The Truth About Honey

Most of the honey sold today—the stuff you grab off the shelf at Walmart—is highly processed and is nothing more than another form of sugar. It has been processed and refined and tastes marginally like real honey. Try a side by side comparison if you don’t believe me. Grab a generic brand of honey and taste it side by side …

6 Reasons Beer Might Be Good For You

Is it? Read on to find out and decide for yourself. More and more studies have shown that moderate consumption of alcohol has great health benefits. I have scoured the web for information on what the specific benefits moderate consumption of beer has on our bodies. You’ll find links to my sources at the bottom of this article. Note that …

Beeswax: Nature’s Most Versatile Ingredient

Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees who then use it to form the cells needed for honey-storage within the beehive. Beeswax is naturally a yellow or brown color due to the mixing of pollen oils into the wax. There are man-made versions of beeswax that are manufactured to look just like natural beeswax. Do you research and …

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is another common ingredient used in many DIY recipes. The Witch Hazel referred to most commonly is a distilled witch hazel extract which is distilled from the entire plant. Witch hazel contains chemicals called tannins which is a polyphenol that acts as an astringent. Witch Hazel, when distilled correctly, also contains flavonoid compounds which work to fight free …

Tequila: The Next Miracle Weight Loss Tool

I am often asked about different types of alcohol. Do they have health benefits? Is drinking in moderation ok? Is it bad to have alcohol? How much is too much? Is one kind of drink better than another? As I researched the answers to these questions, I came across some very interesting information about tequila. A specific type of sugar …