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Dr. Alex has been championing diet and health as a natural solution to many of today's growing health problems.  He believes that much of today's problems is centered around a poor western diet and is convinced that if you start eating better and smarter, you can live a healthier and happier life.

In addition to this, he likes to write about a multitude of things that interest him at that very moment, which is a lot and constantly changing.

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  • 1

    Vaginal Bleaching FAQ

    4 years ago

    Bleaching Creams have become more and more popular over the past few decades and one of the more curious bleaching products stems from the much maligned adult industry;  Vaginal and Anal bleaching.  In...

  • 1

    Areola Lightening Cream Information

    22 months ago

    Dark Areolas or "nipples" can be a cosmetic nightmare for a woman who wants that very young "pinkish" hue for their areolas. For some, resorting to using an lightening cream is enough to lighten...

  • 1

    Ways to Bleach Your Skin

    4 years ago

    Why would you want to bleach your skin? Believe it or not, there are several reasons.  The first has to do with pregnancy.  During pregnancy, your hormones are raging which increases melanin production and...

  • 2

    Glycolic Acid Face Peel and Cleanser Review

    4 years ago

    What is glycolic acid and why would you want to use it for a face peel or a cleanser? First of all, this type of chemical peel is considered to be the most mild acid peel around and therefore is something that you can...

  • 3

    Will Lemon Juice Fade Age Spots?

    4 years ago

    Can Lemon Juice fade age spots or is this simply a half truth that everyone believes because everyone says it is so? The short answer is that it won't but I intend to discuss the reasons why this is the case and give...

  • 1

    Salicylic Acid Cream- What Does it Do For Your Skin?

    3 years ago

    Salycylic Acid is primarily a natural way to deal with acne but its benefits as far as clear skin go deeper. In this hub, I intend to show some of the reasons why I believe a salicylic acid cream can be a perfect...

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    Natural Ways to Lighten Dark Skin

    4 years ago

    In a crazy mixed up world, skin lightening is the perfect example of the grass is always greener mentality;  Those with fair, white skin are willing to bake in the sun for darker skin and those who are darker...

  • 2

    Best Treatment for Uneven Skin Tone

    3 years ago

    Uneven skin tone comes for two reasons; Environmental or internal. Most of the time though, things like age spots and freckles come from the environmental side and the most damaging thing you can do to your skin is...

  • 0

    Kojic Acid Lotion

    4 years ago

    As far as skin lighteners go, kojic acid is perhaps one of the best natural based lotions to consider. And the beauty industry seems to agree with this statement as the majority of lightening or whitening lotions tend...

  • 0

    Skin Whitening Tips

    4 years ago

    As strange as it may be, white skin is preferred worldwide (stranger still is the fact that those with the whitest skin...caucasions....prefer to get darker...) Perhaps the reason for this is that white skin typically...

  • 0

    Hydroquinone Cream

    4 years ago

    Is hydroquinone cream safe? If you ask the majority of countries, they will give a resounding no as studies have linked this bleaching cream to some pretty serious health effects including hives, rashes, problems with...

  • 6

    Kojic Acid Soap

    3 years ago

    If you are looking for a natural skin lightener or a product that can help people even out their skin tone, then kojic acid soap may be a good solution for you. It has been used for years in the far east as an...

  • 4

    How to Lighten Dark Skin

    4 years ago

    What does it take to lighten dark skin?  Worldwide, there seems to be a preference for lighter or paler skin.  And there is a huge market for bleaching creams, skin whiteners and skin lighteners.  Asians...

  • 0

    Dangers of Hydroquinone

    4 years ago

    Is hydroquinone safe for bleaching the skin?  The short answer is it isn't.  And studies have determined that while hydroquinone is probably the best ingredient for whitening the skin, it is also very...

  • 1

    Alternative Methods for Natural Skin Whitening

    4 years ago

    Here is an interesting fact when it comes to whiter skin;  Those of us who are naturally pale in complexion want to have darker skin and those who are darker tend to want to be whiter.  Go figure, right?...

  • 0

    Melanin Reducer- Can a Melanin reducer whiten your skin?

    4 years ago

    When you are thinking of whitening your skin using creams or some other topical agent, what you will discover is that most skin whitening creams inhibit the flow of melanin in your body.  Melanin is the primary...

  • 1

    Alpha Arbutin

    4 years ago

    For years, the skin whitener of choice worldwide was hydroquinone. But recent developments in science have determined that although this is perhaps the most effective way to bleach skin and make it lighter, there are...

  • 0

    How to Remove Freckles

    4 years ago

    Freckles are caused by the sun and is your body's way to deal with the damaging UV rays that the sun delivers. They can also be inherited but typically the sun is the biggest culprit when it comes to dealing with...

