Hooray! The warmer weather is here! Boo, so are the bugs! Itâs unfortunate that we canât have one without the other, but there are easy DEET-free ways to protect your family from bites this summer. So, why go DEET-free? Read ahead to find out more. (more…)
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Lemon Eucalyptus ID’d as Effective against Zika
I don’t know about you, but this Zika virus scare has made me a bit uneasy! When the World Health Organization declares an international public health emergency, who can help but be concerned? As experts talk about how the Zika virus is coming to the United States and question our preparedness, my Wisconsin-inspired urge to […]
Win a Summer Prize Package When You Take the Beach Bum Personality Test
Are you ready for summer? Of course you’re ready for the fun, the vacations and the nice weather, but summer comes with the need for a lot of stuff. Maybe your bottle of sunscreen has started to sputter and splatter, making embarrassing noises every time you squeeze. Maybe you’re concerned about the chemicals in that […]
Natural Healthy Concepts Took the Lyme Disease Challenge – Now You Should Too!
There’s a new internet challenge going around that’s raising awareness for a serious illness and raising money for a worthy cause. It’s called the Lyme Disease Challenge. People all over the nation and the world are “Taking a Bite Out of Lyme.” That includes the team here at Natural Healthy Concepts. The Lyme Disease Challenge […]
How to Avoid Disease-Spreading Insects This Summer
Lyme disease, West Nile Virus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Those are just a few of the diseases that can be spread by certain insects. There’s much more to be concerned about besides itchy little bites on your skin. Protecting yourself from these bugs is important for the health of your entire family. Yet you may […]
Energy & Endurance Supplements For Hikers, & More
Hiking is my favorite form of exercise. It not only allows you to work out your lower body and cardiovascular system, but, of equal importance, it allows you to spend time enjoying nature. If you are like me, you may wonder why some people spend so much time on a treadmill when the weather is […]
16 Natural Camping Necessities To Remember!
June through September are some of the most popular months to pitch a tent and spend a few days out in the wilderness.Â The smells, sights and sounds of nature all around us make for some good natural therapy! We all know camping can be a lot of fun, but making sure you’ve packed everything you […]
Do B vitamins keep mosquitoes away?
Word has it this is going to be a horrendous year for mosquitoes. Â Great! Besides rain, nothing ruins a beautiful summer’s eve Â on the patio more than mosquitoes Â – especially if you live in Wisconsin – the home of July, August, and winter! Â I dread mosquitos, not just because they’re annoying, but because I’m highly […]
Bite back at Mosquitos!
If you’re living in one of the drought and fire ravaged areas of the US, the last thing you’re worrying about right now is mosquitos.Â But for thoseÂ those of usÂ in theÂ Midwest – the abuncance of rain we’ve hadÂ is already producing an abundance of mosquitos.Â This week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. The purpose is […]