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

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

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

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

Hormone Imbalance in Women: The 4 Key Natural Steps to Overcome It

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Hormone imbalance in women is, unfortunately, very common today. In short, that’s largely because of the modern world we live in. The standard American diet, a sedentary lifestyle, excess stress, and environmental pollution can wreak havoc on women’s hormones. These are just some of the common symptoms associated with hormone imbalance in women: Often feeling … Read more