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Garlic May Reduce Risk of Certain Cancers, Study Suggests

Garlic has long been considered useful in the fight against certain cancers and other serious diseases. Scientists consider sulfur compounds the main force behind garlic’s many health benefits. Unfortunately, the inconsistent nature of these compounds has led to varied research results. Generally, researchers agree that garlic is useful in fighting cancer, but the exact nature […]

5-Step Guide to Healing Dry Skin on Your Face

 Dry, flaky skin on your face and around your mouth can cause irritation and discomfort. If you’re suffering from this condition, medically referred to as xerosis, you’re not alone. According to research from the International Society of Dermatology, over 40 percent of Americans claim to have dry or sensitive skin (1). “Dry skin is […]

How to Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

What if someone told you that one simple liquid could help you lower your blood sugar, lose weight, whiten your teeth, and even clean your house? You’d think that it was some sort of neon blue potion gifted to you by a genie or else it was a Saturday morning infomercial special that could be […]

What Is Earthing and How Does It Benefit Your Health?

You know that feeling of calm you get when you sit at the beach, allowing the sand to slide effortlessly between your toes? How about letting all your troubles fade away as you walk barefoot on a dewy lawn on a spring day? Turns out, those moments may not only bring you bliss; they could […]

5 Beard Care Commandments

 Beards can totally change your appearance and are a great way to further express your personal style. Whether you’re going for a corporate or castaway look, it’s important to support that look with regular attention. Here are my five beard care commandments to ensure you put your best face forward. Brush Your Beard To […]

6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn

As tempting as it is to bask in the sun on a warm summer day, you’ll want to protect yourself from its rays every time you head outdoors. The best way to prevent a sunburn, of course, is to not get one in the first place. But we all know that things happen, even to […]

4 Genius Ways to Use Castor Oil

Though trends in the world of health and beauty might come and go pretty fast, there are some products that can withstand the tests of time. Castor oil, for example, has been used for so long that there is a ton of anecdotal evidence suggesting Egyptian ruler Cleopatra regularly relied on the oil to keep […]

LuckyPlanet Natural Cleaning Products

 LuckyPlanet is a line of cleaning products created by the LuckyVitamin team. They are powerful on dirt and grime but safe enough to use around your family and pets. From dish soap to window cleaner, everything in the LuckyPlanet assortment is plant-based, non-toxic and cruelty-free. The whole line is free and clear, which means there are no […]

Your Eco-Friendly Guide to Hand-Washing Clothes

Doing the laundry is one of those frustrating inevitabilities in life. You need your wardrobe to look (and smell) as fresh as possible, so making laundry a weekly priority is important. Of course, very few people look forward to this task. Sure, it doesn’t take a lot of effort, but it can definitely eat away […]

How a Ketogenic Diet Can Help You Lose Weight

 One of the latest diet trends to explode in the health and wellness space is the ketogenic diet. But if you aren’t quite sure what it is or how it works, we’re here to help. Let’s take a closer look at this diet craze, so you can decide whether it’s right for you. What […]

5 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin D (and How To Fix It)

Summer’s arrival means more time spent outside. If you are headed outdoors, you have to take steps to protect yourself from the sun. Though responsible for allowing life on Earth to thrive, the rays of the sun are also a cause for concern. Consistent exposure to sunlight without wearing sunscreen or a similar layer of […]

4 Easy Ways to Work Fermented Foods Into Your Diet

Fermented foods seem to have become quite popular in recent months. Whether you’ve heard about the benefits of drinking vinegars or are simply wondering why yogurt is such a hot option for breakfast, you most likely want to know what all the fuss is about. People are clamoring for fermented products lately because these foods and […]

Harness the Power of Coconut with Thai Green Chicken Curry

Coconuts are having a moment in the sun. Fans of the fruit trumpet its virtues, claiming that it’s great for your brain, your body and even your hair. While coconuts aren’t exactly the miracle food may “experts” claim that they are, products made from the fruit can be a nutritious addition to your diet. A […]

5 Surprising Places Probiotics Are Popping Up  

Got diarrhea? Take a probiotic. Irritated skin or acne? Again, probiotics. Bad breakup? Why not try a probiotic!? There’s no denying that probiotics have a cult-like following. They’ve been taking over the supplement aisle for the past few years, thanks to a surge in research revealing the massive extent to which the health of our […]

11 Things You Don’t Want to Forget While Camping

Who wants to de-stress, unplug, connect with nature and give their overall wellness a boost? Everyone, of course! But who has the time? Everyone, of course! Why? Because one single activity provides all of these benefits and more: camping. Camping is a chance to enjoy the outdoors, re-energize and create lasting memories with family and […]