The meal is definitely the most anticipated part of Thanksgiving and usually it’s an indulgent one! Not to be the party-pooper, but most of the time the dishes are high in saturated fat, cholesterol and salt…not great for our health.
As we approach cold and flu season it’s still important that we eat good foods that will help keep our immune system boosted! We hear so much about boosting vitamin C levels but how much do we actually need?
Oats make a great breakfast option, especially when you’re wanting something warm in the cooler months. They’ve been found to be more filling than breakfast cereals and they’re a cheaper option too!
It’s been known for decades that potential health problems have been associated with applying conventional antiperspirants and deodorants to the body.
Herbs and spices are known to have some of the highest levels of antioxidants, which support our immune health. If you’re not sure what antioxidants are, they’re found in plants and help to protect our cells from disease, viruses and other illnesses.
According to the World Health Organization, air pollution kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year.
Research shows that people who don’t get enough sleep or those who consistently miss out on good sleep are 3-5 times more likely to get sick. It also takes these people longer to recover once they are sick.
Summer is ending and kids are back in school. The busy season has started. Two things that will help you continue to eat healthier is planning and prepping. Having meals planned out for the week is a huge help!
Plastic pollution is a global problem that continues to grow rapidly every day. Besides pollution, plastic can also affect our health.
Over the last decade dry shampoo has grown to be staple beauty product in a lot of bathrooms.
Social distancing does help stop the spread of COVID-19 and, while that’s important, there are also some other things you could be doing to help fight the coronavirus and boost immunity.
Store-bought cleaners are filled with chemicals that can affect on our respiratory health, hormones and cause other health issues.
Raise your hand if you’ve ever wanted to unbutton your jeans because you felt so bloated! A lot of times this can happen after a holiday weekend and a little too much indulging. Here are some foods that can help reduce all the bloating.
There are so many oils on the market and a lot of conflicting information. It’s hard to know which one is best. Not all oils are created equal. Some are worse than others.
Now that the temperatures are warmer we’ll be spending more time outside, hiking, camping or just taking a nice summer stroll. This also means we’ll be fighting off bugs, especially mosquitos! Instead of reaching for the bug repellents that are full of chemicals, how about trying some of these more natural remedies
Tea’s are one of the healthiest things we can drink. Most are filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties along with other health benefits. If you’re looking for an easy way to incorporate more healthy routines in your life, adding a cup a tea per day can do wonders for your health.
Mascara, it’s something almost everyone has in their makeup bag. It’s said to be the second most used beauty product behind lipstick! I definitely use mascara more than lipstick so I want to know what’s in it, especially if I’m putting it on my body almost every single day. But not all mascaras are …
We’ve been told over and over again to put on sunscreen to prevent damage and even skin cancer from sun exposure, but did you know a lot of these ingredients meant to “protect us” haven’t even been tested for safety or efficacy?
The Environmental Working Group has released the 2020 list of the Dirty Dozen. If you’re unfamiliar with this list it consists of the top 12 fruits and vegetables with the highest amounts of pesticide residue that could be concerning.
Did you know certain foods can help boost your mood?!? It’s true, but let me just say, I’m not talking about eating a whole bag of chips or pint of ice cream!
Happy Earth Day! We’re only given one planet to live on and it needs our help more than ever. If you feel like your efforts won’t make that big of a difference, that’s simply not true.
We’re in that weird in between season where we’ll see bits of spring with allergies, but cold and flu season is still lingering. Here are five natural remedies that will help keep your allergies at bay and your immune system boosted.
The EPA estimates that indoor air pollution can be 2 to 5 times higher than outdoors! Powerful disinfectants cleaners, scented air fresheners, laundry detergent and more all contribute to the pollution that is being trapped in our homes, schools and offices.
You might have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s TRUE! This week on ABC10 I showed 3 easy and healthy breakfast options for people on the go (recipes + video below), but first let me tell you why you should be eating breakfast.