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Holistic Beauty

Is Your Bra Dangerous to Your Health?

“To Bra or Not to Bra?” That’s the question medical anthropologists Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer, are asking. They’ve been studying the connection between bras and women’s health for twenty …

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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6 Superpower Foods For Healthy Teeth & Gums

We all know that oral care is important, and holistic oral care goes way beyond brushing and flossing. With alternative therapies such as oil pulling, and homemade solutions such as herbal mouthwash, …

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Certain Scents Trigger Weight Loss

Smelling your way thin may sound too good to be true but according to exciting research at Niigata University School of Medicine in Japan, certain scents trigger weight loss. According to the study pu…

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Oil Pulling Heals Gums & Whitens Teeth, Naturally

When I first read about oil-pulling, it set off just about every skeptic alarm bell in my brain. See, I'm a hippie, tried and true. I was raised by hippies and spent my childhood burning sage in dry r…

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6 Ways to Sleep Your Way to Weight Loss

If you're trying to eat right and exercise to lose weight as part of your New Year's resolutions, now you can add sleep to your weight loss regime.  Research shows that you can sleep your way to a sli…

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12 Surprising Uses for Orange Peels

  It's citrus season, and, chances are, orange lovers have overloaded their compost bins and garbage cans with peels. But that's no place for these workhorses -- there are plenty of creative w…

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13 Surprising Uses for Honey

  It's often said that the famed ancient beauty Cleopatra would soak in honey and milk baths. Well, whether or not that's true, it's certainly not surprising that the story has persisted for s…

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Overwhelmed With Beauty Products? These Tools May Help

It can be overwhelming to search for new beauty products. The back panels of most products can resemble the classwork of a graduate chemistry class. Being health-minded, it can be a huge obstacle to f…

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6 Natural Lipsticks Without Crushed Bugs or Fish Scales

When it comes to buying products that go directly onto your body, it’s a tricky job making sure you aren’t loading up on a bunch of, well, junk. With the most popular (and oftentimes cheapest) drugs…

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cats are fantastic!!!!!

These myriad clips of animals exhibiting their natural bahaviours are of course amusing if not LOL t…

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I think if I hid their food, my cats would be mad.