Living with Eczema: The Ongoing Challenge

What is eczema? The word eczema describes a group of rash-like skin conditions [1]. Atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema, is a chronic skin disease that is characterized by dry, itchy skin and rashes on the face, hands, inside the elbows, behind the knees...

Living with Allergies

Is it just me, or does everyone seem to have allergies these days? Approximately 30% of adults and 40% of children in the United States are currently affected by allergies. In fact, allergies are now the most common health issue affecting children and are the 6th...

Sticking to Healthy Habits While on Vacation

With summer approaching many of us have fun vacations to look forward to. Traveling can be full of amazing experiences that feed the soul but it is important during these times to not neglect the way we feed our physical bodies. Many people follow the idea that...

I Wanna (Safely) Soak Up the Sun

Summer salutations! Now that warmer and sunnier days are right around the corner, it is more important than ever to make sure you are practicing safe fun in the sun. The sun plays a large role in bodily vitamin D levels, and too little sun can contribute to vitamin D...

The Promise In Probiotics: Part I

In recent years probiotics have been gaining a lot of attention as scientists are finding that they may be instrumental to the prevention of certain infectious diseases, chronic inflammatory non-communicable diseases (NCDs), metabolic conditions, immune disorders, as...

Nutrtionists at Starkel Nutrition Share Their Favorite Products

Choosing beauty and skin care products can be quite difficult as there are endless options to choose from and new ones being marketed to consumers every single day. To make matters even more complicated, many of these products contain ingredients that are known...

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