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7 Little-Known Health Benefits of Avocadoes

Avocados are even healthier than you think.

Who doesn’t love guacamole or avocado toast? Not only are avocadoes delicious with just about everything, they offer a wide variety of health benefits. While most people are already aware that avocadoes help boost skin health thanks to their healthy fat content, here are some of my favorite less…

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New E-BOOK: FOOD FIX: The Most Powerful Healing Foods and How to Use Them to Overcome Disease

Food Fix: The Most Powerful Healing Foods and How to Use Them to Overcome DiseaseWhenever someone tells me that they looked up their health problem on the internet, I cringe. That’s because I know from experience that the internet is full of more junk and ridiculous claims than actual fact. Instead, I prefer to showcase the research to dispel the myths from facts. The reality is…

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Cow's, Almond, Coconut, Hemp, Oat, or Soy Milk--Which One is Healthiest?

cow's, almond, coconut, hemp, oat or soy milk--which is healthiest?

More and more people are turning their backs on cow’s milk, and for good reason: it isn’t a sustainable product for the environment, it takes a whopping 1950 gallons of water to create one gallon of milk, it has been linked to many health problems including prostate cancer, and the poor trea…

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10 Reasons to Start Using Copaiba Essential Oil

Choose copaiba essential oil that is sustainably harvested from the rainforest.

The vast jungles of the Amazon rainforest house some of the greatest diversity on the planet including: the 3000 species of fish, 1300 species of birds, 430 species of amphibians, 380 species of reptiles, and the astonishing 40,000 species of plants. Because of the incredibly abundant life it is…

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10 Health Benefits of Ditching Perfume Now

Perfumes and colognes are packed with toxic, health-harming ingredients.

Before you take a chance on Chanel’s Chance or seek Amazing Grace (the perfume), you might want to rethink your decision to spritz yourself or your clothes. That’s because most perfumes are made from toxic, synthetic ingredients that can destroy your health. While humans have worn natural essent…

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Why Vitamin D is Useless without This Critical Nutrient

Getting Vitamin D is not enough.

It seems like every week new, a new study is released showcasing more and more health benefits of vitamin D. It helps to prevent the flu, ensures your genes function properly, improves muscle function, reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis, and even helps with weigh…

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10 Essential Oils That Really Work Against Lyme Disease

Thyme essential oil has been shown in research to help lyme disease.

Most people assume that drugs are our most potent weapon against disease but, when it comes to lyme disease, a recent study suggests otherwise. The study conducted by scientists at the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in B…

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12 Health Uses for Frankincense Essential Oil

Discover 12 Health Uses for Frankincense Essential Oil

If I was stranded on a deserted island and could choose only one essential oil to have with me, I would select frankincense, an oil that is both versatile and potent. Perhaps that’s why it has been in use for thousands of years and considered a precious natural medicine. While there are many hea…

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Compound in Turmeric Boosts Brain Stem Cells

Turmeric contains turmerone that has been found to stimulate brain stem cells.

Most people are concerned about the health of their brain these days. And, for good reason: brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s have been rapidly rising. According to some estimates, 35.8% of people 85 or older have some form of moderate or severe memory impairment. Fortunately, …

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Top 7 Antibacterial Essential Oils

Basil is a potent natural antibacterial herb

While many people consider antibiotics the best medicines against bacterial illnesses, they are increasingly outsmarted by the bacteria they were intended to kill. Fortunately, a growing body of research shows that essential oils may be the best kept secret against bacterial infections. Here are…

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14 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Next Meal

Apricots contain potent anticancer nutrients.

It’s not hard to boost the cancer-fighting power of your meals. Here are 14 easy ways to cancer-proof the food you eat:

Add More Orange to Your Plate: Not the artificially-dyed foods that have been linked to causing cancer, instead, add more orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, swe…

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Are You Suffering from an Oxygen Deficiency?

 

The depletion of forests results i lower oxygen.

Did you know that 90 percent of our nutritional energy comes from oxygen and only 10 percent is derived from the food we ingest? Oxygen is fundamental. Colorless, tasteless and odorless, oxygen is the supreme element—a primary nutrient without which life would not exist. We can live withou…

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12 Foods to Eat if You Have High Blood Pressure

Mangoes are among the best foods to regulate blood pressure.

If you’re suffering from high blood pressure, you might want to consider adding some key foods to your diet. Unlike the standard drug treatment—beta blockers—the following foods work on restoring healthy blood pressure by clearing the arteries or removing plaque, rather than reducing the h…

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10 Habits for Healthy Kidneys

Turmeric has been shown to reduce free radicals and inflammation.

Your kidneys are powerful organs that serve many functions. They reduce the toxic burden in your body by filtering out toxins to which you are exposed during your daily life. Then, they excrete those toxins in urine to ensure waste products are eliminated from the body. They regulate water and m…

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10 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Discover the many health benefits of strawberries

Every June when strawberries burst into gardens and markets near my home, I am reminded of my strawberry-picking expeditions as a child with my dad and sister.  My mom agreed to make dozens of pies or fresh jam if we’d pick the strawberries needed.  Well, that was all the incentive I needed to s…

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The Surprising Habit that Raises Your Blood Pressure

 

Research shows a link between grilling and increased blood pressure

Barbecue season is here. But before you grab that grill you might want to keep reading, especially if you're prone to high blood pressure or heart disease. That’s because recent research shows that grilling regularly can increase your blood pressure.

According to the study published i…

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Is Coconut Oil Really Bad for Me?

Since the American Heart Association (AHA) stated that coconut oil is harmful to health, many people have dropped their favorite cooking oil in favor of canola oil. After all, the AHA recommended the latter as a supposedly healthier option indicating that cooking with coconut oil was just as unh…

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Top 12 Foods and Herbs for Healthy Eyes

Blueberries and blackberries are great for eye health

While most people think of the foods they eat if they are suffering from digestive issues, few people consider how the foods they eat can keep their eyes and vision healthy for life. But the right foods can make a difference between strong and healthy eyes or a tendency toward eye disorders late…

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Top 10 Foods to Transform the Health of Your Liver Now

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Photo: World's Easiest Vegan Yogurt from The Cultured Cook: Delicious Fermented Foods with Probiotics to Knock Out Inflammation, Boost Gut Health, Lose Weight & Extend Your Life by Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM.

Food is the best medicine. There are many foods that offer support and h…

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Top 12 Natural Remedies to Help Asthma

EGCG in Green Tea can help open airways in the lungs

Asthma sufferers know how frustrating and difficult asthma can be to treat. While it is important to always keep medication on hand and use it when necessary, there are many natural remedies and approaches that can help reduce the number and severity of asthma attacks and improve the condition o…

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The Life Force Diet: 3 Weeks to Supercharge Your Health and Get Slim with Enzyme-Rich Foods

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Cancer-Proof: All-Natural Solutions for Cancer Prevention and Healing

The Phytozyme Cure: Treat or Reverse More than 30 Serious Health Conditions with Powerful Plant Nutrients

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Healing Injuries Naturally: How to Mend Bones, Strengthen Joints, Repair Tissue, and Alleviate Pain

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy Eating

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