What Is the Alkaline Diet?

You may have heard of the alkaline diet, but what’s the story behind this eating plan? The alkaline diet is based on the theory that eating certain foods can help maintain your body’s natural pH level. This is a measure of hydrogen-ion co ...

Five Ways to Love Your Heart

In honor of Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month, here are five things you can do to keep your ticker in top condition:  1. Get Active. When it comes to exercise, every little bit can help your heart stay healthy. You don’t have to pa ...

Five Winter Safety Tips

Cold weather can create conditions that may be hazardous to your health. As you trudge through the snow and struggle to stay warm this winter, keep these five helpful safety tips in mind:   1. Wear Layers. It’s common knowledge that wearin ...

Nutrition Labels: A Good Read

They may not be on the bestseller list, but the nutrition facts labels on your favorite foods can be an interesting read. There are some very important things to consider when you’re analyzing a nutrition label””so you can ensure you̵ ...

All About Aloe Vera

You’ve been rubbing it on your sun-kissed skin for as long as you can remember, but what exactly is aloe vera? What is responsible for its naturally soothing properties? And what are some little-known benefits of aloe vera? Aloe vera is a cactu ...

6 Easy Steps for Natural Body Cleansing

Looking for a fresh start in 2011? Consider these six simple ways to kick-start your body’s natural cleansing process:   1. Say “goodbye” to stress. Keep your body running smoothly by keeping stress in check. How? Make time fo ...