Thanksgiving! A day when you can eat an incredible amount of delicious food, spend time with the people you love, and you don’t even have to give gifts! Whether your gathering includes watching the NFL or picking up all the winter decorations for the next big holiday, this Harvest Festival has a lot to be […]

10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon From By Joe Leech, MS — Medically reviewed by Amy Richter, RD, Nutrition — Updated on October 12, 2022 Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants and other beneficial compounds. Some research suggests that it may help support blood sugar control, protect against heart disease, and reduce inflammation. Cinnamon is a spice that has been prized for its […]

All You Need to Know About Turkey Meat By Sharon O’Brien MS, PGDip on July 15, 2019 The turkey is a large bird native to North America. It’s hunted in the wild, as well as raised on farms. Its meat is highly nutritious and a popular protein source consumed around the world. This article tells you all […]

How Healthy Are Starbucks Holiday Drinks? Here’s the Good, the Bad, and the Sugary By Michelle Pugle on November 10, 2020 — Fact checked by Maria Gifford Experts say Starbucks holiday drinks can contain high levels of sugar, so they should be an occasional treat. SOPA Images/Getty Images Starbucks wants consumers to “carry the merry” this winter season by sipping on […]

Does Cranberry Juice Help With Kidney Stones? By Katey Davidson, MScFN, RD, CPT on June 29, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT Kidney stones are a common disorder, affecting around 1 in 11 adults in the United States (1Trusted Source). While there are many causes of kidney stones, diet plays a major role. […]

Breakfast Cereals: Healthy or Unhealthy? From By Hrefna Palsdottir, MS — Updated on March 13, 2019 Cereal BasicsSugar & CarbsMisleading ClaimsMarketed to ChildrenTipsBetter BreakfastsBottom LineCold cereals are an easy, convenient food. Many boast impressive health claims or try to promote the latest nutrition trend. But you may wonder whether these cereals are as healthy […]

10 Tips to Regrow Your Hair Naturally Medically reviewed by Cynthia Cobb, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP — By Emily Cronkleton and Lindsay Boyers — Updated on June 30, 2022 What is hair loss?Alternative optionsFAQsTakeaway Hair loss is on the rise, and while it might not have direct physical effects on your health, the emotional […]

Essential Oils for Hair From Medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT — By Ana Gotter — Updated on April 23, 2019 Essential oilsOther oilsRisks and side effectsTakeaway Overview Essential oils are extracted from plants through methods like distillation or evaporation. While essential oils are most famous for their […]