Almond Oil Benefits for Dry Skin, Eczema, Stretch Marks & More

Your skin needs it. Your heart needs it. Even your colon needs it! Almond oil takes the mighty, nutrition-rich almonds and transforms them into a powerful oil with incredible benefits. Though there are two main kinds of almonds that create almond oil, the one used for mostly homeopathic and cosmetic purposes is sweet almond oil. Don’t let the name fool you, though: […]

Do Artificial Sweeteners Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The widespread use of artificial sweeteners occurred, at the end of the day, because food and beverage manufacturers saw a business opportunity: They could tease their low-calorie foods or even zero-calorie drinks to potential customers who were looking to cut back on their calorie and sugar consumption. The bonus sounded too good to be true: You could enjoy the taste (okay, not […]

Study Shows Electric Lights Affect Sleep

We’ve long known that light influences human health because it’s capable of modulating our circadian rhythms, aka our “internal clocks.” Your circadian rhythm is the response to regulating your sleep cycle since it helps you feel alert and awake in the morning and drowsy at night. It also plays a role in many other neuroendocrine and cognitive functions. How does […]

Is Spicy Food Good For You? Benefits + Healthiest Spicy Foods

Spicy food is featured in many different types of cuisines around the world, including Mexican, Indian, Latin, Caribbean, Thai, and Chinese. If you’re a fan of feeling warm and tingly inside when you eat spicy ingredients, you’ll be happy to know that many hot-tasting foods — such as peppers, wasabi, mustard seeds, and turmeric — are actually very good for […]

Do Artificial Sweeteners Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The widespread use of artificial sweeteners occurred, at the end of the day, because food and beverage manufacturers saw a business opportunity: They could tease their low-calorie foods or even zero-calorie drinks to potential customers who were looking to cut back on their calorie and sugar consumption. The bonus sounded too good to be true: You could enjoy the taste (okay, not […]

Turmeric Tea Recipe (“Liquid Gold”)

There’s a reason why turmeric tea is a popular beverage throughout Asia and is known by some as “liquid gold.” The four simple ingredients in this turmeric tea recipe all work to improve your health, whether it’s by reducing inflammation, aiding digestion, improving the health of your heart, or strengthening your bones. Adding my turmeric tea recipe to your daily […]

BPA Linked to Asthma in School-Age Girls

 A recent CNN headline read: “BPA linked to asthma in school-age girls, study finds.” Scientists have known about BPA’s toxic effects for years, and this latest study offers a concerning reminder that even prenatal exposure to the common chemical can lead to health issues that don’t show up until years down the line. Thankfully, due to increased publicity highlighting the health risks […]

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