Do you know what’s lurking in your hair care products? You probably can’t pronounce their long names on the ingredients list – and that should be your first red flag! Make sure you take time to read what’s hiding because these toxic chemicals can really do some damage, not just to our hair but to […]
Stress, aging, exposure to pesticides, man-made chemicals, too much or too little exercise, or improper nutrition can all affect the delicate balance of hormones. One of the most prominent causes of PMS related symptoms, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, fibrocystic breast disease; and breast, uterine and ovarian cancer is excessive estrogen exposure from xenoestrogens which are synthetic […]
It’s normal to lose hair every day. In fact, the average person can lose 50 – 100 strands of hair each day. You may notice more hair loss as you shower or brush your hair but it’s usually not a cause for concern as hair sheds as part of its natural cycle. Sometimes though, it […]
Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for promoting plump, youthful skin and strong joints, this protein powerhouse is really helping people feel and look their best. However, even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field. Here are answers to the top eight questions about […]
Winter can be harsh on your skin, hair and nails. Wind, cold, and dryness can all affect how you look and feel. If you want to improve your appearance in the winter and beyond, then you should know about 3 proteins; collagen, elastin, and keratin. These three structural proteins are so vital to the way […]
Castor Oil: An Overview
Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use goes back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, […]
Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for plump, youthful skin and strong, supple joints. But even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field – and people have questions.
Here’s a roundup of some of the top collagen myths (some of which may surprise you).
Your hair tells a story about your overall well-being. Healthy, shiny hair is one indication of vibrant physical health, while thinning, brittle, dull and lifeless hair tells an entirely different story.
While you may think that your nutrient intake is adequate, the fact is that even suboptimal levels of specific nutrients make a noticeable difference to […]
Don’t eat It – generate It!
What happens when you “eat” Collagen? By now, you’ve probably seen the ads for collagen in the form of powders and pills. The story is that if you ingest collagen, usually from cows and pigs, you’ll increase your own collagen. But the scientific fact is Collagen is a protein. When […]
Nutritionists and health experts have an arsenal of foods and supplements they recommend every individual consume. This set is what lays the bricks for a foundation of good health. What’s in this set? For starters, a diet rich in nutrition – an abundance of fruits, fibre-rich vegetables, whole proteins, and healthy fats (like avocadoes and […]