How To Grow Buckets Full Of Bell Peppers + Health Benefits & Recipes

There is nothing more beautiful than a basket full of homegrown bell peppers. I have been growing bell peppers in my garden for the last twenty years and have never been disappointed. There are many reasons to love bell peppers besides their beauty. For starters, they are really easy to grow, they are loaded with nutritional value and they taste amazing raw and cooked. If… [read more]

Why You Should Test Your Gut Bacteria At Home (& How To Do It)

If you’ve done much research into how to improve your overall health and well-being recently, you’re probably at least somewhat familiar about the importance of the proper balance of gut bacteria. Unfortunately, there is still only a small percentage of people who are aware of just how important gut health is, so it deserves a refresher either way as it can be a true life-changer.… [read more]

6 Easy Ways To Instantly Improve The Mood Of Your Home

You’ve probably noticed that when you walk into certain rooms, it can make you instantly happy. Perhaps the room is bright and cheery, or it’s filled with decor that brings back cherished memories. Just like surrounding yourself with positive people can help keep you in a good mood, your surroundings make a difference too. The way a room is decorated really can have an impact… [read more]

13 Essential Oils For Coughs, Cold, Congestion & Sore Throat

Instead of needlessly suffering or taking a medicine that comes with a long list of potential side effects, why not use essential oils? There are many essential oils that can help ease a cough, cold, congestion, a sore throat, and sometimes all of the above. The oils are simply a concentrated liquid that contains a particular plant’s chemical properties. Whether massaged into the skin or… [read more]

How To Get Rid Of Bloating: 10 Home Remedies That Work

Who likes feeling as if you swallowed a basketball? I’m guessing that there’s no one out there who enjoys having a bloated belly, but it’s a common occurrence, especially for women, because not only can food make you bloated, but PMS can too. It makes you feel heavy, miserable, and definitely not very sexy. It doesn’t make buttoning or zipping up your pants easy either.… [read more]

Wild Garlic – 5 Reasons To Forage For This Superfood + Best Recipes

Wild garlic, also known as ramsons or ramps, grows free in abundance on many lands open to foraging. In North America, it’s widespread across the eastern U.S. and eastern Canada, growing all the way from Missouri and Minnesota, as far north as Quebec and in higher elevations in the south, though it can also be found in areas along the west coast. It’s a distant… [read more]

8 Warning Signs Of Calcium Deficiency & How To Fix It

When you think about the importance of calcium, you probably think about your teeth and bones, and while the mineral is essential for dental and bone health, it also plays a role in body weight, heart health, muscle functioning, hormones, blood pressure, preventing prostate cancer and more. When our blood is too low in calcium, either due to poor diet or a deficiency related to… [read more]

6 Horrifying Reasons You Should Stop Drinking Bottled Water

In some parts of the world, water quality is so bad that it’s unsafe for people to drink. While there are some places in the U.S. where it’s not a good idea to drink tap water, for the most part, there are far better options than buying bottled water. But why should we avoid bottled water? Isn’t bottled water much safer than tap water, you… [read more]

10 Best Essential Oils For Focus, Concentration & Mental Clarity

Essential oils contain powerful plant compounds that offer an incredible array of benefits both physically and mentally. Have you ever found yourself in a meeting or listening to a speech when you suddenly realize you have no idea what was just said because you’ve drifted off, thinking about your plans for the weekend, how you’re going to solve a particular problem or worrying about the… [read more]

Should I Take Biotin For Hair Growth? The Answer Might Surprise You

Hair growth products that contain biotin, also known as vitamin B7, are becoming increasingly popular, as are biotin supplements. Biotin can be found in both supplement and food form, and for those who hope to grow their hair longer and faster, it’s arguably the most used supplement today. Consuming biotin-rich foods is said to contribute to hair growth, while a lack of biotin in the… [read more]