health

Flower Power: The Health Benefits of Flowers for Your Skin, Hair and Nutrition

March 1, 2017
Flower Power: The Health Benefits of Flowers for Your Skin, Hair and Nutrition

You might not believe it, but spring is only a few weeks away. This means that any day now, all manner of fresh flowers will be peering at us from our gardens, not to mention the window of the local florist.   The bright colors and lovely scents of those first spring buds can do […]

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Three Tips to Ensure Your Dog Is as Healthy Physically and Psychologically as They Can Be

January 9, 2017
Three Tips to Ensure Your Dog Is as Healthy Physically and Psychologically as They Can Be

Dogs can bring a lot of joy to your life. They are often faithful friends who stand by you no matter what. They provide you with constant companionship and have even been shown to help add years to your life. When you have a dog as a pet, it is important to take care of […]

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Finding a Fitness Center that Works Best for You

July 12, 2016
Finding a Fitness Center that Works Best for You

With major health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer becoming more prevalent, many are concerned about their health. As poor dieting and being overweight are often the culprits behind such diseases, the interest in getting fit is back by popular demand. Being more active and even joining a gym can help you to lose […]

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Why Your Body Needs All The Antioxidants It Can Get

June 15, 2016
Why Your Body Needs All The Antioxidants It Can Get

When it comes to making absolutely sure that your body gets all of the nutrients it needs to stay strong and healthy, it pays to do your homework. This means making use of social media and other informational sources on the Internet in order to ascertain what are the best sources of vitamins and other […]

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A Glass a Day: The Health Risks and Benefits of Alcohol

June 9, 2016
A Glass a Day: The Health Risks and Benefits of Alcohol

Many people like a drink, but everyone knows that drinking too much can be harmful to their health. But there are also many studies showing that moderate levels of alcohol could have some health benefits. So are there really any benefits? And how much is too much? Does Alcohol Have Health Benefits? Many studies have […]

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Celebrate Better Sleep Month: 16 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

May 26, 2016
Celebrate Better Sleep Month: 16 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Getting a good night’s sleep has been a challenge for me for many years. And I am not alone. Sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle so it is critically  important to make a commitment to healthy, restorative sleep. Like eating healthy and exercising, sleeping well is essential to feeling our best during the day. […]

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Reasons Why You Should Give Acupuncture a Try

May 18, 2016
Reasons Why You should Give Acupuncture a Try

Most people try to avoid needles when they go to the doctor – after all, there are few people who like to have an injection or have their blood drawn. However, did you know that several, strategically placed needles in your skin can actually help your health and overall well-being? There is a good reason […]

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7 Fit and Fab Reasons to Start a Regular Yoga Practice – Infographic

April 18, 2016
7 Fit and Fab Reasons to Start a Regular Yoga Practice - Infographic

We know living a healthy, meaningful life is incredibly important and that being healthy always requires balance. However, the arrival of spring reminds us that all of those warm, hearty meals we indulged on throughout winter are still sticking around, despite our best efforts to eat as many spring salads as possible. Weight gain during […]

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From Head to Toe: The Benefits of Beet Juice for Your Health

January 12, 2016
From Head to Toe: The Benefits of Beet Juice for Your Health

Traditionally, beets were celebrated for their leaves. After some time, people started paying more attention to beetroots due to a number of provided benefits. For example, beetroots can be used in various forms for cooking. We can eat them raw, boiled, and baked. People add beetroots to juice drinks to get many of the benefits of […]

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10 Fun and Fascinating Facts About Eye Colours – Infographic

November 10, 2015
10 Fun and Fascinating Facts About Eye Colours - Infographic

You have probably heard the quote: “The eyes are the window to the soul” quite often. But have you ever wondered how eye colour is determined? And do you know how colour can be predicted? Or which eye colours are the most common or the rarest? Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words! This infographic by LaserSurgeryHub explores […]

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Flush Factors: What Your Toilet is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

August 26, 2015
Flush Factors: What Your Toilet is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

It’s not a popular topic, but it’s something everyone does: poop. What a person sees in their toilet each day can be a good indicator of their health. Here’s how to tell what’s going on the inside by looking into the bowl. Consistency When it comes to consistency, you should see something that’s compact, yet […]

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What Your Sleeping Posture Is Doing To Your Health

August 26, 2015
What Your Sleeping Posture Is Doing To Your Health

  Guest post by Batool Ali The importance of getting enough sleep each night is universally acknowledged; no doubt about that. It is necessary for proper functioning of the body and maintaining good physical as well as mental health. What is often not looked at is how the sleeping position you take on affects your […]

