Health

Tips to keep your eyes healthy

Tips to keep your eyes healthy

We use our eyes constantly and it is important to keep them in a healthy condition and not take them for granted. Diet plays a big part. Eating foods rich in antioxidants like beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, to name a few, help reduce the risk of […]

by March 13, 2014
DIY natural deodorant

DIY natural deodorant

This is a simple, DIY natural deodorant recipe. It is free of toxic chemicals such as aluminum and parabens, which have shown detrimental health effects. According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, “your antiperspirant probably contains aluminum, and that aluminum may be absorbed into your breast tissue where it could potentially increase […]

by March 12, 2014
Health benefits of muscadines

Health benefits of muscadines

Muscadine grapes are a species native to the southern part of America, and have been grown since the 16th century. They are very commonly used in fine wines and have shown health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of muscadine grapes. Anti-inflammatory properties: The antioxidants in grapes work as […]

by March 10, 2014
Kidney health smoothie

Kidney health smoothie

Our kidneys play an extremely vital role in our health. They remove waste products and excess fluid from our bodies through our urine. According to the National Kidney Foundation, “The production of urine involves highly complex steps of excretion and re-absorption. This process is necessary to maintain a stable balance […]

by March 4, 2014
Probiotic smoothie

Probiotic smoothie

What are probiotics? “Probiotics are live microorganisms (in most cases, bacteria) that are similar to the beneficial microorganisms naturally found in the human gut”, states Dr. Oz . These good bacteria have shown benefits in weight loss and even help boost the immune system, but the most potent benefits of […]

by March 3, 2014
Health benefits of leeks

Health benefits of leeks

Leeks are part of the Allium family of vegetables, which is the same family as garlic and onions. Since they are closely related to garlic and onions, they provide similar health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of leeks. Anti-inflammatory properties: The kaempferol and polyphenols in leeks have potent […]

by February 28, 2014
Health benefits of coconut sugar

Health benefits of coconut sugar

Do you have a sweet tooth that may be ruining your diet? Sugar has shown detrimental effects on health including extreme addiction. A new MRI technique shows that cancer feeds on sugar. Other sweeteners such high fructose corn syrup and sucralose have also shown potential health risks. Coconut sugar is an organic […]

by February 27, 2014
Cucumber detox and weight loss water

Cucumber detox and weight loss water

This cucumber detox and weight loss water is full of fresh and potent ingredients that will help flush out toxins from the liver and kidneys. Please remember any kind of store-bought detox and weight loss drinks can be dangerous and may not necessarily help you with your detox or weight loss […]

by February 26, 2014