7 Numbers to Measure Health (No, not your Weight)

How many times do you step on the scale each week? Once? Every day? Twice a day? What if I told you there's a much better way to track your health? Your weight is not the most important health-related number, but it is the one you probably think of first. It’s easy to track – after all, you only need a bathroom scale. But there are other ... Read More »

The High Price Your Body Pays When You Take Diet Pills

When you're trying to lose weight, it's tempting to look for quick fixes. Weight loss supplements, fat burning pills or diet pills.  They come with fancy names like "fat burners," "metabolic boosters." I'm sure you've had a family member or a coworker mention or use a diet supplement at some point. But do these diet pills work? No, ... Read More »

5 Natural Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps are something that half the population has no clue about and the other half can spend hours talking about. They’re caused by the contraction of the uterus at the end of the reproductive cycle. Some women suffer more pain than others and it's thought that this is because of hormone levels. Whether your cramps are mild or ... Read More »

6 Best All-Natural Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

There’s a lot to be said about embracing your golden years, but the truth is that nobody loves being reminded of their age by wrinkles. Our genes have a lot to say about our skin’s structure but it’s sun damage that causes most wrinkles. Smoking and pollution contribute too. Still, there's plenty you can do to slow down the ... Read More »

5 Big Health Benefits You Get from CBD Oil

Cannabidiol or CBD oil comes from the herb cannabis, yep, you probably know it as marijuana. Although cannabidiol has many health uses,  confusing information has led to controversies. Mainly because CBD oil comes from marijuana. But hold the judgment, this goes beyond what those old after-school specials taught us. What is CBD oil? Is ... Read More »

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy & Fight Fatigue

Does your to-do list seem to get longer every day? Meanwhile, your energy supply gets shorter? It’s tempting to reach for one of the popular energy drinks to boost your energy, but that’s a terrible idea. Studies have shown that they carry a ton of risks. Energy drinks having been named the cause of rising numbers in emergency room visits ... Read More »

7 Natural Remedies for IBS (that really work)

If you have IBS then I don't have to tell you it's inconvenient, uncomfortable and even downright embarrassing at times, to say the least. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, causes pain, cramping and gas. People who have it may get constipated or get sudden diarrhea. Many suffer from both. IBS is a chronic condition. Once you have it, you ... Read More »

Coping with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)

If you are living with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) then you know it's not easy to deal with. PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a problem that affects women during their childbearing years. It causes irregular periods and makes the body produce too much of a male hormone that causes a lot of other problems. Doctors usually ... Read More »

8 Ways Eucalyptus Oil Heals Your Body

Have you ever been lucky enough to walk past a eucalyptus tree? If so, you know it’s an amazing feeling. Breathing in the leaves’ fresh scent makes you feel like your lungs have been scrubbed. It puts a real pep in your step! If you don’t have access to a live tree, we have good news for you. You can get the same effect and many more ... Read More »

4 Reasons Pet Owners are Healthier

Have you ever owned a dog or a cat? If so, I don’t have to tell you about the joy that having a fuzzy friend can provide. There’s truly nothing like the feeling of being met at the door by a wagging tail or the love you feel when a cat weaves its way around your feet. But did you know pets can have a huge impact on your health ... Read More »