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Vitamin C has become a buzzword in skincare lately, being touted as a super ingredient that helps your skin to turn back the hands of time. But what does this ingredient really do, and how well does it work?
April 26 2017
The right nutrients and herbs can help repair damage and improve quality of life
Strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in the United States and the third leading cause of death. A stroke can be the result of a lack of blood flow caused by a blood clot or a hemorrhage. Without oxygen, brain cells become damaged or die so the affected area of the brain becomes unable to function. Risk factors for stroke include: high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking, and atrial fibrillation (heart abnormality). High blood pressure is by far the biggest risk factor for stroke.
Natural Beauty Products for Healthy, Glowing Skin
January 12 2018
Collagen has grown in popularity as a supplement for a variety of reasons and comes in multiple forms. It’s suggested that collagen positively benefits our skin, hair, tendons, and other fibrous tissues found throughout the body. Within our bodies, collagen can be found as one of the main structural proteins in our body’s fibrous connective tissue.
The Best Foods and Supplements for Resistance Training
July 25 2018
When it comes to resistance training, there are a lot of misconceptions regarding diet and supplementation. How much of certain food types should I eat? When is the best time to consume protein? When should I take certain supplements? Keep in mind this is a complex topic that people spend years studying—this article will serve as a very basic overview to clarify some of the common questions pertaining to diet and supplementation for strength training.
A Quick Guide to Propolis
January 22 2018
Propolis is the resinous substance collected by bees from the leaf buds and barks of trees - especially poplar and conifer trees. The bees utilize the propolis along with beeswax to construct the hive. Propolis has antibiotic activities that help the hive block out viruses, bacteria, and other organisms. Commercial preparations appear to retain these antibiotic properties. In addition, according to test tube and animal studies, propolis exerts some antioxidant, liver protecting, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.
Homemade Cough Syrup, Throat Spray and Cough Drops
December 19 2017
Try these three recipes for homemade cough and sore throat relief.
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.
8 Supplements to Protect Skin from the Summer Sun
July 23 2018
Diversity is what makes the world beautiful! An enormous range of genetics, cultures, customs, languages, and regional landscapes create uniqueness among humans. One of the most visible of unique characteristics is attributed to the myriad of skin tones that exist on the planet, spanning from very dark to extremely pale and everything in between.
A Comprehensive Guide to Supplementing with Creatine
July 20 2018
Creatine is a naturally occurring substance found primarily in muscle cells. It is obtained from dietary sources, primarily meat and seafood, with a smaller portion produced by the body.
How to Make Homemade Bronzer
July 19 2018
Bronzer is an excellent way to add color to a person's skin and accent the natural curves and structure of the face. However, most store-bought bronzer products are packed with chemicals and harmful ingredients. Top-of-the-line bronzers can be made at home. For anyone looking to create natural makeup at home, free of chemicals and harsh byproducts, here is everything that's needed.
How to Cook with Collagen Powder
July 18 2018
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and provides the structure in our connective tissue. It’s basically the glue that holds us together. Collagen is found in our bones, tendons, ligaments, gut, hair and nails.
Try This Simple Homemade Yoga Mat Cleaner Spray
July 17 2018
Yoga is a healthy way to stretch the body, increase flexibility, and practice mindfulness. Many people sweat while practicing yoga, especially if they engage in hot yoga. After a session with the yoga mat, it could become soiled with sweat and oil from the hands and feet. Bacteria thrive in the moist, dark environment of a rolled-up yoga mat.
10 Health Benefits of Vitamin C
July 16 2018
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid or ascorbate, has been one of the most researched vitamins over the last 50 years. A search of the scientific literature reveals that over 53,000 studies have been conducted on vitamin C since 1968. Their findings show that it helps promote a strong immune system as well as cardiovascular, brain, and skin health among many others benefits.
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