Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

So let’s be honest—does the fact that most store-bought deodorants contain aluminum freak you out at all? Sweating and body odors are a natural part of being a human being. Clogging up your sweat glands with the same material used on the sides of you ...
How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

A few nights ago, I actually shouted out loud, “Stop talking! I can’t sleep!” Which startled my fiance, who’d been snoozing silently. When I have something serious on my mind, I just can’t seem to stop that interior dialogue, relax, and ease myself i ...
Diet Soda Detox Plan

Diet Soda Detox Plan

Most Vitacost peeps are health-obsessed, but I do have one coworker here who is a total diet cola fiend. She seems to be very healthy otherwise—she’s always talking about this 10k or that new recipe for roasted kale—but man does she guzzle down those ...
The QUEST-ion Is: What’s For Dessert??

The QUEST-ion Is: What’s For Dessert??

Are you familiar with Quest bars? They’re one of our most popular products at Vitacost.com—people love the taste, and because so many of our customers are “clean eaters” like me, there’s a lot of love for the ingredients list, too. You won’t find man ...
What to Eat Before You Cheat

What to Eat Before You Cheat

I am a firm believer in the 80/20 rule. Most of the time, it’s important to eat clean, fresh, unprocessed foods, drink ample amounts of water and exercise daily. The rest of the time…eh, live a little, my friends. Enjoy new flavors. Get out there and ...
Flour Power

Flour Power

Do you find that when you’re really disciplined and avoid cake, you eventually stop craving cake—but indulge at one (very adorable) niece’s Princess Elsa birthday party, you suddenly want cake all.the.time? I know I’m not the only one who gets this w ...
You’ve Gotta Hand it To Me

You’ve Gotta Hand it To Me

My hands and my face just don’t match. People are always surprised to learn my age—I thank healthy living and rosehip oil for my who-needs-Botox youthful glow—but I have a feeling that if we lived in a society where there was a lot of hand-kissing or ...