5 Main Causes of Vision Loss and A Solution For Each One

Get these nutrients now for better vision as you age. By Erinn Morgan Most of us expect—and accept—the slow deterioration of our eyesight as an inevitable part of aging. But is it? A wealth of research indicates that protecting our baby blues (or browns or greens) could be as simple as eating the right foods … Read more

Bleeding gums? 8 everyday items you can rub on your gums to fight inflammation

Teeth are important! Learn how to treat gingivitis at home. Periodontal (gum) disease is the inflammation or degradation of the tissue that surrounds and supports the teeth. The most common and initial form of periodontal disease is gingivitis, which can be short-lived or chronic. Untreated gingivitis involves more than the gums around the teeth—it can … Read more

Soothe Painful Stings and Bites Naturally With Aromatherapy, Herbs, and More

Choose from an array of natural, self-care options to soothe garden-variety stings and bites. During the summer months— and as temperatures moderate into fall—spending time outside is not only healthy, but downright enjoyable. In most cases, however, you will find yourself sharing space with some of nature’s most abundant creatures: insects. Insect bites are common, … Read more

The Truth About Foodborne Illness The Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Do you know where your food has been? Aside from the few individuals who enthusiastically praise and adhere to the locally produced food movement, most consumers don’t think about where their food comes from. However, food safety requires some knowledge of food sourcing and distribution; recent major food-borne illness outbreaks in the United States have … Read more