Living a Healthy Life in a Toxic World

These Common Household Toxins Are Making Your Fat

These Common Household Toxins Are Making Your Fat

By on February 5, 2015 in Healthy Living

Sometimes it seems like weight management is a full-time job. A fair share of you have probably experienced how much more difficult it can be to lose weight than to gain it. If it feels like the odds are stacked against you, it’s because they are…but not in the way that you might have expected. […]

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Super Energy Kale Soup

Super Energy Kale Soup

By on February 1, 2015 in Body, Recipes

Eating kale and other cruciferous vegetables two to three times a week or, even better, four to five times a week, is an easy way to significantly boost your health. Just one cup of kale will flood your body with disease-fighting vitamins K, A, and C, along with respectable amounts of manganese, copper, B vitamins, […]

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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)

By on January 31, 2015 in Natural Health

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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Is Cannabis the Next Big Antioxidant?

Is Cannabis the Next Big Antioxidant?

By on January 28, 2015 in Healthy Living, Natural Health, Natural News

Cannabis has quite a reputation to overcome. It’s been put down, demonized, and cast aside—not to mention illegalized—for nearly a century. All drug policy aside, it’s a shame that we’ve ignored it for so long, because the fact of the matter is that both cannabis (female plant) and hemp (male plant) contain extraordinarily versatile, useful, and healing […]

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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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Is Black Cumin Oil the Ultimate Anti-Cancer Elixir?

Is Black Cumin Oil the Ultimate Anti-Cancer Elixir?

By on January 23, 2015 in Natural Health

The incidence of cancer may be on the rise, but the search for effective treatment protocols is increasing in intensity right alongside it. In recent years, an explosive “natural remedy revival” has taken place. More and more people are turning back to plant-based medicines, holistic treatments, and ancient cures—and even mainstream medicine is beginning to […]

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The Aspirin Alternative with Fewer Dangers and More Benefits

The Aspirin Alternative with Fewer Dangers and More Benefits

By on January 21, 2015 in Natural Health

To say that aspirin usage is widespread is an understatement. According to the EPA, over 500 thousand pounds of it is produced in the US every year (1). It certainly has its virtues: years of research and experience have demonstrated its consistent effectiveness against headaches, aches and pain, and the prevention of heart attacks and […]

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Meditation Eliminates Addictions and Negative Behavior Patterns

Meditation Eliminates Addictions and Negative Behavior Patterns

By on January 15, 2015 in Mind & Body

It’s estimated that up to half the world’s population suffers from some kind of addiction. And that’s just counting addictions to drugs or substances—addictions to negative behavior patterns are another matter entirely. The reality is that everyone has some kind of self-defeating or unhelpful pattern that they’d like to change (except maybe the occasional far-flung yogi […]

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Macadamia Nut Oil: Better than Coconut Oil?

Macadamia Nut Oil: Better than Coconut Oil?

By on January 15, 2015 in Body, Healthy Living

For many years, saturated fats have been demonized by the medical mainstream. They’ve been blamed for a whole host of health issues, including high cholesterol, heart problems, and obesity. But new findings demonstrate that exactly the opposite is true—it’s polyunsaturated fats, sugars, and simple carbohydrates that inflame and toxify the body, weaken the immune system, […]

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Not All Fats Are Created Equal (The Top 3 You Should Be Eating)

Not All Fats Are Created Equal (The Top 3 You Should Be Eating)

By on January 10, 2015 in Healthy Living

The debate over whether fats are healthy or unhealthy has been raging on for some time. Despite a mountain of evidence suggesting that properly chosen fats are a healthful and absolutely essential part of a balanced diet, they still have a pretty bad reputation. Saturated fats get the worst rap—even prestigious organizations like the National […]

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