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6 Little-Known Heart Health Boosters

When it comes to heart health, many people are already familiar with the old standbys like exercise, garlic, magnesium and flax.  But these aren’t the only ways to prevent heart disease or to boost yo…

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Death by Coca-Cola

A New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris, recently died due to excessive Coca-Cola consumption (at least in part).  The New Zealand coroner ruled that the woman's death was partially attributed to the 10 l…

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A Healthy Gut Makes a Healthy Brain

“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” according to the adage.  But the same sentiment cannot be applied to your health.  Seemingly unrelated parts of your body can be intimately connected.  When it …

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Research Shows Herb Protects DNA from Disease

Sage has a proven history at boosting memory and balancing menopausal and PMS symptoms, but perhaps the most exciting benefit of sage essential oil is that it may actually protect genetic material fro…

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32 Surprising Sources of Toxic Heavy Metals

Heavy metal is a serious threat to the health of your body and brain. I’m not referring to Ozzy Osbourne or Metallica here, although too much headbanging has probably damaged more than a few brain cel…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Toxic Fabric Softeners

According to the Allergy and Environmental Health Association, both liquid and dryer sheet fabric softeners are “the most toxic product produced for daily household use.”  Most of the popular brands o…

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20 Reasons to Love Bacteria

It may come as a surprise to learn that there are any reasons to love bacteria, but after poring through medical journals, I found that there are at least 20 reasons to love probiotic (health-supp…

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Determine Your Target Heart Rate

If you're like most people, you've probably heard that you should be exercising within a target heart rate, yet you don't know what that number should be.  Or, maybe you're relying on a heart rate dev…

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What’s Lurking in Your Natural Cosmetics?

Most body care and cosmetics companies include highly toxic ingredients in their products.  But, more and more companies are touting their products as healthy alternatives to the chemical-laden bran…

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Herbs for the Mind

When it comes to brain health and mental acuity, few people think of herbs. While Mother Nature's herbal medicines humbly lay upon the earth in her rain forests, wilderness, and jungles devoid of an…

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Ashlyn Kittrell is a writer, photographer, and blogger based in Tennessee. She is the founder of Triple Thread, a blog about ethical fashion and... more

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