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Eating Wheat Feeds Disease-Causing Gut Bacteria, Study Suggests

A concerning study published in FEMS Microbiology Ecology, titled “Diversity of the cultivable human gut microbiome involved in gluten metabolism: isolation of microorganisms with potential interest...

Drinking More Water Decreases UTIs in Women, New Study Confirms

For years, women have claimed that the secret to avoiding urinary tract infections is to drink plenty of water each day, and new research...

Stressed? This is how it physically damages your body and causes...

It is my role as a practitioner to find the cause of their symptoms and develop a plan to bring them the energy and...

Don’t Hydrate More; Hydrate Smarter!

There are many health benefits to drinking plenty of water and keeping your body well hydrated. Water is vital to every single process in...

33 Scientifically Proven Coconut Oil Uses and Benefits + Coconut Butter...

Coconut oil is a natural oil that can benefit your health. There are many ways you can use coconut oil to improve your skin’s...

Everything You Need To Know About Vitamins

We all know that vitamins are good for health. But have you ever stopped to think what vitamins actually are and why do we...

High levels of sugar in organic and children’s yogurts – new...

In our survey of yogurts sold in the UK, we found that less than 10% were low sugar – almost none of which were children’s yogurts....

A Month Before A Heart Attack, Your Body Will Warn You...

In recent decades, scientists have realized that heart attack symptoms can be quite different for women than for men. In 2003, the journal Circulation published the findings...

Coconut Oil Pulling

The idea of oil pulling came from Ayurvedic medicine which is an ancient medical system. The word "Ayurvedic" joins the Sanskrit words "ayur" meaning...

Are You A Frequent Worrier? New Study Shows How You Can...

Humans worry a lot. It’s a simple fact. We allow our brain to run off with our emotions, attaching them to fabricated assumptions about experiences...

Why You Need Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Did you know that some experts believe exposure to artificial light is one of the largest (and most overlooked) health risks of living in the modern world? What could be so dangerous about exposure to blue light?First of all, you should know that the sun provides us with natural blue light, and this light is a signal for us to wake up and greet the day. When the sun sets and the blue light...

The Gross Reasons You Should Never Refill Your Plastic Water Bottle

Just when we thought we were feeling a bit smug with ourselves for always have a bottle of water on the Tube and that...

What Are Spirulina and Chlorella and Why You Need Them

If you are looking for superfoods that have whole-body benefits, come in a convenient supplement and powdered form, are highin protein, and rich in phytonutrients, then look no further than spirulina and chlorella. These algae are cousins that have similar—but different—health benefits, and they are well worth adding to your daily routine. If you are not overly fond of leafy greens or don’t get enough of them in your diet, then spirulina and/or chlorella may be theanswer. When you blend them into a smoothie, you will barely...

13 Adaptogens to Help You Conquer Stress

If you never got a Hogwarts letter, adaptogens are as close to magic as you’ll likely ever get. An adaptogenic herb has the unique capacity to...

8 Things That Happened When I Tried Intermittent Fasting

Let me just say that if you'd told me a few weeks ago that I'd happily be able to go nearly 20 hours without...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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