New Activity Tracking Apps Are Changing Healthcare Forever

A few months ago I received an UP health tracking wristband as a gift and quickly realized that the world of basic health tracking would never go back to simple thermometers, stethoscopes and pedometers. Our smartphones are making inroads into the health and fitness market in ways that we would never have imagined just a few years ago. Besides being able to monitor vital health statistics like weight, heart rate and even blood oxygen, many new devices even capture steps, burned calories, elevation climbed and distance traveled. Continue Reading

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15 Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits of Drinking Water

Before you head off to work or on any long driving trip, you most likely will stop and fill up for a tank of gas. Similar to how you put gasoline and lubricants into your vehicle to make it run properly without stalling; the human body is designed to function on nutrients from food and water.  Out of these nutrients, your body uses water to help heal itself from damage or disease and to maintain youthfulness and help carry you into old age in health. As simple as it seems, there are amazing health and beauty benefits of drinking water. Let’s start with some basics. Continue Reading

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Natural Skin Care: How to Make Your Own Exfoliating Body Polish

 

Finding fantastic natural skin care products to nourish your skin doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. I’ve been crafting skin care products since I was a child and as my knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine & aromatherapy have grown, I’ve been able to make products that are tailored to the unique health conditions  & environment that each woman faces. Continue Reading

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7 Qualities to Consider When Looking for the Best Acupuncture Treatment

Finding and choosing a doctor of any kind requires some thought to the desired outcome. Acupuncture has a holistic view on healing, and treats the entire person: body, mind, emotions and the spirit. Other modalities such as herbal therapies, lifestyle changes, proper nutrition, exercise, dealing with emotions, avoiding toxins, and reducing stress also play a part of the process that helps lead to good health. Continue Reading

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