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Natural windshield washer fluid

Healthy living is a life style. It is about the natural solutions you select to clean and take care of your home and garden. With this in mind we have an inexpensive solution to help you clean your car. Some store-bought windshield washer fluids contain methanol, a wood alcohol that is toxic according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This natural windshield washer fluid is free of chemicals, and is easy to make. It is made from very simple ingredients that you already have in your home. Let’s take a look at this natural windshield washer fluid recipe. Mix the following ingredients in a BPA-free spray bottle: 1 gallon of water 1 oz plant derived liquid hand soap 5 oz distilled white vinegar We recommend the Dishmate from Earth Friendly Products for the soap. Note: The content on our website is for educational...

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Exercise may protect women from irregular heartbeat

Healthy living is a life style and it includes being informed on the latest health news so you can take steps to living a long, healthy life. According to Mayo Clinic, “Heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmias) occur when the electrical impulses that coordinate your heartbeats don’t work properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly.” Some heart arrhythmias are harmless, but sometimes, they can be symptoms of a serious underlying condition. Medline Plus reports that atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia. Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut decrease the risk of older women developing an irregular heartbeat that is potentially life threatening, according to research from the American Heart Association. The research team found that post-menopausal women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative, who exercised the most had a 10 percent decreased risk of...

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Pomegranate drug to aid Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease

We can never say enough about the importance of eating organic foods. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that boost the immune system. The nutrients in these organic foods can also help prevent and treat disease. The pomegranate, also known as the seeded apple, is a powerful fruit and is loaded with health benefits. It is deliciously sweet, and contains about 600 juicy seeds per fruit. Pomegranate is very low in calories, high in fiber, and packed with disease fighting antioxidants, making it an ideal choice for our diets. We have already seen how this amazing fruit can help clean your arteries. The onset of Alzheimer’s disease can be slowed down and some of its symptoms can be curbed by an extract in pomegranate. The extract may also reduce painful inflammation from conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis, according...

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Healthy Halloween apple bites for kids

Our motto is: Eating organic foods is key to optimal health. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that can keep your immune system in top shape. The nutrients in these organic foods can also help prevent and treat disease. Halloween is just around the corner, which means that there will be a lot of sugary candy and sweets being given away. Halloween is also a great opportunity to teach your kids the importance of eating real and nutritional foods. This easy but healthy will make eating healthy fun for your kids. They can even help you make them. Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this healthy kids Halloween treat. Almonds: They are excellent sources of calcium, vitamin E, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Organic almonds are the perfect healthy snack for children. Apples: They are packed with...

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Exercise helps prevent depression in teenagers

Healthy living is a life style and is also all about staying educated on the latest medical research that can help improve your life. With all the advancements in technology and the busy lifestyle that we live in the United States, exercise is becoming an afterthought with adults and kids. According to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, “Only one in three children are physically active every day.” This combined with poor American dietary practices has lead to a doubling of childhood obesity in the past 30 years as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This sedentary lifestyle epidemic causes many health problems due to obesity, which in turn can increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and several types of cancers. Another increasingly common problem in teens is depression. It is considered one of the most common mental disorders...

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