Your Skin: It Absorbs!

by Tracy Ternes

When it comes to living a healthy and natural lifestyle, what you put on your body is just as significant as what you put in your body. Your skin is the largest organ of your body and since it is porous, it absorbs whatever you put on it.

Healthy Back-to-school: In the lunch box!

by Tracy Rohland

As summer vacation winds to an end, it’s time to welcome the school year with exciting and nutritious lunches for the kids. Packing a lunch for your child allows you to have some control over what he or she is eating at school and keeps your child from having to buy school lunches. Typical school-bought lunches are meat-based and loaded with saturated fat and cholesterol, as well as refined sugars, flours, preservatives, and artificial ingredients.

For the Health of It: Go Vegetarian

by Tandis Bishop

Leading health experts agree that going vegetarian is the single-best thing we can do for ourselves and our families. Healthy vegetarian diets support a lifetime of wellness and provide protection against numerous diseases, including our country’s three biggest killers: heart disease, cancer, and stroke. The American Dietetic Association states that vegetarians have “lower rates of death from ischemic heart disease; ...

Make the Flu Stop with You

by Tracy Ternes

A healthy diet, adequate sleep, regular exercise and good hygiene are the building blocks of a healthy body. Whether preparing for a possible flu pandemic or simply protecting yourself from a common cold, the following guidelines are your first defense against sickness.

Ways to Use Goji Berries

by Tracy Rohland

Goji berries or “happy” berries have been used for centuries in East Asian food and medicine. This mild, tangy fruit is a little sweet and sour and is usually found dried. It has been used by Chinese herbalists to help eyesight, protect the liver, boost immune function, and to promote longevity. Because of their high antioxidant qualities, adding goji berries to your diet can be very beneficial.

Vitamin C

by Janet Stewart

When you get a cold, is the first thing you think of taking vitamin C? Many people reach for this vitamin when they feel a cold coming on, but vitamin C has many other benefits besides helping us fight colds.

How to Make the Transition Fun

by Tracy Rohland

Many people who consume meat on a regular basis have experienced the desire to be a vegetarian or simply eat less meat. One of the drawbacks they feel is that they are going to be in for hard work or they might end up going hungry. But with all of the creative and inspiring vegetarians out there, changing your diet can be an easy and enlightening experience. You just need to know how to go about doing it.