Archives for August 2015

12 Reasons You Should Drink Aloe Vera Juice + How To Make Your Own

Aloe vera juice is no modern fad; it has a long history of being used as a health tonic and digestive aid in many indigenous cultures. Although of African origin, this plant enjoys a worldwide distribution in the tropical and subtropical parts of the world, earning a place in various preparations of traditional Chinese, Indian, and Middle Eastern herbal medicine streams. Aloe vera juice can… [read more]

15 Every Day Things That Increase Your Cancer Risk

Take a look at the World Health Organization’s statistics on leading causes of death worldwide. It will tell you that the more advanced a country is, the greater your chances of dying of cancer. Advancements in medicine and healthcare have brought down infectious diseases which used to be the mass killers of past. But various types of cancers have filled in the slots. Lung and… [read more]

21 Things to Plant in the Fall Garden for Food & Beauty

As we wind down summer and head into fall, don’t hang up your gardening gloves just yet, there is still plenty to do! Fall is great for planting because the air is cool but the soil is still warm enough to encourage root growth. For short-term gain, you can plant several cool season vegetables that you can harvest before the hard frost claims them. Some… [read more]

12 Surprising Benefits Of Jojoba Oil For Beautiful Skin & Hair

Jojoba oil is a liquid wax extracted from the nut of an indigenous American shrub that goes by the scientific name Simmondsia chinensis, a misnomer as the plant has nothing to do with China. The shrubby tree still grows wild in the United States, mainly in the arid regions of the Southwestern states. The Jojoba nut has been used by the Native American tribes from… [read more]

Eat These Foods To Boost Your Memory & Improve Your Brain

There’s increasing evidence that we are what we eat. With memory loss due to dementia and Alzheimer’s on the rise, it is imperative that our diet should include foods that increase brain power and memory. It may be argued that the longer lifespan enjoyed by our generation, thanks to advances in medical care, is responsible for the recent spike in age-related memory loss. There could… [read more]

How To Grow Gorgeous Houseplants From Fruit & Veg Scraps You’d Normally Throw Away

In addition to being lovely to gaze upon, houseplants can help make you smarter, happier, healthier, and more productive. While popular choices like aloe vera, spider plant, and golden porthos can be purchased inexpensively, do you know that you can grow handsome houseplants from produce you purchase from the grocery store? By using fruit and vegetable parts that are typically tossed away – seeds, pits,… [read more]

10 Reasons Why You Are Always Tired & How to Fix It

Are you exhausted all the time despite how much sleep you get? While it’s perfectly normal to experience periods of physical and mental fatigue on occasion, it becomes problematic when tiredness persists without an obvious cause and interferes with your ability to enjoy life. What is Fatigue? Manifesting itself as physical weariness and/or mental exhaustion, fatigue is generally described as feelings of low energy and… [read more]

12 Anti-Inflammatory Essential Oils To Heal Eczema

Derived from an ancient Greek word which literally means “to boil out”, eczema is a term generally used for any type of skin inflammation. It can express itself in a number of ways and its symptoms are different from person to person. There are several types of skin diseases that are eczemas, but anyone who suffers from dry, sensitive, and itchy skin is said to have… [read more]

10 Warning Signs Your Hormones Are Out Of Balance & How To Fix It

Awareness of hormones and the importance of keeping this essential aspect of whole-body health in balance has increased exponentially over the past few years. While the list of symptoms which indicate a possible endocrine system malfunction is fairly short, these warning signs are often attributed to other problems, leading us to overlook the underlying cause – hormone imbalance. Take a look at the following 10… [read more]

How To Buy Organic On A Budget: 11 Tips & Tricks To Cut Costs

If you’ve read our previous article, then you’ll know why spending that little bit extra to buy organic produce is so important. If you haven’t read it yet, you really should! You can read it here: Here’s Convincing Evidence Why You Should Start Eating Organic Right Now The only problem? Eating organic can be a little bit more expensive. In this article we reveal how… [read more]