Wellness

Can a Common Spice Treat Depression?

by Donald McGee, Wellness Contributor If you find yourself grappling with depression, you are—for better or worse—not alone. However, if you do suffer from depression, you do feel alone. ... as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate ... Healthline reports that, as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate and, as if depression alone...

Top 7 Superfoods for Healthy Skin and Hair

Clear skin and thick, luscious hair do not have to exist only in your dreams. Of course there are tons of topical products you can purchase to treat your skin and scalp, but are they the real answer? According to Amelia Roberts of Wellness.com, they may not be. Both your skin and your hair benefit a great deal from the...

3 Things That Are Ruining Your Skin

by DC Derm Docs, Wellness Contributor Having a great skincare regimen means more than just washing and maintaining your skin. While constantly washing and maintaining your skin’s cleanliness is one of the main aspects of your skincare, eating habits are just as critical in skincare. Drs. Dale Isaacson and Marilyn Berzin have recently developed a list of foods and drinks that are...

5 Foods That Whiten and Protect Your Smile

by Karen Simpson, Wellness Contributor Many people use harsh chemicals on their teeth to whiten them. Unfortunately, while they believe they are helping their smile, they are actually hurting it. Those chemicals that promise to whiten your smile are actually wiping away what protects your teeth from oral problems, such as tooth decay and gingivitis. One of the best ways to...

6 Fruits That Help Fight Inflammation

While inflammation is an important part of our immune function, chronic inflammation can lead to ongoing health issues, pains and disease. Unfortunately, sometimes our diets and lifestyle habits make chronic inflammation worse. The good news? You can fight back. Adding some of these fruits to your diet may just help you health your body without the unwanted side effects that...

A Fast, Filling, Fat-Burning Breakfast in Just 5 Minutes

Do you find yourself skipping breakfast because you simply don't have enough time to get your act together in the morning? Do you feel hungry and unfocused by mid-morning? It's time to change your breakfast habits --- and fast. Our friends at Wellness.com have a simple, filling, fat-burning breakfast you can make in 5 minutes or less. Give it a...

9 Dirty Little Cleaning Secrets You Need to Know

by Leslie Reichert, Wellness Contributor When I started my cleaning service many years ago, it would take me hours upon hours to clean one house. I finally realized that professionals don’t clean like you and me. They have some little secrets to help them cut down the time it takes to clean a home.  I’m going to share a few...

The Best Exercises for Achy Backs, Knees and Hips

Do you find yourself rolling out of bed in the morning, groaning over the aches and pains in your back, knees or hips? The bad news is you aren't alone. The good news is there are some exercises you can do to loosen things up a bit. Our friends at Wellness.com have mapped out some of the best exercises you...

The #1 Nutrient You Must Eat and the 7 Best Ways to Get It

There's nothing particularly fascinating about fiber. Discussing it won't exactly liven up your next dinner party. Fiber, and its benefits, aren't table talk of any kind. Despite all of that, it's incredibly important. JJ Virgin of Wellness.com lays out exactly why you need it and some of the best ways to sneak it into your diet. Check it out here...

This Bedtime Ritual Will Help You Build Muscle While You Sleep

We might be less physically active while we sleep, but our bodies still quietly process what they need to stay healthy and strong. Our muscles require specific building blocks if we want them to grow, but we have to take the right approach in fueling them if we want maximum results. With the right timing, we can even do...

Will This Sweet Treat Be on Your Adult Snack List?

Jelly bean lovers may be in for a big surprise. The creator of Jelly Belly has started a new company, Spectrum Confections, that sells...