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Most of Us Are Ingesting Plastic Fibers Without Even Realizing It

By Anna Hunt Plastic, once regarded as convenient and versatile, has actually become one of the biggest environmental problems of our time. It’s easy to see the extend of the contamination when you visit the oceanside. Even the most remote beaches are often littered with plastic debris. Now, new evidence reveals the problem of plastic pollution…

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Sporebiotics: The Best Probiotics to Fight Chronic Illness and Boost Immune Tolerance

By Anna Hunt Spore-based probiotics may be some of the best probiotics available, according Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, Ph.D. and founder of the Sophia Health Institute. This lesser-known supplement, called sporebiotics for short, supports a healthy gut and immune system function, and can help the body fight off environmental stressors that cause chronic health issues. Sporebiotics…

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The Importance of the Vagus Nerve in Health and Well-Being

By Anna Hunt At the center of our bodies resides a long, wiry nerve called the vagus nerve. It extends all the way from the brain down through the chest and beyond the stomach. In addition, it connects to all major organs, including ears, eyes, tongue, kidneys, bladder, reproductive organs, and the colon. Scientists believe…

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20 Natural Pain Killers In Your Kitchen

By Anna Hunt Scientific research continues to prove the healing potential of nature, and many are finding that sometimes natural is best. Here’s a short list of natural pain killers that you can easily find in your kitchen and their potential healing benefits. Top 20 Natural Pain Killers List 1. Ginger (add to 1-2 teaspoons daily to diet for general muscle pain)…

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Arkansas School Starts Offering Yoga and Meditation Instead of Detention

By Anna Hunt A school in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has joined many others in turning to an alternative method of discipline. The Success Achievement Academy has stopped using in-school suspension as punishment. Instead, the directors started using yoga as a means of helping students relieve stress and recognize responsibility for their actions. But does yoga instead…

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The Pervasiveness of Toxic Petrochemicals in Household Products and How to Avoid Them

By Anna Hunt It may come as a surprise that your fragrant body wash, baby’s diapers, or lovely scented candles are actually filled with toxic petrochemicals. These include benzene derivatives, aldehydes, phthalates, and countless others. Many are potentially carcinogenic, some disrupt hormone production, and some haven’t been tested to ascertain their safety. The Environmental Protection…

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Environmental Group Finds 267 Toxins in Tap Water Across the U.S.

By Anna Hunt Research conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) revealed that hundreds of contaminants are present in U.S. tap water. To be exact, EWG revealed that 267 out of 500 contaminants were detected during tests conducted by more than 48,000 utilities companies across 50 states. This shows that no matter where you live…

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Neuroscience Shows How Gut Bacteria Impact Emotions

By Anna Hunt It is becoming widely known that gut bacteria influence much more than our digestive process. The bacteria living in the digestive system impact our general health. Furthermore, scientists are now discovering that this influence goes beyond physical health. A study out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) discovered evidence that…

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15 Diverse Superfoods that Fight Inflammation

By Anna Hunt One of the simplest ways to prevent, and even reduce, chronic inflammation in the body is with your diet. By eating high-quality superfoods, including herbs, spices, vegetables and seeds, you can pack your meals with anti-inflammatory ingredients. Scientists have discovered that chronic inflammation is the source of many illnesses, including cancer, obesity…

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