Nutritious, Tasty! Brownies!
This truly is a great #recipe! Many of my friends have tasted, tried and approved. (Myself included). Black bean #brownies are a delicious and nutritious twist to a traditional #chocolate brownie. You might be nervous about baking with black beans, but don't be—they have a very mild flavor and are extremely rich, creamy, and full of protein. You can also boost the flavor of your brownie with #essential oils such as Peppermint, Wild Orange, Cinnamon or even Lavender. Ingredien
Bugs Be Gone!
Being outdoors gives us energy, #VitaminD, and offers a plethora of activities to enjoy with friends and family. Yet sometimes, we get chased inside from pesky mosquitoes, fire ants and more. Don't let nature's pests make you run for the indoors. If you are sensitive, and/or don't care for the toxic ingredients found in most commercial products on the market today, here are a few natural recipes you can make at home that are effective, safe, and cost only pennies per use! As
Safe Sunscreens & A Natural Recipe
Many #sunscreens contain toxic chemicals, or endocrine disrupting chemicals that in many cases can actually promote skin cancer growth and free radical production in the body. Vitamin D, or the sunshine vitamin, is necessary for healthy hormone formation. Scientists recommend we get a minimum of 15 minutes of sunlight daily, however, we can also obtain Vitamin D from food, or whole food supplements, such as salmon, shrimp, egg yolk, milk, yogurt and orange juice, to name a fe
Top 10 Men's Health Issues, Physical & Emotional & Dad Bod
Some men are all in when it comes to exercise and taking care of their physical health, some, well, not so much. This article is going to address the top 10 Health Concerns for Men. This is the first of several articles for and about Men's Health- Physical & Emotional. June brings attention to men, obviously, for Father's Day. We show our appreciation and love for that special man in our life. It's also a popular time for most of them as they enjoy grilling out, participatin
Is Caffeine Harmful to You?
The morning cup of coffee to get your day started is a hard thing to imagine letting go of—especially if you've been in the habit for years. But the question on many people's minds is if injesting caffeine is good or bad for their health. Caffeine today is considered the most commonly used mind-altering drug in the world. Some of its benefits include: the ability to make you more alert, improved concentration, enhanced mood, and a boost in your energy. So what's the harm? Med
Hormones and Your Skin
#Hormones are more than just sexual rollercoaster feelings. Hormones are the communication system from the brain to each and every cell in the body, more than 100,000 trillion. #Aging is partially caused by and results form hormonal miscommunication. The #skin is the largest organ of the human body. You may recall that from your anatomy class. It’s an organ; it’s like the digestive system but inside out. The “brain” of the cell is actually the membrane; this is like the gatek
Boost Your Metabolism
We all would like more energy. How do we do this? By ramping up our metabolism. We can do this with foods or... 1. In your workout. Walk for the same amount of time at the same intensity every day and your body will get bored. Add a little variety with interval training, this involves changing the intensity during your exercise program. Every 5 minutes of your walk, jog for one minute. If you bike ride, shift to a higher gear and pedal harder for a minute, if you swim, speed
10 Ways to Boost Your Bliss
Stay well rested -- The average person needs 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. However, those who are stressed may need even more winks. Lack of sleep interferes with our ability to cope, and nothing sours a mood quite like overtiredness. Reduce irritability by increasing your shuteye. Show gratitude -- A positive attitude begins with being grateful for what’s already been received. Start each day by writing down or contemplating something you’re thankful for. Laugh at yoursel
Royal Treatment at the King & Prince
Indulge yourself and pamper your friends or significant other at the historic King & Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, GA. Allow licensed massage therapists to work the kinks and tension out of your overwrought muscles in the Royal Treatment Cottage. Choose from an array of individualized treatments: massages include; aromatherapy, sports-specific, or side-by-side for couples and custom therapies. Reflexology is also available. Revitalize from the inside out al
Spa's in NE Florida
"Meditation is not a thought, it is an experience," Frank Lloyd Wright. From early settlers, like Ponce de Leon and his Fountain of Youth, to baby boomers of today people, people from all parts of the globe are seeking peace, tranquility and the elusive youthful appearance and feeling. Day Spas and Resort Spas were a niche in the nineties, now they are clamoring to pamper you. Men and women, even teens and athletes have customized therapies, and relaxing and re-hydrating serv