minerals


Try This to Help Offset Spring Allergies

Bee pollen is considered an exceptionally nutritious food source capable of increasing energy, reducing seasonal allergies and other maladies.


4 Healthy Diet Tricks We Can Learn From the Olympians

It’s hard to watch the Olympic games without becoming swept up in the excitement and inspired by the athlete’s dedication. If all that good energy gets you thinking about upping your fitness routine, here’s a new take: instead of adding mileage to your current run, or tacking on an extra day at the...


Starve a Fever, Feed a Cold: Is It Fact or Fiction?

Cold and Flu season is coming -- here are some natural remedies to help get you back in fighting shape!


Recipe: Cold Curing Chicken Soup

There’s nothing wrong with going back to basics when you're getting sick: Get plenty of rest and have a bowl of homemade chicken soup.


Is Organic Food Really Worth It?

Buying organic is expensive - here are some strategies for your next trip to the grocery store.


Study Finds Vitamin Intervention Could Save a Million Lives Annually

The health effects of nutritional deficiencies are not only something that affect people in Africa, India and Afghanistan; it’s also a serious issue in industrialized countries like the US.


5 Health Mistakes That Put You at Risk For a Potentially Deadly Injury

When it comes to hip fractures, as the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Here are the top “fixable” risk factors for hip fracture.


You Should Embrace the Frozen Foods Aisle, According to New Research

You may not want to shy away from the frozen aisle next time you go shopping for fruits and vegetables.


Poor Sleep, Cramps and Headaches? It Could Be a Magnesium Deficiency

As the forth most abundant mineral in the body, magnesium plays an important role in some of your body's most important functions.


Why You Should Soak Your Grains, Beans, Nuts and Seeds

Unless whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds are properly prepared, these “healthy” foods can actually wreak havoc on your health.