The Dangers of K-Cups

The Keurig and K-Cups: The best things to happen to a cup of coffee since the emergence of the first cup of coffee! ((Clears Throat… Ahem)), I mean, worst. Aside from the obvious detriments K-cup plastic pods (and plastic, in general) cause on the environment, have you ever stopped to wonder about the bodily complications… Read More »

Debunking Myths: The Oil Cleansing Method (OCM)

Commercialized products and skin care “experts” covertly advertise oil as something to stay clear of by pushing consumers onto oil-free products. Fact of the matter is, oil is a natural part of the skin’s structure, it actually helps nourish the skin, and it is produced all its own oil – it’s called sebum. Sebum is… Read More »

Heal Your Body with Lemon

LEMONS: A tangy-sweet citrus fruit that when paired with water and sugar on a hot summer’s day will make you kick your feet up and say, ‘aahhh’. But do lemons provide more than just a refreshing juice to sip on while you’re next to the pool? The cure for cancer—everyone is looking for it. Some… Read More »

Is Your Healthy Diet Carcinogenic?

Olive Oil: One of the most coveted, heart-healthy fats left out on the counter because of its pleasing aesthetics. It’s great atop salads or worked into al dente pasta. It even does wonders in low-heat baking recipes. Sadly, even in all its glory, olive oil can actually be a detriment to your health. All oils have… Read More »

The Handy – Not So Dandy – Hand Sanitizers

Germ free hands, on-the-go, in seconds, anywhere, anytime. What could be better? Seemed like a perfect solution to ward off germs. Suddenly we are hearing hand sanitizers are really unhealthy for us and bad for our skin. Repeated use over time will even accelerate the appearance of aging on our hands, that most of us… Read More »

Green Cleaning With Essential Oils

Winter is a great time to start reducing toxins in our home. We are spending more time indoors where the air can be more toxic than the outdoor air. Many ingredients in conventional household products are known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors and neurotoxins, just to name a few. Essential oils are a safe alternative. Used in… Read More »