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Plant-Based Milk Alternatives, Image: Natalia-Klenova_CanvaProPlant-Based Milk Alternatives  
Benefits for People and the Planet  

While plant-based milks have been around for centuries, they have historically played second fiddle to other dairy alternatives, but not anymore. As people are becoming more conscious of the impact their food choices have on their health and the planet, plant-based milk has...

Homeopathy for Athletes, Image: baranq/Shu tterstock.comHomeopathy for Athletes  
Remedies to Address Common Sports Challenges  

Being physically active is vital to good health, but accidents and injuries are bound to happen. This is where homeopathy can shine. The soccer star David Beckham used homeopathy for his broken foot before competing in the World Cup. James Ellington, the British...

Mindful Breathwork, Image: Jordi Calvera /CanvaProMindful Breathwork  
Managing Stress and Heart Health  

The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems are key partners in regulating heart rate, stress levels and breathing. Stressors such as traffic jams, work deadlines, financial limitations and family conflicts can disrupt this synchronized partnership and lead not just to emotional anguish, but also to...

The Magic of Hugs, Image: August de Richelieu/Canva ProThe Magic of Hugs  

Through the ages, various substances and lifestyle changes have been touted as panaceas, but even in our modern world there is one unexpected soul-elixir that might rival the others—the human hug. Virginia Satir, a pioneer in...

Oral Health Tips to Prevent Heart DiseaseOral Health Tips to Prevent Heart Disease  
How Regular Trips to the Dentist Can Save a Life  

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and, despite public opinion, it is just as deadly for women as it is for men. The illness was responsible for a staggering one in every four male deaths and one in every five female deaths in 2021, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yet, it...

Lowering Our Battery Footprint, Image: Just_Super/doomu/ Vitalii Petrushenko/CanvaProLowering Our Battery Footprint  
A Look at Personal Strategies and Emerging Technologies  

Americans love their disposable batteries. Every year, they buy and discard about 3 billion of these small-sized power sources that keep cellphones, flashlights, toys and computer accessories running. Lithium-ion and alkaline batteries dominate the market due to...

Mimi Guarneri on Treating the Heart Image: MimiGuarneriMD.comMimi Guarneri on Treating the Heart
With Love

After graduating first in her class at The State University of New York Medical Center, Dr. Mimi Guarneri began her career at Scripps Clinic, in San Diego, as an attending physician in interventional cardiology, where she placed thousands of coronary...

Love on a Leash, Image: Hrecheniuk Oleksii/Canva ProLove on a Leash  
Mutual Benefits of Walking the Dog  

The emotional bond between dogs and humans is a powerful force that extends beyond mere companionship. Known for their unwavering loyalty and intuitive understanding, dogs offer a...

Growing Hydroponic Produce at Home, Image: Yang Zhen Siang/Shutterstock.comGrowing Hydroponic Produce at Home  

Hydroponics is a method of gardening that does not use soil. The technique has been around since the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Aztec floating gardens. It is a...

Helping America’s Kids Eat Better, Image: NK_happylark/Canva ProHelping America’s Kids Eat Better  
How Three Women are Leading the Movement  

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of children aged 1 to 5 have not eaten a vegetable today. Each week, nearly one in three won’t eat a piece of fruit, and more than half will...

Thyroid-Friendly Eating, Image: minadezhda by Getty Images/CanvaProThyroid-Friendly Eating  
How to Treat Hypothyroidism With Food  

Shaped like a butterfly, the thyroid gland in the neck plays a critical role in overall health, as it produces a series of hormones that regulate metabolism, brain development, bone maintenance, and heart, muscle and digestive functions. Thyroid health can be achieved by...

Individualized Alzheimer’s Treatments, Image: photobyphotoboy/pasiphae/CanvaProIndividualized Alzheimer’s Treatments  
A New Frontier in Disease Reversal  

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and the numbers are expected to rise to nearly 13 million by 2050. In addition to the loss of...

Exercise Recovery:, Image: Exercise Recovery:  
A Key Component for Wellness  

Healthy exercise can be a positive contributor to everyday wellness for individuals with or without medical and chronic conditions. Yet, many people forget that the recovery process can be just as important as...

Graceful Aging, Image: From left, Tom O'Bryan, Gladys McGarey and Deepak ChopraGraceful Aging  
Living Longer, Healthier and More Fulfilled  

People are living longer, and as we age, we increasingly become aware of a desire to remain healthy, vibrant and active for as long as possible. It’s about extending our health span as much as our lifespan. While genetics...

Finding the Right Eco-Friendly Roof, Image: Ferrantraite by Getty Images/CanvaProFinding the Right Eco-Friendly Roof  

While a house is usually a family’s biggest investment, improvements can be made to make it an environmental asset, too...

Letting the Seasons Enrich Us, Image: RoonzNL by pixabay/CanvaProLetting the Seasons Enrich Us     

For most of us, the first half of our lives is spent tilling the soil of our careers, nourishing family and investing in our dreams. Before we know it, time engraves its signature onto...

Growing Young in Nature, Image: Nathan Bilow by Getty Images/CanvaProGrowing Young in Nature  
How Seniors Heal in the Great Outdoors  

Spending time outdoors is a valuable pastime for individuals in their golden years. Besides being exceedingly pleasurable, communing with nature, breathing fresh air, feeling the warmth of the sun or hearing birdsong can markedly improve a...

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