Things that happen when you stop drinking diet soda

I used to be a diet soda addict. In college, instead of displaying empty beer bottles like the guys down the hall, my roommates and I proudly showcased empty bottles of diet soda. We were obsessed, and the more I drank, the more I wanted it. Fortunately, after college I traded the late nights...

Easiest Homemade Lavender Linen Spray That Actually Kills Odors

Linen spray is perfect for adding a scent boost to your bed sheets or even freshening up your linen closet. You can use your favorite essential oil combinations or go with a classic like lavender. Lavender is known to help with nervousness, anxiety, stress and sleeplessness. This makes lavender linen spray perfect for spritzing on...

What really happens when you’re low on vitamin D

As we're (thankfully) nearing the end of winter, many people are expressing their gratitude at the impending return of more sunlight and vitamin D. If you're like me and live in the higher latitudes far from the equator, you've probably been told more than once that it's difficult to get enough vitamin D during...

Foods healthy people never eat

As a self-proclaimed health nut, I like to believe that no foods are truly off limits. Everything in moderation, right? However, after speaking with some of the experts, I have to agree that there are certain foods (cough, diet soda, cough) that are just never worth it when you're trying to live a healthy...

Why We Should Have More Vegetarian Protein and Where We Can Get It

Tellsomeone that you are a vegetarian and it is quite likely that the first thing you will be asked is, “But where do you get your protein?” A vegan friend of mine used to say that she felt as though she spent a significant part of her life explaining vegetarian protein1 to people. Consuming the...