Celebrate Soy!

Here’s a fun fact you may not be aware of: April is National Soyfoods Month! In recent years, soy consumption has been on the rise, possibly due to a heightened interest in dairy and meat alternatives, as well as the introduction of new soy-bas ...

Nutrient-Packed Pomegranate

If you’ve ever eaten a pomegranate, you’re probably familiar with the fruit’s interesting internal structure. It contains hundreds of individual seed casings called arils, which must be separated from the rest of the fruit. The proc ...

Six Steps to Glowing Skin

As the largest organ in your body, your skin’s health and appearance is important not only to your confidence, but also to your overall well-being. So how can you get (and keep) that healthy glow that gets the compliments rolling in? Here are s ...

What’s In Your Soap?

Put down the pump and back away from that bar ““ there may be harmful chemicals lurking in your hand and body soap that could be potentially perilous for both you and the environment. Take a peek at the ingredient list of your favorite soap or ...

The Calming Power of Chamomile

Chamomile is an annual plant with white, daisy-like flowers, recognized worldwide for its calming, soothing benefits. Its name comes from the Greek chamomaela, or “ground apple,” as the plant is known to emit a light, apple-like scent. T ...

Natural Ways to Calm a Crying Baby

There’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to console a crying baby. You can cuddle, walk, rock, sing or drive around in circles, but sometimes little ones keep wailing despite your best efforts. Societies and cultures throughout the ag ...

Is Natural Toothpaste Necessary?

Switching to all-natural products, whether it’s for health or environmental reasons, is a piecemeal process for many. First to go might be chemical-based cleaners. Then, bleached paper products. Next, preservative-filled personal care items. Bu ...