Maintain Healthy Memory

Have you ever wandered into a room only to forget what brought you there in the first place? You’re not alone.  Memory is part of an extremely complex process that stores billions of pieces of information for later use””so it’ ...

Is Your Hearing Healthy?

Hearing is an everyday body function that people typically don’t give much thought to. Since normal age-related hearing loss can be gradual, some may not even realize that their hearing abilities have declined until they max out the volume on t ...

Is Your Deodorant Dangerous?

Reach into your medicine cabinet and take a close look at the label on your deodorant or antiperspirant. You may find one or more of the following ingredients: aluminum chlorohydrate, aluminum zirconium tetrachlorohydrex gly, parabens (methyl, propyl ...

Is Purified Water Better?

You probably already know the benefits of drinking plenty of water. Eight glasses a day can ensure your body is properly hydrated inside and out. But with all of today’s choices, including tap, purified, spring, mineral and sparkling water, cho ...

A Brief History of Vitamins

Throughout the course of human history, we’ve always had the natural instinct to fulfill our hunger. But it wasn’t until fairly recently that we began to isolate and identify specific nutrients that could support healthy function of the b ...

6 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Shorter days, dropping temperatures and grey skies””they can all take a toll on your mood and leave you feeling tired and gloomy.  Battle the winter blues and get back to your cheerful self with these six helpful tips. 1.    E ...

Lovely, Lulling Lavender

Native to the Mediterranean region, the lavender plant is known for its unique and fragrant scent. Oil is extracted from the plant’s blue-violet flowers and is used in a variety of bath products, fragrances, aromatherapy treatments and soothing ...