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How Do You Take Your Anti-Freeze?

“This is an important piece of information – bad news, but important. It is about  foods that contain propylene glycol, the same ingredient that is in anti-freeze. It’s important because these foods are pretty normal for many people’s lives!”  ~~Denise Kennedy~~ November 21, 2014 | Written by staff member Trish McGee It is disturbing to […]

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Cool Off With Pineapple Mint Popsicles

We are smack-dab right in the middle of summer and fresh fruit is everywhere! Be sure to take advantage of shopping at your local farmer’s market and produce section of the grocery store! Pineapples are a favorite of everyone, and these homemade fresh pineapple popsicles with be a huge hit on those hot, muggy summer […]

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Benefits of Herbal Tea

Here’s a handy chart from Raw for Beauty that shows which herbal tea is best for which ailment. Great to have around for the unexpected belly ache or sleepless night! Print and keep in your kitchen draw for future reference. Thanks Rawforbeauty.com.          

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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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Top Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

Kidney stones form when high levels of chemicals such as uric acid, phosphorous, calcium and oxalic acid are found in urine. Other common causes of kidney stones are excessive consumption of Vitamin D, a mineral imbalance, dehydration, gout and improper diet. In respective of the size of the kidney stones, they can cause severe pain. Other symptoms of […]

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Are You Salt-Smart?

Sodium and chloride are two substances in the composition of salt. They are usually referred to as “sodium chloride” as if they are one single element. Under normal circumstances, sodium chloride is not risky. In fact, it is a nutrient that regulates blood pressure and the volume that flows through your veins. However, quantity and […]

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