Winter plays havoc on your skin under the best of circumstances–but with the extreme cold much of North America is dealing with, things are even worse. Nasty winter weather can mean dry skin, tight skin, irritated skin, windburned skin…the list is long and depressing. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to protect and […]
Most of the aphrodisiac properties ascribed to certain foods are just myths, but there’s truth in some of it. Oysters may actually be good for your sex life because they’re a source of a particular key mineral, for example. And the fat in salmon has benefits beyond just heart health. Here are four nutrients found […]
Odds are good you’ve been told to eat fish with healthy fats, sprinkle ground flax on your salads, or take an omega-3 supplement. But do you know what omega-3 fatty acids actually are, and how they might help your health? The research is still ongoing, but there are some indications that supplementing with fatty acids […]
Here’s one more point in favor of daily vitamins and dietary supplements: they might be able to reduce health-care costs. A brand new study found that taking specific dietary supplements could reduce health costs by avoiding hospitalizations related to coronary heart disease (CHD). An article published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements looked at American […]
In our increasingly busy world, it can be hard to stay focused–on work, on chores, even on your favorite TV show. What can we do to improve our focus and memory? There are lifestyle solutions like de-cluttering your home (and inbox), staying mentally active, sleeping well, exercising, and eating a healthy, balanced diet. But there may also […]
Ten days in to the VitaMe Challenge, Barbara Garrett checks in on how she’s feeling and shares a few tips and tricks she’s picked up along the way.