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For Optimum Nutrition From Your Fruit & Veggies, Grow Your Own!

Added September 28, 2018, Under: Exercise, Nutrition, Vitamin D

There are many good reasons why you should grow your own vegetables if you can. But the main reason has to be that fruit and vegetables should be eaten as soon as possible after being picked. They will never be as nutritious as they are at the moment you pick them or dig them up.  Although fruits and vegetables remain alive after picking, it is that very quality that can contribute to spoilage and loss of nutrients. Every hour that goes by means ...

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Mindfulness, Meditation & Their Link With ADHD

Added September 25, 2018, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Drugs, Health, Natural remedies

Do you have someone in your family who has been diagnosed with ADHD? ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder while ADD covers attention deficit disorder. Have they resorted to medication to treat the symptoms or are you interested in finding out about other ways? Do you suspect that you or someone close to you might have some of the symptoms of ADHD? It is possible to go online to find and complete various tests to give you more of an idea before you ...

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Eczema & How This Condition Can Flare Up In The Colder Weather

Added September 20, 2018, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

ECZEMA can be extremely irritating, itchy and painful for people who suffer with this skin condition. And cooler weather is no help to eczema sufferers. This skin condition causes the affected area to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. While in some cases, this condition can improve or even clear up completely over time, some will suffer from flare-ups indefinitely. Why can eczema flare up in colder weather? This is usually because of: (a) the much harsher weather conditions when outdoors and (b) the effects from central ...

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Smoking & Could Hypnosis Help You To Quit?

Added September 17, 2018, Under: Diseases, Health, How To

For many years now, the habit of smoking has been less than sociably acceptable. Smokers in many countries have been banished from restaurants, bars, coffee shops, food stores and the office workplace. It has also been well publicized how harmful smoking can be to our health. There are plenty of suggested ways in which smokers can seek help to give up their habit including  nicotine lozenges, patches, chewing gum, counseling and more. And hypnosis is another one of those ways. If you can quit, this ...

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Using Lemon Essentials Oil For Those Cleaning Chores

Added September 14, 2018, Under: Environment, Health, Natural remedies

The juice of lemons, the peel from lemons and the essential oil from lemons are all wonderful - with so any uses. In this post, I am going to share some of the ways to use lemon essential oil with its fresh, clean smell. Safe and gentle for the environment, your home and your family... The oil is also antiseptic, antifungal and antiviral while the lemon provides an "air disinfectant". Lemon essentials oil soft scrub Firstly, how about this recipe for cleaning areas of the home ...

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Top Ten Tips To Help Both Your Feet & Your Footwear

Added September 11, 2018, Under: Health, How To, Top 10

Our feet and our footwear work really hard for us every day - sometimes carrying quite a heavy burden. But do we play our part in paying back some of that hard work? One way is to give your feet a soothing footbath using apple cider vinegar which helps with the odor-causing bacteria by naturalizing the pH levels of the skin. Here are a further ten top tips that could well help... Slippy soles? Apply sandpaper to the soles to roughen them up and achieve a ...

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In Defence Of Coconut Oil

Added September 8, 2018, Under: Dental Care, Diseases, Health

The mainstream media has been full of reports recently deriding the healthy food we know and love as coconut oil. Could this be because coconut oil has become so popular for so many good health reasons that the companies (who would prefer us to use pharmaceutical medications for everything) are starting to become worried? Or could it be that the Canola Oil Council financed a study to lessen the popularity of coconut oil with the general public? One headline I read proclaimed: "Coconut ...

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Suggestions To Try From The Zero-Waste Movement

Added September 5, 2018, Under: Environment, How To

Founded just ten years' ago, Zero Waste Week is held early in September each year. Although it is great to have a dedicated time slot for this environmentally-friendly way to go, in time it is hoped that every week will become a zero waste week. Rachelle Strauss is the founder of the movement and she shares her suggestions for us all to try at home... Take a waste audit for a week and look at everything you're throwing away.  When you know ...

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Include this Apple Cider Vinegar Footbath as TLC for your Feet

Added September 4, 2018, Under: How To, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

Soaking our feet in apple cider vinegar for fifteen minutes at a time can be a very natural treatment. The benefits of apple cider vinegar (or ACV) come from the high antioxidants derived from the polyphenols found in apples. Polyphenols are a category of chemicals that naturally occur in plants.  ACV is also high in acetic acid, helping to increase your body’s absorption of important minerals. The highest quality ACV are the versions that are unfiltered and raw.  Natural apple cider vinegar is made by ...

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How Real Raw Honey Helps Those Acute Coughs

Added September 1, 2018, Under: Health, Natural remedies

When the colder months of the year start to arrive, so do the germs - often leading to coughs, colds and sore throats. Unfortunately, many still think that they need to start a course of antibiotics to treat their symptoms.  In most cases, acute coughs are caused by a cold or flu virus or bronchitis - and can last as long as three weeks.  But antibiotics make little difference to symptoms and can even have side effects. Antibiotic resistance has of course ...

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