Very often, there are ingredients listed on skin care products that sound confusing and even concerning, but they are actually naturally derived compounds with potential benefits. Alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) is one example, and with several types of AHA that … Continue reading Alpha Hydroxy Acid: Skin Benefits, Uses and Side Effects of AHAs
The Omicron variant is causing a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases in the United States. Researchers note, however, that Omicron-related cases are usually less severe than cases related to the Delta variant. One reason, experts say, is that the … Continue reading Omicron COVID-19 Cases Less Severe Than Delta. End of Pandemic?
University of Exeter researchers have published a review of research evaluating ketamine’s value in mental health therapy. The review of studies found that ketamine may quickly alleviate depression and thoughts of suicide. Ketamine’s usefulness for other mental health conditions is … Continue reading Ketamine May Relieve Depression and Other Mental Health Issues
One of my favorite types of exercise routines is the interval cardio workout! That means that whatever cardio workout I choose, I’m not opting for steady state cardio (basically, staying at the same moderate intensity level for a length of time) — … Continue reading Interval Cardio Workouts Burn More Fat than Conventional
Due to COVID-19, grocery delivery is more vital than ever, as it helps promote social distancing — also called physical distancing — by cutting down on trips to the grocery store. Still, even without a pandemic, grocery delivery can be … Continue reading The 5 Best Grocery Delivery Services for 2022
Often considered one of the world’s healthiest foods, quinoa is a powerhouse of nutrition that offers an array of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals in every serving. Interestingly enough, the quinoa pronunciation (keen-wah) isn’t the only source of confusion when it … Continue reading Quinoa Nutrition, Benefits, Uses and Recipes
The origin of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is uncertain because it contains a large number of mutations that are rare in other known human variants. The most popular theory is that Omicron evolved during a protracted infection of an … Continue reading COVID-19: Did Omicron Evolve in Mice?
Many people believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as it breaks the nighttime fast and kick-starts a person’s metabolism. However, popular American breakfast foods, such as donuts, pastries, and pancakes, are laden with saturated fat … Continue reading 10 Best Foods to Eat in the Morning
Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Fortunately, you can take measures to prevent or relieve most back pain episodes. If … Continue reading Back pain: Symptoms and Causes
Dreaded dry scalp is a common feature among dandruff sufferers, and too often we turn to the drugstore shelves for some magic elixir to solve the scalp problem. Typically all these toxic shampoos do is cover our head with ineffective … Continue reading DIY Dry Scalp Remedy with Rosemary Oil
If you want to achieve great things in your professional life, you’ll need to make some sacrifices in your personal life. One of the hardest but most impactful changes you can make is accepting the challenge of sobriety — and … Continue reading 8 Billionaires Who Don’t Drink Alcohol
There are changes you can make to your daily life to boost your productivity. It may not come easy at first, but once you form new habits everything will fall into place. Here are 10 daily habits of the most … Continue reading 10 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Leaders
More than 4.58 billion people worldwide have received a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, equal to about 59.7 percent of the world population. This map shows the stark gap between vaccination programs in different countries. The data is compiled from … Continue reading How Many People Have Been COVID-19 Vaccinated Worldwide?
Whether you are in your 20s or are a more mature adult, the last thing you want are bags under your eyes. While they typically are not cause for any alarm, dark circles around the eyes simply make you feel … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Bags Under Eyes: 13 Natural Ways
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive, immune-mediated disorder. That means the system designed to keep your body healthy mistakenly attacks parts of your body that aren’t harmful. The protective coverings of nerve cells are damaged, which leads to diminished function … Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Early, in Women, Men and More
In the northern hemisphere, the arrival of winter has brought concerns about COVID-19 back to the forefront, with multiple countries reporting high case rates and warning of increasing pressure on hospital services. The situation prompted Austria, a small EU member … Continue reading Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines Are Not The Solution
Despite it being one of the most popular diets, not all healthcare professionals and researchers support the paleo diet. They believe this eating pattern may negatively impact health because it excludes certain food groups. In this Honest Nutrition feature, we … Continue reading What Does Scientific Evidence Say About the Paleo Diet?
