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Top Causes of Death Worldwide (and How to Avoid Them!)

Spoiler alert: all of us will die at some point. But how we die is fascinating, because it provides insight into the health “trends” in our society as a whole, like what progress we’ve made and where we’re lagging. A great measure of that is the Global Burden of Disease (GBD), released annually by the Institute for Health Metrics…

Bone Broth-Braised Short Ribs Recipe with Garlic and Thyme

I’m always on the lookout for a restaurant-worthy dish that takes little effort to cook up. I love having a go-to dish that’s easier than calling takeout and tastes even better. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’ve found it. These braised short ribs are a lazy chef’s dream. The prep work is minimal, and the beef…

6 Ways to Improve Scleroderma Symptoms Naturally

Scleroderma  is a rare and difficult disease. Also known as systemic sclerosis, it affects about 75,000 to 100,000 people in the United States. It can be a severe condition that can cause significant physical distress, disability and shortened life expectancy. Many patients with scleroderma are uncomfortable and self conscious about their appearance. This leads to…

Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System

Is a grain-free diet right for you? There are a number of healthy diet options these days. Depending on your goals, convictions, and conditions or disease risk, you should have no problem (with some research legwork) figuring out what is best for your needs. One popular option, particularly for those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance…

The Science Behind ‘Food is Medicine’ & ‘Medicinal Foods’

Hippocrates was to thank for the famous quote, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" — which we translated to "food is medicine" and use as our motto. Still to this day medical doctors and historians consider Hippocrates to be the founder of medicine as a "rational science." Considered to be one…

Mandarin Essential Oil Improves Skin + Even Helps Combat Cancer

With quite a history dating back thousands of years to traditional Chinese medicine, mandarin is known to be the sweetest and the most calming of all citrus essential oils. Why? Mandarin essential oil is very mild and known for many healing properties. For instance, mandarin essential oil is useful in helping to reduce acne, brighten the skin,…

What Is the Wheat Belly Diet Plan?

According to research conducted by the the United States Department of Agriculture, people in the U.S. consume about 500 more calories today than they did 40 years ago — and a whopping 92 percent of the increased per capita caloric intake is attributable to processed grains, oils and other fats dominating most Americans' diets. Surveys show…

Cauliflower Steak Recipe with Italian Seasoning

Nearly everyone loves a good steak. But did you know that you can have a delicious vegetarian steak, too? Veggie lovers, meet this cauliflower steak recipe. What Is Cauliflower Steak? Cauliflower steak is just a fancy name for a thick slice of fresh cauliflower. When you slice cauliflower into "steaks" and then roast them in…

How to Gain Weight Fast in a Safe Way

Being underweight can be just as frustrating as being overweight. For people who experience difficulty gaining weight, it can be confusing to figure out how to gain weight in a healthy way. If you're wondering how to gain weight fast without harming your body, there are certain foods and exercises that will help you increase your…

6 Vegetarian Diet Benefits and Guidelines to Follow

According to research published by the Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health at Loma Linda University, people who follow a vegetarian diet or vegan diet — meaning they avoid all meat and possibly dairy, fish and eggs too — represent between 2 percent to 5 percent of the total adult population in the United States.…