Entries by Jake Toughill


Jake Toughill is an independent writer whom covers topics on health, nutrition, environmental issues and more. His personal website can be found at www.live-a-better-life.com

This Tea Has 137 Times More Antioxidants Than Green Tea

Matcha is a very powerful type of green tea that is grown under special conditions. During the last month prior to harvest, the tea leaves are covered in shade to protect them from sunlight. This increases the antioxidants, chlorophyll, and… 0 Shares |

Tinea Versicolor Natural Treatment

Many people do not realize that our skin is a living ecosystem of bacteria and yeast. When the delicate balance between them is disrupted, an overgrowth of yeast can occur. This overgrowth of yeast is known as tinea versicolor or… 0 Shares |

Best Natural Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation is actually a common issue that can be resolved with diet and lifestyle changes. Rarely, it can be a sign of something more serious, so it would be best to address it early on. Constipation is defined as bowel… 0 Shares |

Natural Home Remedies for Spider Veins

Spider veins are small blue blood vessels that are visible on your skin. They look like they’re twisting and turning. Not to be confused with varicose veins, which are much larger. While spider veins are usually harmless, some may consider… 0 Shares |

Shea Butter for Natural Hair

Shea butter is a fat extracted from the African shea tree. Its use in cosmetics and as a healing agent dates back thousands of years to Egyptian times. Shea butter is an excellent moisturizer and has been shown to improve… 0 Shares |

Gastroparesis Diet Plans

I’ve always found it interesting when modern medicine dictates which diseases are not curable and which are. There are so many powerful natural remedies available and just because a study has not been performed, does not automatically mean there is… 0 Shares |

Top 6 Natural Fat Burning Foods

The weight loss industry is a billion dollar enterprise and it’s not surprising given that: Nearly 70% of American adults are overweight Over 30% of American children are overweight These rates have increased significantly over the last few decades.  It… 0 Shares |

6 Natural Arthritis Remedies

I recently wrote an article on the prevention of arthritis. I realize that article is not much help for those who are already diagnosed with arthritis. Today we’ll focus on strategies for managing this debilitating disease with natural arthritis remedies.… 0 Shares |

4 Reasons You’re at Risk of Arthritis

If you think arthritis is a disorder reserved for the elderly, think again.  Different forms of arthritis impact people of all ages.  It is critical that you take preventative measures to protect yourself from this painful disorder. The CDC has… 0 Shares |

Coffee: A Natural Exfoliant for Beautiful Skin

Before we get into why coffee is a great natural exfoliant, we need to know why you should use a natural exfoliant on a frequent basis. Most people don’t know that your skin is the largest organ in your body… 0 Shares |