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Organic Clothing: Practical Benefits of Wearing Ecofriendly Clothes

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Organic clothing is now prevalent in the shopping industry because a growing number of competitive organic clothing brands have made eco friendly clothing affordable for everyone due to consumer demand. In fact, the Organic Trade Association reports landmark revenue from organic products resulting in billions of dollars in sales each year in the US alone. Organic clothing is […]

How to Make Natural Toothpaste

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Making your own natural toothpaste may seem like a really good idea when you hear what’s in the leading toothpaste brands. And it’s not just sodium fluoride (which has been touted to help build strong teeth) even though it’s manufactured from by-products of the aluminum industry. It causes those white spots (mottling) on teeth that are […]

5 Probiotic Benefits: Fights Daycare Diarrhea, Lactose Intolerance, Yeast Infections & More

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Probiotics are healthy bacteria that typically live in the digestive system. This necessary bacteria can be found in foods including yogurt with active and live cultures, sauerkraut, miso, and others that are considered fermented or pickled. Since getting the right amount of healthy bacteria through foods can be difficult, probiotic supplements are often a good idea for adults and […]

Skin Cancer: 10 Ways to Prevent This Common Cancer

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and melanoma is the most deadly of all skin cancers. It is curable, however, if found in the early stages. Over 3 million people a year are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer. The American Cancer Society states, “The best ways to help lower your […]

7 Warning Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency

Did you know that about half of the U.S. population is deficient in vitamin D? And did you know that having healthy vitamin D levels in your blood can actually reduce your chances of getting breast cancer, colon cancer and other forms of cancer by up to 80%. Here are 7 warning signs your body may […]

Broccoli: Nature’s Incredible Superfood

You probably didn’t see what was so great about broccoli as a child, but the truth is that this vegetable is one of nature’s top superfoods. From its stalk to its flowering head, broccoli is packed with nutrients and vitamins needed for your overall health and well being. It’s healthy, can be eaten in a number […]

Certified Organic Foods: What Does the Label Really Mean? – Video

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The following brief video explains what organic food certification really is all about. Certified organic foods are monitored by The United States Division of Agriculture to ensure that certain farming requirements are met by organic farmers before their produce and meats have been awarded the ‘certified’ label. There’s a lot of confusion as to what that […]