With over 85,000 synthetic chemicals on the market today, it's safe to say that are literally everywhere!
Environmental toxins aren't only harmful to your brain, but your body as a whole. Luckily, by knowing a little more about the water, air, soil and food you come into contact with can go a very long way.
Check out these five super tips for protecting yourself and your family from toxinsâ€... ››› more
Living in a healthy environment is a very important aspect of a well-rounded life. But how can you create one?
To create a healthy, beautiful living space where you'll love spending time, all you need to do is address these four signs of an unhealthy houseâ€¦
Top four signs that your home is making you sick
Humidity above 45% in your home can become a breeding ground for mould... ››› more
As it turns out, pumping iron at the gym definitely isn't the only type of iron that your body needs...
Iron supports your immune function, feeds your brain and even helps your red blood cells carry oxygen throughout your body, according to Lauren Pincus-Harris, a top American nutrition communications specialist.
So is it possible to jack up your iron levels without relying on red meat? Of c... ››› more
Believe it or not, but chia seeds aren't anything new. In fact, they've been a vital part of the human diet for more than 5000 words!
The word â€śchiaâ€ť originally comes from the Mayan word for â€śstrengthâ€ť. Needless to say, the seed was a staple for the Mayans and Aztecs, who ground chia seeds into a flour, pressed them for oil, and drank them mixed with water.
So what makes these tiny ... ››› more
Fatigue affects millions of people around the world. While are many reasons for developing this condition, there are a number of top reasons people present with fatigue.
If you suffer from fatigue and are having a tough time getting to the root cause, I highly recommend that you work with a functional medicine practitioner or integrative physician to get the to bottom of it. Don't allow yoursel... ››› more
The confusion in the natural beauty world is real...
There's especially a lot of confusion around preservatives in the modern beauty world. Considering their purpose in cosmetics â€” to quite literally inhibit life as we know it â€” it's reasonable that they're often singled out on ingredients labels.
Despite the natural concern we feel, however, they're absolutely essential in nearly all p... ››› more
You might already know that eating raisins can help relieve acidosis and a high fever. But you might not have known that they can also help combat anaemia.
Raisins are irreplaceable as a healthy member of the dried fruits family. Whether you go for green, golden or black, they'll help get your skin glowing and treat anaemia thanks to their wonderful nutritional value! Read on to learn moreâ€¦
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It turns out that beauty is more than skin deep. The average woman lathers, slathers, rubs and sprays 10 different skincare products on her body every day. And since our skin acts more like a sponge than a barrier, we absorb nearly 130 chemicals we regularly expose ourselves to!
Cosmetic companies maintain that these chemicals are safe, and many of them are. In small doses, at least. But consid... ››› more
Lavender, the delightfully fragrant flower usually used to add fragrance to products like soaps and linen sprays, is also edible, believe it or not.
Adding lavender flowers to baked goods and other recipes can add a great flavour to your food. However, the strong flavour can be overpowering, so add it sparingly!
There are many benefits to eating lavender, including upping your intake of vita... ››› more
While some celebrity moms swear by it and have made it trendy, doctors and scientists say consuming the placenta after birth offers women and their babies no benefit.
In fact, the practice â€” known as placentophagy â€” may even pose unknown risks to mothers and infants, according to a team from Northwestern University in Chicago, who pored over the accumulated research on the issue.
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