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Build Stronger Bones, Nails & Hair

One mineral is essential to bone-building, immune system strengthening, calcium absorption and building strong nails, hair, and teeth, yet most people never give it a second thought. It is silica. Sil…


26 Homemade, Non-Toxic Nail Polish Shades

Nail polish is all the rage these days. Not that painting ones nails is some new form of cool (I still remember thinking my mom's nails were permanently red in the 90s) but the trend has, in the last …


Avoid the ‘Toxic Trio’ with Natural Nail Polish

by Abra Pappa for Nutritious America Do you love perfectly manicured fingers and toes? Are you hip to the newest trends in†nail color? Are you a "tried-shellac-and-won't-go-back" kind of girl? I to…


Fingernails: 5 Signs That Point to Bigger Health Problems

By Marlo Sollitto, contributing editor Changes in the fingernails can indicate everything from heart disease to thyroid problems and malnutrition. Here are some nail conditions that m…


Brittle Nails, Brittle Bones?

Q: My nails just suddenly started breaking all the time about six months ago, and I worry about what's happening to my bones. Is there any correlation between the two things? A: Most likely not. …


Treat Your Feet Naturally

Itís never too early to start thinking about flip flops. Take your tootsies out of winter hibernation and soothe away dryness, calluses, ugly toes, and odor with expert natural tips. 1. Add moistur…


Get Your Prettiest Hands

We tend to pay so much attention to our face and hair but often neglect one of our most expressive features: Our hands. They are constantly exposed to the elements: Sun, wind, heat, cold, cleansers, d…

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