Health & Beauty

Health and beauty tips often go overlooked as to how they can impact your actual health. Your body’s largest organ is your skin and taking care of it is vitally important. Not to be overlooked, as well, is how looking better can actually make you feel better.

Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is said to have boatloads of health benefits. So many, in fact, that our “too good to be true” skepticism kicks in. Stop cancer? Lose weight? Relieve arthritis? Whiten teeth? So, let’s take a closer look at what’s real and what’s hype. Let’s start by broadly categorizing ACV’s three types of […]

Astaxanthin’s Beauty Benefits

The $62.5 billion beauty industry has been lying to you and stealing your money in the name of age-defying youth. They charge you a fortune for skin creams, lotions, potions and masks that are supposed to “reverse aging” or “repair DNA damage” or some other bunk. And it’s all bunk—the FDA has repeatedly slapped beauty […]

The Right Way to Store Your Medicine

If there’s one place you’re most likely to keep your medicine, it would be your medicine cabinet, right? Too bad that’s the worst place to put any drugs, supplements, or medicines! In a damp basement next to a hot furnace might be slightly worse, but that’s about it. You see—while medicines are more resilient than […]

Natural Varicose Vein Treatments

First things first: today’s topic, varicose veins and spider veins, are rarely a health threat. But let’s face it—they’re not pretty and they can be sore or uncomfortable. So, for the 60 percent of you who have or might have one or both types of unattractive veins, learning how to prevent or eliminate them seems […]

Resolve to Thrive in Health and Wellness

At this time of the year, I like to switch gears a bit, and tell you not just how to “thrive in health and wellness,” as I like to put it. In addition, I’ll remind you why that should be a priority in your new year’s resolutions and throughout your life. Let’s set a goal […]

Gingivitis Threatens Your Health

Most people think of their mouths as a separate system. Mouths have dentists, not doctors. They’re made up of teeth and gums, not organs. Most folks don’t think their mouth really affects the rest of the body or their health. Only one problem—that’s not true at all. Your mouth’s health is integrally connected to the […]

Makeup Dangers

A surprising number of people think their skin is like an envelope with organs inside. But the truth is, your skin is an organ. Like your heart, lungs, brain, liver. Yes, your skin, all eight or so stretchy, springy pounds of it, is a beautifully capable single organ—that’s subject every day to constant bombardment by […]

Hair Loss Prevention Supplements

Many people apparently like having no hair. You see guys everywhere who are bald—by choice. On the other hand, retaining or re-growing hair is a billion-dollar industry. Most products aren’t particularly effective, some you have to use for the rest of your life, and some are downright nasty. Propecia, for example, Big Pharma’s big seller […]

Control the End of Your Life

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In these letters, I spend most of my effort helping you be the healthiest version of yourself possible. But there is a slightly different issue I want to deal with today. It’s a crucial one—one that each of us will face at some point. But one that most people avoid at all costs. I’m talking […]

8 Health Steps for Rising Seniors

College-age kids are called “rising” when they’re about to move up a grade, like from sophomore to junior. So let’s call those of you now 50–64, who will become 65 and older over the next 14 years, “rising seniors.” The threat to rising seniors A recent report warns that many rising seniors face trying years […]