Are you feeling jittery, sleepless or bloated? Are you catching a cold and having trouble breathing? Does your immune system need a boost? If your symptoms are mild, tea might be just the beverage to help you feel better.
Open any traditional medicine cabinet and you'll likely find prescription and over-the-counter treatments for any number of ailments, such as heartburn and indigestion, cuts and burns, and cold and flu symptoms.
It's a debate that's raging all over the place — from the Internet to the water cooler. Is it more expensive to eat healthy than not? The main argument you hear is that grocery prices are simply lower for "junk" food than for whole foods. And, yes, it's very often true.
The lavender farms of Southern Oregon are blooming with soft purple color and sweet fragrance this month, drawing visitors on a peaceful journey.
The holy grail of healthful eating is believed to be the "Certified Organic" label. According to the Organic Trade Association, "Organic food production is based on a system of farming that maintains and replenishes soil fertility without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers. Organic foods are minimally processed without artificial ingredients, preservatives or irradiation."