Turn Your Coffee Habit Into A Healthy Morning Ritual With These 5 Tips


Besides water, what do you put into your body every single day? For many of us, the only other thing we eat/drink religiously is coffee. And often it is the very first thing that goes into the body after a night of fasting. Many health & wellness gurus would recommend skipping the coffee and starting […]

Diet Soda Damages Teeth as Badly as Smoking Crack


Heavy consumption of diet soda can damage teeth as badly as methamphetamine or crack cocaine, a new study contends. “You look at it side-to-side with ‘meth mouth’ or ‘coke mouth,’ it is startling to see the intensity and extent of damage more or less the same,” said Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny, a professor of restorative dentistry […]

Greener By The Minute: Plastic Water Bottle Risks and Myths Debunked


For years we’ve heard different health risks related to plastic and water bottles. These days it is simply much cheaper and more environmentally conscious to buy a reusable bottle to store your H2O instead of buying water bottles from your local store. But aren’t water bottles from brand likes Pure Mountain, Dasani, and Fuji supposed […]

Pharma’s “Don’t Take Vitamins” Study Diametrically Opposed by Valid Study


I am very passionate about educating the public regarding natural health and the truisms related to knowing the choices between traditional medicine practices and naturopathic/holistic ones. Over the past couple of weeks, the media is putting out some pretty outrageous information saying that supplements or herbs are actually more harmful than helpful and to be […]

Is Fashion Bad For Your Health?


From foot-binding to neck rings, women have undergone a lot in the name of fashion for centuries. The modern woman, too, has her fair share of sacrifices. Cash and comfort have been given up for the latest trend. But should we trade in our health, too? We’re all for passion for fashion, but we believe […]

Buying Organic Foods: Is it Worth It?


Deciding whether or not to splurge on the cost of buying organic foods can be a confusing decision and if so, what should you buy organic? Well, there are now many studies that are confirming exactly what natural health practitioners have been so incensed about, which is the effect of pesticides being used in traditional […]

Tips For A More Restful, Deep Sleep


Choosing the best sleep position for you is only one part of proper or more restful sleep. In addition, its important to make your bedroom a sleep sanctuary that is cool in temperature and free from any lights including those from a computer, TV, cell phone, night light or even digital electric clock which can […]

GMOs – What Are They and What Should We Know About Them?


Did you know that 75% of processed foods contain one or more genetically modified ingredients (GMO’s)? They most likely come from corn, soy and canola.  The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture recently approved GMO alfalfa and sugar beets which is a really sad thing, showing again our government in the area of health is not protecting […]

Gym Rant: Your Mom Doesn’t Belong to This Gym, So Please Clean Up After Yourself


Dear Fellow Gym Members: Funny thing about the gym locker room: It’s not your private bathroom and/or dressing room. Less funny thing about the gym locker room: You treat it as such, and, for the life of me, I cannot understand why. Perhaps you are new to our little gym community. If so, allow me […]

Coffee: How It Affects Your Mood VS. Your Brain Power


Coffee and Your Mood Caffeine has many effects on your body and taken in large doses, it can be harmful. It affects four hormones in your body that can affect your mood. Caffeine can disrupt absorption of adenosine, which helps calm the body. This can make you feel alert for a while, but can cause […]