Nikki Jong, Caring.com contributing editor



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7 Natural Cures for Migraines — Nov 03, 2014
For most people who experience an occasional headache, a couple of aspirin will usually do the trick. Migraine sufferers don't have it so easy. Not only do many migraine ...
8 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure — Feb 19, 2014
Plant-based diets and diets high in fruits and vegetables are strongly associated with lower blood pressure -- so much so that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) off...
Super Snacks: 5 Best Snacks for Energy — Jul 24, 2013
Some snacks enhance energy levels, while others leave us feeling depleted. The key to choosing a satisfying snack that will give you energy to burn is understanding how cer...
Super-Healing Foods — May 31, 2013
As part of a healthy diet, whole foods play a significant role in helping our bodies function at their best. There are hundreds of extremely nutritious whole foods, but t...
Energy Foods — Mar 21, 2013
If you ever feel lethargic or fatigued after you eat, you're eating the wrong foods. It's that simple. The trick is to choose foods that release energy more slowly and g...
6 Drinks That Lower Blood Pressure — Feb 01, 2013
There are two big risk factors for high blood pressure that are beyond your control: age and family genetics. What can you control? Everything else, which involves making s...
Are These Whole Foods Making You Sick? — Feb 01, 2013
Eating foods in their natural state is usually a great idea. After all, whole foods are full of essential nutrients that our bodies need to stay healthy. But what you don...
Super Snacks: 5 Best Snacks for Mood — Feb 01, 2013
Change your diet, change your mood? Science says the answer is yes. Food isn't just fuel for the body; it feeds the mind and changes our moods. Food scientists are still ...
Heart Disease and Diet — Feb 01, 2013
Sure, genetics play a big role in heart health. But lifestyle choices, like diet and exercise, play an even bigger part in preventing and reversing [heart disease][1]. Th...
Healthy Beverages — Feb 01, 2013
Heart disease may be partly genetic, but it's also largely preventable. We've all heard the same sage advice: To keep your heart healthy, you should eat well and exercise...