2019-04-26 11:41:11

Fight The Blues With Sunlight

According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 10 Americans report that they are currently suffering from some form of depression. Further, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America reports that a staggering 18% of the U.S. population suffers from some form of anxiety disorder. Meanwhile, Americans are spending tens of billions of dollars each year on prescription anti-depressant medication. These drugs often times cause dependencies and carry other risky side effects.

There are many alternative, natural, and safe remedies for depression that you may not get from your doctor. In this first article in a series on depression, we will take a look at the cheapest and easiest anti-depressant you can get - natural sunlight.
2019-04-23 16:14:35

Oatmeal Pancakes

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup applesause
  • 1 egg
  • 2 T sugar
  1. Combine ingredients in a blender
  2. Heat greased pan to medium high
  3. Pour batter onto pan
  4. Cook till pancake edges are firm and flip till golden brown

2019-04-19 20:34:05

Ditch The Reduced Fat Peanut Butter

Often times when we are trying to go healthy, we get sucked into the "reduced fat" scheme and ultimately end up making choices that are even less healthy than the food we are trying to avoid. In today's edition of Substitute That!, we are going to be returning to the basics, ditching your "healthy" reduced fat peanut butter, and replacing it with nothing other than the real thing!
2019-04-18 17:55:23

Natural Sunscreen

Research shows some herbs may boost your skin's ability to protect against UV rays from the inside out.

Green Tea
The tea leaves contain an antioxidant, EGCG, that can decrease sun damage when applied topically. Drinking 3 cups of green tea a day increases the ability of blood cells to protect themselves from damage caused by UV exposure, and skin cells may also benefit from green tea.

This supplement is extracted from the French maritime pine bark. It inhibits inflammation caused by UV exposure and protects against sunburns.

Polypodium Leucotomos
This fern is rich in antioxidants that can increase the length of sun exposure without burning.
2019-04-18 17:52:49

Lose Weight with Green Tea

One of the easiest ways to lose weight without really doing anything is to completely cut soda out of your diet. But you can also put the weight loss on overdrive by replacing your daily soda consumption with green tea. Today we present a Supplement of the Week and a Substitute That! combo meal, suggesting that readers remove every non-water beverage that they currently drinking from their diet, and replace it with the magic that is green tea!
2019-04-18 17:39:45

Tips to Reduce Stress

Stress can be harmful to the health especially over a long period of time. In other to reduce stress, you have to learn how to manage it. Here are some useful tips to reduce stress and help you feel better and live a stress free life every day.
2019-04-18 17:34:01

The Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Being and staying healthy is one of the biggest trends, and lifelong decisions, that people are making for themselves, right now. People around the world, specifically the United States of America and China, have been using the spice not just in cooking, but therapeutically for many years. Cayenne pepper began to receive major glorification when it was discovered to help detoxify your body and cleanse your dieterich systems. There have even been diets that are centered around cayenne because of it’s ability to raise the levels in your circulatory system.