Amazing Benefits of Spinach

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Anyone who has grown up with the cartoon Popeye has an image seared into their brain of Popeye defending Olive Oyl’s honor, his superhuman strength fueled by a can of spinach. While the cartoon’s nutritional depiction is, well, cartoonish, spinach is still a food your body desperately needs. I yam what I yam … Spinach … Read more

Ten Tips to Wash Your Hair Better

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Hair can be quite changeable. For many these tips will help to wash your hair better. Sometimes it looks so nice while sometimes it can be extremely messy. Of course, everyone wants their hair to be soft when they run their fingers through the hair, but when they have dry hair or dandruff, this can … Read more

Three Reasons to love Pink Himalayan Salt!

You’ve probably been told that salt is bad for you and that you need to watch your sodium levels. Salt is actually an essential nutrient that our bodies require for transporting nutrients into and out of our cells, regulating blood pressure, exchanging ions and much more. The problem isn’t necessarily salt, but what salt to … Read more

Cinnamon controls blood sugar levels

Keeping your blood sugar levels in check is an essential element of weight loss. Depending on the food you eat, blood sugar levels increase more or less after a meal. When your blood sugar levels are increased, your body releases more insulin, which transports glucose, to cells so it can be used for energy. It … Read more

Can Black Tea Help Weight Loss?

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Black tea may promote weight loss and provide other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. Scientists showed that the tea alters energy metabolism in the liver by changing gut metabolites. Both black and green tea changed the ratio of intestinal bacteria in the animals: The percentage of bacteria associated with obesity decreased, while … Read more

Are You A Mosquito Magnet?

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Research is revealing that mosquitos are downright picky when choosing who to bite. It turns out there are many reasons why a mosquito targets certain people over others. Scientists believe that 85 percent of your overall attractiveness to mosquitos is based on your genetics. Unfortunately, you can’t change your genes. But, you can arm yourself with knowledge. … Read more

What Your Period Says About Your Health

You may not give your period much thought. After all, it happens every dang month. You’re used to the cramps and tender boobs, but would you notice if something seemed abnormal? Perhaps you already have? If you went to the doctor for a standard check-up, he/she would likely focus on a few key metrics, such … Read more

10 Natural Sun-care Supplements

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Renowned Integrative Physician Dr. Ronald Hoffman reveals the emerging science of nutraceutical skin protectants, in a recent article. Dr. Hoffman identifies 10 sun-care supplements to help protect you from UV exposure. “After a bitter, interminable winter, many of us are facing the onslaught of UV rays without a basecoat of skin pigment, rendering us more … Read more