Guar gum beans which have uses spanning several industries are grown all over the world for food, household and industrial/manufacturing applications. Today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for the vast majority (more than 70 percent) of the world’s supply … Continue reading Guar Gum: Healthy or Unhealthy Food Additive?
Imagine building bigger, stronger muscles without ever lifting a weight. Imagine walking into a gym, putting on a bodysuit covered with electrodes, and going through a “workout” without breaking a sweat. Imagine those electrodes zapping your muscles into higher levels … Continue reading Can truSculpt Technology, EMS Suits Make Your Workout Shorter?
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?
If you’re on the lookout for gluten-free grains that pack a nutritional punch, you’ll definitely want to try amaranth. The grain is gaining popularity today because of its startling health benefits. It has an earthy and nutty flavor, helps you … Continue reading Amaranth Benefits, Nutrition, Seeds and How to Use
If you’re like most people, you at least occasionally deal with acne breakouts, skin dryness, redness and signs of uneven skin tone. If so, you probably wonder about possible underlying causes of these skin conditions in hopes of finding a … Continue reading Face Mapping: What Science Says & How It Works
Your mouth can reveal a lot more about you than your pearly whites and your opinions. It also holds clues to your overall health. “The body is all connected,” says Sally Cram, DDS, consumer advisor for the American Dental Association. … Continue reading Health Conditions With Symptoms Your Dentist Can See in Your Mouth
Along with the common cold, the flu and other respiratory conditions typically comes a cough that keeps you up at night and limits your ability to breathe with ease. Although so many people suffer from a cough every year, many … Continue reading Essential Oils for Cough: Top 7 Oils to Help You Find Relief
If you want to avoid an unintended pregnancy, taking birth control is usually a no-brainer. But what if that same birth control upped your risk of breast cancer? According to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, women … Continue reading Hormonal Birth Control and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Dandelions have a reputation as both a granter of wishes and a dreaded weed and lawn nuisance. However, did you know that dandelion root is loaded with nutrients and boast a variety of benefits to your health — just like … Continue reading Dandelion Root Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
Barbara O. Rothbaum, Ph.D., has been working with people who have post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, since 1986, not long after the condition became an official diagnosis back in 1980. As executive director of the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program and … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Anxiety Fast
Calling in sick from work to watch Netflix in bed sounds pretty great–unless you actually get sick. The 2019-2020 flu season is nearly here, and you … Continue reading When Should I Get a Flu Shot 2019? Here’s What Experts Say
When Meghan Hall, 34, was diagnosed with breast cancer, it wasn’t because she (or a doctor) felt a lump. “I noticed something green spilled on the front of my shirt, I didn’t think anything of it—until I tried to take … Continue reading 11 Early Signs Of Breast Cancer – Surprising Symptoms In Women
One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It’s embarrassing, it’s unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life’s greatest joys into one of life’s greatest disappointments. No one wants to … Continue reading Your Guide To Last Longer In Bed – 12 Ways To Last Longer During Sex
If you haven’t put your vape pen aside yet, the sixth death believed to be related to the new, mysterious vaping illness, should inspire you to. So far, more than 450 cases of this lung illness have been reported in … Continue reading Vaping-Related Lung Illness: What to Know Now
Nearly two dozen people—mostly young adults—have now been hospitalized with severe breathing difficulties as a result of vaping. According to NBC News, a total of 22 cases have been reported: four in Minnesota, 12 in Wisconsin, and six in Illinois—up … Continue reading 22 People Now Hospitalized With Vaping Lung Damage
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
Any time you take a medication, weighing the risks and benefits of the drug is a must. And now we must ask ourselves, “Is this one of the drugs linked to dementia and memory loss?” Emerging research is finding disturbing connections … Continue reading Popular Prescription Drugs Linked to Dementia
If you’re producing less than a third of a teaspoon of semen you may have underlying health problems. Low semen volume could be a sign of low testosterone or diabetes. Some of the causes of low semen volume are treatable, … Continue reading How Much Semen Should I Ejaculate?
