Loneliness More Hazardous to Your Health Than Obesity (Plus, Strategies to Address Loneliness).

Loneliness doesn’t just affect your mind; it can also cause a number of health problems. For example, previous research1 shows feeling lonely can raise...

A Grand Unified Theory of Unhealthy Microbiomes

The Anna Karenina hypothesis says that every unbalanced microbiome is unbalanced in its own way. In 2012, Rebecca Vega Thurber looked at the results of the large...

How Therapy Can Cure Overeating

Melissa Rivera always turned off the cameras before she binged. Newly married to a husband who traveled frequently, the 23-year-old med student, who had...

The Boiled Egg Diet: Lose Up 22 Lbs in 14 Days

Increasing your metabolism and burning your fat. Do not forget drink plenty of water. So, let us start!  The first day. Eat one or two soft...

5 Science-Backed Ways Getting Outside Will Make You Healthier

You crawl into bed and a few minutes on Facebook suddenly turns into a few hours scrolling through random headlines and photos (and then...

These Dogs Are Turning Bright Blue And One Company Is Responsible

These dogs are turning blue... But it's not for a cute reason.Though there are many Western nations that cherish dogs as companions, going so far...

How to Tell If the Eclipse Damaged Your Eyes

Despite many warnings about the possibility of permanent eye damage—and, in one case, the advice of a presidential aide—a lot of people ended up looking...

11 Bizarre Home Remedies Our Grandparents Taught Us That Actually Work

When I was a little girl, probably only about 3 or 4 years old, I had the unfortunate luck of getting bitten by a nasty spider....

Chronological Age vs Functional Age – How Old Are You, Really?

Many people would agree that we benefit from the increased experience that comes with age. However, with each passing year, the aging of the body creates...

Are You Ignoring Gum Disease?

Going to the dentist might not be a favorite on your to-do list, but these check-ups are important not only for your teeth, but...

Walnuts Light Up Brain Region That Controls Appetite

Unique study reveals documented mechanism of just a few walnuts to decrease hunger signals A recent two- or three-part, double-blind study demonstrated that less than half...

Want To Try Natural Hair Dye? Read This First

So you've switched your deodorant, your skin care, and you're even dabbling in natural makeup. But so many of us will continue to sit...

Why Adding Flaxseed To Cottage Cheese Is One of The Best Thing You Can...

While both cottage cheese and flaxseed are both very nutritional on their own, the combination of the two are believed by some to contain...

Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Can the slow, gentle ebb and flow of yoga help people suffering with depression feel better and even overcome unhealthy eating habits? Four separate studies presented...

You Don’t Want to Know How Germ-Ridden Your Kitchen Sponge Really Is

Given the sole purpose of kitchen sponges is to, you know, absorb stuff, we probably shouldn't be surprised by how mind-bogglingly filthy these things can...

Do Your Workout Clothes Contain These Toxins?

Everyone knows that exercise improves your mood and supports your health. But were you aware that the toxins in your workout clothes could be undermining...

How To Protect Colored Hair In The Summer

Whether it’s bleached or balayaged—from a box or done by a pro—your color-treated hair requires extra upkeep this time of year if you plan on...

I Cut Carbs Out Of My Diet For 30 Days, Here’s What Happened

Carbohydrates are the macronutrient that fuels your body. In fact, they represent over 50 percent of America’s daily calories. Carbs are a complicated mixture...

Switzerland May BAN Aluminum Salts Used In Deodorants Because They Cause Cancer

Concerns about the link between the aluminum salts used in deodorant and breast cancer have hit a fever pitch in Switzerland, where a new...

A Holistic Neurologist Explains Your Low-Energy Levels On A Cellular Level

If you're frequently fatigued or suffer from low energy—despite getting adequate sleep—it's time you learned a thing or two about your mitochondria. They play...

Blowing Out Birthday Candles Increases Bacteria On Cake — By A Lot

Those colorful candles burning brightly atop a birthday cake may look lovely, but apparently blowing them out has some pretty disgusting side effects, researchers...

Whether Artificial or Not, Nitrites in Food are Harming You

If you’re planning on having a cookout, you might have your eye on hot dogs made without artificial nitrites over regular wieners, thinking they’re...

Move Over, PBR: Millennial Hipsters are Buying Up All the Fresh Vegetables Now Instead

Consumption of fresh vegetables in the U.S. has increased by more than 20 percent since 2008, finds a recent report. Fresh fruit consumption is...

This Ginger Turmeric Carrot Juice Will Relieve Back Pain Just 20 Minutes After Drinking

Many of us are familiar with the popular spice, turmeric. Aside from making dishes taste amazing, it is an excellent natural alternative for the treatment...

