Healthy nails are strong and pinkish in color due to the tiny blood vessels that feed each nailbed. The nail plate (the part of the nail that we can see) is made of keratin, the same protein that your hair is made from.
Your fingernails can be an indicator of overall health, with one aspect being hydration. A quick examination of your fingernails can reveal whether you need to drink more water!
Are Your Nails Dehydrated?
Ever worry that your fingernails are becoming brittle?
Take a look – are they showing any symptoms of dehydration?
Are you long overdue for some much-needed water therapy?
If the world seems to start feeling like a little bit too much to handle or you feel as though you can’t cope with yet another demand on your time or emotions, don’t ignore it! Listening to your inner voice is important – especially when it’s asking for help.
Scientists believe that they have an answer to those moments when you “just want to stay in bed and pull the covers over your head”:
Go and seek out some water for some water therapy!
The Wonder of Water
Studies have revealed that – quite simply – the closer we are …
We’d like to give a warm, hearty welcome to our special guest blogger, Lori Shemek, Ph.D.!Dr. Loriis a nutrition and weight loss expert who specializes in weight loss resistance, and she is the bestselling author of How to Fight FATflammation! and Fire Up Your Fat Burn! To learn more about Dr. Lori – visit her website!
Free weight loss advice from top-selling author Dr. Lori Shemek…
Are you constantly going on and off a diet to try and shed those stubborn pounds – only to leave you frustrated every time? You are not alone!
More than 68% of the American population is overweight or obese – and yo-yo dieting has something to do with it.
If you suffer from mild acne, eczema or a similar skin condition, then being gentle with your skin and using a soft approach can be very effective.
Skin Problems? You’re Not Alone.
With around 60 million Americans suffering from acne, and 32 million people in the US experiencing symptoms of eczema – if you do have outbreaks yourself, then you’re not alone!
Always follow the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider about any treatment and products you may need for your own symptoms, but it’s worth thinking about how we wash our skin and more specifically, the water we shower and bathe in.
The Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded to a small handful of people from around the world in recognition of their grassroots environmental activism.
Selected by an international jury, this year’s seven winners came from places as diverse as Vietnam, Colombia, South Africa…and Flint, Michigan.
A Short History of Environmental Heroism
Just after Flint officials notoriously switched the city water source in April 2014 to save money, LeeAnne Walters started to become concerned that the water she and her four children were drinking was harmful.
She was, of course, right, but proving it was a struggle. State authorities didn’t want to listen and LeeAnne worked tirelessly with the EPA and Marc Edwards, a …