The benefits of eating ginger

The benefits of eating ginger

Originating in China, ginger is a flowering plant that has a long history of use in alternative medicines. From fighting colds to treating nausea and indigestion, ginger has served as a natural remedy for people all over the world for centuries. So why is this herb so powerful, and how can it improve your health? Here’s how a healthy dose of ginger can help you.

Why seeing is Vitamin B-lieving

Why seeing is Vitamin B-lieving

Everyone wants to tell you how important Vitamin C is, and Vitamin D has recently become a big deal with many nutritionists, but what about Vitamin B? We understand Vitamin B can be more complex, since there are eight types; however, getting enough of these helps reduce your risk of stroke, and lets you enjoy countless other health benefits.

How to avoid Halloween candy overindulgence

How to avoid Halloween candy overindulgence

With Halloween just a few days away, you may feel a mixed sense of excitement and dread as a night of parties or trick-or-treating with your kids approaches. You remember what’s happened previous years come November 1st: you on the couch feeling bloated and no longer able to button up your pants due to a long night of Halloween candy binging.

Turmeric should be your new best friend

Turmeric should be your new best friend

It might seem like every day brings a new foodstuff to add to your diet with the promise of added health and vitality, but the truth is that the best dietary supplements can lie in the most unexpected places. The news that they are packed full of goodness can leave us both surprised and wanting to kick ourselves for not having made the realization already.

3 everyday ways to detox

3 everyday ways to detox

For too many of us, detoxing is something we think about only in January, when we’re feeling bloated from eating too much over the holidays – and which we then promptly forget about again for much of the rest of the year. If we do consider detoxing at other times, our understanding of the options available to us is often limited to drinking more water and chowing down on green juices and smoothies for a set number of days.

How to eat more consciously to lose weight

How to eat more consciously to lose weight

In a world with a fast food joint on every corner, lumberjack portion sizes, and heavily processed microwavable meals, it can be an ongoing fight to maintain a healthy diet. And for many of us, let’s face it, watching what we eat just isn’t a priority – especially when there are bills to pay, family commitments, visits to the doctor, car repairs, vacations to plan, and a never-ending list of tasks and obligations to meet.