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Cleansing For Life: Cheese Puffs Not Included

Cleansing does not have to be a drastic event, nor should it be.  You might want to jump into some dramatic cleanse, but be patient.  Your goal should be to lay a solid foundation of  wellness that will become a part of who you are.  If you build a lifestyle around healthy choices,  cleansing can […]

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You Are What You Eat (and clean with)

What do you think of when you see the word “cleanse”?   Years ago I would have thought a cleanse was simply flushing out the colon.  I had heard about “colonics” and there was no way I would ever do that.  Someone mentioned they take a Senna “cleanse” once a week.   That sounded a bit […]

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New Year, New You – All Year

I went to the library the other day and the front display was filled with books on dieting, becoming a new you and reshaping your figure.  At the store the Christmas decorations made way for organizational totes for creating a new home space.  The New Year brings hope for many, myself included.  I have already […]

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Toxic America

For years, many of us have known that there are dangers in chemicals and untested ingredients in the products we use from health and beauty products to household cleaners. This is one of the reasons we choose to use therapeutic grade essential oils as substitutes for the potentially toxic counterparts. Recently, Congress held a hearing […]

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Detoxify Your Body, Lose Weight

Toxic America We are bombarded with toxins, whether in the foods we eat (pesticides and processed foods), the health and beauty products we use or in over the counter drugs we take.  Our liver and kidneys can filter out  a certain amount of toxins, but many toxins are stored in our fatty tissues and other […]

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Nourish Your Skin

     When most people think of nourishment, they think of eating food and taking vitamins to nourish your physical body. The skin is the largest part of the body and definitely benefits from eating the proper foods and drinking enough water. It is also one of the body’s vehicles for eliminating toxins, mainly when we sweat. […]

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Killing Mold And Mildew Without Bleach

Mold Likes Water , so it can grow quickly.  Unfortunately, the human body doesn’t like mold.  Traditional methods to kill mold with bleach are also harmful to the body.   The latest reports this morning indicated at least 8 inches of rainfall in Milwaukee last night. The amount of flood damaged homes is still unknown, and […]

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DIY Hand Cleaner: Pure Alternatives To Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers

We are a clean society  We have breeded a culture of germ-o-phobia. After all the Swine Flu attention in the media, hand sanitizers are everywhere.   They’re in bathrooms next to traditional soap machines, on counters in day centers, on the teacher’s desks and  by the entrance of most stores.  These easy to access products are […]

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Sea Salt for Natural home and body care

We have become a sugar-free, fat-free and salt-free country.  But did you know that the production and consumption of Monosodium Glutamate continues to go up every year in the United States?  Also known as MSG, this manufactured sodium is found in more foods than ever including chips, soups, salad dressings (almost every kind of ranch […]

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