Healthy Living

What Is Self Care?

Self-care is any act to tend for your mental, emotional, and/or physical health. 

Why is it important?

Self-care is important because a lot of the times we brush away or neglect our anxiety and stress. We assume it will just go away and that we will be unaffected from it. Truth is, anxiety and stress can take a toll on mental health, emotional health, and even physical health. Some underlying symptoms that people may not associate with stress are: READ MORE

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CBD and Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s response to noxious stimuli and involves a complex mechanism that acts in response to the insult. The stimuli result in a systematic release of chemicals called inflammatory mediators and activation of inflammatory cells so that the body can attempt to heal itself. What are the types of inflammation and causes?

 

 

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What Is Skin Flora?

There are diverse microorganisms that reside on and within the human body and are termed normal microbial flora. The skin flora also called skin microbiota are the microorganisms that are present on the skin. They appear shortly after birth and are present until death. The normal skin flora is typically stable and various, specific genera populate an individual’s body during particular times.

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Zinc (Zn) And Its Effects On Human Health

The human body requires certain mineral elements to function correctly. These minerals are referred to as essential mineral elements and must be obtained by a balanced diet as they are not produced or stored by the body. Zinc (Zn) is one of the many essential elements that ensure the healthy functioning of the human body. Zinc is considered a trace essential element which means that a minimal amount is required for optimum body function, but a deficiency will have profound adverse effects. After iron, it is the second most abundant trace mineral found in the cells of the human body. 

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Vitamin C: An Essential Vitamin

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid is a water-soluble vitamin that is not synthesized by the human body. The inability of humans to synthesize this vitamin means that the vitamin has to be arbitrarily taken in the diet. Another reason that advocates how vital this vitamin is the fact that the human body presents with symptoms if this vitamin is not taken in the required amount – and the deficiency disease is called Scurvy.

 

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What Is Melatonin?

Melatonin has long been known to help promote relaxation and a good night of sleep and we all need our beauty sleep.If we don’t get it, our mornings can be the start to one ugly day! A lack of sleep can negatively impact your life in many ways. Anyone who has gone to bed late or tossed and turned all night knows how much sleep impacts overall well-being. Too many people suffer from lack of sleep, whether it be from work-related stress, too much exposure to blue light or trouble staying asleep. So what is Melatonin? 

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Beat The Summer Heat In A Cool Way

Doesn’t it seem like summers are continually getting hotter each year? We think so! Check out this list of 11 ways to beat the heat this summer:

  1. Drink plenty of water
  2. Use a portable mini fan
  3. Eat cold, nutritious foods (like fruit, veggies, cold sandwiches, etc.)
  4. Hop in the pool. 
  5. Apply ice to your body’s cooling points (head, underarms, wrists are typical)
  6. Open windows if there is a breeze to promote air flow
  7. Exercise- your body acclimates to the heat.
  8. Use curtains when the sun is beating through
  9. Take a cold shower/bath instead of a hot one
  10. Keep your hair up to keep it off of your shoulders
  11. Keep a spritzer bottle of water to spray yourself throughout the day
Want ideas for some summer fun?

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Healthy Living

Feeling Tired?

We all know that familiar groggy feeling in the morning, the afternoon, and sometimes almost all day long. You’ve tried a cup of coffee, a power nap, or even splashing your face with cold water but nothing seems to work. Well, let’s get to the root of all of this.

Some of the most common culprits to feeling tired all the time are: 

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