Athletes (or wannabes): homeopathy can help your muscles

Another thing that surprised me when I first came to Los Angeles was to see all those people exercising in crowded gyms. I thought they were so brave: not only they were putting a lot of hard work and sweat (and maybe tears) to stay in shape and keep their ”California” figures, but they were…

Anwers to the quiz on homeopathic medicines

1-    Homeopathic medicines are regulated by the FDA as: Drugs Foods Dietary supplements Herbal supplements Vitamins Homeopathic medicines have been regulated as drugs by the FDA since 1938 2-    Can you take homeopathic medicines along with other drugs, supplements or herbs? Yes Yes, but you have to wait 2 hours between each one No, because…

Quiz on homeopathic medicines

Here are a few questions for people who are familiar with homeopathic medicines and would like to check their knowledge. But it is also for those who do not know too much, since in my next post I will give the answers with their explanations. 1-    Homeopathic medicines are regulated by the FDA as: Drugs…

For cleaner cleaners

If you would like to know more about what is in your shampoo or you dishwasher soap, you will probably enjoy this article: The 3 Biggest Sources of Chemicals in Your Home . It is easy to understand but for those who want to save time, I did a very quick summary and drew some…

Homeopathic solution for jellyfish stings

We have all seen jellyfish on the beach. They look pretty ugly and you want to stay away from them, even more in the water, because we all want to avoid their famous stings. How an animal can be so majestic in the water (I have admired them at the aquarium of the Pacific many…

A few rules for your refrigerator

Here is another topic that should interest most of us since we all use a refrigerator. There are many rules and recommendations for a good usage of your fridge including the best way to organize it and the products you should and shouldn’t use to clean it. I am sure we would all benefit from…

Airplane air

Many people feel sick when they travel by air and come home with a cold or the flu. I was discussing it with a dear friend who is pretty healthy otherwise and who said she always catches something when she flies. So I did some research about the air quality inside aircrafts but I could…

Homeopathic solution for hot flashes

As I explained in the post about yeast infection, the topic of my interview on  Here’s to Your Health this week was women’s health. Josh ended the show asking me about what homeopathy can do to relieve hot flashes. I am posting a more complete answer here because we were short of time on the…

Free the shrimps

It is a well-known fact that shrimp is America’s favorite seafood. I do enjoy it as well, but lately it has been hard to find ‘good’ shrimps. When you buy them at the store, you can look for the country of origin, but I noticed that it is generally not mentioned on the packaging of cooked…

TIPS ON EGGS

For years I wondered why we put eggs in the refrigerator at home although we often bought them from farms or stores that stored them at room temperature. Now I think it is because we used to buy our food and eat it the same day or within a few days. It was pretty common…

FAINTING IN THE CHEESE AISLE

Talking about our nervous system in previous posts brought back a memory (not so glorious but quite funny):I was visiting my family in the French Alps and we went grocery shopping which is always a lot of fun for me. I enjoy looking at all the traditional products and the new ones that came up…

HONEY, SUGAR, BABY mine

I always loved honey and I have great memories attached to it. As a little girl spending summers at my grandparents second home in the countryside, we would sometime go get raw honey from a local producer.The whole experience was magical. First of all, the name of the honey farm was something like “The Fairy Rock”…