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Tips on Having Gastric Bypass 

August 4, 2015
Tips on Having Gastric Bypass

Having a weight issue can be a very stressful and worrisome thing for a person. Trying to overcome the body issues that come along with a weight problem can be very hard. There are a number of ways to beat the weight issues you have and choosing the right one will take some time and […]

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Get Healthy Now

July 29, 2015
Get Healthy Now

Nobody can predict what life will throw at you, but that should not prevent you from being ready in case of emergency. An emergency can take shape in many forms. Emergencies arise from severe weather, sudden illness, accidents, etc. It is truly mind-boggling how we make it through the day with all the dangers surrounding […]

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Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

July 1, 2015
Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to  Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

Like many of us, I am not an athlete but I have always enjoyed a fit and healthy lifestyle, so I spent a lot of time reading relevant articles and talking with fitness experts about healthy, natural ways to improve my health, performance and endurance–without resorting to dangerous performance-enhancing drugs and supplements. From biking and hiking, to racewalking to weightlifting, I […]

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Get Them While They’re FREE! 20 Healthy, Green and Natural Living E-Books – 6/25/15

June 25, 2015
Get Them While They're FREE!  20 Healthy, Green and Natural Living Kindle E-Books - 6/25/15

Limited Time Offer: 20 FREE Healthy, Green and Natural Living Kindle E-Books – 6/ 25/15 Who doesn’t love free healthy living ebooks? Click your way to a FREE ebook today!   Click the covers of your choice to access your FREE ebooks! Simple Recipes for Easy Homemade Face Scrubs and Body Exfoliants (All Natural Cosmetics Book) by Vesela Tabakova […]

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Eyes Are the Window to the Soul and Your Health

June 23, 2015
Eyes Are the Window to the Soul and Your Health

Guest post by Emily Hunter The eyes are the windows to the soul, or at least that’s what everyone’s heard. That’s largely a matter of opinion. For your doctor, however, the eyes can be windows into the rest of your body. While eye diseases like glaucoma and cataracts can be, of course, seen through an […]

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5 Great Reasons Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health and Life

April 24, 2015
5 Great Reasons Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health and Life

I have so many fond childhood memories of my father’s backyard garden. When I close my eyes, I can still see him happily digging, raking, planting, watering and weeding his vegetables. Gardening was his was of relaxing after a long day of work. And it was also a source of pride. Of course, the best part […]

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A New Year, A Better Body: First Update on My 2015 Health & Fitness Challenge

February 4, 2015
A New Year, A Better Body: First Update on My 2015 Health & Challenge

Did you make health and fitness resolutions for 2015 yet? Are you following through and sticking to your commitments? As in past years, I took a good, hard look at myself and set some personal health and fitness goals to work on this year. In the past, I did not always follow-up on all of my […]

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It’s a New Year! My Top 5 Health-Related Resolutions for 2015

January 9, 2015
It's a New Year! My Top 5 Health-Related Resolutions for 2015

It’s 2015! A New Year! A New Birthday!   For me, that means that it’s time to finetune my game and “turn up the heat” on my healthy lifestyle! Like most of us, at the beginning of each year, I assess myself and set goals for the year ahead. It is a ritual that I truly enjoy! […]

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Meatless Mondays: How One Day Without Meat Can Help Create a Better World – Infographic

September 26, 2014
Meatless Mondays: How One Day Without Meat Can Help Create a Better World - Infographic

Do you ever wonder why Monday was chosen as the day to celebrate Meatless Mondays? It’s probably quite simple. It’s quite likely that the folks behind Meatless Monday campaign felt that as the start of the week, Monday holds a unique opportunity for us. It’s a new beginning. A fresh start. Monday is the perfect time to take a […]

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Want to Boost Your Immunity and More? 12 Fascinating Reasons Why Sex is Good for Your Health: Infographic

July 15, 2014
Want to Boost Your Immunity and More? 12 Fascinating Reasons Why Sex is Good for Your Health: Infographic

Few will deny that sex is a very hot topic! How many times a day do you see an article, engage in a discussion or hear a media report about the subject of sex? Do often wonder why so much attention is paid to this topic? What’s all the fuss about? Is the constant focus warranted? […]

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Live it Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #29

June 9, 2014
Live it Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #29 @ UrbanNaturale.com

What’s cooking at your blog? Hope you had a healthy, happy week! I’m so glad you joined us at the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! I can’t wait to see your wonderful plant-based recipes and healthy, green or natural living ideas. This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find […]

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