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articles by: Michelle Schoffro Cook

The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Toxins in Your Skin Care Products

There are more than 82,000 chemicals in common cosmetics and personal care products. Because the skin is the body's largest detox organ and one of the best ways to eliminate toxins is through perspira…

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6 Liver-Boosting Superfoods to Add to Your Diet

When was the last time you thought about your liver and the amazing job itís doing to filter toxins, hormones, cholesterol, and more out of your blood.† Your liver is one of the most powerful organs i…

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The Scent that Stops Cravings in Their Tracks

Can you believe there is a natural scent that when inhaled eliminates some junk food cravings? It's true. During my research for my book 60 Seconds to Slim I discovered a study in which overweight par…

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeareís Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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Super Simple and Delicious Black Bean Chili

This yummy black bean chili is perfect for a cold autumn or winter evening, but itís so good youíll probably want to enjoy it in every season.† Itís simple to make.† I add the dried beans to a slow co…

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5 Little-Known Virus-Killing Remedies

Everywhere I turn I keep hearing about one virus or another:† the ebola virus, avian flu, swine flu, and many others.† †It seems that people are looking for all-natural ways to boost their immunity ag…

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A Super Health-Boosting Pumpkin Spice Latte

If you've read my recent article "The Ugly Truth about Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte" and are ready for a delicious beverage that's packed full of healthy and wholesome ingredients, then my recipe fo…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

Itís not autumn for me until Iíve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.† They are high in vitamin B6.† Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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How the Moon Impacts Your Sleep

You donít have to be a werewolf for the moon to impact your sleep.†New research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that the moonís waxing and waning can and does play a role in how much sle…

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about Michelle Schoffro Cook

Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 15-time book author and doctor of traditional natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and The Phytozyme Cure. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at WorldsHealthiestDiet.com to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.

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