Homemade Magnesium Boost Balls

Magnesium is so beneficial that it’s thought to be one of the most important nutrients for human health. Yet, 80 percent of American’s may have a magnesium deficiency. Magnesium deficiency is linked to conditions like fibromyalgia, poor heart health, diabetes, chronic fatigue and more. So, if you think you might be low in magnesium, start consuming foods that are high in magnesium — like these… [read more]

14 Common Mistakes That Are Killing Your Metabolism

You’ve probably heard many people blame weight gain on their metabolism over the years, but is it really something that you have no control over? And what is it exactly anyway? It’s actually fairly simple, and the good news, is that you do have the power to change it. It’s simply a measure of how quickly you convert the calories you take in into energy,… [read more]

14 Surprising Foods You Can Eat A Lot Of Without Gaining Weight

Who doesn’t love food? While it’s obviously a necessary part of life, most of us enjoy it as a satisfying activity too. The problem is all of those foods available today that are typically loaded with calories, as well as potentially harmful additives, lots of sugar and unhealthy fats. Those foods can be incredibly addicting, simply due to the nature of their ingredients, which is… [read more]

8 Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Protein

Protein is an essential macronutrient – and while we can pull it from our organs, muscles, and tendons, if we’re in dire need of amino acids, over time, that can cause serious damage to your health. Protein is a building block for the muscles, and the fuel that supports the body’s cells and tissues. It’s a must for fitness, health, and longevity. Of course, most… [read more]

How To Reduce Inflammation In 9 Easy Steps

Inflammation has a fairly significant role in many different health issues, particularly those that end in “itis,” which literally means inflammation. Inflammation is considered to be the root of nearly all chronic illness and disease, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, digestive disorders as well as obesity, depression, dementia and even premature aging. While inflammation is a basic biological process and an immunological defense mechanism… [read more]

8 Best Natural & Organic Deodorants That Actually Work

Perspiration is the body’s way of preventing overheating, through the wondrous process of evaporative cooling. Though sweat is mostly water, it also contains traces of zinc, magnesium, copper, iron, nickel, lead, cadmium, urea, sugars, proteins, potassium, ammonia, and manganese. It’s a natural mechanism that helps cleanse the entire system. Body odor is a result of beneficial bacteria on the skin metabolizing the substances in perspiration,… [read more]

How To Make A Hydrating Electrolyte Energy Drink

Energy drinks are extremely popular, but they’re not only pricey, they could send you to the emergency room. In fact, a report by SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association), revealed that the consumption of energy drinks has become a rising public health problem, with ER visits involving the beverages doubling between 2007 and 2011, from 10,068 to 20,783. Even if you don’t end… [read more]

7 Reasons You Should Try An Infrared Sauna & How To Do It At Home

Saunas have been around for thousands of years, first made popular in Finland, where women would deliver their babies and the Finnish would celebrate. During those ancient times, they were basically underground pits that had been dug up, with stones heated to high temperatures and then water was thrown onto the hot stones to produce steam, causing the body to sweat, aiding the detoxification process… [read more]

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]