Author: Kristy Sandler

The Best Green Juice for Beginners to Start With

Many people balk at the idea of drinking green juice, particularly beginners. Green juice is often associated with bitter and unpleasant. But this is usually a result of overdoing the greens at first – a rookie mistake. It takes your body and taste buds a little while to get used to green juices. If too many ‘bitter’ greens e.g. kale, chard, collard leaves, broccoli are used together, the result can be quite a shock to the system. And it definitely won’t taste good. It is possible to enjoy a sweet green juice that is still packed with loads of nutrition....

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Want The Best Masticating Juicer? The Top 6 Picks

There are two main types of juicers on the market – masticating and centrifugal. There are many pros and cons associated with each type and you can read more about the different types here. In this article I will be focusing on masticating juicers. These offer quieter operation, higher efficiency and healthier juice. But first, let’s look at how masticating juicers work and their benefits. What Are Masticating Juicers Masticating juicers get their name from the word masticate, which means “to chew.” They use a screw-like auger mechanism that slowly grinds the fruit and vegetables. Also known as ‘slow’...

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How To Do A Homemade Foot Soak For Sore, Tired Feet

Without a doubt your feet are one of the most important parts of your body. You need them to move, stand and get around on a daily basis. But like me, you may take them for granted. I will brush my teeth, floss, wash my hair and look after my body pretty well. But I must admit, my poor feet get pretty neglected. They also have to walk on some pretty harsh ground at times and even work on hard surfaces like tiles. Wearing the right shoes will definitely help. And if you suffer from back pain, sore knees...

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10 Essential Oil Blends to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

There are lots of things that make Christmas special.  And one of those is the smells that are traditionally associated with the holiday season. To bring those special smells to your home, I’ve put together some Christmas essential oil blends.  Each has a selected range of essential oils that work together to bring lots of festive aromas to your home. All of the blends are for the diffuser, so simply add the required drops and switch it on. If you are missing any of the essential oils, don’t worry, simple substitute another, or leave it out altogether.  The beauty of...

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9 Natural Home Remedies for Flu That Never Fail

It’s a fact of life that every year, cold and flu season comes around.  It can make life truly miserable for anything from a few days, to a couple of weeks.  And unfortunately, even if you are immunized, it is still possible to get a strain of flu not covered under the flu vaccination. The flu is easy to distinguish from a cold because it often brings on high fever, body aches, extreme fatigue and headache.  These are usually combined with the typical respiratory symptoms of a cold – sniffles, sneezes, sore throat and coughing There are plenty of...

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