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Allergy attack

Do You Know Your Allergies? Learn What Happens During An Allergy Attack

  The medical term “allergy” was first used in 1902 to describe the increased sensitivity of dogs inoculated multiple times with protein from sea anemones. The word “allergy” is derived from the Greek “allos” meaning other and “ergon” which means work. In the medical dictionaries is defined as “a hypersensitive state” meaning, when a person […]

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Common laundry detergents with toxic non-biodegradable ingredients

Dirty Secrets: What’s Lurking in Your Freshly Laundered Clothes

When you think about toxic chemicals, you probably think about outdoors industrial waste or garbage-choked water streams. And, since you spend 80 to 90% of your time indoors working, eating, sleeping, studying, and even exercising you think that you are well protected from toxic substances. Well, think again! A typical American household contains about 3 […]

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Baby bok choy recipe with raw seeds and smoked turkey

Baby Bok Choy Recipe With Raw Seeds And Smoked Turkey

Even though it was a perfect Saturday morning to sleep in a little longer, it was also a perfect day to experience the farmer’s market on a cold rainy Southern California winter day. Since they are opened “rain or shine” we took the plunge, bundled up the kids and set course to the Irvine Farmer’s […]

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Home made laundry detergent non toxic ingredients

Do It Yourself: Non-Toxic Effective Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes

Manufacturers of laundry products spend a great deal of money to convince you that their products contain “magical” ingredients that can solve your laundry problem. However, typical laundry detergents are leaving more on your clothes than a “fresh” scent, which is not the case with a homemade laundry detergent you made and you know it’s […]

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Hersheys Candy Food Label Ingredients

Decoding Ingredients on Processed Food Labels

The food industry in United States is legally using more than 3,000 food additives (preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients). The good news is that most of them are disclosed on the food labels. Below are some examples of the most medically questionable and harmful additives in everyday foods that you should avoid entirely if […]

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Food Label Claims

Being fooled at the supermarket? 20 Claims on Food Labels Exposed!

Nowadays a trip to the supermarket can mislead even the smartest shoppers. Food manufacturers toss around buzzwords like “100% Natural”, “Made With Real Fruit”, “0g Trans Fat“, “Immune Support”, “No High Fructose Corn Syrup” or “No Artificial Flavors” on their food labels as a clever way of making not-so-healthy items remind you of something that […]

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Fructose in Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts, Seeds, Legumes and Grains

The average person eats an estimate of 70 grams of fructose per day which is triple the recommended daily limit. Most of it comes from “hidden” sources of fructose such as processed foods and soft drinks. But even if you remove these processed foods from your diet, you can still easily go over the recommended […]

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Heavy Metals / Toxic Metals

The most common heavy metals, their sources and their effects

Below is a summary of the most common heavy metals, their sources and the burden they add to the human body as provided by Doctor’s Data Inc. Doctor’s Data Inc (DDI) is a premier clinical laboratory with over 30 years experience that specializes in essential and toxic elemental testing. Their tests are utilized to detect, […]

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Sugar Containing Foods

Toxic Sugar: The Dangers of Added Sugar and Sugar Derivatives

It wasn’t until I first gave up added sugar back in October 2010 when I came to realize how toxic sugar was and that my health was falling apart. I was addicted to sugar! That was the first time in my life when I had an excruciating headache that lasted for more than a week, […]

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