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10 Natural Home Remedies for Swollen Feet

Swollen foot remedy: Foot baths Hydrotherapy is a fancy name for alternating dips between hot and cold water baths. The hot water allows the blood vessels to dilate, while the cold water causes them to contract. This helps improve circulation,… Continue Reading →

The 13 Best Foods to Eat When You’re Bloated

Ginger A well-known remedy for an upset tummy, ginger also provides a welcome relief for bloating. “It helps with digestion and provides relief from numerous GI distresses, including nausea and bloating,” says Deborah Orlick Levy, a registered dietician and consultant… Continue Reading →

9 Signs You Might Have a Hormone Imbalance

You can’t stay out of the fridge If you’re way more ravenous than you used to be, out-of-whack hormones might be to blame. Thyroid hormones, for instance, help regulate your metabolism, so if your levels are up, you’ll burn through… Continue Reading →

10 Silent Signs You Might Have Diabetes

Diabetes has plenty of early signs, but they’re subtle enough that you might not notice. “It’s not like you wake up one day and all of a sudden you’re thirsty, hungry, and [going to the bathroom] all the time,” says… Continue Reading →

3 Colon Cancer Signs You Might Be Ignoring

If there was ever a cancer that desperately needed an awareness month, it’s colon cancer. That month, thankfully, is March. About 140,000 people are diagnosed and 50,000 die from colorectal cancer each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease… Continue Reading →

11 Surprising Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation remedy: Sesame seeds The oily composition of sesame seeds works to moisturize the intestines, which can help if dry stools are a problem. Add the seeds to cereals or salads for crunch, or pulverize them in a coffee grinder… Continue Reading →

7 Foods You Eat That Make Your Psoriasis Worse

Chili peppers Spicy food: You either love it or hate it. But if you have psoriasis, a common condition resulting in thick, itchy, red patches of skin, it’s important to eat chili peppers—and possibly also curry, paprika and other spices—in… Continue Reading →

Is eating fruit before bed bad?

There is a lot of confusion surrounding whether eating certain foods before bed is bad for weight loss.  However, there is certainly nothing wrong with a healthy piece of fruit before you hit the hay, in fact, it is probably… Continue Reading →

What is the Glycemic Index and Why Should You Care?

You may have heard a lot about GI or glycemic index recently.  Many well known food products use ‘low GI’ as a marketing message, promising ‘long lasting energy’.   Other products simply boast the small GI symbol on their packaging.  There… Continue Reading →

Is Millet (gluten free grain) Good for Weight Loss?

Millet is a grain that dates back to the ancient Eastern Asian region.  Even though it has been around for centuries, millet has received little attention as a food staple compared to other grains like rice and wheat.  Millet is… Continue Reading →

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