Fit 63-year-old Says He’s Never Eaten Animal Products. Is Being Vegan the Fountain of Youth?

A vegan diet is a plant-based diet, completely void of animal foods like meat, seafood, eggs and dairy. Vegans eat a lot of fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains. Eating vegan eliminates many processed foods in the American diet, like donuts and baked goods, which may contain butter, milk and eggs. Furthermore, going vegan requires that you avoid foods containing animal-derived ingredients or additives, like gelatin, which is found in many candy products, Jell-O, marshmallows and other ‘not-so-good-for-you’ foods.

Calm Yourself With Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is in the mint plant family, along with basil, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme and more. Said to be native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean, lemon balm has a medicinal history that dates back more than 2,000 years.

Quick Facts on 3 Types of Fasting

The three methods, time-restricted feeding, intermittent calorie restriction and periodic fasting, are extensively discussed in this report. For each method of fasting described, very credible doctors stand behind the method he or she believes in. And each of the doctors came to the conclusion to support a certain method through his or her own research. These doctors are basically fasting experts.

Think Twice About Trying a "Fish Pedicure" on Your Next Vacation

Allowing fish – and specifically the toothless garra rufa species (native to Turkey and other countries in the Middle East) – to exfoliate the skin for medical or cosmetic reasons is actually nothing new. For a while, it was actually a big celebrity beauty trend.

Be Proactive About Diabetic Amputations

Although many diabetic Americans are able to live overall healthy and happy lives if they manage their condition well, there is a large community of American people being devastated by diabetic amputations.

Be Proactive About Secondhand and Thirdhand Smoke

If you do not smoke, you should be justifiably proud for doing something so important as to protect your health as well as the health of your friends, family and loved ones. And if you are a nonsmoker who is primarily around nonsmokers, it might be easy to believe that you’ve pretty much eliminated the health risks of smoking from your life. Unfortunately, you may be wrong - especially if any of your coworkers smoke.

Be Proactive About “The Black Hole of Aging”

Perhaps the most important aspect of proactive aging is understanding that health issues can sometimes occur without symptoms. A “symptom-less” health issue can happen to anyone at any age.

Consider Spot Cryotherapy Treatments To Reduce Swelling After Dental Surgery

Localized cryotherapy, when applied in the early postoperative period, can manage the swelling after dental surgery.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Takes a Bath Every Night. Should You?

Actress and wellness guru, Gwyneth Paltrow, said she takes a bath every night. “I fell in love with the ritual of it—lighting a candle and having a cup of tea or a whiskey, depending on my day,” she said, in this report. “It’s non-negotiable. It’s just like, I do it every night.”

Let’s Discuss the Marvelous Mushroom

There are many different types of mushrooms. I’m most interested in the potential health benefits of these fungi that people either love to love or love to hate.

Getting the Perfect Photo May Be Detrimental to Your Health.

Some people, especially social media influencers, will go to great lengths in order to attempt to snap a viral-worthy photo even if it means risking their lives.

Need a Plant-Based Source of Protein? Consider Edamame

Edamame, which are young soybeans (so they are legumes and not veggies) that are usually still in the pod (but can also be bought shelled), are a great plant-based source of protein. And protein is one of the six nutrients we need to stay healthy. (The other nutrients are water, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals). Our bodies use protein to build and repair tissues and make enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals.

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