Tara Cranford

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Homemade Body Wash: Oatmeal infused for a soothing touch.

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18 Amazing Daily Detox Tips

These daily detox tips can help you easily incorporate healthier habits into your everyday routine. Detoxing has many benefits, it can make you feel …

Pain Relief: 4 All Natural Alternatives to Pills

Pain is a reality for many, and it’s hard to find clean products at your local drug store. Aspirin often contains added binders, fillers and colors, …

10 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Do you feel like your hormones are out of control? Suffering from mood swings, weight gain, brain fog, hot flashes, migraines, bloating, hormonal …

Wellness

Amazing Health Benefits and Uses for Turmeric

It’s a key ingredient in curry powder. It is a gorgeous bright yellow-orange spice that adds color to your dishes and it tastes amazing when added to …

How to Make Garlic Oil for Natural Remedies

Because it is so easy to make, <b>garlic oil is a great natural remedy for beginners</b>. By infusing fresh garlic with oil, you can get all of garlic's …

Recipes

Cold And Flu Essential Oil Blend

I know this is a subject that nobody wants to talk about but based on the number of people that I know that are sick with colds and flu bugs right, I …

5 Simple Steps to Reduce Your Exposure To Everyday Toxins

<i>Welcome back, my lovely readers! This week, I’m excited to share with you a guest post from Melly with Melly Llou Holistic Healthcare and Nutrition.</i> …

Easy & Inexpensive D-I-Y Detoxifying Bath Salts

You’ve no doubt heard the advice of well-meaning friends {or your therapist} to “take time for yourself”. But what does that <i>really</i> mean?<p>Eating a meal …

7 Simple Steps To Boost Energy

If you’re among the chronically exhausted, you’re in good company. One of the main complaints that I hear from clients is that they are exhausted, …

Anti-Aging Blueberry Enzyme Facial Mask

Be warned blueberries can stain clothes, so don’t wear your favorite shirt<p>Puree the blueberries and grape and lemon juice in a blender and pulse …

9 Winter Detox Foods to Eat Today!

<i>‘Tis the season to feel toxic, fa la la la la la la la la…</i><p>Wait, that’s not how the song goes, is it? If you’re among the majority, you’re likely …

7 Ways to Spring “Cleanse” Your Kitchen

Nothing screams spring like a good, solid cleanse, both for your body and your home. This is typically the time of year I get the itch to ditch and …

Uses For Peppermint Essential Oil

I am doing a series that tells all about the ten Everyday Essential Oils that come included with the Premium Starter Kit. Definitely the BEST way to …

Start Moving or Start Dying - The Effects of Sitting All Day

<i>I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned on this page. See more details here.</i><p>How often do you sit during the day? Think about …

Exercise

The Health Benefits of Juicing

By Dr. Mercola<p>Congratulations! You have made some great changes to your life. The last step will be to implement a juicing plan. I am firmly …

14 beautiful X-ray images that shed a unique light on nature

Take a regular X-ray image, invert it and add color. What do you get? Gorgeous art.<p>All photos: Arie van ’t Riet<p><b>Seeing nature through a different …

X-rays

10 health benefits of honey

From fighting dandruff and drunkenness to treating coughs and cuts, honey is a powerhouse of health benefits.<p>There is something undeniably enchanting …

13 superfoods that can improve your life

These dietary dynamos fight everything from cholesterol to cancer, helping you live a longer, healthier life.<p>Not all foods were created equal — some …

Nutrition

14 unusual spring fruits and veggies

Set aside that typical 'spring mix' salad and explore these out-of-the-box produce options.<p>Finally, spring has sprouted and we're more than ready to …

Healthy Eating

Use baking soda for easy-to-peel hard-boiled eggs

Our food blogger couldn't figure out why her hard-boiled eggs were looking so beat up — until she learned this trick.<p>Sometimes, I’m a little slow to …

Eggs

12 inspiring examples of macro flower photography

Spring has sprung and that means flowers abound. Grab your camera and take your photography to the next level, using these amazing images as a …

9 foods that fight bad breath

Skip the commercial mouthwash and eat your halitosis away instead.<p>While savvy Casanovas may know to avoid garlic and raw onions before a hot date, …

Dental Care

2014's Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and more

Environmental Working Group's latest Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps consumers reduce the amount of pesticides they consume in their …

How long should adults nap?

It turns out that the length of time you nap can impact the health benefits you gain from your snooze.<p>Around the world, the midday siesta is not just …