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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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What a Pink Ribbon Doesn’t Tell You About Cosmetics & Cancer

“Shouldn’t companies that claim to be fighting breast cancer stop using chemicals that cause that very disease?” ~ La Ishá website   According to the National Breast Cancer Association, …

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What I Learned About Beauty at a New York Fashion Shoot

How are 14-year old girls the standard for "adult" female beauty? I am not "hot." I am not "smokin'." I am no picture perfect model. I am just an average looking woman considered attractive enough …

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One Secret to Healthy Skin

Regular workouts don't just benefit your fitness. They benefit your skin, too — particularly as you age. Preliminary research by scientists at Ontario's McMaster University shows that exercis…

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Oatmeal-Almond Facial Scrub Recipe

Who needs plastic microbeads to exfoliate when you've got almonds and oatmeal? Make your skin glow with this lovely recipe. “If you wouldn’t eat it, then don’t put it on your face.” Skin is porous,…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Cold Showers

Turning off the heat may not sound appealing, but there are some actual health benefits to be had by taking a cold plunge on a regular basis. Have you ever taken a cold shower – a really cold showe…

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3 Tips for Buying Ethical & Eco-Friendly Clothes

The fashion industry is notorious for being one of the biggest polluters of the planet. According to Greenpeace’s Detox Campaign, at least 8,000 chemicals are used to turn raw materials into clothe…

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Eat Butter to Get Healthier?

You may have heard about Bulletproof® Coffee, the drink made popular by Dave Asprey on his Bulletproof intermittent fasting plan. If you haven’t, the gist is to combine organic, non-toxic, single orig…

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The Top 10 Hidden Hazards for Teens

There has been a lot of attention paid lately to safeguarding pregnant women, infants, and young kids from environmental hazards. Article after article has covered safe foods, plastics, toys, and…

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8 Surprising Reasons Your Hair is Falling Out

In biblical times, a woman’s hair was considered her crowning glory. And today, though the era has certainly changed, we spend billions collectively to ensure that our coifs are cut and curled to perf…

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A couple quibbles - first, why is plant protein "best"? And second, who can eat every two to three …

Everything in moderation of course. A very interesting article.

I'm now married to the father of my two kids who i love so much.Before all these sudden happiness to…