Bicarbonate is a major element in our body. Secreted by the stomach, it is necessary for digestion. When ingested, for example, with mineral water, it helps buffer lactic acid generated during exercise and also reduces the acidity of dietary components. … Continue reading Bicarbonate’s Importance to Human Health
Watermelon is considered a summertime staple, popping up at pool parties and summer barbecues all season long. While it’s well-known for its ability to keep you cool and hydrated, there are tons of other health perks associated with this popular fruit … Continue reading Benefits of Watermelon, Plus Nutrition, Recipes and More
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), almost 1.7 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2015 — including over 222,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. (1) Cellulite … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Cellulite: 5 Natural Treatments
We all know that we should drink “enough water” — but what are the benefits of drinking water exactly? Staying hydrated is important for electrolyte balance, supports digestion, allows our bodies to disperse nutrients, and helps maintain normal functioning of … Continue reading Benefits of Drinking Water for Skin, Digestion, Weight and More
Adding to the ever-expanding list of ways to unwind and practice self-care is the use of a singing bowl or sound bath to boost relaxation. Some say that this practice actually dates back thousands of years but only recently has … Continue reading Singing Bowl and Sound Bath Benefits for Stress Relief and More
Believe it or not, one of the oldest cures for malaria, a compound called quinine, is now found in a popular “mixer” used to make cocktails: … Continue reading Quinine in Tonic Water: Safety, Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
Coffee is a part of our morning routine in the United States. Most people can’t function properly without their first cup of coffee in the morning. What do you reach for when you wake up in the morning – a … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Drink Water Over Coffee in the Morning
Water is essential for life, but what if you can’t trust the source of your tap water? Bottled water is a great alternative when the purity of your tap water is in question, whether because of bacterial contamination, heavy metals, … Continue reading Ranking the best bottled water of 2020
Gone are the days when your only sparkling water options were giant, two-liter seltzer bottles beneath rows of soda at the grocery store: The age of fizzy water has officially arrived. (Fun fact: Sparkling water is actually expected to be … Continue reading 11 Best Sparkling Water Brands Of 2019, According To Dietitians
Guar gum beans which have uses spanning several industries are grown all over the world for food, household and industrial/manufacturing applications. Today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for the vast majority (more than 70 percent) of the world’s supply … Continue reading Guar Gum: Healthy or Unhealthy Food Additive?
Sparkling water is basically everywhere these days (I’m looking at you, La Croix and Spindrift)—and I am very much here for it. So it’s not shocking that some brands have started adding alcohol to the mix, resulting in bubbly beverages … Continue reading 8 Best Spiked Seltzers Brands 2019 – Best Hard Seltzers
These days, it seems you can barely go anywhere without hearing about the benefits of staying hydrated—especially as an athlete. And as much as I know … Continue reading Gallon Water Challenge – I Drank a Gallon of Water for 30 Days
SPF 30 minimum. Broad-spectrum. Water-resistant. These are all things you probably know to look for when you’re shopping for sunscreens. But thanks to recent studies and new legislation, there’s another necessary detail to add to your checklist: reef-safe. A 2008 … Continue reading What Is Reef-Safe Sunscreen – Hawaii Has A New Sunscreen Law
You might feel like you’re doing your body a favor when you opt for diet soda instead of regular, but unfortunately, new research shows otherwise. Having two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drink per day is linked … Continue reading Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke, New Study Says
You’ve heard of maple water and coconut water…but cactus water? Seems strange—or at least intriguing enough to try—since water may be the last thing you think of when you picture a cactus. But since new types of water are all … Continue reading What Is Cactus Water? – Does Cactus Water Have Any Health Benefits?
If you’ve just dropped a lot of money on some new body art, you probably can’t wait to show it off, especially in a swim suit. Sadly, tattoos and water do not mix, at least not until the new addition … Continue reading How Soon Can You Swim After Getting A Tattoo?
Did you know that digestion begins in the mouth — and that without proper saliva production it can be difficult to digest foods properly? Saliva contains two essential digestive enzymes: amylase, which breaks down starches, and lingual lipase, which breaks … Continue reading Dry Mouth Causes + 9 Natural Dry Mouth Remedies
One dermatologist explains the gentlest (and possibly most confusing) skincare product you should be using. You’ve heard about it, maybe even used it, but do you know what it actually does? Micellar water seems to be that mystery skincare product … Continue reading What Is Micellar Water, and Should I Be Using It?
Most athletes will do just about anything to step up their game and get better, bigger, faster, and stronger. But the latest performance and recovery trend that’s sweeping the sports world doesn’t require you to do anything at all. Floating … Continue reading Why Sensory Deprivation Tanks Are the Latest Celebrity Recovery Trend
The old adage, “If you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated!” is actually still up for debate among experts, but one thing is certain: Thirst is far from being your only signal that you need to hydrate, stat. Dehydration occurs when your … Continue reading Dehydration Symptoms That Show You Need to Drink More Water
Juice has had a bad reputation for years. That’s because concoctions like Capri Sun and SunnyD have probably made more than a few rounds at breakfast and lunch, spiking your added sugar and calorie intake. Believe it or not, though, … Continue reading Health Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Juices
Sun. Chlorine. Salt water. The best parts of summer can leave our hair a complete mess come Labor Day. Continue reading How to Protect Your Hair From Sun, Chlorine, and Salt Water
You may be tempted to drink the same water as the celebrities, but we’re going to stop you right there. Continue reading Don’t Fall for This New Celebrity Hydrogen Water Trend
Wherever you’re headed this summer, you’ll need a great swimsuit (or 15) to keep you looking sharp on the beach. Here are our favorites this season. Continue reading Best Men Bathing Suits For This Summer