Eliminating meat and consuming plant-based iron associated with improved weight-loss results!

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The weight loss industry profits soar as people seek the perfect diet to help them lose those unwanted accumulated pounds.  Studies recently sang the praises of the vegan diet’s association with weight loss.  Those who eat meat often consume more calories and fewer vegetables than vegans do. (1) One study found that not only does the vegan diet produce positive weight loss … [Read more...]

Quick Detox Smoothie for Heavy Metals

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If you are trying to cleanse your body of various heavy metals and other toxins, this smoothie recipe will make a great addition to your detox meal plan. Both kale and apples help detoxify the liver, the bananas provide a smooth and rich consistency, and the homemade cashew milk simply makes this drink delicious. Smoothie Ingredients: 2 cups kale (medium bunch) 4 … [Read more...]

Garlic Gets Rid of Herpes Overnight? Fact or Fiction?

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Herpes is a viral infection caused by the simplex virus.  It often shows itself through small sores and blisters.  If seeking conventional medical treatment, you will most likely be prescribed an antiviral, but is this your only option? Throughout the internet you will find blog posts and news articles stating that garlic will get rid of herpes overnight!  Is it too good to … [Read more...]

A Potential Pain Reliever for Migraines

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Cayenne pepper has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years as a pain reliever. Both its pain relieving properties and its spicy flavor come from capsaicin. Today it is used in the production of many pain relieving products and is being studied for additional medicinal uses. (1) Capsaicin is used as an ingredient in pain relieving creams and ointments that … [Read more...]

Fight Hair Loss With The Amazing Benefits Of Garlic!

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Garlic has many amazing benefits and has been found to aid with treating over 150 ailments. The most common conditions we hear of in regards to garlic treatment are probably related to our heart health, cholesterol levels, colds and flu, and protecting against cancer. There are many studies backing up this superb food. There are plenty of research studies on garlic! Amazingly … [Read more...]

DIY Peppermint Shower Soothers To Fight Against Colds and Flu

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It’s hard to stay healthy this time of year. We all try to eat right, exercise and take our supplements but sometimes we still catch a nasty bug. With all the responsibilities we have these days, we can’t just stay in bed and nurture ourselves back to health. I make shower soothes like these (in bulk) and keep them on hand for such mornings. Ingredients: 1 cup of baking … [Read more...]

Comet Cleanser Powder: 146 Toxic Chemicals in Your Most Used Household Cleaner (and what to use instead)

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Commercial cleaning products have been linked to neurological problems, cancer, blindness, and asthma. Many are extremely poisonous. Did you know that one hundred forty-six chemicals the EWG found in your most used household cleaner? The most toxic of the chemicals found, including formaldehyde, benzene, chloroform and toluene, are not listed on the label. Tests found … [Read more...]

Canada makes history by mandating legalization of marijuana!

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Marijuana is quickly becoming known for its health benefits.  Studies are showing promise regarding marijuana’s help in managing epileptic seizures, slowing down the progress of Alzheimer’s Disease, and preventing the spread of cancer. (1) In the United States, we are entering our 78th year of marijuana prohibition.  Many states have legalized marijuana for medicinal … [Read more...]

Five essential oils proven to fight cancer!

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Essential oils are concentrated liquids that are derived from plants.  They carry a distinctive scent of the plant and have been used for a variety of medicinal purposes.  Essential oil use has grown in popularity over the past several years.(1) Essential oils can be diluted in a carrier oil and then applied directly to the skin, inhaled through a compress or diffuser, or … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Butter is Good For You

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Butter is one of those foods that can turn bland meals into masterpieces. But in the past few decades, it has been blamed for everything from obesity to heart disease. Recently, butter has been making a comeback as a “health food.” Here are 7 reasons why butter is good for you. 1. Butter is Rich in Fat-Soluble Vitamins There are a lot of fat soluble vitamins in … [Read more...]