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Battle Mosquitos With A Natural DIY Insect Repellant

This article has been updated to reflect information from outbreaks of West Nile Virus in Southern USA, where over 1000 cases of West Nile Virus have been reported as well as over 40 deaths across 5 states, and with the Zika virus which has now spread to almost the entire continent of South America and […]

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Beauty Products To Accelerate Aging And Improve Weight Gain

You exercise, eat well and follow the latest trends in health but still can’t reach your goals for weight.  Did you ever think that your skin cream or body lotions could be making it difficult for you to shed those unwanted pounds?  Beauty is more than skin deep, and your health and beauty products may […]

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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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Eczema – Allergy Or Fungus?

My youngest child has been battling eczema since he was 3 months old.  This came as a surprise, as I’ve been at my healthiest point and thought he would be the healthiest baby.   As an infant his head was covered with the itchiest eczema.  After trying countless salves and creams he seemed to grow out […]

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Natural Help for Dry Feet

Over the years I have used many products in search of something to keep my feet soft.  I’ve tried several “natural” and traditional products laden with chemicals (with much hesitation) including most targeted at “cracked heels”.  They all were temporary if even effective.  My search has ended with a combination of Lemon essential oil and […]

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Pure Body Scrub

DIY body scrubs are simple, luxurious and economical.  No packaged scrubs can compare to the purity of one you make yourself, and they are really easy to put together.  There are hundreds of recipes for body scrubs on the internet but it doesn’t have to be so complicated. All you need are a few simple […]

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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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Natural Deodorant

There are several ways our bodies were designed to eliminate toxins – one is breathing which we all do.  But do you do it enough?  Anytime you hold your breath you are holding on to toxins – so breathe freely and get rid of those toxins.  Our bodies also eliminate toxins when we use the […]

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Identify toxins in your life

A great place to start being healthier is  to look at your home and identify where you have toxins in your life, then see what you can replace.  There are many sources of toxins:  health & beauty products, cleaning supplies, processed foods and supplements.  Most of us read labels on the foods we eat, but […]

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