Turns out America’s drinking water woes expand far beyond lead. A class of common chemicals used in everything from nonstick pans and stain-treated carpets, clothing and furniture to fast-food packaging is a source of widespread contamination in certain pockets of … Continue reading PFAS Contamination: Legislation to Help Clean Drinking Water
I learned self-care and mindfulness the hard way. After I lost my father, I let 2 years of grief build up because I believed I was “too strong” for help. I couldn’t see how grief was affecting me. I was … Continue reading Self-Care in a Cup of Tea: Healing from Grief and Finding Myself
The recipes are similar but the amount of sweeteners used are slightly different. Pepsi Max has a different carbonation as well, with smaller bubbles to give the drinker the feel for a smoother fizziness which the brain will also associate … Continue reading Is Pepsi Max Better Than Coke Zero?
With the last 10 years, Dry January has gained traction as a resolution. And we’re betting it won’t slip too far down the resolution list this year, since alcohol sales soared when the pandemic first broke out, and many of … Continue reading Dry January – Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol For a Month
Healthy Eating Guideline Provide water in addition to age appropriate milk drinks. Infants under the age of 6 months who are not exclusively breastfed can be offered cooled, boiled water in addition to infant formula. Good drinks for babies Breastmilk … Continue reading Good Drinks for Babies and Kids
Bicarbonate is a major element in our body. Secreted by the stomach, it is necessary for digestion. When ingested, for example, with mineral water, it helps buffer lactic acid generated during exercise and also reduces the acidity of dietary components. … Continue reading Bicarbonate’s Importance to Human Health
Green tea has gotten props for years for its health benefits, but there’s one type in particular that really stands out: matcha. In case you’re not familiar with it, matcha is a bright green drink that’s made by taking young … Continue reading How Much Caffeine Is In Matcha? Is Matcha Stronger Than Coffee?
If you’re thinking about quitting drinking, or maybe just slightly changing your relationship with alcohol, you might be intimidated by some of the side effects of cutting back on your consumption of booze. Drawing on scientific evidence as well as … Continue reading 8 Things That Can Happen When You Stop Drinking Alcohol
We all know that we should drink “enough water” — but what are the benefits of drinking water exactly? Staying hydrated is important for electrolyte balance, supports digestion, allows our bodies to disperse nutrients, and helps maintain normal functioning of … Continue reading Benefits of Drinking Water for Skin, Digestion, Weight and More
Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Serves: 2 Meal Type: Beverages Diet Type Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 cup hot, boiled water ½ cup cold water 4 cloves, whole ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 … Continue reading Paleo Thai Iced Tea Recipe (with Coconut Milk)
Believe it or not, one of the oldest cures for malaria, a compound called quinine, is now found in a popular “mixer” used to make cocktails: … Continue reading Quinine in Tonic Water: Safety, Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
More and more people are reaching for dairy-free milk options when browsing through the grocery store. Some of the best options, like almond milk and coconut milk, provide important nutrients — including essential fatty acids and calcium. Hemp milk is … Continue reading Hemp Milk Nutrition, Benefits and How to Make (Recipe)
Starbucks announced this week that it would be offering a free coffee to those who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting today, any customer who identifies as a “first responder or frontline worker supporting our healthcare system” … Continue reading Starbucks Is Giving Free Coffee To First Responders During The Coronavirus Outbreak
Deschutes Wowza! is a hazy pale ale that’s full-bodied yet easy to drink at 4% ABV (alcohol by volume). Wowza! continues the craft beer tradition of big-muscled flavor while staying impossibly light—just 100 calories and 4g of carbs per can. … Continue reading Deschutes Wowza! Is the Rare Low-Calorie Beer That Tastes Great
Did you know that there are more than 400 different viruses that can cause infections, including the common cold, the flu, hepatitis, mononucleosis and HIV? Today, many people choose to have an annual influenza vaccination, or flu shot, but this is … Continue reading Antiviral Herbs: Protect Against Viruses and How to Use
Water is essential for life, but what if you can’t trust the source of your tap water? Bottled water is a great alternative when the purity of your tap water is in question, whether because of bacterial contamination, heavy metals, … Continue reading Ranking the best bottled water of 2020
Walking down the the dairy aisle is literally nuts these days. Seriously, where there used to be only cow’s milk, countless nut milks and other plant-based alternatives (hellooo, oat milk) are now taking over. Though almond milk held court as … Continue reading Oat Milk vs. Almond Milk: Which Is Healthier? Dietitians Weigh In
If you’re a regular coffee drinker (and rely on the stuff to help you get off the struggle bus in the morning), you’ve probably wondered why anyone, ever would want to drink decaf. I mean, what’s coffee without the buzz? … Continue reading Is Decaf Coffee Good Or Bad, And How Much Caffeine Is In It?
