9 Powerful Health Benefits of Cinnamon: The World’s Most Popular Spice

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The sweet and spicy aroma of cinnamon makes it one of the world’s top spices. It’s been valued for its flavor and powerful health properties since at least 2800 BC. Modern research has confirmed many important health benefits of cinnamon. Studies show that it contains powerful plant compounds that have an anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic effect. … Read more

The 5 Top Benefits of Aloe Vera – A Health and Anti-Aging Natural Wonder

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The benefits of aloe vera were once more widely known than they are today. You see, six thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptians regarded aloe vera as a miracle plant. They used it in many ways, from treating burns to reducing fever. A few millennia later, Cleopatra herself used aloe in her daily skin treatments. … Read more

Dr. David Perlmutter Busts 3 Top Alzheimer’s Myths

Over 5 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia. It’s one of the fastest growing diseases, with the amount of cases doubling every five years for those 65 and older. And with its rapid rise, a vast amount of mis-information has spread about Alzheimer’s, too. With his free major … Read more

5 Top Vitamin C Benefits for Skin (and 5 Best Vitamin C Ingredients)

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There are two primary proteins in your skin involved in keeping it healthy and young-looking: collagen which gives skin firmness, and elastin which keeps skin tight. While other ingredients, most notably red maple leaf extract, are ideal for boosting the elastin, vitamin C may be the superstar amongst the stars for boosting collagen. And that’s … Read more

Toxins in Fragrance: The Cosmetic Industry’s Sweet-Smelling, Dark Secret

Many people are already aware of the toxic chemicals found all around us like environmental pollution or cigarette smoke. However, there are many little-known dangers lurking inside many cosmetics and personal care products, and perhaps the most widespread of these is “fragrance.” Look closely at labels and you’ll see that the ingredient called “fragrance,” sometimes … Read more

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