Sea Buckthorn for Heart & Liver Health

A traditional Indian and Tibetan medicine, sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) has a long history of use in treating circulatory disorders, ischemic heart disease (damage to the heart from decreased...

Hemp, Hemp, Hooray!

Hemp—a cultivar of the Cannibis plant—has been around a long time. Its history dates back more than 12,000 years to China. It's been used to make everything from paper and rope to clothing and fuel...

Is Grilling Healthy?

Grilling can be a healthy way to enjoy food. But when meat, poultry, or fish are grilled at high temperatures, chemicals known as heterocyclic amines (HCAs) are produced. Research shows that these...

Grill Your Way to Better Health

Here are some healthy grilling tips to use at your next summer barbecue, courtesy of BistroMD . According to BistroMD’s site, “grilling is the healthiest way to prepare most foods. It can enhance the...

Nutrition Tips for Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s

Women have unique nutritional needs—whether they’re in their childbearing years or beginning to experience signs of menopause. Here are three examples, along with some suggestions from Taste for Life...

A Chemical-free Pregnancy

Do you remember the moment you learned you were pregnant? After the period of awe passes, pregnancy is the perfect time to commit to eliminating harmful chemicals from your food, home, and personal...

Throw a Spring Fling!

Embrace the season with a party featuring seasonal, organic vegetables. The recipes featured here can easily be doubled or tripled to serve the number of guests you invite. Watercress, Radish, and...

The Coconut Cure

From a metabolic perspective, coconut can do no wrong. It feeds the thyroid and is the only source of saturated fat that does not require bile to break it down for your body to use it. Coconut oil...

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

In celebration or Earth Day, take care of yourself, your family, and your planet with these eco-friendly tips. Avoid plastics. Water bottles, straws, and plastic cutlery may contain toxins. They are...

Companion Planting

The strategy of plant companionship encourages growth and prevents garden competition. This “companionship” pairs crops that will mutually benefit each other. The following are some examples of...

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