Bar Soap vs Liquid Soap – Which is Best?

Many of us are hypersensitive to cleanliness. We’ve been trained to wash our hands numerous times a day and to avoid contact with germs at all costs. As a means to this end, soap is an important facet of our daily lives. For many years, the market consisted of only bar soap and everyone seemed completely satisfied. Then liquid soap arrived on the scene and… [read more]

Fidget Spinners: Do They Actually Have Any Health Benefits?

The dictionary definition of fidget is, ” to move about restlessly, nervously, or impatiently.” If you watch people closely enough, you will notice that everyone fidgets in one form or fashion. Some people pace, some wiggle their toes, some doodle, some twirl their hair, some lick their lips, some jiggle their legs, some tap, some open and close their hands, etc.. Bottom line, we all… [read more]

8 Ways To Improve Gut Flora To Aid Weight Loss, Beat Anxiety & Allergies

If you aren’t familiar with the term, gut flora, you really should be. Gut flora is the community of microorganisms that call your digestive tract home. In humans, the gut microbiota has the most bacteria and the most varied number of species of bacteria compared to any other part of the body. In fact, there are about three pounds of bacteria living in the human… [read more]

12 Reasons You Should Have A Cup Of Rooibos Tea

Just about everyone knows by now that tea offers a multitude of health benefits, but most don’t realize that there is one type of tea that may be better than all the rest. No, it’s not green tea or even black tea, it’s rooibos tea. Rooibos comes from an herb that’s native to South Africa. In fact, the only place in the world it thrives… [read more]

7 Sunscreen Mistakes That Pose A Serious Risk To Your Health

The dog days of summer have arrived for most of us and that means lots of time spent out in the sun having fun. It can also mean a painful sunburn if you are not careful. Too much time, unprotected in the sun can lead to premature aging and damage to your skin. While there are a plethora of types of sunscreens to choose from,… [read more]

7 Eco Friendly Alternatives To Plastic Wrap

Plastic wrap has been around for generations, used to preserve leftovers and prevent food from becoming stale. While it’s definitely convenient, it’s also made from a form a plastic known as low-density polyethylene (LDPE), and after we use it, it ends up in our already overflowing landfills and takes hundreds if not thousands of years to decompose. “Plastics are very long-lived products that could potentially… [read more]

9 Reasons You Need More Resveratrol + Top Sources & Best Supplements

Many people know about resveratrol due to its association with red wine, something that’s been in the headlines frequently in recent years, as a powerful antioxidant that can help lower cholesterol and improve heart health. But this plant compound can not only be found in the red grapes that make wine but in other fruits, vegetables, and even cocoa. It also comes in supplement form.… [read more]

6 Reasons You Should Try Intermittent Fasting & How To Do It

Intermittent fasting isn’t a diet, but rather a dieting pattern. One fasts and then feasts, purposely, meaning eating calories only during a specific window of the day, and not eating food during the rest. There isn’t one specific way to do it either, you might choose to only eat during a specific time period, such as from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or you could… [read more]

Homemade Magnesium Sleep Spray For Your Best Night’s Sleep

For some of us poor sleep is a chronic issue, while for others it only comes up on occasion. So the next time you find yourself laying awake at night, grab this easy-to-make sleep spray packed with sleep-inducing magnesium and calming essential oils. You’ll feel more calm and relaxed, without resorting to risky sleeping medications. The best part about this spray, is that it’s so… [read more]

9 Signs You Have A Sluggish Thyroid + How To Fix It

The American Thyroid Association reports that an estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and as many as 60 percent of those that have the condition aren’t even aware that they’re suffering from it. Women are five to eight times more likely to have thyroid issues, and one in eight will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime. Located above the Adam’s… [read more]