Coconut Oil: Your Answer to Better Oral Health and Whiter Teeth

You probably know oral health is important and you have likely heard coconut oil is a healthy fat to consume: It helps moisturize the skin, helps reduce your bad cholesterol and is associated with better brain function. But did you know coconut oil might also help improve your oral health? In fact, not only is …

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Is Your Collagen Supplement Really Helping You?

So you sipped on a collagen-powder infused beverage every day of 2018 expecting it to transform your skin into the vibrant sheath it once was, or at the very least to stop your skin from acquiring more age-related wrinkles. It makes sense that you believed collagen was your answer: After all, the collagen we make …

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Are Blue Blocking Sunglasses the Answer to Your Poor Sleep?

Would you wear sunglasses around the house after the sun sets if it meant you are sure to sleep more soundly? Before we get into the blue-blocking glasses part of this story, let’s talk about what exactly blue light is, and why it could be hurting your sleep. About to get geeky for a minute: …

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When it Comes to Sweets, You Can’t Cheat the System

Do you know the story of aspartame? It was discovered by accident in 1965 by a chemist named James Schlatter, who was working on developing an anti-ulcer drug. He came across aspartame during his re-search, licked his finger without thinking, and realized it tasted sweet like sugar. Eventually the brand NutraSweet (basically aspartame) because popular, …

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