Naturally Healthy

5 Reasons to Drink More Water

If you find yourself reaching for tea, coffee, pop, juice – basically anything – over water this blog’s for you. Water – you love it, until you have to drink it. We all know there are many benefits to drinking water, and that we are supposed to have 6-8 glasses a day. But that seems

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Braving the Cold: 5 Reasons to Get Outside this Winter

The cold is no excuse to hibernate. Here’s why you should get going and enjoy the great outdoors. Up the Exercise. If you are active outdoors the rest of the year but take winter “off” you are missing out. This is because the cold weather makes your body work harder to warm itself so activities

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5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood and Energy Levels

The days are short, dark and cold, its winter and all you want to do is curl up in front of a fire, veg out and wait for summer. We get it. But notice how the more you do that, the more you need to do that? Vegging out is good for you on occasion,

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5 Resolutions For A More Natural New Year

If you are looking to live a more natural life – for yourself, your family and the planet – here are some simple resolutions to make for 2017. 1. Use less plastic. Plastic items are so convenient and are pretty much everywhere you turn. From food containers to kids toys, toothbrushes to shopping bags, there are

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Gourds of Goodness: Health Benefits of Winter Squash

You admire them, use them for décor, but do you cook with them? Winter squash – pumpkin, butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata, and kabocha – offer so much more than a pretty, if slightly misshapen, exterior. 5 reasons why winter squash should be added to your meal plan 1. Carotenoids are plant pigments responsible for the

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Natural Remedies for Coughs, Colds and Flu

Tis’ the season of sharing, and no matter how hard you try to prevent it, germs will be passed around. Colds and flu are never fun, but they are especially trying over the holiday season. There is too much cooking, cleaning and shopping to accomplish, not to mention all the gatherings with friends, family and

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How to Avoid Colds and Flu

Is the flu shot really necessary? There’s a lot of controversy surrounding flu shots. A lot of people claim it is unnecessary, but the population essentially feels forced into getting it when there really may be no need. The recommendation is that certain people who are at risk really need the flu shot. This includes

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5 Natural (and Affordable) Ways to Achieve Radiant Skin

Most of us long for a glowing, healthy complexion and some of us may even be willing to fork out cash on products that promise to make our skin glow, but did you know that a beautiful, radiant complexion goes a lot deeper than merely what you apply on the outside? Have you ever overindulged

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Soothing Sore Muscles, Naturally

Sore, tired, strained and overworked muscles don’t need to cause the pain they used to. With the warm weather comes more time spent outdoors, more activities, and more reports of tired, aching and sore muscles. The good news is, you don’t have to let them slow you down, and you don’t have to take a

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The Benefits of Going Natural

  What is the difference between natural and commercial personal care products? While some people may say they do the same thing – technically true, I mean shampoo cleanses the hair, body wash cleans the body, moisturizer moisturizes and so on – there are a number of differences that really add up. But the impact

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