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DIY Soap: Avoiding the Dangers of Store-Bought Soap

DIY Soap: Avoiding the Dangers of Store-Bought Soap

In 2017, the FDA officially banned the use of triclosan and 19 other ingredients in antibacterial soaps and antiseptic wipes. However, these compounds can still be found in toothpaste and other personal products and some believe the “alternative” chemicals being used to replace triclosan have just as little evidence for safety. Learn more about this important topic and how you can make healthy alternatives.

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6 Signs You May Be Gluten Sensitive

6 Signs You May Be Gluten Sensitive

If you’re wondering if a gluten-free diet is right for you, the first step is to figure out if gluten is affecting your health. There are no specific laboratory tests to test for gluten sensitivity, so it’s up to you to do some investigating. Here are six signs you may be gluten sensitive…

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Intermittent Fasting – A Powerful Tool for Healthy Aging

Intermittent Fasting – A Powerful Tool for Healthy Aging

Intermittent fasting and the Fasting Mimicking Diet are rapidly gaining popularity, and for good reason. The science on the health benefits of fasting is continuing to rapidly grow, with the data supporting its role in promoting longevity and quality of life. In this blog, I’m diving deep into what the science shows of the upside to fasting and caloric restriction.

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Why Should We Breathe Deeply…and Why Don’t We?

Why Should We Breathe Deeply…and Why Don’t We?

Most children before age 5 breathe correctly and then….. we start sitting more 13-16 hours a day, we accumulate minor injuries to the middle body that result in cautious breathing, and we begin experiencing fight/flight stress that leads us to hold our breath and upper body breathe. Read on how you can help fix this issue.

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Cow’s Milk: Yes? No?

Cow’s Milk: Yes? No?

With recent studies suggesting that milk may be less important for our health than it has long been thought to be, many consumers are experiencing new bouts of indecision in the dairy aisle. Read on for a rundown of some of the latest research, pros and cons, to help you decide.

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Why Women Must Worry About Heart Disease

Why Women Must Worry About Heart Disease

Women generally still perceive breast cancer as a greater threat to their health despite the following fact: Heart disease kills more women than all cancers (including breast) combined. Let’s shed the light of awareness throughout our communities and ensure that women are getting the care they need so we can lower their risk of developing a preventable cardiovascular condition.

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Healthy Aging 101

Healthy Aging 101

With life expectancy exceeding 80 years, today’s seniors can expect to live decades after retirement. If you want to make the most out of these years, it’s necessary to prioritize your physical and mental health. Even if you are in good shape now, it is never too early to prevent issues down the road or to lessen the impact, when problems pop up. From keeping tabs on your health insurance to practicing safe sex in your senior years, it is up to you to take control of your health and well-being.

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Turmeric…the Golden Herb

Turmeric…the Golden Herb

Turmeric may arguably be the most powerful herb on the planet for preventing and healing a cascade of conditions that threaten our health today. And the color is so rich and beautiful…it just radiates health! In addition to time-tested Ayurveda knowledge on turmeric, the research on the efficacy of turmeric is dense. Turmeric is effective as an anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant (blood thinner), anti-depressant, cancer treatment, diabetes manager, regulator of cholesterol, pain manager, Alzheimer recovery, brain function enhancer, and more.

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How To Train Your Mind While Exercising

How To Train Your Mind While Exercising

Taking the time to “train” your mind using meditation may be a simple way to enhance your physical fitness and well-being. Mindfulness-based interventions may help athletes manage negative emotions and stress, improve well-being and even reduce injuries. Read up this fascinating research-based article.

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