How to Treat Eczema Naturally

Eczema on a hand

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by redness, dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. More than 30 million people in the US are affected by this skin condition. Eczema is common in infants and children, with as many as 1 in 4 school-aged children suffering from the disease. Additionally, the risk of developing … Read moreHow to Treat Eczema Naturally

What Causes Chronic Fatigue

Do you often find yourself feeling sluggish and exhausted? Maybe it’s a struggle to get out of bed every morning because you just don’t feel rested. While it’s normal to feel tired every now and then, a constant state of fatigue could indicate an underlying problem. Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that … Read moreWhat Causes Chronic Fatigue

Heal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Across the nation, an estimated 20 million people—7 percent of the US population—have diabetes. As many as 40 million more teeter on the edge of the illness and are classified as pre-diabetic—meaning they have insulin resistance and higher-than-normal blood sugar levels that indicate they’re heading toward diabetes. But even for pre-diabetics, the disease isn’t inevitable: … Read moreHeal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Do you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?

People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure pills for the first time and 131,764 people taking at least four different pills to lower their blood pressure. Roughly 18 percent were also … Read moreDo you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?

Coconut Oil as Sunscreen- does it work?

We cook with it, feed it to our pets, slather it onto our face and bodies, the list goes on and on. If you’re making the shift towards a more natural beauty routine, you’ve probably got coconut oil on that list. With all of the dangers found in chemical-laden beauty products, it’s no wonder a product like … Read moreCoconut Oil as Sunscreen- does it work?

Five Foods to Avoid to Insure Healthy Skin

Nutrition is important for health. An unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even affect organs such as your heart and liver. What you eat also affects the health of another organ — your skin. If you are suffering from common skin problems that you just cannot seem to overcome with external skin … Read moreFive Foods to Avoid to Insure Healthy Skin

Defining the Elemental Diet

The elemental diet (ED) is partially defined as something “fundamental,” “simple,” and “uncomplicated.” Indeed, the term “elemental diet” nearly describes the thing – a “chemically defined” medical food composed of breakdown products of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, along with essential vitamins and minerals, delivered to the patient through a nasogastric tube in a hospital (or … Read moreDefining the Elemental Diet