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10 Things I Learned from Healing an Incurable Disease

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure. I was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of my life, still without the…

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Vermont to Pass GMO Labeling!

Against the odds and the lofty wallets of Monsanto lobbyists, Vermont is soon to be the first state to require mandatory GMO labeling. On April 16, with a vote of 28 to 2, the Vermont state senate …

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Why ‘Natural’ Doesn’t Mean Healthy (Video)

The word "natural" is a very powerful, persuasive and earthy-sounding adjective. We may see this word on everything from Sunchips bags to fruit juice. If you look a little closer, you'll realize tha…

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The Dirty Truth About the Holidays

I bet you didn’t know Santa has a body mass index (BMI) of over 32 ... and is getting fatter every year? Or that Americans create one million extra tons of trash during the period between Thanksgiving…

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Overwhelmed With Beauty Products? These Tools May Help

It can be overwhelming to search for new beauty products. The back panels of most products can resemble the classwork of a graduate chemistry class. Being health-minded, it can be a huge obstacle to f…

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Lemon & Rosemary Deodorizer

Recipe: Natural Deodorizer From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! At some point I saw something similar on Pinterest and I’m not sure  why I didn’t save…

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6 Easy Home Remedies for Joint Pain

Aching joints are among the most common health complaints, and they can happen for reasons too numerous to count. If you, like me, suffer from the occasional twinge in the knee or feel your elbows dem…

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Skin Care: Why Go Natural?

Go to your local pharmacy and pick up the first cleanser, toner, moisturizer, deodorant, cosmetic, or plain ol’ liquid soap you can find and check out the ingredients. Odds are, there are a myriad of …

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Is Corn Syrup Natural? (video)

Curious as to how natural high fructose corn syrup is ? Watch this for a quick tip! Related Link: The Truth About Corn Syrup…

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What Makes Food “Natural” Anyway?

Last summer I made cheese. I did this, while donning a hairnet and wearing a lab coat in a very well-regulated facility, with an expert cheese maker never more than three feet away. All of the milk we…

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