Healthy Life

Balance your diet, balance your social life, balance you work, balance everything you’re doing, balance youself and this will keep you safe and healthy!

See How Contact Lenses Change Your Eye’s Natural Bacteria

If you’re already on the second month of wearing your two-week lenses and don’t really clean and refill your case after every use, here’s another reason to clean up your entire contact lenses wearing routine.  According to a study published in the journal mBio, contact lenses wearers had higher-than-normal amounts of skin bacteria (specifically Pseudomonas, Acinetobacter, Methylobacterium, and Lactobacillus) on their eyes.  How the contact lenses alter eye bacteria? The study, led by Maria Gloria …

Parasites – Unwanted Guests – Natural Treatments to Get Rid of

What exactly is a Parasite? This creature is a life form that lives off another life form to its own benefit and to the host’s (the animal or human body infected by the parasite) detriment. In the West, parasites are most often thought to be a problem of Third World Countries. The parasite problem however, extends far beyond the boundaries of the poorer countries. In fact, …

Importance of the Liver on Your Health and Wellbeing

After suffering poor health for many years, I embarked on some extensive personal research into potential causes of my condition. I tried all kinds of remedies but ended up confused and frustrated, not realizing that I was treating the symptom, rather than the cause. Further research lead to the conclusion that the root of the problem was a sluggish, congested liver, the result of several years …

Body, Mind and Spirit

The Ultimate Connection. What is it that makes the difference between illness and wellness? That subject has been debated, studied and theorized for thousands of years. In previous articles, I have suggested that the Immune System is what keeps us healthy, as it segregates and destroys harmful and potentially disease-promoting substances. In other words, your own body will keep you well! The truth about health …

The Grass is Greener on the Roofs

Greenroofs are coming of age. Ironically, our ancestors have long used greenroofs. Most of popular of which are the hanging gardens of Babylon. Original inspiration came from Iceland as sod roofs and walls were used traditionally for years and used in all Scandinavian countries. People usually say, “The grass is greener on the other side.” But the advent of greenroofs, it’s more like “the grass …

Genetic Engineering

Part 1 of 2 in the “Designing Disaster” series. Unless you’ve been comatose for the last decade, you have undoubtedly become aware that genetic engineering has seized control of the marketplace with unprecedented growth and investment, due in part to the shocking complacency of the general public. Multi-billion dollar advertising campaigns funded by large trans-national corporations (who incidentally are the ones that will reap the …

How Much Pesticide is Enough?

Many human diseases can be attributed to the presence of pesticides in our foods. Everything from cancers, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, immune deficiencies (especially!), lung and nerve damage, asthma, hay fever, and lots of allergies- all of these afflictions stem from pesticides There is no doubt that unless the foods sold in markets are “organically grown and processed in accordance with the California …

Tips: Grass Clippings

Grass clippings enrich the soil, and when you place a layer of clippings between plants, it reduces weed growth, retains moisture, and provides extra nutrients to your growing plants. Tip: Many of us don’t have beautiful, healthy lawns, yards or even gardens. Nevertheless, by reusing your grass clippings you can rejeuvenate your lawns and gardens. Grass clippings enrich the soil, and when you place a …

Tips: Save Water, Help Grass

Water your lawn in the early morning or in the evening. Tip: Water your lawn in the early morning or in the evening. This helps to prevent the water from evaporating. Doing this saves water and is better for the grass.

Tips: Car Pooling

If each commuting car carried just one more person, we’d save more than 18 million gallons (82 million liters) of gasoline. Tip: Here’s one for the road… Whenever possible car pool or van pool. “If each commuting car carried just one more person, we’d save more than 18 million gallons (82 million liters) of gasoline and keep more than 360 million pounds (163 million kgs) …

Tips: Natural Air Freshener

The first thing to do is open all the windows and let air circulate through the house. This will clear out a lot of stuffiness and any unwanted odors. Want to use an air-freshener that doesn’t release toxic chemicals and brings an aromatic atmosphere to your home? The first thing to do is open all the windows and let air circulate through the house. This …