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Watch Out For This Carcinogen In Your Organic Food
April 16, 2014 – 11:50 pm | No Comment
Watch Out For This Carcinogen In Your Organic Food

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This information will likely make you pretty angry and it should. Do you consume any of these brands in the picture above (Silk, Starbucks, So Delicious, Horizon, Zico, Blue Diamond, Pacific, Carnation and Tempt)? Here’s …

DIY:Homemade Natural Toothpaste Kids Will Love
April 2, 2014 – 11:17 pm | No Comment
DIY:Homemade Natural Toothpaste Kids Will Love

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If you’re into making natural personal products, chances are you’ve had to convince some family members to try things they weren’t crazy about. My sister-in-law recently made our tooth powder recipe and informed me that our nephew was …

Is coconut oil the new Listerine? Oil pulling has antibacterial benefits
March 29, 2014 – 3:13 am | No Comment
Is coconut oil the new Listerine? Oil pulling has antibacterial benefits

 
 
 
 
 
 
t’s a 2,000-year-old Indian remedy that’s becoming a hot new beauty trend.

Oil pulling is the practice of swishing coconut oil (or another food oil) in the mouth for 20 minutes once a day. While oil …

How Your Body Generates Electricity
March 27, 2014 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
How Your Body Generates Electricity

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Your body is capable of generating electricity, and this ability is actually a key part of your achieving health. Electricity allows your nervous system to send signals to your brain. These signals are actually electrical …

Best tips on how to enhance turmeric absorption and boost its benefits
March 23, 2014 – 2:30 am | No Comment
Best tips on how to enhance turmeric absorption and boost its benefits

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We have seen how amazing the benefits of turmeric are.
Turmeric is one the most researched plants in the world.
Its medicinal properties have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies.
It is armed with antioxidant and …

Should You Try Juicing?
March 20, 2014 – 1:52 am | No Comment
Should You Try Juicing?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Is this green drink craze worth making a daily habit? We pressed the pros.

Saying you had a “liquid lunch” used to be a cheeky way of owning up to a midday martini. But these days …

Ginger, Could it be the Universal Medicine?
March 19, 2014 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Ginger, Could it be the Universal Medicine?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ginger, zingiber officinale, is thought to be perhaps the most used plant in the history of mankind.  The Sanskrit name for ginger is “vishwa bhesaj,” which means universal medicine.  Best known for treating indigestion and …

Conventional vs. organic? Missing the mark (again)
March 18, 2014 – 11:05 pm | No Comment
Conventional vs. organic? Missing the mark (again)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Earlier this week, the industrial agriculture-backed Alliance for Food and Farming launched a new effort to challenge organic farming. And a few days ago, an article was posted on Slate underscoring many of the same points — challenging the benefits of …

Study Suggests Organic Milk has Better Balance of Healthful Fats, is Healthier
March 17, 2014 – 11:56 pm | No Comment
Study Suggests Organic Milk has Better Balance of Healthful Fats, is Healthier

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
While common sense tells us organic products are better for us than nonorganics, the science-based evidence is sometimes lacking. Sure, we know vegetables sprayed with pesticides carry more health risks than those that do not, …

The Powerful Bacteria-Killing Spice with 4 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries
December 14, 2013 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
The Powerful Bacteria-Killing Spice with 4 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries

 
 
 
 
When we hear of antioxidant foods, we often hear of berries. Blueberries in particular are touted for their rich antioxidant content. But we rarely talk about oregano—an herb with an estimated 4 times the concentration of …