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5 Fantastic Health Benefits of Cashews

5 Fantastic Health Benefits of Cashews

Cashews are pretty much the best nut there is. Don’t get me wrong, they’re all amazing and delicious, but recently (and not so recently) I have not been able to get enough. Call me crazy, but cashews in their raw …

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Science Confirms Turmeric as Effective as 14 Drugs

Imagine if you could clear out your medicine cabinet and replace almost everything in there with turmeric? Our friends at TumericALIVE have been touting the herbs potency for a while, and according to this article from The Mind Unleashed, science …

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Recipe | Spicy Summer Eggplant Salad

This eggplant salad is the perfect summer side dish, and a great way to spice up the season. During the summer months, I find that simple is best when it comes to cooking, eating, and living in general. This spicy …

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June 2014: Your Horoscope for the Month Revealed

This month brings a bit of bad news, stargazers. Mercury, that impish messenger, is going retrograde from the first week of June until July 1. In a literal sense, this means the mischievous little planet will pass Earth in its …

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Recipe | Easy Brussel Sprout & Chestnut Side

2 People / 60 Minutes • 3 1/3 cup (500 g) Brussels sprouts • 2 2/3 cups (400 g) chestnuts • 1 1/3 cups (200 g) onion • 2 tbsp (30 ml) natural tomato sauce • 2 tbsp (30 ml) …

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6 Essential Sunscreen Shopping Tips

Gone are the days when we slathered on tanning oil, set up shop on a beach chair, and baked to a crisp in the hot summer sun. Now we know how important it is to stay protected from the sun’s …

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Recipe | Detoxify Your Liver With This Repairing juice

Cucumbers, lemons and apples provide the vitamins and minerals for this juice. Parsley and basil add the chlorophyll to detoxify your liver and kidneys and the ginger helps your body better absorb all of these nutrients. Check out this repairing …

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The Benefits of Oil Pulling: Why I Love It & How to Do It

For almost a year now, I’ve been religiously Oil Pulling each morning or, as my dad so humorously calls it, “having a pull”. We’re a classy bunch in our house! After my morning meditation I come downstairs to the kitchen …

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The Big Coconut Water Lie

Did you buy into all the hype about coconut water? In the past five years, the coconut water industry has exploded and found it’s way into the hands of many a yogi. I doubt you can walk into a studio, …

A Purified Body, A Healthy Mind | The 24-Hour Juice Fast

A Purified Body, A Healthy Mind | The 24-Hour Juice Fast

A great way to kick-start your week is by starting off with a beautiful and energizing 24-Hour Juice Fast! So, what’s fasting? Well (the short answer), it’s a technique that involves restricting the food intake for a set period of …

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5 Reasons Yoga Improves Your Sex Life

Nothing melts away stress like a little bedtime therapy. Aside from calming your nerves, releasing those happy hormones from getting busy under the sheets can also give the immune system a boost, relieve nasal congestion, and best of all, help …

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The Fat Yoga Teacher

Do you think I am fat? If I were in front of you in typical yoga spandex, would you judge me? I wanted to use my own body as my art piece to start a conversation about identity, self-image and …

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5 Yoga Poses to Relieve Colds & Congestion

When your head is aching from sinus congestion and your nose is plugged up, going to yoga class is probably not the best option. Rather than completely neglecting your yoga practice, opt for a minisequence at home to open up …

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Recipe | Winter is Coming: Agni Soup to The Rescue!

    Winter is Coming… And more than just a gratuitous Game of Thrones reference, winter is quickly approaching, bringing with it an assortment of bugs, colds, sniffles, chills, aches, and the flu. Whenever I feel run-down, or when any sickness is …

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Food Labels Decoded + Printable Chart of Non GMO Food Companies

Did you know that more than half of consumers around the world have difficulty understanding food labels? Here’s some help “decoding” some of those labels. GMO Definition: GMO stands for “genetically modified organism.” The term covers any living form whose …

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5 Signs You Might Need a Detox This Fall

Well+Good Your Healthiest Relationship Lobster-roll overdose. Near emotional meltdown caused by the printer being out of paper. Not enough sunscreen and too many outdoor boot camps. Whatever ails you come the close of summer, Margo Marrone has seen it. The …

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4 Juice Recipes for Great Skin from Celeb Facialist Joanna Vargas

Well+Good Your Healthiest Relationship You’ve probably left a facial appointment with a bag of beauty products to preserve your post-treatment glow. But after a treatment, Joanna Vargas, the New York celeb aesthetician of Michelle Williams and Naomi Watts, also likes …

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The Fat Yoga Teacher

Do you think I am fat? If I were in front of you in typical yoga spandex, would you judge me? I wanted to use my own body as my art piece to start a conversation about identity, self-image and …

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3 New Ways to Eat Kale (Recipes Inside!)

Kale is one of the trendiest superfoods around, so you've probably seen it in all kinds of dishes, like smoky, crispy kale chips or debloating smoothies. But this leafy green is way more versatile than even we give it credit …

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8 Foods We Eat in the U.S. That Are Banned in Other Countries

Buzzfeed does it again. This time we aren't laughing. 1. Artificial food dye: Makes your food pretty and can inhibit nerve-cell development. Found in: Practically everything we eat: cake mixes, sports drinks, cheese, candy, and even MACARONI AND CHEESE. Why …

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Quick List: 10 Foods to Never Eat

Everyone deserves the occasional indulgence, but before you dig in there are a handful of foods you should steer clear of to avoid damaging effects on your body, skin, and waistline: Frosting: That store-bought frosting from a tub might taste …

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