Carnitine can help put the pep back in your step, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for this versatile nutrient. If energy drinks are among your favorites, you may be getting some carnitine with each swig.
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The Mediterranean diet is recognized for its health benefits—including reducing risks of heart disease and cancer and extending a healthy life—but it’s widely misunderstood, says Steven Gundry, MD, cardiologist and author of The Plant Paradox.
Pesticide levels vary on different fruits and vegetables. Each year, the Environmental Working Group ranks 48 types of conventionally grown produce, based on thousands of samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Here are this year’s highlights.
These seemingly magical botanicals have been an integral part of Ayurvedic healing for thousands of years—here’s how they work and what they can do for you. Ayurveda, India’s traditional system of healing, uses more than 5,000 different herbs.
The 1-Minute Workout Canadian fitness researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, have discovered what may be the most efficient aerobic workout yet.
Iron is essential for oxygen to be transported by the blood throughout the body, for oxygen to be used by cells, for synthesis of some hormones and connective tissue, and for production of energy. A deficiency can lead to anemia, fatigue, depression, learning problems, and poor immunity.
Last year, the solar industry grew faster than ever, with the number of solar cells in the United States nearly doubling. And within the next decade, solar power will cost less than coal in many parts of the world. Should you put solar panels on your roof?
Olive, coconut, peanut, avocado, walnut … there are many plant oils to choose from today, and they’re generally considered healthy options—especially if they’re cold-pressed and unrefined. But is there more to know?
Although six in 10 Americans say they eat a very healthy diet, 94 percent don’t eat at least five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, the minimum recommended amount.
It’s easier to make healthy choices in some cities than in others. WalletHub, a personal finance site, compared 34 characteristics of 150 U.S. cities, and ranked these as the 10 healthiest.