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Armpit Detox: Why People Do it, How it Works & What the Science Says

I know what many of you are probably thinking… “Really? Another detox?”  I get it! From digital detoxes to cellular detoxes & juice cleanses, everyone seems to be talking about detoxing lately.  But an armpit detox?? Huh? Well, some people swear by it while others scough at it.  Let’s dig a little deeper and answer…
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How to Keep Your Skin Healthy No Matter the Season

All this cold weather can be brutal on your skin. But truth be told, winter isn’t the only season that can leave your skin feeling dry, chapped, or irritated. Your skin needs love and attention all year long – from the sunny days of summer to the cold days of winter. Keep on reading for…
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How to Prepare Your Mind and Body for a Seasonal Transition

Autumn is at our doorstep! Soon, we'll be waving those long, lazy summer days goodbye so we can start winding down into the cooler, darker, shorter days of fall. It's tempting to think that it's only the weather that shifts. But in reality, the transition of seasons has a profound impact on the health and…
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The Refreshing Benefits of Sunshine

With the long, sunny summer days officially here many of us may turn to outdoor activities to get some extra rays. While we all know that getting outside is a great way to increase your daily activity, did you know that getting regular sun exposure has some serious health-promoting benefits? That’s right – soaking in…
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Simple Plate of Food

The Food Pyramid was first introduced in 1992 and was touted as being the guideline for a perfectly balanced diet. But unfortunately, this perspective was jaded by the greed and power of the food industry giants who had much to gain from guiding people toward consuming processed and refined foods. Nearly 20 years later, the…
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New Years Resolutions!

New Year's Resolutions.  Whether you love them or hate them, the tradition still runs strong. A simple Google search will pull up over 24-million internet pages about how to set them, keep them, and ignore them. And much of the information is snooze-worthy, to say the least. Setting a few resolutions at the beginning of…
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LED Light Therapy

LED light therapy is receiving loads of attention these days.  Retailers are now promoting travel-sized lamps, full-size lights, pens, and other handheld devices that all come with a promise of providing several health benefits.   If you aren’t familiar with LED light therapy, LED stands for light-emitting diodes. Light-emitting diodes are semiconductor light sources with flowing…
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Send Your Eczema to the Curb!

Approximately 31.6 percent of Americans—one in five children, and almost four percent of adults—deal with at least one form of eczema. People often think of eczema as just dry skin or a recurring rash, but eczema is not one specific condition. Instead, it’s an umbrella term regarding a set of skin disorders that cause particular…
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