• Changing Weather, Building Immunity, and Covid-19

    Changing Weather, Building Immunity, and Covid-19
      Fall has arrived, and with it, the health problems of the colder season are creeping in. With Covid-19 still raging around the world, now more than ever is the time to take those extra steps to ensure a healthy immune system! Read on to understand why building immunity over changing weather can possibly help prevent or combat a virus we know barely anything about!  Since Covid-19 is still under scrutiny, we cannot conclude that it is like the viruses that we already know about. Therefore, it is hard to determine how to prevent it, how...
  • Sources and Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

    Sources and Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids
    The supplement fad that never seems to end in the health & wellness scene is Omega 3. Physicians recommend it, health experts pop them like m&m’s, even our neighbour uncle can’t stop raving about it. And for good reason too. Here’s why you should jump on the Omega 3 wagon as well. Omega 3 fatty acids are an essential part of a good diet. Due to the body’s inability to synthesize Omega 3 on its own, hence a diet rich in this particular fatty acid is extremely essential. They play an important role in your body’s...
  • The Importance of Stretching - Why you need to stretch every day!

    The Importance of Stretching - Why you need to stretch every day!
    If you’re exercising – you need to stretch. If you’re not exercising, you still need to stretch!!! Stretching is one of the most important things to practice when it comes to general, physical well-being. A lot of people tend to think that stretching is only required when you’re involved in fitness routines or practices but the truth is – we all need to stretch. And we all need to stretch every single day.  Stretching keeps your muscles flexible, healthy and strong. This is a necessary function in the maintenance of motion range within the joints. This...
  • Yes, You Should Wear Sunscreen Every Day—Here Are 5 Reasons. Why?

    Yes, You Should Wear Sunscreen Every Day—Here Are 5 Reasons. Why?
      From Rihanna’s daily skincare routine, to pretty much any small beauty blogger on YouTube – you’ll find that one of the most essential items in your daily skincare routine is…you guessed it – Sunscreen!  Here are five reasons why you should wear sunscreen every day.  It protects your skin from UV Rays This one is the most obvious, as UV rays are the primary cause for skin conditions and discomforts ranging from burning, all the way to skin cancer! Don’t take this lightly as there are some things in life that we just can’t reverse,...
  • The Benefits Of Argan Oil For Your Skin & Hair

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    The Benefits Of Argan Oil For Your Skin & Hair
    Argan Oil is one of those items that suddenly seem to be appearing more and more on beauty related websites, blogs, and vlogs. High-end shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams and masks are adding it to their formulations.  It is receiving recommendations from beauty experts right, left and center. So is Argan Oil a fad receiving over-hyped attention, or is there substance in the claims that are being made for it? Let’s find out. First, an introduction to Argan Oil Argan Oil comes from the argan tree (Argania Spinosa) that’s found naturally in only one region of the...
  • Krill Oil: Omega 3s Plus More for Your Wellness

    Krill Oil: Omega 3s Plus More for Your Wellness
    What’s Krill Oil Krill Oil is an oil derived from a tiny crustacean sea animal called krill (scientific name: Euphausia superba). Krill belongs to the shrimp family, also known as the crustaceans. Krill lives in cold sea waters, and is way down the food chain. It mostly feeds on phytoplanktons (tiny sea plants) and zooplanktons (tiny sea animals), both rich sources of omega 3 fatty acids, a key essential nutrient good for health. Krill in turn is eaten up by larger fishes like sharks and whales. As a matter of fact, krill is a Norwegian word...
  • Why Your Hair Loves Onion Juice

    Why Your Hair Loves Onion Juice
    We all know onions as an indispensable vegetable that brings tears to eyes when chopped raw. But do you know that onions are great hair care solution too? Ayurveda, the traditional Indian healthcare system advocates onion juice application for multiple hair woes – hair fall, dandruff, flakes, frizz, dryness, pre-mature greying, and thinning. Read more on how and why your hair loves onions. We all hear of fancy exotic ingredients for hair care, but there is one humble vegetable present in every single kitchen that gives great results. We are talking about onions. The ordinary red...
  • Antimicrobial Essential Oils to Keep Clean & Slay Germs

    Antimicrobial Essential Oils to Keep Clean & Slay Germs
    Essential oils are more than just fragrant liquids that smell fabulous and evaporate when left open.  There is much natural medicinal and curative power inside them that has been used since ages for good health and hygiene. One wonderful application of essential oils is to use them for purifying, cleaning, and disinfecting spaces and surfaces. Let’s know more about how to use essential oils as antimicrobial active. The ongoing Corona pandemic has reinforced the absolute necessity of keeping living spaces clean, hygienic, and germ-free. We are also realizing that cleanliness is more than just the absence...
  • Algae-Rich Omega 3s

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    Algae-Rich Omega 3s
    Vegetarian Omega 3 Nutrition from Seaweed Sources What are Omega 3s? Omega 3s are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids – a type of essential nutrient – vital for the body’s health and functioning in multiple ways. Omega 3s are called ‘essential’ because the body can’t make these on its own and needs to get these from outside through diet. There are 11 types of Omega-3 fatty acids that are collectively called Omega-3s. Of these, three types - eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) are the most important ones as these...
  • The magical effect of Green tea and Tea tree on your hair

    The magical effect of Green tea and Tea tree on your hair
    Sipping on “chai” does solve a lot of problems for most of us, but the teas that have been that talk of the town lately are Green tea and Tea tree. If you are wondering what is so special about them, let us tell you.  Spilling the tea about Green tea and Tea Tree oil / What exactly is Green tea and Tea tree?  Green tea comes from the plant Camellia sinensis. They are unoxidized leaves and are not as processed as other tea variants. They are rich in antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols. Whereas Tea tree...
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