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The Health Benefits of Milk Thistle

health benefits of milk thistle

Milk thistle is a flowering herb that is related to the daisy and ragweed family and is native to Mediterranean countries. Several scientific studies have suggested that the compounds contained within milk thistle can protect your liver from toxins and the damaging effects of certain over-the-counter and prescription drugs which can cause liver damage in…

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Synthetic vs Natural Vitamins

synthetic vs natural vitamins

Synthetic vs Natural Vitamins We get them from sunshine, our diet, or from the store in the form of capsules or liquids. Vitamins are vital to our health and to the proper functioning of our bodies, whereas vitamin deficiencies can lead to a wide range of problems spanning from obesity to anorexia, depression or fatigue.…

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The Ugly Truth About Chemicals in Beauty Products

chemicals in beauty products

Chemicals in Beauty Products The beauty industry has many ugly secrets, and one of them is that there are often harmful chemicals in beauty products. When it comes to cosmetics, no authority regulates what “organic” or “natural” means. So while your makeup, face cream, cleanser or skin moisturiser may deliver on their short-term promises, we should be…

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Is Coconut Oil Good For You?

is coconut oil good for you

There has been a great deal of controversy in the last year over the question: Is coconut oil good for you, and should it indeed be considered a superfood? This recent downtrend in public opinion was mostly spurred on by an American Heart Association report in June 2017 effectively advising against the use of coconut oil. We…

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Does Cannabis Help for Headaches and Migraines?

does cannabis help for headaches and migraines

Cannabis is lately becoming the panacea for a plethora of ailments, with the various cannabinoids including CBD and THC possessing incredibly beneficial effects for a wide variety of conditions such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar, fibromyalgia, arthritis, cancer and even epilepsy. With cannabis becoming more widely recognised for its usefulness in treating different mental conditions, we…

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Moringa the Miracle Tree

moringa the miracle tree

In 2008, the National Institute of Health named Moringa Oleifera the plant of the year, acknowledging that this plant deserves its reputation of being one of the most important natural sources of nutrition and healing. To date, well over a thousand studies have focused on its benefits and healing abilities, and according to a report…

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5 Alarming Toxins in Makeup

5 alarming toxins in makeup

Using products that are supposed to improve your appearance can sometimes do more harm than good, which is why it’s important to know about the toxins in makeup that you might not be aware of, that can compromise your health. 5 Alarming Toxins in Makeup Aluminium In addition to the potential for aluminium poisoning, a recent report claims that…

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Why Use Organic Makeup?

why use organic makeup

Why Use Organic Makeup? Choosing to wear makeup may help enhance one’s appearance and self-esteem, but it also exposes the wearer to a range of health concerns. So why use organic makeup? Research reveals that some ingredients in beauty and personal care products may be linked to cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, but fortunately, effective natural…

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Natural Epilepsy Supplements

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Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterised by recurrent, unprovoked seizures. Many people with epilepsy have more than one type of seizure and may also have other neurological symptoms. The seizures associated with epilepsy can affect one’s safety, relationships, work, driving and much more. The good news is that there are treatments available that can stop or control…

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6 Ways to Avoid Asthma

6 ways to avoid asthma

How to Avoid Asthma Asthma is a respiratory condition that can significantly affect one’s quality of life. Living with asthma, one likely already knows their triggers, but there might be some you weren’t aware of. If you’re newly diagnosed and wish to keep attacks at a minimum, consider these six risk factors that can help…

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Natural Skin Care

natural skin care

Natural and organic choices make sense when choosing your food; however the same can be said for skin care products that you put on your body. Consider all of the substances and products that may come into contact with your skin. Fabric softener from clothes, moisturisers, toners, cleansers, deodorants, fragrances, chemically treated water from showering,…

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