Exposed: New Nasty Health Risk Associated With Diet Drinks

Glass with cola collection

Diet soda – the name itself is a bit of an oxymoron because although it’s void of calories it’s been found to actually increase appetite and contribute to weight gain. But if that highly popularized finding wasn’t enough to get you to ditch those diet drinks, then listen up: scientist’s have recently discovered drinking diet […]

Best Drinks for Clean Summer Hydration

Coconut Water

Simple, delicious, plain old-fashioned water is hard to beat. Plain water is usually the best way to rehydrate for workouts of up to an hour. When plain water gets boring, try some of these clean hydrating drinks: Ice water with crushed pineapple and mint Water with freshly-squeezed lemon Cold water that has been stored in […]

The Rockstar Mineral Your Body is Begging For

Magnesium INSIDER

Magnesium Deficiency Causes Modern day living contributes to magnesium deficiency in a variety of ways. Firstly, modern intensive agricultural methods have depleted our soils of many minerals and magnesium is one of the most depleted minerals.1 Plants take up their nutrients from the soils they are grown in, which means many crops that used to […]

Health Trends Examined And Debunked

fresh seaweed

Every year brings a new crop of health trends, some of which are actually healthful and worthy of adopting; but the majority of which should be made obsolete (remember margarine? — yuck!). With the new year in full force, we think it’s time for some retrospection, and cant wait to share our take on the […]

Wicked Winter Health Myths

winter myths

We’ve heard them all – those silly theories about how winter affects our health: You’ll catch a cold if you go outside with wet hair!  Turkey will make you sleepy. Are these wicked winter health myths true? Let’s debunk some health myths we’ve all wondered about. Being Cold will Give You A Cold Folklore says […]

Deadly Viruses and Natural Solutions

Stomach Infection

Before planning your next vacation or your next trip to the hospital, old-age home or medical clinic you’ll want to read this! We’re all familiar with the stomach flu (known medically as gastroenteritis) and it’s nasty symptoms (the most common being excruciating stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting). What you may not know however, is that […]

Eat Away Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen  word written on the book and hormones list.

Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms or diseases? • Fatigue • Fibrocystic breasts • Headaches • Hair loss • Memory loss/Foggy Feeling • Mood swings • PMS • Thyroid dysfunction • Cancer (breast, uterine/endometrial, prostate) Are You Estrogen Dominant? ‘Estrogen Dominance’ sounds like a rival book to ‘50 Shades of Grey’; however, this […]

Summer Skin Damage

Sunburn back in a man

Oh, summer sun! It feels so good to bask in the soothing warmth of sunshine, but what is it doing to our skin? Being the barrier between the body and the environment the skin is subjected to a lot of abuse. Ultraviolet rays from the sun can injure the skin leading it to be red […]