432 Articles by Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
Researchers just sequenced the avocado genome, according to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
New study explains rye bread's specific health benefits, including its positive effect on heart health and insulin response.
A new study, published in Nature, concludes that the placenta does not have a microbiome, but not all researchers are in agreement.
A new study, published in the British Medical Journal, shows that music played before surgery leads to anxiety reduction that's similar to a sedative.
Diagnosed with a thyroid condition? Here's what you need to know about sleep, including how your thyroid health affects your sleep quality.
If you want to prevent hormone imbalance, start upping your intake of these nutrients—including omega-3s, B vitamins, and probiotics—right away.
How the minerals in seawater—like magnesium, chloride, and sodium—benefit our health, including their relaxing, mood-boosting, and...
Why it's important to eat hydrating foods—plus, the foods with the highest water content, including strawberries, cucumbers, and leafy greens.
Three detox bath recipes for summer featuring cooling ingredients like Bentonite clay, Manuka honey, and CBD.
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...
How much more water to drink in the summer to avoid dehydration and replenish electrolytes—according to the world's top functional medicine doctors.
The more ubiquitous CBD becomes, the more questions are raised—and facts can be hard to come by.
A new study from researchers at the University of Missouri shows how sonar technology can help test water quality quickly and inexpensively.
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...
New study published in Metabolism shows how alternate-day fasting can decrease pancreatic fat and possibly prevent diabetes.
Herbs, plants, and essential oils that repel mosquitoes naturally, including catnip, lavender, and lemon eucalyptus oil.
Lifestyle changes to encourage healthier fat distribution, including avoiding alcohol, managing stress, and consuming plenty of cruciferous veggies.
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...