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The Problem With Fake Scents
One in three people report health problems when exposed to synthetic fragrances, according to one study.
Essential-Oils Seasonal Allergy Remedy
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, try this hay-fever treatment created by naturopath Rebecca Tanyar-Mead.
Why Aromatherapy Is Going Mainstream
Plant-based essential oils have long been used in the practice of aromatherapy to help address stress, pain, and other issues. Conventional medicine has begun to take notice.
Here’s What Not to Eat When You Have a Cold
The foods and beverages you shun when you're sick can be just as important as those you eat.
14 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Airborne Toxins
Here are some simple changes to reduce pollution exposure — and improve your lung health.
The Best Supplements for Colds
Integrative nutritionist Kathie Swift, RDN, MS, recommends the following supplements when fighting off a cold.
11 Foods to Eat When You Have a Cold
Conquer a cold by eating wisely. Here are several foods that make you feel better.
Take a Deep Breath
Our lungs are essential to life — and our immunity. Learn what you can do to support them in the face of increasing air pollution — plus, lung-healing foods.
9 Healing Herbs
Herbs were our first wonder drugs, and they remain powerful medicine to this day. Learn more about these health-promoting plants.
The Truth About Refined Grains
When ground into flours, most grains act like sugar in the body, triggering weight gain, inflammation and blood-sugar imbalances. Here’s why whole kernels are a better option than processed grains.
The Benefits of Forest Bathing
A shinrin-yoku retreat provides opportunities to rebuild a healthy connection with nature and improve your well-being.
7 Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics
The growing threat of antibiotic resistance is leading some researchers and doctors to investigate the power of natural remedies.
Does Oregano Oil Work to Fight Colds?
What are the health benefits of oregano oil? This essential oil has antibiotic properties, so does it work to fight colds?
What You Need to Know About Histamine Intolerance
Understand the role of histamines in the body — and which foods to avoid if they’re causing problems.
7 Superfoods to Try Now
Superfoods get a lot of attention for their nutritional potency — some justified, some overstated. These seven power foods are actually worth the hype.
The Parasite Paradox: How Parasites May Benefit Health
Intestinal organisms can be a trigger for troubling health issues. But new research finds they can also help the body heal, especially from autoimmune diseases.
Repair Your Thyroid
Millions of people suffer thyroid problems without ever knowing why. Here’s how to recognize and resolve thyroid dysfunction your doctor might miss.
The Flu Shot and You: 10 Questions Answered
Here’s what you need to know about the influenza vaccine.
Here are the foods to embrace — and avoid — if you’re trying to fend off the flu this season.
What You Need to Know About Automimmunity
Three experts talk about the autoimmunity epidemic — and how to reverse it.
10 Things You Should Know About Probiotics
Here’s a simple primer on how to buy, store, and consume probiotics.