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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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Why do we do it? My mother did it, that’s why. Washing chicken before you cook it seems logical…we wash our hands and our fruits and vegetables, so why not chicken? Campylobacter is why not. No, it’s not a newly-discovered dinosaur, it’s a very serious strain of food poisoning that is caused by bacteria living in raw [...]

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We spend an approximate 1/3 to 1/2 of our lives in daydreams, that’s why we’re awesome! Teachers, bosses, parents and people generally vying for attention find it irritating when people daydream or “lose focus”. But the reality is that the brain is not wired to be focused on a straight line all the time. In [...]

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