Sometimes health stories contradict themselves. First we hear that some foods are good for us, then that gets thrown on its head, making us worry that what we’re eating is actually hurting us. One of the big stories to shatter our sense of wellbeing is the recent one about how antioxidants can actually be bad when fighting cancer.
Sunscreen is one of the products you use most often, lathering it on every time you step outside. And if you don’t, learning about the skin dangers that can occur from UV exposure will hopefully prompt you to carry that sunscreen tube everywhere you go. But just because sunscreen protects your skin, it doesn’t mean that all sunscreens are good for you. Research continuously finds reasons why conventional sunscreen can be a danger to your health.
If it feels like you need to log onto social media in order to stay in touch with your closest friends, this Women’s Day is the perfect opportunity to set an offline meeting with your besties. Science backs this up, with a variety of reasons why friends are so good for you. So read on and then phone a friend!
Going on a detox can restore your body’s balance and flush out toxins, but sometimes detox diets can be unsafe. If the ones you’ve tried in the past have made you feel sick, you’ve been doing the detox wrong. There are more natural detox tips to choose that will boost your health and make you feel great.
Whether you’re on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or all three, you’ve undoubtedly seen the “fitness motivation” pictures that pop up in your social media news feeds. “Strong is the new skinny” is the latest saying, encouraging women to focus on health and strength instead of starvation diets and wafer-thin frames.