11 Surprising Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Everyone knows that the freezer is ideal for storing chilled treats, meats, and casseroles, but this useful kitchen appliance is great for keeping many other items too. Plus, a freezer, whether it’s a deep freezer or a freezer housed in the same appliance as a refrigerator, functions best when it’s really full, as the cold items help keep other items cold and maintain the low… [read more]

11 Sleep Hacking Products For The Best Sleep Every Night

Getting a good nights sleep on a regular basis is one of the best things you can do for your health. While you’re sleeping, the body is repairing and restoring itself. Quality rest helps to ensure that the brain stays functioning properly, allowing you to resolve problems better, make good decisions, remain more emotionally stable, boost creativity and help you cope better with change. When… [read more]

How To Go Foraging For Elderberries & Flowers + 12 Ways To Use Them

Highly prized for its nutrient-dense food and powerful medicinal properties, the elderberry plant (Sambucus) has been cultivated by humans since prehistory. When setting out to forage for wild edible plants this season, be sure to keep an eye out for this incredibly useful and tasty specimen… Identifying Elderberry Several species of elderberry can be found growing throughout North America. Most common are the American black… [read more]

I Drank Magnesium For 7 Days & It Was The Best Decision Ever

EDITORS NOTE: Here at Natural Living Ideas we decided to perform a “human guinea pig experiment” whereby one of our contributors drank a magnesium supplement for a week. Since Natural Calm from Natural Vitality is the most popular water-soluble magnesium on the market, we chose that product. We have not been sponsored for this experiment, we did not receive any free samples and we are… [read more]

I Quit Sugar For 4 Weeks & This Is What Happened

Sugar is everywhere. Even in places, you’d never expect it. When I decided to give up sugar, I assumed that meant foregoing dessert and giving up my favorite snack – Peanut Butter Cap’n Crunch cereal, but I soon learned that it was going to take a whole lot more than that. For years, I told myself that sugary treats, especially things like cereal, hard candies,… [read more]

11 Ways To Naturally Cleanse & Purify Your Lungs

It goes without saying that the lungs are a very important organ. Without them, you couldn’t breathe, and without breath, you cease to exist. They’re a part of the respiratory system, working with other organs and tissues to help you breathe, and every single cell in the body needs oxygen to live. The lungs are what move oxygen into the bloodstream where it’s carried throughout… [read more]

9 Home Remedies For Excessive Sweating

Disclaimer: Before trying these home remedies, we recommend that you visit a doctor to ensure your excessive sweating is not a sign of an underlying condition.  Acne, dandruff, obesity, those embarrassing problems are commonly talked about, but one common issue that rarely seems to be discussed is excessive sweating, yet nearly eight million people in the U.S. suffer from this condition called hyperhidrosis. And, in… [read more]

10 Reasons You Should Take Fish Oil Every Day + The Best Supplements

Fish oil is one of the most popular supplements in the U.S., with 7.8% of American adults, 18.8 million using it on a regular basis. That still leaves a large chunk of the population that doesn’t take fish oil supplements – and, according to research from Harvard University, a deficiency of omega-3 fatty acid is officially one of the top 10 causes of death in… [read more]

6 Home Remedies To Instantly Relieve Sensitive Teeth

You know that feeling, you bite down on a hot, cold, sweet or sour food, only to experience a sudden sharp, jolting pain shooting deep into the nerve endings of your tooth – that’s known as tooth sensitivity, and it can be caused by any one of the following dental issues: Enamel that’s been worn down by use of a toothbrush with bristles that are… [read more]

14 Best Healthy Living Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

As humans, none of us are perfect all of the time, and it’s far too easy to get off track when it comes to healthy living. Sometimes, we just need a little inspiration to get back into the game, and get serious about our health. Whether you’ve been “off track” for days, weeks, years, or were never on it in the first place, these great… [read more]