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  • 5/16/2019
    Since May 19 is World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day, we thought this would be a good time for everyone to plant a garden. Here are six good starter suggestions.
  • 5/15/2019
    While many of us are thrilled that summer is here, there are certain health pitfalls that can definitely put a damper on our summer enjoyment.
  • 5/14/2019
    Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? 
  • Preservatives Causing Weight Gain | Natural Health Blog
    According to new research, a common food additive might be contributing to health and weight problems.
  • Hypertension and Job Stress | Natural Health Blog
    A study found that hypertension, a stressful job, and insufficient sleep is a combination that may increase the likelihood of dying prematurely from heart disease.
  • Health Benefits of Walnuts | Health Blog
    Switching out some of the saturated fat in a person’s diet for a handful of walnuts a day just might add up to a big difference over time in cardiovascular risk.
  • Tai Chi Health Benefits | Natural Health Blog
    April 27th was World Tai Chi Day! Here are eight things to know that can help you reap maximum benefit from tai chi.
  • 5/4/2019
    What is better?  Hand dryers or towels?  There are numerous studies comparing dryers to towels and a lot of controversy on the subject.  Learn more...
  • Beards and Pogonophobia | Natural Health Blog
    A new study found that the typical beard carries more germs than does dog fur.  Are beards safe? 
  • Obesity and Brain Shrinkage | Natural Health Blog
    Carrying excessive weight is bad for your heart, increases your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, and might decrease your lifespan. But did you ever think that obesity could shrink your brain?
  • 4/27/2019
    While it’s true that there are negative impacts to stopping exercise, new research suggests that certain benefits may still be sustained years later.
  • Smartphones and Weight Gain | Natural Health Blog
    New research suggests that a lot of time spent on smartphones and other devices could be linked to putting on extra pounds.
  • Faking a Smile Unhealthy?  | Natural Health Blog
    New research suggests that faking a smile at work could lead to overindulging in alcohol after hours.
  • 4/20/2019
    It is essential to do something to ease your stress. And achieving that relief might even be easier than you realize. According to new research, all it may take is a little time spent in nature.
  • 4/18/2019
    When it comes to making wrinkles disappear, Botox and dermal fillers are the next step up from creams and lotions. However, they come at a cost.
  • 4/16/2019
    A study found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.
  • 4/13/2019
    Celery juice is trending, to the tune of over 35,000 recent Instagram endorsements and 62 million Google results.  Should you join the latest health craze?
  • Getting Rid of Wrinkles Naturally | Anti-Aging Blog
    US consumers spend $53 billion a year on anti-aging products. For all that money, what kinds of results do consumers get? And how safe are the products available?
  • Late Night Eating Weight Gain | Weight Loss Blog
    While you may think it’s not such a big deal to eat a late dinner, according to new research, it could be taking a significant toll on your waistline.
  • Marijuana Impacts Mental Health | Natural Health Blog
    Back in the 50s, public schools dissuaded students from experimenting with marijuana by saying it caused insanity. Are such reports a continuation of the anti-marijuana hype, or is there some validity to them?
  • Springtime Allergies on the Rise | Natural Health Blog
    You might be noticing that your allergies are worse than usual lately. If that’s the case, you are hardly alone. New research suggests that hay fever has been increasing in recent years.
  • National Fresh Celery Month | Natural Health Blog
    If you are always looking for ways to improve your diet, you might want to give celery some serious consideration. April is National Fresh Celery Month, and we think this is a very worthwhile celebration.
  • Tea Temperature & Cancer | Natural Health Blog
    New research suggests that, despite its health benefits, you need to keep an eye on the temperature of your tea because drinking it piping hot could be doing damage to your esophagus.
  • Mushrooms Help Protect Your Brain
    While there is no guarantee that we won’t experience cognitive decline, there are steps we can take that will reduce its likelihood. New research now suggests that one form of brain protection could come from mushrooms.
  • Do Face Masks Work For Flu | Natural Health Blog
    Wearing a face mask protects you from inhaling allergens and otherwise work as a shield against spreading and contracting flu and other infectious diseases. So, should you run to the drug store and buy a pack of 100 to protect yourself from all the sniffling people around you?