Pink, blue, orange — some people only pay enough attention to their toenails to pick a color of polish when they get a pedicure. But don’t be so quick to cover those toenails until you’ve had a good look at them. Like your hair and your fingernails, your toenails can tell you things about your internal health that could save your life. [Read more…]
Skin cancer rates in America continue to rise, despite the amount of sunscreen people are slathering on. Now, new FDA testing shows that the active ingredients in sunscreen, normally absorbed into the body, may remain for days or even weeks. In addition, their testing found that even a single application of sunscreen seemed to leach high concentrations of chemicals into the bloodstream — beyond what the FDA considers safe. So, what exactly are these ingredients and how harmful are they?
In warmer months, we start craving sweet berries, citrus fruits and lighter meals. The good news is, many of what we consider to be summer foods are excellent for cancer prevention. [Read more…]