Peppermint has been traditionally known for its pain-relieving and anti-bacterial properties. Even now it’s used topically or as a supplement for digestive issues, headaches, and other health concerns. This post from DietVsDisease, written by Joe Leech, presents a guide to peppermint oil, its proven uses, health benefits, and who must avoid it. The use of peppermint can be ... Continue Reading
Melatonin Benefits Those With Sleep Issues
Melatonin benefits your body by giving it the down time it needs to heal. But with what circadian rhythms is melatonin the most effective correction? This post from Lifehacker.com describes when melatonin is most useful and how it helps. If you’re having trouble sleeping, melatonin is a popular and easy remedy. It’s effective for many people, doesn’t have any serious safety ... Continue Reading
“All Natural” Foods – Useful Information or Just Marketing?
(BeWellBuzz) Natural, all-natural, and certified organic, oh my! Processed, healthy, vitamin-enriched, GMO and non-GMO, oh my! Raw, pasteurized, unfiltered, expeller pressed, centrifuged, what's next?! You're smart. You're savvy. You know what all these terms mean. But do your friends? Do they know which if any of these claims are actually regulated? Some of the ... Continue Reading
Flavor Additives & FDA's Definition Of "Natural Flavorings"
(BeWellBuzz) I needed to take a deep breath. After reading an article where the author briefly assured me of the meaninglessness of the word all-natural, I went into a frenzy of research to find out for myself whether this serious accusation was true. Weeding out a lot of noise I discovered that it pays to either be willing to do hours (and hours) of research on a hunch; OR, ... Continue Reading
Are You Getting All The Nutrients You Need?
(BeWellBuzz) Good nutrition is one of the key ways to make sure you live a healthy life. When it comes to discipline, the food you eat deserves it as much as anything else. Talk of good nutrition and the importance of right nutrients can't be stressed enough. Which means it's vital for you to know the kind of nutrition you need and how the food you eat can contribute to ... Continue Reading