20 Ways to Regain Balance

Here are 20 tips for well-being. Bee pollen contains B-complex vitamins, vitamin C, essential fatty acids, minerals, and plant sterols. It has an antimicrobial effect, exhibits strong antioxidant...

Keep Your New Year's Resolution

What makes a New Year's resolution stick? Those Nike commercials made it sound so simple: Just do it. But when it comes to acting on our healthy resolutions, lots of us just . . . don’t. Some of the...

Taking Advantage of the Medicinal Benefits of Mushrooms

New research into the medicinal benefits of certain mushrooms might get you thinking about munching on them more, or even sipping mushroom tea. Wild chaga, for example—harvested mostly in Siberia—is...

Energize!

Let’s face it: No matter how good (or bad) your energy levels are, you always wish you had a bit more pep. You probably already rely on at least a few herbs to keep you going. Herbal caffeine in the...

7 Tips Towards Happiness

Tip #1: Grow in Gratitude The holidays are the perfect time for parents and children alike to take inventory of all the things they are thankful for. Rather than wishing for a new golf club or...

Meet Your Microbiome

Next time you put a fork of food in your mouth, consider its effects on the trillions of beneficial bacteria that call your body home. These bacteria outnumber your human cells 10 to 1, and they have...

Immunity: Ingredients For A Healthier You

Elderberry: Available as a supplement, elderberry is antioxidant-rich and contains vitamin C, a known immune booster. Research shows its potential to accelerate cytokine production to help regulate...

Embracing the Beard: No-Shave November Is Here

For some men, November is not just about preparing for winter—it is about growing a beard. No-Shave November has begun. The month encourages men to grow out their beards in order to raise funds and...

Ginger: Nature's Health Superstar

“Spicy to the tongue, yet soothing to the digestive tract” is how herbalist Steven Foster describes the knotty rhizome (or root) that’s been prized for more than 4,000 years. From its use in breads...

8 Easy Halloween Dinners

What do Halloween and New Year's Eve have in common? They're both holidays—but they're also two of the top pizza sales day of the year! Of course, Americans don't need a holiday to eat pizza—93...

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