As strawberries come into season, learn how this red berry can improve your health. The bright red color of strawberries is more than just pretty to look at. Their color comes from anthocyanins, antioxidants that have been linked to liver health, low blood pressure, reduced inflammation and eyesight improvement. Research suggests that antioxidants in strawberries are quicklyRead More about The Scoop on Strawberries
Before you head out for fun in the sun, set aside a day to throw out any expired bottles of sunscreen from summers past and buy a new bottle. While you’re at it, you may want to pick up a few bottles, as studies show most Americans don’t apply enough sunscreen. The Skin Cancer FoundationRead More about Is Your Sunscreen So Last Summer?
Use the extra hours of daylight this summer to address neglected health concerns. During the winter, people tend to think about immediate health issues and hazards: fending off a cold, dressing in appropriate layers, avoiding icy or snowy conditions, etc. Or they may be bursting with weight-loss and diet ideas following a spate of NewRead More about In Harmony With Summer
Your gastrointestinal (GI) system is as essential to your overall health as having good soil is to growing a thriving garden. In fact, the thousands of microscopic organisms living in your gut are called just that — “flora,” another word for plants. Actually bacteria, these microorganisms live inside our intestines, and our bodies benefit fromRead More about GI Health: How Your Gut Garden Grows
With warm weather ahead, you can’t wait to hit the trails for a long hike or pack your tackle box for a day at the lake. But does your outdoor prep get a passing grade? Before you head outdoors, put your readiness to the test. How many bandages should be in your first-aid kit? The AmericanRead More about Are You Nature-Proof?