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Health and Wellness Articles
Articles about health, fitness, sleep, and wellness.
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!...
Natural Remedies: Curing Bad Breath
How to get rid of bad breath? See these tips and easy remedies to keep your breath smelling fresh....
Leek Soup to Help You Lose Weight
Soup can be an excellent food for dieters, as eating a soup course like leek soup before your...
Using Bone Broth in Soups and Stews
Incorporating bones into your cooking improves the flavor of soups and stews while also offering...
Homemade Hair Treatments, Lotions, and Nail Care
All-natural homemade treatments can help you not to break the bank, especially with these easy and...
Aloe Vera: A Self-Regenerating First-Aid Kit
Among the easiest-to-grow houseplants, aloe vera will decorate a kitchen shelf with quiet grace...
How to Stop the Hiccups
Read on for a surefire remedy for getting rid of hiccups that can strike a person anytime, anywhere...
Raspberries: Health Benefits
Raspberries are a delicious power food prized for the vitamins, fiber, and many health benefits...
Broccoli: Health Benefits
Broccoli has many health benefits that make it really good for you and your family, so even if you...
Leafy Greens: Health Benefits
Aside from supplying conventional nutrients, all leafy greens (especially the deeply colored ones)...
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through...
Pulses Recipes: Cooking With Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas
Here are 12 delicious recipes using pulses—lentils, peas, beans, and other dried legumes. What are ...
Carrots: Health Benefits
Carrots offer even more health benefits than the Vitamin A you might know about. Plus they’re...
10-Minute Workouts: Especially Good in Winter
A growing body of research suggests that sneaking in one or several 10-minute bouts of exercise can...
Household Uses for Winter Snow and Ice
It’s winter! In central New Hampshire where I live, snow from the first big storm of the season is...
Grab an Apple
I’ve blogged about apples before, but it’s time for an update since it’s apple harvest season. Find...
Parsley: Don’t Leave It on Your Plate
Ah, parsley. Its lovely green leaves dress up a plate but often return to the kitchen sink soggy....
More Veggies on the Menu? Yes!
A few years back, my adult daughter moved to a toney Virginia suburb, where she found it...
Making Whey and Recipes with Whey
I love homemade whey, that cloudy liquid that remains after milk has been curdled or strained, and...
What's in Bottled Drinks?
What exactly is in bottled drinks? Many bottled drinks advertise that they are good for you, but...
Winter Holiday Food-Safety Tips
Family gatherings, office potlucks, holiday buffets, neighborhood cookie exchanges, church suppers...
Garlic's History of Healing
You might know garlic simply as your favorite fall crop, but it also has a long history of healing...
Losing Weight and Reducing Food Cravings
Shedding those extra pounds to lose weight may seem impossible, but with these 10 weight-loss...
Natural Remedies: Stomach Ache
A sour stomach is no fun—Check out our natural remedies for soothing your stomach ache, and tips...
Blowing in the Wind: Allergies and Pollen
If misery loves company, then hay-fever sufferers should never have to be alone. Thirty-five...
Try a Madstone
Have you ever heard of a mad stone? This home remedy was used for centuries to heal though it’s not...