During the cold season, you probably only pay attention to the person who is visibly sick and keep your distance from them, but certain surfaces at the airport contain substantially larger bacteria colonies than other areas. (You may not be able to see them, but they are there!) It is normal for bacteria to be everywhere, but it’s the bad bacteria that we need to be more aware of and can make you ill.
Studies were conducted by the website
Travelmath, the University of Nottingham in England, and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare to collect samples of surfaces both in the airport and in the airplane.
Most people would think that the toilet would be the biggest offender, but surprisingly it is not. When using the restroom, most people are careful with what they touch and follow up with washing their hands with warm soapy water. Where else are these bad bacteria hiding?
Continue reading Airport Travel and Germs, Should you be Concerned?
Have you ever felt like your skin was just there? Not glowing, soft or toned but it functioned well by covering your body lol.
Well believe it or not the simple truth is all you need to do is exfoliate.
VIDEO What is Exfoliating?
The short and sweet of it is the process of removing dead dried skin cells from the surface of our body.
Deep cleansing of your pores
Smooths the skin’s surface
Why should we exfoliate? The golden question.
Eliminates infected and clogged pores
Smooths the texture of the skin
Minimizes whiteheads (we don’t want those, right?)
Promotes blood circulation
Radiant, softer skin (that’s all
I need to know) Fades dark spots
Allows moisture to penetrate deeply hydrating the skin
Reduces fine lines
Okay, so I got your attention and you’re ready to learn more. The beauty of it all is that exfoliating is a simple and quick step to add to your routine.
Continue reading One simple answer for beautiful, radiant, skin… Exfoliate
Fermented Sauerkraut seems to be all the rage right now. Actually, cultured kraut has been around for thousands of years. it’s just now coming back into the limelight and for good reasons.
Benefits of Consuming Fermented Sauerkraut
Contains larger quantity of vitamins than raw cabbage
Improves your digestion and overall health
Live micros increase absorption of nutrients
Antioxidants, enzymes, probiotics
Boosts your immune system
Strengthens Bones – due to vitamin K2
Improves brain function
It is super easy and cost-effective to make sauerkraut.
Here is a simple recipe to get you started making your own. Continue reading Have you heard all the Buzz about Fermented Sauerkraut?
If you are currently not eating wild-caught fish like cod, you are missing out on another great form of good protein. The more varied your diet the greater the spectrum of nutrients you are consuming.
VIDEO Cod Contains
B Vitamins – Energy, Healthy Nerves, Improves Cardiovascular System
Phosphorus – Cell Health, Energy, Maintain Bodies Chemical Balance
Selenium – Creates antioxidants, Boosts Immune System
Omega 3 – Reduces risk of heart disease, Stroke, Forms of Dementia
Continue reading Yes, It is Important to Eat Cod Fish
Cellulite seems to creep up on our thighs, legs, butt, and stomach and then one day we wonder how it appeared.
Next, we try to figure out if there is anything we can do about it.
If there is a natural way, I’m all in.
With this in mind, it’s time to dig in and do some homework on how to get rid of the cellulite for good!
I Propose the Grapefruit Cellulite Challenge! Who’s Ready?
We all want to discover vibrant-looking skin again, whats to lose? We’re not asking for any money here!! (just keep reading)
For the first time, my New Year Resolution will be about cellulite reduction
Continue reading Learn How to Get Rid of Cellulite in a Healthy Way
Fresh red sweet pepper on a wooden rustic board
With so many people jumping on the “get healthy” band wagon this year, it’s been interesting to see that bell peppers have joined the good diet list.
Bell peppers, particularly the brighter colored ones, are favored for their mild heat and lovely taste. They can jazz up your favorite salad or be eaten alone as a flavorsome roasted snack.
But did you know that bell peppers impact your health in beneficial ways?
See for yourself.
Continue reading 7 Ways Bell Peppers Benefit your Health
First off, if you think you may need to have your appendix removed, stop reading this article and get yourself to a hospital PLEASE, there is no DIY fix. We visited the US Department of Human and Health Resources who identified the symptoms of when you might need to have your appendix removed.
If you don’t know me yet, I’m all about digestive health. Why?
gut health leads to a healthy body and mind. So that leaves the questions, does the appendix play a part in this digestive influence? If so, then what is the REAL function of the appendix?
The latest research indicates that
Continue reading Do you need your appendix?
Are you taking probiotics for better digestive health? There is a more natural way.
Would you be surprised if I told you the best probiotic for gut health does not come in pill form?
For thousands of years, people have been fermenting vegetables and fruits for preservation. Little did they know that by
preserving foods with fermentation, they added many health benefits beyond extended shelf life.
Even the US National Library of Medicine published
Continue reading Maintain a Healthy Gut for a Healthy Body & Mind
Fermentation is a means of food preservation that has been around since the Neolithic times which provides natural health benefits.
When we ferment food, a transformation occurs in various bacteria and fungi in the food where the enzymes produced all then aid in
Continue reading What are fermented/cultured foods?