|   Business


  |   Business


Natural Health Trends We Saw in 2018

The marketplace today isn’t what it was even a decade or so back. With time, consumers are becoming more and more aware of their health and lifestyle.

They head to the gym every day, do yoga and are into many other fitness regimes that help them keep themselves fit. Today, you can get natural toothpowder to help you deal with your teeth worries.

However, with the increasing use of industrial chemicals in various products, it is becoming challenging for consumers to maintain their health. This has led to the start of a new trend. The latest trend shows that consumers are now preferring healthy and organic products to maintain their health and fitness.

The Top Health Trends of 2018

So, how has the health industry changed this year? Here is a list of some of the best natural health trends we saw in 2018.

1. Moringa

Moringa is the latest health trend this year. It is a tree found on the Indian subcontinent, and it has been shown to have immense anti-inflammatory properties. Moringa is also known as the drumstick tree. It has an intense amount of nutrients and can help fight inflammation in the bowels. It has also lowered the signs of diabetes in some cases.

Not only is Moringa good at protecting one’s body from cardiovascular diseases but it also helps in the proper functioning of the liver. These are but just a few ways in which the Moringa tree helps and also why it has become popular as a health fad the world over.

2. Digital Detox

Not a natural trend derived from nature, but the trend many health-conscious millennials are following is detoxifying themselves from digital media. That is to say that they are staying away from social media. This sort of detox helps manage stress and also regularises the irregular sleeping patterns that is common to millennials the world over.

3. Kombucha

Kombucha was quite a trend even in 2017, but it really caught up in the year 2018. It is a sweet drink that is made out of yeast, fermented tea, and sugar. It is beneficial for one’s health which is why more and more people are drinking kombucha these days. It can help reduce the risk of cancer, improves the health of your gut and fights against diarrhea. A large number of probiotics in this drink brings about a correlation between better mental and gut health.

4. Stress Pebbles

As strange as this sounds, the stress pebble is a fad that took over the world of healthy living this year. A stress pebble is round and smooth, and users are urged to rub on the stress pebble every time they feel stressed, overworked and overwhelmed. It is said to release negative energies from your body and fill you with some sort of positivity. And boy, has this trend caught on.

5. Collagen

Collagen is a clear form of powdered protein that is very beneficial for health. Users of collagen abide the world over, but this health trend is more common among women. Collagen contains supplements that help reduce the number of wrinkles on your face. It is also helpful in relieving joint pain. Collagen also has some properties that help increase muscle mass in the body. It is also said to help strengthen bone.

6. Nootropics

Nootropics are supplements that help better your health in many ways. Some include increased memory and retention power and enhanced ability to pay more attention and focus on tasks. The most important of these benefits is that Nootropics can act as mood enhancers. This is a supplement that is quite beneficial when consumed by people suffering from depression.

Many practitioners have recommended it to their patients, and it has dramatically benefited them. Thus, it has also been trending on all the natural health charts in the calendar year of 2018.

Now that we have the list of natural trends that 2018 has followed, we should invoke the inner health freak in us and start taking care of our health by ditching the chemicals and looking forward to a more natural and healthy lifestyle. We should always keep our eyes out for the latest trend that will increase our health and make us fitter in the attempt.

This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of EconoTimes.

By Sheena Jordan
  • Market Data

Welcome to EconoTimes

Sign up for daily updates for the most important
stories unfolding in the global economy.