American Heart Association: Smoking Harms Brain Health

As if you needed another reason to avoid or quit smoking, new research from the American Heart Association (AHA) found evidence that smoking harms brain health. We all know that smoking can lead to a whole host of health problems, including: higher risk of heart disease DNA damage lung and respiratory damage fertility and pregnancy issues cancer emphysema dementia so much […]

Can Walking Speed Indicate Dementia Risk?

It’s no secret that as we age we slow down both physically and mentally, particularly if we don’t take the necessary steps to keep both our bodies and minds in shape and sharp. In fact, there’s loads of evidence that physical and mental decline are often related, including a new study published in May 2022 that found an association between […]

Top 22 Cooling Foods & Herbs (Plus Benefits)

If you were to ask a practitioner of traditional medicine, “How can I reduce my body heat?” they’re likely to recommend adding more cooling foods and herbs to your diet in order to bring things into balance. What are cooling foods, and how do they work? A variety of fruits, veggies, herbs and other foods that you likely already include […]

Tips for Working Out in the Heat Safely (Plus Its Benefits)

When nicer weather returns, it’s exciting to move your workouts outdoors, adding plenty of fresh air and scenic sights to the experience. However, working out in the heat can cause dehydration and overheating when it’s not done with caution. There are ways you can work out in the heat safely, staying cool and maintaining healthy hydration levels. With these simple tips, you […]

27 Coconut Flour Recipes You’re Sure to Love

Whether you’ve gone gluten-free, have a nut allergy or simply are looking for a more nutritious alternative to traditional flours, coconut flour might be the solution you’re looking for, and there are many coconut flour recipes out there to show you how to use it. Coconut flour contains absolutely no grains or nuts, great for those who are gluten-free or have nut […]

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes Recipe

This strawberry shortcake cupcakes recipe includes only the best ingredients, and it’s free of refined sugars and is gluten-free. Sweet enough for dessert but also not overly sweet, so it’s also suitable for a healthy snack.How often can you make a healthy cupcake that will delight dinner guests as well as kids for their snack? This is the ticket, especially […]

The Best Mocktails: Alcohol-Free Drinks that Boost Your Health!

Many people love the taste of alcoholic cocktails, but they don’t like the many undesirable side effects of alcohol — such as alcohol’s link to mood disorders, obesity, liver disease, and breast cancer. That’s where mocktails come in. You can have a drink that’s tasty and feels celebratory but doesn’t leave you with a terrible hangover the next day. Plus, mocktails can […]

What Is Autophobia? How to Treat the Fear of Being Alone

What is a fear of being alone called? When fear of being alone is intense enough, it can be called “autophobia,” which describes someone who is irrationally afraid of solitude, isolation, and being ignored or abandoned, especially during an emergency. If you consider yourself to be an extroverted type of person, you probably prefer to be in the company of […]

What Is Key Lime? Benefits, Uses, Recipes & More

There’s key lime pie, key lime flavored yogurt, and key lime juice — but you may be wondering, what exactly is key lime, and how is it different than your standard green lime at the grocery store? Key limes and “conventional limes” originate in different areas, and look slightly different but have a similar taste. Key limes are touted for […]