Every person’s health and well-being depends on how well her body removes and purges toxins. With exposure to environmental toxins, toxic body care products and processed foods, most people are in desperate need of a serious detox! A liver cleanse … Continue reading Liver Cleanse: Detox Your Liver in 6 Easy Steps
Burns are tissue damage from hot liquids, the sun, flames, chemicals, electricity, steam and other causes. Kitchen-related injuries from hot drinks, soups and microwaved foods are common among children. Major burns need emergency medical help. Minor burns can usually be … Continue reading Skin Burns: First Aid Advice
Usually when we talk about dangerous cleaning products, things like bleach and harmful scented disinfectants probably come to mind. But a recent warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests there’s another cleaning threat out there that’s lesser known: … Continue reading Dangerous Cleaning Products Release Harmful Radiation
You stayed up too late binge-watching your new favorite show, and now you’re dragging. You could turn to a venti latte to put some spring in your step. But is there a better way? A good old-fashioned nap might be … Continue reading Napping: 3 Proven Health Benefits
Shopping for toothpaste can be overwhelming. There are many different brands and types of kinds of toothpaste out there, and making a wrong choice could end in a trip to the dentist. How can you determine which one is best … Continue reading Top Toothpastes that Dentists Recommend for Oral Health
Besides amazing aroma and taste, coffee brings a lot of surprising health benefits which makes it a distinctive drink. There are organic coffee, coffee pods, and many more, you choose your own sort to enjoy it. Gone are the days … Continue reading Are Coffee Pods Bad for Your Health?
Whether you’re trying to burn fat or gain muscle, what you do in terms of exercise, diet and the time you rest in between workouts makes all difference. We all know that working out is great for boosting strength, slimming … Continue reading Muscle Recovery Do’s and Don’ts for Optimal Fitness
One of the most underrated aspects of health is sleep despite the fact that research shows over and over again how vital getting the proper amount of sleep is to reach optimal health. Conversely, sleep deprivation is a serious issue … Continue reading Researchers Try to Nail Down Ideal Amount of Sleep
Although children most often develop swimmer’s ear from swimming outdoors in oceans or lakes, adults can also develop this painful problem. In fact, swabbing the inside of the ears with Q-tips after a shower (a common habit among cleanly adults) … Continue reading Swimmer’s Ear Causes, Symptoms and Natural Treatments
Introduction Nutrition for kids is based on the same principles as nutrition for adults. Everyone needs the same types of nutrients — such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein and fat. Children, however, need different amounts of specific nutrients at different … Continue reading Nutrition for Kids: Guidelines for a Healthy Diet
Go into the sauna as often and stay in the sauna as long as you are comfortable. You may enjoy Sauna every day (as many do each morning or evening in Finland) or only once on Saturday evenings to relax on the … Continue reading How Often and Long Should I Use a Sauna per Day / Week?
Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese and originating in the Far East around 2,000 years ago, kombucha is a beverage with tremendous health benefits extending to your heart, your brain and (especially) your gut. How does this … Continue reading Kombucha Benefits, Nutrition Facts and DIY Recipe
The benefits of exercise are undeniable, no matter when you decide to get your workout in. However, recent research reveals that there seems to be an optimal time of day for exercise – and it actually appears to differ for … Continue reading Research Examines Optimal Time of Day for Exercise
Water is vital for your health and for hydration, and there are many reasons you should drink enough water daily. To stay hydrated, you need to consume enough water and other hydrating liquids to keep your body functioning properly. If … Continue reading Hydration: How to Stay Hydrated in 6 Steps
Have you seen commercials or social media posts that show a woman with flawless, wrinkle-free skin using a face roller? This interesting gadget is gaining popularity recently, but believe it or not, it actually has ancient roots. Precious stones and … Continue reading What Is Face Rolling? Benefits and How to Use
By now, you’ve probably heard about the power of matcha tea. Matcha is not your typical green tea — it’s a concentrated Japanese tea that works as an effective detoxifier, fat burner and health promoter. That’s exactly why I drink … Continue reading (Iced) Matcha Latte: the Ultimate Anti-Aging Drink
As the school year is set to begin across the country, CNN reports that most children and teenagers are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and cases are rising again with the highly transmissible BA.5 variant. Public schools in Los Angeles, … Continue reading Millions of Kids Unvaccinated Against COVID-19 as School Year Approaches
