Chocolate & Nut Brittle for Super Supple Skin

Forget what you may have heard about chocolate ruining your skin. Dark/bittersweet chocolate with a high-cocoa-solids content of at least 70 percent contains flavonoids that protect the skin from harmful UV rays. Add coconut to the mix with this brittle and you'll have the added bonus of introducing cytokinins to your body, which are...

How to Keep Exercising When it’s Below Freezing Outside

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a very real, very common disorder that affects more than 3 million people each year. The symptoms of SAD can range from mild anxiety to severe depression. I myself experience a faint sadness from the moment the leaves begin to change from green to varying hues of orange, red,...

The Three Organic Remedies That Can Cure Sciatic Nerve Problems

Let’s face it: We all deal with back pain. In 2009, the CDC reported nearly 30 percent of adults dealt with some form of back pain. However, when that intermittent soreness turns into a burning, tingling sensation that travels down your thigh, you may have a more serious condition, called sciatica.Named after the sciatic...

How To Avoid Sciatica When Cycling

Avoiding Sciatica While Riding When I first entered the cycling community my main drive was the fact that I couldn’t run without feeling sciatica down my right leg. I had completed all the Orthopedic tests and MRIs and found out it was not disc related. Yet, the weakness and numbness would not subside, so I was...

Common Household Chemicals That Cause Horrible Diseases

Air pollution and chemicals found in common household and personal care goods are major sources of exposure that can lead to an accumulation of toxins in your body.Forbes Magazine recently listed the 20 most polluted cities in the US. Topping the list is Fresno, California, where inhabitants are exposed to both groundwater pollution from agriculture...