I Tried to Do a Plank Pose Every Day for a Month. Here?s What Happened

When I agreed to do a month-long plank challenge and write about my experience, I thought it would be an easy gig. I had no idea what I was in for.

6 Reasons Your Eye is Twitching And How To Make It Stop

One recent morning, I woke up after a less-than-ideal night of sleep, feeling exhausted. While brushing my teeth, I glanced in the mirror and noticed that, in addition to sporting dark circles, the area under my left eye was twitching uncontrollably. I’ve had upper eyelid twitches before, but they usually go away after a few minutes. This […]

5 Simple Hip Stretches to Ease Back Pain and Improve Your Posture

Loosening your hips won?t just make you more limber. It can ease lower back pain and improve your posture. Use the hip stretches below to get started!

What Are Your Food Cravings Trying to Tell You?

Itching for that afternoon caffeine jolt? How about something sweet after dinner? Many people experience food cravings, and often they?re for something unhealthy. But sometimes a craving can be an important message from your body. Find out some common reasons behind food cravings ? as well as how to handle them. 1. Hunger The hunger […]

Top 32 Foods to Prevent Migraines

If you?ve ever suffered from migraines you?d probably do almost anything to be free of them. The sharp, knifing pain through one eye, the vision disturbances, and the nausea or vomiting is enough to make them completely debilitating. While much has been written on the foods that can trigger migraines in those who are vulnerable […]

7 Ways to Ease Digestive Problems After Going Vegan

Don't let stomach issues derail your vegan journey. You can ease digestive problems after going vegan with these simple tricks.

An Unexpected Way to Get Motivated

You may have heard the suggestion that if you want to achieve a goal, find a mentor or speak to someone who?s already achieved the goal and follow their advice. Surprising new research has found the exact opposite to be true, that giving advice actually motivates people more than receiving it. This could provide a […]

3 Yin Poses for Yoga Beginners

These three restorative poses can improve mobility and promote a sense of calm and relaxation.

What Happens in Your Gut When You Eat a Low Carb Diet

More and more people are eating a low carbohydrate diet as a way to lose weight without any consideration to the long-term effects on their health. There are concerns about the increased risk of diabetes with ketogenic-type diets that are both low in carbohydrates and high in fat. Low carb diets have also been linked […]

C. Diff, Digestive Health and How To Protect Yourself

One of the most notorious bacterium you may be familiar with is Clostridium difficile, also known as C. diff.

Essential Reading on Essential Oils

Essential oils have become a powerful wellness trend, but are they a cure-all, a marketing scheme, or something in between?

This Natural Product Might Be Key to a Longer, Healthier Life

Everyone aims for a long healthspan ? this is, the number of years your body is healthy. And researchers have discovered a natural product that might be the key to slowing aging. Here?s what science has to say about living a longer, healthier life. The average lifespan of humans As of 2016, the global average […]

How Much Aspirin is in Plants?

The results of a recent aspirin meta-analyses suggesting a reduction of cancer mortality by about one-third in subjects taking daily low-dose aspirin ?can justly be called astounding.? Yet the protection from ?Western? cancers enjoyed by those eating more traditional plant-centered diets, such as the Japanese, ?is even more dramatic.? Before the Westernization of their diets, […]

5 Stability Ball Exercises for Seniors (with Videos!)

If you're a senior, use these stability ball exercises to build strength and improve your balance and stability.

How to Make Up for Lost Sleep

If you?ve been shorting yourself on sleep, it?s time to pay up. Your body keeps track of its sleep debt ? the hours here and there that you?re undersleeping. And it can add up to some serious consequences. Find out what happens when you?re sleep-deprived, and learn some tips to repay your sleep debt. How […]