When you think of juicing, a glass of something deep green and not very appetizing probably comes to mind. However, the best raw juice blends, as well as smoothie ingredients, actually incorporate different types of fruits and vegetables, not only for the nutritional benefits, but for some surprisingly great flavor. Here are just a few […]

Clean your face twice a day, use sunscreen, drink water, don’t smoke and get enough sleep. These are five of the basic healthy skin tenants, according to dermatologists. But there are five more (delicious) things that can help do wonders for your skin, from feeding it important vitamins and nutrients to speeding up cell turnover […]

Smoothies are great, right? What’s not to love about a nutrient-packed drink that’s not only delicious, but makes you feel good? That said, that are certain choices that are much better than others regarding what to put in that health shake. Here are some of the top ingredients that you should steer clear of. Too […]

Women are generally considered to be the healthiest gender. Again, in general. They tend to eat better, go to the doctor when there’s something wrong, and consistently practice healthier habits. This said, according to an MSNBC report, 43% of all U.S. counties saw increases in female death rates over a recent 14-year period, while male […]

You’re at the grocery store, looking at that container of yogurt. It says “Use by” tomorrow. Should you buy it? Agencies like the FDA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) work to make sure that the foods you’re buying at the grocery store are safe […]

Experts say that breakfast is an important meal – it jump starts your metabolism, gives you energy, and helps you stay on a healthier track and eat smarter throughout the day. But, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group, a health research and advocacy organization, fortified breakfast cereals may provide unhealthy amounts […]

About 50 percent of men in the United States take vitamins and supplements, according to studies. In 2011, American consumers spent $30 billion on these over-the-counter nutritional items. The problem? Many popular vitamins and supplements aren’t FDA-regulated. Additionally, the Archives of Internal Medicine published a study last year that expressed concerns about people using supplements […]