You may feel arthritis and joint pain in your knees, hips, hands and other joints throughout your body. In addition to pain, there's often swelling and redness around your joints, which causes stiffness and limited movement in the affected body parts. Ouch!
Instead of using over-the-counter or prescription medication to relieve your arthritis and joint pain, try these simple natural treatments ... ››› more
I'm the first to admit that healthy eating and nutrition can be very confusing. The media is inundated with conflicting advice and misinformation and you therefore have every right to be frustrated! It's impossible for anyone to keep up with the forever changing information…
Low-carb, high-carb, low-fat, high-fat - it's like watching a tennis match, isn't it? One day you're told to eat this s... ››› more
You'd never guess it, but according to David Mischoulon, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, most of us are deficient in fat. But Dr Mischoulon isn't talking about just any fat - rather, he's talking about omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish, flaxseed and some nuts.
Studies have proven that an omega-3 deficiency can cause or worsen depression. Read on to better un... ››› more
Osteoporosis, or age-related bone loss, occurs when your bone strength decreases and your risk of a broken bone increases. According to research, it's the most common reason for a broken bone in elderly people.
Thin, petite women as well as small-boned men are at greater chance of developing osteoporosis, compared to those with larger frames and more body weight. If you've got a small frame - o... ››› more
If there's one supplement that skincare enthusiasts are all praising right now, it's seaweed. The common, nourishing remedy feeds your face to tone, smooth and moisturise your skin almost instantly!
Seaweed is nothing new in skincare, though -it's a well-known spa treatment. One you can create for yourself at home with little effort, in fact!
Creating your own seaweed skin treatments is an e... ››› more
You know how it goes - you set your new year's resolutions and after a couple of weeks, the stress of keeping up with who you're trying to be has you chomping your teeth (and perhaps a takeaway burger, too) out of tension.
And sticking to these resolutions - never mind actually achieving your healthy goals - only gets more difficult as you get older, doesn't it?
Instead of trying to eat cle... ››› more
It's that time of the year again - the long hours of work have added up, you're not sleeping much, you're indulging in the wrong foods and you're just feeling downright drained...
Despite your best efforts to go to bed early every night, eat healthy foods and exercise every day, modern society and your busy lifestyle demands a lot from you on an everyday basis. These unhealthy habits create a p... ››› more
One day, your joints feel pretty good. The next, swelling and pain ratchet up and you can barely get out of bed… yup, I'm talking about rheumatoid arthritis.
A chronic illness caused by an overactive immune system, rheumatoid arthritis isn't only painful - it's scary, too! Why, you ask? Well, considering the medical protocols include intense therapies that suppress your immune system, such as... ››› more
Remember how when you were a child, your mother used to urge you to brush your teeth every day to prevent cavities, tooth loss and gum disease? Turns out she was onto something way more than that…
According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, poor oral health could also boost your risk of cancer. At first this may seem surprising, but when you think it through, it makes a... ››› more
Sure, caffeine powder, red yeast rice and green tea powder extract may seem harmless. But just because these supplements are natural doesn't mean they can't be potentially dangerous…
In fact, a new report has uncovered that these as 12 other all-natural ingredients that are found in common supplements can potentially wreak havoc on your health!
Elevated blood pressure, liver damage and de... ››› more
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