Cinnamon is full of health benefits. It protects from health problems such as infections, heart disease, migraines and arthritis, and it even helps boost your brain function.
A recent study theorizes that core body temperature might play a vital role in getting the sleep you need.
Kids who chew gum at school perform better on standardized tests, new research suggests.
A new study has found that lack of sleep can cause memory loss.
Guest blogger Marcela De Vivo shares six ways that eating healthy can help you ace your exams.
Everybody’s looking for the cure to cancer. When will it be found and where will it come from? A new herb has recently emerged as a possible new treatment for cancer. If you’ve never heard of guinea hen weed, read this now.
New research has found yet another benefit to adopting the vegetarian lifestyle.
Staying physically active as you age may help ward off memory loss.
Diabetes affects 25.8 percent of citizens in the United States. Learn how to avoid becoming just another statistic.
Researchers have found a diet that may prevent heart disease.
A new study found that your office chair may be hurting your health.
People with pale skin may have more troubles than being unable to get a summer tan, a new study suggests.
A new study has shown folic acid to play a large role in academic achievements among teens.
A new study shows that olive leaf extract may lower blood pressure.
Whether you should take stairs or the elevator is a daily question. So if you think you don't have time to take the stairs, think again. Research shows that taking the stairs saves time in the day.
Feeling stressed is no fun! Drinking orange juice may help you stay a step ahead of everyday anxiety.
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
This herb's medicinal use dates back to 400 B.C., and researchers may have found another reason why our anchestors may have been onto something.
According to recent British studies, the curcumin found in turmeric may help prevent breast cancer, and can slow the growth of existing cancer conditions.
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
Sip on cherry juice; sleep soundly. Sleeping soundly through the night could be as easy as sipping on some cherry juice.
New research is suggesting that an ingredient in wine may have ultraviolet ray protection qualities.
The root of the blue evergreen hydrangea may aid in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
An extract from the kudzu plant may help drinkers learn to indulge in moderation.
The list of benefits of owning a pet is growing longer and longer. Discover your excuse to bring home a pet today.
Researchers have discovered patients can enjoy good heart health after bypass surgery with the help of turmeric.
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
Experts provide a few more reasons why snacking on this sweet is good for your health.
Researchers add another item to the long list of health problems caused my secondhand smoke.
Researchers have discovered even more proof that drinking black tea is just plain good for you. Read on to learn more.
Researchers have discovered that using a thyme tincture to treat acne may prove more effective than over-the-counter treatments.
Natural Home intern Carly Halvorson shares her recent research on the Monolithic Dome Institute website about monolithic dome houses.
Trash Track, an MIT research project, aims to highlight consumers’ waste habits by electronically tracking trash from homes to landfills.
A summertime symbol, the firefly, is slowly disappearing from nature. Read how you can help prevent this from happening.
A recent earthquake in Italy sparked memories of Stephanie Nelson's experience studying abroad in Italy. While in Italy she learned this tasty recipe: Ten Herb Sausages.
Women with greater fiber intake are 11 percent less likely to develop breast cancer. Many Americans don’t get enough fiber every day, so here are a few ways to add more fiber to your diet.
Children’s lunches aren’t kept cool enough before lunch, leading to the possibility of food-borne illnesses.
A study found that soy supplements are not helpful for increasing bone mineral density or treating symptoms of menopause.
Beware of certain produce if you're pregnant. Some pesticides may affect your growing child.
Celebrate the end of the growing season with this recipe one herbie discovered in Italy.
A new study shows how freshly cut garlic can help protect your heart. Learn more.
For natural appetite control, skip your morning bagel and add some rye instead.
Native Kansas plants are being researched in this project, launched by environmental studies faculty members at the University of Kansas to promote traditional ecological knowledge.
The discovery of medicinal pills onboard an ancient Italian merchant ship lends credence to the historic practice of herbal medicine.
Learn more about herbal cures and causes of nosebleeds.
Many air fresheners can emit toxic chemicals; however, potted chrysanthemums are natural and safe deodorizers.
Honeybees are the best of friends for blooming fruit trees flowers, and herbs, such as apricot, cherry, members of the daisy family, lavender, oregano and sage. We’ve known that bees
It's no secret that a woman's metabolism slows down as she approaches menopause. Instead of unrealistically eliminating carbohydrates from your diet, think along the lines of a moderate carbs diet.
It's important to have accurate information about any herbal remedy you are thinking of using. Dr. Jaclyn Chasse shares her own experience with misleading media representation and clinical studies of St. John's wort.
A recent study finds that fiber can lower the risk of colon polyps, a cancer precursor. Fiber can also help prevent heart disease and cancer and aid in weight loss.
According to the Okinawan diet, those who eat fewer calories just might live longer. Dr. Amber French discusses this study and analyzes how cutting 20 percent of your daily calorie intake might help you lose weight stave off age-related disease.
New studies discover the health benefits of dark chocolate, which include helping people relieve stress.
A new study suggests chocolate can help maintain healthy arteries. Its antioxidants reduce the risk for CAC. Read more.
Flavonoids in cocoa can decrease blood pressure, improve circulation and lower cholesterol.
A recent study found that consuming dairy products with the probiotic Lactobacillus gasseri can help reduce abdominal fat in overweight people.
The sunscreens you use may not offer the amount of protection you need.
A new study suggests that cell phone radiation may be to blame for the massive decline in the bee population.
Native ladybugs are disappearing around the nation. Learn more about how you can help stop this problem.
New research is suggesting that an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil may help prevent the common cold in infants if taken during pregnancy.
Honeybees are disappearing fast, and nobody really knows why. One way you can help yourself and the bees is to try the classic Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm. Five percent of the sales from the balm will go to CCD research.
Scientific research backs the use of two familiar herbs for the treatment of mild depression.
Hibiscus tea may lower blood pressure in patients with mild hypertension, according to some studies. Make this delicious hibiscus tea recipe to better your health.