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Feeding Your Dog The Right Food

Added December 31, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Pets

I have been staying in Southern California and came across a chain of dog food stores known as JustFoodForDogs. With all fresh ingredients, stainless steel appliances and state of the art shop fittings, the store looked good enough to feed humans too! They are more than happy for you to come tour "the only open kitchens in the pet food business and watch your dog’s food being made"! Raw food versus cooked food for dogs Recent scientific research has come down on the side ...

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These Top Six Benefits If You Walk Every Day!

Added December 30, 2018, Under: Diseases

If it is winter where you are - and perhaps you have been indulging in too much comfort food to keep the cold away, then now is the perfect time to get into a daily walking habit. Walking is the oldest and probably easiest form of human physical activity there is.  Of course, even if you progress to more ambitious types of activity, walking is a great place to start if you’re new to exercising or simply lacking motivation to be more ...

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Why You Should Kiss Your Loved Ones On The Forehead Every Day!

Added December 29, 2018, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Parents

A forehead kiss is a social kissing gesture to indicate friendship or as a sign of comfort. But it is also a sign of love and affection. The forehead kiss says "I care about you" without having to actually say it. Here are six of the main reasons why people give forehead kisses 1. As a blessing.  Parents and grandparents will often give children forehead kisses as a way of blessing them, wishing them good health and happiness. 2. As a sign of affection Loving someone can ...

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Please Let Your Children Go Barefoot!

Added December 23, 2018, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Exercise, Parents

We have written before about the advantages for us all to go barefoot - but we never emphasized the need for babies and children to go barefoot too. Many young parents are anxious to put shoes on their babies as soon as they start to walk but don't be in too much of a hurry. Bare feet are important for the proper growth of the foot and even for brain development. There are lots of other good reasons too... Going barefoot helps to ...

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Would You Like To Know More About Activated Charcoal?

Added December 21, 2018, Under: Dental Care, Health, How To, Natural remedies

Although in the past, activated charcoal was used as a powerful water cleansing product, it has been found to naturally remove toxins and chemicals from our bodies. Not to be confused with those briquettes for the BBQ Activated charcoal is actually not the same as the briquettes which are used on the barbeque for grilling foods. Instead, activated charcoal is a fine black powder made from bone char, coconut shells, peat, petroleum coke, coal, olive pits or sawdust. The charcoal is "activated" by processing ...

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Is Your Sponge Past Its Sell By Date?

Added December 18, 2018, Under: Environment, Health, How To

Old sponges lying there next to the kitchen sink in their worn out, used up, unhealthy state are not a pretty sight! Do we even need them in the first place? Most common sponges are made from plastic. They cannot be recycled or composted. And they should only be used for a week or two at the most. What can we use instead? Well, non-scratch scrub sponges are available online and made from 100% plant-based fibers including 23% recycled paper — and the ...

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Retrowalking – Try Walking Backwards For These Health Benefits

Added December 16, 2018, Under: Environment, Exercise, Health

It may sound a little crazy but soccer players do it all the time when they are playing - and they definitely include retrowalking as part of their training exercises. Could you have a go yourself? An easier and safer way to start is to add backward walking to your treadmill workouts, remembering to start with a SLOW speed -  before progressing to some outdoors strolls. Walking in reverse adds extra bouts of increased intensity, similar to brisk walking or a gentle run. What health ...

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Is Jackfruit The Food Of The Future?

Added December 11, 2018, Under: Environment, Nutrition

Is Jackfruit new to you? People in the know are calling it a "miracle" fruit that could help feed the world in years to come. Just one jackfruit tree can produce up to three tons of food in tropical areas where it is grown.  But its popularity is growing elsewhere too.  If just one tree can produce so much, think of the enormous quantity a whole plantation of jackfruit trees could provide? More about jackfruit A member of the fig, mulberry and breadfruit family, ...

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The Ancient Art of Jade Rolling is Right on Trend

Added December 8, 2018, Under: How To, Skin Conditions

Extra help is at hand for your skin in the form of a jade roller. It improves blood circulation by stimulating the meridian points. It relaxes the skin while reducing that puffiness that can come after working long hours, spending too much time driving or even over-indulging the night before. Regular use can help work on those dark circles under the eyes by promoting blood circulation around the eye area. A gentle facial massage with the roller can reduce wrinkles, ...

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Your Children’s Teeth Can Be Healthy Too!

Added December 5, 2018, Under: Children's Health, Dental Care, How To

When our children's first teeth appear, they are usually 100% perfect - like little pearls. But how to make sure those teeth stay healthy as our children are growing up? We want them to have just two sets in their lifetime - and not a third set in the form of dentures. The early days First teeth usually start appearing (in pairs) between 6 to 10 months but don't be concerned if they are earlier or later.  And  it is important to know that ...

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