Eco-Friendly Household Products

Eco-Friendly Household Products

EcoFriendly Alternatives to Commercial Cleaners and Other Household Products

Trying to rid yourself and your family is no easy task. Most everything around you has been synthesized, sprayed, enriched, hydrolyzed, flouridated… even going for a walk can prove to be toxic when you see those little tags at the corners of your neighbors’ lawns: “Stay off until…”

Good news is you can take charge in your own home and create a healthier, non-toxic environment there by making your own cleaning products.

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Benefits of Intermittent Fasting When Trying to Lose Weight

Benefits of Intermittent Fasting When Trying to Lose Weight

Losing weight can be difficult for a variety of reasons. One of the most important is that weight gain and the inability to lose weight are often not a calorie problem or an exercise problem (although these two bases must certainly be covered for any chance at long-term weight loss) – weight gain and the inability to lose weight are often a metabolism problem. Read more…

How to Do Intermittent Fasting

How to Do Intermittent Fasting

There are many ways to improve your health. Eating lots (and lots, and LOTS) of deep colored vegetables and fruits on a daily basis along with adequate amounts of clean protein (free from hormones, antibiotics, conventional fertilizers, insecticides, etc.) and a handful of raw nuts or seeds on a daily basis while avoiding added sugar, liquid calories and artificial anything can go a long way to improving your overall health.

Fasting can also play a role, although there are certainly ways to optimize the benefits of fasting.

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How to Grow a SCOBY at Home

How to Grow a SCOBY at Home

If you love Kombucha, and are not loving the price tag that comes along with store bought Kombucha, you may want to try making this fermented tea at home. The challenge that initially presents itself (besides patience) is where to get a SCOBY or a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. Cultures for Health offers a starter kit as well as supplies but if you’re in the mood to do things the old fashioned way (sort of), keep reading…

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