Archives for August 2016

Super Healthy Coffee: Good for Your Health and Slims the Waistline

I know a lot of you love drinking coffee! This recipe works great in tea as well. Why not get all the benefits you can out of your morning java?! The recipe I'm sharing here is great to drink before your workout and what a delicious way to rev up your metabolism to help your body burn even more fat! Here's the recipe from the ... Watch Video »

4 Foods That Are Making Your Anxiety Worse and What to Eat Instead

Do you suffer with anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 18% of us feel the pangs of anxiety at least once during a 12-month stretch of time. More than 4% of the U.S. population suffers from anxiety that is thought to be severe. Feeling some level of stress is normal. But for ... Read More »

How to Avoid Being Fooled by Honey Labels

There are few things as soothing as a cup of tea with honey or a touch of sweet honey's goodness on a blueberry muffin. It's a great choice for a sweetener, as long as you read the label carefully. More on what look for on the label in a minute. As good as it tastes, honey also has important health benefits. It contains antioxidants that ... Read More »

6 Warning Signs Your Feet Are Giving You About Your Health

Ask people what their least favorite body part is, and more than a few of them are likely to point to their feet. Being self-conscious about the way our feet look has led to big spending on pedicures and foot care products. But aside from worrying about whether our nails are polished or your toes too long or too stubby, did you know that your ... Read More »

Why You Should Be Drinking from a Copper Cup

You may think of copper as a metal that's used for making wire or pipes. What you may not realize is that Copper is a trace mineral that's essential to your health. It's among the most revered minerals in holistic health. Copper is a part of several enzymes as well as protein molecules. It's necessary for proper use of iron by the body. ... Read More »

4 Ways These Stinky Foods Inhibit Growth of Cancer Cells

Have you ever wondered what gives broccoli its typical smell while it is cooking.? You can notice the same with cauliflower and brussels sprouts as well. These are cruciferous vegetables and their characteristic smell is because of its sulfur compounds. Studies reveal a strong link between eating cruciferous vegetables and low cancer risk. One ... Read More »

What’s the Ketogenic Diet and Is It Healthy?

It seems like every day somebody is talking about a new kind of diet. Some of these are fads, and clearly just a new way of starving the body. Others are new names for diets that have been around for years. The Ketogenic Diet is not a fad- it's been around for a long time. But it is a diet that's not right for everybody. Let’s take a look at ... Read More »

7 Reasons You Should Reach for Carob Instead of Chocolate

Have you ever been about to bite into a chocolate-covered something, only to be told it’s actually made with carob? Chocoholics will be quick to say the taste isn’t close. Still, there are some good reasons to add carob to your diet. Carob is a member of the pea family. It comes from a bush grown in the Mediterranean. Its pods are picked for ... Read More »

What Your Tongue is Trying To Tell You About Your Health

We don’t spend much time thinking about our tongues, but they're so important. The tongue is the organ that helps us taste our food, move it around so we can chew it, and then swallow it. It helps keep our teeth clean and helps us to speak. Beyond those essential functions, the tongue acts as a signpost for our body’s health. When our ... Read More »

These 2 Acidic Foods Can Stop Heartburn

Foods that are high in acid get a bad rap. We hear ads on TV warning about them hurting the enamel on our teeth. We’re told that they can cause kidney stones and weaken our bones and muscles. The truth is that though too much acid in your diet can cause problems, it can also be good for you if managed well. What Acidity in Food Really ... Read More »