Category: Health and Wellness

The Most Toxic Household Cleaning Products You Definitely Have at Home

More and more people are making the decision to go nontoxic, switching out their commercial beauty, hygiene, and home cleaning products for organic, sustainable options. If you’ve been contemplating making this lifestyle switch, Pricenomics’ list of the most toxic household cleaning products may be a deciding factor. First off, when you use a household cleaning product, you’re

Best Fitness Motivation Tips

There are a million reasons why we experience frequent #fitnessfails and a million more excuses we tell ourselves for not working out altogether. But here’s the truth, all those failed attempts and convenient excuses can add up to inevitable breakdown in our physical and mental wellness. Exercise is that important. So how can you get

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Cool Pool Toys

Summer is officially here! Time to break out the water toys! In addition to the always-popular beach balls and noodles, here are some other fun choices: Waterproof playing cards – Play cards while you’re lounging in the pool with decks of floating, waterproof playing cards.   Floating bean bag toss – Take the yard game into the

Drive-in to Something New

Summer is in full swing, and you might be looking for something new to try. Why not take in a movie at a drive-in? The nostalgic summer-night entertainment venue has faced a tough road — at its peak in the 1950s there were more than 4,000 drive-in theaters in operation; today there are about 350.

Coffee Flour: The Next Superfood?

A new product is set to hit the market in 2015, and it could be the buzz of the baking industry — coffee flour. Made from byproducts of coffee production, this new ingredient can help farmers bring home more profit and give consumers a new option in healthy cooking.   Coffee beans are actually the

Early warning signs of diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects almost 24 million people in the United States and is the seventh leading cause of death in the country. Complications

Relieving allergy symptoms naturally

Ah, spring. Sunshine… gentle rain… the smell of fresh-cut grass… leaves on the trees… flowers in bloom. For many, spring means itchy, watery eyes… sneezing… congestion… and watching mold and pollen counts religiously.   What causes allergies?   Allergens can cause certain cells in the body to produce histamine, which cause certain reactions such as

The many health benefits of drinking lemon water

Everyone knows the benefits of drinking water, and it is well-documented that most Americans don’t drink enough water and live in a constant state of minor dehydration. Anything we can do to make ourselves drink more water is a plus. Adding lemon to your water is not just something you should do at restaurants. Lemon

The best foods to eat for breakfast

Although it is the most often-skipped meal of the day, there are many reasons not to skip eating breakfast. Skipping a morning meal can set you up to overeat later in the day. A proper breakfast, including good carbs, fiber and lean protein can help you get off to a good start and perform at

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