Just like the eyes are the windows to the soul, nails can be windows to your health. So symptoms of dry, brittle, ridged or peeling nails could indicate other internal conditions. Read more about the common factors impacting nail health.
Eat more fruit today and research suggests you’ll be far less likely to suffer osteoarthritis of the knee down the road.
The Mediterranean Diet is well known for its connection to health, and extra virgin olive oil is a significant part of this nutritious eating regime. It also may offer anti-cancer benefits.
Next time you’re feeling the 3 pm slump, try snacking on a handful of almonds. Packed with protein, monounsaturated fat and lots of micronutrients, almonds are a heart-smart afternoon snack!
Intense, post-workout pain can make it difficult to move — much less maintain your normal exercise routine. Fortunately, new research is pointing to natural — and even delicious alternatives, like ginger!
As we know, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you lose weight, a popular theme during the month of New Year’s resolutions, but studies reveal eating more fruits and vegetables may also be the key to greater happiness in the New Year!
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Dream up some white fruit and veggies, and you may lower your stroke risk dramatically, research suggests!
It is precisely when the days get colder and shorter that many people take to the sauna. A sauna can be really good for you: the change in temperature trains the body’s heat regulation system and the organism learns to adapt better to various temperatures. But what about going to the sauna when you have a cold: a good or bad idea?
Our employees, our farms and a healthy environment are the basis for all our activities. See what our four pillars of sustainability are in this post. They show the areas in which Dole is striving to conserve valuable resources.
Perhaps you still remember your schooldays. In some of the countries where Dole operates, however, daily school attendance and extensive healthcare are not things that can be taken for granted and these are precisely the areas where Dole is working with the Dale Foundation in Ecuador and Peru. Read more about this work.
Today is Costa Rica’s national day – just one more reason to take you away to this idyllic banana paradise. Costa Rica is located in Central America, between Nicaragua and Panama, bounded on the east by the Caribbean and on the west by the Pacific.
When it’s time for the weekly grocery haul, do you a) write out a list and stick to it or b) head straight to the store and wing it? If you answered “b”, you may want to grab a pen and pad. A 2015 study from RAND Health, a nonprofit research organization specializing in health policy, found that writing out a grocery list before shopping was linked to lower BMI and healthier food choices in two urban neighborhoods.
We can enjoy the sensuous pleasure of fresh fruit even while we slice it up. As the scent of strawberries or oranges wafts towards us, we can hardly wait to try the sweet deliciousness. Scientists at the Technische Universität München (TUM) recently unveiled the secret behind the unique aromas of different foods.
Say you’ve made it to the ripe old age of 70 after a lifetime of not-so-great eating habits — why change now? Because you may live longer, research suggests. Eat healthy after 70 and you’ll boost your chances of reaching 80.
Do you sometimes feel drained and exhausted? You’re not alone. Many people are familiar with the typical “afternoon slump” or are only fit for the couch in the evening after a long day at work. It isn’t a problem if it happens every now and then but if you are constantly exhausted that can have an effect on your quality of life in the long term. Simply answer ten questions to discover your energy type and get an energy roadmap for a month!