Safety in (SPF) Numbers

Sunscreens that offer protection against both UVA and UVB radiation can advertise “Broad Spectrum and SPF 15” (or higher) on their labels. Sunburn is caused primarily by UVB radiation. Both UVA and...

Immunity: Ingredients For A Healthier You

Elderberry: Available as a supplement, elderberry is antioxidant-rich and contains vitamin C, a known immune booster. Research shows its potential to accelerate cytokine production to help regulate...

Embracing the Beard: No-Shave November Is Here

For some men, November is not just about preparing for winter—it is about growing a beard. No-Shave November has begun. The month encourages men to grow out their beards in order to raise funds and...
Healing

Healing Spices: Protect Health Year-round

Powerful plant compounds in these seasonings help fight cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, while working to relieve pain and the discomforts associated with seasonal bouts of colds and flu. That's...
Facials in Four Simple Steps

Facials in Four Simple Steps

You don't need costly spa services to give your skin what it needs to look fresh, healthy, and restored. The only necessary investments are time and a few quality products. Follow these simple tips...
New Tool for Depression

New Tool for Depression

The loss of actor and comedian Robin Williams has opened up a national conversation on depression. There are many tools available for people to try and cope with this mental illness. Recent studies...
Herbal Healing

Compounding: The Basis of Herbal Healing

Americans pride themselves on being ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to scientific and medical advances, but although the US market for botanicals and herbal medicines is rapidly growing...
Kids nutrition

Ready, Set, Learn! Back-to-School Nutrition

"Study after study shows that you can increase intelligence, attention span, concentration, problem-solving ability, emotional response, mood, physical coordination--all the facets of intelligence--...
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