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General Health

How to Enrich Your Life

  One of the most wonderful aspects of living from the heart is how it enhances the positive-feeling textures of life. When my heart is open, food tastes better, the roses in my garden look more…

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21 Ways To Cool Off When You’re Hot!

When summer temperatures soar, you can suffer, or you can turn on the AC, or you can try one of these simple easy tricks.    Suffering through the heat can not only ruin your day and sleep, it ca…

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Student Loans Hurt More Than Our Wallets

A recent Northwestern Medicine report shows that the debt of young adults takes a major toll on their physical and emotional well-being. The study, published in Social Science & Medicine, revea…

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4 Myths About Sunglasses

By now, it's probably been drilled into your head that you always, always need to wear sunscreen when you're spending time outdoors. But your skin isn't the only thing that needs protecting from the g…

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isn’t just a matter of popping calcium supplements.  It’s important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:  boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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The Spice That Helps Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

According to the World Health Organization, "80% of the Earth’s inhabitants (seven billion) rely upon the traditional medicine for their primary health-care needs, in part due to high cost of Western …

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Oil Sands: Destroying the Foods Native Americans Rely On

A new study released last week found higher than normal levels of pollutants in wild foods that comprise a large part of traditional Native American (First Nations) diets in Alberta, Canada.  The stud…

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Tomatoes: Toxic Nightshade or Wonder Food?

The claims for and against the healthfulness of the common tomato are many and varied. Let's take a closer look at the reported pros and cons of this popular summer staple. Cons Throughout the 1…

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4 Things You Should Know About Probiotics

You probably didn't even know what probiotics were a year ago. All of a sudden, you can find “good bacteria” in everything from toothpaste to chocolate. Probiotics have their place, but adding them to…

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Eat Your Water! Here’s How

Staying hydrated is essential to staying healthy--water makes up about 60 percent of our body weights, and even just a five percent decrease of water in the body declines muscle strength and endurance…

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OK but I'm not sure that the compost pile would not smell pretty bad in summer heat.??

Thanks for keeping it factual!

I have been doing this a bit in the past but really intend to do it much more often in the future. I…

I always take a coffee from home w/ me when i run errands so reusable is easy and I don't do wate…