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8 Miraculous Benefits of Black Onion Seed

Have you heard of Black Onion Seeds? It’s natural to think that it would come from an onion plant, but they’re the seeds of the black caraway fruit or Nigella. The plant grows in Asia. The seeds are also called “kalonji”. It's used as a spice in the Middle East, and in Indian food for its unique flavor. Its taste has been described as a ... Read More »

8 Painkillers from Your Kitchen

Painkillers are used by most of us. Most take either an over-the-counter medication or prescription medication. But, regular use affects your body. It leads to liver failure, intestinal damage, high blood pressure and other side effects. Yet there are ways to ease the pain with minimal to no side effects. Yes, this is possible with natural ... Read More »

7 Hacks to Manage Your Menopause

Menopause is a time of life that some women dread and others embrace. Many people fear that the change of life will mean hot flashes and weight gain. That’s not the way it has to be. If you make a few simple lifestyle changes, you can avoid some of “the change’s” most dreaded impacts. You might even find that you have more energy ... Read More »

4 Reasons to Never Throw Pumpkin Seeds Away

It's pumpkin season and most of you have one on your front porch by now! If you're like most, the first thing you do is scoop out the seeds and throw them away. But wait!! What if I tell you these seeds can help your hair grow faster, maintain your bone health and much more? Would you still throw them away?! Yes! These seeds are full ... Read More »

How to Use the Glycemic Index to Lose More Weight

Are you losing weight only to find that the pounds return, and you weigh more than you did before you started your last diet the last time? Have you been trying all types of diet plans - low fat, high protein and nothing helps? Lost track of how long you've been trying to release weight with no results? I get your pain. In a ... Read More »

3 Powerful Things Happen When You Eat More Oregano

Oregano is an essential herb in Greek and Italian kitchens. Just a few teaspoons of the herb adds great flavor and complexity to the dish. If you think of oregano only as a taste and flavor enhancer, think again! This lovely herb from the mint family has more to offer than you can imagine. Here are some quick facts you should know ... Read More »

6 Natural Antibiotics (from your kitchen)

You may use an astringent to clean your face. But have you ever heard of astringent foods? Long before scientists came up with antibiotics, people were using foods and herbs to fight off germs and sickness. These natural cures and preventatives are even better than the drugs you get at the drug store because your body won’t build up a ... Read More »

Eat This Superfruit to Sleep like a Baby

Who doesn't love a cute little kiwi? It’s brilliant green color and sweet citrus flavor make it a favorite. Besides knowing it’s delicious, did you realize that eating kiwi is also a great way to help you sleep at night? A study published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition explains that researchers asked people to eat 2 ... Read More »

Best and Worst Way to Cook Your Veggies

If you eat a lot of vegetables kudos to you. You're getting tons of good vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and a full spectrum of antioxidants. But did you know you can max out the nutrients from your veggies if you cook them the right way?! Some cooking methods undermine all the reasons you're eating veggies in the first ... Read More »

4 Ways Procrastination Impacts Your Health (and 5 fixes)

Okay, let's be honest here, how many of you procrastinate? We all procrastinate from time to time. It can be for mundane things like sorting your files or crucial things like exercising. Of course, the bigger things need commitment and continuous effort. When you don't get to such tasks, it can make you feel lazy, and emotionally weigh you ... Read More »