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Eat More Beans and Live Longer!

Eat More Beans and Live Longer!

Did You Know…that people who eat more beans live longer—and canned beans count? Recent research suggests that how many beans you eat is a strong predictor of how long you’ll live.  [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Put on the Pinhole Glasses

5-Minute Health Tip: Put on the Pinhole Glasses

Vision is one of the first senses to succumb to aging’s effects. But you don’t have to accept vision loss as a natural part of the aging process. You can [...]

Fact or Myth: Eating Spicy Foods Causes Ulcers

Fact or Myth: Eating Spicy Foods Causes Ulcers

This is a MYTH. For decades, medical professionals attributed ulcers to causes such as eating spicy foods, chronic stress, tobacco, alcohol and other less-than-optimal lifestyle habits. A common prescription for [...]

Schisandra: The Five Flavored Berry

Schisandra: The Five Flavored Berry

Did You Know…one unusual super-berry is a legendary secret weapon? Unlike other well known super fruits (think goji or acai, for instance), the berries of the Schisandra chinesis are not destined to [...]

Grapefruit Juice May Help You Lose Weight

Grapefruit Juice May Help You Lose Weight

Grapefruit juice has been touted as a weight loss aid since the 1930s, when it gained notoriety as part of the Hollywood Diet. Studies have suggested that a fat-burning enzyme [...]

Turmeric for Depression

Turmeric for Depression

Did You Know.. that turmeric treats depression as effectively as anti-anxiety meds like Prozac? A culinary spice that flavors curries and other exotic dishes, turmeric has also been used medicinally in [...]

The Danger of Plastic Water Bottles

The Danger of Plastic Water Bottles

Did You Know… that when you drink warm water from plastic bottles, you’re drinking two very dangerous chemicals? The danger of plastic water bottles can be tracked to two chemicals: bisphenol [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Dip into Argan Oil

5-Minute Health Tip: Dip into Argan Oil

A Moroccan treasure that made a splash on the anti-aging beauty scene a few years ago, argan oil is a must have in your anti-aging arsenal…and not just for aesthetics, [...]

Fact or Myth: Drinking Water Flushes Toxins from Your Body

Fact or Myth: Drinking Water Flushes Toxins from Your Body

This is a FACT. Truth: drinking water flushes toxins from your body. And no, the water that is part of your soda, or tea, or coffee, or sports drink (or [...]

How Honesty Can Improve Health

How Honesty Can Improve Health

According to lying expert Robert Feldman, most of us fib at least twice in the course of a 10-minute conversation. His research shows that on average, we lie 11 times [...]