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What's For Dinner Keto Style in 30 Minutes or Less

The ketogenic diet is successful for so many because it targets a number of underlying reasons for weight gain – including hormonal issues such as insulin resistance, with high blood sugar levels, and the vicious cycle of eating empty calories due to out of control hunger and cravings. If you are following a low carb or keto lifestyle, here are some great dinner ideas that the whole family will love. The best thing about these recipes is that they can be made in 30 minutes or less. You gotta lo

This All Natural Stress Buster is Also Good for Your Love Life

Ashwagandha is a well-known adaptogenic herb that has been used for thousands of years in ancient Ayurvedic medicine to relive several health conditions and help calm the body and mind while restoring balance and relieving stress without the use of prescription drugs. This evergreen shrub is native to the Middle East, Africa, and India and is used primarily for tea or taken in supplement form. Ashwagandha is undoubtedly a natural wonder that is well known for its ability to reduce stress and spi

5 Reasons to Pee in Your Garden

Believe it or not, you are flushing valuable, nutrient-rich liquid down the toilet every time you pee. We don’t think twice about putting cow manure, chicken droppings, and various other animal excrements in our garden, so why is the thought of peeing on your plants such a disturbing one? Instead of immediately dismissing the idea as some all natural, health nut hoax, take a look at these research-backed reasons to add human urine to your garden. Environmental scientists Surendra Pradhan and He

Cracking the Top 9 CBD Myths: What You Need to Know

You don’t have to delve very deeply into the health and wellness world to begin hearing about cannabidiol (CBD). This popular “superfood” derived from hemp is driving a multibillion-dollar industry and crushing preconceived negativity about cannabis and other natural remedies. However, if CBD has just popped up on your radar, it can be hard to sort out fact from fiction and figure out why exactly this wonder drug is so great. On one hand, you have the crowd that insists that CBD is the golden se

So...You Want to Buy a Tree (what you need to know before shopping)

If only it were as easy as purchasing the perfect tree, digging a hole and waiting for your tree to take root and come to life. In fact, there are more technicalities to purchasing and planting a tree than most people understand. Here are a few essential tips for tree shopping that will help you choose the best tree for you. There are so many beautiful trees out there, but you can’t have them all. Rather than trying to find the ideal location for a selected tree, try to source a tree that’s su

What Your Cravings are Really Trying to Tell You

In our diet and weight-loss crazed world, cravings have become increasingly vilified. They are seen as a weakness that must be ignored at all costs. “I. Will. Not. Eat. That. Chocolate” you heroically tell yourself as you collapse into a puddle of tears on the couch and shove another handful of kale into your mouth. In reality, cravings are often your body’s way of attempting to get a message across. They shouldn’t always be indulged; however, it can often be just as dangerous to disregard them.

Meet the New Superfood MCT Oil (and why you should care)

If you are in tune with the health and wellness chatter, you have probably started to hear the term MCT oil a lot more in recent years. What is this new craze? Is it better than coconut oil? Is it even good for you? Are you missing out on amazing health benefits by not taking it? Read on to find out the truth about MCT oil and why you should include it in your diet. All fats are constructed with chains of carbon atoms, and different types of fat have varying numbers of these atoms. For instance

The Most Potent Medicinal Plants and What They Are Capable Of

Thousands of years before modern medication such as ibuprofen, hydrocodone, and codeine became the physicians “go-to,” traditional medicinal plants were being used around the world to alleviate several conditions. Of course, advances in modern medicine are astonishing and have improved lifespan and quality of life in leaps and bounds over the past 50 years. However, there is something to be said for the tried and true plants that have withstood the test of time. These potent medicinal plants can

What the Color of Your Eyes Says About Your Personality

Though it sounds cliche to say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Recent research suggests that this may be even more true that we previously thought. In fact, your eye color and pattern may not only be the windows into your soul but your personality as well. We all love taking those personality tests that seem to describe our traits, strengths, and flaws with far more accuracy than we ever could, reading through the results as if we’re discovering some secret about ourselves. But did y

13 Foods that Could Kill Even the Most Adventurous Eater

Do you consider yourself to be an adventurous eater, always ready to try new and interesting cuisine? Where do you draw the line as far as eating things that are out-of-the-box? While some people will try just about anything for a palate thrill, there are foods, many considered a delicacy, that demand a particular type of respect and fear because they are capable of making a person very sick and even causing death. You have heard the saying, “death by chocolate,” right? This is a marketing ter

