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Food facts: Toxic or Harmless? Both!

How come caster is known for being poisonous, however, castor oil has been used as an eyelash nourishing for centuries? Nutmeg is psychoactive, yet we don’t fall into delirium when added to our dessert. In reality, we get in contact with many foods and herbs that “originally” contain poisonous or narcotic components. How do we…

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5 superfoods for a healthy thyroid!

One of the best ways to take care of your thyroid is to fuel your body with nutrients that promote its successful function. The most important nutrients to maintain a healthy thyroid are Iodine, Vitamin A, Zinc, Tyrosine, Antioxidants and Vitamin B. Based on the content of those valuable nutrients, below we have made a list of 5…

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Essential oils- your guide to storage, dosage and usage!

Essential oils are a concentrated liquid containing aroma compounds from plants. It is “essential” in the sense that it contains the characteristic fragrance of the plant that it is taken from. Here we have gathered some useful info for the aromatherapy fans who wish to store, dose and efficiently use their essential oils… Storing your…

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Let’s be clear on SPF…

In today’s post, we would like to clear the water around SPF and the levels of protection you use on your skin. Here are three SPF facts you might not be aware of but must know: 1. SPF measures the level of protection from only UVB waves- the rays that make the skin burn and…

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Four myths about healthy eating

Below we have listed the 4 most common myths about food and eating habits which in our strive to be healthy and fit many of us blindly believe. Check them our yourself and see if you have ever made these mistakes in your path to healthy living. 1.The myth about staying hungry and eating less…

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How to make healthy milk from nuts and seeds

 Store-bought nut milks such as rice, soy or almond milk aren’t raw which means they have undergone processes such as pasteurization, standardization or heat processing. As you might not know, these procedures lower the nutritional values of the particular milk and with every heating or other processing part of the vitamins and minerals is irrevocably…

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10 most beneficial foods for women’s health

Today’s society has a high demand for women’s looks. Certain stereotypes for beauty have been forced on the modern-day woman which, whether she admits it or not, always strives to fit into. Well, this article is not about a revolutionary pill which gives you shiny hair and flawless skin, it is a short guide to…

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A miracle called Chia seed

Chia is an edible seed coming from the desert plant Salvia Hispanica. It is grown in Mexico and its usage for health benefits dates back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. In Mayan language “Chia” means strength and the tiny chia seeds were considered running food as messengers could run all day thanks to their nutritional…

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