The Beauty Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar | Dr Alan Mandell, DC

Apple cider vinegar has become one of the best for natural skincare. It is safe for your skin and can improve its texture and appearance, if used correctly. Ready to get scientific? Apple cider vinegar has anti-inflammatory properties and it consists of acetic acid and alpha hydroxy acid. This means apple cider vinegar can exfoliate the skin, absorb excess oils and unplug blocked pores. It also has the power to restore the proper pH levels to your skin. The right pH balance keeps the outer layer of your skin, the acid mantle, nice and healthy; which is what gives your skin that bright, glowing look. The powerful anti-bacterial properties in apple cider vinegar will also fight acne and pimples.  

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4 Divisions of Nutrients to Keep Your Eyes Healthy - Dr Alan Mandell

Foods and their nutrients are most important for keeping your eye health and eyesight keen as you age. Vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega-3 fatty acids all play a role in eye health. They can help prevent cataracts, clouding of your eye lens.  Other important nutrients will keep the nerves and blood vessels healthy.  Your eyes are very delicate structures that connect directly to the brain, so take the best care of them!  

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How Do You Know Your Body is Dehydrated Without Feeling Thirsty - Dr Mandell

The average human body is approximately 70 percent water. Your body uses water to perform a multitude of functions, including: regulating body temperature, lubricating joints, protecting organs, flushing out waste, carrying nutrients and oxygen to the cells and dissolving minerals and nutrients. If you do not replenish your body’s water supply by drinking plenty of fluids and you become dehydrated, your body will be unable to perform its normal functions.  

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Brush Here and Your Brain Will Really Thank You - Dr Alan Mandell, DC

This simple technique can make big changes for your mind and body.  Stimulating the scalp region for just 2-3 minutes will immediately inhibit the stress hormones within your body, decreasing stress and anxiety.  It will boost endorphins helping to reduce pain, and giving you that "feeling good high."  You will be amazed how fast your mind and body will wind down.   Dr M


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