Whether you’re in your 20s or well past 50, feeling and looking great is a goal for just about all of us (whether we admit it or not). And, increasingly, more people want to achieve that goal in a healthy and sustainable way, without a lot of pharmaceutical or surgical intervention.
To me a new year’s resolution needs to be positive and uplifting in nature! I ask myself question like: What do I want more of in my life? What will serve my body and my mental state the most? And what do I want to focus my attention on? If you’re going to be putting energy, time, passion and brain power into something - at least make sure it’s something you’ll enjoy and feel good about.
In the world of medicine, it’s been quite a year of outstanding studies and warnings. Here are the most popular articles on medicine, medications, chemicals, water and sleep from 2015.
If you need an extra reminder to how your gut and microbiome are directly connected to how the brain and mind functions, read these most popular articles from 2015.
Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? Right now, in the US at least, your doctor simply doesn’t have to tell you about that. And when physician Leana Wen asked her fellow doctors to open up, the reaction she got was … unsettling.
Winter is here! Today is the winter solstice, which signals winter’s official start date and the shortest day of the year. If you are starting to feel the winter blues and know it will only come on stronger post the holiday season, here are some instant healthy mood boosters and ways to conquer the winter blues.
Whether you made changes to your diet in 2015 or plan to in 2016, these articles focus on the changes you need to make to improve your health now and beyond.
Between the shopping and the parties, plus work and everyday life, there’s no question that the holidays can be one of the most stressful times of the year. In addition to following Dr. Lipman’s tips to de-stress this holiday season, here are a few more holiday sanity savers so you rest like the best and take time for yourself.
The Be Well Team and I have shared loads of valuable information this past year on the blog--and these are the posts that most resonated with you. Give them a read again!
Transparency is sexy. Misleading people, not so much. If you had no idea that ingredients, labeled by the EPA as pesticides, are hiding in your food, you’re not alone. Here are nine dirty little secrets about GMOs that impact everyone from farmers to families to the financials of our economy:
A to Z of D-Toxing is a reference guide for people to reduce their toxic exposures from consumer products. It’s comprehensive in scope and detail; yet, it’s very readable and user-friendly. And you created this while expanding your family from one child to three children. What inspired you to pursue this ambitious project during such a busy time?
It’s that time of year again when holiday shopping is in full swing and finding the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift is top priority. Whether some of these items have been on the holiday shopping list before or are brand new, here at Be Well, we present you with our roundup of our favorite holiday gifts for the healthy-minded--physically and spiritually.