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by Thrifty homemade “green” cleaning products will clean your home as well as commercial cleaners while you avoid toxic chemicals and save money. Harsh cleaners leave harmful residues on surfaces and pollute indoor air with toxic fumes. They are hazardous to everyone in your family, including pets. Commercial cleaners are linked to skin irritations, asthma—even cancer. By using everyday ingredients you...
by One of your best health protection options is choosing certified organic foods. You should always thoroughly wash all raw vegetables and fruits (including those organically grown) to rid them of bacteria, but no method: washing, freezing, or cooking--will eradicate pesticide residue from conventionally grown produce. A large percentage of pesticides currently in use are regarded as potential carcinogens,...
by As we all know, exercise has many benefits for health, including helping participants to live longer. In addition to longevity, exercise can reduce the risk of age-related disease, improve brain function, and even help to slow down the visible signs of aging. According to a recent research study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences mice that exercised did not show typical...
by Even though science has yet to discover the proverbial fountain of youth, there are many foods that contain anti-aging properties that can help increase one’s lifespan and avert illnesses such as osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes. By eating the right foods, you can put the brakes on the aging process, feel healthier and live an active lifestyle to stay in shape. Here’s a list of eight tasty...
by Can an app actually save your life? There was an amazing story recently about an infant’s life that was saved because someone nearby with CPR training was notified through an app alert system and was able to assist with the medical emergency before the paramedics arrived. This is one of many examples of how the technology in smartphones is improving our lives through prevention, well-being support,...
by I have noticed that more and more businesses keep a small bowl of candy in reception areas and on countertops. They are practically becoming part of the décor. The other day, while waiting for my hairstylist, a woman marched over to the obligatory bowl of candy, snatched up a fistful of candy and announced, “I need some sugar!” She was not a diabetic in distress; she was not faint from not eating....
by Although there are many approaches toward battling depression, there is no question that a healthy diet should be part of an overall depression-fighting treatment plan. The nutrients in food support wellness, growth and the body’s ability to repair itself. Deficiency in fat, protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins can cause our bodies to not work at full capacity and can also adversely affect...
by The same old protein shake doesn't cut it in comparison to this easy, functional and exotic smoothie you can make in minutes. Instead of blending a simple protein shake or smoothie, try throwing in several extra hours of energy from healthiest possible real food ingredients. Your energizing smoothie can contain powerful superfoods including raw hemp seeds, chia seeds, maca and avocado which are loaded...
by September is National Yoga Month! Yoga has become a popular way for people to become fit, lose weight, improve balance, and create a strong and flexible body. While yoga can help to increase health and improve appearance, yoga can also promote relaxation and increase clarity and focus, while bringing about a better mind-body awareness. In this article we will identify a number of different types...
by How do you feel when you wake up in the morning? If you are like most people, probably groggy and ready to climb right back into bed. Don’t hit the snooze button just yet. There are a few simple tricks to feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your day.Taking Advantage of the Power HourGo to bed an hour earlier and give yourself an hour each day to wake up before you leave the house. That may sound...