  • 4

    How to Treat Hyperpigmentation

    4 years ago

    Hyperpigmentation usually isn't that big of a problem early on in life but as we age, you will start to see "darker" spots on the face, arms and body. Usually this is imost commonly in the form of age or...

  • 0

    Foods that Help with Kidney Detox and Cleansing

    4 years ago

    Your kidney's play a very important role in helping to eliminate harmful toxins that you eat and drink (and breathe).  And a good kidney detox plan can go a long way to having a happier and healthier life and some...

  • 0

    Facts about Juice Fasting

    4 years ago

    When it comes to fasting, it seems like there are two separate groups; Those that fast to lose weight quickly. Those that fast to detoxify their body of impurities Needless to say, juice fasting is very popular...

  • 1

    How to Make White Skin

    4 years ago

    Around the world, there is this love affair with snow white, pale skin.  And because of this, many people are willing to do almost anything to get it, including using bleaching creams that are already deemed as not...

  • 3

    How to Use Black Cherry Juice for Gout Arthritis

    4 years ago

    What is the difference between regular cherry juice and black cherry juice when it comes to people who are looking for a way to control their gout? Both work very well but black cherries have more of the potent...

  • 6

    What Ingredients are in Skin Whitening Products?

    4 years ago

    Skin Whiteners, skin bleachers, skin lighteners.....they are all called the same. If you are chasing the idea of perfect, flawless skin then you have probably checked all of them. But before you go off believing what...

  • 71

    Natural Ways to Whiten Your Skin

    15 months ago

    White, pale skin that is flawless seems to be what every woman wants. And it doesn't matter whether you are African or Asian or European either. Everyone wants their skin to be lighter with as few blemishes as...

  • 23

    Green Poop In Adults-How to Effectively Treat Green Feces in Adults

    2 years ago

    So, you poop is green and you are wondering what is going on. The reality is that it isn't as sinister as you may think. Green Stools or Poop in adults can be quite natural and there are many reasons why your poop is...

  • 4

    Constipation Natural Remedies

    4 years ago

    Before you go off and make a run for the drugstore in an effort to relieve your constipation, understand that there are natural ways to remedy this problem. And while taking a pill or laxative may seem like the easiest...

  • 1

    Constipation Help

    4 years ago

    Chances are good that if you have never been constipated, you will eventually.  And while the majority of us only have to deal with it from time to time, there are many who suffer from acute constipation and have...

  • 1

    Hypothyroid Symptoms

    4 years ago

    Your Thyroid gland secretes hormones that basically control your internal body temperature and along with this, your metabolic activity in literally every cell of your body. The thyroid is very important to the body...

  • 0

    Hyperthyroid Symptoms

    4 years ago

    Hyperthyroidism or Grave's Disease, happens when the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroid hormone and as a result, the person winds up with an overactive metabolic state.  Basically, all of your body's...

  • 4

    What Causes Kidney Stones in Men and Women?

    3 years ago

    There are some that claim that passing a kidney stone is practically the same intense, painful feeling that a woman would have with labor during pregnancy. Kidney stones are no joke to put it bluntly. But what causes...

  • 43

    Natural Skin Whitening

    4 years ago

    The whiter the skin, the more flawless and perfect it looks. People from almost all ethnicities are looking for a natural skin whitening procedure that will yield a little piece of "perfection". The truth is...

  • 0

    What Causes Dandruff

    4 years ago

    Dandruff is an enigma to most professionals but is an embarassing problem for the 50 million people it affects. While it isn't life threatening, it can ruin that black dress on date night and as a result, controlling...

  • 0

    Bring on Labor

    4 years ago

    Over 70% of pregnant women will have to be induced after their due date. And if you are woman dealing with this, as a recent father, I can totally emphasize with your plight. If you were like my wife, you have to deal...

  • 21

    Vaginal Bleaching

    4 years ago

    Popularized by porn stars, vaginal bleaching is nothing more than taking the dark pigmented areas in the "private" places and evening the color out between the two. With anal bleaching, the concept is the...

  • 3

    removing warts naturally

    4 years ago

    Warts.  They are ugly.  They aren't nice to look at and they can be very embaressing.  But do you need to go to a doctor to have them removed or are their alternative ways or methods to remove a wart?...

  • 16

    Removing Skin Tags Naturally

    4 years ago

    A skin tag is something that all of us will get eventually. Basically it is nothing more than an excess growth that is not dangerous. As with everything on your body, if you notice a mole or skin tag that looks funny,...

  • 12

    1 Week Detox Diet Plan

    4 years ago

    The best way to detoxify your body is to go on a 3 day juice fast and eliminate solid foods altogether. The reason for this is is that your body can move the energy it would normally take to digest food to the...

  • 12

    Best Eczema Treatment

    3 years ago

    Eczema is a common disorder of the skin that affects up to 15% of the the population in the world. Typically, eczema causes a dry, red and inflamed skin that is itchy and it usually affects the hands and feet but can...

