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The Remarkable Health Benefits of Chlorophyll

You may remember chlorophyll from your science class at school. It’s the plant pigment responsible for the absorption of light in the process of photosynthesis, which in turn creates energy. That sixth

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Understanding the Difference Between Turmeric and Curcumin

You’ve probably heard about the amazing health benefits of turmeric. Sometimes called ‘poor man’s saffron’, it’s a humble spice that’s made it to the big time. But it’s hard to read about

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10 Disturbing Reasons Why You Need to Decrease Your Sugar Intake

We all know sugar’s bad for us, but do we know exactly why? We’ve rounded up the top reasons why you should be cutting back on the white stuff. 1. It’s ruining your smile Your parents were right

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7 Natural Ways to Alleviate Headaches

Headaches aren’t much fun for anybody. Feeling like a freight train is constantly shuttling back and forth through your brain is guaranteed to put a dampener on your day. But unfortunately they

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5 Easy Ways to Add Moringa to Your Diet

There’s a new superfood on the block and it looks like it’s here to stay. Although Moringa’s leaves have been used by communities on the Indian subcontinent for generations, it’s only recently

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The Incredible Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

‘Have you tried Apple Cider Vinegar for that?’ is a common response to countless medical complaints, from hiccups to high cholesterol. This health-boosting elixir has long been rooted in traditional

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The Power of Yoga In Improving Mental Health

Ever wonder why you feel so re-energized after a yoga session? Sure, the peaceful shavasana might have something to do with it, but it’s not just that. From the beginning of the practice right to the

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7 Surprisingly Effective Natural Flu Remedies

The flu is nothing to sneeze at. Body aches, fever, chills and a runny nose all make for a draining few days. And with the flu jab potentially doing more harm than good, it’s easy to feel like you just

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10 Tips to Make Negativity a Thing of the Past

“See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort.” ~ Dalai Lama Positivity is powerful. It can have a profound effect on our thought patterns, our actions, and our world view. So why is it

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7 Worryingly Common Signs You Might Have Candida

  You may not have heard of candida albicans – a common species of yeast – but you almost certainly harbor it in your digestive tract. In fact, there are more than 20 types of candida, and most

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Ashwagandha: The New Leader of the Superfood Pack

From goji berries to garlic, many foods have been elevated to superfood status in recent years. Packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants and flavonoids, these superstar foods offer a whole range of incredible

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Not All Turmeric is Created Equal: Curcumin Potency & Why It Matters

From teas and juices to capsules and powders, turmeric is making an appearance in all kinds of drinks, dishes and medicines. And for good reason: curcumin—the compound that gives turmeric its bright

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