15 Simple Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Life

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Every day, we’re exposed to toxins, from our food, water and air! Our body therefore, has a built in, efficient detoxification system which works 24/7, through our liver, gut, skin, kidneys and lungs. The liver, our main filtration system, has two detoxification phases, and each is very important. The Phase 1 pathway leads to the […]

Beauty Products and Cancer: Are You at Risk?

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Have you been unknowingly increasing your cancer risks for the sake of beauty? It depends on what beauty products you use. Some studies show certain beauty products used at salons may be linked to cancer. But don’t cancel your beauty appointment just yet. Instead, our health experts advise that you get informed and take proper […]

Got Anxiety? Go for Holy Basil and Pumpkin Seed Extract

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The herb called Holy Basil: Findings from many investigations (but mostly with animals with the belief that humans have similar result) find holy basil might have some effects as a painkiller, a COX-II anti-inflammatory agent, an antioxidant, and as a treatment for bacterial, fungal and even viral infections. There is also evidence (again, only from […]

Acrylamide – Know About What Potato Chips and Fries Do To Us

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According to Dr. Ben Kim, a Holistic Practitioner in Canada that I follow, this nasty compound called Acrylamide is found in so much of what we eat. He pointed out that after studying the story regarding Dan Gorske, the man who ate only McDonalds for one year, that was particularly interesting is that he almost […]

Do You Know What Is Really In Your Makeup?

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Recently the news has been a buzz on the dangerous chemicals found in common makeup products. Some products banned in Europe for their poisonous ingredients are still available and commonly bought in the United States! Why are big makeup companies allowed to add chemicals to their products that can hurt you? So what ingredients should […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day!

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As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, The Nature Conservancy urges people to think beyond shamrocks, leprechauns and green beer — and to think green about our environment. You’ll save some “green,” too by following these energy-saving tips. Go native. Replace part of your lawn with native plants and trees that support and attract butterflies, bees and […]

Buying Organic Foods: Is it Worth It?

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Deciding whether or not to splurge on the cost of buying organic foods can be a confusing decision and if so, what should you buy organic? Well, there are now many studies that are confirming exactly what natural health practitioners have been so incensed about, which is the effect of pesticides being used in traditional […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Green In This Beautiful Weather!

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Did you know that the air inside your home is probably more polluted than the air outside? The average home contains 62 toxic chemicals swirling around and comfortably settling in your carpet, on your pillow, and on your toothbrush. Clear out the chemicals with condiments from your pantry. (Reprinted from PlanetGreen.com) 1. Cheap and Easy […]

Should You Be Using Organic Deodorant?

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We all use deodorant (or at least, we should be). But are the ingredients in your favorite, tried and true deodorant hurting you? What is organic deodorant anyway and how is it any different than Secret or Dove brand? There are a few differences in organic versus regular deodorant. Organic deodorant sold at local organic […]

Clean Freak, Green Freak

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Everyone loves a clean home, but few of us love the chore of cleaning. SAYS WHO!  I know people who could care less if their home is clean.  I also know women and men that love to clean.  I love to clean.  Cleaning makes me feel clean.  I would venture to say that most of […]