Is Your Shampoo Harming Your Health?

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Most people use a shampoo to wash their hair on a regular basis, however, many people aren’t aware that this common hair care product may contain ingredients that could be harming their health. For many, their choice of shampoo comes down to cost, brand, perceived effectiveness or even fragrance, however, a growing number of consumers…

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Junk Food Really is Killing Us

Junk Food Really is Killing Us

Junk Food Really is Killing Us 20% of Global Deaths are the Result of Poor Diet That’s according to a new study conducted at the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE) HealthData.org at the University of Washington, and published in The Lancet Medical Journal. In the same league of genocide as the tobacco industry, junk food really…

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Take Vitamin Supplements to Reduce Infant Autism

Take Vitamin Supplements to Reduce Infant Autism

Researchers from universities and hospitals in Stockholm, Bristol and Philadelphia recently conducted a study published in the British Medical Journal, which found that consuming vitamin supplements during pregnancy lowered the risk of infant autism by over 50%. The researchers analysed the data of over 273000 mothers and children in Stockholm, Sweden, recording the mother’s use of…

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Eat Organic Food to Reduce the Risk of Infant Cancer

Eat Organic Food to Reduce the Risk of Infant Cancer

A team of scientists recently published a gestational study in the International Journal of Cancer which found that pregnant women consuming foods containing pesticides increased the infant’s risk of brain cancer by over 40%. They further stated that this is a result of the prolific use of insecticides in the production of inorganic produce. The study found…

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Dangerous Food Choices

Dangerous Food Choices

Dangerous Food Choices We are often aware of the dangers that lurk in our groceries and products, but have no idea how to go about changing them. We have highlighted some of these dangerous food choices and have also look at a solution to the problem. High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) Fructose is often claimed to…

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Why Go Organic?

Why Go Organic?

Eating organic has become quite the hot topic these days. People are starting to insist on it despite costing more than conventionally produced foods. So why go organic? Let’s talk about some of the benefits. It’s Healthy Organic foods tend to contain higher levels of vitamins and essential minerals as well as cancer-fighting antioxidants, as…

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Get Your Spice On with Organica’s Organic Culinary Package

Get Your Spice On with Organica’s Organic Culinary Package

Organica’s Organic Culinary Package is a bundle of natural organic, kitchen herbs, spices, oils and condiments which are non-irradiated, non-GMO and free from pesticides and other harmful chemicals. They are a simple drop-in replacement for all those products that you’re currently using that contain harmful chemicals, which are a red-flag health risk for you and…

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Is Sugar Really That Bad for You?

Is Sugar Really That Bad for You?

These days, sugar is the latest bad guy in town and experts are now claiming that it’s actually a poison, saying that the stuff that we have been eating and feeding to our children in abundance on a daily basis, is really that bad for you. On an anatomical level, our bodies actually need sugar, it’s our…

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Can CBD Help with PMS?

PMS or Pre-Menstrual Syndrome is no joke. Women who deal with the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome know exactly how awful they can be. Period cramps probably rate number one on the list of effects that women loathe about PMS followed closely by mood swings and headaches. For some women, the breast pains, cramping, and emotional strife…

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Is Cooking with Aluminium Foil a Health Risk?

Cooking and baking with aluminum foil is fast and convenient, and makes cleaning up so much quicker, but it’s not without health risks. The first use of foil in was in the early twentieth century, when it was used to wrap sweets and chewing gum. Inevitably, aluminum foil made its way into kitchens as a…

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The Therapeutic Role of CBD in Epilepsy

Once again, we scoured the US National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health archives for research into the the effects of CBD, one of the major cannabinoids in hemp, cannabis or marijuana to find this gem at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4707667/ that investigates the role of CBD in epilepsy entitled “Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in…

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Discover How Broccoli Fights Cancer

Broccoli Fights Cancer It’s good to know that three servings of broccoli per week may reduce your risk of prostate cancer by more than 60 percent. Broccoli, and to an even greater degree broccoli sprouts, have gained a reputation as a potent cancer-fighter, and recent research sheds new light on the actual mechanics behind its…

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Coconuts For a Healthier Life

Coconuts For a Healthier Life Coconut oil benefits the body in many different ways and is arguably one of the healthiest foods at our disposal. Researchers have uncovered the secrets to this amazing fruit; namely healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs), which include Caprylic, Lauric and Capric acids. They are healthy fats that make…

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What Is Bioavailability?

Bioavailability is Usability So what is Bioavailability? According to the FDA, bioavailability is defined as the rate and extent to which the active ingredient or active moiety is absorbed from a [drug or supplement] product and becomes available at the site of action. In more simple terms, it is the proportion of the total amount…

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7 Reasons We Love Vitamin C

Why Do We Love Vitamin C? Known as the father of all antioxidants, Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid is an electron donor, which accounts for all its known functions. Vitamin C is required for the biosynthesis of collagen, L-carnitine, and certain neurotransmitters, and is also involved in protein metabolism, and an acute vitamin…

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How High Dose Vitamin C Kills Cancer

How High Dose Vitamin C Kills Cancer Let’s examine some of the history, facts and research that support the hypothesis that high dose Vitamin C kills cancer, and also delve a little into the theory. History In the 1970’s and 1980’s, Linus Pauling a Nobel Prize winner together with surgeon Ewan Cameron pioneered the use…

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Apricot Kernels for Cancer?

Apricot Kernels for Cancer? The substance Amygdalin which is found in apricot kernels and laetrile contains four potent substances: benzaldehyde and cyanide. Yes, you heard right, cyanide is one of the substances that purportedly makes apricot kernels a cancer fighter. Amygdalin is a compound that is found in over 1200 edible plants in nature and unsurprisingly, is…

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Camu Camu the King of Natural Vitamin C

Camu camu is a low-growing shrub found throughout the Amazon rain forests. Botanically named Myrciaria dubia, it produces a light orange to purple fruit with a yellow pulp. One of its notable features is that this fruit is packed with more natural vitamin C than any other food source recorded in nature, in addition to…

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Your Workout Clothes May Be Poisoning You

Your Workout Clothes May Be Poisoning You Exercise improves your health and lifts your mood, but were you aware that toxins in your workout clothes may be poisoning you? Research has shown that some sportswear contains harmful toxins such as chemical dyes, polyfluorinated chemicals (PFC’s), and solvents, and companies such as Nike have been quick to…

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