| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Natural Beauty Products
A homemade honey face mask is packed with so much goodness, it's absolutely mind-boggling! Honey masks can prevent skin discoloration, infections and acne, rejuvenate skin and helps skin disorders like eczema because of a...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fifty-percent of Americans take vitamins and supplements, according to government
surveys. Some have proven benefits.
Calcium combined with vitamin D is known to benefit bones, and it’s among the
supplements worth considering, according to Consumer...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:35 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For pregnant women, supplements of an omega-3 fatty acid called Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may help to reduce the likelihood of giving birth very prematurely, according to a new study.
The results add to evidence that omega-...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The truth about healthy eating is that not all foods are created equal. When it comes to eating for fat-loss, this is especially true.
One of the hidden properties of healthy eating that rarely gets much discussion in the mainstream press is the "thermic...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:17 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of the existing evidence finds it to be inconclusive about whether omega-3 fatty acids taken by mothers during pregnancy boost their kids' brain development early in life.
"There are so many trials where pregnant...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Smoking is one of the oldest ways to preserve fish, used long before refrigeration. And while smoked salmon has been a standard as an appetizer in entertaining for decades, it has come a long way from its traditional roots. Today smoked salmon is making...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Grocery stores in the Chicago area stock a variety of fresh and healthy options, but not many tout the best in nutritious and least in processed shopping.
We visited grocers, specialty shops, health food stores and fresh markets searching for nutritious...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There's no question that fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and provide benefits to body and mind that go far beyond conventional nutrition. Most are rich in phytochemicals, whose natural power to support health and combat...
| Nov 11, 2012
Here is a selection of some new offerings at the prestige end of the market, many predicated on exclusive ingredients and newfangled technology:
Super Cream from 3LAB, exclusively at Barneys, joins that brand's high-priced roster but remains its most...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:20 PM
In August, I realized that I hadn’t been sick since December. I was due.
Then school started and the germ exchange began. Since then, I’ve only been well a couple of days. Four different bugs have attacked, and only a day or two between...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people conscious about their heart health, a new study suggests it may be best to eat fish instead of taking individual omega-3 fatty acids in supplement form.
After reviewing information on the habits and fatty-acid blood...