The Effects of Refined Sugar on the Body, Part 1

There are many different types of refined sugar (sucrose, dextrose, corn syrup, etc.), which makes it hard to avoid. You’ll find refined sugar in obvious places like soda and sweets and in not-so-obvious ones such as bread and salad dressing. R ...

Seven Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

Looking for easy ways to beat the heat this summer? No sweat! Try these seven tips to help stay cool, both inside your home and outside in the sun.   1. Laze in the shade: The obvious solution to summertime heat? Relax in the shade! Take shelter ...
Four Tips for Healthy Summer Travel

Four Tips for Healthy Summer Travel

It’s vacation season! Before you hit the highway (or the skies) this summer, consider these four tips to help protect your health:   1. Be Prepared: Pack any and all necessary medications or dietary supplements, plus basic health supplies, ...
Get the Facts about Folic Acid

Get the Facts about Folic Acid

Many people know that folic acid is important for women in their childbearing years. But what exactly is it? And why is it essential for men and women of all ages? Read on to find out more about folic acid!   Folic acid vs. folate Folic acid is ...
Six Tips for Healthy Summer Grilling

Six Tips for Healthy Summer Grilling

As you gather around the grill this summer, don’t let your health go up in smoke. Consider these six tips to have a healthy cookout!   1. Clean the grill. Whether you’re cooking out at a public park or on your own patio, you need to ...
Are Your Fruits & Vegetables Dirty?

Are Your Fruits & Vegetables Dirty?

There’s no doubt that fruits and vegetables are a crucial part of a healthy diet. But conventional farming techniques may expose fresh produce to an array of hazardous pesticides. Which foods are the “dirtiest?” Read on to find out ...
Top Six Supplements for Summer

Top Six Supplements for Summer

Summer is a time for family trips, backyard parties, and plenty of fun. But it’s no time to take a vacation from your health. Consider these six health-supporting supplements for summer:   1. Multi-Vitamin: If your plan to eat perfectly in ...