How To Get Rid Of Ear Wax: 6 Home Remedies That Really Work

Ear wax, or cerumen as its scientifically referred to, is a substance that’s produced by the glands in order to keep the ear protected, clean and lubricated. It’s made up of 20 to 50 percent fat and coats the ear canal in order to moisturize it, prevent infection, and help keep dirt, dust and other types of debris from getting deep inside it. Once ear… [read more]

10 Strange Things To Add To Your Bath For Insane Health Benefits

What’s more relaxing after a long, stressful day than taking a hot bath? It can be incredibly therapeutic, helping to clear your mind from the worries of the day, relieve muscle aches and pains, and more. Baths are so amazing that most of us are more than willing to spend a pretty penny on fancy products for enhancing the experience, but the reality is that… [read more]

5 Best Homemade Protein Bars + The Best & Worst Store Bought Bars

Walk into any grocery store in the country, and odds are, there will be an entire wall of protein bars in packages that promise all sorts of benefits to your health and well-being, but are they really much different than your average candy bar? Check out the list of ingredients, and you’re likely to discover it looks like something from a science experiment. Not exactly… [read more]

10 Bad Habits You Need To Break To Lose Weight

Old habits can be difficult to break, but they may be breaking your weight loss efforts. It’s easy to fool yourself into thinking that you’re really doing all the right things to lose those stubborn pounds, but for some mysterious reason, that needle just won’t budge, or when it does, it moves in the wrong direction. While nobody is perfect, if you unknowingly continue to… [read more]

Homemade Turmeric & Ginger Iced Tea for Your Heart, Brain & Cells

Love iced tea and want to do something great for your health? You can support your heart, brain and each cell in your body with this delicious and refreshing beverage. This is a fantastic way to ensure that your body is getting enough liquids and helps to battle dehydration. If you allow yourself to become dehydrated, which can happen quicker than you might think, that can… [read more]

20 Healthy Snacks That Will Satisfy Any Craving

Many people who are trying to lose weight are under the impression that all snacking is a no-no, but snacks can actually be a very important part of your diet. They can offer much-need energy when you start to feel fatigued in the middle of the day, or when you’re looking to fuel a workout. Enjoying a nutritious snack between meals can also help to… [read more]

How To Make Healthy Homemade Soda Pop + 10 Recipes

Sweet, bubbly, and refreshing, there’s nothing quite like an ice cold soft drink on a hot day. Perhaps it’s the effervescence in a glass, or the sugar rush, or maybe even the simple fact that dopamine is released for each sip we take, soda pop is deeply ingrained in Western food culture. After all, you needn’t go very far to get your fix. The fact… [read more]

Homemade Peanut Butter Energy Bites For An Instant Boost

Snacking can be an integral part of anyone’s diet, but of course, indulging in processed sweets and other high sugar or high-fat foods is not the best idea if you’re trying to achieve optimal health or a slimmer waistline. Snacking can be an integral part of anyone’s diet, but of course, indulging in processed sweets and other high sugar or high-fat foods is not the… [read more]

How To Use Essential Oils Safely – Your Essential Guide

Essential oils, when used safely, can help to alleviate many problems and everyday concerns. However, if used incorrectly, or unsafely, essential oils can sometimes cause more problems than they alleviate. Each essential oil may carry its own recommendations for cautions for use (for example, high blood pressure) but there are also some general guidelines that you can follow. All recommendations within this article apply to… [read more]

Homemade 3-Ingredient Cough Drops That Work Instantly

With winter here, the season not only brings lots of joy with the holidays, but often a number of illnesses like the flu, colds, and coughs. While most people reach for store-bought throat lozenges to ease a cough, those often come with a number of unwanted, and potentially harmful ingredients like artificial colors and preservatives. It’s not a good idea to ingest those toxins at… [read more]