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Vitamin C Benefits

Thrive Market | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrive Market

Thrive Market When you're starting to get sick, few things are more comforting than chicken soup, calls from mom, and a huge bottle of vitamin C. ...

4 Common Misconceptions About Natural Ingredients

Allure | Posted 06.20.2016 | Style
Allure

For Allure, by Elizabeth Siegel. Photo: Con Poulos Here, experts dispel four of the most common misconceptions about natural ingredients. You can ...

Too Much of a Good thing

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.16.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog Parents worry if their children are getting a good diet that will allow them to grow up healthy and strong. I...

It's All About the Capsaicin Baby

Gina Keatley | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Brooklyn has been a super hot real estate location for the past few years and after this weekend it's a tad bit hotter with the addition of the Fourth...

Do You Need More Vitamin C To See?

Joan Salge Blake | Posted 04.20.2016 | Fifty
Joan Salge Blake

Do we need vitamin C to see? Maybe. While we grew up thinking vitamin A-rich carrots are good for vision, new research suggests that you may also need to look to citrus fruits and other vitamin C-rich foods to maintain your eyes' good health.

Why Cats Over the Age of 8 Should Get Regular Eye Exams

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

f a cat's high blood pressure goes unchecked, the most common eventual symptom will be sudden, acute blindness. Blood vessels in the eye will burst, causing the retina to detach, and the kitty will lose part or all of her eyesight.

What The Healthiest People Eat For Breakfast

Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit t...

Workout Facials: Can Exercising Your Face Really Make It Look Younger?

Thrive Market | Posted 12.01.2015 | Women
Thrive Market

Photo credit: Alicia Cho, Thrive Market By Dana Poblete for Thrive Market When Carole Maggio started her Facercise regimen in 1981 and popularized i...

Simple Tips for Staying Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates there are nearly one billion cases of the common cold each year in the U.S. Aside from washing our hands, what else can we do to boost our immune system?

Sorry, Your Vitamin C Megadose Is Basically Useless

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

It’s Fall which means flu season and a germy free-for-all — but we’re on it! Here's our guide to staying healthy 'til Spring: Schools are back i...

What Your Skin Needs During Your 30s, 40s And 50s

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.03.2015 | OWN

Foaming washes, exfoliates, serums, scrubs, spot treatments, masks -- whatever your skincare routine consists of, there's a good chance it's the resul...

Vegan Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 05.31.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

I am a big fan of cauliflower mashers-a wonderful healthy substitute for real mashed potatoes. However, I recently had the opportunity to try cauliflower soup for the first time and now I cannot get enough of its comforting delicious taste.

Super Beet Smoothie

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 04.20.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Beets are filled with a whole lot of goodness that goes well beyond keeping our liver clean. They are a great source of fiber, disease fighting antiox...

I on Beauty: Chapter 11 - Six Dermatological Breakthroughs to Defy Age: Part II

Irene Michaels | Posted 02.06.2015 | Style
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. In the first part of this piece, I discussed a popular procedure, fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing,...

The Best Birthday Gift You'll Ever Receive: Self-Compassion

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

One thing is for sure -- charting your own destiny can be extremely liberating providing you first lighten up -- on yourself! Have some self-compassion.

Processed Feud: How the Food Industry Shapes Nutrition

Andy Bellatti | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Public health and nutrition dialogues need clear, explicit messages. Naturally-occurring sugars and added sugars are very different animals. The same goes for processed foods. How is it that a national nutrition organization can simply choose not to recognize that cooking a pot of oatmeal is vastly different from making a Three Musketeers bar in a processing plant?

Skinny Dip!

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Don't be shy. Dive right into this nutrient-packed skinny dip. The addition of zucchini makes our guacamole recipe even more refreshingly tasty. Zucch...

Leonardo DiCaprio Takes Skin Care to a New Level

Tim Schmidt | Posted 07.20.2014 | Style
Tim Schmidt

Are there any "real" skin care benefits behind vitamin c infused showers? With any new concept, there is little research and varied opinions.

If Coconut Water Is the New Kale, Count Me In

Christine Chen | Posted 07.14.2014 | Hawaii
Christine Chen

I'm coming to grips with the fact that I must budget for this relatively new obsession of mine, but I don't mind. Feeling energetic, not taking sick days, glowing from the inside out... it's all priceless.

Functional Foods: A Fix to Highlight after National Nutrition Month

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Very public efforts to improve health and prevent disease by eating right have also spurred the food and beverage industries to develop promising and innovative products that will help individuals as well as stimulate companies' sales.

6 Great Tips to Better Skin

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Beauty is not only skin deep. Instead, true beauty and great skin come from what we eat and how we live.

Nutrition Label 2.0: Bigger, Bolder, Better

Andy Bellatti | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

These changes are undoubtedly a victory for health advocates. As First Lady Michelle Obama put it: "This is a big deal, and it's going to make a big difference for families all across this country." They could also create a crisis for the food industry.

Vitamin C Linked With Reduced Stroke Risk

Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Making sure you get enough vitamin C could help protect you from stroke, a small new study suggests. Research presented at the annual meeting of th...

Beauty Routine: What Is in Martha Stewart's Vanity

Marta Wohrle | Posted 03.15.2014 | Style
Marta Wohrle

Martha Stewart is a face mask lover and, in this, she is woman after my own heart. I don't use a face mask every day (as Martha seems to), but several times a week and my favorite is Royal Nectar's Bee Venom Mask.

Fun and Fruitful: Cranberries

Indie Lee | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Indie Lee

Before you toss those leftovers on Friday morning, take a look at this quick cranberry DIY mask and glow throughout the holidays.