The Amazing Cranberry

The health benefits of cranberry juice include relief from urinary tract infection (UTI), respiratory disorders, kidney stones, cancer, and heart diseases. It is also beneficial in preventing stomach disorders and diabetes, as well as gum diseases caused by dental plaque. Phytonutrients, which are naturally derived plant compounds, are present in cranberries and have been found to prevent a wide range of … Continue reading The Amazing Cranberry

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Debunking Some Diet Myths

There are countless myths about diet foods telling you how to lose weight and shed dozens of pounds is just a matter of weeks. However, when something sounds too good to be true, it typically is. Being able to recognize these common myths is important as you research your weight-loss strategy. Eating at Night Makes You … Continue reading Debunking Some Diet Myths

10 More Diet & Exercise Tips To Lose Weight

When it comes to weight loss, there are hundreds of strategies, tips, diets, supplements, secrets and myths out there. However, if you are seriously wondering how to lose weight in a healthy way, it is important not to get overwhelmed and to follow a comprehensive program of lifestyle, diet and exercise strategies. How To Lose Weight Fast? If you’re wondering … Continue reading 10 More Diet & Exercise Tips To Lose Weight

Eggcellent Food

As most of you recall, I love eggs in all their glorious culinary incarnations, from the humble fried egg, to the versatile Frittata. Besides the versatility of this humble food source, eggs have amazing health benefits, which include their ability to balance nutrient intake in the body, lower “bad” cholesterol levels, increase cognitive function, protect the heart, … Continue reading Eggcellent Food

13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The human body contains around 60% water, which plays a key role in all aspects of life (1). However, excess water retention (edema) is a common side effect of chronic inflammation (2). Also known as fluid retention, edema can be caused by food intolerances, poor diet, toxin exposure and diseases like kidney failure. Women may … Continue reading 13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The Scale Of Things

How much do you weigh, and why? For too many people, scale weight means so much more. Our emotions get involved. Certain numbers make us happy, others make us feel awful. The scale is so misunderstood that the device itself becomes another source for our emotional and psychological struggles with our transformation goals. The numbers the … Continue reading The Scale Of Things

6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it's your body's natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing. On the other hand, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. It … Continue reading 6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Other Factors That Influence Scale Weight

Understanding that the weight you get from a scale is influenced by various factors can help you better comprehend why the scale can be your biggest foe in the “Battle Of The Bulge”.   Scale weight changes constantly throughout the day. Any figure that the scale reports to you is merely a snapshot, a moment in … Continue reading Other Factors That Influence Scale Weight

Colloidal Oatmeal Cream Recipe

This is an amazing moisturizing cream recipe. I highly recommend this formulation for dry, damaged skin and/or winters itch. Besides being all natural, this colloidal oatmeal cream recipe contains ingredients that will help protect, soften, nourish, heal and rejuvenate the skin. Making your own homemade cream is fun, rewarding and easy. Use this on your … Continue reading Colloidal Oatmeal Cream Recipe

Homemade Sugar Scrub

The purpose of a body or face scrub is to remove dead skin cells. This is called exfoliation. When dead cells are removed, your skin becomes more vibrant.  You do have to be careful of scrubs if your skin is sensitive or thin (the plight of aging skin). The recipe that follows is a gentle … Continue reading Homemade Sugar Scrub