Alternative Health

17 Ways to Protect Your Microbiome and Keep Your Belly Blissful

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Inside your belly is a thriving bacterial world, an eco-system commonly known as the ‘microbiome.’ It’s filled with bacteria – trillions of them, in fact...




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    Pomegranate-Date Cocktail a Day Keeps the Dr. Away

    Glorious, red pomegranates and their Middle Eastern sister, luscious toffee-like dates, are delicious, increasingly trendy, and healthy to boot. As it turns out, when consumed... Read more

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    Coconut Oil Pulling Superior to Chemicals for Oral Health

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    You can never have too many reasons to exercise, and those reasons are quite plentiful right now. Yes, it can reduce your risk of developing chronic... Read more

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    Saffron Protects Against Macular Degeneration

    As Baby Boomers mature en masse, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is on the rise.  AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among people 50 and older. ... Read more

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    Cryotherapy: The Dubious Appeal of Shooting -260 Degree Nitrogen at Your Naked Skin

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    8 Ways to Have the Best Morning Ever

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    5 Ways to Let Go

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    How Popular American Foods Contribute to Autism

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    11 Reasons Ginger Is One of the Healthiest Spices

    Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, and is closely related to turmeric, cardomon and galangal. The rhizome (underground part of the... Read more

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    15 Ways to Protect Your Kidneys

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    How to Detox From Fluoride

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    5 Simple Tips for Raising a Child With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    The Spice That May Help Fight Breast Cancer

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    The Cross-Country Hugging Tour (Video)

    From our friends at HooplaHa, a great inspiration! Can something as small as a hug make a really big difference? Arié Moyal founded HugTrain USA to... Read more

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    Making the Most of Iron-Rich Food

    Of all the minerals required by the human body, iron is the most suggestive of strength. Indeed, without sufficient iron the body becomes frail, tired,... Read more


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