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Jun 24 2014
The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP. “First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it's natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing,” says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at Wexler Dermatology in NYC. Coconut oil, unlike mineral oil (another proven highly effective...
Jun 24 2014
The pantry staple can work wonders on your home. Vinegar is definitely a versatile item you should keep around the house. What's so great about it? Besides being effective, vinegar is cheap and widely available. It is non-toxic, lasts for a long time without losing strength, and is much safer to have under your sink than bleach, ammonia, or other toxic cleaning products. Many folks also swear by...
Jun 20 2014
Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health. Experts from different areas of specialty explain why they won’t eat these eight foods. Clean eating means choosing fruits, vegetables, and meats that are raised, grown, and sold with minimal processing. Often they’re organic, and rarely (if ever) should they...
Jun 20 2014
The lower your income is, the more difficult it is to be particular about what you feed your family. This probably isn't an earth-shattering revelation to anyone, but if you feel like experimenting, try to buy a week’s worth of healthy food for a family on a budget of, say, $50-75.  Food manufacturers that target lower income shoppers with more affordable products tend to include more GMOs...
Jun 12 2014
Tumeric has amazing anti-cancer properties. Try it in this fabulous recipe. Ingredients 6 sweet potatoes (large, peeled and diced) 4 baking potatoes (large, peeled and diced) 1/2 cup mayo (use healthy olive oil alternative) 1/4 cup dijon mustard 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp chives (chopped) and black ground pepper salt (to taste) 2...

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