Articles by Mina Shahriary

Mina is a natural health enthusiast, avid yoga practitioner and health freedom advocate. She has a passion for discovering and sharing strategies for achieving optimal health and longevity, and has spent the last eight years working in the natural health industry. In addition to researching health and nutrition, writing about the latest happenings in the natural health world and practicing yoga, she enjoys spending time in nature, meditating and making superfood smoothies.

Healthy and Refreshing Summer Smoothie Recipes

Craving a cool, sweet treat on a hot summer day? Skip the heavy milkshake and create your own healthful fruit smoothie.

This May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk by 68%

Leading research has found that a certain form of exercise might be able to help cut your risk of lethal prostate cancer by up to 68 percent.

Go Ahead and Hit Snooze: Sleep Can Nearly Double Recall

Getting plenty of sleep is associated with a sharp mind and active body. And now many researchers are zeroing in on the effects that a lack of sleep can have on the brain.

Natural Flea Control: 6 Solutions That Work

We’ve rounded up six all-natural ways to fight fleas safely and effectively this season.

Watch What You Eat: Strawberries Top The 2017 Pesticide List

May is National Strawberry Month, but before you head to the store to snag a carton of the freshly ripened berries, it’s important to understand the various chemicals likely to be on your fresh fruit.

An Aspirin a Day…Doubles Heart Attack Risk?

Research shows that heart complications are only part of the side effects that come from taking aspirin.

Fake Organics Flooding US Market

The US is importing corn and other substances from Turkey, who's organic products have been deemed fraudulent by the European Union and Canada. Here's what you need to know, plus how you can ask the USDA to investigate the supposedly “organic” grain coming from fraudulent certifiers.

7 Surprising Things That Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Aging may be inevitable, but memory loss is avoidable — so long as you put your health first and know the hidden things that could be unknowingly increasing your risk.

Gardening Goals? 18 Seeds to Plant ASAP

If you’ve never grown your own plants from seeds before, winter might seem like an odd time to garden. But, in fact, the timing is perfect. Gardeners who start their vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seeds typically start them indoors during the cold months. Here's how to get started.

10 High-Fat Foods That Are Surprisingly Super Healthy

Ever since fat was demonized, people started eating more sugar, refined carbs and processed foods instead.