Kick Starting Your Metabolism into High Gear

Kick Start Your Metabolism Shared with Us By Green Health Spot  After eating way too much I thought I would write down a few tips to kick start your metabolism so that you can stay slim this Summer and weather the assault of sweets, snacks and parties.  Many of us use the excuse of hot…

Reducing Inflammation with Alkaline Foods

How Alkaline is Your Diet? 11 Foods to Try! Brought to us by the lovely kathypatalsky  Alkaline food Alkaline foods and their role in reducing inflammation in the body has been a hot topic in recent years. A diet rich in alkaline foods helps reduces inflammation in the body. Everyone from Dr.Oz to Oprah has…

Growing Veggies – Kinder, Gentler Gardening

Kinder, Gentler Gardening Our down-to-earth guide to growing biodynamic veggies BY Tami Fertig ILLUSTRATION Genevieve Simms You’ve probably heard wine connoisseurs toss around the term “biodynamics,” but what the heck does it mean? Despite more and more vineyards embracing the system, an air of mystery surrounds its more esoteric practices (such as planting and harvesting…

Combating Fatigue & Weakness

Fatigue & Weakness To overcome fatigue, you need to be sure to learn a balance between exertion and relaxation in your daily life.  Exercising in the morning is a wonderfully effective way to increase energy and vitality.  A healthy diet also plays a big role in how you feel.  Making sure you get plenty of…

Components of Cider Vinegar

Components of Cider Vinegar Cider vinegar contains many nutrients, such as beta-carotene, potassium, magnesium, calcium, riboflavin and thiamin; vitamin B6, C, and E; and fruit acids and pectin.  Beta Carotene, potassium, and pectin are especially important for the heart, skin, and digestion.