Avocado Benefits for Amazing Skin and Hormone Control

Avocado Benefits for Amazing Skin and Hormone Control

Avocados, in my opinion, are one of the healthiest foods known to man. Top five, no doubt. But, at least here in the United States, people seem to have little understanding about the avocado benefits of this lean, green, cancer killing machine. For instance, avocado...
What is Xanthan Gum and Is It Good for You?

What is Xanthan Gum and Is It Good for You?

Many people ask me about common food additives, and one of the biggest questions is – What is xanthan gum? All you have to do is look for this term on Google. You’ll come up with almost 1.2 million results. This makes it pretty difficult to get the real idea on what...
What is Soy Lecithin? Facts, Side-Effects, Benefits and Concerns

What is Soy Lecithin? Facts, Side-Effects, Benefits and Concerns

Soy lecithin is one of the most widely used food additives out there today. (1) Just check a few labels on your grocery store shelf and you will find it. This additive has made its way into both health food stores and conventional grocery stores. But what is soy...
Grapefruit Benefits: The Key for Health and Weight Loss

Grapefruit Benefits: The Key for Health and Weight Loss

It wasn’t until the 19th century that grapefruit benefits made their way to the United States when some Florida farmers brought grapefuit over. It quickly became a popular commercial crop. Today, the grapefruit grows mainly in Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and...
Health Benefits of Ginger & Its Secret Power

Health Benefits of Ginger & Its Secret Power

Most of the time, when we think about “ginger,” we’re probably thinking about cookies or pie or perhaps even aromatherapy. But the further you travel on your natural health journey, the more you will begin to realize the amazing healing powers and health benefits of...
Hemp Seed Benefits that Can Change Your Life (and the Planet!)

Hemp Seed Benefits that Can Change Your Life (and the Planet!)

Hemp seed benefits are constantly in the news. Between the growing legalization of recreational marijuana and the numerous uses of hemp, the plant is seemingly everywhere we turn. In fact, I recently saw this headline: “Hemp seeds bound for Colorado seized at U.S....
Is Stevia Safe? Are there Better Natural Sweeteners?

Is Stevia Safe? Are there Better Natural Sweeteners?

There is a lot of controversy around sweeteners, especially naturally occurring alternatives to sugar, such as stevia. Stevia is an herb, and after all, all herbs are safe, right? So when I started seeing headlines attacking stevia, I knew I had to investigate. Is...
Licorice Root Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, and More

Licorice Root Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, and More

We all know licorice as the delicious candy, but the actual licorice herb (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is much different. Most commonly found in Europe, Asia and the Mediterranean, licorice root benefits has had a multitude of uses for several millennia. But if licorice is...
Kefir Benefits: A Probiotic Powerhouse

Kefir Benefits: A Probiotic Powerhouse

When produced correctly, milk kefir is quite tasty and is actually one of my favorite drinks. It is my hope that after reading this article that you will see the many kefir benefits and consider adding it to your diet. Milk kefir, or kephir, is a fermented milk drink...