common emotions people conflate with depression.
These Popular Foods Can Actually Kill You
“The dose makes the poison” is a common adage, and that goes for a lot of what we put in our bodies. You might find them at the grocery store without any warning label, but certain everyday foods have the potential to kill a person. Consume these foods in the wrong way, and you could […]