Tips for Working Out in the Heat Safely (Plus Its Benefits)

When nicer weather returns, it’s exciting to move your workouts outdoors, adding plenty of fresh air and scenic sights to the experience. However, working out in the heat can cause dehydration and overheating when it’s not done with caution. There are ways you can work out in the heat safely, staying cool and maintaining healthy hydration levels. With these simple tips, you […]

Baked Asparagus Recipe, with Portobello Mushroom

It can be difficult for me to understand when someone says that they don’t like vegetables. But then I hear about the overcooked, mushy asparagus they associate with vegetable time, and I can understand their distaste. To remedy this, I have a few tricks up my sleeve. First, pick up some fresh asparagus at your local farmer’s market or supermarket. […]

Alpha-Linolenic Acid: Plant-Based Omega-3 Supports Heart, Cognition

It’s no secret that heart disease is an epidemic in the United States. After all, the American Heart Association reports that nearly half of Americans have heart disease, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it continues to be the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The good news is there are many ways you can prevent and combat this deadly condition […]

Natural Ear Infection Remedies

Are you struggling with symptoms of an ear infection and wondering how to cure an ear infection fast? Ear infections, whether they afflict adults or more commonly children, can be really unpleasant and outright painful. Ear infections can be in the outer, middle, or inner ear. For this article, I’m going to focus on the most common type of ear […]

Plantains: 6 Reasons to Add to Your Diet (#5 Will Make You Think)

Although not a staple food in the United States, plantains have a rich history, with references to the fruit dating back 2,500 years ago. There are even mentions of plantains in Ancient Greek records of Alexander the Great’s travels to India. He liked them so much that he ordered them to be grown in his coastal domains in Africa. At […]

Study Shows Electric Lights Affect Sleep

We’ve long known that light influences human health because it’s capable of modulating our circadian rhythms, aka our “internal clocks.” Your circadian rhythm is the response to regulating your sleep cycle since it helps you feel alert and awake in the morning and drowsy at night. It also plays a role in many other neuroendocrine and cognitive functions. How does […]

Turmeric Tea Recipe (“Liquid Gold”)

There’s a reason why turmeric tea is a popular beverage throughout Asia and is known by some as “liquid gold.” The four simple ingredients in this turmeric tea recipe all work to improve your health, whether it’s by reducing inflammation, aiding digestion, improving the health of your heart, or strengthening your bones. Adding my turmeric tea recipe to your daily […]

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