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8 Healthy Foods That Improve Vision

A well-rounded, nutritious diet positively impacts your body. It’s essential to eat a balance of fruits, vegetables and other foods to give yourself everything you need to thrive. Your eyesight is an example of something you can boost and protect through your eating habits. Here are eight healthy foods that improve vision. 1. Citrus Fruits […]

8 Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy

If you’re an outdoorsy person, you’ve probably experienced poison ivy once or twice. This plant leads to an allergic reaction that causes a skin rash at the point of contact. There are around 50 million Americans who get poison ivy annually. You likely won’t experience anything more than an itch. That said, it’s often bothersome […]

8 Psychological Effects of Stress You Should Know About

Stress — everyone seems to drip it these days. It’s no surprise that feeling like you live in a nonstop tune by Queen and David Bowie can do funny things to your mind.  What are the psychological effects of stress? Recognizing the following eight signs can let you know when to ease off the gas […]

8 Realistic and Holistic Ways to Deal With Chronic Pain

Let’s face it — if you have had chronic pain for a while, you probably know what works for you and what doesn’t. While you try to be patient, it’s hard to repress the urge to scream, “Do I look like a camel,” when one more person suggests drinking plenty of water.  However, that isn’t […]

Do Detoxes Work

Do Detoxes Work? An Overview of 5 Popular Techniques

Modern life exposes humans to tons of toxins that their more primitive ancestors never encountered. Many of these substances can have adverse health effects. Understandably, you would want to rinse them away before they could damage your tissues.  However, how effective are some of the most frequently used cleansing methods? Here’s an overview of five […]

10 Foods That Help With Headaches

When your temples pound so badly, your molars ache, you can’t accomplish much through the haze of pain. How can you prevent frequent headaches and get back to life?  One way involves changing your diet to include more of what your body needs to stave off the conditions causing the pain. Here are ten foods […]

10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol Effectively

The word “cholesterol” can seem somewhat intimidating or scary. That said, your cholesterol can only damage your health when you have too much low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. If you have high LDL levels, you may eventually experience cardiovascular issues like heart attacks. Fortunately, you can make changes to your diet to lower your cholesterol. Here’s […]

Here’s How Junk Food Affects Your Body

Have you ever wondered how much damage one hot dog or bag of chips can do to your body? Scientists don’t have precise answers, given the wide variation in human metabolism and digestion. However, there’s no doubt that what you put in your mouth impacts your health. A healthy diet requires balance. It’s okay if […]

Best Foods for Joint Pain

Best Foods for Joint Pain: Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouses

Joint pain might not seem like that big of a deal until you find everyday activities like walking and reaching up to grab a coffee mug from the cupboard excruciating. Of course, you want to do everything you can to reclaim your mobility and reduce your discomfort.  Your body is a complex machine, and everything […]