Sunscreens Can Protect Skin and Marine Life

For eco-conscious travelers looking to be one with nature, choosing the perfect sunscreen may be about more than preventing sunburn. Certain sunscreens contain microscopic metals, toxic chemicals,...

Herbs & Supplements for Stress

Stress is like an iceberg. We see the tip—clenched teeth or fists maybe—but it’s what lies below that can sink us. And while a little stress helps us stay focused and alert, some days it comes at us...

10 Supplements for Men

Most men (and women) need a nutritional boost beyond healthy diet alone. High-quality supplements supply extra vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other compounds to support health and vitality...

Sea Buckthorn for Heart & Liver Health

A traditional Indian and Tibetan medicine, sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) has a long history of use in treating circulatory disorders, ischemic heart disease (damage to the heart from decreased...

Hemp, Hemp, Hooray!

Hemp—a cultivar of the Cannibis plant—has been around a long time. Its history dates back more than 12,000 years to China. It's been used to make everything from paper and rope to clothing and fuel...

Is Grilling Healthy?

Grilling can be a healthy way to enjoy food. But when meat, poultry, or fish are grilled at high temperatures, chemicals known as heterocyclic amines (HCAs) are produced. Research shows that these...

Grill Your Way to Better Health

Here are some healthy grilling tips to use at your next summer barbecue, courtesy of BistroMD . According to BistroMD’s site, “grilling is the healthiest way to prepare most foods. It can enhance the...

Nutrition Tips for Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s

Women have unique nutritional needs—whether they’re in their childbearing years or beginning to experience signs of menopause. Here are three examples, along with some suggestions from Taste for Life...

A Chemical-free Pregnancy

Do you remember the moment you learned you were pregnant? After the period of awe passes, pregnancy is the perfect time to commit to eliminating harmful chemicals from your food, home, and personal...

The Coconut Cure

From a metabolic perspective, coconut can do no wrong. It feeds the thyroid and is the only source of saturated fat that does not require bile to break it down for your body to use it. Coconut oil...

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