Meet Your Microbiome

Next time you put a fork of food in your mouth, consider its effects on the trillions of beneficial bacteria that call your body home. These bacteria outnumber your human cells 10 to 1, and they have...

Embracing the Beard: No-Shave November Is Here

For some men, November is not just about preparing for winter—it is about growing a beard. No-Shave November has begun. The month encourages men to grow out their beards in order to raise funds and...

Ginger: Nature's Health Superstar

“Spicy to the tongue, yet soothing to the digestive tract” is how herbalist Steven Foster describes the knotty rhizome (or root) that’s been prized for more than 4,000 years. From its use in breads...

8 Easy Halloween Dinners

What do Halloween and New Year's Eve have in common? They're both holidays—but they're also two of the top pizza sales day of the year! Of course, Americans don't need a holiday to eat pizza—93...

Trying to Shop Non GMO? There's an App for That!

With no law yet requiring labeling of foods containing GMOs, it’s up to the shopper to figure it out. The Non-GMO Project seal provides a helpful tool, letting a shopper know that a product has been...

Breast Cancer

Background Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer killer after lung cancer. Fortunately, natural remedies may improve outcomes and decrease the toxicity of treatment. Influence of Nutrition...

Fair Game: What is Fair Trade?

Your questions about fair trade, answered. October is Fair Trade Month, but only about 55 percent of the US population knows what the term “fair trade” means. Here, we answer some of the most common...

Five Ways to Support Immunity

Today we live in a world threatened by new and dangerous disease possibilities, ranging from the bird flu to biological warfare. Rising healthcare costs, the ever-present shadow of cancer, and many...

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