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Kefir vs. Yogurt: How to Decide Which Is Right for You

In the world of probiotic (or cultured) dairy products, there are two main foods to choose from: kefir vs. yogurt. So which is better? Both kefir and yogurt are made by fermenting milk, which results in the growth of gut-friendly bacteria, yeasts and microbes. While yogurt may be more well-known and widely available, kefir is…

7 Kefir Benefits, Including Boosting Immunity and Helping to Heal the Gut

Tabbed as an “it” health food of the 21st century, kefir is a probiotic drink that contains many bioactive compounds, including up to 30 different strains of "good guy" bacteria. These probiotics, such as lactic acid bacteria, are capable of helping boost immune function and fight against harmful microbes and carcinogens — plus they are often…

Water Kefir: Can This Probiotic Powerhouse Really Boost Health?

Water kefir is a fermented, fizzy drink that has become a fast favorite among health-conscious consumers, all thanks to its delicious flavor, extensive nutrient profile and gut-boosting benefits. Plus, it's often selected over other probiotic-rich foods like milk or coconut kefir because it's dairy-free, vegan-friendly and easy to prepare at home from the comfort of…

Coconut Kefir: The Probiotic Food that Improves Immunity and Digestion

Tabbed as an “it” health food of the 21st century, kefir — especially coconut kefir — contains many probiotic, bioactive compounds and as many as 30 strains of good bacteria that help fight against tumors, bacteria, carcinogens and more. (1) What is kefir? It's a delicious, tangy, probiotic drink traditionally made with kefir grains and…

Always Have A Bloated Stomach? Here Are 10 Reasons Why

Stomach bloating is so common these days that it’s been called an “epidemic.” If you frequently deal with distention, digestive discomfort and a bloated stomach, you probably want to know: Why do I feel bloated all the time? With most people’s poor diets, high levels of stress, need for daily medications and exposure to various…

Chilled Avocado and Zucchini Soup Recipe

We tend to think of soup as a cold weather meal, but chilled soups have a place in the kitchen, too. I've shared some of my favorite cold soup recipes for summer, but there's another one to add onto that list. You have to try my chilled avocado and zucchini soup recipe. Soups are one…

Adult Acne: How to Get Rid of Hormonal Acne Naturally

If you're someone who suffers from hormonal acne, chances are you've tried numerous home remedies for acne but may not be getting the results you hoped for. That's likely because this type of acne can be complicated to treat, considering it occurs for reasons beyond having clogged pores, which is often the case with other…

How to Get Rid of Hiccups: Try These Natural Remedies

Having the hiccups is a mysterious occurrence, and just about everyone wonders how to get rid of hiccups. Unlike other common reflexes, like sneezing and coughing, there's no known physiologic advantage for the hiccups. Yet, we've all experienced them numerous times in our lives. Every one has her own suggestion for how to get rid…

Homemade Avocado Face Mask

Not only is it the healthiest fruit (yes, it’s not a vegetable!) in the land, the mighty avocado can also help the outside of your body. Looking for an avocado face mask for glowing skin? This homemade avocado face mask is ultra hydrating and can help restore a youthful glow. Or maybe you're looking for…

Hay Fever: Natural Ways to Treat Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

What makes spring so beautiful for many people leads to misery for those who suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms. Fresh-cut grass, blooming trees and flowers, and weeds release pollen, causing seasonal allergies (also known as hay fever) in an estimated 40 million to 60 million people each year, or up to 20 percent of people…