The Health Benefits of Kefir

What Is Kefir? Kefir is a fermented milk product that health nuts love. It can be made from any type of milk, including: Cow milk Goat milk Sheep milk Soy or rice milk Like a drinkable yogurt, kefir is slightly tart, very creamy, and contains naturally-occurring bacteria and yeasts that give kefir its superior health […]

5 Tips On How To Lose Belly Fat Naturally And Safe

The following is a guest post by Alex. Alex blogs at How To Lose Belly Fat. In his blog you can learn how to lose belly fat the healthy way. The basic principles for reducing belly fat naturally and safe are simple: Eat less, burn calories and fat and build more muscles. These are easy […]

What Are Flavonoids?

Antioxidants are wonderful things. They slow down the rate in which we age, and they help us look and feel younger than we actually are. Antioxidants are nutrients that are found in many of the foods we eat. They help to protect the body from the harmful effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules […]

The Health Risks of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

One of the big things that I’ve learned in the recent years along my journey to improve my health, has been to read what ingredients are in the foods I eat. I’m a label reader first and foremost, checking how many calories, how much fat, and how much sodium are in the foods I buy. […]

How to Freeze Fresh Herbs

A home garden doesn’t have to contain only fruits and vegetables. It can also be a wonderful place to grow fresh herbs such as oregano. Herbs are good for so many things other than cooking, like detoxing you liver and kidneys. To keep fresh herbs lasting longer, one option is to dry them. However, herbs […]

Green Beans with Balsamic Reduction Recipe

Do you ever get bored with your vegetables? Are you looking for a way to spice things up when it comes to green beans? There’s a simple yet elegant way to add a little flavor to your green beans without a lot if hassle. Pour a balsamic reduction sauce over them. Balsamic reduction sauces are […]

Planting Fruit Trees 101

Ah, apple pie – the quintessential American dish. What could make mom’s apple pie even better? There’s one sure method: growing the fresh apples yourself. As environmentally-conscious Americans seek out ways to make their lifestyle more sustainable, many are starting to grow their own, backyard fruit trees. What used to be a widespread practice of […]