Beauty / Skin Care, Lifestyle

Cosmetics and Acne – How to Identify and Prevent Acne Cosmetica

If you wear makeup to conceal acne breakouts and scarring, it’s possible your stopgap solution is part of the problem. However, cosmetics are not the cause of true acne and there are steps you can take to insure that your makeup and toiletries aren’t making a bad situation worse. This variety of faux acne is called acne cosmetica.… Read More Cosmetics and Acne – How to Identify and Prevent Acne Cosmetica

Cardiovascular Health, Dental Health, Detox / Cleansing, Digestive Health, Food / Nutrition, Weight Loss

Don’t Peel that Apple! … 7 Reasons Why Apples with Skin Are Healthiest

The apple’s reputation of ‘keeping the doctor away’ is largely based on the whole fruit – flesh and skin. By removing the skin of an apple (Malus Domestica) you are removing most of the fruit’s many health benefits.… Read More Don’t Peel that Apple! … 7 Reasons Why Apples with Skin Are Healthiest

Digestive Health, Food / Nutrition, General Wellness, Herbs, Immune Health, Mental Health, Pain management, Sexual Health

The Many Health and Wellness Benefits of Eating Celery

Celery (Apium graveolens) is so much more than a long, crunchy, low-calorie snack. In fact, it was first cultivated exclusively for its medicinal qualities and only later grown for use as a vegetable. Celery is even believed to be the plant growing near Calypso’s cave in Homer’s Odyssey (written around 850 B.C.), then called Selinon.… Read More The Many Health and Wellness Benefits of Eating Celery

General Wellness, Lifestyle

Healing Power: How Exercise Helps to Heal Your Injuries Faster

Gone are the days when an injured individual is recommended to take a few days off and rest to help the injury heal on a much faster rate. As you may know, it has been general knowledge that the body repairs and heals itself. Therefore, resting and performing fewer movements will naturally heal the injury and would not add risks to the situation. …… Read More Healing Power: How Exercise Helps to Heal Your Injuries Faster