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The Ayurvedic, Plant-Based Skincare Compound That’s Replacing Retinol
Retinol can lead to dryness, peeling, increased sensitivity and inflammation. But a new retinol alternative, called bakuchiol, may just change the skincare game.
11 Reasons to Start Drinking Dandelion Tea or Coffee
What are the first foods you think of when hear the term “superfoods”? You probably think of acai berries, green tea, turmeric or yogurt. Few people ever consider the humble dandelion that rears its head on lawns around the world. But they should. That’s because dandelions are among the greatest superfoods available to us. And, […]
Everything You Need to Know About Pea Protein Powder
Pea protein is a high-quality protein and a great source of iron. It can aid muscle growth, weight loss and heart health.
12 Delicious Soba Noodle Recipes
Do you love noodles? If you haven’t tried soba noodles, they’re a nutritious, gluten-free noodle well worth adding to your noodle repertoire. Soba is a type of Japanese noodle traditionally made from buckwheat flour. Buckwheat is naturally gluten-free and high in protein, iron, magnesium and B vitamins. If you can’t eat gluten, keep in mind […]
Do Companies Have Adequate Practices To Deal With Chemicals?
How is a consumer supposed to know that companies have adequate practices and policies in place for the chemicals in their products?
7 Ways to Improve Your Circadian Rhythm for Optimal Health
Factors like artificial lighting, screens and jet lag can mess with your circadian rhythm. The good news is, you can get back on track and optimize your health.
8 Surprising Health Benefits of Music
Upbeat songs get our toes tapping. Sad songs can reduce us to tears. But music has many more powerful effects on the body you might not even realize. Here are eight surprising health benefits of music. 1. Keeps your brain young Just like reps in the gym exercise your body, music trains the brain, according […]
10 Air Fryer Recipes for Your Holiday Table
Your air fryer is very handy for freeing up oven space and saving cooking time. These air fryer recipes are deliciously easy and perfect for the holiday table.
9 Simple Ways to Green Your Holiday
As you gear up for the holidays, you may be wondering how to make your celebrations eco-friendly. Here are some tips on how to "green" your holiday celebrations.
How to Fly Without Creating an Ounce of Trash
Air travel and eco-conscious living are two things not often discussed together. It’s next to impossible to justify the vast amounts of fuel burned when flying and the airline industry is notorious for its wastefulness. That said, traveling the globe is a part of modern day life. Sometimes, taking an airplane is simply unavoidable. Hopping a […]
My 8 Favorite Kitchen Tools Still Going Strong After Decades of Use
These allies in cooking and baking were made to endure, rather than self-destruct.
Create Nest Tubes for Your Local Bird Friends
The number of tree cavities are often limited on the landscape, but there are many different species that require cavities for their home (such as squirrels, bats and birds). As a result, cavities that suit the needs of a given species are a hot commodity, and competition for them can be fierce. The reason for […]
I Tried CBD Oil for My Anxiety. Here’s What Happened.
After reading through countless claims about CBD oil's therapeutic properties, I decided to test out the miracle oil for myself to see if it helped my anxiety.
7 Unhealthy Kitchen Habits to Break Immediately
You might not even realize you’re cutting a few sanitation corners in the kitchen. But sometimes it’s the little things — as in disease-causing pathogens — that have major consequences. Here are seven unhealthy kitchen habits to break immediately. 1. Cross-contaminating surfaces Some people are very conscientious about food safety. But others might not be […]
Is Idaho Turning Wastewater into Beer?
A company lured me into investigating a rumor about the northwestern state.
8 Practical Ways to Beat an Afternoon Slump at Work
Have you accepted the afternoon slump as something inevitable? Try these simple ideas to make your afternoons more productive.
What’s Actually in Black Raspberry Supplements?
The regulation of dietary supplements in the United States has been described as “too little, too late.” “Dietary supplements may be adulterated with dangerous compounds, be contaminated, fail to contain the purported active ingredient, or contain unknown doses of the ingredients stated on the label; be sold at toxic dosages; or produce harmful effects” in […]
Is Self-Care Causing You More Stress?
Self-care has become an increasingly popular method to cope with stress, bad days and difficulties with mental health. And in a world when so many daily activities demand your precious time and energy, self-care can be an effective way to maintain your physical, mental and emotional health. There are a million and one ways to […]
Top 10 Foods to Eat if You Have Depression
If you’re like most people suffering from depression, it is just too easy to reach for all the comfort foods. Sadly, most of these foods only aggravate this serious condition. And, while we know that foods like sweets, harmful fats and caffeinated beverages can aggravate the symptoms of depression, few people know the foods that […]
How to Save Time Every Day Without Even Trying
Do you feel like you never have enough time? There might be more minutes in the day than you realize, just waiting for you to reclaim them. Here are nine simple tips to save time every day without even trying. 1. Make a to-do list Starting your day without a plan might be the single […]