Money Saving Tip from The Melaleuca Wellness Guide Gingivitis - The Melaleuca Wellness Guide notes the connection between gum disease and diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Brush your teeth a minimum of twice a day with Whitening Tooth Polish and floss with Classic Dental Floss. If the condition is severe enough, apply T36-C5 to your finger or a cotton swab and dab it on the affected gum areas. Rinsing with Breath-Away Mouth Rinse and using Hot/Cool Shot Breath Spray may also help alleviate gi
Money Saving Tip from The Melaleuca Wellness Guide High Blood Pressure - The Centers for Disease Control tells us that 1 out of 3 U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Grape seed, grape skin, and red wine are increasingly attracting attention as useful additions in the quest for better heart health, and for reducing high blood pressure. For instance, a one month study showed that grape seed extract lowered blood pressure and reduced oxidized LDL cholesterol levels. The Melaleuca Wellness Guide h
Cold Sores Sun Protection Research confirms that spending time in the sun can trigger cold sores. Before going out in the sun, or better yet as a daily habit, apply Sun Shades Mineral Plus Sunscreen SPF 30+. It feels like a moisturizer, and features a unique form of zinc oxide dispersion that dries clear and provides protection against UVA and UVB rays. Regularly protecting our lips from sun exposure also protects against skin cancer. This article tells us that lips contain almost no sun-prote
Prenatal and Baby Care Tips Chemicals can negatively affect a baby not only after he is born, but also while he is in the womb. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist tells us that the burden of chemicals in a woman's body even before she is pregnant can be harmful to her future baby. Cautions Unfortunately hormone-disrupting phthalates and BPA are ever present in our environment. They are found in lotions, personal care products and children's toys and in so much more. This ar
Prenatal and Baby Care Tips Probiotics Sixty to seventy percent of our immune system depends on the correct balance of bacteria residing in our gut. A baby is very dependent on mother's milk to provide immune protection and to build his immune system. This article reports that taking probiotics during pregnancy and lactation may help build mother's immune system and in turn reduce baby's risk of eczema and colic. Supplements Vitality Pack Prenatal contains not only Prenatal Omega-3 in the rig
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Omega-3 fatty acids are considered "essential" because our body cannot make them. We have to get them through food or supplements. Since they help build cell membranes throughout the body they are believed to provide protection from many diseases and conditions. There are three kinds of omega-3 fats. The two most available for use by our body are EPA and DHA from cold-water fish, supplements, and some animal sources. The third kind of omega-3 is ALA. It is found in nuts, s
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Inflammatory Diseases A PubMed study noted that EPA and DHA are anti-inflammatory and are beneficial in the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and migraine headaches. And that inflammation is also a strong factor in coronary heart disease, major depression, aging, and cancer.