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An Essential Guide to Vitamins

An Essential Guide to Vitamins

| May 24, 2018

We write a lot about vitamins, because we recognize the primary role they play in the maintenance of optimal health. Vitamin deficiency is a risk factor that underlies the vast majority of ailments and health conditions—and thus, a growing body of research demonstrates that vigilant monitoring of vitamin intake can help successfully prevent or even […]

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Grow Your Own Cancer-Healing Herbs

Grow Your Own Cancer-Healing Herbs

| Apr 5, 2018

Gardening season is right around the corner. If you’ve always thought of growing some of your own food and medicine but have never gotten around to it, take the plunge this year! Tending your own garden is a wonderfully rewarding and centering activity—and there’s nothing quite like fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs plucked straight from […]

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Cordyceps Mushrooms for Energy, Stamina and Disease Resistance

Cordyceps Mushrooms for Energy, Stamina and Disease Resistance

| Mar 23, 2018

    We’ve written before about the wonders of medicinal mushrooms. Often referred to as “the original superfoods,” these special edible mushrooms are turning lots of heads in the natural health world. Prized since antiquity as anti-aging tonics—Reishi mushrooms were even called the Elixir of Immortality—medicinal mushrooms are just beginning to get the mainstream attention […]

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7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

| Mar 13, 2018

The amount of highly toxic chemicals with which our society is saturated is almost inconceivable. It’s hard to understand why we would actively choose to pump our environment full of health-destroying poisons. And ignorance can no longer be blamed—the writing is on the wall. But, since this is the kind of world in which we […]

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Tumeric and Honey Spread for Inflammation and Pain

Tumeric and Honey Spread for Inflammation and Pain

| Mar 7, 2018

Turmeric (curcumin) is an herb for inflammation and pain that is gaining a lot of attention among natural health practitioners. Turmeric belongs to the ginger family, and is traditionally being used to flavour dishes like curry. Like ginger, turmeric is used to calm inflammation and pain. In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric has been studied and used […]

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How to Avoid the Toxicity of Everyday Products

How to Avoid the Toxicity of Everyday Products

| Mar 2, 2018

It’s been a little while since we wrote about the toxins of modern living. Meanwhile, the world certainly isn’t getting any less toxic—our homes and belongings, the air we breathe, and the products we buy still pose potential risks to our health and well-being. In past articles, we’ve outlined the dangerous toxins in a wide […]

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How Proper Oral Healthcare Prevents Disease

How Proper Oral Healthcare Prevents Disease

| Feb 15, 2018

  You’re most likely aware of the importance of oral hygiene—dentists and parents alike have been urging us to brush and floss most of our lives. Despite this emphasis, though, most people are not aware of just how powerfully oral health can affect the health of the rest of the body. Did you know that […]

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The Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass

The Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass

| Dec 27, 2017

According to surveys conducted by the Center for Disease Control, only about 27 percent of Americans get more than three servings of vegetables per day. Most of us know by now that we need to be eating fresh fruits and veggies everyday in abundance for optimal health and detoxification. However, for many people this isn’t as […]

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Grocery Aisles Are Filled with “Fake Organics” (Here’s How to Avoid Them)

Grocery Aisles Are Filled with “Fake Organics” (Here’s How to Avoid Them)

| Dec 24, 2017

The organic food movement was born from a genuine desire to heal the earth through regenerative agriculture practices and a proper relationship with food. Its intention was to provide a standard to which our nation’s food producers could be held—one that would foster healthy soil building, humane and sustainable animal husbandry, and nutrient-dense, health-promoting crops. […]

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More Bad News About High Fructose Corn Syrup: It’s Contaminated with Mercury

More Bad News About High Fructose Corn Syrup: It’s Contaminated with Mercury

| Nov 26, 2017

If you’ve been a part of the natural health community for long, you probably already know that sugar is bad news. It undermines immune function, triggers inflammation, depletes the body of nutrients, increases the risk of cancer (cancer cells feed on sugar), worsens high blood pressure, and more. We’re not talking about whole grains and […]

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