Is Aromatherapy a Missing “Ingredient” Of Your Proactive Healthcare Plan?

There is little dispute that going to the dentist is usually not a pleasant experience. And it appears that many dentists are more than aware of this. Dental visits can be a stressful, anxiety-ridden experience.

How to Get The Most Out Of Your Massages

It has been reported that Meghan Markle maintains her beautiful skin by getting facial massages. The Duchess is said to be a fan of the buccal massage, which involves massaging the face as well as having the inside of your mouth rubbed down.

Get Hip to Proper Vitamin Supplementation and Avoid Hip Fractures

Learning what nutrients you need and the amounts can be overwhelming and confusing. To give you some basics, there are six essential nutrients you need to stay healthy. These nutrients are water, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. In addition, there are 16 essential minerals and 13 essential vitamins we all need for our bodies to function properly and stay healthy.

When You Walk Your Dog, Remember You’re Also Walking Yourself!

I confess. I’m a major dog lover. My husband Eric and I are the proud ‘parents’ of five German Shepherds. They are indeed a critical part of our family, partly because they play a huge role in keeping us happy and healthy.

Yes, You Are Fit But it Does Not Mean You Are Healthy

Many will agree that people who are able to successfully complete marathons and perform well in other types of physical activity challenges are exceptionally fit. But a person who is fit may not necessarily be healthy. Take, for example, the story of Jim Fixx, a famous running enthusiast, marathoner and author of The Complete Book of Running (1977). In 1984, Fixx ironically died of a heart attack “while trotting along a country road in Vermont,” according to this recent report. He was only 52-years-old.

The Diet-Cancer Link - Evidence Keeps Mounting

We’ve published numerous articles over the past several years about the impact diet and nutrition can have on reducing the risk of developing diseases, including certain cancers. There are links between diet and cancers such as lymphoma, brain, prostate and breast cancer (among other types of cancer). This supports the claim that what you eat has a direct impact on every aspect of your health, including your body’s ability to resist certain cancers.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Learn How You Can Be Proactive About Mental Health

Former WWE wrestler Ashley Massaro was about to celebrate her 40th birthday in Las Vegas, but she didn’t get to celebrate this milestone birthday due to suicide. Massaro allegedly hung herself in her Suffolk County, NY home (where her body was found) just a few days before her birthday.

Horseradish Packs a Lot of Heat and Health Benefits

Horseradish is not exactly what I would call your “everyday condiment.” In fact, most people consume it pretty rarely - perhaps in a Bloody Mary or paired with a reuben sandwich.

Yet Another Reason to Pile Your Plate With Broccoli

We all need the nutrients found in broccoli for proper body functioning and our wellbeing. Broccoli contains nutrients, such as fiber, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A and folate. These nutrients are necessary to help our bodies fight off diseases such as depression, dementia, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Alfalfa Sprouts Aren’t For Everyone, But They May Be Right For You

If you are like me, you don’t have alfalfa in the produce drawer of your refrigerator. But that is about to change, because I discovered the potential health benefits of this plant.

Hibiscus Tea May Lower Your Blood Pressure...Among Many Other Things

Popular sparkling water brand LaCroix recently debuted a new flavor: hibiscus. And according to one report, some people were pretty disappointed and hoping for a flavor more on the lines of watermelon or strawberry lemonade.

Part of the 50 & Up Club? You Need to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough Vitamin B12

If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and are familiar with my book, it’s no secret to you that I’m all about overcoming nutrient deficiencies and imbalances. If you have too little or too much of the nutrients, like vitamins and minerals, which are needed for proper body functioning, you are likely to have health issues. Nutritional imbalance puts you at a greater risk of developing health issues such as depression and obesity. And if you already have certain health issues, like metabolic syndrome, you may need more of a certain nutrient than the average person.

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