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Archive for November, 2016:

Ways to Manage Stress

Feeling stressed-out doesn’t just affect your mood. It also has a negative impact on your immune system too. This can make it harder for your body to fend off illness. However, the website Rodale Wellness has some ideas that you can use to stay healthy and reduce stress. One idea is to lower the level of sound in your home. … Read more.

Be Healthier by Getting Rid of Belly Fat

Do you struggle with being overweight, or even obesity? Have you tried “fad diets” only to see the pounds come back one by one? Dr Mark Hyman, in an article written for the Huffington Post, describes how you can get rid of that “belly fat” for good and make dramatic improvements in your health. Belly fat, also known as that … Read more.

Health Benefit of Green Beans

Green beans, otherwise known as “snap beans” or “string beans,” pack a lot of nutrients per serving. Green beans are also grown sustainably. They are tasty too! The World’s Healthiest Foods discusses the health benefits of green beans and provides ways to enjoy them for the maximum nutritional benefit. According to the World’s Healthiest Foods, green beans were originally called … Read more.

 Traveling During the Holidays

The holiday season is almost upon us! This time of year can wreak havoc on the body and overall wellness. However, Rodale Wellness has suggestions for travelers to help survive the holidays using natural solutions. Problems that can occur during travel include weight gain, disrupted sleeping habits, and interference with gut flora. Flying from east to west is a problem … Read more.

Natural Solutions for Cold Season

The time of year is almost upon us when we begin to catch the common cold or even the flu. In a post on its site, Rodale Wellness recommends seven supplements that can help you fight back illness and not skip a beat this winter season. The number one recommendation is plain-old Vitamin C. Specifically, 250-1,000 milligrams a day is … Read more.

The Link Between Migraines and Your Thyroid

Do you suffer from migraines? If so, you’ll be interested in a post by Suzy Cohen, RPh.  She discusses how recent research found a connection between migraines and the thyroid. What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism occurs when the human body either doesn’t make enough hormones or the body’s cells can’t absorb it. This can cause a lot of medical problems, such … Read more.

Natural Solutions to Preserving Memory

A common condition that many elderly people face is Alzheimer’s and other memory-associated issues.  There are medications that you can take for this problem, but Suzy Cohen, RPh, suggests natural alternatives that come from both foods and spices. Vitamin C, Hemp, and Mushrooms One way that Cohen advises people concerned about dementia is drinking juices loaded with vitamin C.  Interestingly, … Read more.