Herbs for Women

No matter what stage of womanhood you’re in, chances are there is some herbal remedy that can help you deal with a nagging discomfort or injury, protect you from illness, or, maybe, make you feel a...

Meet Your Microbiome

Next time you put a fork of food in your mouth, consider its effects on the trillions of beneficial bacteria that call your body home. These bacteria outnumber your human cells 10 to 1, and they have...

What's in Season? 14 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Winter

Winter, spring, summer, and fall each have their fruits and vegetables. Farmers' markets don't occur as frequently in the winter, but that doesn't mean that there isn't in-season produce. Many warmer...

No Sweat: Natural Deodorants

Can you say aluminum zirconium trichlorohydrex gly? How about cyclopentasiloxane? If you can read the list of ingredients in most conventional deodorants and roll your tongue around the names, you're...

Take Time for Healing Herbal Tea

This fall, use your tea breaks to bolster immunity! Herbal teas can have a beneficial impact on both acute and chronic health problems. Studies indicate drinking tea may have a profound effect on...

Protein Curbs Body Fat

A high-protein breakfast reduced daily food intake and feelings of hunger in a group of overweight teens. It also helped stabilize their glucose levels. Prior to the study, participants usually ate...

Why Sleep Is So Important

Habitually being short on sleep significantly increases the risk of stroke among normal-weight adults. More than 5,000 people with no history of stroke participated in a three-year study. Results...

Plaid Is the New Black

As the holiday season gets into full swing, we are forced to deal with the stresses of finding our loved ones something unique, special, and affordable. This task may seem daunting at first, but...

Exercise Tips for People with Fibromyalgia

We all know how important exercise is for health. However, for those suffering with the disabling pain of fibromyalgia, exercise can actually set you back. "Because of the energy crisis that occurs...

Got Asthma?

Talk about adding insult to injury. Seventy-five percent of asthmatic adults ages 20 to 40 and 65 percent of adults ages 55 and older have at least one allergy, according to a study published in the...

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