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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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It’s April: What to do in the Garden

Welcome to Spring! And April... a month full of gardening to-dos. It's a great month for planting just about everything, including trees (Arbor Day is Friday, April 24th this year) and woody sh…

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Add This Fat-Burning Spice to Yogurt and Lower Your Cholesterol

In India, we love to eat yogurt — and not just for breakfast. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to add some vegetables, herbs and spices. The resulting dish is called “raita,” and there are dozens of de…

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Confetti Salad

Bright and refreshing, this confetti salad is topped with onions and pine nuts, and is a meal unto itself. The touch of hot sauce in the dressing adds a fun zestiness. Salad 2 carrots, peeled and …

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How Salt Both Causes and Eases Puffy Eyes

You have, no doubt, heard enough about how salt plays villain with our health in multiple ways. Just to recap, the sodium in salt is the real culprit, causing water retention that bloats the kidneys, …

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Eat This Comforting Dish To Ease An Upset Stomach

It's called "khichdi," which, loosely translated from Hindi, means "mish-mash." Khichdi may be mish-mash, but it's a mish-mash packed with flavor and warmth. Composed of basmati rice, yellow mung dal,…

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A Surprising Reason You Are Always Tired

Do you find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day, and feel listless as you head home? Do weakness, slight dizziness and lapses of memory feature on your list of frequent woes? Pause for…

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DIY Non-Toxic Foaming Handsoap

Who doesn't love a luscious foaming hand soap? Even better if it's non-toxic foaming handsoap! There are some great natural brands out there making non-toxic, healthy and velvety foaming hand s…

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Asparagus Filo Pie

Spring is around the corner, which means it's almost prime time for asparagus! This pie is a great way to celebrate the season. Filo gives it a light and flaky texture, and lemon zest gives the fillin…

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10-Minute Tip for Sore Muscles: No Painkiller Required

Exercise has amazing benefits, but the soreness that follows can be unkind. Of course, you could pop an ibuprofen for quick relief, but it does come with side effects. Scientists suggest a drug-fre…

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