Supplements for Anxiety

More individuals who suffer from anxiety are turning away from drugs and looking for more natural solutions. It’s important to talk to your doctor first, but here are some supplements shown to help reduce anxiety symptoms. Magnesium Magnesium affects nerve health, blood health, and more. Therefore, there’s reason to believe that low magnesium levels result in anxiety symptoms including panic …

Vitamin D for Diabetes

A 2017 report by Diabetes.org found that 30.3 million people have diabetes. Scientists say that may have found a way to tackle this disease—vitamin D. What Causes Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease caused by inflammation and damaged beta cells. Beta cells are cells in the pancreas that produce, store, and release hormone insulin. When beta cells don’t function correctly, the …

Flaws with “No Poo”

The “No Poo” method went viral last year. It’s short for “no shampoo” and racks up more than 3 million results on YouTube. The method is simple: stop using shampoo. It results from the theory that shampoo strips your hair of oils, which in turn, makes your hair produce more oil to make up for it. According to social media …

Birth Control and Vitamins

A lot of women falsely believe that taking vitamins will affect their birth control. Research shows just the opposite. Birth control can often lead to a deficiency in vitamins. If you’re taking birth control, you need to learn about the vitamins you may be lacking. Vitamin Deficiencies Caused by Birth Control Vitamin B-1 Vitamin B-6 deficiency can cause complications in …

Cancer Fighting Vitamins

It seems that everyone knows someone who has suffered some form of cancer. Read any healthy lifestyle magazine, and you’ll come across tips for avoiding this illness and the drawn-out, difficult treatment that goes along with it. Getting regular check-ups at recommended intervals is a crucial part of prevention. Wearing sunscreen, not smoking, avoiding pollutants, and having a healthy diet …

Vitamins for Menstrual Cramps

Ancient herbal medicine passed down through generations teaches us that women have always suffered menstrual pain and have always been seeking relief. These days, the conventional wisdom of western medicine generally prescribes NSAIDs or birth control pills to mitigate menstrual pain. But long-term use of NSAIDs can be harmful, and birth control is not a viable solution for all menstruating …

Do Races Have Different Hair?

Did you know that most human hair wigs come from China and India? Have you wondered why Brazilian weaves tend to be a bit pricier? If you’ve ever bought hair extensions, you may already know the answer– some races have thicker, more sought after, hair. That doesn’t mean that some hair is “better” (Chris Rock made an entire documentary about …

Men’s VS Women’s Lotion

We all know that women’s lotion smells like lavender fields and island breezes, while men’s lotion is scented like enraged cyclones and roundhouse kicks. At least that’s the way they’re, unfortunately, advertised. What you might not know is that the difference between men’s lotion and women’s lotion is more than scent. Difference Between Men’s and Women’s Skin Care Most of …

Healthy Ways to Sweeten Supplements

Powders and liquid supplements needn’t be unpalatable or calorie-rich. In fact, if you choose your sweetener well, it can actually bring its own health benefits to your supplements. Aspartame can certainly act as an easy shortcut, but non-nutritive sweeteners’ disadvantage is inherent in their name: they don’t add nutritional content. Broad Sweetener Categories Nutritive sweeteners can be divided into sugar …

What Should Be In Prenatal Supplements?

The prenatal supplement industry is expected to reach $673 million by 2025—almost double what it was in 2015. Vitamin deficiencies can have dramatic effects on unborn children. Neural tube defects and other congenital anomalies are easily prevented with adequate folic acid intake. Pregnancy also needs higher doses of vitamins A, B, C, D, and E. Calcium and iron intake also …