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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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11 Ways to Boost Your Lymphatic System for Great Health

The lymphatic system, or lymph system as it is also called, is a system made up of glands, lymph nodes, the spleen, thymus gland and tonsils. It bathes our body’s cells and carries the body’s cellular…

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11 Disease-Causing Ingredients Added to Garbage Bags

Have you seen those Febreze commercials with the pseudo-scientific experiments in which people are blindfolded and exposed to garbage?  When the blindfolds are removed people are elated and overjoyed …

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What’s in That Car Air Freshener?

Can't smell the forest for the tree air freshener hanging from the rear-view mirror? That's the concern of more and more people who report headaches, dizziness, and other negative symptoms from the "a…

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5 Remedies that Minimize the Effects of Environmental Pollution

Over 80,000 synthetic chemicals are currently in use in industry, and they find their way into our air, water, food, cleaning products, personal care products, cosmetics, and other substances we regul…

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4 Essentials of a Healthy Cleanse

Spring and summer bring us wonderful warm weather, offering an ideal opportunity to engage in a gentle seasonal cleanse. Warmer weather usually prompts us to eat lighter, healthier, more hydrating foo…

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Dandelion: Weed or Medicinal Powerhouse?

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) has a bad reputation as nothing more than a pesky week.  Like most other weeds that people regard as a mere nuisance, dandelion has scientifically-proven medicinal pro…

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11 Detox Tips for a Super Spring Cleanse

Spring is almost here. It is the perfect time to do a detox, particularly after we've been breathing in poor indoor air quality, had less sunlight, and perhaps gotten less activity than usual.  Detoxi…

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Top 12 Detox Superfoods

Even if you don't plan on doing a detox program, your health will benefit from adding more detox superfoods to your daily diet. There are many great superfoods with detoxifying properties, but here ar…

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Snack Your Way to a Slimmer You

Few people believe me when I tell them that eating more often will help them lose weight. I'm sure images of buffets and junk food pop into their mind. But, eating a healthy snack every two to three h…

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