  • 4

    How to Calorie Shift-Calorie Shifting Explained

    3 years ago

    First of all, I am not a fan of calorie shifting....if you maintain an organic diet and eat like you should eat all the while (see my caveman diet plan and the paleo diet), then there is really no need to calorie shift...

  • 4

    What is the Best Fish Oil Supplement?

    4 years ago

    Salmon, Tuna and mackeral...what do these fish have in common? The answer is that these fish have fats that produce a highly potent fish oil which may help you lead a healthier and happier life. The secret? Fish oil...

  • 291

    Frontline Does Not Work

    3 years ago

    This is more of a rant about a certain Flea Preventative that has worked for over 10 years that simply doesn't work anymore. The flea medication is Frontline and this is my story.... I have used Frontline for nearly...

  • 0

    natural wart removal

    4 years ago

    Treat Plantar Warts Naturally at home When you have a plantar wart, there are just 4 strains of HPV that cause it. Just for those who don't know what HPV is, it is the human papilloma virus. There are several...

  • 13

    Remove Warts from Face

    3 years ago

    Let's be real for a second. As far as skin conditions go, there are very few things that can be as embarressing as a wart. And as far as warts go, the absolute worst place you would want for one to appear would be the...

  • 17

    The Paleo Diet Plan

    2 years ago

    Whenever I tell people that I am on the Paleo diet, they typically look at me sideways. Sometimes, I get the "you shouldn't be on a diet" comment. Sometimes I get the like "atkin's or south beach?"...

  • 3

    Crohns disease cure

    4 years ago

    A very, very, very good friend of mine has crohn's disease. And to be perfectly honest, it just about killed her. Here is her story. Sarah was in her early twenties and had low blood pressure. She was also very...

  • 15

    Juice Fasting Diets-Why Fasting & Cleansing is Important to Your Health

    3 years ago

    Did you know that civilizations have used fasting for thousands of years as a way to help the body detoxify and rejuvenate from all forms of health problems? It is true. Many of the world's oldest systems of health...

  • 0

    Sensible Diet Plans

    3 years ago

    I am going to say for the record that most diet plans are geared exclusively to losing weight but aren't focused at all for general health and well being.  They are usually food restrictive (like the...

  • 29

    Uric Acid Kidney Stones

    4 years ago

    There are different kinds of kidney stones. About 80% of kidney stones happen to calcium oxalate stones and are due to high blood calcium levels. Struvite stones are the only kidney stone that isn't a metabolic...

  • 2

    How to Cure Kidney Stones

    3 years ago

    Kidney Stones have become increasingly popular as a medical problem in Western Societies, largely due to our poor dietary habits. An estimated 10% of Americans will develop a kidney stone at some point in the course of...

  • 18

    How to Treat Rosacea Naturally

    2 years ago

    Rosacea is a fairly common skin disorder in which the nose, cheeks, forehead or chin are chronically reddened. They are prone to break out in what looks like acne but isn't. Unlike acne, rosacea doesn't produce the...

  • 4

    Coconut Oil Benefits

    4 years ago

    While many Americans are of the belief that "fat" makes you fat, I am here to tell you that this myth that has been handed down generation after generation is simply not true. Fats, especially the kind that...

  • 10

    Genital Warts Home Treatment

    3 years ago

    Think you have Genital warts? Well, while you may be freaked out about the idea of contracting genital warts, rest assured you aren't alone. Venereal warts are the most widely spread STD in the world. Over 20 million...

  • 13

    How to Cure TMJ

    4 years ago

    TMJ is basically a condition in which the temporomandibular joint which connects the jawbone to the skull is misaligned or the cartilage that protects the joint starts to wear down which in turn causes bones to rub...

  • 6

    Best treatment for genital warts

    3 years ago

    Got genital warts and looking for the best treatment for the warts? Well, the good news is if you are suffering, then there is a wide range of potential treatments. If you want to go the medical route, then you can...

  • 2

    skin tag remedy

    3 years ago

    Removing skin tags medically can not only be expensive but most insurance plans won't cover the operation due to the fact that it is largely a cosmetic operation. Luckily there are a number of natural solutions to...

  • 9

    TMJ Home Remedies

    3 years ago

    There are some doctors and professionals out there that will tell you that they can cure TMJ disorder. The problem with this is that it usually entails invasive and expensive surgeries. I will tell you that I...

  • 10

    remove skin tags

    3 years ago

    If you are thinking about removing your skin tag through a medical procedure, there are only three ways to go about it. You can freeze the skin tag off (with liquid nitrogen). You can burn it off with a laser. Or you...

  • 6

    Wart Removal Naturally

    3 years ago

    Got a wart and wish it would just go away?  Well, there are some things that most folks don't realize when they are thinking about removing a wart.  Most will opt to simply look for an over the counter...

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