Fall Allergy Relief

A fall chill may be in the air, but if you’re one of the 40 million Americans suffering from allergic rhinitis, otherwise known as hay fever, a change in the seasons doesn’t necessarily mean a break...

Top 4 GI Healers: Get your gut in working order

When digestion works seamlessly, we hardly give it a thought. Unfortunately, trouble can start brewing as soon as a mouthful of your favorite dish is swallowed. Faulty digestion causes a lot of...

Homeopathy for Cold & Flu

The underlying principle of homeopathy is that “like cures like.” Instead of suppressing symptoms, homeopathy stimulates the body’s innate healing abilities with microdoses of natural substances that...

Nutrition Basics For School-Aged Kids

In addition to a diet of whole foods, a daily multivitamin/mineral supports your child’s growth and development. It’s “insurance to prevent nutrient deficiencies,” says Elson M. Haas, MD, and it...

Consider Collagen

Collagen is a long-chain amino acid, responsible for giving skin its elasticity, strengthening hair, and keeping connective tissue healthy. Collagen supplements are gaining in popularity, but what...

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...

Summer Pet Care

We aren’t the only ones who love summer. Our pets enjoy the season’s long days and outdoor activities, too. A few simple steps can keep everyone healthy and happy. Cool Pets Start with drinking water...

Prevent Summer Colds

You’ve planned this trip for months. A week by the shore, or a camping trip in the mountains. And then, seemingly out of the blue, it hits you. The dreaded summer cold. And it can be even worse than...

Constipation

Although medically it is considered “normal” to have a bowel movement every three days, it is healthy to have at least one daily. Think about it. You would not want to put chewed-up food that has...

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