Everywhere I look someone is sniffling or coughing and I sure don’t have time to get sick. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to boost your immune system and make it harder for germs to bring you down.
It’s almost a given that most people will over-eat on Thanksgiving. Overeating, or even eating the wrong things, can wreak havoc on your digestive system. Years of eating foods that don’t agree with your body can also slow down your digestion. So when you couple that with eating a larger meal than you should, you […]
Since fall is in full swing and we’ve already covered how amazing the fall apple is there’s no better time to take a look at a few more of my favorite fall vegetables and some simple tips to make them easy to incorporate into your diet.
It’s easy to say that we’re going to make changes in our lives to become healthier. But actually doing something about it can sometimes be a little bit more difficult. Maybe we don’t have time to adopt new behaviors, you may be scared of how changing yourself will change your life or maybe you just […]
Nothing says fall quite like biting into a fresh, crisp apple. They are definitely one of my favorite fruits! You may notice that apples taste pretty amazing right now and that’s because this is when they’re actually in season!
The dreaded sweet tooth – so many of us have one and it can be oh so difficult to get rid of! Luckily there are not only ways to help get rid of it (think eliminating all sugar, processed foods and sweet fruits for 30 days) or there are tricks to help you calm it […]
Body scrubs are a fun, easy and inexpensive way to freshen up your skin and make it shine! You can make all sorts of at home body scrubs to suit your needs even to find the smells that you like the best.
Just the thought of a nice, hot, relaxing bath can bring soothing energy and help you calm down. Baths are great for relaxation and self-nourishment, but you can make them even better by adding some Epsom salts to your ritual.
Staying healthy is not an easy thing to do. Sometimes the food that we percieve as good can actually be doing us more harm than good and can interfere in our goal to keep our body as healthy as we can.
If you try to stay healthy, chances are you’ve read some health books or gotten some information from websites and have incorporated “good habits” into your life. Some of them are probably great tips that are keeping you healthy, but some of them might not be quite right for you.
Smoothies —especially green smoothies— conjure images of health. After all, you can really pack so many healthy things into a smoothie: fruits, veggies, “super-foods”, nut milk, yogurt and pretty much anything else you can think of. But what you might not know is that your smoothie might actually be working against you.