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7 Ways to Skip a Shower

Brought to you by the folks who promote eschewing showers in exchange for eating beef. Kind of. Although the website for the Skip Showers for Beef campaign promises that it’s not a joke, a lot of p…

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7 New Ways to Use Essential Oils in Your Beauty Routine

Sure, some creams and lotions developed by dermatologists and hair professionals work, but take a quick look at the contents on your favorite jar of $100 miracle potion—chances are, at least of the fe…

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8 Tips for Naturally Beautiful Nails

Get gorgeous nails for summertime without all the nasty chemicals. You don’t have to visit the salon on a regular basis in order to have beautiful nails. The combination of a well-balanced diet, a th…

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Move Over Coconut Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil Has Beauty Benefits Too

Coconut oil may be the reigning queen of oils—and for a ton of good reasons—but pumpkin seed oil is worthy of a royal title of its own when it comes to beauty. The iconic orange fruit pops up in ev…

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16 Unexpected Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Plain old vegetable oil is so 2000-and-late. Coconut oil is today's choice for those in the know—and it's more than a flash in the pan. A lot of the buzz surrounding coconut oil comes from its medi…

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5 Most Versatile Pantry Items Outside the Kitchen

Many pantry items are versatile in the kitchen: eggs, potatoes, cheese and cauliflower to name a few. But a few special pantry items are so versatile that they pull double-duty (or even triple-duty) a…

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Lemony Kale Salad With Avocado Coconut Dressing

This salad has so many wonderful things going for it - it's a trifecta of superfoods. There's the kale - so fresh and packed full of vitamins (C,A, and K, especially) and nutrients. I actually think t…

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How Healthy is Coconut, Really?

Coconut is a superstar in the healthy food world, but does it deserve its status as a superfood? Maybe not. A couple of recent pieces about coconut water were the first inklings that coconut might…

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Top 20 Weight Loss Friendly Foods on the Planet

Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn.…

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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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