10 Foods For Brilliantly White Teeth

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Tooth decay and gum problems are painful, expensive to fix, and unpleasant to look at. But besides brushing and flossing, is there any way to protect against them? Yes! What you eat plays a big part in the health of your mouth. Oral health is aided by certain nutrients—notably, vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium—and…

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10 Powerful Remedies For Psoriasis

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Psoriasis is a painful skin condition that causes itchiness, redness, and hypersensitivity. The exact cause of psoriasis is not known, but it seems to be genetic; a third of people with psoriasis have at least one other family member with the condition. Similar to respiratory allergies, psoriasis is an overreaction of the immune system; in…

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9 Foods That Zap Energy And Cause Tiredness

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Food is fuel—but some food is premium fuel, and some is low-grade. What you eat determines how you feel, and how your body operates. Foods rich in sugar will give you a brief burst of energy, followed by a crashing low. Caffeine has the same effect. Read on for some foods to avoid if you…

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10 Powerful Remedies For Joint Pain

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Pain in the joints happens for a variety of reasons—injury and arthritis are the two big ones. Osteoarthritis affects people mainly as they age (about 27 million Americans have it); it’s a painful and disabling disease. It develops as joint cartilage wears away and exposed bones rub against each other. Joints can also be damaged…

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9 Powerful Remedies for Gout

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A form of arthritis, gout is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. It affects around five percent of people with arthritis, and usually flares up in the big toe, though it can also develop in heels, ankles, wrists, elbows, fingers, and knees. Excessive amounts of uric acid in the bloodstream lead to…

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10 Surprising Remedies For Migraine

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Migraine is a chronic disease that brings raging headaches, nausea, and fatigue. It seems to be caused by genetic and environmental factors (two thirds of migraine sufferers have family history of the disease), and there’s no cure for this neurological disease, only treatments. Migraine has been afflicting people for centuries; its name comes from the…

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9 Amazingly Effective Remedies For Back Pain

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It’s been said that the reason humans are subject to such persistent back pain, across age and culture, is that our bodies are still adapting to walking upright. Another possible reason is that we spend a lot of time sitting in chairs, hunched over screens—bad posture is responsible for a lot of low back pain.…

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9 Surprising Foods That Cause Gout

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Gout is a form of very painful arthritis, caused by uric acid crystal buildup in joints. The inflammation comes on suddenly and usually affects the big toe, though it can also swell up whole feet, ankles, knees, and hands. Uric acid is a natural byproduct of the breakdown of purines, a certain kind of protein,…

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10 Powerful Foods That Help Fight The Menopause

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Menopause is different for every woman; some ladies have hot flashes, others have headaches and night sweats. It’s a complete overhaul of the glandular system—there’s little control over what happens in the body. But you can limit the symptoms, through diet and exercise. Exercising during menopause decreases bone lose, improves moods and sleep, helps circulation…

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7 Foods That Help To Relieve Snoring

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Snoring is more than an annoyance to the person you share a bed with; it can actually be a sign of larger health problems–sleep apnea, bronchitis, walking pneumonia. But some people snore solely because of their lifestyle choices. Smoking, drinking alcohol before bed, sleeping on the back instead of the side, eating poorly, and obesity…

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