It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
Are you exhausted on your quest to find the perfect remedy for your dry hair? If daily conditioning isn’t helping, there could be a myriad of underlying reasons for those lifeless locks. From chemical processes to too much heat exposure, the wa... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Looking your best doesn’t have to be difficult—just start from the top with healthy, shiny, manageable hair. Here are some basic ways to help your crowning glory look its best.
Washing Your Hair
Great-looking hair starts with a sol... Read more
I have plenty of recipes for beans but every time I cook dry beans they cook uneven. I have tried 4 times with 2 different bags of beans, soaking for different lengths of times, cooking at different temperatures, I soak and cook in plain water. I a... Read more
I have used countless brands of chapstick(even organic, natural ones), ONLY drink water (at least 8 cups a day), try to eat a mostly balanced diet, and take a multivitamin. My lips are still dry and bleedy. Is there anything I can do?? I'm thinking i... Read more
I'm so sick :( Pretty much my whole family is. I've been doing good staying in my calorie range though but not really eating as healthy as I have been, but I'll get right back to that as soon as I can function. I just have been drinking diet Canad... Read more
Hey all, I like to dehydrate my own foods. I'm wondering about calories in dried fruit - when I type in "dried apples" into the Spark food tracker, it lists 1 oz as 69 calories but 1 cup as 209. I typically think weighing is more accurate than measur... Read more
Polish chrome - Mineral deposits on chrome faucets & other tarnished chrome make haste in the presence of lemon--rub with a squeezed lemon half, rinse, and lightly buff with a soft cloth.Polish copper - A halved lemon dipped in salt or baking powder... Read more
The edible seeds of legumes like dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas, and lentils are called pulses, a name derived from the Latin word puls which means thick soup or potage. Pulses are very popular in Mexican, Middle Eastern, or East Indian cuisine and p... Read more
It's summer, and that means fruit trees, bushes, and berry plants are exploding with a bountiful harvest. A healthy goal is to eat a variety of these local and fresh fruits. If we fast forward to fall, the taste of sweet, j... Read more
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