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Health and Wellness Articles
Articles about health, fitness, sleep, and wellness.
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...
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...
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...
Home Remedies for Dry Skin
Are you plagued by dry, itchy skin? Here are some helpful dry skin remedies. Winter’s low humidity...
Cold and Flu Prevention Tips
If you’re trying hard to avoid catching the common cold and the flu, here are some prevention tips...
Big Helps for Little Hurts: Old-fashioned Home Remedies for Kids
The next time you need some health help, check your pantry for some old-fashioned home remedies!...
Tips to Avoid Winter Weight Gain
There’s no shortage of magazine articles about avoiding the 10-pound winter weight gain, but why do...
7 Tips for Fall Allergy Relief
Fall allergy season is upon us, and if you’re one who suffers, you know all too well what this...
September is National Honey Month!
This month is sweet! September is National Honey Month; read on for honey facts worth buzzing about...
Honey Natural Remedies: Not Just for Tea
Looking for a natural alternative to common over-the-counter medications? The cure may be closer...
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...
Old-Fashioned Hair Care Tips and Treatments
To care for your hair, forget those so-called miracle salon products. Here are 10 common-sense hair...
Household Uses of Salt
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected...
Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender is more than just a pretty plant. This fragrant perennial has been revered throughout the...
Tick Bites | Lyme Disease | Treatment
If you spend time outside or have pets that go outdoors, it’s important to be aware of tick bites—...
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,...
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...
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...
Natural Remedies for Migraines
Migraines can be truly debilitating, so try these natural remedies for migraine relief. Migraines...
TMJ: A Pain in the...Jaw
Ever had discomfort or pain in your jaw muscles? Let’s talk about TMJ symptoms, causes, and ...
Natural Remedies for Arthritis
If you feel pain and stiffness in your joints caused by inflammation, see our natural remedies for ...
Natural Remedies for a Cold
What can we do to help our bodies through the process of healing a cold? Here are some natural...
Fidget While You Work?
Is fidgeting your legs or body harmful or helpful to health? We’ve all sat next to that guy whose...
Salt for Preventive Health and Natural Remedies
Try these preventive health measures for salt, a historically important food that can act as a...
Natural Life Hacks
Interested in a simpler, more natural way of living? Be forewarned: We are not talking those ...
What Do Our Dreams Mean?
What are dreams, and what do they mean? Here we discuss how dreams connect the past and the present...
Fun Facts and Myths about Hair
Curious about your crowning glory? Here are some fun facts and myths about hair, including hair...
Cilantro: Are You a Friend or Foe?
Cilantro, Coriandrum sativum, also known as coriander or Chinese parsley, can incite a repulsed...
You Gotta Love Lentils
There’s nothing homelier—or, homier—than a steaming bowl of ordinary green/brown lentil soup. But,...
Proper Hand-Washing for Clean Hands
Hand-washing is an essential part of staying healthy, so learn how to wash your hands correctly!...