Protein Powders vs Meal Replacement Supplements: What’s the Difference?
March 16 2018
With protein available in so many different forms like tubs of powder, pre-mixed in the supplement aisle, inside protein bars and the like, there’s a lot of confusion about whether or not these products can be used in place of meals. Some people wonder when it’s appropriate to use them at all. If you’re one of these people, let’s investigate.
Top 13 Essential Oils and How They Can Benefit Your Health
October 30 2017
Since the beginning of human civilization, people have sought out the benefits of essential oils. The Egyptians used essential oils during the mummification process and ceremonial celebrations. The oils were highly valued, frequently given as gifts and even traded as currency. In the Bible, the Three Wise Men brought the baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh—the latter two were essential oils.
Mood-Boosting Room Sprays Using Essential Oils
November 17 2017
Indoor room sprays can help improve one’s mood.
Do-It-Yourself Natural Remedies for Summer
June 30 2017
See how natural Do-It-Yourself natural remedies can improve your summer.
Summer is the season when most people choose to interact with the natural world. A hot sun, accessible wilderness wonders and endless outdoor activities make being outside incredibly inviting. Along with fun and recreational activities, however, there can be problems like sunburns, bug bites and travel inconveniences when hot weather is involved. Truly enjoying the summer means being prepared to counter any issues that could potentially put a damper on having a great time with friends and family.
Healthy Kitchen Detox for Fall
November 15 2017
Just as we spring clean our homes when the weather gets warm, or when we do quarterly cleanses to jumpstart our metabolism as seasonal produce changes, our kitchen needs some extra love and care as well. Think of it as a seasonal “reset” for one of the most important rooms of your home.
The Best Anti-Aging Advice for Every Decade
January 3 2018
Skin care needs change as you age. When you’re in your 20s, the products and preventative measures are quite different than those in your 40s. This guide will help you navigate your skin’s unique challenges in each decade, so you can make choices like how much sun to get and how to maintain your skin’s moisture. Making the proper choices can give you options for extended skin beauty that you may not have later.
10 Health Benefits of Rhodiola
December 15 2017
Rhodiola (R. rosea) is an adaptogen, an herb that helps protect cells from oxidative damage caused by environmental and chemical stressors. Because adaptogens grow under harsh climate conditions and must protect themselves against such environmental extremes, they’re very strong plants. Rhodiola, for instance, grows at altitudes 10,000 feet ( 3 km) above sea level, where the oxygen concentration is low and temperatures are cold.
Top 15 Supplements for Better Vision
March 15 2018
Of our five senses, vision the most cherished. Eye health is a very important component of our overall health. Healthy eyes not only affect how you see but also how you feel about your environment and those around you. It has been said, “The eyes are a window to the soul”. While I agree, I would also suggest “The eyes are a window to one’s overall health including heart health, brain health and happiness”.
A Quick Guide to Zinc
March 14 2018
Zinc is a trace mineral that found in virtually every cell in the body and is a component in over 200 enzymes. Enzymes are molecules involved in speeding up chemical reactions necessary for human bodily function. Zinc functions in more enzymatic reactions than any other mineral. Most enzymes are composed of a protein along with an essential mineral and possibly a vitamin. If an enzyme is lacking the essential mineral or vitamin, it cannot function properly. If zinc levels are low it affects virtually every system of the body due to its central role in so many enzymes. In addition to its role in enzymes, zinc is required for proper action of many body hormones including insulin, growth hormone, and sex hormones.
The Benefits of Topical Magnesium Oil + Homemade Magnesium Oil Spray
March 13 2018
Magnesium has many unexpected health benefits.
The Health Benefits of Sage and Burning Sage to Cleanse your Space
March 12 2018
Sage, a woody herb derived from an evergreen shrub, has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries because it has many health benefits. Use it for in-home and personal applications to reap these benefits.
The Benefits of Nattokinase for Sinus Health
March 9 2018
Chronic nasal and sinus inflammation or chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common chronic diseases in adults. It is characterized by persistent symptomatic inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses. A new study indicates that nattokinase, an enzyme from Nattō, a traditional fermented food from Japan can produce incredibly powerful effects in improving this condition. The breakthrough is that CRS does not tend to respond to conventional drugs, but may respond to nattokinase.
Top 10 Supplements for Women’s Health
March 8 2018
Women have unique nutritional needs that must be taken into account to optimize health.
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