How to Plant a Perennial Food Garden – 20 Fruits & Veggies That Will Keep Coming Back Year After Year

Growing vegetables and fruits in the home garden is rewarding, but many people are put off by the backbreaking work involved at the start of the growing season. Perennial edibles are the answer to this problem. Grow them among your regular veggies so that you will have something to look forward to even if you miss your spring or fall planting.  Once planted and established,… [read more]

How To Use Essential Oils To Help You Get The Best Sleep Ever

Millions of Americans toss and turn every night, watching aimlessly as the hours slip away until morning arrives and they are as exhausted, sometimes more, than when they went to bed. Insomnia has reached epidemic proportions in many developed countries where people are busy, stress is common and ample rest is not as well respected as it should be. According to the National Sleep Foundation,… [read more]

10 Reasons to Own A Himalayan Salt Block & How To Use It

You’ve probably heard about some of the magical things a Himalayan salt LAMP can do for you. But have you heard of the wonders of the Himalayan pink salt block? Or perhaps the idea of cooking on a big brick of sunset-hued crystal is totally new to you. Either way, you’re in the right place. The Himalayan pink salt block is catching on and for good reason.… [read more]

19 Potent Herbs & Spices That Help Fight Cancer

Fighting cancer is something our body is doing all the time, not just when one is diagnosed with the disease. Cancer is triggered by toxins in the environment and in our food, inflammatory conditions, free radicals formed in the body, hormonal actions, recurrent bacterial infections and viral diseases. When any of the above agents causes damage to a cell, and the damaged cell gets to… [read more]

18 Natural Ways To Lower Cholesterol Fast

Are you one of the ‘1-in-3’ American adults with high cholesterol, doubling your risk of heart disease? The good news is that the ability to lower your cholesterol levels might just be within your control. Studies have shown that a diet made up of cholesterol lowering foods can be just as effective as taking cholesterol-lowering drugs! There are also some other lifestyle changes you can… [read more]

7 Science Backed Home Remedies To Clear A Stuffy Nose Instantly

If you have reached a breaking point with your stuffy nose, relief may be closer than you think. There are many time-tested home remedies that can clear a stuffy nose and keep your sinuses clear so that you can breathe with ease. Cold and respiratory allergies are the most common causes of a blocked nose because they irritate the nasal lining and cause inflammation and… [read more]

15 Common Gardening Mistakes Everyone Makes

We gardeners seem to prefer learning the hard way. In spite of all the gardening books we browse through, and the classes we attend, mistakes are invariably made.  Here’s a sample of the ones many have made and regretted. Not preparing the beds Most of us have made this mistake, some out of ignorance, and others due to sheer laziness. When the little seeds and… [read more]

14 Reasons Why Every Home Needs A Bottle Of Castor Oil

Castor oil is derived from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plants that grow wild in wastelands across tropical regions. It is often grown as an ornamental garden plant in milder climates, and now cultivated on a large scale for biodiesel manufacture. Castor oil has been around for a very long time, and has been widely used for medicinal purposes in its native lands spread… [read more]

How Dangerous Is Water Fluoridation Really? + How to Remove Fluoride From Your Drinking Water

Large-scale fluoridation of US public water utilities has been a source of lingering controversy since the inception of the program in 1940’s Michigan. While the overall program has been both scientifically and legally demonstrated to serve the public good by helping to prevent dental cavities, the potential side-effects caused by over-exposure of fluoride are hard to ignore. Arguments Against Fluoridation Ethical Concerns of Mass Medication… [read more]

9 Warning Signs You Are Vitamin D Deficient & How To Fix It

Did you know that Vitamin D isn’t actually a vitamin? It’s a steroid hormone that our bodies produce when we get enough sunshine. We can also get it from certain food sources or from supplements. Whatever it is, getting enough Vitamin D is vital. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to heart disease, breast, colon and prostate cancer, depression, weight gain and more. While doctors… [read more]