Fat is Back: Food Prices Rise to Meet Soaring Demand

Have you noticed the price of olive oil and avocados going up lately? What about dairy, are you paying more for your butter and cheese? It is likely that you are dishing out more of your hard earned money for these items because, after a very long time in the dark, fat is now back fashion. The increasing demand for healthy fat is putting pressure on farmers all over the globe who are having a hard time keeping up – causing an increase in food prices. Avocado growers, fish farmers, and butter p

10 Weird Ways to Use Onions

Onions aren’t just an easy way to add flavor to soup, a crunchy topping for your next sandwich or a great source of antioxidants with inflammation-reducing capabilities. These potent root vegetables actually have many strange uses that you’ve probably never heard of. From removing splinters to cleaning your grill, it’s time to take these eye-watering onions for a trip outside the kitchen. Though no one wants to walk around smelling like an onion, you can actually rub one on your arms and legs t

Congress Finally Frees Hemp From Jail: Big News For Farmers and CBD Industry

Thanks, Congress for passing the Farm Bill,  making hemp legal in America. Long ago outlawed and thrown in the Controlled Substance Act along with all forms of the cannabis plant, hemp has had the black label of a Schedule 1 drug since 1970. With the passing of the bill, however, CBD’s legal status is still a bit murky. Because the Drug Enforcement Administration classifies CBD as illegal, it has not said whether or not it will reclassify it now that hemp is legal to grow in America. At any rat

3 Research-Backed Rockstar Lemon Remedies That Really Work

Not only are they a tremendously cute and bight addition to any fruit bowl but they are also incredibly therapeutic. You would be surprised to know just how much healing power there is inside a lemon. Lemons are, without question, rockstars in the fruit world! If you have seen lemons as nothing more than a sweet little garnish, a little color on the side or perhaps a quaint squirt to add variety to water, you are missing out. Inside this little unassuming fruit are fiber, vitamin C and many hig

5 Weird Ways Inflammation is Messing with Your Health (and what you can do about it)

We are all guilty of ignoring the subtle, and sometimes not so subtle ways that our body’s tell us that something is out of whack. When we are busy, it is easy to brush off an occasional headache, muscle pain or even more severe issues like chronic allergies or constipation. What is important to understand is that all of these are symptoms of possible chronic inflammation. As a reminder, if you already didn’t know – chronic inflammation is behind over 95% of all western diseases such as diabetes

11 Reasons To Drink A Tbsp Of Apple Cider Vinegar Daily + More Uses

You’ve probably heard the claims.  But even if you are aware of all that apple cider vinegar has to offer, you might find it hard to believe that just one food can offer so many benefits. Surprisingly (or maybe not) it’s true!  Drinking apple cider vinegar daily is a sure fire way to improve many aspects of your health and your life. Raw, organic, unfiltered and unpasteurized apple cider vinegar (or ‘ACV’ for short) is one of the oldest and most useful remedies on Earth.  It contains a wealth

What Your Ears Say About Your Health

How often do you pay attention to your ears? If you are like most people, you tend to ignore your ears – they are just kind of there on the side of your head. Ears actually have a few critical jobs to do including regulating balance and transmitting information about the position of your head to your brain. Not only that, but your ears also reveal a great deal about your health. Listen up, while we reveal just what your ears are trying to tell you: You might have diabetes Loss of hearing is t

8 Gadgets You Need To Make Your Home Healthier

In some cases, modern technology can have a negative impact on our health, such as staring at a screen just before bed, which can really mess up the quality of your sleep and too much screen use, can strain our eyes. But there are also a lot of high-tech devices that can enhance our health and well-being, including these gadgets that can make your home healthier. Most people don’t really think about dust, especially when it’s hiding in corners and underneath furniture. At least until it starts

Mix Lemons With These Three Things For Amazing Hair

Hair takes a beating. We often don’t think about what we subject our hair to on a daily basis. Just the vast amount of environmental toxins floating in the air can do damage to our locks over time. Not to mention the chemicals, including chlorine in water, sun, wind, dry air, and the countless products we may use to “help” make our hair look and feel its best. The irony about this is that many of the so-called “healthy’ products marketed to enrich, detangle, smooth, protect, etc., actually end
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