8 Health Benefits and Uses for Garlic

I remember a call with my mother about a decade ago in which she continually bragged about my three-year-old nephew. She was telling me how much he still enjoyed being cuddled and then paused. “But,” she said, “frequently the smell of garlic coming off of him is overwhelming. He just loves the stuff!” My nephew […]

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Is Your Period Normal? 4 Things to Look For

One of the most fascinating, irritating and mystifying experiences anyone with a uterus has is the wonder of menstruation. This reproductive process dominates a significant portion of our lives, can disrupt everyday activities and—at the end of the day—can be both embarrassing and confusing. Our parents or sex ed teachers might do the best they […]

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13 Amazing Benefits of Walking

You don’t need to train for a marathon, spend hours on an elliptical, or turn your guest room into a gym to get fitter, healthier and happier. Keep reading to find out how a brisk walk can make major improvements to your physically and mental health. Walking reverses damage from prolonged sitting. If you go […]

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32 Surprising Sources of Toxic Heavy Metals

Heavy metal is a serious threat to the health of your body and brain. I’m not referring to Ozzy Osbourne or Metallica here, although too much head-banging has probably damaged more than a few brain cells.  I’m referring to the metals found in food, water, air and many commercially-available products. Products you or your family […]

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