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Dec 12, 2018 11:30 am
Your Surroundings Could Be Why You're So Darn Crabby When You're Hungry
Have you ever felt really cranky while you were hungry? Maybe you forgot to eat lunch at work and glared at all your coworkers, or perhaps you couldn't find your favorite snack at home and snapped...
Dec 12, 2018 9:30 am
Eating Carbs Can Help You Lose Weight — If You Do It Right
As the new year approaches, we're all thinking about getting our summer bodies ready, making the move to healthier foods, and working off all that weight we gained. But don't surrender yourself to...
Dec 10, 2018 12:30 pm
Fire Cider Will Give You a Jolt of Energy and Ward Off Colds and Flu
A glass of fire cider is just what you need if winter's woes are getting you down. This apple cider vinegar-based drink is said to not only boost energy but also prevent colds and the flu. That...
Dec 9, 2018 10:30 am
Vitamin D Deficiency in Older Folks Linked to Depression, Study Finds
As you may know, vitamin D is one of the essential nutrients that our body needs to stay physically healthy and strong. Well, recent research shows that this "sunshine vitamin" might also be...
Dec 8, 2018 4:30 pm
10 Detoxifying Yoga Poses to Help You Stay Grounded This Holiday Season
With the holidays upon us, you might be feeling a little bit more backed up than usual. Not only are our schedules packed with holiday planning and family outings, we’re indulging at every turn....
Dec 8, 2018 10:30 am
Your Home's Humidity Could Be Causing Your Health Woes — Here's How to Measure It
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. Settling on the best home humidity level is key if you want to...
Dec 5, 2018 4:30 pm
A Harvard Professor Says You Should Only Eat 6 French Fries Per Serving
French fries are a universally beloved side dish for a good reason: they’re delicious. Whether you’re snacking on regular russet potato fries piled next to your burger or dipping sweet potato fries...
Dec 5, 2018 12:30 pm
Garlic Essential Oil Could Be the Key to Fighting Lyme Disease, Study Suggests
If you haven't heard much about garlic essential oil benefits, that might change soon. Recent research suggests that essential oils from garlic — along with other herbs — can put up quite a fight...
Dec 4, 2018 7:30 pm
The Best Chewable Tablets for Sleep to Help You Catch Those Zzzs
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. If you’ve been struggling with insomnia for a while, you might...
Dec 4, 2018 11:30 am
Why Telling Your Doctor Little Lies Could Have Big Effects on Your Health
We'd all like to think that we're being honest with our doctors, at least most of the time. However, recent research suggest that the majority of us aren't — and that could have negative...
Dec 3, 2018 9:30 am
A Common Antibiotic Could Be the Key to Warding Off Alzheimer's, New Study Claims
Degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s can be debilitating not just for those diagnosed, but for family members watching as their loved one fades away. According to a November 2018...
Dec 1, 2018 12:30 pm
Breathe Easier This Winter With the 12 Best Home Humidifiers
With temperatures dropping by the minute so is the humidity level. If you're hunting for the best home humidifiers to combat the dryness, we can help. Humidifiers are a great way to keep your home...
Nov 29, 2018 11:30 am
Study Supports Women Under 40 Getting Mammograms — But Only If They Have a Specific Risk
Common wisdom is that getting a mammogram is a right of passage for women over 40. After all, the American Cancer Society currently recommends that women who have an average risk of breast cancer...
Nov 28, 2018 3:30 pm
The 'Miracle' Plant Moringa Can Supercharge Your Smoothies With Extra Vitamins
If you haven’t heard much about moringa health benefits, expect that to change very soon. Moringa is the latest superfood causing quite a stir among health enthusiasts, and when you find out about...
Nov 28, 2018 9:30 am
Is Your Personality Healthy? Expert-Developed Test Can Help You Find Out
It seems like there's an endless variety of personality traits out there, doesn't it? But according to research, just five of those attributes might be key to finding out whether you have a healthy...
