Heal

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6 Essential Oils You Need to Repel Bugs All Summer Long

Essential oils go back centuries and they have dozens of uses. One of the most common uses in modern times is as a natural mosquito repellent. These flying pests can cause itchy bites and they can also transmit disease. When you are spending time outdoors, it is important to prevent bites as much as possible. […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 8 min read

Infants and Veganism: Can the two go together?

 The only true “love at first sight” is the moment a mother holds her newborn child for the first time. No matter what health beliefs they uphold, all parents can agree on one thing: They want the best for their children. They want them to grow up healthy and strong. Therefore, it’s vital for all […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 3 min read

13 Potentially Harmful Teas to Avoid During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of careful consideration of everything that goes into your body, including beverages like tea. While tea is generally considered a healthy beverage, not all types of tea are safe for consumption during pregnancy. It’s crucial for expectant mothers to be knowledgeable about the potential risks associated with certain teas. Let’s dive […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Cannabis Gum: Would You Try Chewing Your Way To Pain Relief?

Pharmaceutical entrepreneurs are constantly brainstorming new ideas to make cannabis and its products easily accessible and safely usable for medical and recreational purposes. In the 29 states where it’s currently legal, cannabis is available as capsules, oils, nasal sprays, inhalers, smokes, pipes, vapes, and even water infused with a certain amount of CBD. Well, how […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

Apparently, Tiny Mites Live on Everyone’s Face, Including Yours

You have very small mites living on your face right now. There are hundreds to thousands of them. They’re invisible to the naked eye, about 0.3 millimeters long (just to put that in perspective, 1 millimeter is the thickness of a penny—so it would take several of these things laid end-to-end to even stretch that […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

 · 4 min read

The Human Cost of Insulin in America

This article was originally published March 21, 2019 and has since been updated When Frederick Banting, Charles Best and J.J.R. Macleod of the University of Toronto invented insulin medications in the early 1920’s, it meant type 1 diabetes would no longer be a terminal illness. The researchers happily sold the patent for their discovery for only […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

Being Forgetful Could Be A Sign Your Brain is Actually Working Properly, According to Scientific Research

In your conversations, on television and while you’re surfing the web, it’s rare to hear about forgetfulness in a positive context. Usually, people attribute memory loss – long-term or short-term – to early-onset dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. We’ve written many articles about memory loss and other warning signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia at The Hearty […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

11 Cancer-Linked Products That Many Use Daily

Cancer is a scary thing. Nobody wants to get it, and nobody wants to watch their loved ones go through it. Cancer can also be caused by things we don’t even think about—things that are so common we don’t even think about how they could be contributing to the formation of cancer cells. Some of […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Frequent Pot Smokers Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

Marijuana has been at the center of debate over the last few years. Many argue that it is safe, that it is beneficial for pain management, and can be effective against diseases such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Many also claim it can help to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression [1]. Some women even use […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

Does Tea Equal a Healthier Brain? Research Points to Yes

I know all my fellow tea lovers are going to be hyped about this. According to new research in the journal Aging, people who drink tea on a regular basis have a “more efficient structural organization” of their brains than people who don’t drink tea [1]. This improved organization may help protect against cognitive decline—think […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

 · 8 min read

Martin Freeman Says He Has Given Up on Vegetarianism With Concerns That Meat Replacements Are ‘Very, Very Processed’

For 38 years, Martin Freeman was celebrated for his stellar performances on both the silver screen and television, holding steadfast to a vegetarian lifestyle. His journey into vegetarianism began in the winter of 1986 during his teenage years, a time marked by introspection and a growing discomfort with the notion of consuming animal flesh. This […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer