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You Are Covered in Bacteria (and that’s a good thing!)

Our bodies are home to a complex, vast community of microorganisms, and there is mounting research looking at how how these bacteria and viruses are connected to our overall health. You probably al…

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5 Sneaky Ways Hormones Mess With Your Appearance

Hormones can be tough. We know we need them for our bodies to operate; they work nonstop to control all aspects of our physical and sexual health; but these chemical messengers also shake up our bodie…

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The Top 10 Foods That Trigger Acne

Are you vulnerable to acne? While many people used to believe (doctors included) that food didn't affect acne, that idea is now a medical myth. The reality is that every part of your body is impacted …

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Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Toxins in Your Skin Care Products

There are more than 82,000 chemicals in common cosmetics and personal care products. Because the skin is the body's largest detox organ and one of the best ways to eliminate toxins is through perspira…

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6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy

If you suffer from chronic skin ailments like eczema, psoriasis and rashes, you may not have resort to steroid creams or prescription medications to heal your skin. There are natural ways to keep skin…

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Nap Your Way to Better Skin

It may sound a bit crazy—napping your way to better skin—but new research from University Hospitals Case Medical Center and published in Science Daily found that it's true.  This gives new meaning to …

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Could Beneficial Bacteria Make Showering Obsolete?

There's a start-up in Massachusetts that's banking on the fact that, in the very near future, lots of people will start their day by rubbing bacteria all over their bodies instead of jumping in the sh…

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20 Huge Health Benefits of Sesame

Sesame seeds may be tiny, but they have huge health benefits. They were worth their weight in gold during the Middle Ages, and for many good reasons. The more I learn about this precious seed, the …

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8 Ways Eating Tomatoes Keeps You Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger-looking and feeling. But tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a pla…

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