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 · 5 min read

Children Need Structure More Than Warmth, Says Child Psychologist

Every parent wants the best for their children, but sometimes it’s unclear what ‘the best’ is. There are so many parenting styles and methods that it’s hard to know which one would work for a particular child. No good parent wants to see their kids suffer or struggle. Yet they also want to give them […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 2 min read

Woman Mistakes Wasabi For Avocado, Ends Up In Hospital With “Broken Heart Syndrome”

A woman in Israel has become the first person ever to get”broken heart syndrome” from food after mistaking a big blob of wasabi for a normal-sized portion of harmless avocado. The woman in her late-sixties showed up to the emergency room with chest pains after attending a wedding, doctors report in BMJ Case Reports. During the […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 3 min read

5 Anti-Anxiety Tea and Smoothie Recipes That Work

Across human history a multitude of different cultures have used teas and crushed fruits (which we now call smoothies) for therapeutic reasons, from Greek philosophers to Chinese emperors. Science has now proven the validity of ancient claims that these drinks have a positive impact on your mental health. With so many pressures that face each […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 8 min read

15 Science-Backed Remedies to Minimize Wrinkles and Look Younger

Age is just a number – while this has certainly proven to be true, feeling young and looking the part are two different things, and the fine lines, wrinkles, gray hair, and sagging skin can have a real impact on how we perceive ourselves as we get older. Many of us try countless creams and […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

New Research Shows Corticosteroid Injections May Do More Damage Than Previously Thought

Corticosteroid injections are a way for people who have osteoarthritis—a degenerative joint disease in which the cartilage breaks down—to avoid oral steroids as a daily medication [1]. (If you’ve ever taken oral steroids, you know why avoiding them would be on anyone’s priority list!) These injections are administered in joints such as the hip and […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

 · 5 min read

6 Things You Shouldn’t Eat on an Empty Stomach

Breaking the fast is a ritual that humans perform every morning, and most people think they know what constitutes an appropriate breakfast. Believe it or not, there are some foods that seem healthy, that we really shouldn’t be eating on an empty stomach. Here are some the foods to avoid, and some alternatives to ensure […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

How to Make an Effective Mosquito Traps with Everyday Items

Often dismissed as mere nuisances, mosquitoes present a significant menace to public health worldwide. These tiny insects are persistent in their pursuit of blood meals and serve as vectors for numerous diseases, making them a formidable threat to human health. Per the CDC, Malaria, dengue fever, Zika virus, and West Nile virus are just a […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

5 Cancer Symptoms To Look Out For When You Eat

Cancer is one of the most deadly diseases that affects millions of people around the world. While it’s hard to detect the symptoms of cancer early on, there’s a possibility to spot them just by acknowledging some of the common signs associated with the disease. One of the best times to pay attention is actually […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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7 Natural Approaches to Pain Relief and Management

This site contains product affiliate links. We may receive a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on one of these links. Pain is an inevitable part of life, and many of us turn to over-the-counter pain medications like Ibuprofen and Advil for quick relief. However, it’s important to recognize the potential consequences associated with […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

It was banned by the FDA, yet it’s in hundreds of candies. Why?

Artificial dyes are used just about everywhere: From packaging to clothing to cosmetics. And they are also used more often than you probably realize in food. Recently it has come to light that artificial food coloring such as Red No. 3, among others, is still often present in some foods like candy. This dye has […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team