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What is Adrenal Fatigue & What Can You Do About It?

Added August 2, 2014, Under: Health, How To, Nutrition

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Have you come across the term “adrenal fatigue” and do you wonder what it means? I know I have wondered, so thought it was time to find out more. You might think this is a rather boring subject matter but adrenal fatigue is quite common with many sufferers never realizing that they have the condition. The adrenals are glands but if they are abused in any way, this can lead to adrenal fatigue. There are some particular situations that lead to adrenal fatigue A ...

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Eye drops & Are There More Natural Ways To Relieve Discomfort?

Added July 8, 2014, Under: Environment, Health

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Our precious eyes can be prone to a variety of conditions that lead to dryness, irritation, redness and more for which common causes can be extremes of weather such as wind or sun, heating, air conditioning, artificial lighting, using computers or reading. Even certain medications can lead to eye problems. So how should we treat our eyes? There are many over-the-counter or prescription eye drops but are pharmaceutical products the best solution? Eye drops are frequently used for allergies and include: Anti-inflammatory which ...

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Glutathione Is A Powerful Antioxidant & So Much More

Added July 2, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

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According to Wikipedia, glutathione (or GSH) is an important antioxidant in plants, animals, fungi and some bacteria and archaea, preventing damage to important cellular components caused by reactive oxygen species such as free radicals and peroxides. But some natural health experts will go on to say that glutathione is so much more than important, even calling it "the mother of all antioxidants". Glutathione is pronounced “gloota-thigh-own". For example, Joe Martino tells us “This is a powerful detoxifier and immune booster and is crucial ...

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How Steamy Is Your Bathroom & Do You Need To Fix It?

Added June 18, 2014, Under: Environment, Health, How To, Top 10

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Bathrooms can be hot and steamy places and, while that may be a good thing to get rid of impurities in the skin, it can cause havoc on the room's ventilation - especially if there is no window to the outdoors. And we all know how much damage mold and mildew can do to your home and your possessions.  It makes no difference to the problem whether you choose to bath or to shower. What can you do to improve the ...

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Top Ten Steps To Introducing Feng Shui To Your Home or Workplace

Added June 13, 2014, Under: Environment, Health

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Ever wondered if you could improve the atmosphere and aura around your home, and even where you work? Feng Shui could be the answer for you. The Feng Shui of a house is determined by both interior and exterior factors – so much so that if the outside Feng Shui of a house is overpoweringly negative, there would be no point in working on the Feng Shui of the inside of the house before addressing any exterior problems. For example ...

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Broad Beans for Bigger Health Benefits

Added June 5, 2014, Under: Health, How To, Nutrition

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  Whether you call them fava beans (USA) or broad beans (UK) these large, flattened light green pods are usually eaten shelled for their delicious flavor and considerable health benefits. Evidence has been found of their cultivation since at least 4500 BC while today they are grown all over the world with China being top of the list. Although usually just the shelled beans are eaten, if harvested when still really young, the pods may also be eaten as well as the ...

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“Roundup” Is A Swear Word To Those Who Care About Health

Added May 28, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Health, Technology

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Swear words have been around for a very long time but I would like to suggest a new one for these modern times. Roundup has got to be one of the most lethal products ever put together and sold to a previously unsuspecting public and yet, in spite of all the bad publicity Roundup has generated and the untold damage it has caused, people are still buying and using it. But Roundup (manufactured by Monsanto)  is not alone – here is a ...

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Licorice Root Is Not Just A Sweet Treat

Added May 27, 2014, Under: Health, Inflammation

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  You might think of licorice as a popular ingredient of confectionery or candy but pure licorice root is actually an effective herbal medicine that has been used for centuries. Glycyrrhizin, one of the active components in licorice root, is fifty times sweeter than sugar and gives licorice its characteristic taste. Effective - but licorice should be taken with caution in some cases.  Licorice is sometimes known as liquorice. Often overlooked, this natural treatment has a long list of conditions for which ...

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Bowel Cancer & What Can You Do To Prevent It?

Added May 15, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases, Doctors, Health, Nutrition

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Two things happened today that made me decide to write this post. First was the death of Stephen Sutton from bowel cancer - whose inspirational story went viral on social media and touched the hearts of people around the world. For those who do not know his story, this 19 year old teenager with incurable bowel cancer tried to enjoy life as much as possible, while raising funds for a charity to support teenagers with cancer. He started a facebook page called ...

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Are You Changing To Safer Cooking Utensils?

Added May 9, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Health, Technology

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In the past, it was not something we gave much thought to but now that we can find out so much more about our cooking utensils, and what harm they could cause, we can make a safer environment in our home. Teflon non stick pans Top of the list has to be Teflon non stick pans. This cookware is a major source of PFCs, (and in particular perflurorooctanoic acid or PFOA). It is when these pans reach high temperatures (680 degrees ...

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