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What You Need to Know About Ethylhexylgylcerin

With the shift to natural products, many people have been questioning ingredient names, especially those they can’t pronounce. And while it is good to question the ingredients that are in the products you use, just because you can’t say the name doesn’t necessarily mean it is bad for you. Ethylhexylgylcerin is a prime example of

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Spice up Your Life: the top 10 herbs and spices for your health

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I am obsessed with my spice rack. There are about a dozen herbs and spices there that can turn plain old chicken into a new dish every night. Not to mention the pasta sauces, salad toppings and soups that are always delicious but never the exact same recipe twice (I don’t measure, it’s all about

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5 Natural Cleaning Solutions to Freshen up Your Home, Health and Skin

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Ever notice how common household cleaners come with warning labels such as keep out of reach of children, avoid direct contact with skin, and do not inhale? Us too. Even if you wear gloves while cleaning, residue is left behind and that means you are still breathing in toxic chemicals and they still get absorbed

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6 Tips for Exercising with Your Dog

Like us, dogs need a good dose of exercise each day. Also like us, they are susceptible to over doing it which can lead to strains, sprains and injuries. Here is what you need to know so that both you and your workout companion can strengthen your bond and cardiovascular health safely. Speak with your

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Top 4 Low Maintenance Pets for Kids

Many parents are all too familiar with their kids pleading for a pet. There are many reasons for and against giving in to these pleas, and since we are partial to pets here at Nature’s Aid, we are going to strengthen the reasons to get a pet: they offer great companionship to kids (yes, even

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Aid Yourself by Understanding Nature

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by Valrie Blair, Anatomic Health Did you know that our feet and hands give us access to all the parts of our body through the nerve endings they hold? If we were walking over different surfaces and working with our hands everyday as nature intended, we would naturally reset any imbalance within our bodies. This

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5 Beverages that are Damaging Your Skin

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In a previous post, we talked about the 10 Foods that are Damaging Your Skin. But those foods aren’t the only culprit. Here we’ve outlined how your beverage choice can be impacting your skin and overall appearance. Caffeine: As a diuretic, caffeine dehydrates you and your skin. It also increases your production of cortisol and

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10 Foods that are Damaging Your Skin

From acne and wrinkles to redness and puffiness, the way you eat affects the way you look. It is surprising how little consideration people give to what they eat, especially when it comes to their appearance. Many of us think as long as we don’t get too much sun (or wear sunscreen) and buy expensive

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A Museum All About Aloe! Museo de Aloe De Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Did you know that there is a museum dedicated entirely to Aloe vera? Established in 2008, The Museo de Aloe de Lanzarote, known as the Aloe Museum of Lanzarote, is located in the village of Arrieta, in the north island of Lanzarote, Canary Islands. The Canary Islands are located off the coast of mainland Morocco.

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A Day with Nature’s Aid Skin Gel

I received my first bottle of Nature’s Aid skin gel about a month ago. As with most things, when you get something new you struggle between ‘I can’t wait to try this’ and ‘I don’t want to use it all up’ (or maybe that’s just me). Either way, I started slow with my new skin

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