Tip for the day to minimize whiplash injuries

Today’s tip is a simple one: make sure your seat is upright and the head rest touches the top of your head.  If the headrest position is not appropriate, it will not help you during a collision and the 2 sequelae are as follows………. 1. Headrest too high- serves no purpose to protect the cervical […]

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Can vegetarian diets help you lose weight?

New study done by the  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic, January 2015 shows that : A vegetarian diets can boost weight loss. According to a new meta-analysis, a vegetarian diet can cause weight loss, even without exercise or calorie counting. This fascinating study has opened much discussion amongst professionals and it is […]

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Blood donors beware

The National Institutes of Health have determined that maintaining optimum levels of iron in the blood is especially important. They estimate that 25-35% of regular donors develop and iron deficiency that can lead to fatigue and anemia. Their recent studies have been quite revealing with people taking low dose iron supplements returning to pre-donation levels […]

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How Essential Oils Are Made

Essential oils are a valuable addition to the alternative medicine field as well as a joy to have in most homes. They delight us with their complex natures and help us feel better when we are down, depressed, lacking in energy or have a headache. They can be purchased from different sources both local and […]

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Enjoy Life With Eco-Conscious Water

Water is something that we see and use so much on a daily basis that it tends to get taken for granted. Some people make it a point to only drink bottle water, but then they cook and clean with tap water. If you are going to make a decision to become eco-conscious about your water, then you should go all of the way and get an water ionizing system.

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Natural Flea Repellant From Essential Oils

Dogs and cats that spend any time outdoors in the warmer months can be plagued by fleas and ticks. While there are medications that are prescribed by veterinarians to combat these pests, they can be toxic to the animals that they are used on. They are made with harsh chemicals that can be harmful to cats and dogs kidneys and liver when used over a long period of time. Not only can the treatments be harmful for your pets, the residue left on the fur of the dog or cat can be toxic to family members that come into contact with the pets. Young children are especially susceptible to the toxic effects of these formulations because of their close proximity to the pets and the lower tolerance of their immune systems to chemicals.

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Beat Stress With The Help Of Therapeutic Oils

Stress is a known killer in our society. It can be the underlying cause of heart disease, high blood pressure, suppressed immune system function and many other diseases and conditions. We are a nation of hurried, stressed overscheduled people that resort to quick fixes and fast food to get us through the days to the nights where we don’t even sleep well because of the effects that stress has had on our bodies.

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Get The Best Water For Your Pets

People love their pets so much that they spend hundreds of dollars on visits to the vet and even more to buy special food for their furry friends. Our pets become members of our family and we would do anything we could to make their lives easier. Your vet will always remind you to make sure that your pet is drinking plenty of water, but he will always leave out the important part that deals with which kind of water to give your pet.

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Making Your Own Skin Care Products With Essential Oils For Added Benefit

You don’t have to pay big bucks for name brand skin care products when you know a few basics about mixing up your own formulations. Using essential oils in the products that you create is a good way to customize them for whatever condition you want to treat as well as make them pleasurable and […]

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How Water Machines Make Your Life Healthier

These days, everyone is worried about the quality of the things that they put into their bodies. Everything from meats to the water we drink is under scrutiny. When it comes to water, some people are starting to notice that the drinking water they get from the tap is starting to taste different. As we […]

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