Yoga Can Ease PMS Issues

Can yoga help PMS

Premenstrual syndrome—better known as PMS—includes at least 150 different symptoms that run the gamut from irritability and fatigue to backaches and bloating, from herpes outbreaks and crying jags to insomnia, sugar cravings, and migraines. In order to alleviate what ayurvedic physicians call a woman’s monthly dysfunction, it helps to understand what causes it in the … Read more

How Sleep Impacts your Health

Are you getting a good nights sleep?

More than a third of the population is not getting enough sleep. And being drained and fatigued throughout the day is not good for your health. Craving caffeinated beverages and sugar rushes are certainly way too common because we don’t get enough sleep. Unfortunately, fatigue has been accepted as a part of western life. Now, … Read more

7 Causes of Stress, and How to Stop it

Tips for reducing stress

We’ve rounded up the latest studies on the connection between stress and illness to show the insidious ways stress can impact our bodies and our minds. Then we give you our best condition-specific relaxation solutions, chosen for their mind-clearing, tension-reducing, and overall calming effects. Practiced regularly, these gentle exercises can help you face health challenges … Read more

Prevent Alzheimer’s with these Tips

Diet tips to fight Alzheimer's

At a recent Alzheimer’s Disease Conference, we presented groundbreaking new evidence based on recent clinical trials showing that specific nutritional interventions can significantly improve memory function in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This is exciting news, since AD is anticipated to be the largest health crisis of our … Read more

Avoid These 6 Things If You Don’t Want Wrinkles

Preventing wrinkles as we age

Certain foods can sap moisture and steal much-needed nutrients, damaging skin, creating wrinkles and helping to make you look older. Here’s what not to eat for a better-looking future. Greasy, fried foods are often full of trans fats and saturated fats, both which contribute to inflammation, says Kristin Hoppe, a nutrition consultant and natural chef … Read more

5 Powerful Nutrients to Fight Restless Leg Syndrome

are you impacted by restless legs syndrome

I feel like I have a toothache in my leg. There are bugs crawling around, deep in my muscles. These are just a few complaints of people who have restless leg syndrome (RLS), a neurological disorder typified by the irresistible urge to move your legs. Strangely enough, lying down or relaxing actually exacerbates the symptoms—which … Read more

How peppers can fire up your health.

Peppers provide many health benefits

Whether fresh, dried, ground, or roasted, chili peppers add unrivaled pop to meals while delivering countless medicinal benefits to the body. Capsaicin, the compound responsible for chilies’ pungency and spice, has been credited with a host of health advantages, from killing cancerous cells to lowering blood pressure, preventing obesity, and reducing the risk of diabetes. … Read more

How Color Impacts our Emotional State

How does our emotional state impact our health

When we experience negative emotions—such as those present during periods of anxiety or depression—our brains prompt us to fight, run away, or freeze with fear as if we are confronted by a serious threat. But, despite the sad terrain we sometimes traverse, we are rarely faced with true crises. Thus the negative emotional state (such … Read more

Powerful All-Natural Remedy to Boost Immunity

Tips to help boost immunity

Americans today tend to have weak immunity due to being over scheduled, overweight, and over stimulated. Due to the influence of diet and lifestyle, our bodies become stressed and run-down—and as a result, often over medicated, too. All of these factors are related to a low immunity level. We’ve lost the confidence our strong ancestors … Read more