Ginger: Nature's Health Superstar

“Spicy to the tongue, yet soothing to the digestive tract” is how herbalist Steven Foster describes the knotty rhizome (or root) that’s been prized for more than 4,000 years. From its use in breads...

Easy Halloween Dinners

What do Halloween and New Year's Eve have in common? They're both holidays—but they're also two of the top pizza sales day of the year! Of course, Americans don't need a holiday to eat pizza—93...

Trying to Shop Non GMO? There's an App for That!

With no law yet requiring labeling of foods containing GMOs, it’s up to the shopper to figure it out. The Non-GMO Project seal provides a helpful tool, letting a shopper know that a product has been...

Breast Cancer

Background Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer killer after lung cancer. Fortunately, natural remedies may improve outcomes and decrease the toxicity of treatment. Influence of Nutrition...

Fair Game: What is Fair Trade?

Your questions about fair trade, answered. October is Fair Trade Month, but only about 55 percent of the US population knows what the term “fair trade” means. Here, we answer some of the most common...

Five Ways to Support Immunity

Today we live in a world threatened by new and dangerous disease possibilities, ranging from the bird flu to biological warfare. Rising healthcare costs, the ever-present shadow of cancer, and many...

Fall Allergy Relief

A fall chill may be in the air, but if you’re one of the 40 million Americans suffering from allergic rhinitis, otherwise known as hay fever, a change in the seasons doesn’t necessarily mean a break...

You Are What You Eat: Studies Link Taste to Personality

When planning a dinner party, catering to the food preferences of many people can be taxing. But recent psychological research could make it easier to gauge taste buds and personalities at the same...

Seeing Clearly: Protect Eye Health From An Early Age

Did you know that August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month? Whether you’re expecting your first child or already raising your youngsters, you can work toward safeguarding their eye health now...

Pokémon GO Gets Users Outside

An unlikely fitness phenomenon has swept the nation, persuading people of all ages to go outside for a walk. But, as millions are experiencing the great outdoors, their phones aren’t far from sight...

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