How Everyday Household Products Can Harm

How Everyday Household Products Can Harm

  Every day we come in contact with hundreds of chemicals in the products we use, and many of them are health hazards. Paying attention to what we use to clean and maintain our homes and bodies maybe even more crucial than eating organic foods. Although you don’t...
What Makes a Superfood?

What Makes a Superfood?

  As more and more research is done on foods and the nutrients that they contain, certain foods are emerging as extraordinary sources of nutrients. These foods– some traditional, others exotic– are packed full of vitamins, minerals, and specialized...
Healing Benefits of the Sun

Healing Benefits of the Sun

  Sunlight is as important to your body as Vitamin C or Calcium. “Anybody who tells you you’re supposed to wear sunscreen all day every day hasn’t looked at the data,” says Marianne Berwick, Ph.D., a researcher and epidemiologist at...
Your Guide to Probiotics

Your Guide to Probiotics

  Within every human being is a flourishing, living colony of approximately four pounds of bacteria.  Most of these bacteria reside in the human digestive tract, although some are found elsewhere. Without a sufficient number of friendly bacteria known as...
Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Prevention

  According to the American Cancer Society, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes. Men can get breast cancer as well, although it is much rarer. Cancer touches everyone: most of us have a friend or relative who has...
10 Secrets to Effective Composting

10 Secrets to Effective Composting

  Composting is a way to break down organic materials into small bits of soil, resulting in nutrient-rich soil for balancing depleted soils and growing new plant life. Somewhere between 20-30% of our overall waste is composed of yard waste and food scraps....