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Wild Lettuce: Unlikely Natural Sleep Remedy

Poor sleep is all too common, yet sleep is vital for maintaining your overall health. Wild lettuce is a natural sedative that can ease sleepless nights.

By Leury Pichardo

The Scoop on Powdered Collagen Supplements

Collagen supplements can help with chronic illnesses like diabetes, joint pain, and obesity. Here's how to take it properly.

By Nancy Monson

Phoebe Lapine’s Food-Based Approach to Hashimoto’s

How Phoebe used food to turn her thyroid bloodwork numbers upside down (in a good way).

By Mary Shomon

Treating Silent Reflux with Plant-Based Diets

If you have silent reflux, switching to a plant-based diet might actually help as much as drugs, according to this study.

By Sophie Ramsey

Best Protein Powders for Athletes

Protein powders aren’t for everyone—but they are for fitness gurus!

By Alex Eriksson

The Best Times to Take a Vitamin or Supplement

Timing your vitamin and supplement intake can help maximize their benefits, so set your alarm!

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

7 Tips For Going Vegan

If you're considering a vegan diet, read these seven helpful tips on how to go vegan, from the author of The Struggling Vegan.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Are Your Vitamin Labels Up-to-Date?

Vitamin labels are still not offering updated FDA mandated info. So buyer beware!

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

7 Ways to Boost Your Vitamin D

New research shows that vitamin D—also called the sunshine vitamin—is responsible for a variety of health benefits including protection against diseases like cancer, Type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Try Onion Juice to Prevent Hair Loss

There is no question that hair loss affects a large percentage of us. The Hair Loss Learning Center reports that 35 million men and 21 million women in the United States suffer from hair loss. In fact 40% of men will have noticeable hair loss by age ...

By Kara Bauer