Parents want to protect their children as much as possible. One area that is sometimes overlooked is sunscreen quality, as commercial sunscreens are often made with potentially harmful ingredients. Instead of opting for inexpensive but questionable sunscreens, consider buying a sunscreen with natural ingredients or create a homemade sunscreen to prevent sunburn.
Lots of patients ask me about probiotics. They know what antibiotics are, but they don’t really know what probiotics are for, when they should be used, and who needs them. It’s time to clear up the confusion.
One of the very interesting effects of many natural compounds is their ability as a solitary agent to exert beneficial effects on a wide range of health conditions. One of the best examples of this “pleiotropic” effect is S-adenosylmethionine or as commonly known SAMe. Like coenzyme Q10, carnitine, alpha lipoic acid, and many other valuable dietary supplements, our body can manufacture SAMe. But, sometimes it does not manufacture enough or can be aided greatly through supplementation.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an essential component of mitochondria—the energy-producing unit in every cell in your body. CoQ10 is involved in the manufacture of ATP, which the body uses to make energy. CoQ10’s role is similar to that of a spark plug in a car engine—without that initial spark, the human body cannot function.
Celery is a member of the umbelliferous family, along with carrots, parsley and fennel. The celery we see today originated from wild celery native to the Mediterranean, where its seeds were once highly valued as a medicine. As with many other folk remedies, modern research is upholding the medicinal value of this common vegetable. In particular, scientists are evaluating the most powerful healing factor of celery—a compound known as 3-n-butylphthalide, or 3nB.
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.
Try this natural DIY linen spray for fabrics.
If summer clothes and linens smell a little musty from being packed away all winter, now is the time to take them out of storage and freshen them up a bit. One great way to freshen up linens is to use a natural spray. To make this spray requires some basic ingredients and supplies from around the home.
In a breakthrough study, office workers with more light exposure at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life compared to office workers with less light exposure in the workplace.
Take care of your skin this summer with these tips.
Summer is filled with fun in the sun, but it can also wreak havoc on your skin. The powerful rays of the sun beating down can leave your skin damaged and burned. Thankfully, there are things you can do to keep yourself protected while still enjoying all that a sunny day has to offer.
Treat your dad this upcoming Father's Day!
Dads are often underappreciated, but you can turn that around this year and actually, anytime of the year. Simply put together a gift set that features products catering to their specific interests. Whether it’s about pampering himself or following a healthy lifestyle, Dad will certainly love the thought you put into what’s important to him.
Phytosomes are advanced forms of herbal products that are better absorbed, utilized, and as a result produce better results than conventional herbal extracts. Phytosomes are produced via a patented process whereby the individual components of an herbal extract are bound to phosphatidylcholine – an emulsifying compound derived from soy. Phosphatidylcholine is also one of the chief components of the membranes in our cells.
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