Healthy Living

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

The flu season is almost here and just in time comes a new interesting study linking the benefits of friendly bacteria “probiotics” and warding off colds. Probiotics are often called “friendly bugs.” Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” There is some debate about […]

by October 9, 2012
The reason why strawberries are fast becoming a superfruit

The reason why strawberries are fast becoming a superfruit

Marketed year-round, strawberries are the fifth most consumed fresh fruit in the United States, and their consumption more than doubled in the past decade. Juicily tempting and delicious, strawberries are one of the healthiest fruits to include in our diet. Packed with antioxidants and other essential nutrients they boost our […]

by October 8, 2012
What you need to know about GMOs

What you need to know about GMOs

What is GMO? GMO stands for genetically modified organism and is defined as “an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.” The technique used to create GMOs is called recombinant DNA. DNA molecules from different organisms are combined to create one molecule of DNA, and are […]

by October 6, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination in the shower (BSE)

Monthly Breast Self Examination in the shower (BSE)

We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination in the shower (BSE)                           Note: […]

by October 6, 2012
Step Into My Green World Launches A Breast Cancer Awareness Sweepstakes

Step Into My Green World Launches A Breast Cancer Awareness Sweepstakes

In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we are organizing a green and pink sweepstakes. We are thrilled to have the support and participation of America’s favorite Doctor: Dr. William Sears. ” As a cancer survivor, I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to take some steps in the right direction. Cancer prevention […]

by September 30, 2012
The antioxidant effects of Omega-3s

The antioxidant effects of Omega-3s

If you research ­fish oil, you are bound to run into two very common myths. Myth 1: Fish oil acts as a very strong blood thinner, so strong that it diminishes that it impairs clotting ability in response to injury or surgery. This myth was dispelled by William Harris, Ph.D., and […]

by September 25, 2012
Pest beetle ©-tokeand

DIY Pest Management

Controlling pests in the house can be a pain. Not only are they annoying, but they can also be dangerous. Some insects and animals can be carriers of deadly diseases, such as mosquitoes who carry the West Nile Virus. While pesticides work, they contain  toxic chemicals that are harmful to you […]

by September 21, 2012
Argan oil uses

Argan oil uses

Argan oil uses are many. Argan oil is an oil from the kernels of the Argan tree, which is a tree unique to southwestern Morocco. It is very versatile and can be used in nutrition, skin and hair care and even medicine. Once you start using Argan oil you will […]

by September 21, 2012