Reduce Preservatives in Your Diet

Reduce Preservatives in Your Diet

KatrinEra/Bigstock.com Preservatives are crucial to the preservation, safety, and freshness of the foods in the food supply system. They are added to food to prevent spoiling and to maintain nutritional value. There are two types of food preservatives, natural and...
What is Lactic Acid?

What is Lactic Acid?

The human body prefers to generate most of its energy using aerobic methods, meaning with oxygen. The oxygen helps to convert glucose into energy.  Some circumstances, however, require energy production faster than our bodies can adequately deliver oxygen. In those...
Detox Your Home

Detox Your Home

Many of us have done a juice cleanse in order to eliminate internal toxins from our body, but how many of us do anything about the toxins in our own homes? Common household products are increasingly being found to have negative health effects on the nervous and immune...
Mix It Up For Health!

Mix It Up For Health!

When it comes to working out, a lot of us are creatures of habit. We head for the same pilates class, do the same circuit while weight training, or run the same route each time we lace up our running shoes. Of course, regular exercise is good for you, but mixing up...
Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

A large percentage of Americans are found to be deficient in Vitamin D. It’s an incredibly important vitamin yet it can be hard to obtain through just diet alone and is reliant on regular sun exposure. We need vitamin D to help the body absorb calcium and phosphate...
Is Yoga Right For You?

Is Yoga Right For You?

Yoga is a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science which focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body. It is an art and science of healthy living. The word ‘yoga’ is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning ‘to join’ or ‘to yoke’ or ‘to unite.’...