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5 Top Tips for Naturally Better Sleep

Struggle to nod off at night? You’re not alone. Up to 35 percent of people in the US suffer from insomnia, with around 10 million relying on prescribed medication to get to sleep. But while the lure

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The Origins of Superfood Maca

The popularity of maca might have skyrocketed in recent years, but this ancient superfood is far from new. Celebrated in the Andes for more than 2,000 years, maca is rumored to treat illnesses ranging

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Quick Tips to Fit Meditation into Your Daily Routine

We all know the importance of fostering a daily meditation practice, but sometimes life gets in the way. Yet, it’s usually when we’re at our busiest that we need this calming ritual the most. The

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The Best Healthy Fats and Why You Need to Make the Switch

For years, fat has been enemy number one. Presented by doctors and dieticians as the arch nemesis of dieting, high-fat foods were ditched in favor of sugar-packed low-fat alternatives. But the shift didn’t

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Why Energy-Boosting Superfood Maca is an Essential for Modern Life

Busy, hectic life? Feel like you’re always on-the-go? Then let us introduce you to maca. This root has gained a reputation as an energy-boosting superfood and for good reason. With health benefits including

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6 Incredible Health Benefits of Superfood Maca

If you’ve never heard of maca, you’re in for a treat. This latest superfood comes to us from the mountains of Peru, where its stimulating properties have been known for hundreds of years. So what

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What’s the Difference Between Cacao and Cocoa?

Despite the similarities in their spelling, there are a surprising number of differences between cacao and cocoa. While both ingredients come from the same plant, their processing, taste and even health

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3 Essential Oils You Need in Your Cupboard

Essential oils don’t just smell wonderful – they’re packed full of health benefits too. From soothing lavender to immune-boosting frankincense, here’s a quick roundup of our favorite essential

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The Power of Positive Thinking

Regardless of whether you’re a natural optimist or pessimist, looking on the bright side is not always easy. Yet research has shown that adopting a positive outlook is more important than you might

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How to Incorporate Cacao into Your Daily Routine

Want an excuse to eat chocolate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Then look no further than cacao. In its raw fermented form, this healthy form of chocolate is the ultimate superfood. Whether you enjoy

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The Natural Anti-aging Foods & Supplements You Need in Your Routine

There are plenty of creams and lotions on the market promising incredible anti-aging benefits, but it’s not just beauty products that can roll back the years. There are loads of superfoods and supplements

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Is Cacao the Most Powerful Antioxidant Money Can Buy?

We all know the importance of eating a wide range of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables to stay fighting fit. But blueberries, broccoli and kale aren’t the only super foods offering a rich helping

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