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Sep 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Your Flu Shot Is More Effective If Taken Before October Ends, Experts Say
As cold weather approaches, our thoughts inevitably turn to all our favorite fall activities: apple picking, carving pumpkins, and gathering for the holidays. But before you head out to have your...
Sep 18, 2018 11:30 am
10 Best Superfood Cookbooks for Delicious, Nutritious Meals
You've likely heard of superfoods and their numerous health benefits, but have you tried incorporating them into your diet with the best superfood cookbooks yet? From classic health staples, like...
Sep 17, 2018 7:30 pm
Constant Exhaustion May Mean You're Low in Iron — So Eat These Foods to Replenish the Nutrient
Iron-deficiency anemia may seem like a strangely specific problem to be concerned about. But as it turns out, being low in iron is a much more serious health issue than you might think. Experts say...
Sep 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Perimenopause Comes In Two Halves — Here's How to Tell Them Apart
As you may be aware, perimenopause is the three- or four-year time period that happens just before menopause. But did you know that perimenopause actually comes in two halves? Here’s the good news:...
Sep 17, 2018 12:44 pm
An Antioxidant-Rich Diet Could Lessen Pesky Menopause Symptoms, Study Says
If you’re trying to reduce pesky menopause symptoms before they get out of hand, the solution might be right on your dinner plate. According to new research, following an antioxidant-rich diet...
Sep 13, 2018 9:30 pm
Think You Catch Colds More Often Than Others? Your Nose Might Be Stressed Out
If you catch colds every year but your friend or family member always seems to escape them, you might feel pretty jealous. You may also be wondering what his or her secret is to avoiding that pesky...
Sep 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Your Internal Clock Feeling Out of Sync Could Be Your Body Alerting You to Serious Issues
Do you ever feel like your body's internal clock doesn't match up with the real-world clock? For example, night owls could look at the clock on their nightstand and see midnight, but their body's...
Sep 13, 2018 2:33 pm
Whole-Fat Dairy Foods Can Boost Heart Health and Help You Live Longer, Study Suggests
There’s no question that the reputation of whole-fat foods has changed quite a bit in recent years. With the popularity of the high-fat, low-carb keto diet growing every day, it’s pretty clear that...
Sep 13, 2018 12:30 pm
Is It Possible to Eat Too Many Eggs in a Day?
When we talk about eggs, we don't just mean frying them up for breakfast. They are one of the most versatile foods we can stock up in our home. Whether you make them into a meal all on their own or...
Sep 12, 2018 5:30 pm
21 Items to Pack in a First-Aid Kit Ahead of a Hurricane, According to Emergency Experts
If you’re wondering what to pack inside an emergency first-aid kit ahead of a natural event, you’re not alone. Well-meaning folks like to remind us constantly to prepare a first-aid kit before...
Sep 12, 2018 2:30 pm
Can Eating Pumpkin Help You Lose Weight? Yes, If You Eat It the Right Way
There’s no question that pumpkins are one of the most beloved parts of autumn. From jack-o’-lanterns to pumpkin spice lattes, the mighty gourd continues to reign supreme in our decor and in our...
Sep 8, 2018 4:35 pm
8 Best Pillows for Side Sleepers With Neck and Shoulder Pain
Side sleeping is one of most popular sleeping positions around, but if you're not using one of the best pillows for side sleepers with neck and shoulder pain, your pillow might stop you from...
Sep 7, 2018 5:30 pm
Is There a Difference Between Summer and Winter Colds?
When we think of colds, we usually picture ourselves snuggled in a warm bed, discarding piles of tissues while it snows outside. However, many of us forget that summer colds are also something to...
Sep 7, 2018 11:30 am
26 Best Computer Glasses for Women to Protect Your Eyes From Screen Glare
In the digital age, hardly a day goes by without spending a few hours in front of a computer screen, so getting a pair of the best computer glasses for women is an absolute must. Even if you...
Sep 7, 2018 9:30 am
Sweating Can Actually Be Good for Your Skin — As Long as You Don't Let It Settle
As the summer heat intensifies and our deodorant sticks shrink, it makes sense to wonder, "Is sweating good for your skin?" The short answer is yes, sweating can be good for you — but it can also...
