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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 [...]

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes

That sudden flush of heat that overwhelms…blotches of red on your face, neck, arms, back, and chest…heavy sweating followed by cold shivers…all symptoms of hot flashes, courtesy of menopause. Approximately [...]

Health Risks of Air Pollution on the Brain

Health Risks of Air Pollution on the Brain

You’re probably well aware of the health risks of air pollution—stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, and chronic and acute respiratory diseases, including asthma. But did you know that the negative [...]

Tongkat Ali: Malaysia’s Herbal Viagra

Tongkat Ali: Malaysia’s Herbal Viagra

Tongkat ali is a potent sexual stimulant sourced from the root of the Tongkat tree that hails from the rainforests of Malaysia. Aboriginals in Malaysia traditionally used it to treat [...]

Another Reason to Love Dark Chocolate

Another Reason to Love Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate satisfies your sweet tooth and invigorates your health. Packed with antioxidant power, dark chocolate has been linked to enhanced cardiovascular function. A 2014 study published in The FASEB [...]

Gardening as Exercise

Gardening as Exercise

Chances are when you look out a window you’ll see more concrete than green. Our modern world celebrates architectural achievement at the expense of nature and professional success at the [...]

USDA Approval of Second-Generation of GMOs

USDA Approval of Second-Generation of GMOs

The uprising against GMOs has grown loud, while government approval for GMO use has grown ever so…quiet. USDA approval of second-generation GMOs snuck by without so much as a sound. [...]