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.

Pop Quiz: Can You Tell Fact From Fiction When It Comes to Common Myths About Bone Health?

Most myths are harmless, but these could be putting the health of your bones at serious risk.

4 Reasons to Eat Yogurt Every Morning

Science now affirms our ancestors' ancient belief: Yogurt is a health food.

9 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Other than practicing portion control, here are some healthy eating tips to keep in mind this season:

Benefits of Bacopa: Here’s What This Nootropic Can Do For Your Brain

The wide spectrum of brain health benefits offered by Bacopa make this a flowering herb you're going to want to know more about.

5 Health Benefits of Sun Exposure That Have Nothing to do With Vitamin D

Some of our readers have requested for more information on the benefits of sun exposure outside of vitamin D production.

5 Doctors Arrested for Taking Bribes to Prescribe Highly Addictive Painkillers

Last week, the opioid epidemic seemingly reached new heights as five doctors in New York City were charged for accepting bribes from a pharmaceutical company.

Beta Sitosterol: Why Every Man Should Be Getting More of It

Research shows that beta-sitosterol has several health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and supporting the immune system. But where it seems to show the most promise is its ability to reduce symptoms of prostate gland enlargement.

6 Symptoms of Omega-3 Deficiency

Identifying the symptoms of an omega-3 deficiency can prevent the onset of a slew of health-related issues down the road. Here are some symptoms to look out for.

Top 13 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Coffee

Good news. Coffee is actually very healthy! It is loaded with antioxidants and beneficial nutrients that can improve your health, and studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases. 

A Calcium Breakdown: From the Best Forms to What Else it Does For Your Health

Here's a breakdown on everything you need to know about calcium, from the many remarkable things it can do for your heath to the most effective form to take.