Blood is already in use as a fertilizer. You may have seen bags of "blood meal" in your gardening shop, and the reason it's so fabulous is because it's chock-full of nitrogen, a micronutrient that plants absolutely thrive on. However, short of cutting a vein or stabbing your pets, you don't really have a natural source of blood — oh wait. Yes, yes you do. If you are a menstruating female, every 28 days or so you have a period. Free blood.Read Full Story
So you've been getting the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep, yet you still wake up feeling like you've been hit by a Mack truck. What's worse, after spending the day perpetually exhausted (your brain waves barely waving), when it's time to hit the sack, you're wired and ready for take off. What the eff is up with that? You might have what's called delayed sleep phase syndrome — a super common, super treatable circadian rhythm disorder.Read Full Story
Let’s look at the facts — 35 percent of adults are obese and 69 percent are overweight (including the obese), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Americans struggle with losing weight — and for those that have lost it, the struggle lies in keeping it off.Read Full Story
Hydration is important because our bodies are primarily made of water. When temperatures heat up, we need to increase our water intake. Drinking plain water is great! However, we can also incorporate water-dense foods into our daily meals and snacks to help hydrate our bodies. The following recipes contain water-dense foods.Read Full Story
A cure for cancer. How long have we waited to hear those words? Considering one in two men and one in three women will develop some type of cancer in their lifetime, it's no wonder we all wear pink, eat kale, hold silent auctions and loud fundraisers, wear sunscreen and any other number of things we do to help ward the deadly disease away from us and our loved ones.Read Full Story
With the rise of food allergies, moms more than ever need easy, tasty and healthy foods to share with their kids and families. Food allergies affect up to 15 million Americans. In fact, one in every 13 children under the age of 18 have a food allergy. Simply put, that's about two children in every classroom.Read Full Story
While the following five foods have been aggressively marketed as "healthy," eating them every day can negatively affect your gut health. You may feel the side effects of eating these foods as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, sinus issues or brain fog.Read Full Story
And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .
SheKnows is making some changes!