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Avoid Laundry Toxins: Homemade Detergent and Softener

While they may make your clothes smell nice, commercial laundry detergents and fabric softeners, often contain chemicals with negative health effects ranging from skin rashes to sore throats, and even cancer. According to Whole Lifestyle Nutrition, researchers found that dryer vents can emit more than 25 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) when scented laundry detergent and […]

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Probiotics and Your Gut

You may have been hearing a lot about probiotics in the past couple of years. Although it may have become one of the popular buzz words of the health industry right now, using “good bacteria” to balance “bad bacteria” has been around for centuries. These microorganisms help with digestion and offer protection from harmful bacteria, just as […]

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Natural Detoxers For a Stronger Liver

It’s one of the most important organs in your body and it works hard for you every day. Your liver. More than 500 bodily functions depend on it.  It cleanses and removes bacteria from your blood. The liver keeps your immune system healthy and strong, but one the most important functions it has is removing and […]

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Alternatives for Non Stick Cookware

When the health risks associated with making Teflon and non stick pans first became known, many cooks got rid of their cookware and went back to using their old stainless steel pots and pans. What many people didn’t realize was that even stainless steel is not immune to controversy regarding health impacts. Below are basic facts […]

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Flame Retardent In Your Soda? Sadly, YES!

Do you drink Mountain Dew soda? Then you should know what you’re drinking.  BVO is a toxic chemical that is banned in most countries (except USA) because it competes with iodine for receptor sites in the body. This can lead to hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, and cancer. The main ingredient, bromine, is a poisonous, corrosive chemical, linked to major organ […]

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Why MSG is Toxic to Your Health & What Can You Do to Avoid It. Part 2 of 3

One of the biggest dangers of MSG is the lack of regulation. Despite extensive findings by government agencies and health institutions, the FDA refuses to take any action that would prohibit the use of Monosodium Glutamate. As with many uncontrolled substances, it all comes down to money. The sale of MSG is BIG business. Despite […]

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Epsom Salt for Joint Pain? Yes!

Most of us know about the importance of iron and calcium for our bodies, but what about magnesium? It is the second most abundant element in human cells and the fourth most important positively charged ion in the body. It helps the body regulate over 325 enzymes and plays an important role in organizing many […]

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