3 Tips For Managing Iron-Deficiency Anemia
25 May 2018
Iron-deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia that mostly affects pregnant and menstruating women. Most instances of anemia can be corrected through lifestyle changes and supplementation.
Start With Your Diet
The best way to increase iron is by getting more in your diet. Foods with higher concentration of iron are usually animal products, especially liver, which may not be your ideal food choice. Other options include shellfish and fish. There are some plant sources that are higher in iron, but they have non-heme iron, which is less absorbable than heme iron.
Why Frankincense And Myrrh?
22 January 2018
Everyone has heard the stories of gold, frankincense, and myrrh being given as a gift. Gold tends to make sense as a precious gift, but why frankincense and myrrh? And what are frankincense and myrrh?
Frankincense comes from trees in the Boswellia genus of the tree family. There are several different species which fit under that category, so there are different kinds of frankincense. The way that it works is that the trees produce a really sticky or gummy sap.
3 Natural Supplements That Relieve Inflammation
31 January 2017
Inflammation is the body's natural response to injury. However, many people experience inflammation when they haven't been injured. This is what causes arthritis pain as well as several other types of chronic pain. There are many medications designed to reduce inflammation, but for those who are looking for some more natural, gentler forms of relief, there are also natural dietary supplements that you can take to reduce inflammation. Take a look at a few of them.
Detoxing: A New Year With A New You
21 December 2016
With the new year just around the corner, many people are thinking about what they will work on for their New Year's resolutions. Oftentimes, these goals are health-related, such as vowing to hit the gym and exercise more, lose weight, quit smoking or drinking, or eat better. These are worthy goals to have, as taking care of your body properly and getting it in tip-top shape can be a panacea for many chronic medical conditions and useful for staving off illness.