Is bottled water distilled? The answer is: it depends which bottle water you buy. Also, bottled water is different from distilled water. The way to measure minerals in water bottles is through TDS (Total Dissolved Solids). A regular bottle of water will typically contain 2 to 7 TDS. However, great value water bottle like Dasani […]
When someone has low white blood cells present in their blood, this makes them very vulnerable to developing infections, viruses and other illnesses. Leukopenia, or a low white blood cell count, can be the result of a wide range of health problems — for example, aplastic anemia, radiation or chemotherapy, leukemia, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, influenza, tuberculosis or […]
Protein is incredibly important when it comes to your health. It makes up the structure of your bones, muscles and skin and is used to build tissues and synthesize hormones, enzymes and neurotransmitters. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, which is why getting enough essential amino acids in your diet is critical to […]
CoQ10 (short for Coenzyme Q10) is an essential element for many daily functions and is required by every single cell in the body. As an antioxidant that protects cells from the effects of aging, CoQ10 has been used in medical practices for decades, especially for treating heart problems. Although the body creates Coenzyme Q10, it doesn’t always […]
Understand how the terms “natural” and “organic” apply to the cosmetic industry.
You’ve probably heard that it’s important to eat a high-fiber diet—but what exactly is fiber and why do we need it?
Hey guys, The other day my husband, Sam, said that he’s really happy with everything we’ve accomplished and that he’s content being exactly where we are. I felt peaceful…for a moment. But then, I RUINED it. The overachiever part of me said “But there’s still so much more to achieve!!! I’m nowhere near where I want […]
Yoga teacher Colleen Saidman Yee says that the transformative benefits of yoga are available to everyone.
Keep your family on track with this invaluable weekly commitment.
Since the beginning of time, people have been searching for new ways to restore youth and slow signs of aging. With the hunt still on for the mythical Fountain of Youth, pills, potions, serums and other anti-aging supplements have started cropping up all over the market promising to turn back time and keep you feeling […]
Demineralised water is water that doesn’t have any ions, minerals, nutrients – nothing. You can demineralise water by passing it through ion exchange resins several times until it is empty. Demineralised water is water completely (or at least to a ridiculously high degree) free of dissolved minerals as a result of one or more of […]
Apple cider vinegar can be used to get rid of unwanted fat, especially around the belly. Here is how it can help you get rid of the extra pounds.
If you want to update your look, just a few well-chosen pieces can do the trick. This is worth doing even if you don’t have the time or inclination to keep up with the latest fashion trends, because if your clothes appear out of date, it’s easier for people to dismiss you as out of […]
There’s a phenomenon I’ve see happen again and again. A husband and wife realize they’ve been enjoying their after-dinner snacks a bit too much and are seeing the numbers on the scale rise. They decide to embark on a healthy diet to shed those excess pounds and, ideally, lose weight fast. Two months later, the husband’s […]
Editor’s note: This is a guest article from John Zeratsky. You’ve got a new email from your boss, plus a dozen old ones that still require a response . . . Your friend posted photos from her visit to a coffee plantation in Costa Rica . . . What’s the stock market doing today? Everyone […]
Ask a woman about existence of the G-Spot, and you’ll likely either receive a firm confirmation or flat-out denial. Why is the G-Spot – after 68 years of it’s discovery by Ernst Grafenberg – still so controversial? This question speaks to how little we know about this area of the vagina that gives epic pleasure […]
This European style of dressing a salad allows you to taste the fresh flavors without overwhelming the senses.
Did you know you can plump up your lips… Down there? Yup, it’s called a labia filler. Here’s exactly how it works – and how it can change your sex life. The post Here’s How A Labia Filler Can Change Your Sex Life appeared first on Women’s Health.
“MCTs” are medium-chain triglycerides, a form of saturated fatty acid that has numerous health benefits, ranging from improved cognitive function to better weight management. Coconut oil is one great source of MCTs — roughly 62 percent to 65 percent of the fatty acids in coconut oil are MCTs — but recently more concentrated “MCT oil” […]
Pregnancy; arguably one of the most magical experiences to be endured in life. On the contrary, some moms might have some, well… *different* words to describe it. Symptoms during pregnancy differ for each woman, and even each pregnancy. Some are predominantly peaceful with little annoyance. Others are excruciatingly painful. A few of the most common […]