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We want all of our ginger lovelies to stay fit as fiddles so here is a collection of the most recent health articles, especially for you.

 

The Health Benefits of Ginger

As if being a ginger wasn’t fabulous enough, here are ten health benefits of the medicinal herb to make the name all the more special to redheads. Read More »

Why Don't Redheads Tan?

Summer can be a stressful and frustrating time for redheads. Not only does sunscreen become a daily chore, but every single one of your non-ginger pals constantly wants to compare their “tan” to yours. Duh, obviously there is no contest. Read More »

Do Redheads Bruise More Easily Than Other Hair Colours?

Despite natural redheads being incredibly rare, eye-catching, and well, just darned cool, those with a ginger tinge often get the bitter end of the deal. But the question is: do redheads bruise more easily than those with other hair shades? Read More »

Sunscreen vs Sunblock: Staying Safe in the Sun

If you were told that all sun protection products were created equal (as long as it’s mega high SPF, fair redheads), you were told a teeny white lie. The words ‘sunscreen’ and ‘sunblock’ are not actually interchangeable. There are some clear differences, and for the sake of your skin’s health, we’re here to clear things … Read More »

MC1R Ginger Gene Linked To Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma Risk

Gingers have many a health quirk, such as their superhuman ability to generate more vitamin D and their weird over-sensitivity to heat pain, but are redheads at an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease? A link between melanoma and Parkinson’s disease had previously been noted in various studies, and with redheads having an approximately three-fold higher risk of melanoma … Read More »

Redheads and Parkinson's Disease: Is There A Connection?

Gingers have many a health quirk, such as their super-ability to generate more vitamin D and their weird over-sensitivity to heat pain, but are redheads at an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease? A link between melanoma and Parkinson’s disease had previously been noted in various studies, and with redheads having an approximately three-fold higher risk of melanoma than … Read More »

Lacking Sunlight? Boost Vitamin D With Food

SalmonGetting sufficient vitamin D is essential for a healthy body. Vitamin D helps boost your immune system and is also incredibly important for bone growth. One of the easiest ways to get your vitamin D fix is through sunlight, but sadly, as redheads know only too well, that big ball of fire isn’t our friend. … Read More »

Can Redheads Lose Their Ginger Hair Colour During Pregnancy?

Redheads-hair-colour-changeAll sorts of changes happening to your body when you’re pregnant, not least the actual business of growing a (preferably ginger) baby, so you may not have heard about what can happen to your hair. With hormone changes galore, most mummies-to-be note the glorious condition of their hair during pregnancy, with it growing a lot … Read More »

Should Redheads Take Vitamin D Supplements?

The winter season also brings a chilly dose of freezing weather, shorter days, and less sunlight. Sure, the last of that list doesn’t bother redheads too much (we’re not ones for tanning), but we need to think about vitamin D deficiency. Are gingers at risk of vitamin D deficiency? Many health benefits have been linked … Read More »

Do Redheads Smell Different?

Do redheads smell differentSome people just can’t resist a redhead. Blame what you want: their air of mystery or their eye-catching fiery hair – like it or not, redheads are like catnip. But, is this such a thing as ‘the redhead scent’? It’s a theory that few have delved into, but most research concludes that those with red hair … Read More »

 

 

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