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Tips to Support Prostate Health this November

According to the American Cancer Society, alongside skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect men in America, and it is estimated one out of every seven men will be diagnosed with this disease in his lifetime. However, the Movember Foundation is looking to substantially lower that number. The Movember ...Read More

Creating New Routines for the Changing Season

When we think of winter, we think of shorter days, less sunlight, and the end of Daylight Saving Time that brings with it that extra hour of daylight in the morning, but also the dark and dreary afternoons and cold evenings. Since we can’t all hibernate until spring, here are some tips to ...Read More

DIY Vegan Almond Joy

Coconut and chocolate are probably two of my favorite things on this planet, which is why growing up, Almond Joy candy bars were among my top picks to indulge in (when my mom gave my sister and me the rare green light to have some goodies). Since going vegan, I thought I was going ...Read More

Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot essential oil is extracted from the citrus fruit, Bergamot, and it’s named after Bergamo, a city in Italy where it was first sold. This tropical fruit has a citrusy scent and is a common ingredient in many store-bought and DIY perfumes. Aside from its aroma, bergamot is also known for the ...Read More

4 Tips for Supporting Breast Health

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, and it is estimated that one in eight American women will develop this disease during her lifetime. As with any disease, prevention is the key, and there are several steps every woman can take to give her breasts the support they need. ...Read More

Fall Produce Picks and Recipes

Fall is my favorite season not only because of the cooler temperatures (which means dusting off those boots, gloves, and coats, but also because these lower temperatures create a perfect climate for some of the most delicious produce of the year. Although I am a fan of including as many different fruits and ...Read More

Vegan Worms & Dirt for Halloween

Halloween has always been one of my favorite times of the year! This was the only time my mom would allow my sister and I to wear makeup, and it also signaled the onset of the holiday season. One of the dearest memories I have–besides sitting down with my family and watching ...Read More

Benefits of Wormwood

Wormwood, also known as Absinthe, is a plant that is in the same family as daisies and herbs like tarragon. Belonging to the genus Artemisia, named for the goddess of the wilderness Artemis, Wormwood shares the same bitter taste as its cousins and can be found growing in the woodlands of North ...Read More

Benefits of Proline

Proline is a nonessential amino acid that can be found in high protein foods as well as vegetables such as bamboo shoots and cabbage. Proline has been used to improve skin health by strengthening the structure of the skin as well as improving its texture. The method of action behind this amino ...Read More

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy & Fit

It is no secret that America has gained a reputation for being home to one of the highest populations of obese and overweight individuals in the world. Sadly, it’s not just adults who are grappling with weight management issues, but the problem also extends to our nation’s youth. In fact, in the ...Read More