How much sleep did you get last night? What about the night before? How much sleep do you actually need? Keeping track of your sleep schedule may not be a top priority, but getting enough sleep is critical to your … Continue reading How to Calculate When You Should Go to Sleep
Some of the most promising vaccines developed to combat Covid-19 rely on messenger RNA (mRNA) — a template cells use to carry genetic instructions for producing proteins. The mRNA vaccines take advantage of this cellular process to make proteins that … Continue reading Phillip Sharp on Discoveries that Enabled COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused millions of people to be ill and led to millions of deaths worldwide. This public health emergency has affected everyone’s life and well-being. Through the suffering, however, there is one silver lining: The pandemic has … Continue reading How COVID-19 is Changing Research and Healthcare
Studies so far have shown that just two doses of COVID-19 vaccines may not be as effective against the Omicron variant. However, data has indicated that boosting with an additional shot of the COVID-19 vaccines may restore this protection to … Continue reading Fourth COVID-19 Vaccination Needed Due to Omicron?
As Nathalie Tufenkji sat in a coffee shop about several years ago, a thought crossed her mind as she lowered a bag of tea into hot water. Like so many tea bags these days, it was made of a plastic … Continue reading Tiny Plastic Pieces in Tea Detected in Recent Study
The health benefits of red wine have been debated for some time. Many believe that a glass each day is a valuable part of a healthy diet, while others think wine is somewhat overrated. Studies have repeatedly shown that moderate … Continue reading Red Wine: Good or Bad?
1. Very nutritious If you buy quality dark chocolate with a high cocoa content, then it’s quite nutritious. It contains a decent amount of soluble fiber and is loaded with minerals. A 100-gram bar of dark chocolate with 70–85% cocoa … Continue reading 7 Proven Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
Increasing numbers of people are searching for information on how to “detox” themselves from the COVID-19 vaccine after receiving it, over fears it could have detrimental effects. But is this ever safe or even possible?Can you really ‘detox the vaccine,’ … Continue reading Can You ‘Detox’ From the COVID-19 Vaccine?
The Ultimate Guide to Skin Care: Expert Tips and Tricks for Every Skin Type McKinsey Jordan/Stocksy United We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small … Continue reading Refine Your Routine with 40+ Expert Skin Care Tips
If you’re not sure which oils to buy these days and which to skip, you’re definitely not alone. The world of cooking oils can be really confusing — with all the talk about different methods for “pressing” the oils, ideal … Continue reading Grapeseed Oil: Is It a Healthy Cooking Oil? Find Out
6 Steps to Recovering from a Running or Athletic Injury 1. Rest the Area The first thing you want to do is rest the area, at least for 72 hours (which may be hard for you exercise diehards). For example, … Continue reading How to Recover from Common Running Injuries
When the ocean is calling and you want to sport textured beach waves, this DIY sea salt spray will give your locks the natural look and feel you desire without the heavy buildup of chemicals and additives. This sea salt … Continue reading DIY Sea Salt Spray with Argan & Essential Oils
Many of us will have enjoyed numerous glasses of wine, beer, champagne, or other alcoholic beverages over the winter holidays. Thus, in January, we may feel the need to take a break from alcohol. An alcohol-free month is the best … Continue reading Giving Up Alcohol for Just 1 Month Has Lasting Benefits
I’d like to introduce you to a friend of mine. Her name is Nancy. Nancy’s the nervous type. She’s always second guessing and “what-iffing.” At times, she’s downright annoying. To be honest, she’s not that much fun to be around. … Continue reading How to Make ‘Friends’ with Anxiety: A Simple Technique
Hugh Jackman is best known for playing Wolverine, a superhero whose mutant abilities mean he is impervious to harm and can heal from any injury immediately. In real life, however, Jackman is taking every precaution to look after his health … Continue reading Hugh Jackman Shared the Moment He Got His Vaccine Booster Shot
Explaining depression isn’t easy. The condition can rob you of the desire to connect with others and leave you searching for words to describe the emptiness inside. This article offers simple strategies that may help you explain what you’re going … Continue reading Explain Depression so Other People Understand it
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with invasive breast cancer affecting 1 in every 8 women in the United States during their lifetime. It even occurs in men, though male breast cancer accounts for less than 1% … Continue reading Breast Cancer Fighting Foods (and What to Avoid)
It can feel overwhelming when you’re trying to make time for exercise. Here are some tips I give my physical therapy patients… and how I manage to keep myself moving. I get it. We’ve all said, “Who has time to … Continue reading 10 Ways to Move More Every Day, According to a Physical Therapist
Experts say it’s likely we will need COVID-19 booster shots in the future, although it’s too early to tell how often those shots could be needed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images COVID-19 booster shots work by strengthening the immunity protection provided by … Continue reading Are COVID-19 Boosters Needed Every 6 Months?
