Body Image Fitness: 5 Ways to Improve Your Body Image

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By K. Aleisha Fetters, Contributor Every person has a body. But in many ways, it’s your body image – your own subjective perception of how your body looks – that determines your health. For instance, research from the University of California–Santa Barbara suggests that poor body image is detrimental to both mental and physical health. And […]

Top Health Benefits of Zinc

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Boosts Immunity and Fights Against Colds Zinc is often taken as a natural over-the-counter remedy for fighting colds and symptoms of illnesses. When taken for at least five months, zinc may reduce your risk of becoming sick with the common cold, plus supplementing once you already feel sick can speed up the healing process. Research shows that […]

Vitamin C: What is it and what does it do?

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Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble antioxidant vitamin. Vitamin C is required for the synthesis of collagen and dentin. Collagen is the structural component of blood vessels, bones, ligaments, and tendons, while dentin is the structural component of teeth. Vitamin C is also an effective antioxidant that protects proteins and genetic […]

11 Essential Vitamins and Minerals Your Body Needs

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We all know vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients the body needs – but what does each vitamin do? And which foods are vitamin powerhouses? Here’s the low-down on which letter does what, from A (that is, Vitamin A) to Z (or – zinc). For those whom aren’t nutritionists, dieticians or experts in natural health, […]

Curcumin C3 Complex® _ A Versatile Phytonutrient Superior and Safe Choice

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Curcumin C3 Complex® _ A Versatile Phytonutrient Superior and Safe Choice Turmeric is one of the most revered plants. Though originated in the Indian subcontinent, but today it is used worldwide as a health food supplement, spice, natural food colorant and even as a cosmetic ingredient. Much of the credit for the popularity of turmeric goes to […]

Tumeric Anti-Inflammatory Golden Tea Recipe

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Turmeric tea is a popular beverage throughout Asia and is known by some as “liquid gold.” Turmeric benefits are primarily due to its active compound called curcumin. Turmeric is highly anti-inflammatory, and this golden turmeric tea recipe is sure to help heal your body from a number of inflammatory health conditions. This rich creamy and lightly […]

Echinacea for Colds, Flu, Joint Pain & More

Echinacea for Colds, Flu, Joint Pain & More

Echinacea is the herb that keeps you from getting ill. That’s the received wisdom, and there’s actually a lot of truth to it. The Echinacea plant has been used for hundreds of years by Native Americans, giving lasting relief from a number of different ailments.  Recent studies, though have focused on its ability to stimulate your […]

The Reasons Your Joints Hurt as the Weather Changes & What You Can Do About It

Why Your Joints Hurt as the Weather Changes

As the weather changes, joint pain is a symptom experienced by many. There are several theories to why pain surfaces during weather changes. Overall joint and bone pain are one of the most common symptoms reported. The correlation between changing weather and bone/joint pain has been studied for years, and while no conclusive evidence exists, there are many […]

Top 9 Benefits of Aloe Vera

Top 9 Benefits of Aloe Vera

1. Soothes Rashes and Skin Irritations There have been numerous reports that have explored the role of topical aloe vera administration in skin conditions and wound healing management, including the treatment of psoriasis, dermatitis, oral mucositis, surgical wounds and as a home remedy for burn injuries. The first study of this kind was surprisingly done in […]