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How to detox using Swedish Bitter

Today I want to talk about detoxing with Swedish Bitter. Swedish Bitter, as you may know, is a old recipe from the 1500's. It was first produced by paracelsus and then later discovered by Maria Treben.If you don't know who Maria Treben is, I will make a video later going more detail into the history of Swedish Bitter. I use Swedish Bitter to detox, in fact my entire family uses Swedish Bitter....
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Beat Stress with these 3 tips

As the holiday season kicks in, the stress levels tend to rise. Here are some ways you can stop stress in its tracks and keep calm even through long lines at the supermarket.SLEEP #1 Sleep keeps us healthy. By getting a full nights sleep, you’ll be able to shut your fight or flight mechanism off and maneuver smoothly through your day. For women, sleep is entirely important as its vital fo...
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Are air fresheners toxic?

TOXIC! Yes! Not only are they toxic for you and your family but also for your four legged friends. Cats and dogs, just like humans, also have lungs and we are creating a toxic environment for them if we are using air fresheners. What kind of air fresheners am I referring to? Read below.PLUG-IN air fresheners are TOXIC Plug out your PLUGIN’s because they may be making you sick. Plugin air fresh...
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Are cold showers good for your immune system?

Cold showers, yes! You may be wondering what’s so special about a cold shower? Oh, wait. Before I get into the benefits of a cold shower, I should explain how I came about this subject. Well, it all started a couple of years ago, in my early 20’s to be exact. We shared a household in Austria with my mum-in-law and although water is abundant, “warm” water was scarce....
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Does your Lip Balm cause Cancer?

Lip balms, everyone uses them, in fact daily. Especially when it’s cold outside, our lips become dry and then we reach often for a lip balm to protect our lips.Not all lip balms are so to say “healthy”. In mainstream lip balms such as trusted brands; Carmex and Blistex contain questionable ingredients such as Mineral Oil and Mosh. Carmex has for example 31.7 % of Mosh and Blis...
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The benefits of immune massage oil

The cold season is here and some of us, especially in Southern California, are not accustomed to colder temperatures.After all, we have warm weather almost all year around. As soon as the temperature drops, we feel it and it takes sometime getting used to. By the time we adjust, the flu is spreading around.Immune massage oil can be a great tool to add to your life by aiding to boost your immune...
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Bitter Break - Giving your liver a break for better digestion

Giving your liver a break is easier than you think. Bitter foods are not everyones favorite but can be very beneficial to your health by keeping your liver functioning at its optimal level. During the holidays we tend to eat more sugar. It is tempting, gingerbreads, cakes, and pies. But eating all of this sugar can cause our bodies to crave more sugar and makes our organs work harder. It&rsquo...
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Top Health Trends 2015

Lets get started! A great way to start of the year is to form healthier habits. Whether those habits are riding your bike to work instead of taking the car or walking 30 minutes a day or swapping out a banana for a chocolate bar. Ok ok, these are the traditional “I want to be a healthier” habits but since we are in the now, the year of mobile phones and iPads drones and computers t...
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Health benefits of Marshes or Moor

Moor, fen, marsh, or a swamp; they are the most healing and beneficial bodies of water. Those muddy looking waters, who would want to jump into that? Well, after I clarify how healing and beneficial these moors and marshes can be, I guarantee you'll want to hop in.  What is it? A moor/marsh/swamp/bog is a special wet habitat that often appear in valleys or slope...
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The Importance of Water and Salt

Author: Dr. Barbara Hendel: Doctor and author, leads a day hospital for regulatory biological therapies, Health care and regeneration in Herrsching / Upper Bavaria Germany Source: © Bunte Magazin How important is clean water and salt for the body? In our affluent society millions of people suffer from obesity, slagging and thus resulting in diseases. The causes: sedentary lifestyle, eati...
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Detox your taste buds

Whether your starting a new lifestyle or keeping up with the current one i.e. keeping healthy, eating right, and exercising. Detoxing can keep your taste buds clean. What do I mean by clean? Well, some people do not know the difference between MSG seasoning, loads of artificial flavoring and colors in their food. In order to detect these chemicals in your food, you must have keen taste buds. De...
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Grandma's home remedies

Remedies are very popular because they work. Best of all, you can relieve annoying symptoms such as runny nose and cough in a natural way. Most ingredients such as onions, vinegar and salt, we usually always have at home because they are the basic ingredients of everyday cooking. Why waste money on buying chemicals at the pharmacy, try it with the following home remedies: Inhalation Inhalati...
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Weight loss check in #1

How is your week going so far? Are you eating every two to three hours? Remember eating every two to three hours will help you burn calories faster and avoid feeding your body too many calories at once making you feel too full. Eating small meals and snacks more frequently will keep you from feeling lethargic. I have written information that will help you accelerate your results in this Chall...
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Myths about Water & Health

Myth #1: 2 Quarts of water daily (64oz) is all adults need to stay hydrated. Actually, the current recommendation is 1/2oz per body weight. So if you are 150lbs, you would need 75oz of water a day to be adequately hydrated. The larger the person, the higher the metabolic load, and thus the more water is required.Myth #2: Thirst is the best indicator of dehydration. Your thirst mechanism does...
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Holidays and losing weight

So the holidays are coming up and I’m pushing for at least 10 pounds of weight loss. Here are some tips and tricks to get you ready for the holidays as well as fighting from picking up that last piece of pumpkin pie. My mother and her sister Linda -- Inlaws The holidays are wonderful if you are not trying to lose your weight pass them. Let’s face it, its hard to resist that last p...

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