While the FDA has approved five artificial sweeteners for human consumption, the jury is still out on the long-term effects of consuming aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame and acesulfame-k. Consumers seeking tasty, low or zero calorie beverages are urged to drink water, nature’s ultimate thirst quencher, but many find themselves bored with a water-only regimen. Read more
“But daddy, it’s so spiky!” my kid said with his head tilted to the side. He was scratching his arm where a tiny pink lump was beginning to form. It was a mosquito bite.
So here I am trying to convince my four year old son about the merits of using Aloe Vera gel to make the itchiness on his arm go away. It felt like being on a high school debate team all over again. Read more
Heading to a beauty parlor for your facial makeover is common. Most people want beautiful skin. Thankfully we do not need to go to the salon so often. Below are some common homemade face cleansing recipes. These tips can help getting you glowing skin without. This method involves using natural herbs, yogurt, fresh fruits, and other common food ingredients, most found in your kitchen. Read more
Many of the drugs and pharmaceuticals we rely on today originate from purely natural sources. How else did our ancestors cure minor ailments, treat wounds and the like? But did you know that honey is one such substance? In 2011, Ian Staples (former MD of Halfords) discovered that certain types of honey have remarkable antimicrobial qualities. Read more