How Safe Is Our Drinking Water?

On June 21, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

When it comes to drinking water in the United States, there are some contaminants that we have to worry about which cause some to face serious water quality problems. 120 locations within the US were tested in a study and the research round that 118 of those 120 locations had PFAS levels higher than the […]


The Best Under Sink Water Filter for Healthy Drinking Water

On June 19, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There are many different types of filtration systems that you can store under your sink. There are some that can be stored above your sink, but those can be a bit of an eye sore. The type of filtration system that you want to choose depends on what you want to use it for, specifically […]


Tap Water vs. Bottled Water: Which Is Better?

On June 17, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Tap water isn’t as popular with the existence of bottled water anymore, but studies show that tap water is actually safe and better for the environment. Tap water depends on what part of the region you live in, but generally in the U.S. the water is safe for you to drink . Not all bottled […]


The Best Well Water Filtration Systems for Clean Drinking Water

On June 15, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Choosing the best water filtration system depends on what you are going to use it for. Figuring out what is in your water is the first step to figuring out what you want to filter out. You will also want to figure out how much of that organisms are in your water before you decide […]


Diabetes and muscle weakness: Why the link?

On June 13, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Type two diabetes has a range of symptoms, but one of those symptoms is muscle weakness. The lack of ability to process insulin causes a gene in the muscles to lose their strength as well as their ability to rebuild themselves once they have broken down. One of the first signs of type two diabetes […]


A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle

On June 11, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

The simple definition of a healthy lifestyle is adopting ways to prevent diseases and early death. One of those things is a healthy diet, a healthy diet consists of eating the right foods and making sure that you have the right portion sizes. Another good way to adopt a healthy lifestyle is to incorporate exercise […]


Lifestyle Modifications Support Brain Health

On June 9, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Brain health is only a semi understood, there is still a lot more work to do when it comes to understanding mental decline in older adults. Old age is the number one risk factor when it comes to dementia, but there are other risk factors aside from family history. The way you are eating and […]


Mother Knows Best: 11 Beauty Experts On The Essential Tips They Learned From Mom

On June 5, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Most of our beauty advice and knowledge most likely stems from a mother daughter moment. it either happens when your mom is detangling your hair or it happens when you are putting make up with your daughter watching. When I was a kid my mom told me to lock in moisture from the shower and […]


Struggling with dry skin? Moisture Sandwich is the COOL new trend that helps combat it

On June 3, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

If you have dry skin, those harsh moisturizers aren’t going to help keep the hydration in. You need to give your skin a break by using moisturizers and other items that combat dryness. When you cleanse your skin, then you also need to tone the skin as well. After toning, you can mist your face […]


Cardiovascular health may influence coffee consumption

On June 1, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Cardiovascular disease outcomes including marital status, red meat consumption, whole milk consumption, and coffee consumption. Among these dietary variables, increasing coffee consumption was associated with decreasing long-term risk of HF congruently in FHS, ARIC, and CHS. Throughout history, coffee has been touted as an aid for digestion and for relieving headaches and cough as well […]