How to Have a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season

Written by Anthea Noel, RN Notice your pants feeling tighter these days? With so many holidays revolving around food this season, it can be tricky trying to keep the pounds at bay. Now that December is in full swing, how are you doing? By keeping portion control and physical activity in mind, you can leave the holiday parties … Read moreHow to Have a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season

Dark Truth: Americans Aren’t Getting Enough Natural Light, and It’s Making Us Sick

Chances are you’re not reading this article in a park, on the beach, or in your yard. That’s because the average American spends a whopping 93 percent of their time indoors. (1) If you’re only getting outside for a few hours a week, you likely don’t have nearly enough natural light in your life. This equates … Read moreDark Truth: Americans Aren’t Getting Enough Natural Light, and It’s Making Us Sick

Your Favorite Holiday Ingredients Are Good For Your Skin, Too

The holiday season is filled with thoughtful gift giving, family get-togethers, and a lot of cooking and eating. We often put strenuous effort into making plans and making sure our loved ones feel appreciated during the holidays. This sometimes leads to forgetting about our own needs and the importance of self-care. Self-care comes in all … Read moreYour Favorite Holiday Ingredients Are Good For Your Skin, Too

Tendonitis: Learn More About Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Table of Contents   What Is Tendonitis? Tendonitis Versus Tendinosis: Learn the Difference What Causes Tendonitis? What Are the Common Tendonitis Symptoms? What Are the Types of Tendonitis? Types of Tendonitis That Affect Your Arms Types of Tendonitis That Can Affect Your Hands Types of Tendonitis That May Target Your Legs Tendonitis May Arise in … Read moreTendonitis: Learn More About Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Best Fitness Gifts for Fitness Lovers and Newbies

Cook Eat Paleo – Paleo recipes for healthy gluten-free living This Christmas Gift Guide includes the best fitness gifts of 2018 for fitness lovers and healthy living enthusiasts. There’s something for everyone on your holiday gift list—whether they are beginners or have been working out for years. And these are perfect gifts for keto and … Read moreBest Fitness Gifts for Fitness Lovers and Newbies

Manufactured Crisis — HPV, Hype and Horror

This post was originally published on this site The HPV vaccine Gardasil was granted European license in February 2006,1 followed by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval that same year in June.2 Gardasil was controversial in the U.S. from the beginning, with vaccine safety activists questioning the quality of the clinical trials used to … Read moreManufactured Crisis — HPV, Hype and Horror

Alzheimer’s Drugs Worsen Cognitive Function

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. It’s becoming quite common these days to see news releases documenting the failure of yet another experimental drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, one major pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, … Read moreAlzheimer’s Drugs Worsen Cognitive Function

Are You A Mouth Breather? Why You’ll Want to Stop Immediately

Mike from Stranger Things may have described mouth breathers as “knuckleheads,” but he’s certainly adding insult to injury, as mouth breathing can actually cause a number of serious health conditions. And many mouth breathers aren’t even aware of their own debilitating habit or have medical issues that make nose breathing difficult. It may seem a … Read moreAre You A Mouth Breather? Why You’ll Want to Stop Immediately

How to Worry Less About Whether People Like You

Whether it’s at work, school, or a friend’s party, it’s nearly impossible to meet someone new without eventually wondering: do they like me? In this video from The School of Life, philosopher Alain de Botton explores why our brains jump to that thought so quickly. “The question feels so significant because, depending on how we … Read moreHow to Worry Less About Whether People Like You

The Heartwarming, Seven-Decade Love Story of Preble and Isabell Staver

This post was originally published on this site In an age of fleeting relationships and no-commitment “dating” apps, hearing a true love story is like a big breath of fresh air. Preble Staver was born on October 17, 1921 and Isabell Whitney on October 31 of the same year. While the future lovebirds were studying … Read moreThe Heartwarming, Seven-Decade Love Story of Preble and Isabell Staver

Tom Naughton’s Fat Head Kids movie now available!

Tom Naughton, filmmaker of the brilliant and hugely entertaining movie, Fat Head, and author of the book Fat Head Kids, is now back with the movie version of his book: Fat Head Kids. Tom’s special gift is to make science and nutrition fun and interesting, the story told with cartoon characters (all drawn by Tom’s … Read moreTom Naughton’s Fat Head Kids movie now available!

Foods That Improve Lymphatic Flow and Keep the Body Balanced

This post was originally published on this site Feeling sluggish? It could be your lymph flow, which is important for your health. It’s also vital for keeping other systems of your body working well and is influenced by your diet and lifestyle choices. Here are some foods to choose to boost your lymph flow! The … Read moreFoods That Improve Lymphatic Flow and Keep the Body Balanced

Arugula: Top 10 Arugula Benefits for the Heart, Gut & More

This post was originally published on this site What are the health benefits of arugula? This vegetable is an immune-boosting vegetable that packs a nutritional punch, especially considering its tiny number of calories. Like other leafy greens, arugula salad is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat, especially when you add other vegetables to … Read moreArugula: Top 10 Arugula Benefits for the Heart, Gut & More

Exercising While Sick: Is It A Good Idea Or Not?

It’s December, and if you’re struggling with anything from a nasty case of the sniffles to a full-on flu or fever, you’re not alone. Dark, cold days are famous for weakening the immune system and spreading germs all over the place. And it’s not fun for anybody. While there’s a common narrative that the speediest … Read moreExercising While Sick: Is It A Good Idea Or Not?

Naturally SLASH your risk of osteoporosis by more than 50 percent

  (NaturalHealth365) According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, more than half of the people aged 55 and older in the United States suffer from low bone mass or clinical osteoporosis. That’s around 44 million Americans with a significantly increased risk for bone fracture! Unfortunately, many of these people are told to take toxin-riddled drugs to manage their … Read moreNaturally SLASH your risk of osteoporosis by more than 50 percent

How to Grow Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle (Lonicera, in the family Caprifoliaceae) is commonly found growing along roadsides or creeping up fences as ornamental plants. But these colorful and delightfully scented plants are more than just pretty decorations — they have medicinal uses as well, exhibiting powerful antiviral activity.1,2 Depending on the variety, the plants will grow as shrubs or crawling … Read moreHow to Grow Honeysuckle

6 Reasons December Babies Are Special, According to Science

This post was originally published on this site We have no control over our birth month. But of the twelve months, if you were born in December, science is on your side. Whether you’re supposed to give birth to a December baby or you are a December baby, we’ve got some good news. December babies … Read more6 Reasons December Babies Are Special, According to Science

Why Parents Should Spend Less Money on Toys and Take More Family Vacations

This post was originally published on this site Halloween has passed; you survived Thanksgiving, and now… Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! And with that, so is a lot of spending. Every single year, families will spend – and, for some, arguably waste – hundreds or thousands of dollars on toys. It doesn’t help that … Read moreWhy Parents Should Spend Less Money on Toys and Take More Family Vacations