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As George Bernard Shaw noted, “Youth is wasted on the young”. Ah, to have all the benefits of age in a 25-year-old body… But there is plenty to acknowledge and be thankful for as we get older; aging has very real and concrete advantages other than being able to claim AARP discounts at your favorite [...]

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Okay, it’s not really magic. But this vegetable that looks a little like a brain is good for the brain—and virtually everything else in your body. So much so that this cruciferous vegetable can contribute to your general health and healing what ails.[1] It comes in different varieties (green, purple, savoy, bok choy) and can [...]

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Long gone are the days when magnesium sulfate, better known as Epsom salt, was used strictly to soothe tired feet. Numerous applications have been discovered for its use, not only for the body, but in the garden, too! Here are 8 great uses for Epsom salt. Just in time for summer! Epsom salt has been [...]

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Kidneys are amazing organs, with the ability to sustain adult human life at only 20 percent of its normal functioning power. The kidneys control hormone production, transform minerals and vitamins in the body into usable forms, cleanse the blood, balance PH and produce urine. Gradually decreasing kidney function often goes unnoticed until it is too [...]

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In the mid- to late twentieth century, amid the general increase in wealth and wherewithal of the American middle class, mothers were known to chant the mantra to their children, “Eat that! There are children starving in Africa.” Children were encouraged to be members of the “clean plate club”, eating everything they were served. There [...]

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Nothing feels better for your face than an occasional deep cleansing. Leaves you feeling refreshed, healthy, and nourished. When you can look in the mirror and know that your pores are clear and the dead cells are gone, it's like getting a new face. Facial scrubs are pricey and many contain chemicals that aren't particularly healthy. [...]

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