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Is Your Home Killing You

Is Your Home Killing You

| Aug 28, 2015

  Last week we went to look at some homes for sale in our neighborhood.  We walked into one home where I immediately felt I could not breathe.  The air was full of odors from “perfumed” air fresheners and odor eliminators.  After 5 minutes in this house I had to leave… I developed a severe […]

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Beware of China’s Fake Organic Food

Beware of China’s Fake Organic Food

| Aug 26, 2015

It’s safe to say that eating organic food can no longer be considered a passing trend—the practice has established itself snugly in the mainstream, and for good reason.  More and more people are buying organic to avoid GMOs and toxic pesticides in their food. After all, overwhelming evidence makes it very difficult to deny the […]

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The Absolute Best Way To Reduce Muscle Tension Naturally

The Absolute Best Way To Reduce Muscle Tension Naturally

| Aug 24, 2015

According to the FDA, 60% of the US population is deficient in magnesium – a critical nutrient required for over 300 enzymatic processes in the human body. [1] I have to confess I have a major problem with these FDA recommendations. It’s my professional opinion (and one that’s widely shared in the nutrition world) that […]

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Is Your Morning Coffee Actually GOOD for You?

Is Your Morning Coffee Actually GOOD for You?

| Aug 21, 2015

More often than not, coffee is thought of as a sort of guilty pleasure—a useful stimulant and societal fixture, perhaps, but certainly not a health food. Many health experts continue to argue that consuming it is bound to cause more harm than good. Such warnings certainly don’t seem to dissuade many Americans from consuming this […]

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If You Want To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Avoid This

If You Want To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Avoid This

| Aug 20, 2015

Alzheimer’s research is one of the hottest topics in medical science. As well it should be—after all, the disease affects approximately 5.3 million Americans alone, and kills a half million Americans every year. This makes it the third leading cause of death in our country, closely trailing behind heart disease and cancer.[1] Not so long […]

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The Incredible Untapped Potential of Vitamin C

The Incredible Untapped Potential of Vitamin C

| Aug 18, 2015

Vitamin C just might be a miracle cure that’s hidden in plain sight. Surely, you’ve heard that this humble vitamin makes a great addition to any daily supplement regimen. You’re probably aware that it can help boost the immune system, and that it’s one of the most healthful components in many fruits. But did you […]

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Why Turmeric Is One of the Most Healing Foods on the Planet (And How to Get the Most Out of It)

Why Turmeric Is One of the Most Healing Foods on the Planet (And How to Get the Most Out of It)

| Aug 17, 2015

These days, health fads seem to change even faster than clothing styles. New products, programs, and miracle remedies are constantly popping up—each more hyped and inflated than the last—and fading back into obscurity just as quickly. So it’s always nice to uncover those foods and products that are the real deal—the ones that have withstood […]

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Has this “Fake Estrogen” Hijacked Your System?

Has this “Fake Estrogen” Hijacked Your System?

| Aug 14, 2015

Living—let alone thriving—in our toxic world can be awfully tricky. As we’ve discussed in other articles, modern society is a veritable obstacle course of sneaky toxin sources. Nowadays, even the air we breathe and the water we drink is suspect. While there are all sorts of nasty pollutants worthy of our concern, one class of […]

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Cold Showers Can Change Your Life

Cold Showers Can Change Your Life

| Aug 12, 2015

You’ve probably heard of groups like the “Polar Bear Club,” who get their kicks from swimming in freezing cold water in the middle of winter. And if you’re like most people, you probably have always thought that they’re crazy. But thinking of their cold-water escapades as nothing more than eccentric thrill-seeking is selling the practice […]

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Side-Effect Free, Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants

Side-Effect Free, Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants

| Aug 12, 2015

Over 13% of the American population take antidepressants every day—and the number jumps to 25% among women between the ages of 50 and 64. These figures are enough to convince most experts that mental health is a huge issue. Millions of people are struggling to overcome to debilitating effects of depression and anxiety. And here’s […]

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