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The Truth You Need to Know About Facial Oils

Marta Wohrle | Posted 03.01.2014 | Style
Marta Wohrle

Facial oils tend to be regarded with suspicion ("Won't they make me breakout?") or disdain ("This can't be a real anti-ager."). These reactions are not only unwarranted but they prevent you from understanding one of skincare's best kept secrets.

7 Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

Posted 11.20.2013 | Fifty

Sure, it's good to live each day like it's your last. But wouldn't it be great to just have more days? While we're being bombarded daily with bad n...

14 Foods To Start Eating RIGHT NOW

Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

Too often, we like to focus on the immediate effects health and exercise –- the dress size, the number on the scale, the quick-fix "get toned now!" ...

5 Natural Anti-Aging Secrets From Around The World

Posted 11.09.2013 | Fifty

From brushing your hair 100 times, to drinking a gallon of water a day to plump up your skin -- we've all heard anti-aging advice from our mothers and...

9 Antioxidants That Can Help Prevent Premature Skin Aging

DermApproved | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

As we get older, it's normal for our skin to gradually lose its elasticity and thin out. However, there are a variety of factors that can cause the skin to start aging at an accelerated rate.

Poison Or Medicine?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

When it comes to heart disease risk, caffeinated coffee can actually be a "poison" for one person. And a "medicine" for another. It all depends on one little gene.

Why I'm Not Thrilled About That New Antioxidant Study

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

I didn't stop taking supplements because an epidemiological study showed an "association" of antioxidants with greater mortality, and I'm not taking more of them because this new epidemiological study shows the opposite "association."

How Much Do You Really Know About Antioxidants?

Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for For the last decade we have heard repeatedly how important antioxidants are for us, and every other day we learn about ...

Jo Robinson: Eating on the Wild Side (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Gerendasy

Jo Robinson's new book Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health takes careful measure of the last 15 years of scientific research i...

Crazy for Kale... Or Not So Much?

Julie Upton | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Kale is more nutrient-packed than spinach, but due to its strong flavor, many of my clients have to add a lot of high-calorie extras to eat it. Spinach is more mild and can be enjoyed without as much "doctoring" as kale.

Anti-Aging Supplement's HUGE Downside

Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty

Could this "fountain of youth" actually age you? Resveratrol, an antioxidant hailed by some as a miracle antidote to aging, might just be the exact op...

Rachel Tepper

7-Up Agrees To Drop Controversial Ingredient | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

If you find yourself in need of a Vitamin E fix, you should no longer assume you'll get it from 7-Up. The drink's producer, Dr Pepper Snapple Grou...

Eggs: Healthy or Not?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Eggs: They're just one of those foods. Seems like every other week there's an egg controversy. Are they good for you, bad for you, or somewhere in between?

Can an Apple a Day Really Keep Fatigue Away?

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

Mentioning a glass of red wine makes most people smile. It has been suggested that the reason the French have such a low rate of cardiovascular disease is because they consume large amounts of red wine.

Add Purple For Your Health

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

This month, I decided to give the spotlight to purple! Purple foods are packed with antioxidants and phytonutrient flavonoids. Eating these foods will help protect your memory, aid against cancer, protect your heart, prevent inflammation, and slow down signs of aging.

13 Foods To Add To Your Diet In 2013

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Like clothing, music, and celebrities, certain foods come and go in terms of popularity. Here are 13 that may help you improve your health, assist your weight-loss efforts, or just give you the chance to give your taste buds something new!

Radical Tails: Antioxidants Can Prevent Regeneration

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Science
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

We need get rid of the common "oxidants are bad guys and antioxidants are good guys" myth. Oxidants can be harmful in some contexts, but they can also serve as important regenerative signals. Indiscriminate use of antioxidants can impair these important endogenous signals.

The Pleasure and Pain of Coffee: How Confusing Can It Get?

Roxana Shaw | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Roxana Shaw

Confession: I am enamored with coffee. In fact, I adore coffee so much that I coerced my coffee-virgin husband to "just give a Starbucks mocha a try," and now he's hooked, as in love with coffee as I am. Does that mean I created a drug addict? This is where all the confusion comes in.

Cup of Tea? For Your Hair!

Indie Lee | Posted 01.30.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

Many of you already know teas (specifically black and green teas) are high in antioxidants. But did you realize that tea can also be beneficial to your hair growth and used as a natural highlighter/colorant?

5 Healthy Fall Chip Recipes

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 12.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Think nice, crispy chips can't be part of a healthy diet? Think again! The crispness of fall is in the air, and it should be in your food, too, in the form of delicious chips made from seasonal, locally-grown foods.

What Can This Do For Your Blood Pressure?

Posted 10.02.2012 | Fifty

Have issues with your blood pressure? A new study offers up a potential, all-natural solution: pomegranate juice. Researchers at Queen Margaret Uni...

8 Big Health Benefits Of Apples

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living

September is here and with it, the start of the harvest season of one of our favorite superfoods (and superfruits!) the apple. It's no surprise th...

A Hunger to Live Longer: Do Calorie-Restricted Diets Promote Longevity and Slow Aging?

Rob Brooks | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Brooks

Want to live a long time? Who doesn't? Quite a number of smart people have staked their hopes for long life on restricting their calorie intake. It's an idea that rests on a not-inconsiderable body of evidence. But some new developments suggest it may be a questionable strategy.

ORAC no more!

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

I'm personally sorry to see the ORAC values go. But their blatant misuse and misrepresentation by commercial interests intent on selling a bunch of products won't be missed at all.

Dark Chocolate: The Verdict Is In, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Have you ever wondered if eating dark chocolate is beneficial to your health? I know I have! Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave a definitive a...