Why Seasonal Allergies Make You Miserable and How to Prevent Them

For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay fever — another term for allergic rhinitis or seasonal allergies. Estimates from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America suggest more than 50 million Americans deal with various allergies each year. 

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Health Perch is a digital health magazine focusing on physical and mental wellness, as well as ways to fight signs of aging. We aim to make health and wellness easy to understand and fun to read.

We keep you up to date with the latest health articles, tips, & advice. Catch us on Twitter (@HealthPerch) for even more health news, and keep coming back here to learn how to become the healthiest version of you.

What is Fiber and Why Should I Care?

Did you know fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate? But before you let that ‘C’ bomb make you cringe uncomfortably, you should know it doesn’t work the same way as other types of carbohydrates we eat. In this post, we’ll go through them and answer the question: What is fiber?

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Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. We pride ourselves on making sure our actionable advice can be followed by regular people with busy lives. Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthambition

3 Tips for How Exercise, Sleep, and Diet Can Speed Up Your Metabolism

The benefits of a fast metabolism extend beyond being able to fit into your college or high school jeans. It also helps you stave off problems such as diabetes, heart trouble, and joint replacements that excess fat or obesity can cause. You do have some influence over your metabolism speed, burn more calories plus gain energy to tackle goals, and remain alert for busy days.

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In 2010 I graduated from the New York School of Design and moved to Austin, TX. Since moving to Dallas, I’ve married my sweetheart, started a family, and founded a company in which I assist with interior design work. I have recently begun delving into the writing scene and enjoy writing about design, homes, and family life! To read some of my other writings check out my blog http://hickshomeanddeisgn.strikingly.comhttps://www.facebook.com/hicksinteiordesignhttps://twitter.com/ashhicksdesign

 

How to Keep a Healthy Diet While in Quarantine

Staying Healthy While In Quarantine

The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing procedures, and finding ourselves more sedentary than ever before.

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In 2010 I graduated from the New York School of Design and moved to Austin, TX. Since moving to Dallas, I’ve married my sweetheart, started a family, and founded a company in which I assist with interior design work. I have recently begun delving into the writing scene and enjoy writing about design, homes, and family life! To read some of my other writings check out my blog http://hickshomeanddeisgn.strikingly.comhttps://www.facebook.com/hicksinteiordesignhttps://twitter.com/ashhicksdesign

 

Hydration Awareness: 10 Ways to Be Water Wise (Even While Sheltering in Place)

Water 101: Guidance from the CDC, USDA, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and other top-tier experts and physicians on proper hydration, dehydration avoidance

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Forbes Business Council Member Merilee Kern, MBA is an internationally-regarded brand analyst, strategist, and futurist who reports on noteworthy industry change makers, movers, shakers, and innovators across all B2B and B2C categories. This includes field experts and thought leaders, brands, products, services, destinations, and events. Merilee is Founder, Executive Editor, and Producer of “The Luxe List” as well as Host of the nationally-syndicated “Savvy Living” TV show. As a prolific business and consumer trends, lifestyle and leisure industry voice of authority and tastemaker, she keeps her finger on the pulse of the marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points, from the affordable to the extreme—also delving into the minds behind the brands. Her work reaches multi-millions worldwide via broadcast TV (her own shows and copious others on which she appears) as well as a myriad of print and online publications. Connect with her at www.TheLuxeList.com and www.SavvyLiving.tv / Instagram www.Instagram.com/LuxeListReports  / Twitter www.Twitter.com/LuxeListReports / Facebook www.Facebook.com/LuxeListReports / LinkedIN www.LinkedIn.com/in/MerileeKern.

What to Eat to Boost Immunity

What we eat—or don’t eat—can affect our immune system. In my video Using the Produce Aisle to Boost Immune Function, I profile a study conducted to determine the effect of the consumption of brightly colored vegetables on the immune system. For the first two weeks, the subjects ate basically no fruits and veggies.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Can We Fight the Blues With Greens?

Why does frequent consumption of vegetables appear to cut one’s odds of depression by more than half? And “frequent” was defined as eating vegetables not 3 or more times a day, but just 3 or more times a week.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Foods to Eat or Avoid to Help You Fall Asleep

You may have heard you should try to avoid eating right before bed; however, according to experts today, a bedtime snack may actually be a good thing. While this is true, what you eat definitely matters. In fact, there are some foods that will help your sleep while others may hinder it, which means it’s up to you to know what to eat and what to avoid to ensure better sleep.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Why Drinking Diet Soda Makes You Crave Sugar

Recommendations on limiting sugar consumption vary around the world, with guidelines ranging from “[l]imit sweet desserts to one every other day” to “[k]eep sugar consumption to 4 or less occasions per day.” In the United States, the American Heart Association is leading the charge, “proposing dramatic reductions in the consumption of soft drinks and other sweetened products” and 

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

How to Sneak Vegetables Into Your Meals for a Balanced Diet

Most of us don’t eat enough vegetables even though they have many well-known health benefits. Vegetables can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and may also help to prevent some types of cancers.

There are many simple ways we can add more vegetables to our usual dishes like omelets, oatmeal, soups, burgers, and pizzas. This method ensures we eat healthier meals without making drastic changes to our daily diet.

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Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. We pride ourselves on making sure our actionable advice can be followed by regular people with busy lives. Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthambition

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06/23/2020
For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay... read more
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Recommendations on limiting sugar consumption vary around the world, with guidelines ranging from “[l]imit sweet desserts to one every other day” to “[k]eep sugar consumption to 4 or less... read more

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Woman with allergies in field of flowers blowing her nose
06/23/2020
For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay... read more
High fiber ceral in bowl with spoon and glass of orange juice
05/26/2020
Did you know fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate? But before you let that ‘C’ bomb make you cringe uncomfortably, you should know it doesn’t work the same way as other types... read more
Shirtless man drinking from water bottle on cruise ship
05/11/2020
The benefits of a fast metabolism extend beyond being able to fit into your college or high school jeans. It also helps you stave off problems such as diabetes, heart trouble, and joint replacements... read more
Man slicing vegetables cooking in kitchen
04/21/2020
Staying Healthy While In Quarantine The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing... read more
Mason jar of water against shadowy black background
04/14/2020
Water 101: Guidance from the CDC, USDA, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and other top-tier experts and physicians on proper hydration, dehydration avoidance Water. We all need it—and... read more
Glass of tomato juice with slices of tomato
04/01/2020
What we eat—or don’t eat—can affect our immune system. In my video Using the Produce Aisle to Boost Immune Function, I profile a study conducted to determine the effect of the... read more
Leaves of kale stacked
03/23/2020
Why does frequent consumption of vegetables appear to cut one’s odds of depression by more than half? And “frequent” was defined as eating vegetables not 3 or more times a day, but just 3... read more
Man sleeping in bed with striped sheets
03/19/2020
You may have heard you should try to avoid eating right before bed; however, according to experts today, a bedtime snack may actually be a good thing. While this is true, what you eat definitely... read more
The tops of several soda cans clustered together
01/22/2020
Recommendations on limiting sugar consumption vary around the world, with guidelines ranging from “[l]imit sweet desserts to one every other day” to “[k]eep sugar consumption to 4 or less... read more

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