The Rise in Allergies and What's Being Done to Prevent Them

Allergies and injuries related to them are on the rise across the USA. BBC statistics show that hospital visits for allergy control rose threefold over a ten-year period, with similar trends seen in Europe and Australia. Whether from previously undetected allergies, or from new cases, these conditions are becoming more prevalent and injuries related to them are common.

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Jennifer Madsen is an experienced freelance writer with a background in health and wellness. When not working she loves to travel and especially enjoys lakeside and seaside locations.

 

Everyday Actions That Contribute to Your Overall Wellness

Staying healthy can be an objective that is often much easier stated than accomplished. While most people will acknowledge the importance of their health, not everyone knows how to achieve optimal health. The reality is that all it takes is everyday actions. With small changes and updates to your normal routine, you can embrace better health and improve your life. Here are six everyday actions that can change your life and help you progress in your wellness journey.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Meal Prepping 101 — Making it Easier for the Whole Family

If you have a busy lifestyle, follow a diet plan for weight loss, or have kids, making daily meals is often challenging. Meal prepping makes it easy for you to have food ready all week long with just a little bit of planning. While shopping and devising weekly meal plans may seem intimidating, it’s easy once you make it a habit. Read on to learn more about the art of meal prep, along with tips and tricks that turn you into a meal prepping master in no time.

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evox provides an integrated entertainment experience that inspires positive changes in the way people live and work. We celebrate the good things about you, your family, your community, and your world. The network delivers a unique blend of evocative HD video programming, online community interaction, and related product shopping, to help people live a better life, grow as individuals, and in so doing, contribute to a better world.

Four Food Habits to Instill in Your Child

Teaching your child about food can be a difficult task. You want them to know how to nourish their body, but also to enjoy a treat every now and then. There is a fine line between a healthy relationship with food and one that sets them up for food-related issues down the line. Children are impressionable beings. They will pick up on how you treat different food options. Teaching them healthy food habits at a young age can help set them up for a good relationship with what they eat.

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evox provides an integrated entertainment experience that inspires positive changes in the way people live and work. We celebrate the good things about you, your family, your community, and your world. The network delivers a unique blend of evocative HD video programming, online community interaction, and related product shopping, to help people live a better life, grow as individuals, and in so doing, contribute to a better world.

How to Cook Rice to Lower Arsenic Levels

Boiling rice like pasta reduces arsenic levels, but how much nutrition is lost?

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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.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

5 Great Ways to Feel Happier Today

Looking to increase your happiness and boost your mood? It doesn’t take much to experience more happiness in your daily life. Here are five simple lifestyle changes that will make a huge positive impact on your life.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Sparkling or Still Water for Stomach Upset and Constipation?

“Natural bubbling or sparkling mineral waters have been popular for thousands of years,” but manufactured sparkling water was first “‘invented’ in the mid to late 1700s” when a clergyman suspended water over a vat of fermenting beer.

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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.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

How to Stop the Keto Diet Safely

... Without Putting on Weight

If you’ve been following the Keto Diet for a while, or even for just a short time, and you decide to stop it, it’s important that you realize there is a right way and a wrong way to do so. Simply going back to eating however many carbs you want is not a good idea - you are going to shock your body, pile the weight back on, and probably feel terrible as a result. No, you need to know how to do it safely and effectively.

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Lorna Frances is a nutritional medicine graduate and health and wellness writer at azhealthyfamilies.org. She is an advocate of natural medicine and is passionate about finding natural solutions to common health issues. Connect with Lorna at https://www.facebook.com/atozhealthyfamilies/ or www.azhealthyfamilies.org

Food is Medicine: How US Policy is Shifting Toward Nutrition for Better Health

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The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit publisher of commentary and analysis, authored by academics and edited by journalists for the general public. We publish short articles by academics on timely topics related to their research.

Our mission is “to promote truthful information and strengthen journalism by unlocking the rich diversity of academic research for audiences across America.”

The Best Foods to Slow Your Metabolism

The largest component of our daily energy budget is resting metabolic rate.

