Drink Water FIRST In The Morning

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 Six months ago I traded in my first of 3-4 mugs (not cups) of coffee in the morning for 8 ounces of pure unadulterated water; often adding fresh squeezed lemon juice for a super-boost. Why did it take me so long to let go of coffee first thing in favor of water, when I absolutely […]

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 […]

The Healing Benefits of Pomegranate

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Often referred to is as “ the divine fruit,” the Pomegranate is classified as a berry, and is the size of a grapefruit with a semi-hexagonal shape, and thick and hard ruby-reddish skin. Each seed has a surrounding water-laden pulp, ranging in color from pink to deep red or purple. The seeds are embedded in […]

Choose to Improve – Move Out The Trash!

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Perhaps you’ve heard your yoga or fitness instructor mention the importance of stimulating the lymphatic system to help move toxins out of your body.  Sounds like a good thing to do, right? But, understanding why this is vital for a healthy long life, is both interesting and inspiring. In short, your lymphatic system helps flush […]

Top Tips for Safer Products

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Public health laws allow: Almost any chemical as an ingredient in personal care products Misleading and incomplete labeling of ingredients Unsubstantiated claims about product benefits No required safety testing of products or ingredients What can you do? Navigating store aisles can be difficult. Environmental Working Group researchers have evaluated hundreds of safety studies and thousands […]

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 […]

Celebrate Your Strength by Eating Well – 7 Tips for Buying Foods to Help You Be Healthy!

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When we learn to eat properly we begin to rebuild our bodies and to fulfill our purpose on this planet to grow in health, creativity, wisdom, and compassion. ~ Dr. Ann Wigmore 1 – Shop the perimeter of the store Ideally you would shop the perimeter of the grocery store to get the freshest, purest […]

Time To Detoxify

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Researchers have found that adults over the age of 40 who have higher levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in their urine tend to be obese, have more abdominal fat, and are insulin resistant. Studies have shown these metabolic disorders can lead to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.(1) […]

Aren’t All Vitamins The Same?

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Before I go on to explain the 3 types of vitamins, I want to say that there is such a HUGE difference between buying a synthetic vitamin and a whole-food vitamin. The biggest difference is the way you feel. People have told me that they don’t feel different on the vitamins they are taking. There […]

Is It Healthy To Fast a Day a Week?

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Many natural health professionals are promoting the good benefits of taking one day per week to fast.  But what kind of fasting is best? Water only? The answer is No. Juice fasting one day per week can be very beneficial.  You can supply your body with enough nutrients so that you don’t break down your […]