379 Articles by Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.

Sick Of Water? These Are The Most Hydrating Foods On The Planet

Why it's important to eat hydrating foods—plus, the foods with the highest water content, including strawberries, cucumbers, and leafy greens.

Chill Out With These 3 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Baths For Summer

Three detox bath recipes for summer featuring cooling ingredients like Bentonite clay, Manuka honey, and CBD.

This Is Exactly How Much Sugar A Day Increases Your Risk For Cancer

New study published in BMJ shows that just 100 ml of sugar consumption in the form of sugary drinks can increase your risk for cancer and breast...

Here's Exactly How Much *More* Water You Should Be Drinking In The Summer

How much more water to drink in the summer to avoid dehydration and replenish electrolytes—according to the world's top functional medicine doctors.

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I'm A CBD Expert & I Get Asked These 3 Questions All. The. Time.

The more ubiquitous CBD becomes, the more questions are raised—and facts can be hard to come by.

New Tool Uses Sonar Technology To Test Water Quality For Very Little $$$

A new study from researchers at the University of Missouri shows how sonar technology can help test water quality quickly and inexpensively.

Have Trouble Ignoring Cravings? Science Says This Could Be Why

A new study published in Psychological Sciences explains why it's so hard to ignore temptation when we're distracted, stressed, and trying to do it...

Fasting Can Decrease Fat In This Very Unexpected Place

New study published in Metabolism shows how alternate-day fasting can decrease pancreatic fat and possibly prevent diabetes.

5 Natural Ingredients You Can Use As DEET-Free Mosquito Repellent

Herbs, plants, and essential oils that repel mosquitoes naturally, including catnip, lavender, and lemon eucalyptus oil.

6 Lifestyle Tips To Help Change The Way Your Body Holds On To Fat

Lifestyle changes to encourage healthier fat distribution, including avoiding alcohol, managing stress, and consuming plenty of cruciferous veggies.

Mayo Clinic Is Developing Genius New Way To Balance Blood Sugar

New Mayo Clinic study proves that new method, created by a company called Day Two, can accurately predict an individual's post-meal blood sugar...

Pear-Shaped? Here's How That Actually Benefits Your Heart Health

A new study shows that body fat distribution is more important than body fat percentage when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Will Adding Hemp Oil To Your Hair Care Routine Give You Longer, Healthier Locks?

Hemp oil for hair and scalp health, including CBD's properties, how to use it, and what the research says about hemp oil versus hemp seed oil.

The Dos & Don'ts Of Taking Magnesium For Anxiety

How to take magnesium supplements for anxiety, including dosage, safety concerns, and what the research says about magnesium and the brain.

The Healthy Magnesium-Rich Foods (That You Should Be Eating On The Reg)

The healthiest magnesium-rich foods, their benefits, and how to use them, including avocado, nuts and seeds, and dark chocolate.

This Creamy Alternative Milk Is Protein-Packed, Mineral-Rich & Nut-Free

Everything you need to know about hemp milk, including its health benefits, healthy fat content, and how to make your own.

All The Questions You Have About Hydrolyzed Collagen, Answered

A guide to hydrolyzed collagen peptides, including what it is, what its health benefits and side effects are, and how to use it.

Are Online Doctor's Visits Putting Your Kid's Gut Health At Risk?

New NIH study, published in Pediatrics, shows that online doctor visits are leading to overprescription of antibiotics in children.

It's Time To Clean Out Your Supplement Cabinet. Here's Why

What you need to know about supplement expiration dates, including why they're not required, what they mean for potency, and how you should store your...

The Body Part You Never Knew Your Should Be Putting Your Serum On

What products you should be using on your lips, including serum, SPF, and a moisturizer.