Alternatives

This fantastic article was written by Sophie Addison, a popular blogger and skincare expert. We encourage you to check her out on Facebook, and Pinterest. The cold days are ahead of us, and you know what that means – dry skin with no trace of glow and a lot of welcoming opportunities for…

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This fantastic article was written by Trisha Miller, a freelance writer from Boise, ID. She is a dedicated vegan who promotes an all-around healthy lifestyle. We encourage you to check out her blog and follow her on Twitter!  People seem to have this misconception about “granola,” in that many think…

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The threat of toxins that accumulate in the human body is increasingly believed to pose a major health risk to an individual’s well-being. Chemicals, biologically infectious agents, and their toxic metabolites are released − causing side effects associated with poisoning. These harmful substances are found throughout the body in blood,…

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Nothing warms you up better on a frigid winter day than a bowl of hearty, warm, soup. But a bowl of soup can be hearty without being unhealthy! Skip the heavy cream and fatty sausage and dive into this turmeric lentil soup with coconut cream. And since soups usually get…

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Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re all concerned about how we look. How our hair falls or if our contour skills pass the selfie test, looking good also makes you feel good. There is an idea that you have to suffer for beauty. For most, this isn’t…

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Not all honey is created equal. While the benefits of raw, unprocessed honey have been well-documented over the centuries, Australian researchers have found one type of honey, called Manuka honey, to be better than all known antibiotics. Manuka honey is produced by bees that forage on the nectar of Leptospermum…

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No doubt, you’ve seen them — lists touting the amazing curative power of apple cider vinegar for an amazing number of ills. “ACV” (as it’s sometimes referred to in studies) has been praised for its ability to balance your pH, increase good gut bacteria and help control your weight, as…

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Chamomile is one of the most ancient medicinal herbs known to mankind. Many different preparations of chamomile have been developed over the years, and the most popular is in the form of herbal tea, with more than 1 million cups consumed per day. (1) But many people don’t know that Roman…

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This fantastic article was written by Gwendy Taylor, a mother of two who researches and writes about various health and wellness topics. We encourage you to check out some of her work on Diabetes Daily and Twitter!  We all know that olive oil is a healthy cooking oil, and is…

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We’ve learned that exercise compares favorably to antidepressant medications as a first-line treatment for mild to moderate depression. But how much is that really saying? How effective are antidepressant drugs in the first place? A recent meta-analysis has sparked huge scientific and public controversy by stating that the placebo effect…

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