How to Turn Turmeric Into a Tasty Tea

How to Turn Turmeric Into a Tasty Tea

Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that possesses a wide range of health benefits. It is a member of the ginger family and is used widely in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. You most likely know it if you enjoy curries. But b ...
Is Drinking Soda Really Bad for You?

Is Drinking Soda Really Bad for You?

As winter melts into spring and the weather warms up, millions of Americans will quench their thirst with a sugary soda at least once a day. But the temporary quick satisfaction of too many sweet drinks may mask health threats that will come back to ...
3-Ingredient Coconut-Aloe Skin Moisturizer

3-Ingredient Coconut-Aloe Skin Moisturizer

The weather may be getting warmer, but your body probably still thinks it’s winter. As heavy coats get the heave-ho and wooly sweaters are swapped for short sleeves, you can start to transition to a lighter moisturizer that hydrates skin without the ...
How to Build a Better Smoothie

How to Build a Better Smoothie

A drinkable blend of fruit and veggies seems so simple. All you have to do is add produce to a blender, pour in almond milk and ice and blend until smooth…right? Well, you’re almost there. Smoothies can be the perfect nutrient-dense meal or tasty to- ...
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Gluten Free

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Gluten Free

Are gluten-free diets a fad or fixture? That’s open to debate. No matter which side of the gluten-free fence you’re on, though, there’s no denying its popularity: By all accounts, billions of dollars will be spent globally this year on gluten-free fo ...
Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

You want to do the right thing vis-a-vis our furry friends—but sometimes it’s just not so straightforward. There’s a plethora of designations that suggest  “cruelty-free” or “not tested on animals” but many are misleading. The problem is that while c ...