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6 Summer Cocktail Recipes

  Let’s face it, nothing quite cools off a hot summer day like a fresh, tasty cocktail. We’ve rounded up some refreshing drinks that go beyond your basic beer to add a splash of color – and healthy summer ingredients – to your next get-together or evening on the patio. Get ready to impress the […]

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Learn About Natural Pest Control for Pets with our #bugfreepet Twitter Chat

Want to know how to protect your pet from pesky pests like mosquitoes, ticks and fleas without using harmful chemicals? Join us and Wondercide for our #bugfreepet Twitter Chat Tuesday, July 14 at 1 p.m. CT.

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The EWG’s Best and Worst of Sunscreens 2015 [Infographic]

For health-conscious people like you, summertime presents a tricky, Catch-22 type of situation. You want to get outdoors so you can enjoy the season, and you’ll also need to protect your skin from the sun. But you don’t want to spread potentially harmful ingredients all over your body or on any member of your family. […]

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Workout Wednesday: 5 Reasons Why Meditation Should Matter to Athletes

Meditation has been around for centuries, but has exploded in popularity over the last ten years or so, especially in the Western world. People of all ages and from every walk of life have picked up the art of mindfulness and have run with it—even athletes. Some of the most popular athletes in the world […]

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How To Tell If Your Mole Is Cancerous & 7 Natural Ways To Remove Them for Cosmetic Reasons

Whenever I think of moles, I can’t help but remember the “Moley Scene” from Austin Powers in Goldmember. Perhaps you can relate to the embarrassment of Fred Savage’s character, depending on where your moles may be. The good news is, there are plenty of natural ways to shrink or even get rid of them! Sometimes […]

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5 Natural Ways to Soothe Sunburn

We all love summertime. Kids and adults alike suffer silently through winter and spring, and sometimes count down the days to summer. Boating, fishing, swimming, cookouts—they’re all signature summer activities. However, along with those activities comes sun exposure, and while our bodies need sun for the proper production of vitamin D, too much sun exposure […]

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7 Refreshing (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Recipes

When summer hits and it gets warm outside, few things cool me down like a cold glass of iced tea. As a kid growing up in a tiny Wisconsin town, summer beverages were pretty limited in my house. We were usually offered three choices: Kool-Aid, which was chock full of sugar, water, which nobody ever chose […]

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Dairy or Lactose Intolerance Symptoms and What You Can Do About It!

Coping with Lactose Intolerance If you have an impaired ability to digest lactose, you are far from alone in dealing with this challenge. Lactose intolerance affects approximately 65 percent of the human population (post-infancy), according to the U.S. government.

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Workout Wednesday: The Basic Kickboxing Workout

Cardio workouts are all the rage again this year, but depending on what you do, they can get a little monotonous. Running and jumping rope are mainstays in many workouts, but there are other ways to enhance your cardiovascular health and get back in shape. Kickboxing is one of them. While it may seem daunting, […]

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Hormonal Birth Control Side Effects: How the Pill Can Wreak Havoc on your Mood

The past year and a half has been one of the most difficult times of my life. I graduated college, succeeded in getting a job in my field, moved in with my amazing boyfriend, made new friends and started preparing for a stable future while also enjoying the here and now. “So what’s been so […]

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