Remember studying the pH value of various substances back in school? That was – for many of us – the first ‘real science’ experiment that we were let loose with. Using little strips of litmus paper to test for acidic or alkaline reactions was sheer fun, and a ton of valuable learning!
Fancy a speedy science recap?
pH – Power & Potential
PH is the term we give to the acidity or alkalinity of a solution. As a rule, pH stands for power of hydrogen, potential for hydrogen or sometimes, power potential of hydrogen.
Acidity and alkalinity are measured on a scale of pH values. The scale is between 1 and 14, with a pH value of …
Feeling inflamed? That may be due to an acidic body and there is a remedy for that.
Eating alkaline foods is great to help you easily keep your body in an alkaline state. Keeping the body somewhat alkaline vs acidic is a powerful way to optimize health that may lead to more energy, less inflammation, slower aging, immune …
In the old days, if someone said they were on a weight-loss diet, everyone knew where they stood. It meant cutting out treats, sugar or fat-laden things and eating more fruit and vegetables.
Now, if you want to drop a few pounds, there’s a whole world of options out there. And that’s what seems so complicated! Which diet is the one that lets you eat unlimited protein again? And isn’t there a diet where you only eat at a certain time of day?
We’ve cut through the excess to give you a speed-dating style low-down on diet plans and trends to help get you back to your fabulous best!
Ah…low-carb dieting, how do I practice thee? Let me count the ways.
Yep, low-carbing in its various guises has been the phrase on millions of dieter’s lips ever since Dr. Atkins first told us that we could eat cheese, bacon and cream to our hearts’ content and still lose weight.
Low-carb weight management has come on a lot since then, so what’s the current carb-free low down?
Dr. Lori Shemek is BACK AGAIN to discuss her top 5 tips to help beat fatigue!
Feeling rundown, old or tired? Chances are your fatigue points to your habits or routines that are promoting lack of energy.
Many people are challenged every day with low energy and unfortunately, opt for short-term artificial energy boosters such as sugar or caffeine.
You don’t have to live tired and unmotivated. With just a few simple changes, you will have the energy to meet the day’s demands. Activity and nutrition are an important part of putting more energy into your daily life.
Check out these 5 healthy changes to create more energy each day!
The statistics are mind-boggling. While officials and politicians attempt to oscillate between publicly minimizing the risk and attempting to deal with it, more Americans carry on drinking contaminated water.
With its finger firmly on the pulse, Todd Haynes’ film Dark Waters opened just before Thanksgiving. It lays bare the story of a lawyer representing a cattle farmer from Parkersburg, West Virginia; who …
Okay, maybe not dreads Christmas. But dentists are hyper aware of the damage that sweet things such as candy and soda do to our teeth.
Therefore Christmas, arriving as it does, on a fresh wave of sweetness in the wake of that great testament to candy itself, Halloween, poses all kinds of threats to our teeth unless we take extra good care of them.
The Usual Suspects
As well as sugar, many people often consume more alcohol than usual around the holidays. Alcohol attacks teeth in two ways: firstly with the sugar it contains and secondly with acid, which damages enamel.
We hope that you’ve been diligently practicing the first part of our very own Christmas Carol, The Twelve Days of a Tyent Christmas, just in time to impress friends and neighbors with your festive musical talents.
Without further ado, let’s enjoy the final part of our carol!
On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My Water Ionizer Gave to Me… a Useful Household Cleaner
Turbo water from your ionizer makes a fantastic, natural cleaning spray around the home.
On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My Water Ionizer Gave to Me…an Effective Natural Mouthwash
Acidic Turbo water makes a brilliant mouthwash that helps to keep bacteria at bay.
On the Ninth Day of Christmas, My Water Ionizer Gave to Me…a
Detox is for January. We will reach those cold, post-Christmas days soon enough. Our glittery Christmas dress hung away, its sparkle dimmed at the back of the closet and the freezer filled with little vacuum packs of turkey.
But for now, the buzzword is Pretox.
Prepare Your Body
From now until the start of the Christmas frenzy is the perfect time to prepare your body for the onslaught of less sleep, more socializing, rich food and higher levels of alcohol than you perhaps usually consume.
In order to feel strong and healthy over the holidays, so that you’re always up for more festive fun, follow our five-point Pretox checklist!