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7 Unusual Ways to Use Tea

Tea can do a lot more for you besides quench your thirst. Here are 7 ways to put it to good use. 1) Dye clothes. Have a white t-shirt, socks, bandana, reusable bag or some other fabric you want to …

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session†has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades,†…

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Natural Ways to Protect Yourself Against Growing Skin Cancer Rates

According to a statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most serious form of skin cancer, known as melanoma, has more than doubled between 1982 and 2011. The CDC indicate…

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DIY Green Tea Toner

This green tea toner is great for summer,†because itís uplifting, refreshing, and filled with antioxidants. Itís†also insanely easy to make! 1 organic green tea†bag 1 organic peppermint tea bag 1…

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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

You hit the gym five days a week. You eat all the veggies you can get your hands on. You religiously avoid all white carbs. But in spite of your good intentions, the number on the scale refuses to bud…

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Can Green Tea Ever Be Bad for Your Liver?

Before you begin reading further, let me clarify: green tea as a beverage is not the subject here. In fact,†drinking green tea every day is a good health habit that provides antioxidants and immunity-…

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17 Top Foods For a Spring Detox

When winter ends our bodies are ready for a cleanse. Luckily, spring arrives! Spring brings mineral-rich vegetables helpful for detoxing. Nature does know best! Here are seventeen of my favorite foods…

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Do Health Supplements Really Work? (Infographic)

Spending time and money on your health can be frustrating if you're not seeing results. Many of us intend to fill in dietary gaps or boost our energy with a vitamin here, some probiotics there and a m…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.† Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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