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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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5 Natural Remedies for Congestion

Whether you're coping with fall allergies or got hit with your first cold-weather ick, congestion can really knock you off your game. A stuffy nose is annoying during the day, but congestion and post-…

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Does Orange Aromatherapy Reduce Anxiety?

Aromatherapy -- the use of concentrated essential oils extracted from plants to treat disease -- is commonly used to treat anxiety symptoms. Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent class of psychiatr…

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Get Eco-Sexy: 7 Turn-On Essential Oils

Ahhhh.... aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential plant oils for physical and emotional healing. It's associated with Aphrodite (the goddess of love and beauty), sensuality, cos…

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5 Simple Healing Rituals for the Weekend

You don't always have to check into a spa to feel refreshed and ready for a long week ahead. Simple weekend rituals at home can give you the same blissful results, at a fraction of the cost. Try these…

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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 Easy & Effective Ways to Fight Forgetfulness

Do you often find yourself losing keys, forgetting names, and wondering if you took your medicine this morning? Forgetfulness can be frustrating, indeed. But here is a handful of at-home ideas to help…

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

You’ve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat you’ll burn or whether…

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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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4 Tricks to Outsmart the Winter Blues

Daylight Savings Time is upon us. That means the holiday season is coming, but that also brings along the cold, dark, shortened days of winter. For many people, this can be a depressing time of year; …

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Very good reminders. Thanks.

Well said, Darren. We don't even realise how much we receive and can receive from all living creatur…

Apart from the chilies (ouch!) I do all these and still have not shifted an ounce.

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