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articles by: Magda Rod

Healthy Ice Blended Mocha Java (Recipe)

Here's a perfect drink to beat the summer heat and the 4 o'clock slump in one shot! This recipe delivers a healthy alternative to coffee shop drinks. The maca, raw cacao and green coffee bean all c…

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How to Avoid Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth, or SIBO, occurs when the bacteria in our gut gets out of balance. Bacterial overgrowth is an often-neglected disorder that can severely impact nutritional status …

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A-Z Crucial Vitamins & Why Your Body Needs Them

Our bodies need various vitamins and minerals to achieve optimum health and prevent illness. The following are some of the most crucial vitamins for our health. Certain nutrients are beneficial when p…

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9 Amazing Health Benefits of Strawberries

Yes it's that time of year again, when the berries are ripe for the picking and enjoying. Although they have become increasingly available year-round, they are at the peak of their season from April t…

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How and Why to Avoid Products With Palm Oil

Did you know that a single ingredient in many cookies, ice cream and soap is destroying the homes of multiple endangered species? According to saynotopalmoil.com, the palm oil industry is linked to…

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Climate Change is Making Our Food Less Healthy

I wish I had better news for you, but a new study shows that climate change is making our food less healthy. The study, which was recently published in Nature, finds that increased CO2 levels will les…

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What the Dairy Industry is NOT Telling You

Why are so many people convinced that dairy is the best source of calcium? A strategic marketing campaign from the dairy industry would have us believe that by drinking milk, we will be protected from…

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High Animal Protein Diets Could Cause Early Death

While some people are concerned about not getting enough protein, a new study shows that we may have too much. The study, published in Cell Metabolism on March 4, shows that middle-aged people who eat…

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DIY Healthy Superfood Chocolate Recipe

Chocolate is one of the world's favorite foods, and considered a vice by many, but did you know that when done right it's one of the healthiest foods on the planet? There is a clear distinction betwee…

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Can Chlorophyll Protect You From Cancer?

Chlorophyll is a chemical compound in plants that collects light and uses the light to make energy. It also gives plants their green color. Chlorophyll is the life blood of plants. It has a long list…

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about Magda Rod

Magda Freedom Rod is a yogini and health & lifestyle guide based in Los Angeles. She writes about health & wellness and offers guidance for a sustainable lifestyle. Learn more on her website Visionary-Lifestyle.com.

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