Whether it's unhealthy habits that are decreasing your ability to beat viruses or a dietary deficiency, there are some simple ways to improve the efficiency of your immune system.
You can slather the world's most expensive lotions and serums onto your face, but none of them will make a difference if your diet does not support skin health. The most important anti-aging and beauty regimen you can do for your skin is to nurture it from the inside-out, through a varied and nutritious diet. A great many different foods are required to maintain a healthy diet, but there are certain items that are especially important for the skin. Keep reading to find out which foods can boost your natural glow.
Trends tend to come and go, but the juicing craze may be here to stay. Although there are no proven health benefits of fruit and vegetable juice over the whole foods themselves, the modern busy lifestyle hardly gives us time to take in the daily recommended nine servings per day. Juicing is an excellent way to supplement your daily intake of vitamins and minerals, especially if you aren't in the habit of eating nutrient-rich foods like chard, kale, berries, citrus, and beets on a daily basis. Even better, by tailoring your juice recipes and ingredients, you can use juicing to serve specific purposes and support your lifestyle.
When it comes to ageless beauty, hair health is a huge factor. Healthy, shiny hair will work wonders to keep you feeling young and well. In our previous post, we gave you some DIY tips on treating hair from the outside-in using common ingredients from your kitchen. Today, we discuss other ways that healthy foods can improve the look and feel of your hair, this time from the inside-out.
How's your night vision these days? Seeing in the dark will be one of the first things to go. Next you may notice a painful sensitivity to bright lights and an unusual fatigue after looking at a computer screen for several hours. All of these symptoms are markers of one simple deficiency.
Genetic disorder or malfunction has become the “go to” explanation for the rise of disease. It is all too common in these days of rising heart, cardiovascular, and diabetic conditions, to blame it all on genes. And while this may be a factor in some cases, it is likely not the root cause. Genetics are slow to change; it doesn’t happen over a few generations.
Have you eaten out lately? A typical restaurant meal may include a large steak with a salad, potatoes or rice, and a bread roll. It sounds delicious, but what is the overall nutritional takeaway from this meal?
In last week's article, we covered the problems associated with protein deficiency and listed out how much protein the average person should be eating. All proteins are not created equal, however; how does one determine which proteins are most useful to the body?