From Just a Dude
Here are some health related tips.
- Colds - Natural Remedies for Treating the Common Cold (DIYNatural.com)
- Dental - Nutritional Cures for Damaged Teeth (Mark's Daily Apple) - Fermented foods and those with high acidity can damage teeth.
- Doctors - Find out how your medical doctor rates: http://www.ratemds.com
- Genes - MTHFR - How Genes Can Influence Our Mood
- Living a Longer Life - 7 Characteristics Associated with Long Life by Mark's Daily Apple.
- Lyme Disease
- The DIY Natural newsletter provides tons of great tips on living more naturally & eating great.
- Skin - How to Support Healthy Skin Bacteria (Mark's Daily Apple)
- Smartphone Apps - MacLeans article regarding smartphone apps being able to diagnose health issues
- Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Workout Buck (Mark's Daily Apple)
- Gym Personal Trainer - "The fitness industry is unregulated, so ask what minimum certification is expected of staff members at the club. Walk away if they're not required to have Can Fit Pro, CPTN or CESP certification that teaches the basics of anatomy and injury prevention." (Money Sense)
- Natural Remedies Cheat Sheet by DIY Natural
- Did you know if you have shorter hair, you really don't need to use shampoo very often. Just massage your scalp with your hands in the shower.
- An essential oil is a liquid that's been extracted/distilled from a plant. (e.g. lemon, lavender, grapefruit, etc), and is useful for making more natural alternatives.
- DIY Natural provides a great overview of essential oils
- Essential Oils can be a bit pricey. In Canada, New Directions Aromatics had the best prices I could find. If you are looking to buy larger quantities, then Rainbow Meadow had good prices too. Don't forget to order bottles and atomizers.
- Eucalyptus Oil - 12 Everyday Uses for Eucalyptus Essential Oil (DIYNatural.com)
- Lavender Oil - 25 Ways To Use Lavender Oil and Dry Lavender (DIYNatural.com)
- Peppermint Oil - 15 Great Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil (DIYNatural.com)
- Tea Tree Oil - 12 Every Day Uses for Tea Tree Essential Oil (DIYNatural.com)
- Deodorant, probiotic (frugallysustainable). Lots of great reviews: Review #1, Review #2
- Deodorant (DIY Natural)
- Deodorant (wellnessmama)
- Insect Repellent (that works great! and is deet free) (DIY Natural)
- Room Fresheners (better for your health Febreeze) (DIY Natural)
- Sunscreen by DIY Natural (DIY Natural)
- Toothpaste, Squeezable (Wellnessmama)
- Toothpaste Natural Recipe #1 (DIY Natural)
- Toothpaste Natural recipe #2 (baking soda, sea salt, essential oil + water) because (most commercial toothpastes are toxic) (DIY Natural)
- Aloe Vera - 10 uses (DIY Natural)
- Plantain Weed Uses - Skin Irritations (hornet stings, etc) & Even Food
- Poison Ivy - 25 Natural Ways to Deal With Poison Ivy Rash (DIYNatural)
- Radon gas can exist in your home, and is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer.
- For more information, visit http://www.healthcanada.gc.ca/radon
- Testing for radon is easy & inexpensive (under $100)
- Health Canada recommends purchasing a long-term test kit, one that measures radon for a minimum of 3 months.
- Test kits can be found at Home Depot, Home Hardware, etc