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Generally speaking, the less cooked a vegetable (or in this case, a berry), the better. Raw is almost always preferable to cooked for retaining nutritional value. When it comes to the tomato, however, the cholesterol-fighting antioxidant lycopene, is more readily absorbed by the body after the heating process. Statins are a class of drug (e.g., Lipitor) [...]

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“No Poo” is a nickname for going shampoo free… Everyone has a different experience when ditching shampoo. Here is Amber’s story…. So I decided to stop using shampoo and jump on this tiny “no poo shampoo” train that was starting. In theory it made sense to me, that commercially made hair washes strip your hair [...]

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A truism: when two separate things are combined, they create something new. Not necessarily better or worse than the constituents, but definitely different. In the case of Roundup--which contains the world's most popular herbicide, glyphosate--the ingredients that comprise it become infinitely more dangerous--and toxic--when put together. In a 2012 study of the DNA-damaging properties of [...]

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Whether you want to grow veggies, herbs or flowers, gardening can be very rewarding. However sometimes your love for plants can be bigger than the available space. If you’re looking for ways to maximize the space you have while growing a sustainable, resource-friendly garden, then you will find inspiration from these awesome vertical gardens! Instructions @ lifeonthebalcony [...]

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Our skin is our largest organ and is not only what other people see but also protects us from external contaminants that would otherwise be very harmful to us. In order to ensure that our skin remains healthy, our body requires a diet high in antioxidants and nutrients that promote skin growth and repair. Here are the top 8 nutrients you [...]

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