What’s in your Nail Polish & Shampoo?

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by Katie Garrison From www.ema-online.org [tag]Chemicals[/tag] enter our bodies through the air we breathe, the soil, food, and through our skin. As more and more of us are becoming aware of the chemicals in our lives, from air and water pollution, to the cleaning products used around our homes, to the amounts of pesticides and… 

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Top 10 Heart Friendly Food

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Keeping our [tag]heart[/tag] healthy is core to an optimum health. You are what you eat and eating the right food can keep your heart pumping healthily. Clearly certain food can help [tag]lowering cholesterol[/tag], thus the risk of [tag]heart diseases[/tag]. This is because the food you eat is at the heart of any treatment plan. The… 

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Japanese Home Cooking – Beyond Sushi

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by Cynthia Bates In general, the Japanese people are very healthy and live longer than any other culture in the world. Why is this? Many people attribute it to the way they eat. But if you think that all Japanese people eat is sushi you couldn’t be more wrong. [tag]Japanese home cooking[/tag] is simple, healthy,… 

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Food that Help to Increase Breastmilk

I have blogged about Hilary Jacobson CH.HU.SI’s dietary guidelines for nursing mothers in my post Tips to Increase Breast Milk Supply. Being an expert in her field, Hilary has also highlighted the fact that mothers have individual needs when it comes to lactogenic foods and herbs. In her book Mother Food for Breastfeeding Mothers, she… 

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Barley Water to Increase Breastmilk Supply

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In Hilary Jacobson ‘s Mother Food for Breastfeeding Mothers, [tag]barley-water[/tag] is used to help mothers with chronic low milk supply. Taken for a week or two, mother can increase their [tag]milk supply[/tag] naturally. Make a pot in the morning and drink it throughout the day, warming each cup and sweetening it with a natural sweetener… 

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FREE: Meditation and Relaxation E-Book

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This free meditation e-book is provided by [tag]Ananga Sivyer[/tag] at her site. Ananga Sivyer is a health writer with a passion for helping people feel positive and in control of their lives. She is also a contributing health editor for [tag]Lifescape Magazine[/tag] and the author of the [tag]self-help[/tag] workbook “The Art & Science of Emotional… 

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Basil: A Herb for Acne Skin Care

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[tag]Basil[/tag] is known to contain antibacterial properties. When used in natural skin care products, basil is one herb that can help stimulate sluggish and congested circulation of skin, thus making it an excellent cure for acne and minor skin infections. It is also reputed to have antiseptic value and to neutralize the toxins of bites… 

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5 Most Common Chemical Ingredients in Skin Products

Have you ever scrutinized the ingredients of every [tag]skin-care product[/tag] you currently own or almost all supposed “healthy” and expensive skin-care products sold in any store? If you did, you will be appalled by your findings as you will find a combination of dangerous chemical and synthetic ingredients. So why is it important to analyze… 

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