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Use Your Own Bug Spray For A Disease-Free Summer

Insect repellents prevent bites from disease-causing insects like mosquitoes and ticks. Commercial repellents contain chemicals that may cause health issues when used over a long period of time. Homemade repellents can do this without serious side effects. For instance, 1 tsp of castor oil, 8 drops of lemongrass and rosemary oil each, and 4 drops of geranium oil in a tablespoon of water can repel mosquitoes.
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6 Tips To Help You Shop For Non-GMO Produce

Genetically modified foods are all around us. There's an increases awareness about how to choose GMO-free produce these days, thanks to several scientific reports that brought to light the health risks of GM foods. While buying organic produce, choose foods that are labeled with "certified organic" or have the PLU number starting with 9. As much as possible buy from local farmers and consumer more seasonal produce.

The Secret Behind Making The Perfect Salad

A perfect salad that we only get in restaurants are hard to replicate at home. A restaurant salad always seems and tastes like a...

5 Ways To Avoid A Cold This Season

It’s sniffle season and you are sending wary glances at your colleague whose workstation is piled up with crumpled tissues. The bad news is...

5 Reasons To Get A Baby Box For Your Newborn

The baby box consists of a large cardboard box that doubles up as a crib. Most parents make it as a simple DIY project or purchase it online. It consists of all that a newborn requires during the first 3 months of his life. From baby clothes made of 100% cotton to accessories like nail scissors and nappies. It's indeed a must-have for any new parents out there.

3 Tips On How To Find A Balance Within You This Autumn

This past week I heard whispers of Fall’s arrival and it made my heart smile. While my 3 year old played on the playground, I...

12 Handy Tips When You’re Walking For Weight Loss

Walking is a simple and effective way to lose weight if you're dedicated to doing it regularly. It does not require expensive gym memberships or...
Cold water and warm water both have benefits.

Cold Water Vs. Hot Water: Which Should You Drink For Better Health?

For better digestion, skin care, and higher metabolism, warm water is best. In fact, it's also great for relieving congestion when you have a cough or cold. Cold water, on the other hand, is great for post-exercise rehydration because our bodies absorb cold water better when dehydrated. It's also the best in warmer weather to decrease body temperature and prevent water loss through sweating.
12 Natural Tricks To Stay Cool During Summer

12 Natural Tricks To Stay Cool During Summer

As the world is getting warmer due to global warming, dealing with the heat is also becoming a global phenomenon. Leave alone the tropics, even the temperate regions of the world is experiencing heat waves and winters and no longer as cold as they used to be. By adopting simple and natural methods to stay cool, you can easily beat the heat.

7 Ways To Survive Working Out In Hot Weather

Hot showers can acclimate your body to high temperatures, helping you cool down faster. Even athletic performance will improve. Drink more water than usual – before, during, and after exercise. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty. Wear light-colored clothing, and avoid hot foods, alcohol, caffeine, and lots of sugar. To cool down, splash water on the neck, wrists, ankles, and armpits. When possible, work out early.
4 Surprising Benefits Of Running During The Winters

4 Surprising Benefits Of Running During The Winters

Running in cold weather helps you cover more distance without much heat stress on the body. It can help you avoid the unnecessary winter weight gain. Running exposes you to more sunlight, helping you beat those winter blues. It may also help increase your metabolic rate. So, keep warm and run this winter.

6 Habits That Can Keep You Fit During The Summer

Keep your body fit during the summer with an early morning run. Drink enough water to keep you hydrated to beat the heat. Engage yourself in team activities like Zumba classes to keep yourself motivated. Find a new interest to keep your mind occupied. Discover your favorite adventure sport and get enough sleep for a healthier you.
Fresh ingredients make breakfast tasty and help you lose weight

5 Summer Breakfasts That Will Help You Step Up Your Weight Loss Game

In your quest to lose weight, you make it a point to work out religiously and to eat healthy foods. Most of the time,...
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12 Diet Hacks To Ramp Up Your Summer Fat Loss Now

Summer is the best time to get rid of those love handles and muffin tops, especially if you want to show off the new...

Why Does My Kitty Sleep All Day Long?

Do you find your kitty snoozing through the day only to be fresh as a daisy and ready to play when it’s close to...