Spirulina derives from the blue-green freshwater algae plant. The benefits of Spirulina can help restore and revitalize your health. There is a wide range of health benefits that come with supplementing spirulina into your diet!Read More
I use Charcoal Tooth paste a few times per month to brighten my teeth, but you should not replace your regular toothpaste with this! Read the full article to learn why this is!Read More
Collagen can be sourced from many different animals on land and in marine life. Did you know the types of collagen they produce have different health benefits?Read More
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, otherwise known as NSAIDs, help reduce pain, decrease fevers, and in higher doses, decrease inflammation. However, there are several negative side effects as well and they should only be taken occasionally.Read More
Spring and summer are quickly approaching! It is the time of regular backyard and beach BBQ’s with family and friends. If you or someone you know uses a brass wire or stainless steel brush to clean the grill, it is necessary to be aware of the dangers and risks it poses to the health of you and your loved ones.Read More
Vital Proteins now has a Collagen Shot, entitled Cleanse! It’s a win win, you’ll speed up your metabolism as well as fight those cravings by suppressing your appetite to lose those extra pounds for the summer!Read More
Essential oils are the best most natural way to relieve symptoms of stress and anxiety. Essential oils work by passing through the brain and targeting areas in the brain that trigger/control anxiety. Essential oils can affect a person’s heart rate, stress levels, blood pressure, breathing, and immune function.
Ways to Use Essential Oils:
1. Inhale directly by rubbing oils on your hands and breathing in
2. Rub directly on your body
3. Add a few drops to your steamy shower
4. Add to spray bottle for misting
5. Use a diffuser
This oil can improve mental concentration, reduce stress, calm agitation, and alleviate insomnia.
This oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which works wonders for soothing aching muscles and joints. It can also give you an instant energy boost if you're feeling tired.
Cedarwood promotes the release of serotonin, which is responsible for stabilizing moods. This oil is also great for relieving stress and controlling/regulating sleep schedule.
The refreshing tart smell of this oil can help control stress levels.
This is a great stress reliever and it is good for alleviating depression.
This can alleviate stress, boost energy, and help with congestion when feeling under the weather.
It can stimulate the mind and promote a sense of peace, tranquility and well-being. This is great for people dealing with depression because it can boost feelings of joy and hope.
This essential oil can reduce stress and the use of antidepressant medication.
This oil has a powerful therapeutic effect on the brain's limbic system and is an excellent emotional balancer. It is great for your overall well-being and mental health.
It is especially effective when dealing with stress induced by anger. It produces calming and peaceful feelings. It affects the stress responses by lowering heart rate as well as blood pressure.
Sage is a natural antidepressant and the best remedy for anxiety because it has no side-effects. It effects dopamine levels in the body and brain, which is excellent for uplifting your mood.
The wonderful smell of jasmine can calm your nerves and reduce stress. It is also great for insomnia and depression.
This oil is traditionally used for religious/spiritual purposes. It is native to Somalia and Africa. It is great for anxiety and depression.
The refreshing scent of lemongrass can relieve anxiety, insomnia, and stress.
Peppermint oil keeps you alert/concentrate and alleviate feelings of mental fatigue. This oil is a lot more concentrated than most essential oils so it is best when partnered with other oils such as coconut oil, jojoba oil, or almond oil.
The sweet honey-like aroma of this oil can improve your mood, ease stress, and reduce anxiety.
Not only is this versatile oil known for its dandruff and acne-fighting properties, it is also known to alleviate stress.
Coconut Oil is said to possibly be "the most versatile health food on the planet". It contains countless health benefits and can be used for hundreds of purposes!Read More
Wine is a great choice of beverage. It’s delicious, it’s sexy, and it’s great with food. With the many options and varieties of wine, sometimes it is hard to choose. But to start, you have to choose between red and white wine, and sparkling if you consider champagne a wine. Both red wine and white wine have benefits and drawbacks.Read More
Every week many people make it a priority to hit the tanning beds or lay out in the sun to alter the color of their skin to look healthier. The truth is UV radiation is the number one cause of skin cancer -both non-melanoma and melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. A lot of us are aware of this but we still choose to expose ourselves to this risk.Read More
Collagen functions to help keep many other parts of the body healthy. However, it slows in production from the age of 20. Adding a daily supplement has the potential to help bone, muscle, heart, and joint health, plus the added benefit of gaining a younger and more radiant skin look.Read More
The Nike Research Lab also has a copper-sweating robot, named Hal, which tests the clothing in different types of environments. The robot is kept in a chamber that can be set to different environmental conditions, such as temperature and humidity.Read More
When your body recognizes that there is alcohol present, it stops metabolizing fat and sugar, and starts metabolizing the alcohol. This just means that you will burn less fat because your body is busy, “being drunk,” or metabolizing the alcohol instead.Read More
Benefits of collagen and whey supplements include but is not limited to improvement in hair, skin, gut, muscle, cardiovascular and joint health. Introducing direct sources of collagen can lead to healthier connective tissue in the body.Read More
Try making this Bone Broth Vegetable Soup of mine! Bone Broth Collagen @vitalproteinsis helpful in making skin healthier and younger, alleviating joint pain, helping to repair soft tissue injuries like torn cartilage, aiding in joint pain, improving digestive health, bone health, and helping immune health. #VitalProteins #StayVitalRead More
Matcha is rich in antioxidants, improves alertness, and many more things. It is ground into a powder from the tencha leaf. Matcha is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, and lots of minerals.
Starting your day off with a healthy smoothie can have great benefits to your health and overall well-being. Higher levels of folic acid found in greens can help fight against depression. Shakes/smoothies help people get the necessary amount of fruits and vegetables recommended each day.Read More
A concussion is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that affects your brain function. Temporary effects include headaches as well as problems with concentration, memory, balance, and coordination. It happens when a hit to the head or body causes your brain to move rapidly back and fourth.Read More
Sleeping on our stomach. It’s comfortable, warm, and feels so right. Unfortunately, we’re so wrong. There are potential risks we are putting ourselves in while sleeping on our stomach.Read More
After you squeeze that lemon in your water what what do you do with the rest of the lemon? Stop throwing them away and learn about the amazing nutrients in the peels of lemons and how to incorporate them into your diet.Read More