What Is Metabolism ?

Do “calories” really count? Well, yes they do, but they're not the only thing that matters when it comes to how much you weigh and how much energy you have. In other words it's all about your metabolism...... Continue Reading

Bye Bye Sleeping Through The Night…

Oh, that elusive sleep. That time to relax and regenerate. To heal and repair. If you need that coffee or two (or three) every morning you may get some very useful tips in this post. Sleep isn't just important for your mind and body to have energy and be alert. Lack of sleep can contribute to serious health issues which you don't want..... Continue Reading

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Are you just about done with everyone's “obsession” with cholesterol? Do you already know that cholesterol is not all bad, in fact there is “good” cholesterol? Well, here it is. Let me bust some common cholesterol myths right now starting with the myth that “cholesterol is cholesterol” because it's not. Depending on which of its buddies cholesterol is floating through your blood with makes a massive difference. Not to mention the fact that cholesterol is essential to good health. (Yes, you read that right!)...... Continue Reading

Homeopathy For Eczema

Homeopathy for Eczema Hpathy.com | Hpathy Ezine, May 2014 |   Eczema is a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the epidermis. The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions. These include dryness and recurring skin rashes which are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching and dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, or bleeding. Areas of temporary skin discoloration may appear and are sometimes due to healed lesions, although scarring is rare. In contrast to psoriasis, eczema is often likely to be found on the exterior aspect of joints. Continue Reading

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

If you've gained weight and/or feel cold and tired it may just be that you have a slow metabolism. The next question of course is “why is my metabolism slow”? Well, that's a great question! Since your metabolism is how your body takes food and oxygen and uses it to fuel all of its biochemical reactions there are a lot of things that can slow it down..... Continue Reading

What do you know about Dry Skin?

Your skin plays a vital role in ensuring your good health. It is the body’s first line of defence against anything that might harm us in the environment. Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition which is marked by itching, scaling and cracking. While one might have a naturally dry skin, one having an oily skin might also experience it from time to time. This condition occurs due to lack of appropriate amount of water in the epidermis, the most superficial layer of the skin. While males and females are equally affected by this skin condition, the older individuals are more prone to dry skin...... Continue Reading

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a type of cancer that’s characterized by the appearance of locally destructive cancerous cells. They will grow under your skin and, as time passes, this type of cancer will spread to other parts of your body. If skin cancer spreads out of control, it can even threaten your life. There are three main types of skin cancer, which include melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. The latter one is the most common and it’s also less threatening when compared to others. Skin cancer risk factors...... Continue Reading

Everything You Think You Know…

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired There is no shortage of health information available on the internet, in the media, and from well-meaning family and friends. But some of that information may be doing you more harm than good. In this post I spill the beans about some common healthy eating myths and what matters just as much or even more than “how much” you eat. Learn why “what” you eat and “how” you eat it are super-important things to consider.  Plus try my green smoothie meal recipe.  HINT:  Continue Reading

Contact Dermatitis

Must know facts about Contact Dermatitis Contact Dermatitis is not a disease which is uncommon or unheard of. In fact, it is one of the most common types of skin irritations. It happens when an irritant physically damages your skin. This leads an allergen to trigger an immune response resulting in a skin reaction. Few of the most commonly known causes include soaps, detergents, disinfectants, cement, perfumes and metals such as nickel. Another name for this conditions is “occupation dermatitis” since it is common in occupations where people frequently come in contact with irritants and allergens. While any part of Continue Reading