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Oil Pulling Method

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Today is Dentist’s Day! How many people actually enjoy going to the dentist? What makes us dread the dentist so much? And how are we supposed to remember to floss, brush, and mouthwash twice a day, everyday?! We don’t have the answer to ANY of these questions, but we do have the answer to improving your overall oral hygiene… COCONUT OIL!“Oil pulling is a practice dating back thousands of years, having originated with Ayurvedic medicine. When oil pulling is combined with the antimicrobial power of coconut oil, you have one very powerful health tool.” says Dr. Mercola, a renowned natural […]

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Top 5 Evidence Based Weight Loss Tips

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With the New Year underway, many of us are putting our will power and resolutions to the test. Diet and weight loss may be number one on your list of goals for 2015 and if so, make sure that you’re doing this the healthy way. Years ago when I first started trying to lose weight and do “crash diets,” I would end up hungry, tired, and eventually hitting a plateau. After doing my own research, I learned that going to almost zero carbohydrates, taking out all healthy fats from my diet, and spending hours on exercise was not the way […]

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Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

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Even if you have fantastic willpower when it comes to resisting temptations, the holiday season is challenging for everyone. Staying on track can seem daunting with all the seasonal gatherings, you feel like diving face first into a tray of pumpkin flavored brownies and sending your eating and fitness routine off into a deep dark sleep until the New Year arrives. But we all know the excess pounds don’t disappear the way the Christmas tree does when you leave it on the street for the garbage man to collect. So how can you avoid that pesky holiday season weight gain? […]

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