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Start Your Day With This Cooling Smoothie

"Fruit in the morning is like amrit, or nectar," says Anand Srivastava, Chairman of Maharishi Ayurveda Products, India. According to him, fruit is easy to digest, and packed with nutrients that nou…

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3 Easy (And Cheap!) Ways to Improve Your Dental Health

If youíre anything like me, you probably feel like you could do more to improve your dental health. Sure, I go to the dentist twice annually for hygiene treatments, and I brush and floss fairly religi…

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Spring Trimmings to Make Your Kitchen a Vibrant and Welcoming Space

These spring-fresh ideas are not costly or time-consuming, however small your budget or crowded your schedule. But yes, they are priceless in the simple joy and beauty they are sure to evoke. Herbs…

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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. Johnís Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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10 Flavorful Herbs You’ve Been Missing Out On

Thereís nothing like a fragrant herb to spice up your cooking, but the options go well beyond oregano, rosemary, and basil. Instead of playing favorites, find a new one from these amazing underused ar…

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7 Coffee Substitutes That Will Help You Kick the Caffeine Habit

I remember my first caffeine withdrawal. After a week straight of binging on Pepsi during spring break, I came home and went straight into cold turkey mode. My teenage body wasn't ready to handle the …

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now thereís one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesnít love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses arenít the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeareís Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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