Apple Cider Vinegar, also known as ACV, is a long-time staple of healthy and natural living enthusiasts. From taking daily shots to help boost your immunity systems to putting in your favorite salad dressing for a punch of flavor, there seems to be countless uses for this wonderful product! Here are 10 - maybe new to you - ways to use Apple Cider Vinegar.
Health & Wellness
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a type of virus that causes diseases of varying severity, ranging from the common cold to a more serious respiratory disease.
When you think of meditation, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? Is it a highly enlightened being sitting on a white pillow with their legs crossed and a bright light all around them as they achieve nirvana?
Presented by Carmela Wolf, M.S.O.M., L.Ac.
Parents often pass down more than genes to children – habits are usually picked up too! Keep reading for some healthy habits you can cultivate in your kids just in time for going back to school.
In honor of March being National Nutrition Month, we decided to seek out advice from one of our favorite Nutritionists, Carmela Wolf! Carmela is the Wellness manager at Down to Earth. She’s known for her vibrant, friendly personality, along with her wealth of health information. To share Carmela’s knowledge, we’ve created a “Wellness Wednesdays” series!
You might be at a point in the year when you’re struggling to keep the new year’s health resolutions you made and you’re falling back to old habits. Old habits die hard, but they don’t have to in your case! Here’s a list of some of the most common barriers to staying healthy and how to overcome them
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it again, the holidays are crazy! Whether you’re running around picking up presents, visiting relatives, or going on vacation, it can get overwhelming. The pressures and expectations of the holidays make it easy to overlook why we even celebrate them in the first place! It’s a time to be with people you love and to spread cheer. But there’s one person you probably forget about each and every year…. Yourself! Last year I remember being way too stressed and couldn’t enjoy myself fully.
Honey is such a versatile product. Not only is it nutritious, honey also builds your immune system, energizes you, beautifies you, treats wounds, and it can improve your scalp and be a great moisturizer. If you want to get the best out of your honey make sure it’s raw. Raw honey contains vitamins, minerals, and enzymes as opposed to refined honey. We have many local honeys here at Down to Earth… come in and check them out! (My fav is Manoa honey.)
Here are some treat yo’self honey recipes:
March is Women’s History Month, nationally highlighting the contributions of women to events in history and society. This is a month for we women to treat ourselves! Treating yourself can be as simple as just taking some time to yourself, reading your favorite book, getting a facial or hair treatment, going on a picnic with friends, taking a walk, baking cookies, watching the sunset, taking a bubble bath (my fav.), taking a nap, or watching a movie.
Here are some recipes for homemade face and hair masks: