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.
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…
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.
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…
Many people experience periods of poor sleep; unfortunately, some experience these periods much more than others. There are several products that may be helpful for those with occasional sleeplessness and even insomnia find relief, and they are certainly worth a shot if you haven’t found anything that helps. However, one of the most overlooked reasons that can negatively impact a person’s ability to get a good night’s sleep is accumulated toxins and/or improper detoxification.
Detoxification is usually thought of as the physical processing and removal of toxins from the body. While this is certainly the overriding goal of any formal detoxification program, detoxification can significantly impact a person’s emotional state and can cause what feels like “emotional side effects”.