Babies given anti-obesity drugs in the womb – Telegraph

Babies given anti-obesity drugs in the womb – Telegraph. Obesity has become a serious problem over the years. What is so surprising is that instead of “cleaning up” the food market and teaching people about healthy living, it seems all kinds of other measures are taken; this is only one of them. When it comesContinue reading “Babies given anti-obesity drugs in the womb – Telegraph”

Pediatricians warn about seizures from energy drinks, but not vaccines

Very readable article. Food for thought, especially for all you parents out there. It is good to get informed on stuff before you use it… http://www.naturalnews.com/031330_energy_drinks_seizures.html

CHAMOMILE

There are mainly 2 different chamomiles used in aromatherapy: German or “blue” chamomile and Roman chamomile. German chamomile (Matricaria recutita): An annual aromatic plant, up to 60 cm high. It has a branching stem, feathery leaves and simple white flowers with a yellow center. It is native to Europe, but is now naturalized in NorthContinue reading “CHAMOMILE”

FEED YOUR SKIN

(picture from: catwalkfashion.co.uk/…/healthy-skin-month.jpg) Skin Acid Mantle – sound familiar? It should, it is the largest and first protection we have. SAM is a layer of bacteria that covers our entire body. There are plenty of different bacteria, all specialists in their fields. For example, we have the little guy (the lash-sweeper) who comes out andContinue reading “FEED YOUR SKIN”

DERMATITIS

(picture from: http://www.medical-look.com/Skin_diseases/) Many people suffer from dermatitis (eczema) on small or large areas of their bodies,very often on the hands and arms.  (You can read more about dermatitis here.) One type of dermatitis, contact dermatitis, is a reaction to a substance which the body part is in contact with for a prolonged time. ThisContinue reading “DERMATITIS”

Avoid Certain Additives in Baby Skincare Products

You should read the ingredients of your baby”s skincare products very carefully to avoid certain ingredients that are potentially harmful. This includes shampoos, lotions, bath soaps and creams. Some of these ingredients may even be contained in “natural” products. Here”s a handy list of synthetic ingredients to avoid in baby”s products: * Alcohol: This harshContinue reading “Avoid Certain Additives in Baby Skincare Products”