Every so often, a study is published and news reports churn out variations on the headline: “Vitamins Don’t Work.” The latest along these lines involves a meta-analysis: A type of research review which gathers previously published data and looks for patterns.
Staying safe in the sun means more than just wearing sunscreen. To start, the type of sun protection you choose is critical, since many commercial brands contain synthetics like oxybenzone, homosalate and octocrylene: chemical ingredients that can disrupt your cellular health, hormone balance and harm the environment.
Antioxidants are present in everyone's bodies at all times. Some of them are made by the body itself, while some are introduced from food or antioxidant supplements. These antioxidants are…Read more
The use of multivitamins and supplements are becoming increasingly common among Americans, and have been since the 1940's when they were first introduced. However, in the past decade or so, there has been a new wave of weight loss based products: hormone supplements. Hormone supplements have been used for many things, but one of their biggest draws is the ability to lose weight at a faster rate, which has led to their increasing popularity.
Our bodies need exercise more than ever and walking is one of the easiest choices for a healthy activity—as a matter of fact, research suggests it just might be your best move.
Feeling hormonal? It's okay if you said yes. The truth is that the average individual over the age of 35 is experiencing some form of hormonal imbalance. Fortunately, hormonal imbalances…Read more
Biologically, men and women have some concrete differences. But those distinctions go beyond the obvious contrasts. It's important to recognize that our bodies function within subtle and not-so-subtle variations that…Read more
How long do you sit? Six hours a day? Longer? If you work in an office, chances are the first thing you do when you arrive is sit down and…Read more
As the days get shorter and the weather colder, most of us tend to need more sleep. Research shows how the right sleep is an essential requirement for health and healing, not just another indulgence. To optimize the rejuvenating power of sleep, we need to support healthy relaxation, melatonin production, and more.
Health discussions during cold and flu season are usually reserved for the topics of immunity, weight gain and vital energy. While these areas of healthcare are of extra concern during cold months, there’s another area of the body that also needs extra care and protection in the winter: your skin.
By ecoNugenics founder, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc. Fascinating new research shows that feelings of gratitude help improve physiological well-being, reduce stress hormones and benefit other areas of health. Gratitude, simply put, encourages healing — and a more enjoyable way of life.
If we’re not careful, the holidays can quickly turn into a metabolic disaster. Luckily, there are simple, ways to protect yourself, and improve overall health in the process.
For most people, it can be difficult to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle once the last nice days of fall are gone. The daylight hours disappear quickly and the weather can be unpredictable. Outside activity becomes limited to weekends, competing with errands and social engagements. Here are a few tips to help maintain good health through the fall.