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Do Meaty Diets Make Kidney Disease Worse?


A new study suggests that eating a diet high in animal proteins, especially red meat, may worsen the progression of kidney disease. An estimated 26...

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    6 Superfoods for Your Pregnancy

    By Aradhana Pandey, Organic Lifestyle Magazine  It’s a no-brainer that one of the prerequisites to a healthy and smooth pregnancy is a wholesome diet. To contribute... Read more

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    How Yoga Transforms Your Body (Infographic)

    Yoga is known for its ability to reduce stress and boost well being but there are numerous health benefits. This infographic explains why yoga is... Read more

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    Flaxseed Beats Hormone Replacement Therapy in Reducing Menopause Symptoms in Clinical Study

    Both men and women can face menopausal syndrome in varying degrees. But hormone replacement therapy is riddled with risk, from heart disease to cancer. A... Read more

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    How Sweet Potato Proteins May Help Prevent Cancer

    Sweet potatoes can be considered a superfood. They are one of the healthiest and cheapest vegetables on the planet. (And one day, perhaps, even off the planet,... Read more

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    The Kindness Cure

    How do you cultivate compassion? How do you ensure that at the end of the day, it’s your kindness and generosity for which you’ll be... Read more

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    The #1 Food to Avoid If You Have Acne

    Nearly 85 percent of people have acne at some point in their lives, making acne the most common skin disorder in the US. While acne typically... Read more

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    Soothe Poison Ivy, Rashes, Stings With This Common Plant

    “Leaves of three? Let them be.” This rhyme helps identify poison ivy. If you miss the signs and get a rash, there’s another plant you... Read more

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    Feel Anxious and on Edge? Get More of These Flavonoid-Rich Foods!

    Flavonoids seem to work mechanistically similar to anti-anxiety drugs: They are able to pass the blood-brain barrier but without the side effects of medications. Benzodiazepines like... Read more

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    Simple, Seasonal Detox Tips Infographic

    The road to good health begins with small manageable steps. Each season presents a unique opportunity to gently support specific detox organs. But don’t worry,... Read more

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    5 Best Superfoods for Gut Health

    By Jessica Colt, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Indigestion can seriously mess you up. I mean, think about it. One of the most important systems that your body... Read more

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    5 Foods of a Gut-Healing Diet

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body Whether you have been diagnosed with a digestive disease or not, chances are you are suffering from... Read more

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    How to Be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

    Sometimes focusing on the details is a good thing in a relationship, and a great skill to have, and sometimes it’s more of a distraction... Read more

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    3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy Almond Milk

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body It’s easy to appreciate why someone can become interested in looking for alternative forms of dairy. Conventionally... Read more

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    6 Beauty Tricks for Your Summer Skin

    It is easy to neglect our skin in the summer. The warmer, more humid weather means our skin isn’t as dry and itchy as it... Read more

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    8 Tips to Bust Stress and Calm Down Quick

    Stress. We’ve all experienced it.  For some folks it’s intermittent, for others it’s relentless, and flat-out exhausting. When stress threatens to completely overwhelm, millions of... Read more

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    Homemade Papaya Enzyme Supplement

    By Michael Edwards, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Our contributor, Dr. Shillington, tells us there are more enzymes in one papaya seed than in a whole store-bought enzyme... Read more

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