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The Local Food Movement As A Catalyst For Community

In the last couple of decades, the local food movement has gone from a fringe movement to a major player in the national food industry. Almost every major urban center around the country has several farmers markets, community supported agricultural programs and other innovative ways to bring farmers and consumers closer together. The local food […]

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The Truth Behind The Health Claims Of Dairy Products

When it comes to health, few topics are as confusing as dairy. According to some experts, milk and cheese are wonder foods that will build up your bones and keep you glowing. But turn your eyes to other studies and all you’ll see are statistics about increased cancer rates and even more bone damage than […]

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Top Uses For Cedar Oil For Your Home And Skin

Are you overwhelmed by the cleaning aisle of the grocery store? Do you find it disconcerting to look through the hundreds of products that all claim to be the absolute best? If your mind while shopping feels as chaotic as your crowded cleaning closet, it’s time to make a change.

As it turns out, there […]

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Castor Oil: The Natural Benefits and 12 Ways To Use It

Does old-fashioned medicine make you cringe? Control your gag reflex if you must, because it turns out our ancestors knew what they were doing when it came to home remedies. Old timey medical solutions might be out of favor now, but the benefits many of them can provide for your body are hard to overstate. […]

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Facts About Matcha Tea: Nature’s Best Health Drink

The world runs on caffeine, at least first thing in the morning. If you’re like most westerners, getting a personal IV to drip your morning coffee right into your bloodstream isn’t totally out of the realm of possibilities. It might be hard to believe, but a good portion of the world wakes up perfectly fine […]

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Himalayan Salt: Is It Worth The Hype? (+ 3 ways to use it)

No matter what sort of low sodium diet you choose to follow, it’s truly impossible to live without salt. This simple substance is essential for your daily body functioning. Going without much salt for even a few weeks can cause you to develop hyponatremia, a condition that occurs when you don’t have enough salt in […]

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15 Apple Cider Vinegar Uses For Health and Wellness

Pucker up! The tangy taste of apple cider vinegar is better for your body than you know. Long used as a probiotic-filled wellness tonic and all-purpose cleaner, apple cider vinegar is surging in popularity as a natural alternative to other, chemical laden products on the market today. If you’ve been noticing that apple cider vinegar […]