The Diabetes-Defying Superstar

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Everyone reading this article most likely knows someone with type 2 diabetes. That’s a bold, but accurate statement alluding to how prevalent the disease has become. Perhaps you have type 2 diabetes yourself, or you’ve been told you are prediabetic. In fact, 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes with an additional 8.1 million possibly undiagnosed and unaware …

Clean Without Chemicals

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What’s in the suds that clean your duds? Today, shoppers need to be savvier than ever if they wish to keep their food, personal care products, and cleaning products free of harmful chemicals. Laundry detergents are no exception. In fact, with the myriad of industrial toxins found in conventional laundry products, it’s a great place to begin cutting the chemicals …

The Daily Detox

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Feeling a tad sluggish lately? Not quite up to par? It could be time to give your body a good spring cleaning! After all, your body is under constant assault from pollutants in the air and water. If that weren’t enough, many toxins can be as close as your dinner table. The food you eat can harbor any of an …

Anatomy of a Food Label

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Decode the nutrition facts label to make better choices for your health! We’ve all seen the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) required nutrition facts label on packaged foods, but what information does it really give you to make smart choices for your health? Here’s a breakdown of the label with tips on how to read between the lines to get …

Easing IBS

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Imagine sitting down to a romantic dinner when your stomach suddenly starts to churn. Or picture being stuck in a business meeting when all you can think about is the next bathroom break. Welcome to life with irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. IBS affects about 35 million Americans and ranks only second to the common cold for lost productivity at …

Cataract Prevention

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What’s your impression of cataracts? If you assume that they are an inevitable part of aging, it’s time to see cataracts in a different light. Thankfully, there are choices you can make right now to provide a better vision for the future. A Closer Look at Cataracts Cataracts usually develop over many years. They begin because of oxidation, the process …

Protect and Pamper Winter Skin

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It’s no secret that the winter months can wreak serious havoc on your skin. Brisk winds, frigid temps, and dry air all take a toll on your skin’s normal moisture levels and elasticity. (And you thought there was nothing good about humidity!) If you notice that your skin seems extra taut, itchy, and a bit lackluster this time of year, …

Need More Energy?

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Life is demanding. If you feel overworked, overscheduled, or just plain overwhelmed, you’re in good company. Americans pride themselves on being busy. They work tirelessly and skimp on sleep to manage their careers, provide for their children, and care for their aging parents. They turn to unhealthy energy drinks and sugary treats to give them the boost they need to …

Optimize Your Workout

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You’ve stuck with your workouts—and you’re feeling and seeing the difference! But maybe, just maybe, you want to take it to the next level. These five fitness-boosting supplements can help you achieve your goals! Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are made up of three amino acids—leucine, isoleucine, and valine—that are used directly by your muscles as energy during exercise. But BCAAs …

Elemental Beauty

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Let’s face it, minerals can make you gorgeous. From ancient tribes painting their faces for religious ceremonies to Cleopatra’s iconic eyes, humans have been decorating themselves with minerals for time immemorial. Today, mineral-based cosmetics are more popular than ever as women move toward healthier, less toxic beauty. And both large and small cosmetic companies are cashing in on this growing …