Archive for 'Beauty & Skincare'
The number-one online retailer of herbal and homeopathic products, Native Remedies (www.nativeremedies.com), is pleased to introduce its all-new premium YouthShield Naturals anti-aging skincare system with powerful Red Tea Extract, the ultimate in safe and natural anti-aging skincare products that stimulate and accelerate the skin’s natural healing processes.Full Story
For many, sugary foods are not consumed as occasional treats but rather on a regular, if not daily, basis. According to the USDA, Americans consume 156 pounds of added sugar on a per capita basis each year! Besides being a threat to the waistline and cause for some to become high-risk for obesity and related conditions such as diabetes, too much sugar has been shown to lead to aging of the skin.Full Story
When women reach a certain age, they begin to go through menopause. This is when the body has reached the end of fertility. For the majority, menopause begins around age 50, but for some, it may start earlier.
Menopause begins with a reduction in the production of hormones estrogen and progesterone. This reduction causes many symptoms including: hot flashes, flushes and/or cold flashes, night sweats, mood swings, thinning hair, irregular periods, and vaginal dryness.Full Story
Many dieters often turn to sugar substitutes when trying to lose weight, often switching to sugar-free diet sodas and chewing gum to avoid snacking and eating more calorie-laden foods. However, aspartame is found in many of these products, and can cause many undesirable side effects, and is involved in 75% of reported complaints received by the Adverse Reaction Monitoring System (ARMS) of the US Food and Drug Administration.Full Story
The results from a month-long pilot study presented in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, conducted by researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, suggest that daily supplements of resveratrol may improve sensitivity to insulin in older people with age-related glucose intolerance, and may also reduce the spike in blood sugar after a meal.Full Story
Acne is one of the most common skin problems. We have all had a pimple or two at some point. But, for some people, acne is more problematic.
When people have excessive pimples or blackheads, it’s known as acne. Acne occurs when sebaceous glands (glands in the skin) secrete an oil called sebum. This oil clogs your hair follicles, trapping dirt and dead skin and leading to acne.
Acne is not only experienced on the face. Other common areas include the neck, chest, back, and shoulders.Full Story
Hair is made up of proteins called keratins, and every hair follicle is present at birth – we do not gain more throughout life. Hair loss affects around 40 million men and 20 million women in America. We lose an average of 100 hairs per day; however, if you are losing more there could be a problem. The first step in treating your hair loss is finding the cause, which can include:Full Story
Whether you’re stuck in a skincare rut (or lack a routine altogether), it’s never too late to begin anew or enhance your current regimen. With the start of a new year, what better time than the present is there to get started?Full Story
It wasn’t until recently that I began to notice probiotics everywhere I go. What are probiotics? And what are their benefits? Probiotics have been around for a very long time. In fact, many ancient cultures knew of the healing powers probiotics could offer, they got them from fermented food and cultured milk. The use these foods for healing can be found throughout Hindu and Christian texts. It wasn’t until modern times that Americans began to discover its true benefits.Full Story
Aging is something everyone must do, and for some, it can be hard. The lifestyle you led in your 20’s is just not going to cut it later in life. As you get older, you will undoubtedly begin to notice changes: wrinkles will form, skin starts to sag, memory starts to slip and it becomes much harder to keep that figure you once had. Many people accept this as part of life and do nothing about it.Full Story