Articles by: Sophie

Smoking causes permanent DNA damage

Smoking causes permanent DNA damage

If there weren’t enough reasons to quit smoking, here is one more. Smoking causes permanent DNA damage, according to the latest research from the American Heart Association. The damage done to DNA can last more than 30 years after a person quits. The study included blood samples from over 16,000 […]

by September 25, 2016
Mosquito Bite Reliever

Apple cider vinegar mosquito bite reliever

According to Mayo Clinic, “Mosquito bites are the itchy bumps that appear after mosquitos use their mouthparts to puncture your skin and feed on your blood. Most mosquito bites are harmless, but occasionally a mosquito bite causes a large area of swelling, soreness and redness.” The best way to deal […]

by July 22, 2013
Health benefits of pomegranate seeds

Health benefits of pomegranate seeds

The pomegranate, also known as the seeded apple, is a powerful fruit and is loaded with health benefits. It is deliciously sweet, and contains about 600 juicy seeds per fruit. Pomegranate is very low in calories, high in fiber, and packed with disease fighting antioxidants, making it an ideal choice […]

by June 18, 2013
Homemade liver cleanse

Homemade liver cleanse

Eating organic foods and drinking healthy drinks is key to flushing out toxins and optimal health. Our body is an extraordinary piece of machinery. Do you know that it has its own detox system? At a glance: The Liver: Your first line of defense against toxins is your liver. It […]

by April 27, 2013
Snooze and recharge your batteries during the holiday season

Snooze and recharge your batteries during the holiday season

Juggling work, parties, shopping and getting ready for the holidays can make you sleep deprived. An adequate amount of sleep is an immune system booster. Sleep helps your body rest, heal and recharge. It also prevents you from gaining weight  and remain alert during the day. Make sure you get […]

by December 7, 2012
Health benefits of dates

Health benefits of dates

Dates are sweet fruits that grow on palm trees. They are nomads’ survival food. Dates are nutritional powerhouses. Let’s look at their health benefits. Potent cancer preventers: They are packed with antioxidants primarily carotenoids and vitamin C. Great source of B-complex thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6 and pantothenic acid. All of these […]

by October 21, 2012
DIY geranium and apricot oil hand salve

DIY geranium and apricot oil hand salve

Take a healthy step and pamper your beautiful hands during the winter. This is a fast, inexpensive DIY geranium and apricot oil hand salve. We have included apricot oil because it is deeply moisturizing and will help with cracked skin. We love geranium essential oil because of its delightful scent. […]

by September 16, 2012
Pinterest relocates to San Francisco

Pinterest relocates to San Francisco

A growing majority is using Pinterest. The company founded in 2008 is a social platform that helps people collect things they love and connect with others through shared interests. Millions of people use Pinterest to share meal ideas, recipes, fashion, favorite places, home decor and fashion. Mayor Edwin M. Lee […]

by July 10, 2012