Living in close proximity with others motivates most people to want an effective deodorant to control underarm odors. Beyond odor, most of us would like minimize the flow of underarm perspiration. As a result, commercial antiperspirant deodorant products are very popular and almost universally used by Americans. But among people who are proponents of natural health, there are concerns.
Consuming enough omega-3 health fat is key to your good health. One excellent source is wild Alaska salmon or sockeye salmon, but another less well known option is krill oil. This supplement is extracted from tiny shrimp-like crustaceans that are found in the pristine waters of Antarctica. Krill oil is actually almost 48 times more potent than fish oil.
Oil pulling is a natural remedy that originated in India thousands of years ago. It was first brought to the United States in the early 1990s by Dr. F. Karach, who introduced it to his patients, and it is becoming increasingly popular. Oil pulling uses natural substances to remove bacteria and toxins, to clean and detoxify the teeth and gums.
Swedish scientists have created a pocket-sized, wearable device that may help people who suffer from Parkinson’s disease. The device stimulates the sense of balance with electric “noise.” It is moving forward into “at home” trials, and if those go well, the product may go to market within five years.
For most of us, one of the most miserable physical experiences possible is unrelenting nausea. When that happens, over-the-counter medications have only limited effect, and prescription medicine is seldom at hand. There’s good news, however, if you keep some ginger in your kitchen.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says half of Americans drink a sugar-sweetened beverage on any given day, and 25 percent consume more than 12 ounces daily. Evidence continues to build that there is a strong causative relationship between sugary drinks and weight gain. Three studies were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine that provide new and compelling evidence that consuming heavily sweetened beverages contributes to obesity.
Folic acid is one of the most critical nutrients for pregnant women. It helps expectant moms avoid anemia and pre-eclampsia. and protects the unborn infant from birth defects, including cleft palate and neural tube defects such as spina bifida. Folic acid also provides protection from anencephaly (incomplete development of primary structures in the brain), cleft lip and palate, inadequate growth and development in the womb, and low birth weight.
With the stress of modern living, and all the competing priorities for our time and energy, anxiety is a growing problem among Americans. You may have anxiety if you are experiencing worry, irritability, restlessness, poor concentration, and are feeling tense and helpless. Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety are tightness in the chest, fatigue, sweating, headache, indigestion and a dry mouth.