Top Foods to Avoid with High Blood Pressure

In America, almost one in three adults are living with high blood pressure, that’s why the topic of dietary recommendations for high blood pressure is becoming more and more popular these days. What causes high blood pressure? Normally not consuming enough vegetables and fruits can result in a high sodium intake and low potassium intake,…

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Castor oil – great for thickening and regrowing hair, eyelashes and eyebrows

Castor oil is often overlooked for its benefits for the skin and hair because of its extremely thick and sticky consistency.  However, if you’re looking for a cheap, natural remedy for several common skin and hair complaints, then castor oil is definitely worth your time. Castor oil for regrowing and thickening hair, eyelashes and eyebrows…

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A Dash of Cinnamon Could be The Secret to Weight Loss

There are many ingredients claimed to be helpful with losing extra weight. The bad thing is that your body is designed to start storing energy in the form of fat, as soon as possible. That was a good thing for our ancestors because it meant to keep them warm and have more energy on bad…

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23 Research-Backed Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Vinegar has so many uses and medicinal properties, it’s arguably one of the most underrated natural substances. There are countless resources about all the amazing benefits that Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has for multiple physical ailments, cleaning and DIY purposes. ACV is a cheap and effective multi-purpose cleaner, you can add it to your water, tea and salad dressings…

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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are better than others. Here are some of the best and worst foods you can eat when you’re feeling under…

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Foods That Boost Focus and Concentration Without Caffeine

Coffee is definitely the most popular drink for boosting focus and concentration. Unfortunately, for some folks, caffeine causes jitters and heart racing. Not to mention that high caffeine intake may lead to anxiety, heart palpitations and insomnia. The good news is there are a lot of foods and drinks that boost focus and concentration without the side…

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3 Things You Can Do to Shake the Salt Habit

The two most prominent dietary risks for death and disability in the world are not eating enough fruit and eating too much salt. Eating too little fruit kills nearly five million people every year, and eating too much salt kills four million. There are three things we can do to lower our salt intake. First, don’t add salt at…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Workout Before Work

Not everyone is excited about getting up early to workout, but here are 6 reasons why you should do it, and enjoy doing it. So it doesn’t get pushed aside – How many times have you said you’re going to work out later on in the day, but it just doesn’t seem to get done? First…

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Is Diet Soda Making You Fat?

While it’s tempting to choose diet soda during the holidays in an effort to prevent that holiday weight gain we’re all so familiar with, it would be wiser to avoid it like the plague. That’s because diet soda like almost all diet products on the market contains aspartame. And while aspartame has had a publicity makeover…

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Remedies for Dark Elbows

Dark elbows occur when your elbows accumulate darker skin than the rest of your arm. This can be caused by: an accumulation of dead skin cells hyperpigmentation increased by sun exposure birth control pills melasma (dark spots) from a recent pregnancy freckles and age spots certain skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema inflammation from a previous injury While such causes…

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