Is Chemical or Mineral Sunscreen Safer?

The Best Sunscreen To Safely Shield You From the Sun The sun will begin shining brighter as warmer weather heads our way. That means you should begin to stock up on sunscreen to keep your skin healthy and burn-free. But with so many different options on the shelves – and new brands popping up all the time – it’s important …

How to get healthy hair naturally

Vitamins, minerals, and nutrients for naturally strong hair from A to Z When you can’t visit the salon, having healthy-looking locks might seem unattainable. But did you know that what you eat can help you grow and strengthen your hair? Thanks to various vitamins, nutrients, and minerals you can achieve great benefits for your mane in a natural way. Vitamin …

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How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder (Naturally!) Before It Begins Since June 22nd, the days have been getting progressively shorter and daily sunlight will continue to diminish until the winter solstice on December 21st. Did you know that on the shortest day of the year, Rochester only receives eight hours and fifty-nine minutes of sunlight? And let’s face it, there’s a high …

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Vitamin D

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D has been very popular in the media lately. There are two forms of Vitamin D that are important for humans: D2 and D3. Vitamin D2 is made by plants and Vitamin D3 which is made by human skin.Human skin cells can make Vitamin D from sunlight. Some wavelengths of UVB light can cause Vitamin …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder is a common medical condition where people experience mild to strong symptoms due to the effects of the seasonal changes no the nervous system, hormones and Vitamin D levels in the body. There are three main categories of symptoms: Cognitive – The cognitive symptoms are inability to focus and lack of attention …