HOW TO TREAT SMELLY ARMPIT

Smelly armpits may make you self-conscious, even though this is a problem most people have dealt with before. Commonly known as body odor (BO) and technically as bromhidrosis, malodorous armpits usually aren’t cause for concern. You can take steps to help minimize and prevent armpit odour, which may ease any anxiety you have about the…

7 WAYS TO USE BATH SALTS

Bath salts have long been used as an easy and inexpensive way to treat mental and physical health ailments. Bath salts, which are commonly made from magnesium sulfate (Epsom salt) or sea salt, are easily dissolved in warm bath water and used for everything from stress relief to aches and pains. Most of us use…

DIFFERENT TYPES OF WATER AND THEIR HEALTH NUTRIENTS

You hear it all the time: you should be drinking more water. How much depends on the person, but generally speaking, staying well hydrated offers a host of health benefits. That includes higher energy levels and better brain function, just to name a few. But not all water is created equal, with some being cheaper or providing…

5 BENEFITS OF GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

Grapefruit essential oil is orange-tinted, citrus-scented oil frequently used in aromatherapy. Through a method known as cold-pressing, the oil is extracted from glands located in the peel of the grapefruit. Grapefruit essential oil has distinct properties that may offer a variety of health benefits — including reduced blood pressure and stress levels. Here are 5…

4 ESSENTIAL TIPS TO PAIN FREE PERIODS

We have all been told (probably numerous times) that our worst period problems — cramps, PMS, super heavy flow, blood clots, migraines, teenage like acne, bloating, and exhaustion — are completely normal. Yup, just part of this whole “being a woman” thing. Well, ladies, we have been lied to for a very long time. For…

5 WAYS SLEEP IS GOOD FOR YOUR RELATIONSHIP

New research highlights how sleep benefits our social life. Sleep is clearly important for our health, helping our bodies function at their best. It’s also key to our productivity, helping us stay fresh and focused the following day. But does getting a good night’s sleep affect our relationships, too? In line with my own experiences,…

TOP 6 FOODS FOR A HEALTHY SKIN

Nutrition is important for health. An unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even hurt organs, such as your heart and liver. But what you eat also impacts another organ — your skin. As scientists learn more about diet and the body, it’s increasingly clear that what you eat can significantly affect…

FIVE HOT BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

You have heard it said by health experts, beauty gurus, and possibly even your best friend. Collagen is the new buzzword on everyone’s lips, and it can now be found in just about everything — from creams and cosmetics, to powders and pills. And the truth is, this may be one instance where the hype…

TOP BEST FRUITS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Fruit is nature’s ready-made snack packed with vitamins, fiber, and other nutrients that support a healthy diet. Fruit is also generally low in calories and high in fiber, which may help you lose weight. In fact, eating fruit is linked to a lower body weight and a lower risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer,…

WANT A BETTER SEX? 8 THINGS NO COUPLE SHOULD GO WITHOUT

If you are coupled and stuck in a sexual rut, you are not alone. While dry spells are a normal part of any relationship, it’s still no consolation for couples experiencing one. “Familiarity is the death of the sex drive,” Allison Moon author of “Girl Sex 101”. “The more we get used to someone, the…

HOW TO AVOID NAUSEA AFTER EXERCISE

Exercise has so many amazing benefits for our physical, mental, and emotional health. But it’s not always easy to fit it into our schedules. When we exercise, it’s important that we reap the positive benefits and avoid the negative effects. Ideally, we should look forward to working out and we should be physically able to…

WANT TO EAT BETTER?5 STEPS TO GAMIFYING YOUR NUTRITION

There are generally two sides to maintaining (or reaching) a healthy weight. On the one side is exercise, which increases how many calories you burn in a given day. On the other is nutrition and diet, which decrease and (when done right) optimize the calories you take in. Perhaps more relevant for many of us…