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21 Fruit Hacks To Make Your Life Easier.

21 Fruit Hacks To Make Your Life Easier.

Take a look at these awesome fruit hacks from Healthy Body Now. I really love juicing and making smoothies, so this is something that will help me a lot! After reading these, you’ll never worry about going on a fruit diet or not knowing what to do with your left over fruits because that just […]

Paint Thinner in Children's Cereal Exposed

Paint Thinner in Children’s Cereal Exposed

A lot of home builders and painters will know what tridsodium phosphate (TSP) is. But a lot of them don’t know that they eat it for breakfast! Even though it appears right on the ingredients label, a lot of people don’t realize it’s an industrial cleaning agent. It gets worse (see below video), the government […]

The Real Expiration Date for Common Foods

The Real Expiration Date for Common Foods

The regulation guidelines for expired foods are few and arbitrary. They are also voluntary. They sprang up in the 1970s for more consumer information and perceived freshness. Expiration labels are only required by law for infant formula and baby foods; other laws regarding dairy are left up to some states and vary. There is waste before, […]

Foods Available In The U.S. Ruled Unsafe And Forbidden For Sale Else Where

Foods Available In The U.S. Ruled Unsafe And Forbidden For Sale Else Where

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn’t just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it’s created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe — and for good reason. Take a look at the plummeting health of Americans; what role might toxic foods play in our skyrocketing disease rates? Below […]

Countless Uses for Coconut Oil

Countless Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been a dietary and beauty staple for millennia. It’s a powerful destroyer of all kinds of microbes, from viruses to bacteria to protozoa, many of which can be harmful, and provides your body with high-quality fat that is critical for optimal health. Around 50 percent of the fat in coconut oil is […]

30 Most Popular Herbs for Natural Medicine

30 Most Popular Herbs for Natural Medicine

Herbs are a wondrous thing. They not only assist in flavoring dishes and filling the air with delightful aromas, but they also hold medicinal properties that promote healing. Those of you who have herbal gardens of your own, no doubt have a few of these herbal friends already planted. However, there are a few more […]

How Food Manufacturers Trick Consumers With Deceptive Ingredients Lists

How Food Manufacturers Trick Consumers With Deceptive Ingredients Lists

The myth: Ingredients lists on food products are designed to inform consumers about what’s contained in the product. The reality: ingredients lists are used by food manufacturers to deceive consumers and trick them into thinking products are healthier (or better quality) than they really are. This article explores the most common deceptions used by food […]

The Facts On Apple Cider Vinegar

The Facts On Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made by the fermentation of apple cider. During the fermentation process, sugar in the apple cider is broken down by bacteria and yeast into alcohol and then into vinegar. Like many types of vinegar, apple cider vinegar contains a substance called acetic acid. Apple cider vinegar also […]

The Evidence-Based Healing Properties of 13 Common Fruits

The Evidence-Based Healing Properties of 13 Common Fruits

Fruit is not only enjoyable to eat — as it should be, considering the very word fruit stems from the Latin word frui, meaning “to enjoy, use” — but it also nourishes and protects the body with powerful, built-in medicinal activity. Fruits are by design a “perfect food,” intended to entice animals to consume them in […]

Is The Food We Eat Killing Us?

Is The Food We Eat Killing Us?

Are we digging our own graves with our teeth?  Is the food that we eat every day slowly killing us?  When I was growing up, I just assumed that everything in the grocery store was perfectly safe and perfectly healthy.  I just assumed that the government and the big corporations were watching out for us […]

The Dirty Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

The Dirty Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

I am in awe of the recent TV commercials where two mothers are talking and one questions the other about serving some sweetened fruit punch to her kids.  The first mother says, “That stuff’s got high fructose corn syrup in it, and you know what they say about that.” To which the second mother replies, […]