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6 Easy Tips to Make Drinking Enough Water Every Day a Breeze

Water. Agua. H2O. Whether you love the taste of water all on its own or just force yourself to drink it because you know you “should,” water is essential to all functions in our bodies performing optimally. Intuitively, most of us know this and if we have any inclination towards maintaining vibrant health (heck, even …

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8 Damaging Effects of a Sugar on the Body- Plus 5 Tips to Crush Your Cravings

Effects of sugar on the body Sugar consumption is beginning to decrease in the US as Americans are opening their eyes to its dangers. Yet despite these shifts, the average American still consumes roughly 58 grams of refined white sugar and 43 grams of high fructose corn syrup per day (over 100 grams total per …

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How to Make Your Own Nut Milk

With more and more people discovering that they are lactose intolerant or desiring to eat a vegan diet, the popularity of dairy-free milk continues to increase. However, many commercial brands of dairy-free milk are not always a healthy choice as they contain carrageenan, GMO soy, and other additives. Another alternative is to make your own nut …

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Why You (Probably) Have Parasites – And What To Do About It!

Why you probably have parasites If you’re anything like me, parasites probably conjure up images of nasty wriggly worms swimming happily through your intestines and wreaking havoc. That vision of your average parasite is mostly true, but did you also know some parasites are so microscopic they can easily permeate any area of your body, …

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7 Surprising Things That Happen to Your Body When You Fast

      In my last post, I described my personal experience with the Master Cleanse, or so-called “lemonade cleanse,” which is basically a 10-day (or more) water fast. Now, that was just my anecdotal evidence on the risks and benefits of fasting, but what does the scientific literature (if any) say about the effects …

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I Tried the Lemonade Cleanse – Here’s What Happened

The “lemonade cleanse” (also called the Master Cleanse) has been circulating on the internet within health community circles for years. In fact, I first tried this almost five years ago (that’s right, I’ve done it more than once, no I’m not crazy . . . I think) since then I’ve gone through a few more rounds (okay, …

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Top 5 Supplements for the Ultimate Daily Green Smoothie

A green smoothie a day keeps the doctor away Several years ago I bought the book ‘The Beauty Detox Solution‘ in which the author, Kimberly Snyder CN, recommends drinking at least one green smoothie per day for optimal health. I gave it a try and fell in love with how much energy and clear thinking …

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