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9 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Bath and Beauty Products
September 24 2018
The growing practice of checking labels on what we eat and put on our body is not going away anytime soon. As we are becoming more aware of how everything we put on our skin gets absorbed into our system, we are also becoming more aware of the potential dangers of many popular chemicals that are used in beauty products.
20 Natural Approaches to Improving Digestion
March 5 2018
We have all felt symptoms of dyspepsia, an uncomfortable feeling in the stomach, at one time or another. It may be associated with indigestion, a sour stomach, acid reflux, or GERD—also known gastroesophageal reflux, which causes an acid-like, burning sensation in the stomach or, perhaps, throat. Dyspepsia can also be caused by gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach. The bacteria Helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) is believed to be the main risk factor for developing stomach ulcers and even stomach cancer, is frequently present in many who suffer from gastritis.
A Case for Cruelty-Free Bath and Beauty Products
August 2 2018
Animal testing doesn't make cosmetics or skin care products safe or effective. Luckily, there is a wide range of bath and beauty options that are cruelty-free and not tested on animals.
Surprising Smoothie Ingredients
April 26 2017
Here are some surprising, but healthy ingredients that you can add to your smoothies!
Smoothies are instantly refreshing, satisfying, and delicious. We sometimes use them as a way to ingest foods that our bodies need that may not be so pleasant on their own.
Arthritis Pain, Turmeric and Boswellia
August 6 2018
Arthritis is a condition that has affected humans since the beginning of time. Symptoms usually start as early as age 40 for those afflicted and progress as we age.
Green Exercise: Why Outdoor Workouts are So Much Better
August 1 2017
We all know that exercise is vital for good health—no matter whether it’s aerobic exercise, strength training, mind-body exercises like yoga, or another type of physical activity.
Easy Homemade Sunburn Remedies
August 24 2018
Sunburns can occur in any climate and at any time of the year, making it important to protect the skin. Should one suffer from a sunburn, there are many available homemade remedies to reduce discomfort, provide relief and restore their skin.
Ways to Replenish Electrolytes After a Workout
September 21 2018
Electrolytes are the minerals found in sweat and other bodily fluids. This includes sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium. When we exercise and as we sweat, we lose electrolytes. The most common electrolyte is sodium followed by chloride, then potassium.
Healthy Snack Ideas for School
September 20 2018
It’s no surprise that kids love to snack, and while snacking can be part of a healthy diet, the types of snacks consumed are a variable that needs to be highly considered.
What Is Oil Pulling and What are the Health Benefits?
September 19 2018
Coconut oil pulling is believed to be one of the best ways to promote a healthy smile. It’s been proven to be more effective than regular brushing, and it’s also one of the best ways to whiten teeth naturally.
Easy Vegan Protein-Packed Recipes
September 18 2018
Like everyone, those maintaining a vegan diet need to get plenty of protein. Fortunately, peas and brown rice are two quality sources of plant-based, trans-fat-free protein. California Gold Nutrition vegan protein powders, which are made with pea and brown rice proteins, are a tasty way to get a daily dose of this nutrient.
5 Tips to Store and Handle Your Dietary Supplements
September 17 2018
According to the 2015 Council for Responsible Nutrition Consumer Survey on dietary supplements, approximately 68% of Americans currently take some form of dietary supplements. We invest a lot of time and money into selecting the most suitable supplements for ourselves and our families. The last thing we want is to improperly store them and have them spoil halfway through the bottle.
A Quick Guide to Glutamine
September 14 2018
Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid (the building block units of protein) in the body and is involved in more metabolic processes than any other amino acid.
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