Ever-popular 30 day challenges are a well-known wellness trend. One especially common self-imposed test is Dry January, which encourages participants to give up alcohol for a month. If that sounds tough, imagine going more than three months without a drop … Continue reading Here’s What Happens When You Quit Drinking Alcohol for 100 Days
Coconut water is basically nature’s Gatorade. It’s a great way to rehydrate after a stomach bug, night out, or tough gym session, thanks to the electrolytes … Continue reading 9 Best Coconut Water Brands Of 2020, According To Nutritionists
Latest Study on Industrial Growth of Global Dry Beer Market 2019-2025. A detailed study accumulated to offer Latest insights about acute features of the Dry Beer market. The report contains different market predictions related to market size, revenue, production, CAGR, … Continue reading Dry Beer Market Is Thriving Worldwide by 2025
Did you know that the U.S. is spending nearly twice as much on health care than other developed, high-income countries, but we have a lower life expectancy? Recent data, published in November of 2019, highlights that U.S. life expectancy has … Continue reading Life Expectancy in the U.S: 8 Reasons and Solutions
You may have heard that drinking milk helps with heartburn. Or maybe your aunt swears that eating a slice of bread is the quickest way to provide relief from that prickly sting. But when the burning sensation starts, do home … Continue reading Why Drinking Milk Doesn’t Help Heartburn, According to an Expert
Ingredients: 1 glass of warm or hot water (12–16 ounces) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½–1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon raw, local honey (optional) Directions: Warm the water. … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe: Cleanse and Rejuvinate
Tracking down a healthy way to sweeten up your coffee or baked goods can feel like mission impossible. You know that piling on tons of granulated sugar isn’t exactly an A+ idea for your health, but what about all those … Continue reading Agave Vs. Honey: Which Is Healthier, According To Nutritionists
For millions of people around the world, the thought of a coffee detox is unthinkable. Not only is sipping a cup of coffee each morning an integral part of their daily routine, but it also provides a burst of energy … Continue reading Coffee Detox
Surveys show that the consumption of sugary drinks has increased in the last several decades on a global scale, up approximately 40 percent from 1990 to 2016. When health authorities warn against consuming “sugary drinks,” they are usually referring to those … Continue reading Do Sugary Drinks Raise the Risk of Cancer?
Hard cider is basically the rosé of the fall—festive AF and crazy-delicious. But—sorry to be the bearer of bad news here—there is going to be a fair amount of sugar in each glass (or bottle…depending on your cider of choice), … Continue reading 13 Best Hard Ciders For Weight Loss – Low Cal Apple Cider Beer
Sparkling water is basically everywhere these days (I’m looking at you, La Croix and Spindrift)—and I am very much here for it. So it’s not shocking that some brands have started adding alcohol to the mix, resulting in bubbly beverages … Continue reading 8 Best Spiked Seltzers Brands 2019 – Best Hard Seltzers
These days, it seems you can barely go anywhere without hearing about the benefits of staying hydrated—especially as an athlete. And as much as I know … Continue reading Gallon Water Challenge – I Drank a Gallon of Water for 30 Days
Not everything is as it seems—getting bangs, becoming an adult, Oreos… As for that last one, despite being a chocolate cookie sandwich filled with cream, turns out there are no animal products used in the production of “milk’s favorite cookie.” … Continue reading Are Oreos Vegan? – Are All Oreos Cookies Dairy-Free
Attention all tongue-biters, the latest diet fad require that you ditch all solid foods in favor of your blender. The newest interwebs craze, The Smoothie Diet, … Continue reading Smoothie Diet Results: Are They Healthy?