“I feel the impact of financial stress on a regular basis. Sometimes, thinking about money keeps me up at night. Before the pandemic, I was doing OK financially. I wasn’t able to live extravagantly, but I was able to save … Continue reading Tips for Coping with Financial Stress
A woman living with HIV in Argentina is now the second person whose body seemingly rid itself of the virus since she was diagnosed 8 years ago, but researchers are unsure exactly how. Researchers have reported that a woman living … Continue reading Second Person May Be Naturally ‘Cured’ of HIV: What Science Is Learning
Did you know that many conventional dishwashing detergents contain some ingredients that are not safe for you and your family? According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and their “guide to healthy cleaning“, these detergents can include phosphates, preservatives, formaldehyde … Continue reading Homemade Dishwasher Detergent with Orange and Lemon Oils
Conventional body butters and body lotions can be full of chemicals and harmful synthetic fragrances. Instead, try this homemade whipped body butter recipe. It’s easy to make, cost effective and great for your skin. Key Ingredients Shea butter is the … Continue reading Homemade Whipped Body Butter Lotion
Are you looking for a way to incorporate the many health benefits of turmeric into your daily life? If so, I have just the beverage for you. It’s a turmeric latte, often lovingly called “golden milk” — suitable for vegan, … Continue reading Turmeric Latte Recipe (Golden Milk!)
Don Saladino is a New York-based personal trainer and member of the Men’s Health advisory board who has helped numerous stars get into peak physical shape to play superheroes on the big screen, including Hugh Jackman for Wolverine, Scarlett Johansson … Continue reading Trainer Shares Best Life Hacks to Burn Fat and Get Shredded
Meditation is a technique used for thousands of years to develop awareness of the present moment. It can involve practices to sharpen focus and attention, connect to the body and breath, develop acceptance of difficult emotions, and even alter consciousness. … Continue reading 9 Types of Meditation: Which One Is Right for You?
Swimming is a sport that we seem to do often when we’re young and then slack off on as we age. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in fact, 36 percent of children aged 7–17 years old swim at least … Continue reading 3 Swim Workouts and 8 Benefits of Swimming
Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca, is well-known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds, which is why it’s one of the top antibacterial essential oils. Tea tree is a volatile essential oil derived mainly from … Continue reading Tea Tree Oil Benefits, Uses and Potential Side Effects
Home remedies for sunburn Summer’s here, and that means it’s time to head outside and soak up the sun. However, along with the all those hours spent outdoors during the summer season, there usually comes one inevitable thing: sunburn. Fortunately, … Continue reading 8 Ways to Treat Sunburn at Home
Although it seems like coconut oil is still all the rage these days, there has been some movement on who’s the phattest fat. Meet “ghee.” aka the Sanskrit word for “sprinkled.” Hailing from Asia, ghee is a popular oil used … Continue reading The Difference Between Ghee and MCT Oil
Most couples know that infertility treatment will take a toll on them physically and emotionally – but many are unprepared for the effect it has on their sexual intimacy. The hyper-focus on fertility can considerably impair desire and arousal in … Continue reading How to Stay Sexually Connected During Infertility Treatment