How many times have you read the ingredients of your hair shampoo and conditioner? If you haven’t, it’s high time you started. You’ll be shocked to know that there are over a dozen toxic ingredients used in shampoos and conditioners, even those labeled as “All-natural”. Chemicals are bad for your hair. And since the scalp […]

Beverage Marketing Corp reported that the U.S. consumes more the 35 gallons of bottled water per year. That’s around 270 bottles per person, and the number is estimated to go up. Bottled water is convenient but it’s full of downsides too which are deteriorating to our health. Stores all over the world pack bottled water […]

The road to menopause is a bumpy one, with no definite timeline. It’s described as the spontaneous, permanent ending of a woman’s menstruation period, marking the end of female reproduction. Menopause is a natural event that occurs to every woman from the ages of 40 to 60 with the average woman being 51 years at […]

Beer is one of the most common drinks you can find anywhere in the world. Due to its high rate of consumption, there are many theories regarding the source and cause of beer belly. Beer drinkers have noticeably big bellies, especially men. But, does beer really cause “beer belly”? What’s interesting is that not all […]

Ginger water, also known as ginger tea can easily be made at the comfort of your home. It’s a plant-based natural remedy for various conditions like pain and nausea and also can be used in food flavoring. Its natural chemicals promote good health and wellness. Ginger water is made by adding grated or sliced raw […]

With advanced technology comes possible health side effects that may lead to early death. Research from numerous institutes shows that continuous use of cell phones increases brain activity, although its long term effects are yet to be fully understood. With the World Health Organization (WHO) now classifying radiation from cell phones as a possible human […]

The alkaline diet, also going by the name alkaline ash diet or acid-alkaline diet has been subject for online chatter for years now with Hollywood celebrities claiming it can treat serious health conditions such as cancer and reproductive disorders. With all the alkaline rage going on in the health and wellness community, you’re sure to […]

Celery juice is the new ‘miracle’ potion that’s been trending on social media, health food shops, and health magazines. Most people claim that drinking celery juice helps with many ailments in the body. Celery, which was just a snack in many households, is now referred to as a superfood and wellness experts claim that it’s […]

When it comes to gut health and general health, nothing beats kefir. Traditionally a cross breed between yogurt and milk, kefir has been a popular drink in parts of Europe and Asia. Its impressive health benefits have put it on the global map and it’s gaining popularity fast. The main difference between kefir and yogurt […]

When you think of ways to change the color of your eyes, the first thing that comes to mind is contact lenses. But, what if I told you there are certain foods that could make your eyes lighter or darker? Scientifically, genetics determine eye color. This means that the eyes you were born with will […]

As much as the environment and people surrounding you may influence your moods, the real credit goes to happy hormones found in your brain. Serotonin, dopamine, Endorphins, and Oxytocin are the chemicals responsible for the happiness experience. The fact that it’s possible to trigger the happiness chemicals is great news because it means you can […]

Vitamin B12 is important in the production of red blood cells, DNA and maintaining healthy nerve. Our bodies don’t make B12, therefore, we obtain it from animal foods such as meat, fish, eggs, poultry, and dairy. Vitamin B12 is water soluble and you can also obtain it from supplements and plant-based milk. Elderly people and […]

Did you know that approximately 20 billion Americans consume hot dogs annually? According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, this translates to about 70 hot dogs per person per year. Before you start asking what’s wrong with hot dogs, you need to understand all the facts about hot dogs: a hot dog is […]

Depression is a challenging condition that, even if the symptoms are under control, there is a possibility of a recurrence. According to the World Health Organization, five percent of men and nine percent of women experience depression in any year. One major concern is the difficulty of pinpointing the exact causes of depression. However, learning […]

Also known as drumstick tree, horseradish tree, or the miracle tree, Moringa is a native plant to India that’s now cultivated globally. Found in about 13 species, moringa is known for its medicinal and nutritional value. Moringa Oleifera is the most commonly used species which has been in practice for centuries to treat different health […]

Did you know that heart disease, not breast cancer, is the number one cause of death in women in the U.S.? This is despite the fact that for long, a heart attack was thought to be a man’s disease. Chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack. However, scientists have discovered that […]