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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthyskin, teeth and a healthy…

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DIY Air Fresheners For Your Home & Car

Ever walk into your home after a day in the fresh air and think, "Wow, sure smells stale in here?" Love the delicate fragrance of vanilla and orange blossom which transform your house into a bakery-or…

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8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

Too heavy on the booze last night? While some people swear by some spiked coffee and a greasy diner breakfast, there are actually healthy foods that can help you overcome a hangover faster. The next t…

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8 Tips to Buy Better Yogurt

Despite all of the hype, not all yogurt is good for you. Here are 8 tips to help you select the best and healthiest yogurt for you: 1. Look for live cultures. The live cultures in yogurt provide th…

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9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…

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4 Ways Your Life Gets Better With Age

When most people think of aging, they imagine depression, reduced cognitive function, physical ailments and an overall reduced quality of life. Well, it turns out were wrong about our assumptions. S…

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What Are Plastics Doing to Our Children’s Brains?

Plastic isn't just bad for the environment. A group of chemicals added to plastic can impact human health...especially children's brains. They're called phthalates. Phthalates are found in hundred…

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Reduce Anxiety with These Natural Lifestyle Tips

Millions of Americans live with anxiety, and far too few are getting any help in managing the stress. For some, anxiety is induced situationally. For others, anxieties may be part of a mental disorder…

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How Your Mind Affects Your Body

We are at last beginning to show that there is an intimate and dynamic relationship between what is going on with our feelings and thoughts, and what happens in the body. A Time Magazine special showe…

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10 Surprising Foods High in Sodium

Most of us know that fast food and frozen foods are high in sodium. Then there are the chips and other snack foods that tend to be doused in the white stuff. Its fairly obvious to most people that th…

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