Colloidal silver, or the liquid suspension of silver particles, was until recently a somewhat obscure homeopathic treatment for various ailments (including joint pain and arthritis). It has recently seen a surge in popularity thanks to the opening of a new customer base through the internet.
Want to naturally whiten your teeth ? I was hanging out with a friend over the weekend and he started telling me — almost out of the blue — about how awesome hydrogen peroxide was for your mouth and teeth, giving him a pearly bright smile.
I learned that sticker labels (produce codes) on fruits actually tell you how the fruits have been grown — whether they were organically grown or conventionally grown with pesticides and herbicides; oh, and let’s not forget about the genetically engineered fruits.
Caffeine has recently been linked to a number of health problems — blood sugar woes for those with diabetes, an increased risk of miscarriage in women who are pregnant – but the dangers of caffeine consumption don’t come as a great surprise to the medical community.
A growing number of Americans (and indeed people in most parts of the world) are increasingly using permanent hair dyes to get that perfect look for their hair. If you are also one of these increasing numbers, have you noticed the damage done to your hair by these chemicals-filled hair dyes, and to your health?
When I finally stopped taking lexapro after weaning down to the lowest dose for several months, my doctor warned me that I might experience some serious side effects – and I did. I couldn’t imagine what I might have gone through if I hadn’t gone off the medication gradually.
One of my own favorite natural remedies for infection, colloidal silver is reportedly responsible for turning Paul Karason’s skin blue. Colloidal sliver is commonly used in hospitals to treat burns and wounds as it has many antibacterial properties.
There’s reason to believe that just because a product is labeled as natural, it may not be any better for you. That’s because, up until now, no industry regulations have been set on the words ‘natural’ or ‘organic’ – meaning just about anyone can use it on their product, even if it’s not totally true.
If you’re a beauty and cosmetic product fanatic like I am, you’ve surely run into at least a few products that boast a “paraben-free” status — the ones that don’t (otherwise known as the majority of cosmetics on the market), generally do include parabens in their ingredient list. So, what exactly are parabens?
Supplements and vitamin-fortified foods are more popular than ever. And there is certainly a wide body of evidence to suggest that many of these supplements have health benefits that can easily have you believing that you will indeed live forever (or at least well into old age), if you take them regularly.