What Is the Macrobiotic Diet? Learn About Benefits & Top Foods

The meaning of macrobiotic is “great life.” The core concepts central to the macrobiotic diet, including the Traditional Chinese Medicine belief balancing yin and yang both within the body and one’s environment, date back many centuries in ancient Eastern traditions. Proponents of macrobiotic eating approaches have long encouraged people to eat natural, whole foods that not only support the health of their […]

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs: The Healthy Carbs You Want to Eat

Carbohydrates are a hot topic in the nutrition world — particularly when it comes to discerning between good carbs and bad carbs. In one arena, we hear how wonderful carbohydrates are for exercise performance and metabolism, and then the next day we hear about a recent study showcasing the potential damaging blood sugar effects of carbohydrate consumption. This constant back and […]

Pregnancy Diet: The Best Foods & Supplements for a Healthy Pregnancy

Although the importance of dietary and lifestyle habits during pregnancy is well known, did you know that the risk of inadequate intakes of vital nutrients is high even in the most industrialized countries? It’s true, which is why following a proper pregnancy diet is so vital. A 2013 study published in the Journal of Family and Reproductive Health evaluated the eating habits […]

Homemade Probiotic Deodorant

Conventional deodorant can contain a lot of harmful chemicals. Because of this, many people try natural deodorant. Unfortunately, this can be very expensive and most of the time not work well. Here’s my solution: Make your own! This homemade probiotic deodorant is easy to make, beneficial to your body, cost-effective and it works! What Is Probiotic Deodorant? Probiotic deodorant is exactly […]

Mediterranean Grilled Lamb Chops

No matter how much you love food or cooking, it’s easy to get stuck in a food rut. I know at my house, there have been plenty of cases when I’m stuck at dinnertime trying to come up with a clever way to cook chicken breasts for the fifth night in a row or experimenting with how to spice up […]

Kratom: Harmful Substance or Safe Drug Addiction Treatment?

What is kratom? This botanical substance is often used to get people off hard drugs like heroin and opioids, and it’s been labeled as a “drug and chemical of concern” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Why? Because despite its effectiveness at curbing addiction to certain drugs, there’s now evidence that users can become addicted to kratom itself. […]

How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day?

Calories — specifically daily calorie intake — are always a hot topic. “How many calories should I eat a day?” It’s a tricky question to answer, seeing as daily calorie intake depends on a number of factors, including height, weight, activity level, gender, age, diet and so much more. It also depends on your goals. For instance, if you’re overweight […]

Colon Cancer Symptoms & the Prevention Diet

Colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer when it affects the rectum as well, is one of the most prevalent types of cancer. The third most common cancer (after breast and lung cancers), approximately 4.4 percent of men (1 in 23) and 4.1 percent of women (1 in 25) will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime. When the numbers of men […]

9 Weight Loss Tips for Women (for 9 Common Problems)

While losing weight fast is tough for anyone, there are several factors that can make it extra challenging for women. A study published in the journal JAMA found that between 2013 and 2014, obesity among men was 35 percent and 40 percent among women. And between 2005 and 2014, while men’s rates of obesity essentially plateaued, the number of women who were very obese steadily increased. […]

Autism Natural Treatment, Including the Right Foods & Supplements

Autism is a developmental disorder that initially occurs in early childhood. It generally affects a child’s language, behavior and social skills in development. The exact cause of autism is unknown, but some reasons may include medications (specifically valproic acid and thalidomide) taken during pregnancy, exposure to toxins, infections, inflammation, leaky gut, nutrient deficiencies, food allergies and inborn errors of metabolism. Unfortunately, an […]