Mar 20, 2019 | Health
Almost a quarter of the world’s population has anemia. Iron deficiency is a condition affecting over a billion people and it can have serious consequences.
Low iron can cause symptoms from low energy levels and high anxiety levels to restless leg syndrome, heart palpitations and increased risk of dangerous infections.
Often causing one to look pale, have brittle skin, nails and hair as well as an increased risk of bruising and injury. There’s a risk of poor work performance and even developmental and cognitive impairment.
Mar 13, 2019 | Health
Men aren’t the only people who worry about their hair thinning. In fact, 40% of women have visible hair loss by the time they’re 40.
Are you included in that percentage? Or perhaps you aren’t there yet, but you want to prevent that from happening by keeping your hair thick and luscious for as long as possible.
The best thing you can do for your hair is to eat a well-balanced diet rich in protein and nutrients.
However, if you want to supplement your diet to give your luscious locks a fighting chance, keep reading. We’re going over the top supplements and vitamins for hair growth and health.Read More
Did you know tea is the second widely most-consumed beverage worldwide? Following only water?
Clearly, people love drinking tea.
But, tea is a lot more than just a tasty beverage. Certain kinds of teas can actually help you lose weight.
And no, we’re not talking about those weird skinny tea drinks loaded with all sorts of weird chemicals and that Instagram influencers love to tote as their “weight loss miracle”.
We’re talking about good old-fashioned tea made from natural herbs and plants and that you steep in a glass of water.Read More
Mar 7, 2019 | Health
We all want our skin to look smooth, radiant, and youthful. But sometimes, despite all the TV ads to the contrary, it doesn’t feel like that is so easy to achieve. Skin complaints such as acne, flaky skin, wrinkles and lines, and blemishes are all really common. Up to 50 million americans complain of acne each year. But these common complaints can have a real impact on your self-confidence.Read More
Mar 4, 2019 | Health
Our skin often serves as a reflection of our personal health. But so few of us understand why.
One of the biggest factors that can cause our skin to change and become damaged are free radicals. You may have heard of them before, but what are they exactly and how do they damage skin?Read More
Feb 27, 2019 | Health
Collagen is a structural protein and is abundant in your body. Its responsible for building and maintaining your skin, muscles, and bones.
Collagen is present in various areas throughout your body. Did you know there are over 20 different kinds of collagen?
These proteins have a similar structure, but they serve a different purpose. Type II collagen’s found in your joints. It contributes to the production of cartilage. This type of collagen also forms components in the structure of your eye.Read More
Feb 20, 2019 | Health
A quick glimpse at today’s headlines will quickly reveal what you probably already knew: division, hate, and intolerance are alive and well in our society. And the vitriol doesn’t end there— it often spills over into our social media in the form of sensationalized articles or belittling comments, and can even invade our workspace or circle of friends. Add to that the normal stressors and obstacles of life (relationships, personal development, finances, etc.) and the prospect of positivity quickly goes out the window. But there is an alternative. Just as negativity is a habit that can be reinforced until it take control of your emotional life, positivity is also a skill that can be learned and developed until it becomes your default reaction to life’s many trials. These seemingly simple steps—when practiced consistently—will help you to battle the negativity that prevails in today’s world and help you choose happiness and inner-peace.Read More
Feb 13, 2019 | Health
Vitamin D is also known as ‘the sunshine vitamin’ because our bodies synthesize it when sunlight hits our skin.
As little as 5-10 minutes of sun exposure on bare skin two or three times a week is enough for most people to produce enough vitamin D.
But, around 75 percent of Americans have a vitamin D deficiency.
One reason is because vitamin D breaks down quickly so stores can run low in winter. And, it probably doesn’t help that the average American spends 93 percent of their time either indoors or in an enclosed vehicle.
As a result, many people have to rely on supplements to ensure they get enough vitamin D. But, why is it so important?
Here we explain more about the many health benefits of vitamin D, as well as the best vitamin D supplements to take.Read More
Feb 6, 2019 | Health
Many people think of hair loss as something with which only men struggle. In reality, though, many women also deal with it, especially as they get older. In fact, 40 percent of women experience visible hair loss by the time they reach age 40.
Are you currently experiencing hair loss? Are you unsure of why you’re losing hair or what you can do to stop it? If so, you’ve come to the right place.
Read on to learn more about the hair growth cycle and why many women experience hair loss as they get older.Read More
Jan 30, 2019 | Health
Raise your hand if you’ve ever woken up feeling more tired than when you went to bed. Four cups of coffee into the day and you’re dragging your feet.
You convince yourself to take a nap; you’ll be more alert after, right?
Wrong. Low energy is a human condition influenced by our habits. You have the power to restore your energy and stop feeling so lethargic.
Get your zest for life back. For real ways to boost your natural energy, keep reading.Read More
Jan 28, 2019 | Health
If you are in a relationship with someone who is depressed, you may not be sure what to do. This is particularly true if you have never suffered from depression yourself. It might seem like there is no reason for your partner to be depressed, but their worldview is completely different. They are unable to see the good in themselves, no matter how successful and stable they may be. Dealing with depression can also take a toll on your relationship, but there are ways to help your partner cope and keep your relationship intact. Here is how to be in a relationship with someone who has depression.Read More
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