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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of media reports declaring that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A meta-analysis pu…

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The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart Disease

When I think of autumn, Thanksgiving, and the holidays I think of cinnamon. Who doesn’t love the aroma of cinnamon wafting through the air?  The real deal, that is, not the fake “holiday spice,” chemi…

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15 Habits of Highly Confident People

No one is confident all the time, but some people seem to exude a healthy level of self-assurance. That confident look can leave others wondering "what's the secret?" Here are some of my observations …

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Signs Your Kidneys Need Some TLC

We rarely give our kidneys or urinary tract a second thought until something goes wrong, but the consumption of high animal-protein diets like the Standard American Diet (SAD), Atkins, and others make…

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What is the Healthiest Squash?

Who doesn't love squash? Whether roasted or mashed, grilled or steamed, squash is delicious. I haven't met a squash I don't love. While there are many varieties, some of the most popular include: acor…

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Lysol Ad Accused of Exploiting Ebola Panic

According to the website Motherboard.vice.com, if you conducted a Google search on "ebola" on Tuesday, October 28, you saw the number one result was an ad for Lysol disinfectant—ahead of the fact shee…

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The Top 10 Foods That Trigger Acne

Are you vulnerable to acne? While many people used to believe (doctors included) that food didn't affect acne, that idea is now a medical myth. The reality is that every part of your body is impacted …

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Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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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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6 Liver-Boosting Superfoods to Add to Your Diet

When was the last time you thought about your liver and the amazing job it’s doing to filter toxins, hormones, cholesterol, and more out of your blood.  Your liver is one of the most powerful organs i…

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