13 superfoods you should be eating

 

 

These dietary dynamos fight everything from cholesterol to cancer, helping you live a longer, healthier life.

 

 

Homemade sunscreen won't protect your skin

 

 

With DIY sunscreen recipes, you have no idea if you'll be protected from the sun's harmful rays.

 

 

14 tips to help you wake up feeling amazing

 

 

Ready for some clean sleep? A bedtime routine and quality bedding are some sleep hygiene secrets.

 

 

Where do bedbugs come from?

 

 

Bed bugs have been documented as early as the first century. Originating in tropical climates, bed bugs are excellent hitchhikers, stowing away in luggage, hand

 

 

58 ways to live a longer life

 

 

The fountain of youth may be elusive, but there are plenty of things you can do to give your longevity a boost.

 

 

How to keep biking at 96 years old

 

 

Dutch cyclist Egbert Brasjen started riding at age 65 and just keeps on going.

 

 

Don't wash your face in the shower

 

 

It's efficient and we all do it, but guess what? It's not great for your skin. Here's why you shouldn't wash your face in the shower.

 

 

Do you smell the same smells I do?

 

 

How we experience different scents is in our genes, and a change in one olfactory receptor can matter. Plus, there are some who smell things that aren't there.

 

 

9 unusual ways air pollution harms your health

 

 

Air pollution is so pervasive it even affects babies in the womb and causes long-term mental and physical health problems.

 

 

Why you need acquaintances, not just BFFs

 

 

Low-stakes relationships are key for your well-being and can make you feel part of a community.

 

 

Denver just decriminalized magic mushrooms, unofficial results show

 

 

Denver vote decriminalizes magic mushrooms in preliminary results, showing support for psychedelic drug psilocybin.

 

 

8 skills to boost happiness and banish stress

 

 

Learning to be more positive can lead to less anxiety and stress.

 

 

Why I don't wear sunscreen

 

 

I don't use sunscreen, and there's plenty of real scientific evidence to back up my choice.

 

 

What happens when 'Young-Old' baby boomers become 'Old-Old'?

 

 

I offended people with my previous post about aging boomers, but my goal was to draw attention to a looming problem that we need to deal with.

 

 

Water isn't the only healthy beverage

 

 

Here are a few ideas for what to drink to keep your body hydrated without lots of added sugar.

 

 
 

 

Sunscreen chemicals easily absorbed into the bloodstream

 

 

With regular use the chemicals in your sunscreen can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels high enough to raise health concerns.

 

 

Elderberry compounds help minimise flu symptoms

 

 

New evidence shows how active compounds in elderberries strengthen immune response and act directly on the flu virus to keep it from infecting human cells.

 

 

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

 

 

Acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends, say US researchers.

 

 

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

 

 

A food ingredient widely used in baked goods, animal feeds and artificial flavorings, appears to increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.

 

 

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

 

 

New research demonstrates that dietary omega-3 and omega-6 may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children exposed to indoor air pollution.

 

 

Berberine/silymarin combo supports cardiometabolic health

 

 

Taking a combination of the herbal remedies berberine and silymarin can improve blood lipid levels and fasting blood sugar levels, says a new meta-anaylsis.

 

 

Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure

 

 

Blueberries contain antioxidant pigments called anthocyanins which can help maintain vascular health and lower blood pressure.

 

 

Get more B vitamins to protect your brain

 

 

A new study has highlighted the role of B-group vitamins in reducing oxidative stress and maintaining brain health in adults.

 

 

Get fit for a healthy gut

 

 

New research is helping to build a picture of how connected our body systems are and provide information that can lead to more holistic approaches to managing health and wellbeing.

 

 

Losing weight could ease symptoms of depression

 

 

Adopting a healthier diet and losing weight can help improve symptoms of depression, especially in women, according to a new analysis.