5 Amazing Mushrooms for Whole-Body Health

The fact that mushrooms can be both poisonous and delicious is fascinating and indicative of their complexity.I grew up in Finland on a farm that has been in my family for at least 13 generations. Much of my…

Vitamin C: More than Just Immunity

Vitamin C is more than essential for health—it's integral to life itself. It helps maintain our blood vessels and plays key roles in energy production, mood, and skin, bone, and cartilage maintenance.Chemists call vitamin C…

Anxiety, Menopause & Hormones

Although hot flashes grab most of the attention when it comes to menopause, anxiety is an equally common symptom among menopausal-age women. And overall, anxiety is twice as common in women as in men. During…

Back-to-School Health Tips

Avoid triclosan-containing antibacterial soaps—these contribute to the invasion of superbugs.A: The following prevention advice is not just for kids—although contact with germs inevitably increases when kids (and teachers) return to school in the late summer/early…

The Dangers of Chemical Sunscreen (+ What to…

Aimee McNewYou religiously slather on sunscreen every time you head outside. But what if we told you that certain sunscreens are actually bad for your health? Here’s how to make sure you’re buying the right…

What is the Paleo Diet?

Aimee McNewThe Paleo diet is popular these days, but few people know what it is or why it works. Here are the basics.While lots of people are interested in the Paleo diet and lifestyle, many…

Bacon-Wrapped Carrots in a Sweet Maple Glaze

Jennafer AshleySlather your bacon-wrapped carrots in a sweet and savory glaze for side dish decadence.Whether you’re looking for more ways to sneak in veggies or need a simple side dish to entertain guests, these addictive…

Drinking These Fruit Juices is Just as Bad,…

The Nutrition WatchdogOriginally Published On The Nutrition WatchdogConventional mindset has always been that drinking pure fruit juice is healthy. We purchase fruit juice smoothies in the store, thinking that will help our health and weight…