Articles by: Stepy

New study shows probiotics may aid with weight loss

New study shows probiotics may aid with weight loss

Probiotics are well known for their digestive health benefits. We saw how they can help boost our immune system and their ability to fight colds. There is new evidence that probiotics may be able to help lose weight. There are hormones in our bodies called ghrelin and leptin. These hormones […]

by February 5, 2013
Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries are known for their potent antioxidant properties and their superfood status. New studies are showing that berries may be very effective for preventing heart attacks in women. The new analysis found that young and middle-aged women who ate three or more servings of blueberries and/or strawberries per week cut […]

by February 3, 2013
Passionflower stress relief tea

Passionflower stress relief tea

Tea has been used for thousands of years for relaxing and fighting disease. In today’s modern society, most physicians and health practitioners would recommend prescription medication to help deal with stress. In the 2010 Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, it states “people who use anti-anxiety medication have a 36% increased mortality […]

by February 2, 2013
Meditation provides calm that lasts

Meditation provides calm that lasts

Mediation has been known for a long time as an excellent way to relieve stress  and calm the soul. But can it help our emotional responses to the negative things that happen to us daily? A new study shows that after two months of daily meditation, emotional responses to negative […]

by January 31, 2013
Exercise can be a memory saver

Exercise can be a memory saver

Out of all the signs of aging, the one people seem to fear the most is the loss of memory and mental sharpness. As brain expert Daniel Amen M.D. says, “brain health is enhanced by good diet as well as physical, mental, and social activities.” We lose gray and white […]

by January 24, 2013
Natural Antibiotic Remedy

Best homemade natural antibiotic remedy

I bring you my favorite DIY natural antibiotic. This remedy comes from an ancient recipe created by grandmother many years ago. This DIY is armed with: cayenne pepper, Manuka Honey, organic garlic, organic ginger root, organic cinnamon and organic lemon juice. Cayenne will warm your body, help you sweat and eliminate toxins. Manuka Honey and […]

by January 21, 2013
Vitamin D may combat daytime fatigue

Vitamin D may combat daytime fatigue

Sleep deprivation is becoming an epidemic in the United States and across the world. With the “sleep is overrated” culture, working into the late hours of the night is becoming a more common practice. Sleep deprivation affects the quality of your day and leads to fatigue. It can also cause […]

by January 19, 2013
Green giveaway: Yukon Gold bee pollen

Green giveaway: Yukon Gold bee pollen

Our giveaway this month is the Yukon Gold bee pollen from Living Tree Community Foods. Bee pollen is nourishing and extremely alkalizing food. It boosts the immune system, increases energy and is extremely high in antioxidant activity. It has has a rich flavor and can be added to fresh juices, smoothies or […]

by January 18, 2013