Organic Skin Care – On A Quest To Heal Adult Acne

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ast Christmas Our friend Missy gave each Nikki and I a box filled with organic skin care goodies. Amongst all was a tiny sample of Day Balm Concentrate by Ryz Rémi. The simplicity of the label design caught my eye right away. I opened the little jar and smelled it – wow what an unique and pleasant…

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Activated Charcoal – 3 practical ways you can benefit today

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more specifically activated charcoal (AC from now on). Maybe you’ve heard of this black dust and are curious about it’s magical powers. Or perhaps you’ve never even came across the name. Either way if you are interested in keeping your body happy and healthy I believe Activated Charcoal deserves your attention. In this post I…

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AV 045 – Shift to Vegan Lifestyle Part 2

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The word ‘vegan’ doesn’t simply mean meatless, milk-free, or egg-free. Unfortunately, various animal parts and bodily fluids have found their way into numerous food items that are often mistaken as being plant-based. No need to panic.  In this post and a podcast we want to help you recognize these items and give you an idea what…

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AV 044 – Shift to A Vegan Lifestyle Part 1

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A couple of weeks ago we’ve received a FB question from one of our podcast listeners Lee-Ann: How to go from vegetarian to vegan? “I was wondering if you could do a podcast on “Vegan 101”. The basics for anyone looking to start. I’m a vegetarian looking to go vegan but it’s a whole lifestyle…

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AV 043 – Beginners Guide To Zero Waste Living

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Recently I came across two hugely inspiring ladies who both live the “Zero Waste” life and after learning more about them I couldn’t wait to share their message with you beautiful people. Bea Johnson –  Zero Waste lifestyle expert, originally from France, today lives with her family in Mill Valley, California. She is the author of…

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Oil Pulling 101: Miracle mouth cure? Or new age hippy hype?

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Many people are probably aware that most toothpaste and many mouth rinses contain fluoride because that’s what dentists have recommended for years to prevent cavities. But did you know that most popular toothpastes contain enough fluoride in four ounces to kill a small child within 2 to 4 hours? Just read the label on any…

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Why We Shouldn’t Eat Meat & Dairy From 10 Year Old

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Meet Bridget Burton, beautiful and honorable ten year old girl who shares her reasons why not to eat meat and dairy. She presented her speech to her class, and was then chosen to present her speech to the school and parents. (click on the picture to enlarge the text)   Read the whole story HERE. Thank you Bridget for…

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5 Negative Effects Of Bad Posture & How To Correct It

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We are a nation of poor posture…. slouching and internally rotated shoulders are the norm…. I bet that made you sit up straight, didn’t it?  Don’t worry we’ve got a video at the end of the post to show you how to strengthen your back and correct your posture – I promise it will take less…

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Meals Every Kid Will Love “Plant-Powered Families” Review

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I’ve been pretty pumped up to get my hands on Dreena’s  Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole Foods Vegan Recipes book. Mostly because I wanted to know from someone who is raising three girls herself what it takes to get your young ones excited about healthy plant based eating habits.   In our world where we…

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