Do you currently smoke hookah? If the answer is yes, you may want to reconsider after reading this. Hookah, with origins tracing back to India, has been around for at least 500 years. More recently, it has made its way across the globe and is continuing to increase in popularity particularly among teens and young adults in the United States. Unlike cigarettes, which have become
As a lover of all things dairy, transitioning to a dairy-free lifestyle has been tough. I am a sucker for everything related to cheese and ice-cream. It doesn’t help that I live across the street from a froyo joint and countless restaurants with cheesy goodness. My love passion for dairy took a backseat, however, when I began experiencing extreme stomach discomfort after an innocent bowl of coconut flavored frozen yogurt.
With Thanksgiving around the corner, everyone is gearing up to cook, bake, and of course enjoy yummy dishes for dinners and desserts. It goes without saying that pumpkin pie is one of the big dogs when it comes to holiday dessert favorites (they don’t call it pumpkin season for nothin’). Although, with all of these mouth-watering savory foods and finger-lickin’ desserts, its hard to stave off
When it comes to brushing our teeth, we are not limited to just the tubes we see in the grocery store aisle. These toothpastes can be chalk full of chemicals that have no place in our body. NO PLACE. A popular brand, that is no stranger to our households, totes the following inactive ingredients: Hydrated Silica, Water, Glycerin, Sorbitol, PVM/MA Copolymer, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cellulose
Women’s Health Magazine has been on the hunt for the next women’s fitness star. Out of thousands of applicants, 5 of the strongest, most inspirational women have been chosen as finalists. Brown & Coconut had the chance to interview one of the contestants, Rachel Nicks, to learn a little more about her, her experience so far in the competition, and some of her tips and
We recently had the pleasure of interviewing the author of the new book Your Solution to a Healthy Gut, by Kimberly Tessmer, RDN, LD. The book discusses common digestive issues (which I’m sure we can all relate to) and ways cure digestive issues with food. Check out our interview below to learn more about Kimberly Tessmer and her new book! Our Interview with Kimberly Tessmer, author of Your Solution