Natural Beauty—Youth in a Jar

Natural beauty tips

They say beauty is only skin deep. The well-fed face, it seems, is here to stay. First it was vitamin E for wrinkles. Then vitamins A and C became the next big thing. Now many creams contain actual foods like soy and green tea. According to cosmetics ads, these ingredients deliver a virtual face-lift in … Read more

Major Signs You Are Magnesium Deficient

How do you know if you are magnesium deficient?

Magnesium is a mineral used by every organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys. If you suffer from unexplained fatigue or weakness, abnormal heart rhythms or even muscle spasms and eye twitches, low levels of magnesium could be to blame. A large number of adults in our population are magnesium deficient and … Read more

Treat Your Tootsies Right

Walk down any city street and chances are you’ll pass a nail shop. It’s no surprise that these salons are on the rise—consumers have realized that $20 buys not only pretty (or flashy) nails, but also half an hour of pampering. The increasingly popular salon pedicure has its dark side, however; each year some customers … Read more

8 Ways To Use Vitamin E For Wrinkles

As we age, our skin loses its firmness, elasticity and moisture which increase the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Apart from the natural aging process, factors like makeup, environmental pollutants, sun exposure and others can lead to the formation of wrinkles at a younger age. For example makeup or environmental impurities accumulate on the … Read more

8 Tips To Lower Blood Pressure

Treat high blood pressure naturally

Many health practitioners oriented toward natural remedies would say “Scores of scientific studies show that diet, lifestyle changes, and other natural methods can lower blood pressure in most patients, without drugs,” says physician Julian Whitaker, founder and president of the Whitaker Wellness Institute in Newport Beach, California. Anyone with high blood pressure, of course, should … Read more

Keep Your Thyroid Safe With These 4 Essential Minerals

Are you facing thyroid issues?

The thyroid, a small, butterfly-shaped gland below your Adam’s apple, pretty much rules your body, says Douglas Husbands, DC, CCN, a clinical nutritionist and chiropractor in San Carlos, California. It regulates your metabolism, explains Husbands, and an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) slows everything down—from your pulse and temperature to your energy level and the rate at … Read more

Health problems? Look to your fingernails.

What our fingernails tell us about our health

If our eyes are the windows to our souls, our nails are the screen doors to our bodies. More than just cosmetic annoyances, brittle, ridged, or yellow fingernails and toenails can indicate nutrient deficiencies and health problems ranging from anemia to thyroid disease. “Nails suffer the most when we don’t treat our bodies well,” says … Read more

Cure a sore throat with these four healing herbs.

herbs for sore throats

In medieval England, physicians would treat inflamed, croaky throats by placing a live frog into a patient’s mouth. Hence, the phrase “a frog in your throat.” Today, thankfully, the remedies are much less cumbersome—and much more effective. Herbs are a great tool to fight a sore throat. Here are the four best herbs to soothe … Read more