Stay away from the toxic ones and choose their healthy alternatives.

Toxic Substances & Alternatives

Energy drinks are one of the most popular beverages in the world. with millions sold each year, it is undeniable that they are a force to be reckoned with. They’re easy to get a hold of, taste delicious and give that well-needed energy kick. But they hold many secrets which…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Frank Lipman. By Laine Bergeson Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are as common as candy, a staple of every home medicine cabinet and tossed casually in desk drawers, purses, and briefcases. Many people take these drugs, which include ibuprofen (sold…

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One of my life goals was to be able to eat a takeaway and not feel awful immediately after. The guilt of being lazy after a long day at work is something I struggled with…until now! Finally! Different ways to order our favorite takeaways in a healthier way has been…

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Chances are unless you’re some sort of super human, you’ve had a sore throat. Sometimes a sore throat can lead to something worse like a cold or the flu, but most of the time they’re just annoying and painful. It’s easy to turn to sugary lozenges and antibiotics to get…

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Every mother wishes the best for her child. They want to make sure their baby is fed the right stuff, and that they are getting what they need to grow and develop. The question of whether to breastfeed or to feed formula is an important one. But where to start…

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Nobody likes getting blackheads. They’re those little black bumps that usually form on the bridge of your nose, and they are very hard to get rid of. But there are solutions. Everybody knows about pore strips. The store bought option for getting rid of your blackheads works great. You place…

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This article is shared with permission from IFLSCIENCE People freaking out after eating a super-hot chili is a staple of viral videos. Aside from a few tears and hysterical hand flapping, it might seem like a bit of a laugh. But for this unfortunate guy, it left him with a long hospital…

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Petroleum Jelly, the main ingredient in Vaseline®, is often used in beauty products and even on its own to moisturize skin. It’s cheap. It is unscented. It seems to work well for softening skin what could be the problem? What is Petroleum Jelly? Petroleum jelly is a byproduct of the oil refining…

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We all know how healthy olive oil is; it’s rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which increases life expectancy by lowering the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. It’s also known to fight osteoporosis, prevent skin cancer and help with depression. Its many benefits do not mean that…

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There are three different types of diabetes; Type 1  Type 2 and Gestational. However, according to the American Diabetes Association; ‘Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes”. Diabetes is a problem with your body where your glucose levels rise higher than normal, also known as hyperglycemia. What…

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