Wondering if you should stretch before your workout? Searching for a way to minimize unsightly sun spots? Our content partners at Wellness Times have the answers to these and other common health questions.
Stretching has been said to help warm up muscles and help reduce instance of injury before a workout, but you may be surprised at what one recent study revealed. Rather than only touching your toes before hopping on the treadmill, Wellness Times suggests you stretch regularly throughout the day ““ especially when you’re stuck behind a desk.
Sun spots ““ you know, those dreaded discolorations that come with age ““ are actually a manifestation of internal damage to your skin caused by ultraviolet rays. Is there a way to get rid of them for good? Wellness Times offers several solutions, including topical beta glucan, antioxidant-rich creams and systemic enzymes.
As far as minerals go, strontium usually takes a backseat to superstars such as iron and magnesium. But when it comes to bones, strontium may be helpful ““ especially when combined with other nutrients such as vitamin D and calcium.