Let food be thy medicine! While one of the absolute best things you can do for health is eat a diet that is overall rich in whole foods, there are certain foods that seem to have special benefit for specific organs or systems. Test your knowledge to see if you know which foods are best for what.… Read more »
Luxurious beauty treatments don’t need to cost a fortune or come packed with chemical ingredients you can’t even pronounce. We want our food to be wholesome, so why doesn’t that translate into what we put on the outside of our bodies too? Next time your hair is looking … Read more »
You religiously wash your makeup off, moisturize on a daily basis, and never step foot outside without applying SPF. Sure, creams and serums are important elements but so is what you eat.
Good skin happens from the inside out; whatever is going on inside your digestive system will eventually show on … Read more »
Warmer weather means you’re probably busting out your flip flops and open-toed shoes on a regular basis. Maybe you’re even going barefoot on the beach, in the grass, on the sidewalk… or wearing your flats without socks. All of these habits can leave your feet dry, cracked, blistered, smelly and not exactly pleasing to the eye. Here are a few … Read more »
A million dollars is on the line. Can you explain what sun protection factor (SPF) and broad-spectrum protection mean? If you’re at a loss for words, a study published last summer revealed that you’re not alone. Only 43 percent of people surveyed understood the definition of SPF and only seven percent knew what phrase to identify on a bottle to… Read more »
Ever wonder why professional bodybuilders prance across the stage with an unmistakeable orange hue to their skin? Most of them use tanning – whether by tanning bed, good old-fashioned sun, or spray tanner – to highlight their muscle definition. Many people, not just meatheads, enjoy the look of a sun-kissed complexion and will go to great lengths to get that look. Unfortunately many of the methods for … Read more »
In much of North America, bug season is here. The annoying ones that bite, as well as kind that proliferate around garbage cans and compost bins, such as fruit flies and ants. With the warmer weather, we are opening our doors and windows, so there are more opportunities for critters to get inside. It seems like the perfect time to look into ways to prevent and combat pests in the home.… Read more »