Exercise Basics and Benefits

The definition of exercise is bodily exertion for the sake of training or improvement of health. At the very least, we should all try to be active in some form or another every day, such as walking, housework, gardening, dancing, yard work, climbing stairs instead of taking the elevator or playing with the kids or […]

Yoga Basics

Yoga is exercise that involves stretching the body in certain poses to create balance, strength and flexibility. This low-impact exercise not only makes you feel great, but each pose has specific physical and mental benefits.

Natural Remedies for Constipation

There are few feelings worse than that “plugged up” sensation you get when things aren’t moving the way they should. Constipation is one of the most common digestive complaints. Bloating, gas, cramps, and multiple trips to the bathroom can be miserable. Your body is trying to tell you something is wrong and the root cause […]

10 Healthy Ways to Shed 10 Pounds

Besides the fact that most of us would like to lose some weight to look better, there’s the health factor that should be considered. Getting to and staying at our optimal weight has numerous benefits like a healthier heart, less stress on our joints, better blood pressure readings, less risk of diabetes, and on and […]

The Antioxidant Power of Pomegranates

Few people give any thought to how important fruit is to their daily diet. It’s true that we’ve all heard about the food pyramid and that we should eat several servings of fruits and vegetables a day to be healthy, but do you honestly pay attention to that advice?

Cleansing the Liver

The liver is the key organ responsible for a great percentage of our detoxification. Over-consumption of alcohol, food additives, prescription drugs, pesticides on our foods, and fatty foods as well as water treatment chemicals, industrial chemicals, and exhaust fumes all pollute our bodies and abuse the liver.

Cardio – What You Need to Know

Cardio exercise is exercise that raises your heart rate to a level where you are working, but can still talk. It is important because it makes your heart strong, increases your lung capacity, helps reduce risk of heart attack, helps your sleep better and reduces stress. It also helps you get and keep your weight […]

Acupuncture: Balancing the Yin and Yang

Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body. In the United States, where practitioners incorporate healing traditions from China, Japan, Korea, and other countries, acupuncture is considered part of complementary […]

Winterize Your Exercise Routine

There are many benefits to exercising in winter weather and there are multiple exercise options one can choose to do. During the winter months try to set aside 30 minutes or more on most days of the week for physical activity. By exercising daily you can shake those winter blues. Exercise improves your mood and […]

All-Natural, Healthy Weight Loss Tips

Weight loss can be a frustrating and sometimes depressing endeavor. Most diet plans limit foods intake without encouraging long lasting lifestyle changes. This is why most people find it very difficult to follow through with a diet plan and maintain weight loss. However, for those with the will and determination to lose weight, the rewards […]

Immune Boosting Foods

Using whole organic foods to boost the immune system can increase overall good health and nutrition. Foods that build your immune system are rich in vitamins, minerals, trace elements and omega-3 fatty acids. Including these foods in your weekly diet can improve your energy levels and decrease the number of colds and other bugs that […]