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Why Kombucha Is Called An “Immortal Health Elixir”

Why Kombucha Is Called An “Immortal Health Elixir”

| Oct 30, 2015

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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Pomegranate: An Ancient and Healthful Superfood

Pomegranate: An Ancient and Healthful Superfood

| Oct 19, 2015

These days, it’s hard to keep track of all the “latest and greatest” miracle foods. As the knowledge base of the natural health world exponentially expands, it’s becoming increasingly clear that we live in a world that is abundantly rich in wildly healthful edibles. More and more people are turning from the questionable integrity of […]

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Golden Milk: Nectar of the Gods

Golden Milk: Nectar of the Gods

| Sep 21, 2015

Many people like to end their day by sipping on a cup of chamomile tea, but even devoted tea drinkers may be tempted by a warm cup of golden milk. In fact, while some people find it soothing, and perfect before bed, others enjoy it first thing in the morning and even drink it in […]

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Amazing Paleo Apple Crisp Recipe (gluten-free, grain-free, no refined sugar, reduced-carb)

Amazing Paleo Apple Crisp Recipe (gluten-free, grain-free, no refined sugar, reduced-carb)

| Sep 12, 2015

How would you like to enjoy delicious “sinful” Apple Crisp again, but not feel guilty about it?  Well, now you can! My wife and I absolutely LOVE this recipe, and we usually make it at least once or twice a month! This healthier Paleo Apple Crisp recipe removes all the worst ingredients (the wheat flour […]

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Stop Using Toxic Deodorants (Natural Deodorant Recipe)

Stop Using Toxic Deodorants (Natural Deodorant Recipe)

| Sep 11, 2015

For better or worse, hygiene and cleanliness are centrally important in our culture. If you’re like most people, your morning routine probably includes applying some kind of deodorant. After all, there’s nothing that screams “poor hygiene” like an easily noticeable body odor, right? The fact of the matter is that sweating and body odor are […]

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Is Your Almond Milk Mostly Water?  (Make Your Own Instead)

Is Your Almond Milk Mostly Water? (Make Your Own Instead)

| Aug 4, 2015

The dangers and disadvantages of dairy products have gotten a lot of press in recent years. Gone are the days when the health propaganda of the milk industry was accepted as common knowledge. While over 70% of Americans still consume milk every day (10% consume a gallon or more), public opinion about this highly processed […]

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Tumeric and Honey Spread for Inflammation and Pain

Tumeric and Honey Spread for Inflammation and Pain

| Jun 28, 2015

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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All-Natural Homemade Bug Spray Recipes That Work!

All-Natural Homemade Bug Spray Recipes That Work!

| Jun 22, 2015

With summer on us (as well as bugs and mosquitos) we wanted to share these Natural Bug Repellent recipes from our friend Katie at Wellness Mama. At my house, we joke about mosquitoes being the size of birds, and they certainly do seem to come in flocks! Especially with small children who are prone to scratch […]

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Why Store-Bought Sunscreen Can Be More Harmful Than the Sun (Make Your Own Instead)

Why Store-Bought Sunscreen Can Be More Harmful Than the Sun (Make Your Own Instead)

| May 28, 2015

The sun gets a bad rap. Despite the fact that civilization got along just fine without sunscreen for thousands of years, scientists of the 1940’s pegged sun exposure as the main risk factor for skin cancer. This pronouncement just might have had something to do with the release of the first mass-market sunscreen product around […]

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The Ancient, Prized Spice That Protects Your Eyesight

The Ancient, Prized Spice That Protects Your Eyesight

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saffron has remained one of the world’s most prized and costly substances throughout history. Its enchanting color and allure as a dye and medicine secured it a prominent position on the trade routes of the ancient world. East and South Asian cultures would anoint their sacred statues and temples with saffron, and Cleopatra would fill […]

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