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Healthy Gifts that Keep on Giving

HEALTHY GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

Maylin Rodriguez-Paez, RN Not sure what to get your loved ones this holiday season? You're not alone. The holidays are a time for giving,...

Top Foods High in Iodine

TOP FOODS HIGH IN IODINE

Holli Ryan RD, LD/N Iodine is an essential trace mineral, or micromineral, meaning we require smaller amounts of it compared with macrominerals,...

 
 
 
Is Breast Milk Enough for a Baby?

IS BREAST MILK ENOUGH FOR A BABY?

Dayna Dye Breastfeeding is superior to bottle feeding for many reasons, but a mother's milk is sometimes not enough when it comes to...

How to Avoid Mental Burnout: Top Herbs and Lifestyle Tips

HOW TO AVOID MENTAL BURNOUT: TOP HERBS AND LIFESTYLE TIPS

Julia Dosik, MPH We've all had those days. Difficulty getting out of bed in the morning, constant worrying, low energy even after countless...

 
 
 
What to Do if a Family Member Has Coronavirus at Home

WHAT TO DO IF A FAMILY MEMBER HAS CORONAVIRUS AT HOME

Dayna Dye The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has impacted the lives of all of us-for some, the very households they live in. Have you...

How to Stop Touching Your Face to Prevent Viruses

HOW TO STOP TOUCHING YOUR FACE TO PREVENT VIRUSES

Dayna Dye A handshake, a kiss on the cheek, a hug: gestures of greeting and affection we've come to expect from those we know. .. and...

 
 
 
Coronavirus Prevention: Hand Washing vs. Hand Sanitizer

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION: HAND WASHING VS. HAND SANITIZER

Dayna Dye Hand Sanitizer vs Soap Which one is better to prevent the coronavirus? Hand sanitizer is flying off the shelves in the face...

Japanese Diet Plan and Longevity

JAPANESE DIET PLAN AND LONGEVITY

Dayna Dye Japan. Land of the rising sun and the cherry blossom. Advanced in technology and rich in tradition. Of all the countries...

 
 
 
A ‘Fat Burner' Combination: CLA and Carnitine

A ‘FAT BURNER' COMBINATION: CLA AND CARNITINE

Juanita O. Enogieru MS, RD One of the top questions I receive from clients is, “What is the best supplement for me to lose weight?”...

Are Blue Corn Tortilla Chips Healthier?

ARE BLUE CORN TORTILLA CHIPS HEALTHIER?

Holli Ryan RD, LD/N There's a wide selection of tortilla chips to choose from at the grocery store. Are those blue corn tortilla chips...

 
 
 
Could Ashwagandha Help With Epstein-Barr Virus ?

COULD ASHWAGANDHA HELP WITH EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS ?

Ashley Wyckoff, Bachelor of Science Could a common herbal supplement help those infected with Epstein-Barr Virus? The Epstein-Barr...

The Science of Sleep and Dream Recall

THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP AND DREAM RECALL

Dayna Dye “To sleep, perchance to dream.” Or perchance not? Although Hamlet was contemplating the “sleep” of death, sleep and its accompanying...

 
 
 
Krill Oil vs Fish Oil: Why You Could Benefit from Both

KRILL OIL VS FISH OIL: WHY YOU COULD BENEFIT FROM BOTH

Holli Ryan RD, LD/N Krill oil and fish oil are both healthful, omega-3 fatty acid containing marine oils derived from ocean-dwelling...

12 Anti-Inflammatory Spices and Herbs

12 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY SPICES AND HERBS

Holli Ryan RD, LD/N Like fruits and vegetables, many spices and herbs have been shown to have biologically active compounds that benefit...

 
 
 
Boosting Serotonin for Weight Loss

BOOSTING SEROTONIN FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Juanita O. Enogieru MS, RD When it comes to human body composition, there are multiple factors involved in weight loss, weight gain,...

It's That Time of The Year Again: Flu Season

IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN: FLU SEASON

Julia Dosik BS, MPH It's that time of year again! The congestion, sore throat, coughing , head and muscle aches, fatigue, and the list...

 
 
 
Supercentenarian Secrets: Living to 110+ Years Old

SUPERCENTENARIAN SECRETS: LIVING TO 110+ YEARS OLD

Dayna Dye Supercentenarians are men and women aged 110 or older. Although estimations of supercentenarians living today run as high...

Run for Your Life: Running Safety Tips and How to Maximize Your Routine

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE: RUNNING SAFETY TIPS AND HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR ROUTINE

Dayna Dye Remember the exhilaration of running on the edge of breathlessness through an open field as a child? The time to recapture...

 
 
 
How Lab Tests Can Benefit Athletic Performance

HOW LAB TESTS CAN BENEFIT ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Chris Mohr, PhD, RD The days of “no pain, no gain” and “rise and grind” seem to be a thing of the past; much like the short, polyester...

Is Dementia Reversible?

IS DEMENTIA REVERSIBLE?

Dayna Dye Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Body dementia. These diseases invoke dread in the bravest of us. The prospect...

 
 
 



Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 people in Brazil have now died from the Wuhan coronavirus. This makes the Latin American country's coronavirus outbreak the sixth deadliest in the world in terms of... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has had virus

The Department of Health has announced the deaths of 377 more coronavirus patients while a blood-testing survey suggests some 4.5million people have had the virus. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

Critical care nurse Sue Snelson, 64, from Lincolnshire, spent 12 days in the ICU at Scunthorpe General Hospital and told on GMB she tested negative for coronavirus twice. Read more ...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly over' states

The Twitter official responsible for the platform's fact-checking policy has tweeted that members of the Trump administration are “Nazis,” among other false and inflammatory... Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...