Weight Loss Myths Part 2

Contrary to popular belief, weight loss can be a cakewalk if you approach it in the correct manner. Simply hearing and reading content online – which is mostly half baked information that is not corroborated by scientific evidence – will not do you any good. There is plenty of misinformation doing the rounds on the…

Tips to Cool Down In Summers

Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn’t just about comfort. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following tips can help you keep cool all summer long : Yogic Breathing Method – Curl your tongue and inhale through your mouth > then exhale through your nose >…

Weight Loss Myths Part 1

Contrary to popular belief, weight loss can be a cakewalk if you approach it in the correct manner. Simply hearing and reading content online – which is mostly half baked information that is not corroborated by scientific evidence – will not do you any good. There is plenty of misinformation doing the rounds on the…

Must Know Ice Cream Hacks

Ice cream is the real MVP. Through breakups, finals, and celebrating, ice cream always pulls through. That’s not to say there aren’t a few downsides that comes with this frozen treat. How annoying is it to get a whole arm workout in just to scoop ice cream that’s basically solid? Or when it’s 10 thousand…

All About Iodine

It wasn’t until the early 1900s that Iodine was linked with thyroid health. The element Iodine was discovered by French Scientist Barnard Courtois, in 1811. Its name is related to its chemistry. When vaporised it shows as a violet/purple gas. Greek for purple/ violet translates as “iode”. Sea Kelp is a good source of Iodine….

DIY Cures for Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common pain-related health problems in both children and adults. You may have a headache along with another minor health problem such as a sore throat, cold, or sinus problem. Here are some DIY cures for headaches : Bite a pencil. Doing this helps relax your jaw muscles, which can…

All About Sea Kelp

Sea Kelp is extracted from the Luminaria Digitata. It can grow up to 200 feel in length and it’s commonly found in the Northern Atlantic Ocean. The biggest importer of seaweed is Japan as they use it in their national dishes. Not only that, but they use it in their dental and hair care products…

All About Copper

Copper can be found in the Cuprous Cu+ or Cupric Cu+ form. Copper was discovered over 10,000 years ago, it was originally known as “Cyrium Aes” meaning “the metal of Cyprus”, hinting to its country of origin. Copper was used in Egyptian papyrus wound dressing. It was thought that Copper would enhance the healing process….

All About Cordyceps Sinensis

The cordyceps sinensis is a mushroom of the Funghi family. The name comes from the Latin language, “Cordy” which roughly translates as “Club Head” and “Sinensis” meaning “from China”. The name it thought to describe its unusual appearance. It is native to the Himalayan Mountains. This is how it developed its unique resistance to high…

Daily Dose of Nature

Herbal Remedies for Eczema Eczema is a disruptive skin condition that either itches or causes pain. Finding the cause is the key to preventing outbreaks, while herbal remedies can relieve the symptoms. Eczema is a skin condition that can be painful and embarrassing. It can be caused by stress or by allergies to substances such…