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Health and Wellness Articles
Articles about health, fitness, sleep, and wellness.
How to Make Fire Cider
Fire cider boosts your health with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. See how to make this...
Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk...
Stir-Fry Recipe With Bone Broth
Here’s one of my favorite Stir-Fry recipes using bone broth. It’s good for you and good tasting!...
Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can
Among only a few native North American fruits cultivated commercially in the modern era,...
How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore
Cold sores can be a real pain in the… lip. Learn what causes cold sores and some natural cold sore ...
Five Health Foods You Probably Aren't Eating (or Might Consider Eating More Of)
Most plain fruits and vegetables are nutrient-dense. But on my long walk today, I started thinking...
Purslane: Health Benefits and Recipes
Purslane, or Portulaca oleracea, is a garden weed that is edible and has many health benefits. Find...
Poison Oak: Identification and Treatment
“Leaves of three, let it be!” “Hairy vine, no friend of mine!” Learn how to spot poison oak, tell...
Benefits of Mint Plants: Medicinal, Culinary, and More
What do you know about the mint family, Lamiaceae, the sixth- or seventh-largest of the flowering...
Mosquito Repellents and Bite Remedies
Use these natural mosquito repellents and mosquito bite remedies to keep the mosquitoes away and ...
Home Remedies for Pets
Here are some valuable home remedies for dogs and cats that can keep your pet’s tail wagging and...
Homemade Shampoos, Toothpaste, & Deodorant
Explore our recipes for homemade toothpaste, deodorant, shampoos, and more. Our DIY toiletry...
What Are Essential Oils (And What Do They Do)?
Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of headlines about essential oils in connection to health. What are...
Why We Wake Up Stiff and Achy
Do you grunt, groan, and ratchet yourself to a standing position as you get out of bed in the...
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe...
Is Cracking Joints Bad for You? Why Do Joints Crack?
Is cracking knuckles bad for you? Why do joints crack? Maybe you’ve picked up this common habit ...
Spring Allergies and Sufferin' Sinuses
In most regions of the nation, spring brings on a pollen assault. For days, sometimes weeks, pollen...
Asparagus: Health Benefits
Yep, asparagus is good for you, so even if you don’t grow it yourself, grab a big bunch from a...
Do You Sit Too Much? Get Up and Move!
Do you sit for long stretches of the day and/or evening for work, crafting, entertainment, or...
5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of...
10 Most Nutrient-Dense Vegetables and Fruit You Can Grow
Fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables are packed full of nutrients which help to boost health and...
10 Tips on Making (and Keeping) New Year's Resolutions
New Year’s resolutions have a long history. Why do we have New Year’s resolutions? And how do we...
The Healthiest Vegetables You Can Grow in the Garden!
Be sure to select the most nutrient-dense vegetables to grow in the garden. Not all are created...
How to Decode Food Labels
All natural! High-fiber! Multigrain! Only 2 grams of fat per serving! Contains real fruit! Do you...
Lentil and Brown Rice Soup
This Lentil and Brown Rice Soup recipe is a perfect introduction to cooking hearty, comforting...
How to Make Kimchi
Ever heard of kimchi? It’s a very flavorful, healthy, fermented dish made with vegetables. Here’s a...
Could Cocoa Be the Sweetheart Spice?
Where does cocoa come from? What’s the difference between cocoa and chocolate? Is chocolate healthy...
Nail Biting and Brittle Nail Remedies
Take care of your hands and nails. Here are ways to deal with nail-biting habits and what to do...
Muscle Twitches, Tics, and Jerks
Ever experienced muscle twitches, jerks, or involuntary tics? What causes them? Are they serious?...
Make Your Own Lip Balm
Coming indoors and going out, the dry winter air causes static hair, parched skin, and—especially—...
10 Tips to Help You Start Exercising (and Keep at It)
Sometimes, it can be difficult to start exercising—and even more difficult to stick with it! Here...
How to Prevent Cold and Flu in Winter
How can we avoid colds and flu naturally? Both—along with pneumonia, strep, chicken pox, and...
Home Remedies for Cough Relief
Coughs, while rarely serious, can be really annoying. Some of these natural remedies can provide...
Headache Types and Treatments
At some point, most of us will experience the sometimes debilitating and always irritating effects...
DIY Aftershave, Shaving Cream, Toner, Deodorant
Most DIY bodycare articles seem to aim exclusively at women. But both men and women may have...
Hair Loss: Causes and Natural Remedies
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Here are the causes and natural remedies. When...
Bowls and Boards For The Holiday Table
Facing some health issues this fall, I turned my mind toward how to make holiday meals that would...
Windchill Chart for the United States
Consult the Windchill Temperature Chart below to avoid severe winter conditions that could cause...
Natural Remedies for Dry Hair, Itchy Skin, and More
If you suffer from frizzy hair, itchy skin, chapped lips, or one of many other common cosmetic...
Varicose and Spider Veins: Causes and Treatments
They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer, and about as beloved. Unfortunately there’s no repellant...
What is Witch Hazel?
Witch hazel is a shrub that blooms in late fall and can make for both a valuable landscaping plant...
Where Does Black Pepper Come From?
Most of us have a pepper shaker on our kitchen table, but do you know where that pepper actually...
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