You might feel like you’re doing your body a favor when you opt for diet soda instead of regular, but unfortunately, new research shows otherwise. Having two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drink per day is linked … Continue reading Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke, New Study Says
You’ve heard of maple water and coconut water…but cactus water? Seems strange—or at least intriguing enough to try—since water may be the last thing you think of when you picture a cactus. But since new types of water are all … Continue reading What Is Cactus Water? – Does Cactus Water Have Any Health Benefits?
Coffee is one of the things you (thankfully) don’t have to give up if you’re on the keto diet—as long as you do it right. If it’s topped with whipped cream, or if it contains flavored syrups or sugary creamers, … Continue reading The 15 Best Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Coffee Creamers
Gone are the days when you’d slink hungover into a CVS for Pedialyte on a Sunday morning making vague excuses about needing it for your sick small child or niece or whatever. The company has finally leaned into its role … Continue reading Pedialyte’s New Packets Are Finally for Adults – Is Pedialyte a Good Hangover Cure?
With the upcoming onslaught of holiday parties, there’s a chance you’ll experiencing the dreaded hangover at some point. Who among us hasn’t thrown back one too many glasses of champagne while toasting the new year? But while some may swear that coffee cures … Continue reading The 7 Best Foods to Cure Hangovers
Cow’s milk is full of amazing nutrients: The childhood favorite boasts a healthy dose of protein, calcium, and vitamin D in one 8-ounce glass, all for a … Continue reading Soy Milk Is the Best Dairy-Free Milk Option – Best Non-Dairy Milk
If you’re on the keto diet, you might be craving a variety of things—including more choices. The high-fat, low-carb eating plan is super restrictive. But we just found out that Starbucks is expanding its keto-friendly options, so your morning caffeine run doesn’t have … Continue reading There Is A New Keto Starbucks Drink
A new study says there is a right time to drink coffee so it’s most effective. U.S. Army researchers created a computer algorithm that studies sleep … Continue reading U.S. Army Figures Out What Time Drinking Coffee Is Most Effective
TOTAL TIME 2 minutes SERVES 1 MEAL TYPE Beverages DIET TYPE Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian INGREDIENTS: 1 glass of warm or hot water (12–16 ounces) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½–1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe: Cleanse and Rejuvinate
Did you know that digestion begins in the mouth — and that without proper saliva production it can be difficult to digest foods properly? Saliva contains two essential digestive enzymes: amylase, which breaks down starches, and lingual lipase, which breaks … Continue reading Dry Mouth Causes + 9 Natural Dry Mouth Remedies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists haven’t rendered a verdict on whether coffee is good or bad for you, but a California judge has. He says coffee sellers in the state should have to post cancer warnings. The culprit is a … Continue reading Judge Rules Starbucks And Other Coffee Should Come With A Cancer Warning
You expect to be a sweaty mess when you’re working out, but what about when you’re sitting in an all-staff meeting? Or simply strolling from your office to your buddy’s down the hall? Regular sweating—say, you’re in the middle of … Continue reading Excessive Sweating Signs – What Is Hyperhidrosis?
Michelob Ultra just debuted a new organic beer with even fewer calories and carbs than its original counterpart — but don’t think an organic label gives … Continue reading Michelob Ultra Pure Gold – Michelob’s New Light Beer Is Also Organic
A slew of articles have been published in the wake of a recent American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference panel talk suggesting that a couple of beers or glasses of wine a day can, in fact, be … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Every Day Linked to Living Past 90
You’re snoozing away soundly when you suddenly awaken—with the urge that you have to pee right now. So you shuffle off to the bathroom to do your business before climbing back into bed. If you’re lucky, you’ll fall right back … Continue reading How to Stop Waking Up At Night to Pee – Nocturia Treatments
Still pounding sports drinks after a tough workout? You’re behind the science times, according to a small new study. Milk and milk alternatives—thanks to their natural balance of sodium, carbohydrate and protein—help the body retain fluid, researchers report in the … Continue reading Milk Is More Hydrating Than Powerade after a Workout, Study Says