Elizabeth Renter

Elizabeth Renter

Recent articles by Elizabeth Renter

Study Identifies Anti-Cancer Properties of Honey Compounds

Honey is awesome, but could it be powerful enough to treat cancer? Flavonoids and phenolic acids may be responsible for honey’s anti-cancer properties.

Simple Buying Organic Trick Could ‘Save You 89%’ on Average

Want to buy organic food, but worried about the cost? One study found that when consumers purchased in bulk, they saved an average 89 percent on the bill.

Flashback: 2011 Study Finds GMO Pesticides Leap from Pregnant Mother to Fetus

A 2011 study shows that toxic pesticides from genetically modified organisms are not only found in women, but can be passed to their unborn children.

4 Natural Food-Solutions for Boosting Brain Health

Want to keep your brain healthy but don’t know where to start? In addition to exercising regularly, begin eating these 4 foods to preserve brain health.

A Spoonful of These Seeds Packs a Powerhouse of Disease-Fighting Phytonutrients

Enjoy a spoonful of garden peas? Peas are rich in various phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals, many of which halt the development of numerous diseases.

Study: Gut Bacteria, High Fiber Fights off Asthma, Clears Airways

Research has found that a diet rich in plant-based dietary fiber positively affects how the immune system functions in the lungs, warding off asthma.

Could Sunscreen be Replaced with This Topically-Applied Vegetable?

Broccoli is known for its anti-cancer properties, but researchers are looking into how the vegetable could even prevent skin cancer when applied topically.

Where is Your Fish From? 6 Things You may Not Know About the U.S. Seafood Supply

Many people do not know about where seafood comes from and how to ensure it is safe. Here are 6 things you may not know about the U.S. seafood supply.

5 Simple and Effective Weight Loss Tips Everyone Should Know

Setting yourself up for weight loss success doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are 5 weight loss tips everyone should know about.

Odd but True Solutions to Sleeplessness: Shuffling Cards and Folding Towels?

Having trouble sleeping at night? Instead of sleeping pills, try one of the many herbal insomnia remedies, or autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR).

Study Indicates 70-300% Increased Brain Cancer Risk from Using This Device

New research suggests that long-term cell phone users (25 years) could be at a 300 percent increased risk of developing brain cancer.

Enhance Mood, Fight Stress: 7 Natural Ways to Balance the Body

Your whole body can suffer when hormones are out of whack. Rather than using prescription solutions, try natural alternatives to regulate your hormones.

5 Blood Sugar-Regulating Foods for Diabetics

Whether you have Type 2 or Type 1 diabetes, you can benefit from eating foods that help stabilize blood glucose levels. Here are 5 beneficial foods.

UK Officials Join U.S. in Needlessly Recommending more Dangerous Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

Both in the U.S. and now in the U.K. officials are recommending more people indulge in the dangerous cholesterol-reducing drugs known as statins. Don’t.

Germany Allows Seriously Ill to Grow Their Own ‘Illegal’ Plants

For the seriously ill in Germany, people can use cannabis, but could not grow it. Now, five people have opened the door to homegrown marijuana.

Try These 10 Small Things Right Now to Feel Better

When is the last time you bought someone flowers or smiled at a stranger? Little things may not seem like much, but collectively they can change the world.

These 4 Over-the-Counter Medications Don’t Really Work

While some over-the-counter medicines do work (with side effects), not all of these meds are worthwhile. Here are 4 OTC meds that do not really work.