Can Coconut Oil Treat Crohn’s Disease?

Can coconut oil treat Crohn’s disease? Check out what research from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland uncovered. Mayo Clinic explains more about Crohn’s: Crohn’s disease...

9 Unconventional Health Hacks Used By Extreme Sports Athletes .

Extreme sports athletes have wowed the world by pushing the limits of the human body. These athletes have to deal with much higher injury...

200 Scientists Want Tougher Limits on Chemicals in Personal Care Products

In June of 2017, a group of 200 scientists and medical professionals called on the international community to ratchet up restrictions on the production...

6 Compelling Reasons To Stop Trying To Please Everyone (And How To Start Prioritizing...

“When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you don’t say ‘no’ to yourself.” ~Paolo Coehlo My whole body was shaking. Tears streaming down my...

Sleeping Badly Could Add 3 Cm To Your Waistline, Study Suggests

Sleeping badly could be driving weight gain, scientists fear, after finding that people who slept just six hours a night had waist measurements an...

People Who Meditate Are More Aware Of Their Unconscious Brain

People who meditate are more aware of their unconscious brain activity – or so a new take on a classic “free will” experiment suggests. The...

Food wisdom: How to avoid GMOs and toxic herbicides (video)

 This may seem like a simple question for our long-time readers, but many new readers are asking, “How do I avoid GMOs?” It’s not just...

Why It’s Hard To Cut The Carbs

I've been eating a high-fat, carb-restricted diet for almost 20 years, since I started as an experiment when investigating nutrition research for the journal...

What Would Happen If You Replace All Drinks with Water?

After soft drinks, water is the second most popular drink in the U.S. This is definitely a scary fact since sugary soda and all other...

Finishing Your Antibiotic Prescription May No longer Be Necessary: Study

When you have a bacterial illness, your doctor will prescribe you antibiotics. They will also recommend that you complete the cycle of antibiotics even...

Why Intense Workouts Are Leading To A Life-Threatening Condition

When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked...

Talking to Yourself in The Third Person Can Reduce Stress And Negative Emotions

Talking to yourself in the third person can help you keep your emotions in check, based on new research that aims to find simple...

Survey: Americans Simply Don’t Know What Constitutes a “Healthy” Food

Do you know which foods are “healthy?” If you said no, or you only have a vague idea, then you have something in common with...

Should You Microwave Your Underwear? A Look at the Best Ways to Get Bacteria...

Washing your clothes may not be as harmless as you might imagine. Detergents deposit toxic chemicals in your washing machine, on your clothes and into the...

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to...

A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product...

McDonald’s Employee Shares Some Disturbing Images Of A Moldy Ice Cream Machine

A (now) former McDonald's employee shared some disturbing images of the inside of a moldy ice cream machine in one of the hamburger giant's...

Why Having a Sense of Purpose Could Help You Sleep Better

We’ve surely all had one of those days where life seems to get the best of us. We become overwhelmed by all we have...

6 Ways To Detox Fluoride – A Known Neurotoxin – From Your Body

Sodium fluoride is classified as a neurotoxin – in the same category as arsenic, lead, and mercury, but it’s still prevalent in the United States’...

Going Vegan Isn’t the Most Sustainable Option for Humanity

If you’ve decided to go vegan because you think it’s better for the planet, that might be true—but only to an extent. A group of researchers...

Amazing Benefits Of Corn Silk

Corn silk is a name for the shiny, thread-like fibers on corn ears enclosed in the husks. Many people don’t think much of them,...

Wisconsin Company Announces They Will Implant Microchips In Employees

Three Square Market company has announced that they will be the first to microchip employees, and to those concerned: have no fear. Three Square...

Coconut Oil May Reduce White Rice Calories 50-60%

White rice is far from a health food, the excessive consumption of which contributes to overweight, obesity and blood sugar disorders, but research indicates...

What the Beef Industry Does to Bring You Cheap Burgers

We all know something is not quite right with our food system when organizations can sell burgers for under 2 bucks. Whether it is...

How much is too much? Lead in Pet Food

A new pet food lawsuit filed against Blue Buffalo states the dog food contained “a staggering 840 ppb of lead”. Unfortunately, the suit will...

26+ Carcinogens according to the World Health Organization, You NEED to Know About

As the cancer rates have continued to rise to 1-in-2 for men, and 1-in-3 for women, I have personally seen many people hopelessly say, “Everything...

“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may Actually Expand Your Waistline

In a new analysis of studies involving more than 406,000 patients, researchers found that people who substitute artificial sweeteners for sugar – even the natural kinds – actually gained weight,...

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