4 Awesome Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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 […]

A New Year Health Challenge for You!

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 […]

Chemicals Used In Dry Cleaning & Their Dangers

Dry cleaning has been around for many decades. Dry cleaning involves cleaning clothes with an organic solvent rather than with water. Certain clothing fabrics can only be washed by dry cleaning. People don’t usually think about what kind of chemicals are being used in the process of dry cleaning. You just walk into a store, […]

The best way to cook asparagus

Preparing your asparagus before cooking Before washing, hold the tip of the asparagus stalk in one hand and the root end in the other. Slowly bend the stalk until it snaps near to the white end. Discard the root ends as they are very fibrous and don’t make for very good eating. Save the green […]

The health benefits of pomegranate juice

Known about and widely valued for literally thousands of years, the health benefits of pomegranate juice are still being discussed, tested and enjoyed to this very day. In fact, the popularity of the pomegranate and its juice indicate that the health benefits of pomegranate juice may be even more popular today than ever before. Native to and cultivated originally in the Middle East and Asia, the pomegranate and its long-living trees have spread out to Eastern Asia, Europe, Africa, and even North America and South America. The thick peel and internal white pulp membrane hold and protect the delicious arils or seed casings…

How To Tenderize Beef With Baking Soda

Have you ever noticed that when you eat at a Chinese restaurant, the meat is always so soft and tender? It seems like your knife just slides through it without any effort at all. A lot of Chinese recipes recommend tenderizing beef and other meat with Baking Soda. Salt can help tenderize meat, and since […]

What Does the USDA Organic Symbol Mean?

Seeing the USDA organic symbol on food products shows that the food is certified to be at least ninety five percent organically grown. Businesses that claim to produce organic foods must pass strict certification inspections in order to be approved by the USDA. The USDA symbol will also be stamped upon seed packets, foods in restaurants and business’s or farmers crops that claim to grow their food in an organic manner…