Healthy Living

Health benefits of pears

Health benefits of pears

The pear is native to Asia and comes in many different varieties. This relative of the apple has a soft texture and a deliciously sweet taste, so it is no wonder it so popular. Pears are nutritional powerhouses. Lets take a look at their health benefits. Antioxidant rich: Pears are […]

by September 11, 2013
DIY tips on how to make iced tea

DIY tips on how to make iced tea

There are so many reasons to love tea: The crisp yet complex taste, the way it relaxes the nerves, its ability to wake you up, and its warmth that brings people together. Its healing properties makes it one of the second best drinks after filtered water. Tea is usually served hot […]

by September 10, 2013
5 reasons to re-think using your microwave

5 reasons to re-think using your microwave

Microwave defines functionality at its best. You just put the food in it, program the time needed, and in the blink of an eye you have a meal. Microwaves have become a predominant device in many households, as very few people have time or “take the time” to cook a […]

by September 9, 2013
Chronic inflammation juice

Chronic inflammation juice

Inflammation is the body’s response to an infection or an injury. There are 2 types of inflammation: Chronic and acute. Chronic inflammation tends to be persistent. It has been linked to conditions as serious as asthma, heart disease, and cancer. Chronic inflammation can also cause day-to-day ailments, and you may not […]

by September 8, 2013
Is milk good for you?

Is milk good for you?

Cow’s milk has been consumed for thousands of years, and has been touted as a healthy drink for strong bones and teeth, amongst many other benefits. Ever since we were kids, most of our parents made us drink milk at least once a day. As scientists and researchers dig deeper […]

by September 7, 2013
Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Have you heard of bee-friendly gardens? Maybe you even have one. A new study was recently published showing that gardeners who are planting “bee-friendly” gardens may actually be harming bees more than helping them. Two environmental group called Friends of the Earth, and the Pesticide Research Institute conduced a study. […]

by September 6, 2013
Health benefits of carrots

Health benefits of carrots

Our parents have told us since we were kids about how good carrots and carrot juice are for our health. Indeed they are. Carrots have long been known for their great nutritional content and health benefits. Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits of carrots. A good source […]

by September 5, 2013
Drinking coffee linked to liver health

Drinking coffee linked to liver health

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the early morning? America has had a real love affair with coffee for as long as we can remember. It awakens the mind, keeps us alert, and just seems to make our day a little better. Many of us may […]

by September 4, 2013