How to Make Frozen Kale & Spinach Cubes

Nov 9, 2014 by

  Often getting enough of nutrient-dense green veggies into our diet becomes a difficult task. This is especially true with children…okay, and many adults.  Many actually give up the effort because children and adults continually turn up their noses at the sight or taste of anything that resembles a green vegetable. Consuming green...

8 Healthy Foods that Rev Up Your Metabolism

Nov 5, 2014 by

  A healthy metabolism is crucial if one wants to experience success in losing extra weight and feeling good. In addition to exercise, proper sleep habits and balanced hormones, there are foods that have the ability to help your metabolism operate at healthy levels. Unfortunately our metabolism slows steadily after age 40. Although you can’t...

Top Sulfur Rich Foods

Oct 30, 2014 by

  Sulfur ranks as the number three most abundant mineral in the body coming in after the minerals calcium and phosphorous. Almost half of the sulfur in your body is found in your muscles, bones and skin. Sulfur also plays a role in many of your body systems. Sulfur represents about 0.25 percent of our total body weight, similar to potassium. The body...

Health Benefits of Pears

Oct 28, 2014 by

  The pear, which is in season most of the winter, packs itself with many health benefits. Pears are high in fiber, high in vitamins and minerals and most people find they are absolutely delicious. Believe it or not, but many of the nutrients found in pears are actually concentrated in the skin. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at...

Health Benefits of Broccoli

Oct 27, 2014 by

  Science continues to prove how healthy food positively affects the body by adding many health benefits.  One of these healthy foods that provides a continual solid scientific foundation is broccoli. A member of the cabbage family, broccoli is closely related to cauliflower. Broccoli sprouts have also recently become popular as a result of...

What Exactly is Alternative Medicine?

Oct 22, 2014 by

  Alternative medicine is made up of a rich collection of techniques and therapies that can fall under several headings such as alternative therapy, complimentary therapy and traditional naturopathic (wholistic) therapy. The divisions between the headings below are not always clear-cut and many practitioners use parts from each. All these...

Ten Tips to Help You Adjust to the Fall Time ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

  Daylight Savings time ends the first part of November when we turn our clocks back one hour and gain back that time we lost in the spring. Personally, I’m not a fan of the autumn time change because it means that it will be dark by 5:30 PM making it feel like the shorter days are dragging on forever. One of the gifts of the autumn time change is that, for some...