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Why You Need Magnesium in Your Life | 6 Key Health Benefits of Magnesium

Why You Need Magnesium in Your Life | 6 Key Health Benefits of Magnesium

Eating Clean, Food, Healthy Living, Wellness By May 31, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Magnesium is one of those minerals that you don’t think about until you start having some symptoms that you aren’t real sure where they came from and you start investigating. Come to find out, magnesium actually plays a huge role in your body’s daily functioning, AND most adults are deficient. Being magnesium deficient can cause everything from sleep problems and anxiety to muscle aches, constipation and heart disease. Read on to find out all of the major health benefits of magnesium and how much and where you can get the amount you need.

3 Natural Ways to Fix a Hormonal Imbalance Every Woman Should Know

3 Natural Ways to Fix a Hormonal Imbalance Every Woman Should Know

Chemicals, Food, Nutrition, Physical & Mental, Wellness By May 24, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Spring isn’t just a time to clean up your house and diet, it can also be a great time to get your hormones in check. Many people don’t give a second thought to their hormones, but hormones actually regulate a ton of functions in your body. When your endocrine system (the glands that produce hormones) gets out of sync, it can affect everything from your mood and energy level to your risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Fixing a hormonal imbalance naturally is a lot easier and a lot more beneficial than many women realize. Give the five natural ways below a try to get your hormonal imbalance taken care of so you can have a happier and healthier spring and summer.

4 Health Benefits of Turmeric You Need to Know | Plus Recipes to Try Now

4 Health Benefits of Turmeric You Need to Know | Plus Recipes to Try Now

Food, Food Buys, Healthy Buys, Nutrition, Recipes, Wellness By May 10, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Turmeric is the bright orange spice we often associate with curry or other exotic dishes, but turmeric is also becoming more well known for its health benefits as well. What I didn’t know was that turmeric can not only spice up my food, but it can help relieve everything from depression to an upset stomach. More research is being done every day, but that doesn’t mean we should overlook what we do know now about the health benefits of turmeric.

How to Start an Organic Garden | The 6 Stress-Free Organic Gardening Tips You Need to Know

How to Start an Organic Garden | The 6 Stress-Free Organic Gardening Tips You Need to Know

Eating Clean, Home & Garden, Outdoor & Garden By April 26, 2017 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

Do you really want to start to grow your own organic vegetables, but really have no idea where to begin? Want the satisfaction of eating something that you grew, but know that you don’t have the patience to compost for months on end? That’s exactly how I felt and why I set out to learn how to start an organic garden on my own, without a lot of hassle or long hours in the compost bin.

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5 Easy Ways to Eat Healthy on the Cheap

Eating Clean, Food, Nutrition By April 18, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I don’t know about you, but I feel like groceries are getting more and more expensive each day. Then try throwing in actually buying healthy groceries and it gets even more difficult to save a buck. Food and groceries take a large chunk out of many people’s budgets (including mine), but it hopefully doesn’t have to be as pocket draining as it seems. With a few simple tweaks and a little planning, I think it is entirely possible to eat healthy on the cheap and stay within a tight budget.

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Want to Live Longer? These are the 6 Healthy Foods to Eat Now

Eating Clean, Food, Food Buys, Healthy Living By April 11, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

You are what you eat is a phrase that most of us are aware of, but how many times do we actually take it to heart? Especially when a cheeseburger is staring you in the face… or a doughnut… or French fries… you get the point. But, what we eat really does count, more than we realize. If you want to live longer, but don’t want to totally revamp your life, it is pretty easy to just make a few food modifications to your daily diet to increase your days on this plant. Here are 6 healthy foods to eat now, so you can be here later.

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5 Health Benefits of Green Tea

Eating Clean, Food, Food Buys, Healthy Buys, Healthy Living, Wellness By January 20, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

We’ve all heard the talk about how wonderful green tea is, but really, how many of us actually take the time to make and drink it or really know (or care) what the advantages of green tea are? In reality, that cup or two of green tea can really make a difference in your overall long-term health. So, what are the health benefits of green tea and how can we sneak it into our daily lives? Read on to find out…

Three Easy Ways to Avoid BPA and BPS | Going BPA free

Three Easy Ways to Avoid BPA and BPS | Going BPA Free

Eating Clean, Food, Healthy Buys, Healthy Living, Wellness By August 26, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Chemicals leaching into my food from plastic containers and messing with my hormones – um, yeah, no, I don’t want any part of that. I’m guessing you don’t either, so I wanted to dig a little deeper to find out the best ways to easily go BPA free (and now BPS free) as much as possible. Read on…

I logically know that it is downright impossible to avoid all of the harmful chemicals that are out there these days, but like most people, I am going to try to do my best to at least stay away from the major harmful players. One of those major players is Bisphenol A, or more commonly known as BPA. Over the last several years the news has gotten scary about the possible places that BPA is lurking and how this chemical is affecting our bodies.