Why Young Women Need Iron

Iron is just one of the important minerals that the body needs to function. Iron is particularly important to young women for a couple of reasons. Women lose iron through the monthly menstrual cycle; in addition, pregnant women require more iron. Iron deficiency in young women can have a number of effects; however, many young […]

Sticking to Serving Sizes

The phrase, “everything in moderation,” never really applied to my life until I decided to become a clean  and more conscious eater. I have had my days as slave to the diets that dictated what I could and could not have and once felt the chains of counting of calories shackling me to a life […]

Good Food For Eye Health

The following article was written by Dr. David Cronauer, a graduate of Wilkes University Pennsylvania College of Optometry affiliated, accelerated program, is affiliated with Replace My Contacts, provider of discount contact lenses on more than 150 brands, including Air Optix Aqua, Acuvue Oasys, SofLens Multifocal, and many more. Dr. Cronauer focuses vision related problems for head injury and stroke […]

Why Chocolate is Good for the Heart

Chocolate is a favorite gift to give to a loved one on Valentine’s day; however, chocolate is associated with the “affairs of the heart” in more ways than one. Chocolate contains many vitamins, minerals and other ingredients, including flavonoids. Studies have shown that flavonoids have been linked to protection against heart disease. Where Chocolate Comes […]

5 Herbs To Help Women Conceive Naturally

Most fertility problems are caused by hormonal imbalances. Clinical studies indicate that women who have unexplained infertility or those who are struggling to conceive after the age of 35 could be helped by getting their hormones back into balance. Some examples of hormonal imbalances are: An estrogen imbalance (usually excessive) can cause conditions such as […]

Adding Natural Whey Protein into Your Daily Diet

Turns out, Little Miss Muffet had the right idea when she spent her mornings with pesky spiders eating curds and whey. Nowadays we have the blessing of being able to scoop up that whey  and add it a massively nutritional protein shake instead. Protein gets a bad rap when it comes to the daily eating […]

How to Make Yerba Mate Tea and why you would want to

Yerba mate is a shrub found in the rainforest of South America. A country such as Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Brazil is where yerba mate can be found naturally. The leaves can be made to brew a strong tea and is a nationally made drink. It is also an alternative medicine source made to counteract […]