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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.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

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Box of tissues and allergy nasal spray against yellow background.
09/07/2021
Allergies and injuries related to them are on the rise across the USA. BBC statistics show that hospital visits for allergy control rose threefold over a ten-year period, with similar trends seen in... read more
Woman in orange leotard doing seated yoga stretches in front of big window
08/03/2021
Staying healthy can be an objective that is often much easier stated than accomplished. While most people will acknowledge the importance of their health, not everyone knows how to achieve optimal... read more
Several prepared meals and foods in containers arranged on turquoise table.
07/15/2021
If you have a busy lifestyle, follow a diet plan for weight loss, or have kids, making daily meals is often challenging. Meal prepping makes it easy for you to have food ready all week long with just... read more
Parent feeding child salad greens on a fork.
06/29/2021
Teaching your child about food can be a difficult task. You want them to know how to nourish their body, but also to enjoy a treat every now and then. There is a fine line between a healthy... read more
Wooden table with chopsticks, ginger, wasabi, and pieces of sushi.
01/15/2021
Boiling rice like pasta reduces arsenic levels, but how much nutrition is lost? Cooking rice in a high water-to-rice ratio reduces toxic arsenic content, which I discuss in my video... read more
Grandfather playing with grandson outside at park
06/04/2020
Looking to increase your happiness and boost your mood? It doesn’t take much to experience more happiness in your daily life. Here are five simple lifestyle changes that will make a huge positive... read more
Close up of purple bubbles in carbonated liquid.
10/25/2019
“Natural bubbling or sparkling mineral waters have been popular for thousands of years,” but manufactured sparkling water was first “‘invented’ in the mid to late 1700s” when a clergyman... read more
Man in pumpkin patch ready to take a bite
04/09/2019
... Without Putting on Weight If you’ve been following the Keto Diet for a while, or even for just a short time, and you decide to stop it, it’s important that you realize there is a right way and... read more
Red apple and doctor's stethoscope lie on books.
03/19/2019
by Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University; Jerold Mande, Tufts University, and Renata Micha, Tufts University In this new year, millions of Americans made resolutions about healthier eating.... read more

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Box of tissues and allergy nasal spray against yellow background.
09/07/2021
Allergies and injuries related to them are on the rise across the USA. BBC statistics show that hospital visits for allergy control rose threefold over a ten-year period, with similar trends seen in... read more
Woman in orange leotard doing seated yoga stretches in front of big window
08/03/2021
Staying healthy can be an objective that is often much easier stated than accomplished. While most people will acknowledge the importance of their health, not everyone knows how to achieve optimal... read more
Several prepared meals and foods in containers arranged on turquoise table.
07/15/2021
If you have a busy lifestyle, follow a diet plan for weight loss, or have kids, making daily meals is often challenging. Meal prepping makes it easy for you to have food ready all week long with just... read more
Parent feeding child salad greens on a fork.
06/29/2021
Teaching your child about food can be a difficult task. You want them to know how to nourish their body, but also to enjoy a treat every now and then. There is a fine line between a healthy... read more
Wooden table with chopsticks, ginger, wasabi, and pieces of sushi.
01/15/2021
Boiling rice like pasta reduces arsenic levels, but how much nutrition is lost? Cooking rice in a high water-to-rice ratio reduces toxic arsenic content, which I discuss in my video... read more
Grandfather playing with grandson outside at park
06/04/2020
Looking to increase your happiness and boost your mood? It doesn’t take much to experience more happiness in your daily life. Here are five simple lifestyle changes that will make a huge positive... read more
Close up of purple bubbles in carbonated liquid.
10/25/2019
“Natural bubbling or sparkling mineral waters have been popular for thousands of years,” but manufactured sparkling water was first “‘invented’ in the mid to late 1700s” when a clergyman... read more
Man in pumpkin patch ready to take a bite
04/09/2019
... Without Putting on Weight If you’ve been following the Keto Diet for a while, or even for just a short time, and you decide to stop it, it’s important that you realize there is a right way and... read more
Red apple and doctor's stethoscope lie on books.
03/19/2019
by Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University; Jerold Mande, Tufts University, and Renata Micha, Tufts University In this new year, millions of Americans made resolutions about healthier eating.... read more

Pages