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Skin Care

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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5 Reasons You Should Eat Grapefruit Today

Grapefruit, for me, was an acquired taste. As a girl, the tartness made my face pucker, and I’d push away the half-grapefruit my mother offered for breakfast. When I grew up, the grapefruit gene ki…

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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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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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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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30 Uses for Coconut Oil

The term "superfood" has been bandied about quite a bit recently. But if there is one food that truly deserves the moniker, it's the mighty coconut. For decades, coconut oil was maligned for its hi…

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6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy

If you suffer from chronic skin ailments like eczema, psoriasis and rashes, you may not have resort to steroid creams or prescription medications to heal your skin. There are natural ways to keep skin…

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28 Surprising Places Triclosan Hides

Does your toothpaste, deodorant or cutting board contain triclosan? Triclosan is an antimicrobial recently banned by Minnesota and under scrutiny by the FDA for altering hormone regulation and fost…

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10 Foods for Healthy Skin

What are the best foods for healthy skin? Here are the top 10, plus recipe ideas for each one. I’ve always had this vague idea that I could eat my way to healthier skin, but I’d never really dug int…

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Like other things - people using their mother/father/spouse's handicap tag to park in a place that s…

& its gd applied topically for skin complaints,wound healing etc

animals are easy to read,just learn the behaviour and you wont ever get bit.This especially goe…

Interesting facts. I was impressed by the size of the paws on that Lynx!

in my experience this does not apply to younger children, they still view the world as we adults sho…