Surprisingly, most people tend to focus on doing a liver cleanse and/or a colon cleanse, while ignoring a kidney cleanse. Those two cleanses are very important, but probably just as important, and one of the top three cleanses people should be doing on … Continue reading Kidney Cleanse Diet & Protocol
When you order a burger at many of the most popular chains in the country, chances are you’re getting more than beef and a bun. According to a newly released report from a coalition of America’s leading food and environmental … Continue reading Antibiotics in Beef: Only 2 Out of 25 Burger Chains Receive “A” Rating
Millions of parents are seeking answers and assistance when their children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. Parents are not often told that chiropractic care offer benefits for autism, even as autism ratescontinue to increase. Can a holistic … Continue reading Benefits of Chiropractic Care and Autism: the Untold Story
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) are neurological and behavior-related conditions that cause difficulty in concentrating, impulsiveness and excessive energy. Individuals with ADHD symptoms not only have a challenge in concentrating, but have a challenge sitting … Continue reading 5 Natural Remedies for ADHD + Trigger Foods to Avoid
You’ve probably heard that ongoing punchline about how stoners always have the munchies. But is it actually true? Maybe. Research shows that smoking marijuana does affect the mechanisms that trigger hunger in our brain: receptors in our brain trigger the … Continue reading Using Marijuana For Weight Loss: Does it Actually Work?
You might recognize it as an ingredient in your favorite body lotion or perhaps noticed supplements in the vitamin aisle that feature it. But what is collagen? What does collagen do, exactly? And how can you incorporate it into your life? Collagen … Continue reading Collagen Benefits for Skin, Hair, Joints and More
Let’s not be coy here: Everyone has a butthole—and sometimes, buttholes get itchy. But before digging into why your butthole gets itchy, let’s clarify one thing: I’m talking about your itchy anus in particular—not your entire butt. (It’s kind of … Continue reading Why Does My Butthole Itch? Reasons for An Itchy Anus
Okay, admit it: You sit at a desk most of the day or hunched over your phone DMing memes to your friends. By the time you’re home for the evening, you have some serious aches in your back, shoulders, and … Continue reading Best Posture Corrector Devices 2019 – Devices For Posture Support
Strep throat can be a painful and frustrating respiratory condition, making it hard to swallow, eat and sleep. Although the conventional treatment for strep throat is antibiotics, research shows that they only reduce the length of the illness by about half … Continue reading 16 Natural Strep Throat Home Remedies for Strep Throat Treatment
Neem oil is a naturally occurring pesticide found in seeds from the neem tree. It is yellow-to-brown and has a bitter taste and a garlic-like smell. While it doesn’t sound very attractive, neem seed oil can be very beneficial by … Continue reading Neem Oil for Skin and Plants: How to Use
Almost everyone has an opinion about how many times you can wear jeans before tossing them into the washing machine. Some people argue that wearing denim … Continue reading Wearing Dirty Clothes: Health Risks of Not Washing Jeans
As if you didn’t already have to worry about an aging jawline, receding hairline, and expanding gut, new sperm-cryobanking companies are telling you that your sperm is getting old, too. Firms such as Dadi and Legacy are selling fertility insurance … Continue reading Should You Freeze Your Sperm Before You’re 40? – Cryobanks
In a Reddit thread which has gone viral with more than 40,000 comments, medical professionals have been sharing the things that they wish everybody knew about their own body, and the healthcare tips that everybody should incorporate into their lifestyle. … Continue reading The Essential Health Tips Doctors Want You to Know
So many things that seem so right in the moment have consequences later, and the simple act of eye rubbing turns out to be one of them. Whether it’s from a long day, a long night before the long day, … Continue reading Why Rubbing Your Eyes Feels Good – And Can Be Dangerous
If bugs aren’t annoying enough this summer, trying to figure out which bug spray to use only adds to the irritation. Until now. Bug sprays that work contain one of three ingredients: oil of lemon eucalyptus, picaridin, or DEET. Another … Continue reading The Best Bug Sprays to Use This Summer – Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus, Picaridin, Permethrin, DEET
