Want to advertise ? just call toll-free:1-888-377-2222

Healthy Trails 11 essentials to keep you on your wellness way

Parched air, sardine-like conditions, sleep deprivation, and junk food galore: taking a vacation can be hazardous for our health. There’s nothing like a vacation for relaxation and revitalization. But while you may be taking a break from your routine, your health should never take a backseat. Don’t leave home without the 11 healthy travel essentials on ....

Animals From Afar Canadians offer forever homes

Whether through nonprofit organizations or individually, many Canadians are adopting all sorts of different animals—dogs, cats, exotic birds, and even horses—from afar, places around the globe where stray, sick, and abandoned creatures abound. When Susan Patterson was looking for a new dog after two other furry pets had died of old age, she never imagin ....

Volunteer Work Is Good for Your Brain

Only about 25 percent of Americans volunteer,1 despite the fact that doing good for others stands to benefit everyone involved. Volunteer work is unique in that it often involves social, physical and cognitive dimensions, and research has shown that retired seniors who engage in activities that require moderate effort in two or more of these dimensions ....

Real Food Is a Potent Ally Against Depressionq

According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,1,2 affecting an estimated 322 million people globally, including more than 16 million Americans, 6 million of which are seniors.3 Statistics also reveal we're not being p ....

How to Pick the Right Construction Machinery and Equipment

Choosing the proper construction equipment is required to be able to build a solid foundation for a project - literally and figuratively. The right machinery is all you need to construct your dream home or establish a building for your business. Whatever the purpose is, you’ll need to rent the right construction machinery. You must consider a lot of things before renting equipment, so ....

Simple Ways to Prevent Crane-Related Mishaps

The most usual cause of crane-related accidents is human error. This reaches out to both crane workers and operators in charge of safety procedures, support, and maintenance. Mishaps commonly happen when crane operating procedures and maintenance do not keep up with the expanding dangers and demands set on the crane. Numerous accidents result from a failure in communication between the pr ....

Daffodils Contain Potent Alkaloid

You may be surprised to learn that daffodils are not only being admired as lovely harbingers of spring, but also, according to new research, as plants with potent cancer-fighting potential. It turns out daffodils contain a natural alkaloid called haemanthamine (HAE) that inhibits the protein production cancer cells depend on to grow and flourish. Although daffodils have been used medici ....

Grass Fed Dairy Study Shows How Much Better It Really Is

If you've heard about omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids, you may be aware that while they're essential human nutrients, consuming too much omega-6s and not enough omega-3s can raise your risk of developing heart disease, obesity and diabetes. The trouble is, the majority of Americans eat 10 to 15 times the amount of omega-6s compared to what they eat in omega-3s. According to a recent stu ....

Unique Care Facilities Offer Hope for Dementia Patients

Like autism among children, Alzheimer’s among seniors has reached epidemic proportions, with no slowdown in sight. On the contrary, evidence suggests the trend is worsening. At present, Alzheimer’s affects about 5.4 million Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.1 The World Health Organization predicts that by 2050, 1 in 6 adu ....

Is Nonalcoholic Beer an Effective Recovery Drink?

Is it possible nonalcoholic beer was partly responsible for Germany’s success in the 2018 Winter Olympics? According to German ski team doctor Johannes Scherr,1 the answer is a resounding yes. Scherr says nearly all of his athletes drink nonalcoholic beer during training and some continued drinking it as a recovery beverage during the Winter Games. R ....

What Is Red Cedarwood Oil Used For?

Don't be fooled by the name, but red cedarwood oil comes from a type of juniper tree (Juniperus virginiana),1 a member of the Cupressaceae or cypress family. These trees, which grow 30 to 65 feet tall, can be found in the U.S.,2 where they are commonly known as the Eastern red cedar. Essential oils made from cedar trees ....

10 Things to Do Daily to Help Your Brain

Even though your brain affects everything you do, you probably don't give it — literally — much thought. Clever pun aside, how often do you actually consider what your brain may need to stay healthy? Given the fact your brain impacts all aspects of your life — from happiness and health, to relationships and rest — it's important you understand how to take care of it. While aging ....

Is It Beneficial to Eat Soil?

The rates of infectious diseases that are unresponsive to the antibiotics used to treat them continue to skyrocket. Drug-resistance and super bugs abound. Simply stated, drug resistance results when infection-causing bacteria, fungi, parasites or viruses evolve and become immune to the drugs once used to destroy them. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

Chew on Cardamom

Cardamom is a spice that, if not relatively unknown in the U.S., could be termed as one that’s used very seldom. In the culinary world, however, cardamom is recognized as an ancient and sought-after seasoning that originated in tropical parts of India, Nepal, South Asia and the Middle East. Packaged in a rather large, odd-shaped pod, cardamom is renowned as the third-most expensive s ....

86 Percent of Teens Are Loaded With Gender-Bending Chemicals

Bisphenol-A (BPA) was first created by a Russian chemist in 1891, but wasn't used in the manufacture of products until the 1950s when it was used to produce resilient and often transparent plastics. Today, BPA is found in countless personal care products, water bottles, cashier receipts and the lining of canned goods. Although research shows BPA is detrimental to human health, the mar ....

Overmedicating Our Elders

According to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports,1 you may be in the minority if you don't regularly take a prescription drug. In a sample of nearly 2,000 American adults, more than half regularly took prescription medications and the average adult took four. The total number of prescriptions filled by Americans increased by 85 percent from 1997 to ....

Helping People Eat Healthy Food Is Illegal

While living in California, Heather Kokesch Del Castillo made a living as a holistic health coach, founding Constitution Nutrition in 2014 and providing one-on-one health coaching for clients. No licensing is required in California to provide dietary counseling, but Del Castillo sought out licensing privately anyway and completed a certification program in New York for holistic health ....

Magnesium — One of the Most Important Nutrients for Heart Health

Magnesium deficiency is extremely common, and recent research shows even subclinical deficiency can jeopardize your heart health. Magnesium is also important for brain health, detoxification, cellular health and function, and the optimization of your mitochondria. In short, magnesium has enormous potential to influence your health and general well-being, especially the prevention ....