Greenwashed Toxins: Why You Should Beware of “Organic” Cosmetics

Poisons in makeup are nothing new. But that doesn’t make modern-day toxic cosmetics any less dangerous than the arsenic face creams and radium glitter that our great grandmothers naively wore. The new Netflix documentary series, Broken, exposes some of the world’s most dangerous consumer products. The first on their list? Counterfeit cosmetics. Counterfeit cosmetics are … Read more

5 Health Benefits of Chocolate for Your Brain and Body

Do you love chocolate, but worry it’s not so great for your waistline and overall health? The good news is that there are some amazing health benefits of chocolate in its raw form. The bad news is the sugar-filled chocolate bars you find at the grocery store check-out aren’t the kind that delivers these amazing … Read more

The Top 6 Benefits of Hibiscus (and why you should try it)

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I have fallen in love! Specifically, I have fallen in love with a certain brand of a certain tea. I’ll get to the brand and why in a moment, though I will let you know I’m not the only one head-over-heels for it. It won a gold medal in the Global Tea Championship, an independent competition … Read more

5 Powerful Mushroom Health Benefits You Need to Know

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The health benefits of mushrooms may be as extensive as there are mushroom types. And there are about 10,000 different mushroom types out there. Mushrooms (fungi) are interesting forms of life. They pop up, seemingly overnight, seemingly out of nowhere. And unlike other plants, they’re not green, they don’t have leaves or roots, and they … Read more

The Top 10 Natural Allergy Remedies

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Here’s the nicest way of putting it: allergies suck. Those who suffer the symptoms of allergies often use even less sophisticated words to describe it than that. The good news is, there are naturally allergy remedies that can help. This article is focused on natural remedies that can help seasonal allergies in particular. One in … Read more

Healthy Carbs: Discover What They Are and 20 Top Healthy Carb Foods

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“Run for the hills, the carbs are coming!” Yes, it’s kind of like that. Over the last couple of decades, one thing has been drilled into the heads of pretty much anyone considering losing weight: carbs are evil! And the fact is, there are indeed some very unhealthy carbs you should avoid. Not just to … Read more

15 Hypothyroidism Signs and Symptoms (and What to Do About It)

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Most people feel tired occasionally. Many people experience at least some of the hypothyroidisms signs and symptoms you’ll see below occasionally. The question is how many of these, and to what degree, you experience them. If several or more of the following signs and symptoms are happening more than feels “normal,” it indeed could be … Read more