Matthew Makowski

Matthew Makowski is the Senior Health Researcher for Practical Health Today. He investigates everything from age-old homeopathic folklore to cutting-edge restorative technology of the future.

Equally comfortable crunching numbers from peer-reviewed studies as he is taking a hands-on approach to health, Matthew’s experience has taken him around the globe. His 20 years of writing and research experience has taken him everywhere… from the steps of the Food Policy Institute to traditional Chinese medicine practitioners in Beijing.

He is committed to helping others live the best and healthiest life they can through a natural and holistic approach.

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Should You Flush This Coronavirus Theory Down the Drain?

A new study has found that the coronavirus could be transmitted simply by using a toilet… especially one that gets a lot of visitors

This Health Food Store Darling Isn’t What It Seems

Aloe vera juice is supposedly packed with hydration power. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll learn that this stuff isn’t actually as healthy as it seems.

What the French Get About Aging

The French eat worse and smoke more than us. Yet they live longer. Here’s why…

Three Natural Stress Relievers You’ve Never Heard Of

Americans are stressed. And there are three lesser-known ways to help reduce it: ashwagandha, rhodiola rosea and B vitamins.

Erase Wrinkles the Natural Way

Vitamin C helps boost collagen production, which in turn helps reduce wrinkles. That makes it our anti-aging hero.

They Don’t Teach This at Med School

It’s entirely possible to slow the aging process. The key is a powerful little molecule that plays a critical role in cellular survival.

Give Your Fuel Lines an Easy Boost

One of the best ways to slow down the aging process is to keep our blood flow healthy. To do that, we need nitric oxide.

Supercharge Your Antioxidants With This Common Spice

To fight aging, look no further than black pepper. It contains a powerful compound called piperine, which takes what’s good for us – antioxidants – and makes it even more powerful.

Turn Back the Clock With These Anti-Aging Foods

The simplest way to delay aging is to make sure you’re getting enough antioxidants. You can find them in blueberries, cranberries, legumes and much more.

How to Break the Rules of Aging

Many of us stop giving our bodies the routine maintenance they need as we get older. And we start to slow down. But it doesn’t have to be that way.