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The Dangers of Dehydration: Swollen Eyes and a Shrunken Brain

The Dangers of Dehydration: Swollen Eyes and a Shrunken Brain

Busy lifestyles and processed foods and beverages cause nearly all of us to become chronically deprived of water and susceptible to the dangers of dehydration.[1] Although they are not the only organs affected by lack of water, the brain and eyes are especially vulnerable to the following conditions:

Obstruction of blood

Q&A: Vitamins; Blackberries; Fluoride

Q. Is vitamin K lost when a food is cooked or frozen?
A. Sarah L. Booth, PhD, director of Tufts’ HNRCA Vitamin K Laboratory, replies: “Fat-soluble vitamin K content is not affected by cooking or freezing. Water-soluble vitamins are the ones more likely to be lost in most cooking methods.”
Other fat-soluble

How to Drink Water Safely

“Don’t drink the water,” is not a warning typically heard in the U.S. Yet some of us may be drinking water that could cause harm. Major issues with contaminants, such as lead or bacteria, make news headlines, but more subtle issues may go undetected. Taking time to get informed about

What Is “Oil-Pulling”?

Q. What is “oil pulling” and is it a healthful practice?

A. Oil pulling is a folk remedy that involves swishing a small amount of oil, usually coconut or sesame, in one’s mouth for one to 20 minutes. The oil is not swallowed, but is spit out. The practice originated in

The Benefits of Good Dentition Extend Far Beyond Your Mouth

One way to get information about your health is to simply “open wide.”

“Problems with your oral health could be warning signs of serious health issues that need immediate attention,” says Marsha Rubin, DDS, Program Director of the General Practice Residency in Dentistry at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell.
Gum Disease
The main culprit of

Ask the EN Experts: Eating Raw Fish; Fluoride

Q. Is it ok to eat raw fish, like sushi?

A. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in six Americans suffers from a foodborne illness each year. Of those, only a small percentage is caused by the consumption of raw or undercooked fish, like sashimi (raw fish)

8 Energy Boosting Foods to Keep You Alert

Food—not caffeine or sugar—is your body’s fuel for long-lasting, consistent energy. But it needs to be the right kinds of food and beverages. Here are 8 of the top energy boosting foods and drinks that you can use to fight fatigue and keep you alert and energized throughout the day.

The Fastest Water Filter Comparison Available

The Fastest Water Filter Comparison Available

Shopping for a water filter? There are 6 things you need to consider: efficacy, filtration time, pH, water waste, installation, and of course, cost. Use our handy water filter comparison chart to ensure you’re getting the best water filter for your family’s health and economic needs.

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