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Super low in calories, naturally fat-free and having more potassium than four bananas, coconut water is one of the best electrolyte hydrators in the world. It's Mother Nature's sports drink and it is just as effective (or more effective) than any carbo-electrolyte drink on the market. Coconut water has fewer calories, less sodium, and more [...]

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Fluoride is a neurotoxin.[1] It's in our water and the food supply. It has been linked to cancer, neurological disorders, and obesity.[2] As long ago as 1947, fluoride was known to cause cancer. Water fluoridation has been banned in most of Europe, Japan, and China. Dr. Dean Burk, chief chemist at the National Cancer Institute, [...]

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta doesn't just have the morbid job of monitoring and managing negative health concerns--it is also responsible for helping us live better. It has recently released a study in its journal Preventing Chronic Disease to define "powerhouse" fruits and vegetables--those delivering the biggest nutritional bang for the buck.[1] [...]

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Is it coincidence that the name of an enormous factory lettuce farm in Japan is located in the Miyagi Prefecture? Miyagi was the name of the teacher in “The Karate Kid”, the man who taught balance, patience, perseverance, initiative, ingenuity, hard work, and compassion. The head of this indoor farm—the largest of its kind—is plant [...]

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Summer brings all sorts of seasonal joys: great weather, summer fruits, blockbuster movies, vacations, and new offerings by our nation's most popular eating establishments. No one likes the same old thing all the time and fast food venues are always coming up with new and exciting ways of bringing you in. Here are some of this season’s [...]

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Are you still buying all of your seasoning mixes at the store? It is so simple and cost effective to make your own blends. For many of these recipes, you may even have all of the ingredients in your spice cupboard already. Store bought seasoning blends are chocked full of chemicals, additives and a lot [...]

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accelerated its review of the use of triclosan and triclocarban—two pesticides used in antibacterial products—due to health concerns and questions of their long-term efficacy and prudence for killing germs. Canada has already declared triclosan an environmental toxin and its use will be banned there. FDA microbiologist Colleen Rogers, PhD explains: [...]

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