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The Surprising Way to Beat Road Rage

Let's face it: most of us have experienced road rage at some time or another. We can't help reacting to the driver that recklessly cuts in front of our vehicle, narrowly missing us -- or the car we ca…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.  While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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3 Essential Oils You’ll Want to Use This Summer

What scents remind you of summer? Perhaps the bright sweet smell of fresh cut grass comes to mind, or the smoky warm scent of a campfire. What about the scent of peppermint? Lavender? Or lemongrass…

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5 Holiday Healing Teas

Enjoy a cup of warming and healing herbal tea during the holidays.  Not only do they taste great, they impart incredible health benefits, too.  Here are five of my favorites: Gingerbread—New resear…

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Peppermint Brownie Cookies (Recipe)

  Feeling nuttty? Swap almond extract for peppermint extract, and chopped pistachios for crushed candy canes! Chocolate 'Brownie' Thins with Chopped Pistachios. Ingredients: 2 Ounces…

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Health Benefits of Oil & Water

Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Are you dealing with aches and pains?  Or maybe you are dealing with anxiety or digestive problems. Whatever your ailments may be, Wendy Cuba-Danca is providing some na…

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9 Essential Oils with Huge Health Benefits

Essential oils have their place secured in a natural beauty routine: They're natural, chemical-free alternatives to everything from traditional cosmetics to potentially toxic fragrances. But many can …

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Cooling Summer Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salt baths are the best. They make your skin soft as silk, and have an amazing array of health benefits. My favorite perks from soaking in Epsom salt include detoxification, stress reduction, an…

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Cool Coconut Candy Recipe

Coconut (Cocus nucifera) is the largest known seed on planet Earth. This fruit of the coconut palm tree is a member of the Palmaceae (Palm) Family. In Sanskrit, the coconut palm is named kalpa vriksha…

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Luteolin: Memory Protector

Remember to eat your green bell and hot chile peppers. Research shows that they'll help you to remember in return. A 2010 University of Illinois study funded by the National Institutes of Health fo…

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