What is happiness? And how can you add more to your life? Here’s what research has to say.
Once you win kids over with a few known favorites, you can sneak in the less sugary veggies and open them up to a lifetime of flavorful, healthy choices.
A new study suggests that doctors return to more natural and holistic roots by prescribing healthy foods and an improved diet for some Americans. Long stuck in a culture where unhealthy diets and chemical-laden foods have become normal, many doctors are now breaking the mold – but it’s good and bad at the same time.
There are times when sleep disorders interrupt our much needed rest. Try these suggestions and natural herbs to help calm the nerves and get the blissful sleep you need.
If there is such a thing as a wonder plant, hemp is it. Let’s take a look at a few ways you can start using hemp today.
Yarrow isn’t as well-known as other medicinal herbs such as echinacea or peppermint, but it’s nonetheless a useful tool for a more natural approach to health and wellness. Yarrow’s uses range from aiding in clearing blood clots to menstrual issues. It can also be used cosmetically!
Protein bars have long been a popular source of the macronutrient, especially for athletes and those who tend to be more physically fit. Here is an easy 4 ingredient protein bar you can make today!
Magnesium is a much-overlooked element that does far more upon closer examination than most would have believed possible. If you aren’t getting enough, you could be putting your health at risk.
Mushrooms are a powerful addition to your home pharmacy. This primer provides excellent advice on the medicinal benefits of mushrooms, where to find them and how to preserve them for future use.
Congestion, sneezing and watery eyes are no way to enjoy the gifts that spring brings. Introduce these 10 ways to relieve spring allergies.
Our last line of defense is knowing how to defend ourselves and to do this you need to be fit and train your body to react to the circumstances you may find yourself in.
There are some very basic techniques that you can apply to vastly improve your ability to run, and most people are never taught them.
Taking your vitamins and supplements should not be a spur of the moment action, but a planned activity. Know what you’re taking and why, and compare a supplement’s components and capabilities with the times of the day and conditions under which you’ll be using it.
Music has a physiological effect that you need to know about. When you listen to music that is pleasing to your ears, it stimulates the production of Dopamine, and “synchronizes” the brain within the rhythm, and helps you to perform repetitive motions (such as push-ups, or sets of bench presses) with more fluidity, increased smoothness.
Drinking tea has many health benefits, and for many, is quickly becoming the first line of defense when a health boost is needed. Consider these health benefits at teatime!
Sprouts are what Mother Nature intended for us in terms of additional nutrition. They are low cost, easy to grow and can give you ample dietary nutrition on a daily basis.
As humans drift toward a more holistic and natural approach to health and wellness, herbal tinctures grab some of the spotlights. And as stress becomes a bigger concern for so many, Ready Nutrition’s “California Chill” can provide some much-needed calm in our ever stressful lives.
Lemon balm or Melissa officinalis is a popular herb in the mint family. It is often used in holistic medicines, herbal teas, and grown by those who take a more natural approach to their health and well being.
If you spend any time outdoors, you know that poison ivy can grow just about anywhere and is the bane of all outdoor enthusiasts. Here are 5 natural remedies you can use to soothe and relieve the most irritated of rashes.
Deemed a useless plant by many, nettle is often avoided and weeded out of yards because it can be annoying and irritating. But after being the subject of several studies, nettle has begun to prove its worth. While you may curse the plant for the temporary discomfort, stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is actually a beneficial perennial that treats several conditions.
The goal is not to eliminate cholesterol from your diet. The goal is to take in a healthy amount of it and maintain yourself so that the healthy level does not climb to a level that is excessive and harmful.
Elderberries have long been touted for their amazing health benefits. They are widely used in natural medicines and food. Elderberries are the rich, dark purple fruit of the elderberry shrub and have high levels of antioxidants making them perfect to help support the body through some ailments, such as the common cold.
Making your own natural, homemade laundry detergent is one of the easiest parts of a transition to a homesteaders lifestyle and a more natural way of living. Check out these 3 simple laundry detergent recipes you can make from around the web!
Next time you are outdoors, give this natural balm a chance. The smell is much more pleasant compared to insecticides and it’s just as effective.
As proactive as some of us are at trying to mitigate the harmful effects of the sun, sometimes those warm rays are just too much for our skin, and sunburns occur. While aloe vera is our first go-to product to start the healing process, there are a few other remedies to consider.
We can all stand for a wake up call on our cleaning skills and this video will do it! Watch as you discover 15 items dirtier than your toilet!
Butterflies are an excellent addition to any backyard or garden and attracting them is easy and doesn’t require much space. Here’s a DIY weekend project that the kids can do with you!
It’s that time of year that kids love and parents fear: summer vacation! Here’s how to keep your kiddos busy and save your sanity.
After literally dozens of vacations, I’ve come up with these 5 tips for making the most of a family road trip.
Whether you’re a stay at home mom, a busy entrepreneur or working in a fast paced office, these five books will help you make your time more efficient and productive!