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Jun 25 2014
Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) cans albacore tuna, drained well 1 (14-ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts, drained 1/2 cup chopped red bell or piquillo peppers 3/4 cup sliced Greek olives 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup chopped basil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon dried or 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano...
Jun 25 2014
Show your face, your feet or your muscles some love with safe, natural, toxin-free spa concoctions and personal care products. We’ve compiled some of our favorite safe cosmetics recipes below. The necessary ingredients are usually affordable and not hard to find in organic or natural form. The benefits of making your own cosmetics will be immediately evident: your new products will smell and feel...
Jun 24 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 24 2014
As concerns about health epidemics plague the nation, demand and sales of diet soda have plunged as consumers try to make better choices. Aspartame–the main sweetener for diet soda–is one of the most dangerous ingredients used in our food supply, causing seizures and a host of other health issues. In a new study done over ten years and sampling 60,000 women, it was shown that women who drink two...
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...

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