Should I Use Vitamin C in My Skincare?

There is one addition to my skincare routine that has completely changed the texture, appearance, and overall health of my skin: vitamin C. The hero ingredient is rich in antioxidants, helps collagen production, and improves pigmentation. The best part is that it’s such an easy product to incorporate into your routine. I simply apply Medik8 Read More

Tips for Good Health at Every Age

Although there may not be a fountain of youth, there are plenty of things you can do to improve your chances for a long, healthy life. Follow this expert advice from our Palo Alto Medical Foundation primary care doctors to do the best for your health at each life stage. Childhood and Teen Years “I think one Read More

Daily physical activity is more important than weight

Daily physical activity is more important than weight: New study finds it lowers risk of cancer, heart attack, stroke – even in people who are overweight or obese. Walking, jogging, biking, or doing any physical activity every day will reduce the risk of cancer, heart attack, and stroke, no matter what your body mass index Read More

The Real Effects Of Alcohol On The Body: The Good And Bad

Humans have been drinking alcohol for at least 10,000 years. Today it is well known that there are significant differences between drinking in moderation and excessive intake of alcohol, such as the case with alcohol abuse and full-blown addiction to alcohol known as alcoholism. In many studies, it has been found that drinking a moderate Read More

5 Healthy Drinks To Add To Your Diet

When people get tired of drinking water, they often choose to drink sodas or other types of unhealthy drinks filled with overwhelming amounts of sugar. Although it’s completely normal to get sick of water from time to time, you should be more careful when you choose to use as a substitute for it. However, you Read More

10 Core Exercises that are Better for your Back (and Body) than Crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no. “When most Read More