Health Tips

Health Tips from Down to Earth Organic and Natural.

Tips for Balancing Your Hormones

Many chemicals, both natural and man-made, may mimic or interfere with the body’s hormones, known as the endocrine system. Called endocrine disruptors or hormone disruptors, these chemicals are linked with developmental, reproductive, brain, immune, and other problems.1

Healthy, Natural Sunscreens

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Watch the video to see the difference between healthy, natural sunscreens and conventional. 

Essential Oils for A Good Night’s Sleep

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What essential oils are great for a good night's sleep? Below is a quick list from Carmela.

DIY Natural Household Cleaners

Buying or making your own Natural Household Cleaners can help you and your ohana avoid chemicals - especially harsh chemicals - that can negatively effect our bodies and the environment.

Natural Supplements for Immunity

What vitamins and minerals are best for your immune system? Below is a quick list from Carmela.

10 Ways to De-Stress

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Managing stress is good for overall health as well as heart health. Chronic stress raises levels of the hormone cortisol. High levels of cortisol can raise cholesterol levels, triglycerides, blood glucose levels and blood pressure which are all risk factors for heart disease.

Right Here, Right Now - Being Present in 2020

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The majority of New Year’s resolutions focus on losing weight or a fresh start eating healthy. Of course eating healthy and living a lifestyle that helps you feel your best is important. However, resolutions are often restrictive and unsustainable which makes them difficult to stick to.

4 Tips for Healthy and Happy Holidays

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Holiday weight gain doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of the season. Follow these 4 tips for a healthy and happy holiday.

4 Tips to Make Your Holiday Party More Sustainable

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The holidays are just around the corner and parties are on everyone’s mind. During this season of celebration the amount of waste generated from festivities can really add up. Incorporate a few of these sustainable tips when you plan your next holiday gathering.

Avoiding GMO Foods

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Food is undergoing constant change. Farmers have been saving seeds from plants that have desirable traits and using them for future crops. Crossbreeding different varieties of plants, like tomatoes, has led to sweeter and/or larger tomatoes.