If you’re a healthy individual and you don’t smoke, you can safely continue to take birth control pills for as long as you want, at least until a few years post-menopause. Oral contraceptives have been researched thoroughly, with over five decades worth of research supporting their safety. More
This is a cool and refreshing dip that goes well with toast, vegetables, crackers or roti (Indian flatbread). Made with yogurt and chopped spinach, it is a healthy meal that is perfect for when you don’t feel like cooking something elaborate.
As the temperature drops, don’t be tempted to warm your belly with rich macaroni and cheese and creamy soup. Instead, get that toasty feeling from superfoods: healthy eats that are loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and immune-boosting powers that your body needs to power itself through cold weather. More
There is a large body of evidence that suggests that there are numerous health benefits associated with the consumption of oily fish. Research shows that consuming oily fish helps protect against cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, age-related vision loss and dementia. More
No doubt you’ve heard it a thousand times by now: Heart disease is the number one killer among both men and women. Research suggests that by eating the right foods, getting enough exercise, and generally taking good care of yourself, you could slash your risk of dying from heart disease by an incredible 80 percent. More
Everyone is in search of a secret product for glowing skin. But what they fail to understand is that glowing skin is not just about external care, it is a healthy mix of internal and external care. Instead of relying on makeup, try these simple tips for radiant and glowing skin. More
Peppermint essential oil is so useful that is it comes as no surprise that even folks that are not well versed in the use of essential oils will have a bottle in their first aid kit. In my own case, peppermint oil was added to my collection in the ’80s when I started suffering debilitating migraine headaches. Thankfully, the headaches are gone, but peppermint essential oil remains a core component in my medicine cabinet. More