Children’s Cancer Types and Ways to Prevent Them

There may be nothing more upsetting or difficult to process than seeing a child with cancer. Unfortunately, about 175,000 children under the age of 14 die each year because of cancer. In the United States, cancer is the leading cause of death for children.  While statistics like these are certainly awful and shocking, there is
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Five Tips for Self-Care

With everything going on in 2020, self-care has never been more important. With the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting millions of people, and all of the stresses it’s producing, many of us are understandably feeling a little worn down.  Fortunately, there are a few things we can all do to help support our health and well-being.
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The Secret to Glowing Skin

Did you know that the skin is the body’s largest organ? While many of us do things to keep our other organs—like our hearts, lungs, and livers—healthy, we also need to remember that healthy skin is just as important. Plus, healthy skin means glowing skin, and we all want more of that, don’t we? As
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Is the Recent COVID-19 Virus Related to Your Vitamin D Levels?

Many people take vitamins and supplements for a range of reasons. Some people want to supplement their nutritional intake. Other people want to correct known deficiencies. Regardless of the reasons, millions of Americans take vitamins and supplements.  However, for many people, they would be surprised to find that specific vitamins, especially vitamin D, are related to the
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10 Keys to a Healthier Lifestyle

As the world is in the throes of a global pandemic, there has never been a perfect time to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Understandably, sometimes this is easier said than done, but there are several things you can do right now to get fit. A healthy lifestyle means several different things for different people. Most
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What are Nutraceuticals and how can they help you be healthier?

When we read the word nutraceuticals, we get an idea of what it is right away – a combination of ‘nutrition’ and ‘pharmaceutical.’ A nutraceutical involves consuming foods, or certain components of foods, in a way that maintains optimal health. The most common nutraceuticals include a range of herbal and natural foods like pre- and
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COVID-19: How is it Different from Other Pandemics?

Pandemics have played a role in most of modern history. Various outbreaks throughout the past couple of centuries have made a significant impact on human society. While in some ways the current coronavirus pandemic is similar to those we have experienced in the past, there are also many differences that we are currently experiencing. Throughout
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February is American Heart Month

Find out how the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute raises awareness about heart health to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors. February is American Heart Month. Why is this awareness campaign or event important? Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women. In fact, heart disease accounts for one in
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Foods That Can Help You Lose Fat

It might sound like an oxymoron but eating can actually help you lose fat. This isn’t to say that you should go order a pizza or eat a burger and fries. But you can consume a diet that includes foods and beverages that are known to increase your metabolism, and by doing so, promote fat
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