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Amazing Paleo Fudgy Brownie Recipe (gluten-free, reduced-carb)

Amazing Paleo Fudgy Brownie Recipe (gluten-free, reduced-carb)

By on November 3, 2014 in Home, Recipes

We tried these Paleo Fudgy Brownies over the weekend and they blew us away!   Try the recipe below and you won’t be disappointed. We got this recipe from Diana Keuilian, who has an amazing compilation of 7 recipe guides called Family-Friendly Fat-Burning Meals, which is very unique and different from many recipe guides we’ve seen. […]

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7 Common Household Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Overall Health

7 Common Household Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Overall Health

By on October 30, 2014 in Healthy Living

Common household goods, personal care products, and even food and water, are major sources of chemical exposure that can lead to an accumulation of toxins in your body.  The amount of highly toxic chemicals with which our society is saturated is almost inconceivable. Many common household chemicals are known as endocrine disruptors, a number of […]

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How Your Gut Flora Stops you from Getting Fat and Sick

How Your Gut Flora Stops you from Getting Fat and Sick

By on October 27, 2014 in Body

It’s getting harder and harder to deny that gut bacteria is our friend. Sure, there are some species that can wreak havoc on our bodies, but it seems that there are many more that would rather live symbiotically with us. Researchers have discovered that between 500 and 1000 unique species of bacteria comprise our gut flora—also know […]

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Wrinkle Free Clothes – Is Formaldehyde Worth the Risks?

Wrinkle Free Clothes – Is Formaldehyde Worth the Risks?

By on October 25, 2014 in Healthy Living, Home

There are all sorts of sneaky toxin sources that hinder our ability to live healthily and happily. All too many industrially manufactured products seem to trade safety for convenience or short-term enjoyment. You’re probably already familiar with many of the “toxins of convenience” that should be steer clear of: GMO foods (which allow for better […]

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Natural Flu Fighters and Cold Killers

Natural Flu Fighters and Cold Killers

By on October 18, 2014 in Natural Health

It seems like there’s always some new illness that’s out to get us. At the moment, the buzz is all about ebola, but let’s not forget about all the other superbugs that generated hysteria when they first arrived on the scene: swine flu, bird flu, AIDS, anthrax, Mexican flu, West Nile virus, MRSA, SARS, and […]

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Are Your Emotions Making You Sick?

Are Your Emotions Making You Sick?

By on October 17, 2014 in Mind & Body

Modern medical science is obsessed with physical causes and effects. It maintains that any given ailment, condition, or disease can be paired with a corresponding physical cause. This paradigm is alluring because, well…it makes things simpler. As long as we have germs and pathogens to identify as the enemy, all we have to do is […]

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5 Reasons Why Sitting Is Slowly Killing You

5 Reasons Why Sitting Is Slowly Killing You

By on October 11, 2014 in Healthy Living, Home

You may have heard that sitting is the new smoking. As surprising as this claim may sound, it’s becoming harder and harder to ignore the evidence. Study after study seems to suggest that we’re just not built for sitting around as often as we do. And often is an understatement. The average American adults spends […]

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Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Health and Vitality?

Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Health and Vitality?

By on October 9, 2014 in Natural Health

There’s lots of talk about vitamin and mineral deficiencies these days. An increasing number of health experts are coming to the same conclusion: it’s extremely difficult to get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from food alone.   One deficiency that doesn’t often make headlines, though, is iodine deficiency. Nevertheless, it is one […]

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The 51 “Hidden” Names of Sugar

The 51 “Hidden” Names of Sugar

By on October 6, 2014 in Healthy Living, Home, Natural Health

  How much sugar are YOU eating? You’ve probably heard by now that sugar is something best kept at arm’s length. While some types are better than others, it’s important to remember that sugar in general can be downright dangerous stuff. We even argued in another article that sugar is the most hazardous substance on […]

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Steer Clear of Bottled Water (It’s Worse Than Tap Water)

Steer Clear of Bottled Water (It’s Worse Than Tap Water)

By on October 4, 2014 in Healthy Living, Home

The importance of water cannot be overstated! This probably comes as no surprise, given that the stuff comprises over two thirds of your body weight. Proper hydration with pure, unadulterated water distributes nutrients throughout the body, provides the brain with the oxygen it needs for optimal functioning, protects the heart, regulates metabolism, and balances a whole host […]

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