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6 Ways to Straighten Your Hair Naturally

Avoid using heat or chemical straighteners that will damage your hair over time. Instead, there are healthier alternative ways to coax your hair into the style you want. Straight hair is stylish, pre…

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5 Healthy Drinks to Squash Holiday Stress

The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for many of us, but donít let stress get you down! This should be a time for us to take a step back, inhale a deep lungful of oxygen, decompress, a…

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5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True; itís a treat, a splurge, an immutable indulgence. However, healthier doesnít necessarily mean lower in fat or cal…

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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…

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Do You Know the Difference Between Artificial and Natural Flavors in Food?

According to a report by the Environmental Working Group, natural flavour is not much better than artificial flavor. Read on to find out why. A growing number of American consumers are opting for "…

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Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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7 Fun & Natural Autumn Decor Ideas

Gourds, twigs, apples, acorns -- the harvest season is here. But put your wallet away. Ditch the store-bought hangings, artificially scented candles, and plastic maple wreaths. There are cheaper, more…

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5 Ways to Avoid Pesticides In & Around Your Home

When I talk about limiting†pesticides, I'm often accused of sounding like a broken record. But the reason behind my rant is so important: Pesticide exposure has been linked to asthma, allergies, ne…

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Boost Metabolism Naturally in 8 Easy Ways

If youíve been overindulging on the alcohol or skimping on the workouts, your metabolism may be lagging. Whatís worse, you may feel ever so slightly under the weather, which is no way to live. But rem…

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3 Ways Your Bed Is Toxic & How to Find a Better One

Modern mattresses are filled with nasty environmental toxins, and since youíll spend a third of your life on yours, it can be a little disconcerting. Plus, every year thousands of mattress are tossed …

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DIY and stay away from commercial products with questionable chemicals.

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