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Spotlight on Collagen – Why this nutrient is still a reliable anti-aging ally

THESE 7 DAYS, we don’t just want to feel OK. We want to feel absolutely, positively amazing—and look the part, too. Aging gracefully depends on how you nurture your body. Today, a trove of studies shows the importance of following a nutrient-dense diet, staying active and taking dietary supplements to support a healthy aging process. One of the clear standouts …

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It’s sniffle season — Use these tips to help reduce the symptoms of seasonal allergies.

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN, when seasonal allergies start to kick into play. You know the symptoms; sneezing, watery, itchy eyes and a runny nose. When we encounter allergens, our bodies try to mount an attack on foreign invaders (pollen) by releasing histamine or leukotrienes, causing infammation. Tese chemicals then cause sneezing, coughing, runny nose and watery eyes to …

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What Makes the Mediterranean Diet So Beneficial?: The Breakdown

Food for Thought You are what you eat—it’s a phrase that everyone has heard since childhood. But is it true?  In a sense, yes. Our bodies are complex machines built from the ingredients—proteins, fats, and carbohydrates—that we eat. Each meal is breakdown into its molecular components, which are then used to either fuel our activities, maintain and repair our bodies, …

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The Allergy Survival Guide: 7 Tips to Outsmart Your Allergies

Spring is in the air! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and unfortunately for over 50 million Americans, the pollen is flowing. While spring signifies renewal, for allergy suffers, it’s the reemergence of seasonal symptoms, such as itchy eyes, sneezing, a runny nose, and post-nasal drip. These symptoms are not only annoying, but they can be persistent, lasting …

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Which Sunscreen Is Best For You?

What’s your best choice in a sunscreen? We’ve got you covered. Learn the differences between chemical and mineral sun protection and what to look for in sun care products Jessica Rubino   It’s a fact, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. What does that mean for you and your family? It’s essential to choose …

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Electrolytes And Hydration: How To Replenish Electrolytes

Electrolyte minerals are your body’s electricity. Here’s how to harness their power for top health. – Jack Chalet Did you know your body is electric? It’s true. Your body teems with electricity, albeit at a very low level. Calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium are your primary electrolytes, meaning that each carries an electrical charge that influences how they work and …

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Safe Ways To Improve Athletic Performance

These nutritional supplements will help promote strength and endurance without acting as stimulants – Jack Chalet In the media firestorm around athletes using illegal substances to gain a competitive (if illegal) edge, natural and safe performance enhancers have gotten a bad rap. But bodybuilders and other serious athletes have often been the vanguard of using and promoting healthy nutrients for …

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3 Ways To Provide Immune Support For Kids

Before they head back to school, you may want to consider these suggestions to boost immune support for kids – JENNA BLUMENFELD Somehow summer tricks us into thinking it will never end. The sunshine makes kids and adults feel superhuman. But as back-to-school looms, we know those colds will catch up with all of us sooner or later. So, take this as a reminder that …

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