10 Signs That Someone May Be Battling The Blues |

Added October 31, 2011, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health

Depression can occur in all age groups whether you are young, elderly or somewhere in between. Sometimes it happens in isolation but at other times in association with diseases. The elderly can be particularly at risk from depression if they have impaired health. Depression can be an illness all of its own, impacting on the person involved as well as their friends and family. It is safer to be concerned if you notice symptoms of depression in someone close to ...


Essential Oils & Their Link With 10 Different Skin Conditions, Part 2 |

Added , Under: Health, Skin Conditions

Natural and pure essential oils provide a safe and gentle alternative to harsher medications. They are the natural way to treat skin conditions and have an added pharmacologic benefit, such as anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antispasmodic, antifungal and antiseptic properties. Storing essential oils These should be stored in a dark amber or cobalt blue glass bottle to help keep out the sun and the light as over time such outside influences can cause your essential oils to deteriorate. If you have several different ...


Essential Oils & Their Link With 10 Different Skin Conditions Part 1 |

Added , Under: Health, Skin Conditions

Modern trends in health and beauty today are towards efficacy of natural and organic ingredients. Women in particular are becoming more aware of what they put on their skin as they realize that it is just as important to ensure the purity and safety of skin products as it is to be careful of what you eat. It has never been truer to say – "don't put on your skin what you would not put in your mouth". Our skin is ...


7 Good Reasons To Include Hemp Seed In Your Diet |

Added October 30, 2011, Under: Nutrition

It was not that long ago that I wrote a post about hemp and asked the question “why is this amazing and versatile crop not allowed to be grown in the US”?   I explored how the hemp plant, and the different parts of the hemp plant, had so many varied uses. Here is more detail about the hemp seed itself It is important that we learn as much as possible about the hemp plant because unfortunately the general public continues to ...


Pistachios Are Only Bite-Sized But Full Of Benefits |

Added October 29, 2011, Under: Health, Nutrition

There are so many different and delicious things to eat among the good food available that there becomes less and less reason to still be eating harmful (and even toxic) processed and refined foodstuffs. And topping the list of great and natural living food are all the different varieties of nuts, each with its own great taste and list of health benefits. Pistachios are the latest to hit the news with two new studies having been recently published that have been ...


Vitamin K Is The Forgotten But Vital Vitamin |

Added , Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

Some natural health experts refer to vitamin K as the forgotten vitamin. We read and hear plenty about vitamin D and vitamin C these days, and even the vitamins A and E, but not so much about the elusive vitamin K. This is a concern because just about 100% of us are vitamin K deficient. There are two forms – K1 and K2 and it is the latter where the deficiency lies Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin. The human body needs ...


Pumpkins Come Packed Full Of Health Benefits |

Added October 27, 2011, Under: Health, Nutrition

Yes, it is coming up to that time of the year again of Halloween. Pumpkins have been sitting piled up in their thousands on pumpkin farms, pumpkin patches and outside food stores ready for the big day. But don't use these bright yellow and orange orbs just for fun because they are also packed full of nutrition such as vitamins, minerals and other health benefits too. So by all means, carve out your Halloween lantern but please don't throw away the ...


How To Ensure Good, Strong Teeth For The Tooth Fairy To Collect |

Added , Under: Babies, Children's Health, Diseases, Parents

Helping your child to look after his or her teeth from an early age is of course very important. All the time those baby teeth are coming through, the next set of (adult) teeth are being formed and bringing up the rear. So it is vital to pay attention to both the temporary baby teeth and the lifelong adult teeth. Children’s teeth start developing before birth.  Milk teeth are very small and begin to be replaced by permanent teeth from around ...


Silica & The Importance Of This Mineral |

Added October 26, 2011, Under: Skin Conditions, Women's Health

Whatever our age, we all need silica. It is vital for healthy skin, fingernails, ligaments, tendons and bones and is regarded as one of nature's building blocks providing the answer to healthier, younger looking, more radiant skin, hair, nails and especially helping good bone health. Silica is often associated with the growth of hair In fact, silica is one of the most important constituents of the body’s connective tissue. Bones need silica to re-calcify and to strengthen bone tissue. Silica is a precursor ...


Overcoming the Problem of Constipation |

Added October 24, 2011, Under: Children's Health, Diets, Exercise, Health

Constipation can be a very uncomfortable condition to endure whether you are an adult or a child and if not addressed promptly, can lead to hemorrhoids or anal fissures. Discussing this problem is not the most exciting of posts for me to write, and especially for you to read, but nevertheless the problem of constipation can be an important part of our daily lives. Stress can be a big part of this condition Unfortunately, emotional stress can make constipation worse so it could ...

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