Living a Healthy Life in a Toxic World

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 Home, 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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6 terrifying reasons to stop eating meat (or be sure to eat grass-fed)

6 terrifying reasons to stop eating meat (or be sure to eat grass-fed)

By on September 29, 2014 in Home, Natural News

Factory farming, the crowding together of livestock in factory-like conditions to cut down on production costs, is widely deplored for its harm to animals, workers, the environment and food consumers. It is hard to find a farm that crowds animals together in pens and cages that doesn’t also rely on antibiotics and growth chemicals, mistreat […]

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9 Sneaky Toxin Sources You Should Avoid Like the Plague

9 Sneaky Toxin Sources You Should Avoid Like the Plague

By on September 27, 2014 in Healthy Living

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to live in a world free of manmade toxins? A world in which clean water, pure air, and optimal health is more important than profit margins and short-term schemes? A world in which everyone holds themselves to the same high standard of accountability? A world in which you can trust that […]

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