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Glow with Juicing Benefits

Mikaële is a close friend and an amazing example of living the vegan, healthy lifestyle.  Her beautiful mother, Barb, died of uterine cancer at the young age of 50 and in her mother’s honor she began researching and studied at Hipprocrates Health Institute and has been spreading her love for health ever since. Photo: Mikaelë Tate Just a few benefits of …

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Vegan diet is the Gold Panacea for Weight Loss, studies prove.

Being vegan is sexy, sexy in that your not contributing to the suffering of animals, the degradation to our planet, and vegan food is so tasty and it is known to increase libido and is the best way to lose weight, yes you heard that right, carbs equal weight loss! Too many people have fallen for the low-carb, high protein …

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4 Powerful Natural Remedies for Adrenal Fatigue

  Today’s lifestyle replete with the demands of home, work, family, finances, and more can fatigue your body’s primary stress-handling glands, the adrenal glands.  These triangular-shaped glands sit on top of the kidneys and are located in the solar plexus region of your abdomen.  They secrete hormones that help us cope with stress, but when the stresses become chronic the …

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9 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

  There are many great anti-cancer foods and lifestyle changes that can reduce your risk of getting breast cancer, but here are some simple ones you can incorporate into your life right away: Increase the fiber in your diet since high fiber diets have been shown to decrease breast cancer risk by up to 54 percent.  That could be because fiber …

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10 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

  Every June when strawberries burst into gardens and markets near my home, I am reminded of my strawberry-picking expeditions as a child with my dad and sister. My mom agreed to make dozens of pies or fresh jam if we’d pick the strawberries needed.  Well, that was all the incentive I needed to spend some serious time in the massive …

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15 Natural Options for Depression

15 Natural Options for Depression   Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances but clinical depression goes far beyond that.  In such cases, a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of proportion with the apparent cause. The physical and psychological symptoms affect a person’s capacity to function normally in the world.   …

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Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air

Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air Indoor air quality has become a real problem.  It often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a laundry list of chemicals from fabric softeners.  While it’s always important to let some fresh air in, researchby NASA found that many houseplants are capable of …

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Going Vegan Easy-as- 1, 2, 3

Photo Credit:  PETA Many choose to become vegan because of their compassion for animals and environmental concerns. Others choose the plant-based lifestyle for health benefits. It is well documented that those who follow a plant-based diet are generally leaner, and vegans are slimmer than both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Research has shown that vegans have a dramatically reduced risk of heart …

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How to Grow Your Own Sprouts

There are many health and environmental reasons to grow your own sprouts. While you can purchase them at your local grocery store or health food store, it is so easy to grow them at home. Growing your own is a great way to have a supply of gourmet varieties, reduce your carbon footprint involved with shipping sprouts, ensure access to high …

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The Top 10 Spring Foods

Who doesn’t love spring? The longer, hotter days bring with them a cascade of vibrant superfoods.  While there are many great possible spring superfoods, here are my picks for the top 10.  Enjoy! Artichokes—A medium-sized artichoke is loaded with fiber (about 10 grams) and vitamin C. It also contains plentiful amounts of the heart- and muscle-health minerals magnesium and potassium.  …