Category Archives: Food

5 Tips for a Healthier, Sexy You!

 The good news is that you don’t need to make a drastic change in your lifestyle to make a profound difference in your health and life. Here are five quick changes you can start today to get yourself feeling good, looking good, and on your way to lasting changes. 1.      If there were […]

Balance Your Hormones & Fall In Love With Your Body

Hormonal imbalance can be nasty to deal with for any woman. The undesirable health effects are numerous – unwanted breakouts, fatigue, depression, hair loss, low sex drive, painful periods or miserable menopause, and many more. While all those symptoms are enough to send you straight to the doctor’s office, there may be a better way […]

Understanding Peri-menopause and Menopause 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. It is a time to raise awareness and educate the public about mental health and illness and the importance of early treatment. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental illnesses are common in the United States, with nearly one in five U.S. adults […]

What to do when you have Period Acne

So many women suffer from acne when they are on their period. It can wreak havoc on one’s self-esteem, often causing an internal war against the body. If acne seems to come on a week or two before your period, your hormones may be responsible. Higher levels of testosterone and cortisol trigger oil-producing glands to […]

Steamed Lemon Cabbage

Cabbages are one of the most popular vegetables globally. Almost every culture around the world uses cabbage in different traditional dishes. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, 78 percent of the nation’s total cabbage in the US (fresh market and processing) is produced in five states, California, Wisconsin, New York, Florida, and Texas. Cabbage […]

Eating Healthy on a Budget

It often seems cheaper to eat poorly. A few packages of factory-farmed meat, a gallon of commercially produced milk, butter, white bread, potato chips, cereal, chocolate chip cookies, instant potatoes, minute-rice, frozen lasagna and pizza, ice cream, and soda on sale — yep, it’s cheap. But when you change your eating habits from bad to […]

10 Steps for Soothing an Upset Stomach

Digestive Enzymes – take either before or after a meal to assist in breaking down fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and fiber. Hot Water – sip slowly to relax the digestive track. Aloe Vera Juice – take 1/4 cup on an empty stomach in the morning and again at bedtime. Fast – do not eat until the […]

The link between Heavy Periods and Low Iron

Understanding the Relationship Between Heavy Periods and Low Iron Do you have heavy periods? You’re not alone. About one-third of women experience heavy periods at some point in their lives. Many women may not realize how much heavy periods, also known as menorrhagia, can affect healthy iron levels in the body. This article will discuss […]