Welcome to my favorite products picks from Amazon. Many of the products are used in our own home and are less toxic and more natural. These products have all been reviewed and are doctor and mommy approved!
Many are advocating for natural sunscreens. Let’s discuss the evidence behind the reported toxicity of the common chemical sunscreen oxybenzone. Continue reading Does Your Sunscreen Have Oxybenzone?
Thanks to The Stir for the mention in this article!
A pregnant woman living in the U.S. was found to have been exposed to the Zika virus after her partner returned from Venezuela. CDC will likely issue more guidance for pregnant women and their partners when traveling to South and Central America. In the meantime, remember that people with the virus can be infectious (even sexually transmitted) for at least a week.
Recent research has shown that people who get less than six hours of sleep per night are 4 times more likely to get cold than those who sleep more than 7 hours a night. Continue reading Can Sleep Prevent a Cold?
Diet Pepsi recently started shipping it’s new formulation which has replaced aspartame, but is this really any better for us? Continue reading Is the New Diet Pepsi Better for You?
Unfortunately, if we’d like our teens to get up earlier, we may be out of luck. Teens may be biologically wired to fall asleep later and wake up later. Continue reading Maybe Teens Should Sleep Later
These brownies have a rich, cake like texture from almond flour and dates. They are also gluten free of course! Continue reading Almond Flour and Date Brownies
The FDA has now released a statement that non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the chance of heart attack or stroke. Continue reading FDA Strengthens NSAID Heart Warnings
Apparently, some people do age slower than others. Let’s look at the latest evidence. Continue reading Decreasing Your Biologic Age
If you’re feeling anxious, getting out from your desk or chair for a little activity could help you feel better says a new study. Continue reading Feeling Anxious? A Little Exercise May Help
This downloadable guide is an evidenced-based review of the science that suggests the traditional way we view weight and how it impacts your chance of disease and illness needs to change. Continue reading Your Healthy Weight, Backed by Science Guide
The Natural Probiotic Shopping List is finished and ready for download. Continue reading Natural Probiotic Shopping List
Many people with celiac disease take probiotics to improve their gut health. Unfortunately, a new study has found even probiotics labeled “gluten free” may actually contain the exact ingredient many are trying to avoid. Continue reading Falsely Labeled Gluten Free Probiotics
Articles abound recommending you to lose 10% of your body weight, but what are the benefits and who reaps the most? Continue reading Small Weight Loss, Big Gains