Category: Personal Care

Mucus: The oil of the body’s engine

Mucus: The oil of the body’s engine

Mucus is part of life and everyone has it. Especially during a cold or sinus infection, tissue after tissue can become filled with mucus. It can feel disgusting and sometimes embarrassing in front of others, but mucus serves a pertinent… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Mold & Mildew: Thriving in moist conditions

Mold & Mildew: Thriving in moist conditions

Mold and mildew are found everywhere in the environment. Both are a type of fungi that grow and thrive in moist conditions. Dark areas with little sunlight love to produce mold and mildew. The seeds and smores spread and spread… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocado is the main ingredient found in guacamole, a topper for salads, on a sandwich or wrap, and even in smoothies. The Hass is the most common variety in the U.S. Each serving is packed with 20 vitamins and minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Vertigo: The inner ear’s roller coaster effect

Vertigo: The inner ear’s roller coaster effect

Vertigo is an off balanced sensation that makes a person feel like they are spinning and dizzy. There are a number of reasons one might experience this. It is most commonly associated with inner ear problems because the inner ear… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic comes from Central Asia and northeastern Iran. However, it is a seasoning that is used all over the world. This spice is a relative to onion, leek, chives, and shallots. It is readily used for cooking and sautéing. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Contacts: Wear them with caution

Contacts: Wear them with caution

Wearing contacts is a convenient correction to vision that eliminates the extra pair of glasses. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 41 million contact lens wearers in the U.S. are practicing at least one… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Blood Pressure 101

Blood Pressure 101

A yearly physical or even just a normal visit to the doctor can involve having your blood pressure checked. Not everyone understands why or how important this information can be. Understanding the basics about blood pressure can lead to making… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Wine vs Beer: Alcohol and your diet plan

Wine vs Beer: Alcohol and your diet plan

Did you know that the FDA doesn’t require nutrition facts for alcoholic beverages?? Does this mean that innocence is bliss when it comes to alcohol and your diet plan?? What you don’t know doesn’t count or doesn’t hurt you?? Well,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Healing the Gut–will new AI technology make your MD obsolete?

Healing the Gut–will new AI technology make your MD obsolete?

“So, I want to give you a sense of the amount of data that you can get from a single sample, right? If I get stool sample and go through the lab process and generate the data that corresponds to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Biotechnology, Chemicals, Computers, Environment, Farming, Food, Gardening, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Science, Science & Tech, Water
Hand Sanitizer: Does it work??

Hand Sanitizer: Does it work??

Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs. When this gel first hit the market, we were prone to believe it would stop all germs in their tracks.  However, in certain… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care