Mint is more than a decorative piece to a dessert place or a cocktail complement. Traditionally, mint has a strong medicinal use to ease digestive issues and to freshen breath.
By Jenna Edwards (www.jennahealth.com)
Greens aren’t just for Popeye! They’re for you, too! Greens serve a wide variety of uses from aesthetic to medicinal to functional. Adding greens to any dish, even if only diced into small pieces, adds color and texture, feeding your eyes and mind in addition to your body.
by Jenna Edwards (www.jennahealth.com)
Detoxing has once again become en vogue and there are many ways to go about it. Juicing, fasting, liquid, vegan – they all have their benefits, but one is not better than another. If you’re considering detoxing, invest in professional support to ensure you choose the method that best supports your lifestyle and detoxing goals.
You love tea, but how much do you know about tea production? Did you know that the earliest records of tea date all the way back the 10th Century? Most people believe that tea was first produced and cultivated in China, but actually it could have either been China, Burma, or Tibet. No one really knows the exact origin. The Chinese people made the consumption of tea popular, and began trading tea, as well as the tea plant to Western nations in the 19th century, and tea gained its popularity all over the world. Continue reading
Fats are kind of like that old saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” Fats have been demonized the past couple decades, but fats’ contribution to the success of your diet are more valuable than you have been led to believe.
Do you know the benefits of lemon essential oil? Next time you are cooking with lemons or flavoring food or water with this fresh, citrus fruit, take a deep whiff of its stimulating scent. The smell of lemon awakens the senses, and is said to be the scent that will make you feel vibrant and more mentally alert. Now, you don’t have to slice up lemons and deal with removing all of the seeds to get the benefits of lemons. You can just get your hands on some lemon essential oil and gain all of the benefits this refreshing oil has to offer.
While it is impressive that the aroma of lemon essential oil can wake you up and stimulate mental alertness, it can also do much more. It can battle against deadly bacteria. Research has shown that vaporized lemon essential oil can kill meningococcus bacteria, typhod bacilli, and germs the cause pneumonia in less than a few hours. It can also kill inactive tuberculosis bacteria and diphtheria bacteria. You can also use it to get rid of air-borne germs. It is must-have for schools and hospitals to have on hand. Who knew that an essential oil could really be essential as a lifesaver when it comes to preventing diseases? Continue reading
Need more energy for a work out? Do you ever have those days where you know you need to get to the gym and meet your workout goals, but you just don’t have the energy? Is it a struggle to work out at the end of a busy day or wake up early enough to work out before a long day? If you struggle with finding enough energy for your work outs than here are some tips to help you out. Continue reading
Afternoon tea was commonly known as a mid-to-afternoon snack that is eaten typically between 2 pm and 5 pm. Though this custom was most common in The United Kingdom, other places have also been known to nickname their mealtimes “tea,” such as Scotland, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. They refer to dinner as “tea.” Who knew that tea could take on the meaning of an entire meal?
The whole idea of having meals in between meals, and referring to it as “afternoon tea,” began in the 1800’s in England. For the upper class, the English ate lunch in the middle of the day, and dinner around 8 pm or later. Therefore, a meal in between lunch and dinner was usually desired, and it included tea (which is a very common beverage in England), so hence the title “afternoon tea.” The lower classes ate what they called dinner around 11 am and a small supper at 7 pm. They too had an afternoon tea in between the meals. Continue reading
And with increase weight can cause increased health problems to develop both today and in the future. Many of the habits we have today as adults were formed during our childhood. So, if you are looking to build a healthier lifestyle for your children both today and in their futures, review the tips below and incorporate them into your daily routines. Continue reading
Having lavender essential oil is like having a medicine cabinet in a bottle. This oil is great for everything from aiding in relaxation to helping insomniacs sleep. Lavender essential oil provides an array of services and can help so many people in so many ways.
You’ve probably noticed that the sweet smelling oil is found in body washes, shampoos, conditioners, air fresheners and perfumes because of its fresh, light smell that reminds you of walking through a fragrant flower garden. Lavender even gets its name from the Latin word “lavare,” which literally means “to wash.” It seems since the beginning of time, people have wanted to smell exactly like the oil of this fragrant plant. Continue reading