Vitamin Misinformation

Vitamin Misinformation

Are Vitamins Safe? In the past few months a number of insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and mass media outlets have started to campaign against the use of vitamins and other health supplements, and in a few cases some have mislead the public by stating that supplementation is dangerous. It’s hard to blame media outlets for … *

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Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

The Role of Probiotics The causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are not well understood although it affects around 30 million people in the US (about 20 percent of the population), making it the most commonly suffered gastrointestinal disorder. Uncomfortable, embarrassing and often painful, IBS is characterized by poor digestive function, leading to diarrhea or … *

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The Magic of Daily Exercise

The Magic of Daily Exercise

4 Great Reasons to Exercise We’ve all peered through the windows of local gyms, passed joggers and cyclists as we drive by, ogled people playing hoops, hitting tennis balls and any number of other physical activities. If we’re not one of those joining in, often we wonder what all this effort is all about —why … *

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Keep Away Anxious Thoughts

Keep Away Anxious Thoughts

Stop Worrying – Prevent Busy Brain Worrying has become the modern-day human condition. Sometimes we worry about circumstances that are right on top of us; things we have to deal with immediately such as a flat tire or notification of a health concern. However, the majority of worrying takes place as our brains occupy themselves … *

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Creamy Lemon Vegetable and Quinoa Soup  (Vegan)

Creamy Lemon Vegetable and Quinoa Soup (Vegan)

Delicious Vegan Recipe Soups can be great in the summer even when you’re hot and wanting something light. This lemon vegetable and quinoa soup is the perfect light meal to savor as the warm weather takes over. No eggs or dairy are used in this recipe, but a creamy consistency is created using blended parsnips … *

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Chemical-Free Living

Chemical-Free Living

The Importance of Chemical-Free Alternatives There are many steps that you can take to reduce the number of potentially toxic chemicals in your home. These can range from simple common-sense steps to significantly changing what you buy! Chemical-Free Household Staple products such as vinegar and baking soda can really help with cleaning around the house. … *

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What's in Your Dish Soap?

What’s in Your Dish Soap?

Toxic Chemicals to Avoid According to the EPA, our greatest danger for exposure to toxic chemicals occurs right in our homes. Take a peek at the label of your favorite dish soap, for instance. You probably can’t pronounce most of the ingredients, let alone identify their effects on your family and the environment. What makes … *

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Homeopathy: Origins and Benefits

Homeopathy: Origins and Benefits

Provings & Principles History of Homeopathy Over two hundred years ago, Homeopathy, as introduced by German physician Samuel Hahnemann, was believed by many to be another form of quack medicine. That was in 1796. It has now come full circle and the “inventory” of substances – about 2,000 so far – is used for making … *

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