Homemade Soothing Tea & Honey Throat Drops For Cold, Cough & Sore Throat

For as long as I can remember, when I felt under the weather, my go to remedy was a cup of hot tea with a splash of lemon and honey. It’s widely know that a lemon and honey combo is great for cutting congestion and soothing the throat. If you are on the go and need a cuppa to help relieve your cold, flu, sore throat… [read more]

8 Most Common Food Intolerances You May Not Know You Have

Approximately one in five adults report having a food intolerance but, because they are so difficult to detect, the true figure may be much higher. Unlike food allergies, intolerances are not life-threatening, but they can make life miserable for sufferers, particularly if they go undetected. Read on to discover some of the more common foods associated with intolerance, so you can better identify the culprit… [read more]

9 Best Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Dandruff For Good

No one is really immune to dandruff, the annoying and sometimes embarrassing condition targets the scalps of all types of people, young and old. Dandruff can be the result of a dry scalp, or a skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. It may also be caused by eczema, psoriasis, or, an overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus known as malassezia. Most products available at the store… [read more]

Thrive Market Review – Is It Right For You? + Exclusive Discount Coupon

IMPORTANT NOTE: If after reading our review you want to sign up for Thrive Market, then make sure you use our very special and exclusive coupon code at the end of this article that entitles you to a one month free trial and 30% off your first order. The idea of healthy eating has never been more popular, and Los Angeles-based Thrive Market was founded just a little… [read more]

7 Ways To Know If Your Olive Oil Is Fake (+ How To Buy The Best Olive Oil)

Image Credit: Jeppestown @ Flickr Olive oil is one of the most popular foods around, thanks in part to the well-publicized health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, and its ability to decrease the risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar. In fact, the consumption of olive oil has substantially increased over the years, skyrocketing from 29 metric tons in 1980 to 327… [read more]

Why You Should Try Drinking Shrub + 10 Delicious Recipes

Derived from the Arabic word sharāb which means “to drink”, shrubs – or drinking vinegars – are concentrated sweetened fruit syrups that can be added to water, seltzer, or cocktails. Shrubs have enjoyed a long and interesting history, going back as far as the 15th century. Originally a medicinal cordial, shrubs were simply fruit-infused liquors that were recommended by physicians of the era for reinvigorating… [read more]

8 Best Natural & Organic Toothpastes (& Why Most Are Dangerous)

You would think that a product that goes into your mouth multiple times per day would be entirely safe and free of questionable ingredients. Unfortunately, after generations of use and the ensuing normalization of artificial ingredients, big brand and commercial toothpastes still contain chemicals of concern. The good news is you don’t need these synthetic additives to enjoy good oral health. Toothpaste Ingredients to Avoid… [read more]

10 Drinks To Rev Up Your Metabolism & Burn More Fat

Ever wonder why your friend seems to be able to eat an entire pint of ice cream without gaining a pound, while you eat just a bit and it all goes straight to your belly? The answer, fair or not, is in the metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which the body burns calories, and much of it is dependent on factors outside of one’s… [read more]

How To Get Rid Of An Ingrown Toenail: 9 Home Remedies That Really Work

An ingrown toenail results when pressure from the growing nail edge begins to dig into the skin of the toe. Once the edge of the nail breaks through the skin, it produces inflammation. Known as onychocryptosis, it is a common problem. When the corner or side edge of a toenail grows into the soft flesh of the skin, it obviously causes quite a bit of… [read more]

What Does The Color Of Your Pee Say About Your Health?

Odds are, you don’t really pay all that much attention to your urine. And it’s not exactly a popular topic of conversation. But that yellowish liquid in the toilet can actually provide telltale signs about what’s happening inside your body. Depending on the specific hue, odor and consistency, it can offer a clue to everything from infections and dehydration to certain kinds of cancer, as… [read more]