Just Beet It: Part One

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What’s New and Beneficial About Beets Beets are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains. Betanin and vulgaxanthin are the two best-studied betalains from beets, and both have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. The detox support provided by betalains includes support of some especially important Phase 2 detox steps involving glutathione. […]

Turn Your Coffee Habit Into A Healthy Morning Ritual With These 5 Tips

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Besides water, what do you put into your body every single day? For many of us, the only other thing we eat/drink religiously is coffee. And often it is the very first thing that goes into the body after a night of fasting. Many health & wellness gurus would recommend skipping the coffee and starting […]

My Favorite Kitchari Recipe

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About a month ago, I did an Ayurvedic cleanse. I was required to eat kitchari every day since it has a ton of protein but it’s so easy to digest. I spent time searching through recipes so I wouldn’t get bored. Since then, it’s become a staple in my diet. It’s something I look forward […]

Benefits Of Epsom Salt Baths

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Whether it’s sore muscles, aches from cold and flu, the onset of any kind of imbalance (cough, sore throat, fever), even fear, worry and sadness, take an Epsom salt bath. On the physical side, Epsom salt which is the mineral magnesium sulfate, has been found to help alleviate pain. Additionally, soaking in Epsom Salt helps […]

8 RULES TO FINDING HEALTHY FOOD THAT IS HEALTHY!

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I am so discouraged with all of the recent information in natural health circles regarding the “truth” of organics and how our American food industry is “tricking” us into thinking that their brand is “healthy” when its really not! Shopping for healthy food has always had the same guideline rules but the labels on foods […]

Detoxifying Natural Lemonade

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The most simple and useful home recipe is lemonade. It is good for your health but it is also one of life’s little pleasures on a warm and sunny day. Lemon is high in vitamin C and bioflavonoids, which are easily used up by the body. Making a healthy and natural lemonade recipe is an […]

Exercise as Housecleaning for the Body

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When ticking off the benefits of physical activity, few of us would include intracellular housecleaning. But a new study suggests that the ability of exercise to speed the removal of garbage from inside our body’s cells may be one of its most valuable, if least visible, effects. In the new research, which was published last […]

“The Clean 15″ – 15 Foods That Don’t Need to Be Organic

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Kick your healthy new year off with good news about some of your favorite conventional fruits and vegetables! When you hit the grocery store this week be sure to fill your shopping cart with nutrient dense “power produce.” Read all about it: The Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shoppers Guide to Pesticides discusses fruits and vegetables that are […]

No-Bake Apple Walnut Tart Recipe

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This apple tart is a Reader favorite. The healthy date and nut crust allows you to indulge in a delicious healthy dessert without compromising flavor. And one serving of this tart provides an excellent source of those hard-to-find, healthy-promoting omega-3 fatty acids. Enjoy! No-Bake Apple Walnut Tart Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes, chilling time: […]

Top Five Brain Health Foods

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Many of you have asked us for a simple list of the very best, proven natural foods & drinks for optimum brain (and body) health. Ah, everyone loves lists these days, it seems. So while there are numerous natural foods, drinks, herbs and supplemental products that possess brain & body-enhancing properties, we’ve done the research […]