Living a Healthy Life in a Toxic World

Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

By on January 27, 2015 in Body

Ever wonder how cured meats like salami are able to retain their seemingly fresh pink color after weeks on the store shelf? Or what’s in the “artificial colors” that make foods with little nutritional value look like something out of a Dr. Seuss book? Food additives. By some accounts, Americans spend 90 percent of their […]

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5 Super Spices that SLOW Aging, Boost Metabolism and Fight Disease

5 Super Spices that SLOW Aging, Boost Metabolism and Fight Disease

By on January 7, 2015 in Body

  The Top 5 “Super-Spices” that SLOW Aging, Boost Your Metabolism & Fight Diabetes, Cancer and More…  These 5 powerful spices are proven to boost your metabolism, fight the aging process, control blood sugar, reduce inflammation, protect your heart, and reduce your risk of both cancer and heart disease.  Use these super-spices more often and reap […]

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Are YOU Drinking Enough Water?

Are YOU Drinking Enough Water?

By on December 28, 2014 in Body, Natural Health

The issue of proper hydration gets a lot of attention. In fact, “How much water should I drink each day?” is one of the most frequently asked questions on Google. It’s definitely a question worth asking. Water is absolutely essential for every one of our bodily processes…and studies show that nearly ⅔ of us are […]

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Fighting Cancer in the Kitchen

Fighting Cancer in the Kitchen

By on December 27, 2014 in Natural Health

Over 500,000 people die from cancer every year. This is something to be concerned about as the incidence of cancer continues to rise year after year (1). It’s clear that while we’re learning how to diagnose and treat cancer, we’re not paying enough attention to its root causes. Fortunately, cancer treatment approaches are becoming more sophisticated and […]

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Why Kombucha Is Called An “Immortal Health Elixir”

Why Kombucha Is Called An “Immortal Health Elixir”

By on December 23, 2014 in Home, Natural Health

By now you’ve probably heard of kombucha, the probiotic-rich tea that’s available in all shapes, sizes, and flavors at your local health food store. Kombucha gained popularity as an exotic and enjoyable way to consume probiotics, which support the invaluable community of microorganisms within the body known as your microbiome. This is one health fad […]

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Side-Effect Free, Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants

Side-Effect Free, Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants

By on December 21, 2014 in Healthy Living, Natural Health

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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Meditation Combats Aging, Fights Depression and More…

Meditation Combats Aging, Fights Depression and More…

By on December 20, 2014 in Home, Mind & Body

For many years, medical science would only accept meditation as a tool for stress relief and relaxation. Effective stress relief is certainly nothing to scoff at—after all, it’s estimated that 60% of all human illness and disease is caused by stress. But the fact of the matter is that meditation has astounding benefits that extend […]

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Do You Know What’s Really In Your Yogurt?

Do You Know What’s Really In Your Yogurt?

By on December 17, 2014 in Healthy Living

Yogurt is one of the most ancient health foods around. It’s been treasured as a probiotic-rich, healthy treat for thousands of years (some historical accounts even trace its roots back to 6000 B.C.). And it’s no wonder that yogurt has maintained popularity for so long: it’s vitamin-rich, impressively immune-boosting, and full of beneficial bacteria that […]

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The Underappreciated Mineral That Fights Cancer And Promotes Radiant Health

The Underappreciated Mineral That Fights Cancer And Promotes Radiant Health

By on December 14, 2014 in Natural Health

There’s a lot of hype out there about boosting and balancing your health with vitamins and supplements. And more often than not, the hype is worth listening to. After all, up to 80% of the world’s population suffers from vitamin and mineral deficiencies (1). Vitamins have been in the limelight for some time, but mineral […]

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Antibacterial Soaps Are More Harmful Than Helpful

Antibacterial Soaps Are More Harmful Than Helpful

By on December 11, 2014 in Healthy Living

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect two million Americans every year, causing at least 23,000 deaths. Even more die from complications related to the infections, and the numbers are steadily growing. We are confronting a situation to take us back to the pre-antibiotic age, when treatment for many common bacterial infections – will no longer be possible. Experts have […]

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