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Squash Pain with This Delicious Ancient Wonder

“Why do you build me up, butternut baby, when I feel run-down ...” Maybe that’s not exactly how the song goes, but butternut squash can help build up your health because it’s chock full of powerful nutrients.

4 Smart Strategies to Steer Clear of Everyday Germs

You can’t completely avoid the millions of tiny, infection-causing microbes in the world around you. But there are lots of little things you can do to help protect yourself and others from spreading these germs.


Delicious but Dangerous: Foods You Should Avoid

Fast food: a fast track to dementia

Before you go through the drive-thru, discover what just one week of fast food can do to your brain!

 

5 Awesome Ways to Eat Avocados — and Cut Your Cholesterol

It’s amazing what you can do with an avocado. And what an avocado can do for you.
This buttery-tasting fruit slashed the bad cholesterol in obese and overweight individuals, found a small study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Doctors placed all participants on three healthy diets to lower cholesterol. While all three diets reduced cholesterol, the participants who ate a Haas avocado daily reaped the biggest benefits. And if you lower your cholesterol, you cut your risk of having a stroke.

 

Conquer 6 ailments with this one wonder spice!

It’s peppery and a little sweet. It’s fragrant and it’s spicy. It’s also gnarly and bumpy. But the root of the ginger plant adds such a special flavor to stir-fries, fruits, and vegetables, no one cares what it looks like. Add in the proven health benefits of this wonder spice  and you've hit a homerun!