5 Natural Treatments for Scabies

What is Scabies? Scabies rash is caused by tiny mites that bury under your skin called Sarcoptes scabiei. They cause itching and redness primarily in the groin or perineum, underarms, under breast area and back of your knees and elbows. Scabies will not go away without treatment, it will only get worse the longer you wait….

DIY Natural Air Freshener

Air Fresheners have been around for a really long time and the advertisements claim they will give your home or office a clean and healthy smelling vibe. The ingredients of these products is like reading a science text book. They contain phthalates and many other hazardous chemicals such as formaldehyde, propellants, solvents, benzene, and synthetic musks,…

11 Natural Remedies for Constipation

Talking about our bowel movements can be an awkward conversation. I, on the other hand, have a huge passion for gastrointestinal health and feel that it can be the root cause of most diseases we battle with today. The “poop talk” is necessary for everyone.  However, constipation is a very a common issue and can…

Beginner’s Guide to Supplementing a Vegan Diet

When you switch to a plant based diet, there are so many people suddenly becoming a nutritionist and saying how malnourished you will become with the change.  That is never the case if you supplement and eat enough whole foods in your diet. You should always get your blood levels tested prior to your transition…

Top 6 Benefits of Cupping

As a nurse and health advocate, I am always looking for different ways to relax and detox. Cupping is something I have tried in the past year and find it to be a fast and effective way to relieve pain. What is Cupping? Cupping is an ancient Chinese practice originating thousands of years ago.You start…

The Mind Diet Essentials

Sometimes we worry so much about what we put into our bodies through food and drinks and we forget to think if we are feeding our minds a healthy diet as well. This includes things we watch, read, listen to and people we surround ourselves with. The mind diet is crucial to creating a cohesive…

4 Weight Loss Scams

There are many weight loss fads telling you that they will help you lose weight fast. Some of these products either don’t help at all or they will make you gain all the weight you lost and more, once you stop their product. There is no shortcut to weight loss. Here are some weight loss…

Vegan Coquito Recipe

It’s not the holidays without a yummy holiday drink. Let’s ditch the dairy and eggs and make a delicious guilt-free Vegan Coquito. For those who don’t know,  Coquito is blend of  coconut milk, coconut cream, heavy cream, spices and lots of rum. It basically is a Puerto Rican version of egg nog. It easily adapts…

15 Easy Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining several pounds during the holidays can be inevitable. Your stress levels increase, your sleep patterns are disrupted, and you’re eating large portions of  yummy, unhealthy foods. Here are some tips I use to maintain my weight during the holiday season. Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip the second plate. Avoid unhealthy snacks. Choose…