How peppers can fire up your health.

Peppers provide many health benefits

Whether fresh, dried, ground, or roasted, chili peppers add unrivaled pop to meals while delivering countless medicinal benefits to the body. Capsaicin, the compound responsible for chilies’ pungency and spice, has been credited with a host of health advantages, from killing cancerous cells to lowering blood pressure, preventing obesity, and reducing the risk of diabetes. … Read more

How Color Impacts our Emotional State

How does our emotional state impact our health

When we experience negative emotions—such as those present during periods of anxiety or depression—our brains prompt us to fight, run away, or freeze with fear as if we are confronted by a serious threat. But, despite the sad terrain we sometimes traverse, we are rarely faced with true crises. Thus the negative emotional state (such … Read more

Make Your Own Kefir at Home!

WHAT IT IS: Kefir is a milk drink made with cow, sheep, or goat milk and fermented with kefir grains composed of lactic acid bacteria and yeast. You can also use soy, coconut, or the milk of some seeds and nuts. It is similar to yogurt with a creamy consistency and slightly sour taste. Kefir … Read more

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Dental Health That Don’t Include Brushing and Flossing

Natural ideas for healty teeth By Dr. Arthur Glosman, DDS Keeping your teeth healthy and looking great can cost a pretty penny, not to mention that the added chemicals in toothpastes, mouthwash, and whitening kits may actually damage teeth. Fortunately, there are a few simple, inexpensive, and environmentally sound ways to keep your lovely smile … Read more