Author: Christy Fechser

What is TRX Suspension Training and Why You Should Be Doing It?

What is TRX Suspension Training and Why You Should Be Doing It?

TRX Suspension Training has become very popular in the past couple of years, thanks to its effectiveness as a tool to help increase your strength and build muscle mass. But what is TRX? To understand what it does, let’s take a look at its name 

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Collagen

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Collagen

What exactly is collagen? In short, it’s a protein that promotes healthy skin, strong bones, and hair growth by providing the body with essential amino acids. Collagen also has its own health benefits, including the ability to heal burns and wounds faster than other treatments. 

Chamomile

Chamomile

There are many different species of Chamomile, a daisy-like plant, the most common species being Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile. Chamomile has been used for hundreds of years for its calming and anti-inflammatory benefits. It is most commonly known for its use in teas, mainly 

Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil has been used for hundreds (if not thousands) of years in cooking and in skin and hair care. Sesame oil is extracted from sesame seeds and is yellow in color, has a mild, nutty flavor and a host of nutritional benefits. Due to 

The Amazing Guava

The Amazing Guava

If you had not had the chance to enjoy a guava, then put this fruit on your shopping list. When I was a student in West Africa, I would pick this delicious fruit right off the trees on the school grounds. Guavas are a semi-round 

Sea Vegetables

Sea Vegetables

If you are like most people, then you may be thinking that consuming the Nori wrapped around California rolls is about as close to eating sea vegetables as you can get. It’s actually a lot easier than one might think to find and consume these 

Dandelion Greens

Dandelion Greens

Did you know that you can eat dandelion stems and leaves? Dandelions belong to the sunflower family. Dandelions can be picked fresh in your yard or bought from a growing number of grocery stores that carry the cultivated greens. Cultivated greens are less bitter than 

9 Simple Tips For Lasting Health & Wellness

9 Simple Tips For Lasting Health & Wellness

What is the Real Reason You Haven’t Achieved Your Health & Wellness Goals? Probably because you’re making it too complicated! According to the Global Wellness Institute, the wellness industry as of 2017 was worth $4.2 Trillion! That is a lot of money being spent on 

Reading Ingredient Labels – What To Look For

Reading Ingredient Labels – What To Look For

Reading labels wasn’t always a hobby of mine. I used to buy what looked yummy! I think that is how most of the general population buys their food. I thought that food makers cared about their ingredients and would put things in them that made 

For the Love of Hemp Seeds

For the Love of Hemp Seeds

  Hemp is thought to be one of the earth’s most nutritious plants. Hemp seeds are an ideal source of protein for vegans and vegetarians, including those who eat a raw diet. Essential fatty acids are abundant in hemp seeds, as are magnesium, iron, potassium, and fiber. Hemp seeds