By Alisa Rutherford-Fortunati | Care2.com October, November and December are all prime pumpkin months in the U.S. and soon enough, people will be carving up pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns, homemade pies and pumpkin bakes! But
By Shubhra Krishan | Care2.com We don’t often think about this, but just like us, plants also have to combat environmental stress. To protect themselves from the constant onslaught of the
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire. Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent, consider using a natural option instead. DEET, also known as diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks.
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While
By Katie Waldeck | Care2.com Many people think of healthy eating as consuming a certain number of calories per day. But the truth is, it’s not just about how much you eat
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought. And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal