Author Archive: Danica Collins

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Safflower Oil for the Inside and Out

Safflower Oil for the Inside and Out

Did You Know…that a daily dose of safflower oil may protect against heart disease, help regulate blood sugar levels, and keep your skin youthful no matter your age? Extracted from [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Tai Chi: The Anti-Aging Exercise

5-Minute Health Tip: Tai Chi: The Anti-Aging Exercise

The traditional martial art and sport of tai chi has been praised for its many health benefits. Studies have shown that this low-impact exercise helps manage symptoms and improve quality [...]

Fact or Myth: Can Potato Chips Cause Cancer?

Fact or Myth: Can Potato Chips Cause Cancer?

This is a FACT. Those crispy chips you love to crave are loaded with a known carcinogen—acrylamide. Heating foods at temperatures above 250° F produces toxic chemicals proven to damage [...]

Got Stress? Try Sophrology!

Got Stress? Try Sophrology!

There’s a new mind/body practice about to hit the mainstream. The perfect blend of East and West, Sophrology borrows from the disciplines of Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, and Japanese Zen, and [...]

The Dangers of St. John’s Wart

The Dangers of St. John’s Wart

Did You Know… the most popular herbal treatment for depression can be unexpectedly dangerous… and even deadly? If you live in the United States, it’s easy to purchase St. John’s Wort (Hypericum [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Defy Gravity with Headstand

5-Minute Health Tip: Defy Gravity with Headstand

Hanging upside down in headstand for 5 minutes every day gives your neck and spine a much needed rest! A consistent headstand practice helps you age gracefully and defends against [...]

Fact or Myth: Can Echinacea Strengthen Your Immune System?

Fact or Myth: Can Echinacea Strengthen Your Immune System?

This is a FACT. Echinacea has been the topic of much debate. Is it or isn’t it an immune-boosting miracle herb? Scientific reviews have been mixed, so to be on [...]

Luxuriate with Jojoba Oil

Luxuriate with Jojoba Oil

Did You Know…this miracle oil defends against aging, balances and moisturizes skin, treats conditions like eczema and psoriasis, and even heals scars and stretch marks? If there’s one topical tonic [...]

Caffeine Linked to Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Caffeine Linked to Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Studies haven’t seemed to agree when it comes to the link between caffeine and the vasomotor symptoms of menopause (hot flashes and night sweats). Some evidence suggests caffeine may help [...]

Sleep Deprivation May Destroy Brain Cells

Sleep Deprivation May Destroy Brain Cells

Did You Know…that inadequate sleep can cause brain cell death? Everyone knows that sleep deprivation feels awful and compromises your health, but have you heard yet that your brain cells [...]