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Archive for October, 2017:

Cancer and Your Emotions

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with cancer? A cancer diagnosis can bring up so many emotions, yet three stand out when it comes to managing this difficult condition. The first emotion that stands out when struggling with cancer? Anxiety with a capital “A”. There are many questions that arise when facing a cancer diagnosis. You may worry … Read more.

The Connection between Food and Your Brain

You know that your brain is important, of course. But did you realize that the food choices you make have a big impact on how well your brain functions, and, in turn, your quality of life? Dr. Mark Hyman explains it all and how you can use food to feel better. There are several symptoms that can occur when our … Read more.

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Skin

Believe it or not, your skin is an excellent barometer for your overall health. Suzy Cohen explains how skin can reveal health concerns such as diabetes, cancer, and even heart disease. There are three factors that reveal important information about your health. These are: Tone Texture Color Although everyone’s skin is different when it comes to tone, texture, and color, … Read more.

Planning for Emergencies

Typically, Suzy Cohen provides advice on wellness and personal health. However, with the news of recent hurricanes and the potential of other natural disasters, she has decided to provide tips on what to do in case of a major emergency. First, Cohen recommends keeping a list of all your medications with you at all times.  You can keep it in … Read more.

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

It turns out that apple cider vinegar is gaining popularity for treating the scalp, with some even claiming that it can regrow your hair. Yet, is this really true? Apple cider vinegar comes from the fermentation of apples that have been crushed up. The result of the fermentation process is that the sugar in the apples is broken down using … Read more.

More People Attributing Lifestyle Changes to Health

Research is showing that more people consider lifestyle changes such as spending time with others to be important for their overall health. The study included 23,000 participants from 17 countries and included several different lifestyle categories. For instance, one category included “Spend time with family, friends, or pets.”  In the 2017 survey, 62% of respondents said that spending quality time … Read more.

The Confusion Regarding B Vitamins

The vitamin B Complex Group is a common vitamin supplement that many take for keeping the adrenals glands and metabolism working, improve energy, and help with staying calm. Yet, one study suggests that B 6 and B12 could be harmful. Doe B-vitamins, in particular vitamins B6 and B12, can cause lung cancer? There has been some confusing information indicating this … Read more.

The Connection Between Your Gut and the Brain

Did you ever realize that there’s a connection between your gut and your brain’s health?  It turns out that the microbiomes that we all carry within our gastrointestinal tract can have a big impact on your brain, including memory loss. Your gut contains microorganisms, trillions of them actually. They play several important roles in your G.I. tract, including: Lining your … Read more.