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Juice Beauty’s Powerful Stem Cellular Repair Treatments

September 11, 2011
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Juice Beauty’s Powerful Stem Cellular Repair Treatments

Find out more about Juice Beauty’s commitment to organics, and their long-standing partnership with Pharmaca! Karen Behnke, Founding Partner and CEO of Juice Beauty tells the story behind one of Pharmaca’s best-selling beauty brands! Look at these results from Juice Beauty’s new Stem Cellular Repair Moisturizer and Eye Treatment and their best-selling, patented Green...

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Nature’s Best Medicine: Aloe Vera

September 8, 2011
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Nature’s Best Medicine: Aloe Vera

If you’ve stayed out in the sun too long and gotten a sunburn, you’ve probably treated the burn with healing, soothing aloe vera. It comes from the aloe vera plant, and has been used to treat many skin and medical conditions. The Chinese refer to aloe vera as the “harmonious remedy,” Russians have dubbed...

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Superfruit: The Health Benefits of Lemon

September 5, 2011
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Superfruit: The Health Benefits of Lemon

Want an easy superfood to incorporate into your diet? Here are a few fabulous ways lemons can be a wonderful overall health aid. Lemons have been used for centuries for their therapeutic benefits, and have even been used as a “cure” for a number of ailments. Lemon not only helps fight infection, but is...

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Good Women’s Health at Any Age

September 3, 2011
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Good Women’s Health at Any Age

Our health concerns change with each passing decade. The fact is, the older we get the more important it is to pay attention to our health. To address some of women’s most common issues, we turned to China Rose Reid, nutritional therapist and herbalist at our Napa, Calif. store. Age: 20s; Concern: Good skin...

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Juice Beauty’s Eco-Values

September 3, 2011
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Juice Beauty’s Eco-Values

If you think about the fact that more than 60 percent of what you place on your skin is absorbed into your body, doesn’t it make sense to use the most pure, organic ingredients on your skin? And why wouldn’t you use organic skincare if you knew it worked better than conventional products? Juice...

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Boost Your Exercise Potential with Nature

September 2, 2011
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Boost Your Exercise Potential with Nature

We came across an interesting story from Berkeley Wellness about how “green exercise”—as in exercising in nature—can boost the restorative effects of working out. We’re lucky here in Boulder, Colo., to be surrounded by easy (and beautiful!) places to get into nature and take a breather, and we love that doing so can help...

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Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth

September 1, 2011
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Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth

As you know, maintaining good dental health is important for good overall health (especially cardiovascular health)  And a white smile shows you take pride in your appearance–the American Dental Association has even published studies that show that people with a white, bright smile exude confidence, success and even wealth. But you need not spend...

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Back to School Days

September 1, 2011
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Get your little one prepared to head to school with the right nutrition, brain-boosting supplements and eco-friendly gear. 8am: Breakfast For complete nutrition, send them off with a spoonful of ChildLife Essentials’ delicious orange/mango-flavored multivitamin. While you’re at it, jump-start their immunity with a dropperful of WishGarden Herbs Kick-It Immune Kids in their morning...

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Selenium May Ward Off Cancer

Selenium May Ward Off Cancer

Is there a link between the mineral selenium and cancer prevention? It seems this naturally occurring substance may be an effective weapon in the war against cancer. Multiple studies have shown that selenium may be helpful in warding off breast, stomach, prostate, liver, bladder and esophageal cancers. Since many Americans do not get the...

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“Meatless Monday” in Full Swing to Promote Health and Wellness

“Meatless Monday” in Full Swing to Promote Health and Wellness

Back in June, we wrote about something called “Meatless Monday,” a new movement gaining popularity. In an effort to bring awareness to over-consuming animal products (45% more than the USDA recommends), people are going meatless once a week hoping to reduce the risk of preventable conditions such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity....

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