Libido and Sexual Health

Three Main Components for Libido and Sexual Health

Sexual health has three main components. Emotions, hormones and blood circulation. By circulation, I mean proper, unhindered blood circulation to the genitals. Keep in mind that erections are important in both men and women as both sexes have increased blood flow to the genitalia during sexual arousal. Libido or sex drive originates in our brain, although sometimes a spontaneous erection can cause our brains to be stimulated sexually as well. … Continue reading Three Main Components for Libido and Sexual Health

Vitamin Angels & Vitarock: A Partnership Helping Children

Vitamin Angels & Vitarock: A Partnership Helping Children

Photo credit:  ©Sophia Billikopf/Vitamin Angels PE16 All of us at Vitarock are excited to announce our choice of Vitamin Angels as our charity partner. Vitamin Angels is a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk populations in need – specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five – gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals. In 2017, they are working to reach 60 million … Continue reading Vitamin Angels & Vitarock: A Partnership Helping Children

The Essentials for Healthy Travelling

The Essentials for Healthy Travelling

Our Top 5 Must-Haves for Travelling Naturally Going away shouldn’t mean we leave our healthy habits at home. In fact, we should be coming back from a vacation feeling even better than when we left! However, travelling can be unpredictable. Between jet lag, food- or waterborne parasites and airplane food, it’s important to always have natural, healthy travel essentials so that you can avoid the stress of … Continue reading The Essentials for Healthy Travelling

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Turmeric: The Health Food Trend You Need to Know About

Turmeric is the most studied plant food in the world, and for good reason. Due to its enormous amount of health benefits, and its rising demand in cosmetics, the turmeric industry is booming, and this plant has become a global superstar. Turmeric has a very long history, dating back nearly 4000 years, for its use in both food and medicine. Although many typically think of … Continue reading Turmeric: The Health Food Trend You Need to Know About

3 Healthy Habits to Boost Your Plant-Based Protein Intake

3 Healthy Habits to Boost Your Plant-Based Protein Intake

Protein is a hot topic, this isn’t old news. But what’s really been hogging the spotlight is plant-based protein. No longer a niche market, the popularity for plant-based protein continues to grow, and Meatless Mondays continue to extend further into the week. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, a meat-eater who finds whey protein too bloating, or you’re just trying to incorporate more plant-based foods into your … Continue reading 3 Healthy Habits to Boost Your Plant-Based Protein Intake

Three Products You Need for Your Post Workout Recovery

Three Products You Need for Your Post Workout Recovery

What if we told you that you don’t actually have to abide by the ‘no pain, no gain’ mantra? Truth is, if you give your body the right tools to recover after a workout, you will actually see more gains, and experience less pain, along with less fatigue, inflammation and soreness. People are often more concerned about the workout itself than what they’re putting into … Continue reading Three Products You Need for Your Post Workout Recovery

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Natural Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Sports nutrition is required in two situations. (i) Either you are engaged in regular exercise and your body needs more nutrients than you can provide through diet alone, or (ii) you are not exercising and your diet is so poor that you want to supplement in order to help bring your nutrition intake up to par. Focus first on eating a healthy diet, then supplementing … Continue reading Natural Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Why Your Sunscreen Might Be Harming You

Why Your Sunscreen Might Be Harming You

It’s that time of year again: The sun is shining, the patios are opening, and we’re beginning to shop for sunscreen. But did you know that most commercial sunscreen brands are toxic, and may actually contribute to the diseases that they claim to prevent? According to a study of 750 sunscreens published by the Environmental Working Group in 2016, 75% contained toxic ingredients and offered … Continue reading Why Your Sunscreen Might Be Harming You

Essential Oils for Fighting Airborne Diseases

Essential Oils for Fighting Airborne Diseases

For 600 years from the 1300s to 1700s, plagues were rampant in Europe. The spread of the bubonic plague were due to inflected flea bites. The disease would travel into your bloodstream and it would attack your lymphatic system. Similar to the bubonic plague, the septicemic plague was spread through lesions in the skin and/or airborne. Someone would be able to catch the airborne disease … Continue reading Essential Oils for Fighting Airborne Diseases