Sep 6, 2018 2:30 pm
7 Benefits of Mung Beans, The Weight-Loss Superfood That Could Be the Key to a Happy Gut
Ever heard of the mighty mung bean? If you haven’t, this small legume is about to become your new favorite superfood. Mung beans are button-sized, green or yellow little balls that grow natively in...
Sep 6, 2018 1:02 pm
Perimenopausal Depression: 5 Tips From the New Guidelines on How to Spot and Treat It
Perimenopausal depression has long been misunderstood and under-recognized — until now, that is. Doctors and scientists have just rolled out the first-ever guidelines for perimenopausal depression...
Sep 5, 2018 5:30 pm
Your Level of Exercise Isn't Linked to Early Menopause, Study Says — But Here's What Is
Until now, there’s been some confusion about the causes of early menopause, especially in regard to exercise. Some research has suggested that women who are more physically active are at a lower...
Sep 5, 2018 4:30 pm
What Happens If You Eat Expired Eggs?
Because eggs are such a deliciously easy and cheap way to get your protein, you may have dozens sitting in your fridge — which begs the question, can you eat expired eggs? Even after a big Sunday...
Sep 5, 2018 2:40 pm
Struggling to Burn Stubborn Fat? Your Body Might Not Be Producing Enough Nitric Oxide
Call to mind a major freeway: When traffic is running smoothly, the high-speed road allows you to zip across town in minutes. But if you hit an unexpected lane closure due to an accident or...
Sep 5, 2018 12:30 pm
Security Trays in Airports Are Germier Than Toilet Seats, New Study Suggests
If you had to guess which part of an airport was the absolute "germiest," what would you say? The toilet, perhaps? Or maybe the grimy doorknob out front? Or how about those staircase rails? As it...
Sep 5, 2018 11:33 am
Camu Camu Is the Cherry-Like Superfood That Can Boost Your Smoothie's Nutritional Power
If you haven't heard much about camu camu yet, expect that to change very soon. Camu camu is the latest superfood growing in popularity, and once you learn about all the benefits that camu camu has...
Sep 4, 2018 12:42 pm
Common Bacteria Found in Raw Chicken Linked to Higher Risks of UTIs, Study Suggests
If you've ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know the intense pain that this type of infection can bring. And you've probably already read up on ways to prevent a UTI in the future, such...
Sep 4, 2018 9:30 am
Changing Your Meal Times Could Help Reduce Body Fat, Study Suggests
If you want to lose body fat without saying goodbye to all your favorite foods, you might consider time-restricted feeding as a possible option. A form of intermittent fasting that calls for...
Aug 31, 2018 9:30 am
Yes, You Can Drink Too Much Water — And It Could Send You to the Hospital
Many people are aware of the dangers of not drinking enough water, but can you drink too much water? The surprising answer is yes. It's rare to overdose on water, but it is possible, which leads to...
Aug 30, 2018 4:31 pm
Worried Mosquitoes Will Single You Out This Weekend? Here's How to Tell If You're a Bloodsucker Magnet
Have you ever attended a friend's outdoor barbecue and wondered, "Why do mosquitoes only bite me?" (If so, you're probably dreading any upcoming Labor Day shindigs, which might require spending...
Aug 30, 2018 12:17 pm
What Happens When You Drink Curdled Milk in Coffee?
Curdled milk is one of those things that you recognize instantly when you see it. With those infamous clumps and lumps popping up in your glass of milk — or in your cup of coffee — it's hard not to...
Aug 29, 2018 3:00 pm
Weight-Loss Drug Is Safe for the Heart — And It Actually Works, Study Suggests
If you're interested in trying lorcaserin for weight loss, we have some good news for you: Recent research found that this weight-loss drug was not linked with any increased risk of heart problems,...
Aug 29, 2018 11:00 am
BMI Is Not the Most Accurate Way to Measure Body Flab — But Here's What Is
The body mass index (BMI) has been widely used for years to measure body fat in doctors' offices and private homes all across the country. For those of us trying to lose weight or belly fat, we've...
Aug 28, 2018 2:00 pm
Don't Trust Your Carton's Sell-By Date — Here's How to Really Tell When Milk's Gone Bad
If you're wondering how to tell if milk is bad, you're not alone. Many consumers out there are confused about the sell-by dates on milk cartons. Little do they know that a whole lot of perfectly...