Are you thinking of getting a gym membership for your child? Are you wondering what is the right age for joining the gym? Gym class is a good place to build self-confidence and adopt a healthy lifestyle. Knowing the right … Continue reading Right Age for Your Child to Join a Gym
A breakthrough infection is an infection with a virus, bacterium or other germ after you have been vaccinated. This is an expected occurrence for a small percentage of those receiving any vaccine, since no vaccine for any disease is 100% … Continue reading Breakthrough Infections: Coronavirus (COVID-19) After Full Vaccination
When nicer weather returns, it’s exciting to move your workouts outdoors, adding plenty of fresh air and scenic sights to the experience. However, working out in the heat can cause dehydration and overheating when it’s not done with caution. There … Continue reading Tips for Working Out in the Heat Safely (Plus Its Benefits)
Christopher Columbus was known to call papaya the “fruit of the angels.” This orange-colored, melon-like fruit is part of the Caricaceae family of plants and grows on the Carica papaya tree. It’s native to southern Mexico and Central America but can … Continue reading Papaya Benefits, Nutrition, Recipes and Side Effects
Acute leukemia is the most common cancer that affects children, according to the American Cancer Society. The treatment of childhood leukemia has become a shining example of how coordinated research can transform a disease from one that was previously incurable … Continue reading Coordinated Care for Innovative Treatment of Pediatric Leukemia
The last 6 decades have seen huge leaps in agricultural and food processing innovation. Since 1960, the world’s population has more than doubled – yet global food production has more than tripled, while using only 15% more land. That may … Continue reading The Future of Food and its Production
Many factors — varying greatly in severity — can cause leg swelling. Leg swelling related to fluid buildup Leg swelling caused by the retention of fluid in leg tissues is known as peripheral edema. It can be caused by a … Continue reading Leg Swelling Causes, When to See a Doctor
There are many benefits of using a spa that we’re all aware of: it’s relaxing, it feels great, and it’s good fun! What you may not know is that soaking in the spa can have several other positive effects on … Continue reading 7 Health Benefits of Regular Spa Visits You Didn’t Know About!
One of the things often overlooked when people are trying to improve their overall health, have more energy and sleep better is the importance of obtaining enough amino acids from different protein foods. Amino acids, including tryptophan, are the “building blocks … Continue reading Tryptophan Benefits and Best Foods
In recent years there’s been a major surge in popularity in “brain supplements,” especially among college students, recent grads and even hard-working corporate executives. Nootropics — or as many people like to call them, “smart pills” — are cognitive enhancers … Continue reading Best Nootropics or “Smart Drugs” and Which to Avoid
Happiness – it’s something we all aim for, along with health, wealth, and success in our endeavours. However, finding happiness in everyday life can be a difficult task. As a much sought-after emotional state, happiness can appear briefly, or be … Continue reading How to Be Happy: 6 Simple Steps to Finding Happiness
Dan Miller has parked his Nissan Altima on the side of the road near a field outside Chicago, holding a gun to his head. Haunted for years by the compounded trauma of tours of duty in the Middle East and … Continue reading Targeting Suicide Risk Using Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Will Omicron’s newest subvariant, BA.2.75, be the next one to worry about? It was first found in early June in India. As of July 17, it had been found in 15 countries, including seven states in the U.S., according to … Continue reading Will Omicron Subvariant BA.2.75 Be the Next COVID Threat?
As health care providers, we are in a unique position to have a large impact on the opioid epidemic by limiting our prescriptions of these drugs. We have a chance to improve quality of life and to save lives,” says … Continue reading Managing Post-Surgical Pain Without Opioids
1/11 Boosting metabolism is the holy grail of weight watchers everywhere, but how fast your body burns calories depends on several things. Some people inherit a speedy metabolism. Men tend to burn more calories than women, even while resting. And … Continue reading 10 Ways to Boost Metabolism, Burn Calories and Lose Weight
Margarine usually tops butter when it comes to heart health. Margarine is made from vegetable oils, so it contains unsaturated “good” fats — polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. These types of fats help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad,” cholesterol when … Continue reading Butter vs. Margarine: Which is Better for My Heart?
