Popcorn: It’s Good for You!

News headlines scream warnings to consumers about the 60 grams of fat and 1,200 calories in a medium-sized movie theater bucket of popcorn. But, the truth is, as long as it’s not drenched in butter and doused with salt, popcorn is a great anyti ...

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 ...

Natural Pet Products

So you’ve purged your pantry of unnatural and overly processed foods and decided to opt for organic, natural items. You’ve switched out your shampoos and soaps for chemical-free alternatives. But there is another major category of product ...

Great News About Grapes

Grapes certainly make a great snack, but did you know that they may promote heart health, normal inflammatory response, vitality and healthy skin? It’s no grapevine gossip”” grape skin and seeds are full of vitamins, antioxidants and othe ...

A Brief History of Herbs

Back in February, we gave you a (very) quick rundown of the origin of vitamins. Today, the lesson continues, this time chronicling the history of herbs.   No one is sure precisely when people began to utilize them, but some say that herbs have ...

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 ...

Natural Ways to Keep Pests at Bay

Springtime brings many wonderful things””blossoming flowers, sunshine, moderate temperatures. But it may also bring unwanted pests that can invade your home and make outdoor activities seemingly impossible. Unfortunately, many pesticides and re ...