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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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The Scent that Stops Cravings in Their Tracks

Can you believe there is a natural scent that when inhaled eliminates some junk food cravings? It's true. During my research for my book 60 Seconds to Slim I discovered a study in which overweight par…

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

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

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Super Simple and Delicious Black Bean Chili

This yummy black bean chili is perfect for a cold autumn or winter evening, but it’s so good you’ll probably want to enjoy it in every season.  It’s simple to make.  I add the dried beans to a slow co…

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5 Little-Known Virus-Killing Remedies

Everywhere I turn I keep hearing about one virus or another:  the ebola virus, avian flu, swine flu, and many others.   It seems that people are looking for all-natural ways to boost their immunity ag…

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A Super Health-Boosting Pumpkin Spice Latte

If you've read my recent article "The Ugly Truth about Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte" and are ready for a delicious beverage that's packed full of healthy and wholesome ingredients, then my recipe fo…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

It’s not autumn for me until I’ve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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How the Moon Impacts Your Sleep

You don’t have to be a werewolf for the moon to impact your sleep. New research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that the moon’s waxing and waning can and does play a role in how much sle…

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The Ugly Truth About Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

Before you grab that ever-so-tempting Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on your way to work, you might be alarmed to know what's in it…and, well, what's not. Since it is packed with artificial ingredie…

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