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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...
Aug 28, 2018 11:00 am
What Is Keto Breath? 4 Ways to Get Rid of the Stinky Smell
If you're interested in trying the keto diet for the first time, you've probably heard about some possible ways that your body can react to the eating plan. While rapid weight loss and higher...
Aug 27, 2018 3:00 pm
Keep Forgetting to Take Your Medicine? Experts Say Phone Apps Are the Perfect Solution
If you keep forgetting to take your medicine, you're not alone. Plenty of people run into this problem, especially when they need to take multiple pills per day or when they have to take certain...
Aug 27, 2018 11:00 am
The DASH Diet Speeds Weight Loss and Lowers Blood Pressure — If You Do It Right
What is the DASH diet? You've probably seen this eating plan mentioned here and there many times over the years. But because it's been around for a while and isn't exactly "trendy" like other...
Aug 24, 2018 4:00 pm
Does Honey Really Help With a Cough?
Using honey for a cough is one of the best-known home remedies. Who hasn't poured a bit of the sweet stuff and lemon into a hot tea when the coughs wouldn't stop? Time has been so kind to this...
Aug 24, 2018 1:00 pm
Do Beans Make You Gassy? Baking Soda Could Help With That
If you love beans but find yourself getting gassy after eating them, you’re not alone. But you shouldn’t have to feel like you're sacrificing your own physical comfort (and pride) for one of your...
Aug 23, 2018 11:00 am
Long-Lasting Body Aches? You May Be Low in Vitamin D
Vitamin D deficiency may seem like a strangely specific issue to be concerned about. But as it turns out, being low in vitamin D is a much more serious health problem than you might imagine....
Aug 22, 2018 4:27 pm
Hibiscus Tea Is the Tummy-Flattening Brew That Protects Your Heart and Helps You De-Stress
Out of all the trending superfoods in the world of health and wellness, perhaps none is as beautiful as the magnificent hibiscus flower (Hibiscus sabdariffa). That’s right: The pretty pink flower...
Aug 22, 2018 2:00 pm
What Happens If You Don't Drink Enough Water?
From day one, we've been taught that it's important to stay hydrated. But what happens if you don't drink enough water? Is it really that bad for you? As it turns out, recent research shows that...
Aug 22, 2018 12:26 pm
To Reap Avocado Oil's Health Benefits, Dab It on Your Food — And Your Face
Welcome to the ultimate guide on how to use avocado oil for everything, from your kitchen to your beauty routine! Avocados have become more and more popular in recent years as one of the most...
Aug 22, 2018 11:23 am
Is Eating Carbs Really Linked to a Longer Life? Yes, But Only a Specific Amount
Low-carb diets are extremely popular right now, but they may not be the healthiest choices for some people, according to new research. However, before you get excited about the idea of devouring...
Aug 21, 2018 1:00 pm
Yes, the Keto Diet Can Affect Your Periods — Here's What to Expect
If you’re thinking about trying the keto diet for weight loss, you’ve probably heard about some less-than-pleasant side effects you might experience at the beginning, such as the “keto flu.” But...
Aug 21, 2018 12:00 pm
Cutting Carbs Is Easy With This Paleo-Friendly Cauliflower Fried 'Rice'
Cutting out carbs just got a whole lot easier with this modern take on the Chinese classic. Blitzing up cauliflower in place of rice is not only carb-conscious, but it's also a great way to get in...
Aug 21, 2018 9:00 am
Is It OK to Drink Coffee on an Empty Stomach During an Intermittent Fasting Diet?
Intermittent fasting, such as the 16:8 diet and the 5:2 diet, has become the most popular weight-loss method for folks trying to shed pounds very quickly. Whichever diet someone chooses, it will...
Aug 20, 2018 3:00 pm
Googling Your Symptoms Before Seeing a Doctor Might Make His Job Easier, Study Suggests
Googling health symptoms is a step many people take before deciding whether to go see a doctor — and it's actually not a bad idea, according to a new study. If you think about it, arming yourself...
Aug 20, 2018 2:00 pm
12 Lip-Smacking Superfood Powders That Pack a Nutritional Punch
By now, most people are aware of the term "superfood," but have you heard about superfood powders yet? We don't just mean your run-of-the-mill green protein powders here — we're talking about...
Aug 20, 2018 12:24 pm
What Is Golden Milk? The Coffee Alternative That Can Help Block Bloating
Many of us look forward to our morning cup of coffee to perk us up before starting the daily grind. The caffeine has plenty of benefits, like a lower risk for diabetes, better heart health, and...
Aug 18, 2018 12:00 pm
Feeling Numb in Your Feet? You May Be Low in B12
Vitamin B12 deficiency may seem like a oddly specific problem to be concerned about. But as it turns out, being low in vitamin B12 is a much more serious health issue than you might think. Experts...
Aug 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Edible Roses Boast Sweet Health Benefits — But Only If They're Safe to Eat
Edible roses might seem like a strange idea to you at first, but you might be missing out if you’ve never tried these flavorful superfoods before. When you hear about all the benefits of these...
Aug 16, 2018 3:01 pm
Pre-Meal Rituals Can Help You Lose Weight — If You Pick the Right Ones
If you're wondering how to eat less during meals, the surprising solution might involve counting — but not calorie counting, as you'd imagine. New research shows that following other specific...
Aug 16, 2018 1:00 pm
How to Keep Your Kids' Halloween Costumes Clean and Lice-Free
Halloween is all fun and games until your kid ends up with lice. Though this six-legged creature isn't the first creepy crawler that comes to mind during this spooky time of year, they can...
Aug 15, 2018 3:31 pm
7 'Negative-Calorie' Foods That Help You Stay Satisfied While Dieting
Could the key to weight loss be eating more? Dieters who eat "negative-calorie" foods can supposedly eat as much of these foods as they want without worrying about overdoing it. That's because the...
Aug 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Drinking Tomato Juice on a Daily Basis Can Help Kick Belly Fat to the Curb
Belly fat is a notoriously tricky issue to solve, even if you’re someone who’s incredibly vigilant about your diet and exercise. Our tummies just love to cling onto those extra inches, don't they?...
Aug 15, 2018 11:00 am
Powerful Sleeping Pills May Be Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests
If you're currently taking any pills for insomnia or anxiety, now is a good time to check if any of them include benzodiazepines. According to recent research from Finland, these specific types of...
Aug 14, 2018 3:35 pm
Hobbies in Middle Age May Help Reduce Risk of Dementia, Study Suggests
Love to cook, read, or bike? Your brain will thank you someday! A new study published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging found that having hobbies in middle age reduces the risk of developing...
Aug 13, 2018 5:00 pm
15 Surprising Foods You Should Never Refrigerate
We all want our food to be tasty, but a lot of what determines how delicious our meals are happens before you even turn on your oven. Knowing how to properly store kitchen staples like onions,...
Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am
Black Rice Is Rich With Antioxidants and Fiber — Here's How to Prepare the Alluring Grain
If you haven't heard much about black rice benefits, you probably will soon. Black rice is the latest nutrient-rich superfood growing quietly in popularity all over the world. But what is black...
Aug 10, 2018 4:00 pm
Walking Just 10 More Minutes a Day Could Improve Your Heart Health, Study Finds
Walking doesn't get nearly as much attention as other workouts for health benefits, but that might be a huge oversight. New research has found that adding just 10 more minutes of simple physical...