Good oral health is important, but commercial toothpaste and mouthwashes can contain ingredients that increase the price and may even be of questionable safety. Fluoride, for example, is added to toothpaste to prevent cavities, but it is not recommended for all people and can be toxic in high doses.
The summer sun is on its way, and that means it's time for sun protection. Safe sunscreens are one way to block the rays, but foods and supplements can also help increase the skin's resiliency to the sun.
Learn about some healthy ways to manage your stress.
Stress is a state of considerable mental or emotional strain and tension. Managing stress is important to every part of your health because some stress is inevitable in everyday life.
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.
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.
Try out this homemade makeup remover. Not only is it totally natural and safe, but it won’t break the budget. The astringent properties of witch hazel help to tone while the oil will moisturize and pick up dirt. Simply combine the following ingredients in a bottle, and shake until well mixed.
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