When we hear about the benefits of flavonoids in berries, we usually think of an older population that benefits from its effects on cognition, but a study released this month found that drinking wild blueberry juice improves cognition in...
Is it possible to see what’s happening in the brains of people who are engaged in spiritual practices?  Would their brains give clues to how human beings experience spiritual gatherings?  A study followed participants at a week-long spiritual retreat...
Migraines are extremely painful headaches that can present sensitivity to light and sound.  Some migraine sufferers can have migraines “with aura” which means the headaches can be accompanied with jagged lines in the vision or numbness in the mouth...

Mind + Body

What You Do in Middle Age Protects Brain

Staying active is important for anyone, regardless of age, but so much of the literature is about why it’s so important for children or...

Is Wheat Really Different Today?

The health-conscious trend is that gluten should be avoided, even if you aren’t sensitive to gluten or diagnosed with Celiac disease—but have you ever...

Bulletproof Coffee Review: Coffee with Butter (and a few new hacks)

By Mansal Denton, guest author By now Bulletproof coffee (butter in coffee with MCT oil) isn’t exclusive or a secret. Between Ed Sheeran , Shailene...

Advances in Curcumin

Curcumin’s list of health benefits gets bigger each year, but curcumin has one flaw:  it is poorly absorbed.  Other herbs and supplements are often...

Heart + Soul

12 Weeks of Exercise for Your Mood

If you’re feeling anxious, relief may be closer at hand than you think.                 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have found evidence that exercise...

Social Eating Better for Heart

Eating socially is an important part of human life, and a gathering with friends, family, or coworkers can bolster the spirits.  Sometimes, though, it’s...

9 Ways to Manage Stress (Besides Meditation!)

Stress management is an important part of being well, but it can often take a backburner to the usual wellness-oriented tips like eating well,...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: 4 Surprising Tricks

By Mansal Denton, guest author Summary The vagus nerve is connected to many regions of the brain and body, which regulates functions in the parasympathetic nervous...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Do More with Less

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Nutrients + Diet

How to Eat Fiber the Right Way for You

Do you wish you could get more fiber in your diet, but it seems to irritate your digestive tract, causing bloating or constipation?  It...

Avocado a Day for A Healthy Gut

Avocadoes aren’t just trendy; this superfood provides multiple health benefits and the right amount of healthy fats.  As we recently learned, eating an avocado...

Drinking milk? Hold the Fat

Does the milk-fat percentage of the milk you’re consuming directly impact how well you’re biologically aging?  A recent study says that there’s more to the skim...

WORK

MONEY

Are You Biased—to Left Digits?

Value is a tricky concept.  It varies from person to person, the degree of need, availability, and presentation.  We’d like to think that there...

Parenting

As we all spend more time indoors for the approaching winter, an important part of our lives will be focused on keeping our immune...

ENVIRONMENT

A Better Bulb for Blue Light

Seeing people wearing amber glasses (meant to help block the harmful effects of the blue light from devices and lightbulbs) has become more commonplace...

Plants: More than Just a Color to Reduce Stress

Knowing how important green spaces are for mental health, can we take what we know and apply them to cityscapes where taking those “forest...

Organic Meat Reduces Superbugs

When it comes to overusing antibiotics, we’re pretty well informed about the consequences—but what about the consequences of overusing antibiotics in animals for the...

Fitness

Do We Really Need 10K Steps a Day?

Do you often find it hard to hit the 10,000 steps per day that’s been recommended as the best way to keep yourself healthy? ...

Why You Can't Underestimate the Cold During Exercise

Bundling up for winter sports is a no brainer, but how many of us take the same amount of time to dress when we’re...

It's More Than Just Shoes for Good Running

Running is a great form of exercise enjoyed by millions of people daily, but it can be one of the harder physical activities to...

Spiritual

Why a Spiritual Journal is Important

We write down all of our appointments, our lists, even the food we’ve eaten--but when was the last time we stopped to write down...

Why you shouldn't trust free healers online

The internet can be a great resource for anyone looking for connections to people offering services to provide healing.  It can also be a...

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If you have heartburn or acid reflux, either occasional or chronic, here are 10 supplements you should know about that can help you find...

12 Weeks of Exercise for Your Mood

If you’re feeling anxious, relief may be closer at hand than you think.                 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have found evidence that exercise...

3 Reasons to Try a Goblet Squat

Squats have  gotten a lot of press in recent years because of this exercise’s ability to define shape, but they remain one of the...

3 Ways Activated Charcoal Can Work for You

From it's start as a toxin-binding substance in case of accidental toxicity, activated charcoal has come a long way!  You can now find it...