10 Best Healthy Breakfast Recipes


Many of us just grab and gulp our morning meals, or skip them altogether. However, it really is true that breakfast is the most important meal—if you plan it correctly, it gives you the energy you need for the rest of the day. The good news is there there are plenty of tasty, filling and


10 Superfoods That Can Prevent Cancer


While your genetics play a role in determining your likelihood of developing cancer, it’s important to be aware that lifestyle is also highly significant. In addition to engaging in regular exercise and staying away from cigarettes, it’s smart to eat certain powerful foods that are proven to protect the body from malignancy. Here are ten


7 Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed as Gluten Intolerance

Gluten intolerance can cause a host of unpleasant symptoms, and receiving a diagnosis can be the start of a markedly better life. However, the truth is that plenty of other diseases are commonly misdiagnosed as gluten intolerance—a mistake that can cause long-term damage and dramatically undermine quality of life. Here are seven conditions that cause


A Beginner’s Guide to Teas


Tea is perhaps one of the oldest beverages. It originated from the hills of China, and was originally served as a medicinal drink. As such, it is associated with many health benefits—some of which you may find surprising. Here are 10 types of tea that are particularly good for you. 1. Lemongrass tea Lemongrass tea


10 Top Home Remedies for Migraine


Migraines are extremely common, and can be debilitatingly painful. While there are certain prescription drugs that can help, it’s also worth considering whether a more natural approach might help. Here are ten of the very best home remedies for migraine headaches, along with instructions to help you use the relevant techniques. 1. Ice wrap This


10 Best Household Plants for Home Remedies


If you have a good collection of plants, you can make a home remedy that helps with almost every conceivable ailment or illness! Here are ten of the most versatile plants, along with a guide that will ensure you get the best out of each one. 1. Cilantro Cilantro is one of the plants each


10 Home Remedies for Insomnia


Insomnia is an extremely common problem, and many people turn to sleeping pills for relief. However, it turns out that there are plenty of other natural solutions worth trying, which come with fewer side effects and may even be more effective. Here are ten of the most powerful and well-supported remedies for sleepless nights. 1.


Why Your Blood Sugar Levels May Control Your Weight


Forget counting calories, and start paying attention to sugar. Our scales don’t predict the future, and they certainly don’t tell us what’s happening inside our bodies when we eat. However, it turns out that our blood sugar does. Blood sugar levels decide everything from how hungry we are to the amount of insulin produced, along


The Health Benefits of Owning a Pet


We all know that animals are certainly wonderful companions that can encourage the development of responsibility, but have you ever considered the potential health benefits of owning a pet? There are a variety of emotional, physical, and mental gains that an animal can provide. The next time you try to convince someone to get a


10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer


Cervical cancer is often dubbed ‘the silent killer.’ The American Cancer Society predicts that cervical cancer will strike almost 13,000 women in 2016, killing around a third of those women. It mainly affects those aged 20-50, although women of all ages can get it. Recognizing cervical cancer can also be difficult, because many symptoms don’t


Easy DIY Skincare


As an esthetician with over 14 years of experience in skincare and wellness, I’ve seen my share of hits and misses when it comes to serums, lotions and potions in the beauty realm. $200 eye creams, acid peels, and fat injections have become commonplace, so it’s easy to assume that you’ll need to empty your


Ten Home Remedies for Hair Loss


It’s perfectly natural 50-100 strands of hair every day. However, if larger clumps of hair begin to come out, it’s wise to consult your doctor in case you have an underlying health problem (such as a malfunctioning thyroid gland, or an iron deficiency). Regardless of the cause of hair loss, there are plenty of popular


Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Colon


Spring has sprung, as the old adage goes. With the change of season comes increasing interest in starting fresh. Painting your bedroom, trying out a new hairstyle, and cleaning your closet are great ways to feel refreshed and renewed. How about a spring cleaning for your body, too? Fret not, dear reader, as I’m not


8 Common Myths About Skincare


While you may think you have a pretty good idea of how to take care of your skin, most of us believe at least some falsehoods that can take a real toll on the complexion. Here are eight of the most common skincare myths, along with advice that dermatologists wish you would follow. 1. Coconut


10 Signs of a Heart Attack


A heart attack is one of the most frightening events you can imagine, and it can happen to anyone. It is the top killer in the United States, and (according to the American Heart Association) an American individual has a heart attack every 43 seconds. Most are preceded by a gradual process that involves a


Kratom: The Herbal Godsend for Pain


Most people who suffer from chronic pain will try just about anything. However, most have not even heard of kratom—an incredibly strong and effective plant that can ease some of their pain. What is kratom? The kratom tree is native to Southeast Asia, and is quite close in nature to the coffee tree. The leaves


The Dangers of Fructose

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We all know to limit our intake of sugar, but the most pressing, silent toxin is in fact fructose. Fructose is one of the most— universally prevalent ingredients in processed foods. Meanwhile, table sugar (i.e. sucrose) is composed of both glucose and fructose. Sugar as a whole has its negative effects on chronic diseases, but


10 Ways to Cut Down on Sugar

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It’s a new year and, of course, we all want to set ourselves up for success. Whether you’re focused on weight management or simply wanting to feel better across the board, cutting down on sugar is a great idea. Here are ten easy pointers on how to get on the healthy train. 1. Revamp your


Does My Child Have Pediatric Bipolar Disorder?

Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

Mood swings, temper tantrums, impulsive behavior—these are normal signs of childhood, right? Well, it’s true that most kids display these traits from time to time, but if they’re extreme or persistent then your child may be suffering from pediatric bipolar disorder. When we think about bipolar disorder, we generally think of older teenagers and adults,


When and How to Stretch

When and How to Stretch

In the world of health and fitness, guidelines and recommendations are always changing—especially when it comes to flexibility training. How often should you stretch? When is the best time to stretch, and what kind of stretching should you be doing? The frequency of flexibility training is pretty straight forward; the American College of Sports Medicine