How-To-Plant-A-Vegetable-Garden

One of the things I wanted to introduce into my lifestyle is growing my own herbs and vegetables. It is a cost-effective way to get the produce I love and I can be certain that they are being grown without additional chemicals to enhance growth unnaturally. The only problem is

What-Is-Perfect-Protein

Recently my boyfriend decided to become a vegetarian. While I have not completely adopted the lifestyle, for the most part, it is easier to eat the same food together, therefore, many of my meals are vegetarian. Protein, and how to get enough of it in your diet, seems to be

5-Bite

Has anyone heard about the 5 bite diet? Apparently it has been on Dr. Oz and many people are interested to find out more and maybe even try the diet out for themselves. It’s being marketed as an easy way to lose 10 pounds in a week When I read

Why-Is-Sugar-Bad-For-You

Sugar seems to be a swear word these days. Why is sugar bad for you? When I look at articles from sites like WebMD, the FDA, and health.com, it doesn’t appear that sugar itself is terrible, but the amount we consume is. The recommended daily average for women is a

Why-Is-Fiber-Good-For-You

When I looked to research how to naturally control cholesterol, an increased intake of fiber was among the recommended actions to lower cholesterol with diet. But, why is fiber good for you and what else is it good for? Fiber can help improve heart, skin and digestive health as well

What-Is-The-Best-Oil-For-Cooking

Similar to good fats and bad fats there are good oils and bad oils, so what is the best oil for cooking? Typically I have used extra virgin olive oil for both cooking and for salads and I know some people swear by coconut oil for cooking, but not all

Benefits-of-Coconut-Oil-for-the-Skin

Coconut oil is extremely popular today among those that are healthy or in the process of improving their health. Coconut oil is not just good for you if you ingest it, the benefits of coconut oil for the skin are just as great. Even though coconut oil can be a

Reducing cholesterol naturally

On one side of my family, we have very high cholesterol. Even when I was a teenager, my doctors said mine was quite high. I wanted to find out how to reduce cholesterol and if there are any natural ways to reduce cholesterol. Here’s what I found when trying to

What-Is-The-Paleo-Diet-Plan

What is the Paleo diet plan? I have been hearing a lot about this diet and wanted to see if it is something that would fit my lifestyle. OK, so what is the paleo diet exactly? Basically, the Paleo diet is like turning back the clock, way back, as in

The Beautifl Island of Sifnos

Adventures in Greece Despite all the recent financial issues plaguing Greece, it is still a magical place to visit and explore. I went to Sifnos Greece about 3 years ago now, but my parents were there right when the vote on the bailout plan was happening. This is what they