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George Zapo, CPH is certified in Public Health Promotion & Education. George focuses on writing informative articles promoting healthy behavior and lifestyles. Read more of George's articles at his website:

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New Study Provides First Evidence That Natural Essential Oils Counteract Inflammation Caused By Polluted Air

Certain ingredients in essential oils made from plants could provide a natural treatment of liver and lung conditions caused by air pollution.  They may also help in counteracting inflammation. This recent study evaluated the value of using specific essential oil… 0 Shares |

Lacking Education May Be as Deadly as Being a Smoker

Lacking education may be as deadly as being a current, rather than former smoker.  A study on higher education and life expectancy suggests people with a higher education reap the benefits of living longer. When it comes to improving and… 0 Shares |

Overlooked Benefit of Healthy Lifestyle Programs is ‘Improved Quality-of-Life’

A healthy lifestyle has more value than just the numbers on a scale or a blood pressure reading.  An often-overlooked benefit of a healthy lifestyle is measured through an improved “health-related quality-of-life.” Scientists are able to show that people who… 0 Shares |

5 Health Food Store Products with Hidden Dangers

A health food store is a place to go for a wide selection of organic food, local produce, health food, and nutritional supplements.  In addition to specialized food, most health food stores also sell a variety of personal care and… 0 Shares |

10 Foods That Render an Enriched, Vitamin B12 Diet

Vitamin B12 helps to provide a stronger immune system, improve nerve function, and more. However, getting enough vitamin B12 takes more effort. It’s fairly easy to get most B vitamins by eating a variety of plant-based food and whole grains.  … 0 Shares |

How to Make Your Own Cool, Crispy, Delicious, and Nutritious ‘Refrigerator Pickled Cucumbers’

Refrigerator pickled cucumbers are delicious, fresh, and crispy. They’re an absolute refreshing delight.  And — you can make your own.  It’s easy! Cucumbers are one of the world’s best superfoods — they’re extremely beneficial to your health.  They’re bursting with… 0 Shares |

Scientists Make the World’s First Discovery on the Cause of Many Types of Birth Defects

For the first time in world history, scientists believe they have discovered a cause of many types of birth defects.  This recent groundbreaking discovery holds the key to understanding why many babies are born with defects of the heart, vertebrae,… 0 Shares |

Toxic Mercury Discovered in an Increasing Number of Personal Care Products – Including Soaps, Anti-Aging Creams, Skin-Lighteners, and Cosmetics

Mercury has been discovered in an abundant amount of personal care products — including lotions, cosmetics, anti-aging creams, acne treatments, skin lighteners, antiseptic and beauty soaps.  Mercury is extremely toxic — and exposure can lead to serious health consequences. It’s… 0 Shares |

Tailored Acupuncture May Reduce Pain Intensity for Chronic Pain Sufferers (Fibromyalgia)

Tailored acupuncture is helping reduce pain intensity for people suffering with fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition.  Rather than taking prescription medication, a growing number of people suffering with this painful condition seek relief in complementary medicine — like acupuncture, massage,… 0 Shares |

Aloe Vera Plant: A Natural, Alternative Medicine Used for Treating Diabetes, Psoriasis, Weight Loss, Cancer, and More

One alternative medicine frequently sought to treat diabetes and other adverse health conditions is the aloe vera plant.  For centuries, this amazing plant has been used for a variety of medicinal purposes — including treating diabetes, cancer, skin care, weight… 0 Shares |