Health and Wellness
Thanks to donations ranging from $5 to as large as $5,000, The Organic Center has raised $20,417 through its first-ever crowdfunding drive – easily exceeding its goal of $15,000—as part of a major campaign to fund The Center's research effort to find organic solutions to a devastating disease threatening the nation's citrus industry.
Consumers for Dental Choice, the advocacy wing of the mercury-free dentistry movement, commends the US Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule to require dental clinics to install and maintain amalgam separators.
The family caregivers who save New York taxpayers billions of dollars a year by caring for the state's frail and elderly at home are overwhelmed financially and emotionally and are looking to candidates for help.
That's the upshot of a new statewide AARP survey.
In celebration of six successful years of cancer fundraising, Be Bold, Be Bald! is launching a celebrity ambassador program and autographed bald cap auction to kick-off this year's Day of Solidarity. For a full month prior to the October 17th Day of Solidarity, Be Bold, Be Bald!
Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, yet the vast majority of Americans know almost nothing about it – and just 10 percent of people with gout are getting needed, ongoing treatment.
A recent survey conducted by DSM Nutritional Products found that 83 percent of adults in the US believe worsening eye health is inevitable with age. What many people don’t realize is that there’s a connection between healthy eyes and proper nutrition, and it goes beyond eating carrots.
Colorful mums and green lawns may be the lure of fall landscaping; however, caring for yards this time of year not only boosts curb appeal now, but also ensures lush lawn and plants come spring. Fall is the most important time of year to fertilize lawns, particularly for climates like the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast.
"It is hard to rein in the use of superlatives when describing the benefits of the Moringa oleifera tree, long known to rural Haitians for its highly nutritious leaves eaten raw or added to soup," said Hugh Locke, President of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA), when announcing a commercial Moringa production study in Haiti.
Many people want to live healthier, and the Vegua offers an opportunity for people to grow organic produce effortlessly in their own home. The core concept of the Vegua is to raise awareness about food production and the importance of a sustainable society. October 2014, the Vegua will officially be introduced to the world on Kickstarter.
Americans are snacking more than ever before, according to Nielsen, a consumer research group. A full 91 percent of Americans admitted to snacking daily, and 1 in 4 has a snack three to five times a day. As Americans move away from three square meals a day and move to snacking throughout the day, it's important to keep nutrient density in mind when choosing what to snack on.