The Facts About Back Acne

Unless you are in that small percentage that never had any acne problems, you know that acne is a drag. It is unsightly and often painful, resulting in lower self-esteem and confidence for the acne sufferer. While many people would agree that getting acne on their backs is not as bad as getting it directly on their face, it is still an uncomfortable and unpleasant trial to go through. Although acne on the back is easier to cover with clothes, it is not always possible to be completely covered, such as when you want to go to the swimming pool or the beach and must wear a bathing suit. Back acne, or bacne, can make even the most physically fit …

The Importance Of Good Nutrition In Keeping Your Smile Beautiful And Your Mouth Healthy

A beautiful smile and healthy mouth actually can come from in addition to regular brushing and flossing a daily diet that does not lack the essential vitamins and minerals that make vital contributions to a persons oral health. Many people overlook the importance of good nutrition in keeping their smile beautiful and their mouth healthy. The mineral calcium and Vitamin D are of particular importance to obtaining healthy teeth. These two substances work together as calcium absorption is enhanced by Vitamin D. Sufficient calcium is essential to the very structure of the teeth as are phosphorus and magnesium. Vitamin A is an essential part of the production of the tooth enamel. A deficiency in Vitamin A can cause overgrown gums, …

Natural Remedies for Losing Weight – Bitter Orange

It seems that Bitter Orange(Citrus aurantium aka sour orange, bigarade orange and Seville orange) is the “other” ephedra, and as such has similar side effects. Natural remedies for losing weight that have Bitter Orange in them are marketed as Ephedra Free when in reality their chemical make up is almost a mirror image of the ephedrine in Ephedra. This is just one reason why you need to be carefully reading labels and researching ingredients on any product you are considering for your weight loss journey. Bitter Orange contains synephrine and octopamine, chemicals that may cause high blood pressure, and heart disturbances. This herbal can also inhibit the metabolism of many drugs meaning it would increase the amount of the drug …

Getting Candida/Yeast Under Control

After years of working with clients with candida symptomology, I have found that until the yeast (candida albicans) is brought under control, the body cannot begin to heal with efficacy. Once again, we need to look at balance. If the internal environment of the body is unbalanced, then that environment is an ideal situation for disease. Friendly Bacteria: Candida does have a purpose! When babies are born, their intestinal tracts have about 75% lacto bacillus acidophilus and about 25% e coli bacteria which are the non-friendly bacteria. Yeast also exists in the intestines and plays the role of assisting in breaking down proteins. The problem occurs when these friendly and non-friendly bacteria get out of balance, thus allowing the yeast …