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The Top 3 Ways to Know Your Liver Needs Help

February 26, 2015
The Top 3 Ways to Know Your Liver Needs Help


It’s time to love your liver. Whether you knew it or not your liver is a major tool in detoxing your body every day. Read more »

A “Muscle” You’ve Never Heard of May Be Causing Your Body-Wide Pain

February 24, 2015
A “Muscle” You’ve Never Heard of May Be Causing Your Body-Wide Pain

Soreness, stiffness, and general discomfort are often blamed on muscle tightness, strains or pulls, or perhaps even bone, ligament, or joint problems. And while such symptoms may in fact be due to problems with these body parts, it is also entirely possible that one mysterious group of connective tissue fibers is responsible for the body-wide pain you’re experiencing.  Read more »

7 Reasons to Start Eating More Curcumin

February 23, 2015
7 Reasons to Start Eating More Curcumin

Curcumin is a healing substance that I think everyone should consume daily in some form. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits are too good to ignore. Turmeric, the yellow root it’s derived from, has a long history of culinary and medicinal use as a spice. Read more »

New Report Finds Dietary Cholesterol Not a Concern — Here Are 7 Better Ways to Improve Cholesterol

February 20, 2015
New Report Finds Dietary Cholesterol Not a Concern — Here Are 7 Better Ways to Improve Cholesterol

In case you missed it, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently admitted that cholesterol from food is “no longer a nutrient of concern.” Read more »

How to Keep Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down

February 18, 2015
How to Keep Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down

Everyone experiences negative thoughts from time to time. Read more »

Recipe: Quick Kale Sauté

February 18, 2015
Recipe: Quick Kale Sauté

Leafy greens are packed with bone-building minerals like calcium and magnesium, as well as antioxidants and healthy fats. This dish is a light sauté that preserves nutrients and color. Read more »

Vitamin D: Literally Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know

February 17, 2015
Vitamin D: Literally Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know

You may be surprised to learn that vitamin D is completely different from most other vitamins. It is actually a hormone, a steroid hormone that is produced out of cholesterol when your skin is exposed to the sun. For this reason, vitamin D is often referred to as the “sunshine” vitamin. Read more »

6 House Plants That Improve Air Quality According to NASA

February 17, 2015
6 House Plants That Improve Air Quality According to NASA

Feeling cooped up due to the outdoor temps? Well, one things for sure, breathing all the stuffing indoor air isn’t going to do you any favors. But what if you could improve indoor air quality while adding a little life to the room? Enter, this study from NASA. Read more »

9 Easy DIY Spice Blends That Anyone Can Make

February 16, 2015
9 Easy DIY Spice Blends That Anyone Can Make

Take the bland out of your low fat and low calorie snacks and meals with the addition of herbs and spices. These simple additions can make any meal instantly more satisfying.
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5 Nutrients Your Heart and Brain Crave

February 16, 2015
5 Nutrients Your Heart and Brain Crave

The data is clear: Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women, claiming well over half a million lives each year, or 1 out of every 4 deaths. The statistics are even grimmer for cognitive decline. By the time you reach 80, there is a 50% chance you’ll suffer from significant brain impairment — no better than a flip of a coin. Read more »

This New Series Will Shatter Everything You Believed About Getting Older

February 16, 2015
This New Series Will Shatter Everything You Believed About Getting Older

As the saying goes, “age is just a number,” and photographer Vladimir Yakovlev set off to prove just that with his series The Age of Happiness. Read more »

5 Reasons to Kick Plastic Containers Out of Your Life

February 16, 2015
5 Reasons to Kick Plastic Containers Out of Your Life

The great American novelist Normal Mailer once said, “I sometimes think that there is a malign force loose in the universe that is the social equivalent of cancer, and it’s plastic. It infiltrates everything. It’s metastasis. It gets into every single pore of productive life.” Read more »