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Want To Prevent Inflammation & Autoimmune Disease? Here's Where To Start

In the last four years of my private practice as an integrative medicine doctor, I have personally witnessed the rise of autoimmune conditions. It …

Wellness

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Manchester

Sebaceous hyperplasia: Treatment and home remedies

Sebaceous hyperplasia causes small bumps to appear on the skin when sebaceous glands become enlarged.<p>These bumps are harmless and often appear on the …

Skin Care

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy workweek?<p>That’s what weekends are for.<p>We know you don’t have time to waste …

Dessert

Yes, Probiotic Turmeric Soda Exists — And It's Super Easy To Make. Here's How

If you haven't dabbled in homemade ferments before, turmeric soda is a great place to start. Fermenting turmeric is actually the secret to …

Alternative Medicine

Meet The ‘Huge Fatty Salad,’ Your Brain’s New Best Friend

Elaine Benes may have introduced the world to The Big Salad on “Seinfeld” in 1994, but in 2018 it’s all about The Huge Fatty Salad.<p>If you’re a human who’s ever lived through the month of January, you know America turns to salads when it’s time to drop a pants size. But there’s one specific type of …

Nutrition

Release Your Tight Jaw & Neck In 6 Feel-Good Steps

<i>Here at mbg, we believe that beauty is uniquely yours. In our video series Bare Your Beauty, we break down various techniques, rituals, and how-to’s</i> …

Yoga

25 Skincare Tips Dermatologists Know (That You Don't)

“Avoid the sun and when you can’t avoid it, wear sunscreen and a hat. I swear by Coolibar sun protective clothing and Colorescience Sunforgettable …

Skin Care

100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

Just a few suggestions to start with.<p>As someone with very low tolerance for racist bullshit, I’ve managed to surround myself with white people who are cognizant of their privilege and strive to make the world a less terrifying and frustrating place for people of color. This means that I often deal …

Race & Ethnicity

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

Whole Grain

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Project Management

Implant will show when cancer is present by generating artificial mole on skin

An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny patch lies under the skin and is made of a network of cells which constantly monitor calcium levels in the body.<p>Cancer causes …

Cancer

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

Sugar free diet: 9 things that can happen to your body when you give up sugar

Sugar will give you soaring highs, but it'll make you pay with crashing lows afterwards. And we've never been more aware of how much sugar our diets …

Diabetes

Tip: The Silly-Looking Exercise Your Glutes Need

This exercise will boost your deadlift and build your flat butt... but it looks weird. Who cares? Be weird.<p>Most people know about the cable …

Time I

The 10 Most-Pinned Healthy Salads on Pinterest

Whatever your recipe needs may be, they can almost always be satisfied on Pinterest. The website is a great place to find just about anything: …

Healthy Eating

Why is long-term weight loss so hard? These scary chemicals are partly to blame

People have been told for years that losing weight and keeping it off is as simple as eating less and exercising more. But not only is this …

Weight Loss

Getting just 6 hours of sleep is linked to mental health issues

You might think you can get by on 5 or 6 hours’ sleep a night, but people who get less than 7 hours are more likely to have mood or mental health …

Mental Health

The Menopause-Alzheimer’s Connection

In the next three minutes, three people will develop Alzheimer’s disease. Two of them will be women.<p>There are 5.7 million Alzheimer’s patients in the United States. By 2050, there will probably be as many as 14 million, and twice as many women as men will have the disease.<p>And yet research into …

Dementia

How to increase hemoglobin: Home remedies

Hemoglobin is a protein found in the red blood cells. These cells are responsible for carrying oxygen around the body.<p>In addition to transporting …

Wellness

Eating certain raw fruits and vegetables has been linked to better mental health

Raw fruits and vegetables may play a role in improving mental health, according to a new study by the University of Otago.<p>Researchers have found that …

Mental Health

Attention women: Your choice of blood pressure medicine may affect your risk of pancreatic cancer

In findings with potentially broad implications for the public's health, new research has found that some women who treat their high blood pressure with a class of drugs that relaxes the blood vessels were more likely to develop pancreatic cancer than those who use other hypertension medications.<p>In …

Cancer

I Was Warned This Natural De-Bloating Elixir Was "Very Serious"—So I Tried It

"De-bloating," "all-natural," "overnight": These three phrases are individually very appealing to any health-and-wellness guru, but when strung …

Alternative Medicine

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Be Having For A Faster Metabolism

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Nutrition

Cancer Breakthrough Leads China's Biotech Boom

A few days before Craig Chase was discharged from the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital in Nanjing, his doctor told him something he never …

Biotechnology

Breakthrough treatment could ‘melt away’ cancer

A new cancer treatment can help some lung cancer tumors “[melt] away,” seriously prolonging patients’ lives, according to a series of breakthrough …

Cancer

Fatty Liver Disease: 7 Best Natural Treatments

Having fat in the liver is normal but only to some extent. When more than 5 to 10% of your liver's weight is fat, it is known as a fatty liver …

Alternative Medicine

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Nutrition