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of visual impairment and severe irreversible blindness in the world, along with macular degeneration. In the United States, glaucoma affects more than 3 million Americans, and globally, it’s estimated to cause visual impairment for … Continue reading Glaucoma: Symptoms, Types, Causes and Treatment
Summertime: trips to the beach, family cookouts, warm nights and … sunburn? Unfortunately, even if you’ve slathered on sunblock religiously, those UV rays can sneak through and leave you with a painful, itchy red burn. While I believe some sensible … Continue reading Sunburn: Home Remedies, How to Prevent and More
If you’ve ever had a meal and felt uncomfortable for hours after—think bloating, indigestion, or cramping—you know how much it sucks. But what if you could pop a pill and finally have these issues become a thing of the past? … Continue reading What Are Digestive Enzymes? Digestive Enzyme Supplements, Foods, Benefits
According to Michael Phelps everyone peels in the pool. “Chlorine kills it so it’s not bad,” he says. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most decorated Olympian of all time is very, very wrong. Yes, … Continue reading CDC Warns That If A Pool Smells Like Strong Chlorine It Might Have “Lots Of Pee, Poop, Sweat” In It
If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny and easy … Continue reading What Does A Tick Bite Look Like?
Picking out a sunscreen you feel good about putting on your skin is one thing. But finding one that you feel good about putting on kiddos? So. Freaking. Hard. Luckily, there are formulas that are safe—and that don’t feel greasy, … Continue reading Best Sunscreens For Kids And Babies 2019
Summer’s hot, and the debate over how to protect yourself from the sun is even hotter. The Environmental Working Group released its 2019 Guide to Sunscreens today—the 13th annual report of its kind—and it finds that two-thirds of sunscreen products … Continue reading Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Could Be Hurting You, EWG’s 2019 Sunscreen Products Report Says
Hemorrhoids are a very common anorectal condition that affects millions of people around the world. Over half of all people will develop symptomatic hemorrhoids at some … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Hemorrhoids: Remedies, Causes, Precautions
Oh, to be a celebrity—fame, fortune, and the ability to have personal trainers and nutritionists on speed dial when you want to lose a few pounds. For mere mortals, however, weight loss isn’t quite so easy. (Actually, that’s generous—losing weight … Continue reading What Is Noom and Can the Diet Help You Lose Weight? Nutritionists Answer
These pharmacist-recommended over-the-counter products will make your next trip to the drugstore easier. When you’ve got a drippy nose or monster headache, chances are you head to your local pharmacy in search of relief, where endless over-the-counter treatment options await, … Continue reading Pharmacists’ Picks: Top 5 Recommended Health Supplements 2019
When it comes to problems you might be having in your sex life, it’s easy to believe that you’re the only person in the world having this experience. Thankfully, a number of sex therapists are sharing some of the most … Continue reading Sex Therapists Reveal Some of the Most Common Bedroom Problems They Treat
Whether or not our era really is “post truth,” it sure feels like everybody’s obstructing justice, evading taxes, or else spinning yarns in front of cameras. And no one seems more guilty of these falsehood than powerful, important men. Why … Continue reading How Lying Affects Your Health
Over the past few years, matcha has become such a popular drink that you’ll find it offered at almost any coffee shop across the country. And unlike most food trends, matcha has maintained its cult wellness status—which means it’s time … Continue reading Benefits Of Matcha Powder—And What Exactly This Green Tea Type Is
I’d always known that I didn’t want kids, but it took a friend’s pregnancy scare to provoke me into taking responsibility for that fact. Within two days of him detailing how his life nearly veered off in another direction, I … Continue reading Four Things Men Should Know Before Getting a Vasectomy
• People often rely on soda and candy bars for a jolt of energy. • A new study says the idea of a “sugar rush” is a myth. • Researchers found that people who ate sugar actually felt more fatigued … Continue reading Why the ‘Sugar Rush’ is a Myth and Makes You Feel Worse: Study