Coconut oil is just plain amazing. I have a jar of coconut oil in my kitchen and bathroom – simply because it has so many practical uses around my home. Here are some of my favorite ways to incorporate coconut oil into my everyday life (and here’s one of my favorite brands of coconut oil). […]
Could the environmental toxins exposed to pregnant mothers affect their unborn children? YES! In fact, we all have 30,000 to 50,000 chemicals in our bodies that our grandparents didn’t have. Think about how that affects an infant or an unborn child. And worst of all, many of these chemicals (which are are commonly found in baby care […]
While eating a healthy diet can give the body all the nutrition the body needs, physical signs on the body such as chicken skin on the upper arms (keratosis pilaris) or dark rings under the eyes can all point to vitamin or nutritional deficiencies. I’ve experienced this first hand with my son. He has had […]
About two-thirds of US children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) take some form of prescription medication to treat it. While ADHD makes it difficult for children to pay attention and control impulsive behavior, powerful stimulant drugs like Ritalin and Adderall help to improve focus and self-control. The drugs come at a price, however, […]
I love shopping at my local health food store for organic produce and fresh, grass-fed meat. But there’s one thing that bugs me EVERY time I go to the store: cleaning products. It just amazes me how much these natural cleaning products cost. I make most of my own DIY cleaning products at home for WAY less […]
Eggs are among the few foods that I would classify as “superfoods.” They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Here are 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies. 10 Health Benefits of Eggs 1. Eggs Are Incredibly Nutritious Eggs are among the most nutritious […]
Many people carefully tend to the skin on their face, regularly exfoliating, cleansing, and moisturizing. But when’s the last time you tended to the skin on the rest of your body? Your skin is your largest organ, after all, and there is one simple step you can add to your morning routine that can greatly improve its health – dry skin brushing.
Pencils, notebooks, backpacks, lunch bags… it’s back-to-school time. Are you ready? I am! Because I’ve got my top 7 essential oils for back to school to help keep my kids healthy and ready for the classroom. I keep these oils well stocked in my holistic medicine kit. I regularly use these essential oils (where to buy high-quality […]