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7 Tips Towards Happiness
Tip #1: Grow in Gratitude The holidays are the perfect time for parents and children alike to take inventory of all the things they are thankful for. Rather than wishing for a new golf club or...
Food Allergy-Friendly Holiday Cooking and Entertaining Tips
Special holiday recipes often come with secret ingredients that are passed down from generation to generation. But, sometimes these tasty dishes contain allergic triggers and may be harmful for...
Let’s face it: No matter how good (or bad) your energy levels are, you always wish you had a bit more pep. You probably already rely on at least a few herbs to keep you going. Herbal caffeine in the...
Taking Advantage of the Medicinal Benefits of Mushrooms
New research into the medicinal benefits of certain mushrooms might get you thinking about munching on them more, or even sipping mushroom tea. Wild chaga, for example—harvested mostly in Siberia—is...
Immunity: Ingredients For A Healthier You
Elderberry: Available as a supplement, elderberry is antioxidant-rich and contains vitamin C, a known immune booster. Research shows its potential to accelerate cytokine production to help regulate...
Embracing the Beard: No-Shave November Is Here
For some men, November is not just about preparing for winter—it is about growing a beard.[[nid:20297]] No-Shave November has begun. The month encourages men to grow out their beards in order to...
Ginger: Nature's Health Superstar
“Spicy to the tongue, yet soothing to the digestive tract” is how herbalist Steven Foster describes the knotty rhizome (or root) that’s been prized for more than 4,000 years. From its use in breads...
Meet Your Microbiome
Next time you put a fork of food in your mouth, consider its effects on the trillions of beneficial bacteria that call your body home. These bacteria outnumber your human cells 10 to 1, and they have...
8 Easy Halloween Dinners
What do Halloween and New Year's Eve have in common? They're both holidays—but they're also two of the top pizza sales day of the year! Of course, Americans don't need a holiday to eat pizza—93...
Trying to Shop Non GMO? There's an App for That!
With no law yet requiring labeling of foods containing GMOs, it’s up to the shopper to figure it out. The Non-GMO Project seal provides a helpful tool, letting a shopper know that a product has been...
Background Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer killer after lung cancer. Fortunately, natural remedies may improve outcomes and decrease the toxicity of treatment. Influence of Nutrition...
Fair Game: What is Fair Trade?
Your questions about fair trade, answered. October is Fair Trade Month, but only about 55 percent of the US population knows what the term “fair trade” means. Here, we answer some of the most common...