Affected by Allergies? The VOCs in Your Indoor Air Could be to Blame

Americans today are rapidly becoming the 'indoor generation': one in four people spend almost their entire day indoors. Spending so much time inside makes having a healthy home that much more important, especially if you or a member of your family has allergies.

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Combatting Air Pollution Effects With Food

There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our respiratory defenses against infections.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

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Why Seasonal Allergies Make You Miserable and How to Prevent Them

For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay fever — another term for allergic rhinitis or seasonal allergies. Estimates from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America suggest more than 50 million Americans deal with various allergies each year. 

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A Father-Physician Tests if a Little Peanut a Day Keeps Allergy Away

Creamy and smooth peanut butter and peanuts can trigger deadly reactions in those with allergies.

by Edwin Kim, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | The Conversation

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What You Don’t Know About the Microorganisms in Your Body

by Editorial Team at The Intelligent Optimist

Scientists are continuing to learn more about the collection of microorganisms that live in and on our bodies: our micro-biome. The Dutch science journalist Jop de Vrieze wrote a book about it: Allemaal Beestjes (All kinds of critters). The Dutch team at The Intelligent Optimist collected nine things you might not know about the microorganisms in your body.

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10/29/2020
Americans today are rapidly becoming the 'indoor generation': one in four people spend almost their entire day indoors. Spending so much time inside makes having a healthy home that much... read more
smokestacks belching pollution at sunset
08/19/2020
There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our... read more
Woman with allergies in field of flowers blowing her nose
06/23/2020
For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay... read more
White dish filled with peanuts
10/29/2019
Creamy and smooth peanut butter and peanuts can trigger deadly reactions in those with allergies. by Edwin Kim, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | The Conversation No one I... read more
07/21/2014
by Editorial Team at The Intelligent Optimist Scientists are continuing to learn more about the collection of microorganisms that live in and on our bodies: our micro-biome. The Dutch... read more
Man with allergies blowing nose with tissue
10/29/2020
Americans today are rapidly becoming the 'indoor generation': one in four people spend almost their entire day indoors. Spending so much time inside makes having a healthy home that much... read more
smokestacks belching pollution at sunset
08/19/2020
There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our... read more
Woman with allergies in field of flowers blowing her nose
06/23/2020
For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay... read more
White dish filled with peanuts
10/29/2019
Creamy and smooth peanut butter and peanuts can trigger deadly reactions in those with allergies. by Edwin Kim, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | The Conversation No one I... read more
07/21/2014
by Editorial Team at The Intelligent Optimist Scientists are continuing to learn more about the collection of microorganisms that live in and on our bodies: our micro-biome. The Dutch... read more