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The Surprising Natural Remedy Linked to Allergy Relief

Aaaa-choo. It’s that time of year again for allergy sufferers. You may be surprised to learn that probiotics are among the best natural remedies for allergies. If you’re hooked on antihistamines, deco…

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The Little-Known Herb That Combats Allergies

It’s that time of year again: the season of itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses and breathing troubles for anyone who suffers from allergies. While it is tempting to run for the decongestants and anti-h…

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Natural Cures for Seasonal Allergies

If you’re anything like me, you’re more than ready for winter to be over. The good news is, spring is just around the corner. The bad news is, along with spring come seasonal allergies. But don’t fear…

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5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True; it’s a treat, a splurge, an immutable indulgence. However, healthier doesn’t necessarily mean lower in fat or cal…

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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

When Adam, a Black Labrador, arrived at the Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indianapolis, his skin was cracked and hair was falling out. He couldn't stop scratching and biting himself and his caregivers w…

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Raw Milk: Is It Healthy?

Ideally, yes: raw milk from a healthy cow has many health benefits. Most people with dairy allergies can consume raw dairy without any problems. Raw milk has wonderful health benefits including com…

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Are Your Condoms Vegan?

Wait, what? Yes, you may be surprised to learn that the majority of condoms available on the market are produced using the animal product casein. Casein, a highly profitable byproduct of dairy farm…

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One Unexpected Remedy for Your Seasonal Allergies

Most of us love sugar. Even health-nuts. People with the strictest diets are still so often unwilling to give up their sugar. Agave nectar, raw honey, brown rice syrup, sugar cane juice, apple ju…

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20 Ways to Survive Pollen Season (Without Locking Yourself Indoors)

Hello, spring. Hello birds, bees, and blossoms … and sneezes, sniffles and crazy-making itchy eyes. The various types of pollen that make the plant world do its thing in spring are also responsible fo…

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