The health world is raving praises about antioxidants and for a good reason. These super-healthy nutrients tag along dozens of health benefits to the body, which explains why nutritionists are encouraging people to incorporate them, like berries, into their daily diets. Why You Need Antioxidants Free radicals are everywhere and are produced when cells use […]

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Have you gotten into juicing yet? If you haven’t, then it’s about time you start. Drinking fresh juice detoxifies your body, helps make your body more alkaline, clears your mind and boosts your energy. With a healthy glass of juice, you can consume a lot of nutrients without eating a lot of whole fruits and […]

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Lately, almost every restaurant, beauty shop, health-food store, and nutritionist offers chlorophyll detox water. Celebrities are adding this green substance to their water as part of their keep-fit, stay-healthy program. But what is it about chlorophyll that makes it the famed elixir? Chlorophyll is the green pigment responsible for giving plants their green color and […]

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Cleaning is a chore that many people simply hate to do. Because of the harsh chemicals used to create commercial cleaners, it can also be dangerous. Cleaning wooden floors or furniture requires special care because the surface can be quite sensitive and damage easily. The artificial lemon scent found in the wood cleaner that we’re […]

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Coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention lately, and for good reason. It offers your body many benefits and is a great alternative to other cooking oils. It also makes for a great all-natural make-up remover and complexion-improver. You may be surprised to learn that coconut oil is even good for cleaning your […]

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Coconut milk is the term used for the liquid that is found inside the meat of mature coconuts; if you process the meat and strain it, the product is coconut milk. This is not to be confused with coconut water, which is the liquid easily obtained from opening a fresh, mature coconut. The “milk” is […]

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For many of us, Vaseline has been a go-to product for a variety of ailments, from cracked skin to diaper rashes. It’s even found in most of our cosmetics, including lipstick, deodorant, concealer, shampoo, conditioner, and shaving cream. Mounting research is beginning to show just how bad Vaseline actually is for humans and why it […]

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Making your own organic butter at home may be easier than you believe. However, you might be thinking, “Why on earth would I care to make my own butter at home anyways?” A fair question, and one that will be explored briefly. First of all, many store-bought butter options are watered down. By making your […]

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Suffering from dry, chapped lips seems to be a constant complaint, regardless if you live in a cold, snowy climate or hot, dry area. You slather your chapstick or lip balm on numerous times throughout the day, but it seems that the dry lips keep coming back. Unfortunately, applying store-bought lip balm to your lips […]

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If you’ve never looked at the ingredients in your makeup, the list of excessively long names would shock you. While many of us don’t understand what these ingredients actually are, we do know that such a long list of ingredients for something that goes onto our skin is no good. In fact, there are many […]

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Ever looked on the back of your shampoo or conditioner bottle and realized how many ingredients were in that little bottle? And not only that, but how many of those ingredients can you actually pronounce? Many of these ingredients are harsh chemicals that end up doing more damage to not only our hair, but our […]

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Everyone knows that dirty hands helps spread germs, which spreads flus, colds, and even some diseases. Many of us use hand sanitizer throughout the day, every day to protect ourselves from these bugs that can attack at any minute and are crawling all over our phones, keyboards, door handles, etc. However, the reality is that […]

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Using non-toxic cleaners is a great way to remove the toxins from your home. Commercial cleaners, like laundry detergent, fabric softener and fabric stain removers, can leave toxins lingering in the air and around your home. Aside from these chemicals, it is a huge money saver to create your own cleaners using natural ingredients. The […]

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Making your own soap entirely from scratch is a fun, interesting process. Industrial soaps might last longer, but they lack a lot of the moisturizing qualities that soaps should have. Homemade soaps keep their glycerin, making them far gentler on the skin than those sold in stores. Because of this, it will be less firm, […]

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Detox baths are a great way to care for your skin, as well as remove dangerous toxins from your body. They are ideal for right before bed, likely to make you comfy and sleepy. DIY Detox Baths Use these natural bath detox recipes to warm up, heal your skin issues and improve your health in […]

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If you suffer from respiratory problems, you are likely familiar with congestion, runny nose and infections that may take up roots in your nose, ears and throat. Asthma, for example, can be a constant problem, causing congestion and trouble breathing. You can treat asthma by drawing an aromatherapy bath with chamomile, hyssop, lavender, or tea […]

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