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The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen (Infographic)


by Garrick Dee Tan
Not many people know about the negative effects that pesticides have to our bodies, particularly children. The effects on children can be devastating and these include – pediatric cancers, behavioral problems and decreased cognitive function according to the EWG. On adults, pesticides can lead to problems ranging from nausea to more serious ones like difficulty having children, endocrine disruption and cancer! (Gasp)
So it is important to take this very seriously, for me I... Read More

Pesticide Precaution


by Garrick  Dee Tan

Pesticide has been a tool used by farmers to fight pesticide infestation in their crops, the question is how safe are these chemicals sprayed? A lot of debate has been going back and forth on this issue with one side saying that there is little scientific evidence that pesticides do harm to people and the other side saying that it is toxic both to people and the environment.

Some even go as... Read More

Why Essential Oils?

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by Kinko Hamilton

Who doesn’t like a smell of fresh lemons, oranges, or freshly baked chocolate cookies? Aroma stimulates limbic system, which controls heart rate, metabolism, behavior, emotion, motivation, and long-term memory.

Essential oils (EOs) are steam-distilled parts of plant such as barks, flowers, leaves, roots, stems, seeds, etc. They are consisted of only volatile aromatic molecules (because it is steam-distilled) and provide high potency and concentration. For an instance, one drop of peppermint EO is... Read More

Lightening and brightening with hydroquinone is toxic


Hydroquinone is still one of the most commonly used skin lightening agents on the market here in the U.S. It is also a chemical agent commonly used in the development of photography. The ingredient has been banned due to numerous safety issues and serious toxicity concerns in Europe, Japan and several other countries.

Here in the U.S.; however, the ingredient is still used in a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription skin bleaching products. Any... Read More

Boost Your Immune System for the Flu/Cold Season

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Ever wondered how to boost your immune system and prepare yourself for the flu season?  The best prescription is always prevention so read on and find out how the experts do it!
 Then information below can be found at they also post a wide array of healing topics using nourishing foods. They are a great resource to keep close to you medicine cabinet :)

Make bone broth – use apple cider vinegar to draw... Read More

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