Eat like a caveman and shed pounds. That’s the theory behind the Paleo Diet. Loren Cordain, PhD, who literally wrote the book on The Paleo Diet, claims that by eating like our prehistoric ancestors, we’ll be leaner and less likely … Continue reading Paleo (Caveman) Diet: Review, Foods and More
It’s no secret that the sun (in moderate doses) provides all sorts of health benefits, including helping our bodies manufacture vital vitamin D. With warmer weather right around the corner, though, many people are looking for the best sunscreens to … Continue reading Best Sunscreens of 2022 (And Toxic Ones to Avoid)
Have you ever heard that balancing on one leg is linked to overall health and even a longer life span? It’s true — studies show that being able to support your body weight on one leg for at least 10 … Continue reading Balancing on One Leg for 10 Seconds Tied to Better Health
Non-committal relationships are so common, it seems like a new Urban Dictionary term for a casual something-or-other is coined every single day. First, there was “booty call.” Next: “friends with benefits.” And now: “situationship.” So what, exactly, does the buzzy … Continue reading 11 Signs You’re In A ‘Situationship’
Over the last 50 years, the rise in prevalence of allergic diseases and disorders has continued in the industrialized world. Allergic rhinitis, the medical term for hay fever and what’s behind the unpleasant seasonal allergy symptoms we all know so well, develops when … Continue reading Top 5 Essential Oils for Allergies
You clicked on this article knowing what it’s about: hair removal. That said, let’s establish up front that body hair is totally natural, beautiful, and healthy. If you do prefer hair-free armpits, legs, or arms, you’re probably very familiar with … Continue reading 5 Best At-Home Laser Hair Removal Devices 2022
Powdered infant formulas produced in Abbott Nutrition’s facility in Sturgis, Mich., were recalled after consumer illness from bacterial infections. To date, the infant formula recall has caused four infant hospitalizations, and the bacterial infection from the formula may have contributed … Continue reading Infant Formula Recall Includes Similac, Alimentum and EleCare Products
1/14 Food allergies affect 5% to 10% of people. Peanuts (which are legumes, like beans and peas), and tree nuts, like pecans and almonds, are common triggers. If you have a severe allergy, even something that has touched nuts can … Continue reading Health Benefits of Nut Butters
Putting a new spin on the term “beer gut,” a small study suggests that a bottle a day may do a man’s gut bacteria some good. In a clinical trial of 19 healthy men, researchers found that a daily bottle … Continue reading Beer Might Do a Man’s ‘Microbiome’ Good
It’s early in the morning, like, the sun-is-just-starting-to-peek-into-the-day type of early. You want to pull the covers up over you head and sleep a little more, but you can’t because cycling instructor Robin Arzón is 900 miles away, setting up on … Continue reading Peloton Bike: The Most Addictive Exercise Machine on the Planet
One of the major differences between becoming a vegan or vegetarian or looking at a Paleo vs. vegan diet is whether or not you consume eggs. If you’re one of these folks, you already know that some adjustments are easier to make than … Continue reading What is the Best Egg Substitute You Can Bake With?
Fluoxetine is used to treat depression, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder, a certain eating disorder (bulimia), and a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (premenstrual dysphoric disorder).This medication may improve your mood, sleep, appetite, and energy level and may help restore … Continue reading Prozac Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Warnings and Dosing
Before starting to put things inside the suitcase, it is worth thinking about what type of luggage suits us for the trip we are going to make. Depending on the destination, the transport we are going to use, the temperature … Continue reading What to Pack for Holiday? 7 Essentials
We put a lot of stock in our facial skincare products. From clarifying face washes to hydrating serums and moisturizing face creams, the skin on our face gets a lot of attention. But what about the skin on the rest … Continue reading 10 Best Body Lotions for Men With Dry Skin 2022
June 23, 2022 – When you think of binge drinking, you probably imagine young college students overdoing it at big weekend bashes: Kegs, shots, loud music, and bad behavior. And indeed, according to a national survey, more than half of … Continue reading The Trouble with Binge Drinking Over Age 30