As we know, toxins are pretty much everywhere in today’s world. Our modern-day conveniences are often responsible for the high presence of toxins in our workplaces and homes, and in our foods and drinks. In the past, I thought on this fact and it made me upset and even somewhat worried. Thankfully, I now realize […]
Think back to the last time you were in the grocery store. Do you remember walking down the aisle with all of those nutritional supplements? Those brightly colored bottles advertising weight loss, better skin, shinier hair, or the prevention of a number of diseases- all wanting you to pick them up and place them in […]
How many times have you “tried harder” to improve your health? How many times have you “tried harder” than the last time, only to fail again? You probably beat yourself up afterwards. You probably told yourself that if you just tried harder the next time around, you’d succeed. Here’s a secret: no you wouldn’t. Trying […]
You could be experiencing an allergic reaction to your car air freshener, says Daniel Swartz, executive director of the Children’s Environmental Health Network, a nonprofit Washington, D.C.-based consumer safety organization. Conventional car fresheners contain troublesome chemicals like petroleum distillates, which can irritate or damage your lungs; phthalates, which can interfere with hormone production; and benzene compounds, which have been found to be carcinogenic.
… How to create a air freshener for your car I just took an old sock (or actually two of them) and put one inside the other and filled it up with a bit of baking soda.
I love tea. I read books about tea. I’ve taken classes in tea. And, I pour over all the tea catalogs that come in the mail as much, if not more than, the seed catalogs in the winter. Rooibos It was in one of these tea catalogs that I first discovered Rooibos tea. “Hmmm,” I […]
Vegetable oils are great for restoring hair vitality and for adding gloss and shine to dry hair. The health of your hair is affected by a number of factors, such as diet, stress and the environment. Many store bought shampoos, conditioners and treatments contain a myriad of chemical ingredients that can sometimes leave your hair […]
Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that dates back to ancient times. If someone offers you Kombucha, they also will probably offer a long list of health benefits to convince you to drink it. Their claims, however, lack a substantial amount of scientific evidence. Not because the evidence isn’t there, but because little testing has […]