Month: January 2022

6 DIY Fruit Fly Traps To Get Rid Of Them ASAP + Prevention Tips

Fruit flies, Drosophilidae, are a family of flies that are attracted to acetic acid, ethylene gas, and carbon dioxide emitted by rotting produce and fermented products like apple cider vinegar and wine. Fruit flies will lay their eggs on these food sources and get into our homes that way. “If you bring home bananas that …

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Do You Need To Take A Probiotic Every Day To Get The Benefits?

Probiotic supplements can have many functions. Diversifying the gut microbial landscape is a big one, Gandhi says, which helps to maintain balance in the gut microbiome.* While promoting gut health is one obvious benefit, research has also shown certain strains of probiotics can help reduce bloat, aid proper nutrient absorption, promote regularity, and support a healthy …

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8 Reasons For Dry Lips — Plus, How To Treat Them

This may seem counterintuitive, but certain lip balms can actually make lips feel drier and more chapped after using them over a period of time. They could include irritating ingredients like cinnamon oil, causing contact dermatitis. They could be formulated with only humectants, which, if the air has low humidity, could pull the moisture out …

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A 20-Minute Glutes Workout To Do At Home With Just One Dumbbell

Including a dedicated glutes workout into your weekly routine can be so beneficial to your body’s overall strength and function. Strong glutes help ensure sound pelvic alignment during everyday tasks, like walking and squatting down. Assuming you don’t have any alignment issues, strong glutes can also help ward off lower back pain—just to name a …

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An Herbalist On Her 3 Favorite Plants For Skin Health

“Beauty is about us being as wholly ourselves as we can be. And in order to do that, there’s a degree of being connected internally and externally,” says herbalist and founder of Supernatural Rachelle Robinett in this week’s Clean Beauty School. And while this beauty lover boasts an impressive collection of skin care and makeup …

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How They Work + 12 Foods & Herbs To Try

The science behind aphrodisiacs depends on the particular substance, says Ashley D. Sweet, M.A., LPC, LMHC, CCRC, a licensed psychotherapist and clinical researcher who specializes in sex and pleasure. In general, most aphrodisiacs are believed to work because they increase blood flow, which may help activate the bodily senses, or because they may release feel-good …

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Non-Melatonin Sleep Aids: 5 Supplements To Try

If you’ve already cleaned up your sleep routine and are looking to further support your sleep with a non-melatonin supplement, there are a few key things to look out for. For starters, look for ingredients that have been studied in humans, backed by sleep-relevant science, and dosed properly. Fillers like binders; preservatives; artificial colors, flavors, …

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