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Map with countries of the world having legislation regarding labeling genetically modified foods

A World Divided: What Do U.S., Canada and Most of the Third World Countries Have in common?

  If you’ve been keeping up with the news you might not be surprised to find out that most processed foods are loaded with a great number of artificial food colorings, flavors, preservatives, and other additives and are having a detrimental impact on your health. As it stands, by consuming highly processed foods frequently you […]

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Raw Mango Coconut Cream Tart With Hazelnut Crust Sliced

Raw Mango Coconut Cream Tart With Hazelnut Crust Recipe

Recently, it was my husband’s birthday so I put together a little festive dessert for him. Really, some might argue that there aren’t many options for someone who eats organic and has 33 food sensitivities including gluten, eggs and dairy, but you might be surprised what a few mangoes, some hazelnuts and coconuts can do… […]

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What’s in Your Fragrance? “Secret” ingredient in Cosmetics linked to a myriad of health problems

What’s in Your Fragrance? “Secret” ingredient in Cosmetics linked to a myriad of health problems

In an industry allowed to self-regulate hazardous ingredients, popular perfume, cologne and body care product makers are pouring toxic fragrances into many everyday scented products. These products are marketed for their “floral,” “exotic,” or “musky” scents, however manufacturers fail to mention that many of them are nothing more than a complex cocktail of natural essences […]

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Oil of Oregano and Manuka Honey Flu Remedy Tea

Lifesaving Ancient Cold and Flu Remedy with Manuka Honey and Oil of Oregano

A while ago, in the early days of our wellness journey we were trying to navigate our way through the flu season by keeping away from sick people and washing our hands often while hoping we wouldn’t catch that seasonal “bug”. We never believed that vaccination is an effective flu prevention strategy and scientific evidence […]

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Detox Cream of Vegetable Soup Recipe With Fresh Cilantro and Avocado

Detox Cream of Vegetable Soup Recipe With Fresh Cilantro and Avocado

I was looking to create a low glycemic, gluten free, cream of vegetable soup recipe loaded with nutritious vegetables, but free of any processed ingredients and animal proteins. Well, this one came out so healthy and so tasty that it was an instant hit even with my 5 years old! Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and kale […]

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Salmon with Genetically Engineered Label

Genetically modified salmon, the first GE animal designed for human consumption is destined for the U.S. markets

At the end of 2012, while Americans were transfixed on the best Christmas deals and “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its draft environmental assessment of a genetically modified salmon, carrying this man-made animal one step closer to your local fish counters. This genetically modified salmon is an Atlantic salmon that […]

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Top 10 Strategies to Prevent Cold and Flu Naturally

Top 10 Strategies to Prevent Cold and Flu Naturally

The typical US adult may have 2 to 4 colds each year, while children may have up to 12 despite the fact that you can easily prevent cold and flu naturally. Colds alone are the main reason for school absences, missed work and doctor’s visits than any other illness  – even though most doctors have […]

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How do you prepare for an allergy attack

What’s Your Anti-Allergy Attack Plan? Natural remedies and supplements worth taking into consideration.

Early weaning and introduction of processed foods to infants, genetic manipulation of plants that creates foods with a greater chance of cross-reaction with the human biology and an overall increase in the amount of pollutants in the air, soil and water have created millions of allergy sufferers that are held hostage by drippy noses, burning, […]

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Sugar or stevia what is it going to be?

Top 5 Natural Alternatives to Processed Sugars

Let’s be realistic! No matter how healthy we are trying to eat, eventually we all want something sweet. So when you do decide to make dessert at home, what sweetener should you reach for? What should you put in your coffee or tea? And how bad are processed fructose sweeteners for your health when compared […]

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Bell pepper eggplant tapenade recipe

Grilled Bell Pepper and Eggplant Tapenade Recipe

This time of year farmer’s markets are brimming with all kinds of vegetables that are fresh and in season. So I figured it’s time for one of my favorite family recipes: Grilled Bell Pepper and Eggplant Tapenade (or, in Romanian: Zacusca cu Ardei si Vinete). These vegetables contain compounds that promote good health and you […]

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