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16 Unexpected Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Plain old vegetable oil is so 2000-and-late. Coconut oil is today's choice for those in the know—and it's more than a flash in the pan. A lot of the buzz surrounding coconut oil comes from its medi…

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8 Things Your Feet Say About Your Health

From vitamin deficiencies to thyroid issues, your feet can tell you a lot more about your health than you might expect. Read on for some of the things our feet say about our overall health. 1. …

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5 Amazing Ways to Use Oil in Your Beauty Routine

Sometimes the best beauty treatments are the simplest—a  one-ingredient facial or DIY toner can be surprisingly effective.  That's why one of our favorite beauty treatments is oil. Before there were …

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8 Grandma-Approved Beauty Habits to Adopt Now

Behold the spunk, simplicity, and sustainability of granny wisdom.. In the book "Food Rules," Michael Pollan writes, “Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food,” an…

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How We’re Creating Superbugs

In 1970 the US Surgeon General William Steward told Congress that it is “time to close the book on infectious diseases.” He, like most people in the seventies, believed that in large part due to moder…

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8 Surprising Habits That Can Harm Your Health

We all know the basic principles of maintaining a healthy lifestyle: eat right, exercise, drink enough water, get enough sleep, and avoid alcohol and tobacco. But there are plenty of seemingly innocuo…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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8 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health

There's no question that alcohol has an impact on your health. In some ways, alcohol can be good: wine, for instance, consumed in moderation can benefit the heart. In the other extreme, though, alcoho…

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7 Biggest Skincare Myths

Everyone wants good skin -- and there's plenty of advice out there about how to make that happen. But, not all of that advice is necessarily good advice. Read on for some of the biggest skincare myths…

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Personally, I like the new moniker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): SEID, or Systemic Exertion I…

Thanks for sharing. I'd love to get a third dog but my mom is not exactly happy at the idea lol.

So why ARE the getting Alzheimers at all in India?

Excellent article. This one really makes you think deeply.