Trends tend to come and go, but the juicing craze may be here to stay. Although there are no proven health benefits of fruit and vegetable juice over the whole foods themselves, the modern busy lifestyle hardly gives us time to take in the daily recommended nine servings per day. Juicing is an excellent way to supplement your daily intake of vitamins and minerals, especially if you aren't in the habit of eating nutrient-rich foods like chard, kale, berries, citrus, and beets on a daily basis. Even better, by tailoring your juice recipes and ingredients, you can use juicing to serve specific purposes and support your lifestyle.
When it comes to ageless beauty, hair health is a huge factor. Healthy, shiny hair will work wonders to keep you feeling young and well. In our previous post, we gave you some DIY tips on treating hair from the outside-in using common ingredients from your kitchen. Today, we discuss other ways that healthy foods can improve the look and feel of your hair, this time from the inside-out.
Whether you're trying to grow it out, treat the breakage and frizz, or minimize balding, men and women alike spend a surprising amount of time worrying about their hair. Hair masks are a popular remedy for many hair complaints, from dull locks to thinning, and some can be very effective. With price tags that range anywhere from $10 to $60 or more, a quality hair mask doesn't always come cheap. But what if you could create a fresh, even more effective natural hair mask in your own kitchen?
Grow Nutritious Foods in ContainerUnfortunately, not all of us have the real estate to build an outdoor garden. This does not necessarily limit your ability to grow fresh and nutritious foods for your household. Even if you live in a studio apartment, a container garden can be a rewarding source of fresh fruits and vegetables. Who doesn't love to watch a tiny seed grow into prolific fruition?
Oral health care retail products rake in almost $10 billion a year, and it's easy to see why. No one wants to lose their precious teeth! It may seem confusing then, to learn that some indigenous cultures that implement no modern dental products have better overall dental health than those of us in the developed world. What is their secret?
"I would work out more, but I can never find the time." Does this phrase sound familiar? The bad news is, it's true. Modern society does not promote a healthy lifestyle or provide the average person with all the time they need to exercise, sleep well, socialize, and relax. The good news is, if you don't have time to hit the gym, you can fit a quick, full body workout into your morning routine without leaving your living room.
A clean home is a happy home. It's not just an old wives' tale your grandmother taught you; this is an idea proven by science! Various studies show that people who live in a clean home are more likely to be happy, productive, calm, in good shape, and well-rested. Keep in mind, however, that the indoor air contamination of chemical-based cleaners will do nothing for your health. Instead, opt for the all-natural tips and tricks shown below to make your home feel happier as spring comes into full bloom.
How's your night vision these days? Seeing in the dark will be one of the first things to go. Next you may notice a painful sensitivity to bright lights and an unusual fatigue after looking at a computer screen for several hours. All of these symptoms are markers of one simple deficiency.