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Health and Wellness Articles
Articles about health, fitness, sleep, and wellness.
Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk...
Fire Cider and How to Make this Health-Boosting Tonic
Fire Cider boosts your health with herbs stewed in apple-cider vinegar. Fire Cider. The very name...
Recipes for Homemade Toiletries: Soaps, Shampoos, and More
Make your own soap, lotion, and other healthy body products! Here’s our recipes for homemade...
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
What causes cold sores and what are some natural cold sore remedies? Find out here! What are Cold...
100 Ways to Avoid Dying (According to Folklore)
Doctors and scientists are always telling us ways to live longer. Usually they involve a healthier...
Honey Natural Remedies: Not Just for Tea
Looking for a natural alternative to common over-the-counter medications? The cure may be closer...
Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Herbs and natural remedies can help calm anxiety and stress. Here’s a list of ways to relieve...
Natural Sleep Aids for Insomnia, Sleep Deprivation, and Snoring
If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you...
Natural Mosquito Repellents and Mosquito Bite Remedies
Use these natural mosquito repellents and mosquito bite remedies to keep the mosquitoes away and ...
10 Healthiest Vegetables and Fruit to Grow in Your Garden
Fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables are packed full of nutrients which help to boost health and...
Vacation: A State of Mind
If you’ve ever tended a big food garden in a region that gets frost—the kind of garden that you...
Cucumbers: Health Benefits
How healthy are cucumbers? Cucumbers are much more versatile than you might think, so here are tips...
Green Beans: So Good for You
String beans. Green beans. Snap beans. Not only are they healthy for your body but also they are...
Household Uses of Salt
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected...
Comforting Calendula and Its Many Benefits
No other flower in the cutting garden glows with cheerfulness quite like calendula. Irresistible...
Honey Health Benefits
Cuts, scrapes, scratches, burns, coughs, canker sores, heartburn, stomach upsets, diaper rash—...
Poison Oak: Identifying and Treating Poison Oak
Here are ways to identify poison oak as well as some home remedies to treat poison oak rash. What...
Beet Kvass Recipe
Beet kvass is a fermented vegetable drink that is easy to make and loaded with probiotics. Learn...
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...
Wild Strawberry & Garden Rosemary Tarts
The family and I headed out for an after-dinner walk the other night. We started down the driveway...
A Little Chocolate For Health? Maybe.
The good news is never quite as good as you wish. However, recent research suggests that eating a...
Home Remedies for Pets
Here are some valuable home remedies for dogs and cats that can keep your pet’s tail wagging and...
Bee or Wasp Stings: Prevention and Treatment
Here are some first aid tips for those annoying and often painful bee stings and wasp stings. Leave...
Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender is more than just a pretty plant. This fragrant perennial has been revered throughout the...
Essential Oils: Trendy But Nothing New
Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of headlines about essential oils in connection to health. What are...
Switchel or Haymaker's Punch Recipe
Switchel or Haymaker’s Punch is a refreshing drink made from apple cider vinegar. It was how...
Tick Bites: Lyme Disease Symptoms, Prevention, and Tick Removal
It’s the season for ticks! Prevent Lyme disease by keeping yourself tick-safe with these...
What Counts As Exercise?
Most of us are used to thinking of “exercise” as something to do in a gym, but we’re over looking...
Home Remedies for Sunburn Relief & Treatment
Here are 20 home remedies for sunburn relief and treatment. If you have a minor sunburn (where the...
Food Trends of 2017
At the end of each year or early into the new year, famous chefs, food critics, food writers,...
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...
Blueberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow Is Also One of the Healthiest
Blueberries are one the easiest fruit to grow. Here are some of the best blueberry varieties to add...
How to Get Motivated | Tips for Self-Motivation
Lack of motivation can be a pervasive and debilitating problem, but do not despair—there are ways...
How to Eat in Seven Words
Looking for advice on a healthful eating plan? There are so many diets that it can set your head to...
Ready to Run? Walk? Move?
Trouble getting up and out the door in the morning? Hoping to lose some weight, as we shed layers...
What Is the Microbiome: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat!
Trillions of bacteria live inside our body. There’s an entire ecosystem—or, microbiome—that we host...
5 Reasons to Eat More Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of...
Could Cocoa be the Sweetheart Spice?
Where does cocoa come from? What’s the difference between cocoa and chocolate? Is chocolate healthy...
Flowers You Can Eat
But did you know that the flowers of hundreds of common wild and cultivated plants are edible? Yes...
The Most Nutritious Vegetables You Can Grow
What are the healthiest vegetables to grow? After all, if you’re going to plant vegetables, why not...
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