collagen - what you should know

collagen - what you should know

Collagen, the new fountain of youth, is often taken as a supplement to keep the skin elastic, heal leaky gut and repair muscle tissue. Learn the facts.

additives in supplements

additives in supplements

Did you know that many brands of supplements found on the shelves in most stores contain ingredients that can, in fact, be harmful?  

back to school health

back to school health

Time for the backpacks to come out of the closet and school supplies purchased, ready for the return to school. Boosting your child’s immunity is key to a healthy year.

avoid the opioid habit!

avoid the opioid habit!

With so much in the news today about the prescription opioid pain management crisis in this country, it is good to understand what the alternative options are. Read more!

sun burn nutrition

sun burn nutrition

Ouch! Did you know that nutritional deficiencies could be the cause of that nasty burn? Yes, nutrition plays a role in the body’s ability to handle the sun’s rays.

what is homeopathy?

what is homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a holistic, energy-based medicine that aims to inspire healing on every level - psychologically, mentally, emotionally, and physically.

to deet or not to deet

to deet or not to deet

Insect season is upon us in all its uncomfortable and bothersome glory!  Here is the facts about DEET or NOT to DEET

tiger balm to the rescue!

tiger balm to the rescue!

Many people use Tiger Balm for back and joint pain. But did you know that Tiger Balm can protect you from those nasty mosquito bites? 

breast feeding

breast feeding

Breastfeeding is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics as the exclusive source of nutrition for feeding young infants for the first six months of life. 

a serious talk about talc

a serious talk about talc

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents do not use baby powder, not only because it is a known carcinogen, but also because it poses a risk of respiratory problems, including breathing trouble and serious lung damage, if the baby inhales it.

natural fertility and conception helpers

natural fertility and conception helpers

When starting a family, both parents need to prepare not only for the health of the growing baby, but also their own optimum health to ensure the best chances for an easy conception, a healthy pregnancy and an easy birth.

dental health and how it affects your overall health

dental health and how it affects your overall health

Oral health and overall health go hand in hand, so it is an important piece of the constant puzzle of what you need to stay in top condition. Great oral health is a lot more than a white, even smile.