The renewed energetic awakenings of spring make this a great time to prepare our minds, bodies and environments for the brightening season ahead. It’s a perfect opportunity for a spring cleanse and the creation of a more vibrant, balanced sense of well-being.
Emphasizing nutrient dense, functional foods in your diet is the best way to improve health and well-being. Functional foods do just what they say: help your body function at its best. If you’re not emphasizing these high integrity, highly nutritious foods and ingredients, you may be starving your body of the building blocks it needs to not just function, but actually thrive.
Learn which vision-friendly foods and nutrients can help keep your eyesight sharp.
If you want a refreshing way to improve your digestion, enhance your immune system and increase your peace of mind, try chai tea. Scientific research is now confirming what people in India have known for thousands of years: Chai is not only soothing and uplifting -- it also benefits numerous areas of health, for long-term vitality.
During the cold, short days of winter it’s all too easy to become vitamin D deficient. The lack of sunlight and increased time spent indoors attribute to lower vitamin D levels and can lead to increased risk for bone and cardiovascular damage. Find out what you can do to keep your vitamin D levels up and keep your body’s systems working for you all season.
In addition to regular exercise and a healthy diet, there are a number of specific foods, herbs and supplements that can help support proper blood flow and promote long-term cardiovascular health.
Spices do more than just boost flavor in food. They can also have a multitude of added health benefits. From cellular wellness to detoxification and heavy metal removal, find out which spices can assist wellbeing and how to maximize the results of these common botanicals.
Healthy internal flora — our "microbiota" — perform numerous tasks that affect digestion, immunity, metabolism, even mental health. Life would be quite difficult, perhaps impossible, without them. Read more.
We see them everywhere — in our yards, on the side of the road, sprouting through the sidewalk cracks. They're the ubiquitous little yellow flowers known as dandelions, and they're one of nature's great survivors, capable of thriving just about anywhere.