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Top Heart-Healthy Magnesium-Rich Foods

Magnesium is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more magnesium to your meals.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

5 Natural Remedies to Treat Asthma

Food and supplements may help you naturally improve the symptoms associated with asthma. Learn more about research on vitamin C, coffee, and turmeric.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Drunken Raisins to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

How exactly does getting drunk on raisins treat your RA, you wonder? Well, the jury is still out, to be honest. Some swear by this drunken remedy, while science doesn’t quite back it just yet. Still, it might be worth a try for you.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

‘Average’ Salt Intake Doesn’t Harm the Heart

Dietary salt alone doesn’t put most people into a higher risk category for health problems like heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure (hypertension).

By Diane Domina

Mom's Lifestyle and Child's Obesity: Five Ways to Reduce Risk

Mothers can change their lifestyle to reduce their child developing obesity. Find out how BMI, diet, smoking, and alcohol affect children’s’ risk for obesity.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Top Heart-Healthy Potassium-Rich Foods

Potassium is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more potassium to your meals.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Is Your ‘Diverse’ Diet Really Healthy?

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association suggests eating a wide variety of foods to meet nutritional requirements can lead to overeating.

By Diane Domina

Eat Smart For Colon Cancer Treatment Recovery

Colon cancer and treatment side effects make it hard to take in essential nutrients. Here are some ways to nourish your body and help prevent cancer recurrence.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Combat Your Narcolepsy With Diet

Loading up on foods high in hypocretin — a chemical in the brain responsible for keeping us awake — can help you ward off narcolepsy. Turn to trendy foods like kimchi, yogurt, and kombucha.

By Martin Reed

9 Natural Ways to Manage IBS Symptoms

Have irritable bowel syndrome? These drug-free tactics, from nutrition to yoga, may help you combat symptoms like diarrhea.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley