Health Benefits From Coconut Oil

When I read this story of Bruce Flett, I was shocked. This man spent the greater part of last year suffering with dementia as a result of an infection in his heart and a valve replacement. Flett was unable to dial the telephone, use the computer, talk clearly, or even take care of his own […]

Health Benefits and Risks of Eggs

Eggs are associated with Easter; from chocolate covered Easter eggs to hard boiled eggs that are painted and decorated by children, it is hard to avoid eggs at Easter time. Real eggs (as oppose to the chocolate-covered variety) have many nutritional benefits but they also carry some risks for particular health problems. Eggs need to […]

5 Foods That Make Great Beauty Products

In my pursuit of an organic lifestyle, I often think of the mantra associated with cosmetics multi-millionaire Helena Rubinstein – “Don’t put anything on your face that you wouldn’t put in your mouth”. In fact, it really does form the cornerstone of my personal care routine – not least because up to seventy percent of […]

5 Common Bad Cooking Habits and How to Fix Them

The following article was written by Benjamin who writes for Online Cooking Schools. You can read more of what he’s got to say on the Cooking Schools Blog. These days it is likely that you are bombarded with so much information about how to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle that determining the right diet for […]

How To Cook And Grow Swiss Chard

Imagine coming in from shoveling snow or defrosting animal water troughs on a bitter cold, winter day and the smell that lures you to the kitchen. On inspection, you see just another pot of vegetable soup simmering on the stove. But the flavor is like no vegetable soup you’ve ever tried. Such was our experience […]

8 Breakfast Foods That Will Give You Protein

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day as the body essentially “fasts” while you sleep; this means that when you wake up your body needs to “re-stock” with energy to get going again. However, many people skip breakfast or do not eat the right mix of nutrients that help the body to get […]

How To Tell If A Product Is Really Organic

In the 1950’s, they used to put food on the shelves. Real food. Slowly the swaps began taking place. Artificial flavoring snuck onto food labels and pesticides began caking our produce. Our nutrients were supplemented and chemicals were thrown into the pot. Awareness is on the rise against the “not-so-natural” products that sit on the […]