In the face of microbial resistance and newly emerging infectious diseases, health authorities have declared travel health an important issue. Millions of people travel daily as tourism has becomes increasingly important for economic growth, development, jobs, cultural preservation, environmental protection, and recreation. While the ever-growing tour and travel industry may not shrink anytime soon, we as individuals can minimize the travel health risks. A proactive approach can minimize the risk of acquiring diseases. Read on to learn about why we get sick, what are the travel health risks, and what steps you can take to stay healthy during your next trip.
Medication and supplements do no one any good just sitting in a bottle, and yet research and experience tells us that it’s all too easy to simply forget to take our pills. Fortunately, there are some simple and inexpensive/free tools available to help anyone improve their medication and supplements adherence.
Looking for healthy gift ideas? Most people probably wouldn’t think of pill organizers as being particularly stylish or exciting, which is a shame, because today there are amazing designs catering to different tastes; everything from compact and waterproof pill organizers for the adventure junkie, to elegant and stylish pill organizers that look - dare we say it - fashionable. Research has shown that pill organizers can help improve adherence for medication and supplements, so if you’re looking to give the gift of health, we can help you with our shortlist of some of the most exciting and stylish pill organizers on the market today.
Omega-3 fatty acids, and DHA in particular, have immense benefits for everyone, but they are particularly important for pregnant women for the baby’s development, and also for the wellbeing of the mother. There are DHA supplements specifically targeted for prenatal use, but looking beyond the marketing, what should we look for in a prenatal DHA supplement? We answer that question, then go on to compare three leading brands: Nordic Naturals, Oceans Mom, and DEVA.
Omega 3 fatty acids and DHA in particular are known to have many benefits, but it’s especially important during pregnancy. Next to folic acid, DHA is a highly recommended prenatal vitamin. Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA packs a great amount of DHA for prenatal needs, but it’s benefits go beyond that.