10 Mar '12, 12am

Beat Spring Allergies with Bacteria | Care2 Healthy Living

Beat Spring Allergies with Bacteria | Care2 Healthy Living

It may sound odd that bacteria can actually reduce allergy symptoms. But, certain bacteria can reduce inflammation in the body, improve nutrient absorption, and reduce nasal and sinus symptoms linked to allergies. Of course, not just any bacteria will do. Research by scientists at the Osaka University School of Medicine found that certain probiotics were effective in the treatment of nasal and sinus symptoms linked to allergies . According to their study published in the International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, the specific strains that are effective include: Lactobacilli casei, Lactobacillus paracasei, L. acidophilus, and Bifidobacterium longum. Supplement your diet with a high-quality probiotic taken on an empty stomach, preferably one containing a wide variety of bacterial strains. Don’t worry about remembering their lengthy names. Usually the word “Lactobacill...

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Changing Life, One Day at a Time | Care2 Healthy Living

Changing Life, One Day at a Time | Care2 Health...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 7pm

Life is beautiful, but also complex and challenging. In our own ways, we are all trying to be stronger, more balanced, hap...

Walking on the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living: I recall when I was in my early twenties, I was having dinner with

Walking on the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living: I ...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 4pm

I recall when I was in my early twenties, I was having dinner with my family and my nephew Danny, who was 14, had joined u...

Dolphins Rescued by Sun Bathers | Care2 Healthy Living

Dolphins Rescued by Sun Bathers | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 6pm

Visitors enjoying the beach at Arraial do Cabo, Brazil one morning recently were surprised to see about 30 wild dolphins g...

4 Natural Treatments for Spring Allergies | Care2 Healthy Living: This year, consider skipping the antihistamine...

4 Natural Treatments for Spring Allergies | Car...

care2.com 04 Mar '12, 12am

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com Are you looking for a way to ease spring allergies without taking any antihistami...

5 Best Snacks for Energy | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Best Snacks for Energy | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 11 Mar '12, 10pm

Some snacks enhance energy levels, while others leave us feeling depleted. The key to choosing a satisfying snack that wil...

Exotic Animal Ban Considered in Ohio | Care2 Healthy Living

Exotic Animal Ban Considered in Ohio | Care2 He...

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 10pm

State Senator Troy Balderson , a Zanesville Republican, has introduced legislation that would ban new ownership of exotic ...

How to be Present in the Moment | Care2 Healthy Living

How to be Present in the Moment | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

Last night, I dug out an old book from my mother’s self-nurture treasury. Written in Hindi, the book’s title roughly trans...

7 Good Reasons to Quit Drinking Bottled Water |...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11pm

The U.S. is the largest consumer market for bottled water in the world, followed by Mexico, China, and Brazil. In 2008, U....

5 Surprising Signs of an Unhealthy Heart | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Surprising Signs of an Unhealthy Heart | Care...

care2.com 11 Mar '12, 1am

By Melanie Haiken, Caring.com senior editor We’ve all read the signs of a heart attack listed on posters in the hospital w...

Your Cravings: Decoded | Care2 Healthy Living

Your Cravings: Decoded | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 1am

What do you crave? The saltiness of potato chips, the cool creaminess of ice cream, or the rich flavor of chocolate? Whate...

Considering a Spring Cleanse: As a former editor for Herbs for Health magazine (now rolled into the Herb Compani...

Considering a Spring Cleanse: As a former edito...

care2.com 08 Mar '12, 10pm

magazine) I’ve read a lot about spring cleanses or “detox” diets. There are mixed professional opinions about cleansing. S...

10 foods that fight spring allergies

10 foods that fight spring allergies

mnn.com 16 Mar '12, 10pm

Leaves and roots of the butterbur shrub contain compounds called petasines, which can block some reactions that spark alle...

Non-Toxic Spring Cleaning | Care2 Healthy Living

Non-Toxic Spring Cleaning | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 17 Mar '12, 11pm

While nothing feels as welcoming as a freshly cleaned home, a clean house doesn’t always mean a healthy home. Most convent...

Pretty Organic Cosmetics for Spring

Pretty Organic Cosmetics for Spring

feelgoodstyle.com 09 Mar '12, 12pm

With spring right around the corner, those cozy darks sweaters and jeans of winter are starting to seem pretty drab. Brigh...

Little Cavities: Last month I hit a personal low. While I never thought of myself as having a pristine set of te...

Little Cavities: Last month I hit a personal lo...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 9pm

Last month I hit a personal low. While I never thought of myself as having a pristine set of teeth, the idea of having a r...