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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 [...]

The Indigo Rose Tomato

The Indigo Rose Tomato

Looks like your everyday red variety of tomato has some competition. Have you heard of the new Indigo Rose..the purple tomato teeming with antioxidants praised for their nutritional prowess? It’s [...]

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Glucose Intolerance

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Glucose Intolerance

Glucose intolerance, or pre-diabetes, affects an estimated 41 million Americans. It’s the gateway to type 2 diabetes…and as obesity rates rise, more and more people are stepping through. A brand new [...]

Coffee vs Tea

Coffee vs Tea

Trying to decide between tea and coffee? A recent study presented at the ESC Congress weighs in favor of tea in the coffee vs tea debate. French scientists determined that [...]

The Low-Carb High-Fat Diet Is In

The Low-Carb High-Fat Diet Is In

A recent diet study profiled in the New York Times has got everybody talking. It supports the new dietary trend of “out with the carbs, in with the fat” that’s [...]

Culinary Herbs for Glucose Control

Culinary Herbs for Glucose Control

Type 2 diabetes affects more than 8% of Americans and costs the United States approximately $175 billion a year. Food scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been [...]

Got Stress? Try Sophrology!

Got Stress? Try Sophrology!

There’s a new mind/body practice about to hit the mainstream. The perfect blend of East and West, Sophrology borrows from the disciplines of Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, and Japanese Zen, and [...]

Caffeine Linked to Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Caffeine Linked to Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Studies haven’t seemed to agree when it comes to the link between caffeine and the vasomotor symptoms of menopause (hot flashes and night sweats). Some evidence suggests caffeine may help [...]

Prolonged Sitting May Cause Heart Disease

Prolonged Sitting May Cause Heart Disease

We’ve got one more study from 2014 proving that prolonged sitting is incredibly detrimental to your overall health, regardless of if you are fit and regularly exercise, or are a [...]

One More Reason to Go Organic

One More Reason to Go Organic

In 2012, a Stanford University meta-analysis of 240 studies comparing organic to conventionally grown produce, found that organic was far less contaminated with pesticides. Two years later, European scientists have [...]