I'm sure that we've all experienced that uncomfortable, puffy feeling we get when we eat the wrong way. Perhaps we ate too fast, we ate too much, or we had food that was high in fiber and caused gas to build up in our digestive system. Bloating is not typically a serious problem, but it [...]
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We all want to look our best and eating the right types of foods can make a big difference. When you eat a healthy, balanced diet, your body gets the nutrients it needs and rewards you with soft, smooth, and beautiful skin. Those nutrients would include the following: Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce dryness in [...]
You may never have heard about Lutein before but it is likely part of your daily diet. It's a pigment that is yellow or orange in color and is similar to vitamin A. You can find it concentrated in the retinas of your eyes so getting enough in your diet is essential for healthy vision. [...]
Sleep is essential for our mind and body to function correctly. Studies show that not sleeping enough can lead to an increased risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, stroke, and mental health problems1. Despite the fact that we all know sleep is good for us, falling and staying asleep can be difficult. It turns out [...]
We often hear about superfoods but not all of them reach the same level of superpowers as another. Turmeric is one that certainly belongs on the list. It is a golden spice that has received a lot of attention from scientists in recent years. The benefits it provides are proven and form the basis for [...]
A common problem that many women deal with on a monthly basis is pain associated with their menstrual cycle. Some women may consider it to be a nuisance, but it can sometimes impact that affects their quality of life. Although most women suffer from it, very few realize that eating the right foods can improve [...]
Although most people would consider healthy hair to have volume, movement, and shine, hair loss is normal for everyone at any age. How Much Hair Loss Is Normal in A Day When you wash your hair in the shower, any strands of hair that are disconnected or loose will gather at the drain. While this [...]
Most people would agree that taking a daily multivitamin is important for your health, but what you might not realize is that the type of multivitamin you take is equally as important. Even if you live a healthy lifestyle, it's a struggle to eat all the fruits, vegetables, protein, and fiber that are necessary to [...]
Our eyes are very complex, sensitive organs that require a careful combination of nutrients, protection, exercise, and rest for optimal function. The National Eye Institute estimate that in the years between 2010 and 2050, the number of individuals affected by the most common eye diseases — including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and [...]
Did you know that artificial sweeteners are added to about 6,000 different beverages, snacks, and food products1? Originally designed as less fattening alternatives to regular sugar, artificial sweeteners are regularly used (and sometimes even marketed) as the “healthier choice,” but that couldn't be farther from the truth. Fortunately, there are a few sweeteners found in [...]