Category: Health

Chocolate

Another Reason to Indulge: Health Benefits of Chocolate

Just in case you needed an excuse, a new study gives us more reason to indulge in chocolate. Previous studies have revealed health benefits associated with eating dark chocolate. The latest study shows that cocoa can reduce the inflammation associated with migraine headaches. At the International Headache Congress meeting in Philadelphia, researchers claimed that cocoa powder...

eyelashes

5 Reasons to Use the Latisse Treatment for Lengthening Your Eyelashes

  This is a guest post courtesy of Dr. Christopher Pavlou, the Founder, Owner, and practicing medical and aesthetics doctor at Skin Technique in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Latisse is a great treatment for thin, short eyelashes that is taking the beauty industry by storm. It was discovered from a drug used to treat glaucoma that doctors...

lips nails

Are Artificial Nails Bad for You?

As a former chronic nail biter, I would do everything I could to make my nails look as good as possible given the circumstances. Oftentimes, this included heading to the salon and getting a full set of artificial nails put on. Even though they were fake, I loved the way my french tips looked because I...

curly hair

How to Use Heat to Straighten Curly Human Hair Extensions

Did you know that you can take your curly human hair extensions from big, bouncy curls to sleek and straight in a matter of minutes? Curly human hair extensions are so versatile that they can be straightened just a little to give you curls that are looser and have a little less body or straightened all...

push-ups

What You Need to Know About Glucose

The body is an amazing thing. Everybody is generally made the same way. There are many things that the body has in place to maintain a healthy body like the way that the body process foods and their sugars. But, there are some bodies that do not function as well as they should. These bodies have trouble...

insomnia

What Causes Mysterious Insomnia?

If sleepless nights are the norm for you during any given week, you may be wondering about the cause. You’ve been tested for sleep apnea, you’ve read about pregnancy and insomnia but you’re not expecting and your doctor has even ruled out restless legs syndrome. So what’s causing your mysterious insomnia? Read this article to find...

vitamins

Everything You Need to Know About B Vitamins and How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of Them

Since you were little, you’ve probably been told about the importance of eating enough vitamins and minerals every day. But do you know what all the essential vitamins and minerals are or why they are important? B vitamins are necessary for several different processes in the body. Read on to learn more about them, why they...

old seniors

Want to Live Longer? Do These 3 Things

For thousands of years, people have been looking for the Fountain of Youth — or at least quick, easy ways to slow the aging process and stay young and energetic for as long as possible. Several recent studies have once again confirmed that the keys to staying young can’t be found in a bottle, a pill...