#1 of 8 – Whole Fat Milk: 60 more calories in a glass than skim milk. That wont take long to add up! Click next to see how bad cheese is!
#1 of 9 – Cherries: The colour of cherries is from a source called anthocyanin, one of the most potent phytochemicals known to fight inflammation which causes red skin. Click next to see how great green tea is!
Nothing quite catches your eye like a bright, white smile. From lifted confidence to better dentist checkups, keeping your pearly whites healthy can have tangible, positive effects on your everyday life. But while expensive treatments and sticky whitening strips can help alter the color of your teeth, keeping your mouth healthy by brushing and flossing […]
Alongside water and tea, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in the world and according to recent data the world is consuming more of it. Thankfully, research has shown that coffee is good for both your short-term fitness and long-term health, so if you’re a fan of the brown liquid keep drinking it […]
Think long and hard about your favorite thing to eat. Take in all the delicious smells. The sheer joy from every last bite, sip, chomp, or slurp. Now, think long and hard about having to say goodbye to your favorite food forever. Because some of America’s favorite foods and drinks won’t make it much longer. […]
Detoxing is commonly used to help people lose weight, treat skin problems, or even help with inflammatory issues. It does this by removing toxic substances from the body or, more specifically, the liver. Many people like to add a little something to their water if they drink water at all. The following ingredients add a […]
When I was younger and would catch a cold every five minutes thanks to the good ol’ Canadian climate and my brazen rebellion against proper winter wear, my mother would whip out a spoon of lemon juice with a dab of honey on it to soothe my throat. It was not just my mother pulling […]
There has been much controversy over whether it is safe to ingest essential oils or not, and there are many strong opinions on both sides of the argument. With proper research and safe practices, I believe that it can be safely done for short periods of time. Essential oils are high concentrations of a given […]
Avocados are quickly becoming America’s favorite fruit. The amount of essential vitamins and minerals they contain make them one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can add to your diet. The avocado craze has been in effect for a while now, but just in case you are not entirely convinced, avocado oil is making its […]
It is a sad fact that most fruits and vegetables we buy at the grocery store are treated and coated with pesticides. Also, the type of vegetable and where it comes from plays a big role in its safety. The risk from pesticides on conventional produce varies from very low to very high, depending on the […]
This amazing ingredient has served a crucial role in many cultures throughout the East and has been a staple of the Ayurveda medicine. Turmeric has become popular in western culture only recently, despite being introduced into Europe by Arab traders in the 13th century. Most of its popularity is thanks to the many scientific studies […]
It seems as if it was yesterday when the masses were completely unaware of the concerns being raised by a number of internationally recognized scientists regarding Genetically Modified Foods (GM). Now, dozens of countries in Europe have completely banned or have severe restrictions on GMOs, which includes the pesticides that go along with them. In […]
Innovative designers have successfully harnessed the power of micro-algae, which operates as an effective “liquid plant,” and developed a photosynthetic lamp filled with tiny, edible bacteria that doubles as a luminous light source. The project, called The Living Things, is the result of a partnership between architectural designer Jacob Douenias and industrial designer Ethan Frier. […]
Every picnic or summertime dinner ends up the same way. You are simply enjoying your meal when suddenly your plate is swarmed by disgusting buzzing houseflies. They perch on your hair, and they land on your food. What is a person to do? Have you ever wondered what a fly does when it lands on […]
By this point we are all more than aware of the options we are faced with when shopping for food, especially produce. Mostly because of its higher price point – although the gap is shrinking – the vast majority of us opt away from the organic section to buy conventional. This Swedish family is of […]