Nov 27, 2018 2:30 pm
How Mindful Meditation Can Help Improve Your Mood When You're Stressed
As you may be aware, meditation is the practice of clearing your mind to return to a place of straightforward thinking. But according to a recent study, meditation might also be a great way to...
Nov 27, 2018 10:51 am
CDC Says Some Romaine Lettuce Is Safe to Eat Again
Update (11/27) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it's safe to eat romaine lettuce again — as long as you know that it wasn't grown in north and central California. It's...
Nov 27, 2018 9:30 am
Why We Can Only Make a Certain Number of Decisions Per Day
Do you ever get the feeling after a busy day at work or running around after the kids (or both!) that if you're asked to make another decision, your brain might just explode? Even deciding what's...
Nov 26, 2018 6:30 pm
Roasted Celery Is the Ayurvedic Superfood You're Overlooking
Given roasted celery's health benefits — and there are many — it's a wonder that people still eat it raw. Sure, celery is a great vehicle for ranch or blue cheese dressing at a football game (and...
Nov 26, 2018 5:30 pm
Which Airlines Have the Healthiest Menus? The Results Are In
If you're planning on flying this holiday season, you might have wondered about the best airline food options out there. Airplanes aren't exactly known for serving gourmet meals, but sometimes you...
Nov 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Music Might Improve Mood of People With Dementia, Study Suggests
If you have a loved one with dementia, you've probably wondered how to comfort him or her during the rough days. It's incredibly hard to watch a beloved family member struggle with memory loss, but...
Nov 24, 2018 10:30 am
7 Best Back Scratchers for When Your Kids Won't Give You a Hand
The best back scratchers can be a huge help when you have some hard-to-reach itchy spots. While it's always amazing to have a family member or friend scratch your back, there are times when that's...
Nov 23, 2018 5:30 pm
9 Healthy Casserole Recipes to Comfort You in the Bitter Cold
Healthy casserole recipes are a wonderful way to warm yourself up during the colder months. Although casseroles in general have a reputation for being rich and hearty, that doesn’t mean that these...
Nov 23, 2018 12:30 pm
5 Intermittent Fasting Cookbooks That'll Keep You Full Long After You Feast
Intermittent fasting cookbooks can be lifesavers for anyone following a fasting diet. After all, whenever a meal plan includes a specific restriction, it can be quite a challenge to adapt to it....
Nov 21, 2018 5:30 pm
How to Stop Thanksgiving From Ruining Your Diet for the Rest of the Year
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with the holiday comes a delicious feast full of turkey and all the trimmings. And as many of us know, it's often the preview to some pesky winter...
Nov 21, 2018 4:30 pm
What Are Those Brown Spots on Your Fresh Cauliflower?
You picked out a head of cauliflower and popped it in your shopping cart without noticing the brown spots on it. Wondering if it's still good to eat? You're not alone. A lot of grocery shoppers are...
Nov 21, 2018 12:30 pm
'Even Long Dresses Couldn’t Hide the Truth': Former Mennonite Reveals How She Went From 410 to 135 Pounds
Jennifer Butters, 51, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is a mom of five and a weight-loss coach. She appeared on the TODAY show's Joy Fit Club with Joy Bauer to share how she went from weighing 410 pounds...
Nov 21, 2018 9:30 am
10 Supposedly Unhealthy Foods That Aren't Actually Incompatible With Your Diet
When you're trying to eat healthy, it can be hard to keep track of what you can eat and what you can't, what's unhealthy and what's actually good for you. Diets talk about paring down the junk food...
Nov 20, 2018 9:30 am
Why You Should Use Coconut Sugar, The Paleo-Friendly Sugar Alternative
You may have seen coconut sugar in health food stores and baking recipes everywhere nowadays. The sugar alternative is making waves for more reasons than one, and we've got the scoop on what it is...
Nov 19, 2018 4:30 pm
Postmenopausal and Dry 'Down There'? It May Be Vulvovaginal Atrophy
When we talk about menopause, it’s pretty common to discuss related issues such as hot flashes, insomnia, and irritability. But if you’re anything like us, vulvovaginal atrophy — which refers to...