Lifestyle

Organic Spinach: A Storehouse of Vital Nutrients

Spinach (spinache oleracea) is a popular, mild tasting, pleasant texture, green vegetable loved for its versatility and adaptability. Its many health-giving nutrients can be eaten fresh in salads or cooked as a main dish, incorporated into casseroles, stews, pastas, soups and more. Spinach leaves can also be dried and pulverized into a powder and added […]

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6 Peak Non-Dairy Alternatives to Animal Milk

If you are drinking animal milk as a source of minerals, calcium, protein, and fatty acids, and you haven’t made the switch to goat milk, are allergic to lactose, or are abstaining from animal products, there are many alternatives from sources other than cow’s milk. According to an article in The New York Times, cow’s […]

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About Almonds: Raw or Rocket Fuel? Take Your Pick

Almonds labeled “raw” in the United States are harboring a scary secret. Here’s how you can avoid it. Are almonds safe to eat? This question is relevant not only for those who eat almonds by the handful, but also for the now almost ubiquitous almond milk and almond butter too. Unfortunately, the answer is mostly […]

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5 Houseplants For A Green Home

If you spend most of your time indoors it’s important to make sure that your air quality is full of oxygen, free of toxins, and loaded with negative ions. This is not exactly an easy task considering how many of our everyday household products, such as furniture polish, window cleaners, carpets, and wall paint contain […]

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What To Do for Carcinogenic Herbicide-Laced Fertilizer on Lawns and Playgrounds

As the spring approaches, and warmer weather draws us outside, remember to have fun and also be mindful of environmental contaminants that may require detoxification. While the potentially toxic effects of chemtrail residue that falls from the sky as well as fertilizers, fungicides, pesticides, and weed killers at home and in public areas is ubiquitous, […]

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5 Reasons to Switch to Natural Deodorant

Or Make Your Own If you are still using regular anti-perspirant and deodorant, it might be the right time to switch to natural products. The majority of deodorants are designed to stop you from sweating; a normal and healthy function that not only cools the body but helps it to release toxins. When you use […]

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Drying Herbs the Easy Way

by Sharon Devin, Winner of the Grow Network writing contest 2015 My favorite way to dry herbs is to use nylon mesh hampers that have cloth handles. They are also collapsible for easy storage, so we have several of them and we usually dry four to five different herbs at a time. We have installed […]

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Broccoli Makes You Happy

You already know that Peak Frequency vegetables are good for your health. But did you know that they are also good for your mood? In a recent study in New Zealand by researchers, published in the British Journal of Healthy Psychology showed that eating fruits and vegetables is associated with enhanced mood and greater vitality in daily life. […]

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8 Good Sources of Iron

Iron is an important nutrient to maintain kidneys; heart; lungs; circulation; digestion; and thyroid function to name a few. However, most of us, upwards of 5%, are missing this important and essential mineral that causes anemia. Anemia is iron poor blood, which leads to low energy, slow metabolism, poor circulation, low back pain, and headaches. […]

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Are Your Clothes Making You Sick?

Do you suffer from vague, irregular symptoms such as nausea, headaches, rashes, hives or burning skin? If the symptoms come and go randomly, without a pattern, you might consider that your clothes are making you sick. Highly sensitive people, and people with an already large toxic overload, may be reacting to synthetic fabric of the […]

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