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Nude Shopping Is Right On Trend!

Added January 31, 2019, Under: Environment, Nutrition, Technology

But this is not about shopping in the nude! It is about looking for, supporting and then buying fresh fruit and vegetables that are being sold nude... Ditch the plastic The plan is for "food in the nude"  to mean the beginning of the end for plastic wrapping and packaging in supermarkets and other stores. A group of New World supermarkets in New Zealand have abandoned the use of plastic wrapping for virtually all of their fruit and vegetables in a project labelled - ...

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Fordyce Spots is the Name Given to this Common Skin Condition

Added January 29, 2019, Under: Health, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

Fordyce spots are whitish-yellow bumps that can occur on the edge of your lips or inside your cheeks.  Sometimes they are pale red or skin-colored. Although not as frequently, they can also appear on the genitals. These spots (also known as Fordycegranules or Fordyce glands) are enlarged oil glands. Fordyce spots are harmless Although they may cause concern because of their appearance, the spots are harmless: They are not a sexually transmitted disease. They are not infectious. They only need to be checked by your doctor if they ...

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Why You Should Beg, Borrow or Steal that Baby Tooth Back from the Tooth Fairy!

Added January 25, 2019, Under: Children's Health, Dental Care, Diseases, Technology

Our children's baby teeth (like umbilical cords although less controversial) contain stem cells that can cure diseases and grow replacement tissue and bones in the body. If you can collect and store them, those baby teeth can potentially be used to treat diseases that might arise when your child gets older - or even for close family members with serious illness. Scientists and doctors alike are now suggesting parents keep their children’s baby teeth. If your child is diagnosed with certain types of cancer, the ...

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Lard Is Making A Comeback For All The Right Reasons!

Added January 23, 2019, Under: Health, Nutrition, Vitamin D

Obviously not for vegetarians, vegans or non-pork eaters, this old fashioned animal fat (known as lard) is coming back into favor. Pasture-raised lard is heat stable, heart healthy and high in Vitamin D. It was once a staple in our grandparents’ homes but has been largely absent for over fifty years. Now many are beginning to take note of its health benefits. Why is lard making a comeback? It is a good cooking oil because of its heat stability. The high amount of saturated ...

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Why You Should Let The Sunlight Into Your Home

Added January 19, 2019, Under: Diseases, Environment, Health, Vitamin D

If you have ever read any of my posts on the importance of vitamin D, you will know how much I believe in getting regular doses of sunlight as the main way to boost that "feel good" hormone. But now it seems that we need to let more sunlight into our homes too. A recent study has found that those rooms that receive lots of sunlight have: Half as many viable bacteria as dark rooms and Almost no respiratory-disease-causing bacteria How was the ...

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The Benefits of a Foot Massage for Arthritis

Added January 17, 2019, Under: Diseases

  There are lots of different ways in which help is available to alleviate the pain and discomfort cause by arthritis. And massaging the feet is just one of them According to arthritis.org research shows that regular massage can help with arthritis symptoms by easing stiff muscles, increasing the range of movement and reducing pain.  A good massage can lower how much of the neurotransmitter substance P (which can increase sensations of pain) our bodies produce. Our feet have more nerve endings (per square inch) than any other part of the ...

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Do You Know That We All Have Eyelash Mites?

Added January 14, 2019, Under: Skin Conditions

Yes, all of us! But the good news is that for most of us they are not usually a cause for concern. These demodex mites thrive in the facial hair follicles, growing anywhere on the face where hair is present but especially around the eyelashes. If you experience itchiness around the eyes, particularly as you wake up, it could be because of eyelash mites. What are eyelash mites? Demodex mites are a group of generic parasites that affect the skin with the Demodex folliculorum mostly ...

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The Top Trio from HNO For Moles, Warts & Skin Tags

Added January 10, 2019, Under: Children's Health, Health, Skin Conditions

We thought you might like to know more about our "top trio of products" - and what they can do for you. These three natural products will help you to regain clear unblemished skin gently and effectively.   Moles are very common Everyone has at least one while some may have as many as forty or more. Most moles develop during our lifetime but some one per percent of us are born with moles. Moles are normally small and visible as brown or dark spots in ...

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How Many Hugs Are You Giving Away?

Added January 6, 2019, Under: Children's Health, How To, Top 10

Hugging has become more popular than kissing in recent years, especially when greeting or comforting friends and family - and with good reason because hugging comes with lots of health benefits too. Top ten reasons to hug someone! It is universally comforting and accepted by most cultures. It leaves you with a warm feeling when you give a hug or are hugged in return. Hugs help to reduce the stress someone is feeling when you show your support.  In addition, it ...

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Do You Suffer From Strawberry Legs?

Added January 4, 2019, Under: How To, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

Have you ever come across “strawberry legs”? The skin condition gets its name from the appearance of small black dots on the legs – similar to the dotted skin found on strawberries. While the condition is not harmful, it can make some sufferers self conscious about the appearance of their less-than-perfect legs.  The medical term is keratosis pilaris and it is more common in those with dry skin. What causes strawberry legs? Dry skin affects the skin barrier which is in place to ...

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